During the last century, backpacks have come a long way. According to an NPR timeline, kids used to carry their books with leather straps. Also, bags made explicitly for papers did not exist until the mid-1970s. Nowadays, with the jump to electronics and laptops, students do not have to carry textbooks. However, backpacks are regarded as a requirement, and summer’s back-to-school sales offer prime shopping opportunities for backpacks. This comprehensive guide will help you find the best features in selecting brands and styles for your elementary, middle, or high school student.
Two of TINTEX’s fabrics have made it into the PERFORMANCE FORUM Jury’s Pick Category that represents fabrics which are a valuable contribution to this season Performance Days Focus Topic “WATER – OUR RESPONSIBILITY”
Candiani launches at Kingpins its new eco-smart denim range in partnership with ROICA™ from Asahi Kasei.
Bonaudo was founded in 1923, when the brothers Gioacchino, Giovanni and Marco Bonaudo starder Theri tannery in Chivasso, outside of Turin.
After three years of searching for the perfect fabric, it is presented to you the finest, most versatile product yet - The Evolution Pant. A highly-functional pair of pants designed to be the only pants you need for travel, outdoors and everyday. Built with a unique stretch nylon Supplex® fabric, The Evolution Pant is stronger, softer, stain-proof and packed full of travel features to allow you to do more with less!
When you travel for business, you want to stay fit. If you travel full time, then you know staying fit is almost impossible. Humans are creatures of habit and love routines. We tend to wake up at the same time each day, work out at the same time, and eat planned meals.
Sartorial aesthetics, sophisticated technology and environmental sustainability combined into a single two-piece suit for all occasions.
The latest trend in men’s suits: the Slim-fit Travel range. The perfect option for the modern man who is looking for a comfortable two-piece suit for a business trip. Its slim-fit cut enhances the male silhouette. Its wool fabric is stretchy and water and crease resistant, making it possible to maintain your suit impeccable throughout the day.
Have you decided it’s finally time to give up smoking? Great! Are you having a hard time actually committing yourself to that plan? Are you always in your “just this last cigarette” phase? If all this sounds familiar it means that you are a normal human being and you are finding it very hard to give up smoking even if you really want to. That doesn’t mean that it can’t be done. Often times it’s just a matter of getting the right incentives. Different things impact different people in different ways so the reason why your friend gave up smoking effectively for instance might not be strong enough for you to do the same. Whether it’s the nicotine patch or arizona medical marijuana from supurb.com, anything that helps you get rid of nicotine in the long run is definitely worth looking into. Hopefully, some of these less known advantages of quitting smoking will help you get on the right path.
We all know the importance of looking after our skin, and we hear it everyday in magazines and advice columns; never sleep with your make up on, drink lots of water, have a good skincare routine. However sometimes, it can be easy for our skin to be put on the back burner as life takes hold, and before you know it, your skin looks dull and lifeless, and you’re beginning to break out like a teenager during puberty.
Everyone wants to look young and beautiful, some even set model-like standards for yourself. In order to attain that flawless skin that you have always wanted, you need to use the best skin care products. There are people who buy the most expensive skin products, but may not even get a satisfactory result. You might be wondering what actually makes the difference. Well, there are different skin types and you can’t just use any product for your skin. This is why not every skin care product will suit your skin. No matter how tempting a skin care product looks, you should not buy that without consulting your dermatologist. Your dermatologist would make sure that test the product and makes sure it meets the cosmetic regulatory requirements. However, if you are looking to buy cosmetics suitable for your skin, here are some useful tips to choose the best products.
The Smart Création Square is a place for information, communication and exchanges. It is a visionary and informative space, where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience and really visualize responsible values and innovations in the creative fashion industry.
ISAIA was founded in Naples in the 1920s thanks to the intuition of Enrico Isaia, forefather of the family, who opened a fabrics store for the most renowned tailors in town. In later years, Enrico set up a small workshop next to the store, where skilled craftsmen made tailor-made men's clothing.
The Barbour jacket exists in three different fabric qualities - extra fine, fine and Thornproof (heavy waterproof material). For the production of this special and extremely strong material is used straticulate Egyptian cotton, woven with varying degrees of strength and finally impregnated with wax in a special way.
