This article provides advice and insight for those in the high-end fashion sector. Here you’ll find five essentials for the business that will help you achieve success. As more people move away from fast fashion and towards bespoke, high-value fashion items that will last longer, there is a need to ensure your customers keep coming back time and time again. Customer loyalty is about more than just the fashion you have to offer, but also the entire buying experience of your current and future customers.
Every passing season and generation, sneakers have been indubitably taking the helm of footwear. The shoes that were at one time worn only by avid sportsmen and designed for the fast foot has stepped up into the full-fledged competitor with other footgear fashion statements.
Skinny jeans are dead? Don’t make us laugh. Although we will admit that wide-leg jeans pants and editor jeans are currently having a big moment in the fashion world, the skinny jean remains a key style staple in every fashionable woman’s wardrobe (see: Kate Middleton’s skinny jean obsession). And until someone comes out with a new jean style that is short-people friendly, us vertically-challenged gals will kindly pass on the baggier jean styles, thank you very much.
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.
It’s almost 2020 and we’re still not zipping around in flying cars or enjoying meals instantly conjured up by a Star Trek-style replicator machine. Sure, humanity has made lots of technological strides, but how much does that affect our day-to-day lives? Instead of crying about our non-flying cars, let’s look at the technological innovations in the beauty industry that are revolutionizing the way we look. From smart hairbrushes, scanners to help us pick foundation and magnetic eyeliner to instantly give amazing lashes, technology is making our daily lives easier.
The winners of the 7th HighTex Award have been announced. Given the large number of competitive new products from international fabric producers, it was no easy task for the expert jury consisting of Philip Langer, Iris Schlomski, Christoph Hornung, Alex Vogt, Simon Angel and Jo Baumgartner to reach an unanimous decision.
Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti recently revisited their favorite spot in Athens Riviera, the renowned Island Club Restaurant. The long-lasting friendship between Chrysanthos Panas, owner of Island Club Restaurant, and the two fashion leaders has grown over the years through their mutual love for the Greek gem, Athens Riviera. As always, the guests traveled in style, arriving from Italy with Valentino’s yacht, the legendary T.M Blue One and Giancarlo Giammetti’s high-tech Private GG.
Since 1931, Bemberg™ is a new material definition for responsible luxury. The one for cool exquisite comfort, whose smart heritage is born in a circular economy. Made by Asahi Kasei, the company is the sole maker of this one-of-a-kind, matchless, high-tech natural material, with a unique and precious touch and feel.
During the 88th annual Congress of the International Wool Textile Organisation, Marzotto Wool Manufacturing opens its doors to all the IWTO’s participants on 12 April.
Buying your diamonds online through diamore.be is one easy way of acquiring high-quality gemstones at a fair price. With its headquarters right dab smack in the middle of Antwerp, you’ll get dibs on the finest above-ground stockpiles of diamonds from established and reputable merchants in the diamond capital of the world. However, there are other important considerations when buying diamonds online apart from the price.
Siozos Furs company, adopting environmental awareness and attitude as far as the increasing ecological sensitivity is concerned, has created the 'Eco Natural Furs' company. Eco's hand-made products (fur accessories and ready-to-wear items) are produced with natural fur which results as a by-product of animals bred solely for the cover of their dietary needs (lamb, goat, beef, rabbit), as well as from the recycling of natural fur products.
Suits are the symbol of professionalism, and it has been that way for more than a century. Among the styles, the British suits are one of the most popular. In this article, we will tell you all you need to know about British suits.
Euromaglia S.r.l. is an Italian company specialized in refined textiles created thanks to performing processes and to the workmanship of highly-qualified professionals. The quality of Euromaglia products is granted by a strict production control from the raw materials up to finished textiles. Spring/Summer 2016 collections make use of sustainable materials such as wool, organic and recycled cotton, milk fibres, recycled polyester and regenerated wool.
