CSIRO scientists discovered how to grow coloured cotton in a attempt to remove the need for harmful chemical dyes. A few dozen petri dishes in a high-tech greenhouse in Canberra hold the potential to transform the global textiles industry, writes abc.net.au They contain plant tissue, which within days will grow into cotton plants: not standard, everyday white cotton, but ones with a dazzling array of colours. They are the product of CSIRO plant breeders dedicated to producing better, sustainable natural fibres that will hopefully one day lead to wrinkle-free, naturally dyed, stretchy cotton to outperform synthetic fabrics.
Pantone has just introduced 315 new colors and supporting digital solutions to the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors Color system.
Random Identities, the first independent venture by Stefano Pilati, will be Special Guest of Pitti Uomo 97 (7-10 January 2020). The collection which was unveiled for the first time by the designer in 2017, will be the protagonist of a special event in Florence on Thursday, January 9th.
Being a tall guy has its disadvantages. Trying to find a pair of cool shoes that actually fit often seems impossible, in planes and busses you never have enough legroom and you have probably bumped your head on the car door more times than you want to admit. In addition, you can never find a shirt with long sleeves, and your pants can seem like you have borrowed them from your younger brother. On the other hand, tall men make more money, enjoy faster promotions, and are more attractive to the ladies. Hey, when have you heard a woman saying that she is looking for a short guy? Therefore, not all is lost and with these simple tips even the fashion industry will be on your side.
The warmth and color of flannel shirts make them a popular choice for travelers. Flannel is comfortable, durable, and offers complete sun protection. Plus, the shirts don’t show stains and look great. You can wear a flannel shirt with or without layers for any adventurous trip.
When the fall comes, everything begins to change, the weather, the skins, the trees and of course, the colors. Every day, the sunset takes on shades of golden, and the trees get ready to shed their yellowing leaves. When everything is changing colors then, why won’t you? This fall season, you should have your brightest colors out and be ready to wear them every day. But many of us tend to have our little concerns about wearing colors that are too bright. Getting the combination wrong would make you feel overdressed.
While some may think that purchasing men's clothing is a simple and straightforward task, there is more to it than meets the eye. If you want to appear your best in the office or even on a night out, then you need to put some significant thought in the clothing you purchase. We rounded up some general guidelines when buying a new business or smart casual attire to make you feel confident and posh.
When you are trying to choose the perfect engagement ring you have a lot that you need to keep in mind. Picking a piece of jewelry is a big decision to make at the best of times, but it’s even bigger when it comes to choosing something as important as an engagement ring. This is something you need to think hard about, as it’s such a big decision to make in your life.
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. But if you are the colourful sort of girl, why restrict yourself plain, old white diamonds. Because other than all the shapes and sizes that diamonds come in, diamonds also occur in various colors. Some of the most popular colours include hues of red, pink, blue and yellow.
Clothing continues to influence daily living. Your overall appearance, mainly the clothes and shoes you wear, can play a role in how others perceive your marketability, trustworthiness, and attractiveness. While you can only do so much to alter your bone structure and height, you can make sure that you look sharp by getting the right haircut that complements your face, as well as buying the best shirts and pants for your physical assets.
Datacolor® partners with Color Solutions International to improve textile color identification with ColorReaderPRO
Datacolor®, a global leader in color management technology, announced today a new partnership with the leading provider of color standards and color communication tools for the textile industry, Color Solutions International (CSI). Using Datacolor’s portable color measurement device, ColorReaderPRO, fashion and apparel brands can now precisely select and identify color from multiple color libraries. The implementation of CSI’s branded version, which includes the ColorWallTM and the ability to add a brand’s own colors on the ColorReaderPRO offer tremendous time and cost savings to the textile industry by eliminating the need to manually search and match textile color samples with swatches or color codes.
Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.
Choosing hair color that suits you can be such a hard task. First, you need to know the tone of your skin well. Only then will pick the right hair color for you. The color of your hair should complement your skin perfectly.
It’s a multifunctional, cheap, extremely popular and most importantly, a natural cosmetic that should be in every home. Aloe vera should be your first choice for amazing fighting skin discoloration, moisturizing, healing wounds and even works on scars! Its invaluable regenerating and soothing properties make it an ideal product for skin care as well as hair care.
As soon as the summer approaches, the market for sunglasses overflows with new trends, aesthetics, types and much more. Well, for every man, having a one or two pair of cool looking sunglasses is a must. However, with a galore of varieties and brands, it becomes a bit arduous to choose the right one. Some go just for the looks while some want the durability.
The key pieces are the socks: accessories that have the power to ennoble every look in the male wardrobe.
Now that winter is all but behind us and spring is just around the corner, it’s time to switch up your fashion choices. The time has come to put away the many layers that have seen you through the winter months and to start thinking about what will work best for the spring. Spring fashion is all about that feel-good factor. It’s all about getting ready for the summer when the major fashion trends of the year will become apparent.
