The ELIIT Project announced its first 15 selected partnerships between textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors (TCLF) and technology owners/providers. The selected partnerships have received an outstanding evaluation from the 93 proposals submitted to the first ELIIT call for proposals, which closed on 31 March 2020.
Do you like one of a kind garments that allow you to stand out in the crowd? Do you prefer the quality of tailor-made clothing instead of what fast fashion has to offer? If slow fashion is what you desire in your collection then create your custom fabrics, find your local tailoring shop and get into work.
The record, in this case, belongs to a pair of silicon pistols sold at Christie's auction. The pistols made in 1775 by Jacob Walster in Saarbrücken belonged to George Washington, who received them as a token of appreciation from Marquis de Lafayette. In 2002, the Richard Mellon Foundation paid almost two million dollars for them at Christie's auction.
Many watch manufacturers claim to have waterproof and shockproof watches but not all of them are as reliable as they claim to be. When you want more from a watch than just time, it is important for you to search smartly. Most of the diver’s watches don’t come cheap therefore, you need to be very certain about the kind of watch you’re opting for.
Sterling Ruby is the Special Guest at Pitti Immagine Uomo no. 96 (Florence, 11-14 June 2019). The American artist famous for the multifaceted nature of his work that spans painting, ceramics, collage, video and photography, sculpture and installations, as well as textiles and garments, will present the first collection by the S.R. STUDIO. LA. CA. brand.
Win one of the 28 scholarships for Master and Postgraduate Courses in Design and Fashion 2019/2020 at IED Barcelona
Start your professional future in an international environment! Show your talent and creativity. Tell us how you can contribute to improving the future. The Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona invites students from all over the world to participate in the Scholarship Contest 2019.
The pivotal role of regional cooperation for the long-term growth of the European textile and clothing sector
The 7th EURATEX Convention, organized on 24 October in Ontinyent (Valencia, Spain) by the Consejo Intertextil Espanol (CIE), gathered over 200 participants from the textile and apparel sector, as well as prominent figures from regional and national representations. Hosted for the first time in Spain, the event was an opportunity to exchange views and present approaches for regional collaboration, to encourage the development and modernization of the fashion and textile industries.
The creative world of Spanish fashion gathers at the 66th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
The big event in Spanish Fashion, organised by IFEMA, will take place from 14 to 19 September. On the 14th, fashion shows and presentations will take place at different locations in the city. From the 15th to Tuesday the 19th, fashion shows will take place in hall 14.1 at IFEMA-Feria de Madrid, with some events closing with presentations and shows at other locations in Madrid.
Fusing tailored men’s wear with oversized ripped torsos the line depicts an interesting dichotomy between couture and street - the main idea in Spring/Summer 2018 collection.
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.
Star was born in Veracruz, Mexico and moved to the United States at the age of four. From a very young age, Star developed a love and passion for the arts. She spent her childhood in art lessons where she focused on painting, photography, sculpting, and sketching. During her teen years she became obsessed with fashion and like any kid growing up in Los Angeles, a dream of one day working for Hollywood.
For Spring/Summer 2017, Christian Louboutin’s Men’s collection sees two worlds collide in a fusion of shoemaking past and present. Celebrating this convergence of traditional, centuries-old Italian leather manufacturing and innovative, boundary-pushing design, Christian Louboutin demonstrates the beauty to be found when skill meets unabandoned creativity.
Spain’s most important fashion show, organised by IFEMA, will take place between 25 and 29 January, in its first edition of the year 2018, and from 5 to 8 July in its second edition.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid welcomes its 64th edition with 42 outstanding creators and brands set to take part
Spain's major fashion event, organized by IFEMA, is taking place from 15 to 20 September, 2016. The catwalk shows will be held from 16 to 20 September in Hall 14.1 of Feria de Madrid. Today the Desigual firm will be holding a Re-see of its Spring-Summer 2017 collections with a surprising and innovative staging in Madrid.
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.
Maria Grazia Chiuri & Pierpaolo Piccioli presented their latest men's collection in France, during the Paris Fashion Week (June 22-26, 2016). The designer duo's inspiration was the exhibition 'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible'.
Conor Matthew Mccreedy is an artist, best known for his paintings made in varying shades of blue. In 2013, the SA Style Awards named Mccreedy the "Most Stylish Business Personality" in South Africa.
The presentation of the 30th Goya Awards ceremony sparkled with jewels from the international jewelry firm Carrera y Carrera that was evidently a true protagonist of this very special evening. Famous Spanish actors and actresses relied on the grandeur of Carrera y Carrera jewels.
