Getting dressed up to the nines for a formal event or special occasion has been part of human behaviour for centuries. We all want to look our best when the occasion calls for it, but evening wear can sometimes be a bit of a sartorial minefield. Black tie, business formal, white tie, what’s the difference?
If you are traveling to different locations, be aware that there may be formal dress codes in place that you need to abide by. If you want to get the best result out of your trip, dressing for the occasion is part of the experience.
Dating has become a lot more casual in recent years, and, frankly, we’re all for it. Uber-romantic dinner dates with someone you just met over Tinder? Um, no thanks. We’ll skip the heightened pressure and expense of formal date nights for something more low-key (read: Something we can easily escape from if things start to go south).
Themed New Year’s parties are a great way to see usher out the old and bring in the new in style. From a specific decade through to a TV show and beyond, there’s a theme to suit any venue and group of friends. Whatever the theme, we’ve put together a guide on how you can look good and feel fabulous this New Year!
Times are changing when it comes to there being a necessity for employees to wear strict business attire in the workplace. A lot of businesses are now finding that allowing staff to wear their own clothes can lead to increased happiness in the workplace. Indeed, only one in ten employees in Britain wear a suit to work in 2019. Nowadays, options range from casual dress to branded polo shirts. When it comes to deciding how your employees should dress, a lot of it comes down to your industry in terms of what is appropriate.
In the Men's Collection for the next winter season, which bears the name of Coral Damie, Isaia's constant support and active participation in the life of the greatest Neapolitan has become creative inspiration. The colours, the soft and opulent atmospheres, both representative and enveloping which, through the neoclassical taste impressed by Antonio Niccolini at the beginning of the nineteenth century, characterise the San Carlo, are translated in-to a precious palette of soft and dense colours that tell of timeless stories, lyrical passions and intense musical sensations.
Weddings are one of the most memorable events in someone's life. Whether you're the one getting married or someone you knew wants to get married - it all ends up in one tricky question. What am I going to wear?
When it comes to tailoring, the hardest thing to master is the suit. A well fitted suit can make any man look in good shape and should leave them free to move however they wish. It's an incredible skill allowing this level of flexibility, whilst creating a form flattering silhouette. Very few designers have truly mastered the art of the suit, but these three are true craftsmen.
The Fall/Winter 2019 collection serves as a meta take on Berluti itself: patina, the signature colouration of the maison’s classic leather shoes is illuminated in new light. Captivated by the old marble tables at which craftsmen hand-dye the patina of shoes in Berluti's manifattura in Ferrara, Kris Van Assche paints his collection in the multi-hued stains of their surfaces. A wealth of reds, yellows, blues and greens saturates garments in rich colour, no two the same. The dye-splattered marble is further interpreted in print on silk shirts and nylon bags structured in exotic leather.
Cowboy boots and suits may seem like a thing from the past, but it has managed to leap back into the present as a new trend in 2019 that men would love to rock. Cowboy boots and suits can not only make you feel like a real cowboy, but it also adds uniqueness and masculinity to your style.
Independent family run men’s tailor, The Savile Row Company, wanted to find out if plastic packaging is influencing purchase decisions.
Whether you’re going to a wedding, work function or trendy house party, you might be advised to follow a particular dress code. In the past, dress codes included black tie, semi-formal, cocktail or business casual. Nowadays, people are getting more creative. Understanding the more unusual dress codes can help you avoid confusion at your next event.
Henry A. Davidsen aim to provide you with a collection of perfectly fitting and classically fashionable garments through personalized service unmatched in any traditional retail environment. They source top quality fabrics and trimmings from around the globe. In today’s value conscious moment, they find that the luxury of custom is in many cases MORE affordable than items off the rack.
Luxury should be a staple, not a rarity. For too long, men have been subject to the confines of formal, business, and casual. But a true gentleman is an interplay of all three. He is well-mannered, well-groomed, and well-liked. Monsieur Fox is an ode to that man. His demeanor is uniquely his own, his palette is refined, and his style is recognized by all those around him. He is, in a word, elegant. And he is elegant, everyday.
Ever wonder why your jacket has a buttonhole on the left lapel? Ever stranger, there’s no matching button to be found on the right lapel. The most popular explanation is it’s a flower holder inspired by England’s Prince Albert, who after he was presented with a small bouquet from Queen Victoria on their wedding day, made the gentlemanly gesture of cutting a hole in his lapel to hold the flowers.
