Maverick fashion designer Nick Graham presented his latest collection, entitled Atlantis at New York Fashion Week/Men’s. Inspired by the mythical continent and the ocean, the collection was further influenced from fashion in the 60’s and Graham used Donovan’s 1968 hit record “Atlantis” as the music for the show.
Menswear designer David Hart kindly took us on a colorful trip to Cuba with his oh-so-cool collection for Spring 2018. It’s no big secret that we at Ponyboy are big David Hart fans and can never get enough of his terrific vintage inspired clothing. This season we saw beautifully cut linen suits in a great color palette, including mint, salmon and coral. The boldly striped blazer was a fabulous piece, as well as the banana print shirts.
Portability is the key word for Belvest: garments designed for everyday life, relaxation and sports, as well as for business travel and work in the global world. A new concept of tailoring, combining the highest quality and formal essentiality of models with awesome fabrics: pure cotton fil coupe patchwork, wool-hemp in “thick&thin” textures, intense and snappy mohair, micro-printed linen-wool-silk, and pure wool in light filtered shades, slightly blurred.
This journey started back in 2008 with a simple goal, to help men dress better by providing them with the best clothing from around the world. Clothing that not only fit but that is also a joy to wear. Sartoria Carrara had an idea of the type of tailoring they wanted to offer; soft, flattering, beautiful and with a focus on value, but saw that that type of product did not exist. Everything was either too stiff, too heavy or unflattering. In essence they believed that no one was making tailored clothing that met the needs of today. So the journey began.
Messori’s philosophy has always considered quality as high-priority. Care and attention are strategic elements of every creation. The inner style centre presents every season a wide selection of new models inspired by the trends international monitoring. The finicky selection of the fabrics, the tailoring care and the precious details put Messori’s brand at the top of its niche.
Made in Vicenza assists companies from Vicenza in the internationalization process. Founded in 1989, this structure is at the service of entrepreneurs and of all member companies of the Chamber of Commerce of Vicenza as well as to the entire territorial economic system. Made in Vicenza works in close synergy with the different Associations, Credit Institutions and all those dealing with the internationalization process in Vicenza and Province.
As a close-to-market research organisation, the TITV Greiz is your partner for research, development, service, consulting, testing and professional training along the textile value chain.
Assembly by ultrasonic is a modern future-oriented and economical alternative to sewing. PFAFF Industrial has been dealing with this technology for more than 25 years.
If you're looking for new ideas on what to do with your rubbish before rubbish removal, consider this recent news story! The ninth annual Festival of Arts Runway Fashion Show, part of the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, was held August 12, 2017. If you're conjuring up mental images of silk gowns and expensive fancy lace, think again! At least eighty percent of materials for each outfit worn at this fashion show must be made from recycled, reclaimed, or reused materials! The fashions are created by artists with a great deal of creativity and the crowds this show draws includes people very passionate about saving Planet Earth.
Intelligent textiles of any kind have to be assembled during the final production step. This means that the individual components have to be combined into a final product (e. g. a piece of clothing) using a joining technology. Here traditionally a sewing machine is used. Usually intelligent textiles (in leisure, sports outdoor, protective clothing) are also technical textiles; in this case assembly by ultrasonic is a modern future-oriented and economical alternative to sewing. PFAFF Industrial has been dealing with this technology for more than 25 years.
Christain Pellizzari’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection exhibited a discordant lack of flow. This is not to say that the selection of garments as a collective was not cohesive. The dissonance concerned the emotive spirit of clothing that most established designers tap into it. Whether the overall theme is grunge or sartorial elitism each look, or groups of looks within the collection will be different.
Apulia Fashion Makers was established with these objectives, in the profound certainty that only through the sharing of projects and goals one can pursue high objectives. What for many might have seemed utopian, has turned into a living and dynamic reality, and in a few months after its foundation, has managed to bring together over one hundred manufacturing companies of Textile - Clothing - Footwear (TCF) sectors.
Dear future ladies, we comprehend that being a lady of the hour is a rare open door and the time is ticking to locate your ideal dress, in this manner we chose to welcome specialists to share a few hints on the best way to pick the wedding outfit you had always wanted.
The report provides an in-depth analysis of the EU Textile & Clothing external trade for 2015-2016. It includes trade trends by sector (i.e. fibres, yarns, fabrics, carpets, technical textiles, home textiles, home textiles, workwear, men & womenswear), by products and by EU main trading partners.
Study and research findings worldwide, have concurred that specific clothing can make people more confident in their outlook, mannerisms and the way they approach all situations in life. It’s not a secret, that clothes make a man, neither is the fact that it can create everlasting impressions: good, bad or ugly.
Oliver Spencer believes the way a man chooses to dress is changing, particularly in the work place. At the centre of this transition is the shirt, a wardrobe linchpin, it's a garment equally synonymous with dressing down as smartening up these days. By combining this shift with the the Oliver Spencer customer - a creative, free thinking and confident man, Oli set out to create their current offering of shirts, each with a distinctive collar style.
Redoing your wardrobe can be a refreshing change in your life. By buying a few new pieces at a time, you can gradually build up an entire wardrobe of stylish clothes and accessories. Introduce different pieces as regularly as you can each time you shop. This will also make it easier for you to stick to your budget.
Barrington Ayre's mission is to provide the finest English made bespoke & made to order clothing at an affordable price with an approachable set up, allowing people across the World to experience the joy of bespoke clothing.
In 2004 was founded the GRUPO NOIVA, a company created and developed from the beginning in order to secure a leading position in providing Iberian bridal market. However the youth and dynamism of the undertaking's managerial staff, together with a broad overview of the bridal market focused on the company's activities for export currently featuring numerous points of sale distributed throughout the world, not marginalizing however the Portuguese market where brand is and will continue to make a difference.