A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points them toward the future.
Coloro decodes color as the human eye sees it. By combining 20 years of scientific research with a 100-years color methodology, they created a truly intuitive color system.
This passion was born in 1975, in a small garage, thank to Michele and Anna, two young people that had the first idea and now still are the company's owners. The farm is included in the Martina Franca textile district, one of the most important producing Italian area about clothing sector. In the new company generation there are Graziana, Antonella, Angelo and Massimo, that actively take part in the business processes. There are specific skills combining a special mix between scholastic and corporate trainings.
Franklin Eugene FEARLESS FINESSE, a Menswear Salute to Velvet, made its world debut during Milano Moda Uomo Fall/Winter 2017/2018. This Milan Fashion Week presentation was bursting with colorful, comfortable clothing that pushes menswear forward while holding true to the strong masculine cuts and clean lines that symbolize the Franklin Eugene Brand for fans around the world.
Pringle of Scotland is the iconic brand founded in 1815 at the birthplace of the Scottish knitwear industry. From the beginning, technical innovation has led to the creation of knitwear as outerwear and it became one of the first luxury knitwear manufacturers in the world, having expanded throughout Europe, the US and Asia during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Pocket Square Clothing was established in 2011 as a men’s accessory brand. With no formal fashion training but with an architectural and business background, founders Rodolfo Ramirez and Andrew Cheung sought to create a lifestyle brand beyond clothing. To date they feature a collection of handcrafted bow ties, skinny neckties and pocket squares. The brand is a reflection of the ideals behind the Urban Gentleman. This is their effort to tell a story, to inspire and be inspired, and to create a powerful connection with you through timeless pieces.
We are a new generation! A generation filled with somebodys: Innovators, Out of the box thinkers, People not afraid to say what they mean, and mean what they say. Why should your tie be any different? We strive to provide hand crafted pieces that express your personal style just as much as your professionalism. Partnering up with local designers and suppliers allows us to keep things interesting!
'Recon Blocking, By Tokyo and Hazy Days demonstrate the latest effects, techniques and fabrications that are offering a fresh and forward alternative to color-blocking. Modern graphic touches, statement shading and plays with placement and scale reenergize geometric blockings while retaining longevity over coming seasons'.
After the end of New York Fashion Week, it became clear that Top 3 colors for the next hot season are Niagara, Primrose Yellow and Lapis Blue, followed by Flame and Island Paradise. Top 10 is completed by Pale Dogwood, Greenery, Pink Yarrow, Kale and Hazelnut.
Mr. Jenks offers a wide variety of 100% Italian Twill Silk and Irish Linen Pocket Squares. 'Whether you want a timeless, classic design or something that's on-trend and stylish, Mr Jenks has what you need to express yourself'.
The Libertine Spring/Summer 2017 collection combined the best of rebellious British punk and Victorian symbology for a rebel cry of irreverence! The Libertine girl is an androgynous retro-futurist who is effortlessly chic-as-hell in shocking high-octane clashes of color and texture.
Lenzing Group is a company based in Lenzing, Austria, which core competence is producing botanic fibers for the textile industry from the renewable raw material of wood. Here are the key color trends for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, revealed by Lenzing...
Italian entrepreneur and millionaire Gianluca Vacchi, who recently gained fame showing his luxurious lifestyle, perfect body shape, beautiful model-wife and hot dances, is the winner in Most Stylish Men August 2016 - Category Business.
American menswear line Tallia Orange offers 'a fresh concept in tailored clothing that encourages the consumer to express his own style through an exciting and unique array of fabrics, designs and colors'.
Creative materials, technically innovative components, bespoke services - the offer is designed to respond to the needs of all the leather and fur business sectors: apparel, accessories, leather goods, shoes, furnishings and decoration.
Sounds of beauty. A concept of “secret couture” for an original, classy, yet daring and unconventional image that goes beyond fashion trends and seasons, by always enhancing personality, style and individuality.
Based in Italy, Ottavio Nuccio Gala is an exclusive menswear label specializing in the highest quality suits, tuxedos, and formal wear. The beautifully tailored fashions are sold in Italy, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Russia and Greece as well as London.
'My name is Brian Lishak and I have been working in Savile Row for 60 years and also travelling on behalf of companies in Savile Row for that period of time. What we do here is what is called bespoke, which is made by hand from start to finish...'
IVANMAN Spring-Summer 2017 collection was presented in Germany during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. Soft pastel pink, white, bright turquoise and a bit of black formed the color palette.
As we know, blue suits and gray suits are classics for men who don't want to risk their reputation - even if they are not politicians or businessmen. They are clean, simple and suits every occasion. But this monochromatic look is kind of background for this Summer season.
