World fashion

Maglificio Ripa and ROICA for a new generation of cutting-edge and clean oriented fabrics

Maglificio Ripa and ROICA for a new generation of cutting-edge and clean oriented fabrics

Maglificio Ripa, selected by Asahi Kasei as a key partner for ROICA™ Feel Good project aimed at presenting the ROICA ™ Clean Fit yarn, exhibited at Premiere Vision in Paris and take the occasion to present those latest innovations, which successfully made their debut at Interfiliere Paris in July. “We recorded a very positive feedback from our customers at Interfiliere – says Paolo Fila, sales manager at Maglificio Ripa – and now, for the very first view, we are exhibiting our exclusive items at Premi?re Vision, a very important trade show for us. Clean Fit is going to be added to a range of ROICA ™ products such as ROICA™ Eco Smart family and ROICA ™ Colour Perfect family”.

New achievements for White Milano: SSHeena special guest with urban catwalk for Milan

New achievements for White Milano: SSHeena special guest with urban catwalk for Milan

WHITE expands its geography within the Tortona Fashion District, with the hub in Tortona 31/Archiproducts and with the venue for special projects and events within Camera Italiana Buyer Moda, which add to the three already existing locations. The timing is extended to four days, in view of the fashion week, so as to converge all the sector’s initiatives in the same period, thanks to MISE. The record number of 532 exhibitors (368 from Italy and 164 from abroad, namely a 6,4% increase), goes to show the key role the trade-fair plays in the womenswear international scene. Ssheena is September’s Special Guest with an Urban Catwalk in the heart of Milan, while Efisio Rocco Marras is the Special Designer, with the new direction undertaken by I’M Isola Marras. Consolidated brands, international ones and cutting-edge labels are the event’s protagonists, comprising a rich calendar of events that has reached over 390 requests for entry, of which 134 from abroad.

Top International Model of the World

Top International Model of the World

Top International Model of the World will be gathering once again models from around 25 countries around the globe in one UNIQUE modeling contest. This year, models will have some job specific activities as well as some cultural activities.

The house of Dior - Seventy years of Haute Couture

The house of Dior - Seventy years of Haute Couture

In celebration of one of the most prestigious couture houses in the world, the National Gallery of Victoria is delighted to present The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture at NGV International from 27 August to 7 November 2017. Exclusive to Melbourne and the NGV, the exhibition will present more than 140 garments designed between 1947 and 2017, including some of the most outstanding, theatrical and technically accomplished pieces from Christian Dior Couture.

Rosa Clara designs Antonela Roccuzzo's wedding dress

Rosa Clara designs Antonela Roccuzzo's wedding dress

Internationally acclaimed bridalwear designer ROSA CLAR? was given the task of creating the wedding gown in which Antonela Roccuzzo would say "I will" to FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi. The ceremony, which was attended by a host of sports celebrities, took place on 30 June in the city of Rosario (Argentina).

BLOSSOM PREMIERE VISION: a growing, selective and ultra high-quality offer

BLOSSOM PREMIERE VISION: a growing, selective and ultra high-quality offer

A year ago, the PREMIERE VISION group inaugurated BLOSSOM PREMI?RE VISION , a biannual trade show dedicated to first collections and designed for creative, luxury and high-end fashion brands. Last December, the success of the show's second edition confirmed the coherency and effectiveness of its underlying concept.

WHITE MAN&WOMAN keeps growing with increasingly international focus

WHITE MAN&WOMAN keeps growing with increasingly international focus

WHITE has boosted the June edition thus reaching 300 brands, thanks to important partnerships and to the success of the MAN & WOMAN formula. The trade show is the only trade-fair capable of showcasing the womenswear previews during the menswear fashion week. Special Guest of the show is POAN, which will tread the catwalks thanks to the collaboration with CNMI, while the Slovakian NEHERA is the woman precollections Guest Designer. Synergies with showrooms like Tomorrow for the Athleisure, Six London, Baltimora Studio and The Alphabet. Special projects with companies like Casadei, which will launch its capsule collection, Momon?, with a special area, Ramponi and Albini Group for the shows.