A suit can often be compared to a meal. You’ll often settle for a classic plate of krapao kai. It’s cheap, it’s convenient, and it fills your stomach. In the same way, a lot of people settle for suits that are cheap, convenient, and gets the job done. However, you probably wouldn’t want to eat the same meal every day for the rest of your life, would you? There will be fancy events and business meetings where you have to take a client out for an expensive meal at a pricey restaurant. Would you want to wear your krapao kai suit? Sure, it may get the job done, but it won’t help you portray the image that you wish to.
It is no wonder that silver jewelry is popular among men and women: it is affordable, has different designs to choose from, and is durable enough to last you a long time. If you are in the market for high-quality silver jewelry, check out our list of the things you must consider to ensure that you'll find the right piece for your styling needs.
Regent offer a semi-bespoke tailoring service. A semi-bespoke service, which is frequently referred to as made-to-measure, yields results that are just as good as a fully bespoke tailor, but at a fraction of the cost and with far fewer fittings after the customer's measurements have been taken.
The inspiration of Marzotto Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection is born from a careful observation of contemporary men and women, who found, again, the pleasure in using hands in everyday life activities. In this sense, there is a rediscovery of old, craftsmanship works, that today are more and more experienced like passions.
During Pitti Uomo 94, the London-based fashion brand COS will present “Soma,” a capsule collection of essential menswear garments characterized by comfort and high-level design. A special event will be held for the launch of the collection in a stunning location in the city involving the participation of the famous British choreographer Wayne McGregor.
A collection where sartorial cuts are mixed with playfulness and a pinch of impertinence in bright colors and couplings of classic and hi-tech fabrics. The autumn winter 2018/2019 of Alessandro Gilles, a man's fashion brand from Campania born in 2006, sees the timeless style of classic tailoring, combined with passe-partout, more sporty, made of high quality fabrics exclusively made in Italy.
They are the made-to-measure manufacturer for the new generation of men in suits. No matter if it’s for evening wear, for a business or a leisure suit, together with you, Monokel will create your tailor-made suit, shirt or chino-trousers. They would be happy to also advise you on your wedding suit. The custom-made suit is made of high-quality wool; the custom-made shirt is made of the finest cotton; the tie of Italian silk and the shawl of hand-combed Cashmere.
Lanificio Luigi Colombo is the world’s top producer of cashmere and high quality fibres. Knowledge of raw materials, high technology and experience in traditional craftsmanship are the distinctive elements of a philosophy built on values that create culture and culture that creates quality.
Style means knowledge, careful choice of materials and exclusive, sometimes unrepeatable techniques. Style means passion. It means the thrill of choosing a fabric and thinking that one day it will be worn by a man who knows how to combine elegance and spontaneity with innovation and perfection. A man and his life, his dreams, his emotions. A fabric that will become part of a unique story.
Buying jewelry in the tech age is much different than just twenty years ago. You would never find a website with anything other than electronic offerings for geeks. While that’s necessarily a bad thing, 2018 is now plentiful with sites that will sell you any jewelry online. From engagement rings to cufflinks, there’s a website for that. Here are just five reasons why you should shop online for jewelry.
Sewbo’s technology will allow manufacturers to create higher-quality clothing at lower costs. It will shorten supply chains and lessen the long lead times that hamper the fashion and apparel industries, helping to reduce the complexity of today’s intricate global supply network.
The roots of Altea lie deep in the elegance of late nineteenth century Milan, in the area between Via Verri and Via Montenapoleone, which later became one of the most important arteries in the geography of international fashion.
Sartorial aesthetics, sophisticated technology and environmental sustainability combined into a single two-piece suit for all occasions.
To be an editor or writer for a fashion magazine is a position that many people dream about. Have you watched the movie "The evil wears Prada"? Then you know what I mean. In the movie a smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.
This is the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men’s fashion. Created in 1972 Pitti Uomo is held in Florence twice a year.