When you are headed off to an interview in a high profile office setting, it is important to make the right impression. When night falls and you are headed to a formal banquet, however, a suit with different details is necessary. A poorly chosen suit can make you stand out in the wrong way.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos was born on 12th of January, 1964. He is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon, the world's largest online shopping retailer.
The Spring/Summer 2018 collection takes inspiration from 1930s and 40s Hollywood—a golden age for elegant and opulent menswear. It tells the story of dashing film stars and daring directors seen in precisely tailored pieces that are emboldened by unique details and subtly exaggerated shapes. The plot involves formal, restrained structures featured in deep, dramatic hues and gutsy fabrics that embody intensity on and off set. Carefully constructed pieces also appear in gossamer shades of ivory, silver, warm grays and washed blues, producing a sense of the reflective attitude of the actor pondering his character and the director considering his day’s work. The narrative concludes by setting the stage for further exploration of style steeped in fantasy and balanced by authenticity.
The next big trend in menswear was defined during this year's edition of the Oscars. Some of the celebrities arrived dressed in grey tuxedos and paid attention to their outfits. We are really tired of seeing the same outfits at the red carpet - the tuxedo, the bow tie, white shirt, high shine black shoes and the pocket square. It is time for a change!
This will be a season of movement, starting with the delightfully undulating structures and finishes that bestow performance on the summery elegance chosen by Angelico to dress active days. Brightness and innovation accompany the collections of traditional fabrics and K1, the creative range that includes jersey.
The view from a window seat is often little more than a blur as a train glides from one landscape to the next. Moments race by at breakneck speeds, reminding us that life is movement – a continuous journey from one station to the next – the Canali man is both spectator and participant. As each stop is made, the elements of the journey are laid out one by one and the passenger is treated to moments of closer observation and reflection. The destination that becomes clearer as it appears along the horizon. The Spring Summer 2018 collection is an homage to the man who is constantly on the move, whether for business or pleasure – or for business and pleasure – and to the continuous discovery that his journeys bring.
Composed of tones in dark grey, pure white, chestnut brown, amaranth, and shades of blue, the SR Junior Fall-Winter 2017-18 Collection is made of high quality materials which often stretch, guaranteeing the best movement for young boys who know that the time during play is the most animated.
Stephen Bishop is the latest, most modern suiting establishment to open for many a year. They offer you lightweight, designer fit suiting with a range of exclusive accessories to provide you with the most up to date, fashionable look for your big day.
There was originally a company named Savile Clifford established over one hundred years ago. They were a weaver based in Huddersfield, the historical birthplace of fancy worsted fabrics. However, over the years a lot of the history surrounding Savile Clifford has become somewhat clouded after the company was taken over numerous times.
The first autumn winter collection celebrates a natural and effortless style approach inspired by British menswear from the boy next door nonchalance to subversive sartorialism. Savile Row traditions combine with British Oddities in slim and sculptured styles paired with relaxed outerwear for a slightly undone and youthful effect. Sporty silhouettes are contrasted with the use of distinctively English heritage fabrics in wools and plaids blurring the boundaries between function and fashion, formalwear and sportswear with a signature effortlessness.
Study and research findings worldwide, have concurred that specific clothing can make people more confident in their outlook, mannerisms and the way they approach all situations in life. It’s not a secret, that clothes make a man, neither is the fact that it can create everlasting impressions: good, bad or ugly.
We are showing this trend for more than two years now. Little by little men are breaking the black-tie dress code. Since this process started some day we will see men with colorful suits on the red carpet, men showing their individuality. Why should all men wear black or dark blue? It is true that men are conservative, but successful men long to show their individual style. Now we see on the red carpet men with sneakers, men wearing t-shirts underneath their suits.
More than just a name, Paul Costelloe maintains his position as head designer across all areas of the Paul Costelloe brand. Quality, youthfulness, expert tailoring and acute attention to refined detail are the values and philosophies that he holds dear to ensure you look amazing and feel great in Paul Costelloe.
The Cifonelli Regal Prince is spending the summer months in La Habana, very much at his ease in the warm Cuban sun. The subtle smell of sea salt and jasmine mingle in the air. The warm earth tones of faded brown and caramel, sun bleached sand and dusty grey provide the color palate for the spring/summer collection.
Premiere Vision defined some of the main trends for Spring summer 18. It sets forth with a fresh and witty outlook to trigger a desire for innovation, imagination and deliberately optimistic future scenarios.
