Fashion trends Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 at MUNICH FABRIC START - an Interplay of Creativity, Technology and Digitalisation
The MUNICH FABRIC START from 5 to 7 September 2017 that has just drawn to a close was a very special one, according to the organizers. And it was very special for me too, as I was there for the first time after being at other fairs in Italy, France and Germany. I saw numerous innovations, developments and optimisations used to visualise ideas giving the sector a platform for creativity and technical developments. In Munich the future is real and technology the key to a broad-based textiles and fashion industry brimming with dynamism that is both tangible and perceivable.
Munich Fabric Start presents Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 trends and pushes new trade fair and event formats
Munich Fabric Start kicks off the new trade fair cycle for Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 with even greater impact. In addition to extending existing areas, a new trade fair format MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE will be launched, extending the ranges to include the next step in the value chain.
Many of us will be familiar with the beautiful sight and fluffy feel of the fur like soft rug used to decorate rooms inside the home. Having these rugs in a room, help to create an inviting and warm ambience and they reduce noise making them perfect in family living rooms. How many of us know that these rugs are made from sheepskin. Sheepskin also known as lambskin is the hide of sheep with the wool still attached to it.
We are going to show the trends for Fall/Winter 2018-2018 in menswear. The materials, textures, colours and prints. Milano Unica one of the largest fairs defines the trends every season. So it is time to show the newest ones.
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.
Milano Unica will take place from 11 to 13 July at Rho Fiera Milan. Read about all the trends and events at the exhibition.
Pitti Uomo Firenze - the Spectacular composition of men’s elegance or the shortcut to the belief that the modern man is a Dandy
What is Pitti Uomo? A large and magnificent manifestation of men’s fashion exhibitionism without any holdbacks, blowing like a bottle of champagne and held in the historical center of Florence, Italy, where exhibitors carefully present their latest men’s collections. The latest men’s fashion trends are marked there, before the upcoming fashion events in Milan.
Michele Latorre founded Sartoria Latorre in 1965, initially as a little local company, to produce made-to-measure suits. During the years, Michele gains experience serving local customers in his small workshop at Locorotondo, a beautiful village, in the very heart of Valle d'Itria, Puglia. Nevertheless, his far-sighted vision and his entrepreneurial curiosity brought him beyond his village walls, towards the "high tailoring", that gives "Made in Italy" an international strength.
From the firm's early days, the workshop in Marciano della Chiana has been a reflection of the creative craftsmanship expertise of Sartoria Rossi, its strong bond with Tuscany and its impressive know-how, closely linked with the workmanship tradition of Arezzo.
Watches are one of the most popular fashion accessories these days. They are not only looked upon as timepieces, but also as fashion symbols. Expensive timepieces are a depiction of one’s class and status. If you are planning to gift your lady an exclusive watch, look for one with diamonds on it. Diamonds are said to be a woman’s best friend. Branded watches, embedded with diamond pieces, are perfect gift items for the feminine gender.
Saying goodbye to winter often means saying hello to new fashion trends. Men’s fashion is changing fast and you definitely want to be adopting the latest trends as soon as possible. However, not all trends are worth binning at this point – there are six men’s fashion trends you want to hold onto this spring.
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.
Everyone was especially happy and enthusiastic about the 47th session of the eyewear industry’s leading exhibition, which closed in Milan yesterday with more than 55 thousand entries of visiting trade people from around the world, crowding the pavilions of a MIDO that was bigger and had organized an even busier calendar of events. This is a 5.5% increase over the previous year, for which attendance figures had scored an all-time record.
Gone are the days, when you could stroll in lithely or lumber gawkishly into every occasion with your favourite t-shirt and jeans and still be labelled the ‘James Dean’ of fashion… The winds-of-change call for a ‘ James Dean of Today’, one that spells panache, suaveness and the ability to turn heads and keep em’ rolling…
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.
Oscars 2017: At Sunday night's 89th Academy Awards, there was no shortage of good-looking men in suits and tuxedos
This year's red carpet abided of tuxedos. There was also a wide variety of suit combinations and styles – from formal black tuxedos to colourful jackets.
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.
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.
Footwear has been an essential part of our lives and has been regarded as a necessity in order to offer us a state of well being for centuries. Not only do shoes protect us from various external factors such as dirt and cold weather but they have turned into a fashion accessory which will only offer the wearer a feeling of being stylish and fashionable.
