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Luxury Jersey Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection awarded by 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion
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Luxury Jersey Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection awarded by 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion

Luxury Jersey has developed for their Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection a line of fabrics dedicated to the male universe - the "MEN’S ZONE": from raw materials appreciated by men, such as cotton, cotton-cashmere, wool-cotton and melange silk.

Fashion World Tokyo -  a wide range of elements, from fashion sourcing to brands exhibits since its first launch
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Fashion World Tokyo - a wide range of elements, from fashion sourcing to brands exhibits since its first launch

FASHION WORLD TOKYO and FASHION WORLD TOKYO-FACTORY- were held in a lively atmosphere from Oct. 22 – 24, 2018 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. The event attracted 976* exhibitors from 39 countries/regions, 19,952* trade visitors and 8,548 conference attendees in 3 days.

There is no improvement without due attention to sustainability
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There is no improvement without due attention to sustainability

The brand has been able to get the signs of the market change all along, so that it can guarantee the full respect of all eco-toxicological parameters requested by national and international regulations. In November 2017 Maglificio Maggia received the significant certification by Associazione Tessile & Salute. Traceability and Safety in Maglificio Maggia are at the service of a never-changing business philosophy: to operate within the law in order to create innovative, unique and sustainable fabrics.

Lenzing Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
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Lenzing Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

At Lenzing believe that there’s no greater innovator than life itself: Everything is on the move, constantly changing, always taking new turns, opening new paths into the future, offering unprecedented challenges and opportunities. They are thankful for life’s variabilities because they inspire us to discover innovations that truly make a difference. That’s why their textiles are as aesthetic and emotional as they are functional. Their beauty care and hygiene products are unmatched in their comfort and performance. Lenzing’s fibers are essential ingredients to quality products that improve people’s lives. At the same time, they help to preserve our planet’s natural resources. Contributing to a better life is what drives us to research, explore and invent. Over the past decades, this spirit shaped their profile as a purposeful pioneer and the fiber industry’s leading innovator.

Tearfil textile yarns awarded by 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion
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Tearfil textile yarns awarded by 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion

Tearfil textile yarns are designed to save the planet and they received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award in Paris in September 2018.

How a completely pure and biodegradable fabric is created by Organic Cotton Colours
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How a completely pure and biodegradable fabric is created by Organic Cotton Colours

The production process of Organic Cotton Colours is totally sustainable, environmentally-friendly and transparent.

LIMONTA: Social Responsibility, Process and Product Sustainability
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LIMONTA: Social Responsibility, Process and Product Sustainability

Set up at the end of the nineteenth century near Como, at Costamasnaga, an area with one of the longest textile traditions in Europe, Limonta | 1893 is a group focuses on passion, creativity and innovation, with skills in the clothing, leather goods, footwear, furnishings, sports and automotive sectors.

Velysam Paris is a specialist in viscose production located in France
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Velysam Paris is a specialist in viscose production located in France

Velysam Paris is a specialist in viscose production located in France. The company is a circular knit specialist. It has integration with spinning, knitting and dyeing. Their designers work with the latest trends: crepe, stripes, jacquard, milano, double face, ribs with viscose, Tencel, Modal, Lurex, chine. Performance codes: Double-Face, Eco-Friendly Finishing, Organic, Mono-Stretch.

Lanificio Europa received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award
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Lanificio Europa received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award

Lanificio Europa produces fabrics upholding advanced ecological standards, as evidenced by Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Certification. As of March 2016, Europa signed the Detox Commitment with Greenpeace, joining the CID (Consorzio Implementazione Detox). This set a new standard of excellence for managing chemical substances within the textile production chain. A much-needed benchmark for textile and fashion companies. Thus, supporting Europa’s goal to respect the environment.

Win 1 of the 100 scholarships for the International Masters in Design and Fashion 2019 RM Istituto Moda e Design
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Win 1 of the 100 scholarships for the International Masters in Design and Fashion 2019 RM Istituto Moda e Design

RM Istituto Moda e Design, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is celebrating its First birthday by offering 100 scholarships for its International Masters in design and fashion. It has allocated 500.000 euros in scholarships for the Masters that start in February and November 2019. The goal of RM is to encourage young and deserving international talents to complete their education in a top-level Master in Milan.

Fortex Spa is a synonymous with Sustainability
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Fortex Spa is a synonymous with Sustainability

Since the beginning in 1963 Lanificio Fortex has been known throughout the world market as a Menswear and Sportswear fabric mill. Fortex has always had a flexible structure with a strong production base able to produce over 2 million meter of cloth per year. Since 1980 the mill has been in the front line for quality control in dying and finishing for both the classic product and fabrics having new technologies and fashion innovation, using its own dying and finishing equipment.

Giovanni Lanfranchi S.p.A. with eco-oriented production cycle
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Giovanni Lanfranchi S.p.A. with eco-oriented production cycle

Thanks to its modern production system, continuous quality tests and constant research for new technological solutions for a small but essential accessory such as zipper, Giovanni Lanfranchi S.p.A. is a reality on the market since 1887, constantly growing and ready to face the future successfully. A sound-great firm organized in four manufacturing plants, equipped to fulfill the complete production cycle, to join in synergy creativity and quality, precision and punctuality.

Premium leathers with eco-friendly metal-free tanning by La Patrie
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Premium leathers with eco-friendly metal-free tanning by La Patrie

La Patrie was founded in 2015 and is one of the first tanneries in the world to have industrialized the metal free tanning of precious alligator and crocodile skins.

Fifitex SMBM received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris
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Fifitex SMBM received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris

The yarns manufacturer SMBM, based in Guimar?es, Portugal, owns the brand Fifitex, which has brought a sustainable business growth throughout the years. More than 50 years of accumulated expertise and knowledge and the alignment with creativity, innovation and versatility are some of the reasons that make Fifitex much more than a simple yarns brand – Fifitex is a partner that will always fight hard to get you exactly the solution you need. That’s why the raw materials are used and blended in an almost unlimited way.

Chikuma & Co Ltd. received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris
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Chikuma & Co Ltd. received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris

Chikuma supply import fabrics, mainly from Europe, to domestic ladies’ apparel makers. They collect the trend information directly from Italy and France, offer trendy material based on each season’s concept. They take risk to keep various material stocks according to each season’s concept to follow up the small lot and additional order in the season. In addition to European and Japanese textile, to satisfy the customers’ requirement, they expand their merchandise resource to Chinese and Korean materials too. Using our textile and design planning background, they are developing OEM production.

Bonaudo Spa -  a leader in tanning kangaroo leathers
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Bonaudo Spa - a leader in tanning kangaroo leathers

Bonaudo was founded in 1923, when the brothers Gioacchino, Giovanni and Marco Bonaudo starder Theri tannery in Chivasso, outside of Turin.

Bardazzi Jersey received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris
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Bardazzi Jersey received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris

The company was set up by Alberto Bardazzi in 1983 : its first name was Alberto Bardazzi Maglia and its target group the small “pronto-moda” (ready-to-wear fashion) of Prato . The idea of producing knitted fabrics placed the company in a niche market segment, where Alberto was able to express his talent. The products made in those years are milestones in the history of fabrics and it is no coincidence that they are exhibited at the Prato Textile Museum. They had a great impact on fashion and this led Alberto to change from being a sole proprietor to a limited liability company. In the following years he moved the headquarters twice in order to find a larger space while at the same time the turnover and the number of employees were increasing. In 2001 the financial newspaper “il Sole 24 ore” listed the Alberto Bardazzi S.r.L. as one of the best 500 companies in Italy and this was the most exciting period for Alberto’s professional career. In 2003 while doing new ambitious projects, Alberto died prematurely of a disease that did not take away his desire to work and to impress. It seemed the end, but it was a new starting point because the Bardazzi family was strong enough to draw motivation and stimuli to carry on with the company. Today it is run by a sound and experienced group of people and it is proud of having sales relationships all over the world.

Eco Stewardship Award 2018
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Eco Stewardship Award 2018

Oscar-winning Australian actress Cate Blanchett last night surprised four Australian woolgrowers by awarding them with the Eco Stewardship Award at this year’s Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia.

