Watches are one of those things that sit slightly outside of an obvious classification, being part functional necessity, and (in some cases) part fashion accessory; and although these days the popularity of mobile phones means fewer people wear a watch daily, most of us own at least one.
Fashion and luxury companies are facing a huge revolution. The digital era has led to several transformations in terms of business models, operating processes and customer experiences. Milan, one of the fastest growing cities in Europe, is rapidly becoming the “place to be” to learn by living a full immersion in the fashion and luxury industries of the future.
How would you like to save money and be more environmentally-friendly at the same time? Every business should say yes to that! However, so many small businesses are printing recklessly and not taking the proper time to really think about what they're doing. There are many easy ways to consider your impact on our planet and reduce your business expenses.
Have you dreamed of setting up your own fashion company, but balked at the costs and difficulties involved? While setting up your business is never a walk in a park, there are a number of ways you can avoid the biggest pitfalls that people often fall into, and thereby save crucial money and time. Here we take a look at 4 important ways you can boost your business model without having to spend a fortune.
Marketing and advertising are important elements of business regardless of the industry. But when it comes to the fashion industry where exposure and engagement are everything, the right marketing and advertising strategy can be catalytic.
Walking into the Montblanc area at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie is like stepping outdoors, taking a stroll through luscious greenery and breathtaking mountain vistas and valleys. Against this natural backdrop, Montblanc introduces its latest watchmaking collections including TimeWalker, Star Legacy, Heritage and the new 1858 timepieces inspired by the legendary professional Minerva watches from the 1920s and 1930s conceived for military use and exploration. The design of the booth combines natural wood, plants and rock evoking the beauty of mountain landscapes and bringing visitors closer to nature.
Luxury men’s slow wear brand, KA/NOA announced today in Florence, Italy, that well-known actor and racing driver Patrick Dempsey is joining the company as a business partner. Founded in 2017 by Italian born Bruno Grande, KA/NOA is a fast-developing men’s brand that is 100% Made in Italy, from the yarn to the label, and a personal project initiated by Bruno Grande and his wife Valerie.
Milan is no longer just the capital of economy and business. In fact, in recent years, Milan has built a solid reputation in the training sector. It is no longer news that the Polytechnic, Bocconi and State Universities are among the most prestigious in Europe, but the number of Italian and international professionals who choose Milan to attend postgraduate and masters courses increases year after year.
If you’ve got any sort of brand or business attached to your name, odds are that you’ve already considered – and perhaps, at one point, even dismissed – the notion of putting your brand or logo on a T-shirt.
The millennial generation is known for starting changes and disrupting the norms of many landscapes, including the rules of the workplace. They have introduced and urged the implementation of modifications that are suitable for them, and reflect the digital era they’ve grown up in. They are the major driver in the revolution of trends that the older generations, mostly their bosses, are slowly realizing they have to accomodate in order to keep their young employees happy and productive.
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.
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.
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.
It is time once again from 29 to 31 March 2019: Specialised trade visitors from all over the globe will meet up at h+h cologne to inform themselves about the latest trends in the textile handicraft industry. Next year things are going to be particularly colourful. Because this time the motto of the event zone "my lovely livingroom" is "colour your business!". Under this title, in the event and workshop programme h+h cologne 2019 is placing a special focus on current and successful approaches for customer acquisition, sales promotions and customer loyalty.
You might think that successful businessmen and women require little in the way of sleep. The reverse is actually true; getting a good night’s sleep is often part of the reason they’re so successful! Sleep is essential for everyone, young, old, successful and middle of the road.
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 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.
Made With Respect joined 1% for the Planet, pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment.
Work makes up a huge portion of our lives, so it makes sense to do something you love. Finding your dream job isn’t always that easy, however, and the job market is competitive. So what's the best way to stand out to prospective employers? Whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned employee looking for your next career move, here are five pro tips to help you apply to, and land, your dream job.
Cab, plane, meeting, back again: a working day demands more than ever, and businesswear needs to move with you. This is where BOSS Stretch Tailoring comes in. Flexing with the body, the designs offer unparalleled ease of movement, which boxer Anthony Joshua puts to the test.