Lyuben Dilov Jr is among the undoubted modern phenomena of our time. He is well known in society and show business - as a publisher and writer, screenwriter and journalist, politician and image-maker. "He was one of the most intelligent students whom I taught in the 80s at the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication", said Prof. Lyubomir Stoykov.
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.
Willem Marten’s passion has been in creating made-to measure clothing since 1999. Willem has developed a deep experience and understanding in bespoke tailoring. He started Tessuto Divino in 2005, and was later joined by his father and a rare family tradition was established.
It's time to show the trends that were shown during the fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, new York and London. The suit is the type of clothing that men should really consider for a must. Be modern, be stylish, be confident. We present you the trends for Spring/Summer 2017 for men's suits...
At Dash's, they are passionate about men's clothing, and strive to ensure their clients always feel satisfied with the quality, craftsmanship, value and service they offer. After over 30 years in the industry, Dash's of Old Townis established in response to the trends the owner saw in the market - clothiers and department stores were relying on labels to sell their stock and taking advantage of an uninformed public. In addition, many sales associates themselves were uninformed about the very garments they were selling.
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.
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.
In a perfect world, “clothes do not make a man…”, “a book is not judged by its cover” and “You look good in anything you wear”. We…. however, live in times where Men’s Fashion is a raging topic, an objective beast for all to covet and critique and representative of how seriously one is taken.
Moreschi means craftsmanship, elegance, and quality... the essence of a product 100% Made in Italy. Moreschi is the emotion felt by wearing a shoe born from an inseparable coupling, between highly qualified handicraft and valuable materials, carefully selected to combine class, style and comfort, without equals.
The perception of owning a bespoke suit is still quite blurry and ‘far-fetched’ to many men these days. Most seem to think that you either have to be a major corporate lawyer or movie star. This couldn’t be further from the truth. This article will aim to debunk any other myths around buying bespoke suits.
Roco Clothing started up in 1973 as a retail outlet based primarily in Stoke-on-trent and the surrounding area. They have now taken business entirely online and pride themselves on offering the public an outstanding customer service, with knowledgeable staff and high level of experience.
For most couples, getting married is one of the happiest times of their lives. Without the right amount of planning, a couple’s wedding day can turn into a disaster. Taking the time to plan out every detail possible is important and will pay off in the long run.
As special guest of the PARIS! exhibition organized by le Bon Marché Rive Gauche (a department store in Paris, selling a wide range of high-end goods) which is running until October 15, 2016, Paris Saint-Germain has unveiled its new jersey, designed in conjunction with Nike, at this legendary home of Parisian fashion.
'Recon Blocking, By Tokyo and Hazy Days demonstrate the latest effects, techniques and fabrications that are offering a fresh and forward alternative to color-blocking. Modern graphic touches, statement shading and plays with placement and scale reenergize geometric blockings while retaining longevity over coming seasons'.
After the end of New York Fashion Week, it became clear that Top 3 colors for the next hot season are Niagara, Primrose Yellow and Lapis Blue, followed by Flame and Island Paradise. Top 10 is completed by Pale Dogwood, Greenery, Pink Yarrow, Kale and Hazelnut.
ISAIA Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection is dedicated to the 25th anniversary from company's debut on the international market and especially in the United States.
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.
'Music is full of memories and history; it is timeless, ageless and placeless. We imagined being in Sicily (Taormina, Agrigento, Palermo), attending a festival, a concert, an event, under the palms of the Favorita's or the Botanical Garden's banana trees. In this magical atmosphere, the Sicilian Barocco's golden yellow and Etna's lava red passion merge'.
It is already 25 years since Dormeuil created one of the most beautiful fabrics of modern times. Given the name Amadeus it immediately conjures up the essence of genius and beauty as one thinks of the music of Mozart.
For Fall-Winter 2016/2017ANGELICO evolves into a new identity, merging the concepts of formality and leisure, creating a contemporary expression of tradition with a renewed aesthetic.
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.
TOM* (Toronto Men's Fashion Week) has partnered with Toronto's Historic Sites (operated by the City of Toronto) for "Beatles 50 T.O" - a celebration of the 50th anniversary since the iconic band last performed in Toronto, Canada.