In order to buy made-to-measure clothing successfully you need to be guided through the different options, fabrics and traditional styling rules. The team of style advisors will assess you in stores and guide you. Through their selection of fabrics, including Italian fabrics from Loro Piana and British fabrics from Holland & Sherry and Thomas Mason. Atelier Na offers more than 15 different ranges and 1500 fabrics depending on style, season and occasion.
Feel the confidence that comes from the incredible fit and exceptional craftsmanship of our made-to-measure suiting. Whether for a special occasion or just your day-to-day, you’ll come away with something truly unique.
When it comes to the quality of their products and services, they do not make any compromises. Alferano stands for first-rate service with regard to the fulfillment of your wishes. In order to ensure this, they work only with the best partners in the industry. Sustainability, trustworthiness and fairness are the values they are committed to in all their relationships – with you and with their suppliers.
Lund and Lund's history begins in the late 1930?s when the two brother tailors Hans and Jesper Lund were sent abroad to learn the highest level of pattern cutting. Hans took off to America whilst Jesper underwent his education at the renowned tailors Anderson & Sheppard on Savile Row in London.
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.
In 2006, Aaron Marino started a men’s image consulting firm, alpha m. Image Consulting, to help average men with simple common sense advice; aimed to enhance their image, style, grooming, fashion and most importantly their confidence. Aaron Marino has been featured in countless publications, as well as guest appearances on various television and radio programs, both locally, as well as nationally.
Situated on Westover Road in the heart of Bournemouth's most prestigious shopping area you will find Robert Old & Co. Founded in 1909 the store has been providing gentlemen for miles around with world’s finest clothing ever since.
Bespoke Tailoring is and always will be a must for men who want to stand out in the crowd, men who look positively towards their future without uncertainties. The Market of Made to Measure is constantly growing unlike classic clothing stores. Enrico Monti offers you the opportunity to open your own store for men's made-to-measure suits and shirts.
One of the most important things about the popular wave of fitness activities in the 1970s and 1980s was that you didn’t need much specialist equipment to join in. As long as people were wearing comfortable clothing and had proper support, especially with respect to footwear, people could get involved with jogging, running, and many other activities. The fitness wear at the time reflected this need and had a very functional look and feel to it.
Paul Stuart's roots are in soft shoulder clothing, over the years the store and the brand have been influential in helping to redefine the American tailored look into the slimmer more international silhouettes of today. In fact, Paul Stuart has a long history of bringing innovations and new styles into American menswear. For example, Paul Stuart was the first U.S. retailer to introduce side vents and three-button suits.
Jennis & Warmann is taking the British Classic and modernising it to something cooler and smarter. We have taken the classic British Tweed fabric and put a modern twist on it by creating suits in a more refreshing, modern slim fits and classic fits and making it affordable to all. In the past, tweeds were woven with the hand to protect people from the harsh climate in Britain which were later used to sew suits, blazers and jackets. Today Jennis & Warmann is reinventing this British classic to match the present day demand but without compromising the quality of the fabric and tailoring.
Exquisitely tailored and individually designed custom suits, shirts, blazers, trousers, tuxedos and accessories. All made to measure, shipped to you free of charge and backed by their Flawless Fit Promise.
Every man needs a tailor and O.S Man tailor made is part of the new wave of bespoke outfitters aiming to revive the lost art and pleasure of handmade clothing. Founded by Omar Osman, with locations in the heart of Brooklyn, Pretoria and Sandton, Johannesburg. O.S Man Tailor made is an expression of their own desire to respect age-old traditions whilst adding a gently subversive new detail.
SUITS by Curtis Eliot is an international custom made menswear company. We give our clients the opportunity to experience an old-fashioned tailor service with a modern twist. Each garment is custom designed and fitted to each individual, allowing our clients to select the fit, fabric and style of each of their designs. We specialize in made-to-measure suits, topcoats, dress shirts, shorts and most recently custom shoes.
With the France Japan Innovation Year coming to an end, a delegation of French companies from the textile sector will be in Japan from 5 to 8 December 2016. They will take part in the Great France- Japan Innovation Forum held by the Embassy of France in Japan.
In the olden days, jumpsuits were seen as an iconic apparel for women farmers and industry workers. Therefore, many people had the impression that jumpsuits were boring. However, the notion changed when women decided to go vintage and jumpsuits became sexy and stylish fashion garments that suit every body shape. The all-in-one outfit has a top and pant in one garment. The fashion world has made jumpsuits into an appealing stylish outfit that no woman can resist.
John Ferrigamo Custom is a world class Hi Fashion Bespoke, Made To Measure and Shirt Maker, providing the highest standards in garment and shirtmaking along with the luxury of personalization.
Heimie’s Haberdashery specializes in tailored clothing. Each season they hand select fabrics and design their own Heimie’s Select line of clothing coming out of our partnership in Montreal. From their selection of ready made garments to their Made-to-Order and Made-to-Measure programs, they pride themselves on traditional classic attire with permanence to style and fashion.
Hollywood executive Sanford Panitch, the president of Columbia Pictures, is moonlighting as a men's fashion designer.
Today, we are going to present you some of the most popular in the capital of Germany - Berlin. The city is well known with the fashion events that are hosted there. We all know about Berlin Fashion Week, but nobody is thinking that there may be find some of the master tailors in Europe.
Saint Laurie Merchant Tailors was founded in 1913 by Samuel Kozinn, a Jewish immigrant from Poland whose mother tongue was Yiddish. Samuel’s first garments were trousers manufactured in the now-fashionable Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
Beckett & Robb makes clothing for men who want world-class products at a fair price. They’ve spent a lot of time pounding the pavement to make that possible, value quality and design, which is why they make everything in Western Europe. The company believes in being transparent about how they make products, and are happy to talk about the origin of all materials used, where they manufacture, and the work environment for tailors. They’re a quality-driven brand that makes luxury products accessible.
Mullen & Mullen is a family tailoring firm, founded by Damien & Dominic Mullen in 2004. They're proud to produce bespoke tailoring in Yorkshire from the finest cloths. Their London visiting tailor service brings the fine fit of a bespoke garment together with the convenience of fittings at a location of your choice. They are passionate about bespoke tailoring. Mullen & Mullen is a family business, priding itself on the quality of their service, clothes and the attention they give their customers.