Juan Antonio Bayona a.k.a J. A. Bayona is a Spanish film director, born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1975 and your favorite in category Business in BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men January 2016 voting.
King Felipe VI of Spain is a monarch with a style - that's for sure! The monarch is loved and appreciated by the citizens of his country and the results of BGFN readers' voting prove it - he is the winner in Most Stylish Men 2015 - Category Politics.
Felipe VI is the King of Spain. He was born in 1968 and ascended the throne in June 2014, following the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos I. He is the world's third-youngest reigning monarch, after King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar.
It is not a secret that sedentary lifestyle is extremely harmful to humans - not only for their bodies but also for the emotional and mental health. Researches show that sitting at your desk all day long, increases mortality with 20% in males and 40% in females and every year 500,000 Europeans and 1.9 million people worldwide die from sedentary.
The L’Oreal prize to the best established designer collection was awarded for the third consecutive time to the Alvarno duo of designers, and the best model awarded to the young Joana Sanz from the Canary Islands
Tanya Ivanova is a Bulgarian painter. She paints made-to-order scarves of satin silk.
With the Euphoria collection, Jordi Dalmau makes a mod to the early 20th century, creating a perfect symbiosis between the most deviant part with his daring designs and impossible colors, and the most stylish, simple and elegant with his quieter creations.
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 30 years of success, the 61st Edition of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid (MBFWM) will be held from 6 to 11 February, 2015, organised by IFEMA, and considered the finest showcase for Spanish fashion and its creative diversity.
IADE School of Fashion and Design (collaborating entity of the Universidad of Alcalá de Henares) is dedicated to the training of leading professionals in design and is considered as a prestigious and prominent center in Interior and Fashion Design worldwide.
This season the reference is to the Spanish invasion of Sicily, which began in the 15th century.
The exhibition Made in Spain: La mode au-delà des frontières arrives in Paris in order to showcase the best of the creation of Spanish fashion to the French public.
Paris, global capital of fashion, becomes the perfect enclave to display a selection of the more representative pieces of the Fall / Winter 2014 - 2015 collections by 28 Spanish designers, from the more established brands to the young creators who emerge with strength.
Christopher Bailey (the Chief Creative Officer of Burberry) presented his womenswear collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 yesterday (17 February, 2014) at the London Fashion Week.
Bailey's inspiration for his work was the Charleston Farmhouse in Sussex, England - the place was home to artists like Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant.
Italian fashion designer Riccardo Tisci, who is part of the luxury French brand Givenchy since 2005, was a big fan of basketball as a child. And in Givenchy's collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015, which was presented on January 17, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week, that could be clearly seen - the catwalk was transformed into a basketball court and the models walked with hair slicked to their heads, which were wrapped tightly in nets.
The fame of the name and the dazzle of the diamonds have perhaps overshadowed the complex, many-faceted history of the great jewellery house, yet Cartier has played a prominent role in the history of the decorative arts. Cartier designs, from classic pieces worthy of the “kings’ jeweller” to radical Art Nouveau creations, both geometrical and exotic, are an intriguing testimony to the changes in taste and social codes. Cartier seduced the most elegant personalities of the 20th century with jewellery, clocks and watches, and refined yet practical objects.
From 18th to 22nd February Feria de Madrid hosted the staging of the most comprehensive showcase for Spanish creation and design with the fifty-seventh edition of MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID, an event organised by IFEMA.
Over a period of five days, the main purpose of this showcase was to promote the world of Spanish fashion in all its creative diversity, by presenting the latest ideas for Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 from 42 established designers and various up-and-coming designers of the moment.
MADRUBB is a leading fashion brand completely different from what you can find on the market today.
The originality of their proposals is based on the material used for all it’s creations: THE LATEX, material which MADRUBB breaks all the clichés with, related to this tissue offering clothing that can be dressed in different occasions.
The designer BIBIAN BLUE shows in VALENCIA FASHION WEEK her collection “Roses Lullaby”: “A spectacular proposal for the next season Spring/Summer 2013, where we can see for first time in the cat wall a selection of wedding dresses full of femininity and surprising sweetness.
Apotheosis of color, with a back to childhood, sweet and pastel shades, vintage prints and collages in corsets. There is a contrast of colors, crochet textures and a great use of lace and sheer fabrics, chiffon and tulles.
Taking a look at the schedule of designers and brands, presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, you can see that foreign names prevail. About 25% are the real French designers and brands, such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Sonia Rykiel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Agnes B. etc. There are many Italian and Belgian designers and fashion houses that show their collections in Paris and among the other presented countries are Great Britain, USA, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Brazil...