The Greatcoat is a traditionally large overcoat, typically made of wool designed for warmth and protection against the elements. It was popular in the 17th century as a military uniform and casual wear for the wealthy, and was issued for inclement weather by many armed forces around the world until the last quarter of the 20th Century.
The classic authentic trench-coat is a product - advertising fetish of Burberry and a synonymous of the best protective cloak. We've seen it on Humphrey Bogart in 'Casablanca' and Audrey Hepburn in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'.
Performance fabrics are used more and more in tailored clothing. However, not many customers are aware of the fabric innovations. Do you know, for example, that there are fabrics that are waterproof, water-repellent, stain-resistant or wrinkle-resistant? Here are some high performance Zegna fabrics
DRAGO is a leading Italian wool factory, which produces high quality menswear fabrics by interpreting the value of Italian traditions in a modern and innovative way.
With a clear and precise insight on the demands of the contemporary man, Cerruti fashion house presents its Spring-Summer 2017 Collection with the aim of stimulating their clients to rethink and update their wardrobe with new colors, three-dimensional patterns and techno fabrics (with water-proof and stain-proof finish).
'Key developments can be seen in Print & Pattern, Geos, Stripes & Checks, including creative experiments with natural world aesthetics and striking slogan looks. Elsewhere, fresh, ultra-feminine florals introduce a sophisticated appeal'.
'Climate variations are the starting point of Fall-Winter 2016/2017 for Première Vision Yarns.Wooly, hairy and mohair yarns blur visuals. Checks and stripes melt into textures, creating misty aspects. Chines are delicately colored, throwns are worked in semitones and visuals will be softly blurry. Knits and weaves resemble powdery snow. Fall-Winter yarns and fibers make cozy airy handles possible. The feeling is silent and protective, and aspects subtly vibrant'.
For us, from Be Global Fashion Network, the theme about saving our planet and the environment we live in is very important - actually it is for every being on the Earth. That's why we start a series, presenting the good examples from the industry for Sustainable fashion, which is one step in the right direction. Let's start with SVILU - a womenswear label, based in New York City, NY, USA.
Last month in Spain, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, designer Amaya Arzuaga presented her Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear collection. It offers curved lines, inspired by Eero Saarinen (a Finnish-American architect and industrial designer of the 20th century, famous for shaping his neofuturistic style according to the demands of the project: simple, sweeping, arching structural curves or machine-like rationalism).
Collection Zuhair Murad Couture Spring-Summer 2015 offeres: a variety of styles, lenghts and proportions, girly short dresses, feminine floor-length evening gowns, thigh-high slits, shimmering jackets, crystals and sequins, flowers and 3D appliqués, colorless transparent materials.
'The Stealth Suit was inspired as a hybrid - your go-to-suit, perfect for a 3-day trip. It's black, it's simple, and it's versatile. Made from a woven fabric of 93% nylon and 7% elastane, the Stealth's feel skirt that line between freeing knits and crisp wovens. Its jacket is structured but stretchy, and partially lined for ventilation and ease, and its pants boast a trim, tailored cut', explains co-founder and CEO Gihan Amarasiriwardena.
During the London Collections: Men, Paul Smith presented a new suit with an incredible flexibility - 'A suit to travel in'. It was shown by a troop of acrobats and gymnasts from the National Centre for Circus Acts, led by English Olympic medalist Max Whitlock.
Olympic Gold medallist, Commonwealth champion and Arena Elite athlete, Chad Le Clos grew up in Durban, South Africa where he not only started competing in swimming competitions at age 7 but where he also discovered his ‘other’ passion: surfing. Durban is home to a thriving surfer community thanks to its consistent waves, regular swells and favourable wind conditions not to mention warm water temperatures year round. With this in mind it is no surprise that Le Clos, with his keen water instinct, was also drawn to the waves and is a good amateur surfer.
These season's theme is: Treasure searching in the ocean / Hidden beauty of the underworld!
I visited Lanificio Comero during Milano Unica trade fair and had a chance to see their fabrics collection for Fall/Winter 2015/2016.
As we have already mentioned many times wool is the perfect fabric for men's suit, because of the important benefits it gives. Choose a suit with higher fiber fineness and you will feel and look great for a very long time.
But what should you know about caring for your wool suit?
It is believed that the art of spinning wool into yarn was created around 8 000 BC when sheep became domesticated.
Today wool suits are the most popular men's suits on the market, because of the wool's unique properties.
