The discovery of the Lascaux cave, in 1940, had a profound influence on the artists of the time. For Georges Bataille, it represented the dawn of the human race. The power with which animals are depicted (deer, horses, oxen) takes us back to the infancy of mankind and its relationship to nature, as well as the invention of art. In 1951, Christian Dior appropriated these rock paintings, making a print from them for his Ovale line, a form with allusions to primitive female depictions such as the Willendorf Venus. It is this wild and ancient femininity, linked to the magic of the earth, that guided Maria Grazia Chiuri, Artistic Director of the Dior women's collections, throughout the creation of her first cruise collection for the House.
With his first collection for the Italian house Meilland sent out classy, easy pieces that will make heads turn on a city street.
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.
Richard James Autumn/Winter 2017 Camofleur collection starts its surreptitious journey just a short step from Savile Row in a covert corner of the neighbouring Royal Academy of Arts, where it squints, scratches its head and stands in awe before the astonishing, jarringly geometric work of camofleur Norman Wilkinson’s top-secret Dazzle Section.
For the new Men’s collection for Fall/Winter 2017-18, Trussardi presents a series of iconic garments from the maison’s great tradition. Tarot cards are the theme chosen to give this collection light and depth: unconscious and universal figures, they symbolize a current desire for tradition and history as well as a thirst for answers to present day questions.
This season, Canali undertake a journey towards the origin of elegance, of everything that is made well and Made in Italy - a journey that begins at the end and ends at the beginning. The new collection reveals once more what lies behind the curtain of Canali craftsmanship - exquisite construction, exceptional quality and distinctive details.
Battistoni, since ever a synonymous with elegance, refinement and attention to details, presents at the 91st edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo the new and innovative Winter Collection.
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.
The wit, wisdom and beauty of Oscar Wilde as he journeys from tite street in London to Paris saint Germain inform Alexander McQueen’s menswear collection this season. The writer wears tailoring typical of the London gent, cut in classic British fabrics to begin with – jackets and coats in wool serge with velvet appliqu?s, a 3-piece flannel suit in charcoal and exaggerated overcoats in or trimmed with shearling.
Premiere Vision defined some of the main trends for Spring summer 18. It sets forth with a fresh and witty outlook to trigger a desire for innovation, imagination and deliberately optimistic future scenarios.
Nick Graham launched his newest collection entitled "Life on Mars: Fall/Winter 2035" at New York Fashion Week/Men's. The latest collection from Nick Graham is based on Buzz Aldrin’s projection to land people on Mars by 2035. To add to the scientific importance of the event, Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society and one of the leading science educators in the world, narrated the visual journey to Mars.
Emphasized in texture and character, the Fall/Winter 2017 collection gives the idea of nonchalant cool with an uncompromising devotion to elegance and boldness. A personality driven by free- thinking sensibilities and a refusal to become content with the norm.
Opening with a performance from Brooklyn-born star Nas, and staged in the landmark New York Public Library, the show is a personal love letter to the neighborhoods of New York. In a city where everyone is a stranger, where everyone is from somewhere else, neighborhoods are what make New York home. From the Bronx and Chelsea to Queens and the Upper East Side, neighborhoods help shape characters and create an identity.
Motifs of mountain flora and fauna like the antlers of a deer, described by Kean as "the king of the forest with his thorny crown," rise up from the bottom of a wool overcoat. The white face of a wolf peers out from a backpack. "The idea of going up a mountain, what you see and what you feel, the encounters; the idea of finding as a human being an inner balance. The story is biographical—a story about the way we try to be better. We ascend this mountain and we find a new perspective. A celebration of nature, mountains, animals—we have to find a new point of view."
CND, the pioneers of nail artistry at Fashion Week, teamed up with pop culture’s “most irreverent designer,” Jeremy Scott, to create a striking look for his Fall/Winter runway. Similar to many of the iconic figures featured throughout his latest collection, the custom nail style highlighted during the show was truly one of a kind.
Summer was the main focus of Milano Unica in February. At the same time, there was more than a touch of trans-seasonal designs among the offerings by the classy exhibitors as buying patterns adjust themselves to multiple market demands.
Desigual has returned for a show at New York Fashion Week presenting its Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection, which has been given the name EXTRAORDINARY.
This season, Giorgio Armani is working on classics, evolving codes to define an idea of elegance tuned-in to the present, but rich with heritage. Texture and silhouette are the key elements of Giorgio Armani’s research: the body, with its individual, unique beauty, is enhanced by the clothes of the new collection.
The brand Prada presented their Fall/Winter 2017-2018 show at Milano Moda Uomo. The fashion show was womens and mens - the models walked together on the stage.
