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On Thursday, March 22nd, C.L.A.S.S., with support from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), hosted an intimate gathering of fashion’s industry leaders, educators, designers and members of the press to celebrate An Evening of Smart Innovation. The event was beautifully orchestrated by Ginger Design, an exceptional team of Italian creatives, filmmakers, food and textile designers as a way to create a unique immersive experience telling the story of C.L.A.S.S.’ visionary journey. Thus, providing guests with an awareness and chance to embrace knowledge related to four key areas that set new standards for fashion vital to C.L.A.S.S.’ business philosophy: Heritage, Smart Innovation, Circular Economy and Design Responsibility.
The Inaugural Ceremony, which began with a heartfelt tribute to the memory of Silvio Albini by President Ercole Botto Poala, presented the public with an interesting overview of prospects and opportunities for the Italian textiles sector in the near future.
'Processing my Realities.' This is the overarching trend theme at the latest edition of MUNICH FABRIC START. It impressively reflects the power of those interactions which seem so violent at present within the textile and fashion industry. The clash between online and analogue, between Industry 4.0 and skilled craftsmanship, between the virtual and the existent. And between Man + Machine, the concept theme of the BLUEZONE.
"303 TUSCANS" certificate is awarded to communities, following the principles of ETHICAL FASHION and supporting the Italian supply chain. The awarding ceremony will be held in Amsterdam.
Whether you're interested in high fashion, retail, design, product-based or a sales consultant role in the fashion industry, there are several key components all successful entrepreneurs should possess. It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time entrepreneur in the fashion industry or just an old dog wanting to learn some new tricks, these four tips are sure to give you a nudge in the right direction.
New York School of Design is fashion focused design school. Located in the New York City's Garment District, NYSD provides an inspiring training ground that fosters the development of our student's interests and career goals in fashion design. Since its founding in 2005, NYSD has maintained its position as the hub for intensive, hands-on training, and offers accelerated programs in fashion design to students of diverse backgrounds and nationalities.
The Smart Création Square is a place for information, communication and exchanges. It is a visionary and informative space, where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience and really visualize responsible values and innovations in the creative fashion industry.
September 13th, 12.30 pm, the whole fashion industry - weavers, tanners, designers, buyers…, as well as international journalists, got together at the Première Vision Fabrics Forum (Hall 6). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 6 prizes of the 8th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.
Sustainability is an increasingly distinctive and unavoidable value for the fashion industry as a whole. Miroglio Textile gave concrete form to their ethical commitment by implementing cutting-edge printing technologies that reduce the use of water from a minimum of 50% on natural fibers (from an LCA study validated by ICEA) up to 100% in sublimation printing.
Many well-known fashion companies such as the Dutch McGregor Group, the stock-listed fashion company Steilmann, the online outlet Dress-for-Less and the menswear specialist Pohland filed for insolvency this year, while other well-established companies such as Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor and Hugo Boss admitted they are struggling.
Collections from 352 exhibitors, a trend area, the unique Première Vision color range, along with numerous seminars, fashion exhibitions and special creative collaborations... this July 19-20, the show brings the freshest resources and newest vibes for Fall-Winter 17/18 to New York!
Edda Gimnes is the winner of the 2016 fashion talent award “Designer for Tomorrow” by Peek & Cloppenburg and its online shop Fashion ID.
The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI), formed in 1992, is the only association to bring together the clothing industry from fibre manufacture to garment manufacture, retail and aftercare.
Recently Brioni, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Tom Ford, Vetements and Public School announced that they say goodbye to Milan Men's Wear fashion shows. The final balance is 10 designers who have decided not to showcase their collections this year in Milan.
'This course concentrates on fashion forecasting, teaching you about the cyclical nature of the fashion industry. You will discover where and why fashion forecasting is used by companies and how it can influence other areas of the fashion industry. You will also be taught the basics of fashion styling, including how to create a complete look according to a selected theme.'
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London presents BA16 - a showcase of work celebrating the latest talent from its leading graduating students. Opening with the annual BA catwalk show on Monday 6 June, the season will continue with an exhibition from Tuesday 7 June.
CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, has announced that it has awarded a contract to a new company, ITMA Services, to organize its ITMA 2019 show.