Spring-Summer 2018 Fashion Trends from Premiere Vision Paris

Spring-Summer 2018 Fashion Trends from Premiere Vision Paris

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.

Russian Fashion Council sets the dates for the new season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia

Russian Fashion Council sets the dates for the new season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place from March 12 to March 16, 2017, the second edition of Fashion Futurum International Conference is scheduled for March 16-17, 2017. Over 100 young and established designers, Live Streaming Video, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Art Heritage Exhibition, vibrant street style - for one week all local and some international fashionistas are to be detected nearby Moscow Man?ge, the central venue of #MBFWRussia, next to Red Square. The Manege will host the Fall/Winter 2017 collections by fashion designers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other countries.

New brand ambassador of Premiere Vision New York: Nellie Partow, fashion designer and CFDA member

New brand ambassador of Premiere Vision New York: Nellie Partow, fashion designer and CFDA member

Womenswear designer Nellie Partow has been selected to represent Premi?re Vision New York as its ambassador for the January 2017 edition.

UNITED COLORS OF BENETTON: merging colours, blending identities

UNITED COLORS OF BENETTON: merging colours, blending identities

What is the face of London? And the face of Tokyo? New York? Milan? Berlin? Paris? In a brand new United Colors of Benetton global campaign, the face of each model is a partly analog, partly digital combination of all the features found in the six fashion capitals of the world.

Seoul Fashion Week - Unisex for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 by Charm's Collection

Seoul Fashion Week - Unisex for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 by Charm's Collection

CHARM'S means 'charming things', 'clothing for charming people'. It is a unisex brand and every season offers 'Couples clothes'. Yohan defines the theme and then makes interpretations for both sexes.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: new season

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: new season

Moscow, annually in the list of planet's most fashion oriented cities, is hosting Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia on 11-16 March 2016. Come and see collections from over 50 designers from Russia, Georgia, Ukraine and other countries.

Miroglio Textile at Première Vision: Fashion, heritage and sustainability

Miroglio Textile at Première Vision: Fashion, heritage and sustainability

Constant investment to deliver an increasingly ecologically sustainable printing method and a project dedicated to the importance of our heritage. These are the two objectives for Miroglio Textile in 2016.

Sustainable fashion: Amour Vert - the tree-planting brand

Sustainable fashion: Amour Vert - the tree-planting brand

'Good product. Good feeling. Really it's that simple! Our products promise non-toxic dyes, fabric innovation, smart supply chain engineering and a commitment to zero-waste design practices. Feel good, you are making a difference one garment at a time', says brand's statement.

Dutch fashion: Anecdote

Dutch fashion: Anecdote

Every Anecdote garment is offered in a wide range of colors and each collection is based on anecdotes about Jet's and her family and friends' lives. Easily combinable sweaters, vests, cardigans, dresses, scarves in a wide range of colors - nothing too pretentious.

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty

The forces behind APT are Farah Malik, a Pakistani Muslim with history of developing multimedia marketing campaigns for social justice and human rights, and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, with strong background in graphic, textile and product design, who men while living in Rome. They both are inspired by the hand-crafting cultures of the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and share a desire to increase awareness of ancient, disappearing crafting traditions.

Dutch fashion: Alchemist

Dutch fashion: Alchemist

'According to myth, alchemists had the power to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. They strove to uncover the secret formula to create gold, which symbolised perfection both in a material and spiritual sense. Like those mysterious scientists, we want to combine different elements to create a special and striking synthesis, something that surpasses its individual components'.

Sustainable fashion: Luxury bags by Freedom of Animals

Sustainable fashion: Luxury bags by Freedom of Animals

Freedom of Animals is a New York-based sustainable and cruelty-free luxury handbags line, created by stylist Morgan Bogle in 2013. The eco-friendly accessories are made of high quality leather-or-PVC-like fabrics and materials, comprised of post-consumer polyurethane and organic cotton.

Dutch fashion: The People of the Labyrinths

Dutch fashion: The People of the Labyrinths

The People of the Labyrinths (POTL) is an Amsterdam-based fashion studio and label, founded in 1984 by Hans Demoed and Geert de Rooij. It's specialized in hand-printed and hand-dyed fashion, interior, design and cosmetics.