Nick Graham launched his newest collection entitled "Life on Mars: Fall/Winter 2035" at New York Fashion Week/Men's. The latest collection from Nick Graham is based on Buzz Aldrin’s projection to land people on Mars by 2035. To add to the scientific importance of the event, Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society and one of the leading science educators in the world, narrated the visual journey to Mars.
In this video men's style, grooming and fitness expert, Aaron Marino, shows you how to wear a 3 piece suit in six different ways. The three piece suit is a great option due to its versatility and timelessness. Three piece suit is a jacket, vest or waist coat, and slacks. It makes a statement and is seeing a resurgence. A lot of brands are including a three piece suit in their offerings.
Dolce & Gabbana isn't quitting its courtship of millennial influencers anytime soon. On Saturday, A-list offspring, social media celebs and the 20-something It crowd flocked to Milan to fill the front row and storm the catwalk at the Italian fashion house's Fall 2017 men's show.
“I’ve long desired to marry the Stella woman to a man and now the time just feels so right.” – Stella McCartney
Hand crafted tailor made clothing, the ultimate sartorial tradition.A legacy of rareified elegance continues in the spirit of Savile Row tailoring.Frank bespoke offers impeccably crafted suits, shirts, trousers, top coats, sport coats and formal wear.
Every impression counts. Especially the first one. Like it or not, those around you judge you based on how you look. So be confident knowing you’ll look damn good in a custom tailored business suit by Montagio - quite purposely styled for your success, and perfectly fitted to impress.
Roco Clothing started up in 1973 as a retail outlet based primarily in Stoke-on-trent and the surrounding area. They have now taken business entirely online and pride themselves on offering the public an outstanding customer service, with knowledgeable staff and high level of experience.
Throughout your life, you will get a lot of different invitations to a lot of different events, and each event will vary in its level of formality. You may have to attend really casual events and very formal events, and you may even get invited to some business events as well. To determine what you should wear to different types of business events, keep reading so that you will know exactly what outfit will be best for the atmosphere and expectations of an upcoming occasion.
On a brisk day in April, Paul Smith set up camp behind the goal in Old Trafford’s famous East Stand to film Manchester United stars Memphis Depay, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Marcos Rojo testing out their new formalwear ahead of the coming season.
For decades, Ermenegildo Zegna has been at the forefront of research and development into fabric innovation. This work takes place in the Lanificio Zegna, the woollen mill and R&D headquarters that for over a century has developed and produced fabric.
Skopes is a British brand, producing seasonal, forward order collections including casual and formal coats, shirts and tailoring. Brand's collections include a wide variety of mix & match suits, jackets, blazers, eveningwear and trousers to suit all budgets.
The most important thing in custom clothing is the experience of the person doing the measuring. It doesn’t matter how nice or well made the garment is if the fit is not to your liking. Bruce has been tailoring custom clothing since 1982. Bruce uses a full custom factory (located right here in the United States of America!).
Dashing Tweeds weave design studio in East London is the place where all designs for cloth and ready to wear start. In addition to Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain, the company offers also a variety of ready-to-wear garments.
Men's suit fabrics - geometric effect with tiny low contrast knops, special grounds such as with band of mixture color, small scale motifs with combination of mixture and mouliné yarns, hound's tooth or subdued checks on milled fabric, different size diagonals, plains and fake plains.
Colin Firth is an English actor. In 2011, Firth received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was also selected as one of the Time 100. Firth was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Winchester in 2007, and was made a Freeman of the City of London in 2012.
'Our garments represent our understanding of style and workmanship, whether made in our Italian officinas or in our very own Monterey, California workshop. As makers, manufacturers, and purveyors of utterly distinctive design sensibility, we are committed to bringing you an iconic, American brand whose quality is second to none, all inspired by our heritage in the Monterey Bay Peninsula'.
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.
Large collar with long edges and a single button is known as Classic Kent. It's suitable for formal events and small knot. It's a good choice for gentlemen who are definitely not fans of experimenting and fashion innovations. In short, we talk about a boring decision...
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.
You will never find a wool or a textile necktie in the wardrobe of a British city-gentleman. He would wear a wool tie only in his countryside mansion, while knitted ties would leave with please for the people of art, science, literature and journalism, for their real or supposed rebelliousness and anti-conformism.
Ralph Lauren Purple Label Spring 2017 collection, previewed in Milan last month, weaves a touch of leisure through elegant and expertly tailored sportswear, haberdashery, formalwear and accessories.