Orders came in from across the United States as Nicholas deepened his understanding of the measuring, constructing, and fitting process. He soon realized that although people purchased online, custom clothing is a high touch product that needs experts to meet with clients in person. He then opened his first studio location inside an upscale men’s barbershop in Chicago and was surprised at how fast sales took off when guys could try on different styles, touch the luxury fabrics, and be measured, and ultimately fitted, by an expert. Within two years, they had four studio locations in Chicago – Loop, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, and South Loop.
Kings Gentlemen is a custom clothier, offering many different custom clothing styles to choose from in suits, jackets, pants, shirts, and overcoats. Lawrence Kiely is a master clothier and owner of the business. Read an interview with Lawrence about men's clothing and style.
Like countless others, Isaac George Kannon had a dream: to immigrate to America, to work hard, and to provide his family with a healthy and prosperous life. He stepped ashore in 1905. First he peddled quality goods from a pack on his back-on foot. Then he moved up to the luxury of a horse-and-buggy. Finally, in 1916, Isaac opened a retail store in Wendell, NC. That establishment served and our loyal customers for nearly 100 years. Then, in March 2016, we relocated our Women’s Store to Raleigh’s Cameron Village, not far from where our Men’s Store has been for several years. Now in our Raleigh stores, Kannon’s Clothing remains one of the oldest family-owned clothing store names in the country.
Kings Gentlemen is a custom clothier, based in Washington, DC, USA. It offers many different custom clothing styles in suits, jackets, pants, shirts, and overcoats.
Bespoke tailored clothes are custom measured, hand made from the finest materials and fit to perfection. They have been in business of providing Custom Bespoke suits for the last 50 years. As a bespoke tailors, they bring the finest traditions of London’s Savile Row to Raleigh, NC. Unlike other tailoring methods, Bespoke-tailored clothes are custom measured, hand-made from the finest materials and fit to perfection. Each garment is an original. Our customers have learned that craftsmanship, classic clothing and true quality are timeless.
Skopes is a British brand, producing seasonal, forward order collections including casual and formal coats, shirts and tailoring. Brand's collections include a wide variety of mix & match suits, jackets, blazers, eveningwear and trousers to suit all budgets.
The most important thing in custom clothing is the experience of the person doing the measuring. It doesn’t matter how nice or well made the garment is if the fit is not to your liking. Bruce has been tailoring custom clothing since 1982. Bruce uses a full custom factory (located right here in the United States of America!).
The Paolini Garment Company is a luxury custom clothier, with tailored clothing roots dating back to the 1930s - the heyday of New York’s Garment District. For our discerning clientele, they design and tailor custom-made: Suits, Sport Coats, Trousers, Shirts, Tuxedos, Overcoats.
In the first two weeks you will have the chance to be part of the Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto for ten days in which you will experience the most advanced outcomes in the field of art-sustainability-fashion. You will be taken on a journey through the magic of creating clothing from top Italian fabrics, visiting factories and working with the most exclusive fabric producers in the world, and the most trustworthy agency for sustainability in the textile industry. In the second half, in Florence, you will be able to transform this creation into a portfolio, with element of styling and communication.
Established in 1865 and located at number 10 Savile Row, Dege & Skinner is one of Savile Row's oldest and most respected bespoke tailors and has been dressing Royalty, Heads of State, business men and men of style for over 150 years... and counting!
The Custom Tailors and Designers Association offers a program, which provides extensive training in all aspects of the custom clothing industry - from Measuring to Business Development - where all courses are taught by industry experts with extensive knowledge and experience.
Patrick Grant is a British fashion designer and creative director of bespoke tailors Norton & Sons of Savile Row. As a media figure he is best known as a judge on the television series, The Great British Sewing Bee.
After taking over Norton in 2005, Grant has been credited with rejuvenating the once ailing business. He relaunched E. Tautz & Sons as a ready to wear label in 2009, for which he was awarded the Menswear Designer award at the British Fashion Awards in 2010.
French luxury car brand Bugatti and LuisaViaRoma, one of the biggest international concept stores, have just signed an exclusive collaboration deal. From June 2016 and for the next two years, the Ettore Bugatti collection will be available to local and international clientèle both in the LuisaViaRoma store and on the Luisaviaroma.com website. LuisaViaRoma becomes the first place in Italy where shoppers can buy the clothing and accessories ranges of the Ettore Bugatti Collection, a lifestyle brand extension born in 2013 reflecting the spirit of the supercar firm.
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.
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
Three classic themes but with contemporary twist will be key in ladies' wardrobe - Cargo, Country and Nautical. To be commercially successful, directions are modernized to give the customers exactly what they'll want to buy tomorrow.
Since 2003, Brodeur Carvell has served the needs of Southwest Florida residents & visitors with fine apparel for business and pleasure. Co-owner Ron Brodeur's focus is on Made-to-Measure and Custom Clothing.
'Our client's image is our business. We provide the wardrobe that will make you the best dressed person in whatever room you walk into', says Jay Lombardo, the owner of Lombardo Custom Apparel. A Dallas-based brand, which for the past 25 years dresses Politicians, CEOs, Entertainers and Super Bowl Champions.
Prima MU had its debut in Milan. It is the first appointment with Made in Italy PRECOLLECTIONS of textiles-accessories devoted to those who aim at exclusive top-end Italian products. While presenting their PRECOLLECTIONS, each exhibitor is able to encounter various R&D representatives forming a constructive dialog, from both creative and business viewpoints.
Step into the most luxurious setting with your favorite bespoke clothing tailors and designers. Conveniently located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Designer Forum New York caters to the finest upscale menswear buyers, in addition to the growing market of bespoke ladies wear buyers, custom clothiers and tailors / designers in the U.S., Canada and from around the world.
The Borean Mario was founded in the 70's and it specializes in the manufacture of clothing. The company produces haute couture dresses for the most important national and international brands.