RAW for the Oceans - Denim from recycled ocean plastic

RAW for the Oceans - Denim from recycled ocean plastic

RAW for the Oceans is the first in the world denim collection made from recycled ocean plastic. The project is run by the Dutch brand G-Star RAW; garments are co-designed by Pharrell Williams and manufactured in partnership with Bionic Yarn and Parley for the Oceans.

Dutch fashion: G-Star RAW

Dutch fashion: G-Star RAW

G-Star RAW is a Dutch men's and women's fashion label, founded in 1989 in Amsterdam and focused mainly on Denim. During the years, the company developed many denim 'firsts' - 'luxury denim for the streets', wearable and wanted raw, untreated denim, architectural and 3-D denim constructions, special washes and treatments, highlighting the best qualities of denim.

Sustainable fashion: 100% certified fair trade organic cotton clothing by Kowtow

Sustainable fashion: 100% certified fair trade organic cotton clothing by Kowtow

We continue our journey among the environment-friendly fashion companies with Kowtow - a womenswear label, offering entirely organic cotton tops, dresses, coats and cardigans, bottoms and accessories.

Dutch fashion: Avelon

Dutch fashion: Avelon

'Avelon likes to be subtle, but we are strong when we need to be. You will see Avelon when high fashion meets reality, when effortless meets directional. You will find Avelon when sophisticated luxury meets raw edge. Avelon likes to be smart without being boring, to be casual with flair. We do not like to shout, we prefer to whisper. Avelon leads by following itself'.

Dutch fashion: Clothing made of human hair

Dutch fashion: Clothing made of human hair

Today, we are going to present you Alix Marie Bizet and her graduating project, titled 'Hair Matter(s)', which includes jackets and hats made of frizzy human hair (including her own), which she considers an animal-friendly alternative to fur.

Sustainable fashion: Mindfully made womenswear by SVILU

Sustainable fashion: Mindfully made womenswear by SVILU

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.

Dutch fashion: Iris van Herpen

Dutch fashion: Iris van Herpen

'In all my work I try to make clear that fashion is an artistic expression, showing and wearing art, and not just a functional and devoid of content or commercial tool. With my work I intend to show that fashion can certainly have an added value to the world, that it can be timeless and that its consumption can be less important then its beginning'.

Dutch fashion: Edwin Oudshoorn

Dutch fashion: Edwin Oudshoorn

Edwin Oudshoorn (1980) is a Dutch craftsman and artist, who 'speaks the language of fashion' and 'translates his love for life into multi faceted collections'. The womenswear designer offers romantic pieces in fairy-tale-like silhouettes, sequins, tulle, wool and silk. Edwin's main inspiration is woman's body with its curves and he makes clothes, that emphasize them.

Bulka Magazine: Prom dresses 2015

Bulka Magazine: Prom dresses 2015

For 2015 prom girls, Bulgarian magazine Bulka (Bride) has prepared a range of prom dresses by different designers and ateliers for every taste.

Cancer survivors at Islamic Fashion Festival

Cancer survivors at Islamic Fashion Festival

PINK Unity (PU), a cancer support group of the National Cancer Society, collaborated with the Islamic Fashion Festival to raise much-needed funds for activities to help cancer patients and survivors win the battle against the disease.

Fall/Winter 2014-2015 by the Ukrainian designer Ivan Frolov

Fall/Winter 2014-2015 by the Ukrainian designer Ivan Frolov

Designer Ivan Frolov has been working professionally on clothes creation since 14. Starting as a constructor’s assistant at Zakharova studio the designer continues as a constructor at Patoka STUDIO, a stylist at TV projects of 1+1 media holding. As a costume artist the designer creates concert looks of renowned Ukrainian celebrities.

22 designers with a boutique collection for HIV campaign

22 designers with a boutique collection for HIV campaign

Born Free is a global initiative with the goal of ending mother-to-child HIV transmission by December 31, 2015. The exclusive Shopbop + Born Free capsule collection was formed in collaboration with 22 top designers, including Victoria Beckham, Céline, Tory Burch, and Isabel Marant. 100% of the profits from this collection will benefit Born Free. The MAC AIDS Fund will match all donations and the total purchase price of all products sold, up to $500,000.