Lochcarron of Scotland - the tartan manufacturer
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Lochcarron of Scotland - the tartan manufacturer

With a heritage dating back to 1892, Lochcarron of Scotland is the world’s leading manufacturer of tartan. Proudly Made in Scotland by skilled craftsmen and women who design, dye, warp, weave, mend and tailor their Scottish tartans and textiles. A truly global brand with timeless appeal, Lochcarron of Scotland offers a unique authenticity and showcases the very best of Scottish textiles. From kilt to catwalk, Lochcarron of Scotland champions traditional tartan fabric manufacturing whilst continuing to innovate, designing bespoke creations for major international fashion houses.

Marton Mills received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
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Marton Mills received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

As a family owned and managed business, pride and care is taken with every order to ensure the highest quality fabric is produced. Marton mills has a workforce of highly skilled craftspeople, many of which have spent their lives in the textile industry, and is incredible proud of its loyal longstanding employees.

TINTEX introduced Naturally Clean
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TINTEX introduced Naturally Clean

TINTEX Textiles revealed a wonderful range of innovative fabrics that redefine fashion, inspire creativity, spark emotion and optimize responsible solutions. Award winning TINTEX Textiles, being an ingenious leader in textile and research innovation for over twenty years, transforms a new generation of cotton and other natural based materials. Established in the Porto region as authorities in superior dyeing and finishing techniques making TINTEX Textiles the perfect choice for fashion.

Euromaglia received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
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Euromaglia received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

Euromaglia S.r.l. is an Italian company specialized in refined textiles created thanks to performing processes and to the workmanship of highly-qualified professionals. The quality of Euromaglia products is granted by a strict production control from the raw materials up to finished textiles. Spring/Summer 2016 collections make use of sustainable materials such as wool, organic and recycled cotton, milk fibres, recycled polyester and regenerated wool.

Dorlet developed environmentally friendly ECO plating
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Dorlet developed environmentally friendly ECO plating

Dorlet has been devising, designing, developing, manufacturing, creating and selling metal fashion, clothing and leather goods accessories since 1928.

ECOTEC® Smart Cotton by Marchi & Fildi
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ECOTEC® Smart Cotton by Marchi & Fildi

Marchi & Fildi, recognized as the leading Italian manufacturer of ECOTEC® smart cotton is widening their international reach with new partners that offer a wide range of fantastic products in exciting colors and inspiring textures.

All the benefits of breathability in a water repellent fabric
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All the benefits of breathability in a water repellent fabric

Bugis has developed a new knit fabric 100% cotton super water repellent, which dries faster and preserves all the natural confort of the cotton, while keeping all the benefits of breathability of untreated natural fibers.

Stone Paper is an environmentally friendly alternative to normal tree paper
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Stone Paper is an environmentally friendly alternative to normal tree paper

Nature matters - every day We Nordic tries to make the world greener. That's why they received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award in September in Paris.

Aditya Birla Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
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Aditya Birla Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

Grasim Industries Limited is the flagship of the Aditya Birla Group. It started as a textiles manufacturer in India in 1947. Today, it is a leading global player in VSF, the largest chemicals (Chlor-Alkali-s), largest cement producer and Diversified Financial Services (NBFC, Asset Management and Life Insurance) player in India.

Eastman Naia™ received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
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Eastman Naia™ received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

Nearly 3 in 5 consumers around the world would avoid purchasing clothing made from fibers that are harmful to the environment. Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn offers the textile industry the confidence in a product that balances the need for performance and sustainability. Naia™ is a biobased material that comes from sustainably managed forests and is manufactured in a socially responsible manner in the U.S.A. Manufactured by a World’s Most Ethical Company®, as awarded by Ethisphere Institute, Eastman cellulosic yarn has received certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s BioPreferred program.

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization awarded 37 ethical brands
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303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization awarded 37 ethical brands

Does anyone have the right to produce unethical? Of course not. 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization is convinced that sustainability should go hand in hand with ethics. To continue its ethical fashion campaign in September the team of the organization awarded 37 brands that beside sustainability, also correspond to the ethical fashion criterias and are willing to give publicity to ethical fashion.

Paris Fashion Week: Adeline Ziliox Spring/Summer 2019 collection
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Paris Fashion Week: Adeline Ziliox Spring/Summer 2019 collection

Where the clothing conceals the body of the woman, with its "Crystal Skin" Collection, Adeline Ziliox decides to reveal it. Transparency assumed, body unveiled and femininity affirmed, here is the DNA of the Collection. The technical materials, which are often found in the work of the designer, like neoprene, 3D mesh fabrics reinforce this line ultra-feminine, elegant and with streetwear inspirations. The PVC masterpieces confirm the contemporary and avant-garde look of this spring summer 2019 collection.

Thom Browne Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
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Thom Browne Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection

American designer Thom Browne presented his Fall/Winter 2018 collection at Paris Fashion Week Men’s. Always one for theatrics, Browne transformed the catwalk into a winter wonderland complete with mounds of fake snow and birch trees.

Avant-garde fashion collections created by students - part of the program of
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Avant-garde fashion collections created by students - part of the program of "TexTailorExpo 2018"

Vocational high schools, specializing in the fashion industry, will also be presented with booths. This will enable direct contacts between their alumni and textile and clothing manufacturers. The initiative aims to offer solutions to one of the main problems in the industry - the shortage of staff.

BaroQco during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week
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BaroQco during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week

Designers Imelda and Eduardo aka Baroqco are citizens of the world . Their roots are from Dutch Chinese Indonesian and Portuguese descent, and this diversity is what provides foundation that leads to the inspiration and creation.

Maria Aristidou Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 couture collection
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Maria Aristidou Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 couture collection

It was an early spring afternoon when "Serendipity" knocked the door with a joyful unexpected surprise. Was it a coincidence or destiny? Sometimes you do not need to understand, just have faith and something wonderful will mark your way! As terrifying feelings, fate, love, change of hearts, unspoken words might be, there is always a hope for a stumble of magic dust for keeping them alive.

Armine Ohanyan Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 collection during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week
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Armine Ohanyan Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 collection during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week

A couture collection made in France, entirely handmade, intimately inspired by nature, showing the natural elements in all their forms. Ice, crystallization, rain, wind, dew and roots. Each shape of the collection represents one of these elements while at the same time a climate evolution where each season has its unique beauty and a gentle and mysterious atmosphere.

Patuna Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week
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Patuna Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week

She’s preparing herself, enhancing her hair, raising the drape of her black gown for putting her stilettos on… then she’s going to the casino, sitting at a poker table and playing like a man. Being an elegant woman is always a trump in the game of the American and Georgian designer Patuna.

Azulant Akora Fall/Winter 2018/2019 collection during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week
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Azulant Akora Fall/Winter 2018/2019 collection during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week

African Australian designer Azulant Akora embraces unconventional angles and unexpected forms, bold colors and regal silhouettes. Emerging onto the Australian fashion scene in 2013 where she was awarded the Australian Wool Fashion Award, Azulant is a designer on the move.

Fashion Influencers - the victims of the Big Brands
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Fashion Influencers - the victims of the Big Brands

Nowadays, the word Influencer is associated with a person who has the power to influence the decision of others to impulsively buy a product.

10 Men’s Fashion Trends for Spring/Summer 2019 from Paris Men’s Fashion Week
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10 Men’s Fashion Trends for Spring/Summer 2019 from Paris Men’s Fashion Week

This isn’t your typical Paris Men’s Fashion Week recap that includes explicit mention of the who’s who at the event to the ambiance and sets as well as the never ending looks on glamour and style, most of which indicate what we’ll be seeing and wearing in spring and summer of 2019.

The Awesomeness that is Acne Studio at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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The Awesomeness that is Acne Studio at Paris Men's Fashion Week

The Acne Studio show had all the ingredients of a minimalist approach to vibrant colours and design elements that gel together in strikingly cool ways. With a palette of soft muted hues to saturated tones that add warmth and depth to classic silhouettes.

How Namacheko Turned Heads at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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How Namacheko Turned Heads at Paris Men's Fashion Week

With all the glitz and glamour at Paris Fashion Week Namacheko added a unique flavour that was reflected in the head turning ensembles of the Swedish/ Kurdish label. Launched by brother and sister duo- Dilan and Lezan Lurr, the brand has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 2017.