Classic elegance with modern twist. Fusion of artistic craftsmanship and European's premium quality fabrics. Wide peak lapels, lightly padded shoulders, flat front trousers, shorter jackets and slim silhouettes, accomplished by matching bags, shoes and men's suit accessories.
American menswear line Tallia Orange offers 'a fresh concept in tailored clothing that encourages the consumer to express his own style through an exciting and unique array of fabrics, designs and colors'.
Michael Bastian is a luxury American menswear designer. His eponymous line's Spring-Summer 2017 collection was 'inspired by the personal style of American Jazz greats John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock and especially the legendary Miles Davis'.
Playtime Paris celebrated its 10th anniversary with family. Julie Malait decoded and set to images the currents that will permeate children’s wardrobes.
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.
'The Shoe Sandal introduces a formalised hybrid for the Spring-Summer season, fusing structural shoe silhouettes with sandal cut-outs. Heavy Duty Lace-Ups breed new life into the traditional brogue and oxford design, whilst Extreme Sports Shoes builds upon the sneakers trend with exaggerated forms and multi-fastenings'.
In 2016 black and white come in a variety of patterns and prints, which add a contemporary hint to the classics. In addition to traditional stripes and checks, polka dots and leopard print are two key options to try.
Joshua Kane Spring-Summer 2017 men's suit collection offered the designer's signature sharp tailoring style with innovative cuts and clean lines in classic, but contemporary sets.
Florin Dobre presented his eponymous label's SS17 men's collection in June during the London Collections: Men. It's called 'Floare de colt' (meaning 'Edelweiss') and offers well-fitting elegant men's suits and interesting accessories.
'Ermanno Scervino Spring-Summer 2017 Man lives in a world that blends sartorial with sportswear. The season's star is the jacket expressed in a sartorial key but created in fabrics that are unexpected and innovative'.
If the artisanal character of Provence was cast evenly over a sprawling metropolis, a fresh kind of elegance would emerge - a complex, yet effortless muse with edges both hard and soft. This very muse inspired John Varvatos to conjure the silhouettes and textures of his Spring 2017 collection.
IVANMAN Spring-Summer 2017 collection was presented in Germany during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. Soft pastel pink, white, bright turquoise and a bit of black formed the color palette.
As we know, blue suits and gray suits are classics for men who don't want to risk their reputation - even if they are not politicians or businessmen. They are clean, simple and suits every occasion. But this monochromatic look is kind of background for this Summer season.
Quintessential British menswear brand Gibson has just presented its contemporary Spring-Summer 2017 collection in London, during the Jacket Required trade show.
Suitsupply presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection earlier this month in the USA during the New York Fashion Week: Men's. Pieces were inspired by Bauhaus approach to design - practical and minimalist.
This season Bally proves opposites attract with a collection that defies formality. 70s disco meets Swiss alpine motifs in a daring collaboration with leisure suits and varsity jackets that reminisces a journey from sporting collegiate days to retro resorts and Mount Fuji.
'Blue Steel sees color become more transseasonal as deeper hues bring an ice cool element. Classic khaki is updated with strong earth infused tones that reflect a more contemporary take on the Maximum Green utility trend, while Atomic Coral imbues Spring-Summer 2017 with a feminine touch in vibrant saturated coral hues'.
Stripes are back. But, then, they have never really gone away. One of the cornerstones of menswear, stripes have always been prevalent in all categories: suits, sport jackets, shirts, ties, sportswear and in just about every accessory possible such as socks and bags for example. Recently, we have seen menswear dominated by plaids and checks in these same items, but the cycle appears to be changing once again in favor of stripes, yet in a somewhat different way.
Earthy Spice Palette - Classic, rusted shades compliment dense dry handled wovens and supple leathers and imbue sportive performance fabrications with a raw, masculine appeal.
Suits and separates from linen blends in light colors (shades of white, pink and tobacco), indigo denim, high-waisted wide-leg pants, soft suede trench coats, blazers and linen casual shirts are the key elements of label's Italian style collection.
The traveling theme was main part of this collection, balancing between tailoring and sportswear.
'Hemingway wrote, 'If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.' With this Collection, I bring that feast to you'.
American fashion designer Michael Kors presented his Spring 2017 Men's collection two days ago in the USA during the New York Fashion Week: Men's (held July 11-14, 2016).
Ungaro's second full men's collection offers a sense of Bohemian elegance for the long Summer nights and hot days.