From St Moritz and Aspen to Kitzbuhel and Courchevel, this season the Billionaire man and his band of jet-set brothers are to be found high up in the mountains. As the sun sets over snowy peaks, they gather in an exclusive men’s club for an evening of apres ski entertainment. Some fly in from a business meeting on their private helicopter and others come straight from a day on the slopes, but they all arrive dressed to stand out in the crowd.
If you have a comments section on your ecommerce site, or a social media presence, a troll will eventually plague you. While trolling can take a variety of forms, some arguably less offensive than others, knowing how to handle trolls can save you a lot of reputational damage. Your best tools in this regard are caution and common sense. Here’s how to deploy them.
Opening a men’s suit business is largely considered a good entrepreneurial move. Clothiers make significant profits that allow them to establish a powerful brand and endorsing all kinds of products. Anyone who is a skilled fashion designer can open a suits store. Do you too want to start your own business?
The most stylish men's trade fair Pitti Uomo 94 took place from 12 to 15 June 2018. And although NY Times stated that "The Dandy Is Dead", I can not agree with that. In Florence everyone was "dandier" than ever. And while the so called peacocks have prepared different outfits for every day, the same happened also to buyers, managers and other visitors of the business fair.
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.
In Italy in 5 years (between 2011 and 2016) 267,000 shops closed, on average 122 per day, according to today.it website. The economic crisis has hit mostly small and medium-sized businesses.
Luxury should be a staple, not a rarity. For too long, men have been subject to the confines of formal, business, and casual. But a true gentleman is an interplay of all three. He is well-mannered, well-groomed, and well-liked. Monsieur Fox is an ode to that man. His demeanor is uniquely his own, his palette is refined, and his style is recognized by all those around him. He is, in a word, elegant. And he is elegant, everyday.
BoysSuits.com is owned and operated by Heritage House, a true specialty retailer. Their niche is boys suits and tailored boys dress clothes that create a style and sense of refinement befitting any special occasion. In a world that caters to the masses, Boys Suits takes a different approach. They believe that certain affairs call for a boy to dress in a style that reflects well not only on himself but on his family and on the dignity of the occasion.
Cooperation agreement between mtex+ Chemnitz and SALTEX Dornbirn: The association of the North-East German Textile and Clothing Industry will be present at SALTEX 2018 with a joint booth of its members.
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.
A new trade event concept is taking shape in Tortona Fashion District, Milan: WHITE STREET MARKET, an innovative format designed for sportswear&streetwear businesses, which will have a chance to meet buyers and endusers. In the industrial setting of Ex Ansaldo - BASE, Via Tortona 54 Milan - the first B&C (business & consumer) tradeshow, is due to debut in June 2018, during WHITE MAN & WOMAN.
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.
"303 TUSCANS" certificate is awarded to communities, following the principles of ETHICAL FASHION and supporting the Italian supply chain. The awarding ceremony will be held in Amsterdam.
When you travel for business, you want to stay fit. If you travel full time, then you know staying fit is almost impossible. Humans are creatures of habit and love routines. We tend to wake up at the same time each day, work out at the same time, and eat planned meals.
The 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize winners were announced during a special event during Pitti Uomo at Stazione Leopolda in Florence.
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.
Whether you're interested in high fashion, retail, design, product-based or a sales consultant role in the fashion industry, there are several key components all successful entrepreneurs should possess. It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time entrepreneur in the fashion industry or just an old dog wanting to learn some new tricks, these four tips are sure to give you a nudge in the right direction.
Any qualified company can set up an EMI scheme (Enterprise Management Incentive), allowing it to keep the same income tax or NIC charge, by granting shares to their employees. As a company, there is also a possibility to offer discounted shares to employees. These schemes allow companies to keep and reward their employees for their good work in participating in the company’s growth.
There's something about wearing a well-fitting suit. It lifts your spirits, bolsters your confidence and makes you feel as if you’re ready to do anything, including the hard stuff. The old idiom, “The suit makes the man” holds true even today. Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best when is wrote, “Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow.” The suit is a classic way for a man to show the world that he knows his stuff and he’s someone to be taken seriously. But more than that, the comfort and confidence that a made to order suit gives a man is priceless.