FASHION ZONE at Ryerson University is one of Canada's first incubators for fashion-inspired business
Fashion Zone have recognized a few gaps and opportunities in the Canadian Fashion Industry in regards to development of innovative products and services. With Canadian fashion jobs increasingly being outsourced, the goal of the Fashion Zone is to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career path for prospective entrepreneurs interested in fashion.
The Fashion Design course has an outstanding reputation for developing highly talented and original fashion graduates. Westminster University specialises in enabling you to become an individual and creative designer, capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry.
We've teamed up with Creative Industry Hub to offer you a 10% discount on tickets for their upcoming 'Strictly Go Networking For Fashion Professionals' event, which is taking place on the 31st May at Sway Bar in Holborn.
This year, to maintain profitability and a competitive positioning, many vendors will be forced to make extensive adjustments to their pricing and product range strategies. Numerous opinion leaders have already shared a similar view in various media.
"He has no experience as a designer, but the decision of Kering - the group which owns Brioni - to appoint him perhaps points to the changing definition of the role of a creative director in today's fashion landscape, where brand identity, social media mastery and the ability to communicate a unifying message across fashion, retail and perfume/cosmetics are increasingly essential".
IMG Models is one of the largest modeling agencies in the world and aiming to help society to 'celebrate all body types', it has just launched a plus-sized division for male models. It is called 'Brawn' and 1.98 m 125 kg Zach Miko is its first representative.
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).
Russian Fashion Council launches the first Fashion Futurum Conference held on 14-15 March 2016 in Moscow, Russia. Over 30 executive level insiders from 12 countries and the world's top 4 fashion capitals will gather under one roof at Manege to define the current trends in fashion industry and how it effects the future. The Conference will commence in frames of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, the biggest fashion week in Eastern Europe (scheduled on March 11-15).
The National Tailoring Academy is based in Dublin, Ireland, and its work is dedicated to 'the heritage of tailoring, the future of tailoring skills and tailoring education' in the country. It's located in a three-floored newly renovated building in the heart of Dublin City and runs both corporate courses and private lessons, including...
LECLAIREUR offers a unique vision of fashion, highlighting the most daring and avant-garde artists and designers in all its event spaces for the past 35 years. LECLAIREUR innovates, discovers and inspires. These values also drive PREMIÈRE VISION, the leading organiser of trade fairs for the upstream side of the creative fashion industry.
Between the abundance of the offer, exhaustive media exposure and the accelerated deterioration of our environment, consumers are imposing new ethical requirements when making fashion purchases. More and more industry professionals appear to be seeing sustainable development as an added - value for their collections, to address this critical concern, now a fixture of 21st-century consumer spending.
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.
Christopher Bailey is a British fashion designer, born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, in 1971. He is the Chief Creative and Chief Executive officer of Burberry since May 2014 and is responsible for 'creating and delivering the company's global vision and business strategy'.
A natural textile made with woven leaves, high-tech designs and the Greenpeace Detox commitment. Lanfranchi Spa new positioning marks a step forward in combining the power of creativity and the innovation DNA with a responsible mission for the future.
The world's leading organiser of trade shows and events dedicated to the upstream side of the fashion industry, Première Vision has been breaking new ground, providing inspiration and setting the pace each season for over 40 years.
PROJECT New York, under UBM Fashion Group's roster of premiere trade shows, will deliver its Fall/Winter 2016 offering this Sunday, January 24th until Tuesday, January 26th. The show will launch a new partnership with WGSN, showcase an interactive new app, Spin My Planet, and present a distinguished group of brands within The TENTS and PROJECT.
The world's most important platform for men's clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men's fashion, Pitti Uomo, is currently running (January 12-15, 2016) in Florence, Italy. Be Global Fashion Network is on spot to show you the atmosphere of the event and to reveal the key trends and directions in men's fashion business.
Quality Fashion design education with a strong focus on Industry engagement by Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia
Positioned as Australia's premium institute for design education across fashion, interiors and creative direction and styling, The Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia, offers atelier styled workshops with small class sizes, one-on-one engagements with students and the nurturing of each individual student's strengths to enable them to be employable and make a significant contribution to the future of the industry.
