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The pivotal role of regional cooperation for the long-term growth of the European textile and clothing sector
The 7th EURATEX Convention, organized on 24 October in Ontinyent (Valencia, Spain) by the Consejo Intertextil Espanol (CIE), gathered over 200 participants from the textile and apparel sector, as well as prominent figures from regional and national representations. Hosted for the first time in Spain, the event was an opportunity to exchange views and present approaches for regional collaboration, to encourage the development and modernization of the fashion and textile industries.
Recognized by its peers for its innovative environmental approach, 5 fabrics made from its fibers are exhibited on the brand new "Smart Materials" zone created within the Smart Square space at Premiere Vision Paris, an area dedicated to responsible creation.
Dior Homme and French BMX specialists Bogarde are joining together for a collaboration centred around three bikes, the second of which is available as one of 100 numbered pieces. Taking inspiration from motocross wheel dimensions, this second exclusive, gold-finished creation echoes the design codes of Dior Homme, including details in black and white as well as a bee engraved on the hand grips. Made in France, this bike displays leather details which feature the "Dior" signature, created by Dior in Italy.
On a secluded beach near his beloved Marseille, French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus unveiled his highly anticipated debut menswear collection. Awash with blues, yellows, creams and orange, the Spring/Summer 2019 offering conjures up images of long summery days in the south of France – where Jacquemus spent his childhood.
Hosting an inspiring, carefully edited international line-up of contemporary menswear and selected womenswear across apparel, footwear, accessories and lifestyle product over two floors at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
From Pitti Uomo 94, Revolver Copenhagen Int. Fashion Trade Show will be presenting “Scandinavian Manifesto”, a new space with curated emerging and established Scandinavian brands.
Lanificio TESSILSTRONA was founded in 1966 in Vallemosso, by Francesco Mello Rella and his father-in-law, Franco Grosso. The company now operates in Cossato and occupies an area of 20,000 m2.
Christian Louboutin Unveils One-of-a-Kind Collaboration with Disney Studios and Lucasfilm for Star Wars: The Last Jedi
It was a meeting of the minds when Christian Louboutin met with Doug Chiang, Executive Creative Director for the Star Wars franchise, at Industrial Light & Magic, the innovative studio leading animation and special effects for the saga. From their magical time together in both San Francisco and Paris, a galatic collection of Star Wars: The Last Jedi-inspired styles were born to celebrate the release of the new film.
To celebrate Henry Poole recent highly successful collaboration with adidas Originals, we have now launched a new limited suit fabric: a beautiful 9oz dark blue flannel, made by Fox Brothers – a company whose history goes back to 18th Century, and which is famous for developing the Prince of Wales check and the first cricket whites – featuring treble-pinstripes in ‘bluebird blue’. This colour, legend has it, became a prominent part of adidas’s colour palate due to founder Adi Dassler’s admiration of it in the Bavarian flag. This exclusive cloth is limited to 50 suits only.
The Woolmark Company and iconic menswear brand SCABAL have once again joined forces, producing a stunning short film saluting the heroes of the handmade, the believers of bespoke and those who handle perfection.
Henry Poole & Co Ltd have partnered up with adidas Originals. This collaboration will see a classic adaptation of two modern NMD silhouettes launching on 21st July and 4th August exclusively at Size. Inspired by Henry Poole’s rich heritage in bespoke suit design and adidas originals street style credentials, the two limited edition sneakers will be created using custom made fabrics, inspired by Henry Poole’s most iconic day and evening suit silhouettes.
H&M has teamed up with the iconic Parisian concept store colette for an exclusive edition of H&M Studio AW17. While the nine-piece collection is rooted in the main AW17 designs, the H&M Studio x colette collection goes one step further – featuring a special colour palette based on colette’s signature blue, plus two completely unique designs. The H&M Studio x colette edition launches 21 August and will be available in-store and online at colette for two weeks, along with selected pieces from the main H&M Studio AW17 collection in advance of its global release date.