True Savile Row bespoke and Semi Bespoke (made-to-measure) men's suits and shirts, created in collaboration between the master tailor's skills and client's preferences.
Richard Anderson is a leading independent bespoke tailoring house on Savile Row, producing only high quality garments and accessories. At the atelier you could find fully bespoke, custom (made-to-measure) and ready-to-wear pieces, made of finest fabrics.
Summer is the perfect time for a fresh new look and Crane Brothers have given their website and online store a clever makeover in collaboration with multi-award winning designers Sons & Co. The new site launched and takes you into the handsome world of founder Murray Crane's highly regarded label. The site is designed to enhance the user experience, offer a greater range of product and more detailed information about how the impeccable suits are tailored and the brand's made to measure services.
Kendall and Kylie launched their clothing and footwear collection, Kendall + Kylie, just a few days before the start of New York Fashion Week.
In the Spring of 1992, Jeffrey Bartlett Clothiers was established. This allowed Jeffrey more freedom to source fabrics from any mill in the world and to study from the best tailors. Notables include: Martin Greenfield in Brooklyn, who makes clothing for the better retailers in New York City. Adrian Roberti in Rochester, who was the head tailor for Hickey Freeman in 1964 and Lou Myles in Toronto, who was Frank Sinatra's personal tailor.
Leon Tailoring Company, Inc., was founded by Leo (Leon) and Sadie Ettinger in 1905. They emigrated from Europe to the United States, settling in Indianapolis, Indiana. Leo was a tailor, and Sadie was a dressmaker. Together, they started the business as a small tailoring operation on Indiana Avenue, where they lived upstairs above the store and made the clothes downstairs. Their hours of operation were 7 a.m. until midnight to ensure they accommodated the working customers of their day.
Sharon Takeda, curator of “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015” opening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on April 10, says, “After five years of researching and finding pieces to put in the show, we have quite an interesting group of things that are quite colorful. In the end, it’s turned out to be quite enlightening in the sense that the material is just as rich to mine as in womenswear.”
Rudy Martinez began working as a master designer in 1986 with Martinez Custom Clothier in Baton Rouge, LA. He has been in the custom clothing business for over twenty five years. He studied fit and tailoring with a master craftsman from the Custom Tailors & Designers Association (CTDA).
Men's suits, shirts, jackets, trousers, footwear, cufflinks, sock garters, collar bars and ties - everything the stylish gentleman needs could be found at Highcliffe.
'We believe the man who dresses with impeccable style and confidence shows that he values himself and his contributions'.
Service is Haberdasher's hallmark and will not compromise nor outsource to save time. Their member clients appreciate the service, quality and convenience they provide. Because they are a personal boutique operation focused on high-end clientele the company limits the number of clients they serve to ensure the clients receive the best, most responsive service possible. Because they are a relationship-based company they do not do business on a transactional basis. They become a trusted partner in making sure you are well-dressed and taken care of for the long term. You will never be "passed off" to the next sales rep.
Taking from the unforgettable milestone of the Eighties’ success, Manuel Ritz renewed itself and its passion for fashion, clothing and creative soul, thanks to the acquisition by the company ManifatturaPaolonione of the biggest and fast growing fashion company in Italy with a turnover of more then 60 million € and more then 500 employees.
Okinawa was founded by its director, Michele Ruffin in the 1990s, and is located in the province of Padova, Italy. Okinawa has been supplying materials and technological processes of what we refer to as ‘ennoblement’ which is to say, the company uses are highly innovative, creative and exclusive, 100% made in Italy, applied materials and finishes that focuses on the world of leather.
The fashion business is slower in accepting of marketing techniques in comparison with other businesses. For long years fashion manufacturers were interested in what is economical and easy to be produced. Manufacturers showed too little interest in customers' demand, but it's no longer this way - the marketing process is fundamental in fashion business.
Black N Bianco - a high quality online clothing boutique that offers the best in formal wear and wedding wear for children. They specialize in offering a variety of different styles of suits for little boys that will help to please any person's personal tastes.
Martin Greenfield Clothiers, Ltd. is a Brooklyn manufacturer of hand tailored men’s clothing. The Company was founded in 1977 by Martin Greenfield when he bought the factory from his former employer, GGG Clothes. Mr. Greenfield had joined GGG in 1947 as an entry-level floor boy, ultimately rising to Vice President of Production before buying out his former employer.
Gary Franzen Custom Clothing specializes in bespoke suits in Las Vegas. Your suit will be hand cut and bench made by expert tailors, right here in our shop, to your exact measurements. We also offer a full line of custom shirts, sport coats, slacks, tuxedos and accessories. We serve customers in Las Vegas, Reno and the Los Angeles areas. If you are visiting Las Vegas and want a bespoke suit please call for special arrangements.
It all started in 1920 when Mike Culwell’s grandfather, W.E. Culwell, founded Culwell & Son as a shop that pressed men’s suits. Dallas was a different place back then — the streets weren’t always paved and a good suit from Sears cost some $28. As the city grew, Dallas businessman began demanding better clothing. W.E. responded and the Varsity Shop was born. Here, the businessman of Dallas could find outstanding suits for the then unheard of price of $45.
The closure is going to happen by January 1, 2016, because the company 'is currently being acquired by an international made-to-measure group' and its physical stores have to be closed as 'it does not fit into their growth strategy'.
SECOO, the high-end service platform, announced to have received the official authorization of the world class tailor-made men's clothing brand "KITON", and SECOO began to play an important role as partner of KITON in China. The cooperation between the two parties is expected to be diversified and deep rather than focused on e-commerce.
The designer just announced that he'll be displaying his wares in a series of intimate presentations to be held at the end of New York Fashion Week in February.
You know for sure that the men's suit is the best choice (especially made of wool) only if it fits perfectly. So, how can you achieve it? One of the options is to use the services of a Personal stylist.