Project New York is a 3-day-event, held biannually in NYC, NY, USA - it is entirely dedicated to the menswear market. The fair offers three communities featuring men's apparel, footwear, and accessories. The next edition of PROJECT New York FW will be held January 24-26, 2016 at Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, NYC, USA.
For 3 days, twice a year at Paris-Nord Villepinte, the six major industries (Yarns, Fabrics, Leather, Designs, Accessories, Manufacturing) supplying materials and services to the global fashion industry, come together in Paris, presenting forward-looking fashion information during Première Vision Paris. The next edition of the 'the global event for fashion professionals' will be held February 16-18, 2016.
Euro Club was inspired by the revolution of the old world repression and the new world revolution in Prague. The second most beautiful city in all of Europe, to France, Prague is the perfect combination of refinement and sophistication.
The Men's Fashion Cluster (MFC) is a union of fashion designers and fashion business professionals from more than 50 countries (mainly from Europe and the USA). It completes projects in the field of men's fashion, supports the fashion designers and the fashion industry.
Made-to-measure is already a necessity to every menswear brand as it provides a whole new experience to the men with style, giving them what they want. Most brands still offer made-to-measure at a higher price than ready-to-wear. However there is one European brand whose mission is to offer well-made suits at an affordable price...
The global textile and garment manufacturing industry converged at ITMA 2015 in Milan to source innovative solutions to enhance their business sustainability. Their commitment to sustainability is evident from the strong industry turnout. At the end of eight days, the 17th edition of the world's most established textile and garment technology exhibition attracted visitorship of almost 123,000 from 147 economies.
IACDE is a 'global professional platform for Pattern Designers,Technical Designers, Technical Engineers / Directors, Executives (mostly Chief operating officers) and Suppliers of the Clothing Industry' and was founded back in 1910 in New York.
In September, Frances Corner OBE, Head of London College of Fashion (LCF) and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of the Arts London (UAL), was named in the Business of Fashion (BoF) 500 list of the most influential people shaping the global fashion industry in 2015.
MFC invites all fashion designers from Europe, interested in MTM and MTO, to present their latest collections in the Cluster's new showroom. * Up to 10 garments from one designer (FREE participation) - onlymen's suits, jackets and blazers, teen and children's jackets.
'Good product. Good feeling. Really it's that simple! Our products promise non-toxic dyes, fabric innovation, smart supply chain engineering and a commitment to zero-waste design practices. Feel good, you are making a difference one garment at a time', says brand's statement.
Dean Manev - the President of Men's Fashion Cluster - is already in The Netherlands. He is there with serious intentions - to turn Bulgarian dances, embroidery (shevitza) and fashion into 'generator of business in Europe'.
In 2014 Bas Kosters took a step back and went on a quest to find his own 'self'. 'Who am I, what am I about, and what do I want to do with that?'. The designer visualized and reflected on this search in his new collection. But 'PSOC' is also a reflection on the current state of the fashion world. The fashion scene is changing, just like the consumers' mentality is changing. The research resulted in this statement collection.
Last night (September 30, 2015) was the second evening of the fashion show in Ruse, during which was held a press conference 'Ruse - a pearl of the world fashion's necklace'. It was followed by a review-spectacle, combining fashion and Bulgarian folklore dances, presented by dance formation RICHMART. Dancers were dressed in men's suit jackets, decorated with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza), designed by Rayna Gancheva and Tsvetomir Petkov.
Danit Peleg graduated from Shenkar College of Design in 2015 and has created a ready-to-wear collection, printed entirely at home. It was a graduate project for her Fashion Design degree. Danit is interested in the influence of technology on fashion design and believes that it can give designers more independence in the creation process, that's why she dedicated a year of her life to her 3D printing journey.
In September, the global event for fashion professionals presents the fashion information and seasonal directions of its 6 shows in 16 forums, over more than 5,000m2 of dedicated areas. These showcase the exhibitors' most creative and innovative products, selected by the Première Vision fashion team.
Richmart is the most modern factory in Europe, offering men's made-to-measure and made-to-order suits. It has more than 600 employees and a capacity to produce 1 000 men's suits per day. Richmart manufactures collections for world famous brands from more than 30 countries.