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‘'Every day we produce 50 km of zippers and we do it not only by paying close attention to the functionality and aesthetics of our products, but also to the environmental impact of our industrial processes. All of our company and its production cycle are geared towards reducing waste and enhancing its subsequent use. A commitment that has not escaped to the Environment Edition that has proposed to participate in an important editorial project, the drafting of the book ” Neo Materials in the Circular Economy . Fashion ’ explains Gaetano Lanfranchi, CEO Lanfranchi Spa. The book, edited in Italian and English, was prepared by Marco Ricchetti in co-operation with Blumine srl and with the sustainable fashion social network Sustainability-Lab and presented at the last edition of Pitti Uomo.
H&M is thrilled to reveal its fashion collaboration with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson. The capsule collection – inspired by the Swedish pop sensation’s style – features strong graphics and edgy streetwear pieces, and will be available globally in selected stores, as well as online, from 18 May.
For his first-ever jewelry line, Kanye West has teamed up with the most coveted jeweler of '90s hip-hop, Jacob Arabo. Dubbed Jacob the Jeweler by legends like LL Cool J, The Notorious B.I.G. and Jay Z, Arabo’s opulent and classic style was a no-brainer for the Yeezy collaboration.
CND, the pioneers of nail artistry at Fashion Week, teamed up with pop culture’s “most irreverent designer,” Jeremy Scott, to create a striking look for his Fall/Winter runway. Similar to many of the iconic figures featured throughout his latest collection, the custom nail style highlighted during the show was truly one of a kind.
A week before, he revealed his new luxury watch partnership with Tom Kartsotis’ Bedrock Manufacturing Co., Ford and now he has revealed that he’s getting into underwear — men’s only to start. It will be done through a license with the Italian manufacturing firm Albisetti International.
The KENZO x H&M lookbook features a key selection of looks from the designer collaboration and stars a diverse cast of talented, passionate and creative ambassadors, each of whom expresses their individuality and values with style.
French luxury car brand Bugatti and LuisaViaRoma, one of the biggest international concept stores, have just signed an exclusive collaboration deal. From June 2016 and for the next two years, the Ettore Bugatti collection will be available to local and international clientèle both in the LuisaViaRoma store and on the Luisaviaroma.com website. LuisaViaRoma becomes the first place in Italy where shoppers can buy the clothing and accessories ranges of the Ettore Bugatti Collection, a lifestyle brand extension born in 2013 reflecting the spirit of the supercar firm.
As of early January 2016, Pitti Immagine is expanding its field of action and investing even more tangibly in its role as a promoter of young talents in contemporary fashion. It has set up a new Tutorship Management Team, dedicated exclusively to helping, accompanying and managing designers in their business and professional careers.
Riccardo Tisci is an Italian fashion designer, born in Taranto, Italy, in 1974. He is Creative Director for Givenchy Women's haute couture and ready-to-wear lines since 2005, and Menswear and accessories designer of the Givenchy Men's division since 2008.
As you already know Parsons The New School for Design (New York) is one of the Top 30 Fashion schools in the USA. Its list of celebrity alumni includes: Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Alexander Wang, Jason Wu and many more. The latest news around Parsons are that it is going to open a new Making Center next Fall with 35,000-square-foot space on two floors of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC).
Texas A&M and adidas today unveiled the Aggie Nights Primeknit alternate football uniform, which will be worn by the Aggies exclusively on Halloween, Saturday, October 31st, versus South Carolina at Kyle Field. Developed in collaboration with Texas A&M Athletics, the new special edition uniform is at the forefront of design and innovation, providing players with the perfect blend of style and technology for elite performance.
In the midst of the Paris men's fashion schedule, adidas Originals last night boldly launched four new styles from the progressive Tubular footwear series, inspired by early 90s running technology.
With immersive graphics and electric colours, Mary Katrantzou’s designs speak with a bold, clear creative vision. For Season 2 of her partnership with streetwear giant adidas Originals, the designer looks back to 80’s workout and fitness imagery combined with sportswear paraphernalia to create abstract collages of figurative motifs. adidas Originals by Mary Katrantzou will be available in to shop online at www.marykatrantzou.com from July 2015 onwards.
