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The 4 levels of the fashion industry
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The 4 levels of the fashion industry

The fashion industry is devided into four levels - Primary, Secondary, Retail, and Auxiliary. They work independently and interdependently to serve the consumer.

4 Ways to Succeed in the Fashion Industry
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4 Ways to Succeed in the Fashion Industry

Whether you're interested in high fashion, retail, design, product-based or a sales consultant role in the fashion industry, there are several key components all successful entrepreneurs should possess. It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time entrepreneur in the fashion industry or just an old dog wanting to learn some new tricks, these four tips are sure to give you a nudge in the right direction.

GOTS - Global Organic Textiles Standard
Organizations

GOTS - Global Organic Textiles Standard

GOTS is comprised of four reputed member organisations, namely OTA (USA), IVN (Germany), Soil Association (UK) and JOCA (Japan), which contribute to the GOTS, together with further international stakeholder organizations and experts, their respective expertise in organic farming and environmentally and socially responsible textile processing.

Coloro - the most logical, intuitive, universal color system
Organizations

Coloro - the most logical, intuitive, universal color system

Coloro decodes color as the human eye sees it. By combining 20 years of scientific research with a 100-years color methodology, they created a truly intuitive color system.

The Schoolwear Show
Children's and Teen Boys' Suits

The Schoolwear Show

The Schoolwear Show is owned by and operated by Force12 Schoolwear. The Schoolwear Show is hosted at AIS. Force12 Schoolwear is a major donor to and supporter of the Schoolwear Association.

How to reduce costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer
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How to reduce costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer

SuitPack Tailored is a single product that can be used to pack, receive and deliver a suit “ready to wear”. It has been developed to allow suit manufacturers, distributors and retailers to experience greater predictability and consistency in this process. SuitPack Tailored helps to reduce the costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer.

Barrington Fabrics - gateway to cloth for every fabric
Menswear fabrics

Barrington Fabrics - gateway to cloth for every fabric

Barrington Fabrics Ltd was established in the 1990's and its primary target area was the manufacturing of piece good for the middle and far east clothiers merchants and retail fabric stores.

Club Monaco with new arrivals for the upcoming autumn 2016
Fashion collections

Club Monaco with new arrivals for the upcoming autumn 2016

Club Monaco is an international retail brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Since its first store opened in Toronto in 1985, Club Monaco has been recognized by fashion influencers for its thoughtfully designed, purposeful collections featuring relevant, wearable pieces, fine fabrics and exceptional fits. Headquartered in New York City’s Chelsea Gallery district, Club Monaco can be found worldwide with stores in the United States, London, Sweden, Canada, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, and Macau.

How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry
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How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry

Many well-known fashion companies such as the Dutch McGregor Group, the stock-listed fashion company Steilmann, the online outlet Dress-for-Less and the menswear specialist Pohland filed for insolvency this year, while other well-established companies such as Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor and Hugo Boss admitted they are struggling.

New online technologies change the fashion retail business
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New online technologies change the fashion retail business

During 2015, in the United States alone, online apparel and accessory revenue was around $63.5 billion and is estimated to reach $100 billion in 2019.

Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry
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Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry

The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI), formed in 1992, is the only association to bring together the clothing industry from fibre manufacture to garment manufacture, retail and aftercare.

Online retailers open physical stores
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Online retailers open physical stores

Many companies often launch online stores without a physical presence in order to save expenses and to be on the market without being tied down by the geographic location. But recently we started to see the opposite trend - men's clothing retailers that used to sell only online started to open physical stores.

Who are the 8 richest people in Europe?
Business news

Who are the 8 richest people in Europe?

Europe is the penultimate continent in size, but it is home for 8 of the 50 richest people in the world. So, who are these eight richest people on the old continent and where does their wealth come from?

Staying on-trend with a new style of Supply chain
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Staying on-trend with a new style of Supply chain

In clothing retail, the battle of the supply chains is underway. In response to consumer trends, products can now reach the high street in record time and at bargain prices, all thanks to supply chains custom designed to support a high-volume, more flexible model.

Selfridges London opened the world's first fully integrated bodywear department
Underwear and Swimwear

Selfridges London opened the world's first fully integrated bodywear department

Selfridges is a chain of high end department stores in the United Kingdom. The Body Studio is the largest department ever opened by the iconic Selfridges London. The Studio is a new holistic fashion and accessories destination created for women to promote and celebrate mind and body wellness.

Network With Fashion Professionals and Learn From Experts
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Network With Fashion Professionals and Learn From Experts

We've teamed up with Creative Industry Hub to offer you a 10% discount on tickets for their upcoming 'Strictly Go Networking For Fashion Professionals' event, which is taking place on the 31st May at Sway Bar in Holborn.

How to make a Breakthrough in Fashion
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How to make a Breakthrough in Fashion

Have a long term marketing strategy that needs to communicate a message to the clients. You have to answer the questions:
*What can I do to help the society?
* Who is the customer and what do they expect?
* What the customer wants?
* Where can I engage with the customer?

Are men's suit brands, designers, tailors and retailers competitors or partners ?
Interviews

Are men's suit brands, designers, tailors and retailers competitors or partners ?

Interview with Martin Yordanov - business consultant and owner of the most modern factory for men's suits in Europe - Richmart.

The largest custom apparel retailer in Singapore Marcella closes all physical stores
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The largest custom apparel retailer in Singapore Marcella closes all physical stores

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'.

Canadian Fashion: Moores
Menswear collections

Canadian Fashion: Moores

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.

Custom Tailors and Designers Association
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Custom Tailors and Designers Association

CTDA is the oldest continuously running trade organization in the USA, founded in 1880. It was established as a platform for sharing and exchange of ideas and techniques about design, pattern making, fitting, cutting and tailoring. Today, CTDA is an association of true Bench Tailors, Custom Clothiers and Luxury Retailers, providing custom clothing (suits, shirts, trousers and accessories) in their stores.