Suitsupply presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection earlier this month in the USA during the New York Fashion Week: Men's. Pieces were inspired by Bauhaus approach to design - practical and minimalist.
'Blue Steel sees color become more transseasonal as deeper hues bring an ice cool element. Classic khaki is updated with strong earth infused tones that reflect a more contemporary take on the Maximum Green utility trend, while Atomic Coral imbues Spring-Summer 2017 with a feminine touch in vibrant saturated coral hues'.
Multiple studies have come to show us that the color you choose for your business will be a major factor in how many customers will be drawn to check out your business. Research has shown that consumers associate different colors with different feelings and ideas.
Earthy Spice Palette - Classic, rusted shades compliment dense dry handled wovens and supple leathers and imbue sportive performance fabrications with a raw, masculine appeal.
Mick Jagger has been described as 'one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of Rock & Roll' for his 50+ years on stage.
Suits and separates from linen blends in light colors (shades of white, pink and tobacco), indigo denim, high-waisted wide-leg pants, soft suede trench coats, blazers and linen casual shirts are the key elements of label's Italian style collection.
Graphic patterns combined in an elegant movement are the key elements of this relaxed yet formal collection inspired by Manlio Rho's art.
Surfing was the key inspiration for US designer Thom Browne's latest collection, presented in France during the Paris Fashion Week (June 22-26, 2016).
A synthesis that comes from introspection, while seeking to harmonise shapes and languages in a determined, straightforward manner. The spirit of the Giorgio Armani man embraces change, while staying true to its ethos.
Helen Anthony is a luxury London-based British menswear brand , a rising star of Savile Row. Label's range of high-quality, bespoke and ready-to-wear suits, leather collection and hand knitting collection offers a huge versatility.
'I like the idea of a journey, like Marco Polo. I hate travelling but there are many ways to do it, whether in your mind, or in changing the tapestry of a chair, or through the pages of a book'.
'Bigotry, misogyny, bullying, hatred, jealousy, inequality, loss, personal complexities that generate challenges - for those of us who have lived through adversity and emerged from it stronger, clearer, and with hope - it is this kind of hope that inspired Franklin Eugene A Cut Above'.
BESPOKE offers completely custom, unique-to-you, high-quality dress clothing. Before anything is made, you choose your desired suit fabric from our massive selection, they take 25 measurements of your person, and then help you design your suit to look exactly the way you want it. After that, they make the suits based on these specific requests and measurements. Bespoke Custom Clothing offers custom 2 piece suits, custom 3 piece suits, and custom shirts. You get to choose your cut, fit, lapel style, button style, thread colors, lining style and color, piping color, and melton color. Rest assured you are going to get the suit you want and look the way you want.
For this hot season men's fashion brand Ravazzolo has prepared an elegant and fresh collection, including casual outfits for long Summer days and nights and cool two-piece suits for more formal events.
If you are searching for something ultra-warm, very comfortable, 'trendy chic' and with care for the details, for the next cold season, Eden Park Fall-Winter 16/17 collection will grab your attention.
The big question is not which movie is about to win the prize, but which dress code will be preferred by the celebrities - Black or Color Suits?
According to the visual discovery tool Pinterest, that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests, the colour that's been hitting all the right notes for men's fashion this season is 'astronaut blue'.
The last edition of the Awards was held last night (April 3, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. And we couldn't miss the trend - black is out, colors are in!
Spring 2016 is inspired by the lush foliage and picturesque landscape of Biella – a mountainous Italian village, home to the Luciano Barbera brand – and reminds us that textures, prints and colors are most vibrant when mixed and layered.
Rudy Martinez began working as a master designer in 1986 with Martinez Custom Clothier in Baton Rouge, LA. He has been in the custom clothing business for over twenty five years. He studied fit and tailoring with a master craftsman from the Custom Tailors & Designers Association (CTDA).
Bryshere Y. Gray, a.k.a Yazz The Greatest is a 22-year-old American rapper and actor, best known for his role as Hakeem Lyon in the Fox primetime musical drama television series Empire. He is the perfect example how a man could be elegant and in the same time not boring at all by using his (stylists') imagination to interpret the formalwear's requirements.
In 1966, after 9 years at Turnbull & Asser and a short period as John Steven's assistant, Michael Fish opened his own store called 'Mr. Fish'. The exclusiveness of the store is determined by the high prices - usually about £35 for a jacket, £100 - for a suit, and £8-20 - for a shirt - defined by the generously used expensive fabrics.
For Fall/Winter 2016, Canali presents a collection that is an exercise in equilibrium, one in which contrasts take center stage. Luxurious and studied elements come together for a seemingly minimalist look as shapes, materials and colors are combined in unique and purposeful ways.
The suits will be created by 365 young designers from universities all over the world, so you can wear a different jacket every day over your gray T-shirts. Be an example for young people, because they should be ready for the business world, and clothing is very important as it gives the first impression of the person.