A new concept of formal wear is the leitmotif of the SS 2017 collection, where elements of sportswear intersect with the classics and are interpreted in fabrics that are only apparently traditional but actually light, bi-stretch and no-iron.
Graphic patterns combined in an elegant movement are the key elements of this relaxed yet formal collection inspired by Manlio Rho's art.
Belgian brand Ann Demeulemeester, established in 1985, presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection last month during the Paris Fashion Week.
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!
Ralph Lauren Purple Label Spring 2017 collection, previewed in Milan last month, weaves a touch of leisure through elegant and expertly tailored sportswear, haberdashery, formalwear and accessories.
Designed by Kris Van Assche, the Dior Homme collection for Summer 2017 drives an explicit evolution, channeling the energy of Haçienda youth through the industrial landscape of a utopian fun fair.
Brown is among the most common colors in men's suits. That's pretty logical, because brown is less formal than black (which is especially inappropriate for Summer) and depending on the shade and the fabric it could be both super stylish (great for business suits, for example) and casually fresh (cool for meetings on the sea side).
Maria Grazia Chiuri & Pierpaolo Piccioli presented their latest men's collection in France, during the Paris Fashion Week (June 22-26, 2016). The designer duo's inspiration was the exhibition 'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible'.
Surfing was the key inspiration for US designer Thom Browne's latest collection, presented in France during the Paris Fashion Week (June 22-26, 2016).
The Parisian fashion house's Dutch-born menswear designer celebrated a one decade anniversary as a head of the brand's men's line yesterday with the presentation of Lanvin Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection during the Paris Fashion Week (held June 22-26, 2016).
Africa is once again the key theme in Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection by Kim Jones. The designer has spent his childhood there and its exotic land, flora and fauna are a permanent source of inspiration for him.
British luxury fashion house DAKS is also among the brands, which presented their latest men's collections during the Milano Moda Uomo / Milan Men's Fashion Week.
A synthesis that comes from introspection, while seeking to harmonise shapes and languages in a determined, straightforward manner. The spirit of the Giorgio Armani man embraces change, while staying true to its ethos.
Individuals shifting within a pulsating metropolis who choose clothing to be present, live and to represent themselves, mixing recognisable shapes and signs in a personal way: it is a tense and sharp collection that stems from a reflection on today's meaning of identity.
'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'.
Spring-Summer 2017 is a tale of introspection. Craftsmanship, exceptional materials and distinctive details emerge as the central themes, manifesting themselves in unstructured yet tailored silhouettes, luxurious leathers and soft-spoken but unique variations on that timeless matter of elegance.
Helen Anthony is a luxury London-based British menswear brand , a rising star of Savile Row. Label's range of high-quality, bespoke and ready-to-wear suits, leather collection and hand knitting collection offers a huge versatility.
'I like the idea of a journey, like Marco Polo. I hate travelling but there are many ways to do it, whether in your mind, or in changing the tapestry of a chair, or through the pages of a book'.
Etro relaxed tailoring collection with hippie notes sent the message that men's suit can be as comfortable as pajamas and still looking great and stylish - even worn with sandals or barefoot.
'Bigotry, misogyny, bullying, hatred, jealousy, inequality, loss, personal complexities that generate challenges - for those of us who have lived through adversity and emerged from it stronger, clearer, and with hope - it is this kind of hope that inspired Franklin Eugene A Cut Above'.
SS 2016 collection by D&G is deeply inspired by The Chinese Palace of Palermo in designers' favorite Sicily - the main inspiration in all their work as they admit. In the past, the Chinese guest room in European palaces was a must.
Jude Law's wardrobe in 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' is Thom Whiddett and Luke Sweeney's inspiration for their latest men's collection. 'Thom and I have always loved that film. We always felt that it was the perfect Summer wardrobe for Summer evenings and day times', said Sweeney.
Détournement is the world that best describes Alessandro Michele Spring-Summer 2016 men's collection for Gucci fashion house. It means 'recontextualization', 'a renewal of possibility' and in fashion sense it's some sort of New Punk mixture.
Blue suits are definitely among designers' favorites for 2016. This is not a surprise, because blue is an elegant color, suitable for different occasions, styles and body types. The variety of its shades gives gentlemen endless options to experiment.
The designer established a studio in 1970 making men's shirts, quickly attracting a loyal clientele who appreciated the quality fabrics and attention to detail.