Fashion has different holds over different people. Some value it as being extremely important and a major element in their day to day routine, while others don’t really care and will wear anything as long as it’s clean.
After two years of development, Bluffworks are finally ready to present to you one of our finest products yet - a high performance, machine washable, dress shirt that never wrinkles, but has a natural look and feel that rivals any shirt you own.
The latest trend in men’s suits: the Slim-fit Travel range. The perfect option for the modern man who is looking for a comfortable two-piece suit for a business trip. Its slim-fit cut enhances the male silhouette. Its wool fabric is stretchy and water and crease resistant, making it possible to maintain your suit impeccable throughout the day.
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.
Lanificio Zignone Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection - 100% Made in Italy fabric inspired by dynamic business travellers
Lanificio Zignone, the dynamic, historical, family-run textile company in Strona (Biella), presented Fall/Winter 2018-2019 fabrics collection at the 25th edition of Milano Unica (from 11 to 13 July at the Fiera Milano - Rho). The highlights in the collection are the original stretch fabrics, characterised by contemporary elegance united with excellent performance for the business traveller.
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.
You’d be hard pressed to find a business that doesn’t need an accountant simply because where there’s money involved there’s always need of someone that knows how to handle it. That’s where the accountant comes in and even in the fashion business, an accountant can be very useful.
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.
The trade show will feature several moments dedicated to various aspects of the world of fashion: from high end production - with the presence, for the second edition within Milano Unica, of Origin Passion and Beliefs - to the international dialogue with the traditional Japan Observatory and Korea Observatory, from the new entries like the textile designers to fashion press, trend books and models, the desks dedicated to the students of Polimi and comON, the designers of The Fabric Program (in collaboration with CFDA, the US Chamber of Fashion) making their selections, to Vintage.
Let’s face it—the most stylish men you know are also likely the most successful, right? Much like women’s love for high-end yoga wear, men appreciate their dress-down time on the weekends. But when it comes to weekday wear, a business suit really sets the tone for someone who wants to get things done and done well. And, while a perfectly tailored suit is an absolute must, accessories for said suit can go a long way in making the look complete. And, no, we don’t mean a Fedora but, hey, if you can rock that thing the way each member of the Rat Pack used to, we say go for it. Looking for other accessories to highlight your business suit in the best possible way? Read on for magnificent ways to man-cessorize. Yeah, we went there.
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.
If you made up your mind to start own business of property management, you have to understand the procedure to begin with. The following advices will be useful for those who are aware of basics of property management and decided to get involved in these activities.
C.L.A.S.S., the leading eco-material hub based in Milan and specialized in the integration of a new generation of smart values within fashion and home d?cor, presents the new SS 2018 collection through its partners, highlighting the new generation of values as innovation, research, creativity, traceability, transparency and sustainability. A very new business model and a real supporting tool for companies (not only the “fashion” ones) for lower environmental impact productions. A new concept that contributes to improve the quality of life, properly answering to cultural changes and to consumer’s new mind-set that links excellence to smarter products.
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.
Footwear has been an essential part of our lives and has been regarded as a necessity in order to offer us a state of well being for centuries. Not only do shoes protect us from various external factors such as dirt and cold weather but they have turned into a fashion accessory which will only offer the wearer a feeling of being stylish and fashionable.
One of the most important things about the popular wave of fitness activities in the 1970s and 1980s was that you didn’t need much specialist equipment to join in. As long as people were wearing comfortable clothing and had proper support, especially with respect to footwear, people could get involved with jogging, running, and many other activities. The fitness wear at the time reflected this need and had a very functional look and feel to it.
Having a web site is not a one time investment. As a manager, you should know what is needed so that your site drives more traffic and respectively new customers for your business. Even if you have hired a SEO company to work on your site, you should be aware what should be done, so that your site really works for you. You also need to know what to require from the SEO specialists you have selected to optimise your site. And in fact even if you are not a SEO expert, you can apply some of our tips on your own and save money.
Recently I saw that the University of Cambridge offers an online short course Business Sustainability Management. The value of certified expertise in sustainable business practices is rising every day, which is why the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership is collaborating with online education company, GetSmarter, to make this programme online, accessible to professionals around the world.