'The men's Cruise collection was an excellent occasion to best depict my idea of eccentricity. Everything started from my great passion for England. I tried to describe what's going on in my imagination, which often embraces an aesthetic very similar to the English one', said Alessandro Michele.
Orazio Luciano has been making high quality formal and casual garments for the elegant man since early 1990s. Refined classicism and a touch of technical virtuosity are keynotes of the brand and the Neapolitan flair is always there, present in each detail.
GANDHUM introduces luxury fabrics which step away from the conventional - Silk / Cotton blend suiting and a Velvet / Corduroy contrast evening jacket are a couple of standout pieces.
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.
Established October, 2005 with a desire to help discerning men show everyone who meets them that they care about the image they portray. Alexander & Laine garments are created from hand picked fabric mills from around the world and made by craftsman, not machines.
A Hand Tailored Suit is a Dublin-based atelier, creating custom-made bespoke garments for Men, Women & Children. The brand offers perfectly fitting handmade garments for all types of occasions.
The collection is exclusively 'Made in Italy'. Special cuts and detailing with refined accessories give the models a unique appeal. The offer is extensive and provides many solutions available for all consumers, for the guests as well as the groom, with suits for formal and other important occasions.
In the collection you can find unconstructed and garment dyed products, alongside with more formal proposals, such as business and 'black tie' dinner 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'.
Sundays are mostly reserved for your most casual attire. But occasionally you need to get all dressed up. Think about the weddings, baptisms, graduation ceremonies, and the like. That’s where you need a suiting look that’s a nice as something you’d wear to work, but with a slightly less aggressive vibe.
American designer Tom Ford continues to blend his new penchant for casual and formal styles. The spring-summer 2016 menswear collection delivers a strong lineup of trim, tailored suiting.
You’re attending a wedding, and you have already made the decision to go with a tuxedo over a suit. That’s a step in the right direction, but unfortunately the process isn’t done just yet.
Colourful birds and delicate vegetation create unique patterns on formalwear and casual looks for the eccentric gentleman.
Take your style to the next level with John Callahan from Freemans Sporting Club in New York City. Receive the best tips from buttons to lapels, to fit to fabric, and learn everything you need to know about buying a custom suit. Casual or business - Get ready to look sharp and fitted with this men's fashion guide.
The company offers in-home, in-office and after-hours appointments; consulting, advice, assistance and recommendations from professional clothiers about wardrobe related issues; customization options for suits, sport coats, trousers and shirts; perfect fitting; hand-stitched details...
To commemorate Hackett's five year partnership with the prestigious EE British Academy Awards, they are proud to bring to you the Hackett ‘Five Golden Years’ Collection.
Taking from the unforgettable milestone of the Eighties’ success, Manuel Ritz renewed itself and its passion for fashion, clothing and creative soul, thanks to the acquisition by the company ManifatturaPaolonione of the biggest and fast growing fashion company in Italy with a turnover of more then 60 million € and more then 500 employees.
Sunglasses are synonymous with celebrity, so it was only right that the best of British talent turned out last night to celebrate the launch of the world’s first whisky sunglasses, crafted from Glenmorangie Original casks.
Available in two thicknesses and ranging from casual to formal, Nishiyama Silk’s distinctive stripes work beautifully for both men’s and women’s fashions, and pair easily with the company’s wide range of solid hues. With every season, the company introduces several new options to their ever-evolving collection, and custom textiles can also be created upon request.
Innovation, sustainability and creativity. These are the three key words that define Gruppocinque’s pledge to the future. And behind this project is Lorella Paulotto, the recently appointed CEO, and original partner and co-founder since its foundation in 1996.
Black N Bianco - a high quality online clothing boutique that offers the best in formal wear and wedding wear for children. They specialize in offering a variety of different styles of suits for little boys that will help to please any person's personal tastes.
The dunhill Spring/Summer 2016 advertising campaign is a modern celebration of London, a homage to its gentlemen; their deep affection for classic cars and all that encompasses the perennial dunhill themes of British masculine elegance. Celebrating the idiosyncratic twists that English men bring to the most formal of wardrobes; an understated elegance, an attention to detail reflected within the cut of his blazer, the shine of his shoes and whose personality is expressed in the pattern of his tie and pocket square.
Men’s fashion trends for 2016 in the accessories are characterised with boyish looks and versatile styles. See the top 4 trends.
According to the Formal dress code, men wear classic suits, preferably black or evening blue. In some social circles Semi-formal can also mean Black Tie. But in the general case this is a term for the most informal of formal dress standards. Instead of belt, a vest and a bow tie in another color can be added to the tuxedo.