Global Superstar Kylie lights up Oxford Street at Pandora Switch on with capital
Lifestyle chronics

Global Superstar Kylie lights up Oxford Street at Pandora Switch on with capital

The countdown to Christmas started today at the Oxford Street Christmas Lights Switch On Event at Pandora, an anticipated event which is broadcast and seen by millions around the globe.

C.L.A.S.S. Tour Presents the Autumn/Winter 2016-2017 Eco-Smart Collections
Sewing industry

C.L.A.S.S. Tour Presents the Autumn/Winter 2016-2017 Eco-Smart Collections

C.L.A.S.S. the international Milan based eco-smart resource platform, is pleased to announce the third edition of its WORLD C.L.A.S.S. TOUR presenting the latest trends and promoting partners’ smart textiles to selected brands and retailers. Thanks to the Italian Trade Commission’s support, they will provide spaces in New York, Madrid, Paris and London, while for Copenhagen stop we are pleased to confirm the partnership with Danish Fashion Institute (DAFI).

Forever 21 reduces stores' sizes in the USA and Europe
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Forever 21 reduces stores' sizes in the USA and Europe

US giant Forever 21, which currently operates 720 stores worldwide and plans another 100 for this year, consider downsizing some of its mega stores, including a 90,000sq ft site in Times Square, NYC, and a 127,000 site in Las Vegas.

Urban and Street Apparel Brands on the Rise
World fashion

Urban and Street Apparel Brands on the Rise

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.

Modefabriek 2015 - Summer Edition
Fashion fairs

Modefabriek 2015 - Summer Edition

The summer edition of Modefabriek 2015 ( 12 - 13 July 2015) was held in Amsterdam as usual. More than ever before, the internationally popular Modefabriek is mobilising knowledge, tools and inspiration to innovate the fashion industry, particularly retail.

LA Men's Market: Holiday 2015 collections
Events

LA Men's Market: Holiday 2015 collections

April 7-8, 2015 at California Market Center - LA Men's Market is a men's trade event - focusing exclusively on the Summer and Holiday seasons - and presenting the best menswear brands in Action Sports, Contemporary, Lifestyle, Streetwear and Footwear.

Futuristic dressing room - innovative retail and marketing solution
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Futuristic dressing room - innovative retail and marketing solution

FXMirror is an augmented-reality based virtual fitting room system, an innovative retail and marketing solution for fashion retailers. An electronic mirror is combined with an extra-large smart pad, incorporating infrared and RGB cameras. This enables shoppers to virtually try on clothes before taking their final selection to the dressing room, or even buy clothes, without the tedium to dress and undress in shops.

Natalia Rivera at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid
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Natalia Rivera at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid

Natalia Rivera is a Fashion Designer, Visual Merchandising, Space Management, Window Display professional, and Fashion Stylist.
Passionate about retail and the fashion industry always researching into the variety of the fashion fields which gives a completely knowledge in the industry and always from a creative view and full of sense.

Make-to-order vs Make-to-stock in Fashion Industry
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Make-to-order vs Make-to-stock in Fashion Industry

The traditional production strategy used by fashion companies to match production with consumer demand forecasts is called make-to-stock.

How to become a retail buyer
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How to become a retail buyer

A retail buyer is a person, who selects the items which will be stocked in a store, based on forecasts about what will be popular among the customers. Buyers not only select clothing, but are also involved in the ordering and delivering of garments.

Made-to-order - The Future of Fashion Retail Business
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Made-to-order - The Future of Fashion Retail Business

Made-to-order is a production approach where items are not manufactured until a confirmed order is received. This means that retailers can order garments through the whole year depending on the demand of the customers and the manufacturers should be able to react and produce the clothes in two-three weeks.

Fall-Winter 2014/2015 Fashion trends: Gothic
Fashion trends

Fall-Winter 2014/2015 Fashion trends: Gothic

We dream about Summer, but Winter is here now, so let's see what is hot for the cold season: Gothic temptress rises in dark, rebellious imperial clothing for the Fall-Winter 14/15 season.

Bulgarian representative in the finals of the Global Fashion Awards 2013
Competitions & awards

Bulgarian representative in the finals of the Global Fashion Awards 2013

Irina Lazova from Bulgaria has been selected for 'The Lycra - Future Designer Award'.
She graduated from London College of Fashion in June, 2013. Previously, she has a BA in Public Relations and considerable experience in the field of advertising. These activities have helped her to build her design style, modern and bold, but still focused on the consumer interest.
Her collection, which participates in the race, is described as' luxury sportswear "or sportswear for non-practising women.

Made-to-measure - the new fashion trend for men
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure - the new fashion trend for men

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.

Farrell - the fashion label of Robbie Williams to appear in Selfridges
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Farrell - the fashion label of Robbie Williams to appear in Selfridges

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".

H&M summer 2011 product preview
World fashion

H&M summer 2011 product preview

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.

Craziness overseas: Black Friday 2010
Shopping

Craziness overseas: Black Friday 2010

Shoppers lined up early Friday morning, poised to burst through the doors of malls and stores in the annual Black Friday bargain blitz.

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. On this day many U.S. retailers open very early, often at 5 a.m., and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season.

Zara TRF Line September 2010 Lookbook
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Zara TRF Line September 2010 Lookbook

Zara’s online shop has officially opened for business and since its September 2010 lookbook for men and women has been released you can place an order and choose fall outfit.

Unfortunately Zara is only offering online shopping to those in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the UK, but still you can flip through the lookbook, or look at the pictures, that we’ve selected for you.

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