A Baroque garden-inspired print adorns slick one-and-a-half breasted suits, bombers and windbreakers at the opening of the show, and bright bold stripes adorn blousons and wide leg trousers.
Topman Design is an in-house designed premium collection from Topman which is showcased during London Collections: Men.
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.
Sir Paul Smith is a British designer, whose business and reputation is founded upon his men's fashion with a special focus on tailoring. He is known for his idiosyncratic take on traditional British styling having coined the term 'classics with a twist'.
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.
For this hot season men's fashion brand Ravazzolo has prepared an elegant and fresh collection, including casual outfits for long Summer days and nights and cool two-piece suits for more formal events.
In a modern workshop, the mechanic, thanks to art and craft, together with capable hands when developing the carburation, turns a car in a four-wheels jewel.
In the same way, in Cantarelli, with expert hands to assemble the fabric and a unparalleled fit and modernity, create impeccable clothing for the man, with an incomparable and unmistakeable style.
The collection is exclusively 'Made in Italy'. Special cuts and detailing with refined accessories give the models a unique appeal. The offer is extensive and provides many solutions available for all consumers, for the guests as well as the groom, with suits for formal and other important occasions.
Angelo Nardelli 1951 is an Italian menswear brand. The Spring-Summer 2016 Collection of the brand was presented on Pitti Uomo 89 in January. Single and double brested jackets with attention to details form the key looks for stylish men.
According to the visual discovery tool Pinterest, that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests, the colour that's been hitting all the right notes for men's fashion this season is 'astronaut blue'.
The last edition of the Awards was held last night (April 3, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. And we couldn't miss the trend - black is out, colors are in!
Richmart Junior showed their Spring designs of kids' jackets. We really love their designs with original embroideries and attractive linings, made of 100% viscose.
Lanieri is the first custom made-to-measure menswear Made in Italy. The company is among the Top 20 European made-to-measure men's suit brands. To help customers find inspiration for their own garments, Lanieri launches seasonal ranges of tailored suits, ready for customization.
One of the most outstanding catwalks among the international scene is held within FIMI’s framework. FIMI FASHION WEEK Catwalk – An event that brings together trends, color, quality and the glamour of major brands in children’s fashion. Buyers, consultants, media and VIP guests from around the world attend our Catwalk. After the great success of its Catwalk, FIMI releases three days of intense FIMI FASHION WEEK Catwalks.
Five days ago, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a two-piece skirt suit by Bulgarian designer Petar Petrov during a charity event in London. Petar is a tailor at EPONINE - a bespoke womenswear brand, famous for its elegant garments in the styles of 50s and 60s.
Fashion designer Emma Sandham-King (an apprentice of the late Alexander McQueen) created the world's first three-piece Harris Tweed suit for a horse to celebrate horse racing's 2016 Cheltenham Festival (starting on Tuesday).
DRAGO is a leading Italian wool factory, which produces high quality menswear fabrics by interpreting the value of Italian traditions in a modern and innovative way.
'It's easy to mark the exact time and place this collection was born: October 25th, in a Queens photo studio. That morning, as my team and I watched Steven Klein shoot Cindy, Claudia and Naomi for Balmain's latest campaign, we were in awe of what was happening in front of the camera. The poise. The professionalism. And the amazing power of confident women who are aware of the singular beauty of their own bodies - and the effect that they can have upon others'.
For the next cold season French designer Nicolas Ghesquière accomplishes a captivating adventure through both time and the heart of the MAISON LOUIS VUITTON, unearthing the glorious vestiges of a visionary trunk-maker and recasting yesterday's creations for today's tastes.
Tessitura Monti collection is the stylistic reworking of a travel on three evocative sensory dimensions:
* an urban itinerary;
* an exotic-tropical journey;
* a virtual trip through digital network.
A fair and refined personality - this is the distinctive feature of the company's Spring-Summer 2017 Collection. Looking at the male total look, where the suit is still acting the main role with its tartan fabrics and sophisticated designs distinguishing the style of the contemporary man, the shirt element becomes an accessory without loosing the basic importance.
It was full with Bohemian outfits in which Military elements are built, strange items such as corkscrews, which gave me carte blanche to move conceptually among them with my protruding from the pockets silver spoons, boutonnieres, vases and countless monarchical needles like a more gallant, but not old-fashioned scout.