Two days ago (March 10, 2016), during a CNN's immigration-focused Democratic debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the key topic in social media was none of the important issues, which were discussed during the event, but the color of Vermont senator suit. Was it brown, dark blue or black?
Recently, I read in the press that 'The Long, Slow Death Of The Men's Suit' is coming since at New York Fashion Week Fall 2016 only 8.55% of the looks were of suits. It looks like a negative trend, but I will tell you what is the truth - it is not the death of the suit, it is its rebirth as a made-to-measure garment rather than a ready-to-wear one.
Tessitura Monti collection is the stylistic reworking of a travel on three evocative sensory dimensions:
* an urban itinerary;
* an exotic-tropical journey;
* a virtual trip through digital network.
Fee Dan has combined everything women need in their daily lives in one collection. Fee Dan, who is not afraid of colours although her graceful character, caters her her collection for women who exhibit their sophisticated site with a fun side. Fee Dan harmonizes oriental breezes with clear lines and forms a modern touch with her new collection.
Andre Schwaemmlein is the CEO of MeinFernbus Flixbus - a bus service start-up company. He is the winner in Business category in the Traveling and transportation subcategory.
Marco Mengoni is an Italian singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in 2009, after winning the third series of Italian talent show X Factor. His debut extended play, Dove si vola, was preceded by the single with the same title, which reached the top spot of the Italian Top Digital Downloads chart and also served as his coronation song.
'As menswear design gets increasingly more exciting each season, the Spring-Summer 2016 runways were full of inspiration. From London and Milan to Paris, new developments included plays on minimal design and Eastern influences, as masculine looks were balanced with a delicate femininity'.
For Spring-Summer 2017 the focus of British mills is on boldness, invention and audacity, built on strong foundations of integrity, quality and respect for the production environment of textiles. UK mills continue to invest in advanced technologies for sustainable and transparent manufacture.
British Exhibitors at Première Vision proved that black is not in fashion. See for yourself...
For this year's Milano Unica, Vitale Barberis Canonico has given the central role to its Prince of Wales. Among the most iconic and versatile designs in a man's wardrobe, the Prince of Wales has its origins in the 1840s when it was developed in tweed and generally appeared in contrasting blues and whites.
Seeking new balances, Spring-Summer 2017 plays on positive, creative instabilities, and moves lightly and light-heartedly away from well-established codes and standardisation. Fabrics and colours are ever more particular and multi-sensory, emerging as caring partners ready to convey differentiation, and communicate emotion.
It was in 1894 that Simeon Simpson set up a business as a bespoke tailor in Middlesex Street in London when he was only 16 years old. Being at the centre of the garment trade, Middlesex Street was better known by its nickname “Petticoat Lane”.
Imagine that you are going to an evening event. Your wife probably bought a nice dress and she plans to impress everyone, but there is also a chance that she might not achieve that. Wouldn't all women wear nice dresses since nowadays women know how to dress well and that doesn't make a big impression anymore?
The Cerruti man is sophisticated, a man of the times who appreciates style over trends: a complete men’s wardrobe in evolution. “Cerruti has always been a symbol of sophisticated male elegance. Both relaxed and self-confident, the House’s signature tailoring focuses on cut, fabrics and textures. The thrust of the new collection is discreet, yet effortless chic – an antidote to current fashion trends”, says Jason Basmajian, Cerruti 1881’s new creative director.
PittimUomo with no doubt is one of the best stages for contemporary men's fashion in the world. You know about the Italian 'La dolce vita' lifestyle - well, the trade show is a place, where you could see it in action - elegant gentlemen who enjoy being interesting, stylish and eye-catching with their outfits. So, here are the five trends, that stood out during the event...
'A warming palette comes through for Fall, rounded out with a play on edible colors and soothing, creamy skin tones. Ideal for textured surfaces and winter outerwear, the three Essential Colors add a dimension of comfort and richness to men's market products, from apparel to footwear and accessories'.
Every man - no matter of his body shape - looks good in an elegant custom-made suit. Most men go to weddings, job interviews or at work with really ill-fitting (too wide or too slim) suits, i.e. works against his own image. Now, thanks to the new made-to-measure system, each gentlemen can receive his individuality on a proper price.
We know that many formal events require Black tie dress code (although all gentlemen look almost the same in black suits with white shirt and black ties/bow-ties), but we are happy to notice that many fashion houses worldwide already accept the idea of Variety as a better option and offer high quality men's suit (many of them made of wool) in a wider range of colors and patterns.
Please, watch the video once again. What did you notice? It made you feel better, it made you dance, it made you smile? Most probably. But I guess that you also noticed the clothing. These colorful suits and the whole eye-catching retro styling and atmosphere are definitely a key factor for the video's huge success - over 1.2 billion views, $100 000 earnings per week and the Brit Award for British Single of the Year for 2015.