If Black Tie is written on the invitation, it means formal evening dress or tuxedo. It is worn only after 6 PA. Initially it appeared in the English aristocratic society as a garment suitable for smoking rooms, where gentlemen seclude, from where its name comes - a smoking jacket.
Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elbais a British actor, musician and DJ. Elba is best known for his portrayal of drug lord and aspiring businessman Russell "Stringer" Bell in the HBO series The Wire, Detective John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the 2013 biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Elba has been nominated five times for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film, winning one, as well being nom inated four times for a Primetime Emmy Award.
In the presence of great persons, dignitaries and officials in the evening men wear full evening wear, particularly - a tailcoat made of worsted yarn fabric, a white pique vest, a white shirt with a broker collar, again made of pique, with double cuffs and cufflinks, a white tie - a pique bow tie, white batiste pochette, black trousers with double satin edging...
Modern, contemporary and elegantly sophisticated Langner's short cocktail dresses and evening gowns standout from the crowd for any special occasions. Peter Langner never loses his touch nor surrenders quality in his designs; always in style but never trendy.
Having written a regular column for Esquire on men's fashion, in 1964, Amies published the book ABC of Men's Fashion. Amies's strict male dress code included commandments on everything from socks to the summer wardrobe. When, in July 2009, the Hardy Amies Designer Archive was opened on Savile Row, the Victoria & Albert Museum reissued the book. He stated, "A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them." In 1974, Amies was entered into the Vanity Fair International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame.
Black tie is a men's and women's dress code for evening events (after 6 p.m.) dating back from the 19th century. It is semi-formal - in the middle between white tie (the most formal) and business dress (less formal). For this reason, the black-tie ensembles can display more variation in comparison to White tie.
Today, we present you a selection of rap singers dressed in suits. It is not an ordinary style of rappers but there are occasions and ceremonies where the dress code is formal. As a conclusion, we could say that this type of singers are really creative in wearing suits.
Kris Van Assche was born in Belgium in 1976. After graduating from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, he moved to Paris in 1998. Having worked for Yves Saint Laurent then Dior Homme, he started his own label KRISVANASSCHE in January 2005. He has also been the Artistic Director for Dior Homme since April 2007.
The Dutch tend to dress fairly conservatively in business, though standards and styles vary widely from one industry to another: formal attire is normal in banking, open-neck shirts and jeans in the IT and entertainment sectors. In most Dutch organisations, it is generally normal to wear a jacket, not necessarily a suit, to take the jacket off when working. Colour has no particular significance, and colourful shirt/tie combinations are quite usual in some sectors, such as marketing and service industries.
Tradition, heritage, experience and visually overwhelming and stunning imagery that Ekaterina comes across, form the basis for all her collections. Spring/Summer 2016 sees Ekaterina on her journey exploring folk inspired prints and patterns, which are reinterpreted in a way that is distinctive, authentic, true to her brand DNA and vision.
CH Carolina Herrera Fall-Winter 2015/2016 Men's collection offers: classic menswear looks mainly in navy blue, gray, green and camel, combined with practical handbags, leather gloves, stylish scarves and sport style shoes.
Victorian times interpreted through a 1960s lens form the structure of Pre-Spring 2016. The buttoned-up mood of the 19th century is fused with a boyish sense of 1960s daywear, expressed in a certain eccentricity and ease embodied by the woman of the season.
Atelier Mon Amour with designer Polia Milanova is known for the wide range of formal, bridal, prom, evening and cocktail dresses, stage costumes and accessories. In addition to that, the atelier is an official representative for Bulgaria of the world famous Italian company 'Venus Bridal', which offers both bridal and evening dresses for various occasions, including proms.
Earlier this year, during the Milan Fashion Week, designer John Richmond presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy. 'Sartorial elegance takes center stage. The suit is now the badge of rebellion', Richmond said. The designer offered a variety of modern daytime men's suits - some of them with Savile Row and Neapolitan bespoke tailoring elements.
This Monday /18.05/ the top designer Sofia Borisova from Bulgaria, will go to Milan where she was invited by the famous Italian designer Eddy K. On 22 and 23 May he will present his latest collections for 2016.
Celebrate eternal love in this off-the-shoulder lace wedding gown. The romantic gown is crafted from a fine blend of Chantilly and Lyon laces then topped off with fleur lace overlay and cathedral-length train. The lace appliqué is hand embroidered.