This September, H&M will introduce 16 new denim styles made using recycled cotton from textiles collected in the Garment Collecting initiative in H&M stores. The pieces for men, women and kids, are the latest steps toward H&M’s goal towards creating a closed loop for fashion, and will be available in all stores worldwide, as well as online.
'We launched the European Fashion Award FASH competition in 2005, and expanded it to a global level in 2011 thanks to its popularity. In 2008, the foundation's charitable work was honored by the German government and business initiative 'Germany - Land of Ideas'.
The forum brought together experts from the academic, business and design communities in the fashion industry. Fourteen Winners of Golden Needle by the Academy of Fashion, fashion design students from four Bulgarian universities and Bulgarian designers, who have presented their work on world fashion stages, took part in the fashion show. The accent of the event was the presentation of contemporary clothing with references to Bulgarian folklore.
MEN'S FASHION CLUSTER would like to invite you to an international press conference with the subject: Development of the fashion industry in Europe. MTO (Made To Order) & MTM (Made To Measure) - The new fashion formula. The press conference will take place on June 17th, 2015 from 6 pm with the participation of fashion specialists and consultants from more than 20 countries.
Last night (Monday, 8th June 2015) London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA15 season with its now iconic catwalk show, featuring 20 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the coveted Collection of the Year award and the winning collection is a collaboration between: Kate Donald, Sian O'Neill, Tanaporn Wongsa, Kate Cheung Wing Ki and Rosemary Lambert.
See Designer Collections, Costume, Illustration, Photography, Journalism, Business, Beauty, Styling, Accessories, Jewellery, Footwear, Special Effects… new visions and ideas for the future of fashion. Tuesday 9 - Saturday 13 June 2015, 12:00 to 19:00, 3-10 Shoreditch High Street, London, UK.
The fashion industry is one of the most competitive ones, bringing challenges to hundreds of start-ups every day. Fashion brands & organisations are everywhere today. Do you have what it takes to become a real voice in the industry?
The Inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's is going to be held this July and the New York menswear designer John Varvatos will close the event.
The Resort and Pre-Fall collections are inter-seasonal lines of ready-to-wear garments, created in addition to the two main seasonal collections - Spring-Summer and Fall-Winter. The mid-season collections are the fashion houses' response to the fast fashion invasion (H&M, Zara, Topshop). Through them, the High Fashion companies succeed to remain relevant all year long.
The prestigious awards Zlatna igla /Golden needle/ are an annual event honoring the people from the fashion industry, who have achieved higher results during the year. RICHMART - the most modern factory for made-to-measure men's suits in Europe, received the 'Overall Contribution to the fashion industry' award. The company was represented by its owner Martin Yordanov, its sales manages Dean Manev and Martina Martini from Richmart Junior.
Natalia Rivera is a Fashion Designer, Visual Merchandising, Space Management, Window Display professional, and Fashion Stylist.
Passionate about retail and the fashion industry always researching into the variety of the fashion fields which gives a completely knowledge in the industry and always from a creative view and full of sense.
After the exclusive launch at Pitti Uomo, The Wool Lab SS16 will be presented at the most important trade shows worldwide, as well as through The Woolmark Company's global network, along with one-on-one meetings set up with top designers, brands, manufacturers and retailers.
The XX edition of the Italian Textiles Trade Show Milano Unica will be held February 4-6, 2015. Over 425 manufacturers, dealers, importer retailers and distributors will exhibit their products in the show.
Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin: the most successful edition of the trade-fair duo ever
The Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin closed their doors today, Wednesday, after the most successful edition of the trade-fair duo ever. 163 international exhibitors (+30 percent) from 23 countries and lots of visitors throughout the fair underscored the on-going process of expansion in the sector whereby the new venue, the ‘Postbahnhof’ event centre, proved to be an outstanding location from 19 to 21 January 2015. As an offsite event of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, the Salonshow presented curated and sharply accentuated fashion highlights from the two fairs in the crowded Club of the ‘Postbahnhof’.
The Made To Order system will help fashion industry to get out of the crisis and will restore many work positions in European factories.