Stuttgart – between November 30 and December 1, one of the most important conventions for the European technical textile industry took place in Stuttgart. The Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf-International Textile Conference brought together 600 professionals from 28 countries, across four continents from the textile, textilemachinery and various user-industries. Economy and research experts reported on research results and marketable textile innovations concerning high performance fibers, fiber composites and medical textiles.
Fashion is cyclical, and most trends never fully disappear. That’s right—hold onto those bellbottom jeans and dust off your riding boots, because those (along with your other old favorites) are making a comeback this year. This season’s most popular styles are a mashup of early aughts, with several decades sprinkled in for variety. If you’re looking for a vintage-inspired ensemble, refer to these eight retro trends coming back this fall.
Christy & Co Ltd has been manufacturing fine hats in England since 1773 through eight generations of the Christy family and across nine reigns of British royals starting with King George III. Christys is the only company in the world still making high quality top hats and bowlers in the traditional way, using hatting skills established over 200 years ago and keeping a valuable British industry very much alive.
For the most important national fashion and lifestyle event, the company from Tuscany - world leader in the manufacturing of high-end creative yarns for knitwear with unique products – has once again renewed its inexhaustible research vocation, which has always been its hallmark. On June 28th, at Sala Riunioni Area Monumentale (1st floor), Filpucci is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the press conference: “Fifty years of Filpucci - History tells the future”, with talks by Raffaello Napoleone, Managing Director of Pitti Immagine, Leandro Gualtieri, Filpucci President and founder, and Federico Gualtieri, Filpucci Vice President
Boglioli looks to the Italian fashion capital of Milan for the inspiration behind its fall-winter 2017 men's collection. The brand’s creative director, Davide Marello romanticizes the streets of the enchanting city with sights of Palazzo Marino and Pinacoteca di Brera.
Australian label Farage sees leading AFL players from the Sydney Swans running through Sydney’s CBD dressed to impress
Since its humble beginnings in 1998, Australian tailor Farage has gained a reputation for its cutting-edge tailoring and use of exquisite textiles, along with its fine service, quality and craftsmanship.
In 2007, founders Richard Hall and McGregor Madden worked with "fast fashion" retailers and legacy brands that focused on speed and cost cutting - business principles that Hall and Madden understood, but didn't personally agree with for building a modern company. With both experience in manufacturing and a love for menswear, Hall and Madden wanted to build a menswear brand focused around the customer - an experience that was simple and informative with high-quality products.
Liverano & Liverano are one of the last remaining Florentine tailoring houses, and are widely recognised as one of the finest bespoke tailors in the world.
Santamaria Bespoke is a family owned business based in Madrid with more than thirty years of experience in men’s tailoring. Though they are very traditional, they have decided to offer they expertise and premium quality shirts online.
If you’ve recently earned your degree or have started a new career, you need a wardrobe to match. Andy Kozinn, president of Kozinn + Sons, a master tailor and bespoke suit shop in New York City, knows what men need in their closet to look their best. Use these tips to create a professional, mature style for work and play.
The fact that this collection wasn’t exactly consistent might not matter—Hart was illustrating what he can do, from the classic to the conspicuous. And he’s smart to recognize that the red carpet is, indeed, increasingly a territory where men are sartorially experimenting.
The name Tom Ford is already synonymous with the highest of high-end luxury suits and menswear garments. His new spring/summer 2017 collection continues right along with that trend (with a helping of luxe minimalism thrown in for good measure).
C.L.A.S.S., the leading eco-material hub based in Milan and specialized in the integration of a new generation of smart values within fashion and home d?cor, presents the new SS 2018 collection through its partners, highlighting the new generation of values as innovation, research, creativity, traceability, transparency and sustainability. A very new business model and a real supporting tool for companies (not only the “fashion” ones) for lower environmental impact productions. A new concept that contributes to improve the quality of life, properly answering to cultural changes and to consumer’s new mind-set that links excellence to smarter products.