Issey Miyake does Fusion with Finesse at Paris Men's Fashion Week Day 3
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Issey Miyake does Fusion with Finesse at Paris Men's Fashion Week Day 3

The Issey Miyake show at Paris Men’s Fashion Week-Day 3 may have been many things but nothing as apparent as the fusion of different styles, iconic feels and wrapped up in some of the best prints seen so far. Instead of just using words alone, below are some points and pictures of just how inspired and artfully eclectic this particular collection was.

Wooyoungmi show at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Wooyoungmi show at Paris Men's Fashion Week

What made the Wooyoungmi show unlike any of the others was the cool and interesting tie between retro elements combined with country inspired feels with a modern twist. The striking colour palette that had soothing hues drawn from nature such as buttercup yellow, dusky blue, earth tones, maroon and pale grey. The prints added further interest and authenticity to the looks that included stripes, plaid, checks and textures. Modern twists were reflected in the accessorizing, the bags, boots and hair.

Raf Simons and the Shift of the Style Pendulum at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Raf Simons and the Shift of the Style Pendulum at Paris Men's Fashion Week

Ever rebellious – Raf Simons waged a full-fledged war against the current cloud of street-wear styles hovering over the fashion world. In the time where some of the biggest names in luxury fashion are ditching luxury for street and sportswear, none more evident than Louis Vuitton's selection of Virgil Abloh as artistic director earlier this year, Raf vowed to focus on traditional menswear garments, even for new generation.

The Unforgettable Dior Homme Show at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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The Unforgettable Dior Homme Show at Paris Men's Fashion Week

Another highly anticipated show at Paris Men's Fashion Week was the Dior Homme show that many had been looking forward to all week. Not only did the show live up to many high fashion expectations, the collection was a resounding success, then again; how could it not be, as it involved a prince, a talented artist and a double debut. Which in short means, that the House of Dior had in its wings a multitude of talented individuals working together to present a fresh take on the future of fashion from this global powerhouse.

Balmain's Homme Vision of Rock Glam '19 at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Balmain's Homme Vision of Rock Glam '19 at Paris Men's Fashion Week

The postponement of the Balmain Homme show according to schedule was well worth the wait. Olivier Rousteing delivered yet another collection based on rock influence, but rotating the looks around variants of glam from past eras, creating this blend of rock glamour through the decades but with a modern interpretation. So yes it was a relief to see no big hair, bold makeup and excessive piercings and tattoos.

Alexander McQueen's Tailored Suits and Dramatic Looks at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Alexander McQueen's Tailored Suits and Dramatic Looks at Paris Men's Fashion Week

The Alexander McQueen show for Spring/Summer 2019 was one of the best in terms of originality and style while still staying true to the brand’s design aesthetic, not forgetting the subtle inclusion of the unexpected, which is always a treat for the eyes. A very strikingly cool combination of razor sharp classic silhouettes vs a totally edgy biker-esque attitude made for interesting bedfellows to start with. The collection had a grunge glam kind of essence that moved between each ensemble with an energy that just had everyone’s attention.

Innovative. Minimalist. Avant Garde. Hed Mayner at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Innovative. Minimalist. Avant Garde. Hed Mayner at Paris Men's Fashion Week

Nothing could be as simple, innovative and with an impactful essence of Avant Garde than Hed Mayner at Paris Men’s Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2019. A very intense subdued palette set the tone for the dramatic cuts, silhouettes, drapery and more, as the audience watched in amazement. The only visible colour was candy pink and powder blue in various tones and the only print was the pinstripes that were used to the minimum.

Shorts, Suits and Style Inspiration at the Louis Vuitton Show - Paris Men’s Fashion Week
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Shorts, Suits and Style Inspiration at the Louis Vuitton Show - Paris Men’s Fashion Week

Perhaps one of the highly anticipated shows by far at Paris Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019 was the Louis Vuitton show which showcased the work of Louis Vuitton debut designer Virgil Abloh. While the collection as expected was inspired, cohesive and very dissimilar to what Louis Vuitton customers are used to, it did wow the audience for the most part leaving a bitter sweet sentiment on many present. Given the shift of style aesthetic this scribe found an interesting cross-road between classic and artsy which added a new flavour to fashion from the brand.

Rick Owens and The Balancing Act between Drama and Deconstruction at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Rick Owens and The Balancing Act between Drama and Deconstruction at Paris Men's Fashion Week

The mere mention of Rick Owens and the first thing that comes to mind is breaking the rules. Hence the show that had everything from drama, deconstructed silhouettes, exaggerated elements, architectural shapes, all moved in unison with the aesthetics of the man himself. The styling and attitude of the models, the raw grunge feels and minimalist approach made this collection one of those that moved into a league of its own.

Some Athleisure Fashion by Off-White at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Some Athleisure Fashion by Off-White at Paris Men's Fashion Week

On a palette of fun, youthful colours, dominated by shades of blue, a dash of yellow, white, black and orange, Off-White designer Virgil Abloh showed a multi-dimensional look at the many ways to wear denim, adding visual interest with distressed denim, textures, knits, fleece and parachute that gels well with the quirky elements of animation, oversized silhouettes, camouflage and tie ‘n’ dye all to show-off his cool range of footwear that is a jogger and lace-up that have a chunky, army-esque appeal that is sure to liven up spring and summer of 2019.

MOMAD Metropolis in September 2018
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MOMAD Metropolis in September 2018

MOMAD Metropolis - the International Fashion Trade Show is moving ahead swiftly as regards content for its 6th edition, which takes place from 7 to 9 September at IFEMA - Feria de Madrid, concurrently with MOMAD Shoes, the International Footwear Trade Show.

How Facetasm Fascinated Us at Paris Men's Fashion Week 2019
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How Facetasm Fascinated Us at Paris Men's Fashion Week 2019

From the abstract to the outlandish, the vibrant colours to the creative techniques of layering. Hiromichi Ochiai for Facetasm showed a collection that was every bit as eccentric as it was artistically reflective of current day global village. Including an interesting mix of different art-forms, silhouettes, styles and sentiments that evoke curiosity while hinging on folklore and the beauty of story-telling. Here’s just how Facetasm fascinated us at Paris Men’s Fashion Week for 2019.

Cmmn Swdn Officially Opens Paris Men's Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019
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Cmmn Swdn Officially Opens Paris Men's Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019

Designers Saif Bakir and Emma Hedlund of Cmmn Swdn made opening night to Paris Men's Fashion Week every bit as memorable as the impact, energy and social awareness the collection had on the audience. Against a background of what looked like the landfills or somewhere in between, where many garments end up as waste and staying true to the hybrid element the brand is known for, the pieces shown couldn't have been any more hybrid than it was. An interesting mix of youthfulness and subculture, a mix of old-world aesthetics and contemporary, tipping the future of fashion vibes that were both edgy and elegantly sleek.

Five Things I Love About GmbH on Opening Night of Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Five Things I Love About GmbH on Opening Night of Paris Men's Fashion Week

The GmbH show was not only unique but had that special eclectic quality while being relevant, fun and fashion-forward. Designer duo Serhat Isik and Benjamin Alexander pulled out all stops, no doubt; to deliver a showing of a collection I can see many people wearing in their own individual ways. It was personalised and pleasurable.

EFWA is accepting submissions from designers to create one unique look using men's shirts
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EFWA is accepting submissions from designers to create one unique look using men's shirts

Eco Fashion Week Australia (EFWA) is now accepting submissions from designers around the world to create one unique look using men’s shirts for the return of the Upcycling Challenge by Marilyn R. Wilson. Accepted submissions will be featured on the runway at the second annual event in November, in two states: Nov. 4 – 10 in Port Douglas, Queensland; and Nov. 15 – 21 in Perth, Western Australia.

How to engage with ethical fashion?
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How to engage with ethical fashion?

Take a look at three videos, that are the best illustration of the problems and solutions for the fashion industry, presented by Dean Manev, Business Development Director of 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion, at the conference "Build Your Strong Fashion Brand Through Ethical Values" in Florence last week. The authors of the videos were awarded with the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award at the ceremony that took place on 13 June at St. Regis Hotel, Florence.

Trend Spring/Summer 2019: A yearning for wide, open spaces
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Trend Spring/Summer 2019: A yearning for wide, open spaces

Summer is calling and awakening a longing in us for the endlessness of the sea, foreign cultures and vast expanses. The Spring/Summer 2019 collections by the exhibitors of Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin are an homage to the vast open spaces awaiting us outside of the cities and their invigorating energy and freedom. Typical elements: natural materials, harmonious colour palettes, folklore details and traditional craftsmanship techniques.