London fashion week began today with a fashion show of the British duo Antony and Alison, which presented a colorful collection of dresses from painted silk in celebration of the label's 25 year anniversary.
The dresses, which were initially in dark colors - black, ecru, were enriched throughout the show with blue, violet and turned to watercolors with pink and green, then in expressionism paintings in yellow and orange shades.
From 2nd to 5th February took place the18th edition of the Seville International Flamenco Fashion Show 2012.
Flamenco flowers, dresses, shawls, shoes, necklaces and earrings were showcased at the fashion event in Seville, Spain. Twenty-four parades with 1200 dresses by professional designers such as Aurora Gaviño, Pilar Freire, Vicky Martín Berrocal, Juana Martín, Ana Morón, Cristo Báñez and Luchi Cabrera were presented. Visitors got a first glance of the latest in Flamenco Fashion.
The 53rd edition of Cibeles Madrid fashion week brings the proposals of 45 Spanish creators together on the runway
From 18th to 23rd February, pavilion 14.1 of the Feria de Madrid becomes the best and most representative show case for the current panorama of Spanish fashion, during the 53rd edition of CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK (CMFW), organized by IFEMA. In a space of creation and new tendencies, where the diversity of styles and proposals unite, a total of 45 designers will present on the runway their collections for the new autumn-winter season 2011/12. To these we can add another 40 up-and-coming talents in design, which will take place in EL EGO with direct sales to the public throughout the days of this event.
The Japanese culture is known for its uniqueness. There are some elements of the Japanese culture that are hard for others to absorb. One of these elements is the kawaii phenomenon.
Since the 1970s, cuteness, in Japanese kawaii (literally, "loveable" or "adorable") has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, nail art, personal appearance, behavior, and mannerisms.
Japanese nail art is all about kawaii. The girlie cuteness of it is neither tacky or vampy – the nails are always sweet, cute and childish.
Singer Shakira finally has her own fragrance named "S by Shakira", which she presented in Spain.
The Columbian superstar confessed to being involved in the process in order to find the essence that captures her young spirit that will also stimulate the imagination.
Quality fabrics of silk, lycra and taffeta from Roberto Cavalli, Ungaro and Versace, dominate in the new collection of Art Studio KAV with designer Krassy Stefanova and artist Annie Stefanova.
The prom trends for 2010 were presented by top models of "Euromodels" in a night club, VIP Communications reports.
Host of the show was PR and fashion manager Patricia Kirilova.
From 9th to 11th March 2010 in Burgos, Spain will be held the XIIth edition of Castilla and Leon fashion week.
Collections womens, mens and children's clothes, underwear and swim wear, shoes and accessories for Spring/Summer 2010/2011 will be presenter by fashion brands and designers from Castilla and Leon, among which Maria Lafuente, Amaya Arzuaga, Esther Noriega, Ion Fiz, Nalia, Angel Iglesias, Javier Vicente, Anton & Moda, ORY, Teleno, Intima Farae, Evelyn, Lizetta etc.
Along with the fashion shows there is a commercial area, where the visitors and traders can see the collections closely, meet the designers and the managers of the fashion houses and make orders.
The technique is easy and specially fits for those who cannot paint or just
want quick to make their nails beautiful. Painting nails takes much longer
time, needs much more patience.
For the nail design we need:
- water vessel
- base nail polisher in the appropriate colour
- variable polishers in wishable colours by which we will design nails
- colourless top polisher
With a reinvented retro air, in the Russian Fashion Week, the models showed pieces inspired by the trademark's own track record presenting a fashion show / retrospective from the 80s and 90s to her most recent creations. Balloons, gathers, pleats, flounces... The fashion show turned into a fiesta of shapes and colours in an exercise of introspection whose result was be a true celebration of creative transgression, happiness and femininity.
It was a true declaration of the principles of the person who has been putting everything that is conventional and boring in the check for over 28 years.
During the second day from Castilla y Leon fashion week the spectators had the pleasure to view underwear and swimsuit collections as well as formal women's fashion. Collections evening and cocktail dresses for Spring/Summer 2010 presented Angel Iglecias, Eulalia Mateos, Fely Campo and Esther Noriega.
Underwear and swim suits presented ORY, Teleno, Intima Farae, Lizetta and Evelyn. Beside plain models, the trendy patterns are stripes, dots and animal prints.
In Spain started Castilya y Leon Fashion Week.