The fusion of tailoring and technological sportswear continues to serve as the grounding philosophy of Z Zegna for Autumn / Winter 2015. The brand ’s innovative new stance, which debuted in Spring Summer 2015, is reinforced by an intelligent new collection that builds upon the brand ’s sartorial heritage with a ‘Be Your Own Style’ frame of mind.
Colours and graphics, lines and angles, curves and spots provide structure: the image must be sharp. Well-combined geometries and tinted areas guide the gaze in the right direction.
Braided knits - Shapes look braided, knit panels are interlaced and knotted. Belts are elaborated in plaits and generously wrapped. Stitches are inspired by French braids and transformed into complex twists and braids, cables are wavy and intertwined in gauges 5 to 14. Jacquards, intarsias and prints trace out curly hairstyles. Yarns play on contrasting counts.
Uniform is at the core of JOSEPH. Simplicity, functionality and ease underpin the collection; a simple white cotton shirt; a white jersey t-shirt; the perfect sweatshirt; a wrap skirt; men's trouser; and a white plimsoll are the foundation pieces. Desirable essentials are developed from the most straightforward version to the most extreme. The collection begins and ends in the same place; an iteration of the uniform.
Let's take a look at the key Shirts fabric trends, presented during the Première Vision Paris, which will be leading for the cold season of 2016/2017...
A return to the beginning of time, in order to create a change in perspective: a pursuit of an essence that generates everything and is necessary today more than ever. Following the thread of an emotional story embedded in the vital magma of contemporary culture, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli accomplish a new stage of a very personal narrative journey for the Valentino Spring/Summer 2016 collection. Looking towards a place both real and stylized they leave Rome, the center and horizon of their own aesthetic universe, behind them, and always preserving their invaluable expertise of métissage and savoir-faire, they land in wild, tribal Africa.
For the Spring/Summer 2016 Prada Women’s show AMO investigates the perception of continuous space through an invasion of the ceiling. Plastic sheets hang down acting as a virtual mold that defines the catwalk and seating areas, while the concrete ground area acts as the negative of the above scene.
'Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real selves. There are truly no perceivable distinctions in color choices between the men's and women's collections, both focus on a desire to breathe and reflect, then play'.
CND, the global leader in professional nail care, unveiled 24 gilded nail designs tonight at The Blonds Spring/Summer 2016 Show at MILK Studios in New York. Inspired by Cleopatra, the Sphinx and various elements of Egyptology, the clothing and nails are best described as dramatic handcrafted treasures. The ancient Egyptian emphasis on procuring the most valuable riches for the afterlife was translated into a regal, glistening runway show of avant-garde fashion and artistry.
Gianni Versace S.p.A., usually referred to as Versace, is an Italian fashion company and trade name founded by Gianni Versace in 1978.
For the cold season of 2015/2016, Zuhair Murad heads for the high peaks, driven by a desire for their unspoiled glacial purity. Satins smooth as the driven snow, flurries of organza, a blizzard of layered tulles, polar prints, a veritable ice storm of diamante, beading and sequins, all translate into a show of snowflake sensuality and elegance, an ice-cool pinnacle of luminous charm.
This season, the journey of the man of flowers continues, emerging from his Winter world of evening formality and the Opera House, to the bright sunshine and colour of Summer. Taking his place in a contemporary, indoor ‘jardin a la française’ – filled with 2000 Fée des Neiges flowering white rosebushes, embedded in wooden parquet flooring – the Dior man becomes the contemporary embodiment of a new, haute bourgeois world; a figure who playfully subverts the rules of masculine dress while at the same time upholding their traditions.
Jenny Packham Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection offers: lots of textures (satin, velvet, lace), sequins in different sizes, beadwork of crystals and pearls, nude body-skimming dresses, mid-length skirts, long cardigans, sheer tops.
Last week adidas unveiled The adigirl Collection, a new apparel line designed specifically for the teen athlete. The line - a first of its kind - combines key performance attributes with street style detailing to create a unique, versatile assortment of pieces that bring sport into everyday life. The adigirl Collection draws inspiration from five team sports - basketball, volleyball, track, softball and soccer.
This Winter collection, Zuhair Murad ascends heavenwards, voyaging to the stars… all the stars – those twinkling jewels studding the firmament, but also the stars of the silver screen, those mythical goddesses of the 1970s, divas of hyper-glam chic. Dazzlingly present on their cosmic pedestals, these divine creatures have inspired an astral theme.
Chinese atmospheres and the Mediterranean tradition of Sicily come together in this Spring-Summer 2016 collection for men.
For Autumn/Winter 2015, Christian Louboutin turns back the clock on several eras of style, from the sixties, to punk, to grunge. Influenced by the exotic, the bold, the sensual, and the irreverent, the line introduces new colours, textures, and technical innovations with the detail and craftsmanship that are emblematic of the Louboutin brand.