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018
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Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018

Jak&Jil dreams with a world where sustainable fashion is the norm, in which every piece of clothing is produced in high quality design, considering several ethical and environmental aspects. Be Global Fashion Network totally supports this and we present you the opportunity to apply for the Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018.

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion offers 100 000 business opportunities for designers and bloggers at Pitti Uomo 94
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303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion offers 100 000 business opportunities for designers and bloggers at Pitti Uomo 94

“303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion” organizes a conference about ethical fashion from 12-15 June 2018 in Florence, Italy, during Pitti Uomo '94. Be Global Fashion Network is a media partner of the event. All fashion influencers, designers, business entrepreneurs and retailers are welcome to join for free.

Slow Fashion Moving Fast at Eco Fashion Week Australia
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Slow Fashion Moving Fast at Eco Fashion Week Australia

In search of promoting ethical and eco fashion events, we found and present you Eco Fashion Week Australia. Fantastic week-long runways, eco seminars and awards will feature local and international designers who practise sustainable, local, and ethical production, either by recycling or upcycling, or by using organic and natural materials which do not leave a carbon footprint.

Mark Anthony Bradley stylist - Fashion Director at Jocks & Nerds magazine
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Mark Anthony Bradley stylist - Fashion Director at Jocks & Nerds magazine

Mark Anthony was born and bred in London and having taken heartfelt inspiration from his mother he soon found himself pursuing a career in fashion.

Burberry appoints Riccardo Tisci as Chief Creative Officer
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Burberry appoints Riccardo Tisci as Chief Creative Officer

Riccardo, who is a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, will direct all Burberry collections and present his first for the brand in September. He will be based at Burberry’s headquarters in London.

Tom Ford Spring/Summer 2018 collection
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Tom Ford Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Tom Ford presented Spring/Summer 2018 collection during Milan Fashion Week. No shortage of slim-fitting formal wear items made its rounds — both in the power suit and sharp tuxedo persuasions. Peak lapeled blazers in a wide array of colors teamed up with wide neckties, while boldly-printed tux jackets catch the eye when styled alongside jet black bow ties.

The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion
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The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion

The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (The National Chamber for Italian Fashion) is the non profit making Association which disciplines, co-ordinates and promotes the development of Italian Fashion.

Design the Future and win an international scholarship in Barcelona
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Design the Future and win an international scholarship in Barcelona

IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) Barcelona invites students and young professionals to participate in a "Creactivate" contest and show their creativity and talent. IED Barcelona offers twenty three international scholarships for Masters and Postgraduate Courses...

Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 collection
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Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 collection

The Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 Collection brings together ease, a cosmopolitan spirit and a raw sense of charm to match the unique landscape of Los Angeles. Berluti's Creative Director Haider Ackermann draws the inspiration for his arty colour palette from the work of American-German photographer Erwin Blumenfeld, notorious for his subtle hues, and sees them through a current lens.

Abraham Moon, Alfred Brown and Taylor & Lodge awarded for keeping fashion traditions
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Abraham Moon, Alfred Brown and Taylor & Lodge awarded for keeping fashion traditions

At Milano Unica three UK fabrics manufacturers received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded by TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany to manufactures of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion, keeping traditions and having transparent supply chain.

Jeff Lack - celebrities' stylist
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Jeff Lack - celebrities' stylist

Jeff Lack is an editorial, campaign and personal stylist, content creator, media commentator and keynote speaker with over 20 years of experience in the Australian Fashion Industry.

Milan Fashion Week presented men's suit trends Fall/Winter 2018-2019
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Milan Fashion Week presented men's suit trends Fall/Winter 2018-2019

As a home of craftsmanship, in Milan classic tailoring brands like Canali, Giorgio Armani and Ermenegildo Zegna, Prada, Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana, Billionaire, Phillip Plein and MSGM presented their Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collections. We, spotted some trends that will make the men look really stylish during the next cold seasons. See what we define from the designers' models:

LeViCo Features Exquisite Masterpiece Fabrics
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LeViCo Features Exquisite Masterpiece Fabrics

Prominent Indonesian fashion brand LeViCo presented a stunning collection of handcrafted masterpiece designs during the Couture Fashion Week New York.

Designer Carlos Benguigui at Couture Fashion Week New York
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Designer Carlos Benguigui at Couture Fashion Week New York

Venezuelan designer Carlos Benguigui presented his latest inspired collection for men during Couture Fashion Week New York‘s 26th season.

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world's first open-access digital course in sustainable luxury fashion
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Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world's first open-access digital course in sustainable luxury fashion

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion, with an event hosted by the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week.

303 TUSCANS award for ethical fashion was given to Dormeuil at Milano Unica
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303 TUSCANS award for ethical fashion was given to Dormeuil at Milano Unica

At Milano Unica Dormeuil was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded to manufacturers of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion and having transparent supply chain.

Lanificio Zignone received the
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Lanificio Zignone received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion

At Milano Unica Lanificio Zignone was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded to manufacturers of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion and supporting the Italian supply chain.

The Pinnacle of Sartorial Excellence: Training the Elite Tailors of the Future
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The Pinnacle of Sartorial Excellence: Training the Elite Tailors of the Future

The Savile Row Academy is a tailoring school founded by Andrew Ramroop OBE, Master Tailor and Director of Maurice Sedwell, bespoke tailors of Savile Row.

Automobili Lamborghini presents the Collezione Fall-Winter 2018-2019 during Milan Men's Fashion Week
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Automobili Lamborghini presents the Collezione Fall-Winter 2018-2019 during Milan Men's Fashion Week

The new collection was presented at a reception in the exposition spaces of Via Tortona: a must-visit venue during the Milanese Fashion week.

303 TUSCANS – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION was given to Ethical brands from the Netherlands
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303 TUSCANS – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION was given to Ethical brands from the Netherlands

On 21.01.2018 at Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam was held the second International conference Ethical Fashion – The New Fashion Formula, followed by the awards ceremony “303 TUSCANS“ – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION. The event took place during the popular fair Modefabriek.

Gallery International Fashion Tradeshow
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Gallery International Fashion Tradeshow

The list of new exhibitors includes bag label Anokhi (stocked by stores including BREUNINGER), authentic woollen sweaters by Fisherman out of Ireland, international fashion by Sarah Pacini (which has its own shops and shop-in-shops worldwide), minimalist scarves, hats and T-shirts by Nebo from Munich, handcrafted shirts by Edward Cooper and contemporary looks by Suncoo from Paris (via Feldges & Heidt). They are complementing the existing portfolio of brands which includes Add, Another Souvenir, D.A.T.E. Sneakers, Des Petit Hauts, Fabiani, Hannes Roether, Inuikii, Kaos, Lucky de Luca, Majestic Filatures, Luis Trenker, Parka London, Tom Kerk and Wool & Co.

Modefabriek January 2018 edition events
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Modefabriek January 2018 edition events

Modefabriek is recognised as a procreative and inspiring fashion trade event, proudly based in Amsterdam. Since its founding in 1996, it has evolved into much more. Today, Modefabriek is a mash-up of brand presentations, fashion shows, expos, stores, talks, classes, food & drinks, music – and more.

Franklin Eugene Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
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Franklin Eugene Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection

Mr. Eugene used Tartan plaid and Houndstooth prints along with a few other bold choices and stayed true to the clean lines and clean affect that are hallmarks of the brand.

Most Stylish Men at Pitti Uomo supported Ethical Fashion
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Most Stylish Men at Pitti Uomo supported Ethical Fashion

On 10.01.2018 at Salone delle Feste of Hotel The St. Regis Florence was held the International conference Ethical Fashion – The New Fashion Formula, followed by the awards ceremony “303 TUSCANS“ – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION. The event took place during the popular fair Pitti Uomo and gathered all stylish men and women at the luxury 5-star hotel in the center of Florence.

Dorian Stefano Tarantini: M1992 and his
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Dorian Stefano Tarantini: M1992 and his "Digital Degeneration of Luxury"

This new M1992 path represents a moment of transition, a conscious, mature direction. Dorian Stefano Tarantini, a creative, enthusiastic soul, constantly on the go is here to tell us more. He has given life to one of the most promising brands on the contemporary fashion scene that initially originated as a video-art project. What emerges from this is a complex, talented creative system as well the concept that everything is possible… such as flying a helicopter… don’t you think so? Dorian gave an interview to Pitti Uomo what we can expect from the brand at the exhibition.