Phillip Alexander are experienced and long established bespoke tailors, with a tradition stretching back nearly 140 years. From showroom facilities in London Savile Row and Wilmslow Cheshire, Phillip Alexander provide a full range of high quality tailoring services; Full Bespoke Savile Row garments, Made to measure Semi-Bespoke, Bespoke Shirts and a Tailored Dress Hire Service.
Hopsack is one of go-to fabrics in the Spring and Summer. It’s not technically a fabric, it’s a method of weaving a fabric (most often a lightweight wool). The “basket weave” texture, which comes in many different gages, creates a very unique feel to a tailored garment. Think of it like a Spring/Summer alternative to flannel or tweed.
German-born luxury brand MCM celebrated its 40th Anniversary in style last night with a very special evening in its hometown of Munich, Germany. Founded in 1976 in the Bavarian capital’s hedonistic heyday, MCM owes its inspirational founding elements to the city – which has long combined a passion for glamour, music, fashion and travel with traditions of high quality craftsmanship, refinement, opulence and good design.
Through their tireless work, savvy inovation (they were the first to introduce suits tailored for different body types, zipper trousers and tropical weight wool suits, amongst other things) and an unwavering commitment to dressing men in high-quality clothing produced in the USA, the brothers grew their company into one of the largest suits manufacturers in the world.
The perception of owning a bespoke suit is still quite blurry and ‘far-fetched’ to many men these days. Most seem to think that you either have to be a major corporate lawyer or movie star. This couldn’t be further from the truth. This article will aim to debunk any other myths around buying bespoke suits.
George & King is Australia’s premier multi-channel retailer of made-to-measure & bespoke custom suits and shirts for men. With an innovative online approach, and a disruptive ‘social-selling’ sales model. George & King is transforming the way men shop.
Founded in 1879 in Northampton, at the heart of England’s most famous shoemaking town, Crockett & Jones specialise in the manufacture of high quality Goodyear-welted footwear. For men there are 3 ranges produced by Crockett & Jones: Hand Grade, Main Line and Shell Cordovan.
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.
ISAIA Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection is dedicated to the 25th anniversary from company's debut on the international market and especially in the United States.
Getzner Textil is among the world's leading manufacturers of high-quality apparel damasks (Africa damask), fashion fabrics for shirts and blouses, corporate fashion and technical fabrics.
'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'.
The unique Ascolite® button shank wrapping system is based on the combination of a button shank wrapping machine and the elastomeric heat sealable Ascolite® elastic Thread. The button attachment is secured by wrapping the filament under tension around the shank of the button.
Style means knowledge, careful choice of materials and exclusive, sometimes unrepeatable techniques. Style means passion. It means the thrill of choosing a fabric and thinking that one day it will be worn by a man who knows how to combine elegance and spontaneity with innovation and perfection. A man and his life, his dreams, his emotions. A fabric that will become part of a unique story.
'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...'
Talking about shirt fabrics connoisseurs think about English and Italian fabric mills' creations. Of course, they are well-known and appreciated, but some of the best ateliers and manufacturers of bespoke shirts chose fabrics by Swiss mill Alumo in Appenzell.
At 71 Jermyn Street is located the legendary company Turnbull & Asser, which since 1904 offers an unimaginable variety of fabrics for bespoke and ready-to-wear shirts and neckties. If you want a bespoke shirt, you should order at least six pieces and the delivery time is 12 weeks.
E. Marinella is an Italian necktie company founded by Eugenio Marinella in 1914 in Naples. The store provides finest bespoke ties for Neapolitans and gentlemen from all over the world, including Gorbachev, George Bush, Francois Mitterrand, Oscar Luigi Skalfaro and Helmut Kohl.
Karl Lagerfeld appeared sensationally to open a retrospective exhibition and to receive the high award of Florence, Fiorino d'Oro. The exhibition KARL LAGERFELD_Visions of Fashion at the at the Palazzo Pitti, Florence, included more than 200 photos, following his career as a photographer.