Yarns and fibres, fabrics, leathers and furs, designs, accessories and components, manufacturing… during three days (10-12 February 2015), at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord - Villepinte, the worldwide event for professionals of the fashion industry will present these six major business activities, all complementary in terms of materials and services destined for international fashion.
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.
Over the past two decades, Fernando Gutiérrez has developed into a highly individual and distinctive graphic designer, and of the most talented in the UK. Through his many books, catalogues, magazines, exhibitions and posters, he has raised public awareness of challenging social issues, made museum and gallery collections more accessible, and reignited public interest in classic literature.
Last night (November 27th 2014) four of the UK's best designers were recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) at an award ceremony held at the RSA.
İMA collaborates with world-famous fashion schools such as London College of Fashion, Polimoda, Institut Français de la Mod and Nottingham Trent University, providing its students access to international institutes, brands and designers.
The 29th season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia takes place in Moscow from 22nd to 26th October. Over 70 participants will show their collections for Spring-Summer 2015.
150 high school and college students (designers-to-be) were selected by the White House to participate in this first of its kind Fashion Education Workshop, aiming to show what it takes to be a success in the fashion industry.
We asked Davide Rotondi - the Representative of Rotondi Group SRL - to tell us more about their products in order to help young fashion designers and brands to learn more about the garment pressing.
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York will be held from 4th to 11th of September 2014 in Lincoln Center, New York, USA. During the event the participants will show their collections for Spring-Summer 2015.
If you are a young fashion designer with talent, passion for fashion, many ideas, imagination and enthusiasm and you are interested in menswear, but you need some help and support to start your own men's suit brand, here is the right place for you.
The report 'Stitched Up' (by Clean Clothes Campaign) reveals that worker exploitation, poverty wages, forced overtime and life-threatening conditions are spread not only in Asia but in Europe as well and that is an endemic in the global garment industry.
The actress Sarah Jessica Parker will be awarded with "Honorary Image" for her successful and creative work in the fashion industry.
IFEMA will present the fashion shows of 40 great Spanish designers of the moment at the 59th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid (MBFWM), an event organised by IFEMA and the best showcase for creation and new trends in Spain within the field of fashion, will hold its fifty-ninth event from 14th to 18th February 2014 at Feria de Madrid.
Over a period of five days, Hall 14.1 at Feria de Madrid will provide the setting for the forty best Spanish designers of the moment to present their collections for Autumn/Winter 2014-15.
From now until December 11, 2013 runs online voting in the national competition 'Building of the Year'. As supporters of the Bulgarian fashion and apparel industry, we at Fashion.bg undoubtedly support and will vote for the new factory of one of the largest manufacturers of men's suits in Bulgaria - Top Man Ruse, which is recently popular with brand Richmart.
The third annual Fashions Finest Awards, held on Saturday 2nd November 2013, was an event aimed at showing recognition and appreciation towards the exceptional undiscovered and emerging talent that exists within the British fashion industry.
Here are the winners of the 2013 Fashions Finest Awards, as selected by The Academy of Fashion & Creative Arts (AFCA)...
Italy held its first Wool Week from 10 to 16 September 2013 in Milan.
There were celebrations supporting the global Campaign for Wool inspired by the 'Live naturally, choose wool' claim and promoting wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre.
One of the aims is to build a bridge between the textile community, fashion industry and consumers.
Textile Agency Optimum Ltd. already for 10 years is specializing in the supply of textile accessories, as well as in industrial washing and dyeing.
Textile Agency Optimum Ltd. also offers delivery of extremely high quality accessories for the textile industry: textile labels (jacquard), woven ribbons and laces, hangtags ....
The 81-year-old supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice took to the catwalk twice in one day at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week.
The New Yorker, who is known within the fashion industry for being the world's oldest working model, looked effortlessly chic as she showcased two contrasting ensembles, wrote Daily Mail.
From 17 to 20 July in Expo Guadalajara takes place Im Intermoda Mexico.
Intermoda IM is the most important event of the fashion industry in Mexico. It was established in the city of Guadalajara for 25 years.