Awarding ceremony
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Awarding ceremony "303 Tuscans" for Ethical fashion during Pitti Uomo

TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany organizes the awarding ceremony “303 Tuscans” for Ethical fashion in Florence, Italy on 10.01.2018, at 6 p.m. Certificates will be given to communities supporting the Italian supply chain and the three-dimensional business model.

Nick Graham Spring/Summer 2018
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Nick Graham Spring/Summer 2018

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.

Bunka Fashion College - study in Japan
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Bunka Fashion College - study in Japan

Bunka Fashion College covers all the fields of the fashion industry. Bunka Fashion College was founded in 1923 as the first dressmaking school in Japan. Since then, Bunka has had a significant role in fashion education in Japan. Its original, specialized and practical curriculum adapts to the changes in a diversified industry, and it continues to cultivate fashion professionals who can easily adapt to the modern fashion industry.

Fashion trends Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 at MUNICH FABRIC START - an Interplay of Creativity, Technology and Digitalisation
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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.

The creative world of Spanish fashion gathers at the 66th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
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The creative world of Spanish fashion gathers at the 66th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid

The big event in Spanish Fashion, organised by IFEMA, will take place from 14 to 19 September. On the 14th, fashion shows and presentations will take place at different locations in the city. From the 15th to Tuesday the 19th, fashion shows will take place in hall 14.1 at IFEMA-Feria de Madrid, with some events closing with presentations and shows at other locations in Madrid.

Rubbish Removal Hits the Fashion Industry
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Rubbish Removal Hits the Fashion Industry

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.

Illustrations of TOC principles to make the Theory of Constraints understandable to children
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Illustrations of TOC principles to make the Theory of Constraints understandable to children

During the International TOCICO Conference in Berlin, Germany, from 15 to 19 July, TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany presented illustrations, inspired by the Theory of Constraints (TOC) principles. They are made in order to be used to explain TOC to children in an amusing way.

Made To Measure and Made To Order - The New Fashion Formula - From Sheep to Suit
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Made To Measure and Made To Order - The New Fashion Formula - From Sheep to Suit

The global men's fashion supply chain is driven by large brands which dictate styles, materials and prices. Traditional contract manufacturing for these brands operates under price-based competition. In order to break out of this dead end, Richmart, the most modern made-to-measure men's suits factory in Eastern Europe, decided to reconfigure its entire supply chain. The managers undertook a detailed Thinking Process analysis of the supply chain, based on the principles of the Theory of Constraints and decided to move towards a win-win partnership between all parties involved from the wool through fabric, machinery and equipment to sewing factories and fashion consultants to the consumer. The Sales Director of Men's Fashion Group Dean Manev and Martina Martini (Art Director) made a presentation about Made To Measure and Made To Order services during the International TOCICO conference in Berlin, Germany on 19 July.

The bespoke tailoring programme at the London College of Fashion
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The bespoke tailoring programme at the London College of Fashion

Scabal champions great style and great talent, which is exactly why they sponsor the bespoke tailoring programme at the London College of Fashion, UAL (LCF).

The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda: Positive work between education and industry
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The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda: Positive work between education and industry

For the Industry Project “The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda”, the III Year students at Accademia Costume & Moda (BA in Costume & Fashion), re-interpreted Brioni menswear, using Woolmark’s fabrics, merino wool and the iconic details of contemporary menswear style. The outfits, completed by a selection of accessories (shoes, travel bags and small leathergoods), were presented during the event Accademia Factory 2017 at the presence of Francesco Magri, Country Manager and Birgit Galen, Global Fashion Coordinator, The Woolmark Company.

Apulia Fashion makers - brings together hundreds of Textile - Clothing - Footwear companies
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Apulia Fashion makers - brings together hundreds of Textile - Clothing - Footwear companies

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.

8th season of Fashion Platform Dusseldorf
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8th season of Fashion Platform Dusseldorf

With 8 fashion shows, about 30 featured labels and over 5.000 guests, PLATFORM FASHION successfully started its 8th season on Areal Boehler from July 21st till July 23rd. Supported by partners such as LEXUS Germany, ASUS and Broich Catering, the fashion show concept offers established brand as well as upcoming talent a unique opportunity to present their latest collections in a high quality manner during the CPD order days.

Mabro made a glamorous return at Pitti Uomo
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Mabro made a glamorous return at Pitti Uomo

Men's Fashion Group Florence and Richmart celebrated 60 years anniversary of the Italian men's suits brand MABRO at Pitti Immagine Uomo 92.

Berluti Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
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Berluti Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

Berluti presented its Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection during Paris Fashion Week. This is the first collection of Haider Ackermann for the brand after he become a creative director when Alessandro Sartori leaving the house for Zegna.

Study Fashion Design Technology at London College of Fashion
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Study Fashion Design Technology at London College of Fashion

f you want to be a successful creative designer for contemporary international fashion menswear, BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology Menswear will give you all the skills you need to achieve your goal.

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"Designer for Tomorrow" fashion talent award

Happy 10th DfT! Lara Krude is the winner of the “Designer for Tomorrow” fashion talent award, which Peek & Cloppenburg and Fashion ID have awarded for the tenth time. The graduate of the HAW, Hamburg presented her “What remains” collection this morning on the runway of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin and impressed the Jury Board of Patron Stella McCartney with her innovative tailoring skills. At the start of the award show, 2016 DfT winner, Edda Gimnes, presented her new collection in her first solo fashion show. Among the prominent guests were, among others, international model Kenya Kinski, the newly married Victoria Swarovski as well as German model and actress Susan Hoecke.

ERDEM X H&M in designer collaboration
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ERDEM X H&M in designer collaboration

H&M will team up with London-based label ERDEM for this year’s designer collaboration. Find out what the label’s founder has to say about the upcoming collection.

Study Menswear Design in Milan Fashion Campus
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Study Menswear Design in Milan Fashion Campus

The Menswear Design Course will allow students to develop the sense of taste that is needed to design clothes for men. Milan is famous for its best Menswear Collection. Learn how this city leads the worlds mens collection through research and designing based on real clothes for men. The objective is the development of the creative talent of young people who plan to become professional fashion designers, widening their abilities through research and attentive observation for the creation of an innovative and individual fashion collection.

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"Migration" NABA Fashion Show 2017

The traditional final event of the academic year took place on July 5th at 9.30 pm at the NABA campus in Milan. Almost 200 students from the BA in Fashion Design (60 of which attended the course in Fashion Styling & Communication) and 45 students of the MA in Fashion and Textile Design were able to celebrate their hard work with a catwalk attended by press, fashion institutions, companies and influencers, besides their teachers and families.

Get Low-Priced Tickets For 'Breakthrough in Fashion' 2017
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Get Low-Priced Tickets For 'Breakthrough in Fashion' 2017

For this year's event on October 26th at the London Irish Centre in Camden, Creative Industry Hub has invited buyers from the UK's leading fashion brands to meet to EVERY fashion designer in the room, including Missguided, JoJo Maman Bebe, ASOS, Fortnum & Mason, and more.

Study Menswear in Fashion Institute of Technology
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Study Menswear in Fashion Institute of Technology

To succeed in menswear—one of fashion's fastest-growing fields—you need to understand every phase, from concept and design to production and delivery. FIT's Menswear program immerses you in the industry, in a way that's possible only in New York City.

Franklin Eugene Spring/Summer 2018 collection
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Franklin Eugene Spring/Summer 2018 collection

FRANKLIN EUGENE SUNLIT, a menswear collection inspired and illuminated by direct light from the sun, made its undisputed mark when it was showcased during Milan Fashion Week Men’s Spring/Summer 2018.

London Fashion Week Men's Celebrates its 5th Anniversary
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London Fashion Week Men's Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

12th June, marks the close of the fifth anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s. It has been a stellar week, further establishing London as the home of menswear and attracting designers, media, retailers and business leaders from 45 countries.

MonteNapoleone District, Milano Unica and Robb Report present
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MonteNapoleone District, Milano Unica and Robb Report present "The Modern Man"

From June 10-20, in via Montenapoleone, a photography exhibition, devoted to fair play and the modern man, creates a Milan-Florence axis that reinforces at an international level the pre-eminence of Italian Men’s Fashion Week. Focus of the first exhibition: the jacket.