The Tony Ward Fall Winter 2015/16 Ready To Wear collection is an invitation to explore the connection between Nature’s elements and the female figure, inspired by abstract Art grand masters approach.
'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'.
Johanna Kühl and Alexandra Fischer-Roehler of Kaviar Gauche are placing the focus of their coming collection on gracefully romantic couture with elements from an eveningwear and bridal context. In order to express the concept of a sensual image of woman as a divine creature, the designers were inspired by the female form in Greek mythology. “Les Oreades”, the painting in the Musée D’Orsay by French painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau, exerted a strong fascination on the designers as a source of inspiration for the legends of immortal feminine deities.
Stylish, sophisticated and impeccable. With Distinction, international fashion house McGregor offers today’s gentleman a formal line that anticipates the working man’s wardrobe needs. McGregor Distinction sets the right tone in any situation - from a business meeting to an informal dinner - with tasteful tailoring. Undeniable Italian influences in the cut and materials give the collection a distinct flair. The 2014-2015 Fall/Winter collection combines formal and casual influences. Picture a sharp cut blazer above the perfect five pocket, combined with a slim shirt and the finest of knitwear.
Vietnamese celebrity designer Vo Viet Chung will present his most recent inspired collection for Spring 2015 at Couture Fashion Week in New York. The highly-anticipated fashion show will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 6, 2014 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway, in the heart of the Big Apple, the world’s fashion capital.
Rising Middle East-based design star Martha Fadel will present her latest inspired collection at Couture Fashion Week New York at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 6, 2014 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway, in the heart of the Big Apple. In addition to the runway show, Ms. Fadel will also have an exhibit of her designs for all three days of the event, September 5-7, 2014.
The term 'blazer' originated in 1825 and then meant only 'the red flannel boating jacket worn by the Lady Margaret, St. John's College, Cambridge, Boat Club'.
Nowadays, a blazer is a type of jacket resembling a suit coat cut more casually, typically with metal buttons. It is intended as an outdoor jacket and always solid-colored - usually blue, black, camel or dark green. It is single- or double-breasted and made of sturdy material.
On the 17th of June, the manufacturer of menswear "Richmart" gave a press conference for their successful performance at the World Conference in Washington, organized by the consulting firm "Goldratt" from 8th to 11th June. The press conference was devoted to the prospects of the Bulgarian fashion industry's leading trends in men's fashion business and a short fashion show of men's suits.
Celebs on the red carpet continue to inspire designers to create sophisticated and glamorous dresses for extra special occasions. Let’s take a look at some of the top trends for big nights out in 2014.
Talented Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera, whose creations are always full of pure beauty and femininity, said about her Resort 2014 collection:
'Prints, that's what this collection is all about, prints and seasonless, because there are no real seasons for clothes anymore; in Summer somewhere it's Winter, or in Winter somewhere it's Summer. It's important everything can be worn all year round'.
The classic men's suit is most wanted for corporate and formal wear. Huge amounts of garments are sewn in black, gray and blue and this makes male's style in offices extremely unattractive and impersonal. The 'fashion' element is actually missing.
The main reason for this is that stores offer limited variations of models because of the huge variety of sizes, which manufacturers should produce to fit the different characteristics of the male body.
Seven are the exclusive models that comprise the Haute Couture Collection by ALFREDO VILLALBA SS 14, the luxury brand Made in Spain that redefines the aesthetic concepts related to Haute Couture. Seven unique dresses, fashion jewels inspired by a floral metalica.
The winner of the award "Golden Needle" 2013 was attended by many music stars, famous ladies of the secular and business elite, customers and partners of "Romantika Fashion" from Italy and Romania during the presentation of the collection RED CARPET.
MRKET is a global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands. Representing the best collections in all categories from the United States and abroad, MRket is the only show in the US to spotlight a MADE IN ITALY section and a UK Design area.
MONTVALE, NJ (February 2014) – Lincoln Center is a buzz with the start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (#MBFW) as it gets underway from February 6-13, with a line-up of over 100 designers showing their fall 2014 Collections. Among the world’s most renowned designers, Mercedes-Benz is showing off a trendsetter of its own, the all-new 2015 GLA-Class. Hitting showrooms this fall, this stylish, new SUV is part of an innovative category of vehicles offering a new gateway into the Mercedes-Benz brand.