The International Exhibition of Fashion in Mexico known as Intermoda, conducts two annual editions during the months of January and July, is also prepared to the best of the fashion industry, domestic and abroad at Expo Guadalajara, official venue of the event.
The 26-year-old singer and songwriter will grace the latest campaign for the high street chain H&M.
The theme of the campaign is a modern and feminine woman with a soft attitude. Curves and waist are important in the silhouette for this autumn, with a focus on knitwear and tweed. The colours include powder tones and accessories in wine red.
The 19th HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer will be staged from 3-6 July 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Over a dozen fashion shows will run throughout the fair period, showcasing designer brands and up-and-coming designers. Seminars by key trend forecasters will bring insights into the global market direction and a presentation on NGO support for eco-friendly developments in the fashion industry will outline a sustainable future.
Fashion designers from both Hong Kong and overseas will showcase their unique designs at the 2012 event.
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 high quality fabrics of the Italian brand Vitale Barberis Canonico, used mainly for men's suits, were presented on a fashion show in Ruse, Bulgaria. The foyer of the theater building gathered connoisseur of fashion, music and good wines. During the presentation of the fabrics from the models of Visages agency, the guests listened to the magnificent trio of tenors "The Unique voices" and had the opportunity to taste selected wines from "Rousse Winery".
Specially for Fashion.bg the representative of Vitalis Barberis Canonico, Franco Brovelli shared that the company successfully works with the Bulgarian brands Richmart, Agressia etc.
Elizabeth Musmanno, the woman whose work at Dior Couture and Vera Wang has redefined the global fashion world will visit the capital of Macedonia in April.
Elizabeth was Head of Worldwide Marketing and Communications and a member of the executive committee. She created global marketing campaigns, press strategies and advertising initiatives for all markets.
On 5 and 6 February, 2011 for the third time will be held wedding exhibition BALKANICA
Balkanica wedding expo is a major trade show which displays the trends in Bridal and groom Fashion in the Balkan Region. A unique event in Bulgaria, organized by EXPOLINE company will traditionally took its place in the capital's Sheraton Hotel. As every year the exhibition will bring together again leading companies of the wedding industry in Bulgaria and other countries.
Stella McCartney's children's line will finally become available in all over the wolrd.
The new collection, specially for children, can be found on the company official website www.stellamccartneykids.com too. It includes babies models and clothes for boys and girls up to 12 years old.
Thomas Tait is the winner of the 2010 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize. It was awarded last night in The Dorchester’s elegant Orchid Room where an intimate gathering of VIP guests mingled with the celebrated Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize judging panel.
The judges of the inaugural Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize included Manolo Blahnik, the Hon. Daphne Guinness, milliner Stephen Jones, Yasmin Le Bon, Giles Deacon, Vanity Fair contributing editor Elizabeth Saltzman, ES Magazine’s fashion director Gianluca Longo and Bronwyn Cosgrave, chairperson of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize.
Polo Ralph Lauren has announced that it will further extend its e-commerce reach with the launch of Ralphlauren.com in the UK.
The site will offer consumers a UK destination to buy the clothes brand online. Previously, it was not possible to buy Ralph Lauren goods this way unless the customer had a US address. All of Ralph Lauren’s lines will be available to purchase, including menswear, womenswear, childrenswear and the home collection.
Thierry Mugler has finally confirmed the rumors – Nicola Formichetti, most known as Lady Gaga's stylist, is the new creative director of men's and women's departments. Although Nicola is fashion consultant of worldwide famous like Scarlet Johanson and Ashton Kutcher. As a stylist capacity he has worked out ad campaigns for Prada, Missoni, Iceberg, Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake and Gareth Pugh.
"We were looking for a young talent who could really bring new energy to the brand," said Joel Palix, director general of the Mugler company.
Vogue UK reports that Karl Lagerfeld will not show a Lagerfeld collection at Paris Fashion Week in October.
The designer canceled his show and instead of showing on October 3, Lagerfeld will create a "masstige" ready-to-wear collection, aimed at a much wider audience that will be sold online. (Masstige products fall somewhere between mass and prestige products, naturally — so they're much more affordable than designer clothes but still of good quality).