Tracey Emin CBE RA Designs LFWM Fifth Anniversary Logo
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Tracey Emin CBE RA Designs LFWM Fifth Anniversary Logo

The five year anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s will be celebrated 9th - 12th June. To mark this milestone iconic British artist Tracey Emin CBE RA, member of the BFC’s Menswear Committee, has lent her signature handwriting to the LFWM logo. The logo will be featured in a custom neon installation in the event’s central hub at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.

British Fashion Council announces NEWGEN recipients for 2017 / 2018
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British Fashion Council announces NEWGEN recipients for 2017 / 2018

The British Fashion Council (BFC) today celebrates the fifteen emerging designers who will receive NEWGEN support for the year ahead. Following the announcement of a new format, NEWGEN sponsorship is now awarded annually to both menswear and womenswear designers who will show at either London Fashion Week Men’s or London Fashion Week.

Westminster Fashion Design BA Student wins The British Fashion Council Coach Design 2017 competition
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Westminster Fashion Design BA Student wins The British Fashion Council Coach Design 2017 competition

Lloyd James Husband, currently studying Fashion Design at the University of Westminster, won the British Fashion Council Coach Design Competition on Thursday 16 March.

Christian Louboutin for E. Tautz Autumn/Winter 2017
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Christian Louboutin for E. Tautz Autumn/Winter 2017

For his Autumn/Winter 2017 collection show on the catwalk of London Fashion Week Men’s, E. Tautz designer Patrick Grant was inspired by men from the countryside. However, this “man” is of the intimate kind; in order to put a modern spin on his collection’s traditional silhouettes, Grant looked at the garb of scarecrows in the countryside of Leeds as depicted by photographer Peter Mitchell in his series “Some Thing Means Everything to Somebody.” The result was elegant wool coats, tailored anoraks, high-waisted belted trousers and open collars that were loosely layered to create the laid back, but fully modern look.

Agi & Sam presented Fall/Winter 2017 collection during London Fashion Week Men's
Menswear collections

Agi & Sam presented Fall/Winter 2017 collection during London Fashion Week Men's

In partnership with The Woolmark Company, British label Agi & Sam presented a Merino wool-rich collection for the fall/winter 2017 season.

H&M STUDIO Spring/Summer 2017 See now, Buy now fashion show during Paris Fashion Week
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H&M STUDIO Spring/Summer 2017 See now, Buy now fashion show during Paris Fashion Week

H&M Studio unveiled its latest runway show in Paris, a “see now, buy now” S/S 2017 collection inspired by the power of love, grace, strength and passion of ballet, featuring both womenswear and for the first time, menswear.

Google, Dior, French Federation of the Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter, Skolkovo and other leaders will tell about the future in Fashion Futurum Conference
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Google, Dior, French Federation of the Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter, Skolkovo and other leaders will tell about the future in Fashion Futurum Conference

On March 16-17 over 30 world fashion industry leaders from 9 countries will meet in the very center of Moscow to discuss contemporary trends and main challenges of the industry. During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia the Central Exhibition Hall Manege will become the heart of the primary innovative fashion technologies.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid advances the dates for  the celebration of its 2018 editions
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid advances the dates for the celebration of its 2018 editions

Spain’s most important fashion show, organised by IFEMA, will take place between 25 and 29 January, in its first edition of the year 2018, and from 5 to 8 July in its second edition.

CND dazzles down the runway at the Blonds Fall/Winter 2017
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CND dazzles down the runway at the Blonds Fall/Winter 2017

CND, the pioneers of nail artistry at Fashion Week, reunited with treasured designer partners, The Blonds, to create 26 precious nail styles for their Fall/Winter 2017 runway. Crafted with diamond-like precision, the nails featured moonlit colors and hypnotic effects representative of a woman’s talisman.

Tennis player Grigor Dimitrov on the catwalk during Dolce and Gabbana fashion show
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Tennis player Grigor Dimitrov on the catwalk during Dolce and Gabbana fashion show

Grigor Dimitrov appeared in the presentation of the new collection of Dolce & Gabbana in Italy. He even took the role of a model during the final show of the popular brand during Milan Fashion Week.

Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

Autumn/Winter '17 marks a significant moment for Paul Smith as he presents his men’s and women’s collections on one catwalk for the first time in his career.

Desigual presented Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
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Desigual presented Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

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.

Best suit designs from Milan Men's Fashion Week
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Best suit designs from Milan Men's Fashion Week

Milan Men`s Fashion Week was held in Milan, Italy. The leading Italian designers showed their creations for Autumn/Winter 2017-2018. We spotted some interesting suit designs and here is a selection of the best of them.

Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 Menswear collection
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Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 Menswear collection

This was Vivienne Westwood’s first-ever show on the London menswear schedule, and a co-ed show to boot. But as she observed, it was far from the first time she’s put both genders on the same runway.

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

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

Antonio Marras Spring/Summer 2017 - the floral suit
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Antonio Marras Spring/Summer 2017 - the floral suit

Antonio Marras joins the growing number of designers taking up the theme of travel for spring-summer 2017. After an intimate presentation of his latest collection during Milan Fashion Week, the designer unveiled his lookbook for the season. Model Reid Rohling is the collection’s protagonist, lending it a boyish quality.

Patrick Grant has created a suit infused with the latest technology
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Patrick Grant has created a suit infused with the latest technology

Patrick Grant, Creative Director of Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons, and winner of the British Fashion Award for Best Menswear Designer has created a one-of-a-kind suit that is engineered perfectly for the modern man. The suit, taking inspiration from the technology-infused traditional timepieces in Casio Edifice’s Bluetooth SMART range, features several modern twists on classic Savile Row tailoring.

Berluti appoints Haider Ackermann as Creative Director
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Berluti appoints Haider Ackermann as Creative Director

Berluti is pleased to announce the appointment of Haider Ackermann as Creative Director. The appointment is effective immediately and the designer will present his first collection during Paris Men’s Fashion Week in January 2017.

Fashion Fairs and Trade Shows 2017 in Europe and USA
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Fashion Fairs and Trade Shows 2017 in Europe and USA

We are going to present you the fairs that are coming during the next year. You will see the dates, the places and a brief description of the fair so you could choose which of them to visit. We will separate the fairs in two groups - Menswear Trade Fairs and Textile Trade Fairs.

Men’s elegance on the Emmy Awards 2016 Red carpet -  variations of tuxedo and even a try for a boutonnière
Fashion on the red carpet

Men’s elegance on the Emmy Awards 2016 Red carpet - variations of tuxedo and even a try for a boutonnière

We asked the Men's Fashion Cluster Ambassador Dandy to comment on the style of the celebrities on the red carpet, as he has a sharp eye for style and a witty language. Here is what he told us about the dress code of the celebrities attending the Emmy Awards 2016:

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Top 10 key colors
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Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Top 10 key colors

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.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid welcomes its 64th edition with 42 outstanding creators and brands set to take part
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid welcomes its 64th edition with 42 outstanding creators and brands set to take part

Spain's major fashion event, organized by IFEMA, is taking place from 15 to 20 September, 2016. The catwalk shows will be held from 16 to 20 September in Hall 14.1 of Feria de Madrid. Today the Desigual firm will be holding a Re-see of its Spring-Summer 2017 collections with a surprising and innovative staging in Madrid.

Japan's Largest Fashion Trade Expo Invites Global Fashion Industry Professionals
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Japan's Largest Fashion Trade Expo Invites Global Fashion Industry Professionals

FASHION WORLD TOKYO is Japan’s largest fashion trade show and held twice a year in April and November. The show gathers all kinds of fashion wear, bags, shoes, fashion accessories, fashion jewellery, men’s fashion, textile and OEM/ODM products from around the world. With 850* exhibitors & 28,000* visitors, the next FASHION WORLD TOKYO [2016 NOVEMBER 7th to 9th ] provides the fashion industry with abundant opportunities to expand their business in Japan & Asia.

TOM*BEATLEMANIA for Spring-Summer 2017 at Toronto Men's Fashion Week
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TOM*BEATLEMANIA for Spring-Summer 2017 at Toronto Men's Fashion Week

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.