Moores Clothing for Men has grown to become Canada’s leading national retailer of men’s business attire. Moores launched in 1980 as a single, family-owned store in Mississauga, Ontario, with 12 employees. Today Moores employs more than 1200 people in over 100 stores across Canada, including in virtually every major city.
The EU-funded TAILORFIT project is developing cost-efficient software and automated material cutting technologies that will enable fashion houses from Italy and abroad to offer personalised, made to measure menswear quickly and at competitive prices. ‘All fashion houses that manufacture menswear are focused on providing made to measure products to their customers,’ explains project coordinator Mirko Zilli, CEO of Crea Solution. ‘This market is lucrative, but at the same time also increases in-house costs.’
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia hosted the presentation of the joint project with the international trade platform, AliExpress - Fashion. Made in Russia.
CND, the global leader in professional nail care, unveiled 24 gilded nail designs tonight at The Blonds Spring/Summer 2016 Show at MILK Studios in New York. Inspired by Cleopatra, the Sphinx and various elements of Egyptology, the clothing and nails are best described as dramatic handcrafted treasures. The ancient Egyptian emphasis on procuring the most valuable riches for the afterlife was translated into a regal, glistening runway show of avant-garde fashion and artistry.
Okinawa is based near Padova, Italy, and founded 30 years ago by Michele Ruffin. It has been renowned for its quality and creativity from the start, having always paid close attention to technological processes and materials for clothing, furnishing and accessories, focusing especially on the leather market.
Deliana Simeonova is the creator of Gaitani New York (Gaitani NY) - an online boutique, offering women's, men's and children's clothing, accessories, home decoration and paper products, inspired by folk motifs, symbols and memories of Bulgaria, combined with modern design.
Just when you think you have seen everything there is within the fashion industry, something always seems to jump up and grab you unexpectedly. For Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht, her work not only does this from time to time, but just about every piece of fashion that she designs will leave you either totally awe inspired or incredibly freaked out. She is known within the fashion industry for taking things to a level previously unthought of, and within the 3D printing industry for exhibiting the potential the technology provides for the future.
The UK is being revamped by a number of urban retailers and some of the leading fashion brands are becoming dominating forces. You will discover top British celebs who have passed on fashions by Adidas and Nike and they are now rocking it out with seriously stylish clothing brands that have unique urban appeal.
Van der Ham says that he has decided to offer made-to-order, because women wanted to buy his clothes, which they saw in some of the stores, where designer's collections are sold, but very often their size was sold out. And made-to-order is the way to decide the 'Out of stock' problem.
Le Palais Bulles: A utopian project that encompasses earth, sky and sea, where the future is built organically from the forms and architecture of the past. In this Collection Croisiére, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the landscape and memory of the South of France. Gaining inspiration from the colours, textures and light of the natural world of the Cote d’Azur, together with the style of the people who have inhabited it, the designer draws on tradition and technique to realise clothing for today. In so doing, Le Palais Bulles (Bubble Palace) becomes a metaphor for the approach to the collection overall.
From Friday 20 to Sunday 22 March, 2015, Harrods' formalwear sector will offer an impressively selection of the world's finest tailoring, during the Harrods Made-to-measure weekend, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knighstbrige, London SW1.
Richmart Ltd respects and prices copyright of each artist. Each designer retains copyright over their own model. Richmart Ltd has no right to reproduce, manufacture or use the proposed models as their own without the consent of their authors.
Bulgarian fashion designer Veselka Krachunova will present her label's latest collection during the 6th edition of Fashion Week Las Vegas (16-20 February 2015).
Indianapolis-based designer Berny Martin will be part of this year's edition (February 13-15, 2015) of Couture Fashion Week in New York City, USA. The fashion show will be held at 8:00 pm on Friday February 13, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway.
Dean Manev, the Trade Director of Men's Fashion Cluster, visited Pitti Immagine Uomo 87 - one of the world's most important platforms for men's clothing and accessory collections, which was held January 13-16, 2015, in Florence, Italy. So, he shared with us, which were the brightest fashion trends in menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016, that attracted his attention.
Vibrant and energetic, the menswear wardrobe is saturated in shades inspired by exotic tropical fruits. Effectively capturing the optimism of the season, two key Fashion Colors land in the form of Mango Lassi orange and Papaya orange.
To provide a source of inspiration for the 2014 new festive illuminations, the New West End Company’s Bond Street Development Group delved deep into the archives to explore the heritage of the street, established in 1686 and now home to over 125 of the world’s leading luxury stores including more than 80 designer flagships which sees £1billion of spend annually.
Sinterama is European leader in the production of coloured polyester threads and yarns, born in 1968 in Biella (Italy). In over 40 years of development, Sinterama has built important partnerships with its clients, offering the most innovative solutions, investing in product research and giving collaboration and service the utmost attention. In line quality control, the automation of processes and the flexibility of production systems represent some of the company’s points of excellence and ensure the highest quality and production standards. At present, Sinterama produces a vast range or products able to satisfy any requirement for fabrics for automotive, furnishing, clothing and technical end uses.
SITAM-AB School of Fashion Design and Applied Arts, founded in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece, is one of the longest running and most successful training institutions in Greece in the field of Fashion and Design.
On October 26, 2014 during the the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, Igor Gulyaev presented his Spring-Summer 2015 collection, named 'Nouvelle époque'.
Sharp Dressed Man was founded by the Baltimore Fashion Alliance in 2012 to support men re-entering the workforce - it collects gently worn suits & business attire and distributes them to men who are newly released from prison and trying to make a fresh start.
Domestic clothing and footwear manufacturers have decided to join forces to strengthen the image of Polish brands both at home and abroad. Companies participating in the programme "Polish Fashion" will start tagging their products with the common label since September.
Today, we are going to present you Thomas Mahon - head cutter and director of bespoke atelier English Cut, established in January 1995.
You want to know everything about the men's suit? Well, here is the place, where we'll try to answer all your questions about it, before you even ask. We start now and we'll keep adding information to help you learn more about every detail of men's suit.