Burlington is a leading off-price apparel and home product retailer. We operate 567 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico, where you’ll find a large assortment of current, high-quality, designer and name-brand merchandise at up to 65% off department store prices. Choose from a large selection of coats, clothing, and shoes for the entire family.
Interest in the most exclusive spirit of classic menswear led to the creation of Just Like A Man, the Pitti Uomo exhibition project on the Upper Level of the Main Pavilion with a layout by Patricia Urquiola. It is a project dedicated to a new way of interpreting high-end clothing for today’s man that is extremely refined and composite.
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.
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.
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.
NHK is an atelier in Paris, which offers made-to-measure suits using a wide range of fabrics from the finest wools, cashmeres, linens, cottons and silks. The fabrics come from Italian and English mills - Dormeuil, Holland & Sherry, Vitale Barberis Canonico, Tallia di Delfino and many others.
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...
E. Thomas is specialized in the 'production of top quality fabrics both fancy and plain for menswear, made from the finest and most valuable selected Australian wools'. They are aiming to offer both classics and modern weaving, combining style and tradition.
80s are one of the coolest fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2015-2016 in womenswear. Who says that retro can't be fresh? Oh, yes, it can! Saint Laurent, Blumarine, Christian Dior, Emilio Pucci, Loewe and Missoni are some of the world famous fashion houses, which included the 80s rhythm in their collections for the upcoming cold season.
Sportswear, function and a generous splash of retro-futuristic shimmer come together for a high-fashion extravaganza in H&M Studio AW15. Taking cues from the late 60s futurism this collection blends sporty skiwear with rich colours and embellishment.
The Bird of paradise is the key motif of this mid-seasonal collection by the Italian fashion house and designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has been at Fendi for 50! years. He describes the pieces as 'pleasant aggressively' - soft but graphical. We would say that they are both sophisticated and comfortable - relaxed luxury.
Fendi debuts at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week with Silver Moon, its first Haute Fourrure Collection, presenting incredible luxurious furs, the ultimate expression of the Maison’s highest creativity and craftsmanship in fur since 1925.
The Greenshowroom and the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin have started the new season with 160 labels. From Wednesday until Friday (July 8-10, 2015), international designers presents their sustainably produced collections for Summer 2016 on the biggest presentation area ever. The broad offer comprises everything from high fashion and street and casualwear to shoes and accessories.
A famous British newspaper said that Zinedine Zidane could get on the metro during the rush hour wearing a white suit and still be immaculate when he got off. Such a feat could only be achieved by a living style legend. As well as innate elegance, this Apollonian from Marseille, also known as Zizou, possesses a Ballon d’Or and a World Cup Winner’s medal with the French national team.
For Fall-Winter 2015/16, Peter Dundas explores a glistening starry night, celebrating the symbols of astrology and the unforseen powers they behold. The dandyism of Jimmy Page and the glam-goth style of Stevie Nicks electrify the looks and set the vibe. Graphic black and white undulates at the center of this collection, marking it with a modern urbanity, while also rendering homage to Emilio Pucci’s own black and white collection of the late 1950s.
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.
Peckham Rye finely tailored clothes and accessories - exceptional finish, high quality materials and enduring style
If you are looking for true British style and finely tailored clothes and accessories you should not miss visiting the House of Peckham Rye, located in Newburgh Street, just off London's famous Carnaby Street, which has long been the home of bespoke British tailoring.
Sensuality and independence. For Valentino’s Autumn/Winter 2015 collection, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli capture the essence of the world of contemporary women, portraying its changes and evolution.
One of the major modern myths of our time is the idea that all high-heeled shoes are uncomfortable or difficult to wear. In truth many high-heeled shoes are in fact uncomfortable, but these days discomfort is the exception not the rule. Some doctors even say comfortable high heels may be the solution to back problems and posture. Ultimately when it comes to the level of comfort or discomfort of any shoe including heels, has much more to do with the quality of the shoe.