Zane Barläs Spring-Summer 2017 collection at Toronto Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

Zane Barläs Spring-Summer 2017 collection at Toronto Men's Fashion Week

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.

Save the date: Toronto Men's Fashion Week Men of Hollywood
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Save the date: Toronto Men's Fashion Week Men of Hollywood

On the Opening Night of The Toronto Film Festival, Toronto Men's Fashion Week Men presents TOM* MEN OF HOLLYWOOD - a spectacular night where MOVIES MEET FASHION - Thursday, September 8 2016 at 8:00 PM, One King West Hotel, 1 King St. West, Toronto.

Introduction to Tailoring Short Course from London College of Fashion
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Introduction to Tailoring Short Course from London College of Fashion

This exciting course, offered by London College of Fashion, is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring. A tailoring apprentice takes 7 years to perfect one's craft, so it's a good idea to have a taste before you commit.

Vivienne Westwood Announces Return of Menswear to London
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Vivienne Westwood Announces Return of Menswear to London

Vivienne Westwood announces return of menswear to London. Men's and women's collection to be shown together at London Fashion Week Men's.

Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2017 collection at New York Fashion Week: Men's
Menswear collections

Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2017 collection at New York Fashion Week: Men's

Tommy Hilfiger presented its Spring 2017 Hilfiger Edition collection on July 13, 2016, in Manhattan during New York Fashion Week: Men’s.

Sartoria Italiana at Couture Fashion Week
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Sartoria Italiana at Couture Fashion Week

SARTORIA ITALIANA represents a daring mix of “Tomorrow’s Fashion Today” with “Classic Fashion Forever” with its experienced, young designer, tailor and owner Giovanni Cicciotti, a name you will hear much more of in the future.

The Urban Romantic - John Varvatos Spring-Summer 2017 collection
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The Urban Romantic - John Varvatos Spring-Summer 2017 collection

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 at MBFW Berlin
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IVANMAN Spring-Summer 2017 collection at MBFW Berlin

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.

Suitsupply Spring-Summer 2017 men's suits collection
Menswear collections

Suitsupply Spring-Summer 2017 men's suits collection

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.

Popsicle color combinations
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Popsicle color combinations

Malan Breton’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection, presented during New York Fashion Week, showcased the designer’s impeccable tailoring and elaborate details that were combined with unconfined, liberated silhouettes. His precision Savile Row cuts were a testament to a newfound direction in menswear styles. Popsicle prints and denim led the way.

Professional Fashion Photography by Nina Junger from California
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Professional Fashion Photography by Nina Junger from California

Nina studied photography at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and started her career as a Makeup Artist for the movie industry (in productions like The Rock, Con Air, Black Night, The Muse and Friends) and lifestyle magazines (like Vogue, Elle, GQ and Life).

New York Fashion Week: Men's - Joseph Abboud Spring-Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

New York Fashion Week: Men's - Joseph Abboud Spring-Summer 2017 collection

'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'.

New York Fashion Week: Men's - Michael Kors Spring-Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

New York Fashion Week: Men's - Michael Kors Spring-Summer 2017 collection

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).

Balenciaga Spring-Summer 2017 Men's collection
Menswear collections

Balenciaga Spring-Summer 2017 Men's collection

Designer Demna Gvasalia made his debut for Balenciaga fashion house last season during the women's fashion week. This June he presented his first menswear show for the label during the Paris Fashion Week.

Eleventy Men's Spring-Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Eleventy Men's Spring-Summer 2017 collection

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.

Balmain Homme Spring-Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Balmain Homme Spring-Summer 2017 collection

Haute couture fashion house Balmain presented its Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection last month during the Paris Fashion Week. Here is what brand's Creative director, Olivier Rousteing, said about his work...

Ann Demeulemeester Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
Menswear collections

Ann Demeulemeester Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

Belgian brand Ann Demeulemeester, established in 1985, presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection last month during the Paris Fashion Week.

Competitions & awards

"Designer for Tomorrow 2016" winner is Edda Gimnes

Edda Gimnes is the winner of the 2016 fashion talent award “Designer for Tomorrow” by Peek & Cloppenburg and its online shop Fashion ID.

Paris Fashion Week: Dior Homme Spring-Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Paris Fashion Week: Dior Homme Spring-Summer 2017 collection

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.

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
Menswear collections

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

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'.

European Fashion Award FASH 2016 Awarded to Seven Promising Young Designers
Young designers

European Fashion Award FASH 2016 Awarded to Seven Promising Young Designers

At the start of Berlin Fashion Week, seven promising young designers were awarded the European Fashion Award FASH 2016. The awards, valued at EUR 200,000 in total, were presented in front of 250 guests on Monday evening by the non-profit organization SDBI –Stiftung der Deutschen Bekleidungsindustrie (German Fashion Industry Foundation). The ceremony took place in the impressive halls of Berlin’s Neues Museum, part of the Museum Island UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Paris Fashion Week: Thom Browne Spring-Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Paris Fashion Week: Thom Browne Spring-Summer 2017 collection

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).

Lucas Ossendrijver celebrates ten years at Lanvin with Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
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Lucas Ossendrijver celebrates ten years at Lanvin with Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

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).

Paris Fashion Week: Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Paris Fashion Week: Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2017 collection

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.

Milano Moda Uomo: DAKS Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
Menswear collections

Milano Moda Uomo: DAKS Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

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.

Milano Moda Uomo: Giorgio Armani Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
Menswear collections

Milano Moda Uomo: Giorgio Armani Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

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.

Milano Moda Uomo: Emporio Armani Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
Menswear collections

Milano Moda Uomo: Emporio Armani Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

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.

Celebrity kids on the runway for Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2017 men's show
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Celebrity kids on the runway for Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2017 men's show

Italian designer duo Dolce & Gabbana presented its latest men's collection in Italy during the Milan Men's Fashion Week. Among the models on the runway were Cindy Crawford's son Presley Gerber and Jude Law's son Rafferty Law.

Men's ready-to-wear fashion shows may remain in the past
Fashion shows

Men's ready-to-wear fashion shows may remain in the past

Recently Brioni, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Tom Ford, Vetements and Public School announced that they say goodbye to Milan Men's Wear fashion shows. The final balance is 10 designers who have decided not to showcase their collections this year in Milan.

Made-to-measure menswear from Czech Republic by Bernhardt Fashion
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure menswear from Czech Republic by Bernhardt Fashion

The Bernhardt label is the key to superb value in men's and ladies' suits, jackets, trousers and formal wear. Using their manufacturing expertise they produce distinctive made-to-measure and ready-to-wear garments with fine fabrics, efficient deliveries and impeccable service.

Milano Moda Uomo: Canali Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
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Milano Moda Uomo: Canali Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

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.

Milano Moda Uomo: Helen Anthony Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
Menswear collections

Milano Moda Uomo: Helen Anthony Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

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.

Milano Moda Uomo: Gucci Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
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Milano Moda Uomo: Gucci Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

'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'.

Milano Moda Uomo: Etro Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
Menswear collections

Milano Moda Uomo: Etro Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

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.

A CUT ABOVE - Franklin Eugene Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection
Menswear collections

A CUT ABOVE - Franklin Eugene Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection

'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'.

Pitti Uomo 90 - Another record-breaking edition
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Pitti Uomo 90 - Another record-breaking edition

The last edition of fashion platform Pitti Uomo has just finished (in Friday, June 17). The atmosphere among the stands was filled with energy, collections abounded in creativity and they had all been put together with a keen eye on the market.

London College of Fashion's 'Collection Of The Year' award winners are announced
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London College of Fashion's 'Collection Of The Year' award winners are announced

Last Monday (June 6, 2016), London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA16 season with its annual catwalk show, featuring 17 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the Collection of the Year award.

The First International TOC Conference in Bulgaria was held by TOCICO
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The First International TOC Conference in Bulgaria was held by TOCICO

The First International TOC Conference in Bulgaria was held on 08 and 09 June in RIU PRAVETS RESORT, organized by TOCICO and Richmart. Be Global Fashion Network was the main media partner of this event, taking place for the first time in Bulgaria.

Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion
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Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion

On June 5, The Old Truman Brewery in the heart of East London hosted the annual Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion.

London College of Fashion presents Fashion's Future - BA16 Catwalk show and Exhibition
Fashion design education

London College of Fashion presents Fashion's Future - BA16 Catwalk show and Exhibition

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London presents BA16 - a showcase of work celebrating the latest talent from its leading graduating students. Opening with the annual BA catwalk show on Monday 6 June, the season will continue with an exhibition from Tuesday 7 June.