Launched this past February with an epic New York Fashion Week presentation, YEEZY Season 1 by Kanye West and adidas Originals ignited a global sensation with an unprecedented public live-stream and the subsequent release of the YEEZY BOOST, which immediately sold out in a worldwide frenzy of anticipation.
Inspired by this year’s exhibition theme, “China: Through the Looking Glass”, H&M’s design team created one-of-a-kind looks in collaboration with each of its guests. The designs honour each individuals unique personal style and features intricate detailing such as hand done beading and embroideries, and design elements such as pleating inspired by the folds of a fan.
H&M is proud to announce it has signed a long-term partnership with the Belgian show jumpers Nicola and Olivier Philippaerts, currently ranked as 55 and 43 in the world.
CND, the global leader in professional nail care, showcased three effortlessly cool nail designs tonight at Opening Ceremony’s Fall/Winter 2015 Show at Cheim & Read in New York City. Presented in a unique art gallery setting, the fashion collaboration was a celebration of the early works of legendary film director Spike Jonze, a long-time friend of Opening Ceremony.
Olympic Gold medallist, Commonwealth champion and Arena Elite athlete, Chad Le Clos grew up in Durban, South Africa where he not only started competing in swimming competitions at age 7 but where he also discovered his ‘other’ passion: surfing. Durban is home to a thriving surfer community thanks to its consistent waves, regular swells and favourable wind conditions not to mention warm water temperatures year round. With this in mind it is no surprise that Le Clos, with his keen water instinct, was also drawn to the waves and is a good amateur surfer.
3-D entrepreneur Michael Stouyiannos and fashion show producer and designer Andres Aquino have joined forces to produce future couture fashion shows in 3-D, as well as the first mini-series of 3-D films, launching these projects in the global entertainment marketplace. Attendees at Couture Fashion Week in New York, September 5-7, 2014, will be able to experience a special presentation in 3D. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway.
A month ago, the supermodel Cara Delevingne, who just turned 22, announced an exciting collaboration with the DKNY brand and we are eager to see her line, which consists of 15 gorgeous models that reflect the sporty tomboy. After starring in four campaigns of the famous brand in the last two years, it was so natural that the supermodel is going to design her own line for this chic brand.
Adidas and Stella McCartney officially launching The Kit - exclusive Olympic collection designed specially for Team GB. The collection design is inspired by the British flag. “The first place to start on a project like this is to look at the Union flag. For me it’s one of the most beautiful flags in the world and it was important for me to stay true to that iconic design but also to modernise it and present it in a contemporary way", says Stella. She has accounted for everything, right down to the smallest of details.
Gucci has announced that it will be continuing its collaboration with Charlotte Casiraghi - equestrian show jumper and granddaughter of Princess Grace of Monaco. Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini designed a riding line exclusively for Miss Casiraghi.
The 27 year old New York based designer Jason Wu, who is best known for outfitting First Lady Michelle Obama, has collaborated with CND on a limited edition nail lacquers - Jason Wu Collection.
Four colors are featured in the collection: Miss Wu – an ashen matte grey that is Wu’s signature color, Brigitte – a gentle pink named after Brigitte Bardot, Veronica – a blood red named after bombshell Veronica Lake and...
Actress Angelina Jolie will be designing new jewelry line.
Jolie has teamed up with Robert Procop to create her very own line of high-end jewelry, called "Exceptional Jewels.
Angelina has worn several pieces from the jewelry line in recent months, including the black and rose gold necklace...
As shoppers were feasting in the highly anticipated Lanvin for H&M launch yesterday, another well-known chain appears to have caught on to the raging success of the designer/high street collaboration.
Yesterday Gap unveiled an exclusive seven-piece capsule collection designed by Italian fashion house Valentino, which was launched to celebrate the opening of Gap's first Italian store last week in Milan.
Swarovski will bring their unique sparkle to the collections of 13 designers during Fashion Week in London, New York and Paris next month.
The company continues to support both internationally recognized and emerging designers for Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Weeks.
Swarovski has collaborated with leading designers to produce iconic moments in Fashion history for more than 10 years. Such designers have included Christopher Kane and Alexander McQueen.