Fashion designer Stella McCartney will work with "Adidas" to create the clothing of British athletes for the Olympics 2016.
Louis Copeland & Sons is a name synonymous with men's fine tailored clothing and high end fashion in Ireland. World renowed as a Master Tailor and stockist of designer men's suits and casual clothing, the company has grown over nearly 100 years in business, and today they are very proud of their reputation.
Among the custommers of the Louis Copeland brand are the actor Chris Noth (Law & Order and Sex And The City) and the former president of the USA Bill Clinton.
The average value of young man's wardrobe is £1,227 while female one costs about £150 less - just £1,078.
Maybe you have designing skills, but you are afraid that launching your commercially successful clothing line is too hard for you? Well, this article is just for you! It will explain the steps you should take for turning your passion into your business...
Pitti Immagine Uomo, the key international trade event showcasing men's fashions and contemporary lifestyle trends, will be held in Florence from 17 to 20 June 2014.
Gyula Szabó is a menswear fashion designer.
Hisoriginal qualification was electrician. He started makingclothes for himself in his twenties. A few years later, he changed his profession and became a garment industrial engineer.
He has worked as a pattern maker.
Fashion designer Axel Hardy (Axinia Hadzhieva) creates unique and cutting-edge clothing made of personally developed yarns from organic cotton, linen, silk, soy. Her garments present Bulgaria in Europe's fashion world for years. In December 2013 the models were shown at the exhibition in O2 Arena in London, UK.
From now until December 11, 2013 runs online voting in the national competition 'Building of the Year'. As supporters of the Bulgarian fashion and apparel industry, we at Fashion.bg undoubtedly support and will vote for the new factory of one of the largest manufacturers of men's suits in Bulgaria - Top Man Ruse, which is recently popular with brand Richmart.
The fastest white woman in the world Ivet Lalova got married to her longtime boyfriend - the world famous athlete Simone Collio.
The ceremony was held in Rieti, Italy on September 21, 2013 with many guests from Bulgarian and world sports highlife.
The bride was amazing in a dress of Italian fashion label 'Atelier Aimee' - represented in Bulgaria by 'Bridal Fashion'.
Global researches show that men are spending more and more money on clothes and especially on luxury ones. For example in 2011 the spend on luxury menswear has grown twice as fast as women's.
Naturally, when the demand increase, the supply goes up, too.
So, fashion brands see a big opportunity to expand their market share thanks to their menswear collections - 40% of the global sales in 2012 coming from menswear.
Bulgarian fashion house 'Banderol' has been creating boutique men's and women's clothing for more than 10 years.
Garments are made in small, limited editions, because the main aim of the brand is to offer a variety of models to make 'Banderol' competitive and preferred.
To be a face of their menswear collection from 'Banderol' choose Bulgarian actor and singer Stelian Dimitrov - FAKED STARS.
After we went over the different types of men's suits and types of men's suit coat pockets, today we'll take a look at men's jacket lapel types. Jacket lapels are the folded flaps of cloth on the front of a jacket or coat. They are mostly used in formal clothing and suit jackets. They are usually formed by folding over the front edges of the jacket or coat and sewing them to the collar, an extra piece of fabric around the back of the neck. The three basic forms of jacket lapels are...
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.
We present models prom dresses 2013 of the Bulgarian fashion designer Mira Bachvarova. With the coming of spring fashion blossoms. If you want a new image - charming and fascinating, you can find it in the online shop of the designer. In the online store every day you can see new original models. Interesting and original garments for ladies with bold unique style!
Atelier SIMON will make its fans happy again with the products from the line SIMON jewellery.
The brand recently created its on-line shop for jewelry.
In recognition and gratitude to its customers and fans of the clothing brand SIMON, in 2008 Gergana Simeonova created a jewelry collection from original Swarovski elements in combination with semiprecious stones that are an addition to each of the dresses and outfits of the brand. Now we present the newest jewelry collection of the designer for 2013.
The Italian designer Ermanno Scervino presented in Sofia his collection Autumn/Winter 2012/2013, inspired by the grace and elegance of horses.
Through the eyes of the designer the woman this season is graceful, noble and elegant not like a gazelle, but as a mare. Clean lines and monotonous palette are the highlights of the autumn collection that received the applause from the Bulgarian fashion lovers.
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.
Cindy Crawford will be making her designer debut when she launches her own clothing line with budget retailer C&A.
The 46-year-old supermodel is thrilled to be teaming up with the high street chain for her first design collection and she hopes her creations will make consumers feel good.
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.
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 summer in Colombia is full of fashion. After the recent Fashion Week Colombiamoda 2012, between July 31 and August 3, 2012, in Corferias, the main exhibition and fair venue in Bogotá, Colombia, takes place the International Fashion and leather show (IFLS). It showcases the most comprehensive offering of latest-collection products for professional buyers from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Central America, Ecuador, the Caribbean, Spain, the US, Italy, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. The shows already started and the presented models are for Spring/Summer 2013.
We want to present to you two great shopping sites, where you will find many fashionable offers.
Dorothy Perkins provides affordable, feminine fashion. The average Dorothy Perkins customer is in her early thirties and she's likely to be a busy mum or working woman. She loves fashion and takes a close interest in the new fashion trends. Quality, fit and price are all important to her.
Another site that we can recomment is Boden, which offers exclusive and beautiful clothes for all year round.
We present you the collection of the Bulgarian fashion house Polisha for Spring-Summer 2012 with designer Poli Petkova, shown at the Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012.
The brand offers designer clothes for the modern woman. A woman who is sensual, sexy and with her own style.
Collection Spring-Summer 2012 of the Bulgarian fashion house "VETEIDA" that was shown at the Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012, is an inspiration of the modern woman, for which innovation, dynamics and happiness from life are moving powers and clothing is their manifestation.
The designer of the models is Vessela Vassileva, owner of fashion house "Veteida". The colours that dominate in the collection are black, white and light blue.