Happy Birthday Mark Zuckerberg
Fashion in the industry

Happy Birthday Mark Zuckerberg

The Men's Fashion Cluster Academy gives 365 men's suit jackets to Mark Zuckerberg as a gift. It announced it earlier this year, but Mark Zuckerberg did not call yet to claim this gift. The Men's Fashion Cluster team is very serious in this offer and once again wants to make it for Mark Zuckerberg's birthday, which is today, 14th May.

Gucci Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection
Menswear collections

Gucci Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection

Alessandro Michele presented his Fall-Winter 2016/2017 men's collection for Gucci fashion house earlier this year in Milan. Brand's inspiration for this collection was Cartoon Character Snoopy and Italian Fashion Designer Walter Albini.

FASHION ZONE at Ryerson University is one of Canada's first incubators for fashion-inspired business
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FASHION ZONE at Ryerson University is one of Canada's first incubators for fashion-inspired business

Fashion Zone have recognized a few gaps and opportunities in the Canadian Fashion Industry in regards to development of innovative products and services. With Canadian fashion jobs increasingly being outsourced, the goal of the Fashion Zone is to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career path for prospective entrepreneurs interested in fashion.

Studying Fashion Design in Westminster University - an unique opportunity to become a designer
Fashion design education

Studying Fashion Design in Westminster University - an unique opportunity to become a designer

The Fashion Design course has an outstanding reputation for developing highly talented and original fashion graduates. Westminster University specialises in enabling you to become an individual and creative designer, capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry.

Balmain Homme Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection
Menswear collections

Balmain Homme Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection

'This collection, combining traditional French, foreign, aristocratic and military influences into a new, modern urban style, celebrates that inspiring tradition of openness and adaptation. Scottish tartans, French Jacquards and Japanese wools are used for a variety of riffs on classic fraks, relaxed streetwear and cuirassier uniforms.'

Kendall and Kylie Jenner presented their own collection
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Kendall and Kylie Jenner presented their own collection

Kendall and Kylie launched their clothing and footwear collection, Kendall + Kylie, just a few days before the start of New York Fashion Week.

DAKS Fall/Winter 2016 - the elegant sentiment of English eveningwear
Menswear collections

DAKS Fall/Winter 2016 - the elegant sentiment of English eveningwear

DAKS menswear collection took Milan Fashion Week once again as its main stage, for the Fall Winter 2016 season Creative Director Filippo Scuffi honored the label’s London heritage.

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

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

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

International Conference Fashion Futurum: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy
World fashion

International Conference Fashion Futurum: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy

The business program and international conference Fashion Futurum opened with the discussion New Faces of Fashion: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy on 14 March 2016; the following issues were raised within the discussion - demand for young brands, efficiency of the e-commerce strategy, financial support and development routes.

The Men's Fashion Cluster Academy gives 365 men's suit jackets as a gift to Mark Zuckerberg
Celebrity fashion

The Men's Fashion Cluster Academy gives 365 men's suit jackets as a gift to Mark Zuckerberg

The suits will be created by 365 young designers from universities all over the world, so you can wear a different jacket every day over your gray T-shirts. Be an example for young people, because they should be ready for the business world, and clothing is very important as it gives the first impression of the person.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: new season
World fashion

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: new season

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

The interest in made-to-measure men's suits is growing
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

The interest in made-to-measure men's suits is growing

The Men's Fashion Cluster participated with its own stand at the last edition of Première Vision Paris in February 2016, where it presented men's and children's suits, produced by the most modern factory for made-to-measure suits in Eastern Europe - Richmart.

French in Paris crazy about Bulgarian folklore dances
Curious news

French in Paris crazy about Bulgarian folklore dances

The International agricultural fair was held was week in Paris and Bulgaria participated with its own stand. Liqueur and brandy made of roses, as well as buffalo cheese, were among the most wanted products by French people, said Hristo Dimitrov - the organizer of Bulgarian stand and choreographer and producer of National folklore ensemble 'Bulgare'.

30 Global Leaders in fashion industry to speak out in Moscow
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30 Global Leaders in fashion industry to speak out in Moscow

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).

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Colors and Textiles
Menswear Trends

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Colors and Textiles

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.

Ralph Lauren Fall-Winter 2016/2017 womenswear collection
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Ralph Lauren Fall-Winter 2016/2017 womenswear collection

'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 Fabrics trends at Première Vision Paris February 2016
Menswear fabrics

Spring-Summer 2017 Fabrics trends at Première Vision Paris February 2016

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.

LCFMA16 Womenswear graduates - let's get to know them!
Fashion design education

LCFMA16 Womenswear graduates - let's get to know them!

As I've previously reported, London College of Fashion's annual MA Womenswear catwalk show will be held on February 18, 2016. So, let's spend a few minutes to know better these ten talented young designers, who are going to show their works during the event...

2016 MA Womenswear catwalk show at London College of Fashion
Fashion design education

2016 MA Womenswear catwalk show at London College of Fashion

The show, which is part of LCF's MA16 graduate season, will feature collections by ten graduates from the MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear course - Pelin Isildak, Lauren Lake, Yiru Sui, Alexandru Tunsu, Zhixian Wang, Ning Xu, Ywaen Qian, Kirim Yun, Desiree Slabik and Ysabel Lee.

Menswear and skincare during the New York Fashion Week: Men's Fall-Winter 2016/2017
World fashion

Menswear and skincare during the New York Fashion Week: Men's Fall-Winter 2016/2017

Popular skincare brand LAB SERIES Skincare for Men supported one of New York's most dynamic design duos OVADIA & SONS for their Fall-Winter 2016/2017 runway show for NYFW: MEN'S. 'What is great about both of our brands is that men look to us for guidance', says Joseph Grigsby, Vice President, Global Marketing, LAB SERIES Skincare for Men.

Schedule of the most important fashion events in 2016
Fashion shows

Schedule of the most important fashion events in 2016

Every year, the designers from all over the world present their collections with spectacular fashion shows. We selected for you the schedule of the biggest and the most important fashion weeks.

Loro Piana at Milano Unica shows Spring/Summer 2017 collection
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Loro Piana at Milano Unica shows Spring/Summer 2017 collection

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
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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.

London College of Fashion presents MA 2016 Exhibition
Fashion design education

London College of Fashion presents MA 2016 Exhibition

This year's MA season showcases the wealth and diversity of postgraduate student talent. The #LCFMA16 exhibition reveals visions and pieces from the next generation of fashion designers, artists, business professionals and media makers.

New York Fashion Week: Men's - Nautica Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection
Menswear collections

New York Fashion Week: Men's - Nautica Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection

'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'.

New York Men's Fashion Week: Perry Ellis Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection
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New York Men's Fashion Week: Perry Ellis Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection

'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'.

FRANKLIN EUGENE METAL - Men's Fall/Winter 2016/2017– Milano Moda Uomo
Menswear collections

FRANKLIN EUGENE METAL - Men's Fall/Winter 2016/2017– Milano Moda Uomo

FRANKLIN EUGENE METAL is a menswear collection inspired by the durability, fortitude, endurance, and lustrous allure of metal. The range commences with silhouettes influenced by pewter and transitions to installations motivated by copper, silver, gold, titanium, and platinum.

The Dutch impose the new formula in fashion - made-to-measure suits from quality wool fabrics
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The Dutch impose the new formula in fashion - made-to-measure suits from quality wool fabrics

MEN'S FASHION CLUSTER participated in MODEFABRIEK Amsterdam January 2016 edition (January 24-25). Amsterdam enforces the fashion standarts of custom suits.There you can see the latest collections of fabrics with over 1,500 designs of CERRUTI, E. THOMAS, and VITALE BARBERIS CANONICO and over 300 high-quality Italian linings.

Fashion Academy Herrenmode Cluster NL - Die Neue Formel In Der Mode - Herrenanzug nach Maß
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Fashion Academy Herrenmode Cluster NL - Die Neue Formel In Der Mode - Herrenanzug nach Maß

Schulung 04.02.2016 (kostenlos) von 11:00 bis 17:30h. in World Fashion Centre Amsterdam. Wie macht man Business - Mode? Seien Sie ein Modeberater / Seien Sie ein Agent

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