Russian Fashion Council launches the first Fashion Futurum Conference held on 14-15 March 2016 in Moscow, Russia. Over 30 executive level insiders from 12 countries and the world's top 4 fashion capitals will gather under one roof at Manege to define the current trends in fashion industry and how it effects the future. The Conference will commence in frames of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, the biggest fashion week in Eastern Europe (scheduled on March 11-15).
Following the constant research at their own woolmill for the most prestigious fabrics and the most precious materials, Kiton launches the first 12.8 micron wool, proposed in 20 different colors. Throughout the years they have meticulously capitalized the very small quantities of this thread available in the world and succeeded in producing a small number of pieces.
For his men's collection for the upcoming hot season, Italian designer Christian Pellizzari took inspiration from the 18th century Oriental porcelain sets, considered the ultimate luxury items in Italy at this time.
'As menswear design gets increasingly more exciting each season, the Spring-Summer 2016 runways were full of inspiration. From London and Milan to Paris, new developments included plays on minimal design and Eastern influences, as masculine looks were balanced with a delicate femininity'.
For Spring-Summer 2017 the focus of British mills is on boldness, invention and audacity, built on strong foundations of integrity, quality and respect for the production environment of textiles. UK mills continue to invest in advanced technologies for sustainable and transparent manufacture.
British Exhibitors at Première Vision proved that black is not in fashion. See for yourself...
'For my Fall 2016 Women's Collection, I was inspired by a woman who dares to be herself. By day, her style is effortless and sophisticated in languid menswear. At night she transforms herself with the bold spirit of a cool rocker imbued with a modern romanticism' - Ralph Lauren
Spring-Summer 2017 is guided by the captivating laws of attraction. This season cultivates good vibes to attract and bring closer very different worlds. It unites softness and performance, encourages rawness and modernity to converse, binds mysticism with authenticity.
For this year's Milano Unica, Vitale Barberis Canonico has given the central role to its Prince of Wales. Among the most iconic and versatile designs in a man's wardrobe, the Prince of Wales has its origins in the 1840s when it was developed in tweed and generally appeared in contrasting blues and whites.
With a clear and precise insight on the demands of the contemporary man, Cerruti fashion house presents its Spring-Summer 2017 Collection with the aim of stimulating their clients to rethink and update their wardrobe with new colors, three-dimensional patterns and techno fabrics (with water-proof and stain-proof finish).
Seeking new balances, Spring-Summer 2017 plays on positive, creative instabilities, and moves lightly and light-heartedly away from well-established codes and standardisation. Fabrics and colours are ever more particular and multi-sensory, emerging as caring partners ready to convey differentiation, and communicate emotion.
Creating a fair that breathes in synch with the urban environment means generating a series of flows, triggering a virtuous network of influences, offering a wider audience the opportunity to approach luxury in its truest form. But it also means, for the operators, looking at reality and let themselves be inspired by it. Fashion is not locked in an ivory tower: it makes sense when it looks at reality to rewrite it and imagine a new one.
Men's Fashion Cluster Sales Director Dean Manev is at Milano Unica. The trade fair takes place from 9th to 11th February in Milan, Italy. Dean Manev visited all fabric producers at Idea Biella and highly appreciated the collection of Loro Piana.
Vitale Barberis Canonico shows the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection 'The Prince of Wales is back' at Milano Unica
The Vitale Barberis Canonico wool mill is presenting at Milano Unica 22nd edition the new Spring/Summer 2017 'The Prince of Wales is back' collection. This collection celebrates the design of the Prince of Wales, the perfect design for a contemporary gentleman with a British twist.
'We looked within this city /New York City/ we love and found details, experiences and monuments that molded our collection. The Brooklyn bridge was one of those monuments. A bridge crosses and expanse of water and is ultimately about connection. The Fall collection is about bringing these experiences to life through a rich Nautical filter'.
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.
Krammer & Stoudt once again proved our statement: The black suit is not in fashion and the dandy style makes men more attractive.
'I've always kind of been inspired by the colors of ship containers. When you think about the process of shipping and receiving goods, and when you see that people now turn them into homes, it started making sense. We made the lining of jackets with a pulled back photo of containers, and that was the starting point for the color palette. I wanted it to be seasonless, a bit lighter and softer'.