Bacx™ by Centro Seta S.p.a research, processes and solutions that are eco-innovative are the basic ingredients for this first, exclusive collection of new-generation silk - 100% traceable and 100% Made in Italy. The new collections include classic looks “for elegance and style” that are certified GOTS, but also encompass eco high-tech silk blends with Newlife™ and fabrics with an unexpected feel and look made using Greenfiber™.
At a time when chronographs had just a single pushpiece in the crown, in 1915 Breitling invented the first independent pushpiece at 2 o'clock, which ensured a better separation of functions and adapted more naturally to the user's hand. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of this milestone invention that would change the face of the modern chronograph, Breitling introduces the Transocean Chronograph in a 1,915-piece limited series, equipped with a new manufacture monopusher movement featuring a double column-wheel system (patent pending), a transparent sapphire crystal back and a vintage-inspired dial.
Brooks brothers combines modern technology with the detailing of hand tailoring, offering both non-iron fabrics and traditional finish pure cotton cloths - totally over 1,500 of the world's finest fabrics.
On October 2, H&M introduces Conscious Denim, a collection with clean styling and contemporary fits, that not only uses more sustainable materials, but also more conscious processes. In a first for H&M, the washes used on its denim have been graded to assess their environmental impact, including energy and water use. The collection includes pieces for women, men and children, and will be available worldwide in around 1,000 stores for women and 700 stores for men, as well as online.
The luxury lifestyle brand Ralph Lauren is unveiling the high-performance, fashion-forward Polo Tech shirt on opening day of the US Open.
The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core of the product to read biological and physiological information. The compression shirt also has a sleek look in black with a signature yellow Polo Player logo. The second-skin fit enhances comfort and agility.
For the next two months, the KaDeWe atrium will be transformed into a modern palazzo, presenting Italian labels with high quality standards and the sense of tradition that often guides family-run or artisan operations. On all floors, the premium store focuses on Italy - from fashion, accessories and beauty to home and gourmet.
French fashion house Chloé presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection on March 2, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week.
Creative director Clare Waight Keller offered garments in a mix of neutrals and pastels plus luxury multicolored furs and ruffle embellishments.
The actress Sarah Jessica Parker, known for her character Carrie Bradshaw from "Sex and the City" has already presented hir collection of shoes.
Famous Italian fashion house Missoni known for its colourful knitwear designs presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection on February 23, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
'A very feminine girl in men's oversize outerwear', said brand's designer Angela Missoni about her new collection before the show's start. But the main accent was the innovative way in which the designer worked her textures - mostly via pieces that look woven but are actually knits.
The world famous fashion duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection yesterday (February 23, 2014) during the Milan Fashion Week.
Key words were:
Hoods, Fairies, Flowers, Helms, Keys, Fireflies, Enchantments, Elves, Animals, Dreams, Secret garden, Romantic, Tchaikovsky.
British fashion label Temperley London presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection yesterday (February 16, 2014) during the London Fashion Week.
It's a monumental collection that features every texture, shape, length, cut and layer that you could imagine. There is truly something for everyone.
Growing up in California, 'Star Wars' was a 'big obsession' for Rodarte designer-sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy. And they've decided that their collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 is the right place to show it including the images of Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2 and Yoda in a few of their garments, shown on February 11, 2014 in New York, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
While many have suggested that the emergence of the smart watch has sounded the death knell for the traditional watch making industry, this does a disservice to the resilience and fortitude of those within the industry. Traditional watches may well be one of the most intricate and ground-breaking innovations ever created, as this feat of engineering has the longevity to survive even the most unique technological developments. January is also one of the best times of the year to buy a brand new watch, as retailers often lower the prices and offer cut-price deals.