Buying a business suit is not just investing in an expensive item in your wardrobe, which, according to the law of averages, you’ll probably wear around 100 times.
LIM College, located in New York City, is dedicated exclusively to the study of business & fashion. LIM College educates students for success in the global business of fashion and its many related industries. As a pioneer in experiential education, LIM College fosters a unique connection between real-world experience and academic study in business principles. Developing students’ creative and critical thinking, as well as leadership skills, an LIM College education empowers students to become accomplished professionals in a highly competitive, dynamic business environment as well as responsible citizens of a global society.
It's time, we announce the top 5 winners of Most Stylish Real Men. So the winners for November are...
J Marie has a vision for the future. A vision that has driven them from the moment J Marie Clothing was created. Their future is about creating the kind of excellence that results from the unique tension between uncompromising luxury and outstanding performance.
Every impression counts. Especially the first one. Like it or not, those around you judge you based on how you look. So be confident knowing you’ll look damn good in a custom tailored business suit by Montagio - quite purposely styled for your success, and perfectly fitted to impress.
Today, we are going to present you some of the most popular in the capital of Germany - Berlin. The city is well known with the fashion events that are hosted there. We all know about Berlin Fashion Week, but nobody is thinking that there may be find some of the master tailors in Europe.
If you opt to use cloud computing for your business or organization, it is important to know the challenging topics that affect the security of this method.
Conceived by Cristiana Schieppati and organized by Crisalide Press in collaboration with Milan City Council, the Chi ? Chi Awards - now in their sixteenth year - opened the ball at the Milan fashion week, as has been the custom for the last sixteen years, with a ceremony at the Palazzo Marino in Milan.
If you're looking to make a positive impression during a job interview or business meeting, you should consider buying a bespoke suit. No other kind of suit can fit your contours and accentuate your attributes quite like a custom suit made by an experienced tailor. If you're in any way daunted by the bespoke process, you shouldn't be; the professionals at Mohan's Custom Tailors are friendly, and their suits cost 40-50% less than other custom suits.
Throughout your life, you will get a lot of different invitations to a lot of different events, and each event will vary in its level of formality. You may have to attend really casual events and very formal events, and you may even get invited to some business events as well. To determine what you should wear to different types of business events, keep reading so that you will know exactly what outfit will be best for the atmosphere and expectations of an upcoming occasion.
Kings Gentlemen is a custom clothier, offering many different custom clothing styles to choose from in suits, jackets, pants, shirts, and overcoats. Lawrence Kiely is a master clothier and owner of the business. Read an interview with Lawrence about men's clothing and style.
Men's suit fabrics - geometric effect with tiny low contrast knops, special grounds such as with band of mixture color, small scale motifs with combination of mixture and mouliné yarns, hound's tooth or subdued checks on milled fabric, different size diagonals, plains and fake plains.
What is your company's manufacturing mode is an important question, when choosing ERP software. Now let's find out what is Job Shop, Process and Discrete mode and how they differ...
The one year full time CPD diploma is a qualification for Fashion Design graduates and designers working in the fashion and tailoring sector, offering tuition in the technical aspects of bespoke tailoring skills to an international industry standard.
If you are planning to begin an apparel startup, you should have in mind that there is a set of fundamental fashion law issues, which you must consider...
The suit says, 'I'm not here to mess around.' Which is just one big reason why a suit is a good idea for a business meeting.'
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the seventh month of 2016...
The Venture, luxury whisky Chivas Regal's search to find and support the most innovative startups from across the world, rewarded five social enterprises in New York City earlier this month. The winners were announced after five grand finalists pitched in front of a live audience and judging panel that included actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria.
It's time to update your look with SABA's simple 'how to' on three ways to style a men's contemporary suit. SABA suits continue to exude an air of relaxed confidence this season, combining structure with movement and breathability in premium wools. Introducing the Collins Contemporary, impeccably crafted in 100% Australian wool for an elegant slim cut, and a sleek, contemporary profile.
Strategic developments, structural changes, a reorganised offer... next 13-15 September, Première Vision Paris will seek to further promote and coordinate the complementary offer of its 6 shows within one homogenous, coherent and efficient event. This reflects a continuity with prior editions, which saw synergies and transversality strengthened between the show's many activity sectors and know-hows.