Dolce & Gabbana isn't quitting its courtship of millennial influencers anytime soon. On Saturday, A-list offspring, social media celebs and the 20-something It crowd flocked to Milan to fill the front row and storm the catwalk at the Italian fashion house's Fall 2017 men's show.
Sir Paul Smith design icon and entrepreneur will visit Milan to meet fashion students from around the world on February 1st, 5:30 pm.
Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, the world used to tune in every week to watch rich and powerful families feuding. Long before the dawn of reality TV shows, this was when glamorous soap operas still ruled the planet, and one show dominated them all: Dallas
That was precisely the objective in studying Milano Unica’s spring-summer 2018 trends: to think differently by combining historical periods, places and people apparently on opposite poles but which in reality share a common meaningful and enlightened contemporary view.
Franklin Eugene FEARLESS FINESSE, a Menswear Salute to Velvet, made its world debut during Milano Moda Uomo Fall/Winter 2017/2018. This Milan Fashion Week presentation was bursting with colorful, comfortable clothing that pushes menswear forward while holding true to the strong masculine cuts and clean lines that symbolize the Franklin Eugene Brand for fans around the world.
This was Vivienne Westwood’s first-ever show on the London menswear schedule, and a co-ed show to boot. But as she observed, it was far from the first time she’s put both genders on the same runway.
The pleasure of travel, the dream to bring together different cultures, the game of connecting past and present and the desire to rediscover historical figures of aesthetic and cultural importance: these are the cornerstones on which MILANO UNICA’s new trends for next Spring-Summer 2018 have been based.
From September 13-15, 2016, was held the latest edition of Première Vision Paris. About 1,900 exhibitors from 53 different countries around the world became part of the event. Canepa was there to showcase all of brand's clothing and accessory fabric collections for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, united around sustainability.
September 13th, 12.30 pm, the whole fashion industry - weavers, tanners, designers, buyers…, as well as international journalists, got together at the Première Vision Fabrics Forum (Hall 6). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 6 prizes of the 8th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.
Lenzing Group is a company based in Lenzing, Austria, which core competence is producing botanic fibers for the textile industry from the renewable raw material of wood. Here are the key color trends for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, revealed by Lenzing...
Men's suit fabrics - geometric effect with tiny low contrast knops, special grounds such as with band of mixture color, small scale motifs with combination of mixture and mouliné yarns, hound's tooth or subdued checks on milled fabric, different size diagonals, plains and fake plains.
Creative materials, technically innovative components, bespoke services - the offer is designed to respond to the needs of all the leather and fur business sectors: apparel, accessories, leather goods, shoes, furnishings and decoration.
The 'New Beginning' of the 23rd edition of Milano Unica starts from the principle of offering a new dimension of service, creativity and excellence of the proposals put on display, with a view to accompanying visitors through the values of quality and authenticity that characterize Made-in-Italy production.
Vivienne Westwood announces return of menswear to London. Men's and women's collection to be shown together at London Fashion Week Men's.
Collections from 352 exhibitors, a trend area, the unique Première Vision color range, along with numerous seminars, fashion exhibitions and special creative collaborations... this July 19-20, the show brings the freshest resources and newest vibes for Fall-Winter 17/18 to New York!
'Utility Chic brings a new clean lined femininity to hardwearing cargo looks, Winter Lotus Blossom offers a blend of Eastern and Western cultures that reenergises heritage trends while Sublime Settler takes to the prairies, offering a lady-like alternative to the traditional rugged rancher aesthetic'.
Time for trend moods. Time for ideas. The FW 2017/18 Milano Unica trends were presented at “La Pelota” in Milan to exhibitors and fashion community.
The FW 2017/18 Milano Unica trends were presented at “La Pelota” in Milan to exhibitors and fashion community. The event, conceived by Stefano Fadda, Art Director of MU, and his staff in collaboration with Antonella Matarrese, renowned fashion journalist, and SGS Architetti Associati, displayed a striking combination of modernity and style.
Filatura C4: Re.Verso™ partner of excellence for smart wool yarns for contract and woven fabrics for fashion, is now presenting at Filo its exclusive A/W 2017/2018 “Thanks to a shared philosophy and dedication to sustainable manufacturing and business, both companies have collaborated, with the support of C.L.A.S.S., to present a new dimension in eco-smart re-engineered wool based yarns, signed Re.Verso™ by Filatura C4, now especially targeted for the contract market” declared Alessio Catani, Managing Director of Filatura C4.
The world's leading organiser of trade shows and events dedicated to the upstream side of the fashion industry, Première Vision has been breaking new ground, providing inspiration and setting the pace each season for over 40 years.