It's a fabric, which is as appropriate for Summer as for Winter. It all depends on the thread count and the number of twists in the fabric.
Some of your everyday habits can seriously damage your skin beauty. To stay looking young, fresh and pretty look at this list and make sure you are not doing anything to ruin your appearance. Sleeping can be bad for your skin - Yes, every princess needs her beauty sleep, but it's important on what exactly she sleeps. Pillowcase could be a problem, drawing moisture away from and age your skin and leave unattractive lines over your face.
The holiday season is over yet holiday hangovers are just winding down. And as our bodies are adversely affected by excessive food and partying, detoxification is a must. Here are some simple tips with great effect.
Before you reach for the alcohol is important to eat enough and healthy. Most suitable are rich in fat and protein foods such as sardines or spaghetti. They are digested more slowly and the alcohol after them has no impact so quickly.
The popular Moon diet is a revolutionary method which is said to detox your body and encourage weight loss if you follow the diet exactly.
One-day fasting has proven to be a great way to detox your body and improve your immunity.
The secret of the diet is to juice fast for 24 hours. Only liquids may be consumed; and only coinciding with the changes in the moon’s cycle.
Seoul hosted the world’s first underwater fashion show on Sunday, showcasing traditional Korean dresses.
During the show, mermaid-like models presented vibrantly colored traditional “hanbok” dresses, created by fashion designer Park Sul-Nyeo. The models posed in a water tank for the shoot without any snorkels or oxygen masks.
You can make marble design on a fake nails or on your own nails, just make sure that you have prepared your nails before the procedure.
Timing is very important, because the nail polish hardens quickly on the water surface, so make sure that all the bottles are opened and ready.
Try to use new nail polish, which is not thick or quick drying, but more washy. The new nail polish will stay on the surface on the water, but the old one maybe won’t. So try to use a good quality, new nail polish with liquid and even consistency.
A typical summer picture: a fountain and in it people not wanting to get out
- it's nice in the water, and there is only dust and intense heat outside
of the fountain. There are ways however, to make life cool. All of the
following recommendations are simple, practical and efficient. All you
have to do is change your summer habits and heat won't be a threat to
The less cosmetics you use in summer, the better! It's worth to always carry thermal water-spray, that lots of brands offer. Spray your face, shank, wrists and elbow curves, and everything will be alright. If your feet are tired use cooling foot sprays.
The 'Stay Cool' actress, 37, has amazed fans with her line-free face but her make-up artist insists her youthful looks are all natural.
Kim Collea said: "She hasn't aged and let me tell you, she has had absolutely nothing done.
"She is a very healthy eater, and I think that is a big part of it. It sounds boring, but the girl eats a lot of salads. And you know those giant Big Gulps cups that most people fill with soda? She's got hers filled with water."
Healthy nails are strong and without ridges, dents or areas of unusual color or shape. The condition of your nails can reveal a lot about your health.
Here are some general nail care tips:
- Food plays a major role for the good looks of your nails. You should eat a lot of fruits and raw vegetables in order to get the required vitamins, minerals and enzymes. Eat food that is rich in silicon like broccoli, fish and onions.
Diana Ivancheva will participate in the longest fashion show on water - the International festival for Haute Couture THE SOPOT FASHION DAYS 2009 in Poland
On 30 April the new star of EXPOSE MODEL Diana Ivancheva announced at a press conference that she will participate in the longest fashion show on water, which will be held on a 511 meter quay in Poland on 2 May.
At the beginning of April she triumphed in the contest TOP MODEL OF THE WORLD in Berlin and was a second runner-up of the winner from Brazil Débora Moura Lyra.
At THE SOPOT FASHION DAYS 2009 their new haute couture collections will present designers from Paris, London, Milan and Warsaw, among which collections of BGN, Vitali V, Saverio Palatellaand Maciej Zien.
Water, which is about 65% of human constitution is in the base of all life processes. Its importance is huge not only for life, but also for the maintenance of a beautiful outlook. A lot of advices exist - ancient and most current - how to use right this worthless natural gift. Some of them however are 100% delusion.
Hydratation needs only the dry skin. Dry and dehydratated skin are different conceptions. Lack of water can experience the dry and as well as the oily skin, which usually needs even more often hydratation. When we try to remove the surplus oil from the skin we break its natural protection layer, which keeps the normal level of humidity.