2014 is set to be an innovative year for menswear, whether you are an avid follower of fashion or you demonstrate only an occasional interest. For those considering a wardrobe overhaul, it can sometimes be difficult to translate catwalk trends into more practical outfits that will see you through the coming seasons. However, this practical guide will make sense of Spring/Summer trends and show you how to wear even the trickiest garments favoured by the top designers this season.
Gyula Szabó is a menswear fashion designer.
Hisoriginal qualification was electrician. He started makingclothes for himself in his twenties. A few years later, he changed his profession and became a garment industrial engineer.
He has worked as a pattern maker.
In Varna, Bulgaria, boutique La Sposa is the fashion center where every modern woman can find her dream dress for a special occasion.
Along with the latest bridal collections in the boutique are already available cocktail collections 2014 by LA SPOSA and Holiday Sona.
If there's one time of the year when every woman longs to wear a lovely new dress it has to be Christmas. We have such an incredible amount on our plates in the run up to, and during the big day itself, that the chance to get changed into a pretty frock is usually the sign that everything is at last, under control and the celebrating can really begin.
Roberto Cavalli presents his collection for Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 during the Milan Fashion Week. The main highlights in the collection are figural motifs, fur outerwear and the metal ornaments.
Fashion House in Toronto released for businessmen who have to travel to dangerous places, the first bulletproof three-piece suits.
Today we'll take a look at some advices for the outfit which can help men to be appointed to the job of their dreams.
A proper look during a job interview is an important part of the employing process. Next tips may be of interest to those men in quest of a job - recent graduates, professionals seeking for a better job or promotion.
2013 is a great year for fashion because everything goes with all the dresses and styles you can wear. You can be hip, you can be funky, you can be smooth, and you can be sexy. But when it comes to my choice of dresses, there's nothing more elegant than to wear black evening gowns for formal and semi-formal events.
The Spanish designer Maria Lafuente takes as inspiration the philosophy of the item and transforms recycled materials and plastics from the Royal Glass Factory into architectural forms, natural and artistic mini sculptures that integrate one by one in any of the pieces in the collection.
After we went over the different types of men's suits and types of men's suit coat pockets, today we'll take a look at men's jacket lapel types. Jacket lapels are the folded flaps of cloth on the front of a jacket or coat. They are mostly used in formal clothing and suit jackets. They are usually formed by folding over the front edges of the jacket or coat and sewing them to the collar, an extra piece of fabric around the back of the neck. The three basic forms of jacket lapels are...
After we have discussed different types of men's suits, now let's take a look at kinds of coat's pockets.
Standard man's coat has two outer pockets and they can be:
Patch pockets - they are sporty type pockets, mostly seen on summer linen suits or other informal styles. A patch pocket is a single extra piece of cloth, sewn directly onto the front of the jacket...
Have you ever asked yourself where does the word 'suit' come from?
Well, the answer is from the French 'suite', which means 'following' and the Latin verb 'sequor' - 'I follow'.
That's because suit's components - jacket, trousers and waistcoat - follow each other, have the same cloth and colour and are worn together.
Let's take a look at some types of suits, which are worn through the years according to the occasion...
On 27-28 May 2013 the port city Karachi became home to Pakistan's first-ever Men's Fashion Week.
In Pakistani society in their everyday life, most men wear shalwar kamiz - a combination of long shirts and loose trousers.
But Karachi Fashion Week 2013 tried to buck that trend with two days of shows dedicated exclusively to men's fashion and emerging male designers.
Hollywood celebrities on the red carpet have inspired designers of prom dresses 2013 to offer so many beautiful and sophisticated dresses. Among the key fashion trends are ruffles, sparkle of sequins, sheer fabrics, chiffon and lace.
Take a look at some of the best designer models for your prom 2013.
At Paris Haute Couture fashion week Atelier Versace presented Fall-Winter 2012/2013 collection of dramatically short mini-dresses and long gowns slit high on the thigh.
The models are inspired by the imagery in tarot cards – the sun, the moon and the world. The dresses are feminine and romantic, with layers of transparent plastic and patches of silicone, pearl and crystal mesh. Embroideries of the tarot symbols added to the luxurious look. The fabrics are mostly in tender pastel colours.
Bold colors will be a popular fashion trend for prom dresses 2012. Though the colors are similar to prom 2011, the style of the dresses is different. Forget about fairytale princess dresses. Long, sleek dresses will be the hottest fashion trend for 2012. Some of the dresses feature halters and deep V-necks. Strapless dresses with sweetheart necklines are also a popular look.