FENDI Boutique opens in Munich

FENDI Boutique opens in Munich

On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, the luxury label FENDI, whose Creative Director is Karl Lagerfeld, will open its first boutique in Germany. The boutique is 365 square meters large and is located in Maximilianstraße 12-14 in a historical building from the 19th century. The hosts, Pietro Beccari (Chairman and CEO of FENDI), Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi will personally welcome the guests at the opening.

MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK USA - more from GLA-CLASS

MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK USA - more from GLA-CLASS

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 13 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the SLS AMG GT.

Karl Lagerfeld will open a boutique in London

Karl Lagerfeld will open a boutique in London

The famous designer Karl Lagerfeld will open a huge boutique in London next year.

Fast fashion - one successful philosophy

Fast fashion - one successful philosophy

Fast fashion consists of collections based on the most recent fashion trends presented at every year's Spring and Autumn Fashion Weeks. The main idea is garments to be designed and manufactured quickly and cheaply, which allows consumers to take advantage of current clothing styles at a lower price. In Fast fashion production cycles are compressed into 4 to 6 weeks and in some cases even less than that. This creates more buying seasons in the same time and space.

Spring-Summer 2013 collection for men by Benetton: Style, elegance and comfort

Spring-Summer 2013 collection for men by Benetton: Style, elegance and comfort

United Colors of Benetton stunned us with its irresistible spring-summer suggestions for men. The trend provide a wide range of different color combinations and patterns. Men's fashion is no longer what it was.

Sergio Rossi Fall-Winter 2013-2014 shoes collection

Sergio Rossi Fall-Winter 2013-2014 shoes collection

The Sergio Rossi Fall-Winter 2013-2014 collection designed by creative director Francesco Russo finds inspiration in one forceful idea: the exaltation of the shoe as an expression of architectural design. It’s a tribute to world-class architect Santiago Calatrava, who throughout his work has forged a union between architectural vision and engineering principles.

Accordingly, the Sergio Rossi shoe becomes for all practical purposes a micro building where the architectural factor emerges conceptually as the successful pursuit of a design project, not as a group of geometric shapes and consequently complete constructions.

Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Christian Dior at Paris fashion week

Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Christian Dior at Paris fashion week

The Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Christian Dior was presented during the Paris Fashion Week yesterday. This is the second collection by the Belgian designer Raf Simons for the famous French label. Instead on a traditional catwalk the defile was presented in a recreated garden in the Tuileries. The Belgian gardening firm Jacques Wirtz supplied the plants and design.

The luxury couture models had flowers and embroidery in abundance. A number of dresses were composed of two or three layers of tulle, with embroidery designed to create a three-dimensional effect.

Tom Ford Fall-Winter 2012/2013 handbags

Tom Ford Fall-Winter 2012/2013 handbags

The new Tom Ford handbag collection for Fall-Winter 2012/2013 is offering a variety of lust-worthy accessories worth admiring. Whether we're talking about dresses, makeup or accessories, the Tom Ford label has always been a reliable option for classy alternatives with a high chance of passing the time test. With a focus on high quality, opulent pieces that have modern and edgy touches yet still maintain a classy allure, the high end label has become one of the best acclaimed names in the fashion industry.

United Colors of Benetton Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013

United Colors of Benetton Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013

United Colors of Benetton Fall-Winter 2012/2013 introduces modern classics through the use of contemporary craftsmanship, celebrating colors and the use of color as only the brand can!

The prevailing mood across the women’s, men’s and accessory collections is inspired by English heritage and outdoor dressing, reinvented through the creative use of bright colors, and the application of new fabrics and computerized knitting technologies.

Sophistication and glamour in Versace Autumn-Winter 2012/2013 children's collection

Sophistication and glamour in Versace Autumn-Winter 2012/2013 children's collection

For Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Young Versace combines sophistication and glamour in a game of mix and match, with prints and iconic motifs of the maison featured in the unmistakeable style of Versace.