Innovation, sustainability and creativity. These are the three key words that define Gruppocinque’s pledge to the future. And behind this project is Lorella Paulotto, the recently appointed CEO, and original partner and co-founder since its foundation in 1996.
The Cerruti man is sophisticated, a man of the times who appreciates style over trends: a complete men’s wardrobe in evolution. “Cerruti has always been a symbol of sophisticated male elegance. Both relaxed and self-confident, the House’s signature tailoring focuses on cut, fabrics and textures. The thrust of the new collection is discreet, yet effortless chic – an antidote to current fashion trends”, says Jason Basmajian, Cerruti 1881’s new creative director.
The Duke of Windsor - first as Prince of Wales and later while living in exile because of his sympathies for Hitler and his marriage to Wallies Simpson - loved to experiment, although the military uniforms perfectly matched his somewhat decadent face. I won't forget his breeches and boots during one walk with the Japanese princess through the gardens of Balmoral castle.
The world looks differently through the eyes of an artist. Most people think 'What can I buy to myself?', but the artists look deeper - 'What can I offer to the world, that can make it better?'. Let's look through the children's eyes. They are free and limitless in their thinking.
PittimUomo with no doubt is one of the best stages for contemporary men's fashion in the world. You know about the Italian 'La dolce vita' lifestyle - well, the trade show is a place, where you could see it in action - elegant gentlemen who enjoy being interesting, stylish and eye-catching with their outfits. So, here are the five trends, that stood out during the event...
Richard James by Toby Lamp 'Chains + Cranes' Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection was presented in the UK earlier this month during the LC:M. The key inspiration for the Savile Row tailor's design and brand director were the London's docks in the 1930s.
The new corporate fashion trend is: Big companies from other industries create their clothing collections. As an example, see the automobili Lamborghini collection presented at Pitti Uomo 89 in Florence. On the opening of Pitti Immagine Uomo, Automobili Lamborghini presented its 2016-2017 Fall-Winter collection at the Grand Hotel Villa Medici.
Porsche Design Plans to Become Leading Premium Brand for Casual Elegance and Functionality in Men's Fashion. Casual yet elegant designs for the global business traveller. With its new Fall-Winter Fashion Collection, Porsche Design is focusing on the needs of the modern man.
MU New York features prestigious materials for men's and women's collections; avant-garde materials for the 'fashion' market; traditional and novelty shirting fabrics; denim; accessories. A total of 61 firms will participate in the upcoming edition, starting January 24, 2016.
'A warming palette comes through for Fall, rounded out with a play on edible colors and soothing, creamy skin tones. Ideal for textured surfaces and winter outerwear, the three Essential Colors add a dimension of comfort and richness to men's market products, from apparel to footwear and accessories'.
PROJECT New York, under UBM Fashion Group's roster of premiere trade shows, will deliver its Fall/Winter 2016 offering this Sunday, January 24th until Tuesday, January 26th. The show will launch a new partnership with WGSN, showcase an interactive new app, Spin My Planet, and present a distinguished group of brands within The TENTS and PROJECT.
Speaking about the men’s suit trends, the first and most important thing that you should remember is - the black suit is not in fashion and will not be any more. Beside that it has many disadvantages (one of which is that black clothes can put years on you) nowadays it also shows bad taste and lack of personality and imagination. Since made-to-measure suits gain a very big popularity and you can select your suit fabric among thousands of colours and patterns, to wear a black suit just shouts that your suit is cheap and outdated.
In the next winter collection Brooksfield lines up generation-less garments, designed to create a concept of relaxed elegance to everyone who wears them: father and son can share them because each contributes their own personalities to their outfits.
Although outside the weather is still pretty cold (I would even say icy), the prom season is coming and all last-year-girls are thrilled to choose the dress that will perfectly fit their style and personality. If you want to combine your individual taste with the latest fashion trends, let us help you by making an overview of the trendies prom dresses 2016...
'Our MAN Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection is titled 'Be Specific' drawing inspiration from Vivienne's goal to save the climate, save the world and her fight against the criminal politicians. This campaign symbolizes Vivienne's recent campaign about Bankers, Giants (business), and Criminals (Politicians)'.
'The new universe of Versace - Fibre optic tracksuits, space-age metallic trenches, sleek tailoring and astrological prints. The Versace Fall/Winter 2016 man is a pioneer and his ambition is as big as the universe', says brand's statement.