TESS GIBERSON speaks to an expanding global audience of strong, empowered women. The line is recognized for its cool, effortless and creative aesthetic with a distinct knitwear component. Designer Tess Giberson’s focus originates largely from the influence of her parents, both artists, while growing up in rural New Hampshire in the early 1970s. They raised Giberson with an emphasis on craftsmanship and creativity, traits further cultivated when attending Rhode Island School of Design.
'On view, two key material trends for Spring-Summer 2016, this season woven materials trade in established constructions for intriguingly fresh variations that appeal with a creative tactility. We see two versatile key styles emerge in the form of sophisticated Couture Craft Weave and layered 3D Self Texture translation.'
WUNDERKIND is Wolfgang Joop’s personal vision of what a contemporary, sophisticated and independent woman wants in her wardrobe. It is an intimate and emotional expression of the designer’s taste, one that explores the contradictions and dualities inherent in each woman. WUNDERKIND celebrates a sense of freedom, which defies sartorial conventions and offers a unique take on modern elegance.
Le Palais Bulles: A utopian project that encompasses earth, sky and sea, where the future is built organically from the forms and architecture of the past. In this Collection Croisiére, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the landscape and memory of the South of France. Gaining inspiration from the colours, textures and light of the natural world of the Cote d’Azur, together with the style of the people who have inhabited it, the designer draws on tradition and technique to realise clothing for today. In so doing, Le Palais Bulles (Bubble Palace) becomes a metaphor for the approach to the collection overall.
With the Euphoria collection, Jordi Dalmau makes a mod to the early 20th century, creating a perfect symbiosis between the most deviant part with his daring designs and impossible colors, and the most stylish, simple and elegant with his quieter creations.
The Fall 2015 Dior Homme collection is positioning itself as a set of references under the leadership of Kris Van Assche, the House’s creative director. It’s a locker room recovered from memories of the uniforms of college boys and grasps the essential aspects of masculinity.
For the presentation of its Cruise 2015/16 collection, Chanel heads to the ultra futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) – the Zaha Hadid-designed exhibition and performance space – in Seoul, South Korea. Structured silhouettes in sweet, eye-popping hues effortlessly marry South Korean influences with Chanel hallmarks. The mood proves energetic with avant-garde leanings, as Karl Lagerfeld revisits local culture in a broad sense, from traditional dress (the hanbok) to sugary K-Pop aesthetics.
Sun, colors and warmth - these are the keywords for the Spring/Summer collection 2015 of the Bulgarian brand for men's fashion - STYLER. The Spring/Summer collection presents clothes in summer colors made of unique materials, which primarily make man's body feel good.
The Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) was established in September 2006 as the only fashion council in Pakistan, with its head office in Lahore. Its a non-profit organization aiming to help facilitate Pakistani designers. PFDC has established regular fashion weeks since February 2010 in collaboration with giant global brand Unilever and the world's biggest beauty brand L'Oreal Paris.
With the beginning of spring Cartier presents its latest collection ‘C de Cartier’, which is as fresh and colourful as this time of the year. The ‘C de Cartier’ bag dazzles in an array of vibrant hues that shimmer with Parisian sparkle, perfect for expressing an cosmopolitan attitude and style expertise.
This year, during the 39th edition of São Paulo Fashion Week, Brazilian label Amapô presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection full of colors, energy and 80s style, combining references to Barbarella, Miami, aerobics and David Bowie. One really interesting mixture for both girls and boys!
The company follows its own ethical code: inside, through interpersonal relations, and outside as well, it always places people first. Thus, each person is responsible for his or her job. There is no need for heavy-handed regulations, and no one's individualism is penalized. Freedom is encouraged and, as Brunello Cucinelli points out: “This creates a united group where each person has a specific role to play for the good of all.”
'These youthful and sugary shades introduce a feel of girlhood nostalgia, recalling the milky effect of the Crayola pencils used at school.'
As the marque enjoys new heights of modern day success, Maserati continues to innovate and further establish itself as a global luxury automotive player with an expanded product line on the horizon. In fact, the 2015 Ghibli was just named Most Popular on Edmunds.com awards. This growth is further underscored by the strengthening of its all-Italian partnership with one of world's leading fashion designers and authority of 'Made in Italy' excellence, Ermenegildo Zegna, the maison of Trivero, Italy.
'Discover how womenswear can be updated with Cayenne, a directional shade, that colors designs in the apparel, accessories and footwear sectors. Cayenne will be influential for fast fashion markets going into Fall-Winter 2015/2016, as well as mainstream fashion markets for Fall/Winter 2016/2017 a season later'.