Various collections of ladies', teen's and kid's fashion, shoes and accessories, wedding dresses for season spring-summer 2010 were shown by Trasluz, Rojatex, Nalia, Rosalita MacGee, Rosalita Senoritas, Andrea Milan shoes, Rocio Mozo, by Imelda, Pamela, Marta Valdespino, Ladybug, Di De Sant, Raquel Tomillo, Charo Peres, Concha Ceballos, Javier Vicente.
The XI-th edition of Castilla y Leon Fashion week will take place in Burgos, Spain from 6 to 8 October 2009.
Among the companies, that will show their collections for Spring-Summer 2010 and will be presented in the commercial area are Angel Iglecias, Anton & Moda, Esther Noriega, Havier Vicente, Nalia, Teleno Moda Intima, Intima Farae, Sadecor, Rojatex, Trasluz and other. The fashion show will feature pret-a-porter ladies' wear, bridal and evening wear, children's clothing, accessories, lingerie and swimwear. Up and coming designers will also show their collections.
If you are looking for the right coat for the autumn or winter, why not check the coats of the Spanish company Anton & Moda. Their collection Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 includes womens fur coats (fox, mink, astrakan, leather, etc.) as well as synthetic eco items. Its trendy and stylish collection proves its reference both in Spain and abroad. Only high quality raw materials are used in the models. The coats are modern and original, they are complemented with nice leather belts that shape the waist perfectly.
Dolores Cortés presented collection Spring/Summer 2010 at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week. She offers exclusive swimwear from Spain.
Her imaginative design is incorporating the latest fashion trends with technical fabrication and excellent quality.
The collection offers younger styling, prints and plain colours like lilac, black, yellow and orange.
Foreign agencies reported that the models of the Spanish designer Lydia Delgado were accepted very well at the 50-th edition of Madrid fashion week.
The fashion performance was held at the exhibition hall IFEMA's and the audience appraised the presented models as a work of art, caring the tradition of Spanish femininity in clothing. Delgado presented her fashion collection Spring/Summer 2010.
CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK, the grand forum for Spanish design stages its fiftieth edition between 18th and 22nd September 2009 at Feria de Madrid.
Over the last twenty-five years, CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK, an event organised by IFEMA, has worked ceaselessly to launch and promote the most outstanding designers of the day, thus helping to boost the profile and unity of Spanish fashion as a whole, resulting in the excellent image that it enjoys today. This work has been made possible by the considerable support that Madrid's institutions have provided for the Fashion Show, especially the initiatives undertaken by the Madrid Regional Government.
For two days in Madrid at more than 20 bridal fashion shows were showcased the latest trends in bridal wear made in Spain.
Internationally-acclaimed Spanish designers like Duyos, Isabel Zapardiez, Jorge Terra and Hannibal Laguna revealed the trends in bridal fashion and underwear for 2010, which are inspired by the vintage style and use sheer fabrics.
Covering the distance between things and our conscience is always an existential and creative challenge. Conventional symbols, generalities admitted, common places and everythingthat puts a mask over reality is the price our senses pay for urgency, for what is useful and for what is necessary.
On the contrary, lifting the veil allows...
Lifting the veil allows entry into immediate communication with things and with ourselves or beating in unity with nature does not to happen often and always in one direction or on one side of the fabric, but this corner of the veil, which is generally lifted accidentally, is vital for the creator and for whoever quivers with what is uncovered. This natural detachment of seeing, hearing or thinking is the great innate luxury for one's conscience.
Susana Escribano is a young designer from Spain. She presented her collection
Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 at Castilla y Leon Fashion week in March 2009.
Her collection is inspired by the Dark Punk-Goth world, where darkness and mystery
accompany you, where you feel pleased to be an active part of darkness, gloom
To be Gothic is not only to be sensitive, to read the damned poets and to listen to Lagrimosa. To be Gothic is also to be able to seduce to owns and to scare the strangers. A Gothic is born, it is not made.
Castilla y Leon fashion week started on 3rd March in Burgos, Spain. Three days more than 30 Spanish designers and fashion houses present their collections for Autumn-Winter 2009-2010 in fashion shows and trade zone. The collections include womens, mens and children's clothes, underwear and lingerie, accessories and cosmetics. More than 140 journalists and importers from 37 countries attend the event. Here the crisis can not be felt and the organization is perfect. The main sponsor is the regional government which intends to help the growth of the companies from the fashion industry in Castilla y Leon and to raise the event to the level of the other international fashion weeks.
The skillful, professional photography has the same effect as the works of painting and the plastic art. This maxim was proved once again on the joint exhibition "Photographers and ..." of Angle Pentchev (President of the Association of advertising photographers) and the well-known fashion photographer Temelko Temelkov.