The symbolic patterns of the maison even enter and define the baby world. Chic creations such as furs, baby dolls and fashionable outfits alternate with soft, functional pieces, designed for daily use, but always in the Young Versace style. Graphics that nod to the brand’s glorious history, such as the all-over Medusa print for babygrows, leotards and shorts. Baptism clothing is modern and comfortable.

Copenhagen fashion week - Spring 2013 Collections

Copenhagen fashion week - Spring 2013 Collections

Copenhagen fashion week took place from 8 to 12 August and showed models for Spring 2013. We have made a selection of what we liked from the presented collections.

Sports-inspired and wearable styles took centre stage at the fashion week, but still remained utterly cool and cutting edge. Womenswear and menswear brands used drawstring waists, elasticated cuffs and varsity jackets for Spring 13.

Valentino Haute Couture Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013

Valentino Haute Couture Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013

Valentino Haute Couture Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013 was presented at Paris Fashion Week in July. Although the iconic fashion designer retired in 2008, the creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have been maintaining the classic, high end Valentino style. The collection for Fall-Winter features a range of satin dresses, brocade jumpsuits, embroidered jackets and floor-length capes.

Shimmering fabrics, embroideries and beautiful prints, mainly with flowers and ornaments decorate the beautiful outfits.

Versace Fall-Winter 2012/2013 Haute Couture collection

Versace Fall-Winter 2012/2013 Haute Couture collection

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.

Collection of the Spanish brand Rosalita Mc Gee for Autumn-Winter 2012-2013

Collection of the Spanish brand Rosalita Mc Gee for Autumn-Winter 2012-2013

At the Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 was presented a part of the collection Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 of the Spanish brand Rosalita Mc Gee.

Rosalita Mc Gee is a brand, full of colours, which turn even the darkest day in exclusive and special. A great many of details, motifs and ornaments spread optimism and illusion onto the woman dressing by Rosalita Mc Gee and everyone close to her to turn those days into special ones.

Collection name: Tomato

Collection name: Tomato

With the new collection, Andre Lisowski continues to move Delikatessen into a more diverse colour palette with a keen sense of proportion, skillfully combining the low-key with the bold. Delicacy in the collection's slim tailoring, combined with effortless styling and refined colour blocking bring a fresh perspective to menswear. The collection includes several pieces of outstanding colour and texture blocking. 

Versace Fall-Winter 2012-2013 collection

Versace Fall-Winter 2012-2013 collection

It is still hot outside, but we decided to look at the Fall-Winter season and present to you an interesting and different Versace collection. Usually Donatella Versace designs sexy little dresses in bright colours and with interesting prints, but for Fall-Winter 2012/2013 she focused on dark monochrome colours and gothic elements. Fashion experts say it was kind of tribute to her brother and founder of the brand Gianni Versace.

Versace Fall-Winter 2012/2013 collection abounds with corseted minidresses with crucifixes both printed and made with the use of crystals and sequins, dark turtlenecks and leather pencil skirts, biker jackets and throat-tight coat-dresses.

Christian Louboutin Attracted With His Amazing Spring-Summer 2012 Shoes Collection

Christian Louboutin Attracted With His Amazing Spring-Summer 2012 Shoes Collection

Considering the new Spring-Summer 2012 shoes collection by Christian Loubouitin it's impossible not to enjoy the warm weather. Sensous summer, sandy beaches, foamy waves and... yes, Loubouitin shoes of course. A fabulous collection abounding with footwear in bright and glossy colors, embellished with sequins and beading, and encrusted with jewels. Certainly there aren't missing models with spikes, a trademark of Christian Louboutin.

Alexander McQueen shoe collection for Autumn-Winter 2012-2013

Alexander McQueen shoe collection for Autumn-Winter 2012-2013

Shoes have always played a special role in the designs of Alexander McQueen and in the works of Sarah Burton, who took after him in the fashion label. She continues to create unusual and unique models, which can never be mixed up with footwear by other designers.

For Autumn/Winter 2012/2013 Sarah Burton designed a number of quirky pairs, including shoes and ankle boots decorated with fur, ruffles, flowers and rosettes, lace and buckles.