Dresses for prom 2012, even the long ones, reveal some skin. Some dresses feature a slit that goes up to mid-thigh, while other dresses have cut-outs on the sides or back.
The collection of evening and prom dresses of the young designer is inspired by the city lights.
It aims to show the beauty and elegance that every modern woman holds in herself. Some of the fabrics used are satin, taffeta and chiffon.
The dresses are decorated with lace, feathers and Swarovski crystals with handmade details. .
Monique Lhuillier's fall 2011 show proceeds like a fantastic call to femininity. Bow-tied belts cinch dresses perfectly at the waist, echoing that kind of old Hollywood glam in the retro-styled hair and sultry cat-eyes.
Then, a feather-trimmed skirt tops a pair of skinny black trousers and a slim blazer; shoulder embellishments on a sparkly black sheath, and lace-up heels
"Fortuna Style 75" offers formal and wedding dresses. The evening dresses are airy, with feminine proportions. The sensual lines reveal discreet sex appeal. Fabrics used are silk, chiffon and satin. The focus is on the waist, which is mostly high. The lines are clean and simple, with carefully placed details. The draping and layering of the fabrics emphasize the lightness and volume of the clothes.
Coralia is a trade mark of designer Veneta Vassileva. This year, on June 15 the fashion house turned 20 years of presence on the Bulgarian market and presented its anniversary collection on 11 June during the event "Fashion evenings 2010"
The brand clothing – casual and formal, is addressed to the modern and business woman. The clothes are comfortable, refined with good line, combination of branded textiles and accessories and high quality workmanship.
On 11 June 2010 was held the first evening of the fashion show Fashion evenings 2010 in Grand Hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena. The spectacular event is held for 9th year. Elegant, boutique, formal dresses were presented by famous Bulgarian brands Coralia, with designer Veneta Vassileva, whose collection is dedicated to 20 years of creative work, Azalia boutique, whose collection is dedicated to their 10 year anniversary and Romantika Fashion, with designer Sofia Borisova, with collection for 17 years of its activity.
On 11 and 12 June 2010 in Grand hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena will be held the ninth edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria – "Fashion evenings", which is presenting collections of famous Bulgarian designers and fashion houses.
Wide variety of elegant outfits, jewelry and accessories will be presented during the fashion shows – ladies formal and wedding dresses, casual wear, underwear and swimwear, hosiery, accessories and children’s clothing.
Gucci announced that Creative Director Frida Giannini and Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter co-hosted the Vanity Fair/Gucci party on May 15 in Cannes. An intimate dinner at the Hotel du Cap was followed by a party to celebrate Martin Scorsese and the 20 year anniversary of The Film Foundation.
The following guests wore Gucci:
Marc Anthony wore a Gucci navy notch lapel tuxedo with black satin trim, white dress shirt, black satin tie and black lace up loafers.
Coralia is the new trademark of fashion house "Style W". Created, with the purpose of designing and producing small series of women’s clothing and unique ladies’ clothes and accessories, the company is specialised in the production of ladies' jackets, coats, overcoats, blouses, skirts, pants, dresses and ensembles. Besides daily and comfortable clothing, Coralia also offers formal and prom dresses.
Online boutique for dresses "Belnoir" is pleased to present the new collections of prom and formal dresses from leading American fashion houses. With us you find models of Jovani, Faviana, Allure, Night Moves, Scala, BG Haute, Blush Prom and others.
The models for this season are definitely vital and light. Beautiful print patterns, accents of bright colors, ethnic motifs, as well as the typical for formal dresses – draperies, appliqués and decorations – these are the basic trends in the represented collections.
The fashion of wearing official jackets have been revived again. Classic jackets, shirts and trousers, which over the past few years have become an universal way of dressing, capture the fashion peaks the next spring season.
Ladies' and men's jackets are suitable for both everyday wear and for the office. Do not hesitate to combine them with mini skirts, tights and even shorts.
In Holiday Sona boutiques you can find the latest fashion prom lines and formal wear. And the brides of 2010 will be fascinated by the latest bridal patterns of La Sposa and Atelier Diagonal.
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THE PARTY GIRL
You are the heart of the company. In your company no one never is bored, for your friends you are crazy, wild, unpredictable…
This for sure is not scaring you, you know that you are different, but what is better than that?!
You are used to be always in the middle of the attention of the others, this is not intentional, but always happens.
I recommend you the hit of the season – the gold color. Here is the moment to calm you down – it doesn’t matter how tall, thin, brown or blond are you.