The vicu?a lives in the wild on the Andes mountain range, subject to extreme climatic variations, which makes its fleece the softest and finest in the world, but at the same time, in the unparalleled strength of an animal that lives in the absolute wild.
Today we are presenting you 8 of the top trends in prom dresses for Spring-Summer 2014.
If you want to be glamorous, modern and beautiful during your prom night, take a look at our list:
Lace - in a small accent, a high neckline or as a complete overlay - is definitely one of the hottest trends for the upcoming prom season. It's a symbol of femininity and elegance.
The brand 'Richmart' is a symbol for high quality menswear. The company manufactures two and three part ready-to-wear men's suits, coats and made-to-measure suits. It offers a wide range of both classic and sport suits. Richmart works with partners from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland and other European countries.
One really well-fitting men's suit made of high quality fabrics can help every man feel more confident and radiate style.
It's elegant, it's beautiful, it's comfortable, it's practical to wear a suit and there is a suit for every occasion.
'Chanel' fashion house constructed a gallery filled with 'art works' for the presentation of brand's Spring-Summer 2014 collection on October 1, 2013 during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France.
All of the custom-made art works referenced the codes of the fashion house - a quilted sumo wrestler, a robot made from bottles of 'Chanel No 5' and ladders made from the chain used on 2.55 bags.
Sergio Rossi started his business in the 1950's in San Mauro Pascoli, Italy, and created his brand in 1968. Due to excellent workmanship, the Sergio Rossi shoe has attracted a refined clientele who desire high quality Italian footwear. The brand has always been synonymous with glamour and numerous Italian and international stars have worn Sergio Rossi on the red carpet over the years.
Fall is just around the corner and Winter follows it!
All of the world's most famous fashion brands have already presented their collections for Fall-Winter 2013/2014.
A lot of beautiful creations were shown on the catwalk. Designers offered some really inspiring ideas how to look modern, stylish and different.
Let's take a look at 10 of the top trends for upcoming season...
Unico is the new and exclusive made-to-measure service introduced by Angelo Galasso. It is presented a new dimension in menswear - Italian traditional craftsmanship, combined with Angelo’s eye for detail, resulting in an experience that is, as the name suggest, unique to each client.
Sandals in summer 2013 will be influenced by the spirit of 60s and 70s. Galore of colors, prints, lace and floral patterns, fringe, metallic highlights and decorations! These are the key elements of fashionable summer 2013 sandals. And since combine comfort, practicality and charm, flat sandals are still the most preferred ones, because they guarantee to their owner cosiness during the long evening walks along the beach or through the public parks.
This new device is described as "intelligent cutlery" and will be marketed as a means to tackle weight gain and digestive problems. It has a sensor, which detects the loop made when you pick up food, put it in your mouth, and then return the fork to your plate. If it discovers you have carried out the action too quickly it buzzes in your hand to tell you to slow down.
The shoe retailer United Nude created a special model of shoes, inspired by the ad campaign where Lady Gaga is presented as naked colossus with an army of tiny good looking menfolk scaling her body.
The shoes have 12 inch high heels. They are available for purchase at the United Nude flagship stores in Paris, London and Amsterdam.
Robbie Williams' fashion label Farrell has been snapped up by British luxury department store Selfridges after the shop was attracted by the brand's "heritage look".
The British high end retailer has become the first luxury department store to purchase the Take That singer's clothing line - which is named after his grandfather, Jack Farrell - after being attracted by its "clear brand ethos" and "heritage look".
Designer Orla Kiely has created a second high street collection for the Japanese clothing chain Uniqlo.
The designer will follow up her hugely successful debut for the Japanese chain - which mainly focused on T-shirts and sold out within four hours - with a line featuring dresses, shirts, hoodies and scarves.
Orla told vogue.co.uk: "After such a successful collection for spring/summer 2012, I was really happy to do another collection with Uniqlo...