'Elegance is not about being noticed, it’s about being remembered' - In a line with this motto, Giorgio Armani has just presented in Milan Emporio Armani's sport elegant menswear collection with Alpine style references for the 2016/2017 cold season.
Last night during the Milan Men's Fashion Week / Milano Moda Uomo, running January 15-19, 2016, Miuccia Prada mixed for her label's show the presentation of Men's fall and Women's Pre-Fall collections - 'Gender is a context and context is often gendered'.
The world's most important platform for men's clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men's fashion, Pitti Uomo, is currently running (January 12-15, 2016) in Florence, Italy. Be Global Fashion Network is on spot to show you the atmosphere of the event and to reveal the key trends and directions in men's fashion business.
Although we already dream about the long sunny Summer days, let us remind you that astronomically the Winter has just began, sooo the Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collections are still on focus. Let's see Ermenegildo Zegna's menswear and accessories offers for this cold season...
This Summer for the Larusmiani man is hot and colourful. He takes on torrid city temperatures in a tasty palette of refreshing fruit colours. Brightening the wardrobe are lime, papaya, and also wild berries and figs. He is ready to leave for an adventurous, poetic journey, always in pursuit of versatile elegance that wonderfully combines bespoke tailoring and luxury sportswear.
Project New York is a 3-day-event, held biannually in NYC, NY, USA - it is entirely dedicated to the menswear market. The fair offers three communities featuring men's apparel, footwear, and accessories. The next edition of PROJECT New York FW will be held January 24-26, 2016 at Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, NYC, USA.
Men’s fashion trends for 2016 in the accessories are characterised with boyish looks and versatile styles. See the top 4 trends.
ISW Menswear makes shopping for men quick and easy. They offer package pricing on designer suits and tuxedos to fit any budget. Their style consultants are up to date on current trends and are always on-hand to assist and educate shoppers as they procure their men's wardrobe.
Cifonelli Spring-Summer 2016 collection offers a variety of ensembles: cream suits with white shirts; all black outfits; crisp linen suits; big dots paired with stripes; cobalt-black; printed or colorful jackets - and of course the Cifonelli shoulder - a natural one with only a hint of padding and a lightly formed sleeve-head pitched towards the chest.
When it comes to changing with the times, most people eventually conform to current trends in an effort to stay styling.
For its 32nd edition taking place this January 19th and 20th, Première Vision New York marks a new stage in its evolution. Already known for its premium offer of fabrics, accessories and textile designs, the show now broadens to include leather and manufacturing. The event, already the North American market leader, thus becomes a unique destination for buyers to develop collections, now bringing five activity sectors together under one roof.
Roberto Cavalli, Hermès and other world famous fashion houses have presented the key trends in menswear accessories. Aesthetics in the details - this is the key characteristic of the season.
Modern, contemporary and elegantly sophisticated Langner's short cocktail dresses and evening gowns standout from the crowd for any special occasions. Peter Langner never loses his touch nor surrenders quality in his designs; always in style but never trendy.
The true essence of elegance molded into Peter Langner's wedding gowns create their own trends but do not negate the importance of what is considered classic. A Peter Langner wedding gown is timelessly beautiful. The collection targets the young sophisticated international bride. Peter Langner gowns offer a perfect fit. Custom adjustments are always available.
We know that many formal events require Black tie dress code (although all gentlemen look almost the same in black suits with white shirt and black ties/bow-ties), but we are happy to notice that many fashion houses worldwide already accept the idea of Variety as a better option and offer high quality men's suit (many of them made of wool) in a wider range of colors and patterns.
From 19 to 21 January 2016 Panorama Berlin will present a contemporary and relevant selection of women's and men's collections, shoes, accessories and lifestyle articles by market leading brands. Panorama Berlin is the biggest fair in Europe with over 650 exhibitors.
'Updating both Contemporary and Young Fashion, forward print designs introduce new approaches to an array of aesthetic influences, spanning florals and stripes to check, geos and camou. These trends have been forecast to inform print design development for the upcoming season, influencing high-end and fast fashion collections going into Fall-Winter 2016/2017 and more mainstream ranges for Fall-Winter 2017/2018'.
VENUE: Fashion Space Gallery
ADDRESS: London College of Fashion
20 John Prince's Street, London, W1G 0BJ
DATES: Friday 8 January - Saturday 2 April 2016