The specialty Fashion and Fashion Management is aimed at training future highly-qualified specialists in the following sub-specialties: Clothing and Clothing Accessory Design, Clothing Production, Fashion Advertising, Fashion Business Marketing and Management. All graduates can start a career as a clothing and clothing accessory designer, sewing industry constructor and technologist, stylist, fashion consultant, advertising expert, tutor, and marketing specialist in the fashion business, also possessing high qualification in the field of management. We present to you some models, made by students in the specialty Fashion and Fashion Management.
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith’s lead singer is entering the world of fashion, designing a clothing line. He has teamed up with Andy Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger’s brother, for a ‘rock inspired’ clothing line for Macy’s called Andrew Charles.
Steven Tyler was the main inspiration for the Andrew Charles clothing line and will star in the ads alongside Chelsea Tyler, his 22 year old daughter. The women's wear was influenced by the wardrobe of the singer Stevie Nick.
Designer tee shirts are in a class all their own. Although you could easily purchase cheap, 5 dollar clothing at the nearest thrift shop do some t shirt printing, sometimes the only way to attain the quality you really want is by buying designer clothing.
Here are four examples of the most stunning designer tee shirts of the 2011 season.
Life’s contrasts, that inspired the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo for her paintings come to life in the haute couture collection of the designer from Ruse – Vesselina Pencheva.
Her new summer collection for 2011 was presented with a great success during the Fashion week in Johannesburg, South Africa. The painting of Frida Kahlo impressed Vesselina Pencheva, who creates exclusive fashion for more than 10 years in South Africa.
The collection that H&M is releasing for spring/summer 2011 is full of flower prints and vibrant colors - perfect for color blocking and brightening up every outfit. The combinations are limitless, and whatever you choose, H&M guarantees you that you will be dressed in the latest fashion.
The clothing line will be available starting April through July, but sometimes the brand puts out the products earlier, so look out for it.
Matthew Williamson unveiled his capsule collection for Macy’s, a line full of dresses, blouses, and jackets—all in the designer’s signature bold colors.
The Matthew Williamson for Impulse collection will include dresses, tops, scarves and leather and suede pieces. The collection, which launches nationwide April 13, retails for a wallet-friendly $50 to $120, with some items priced up to $300.
The supermodel Gisele Bundchen is the new face of H&M’s Spring Awakening line and she looks amazing and super fresh in the collection of sheer, vintage-style prints.
This Spring season is all about retro flares, the spirit of 70s will be everywhere around us – flashback prints, soft, sheer fabrics, ruffles, frills and effortless beauty. Also, the Spring/Summer 2011 "must have" item is the platform sandal, especially a wooden one, cork or hemp base – it must be natural.
From 12 March - 10 July 2011, the V&A will present a retrospective of the work of visionary Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. Yamamoto is a visionary designer who has made a vital contribution to fashion, challenging traditional norms of clothing with his avant-garde style.
This is his first major solo show in the UK and is an installation-based retrospective showcasing over 80 women's and menswear garments.
Black and white
The crisp contrast of this classic combination is always in style, it’s classic, simple and very sexy. Monochrome is one of the simplest, most chic of looks and never fails to gain attention when done well. If you are unsure about a color combination, you can always rely on black and white, because it is easy for creating a fairly effortless wardrobe.
The glamorous Grand Central Station terminal in New York turned into a makeshift fashion stage for the presentation of the autumn-winter 2011 trends of the sports brand Moncler Grenoble, where the star was the favorite of many, Tanya Ilieva.
The model of "Visages", who lives now in New York, but traveled for continuous commitments to the world’s hottest fashion spots, presented the clothing of the sports brand during an attractive fashion show, gathered in one place models, special guests and near passing people at the terminal.
New York Fashion Week is coming to an end and until now it has seen shows from Jason Wu, Alexander Wang, Tommy Hilfiger and Donna Karan showing their wares for the new autumn/winter 2011-12 season. While they showed us the new fashion trends that will dominate the world at the end of this year, the first row of fashion shows was attended by many stars who also demonstrated their point of view of what is elegant and modern.
On 5 and 6 February, 2011 for the third time will be held wedding exhibition BALKANICA
Balkanica wedding expo is a major trade show which displays the trends in Bridal and groom Fashion in the Balkan Region. A unique event in Bulgaria, organized by EXPOLINE company will traditionally took its place in the capital's Sheraton Hotel. As every year the exhibition will bring together again leading companies of the wedding industry in Bulgaria and other countries.
This year fashion designers offer us simple, fresh and comfortable outfits. Here's what should be a part of your wardrobe this year.
Return of the 1970′s
2011 will see elements of the 1970s fashion returning. There are two main outlooks for this trend which are 1970′s bohemian and 1970s sophisticated glamour. The sophisticated look includes styles for the day and night.
Today is difficult to imagine how in the past the trousers were considered as typically male garment, that is not appropriate for women. Modern trends offer wide selection of pants for both men and women’s wardrobe.
The story of trousers begins in Ancient East. After that, this type of clothing is used by some European tribes.
This winter, lace is crowned to be the ultimate fabric and one of the key trends. From dresses to shirts to accessories, this feminine fabric has made a big comeback for the winter fashion season.
The Fall/Winter 2010 lace fashion trend has taken the catwalks with sleek and sophisticated dresses and lace accessories. Fashion experts advise to select one lace garment to be the focal point of the outfit and keep the rest of the look simple.
Lanvin for H&M was launched in select stores across the US and Canada on 20 November. Hundreds of people lined up early, some overnight, outside of New York City H&M stores to be the first to buy from Lanvin's newest collection in the U.S.
H&M says Lanvin is considered one of the most influential brands of the 21st century. Designed by Lanvin’s artistic director Alber Elbaz, and menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver the collection will go on sale in 200 H&M stores. It will be launched on November 23rd in the rest of the world.
The Harry Potter star, Emma Watson is working with Italian designer Alberta Ferretti on an organic clothing line. Ferretti became interested in working with Emma after seeing her work for Fair Trade’s People Tree line.