The brand was launched in 1987 and is considered the representative Korean menswear label. CARUSO introduces bright colors, new details and sensational style in a suit line. Many celebrities love and wear the brand. Caruso's target are the contemporary modern men.
On Tuesday (March 17, 2015), Japanese brand Black by VANQUISH presented its Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo. It was a debut collection for designer Hayato Shiroyama and his label. The main theme was 'CHANGE'.
Today in Japan, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo (MBFWT, March 16-21, 2015), his creations presented Japanese designer Keita Maruyama. The designs are colorful, fresh, comfortable, modern and eye-catching, combined with interesting artistic accessories - hats, bags, belts, gloves, earrings and high-heel boots with fringes.
Sarah Burton takes the notion of the female form and deconstructs it to discover the darkly romantic woman underneath. Her silhouette grows organically in three dimensions, as strong and natural as a flower. England’s symbol is the rose, a symbol of strength and fragility, forever on the brink of dishevelment.
Lottie Moss, Kate Moss’ 18-year-old half-sister, makes her catwalk debut by walking for the Sonia Rykiel fall/winter 2015-2016 collection.
For his 2015 Autumn/Winter collection, Roland Mouret demonstrates a delicate balance between the sensual silhouette of a woman with the austerity of cold weather dressing. Each piece is designed to be indispensable in the wardrobe of the Roland Mouret woman and plays with the juxtaposition of fluidity and structure.
Men's suits are not the best example of fast fashion, but I would like to give you an idea how to boost sales of men's suits based on the fast fashion model.
Madeleine Vionnet is best known today for her elegant Grecian-style dresses and for popularizing the bias cut within the fashion world and is credited with inspiring a number of recent designers. She is considered one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th century.
Miuccia Prada: 'The collection is full of references to real and fake. The collection is about impossible beauty and the cliche of what women like. Yes, there were princesses on the catwalk, but I hope there was irony there'.
The absorbing depiction of the Parisian apartment of a fictional art collector created by Robin Brown for Helly Nahmad Gallery’s Frieze Masters The Collector, acted as the conceptual impetus for Autumn Winter 2015. A masterful study of character through environment, the notion of building a narrative around a muse captured Erdem’s imagination.
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.
The total comfort of knitwear, the ductility of jersey, the texture of yarn that becomes an aesthetic dimension that creates new fabrics: the Emporio Armani collection has a strongly urban feel, characterised by the presence of jersey as a highlight and knitwear as an unusual detail.
For the February edition, the show's two forums, Display and Jewel Case, located at the heart of the show, will present the key directions of a richly inspiring Spring-Summer 2016, through a selection of the best developments and innovations from the exhibitors.
Arranged into display by the show's fashion team around a fruits, flowers, and vegetable theme, the forum invites you to taste Spring-Summer 2016 for yourself, and take a big bite out of the season.
For Spring-Summer 2016, this exclusive fashion information area is keeping a travelogue entitled 'Transcontinental Modernity'. It is taking us on a series of Round Trips between Hong Kong & Milano, Shanghai & Cairo, München & Cape Town, New York & Jaipur, Los Angeles & Antwerpen, Venetia & São Paulo.
'I've learned it's important to not limit yourself. I've always tried to do what I really love, no matter how many obstacles I've encountered. My work is the result of all my life experiences!'
As in a Hemingway novel, intense and vibrant solo characters make up the story of a new collection that focuses on the need to outline the essence of male beauty - virile and sensual, but with an underlying softness.
It is sometimes forgotten that the uniform is a testament to equality. At work and at war, the dress uniform has long stood as a symbol that all men are equal in the face of duty — sharing equal honour, valour, and truth — and this season the house of McQueen uses that tradition to take apart the class separations associated with the British heritage silhouette.
Moonage daydream: an alien journey through the past’s ideas of the future to reach the point of today. In the Spring-Summer Haute Couture collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the romance of a near past, when space-age and mind-expanding ideas of a future felt full of possibilities for society, pop culture and fashion.
On Tuesday (February 3, 2015), the Spanish casual clothing brand Desigual, which is famous for its patchwork designs, intense prints, innovative graffiti art, asymmetrical designs and flamboyant splashes of color, presented its latest men's fashion collection during the 080 Barcelona Fashion week (February 2-5, 2015).
Collection Zuhair Murad Couture Spring-Summer 2015 offeres: a variety of styles, lenghts and proportions, girly short dresses, feminine floor-length evening gowns, thigh-high slits, shimmering jackets, crystals and sequins, flowers and 3D appliqués, colorless transparent materials.
It's still Winter outside, but we can't wait for the Summer to come! That's why today we'll take a look at 10 top trends, which are both fashionable and wearable and will make us feel fresh and cosy during the long Summer days (and nights ;) ).