The fashion brand Prada has come out with a pair of stiletto-heeled sandals with bright pink patent leather lips with a lit cigarette hanging delicately from the lips. The sexy, 1980’s inspired “Lips” shoes feature a foxy ankle strap and half inch platform. The model is from their Spring 2012 collection.
The Italian-made heels cost $890 at Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. There's also a pair of "smoking" slides for $590.
Almost every fashionista has experienced the problem of coming home from a night out on the town or a luscious day of shopping just to find that her brand new stilettos have been ruined by cobbles, gravel, drain covers or escalators. A solution to this problem is the new innovative product Plastic Fantastic® heel protector.
Plastic Fantastic® is a tube of highly advanced plastic that will seal tight around your stiletto heel when sufficient heat is applied - the recommended way to do this is with a proper hairdryer.
Designer Christian Louboutin believes that women wear high heel shoes because they make them more confident and sexy.
The shoes designer Christian Louboutin recounted a meeting with a French academic: She said that what is sexual in a high heel is the arch of the foot, because it is exactly the position of a woman's foot when she orgasms. "So putting your foot in a heel, you are putting yourself in a possibly orgasmic situation."
There are four basic face shapes – long, square, heart and of course oval, which is considered as the ideal shape.
Whatever is your shape, skillful shading and highlighting can help to enhance your good points and minimize the less desirable ones, achieving the ideal oval face.
The foundation must always be lighter shade than your overall base.
The shoes of Romanian designer Mihai Albu are the highest shoes in the world. The heels of his creations reach an impressive height of 31 cm.
The new shoes are being compared to skyscrapers because of their towering heels, and because of their price, which is around 1200 euros. Despite the price, Albu says he has received dozens of orders for his new sandals from Romania's well-heeled.
Recently the normal view was Paris Hilton or Britney spears walking with Chihuahua puppies, peeking out from their designer bags.
However, this “living fashion accessory” gave place to another hairy pet – the ferrets. Inspired by the famous owners of ferrets as Paris Hilton, Madonna and the wife of Jonathan Ross – Jane Goldman, ordinary Brit women also replaced their favourite Chihuahuas and Yorkshire Terriers with the cute creatures.
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.
Missy’s Bloom is a new brand of high costume jewellery, born from skilled hands and launched towards the future.
This line is rigorously Made in Italy, and it challenges the creativity of many stylists and craft model maker, to create vanguard articles of high quality.
Missy's Bloom was born from the 30-year-experience of the society Punto Accessori, experience developed working with the most important stylists in Italy and worldwide: thanks to the mutual exchange of ideas and know-how, the company is now a leading society in the jewellery sector.
The British designer - who refuses to use animal hides in her designs
- is determined to persuade the 23-year-old actress to ditch any clothes containing
A source told Britain's Daily Mail newspaper: "Stella is concerned that Lindsay is going overboard with her use of leather.
"Lindsay wears a lot of Stella's designs and she doesn't want to be associated with such a high-profile star who insists on wearing animal products.'
The 'Basic Instinct' beauty Sharon Stone likes her reflection less since she turned 51, but still loves her "strong" nose. She said: "I have a really good nose. Our family has good noses - each different, but all strong and defining."
When it comes to beauty treatments, Sharon subscribes to the "less is more philosophy". She doesn't wear much makeup, never gets facials and sees her hairdresser as little as possible. But no matter how busy she is, she always makes time for regular massages, meditation and long baths.
Haute couture refers to the designing, creating, and selling exclusive custom-made, high fashion women's clothes.
The term "haute couture" comes from the French language. Haute means "high" or "elegant", Couture means "sewing" or "dressmaking".
A business must be a member of the Syndical Chamber for Haute Couture in Paris, which is regulated by the French Department of Industry, in order to be called a haute couture house.
Originally referred to French fashion and in France, now the term Haute Couture is also used loosely to describe all high-fashion custom-fitted clothing.