The duo have chosen as their muse 60s icon Jane Birkin, she of the namesake bag and classic androgynous style.
After weeks of teasing H&M has at last unveiled the Lanvin for H&M collection. On Nov. 2 Alber Elbaz, creative director of the French luxury label, released a preview video of his much-anticipated collection for H&M.
The line, which ranges from $9.95 for tights to $349 for a coat, includes cheetah-print shoes ($99), zebra-print coats ($199) and plenty of party dresses with asymmetric, puffy shoulders.
FashionPhilosophy Fashion Week Poland is the greatest, periodical fashion event in Poland.
This autumn the show that took place in Łódź between 12 and 17 October presented spring-summer 2011 trends. FashionPhilosophy confronts Polish market with foreign clothing industry. Informs and inspires designers. Fashion Week is also a platform of communication for the branch managers, technologists, producers, stylists, media reps, fashion agents and traders. It supports cooperation, fusion and transfer.
Polo Ralph Lauren has announced that it will further extend its e-commerce reach with the launch of Ralphlauren.com in the UK.
The site will offer consumers a UK destination to buy the clothes brand online. Previously, it was not possible to buy Ralph Lauren goods this way unless the customer had a US address. All of Ralph Lauren’s lines will be available to purchase, including menswear, womenswear, childrenswear and the home collection.
Anna Sui presented her spring-summer 2011 collection, which combine ethnic diversity, charm, brightness and cheerfulness of hippies, combined with the beautiful smiles of the models.
Dresses, dresses and dresses once again! Feminine, light and spring-like. It is the variety of details that makes the dresses special. Ribbons and embroidery, feathers and beads in combination with bright, “positive” colors, create a charming and sensual female image.
In the autumn men should have several basic clothes in their wardrobe to remain stylish and elegant at any time. This year these clothes are the woolen gilets and the overcoats.
The overcoat is a true classic for every man, perfect for both autumn and spring. It can be combined with jeans, suits and sweaters.
Etsy is a social commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items as well as art and craft supplies. These items cover a wide range including art, photography, clothing, jewelry, edibles, bath & beauty products, quilts, knick-knacks and toys.
Many individuals also sell craft supplies like beads, wire, jewelry making tools and much more. The vintage items on the site have only one rule to follow: they must be 20 years or older.
FashionPhilosophyFashion Week Poland is the greatest, periodical fashion event In Poland. This autumn we are going to present spring-summer 2011 trends. FashionPhilosophy confronts Polish market with foreign clothing industry.
Informs and inspires designers. Fashion Week is also a platform of communication for the branch managers, technologists, producers, stylists, media reps, fashion agents and traders. It supports cooperation, fusion and transfer.
We present to you photos from collections for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 of more than 25 Bulgarian fashion companies.
The garments, available for the season are practical, with clean and elegant line. From these collections you can judge the level of Bulgarian fashion at the moment, having in mind that we mainly present ready-to-wear garments. We plan to publish a separate article about formal and bridal designer collections.
The aim of this article is to hear your comments – the actual producers and designers and people who buy Bulgarian clothing.
Singer Amy Winehouse is set to turn model for her new clothing line - Fred Perry.
Winehouse has been working with executives at the label to produce her own range, which includes coats, shirts and skirts. She will herself model the designs in the November issue of Britain's Glamour magazine.
On September 17 in Europe Hall of the city theatre in Rousse, fashion house Modis presented its collection for Fall/Winter 2010/2011 with designers Valery Gidenov and Drina Pashova. The fashion show was stylish and professional, without a host pouring unnecessary superlatives, and the guests convinced themselves of the quality and originality of the clothes.
Over a hundred pieces of clothing were presented at the fashion show. The clothes were only in black, white, gray and “ashes of roses” colors and the variety of patterns and fabrics impressed the audience, that showed its approval with applause.
British fashion designer Stella McCartney has announced she is launching her own line of children's wear this fall.
Stella McCartney Kids will launch in early November and will adhere "to the designer's signature modern aesthetic and ethical values," a statement said.
"I wanted to create a desirable, fun, wearable kids collection that was affordable. ...
Heidi Klum’s new clothing collection is aimed at busy mothers.
The supermodel – who raises four children with husband Seal – says she decided to create the line, Heidi Klum for New Balance, because she wanted something comfortable and stylish to wear when she takes her kids to school.
She said: “Moms are doing so many things, we have so many hats on – go to Starbucks, meet a friend, go to a meeting – and you don’t really want to do that in nasty sweatpants...
Most fashion students keep their finished design pieces in a wardrobe, but 22-year old Emily Crane has to use a freezer.
Kingston University fashion student created Haute Edible Couture fashion series – new strain of edible “clothing”. The young designer lives by the expression “you are what you eat” and creates intricate designs, all of which are edible. Emily Crane uses gelatin, seaweed and food dyes to form her beautiful garments and accessories.
365 days. 365 outfits. 365 dollars.
Young American designer, inspired by the movie "Julie & Julia" in which a woman tries on a new dish every day, decided to launch her own fashion project. Its initial period is one year during which the designer Marissa Lynch will stop doing traditional clothing shopping and will wear only made by her clothes.
The 9th International fashion fair for professionals in Bulgaria, BGate, will take place on September 16 - 18, 2010 in Inter Expo & Congress Center, Sofia.
This business-to-business specialized international exposition will present the professionals in fashion and producers of clothing and textile, designers and dealers, retailers, distributors and media from Bulgaria, Europe and the Balkans. They will participate in the event, invited by Bulgarian Association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters (BAATPE).
We present you a small part of the Pre-Fall 2010 collection of the late British designer Alexander McQueen. All models are designed by him, except in a few details, which were further elaborated by his team after the tragedy.
Graphic suits, techno-printed gowns, leather pants, tailored suits and Victorian skirts and dresses are big part of the thirty piece collection. The models are suitable for women who aspire to classical style, bohemian simplicity and retro chic.