Whether playing with traditional codes, giving silhouettes a savvy twist or mixing different eras, with every collection, Alexis Mabille cultivates a spirit that is equal parts chic and fun-loving. In lifting from both masculine and feminine styles, the brand revisits men’s and women’s wardrobes alike. Elegance and a natural casual attitude come together with a sporty-chic attitude. Graphic lines structure the looks; movement suggests sensuality.
Cantarelli Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection - a contemporary way of dressing inspired by the seventies
The exclusive wardrobe of the Cantarelli man for the season Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 is focused on the reasearch of fabrics and colours, combined with the modern culture of tailoring expressed in soft tailored jackets with 'accentuated' shoulders, with macro patterns and jaquard or bouclé effect in silk and wool or alpaca/cashmere, well recognizable in Cantarelli style.
On Sunday night (January 25, 2015), during the Paris men's fashion week, US designer John Vizzone presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection for the Parisian bespoke tailoring company Cifonelli (that first launched a ready-to-wear collection in September 2013).
Without a doubt, this will be one of the winning trends in the upcoming season. Denim fabric transcends its basic status and is set to star in the launching of the new SUITEBLANCO collection. Blanca Padilla, one of today’s most desired Spanish top models, is its ambassador.
Andrea Neri Spring-Summer 2015 collection is expressed through an egocentric and proudly Italian style. Shapes and light volumes, thanks to the innovation of the best light weights fabrics, fruit of fine woolen mills. 'Slim fit' and 'Daily fit' that enhance the body size of every man, keeping lines close to the body.
Franklin Eugene Peerless - Men's Fall/Winter 2015-2016 - inspired by people who made the impossible possible
The Franklin Eugene man is completely engaged in the world around him. He enjoys sport, culture, and the best things that life has to offer. He is as comfortable on the football field as he is on the dance floor and in the board room. He wants his clothing to be an outer reflection of his inner best self, and when he walks into a room wearing Franklin Eugene, everyone notices. He is in a class of one – completely PEERLESS.
'Expert Italian tailoring - an intrinsic part of the house's DNA - merges with sportswear to create a new archetype of the male wardrobe, acquiring an unprecedented, impalpable consistency unbound to seasons', Massimiliano Giornetti, Creative Director at Salvatore Ferragamo.
While many swim brands hail from the Aloha state, none are quite like Issa de' mar. Issa de' mar brings bright neons to this 2015 TRIBE collection, and incorporates authentic prints inspired from travels to Morocco and other parts of Africa.
The Franklin Eugene Fall/Winter 2015/2016 Men's Wear Line, entitled FRANKLIN EUGENE PEERLESS, features a multitude of different silhouettes ranging from dressy casual, corporate and formal. The PEERLESS COLLECTION was inspired by people who made the impossible possible by the sheer force of their ambition and talent. The color palette transitions from slate grey, to blazing red, and finally, jet black.
Girly, fresh, colorful - these words best describe the newest Patrizia Pepe collection.
If you are a young spirit and you love colors and cartoons and 90s, then Spring-Summer 2015 is definitely your season to be both yourself and super modern, because 'The playful boy' is one of the hottest trends for the upcoming season.
Spring/Summer's signature pastel tones see a contemporary revamp with new updates on conventional shades. In the womenswear wardrobe, two key fashion colors are manifested in the form of fresh Luminous Mint and glossy Cosmic Lavender.
Gucci Pre-Fall 2015 collection includes: painterly and graphic prints, luxurious but understated leather and suede coats, knee-length daywear dresses, long and lean silk dresses, crystals adorned distressed jeans, Nordic-inspired heavy knit sweaters, boyish pantsuits.
British cloth is recognised around the world as the finest available and Joseph H. Clissold design and weave the most outstanding Made In England cloth.
Tailoring is slashed on the revere or under the pockets, reworked as panels to reveal vivid red lining on long and lean coats and suit jackets. An abstracted Kabuki pattern is the dominant and recurring motif featured throughout the collection. It is used all-over, as an asymmetric placement or stripped back to just a single block of colour. There is a play on the scale of three classic menswear fabrics – the Houndstooth, Birdseye and Prince of Wales check, used in combinations as a new type of patchwork or woven as jacquards in the abstracted Kabuki pattern.
Vibrant and energetic, the menswear wardrobe is saturated in shades inspired by exotic tropical fruits. Effectively capturing the optimism of the season, two key Fashion Colors land in the form of Mango Lassi orange and Papaya orange.
"Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth. ", said Leatrice Eiseman Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute.
Philipp Plein’s new Spring/Summer 2015 collection was inspired by the ocean, its coral barriers and its abysses. The audience was invited to an underwater show of enhanced reality with a 65 meter runway-stage illuminated by a system composed of 75 lights with 3D projections.
Chosen from the House's styles for their romantic yet spirited charm, both a famous round-toed ballerina shoe and an enduring bestseller finished off with the brand’s signature bow are now available in sizes 27 to 33.