The 9th International fashion fair for professionals in Bulgaria, BGate, will take place on September 16 - 18, 2010 in Inter Expo & Congress Center, Sofia.
This business-to-business specialized international exposition will present the professionals in fashion and producers of clothing and textile, designers and dealers, retailers, distributors and media from Bulgaria, Europe and the Balkans. They will participate in the event, invited by Bulgarian Association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters (BAATPE).
The clothing company of U2 frontman Bono and his wife Ali Hewson was rancked up $9 million in loses last year.
The singer established the clothing company Edun in 2005 to stimulate business in Africa but accounts filed for the firm show it plunged into the red last year.
The debts were 90 per cent bigger in the last twelve months than they were in 2008, according to official documents obtained by British newspaper The Sun.
New York has reclaimed the title of the world's top fashion capital from Milan but the annual poll suggested the top five fashion cities are seeing competition from Asia and Australia.
New York had reigned as top fashion city for 5 years until Milan took the lead last year in the list compiled by the Global Language Monitor, a U.S. based non-profit group that tracks the frequency of words and phrases in the media, on the Internet and throughout the blogosphere.
Students, graduating fashion design in Britain, opened Graduate Fashion Week in London, which will continue until Wednesday night.
The event represents the work of more than 1000 students from 35 fashion universities and colleges around the country.
Each of them is hoping that he or she might have the talent and skill to impress an industry headhunter or become the next John Galliano.
Fashion house Ungaro hired new creative director. The post took designer Giles Deacon, which was no surprise after weeks of rumors about his appointment.
With the appointment, Giles Deacon becomes the latest of designers to attempt to right Ungaro, which has been bleeding money since the 2004 retirement of its founder and namesake.
Despite the recession, top models are raking in millions of dollars, with Brazilian Gisele Bundchen, German Heidi Klum and Briton Kate Moss the biggest earners.
Bundchen, the 29-year-old beauty who is married to U.S. football player Tom Brady is the world's highest-paid model, making $25 million last year, according to forbes.com.
The financial crisis will be soon over and The Australian Fashion Industry expects better financial results.
Last year, Fashion Week in Australia was 15% less than the previous year.
There were presented only 41 brands, which showed patterns similar to those in major fashion capitals New York, London, Paris and Milan.
On April 23 at the city theatre in Rousse with presentations of innovative solutions, charting the future of the clothing industry, starts the two-day congress Richmart Innovation. European producers of machines and equipment will be presented a number of products - Brisay (DE), Eton (SE), Kaenengiser (DE), Veit (DE), Pfaff (DE), Strobel (DE), AVM (DE), Ina Trading (BG), Lectra (DE). Italian companies will present fabrics - Vitae Barberis, Reda and Fintes. Several consulting companies and universities with profile fashion design, will also make presentations.
International Fashion Congress - Rousse 2010 - New Profitable Strategy Of The Fashion Industry In Europe.
On the occasion of the forthcoming International Fashion Congress – Rousse 2010, which is organized by RICHMART INNOVATION, in BTA Press Club was held a press conference in which participated: Mr. Martin Jordanov, organizer of RICHMART INNOVATION; Mrs. Mariana Manolova, chief executive of BAATPE (Bulgarian association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters); Mrs. Daniela Simeonova, a representative of BULIP (Branch Union of the Light Industry Producers) - Rousse, and professor Lyubomir Stoikov, chairman of the Bulgarian Academy for Fashion.
At the press conference was given a letter of support from eng. Bozhidar Yotov, mayor of the Municipality of Rousse, which will host the prestigious forum, which "will not only improve the local economy, boost the activity of light industry, but will be of benefit to residents of the municipality".
2002-2006 was a period of intensive development of the sewing industry in Bulgaria in relation to investments in modern technological equipment. The number of the people employed in the industry are correspondingly - Bulgaria /170 000/ and Romania /280 000/. In 2007 Bulgaria and Romania entered the European Union and the customs tariffs were removed. In 2010 the present business situation requires short production series, high quality, competitive prices, and fast delivery terms.
RICHMART INNOVATION – the aim of the congress is to bring together Western Europe and the confection and fashion industry of the Balkans. It is also an opportunity for designers – the people without whom fashion creation would be impossible.