Suitopia Scandinavia AB is a company which aims to harness the benefits of globalisation and the Internet era and mold these two pillars of the modern business environment together, in order to offer superior products to their customers at good prices.
International management consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners is now also represented in Hamburg and Stockholm
Simon-Kucher & Partners is a global consulting firm specializing in TopLine Power®, which encompasses strategy, marketing, pricing, and sales. Their clients are leading companies from a broad range of industries including fashion.
For the sixth time in 2016, the readers of Be Global Fashion Network chose their male stylish icons. This month, the winners are...
Brown is among the most common colors in men's suits. That's pretty logical, because brown is less formal than black (which is especially inappropriate for Summer) and depending on the shade and the fabric it could be both super stylish (great for business suits, for example) and casually fresh (cool for meetings on the sea side).
As a company, the Savile Row company has made it their mission to provide the customers with genuine luxury clothing at affordable prices. They also aim to extend these same high standards across all aspects of business, with particular focus being placed on a truly exceptional and personal level of customer service; to them, this isn’t considered a luxury, it is the fundamental foundation on which their business has been built.
Davies & Son has the longest history of any independent Tailor on Savile Row and we are proud of it. Their story began in 1803. Along the way they have acquired the tailoring houses of Johns and Pegg, Fallan and Harvey, James and James, Wells of Mayfair and many more, each one adding to their own knowledge, experience and history. In over two centuries of bespoke tailoring they have made garments for 4 Kings, 7 Crown Princes, 18 Knights of the Realm and 2 US presidents.
During 2015, in the United States alone, online apparel and accessory revenue was around $63.5 billion and is estimated to reach $100 billion in 2019.
Bespoke craftsmanship encapsulates everything that Jeff Banks hold precious in the design world. Expert, precision tailoring, that sensational feel of the finest quality cloth, delicate stitching and the intricate detail of individual buttons and monogramming - all delivered with an unsurpassable service reminiscent of a more traditional era...
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.
As one of the first of the new generation of tailors on Savile Row, Gary Anderson opened in 1998, having been established in 1958. The aim of the company was to provide the finest mens tailoring, with a fashion edge and attract a younger clientel to Savile Row tailoring. The formula was very successful and the tailoring business thrived and expanded in the following years, building a new generation of fashion conscious younger men who were discovering the quality of fit and individuality that only a fully tailored garment can offer.
The history of Henry Poole lies at the heart of the Savile Row suit. It is both a family story and a story of an international business that covers the past, the present and the future. From our historical tailoring bloodline through to our current bespoke process for creating a range of clothing garments (including shirts, blazers, sports jackets, top coats, overcoats, dress wear and, of course, tailored suits), Poole’s epitomises the glory behind Savile Row tradition of pure bespoke tailoring.
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the fifth month of 2016...
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.
The conference will take place in the beautiful RIU Pravets Resort, city of Pravets, Bulgaria, 8-9 June 2016. The lecturers are certified TOC consultants from USA and Europe with many years of practical experience in the application of TOC in global organizations.
The discipline in an organization is very important because it is a part of the whole process and production inside the company.
Prima MU had its debut in Milan. It is the first appointment with Made in Italy PRECOLLECTIONS of textiles-accessories devoted to those who aim at exclusive top-end Italian products. While presenting their PRECOLLECTIONS, each exhibitor is able to encounter various R&D representatives forming a constructive dialog, from both creative and business viewpoints.
Ermenegildo Zegna is one of the biggest global producers of fine fabrics (2.3 million metres per year) and the largest menswear brand (600,000 sleeve units suits) in the world, producing suits for its own label as well as for world famous brands like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Dunhill and Tom Ford.
Using a variety of hands-on and thinking exercises, lecture, and discussion, this Theory of Constraints (TOC) Flow and Decision Making Using TOC workshop provides an understanding of TOC flow and focus concepts in a variety of environments beginning with operations.
Projects are more and more a critical factor in business. Many companies sell products that are created through projects (e.g., machinery and special equipment, construction, software) or sell services (e.g., equipment maintenance, engineering, and healthcare).
The Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) announces a 2-Day workshop conference to be held at the Pravets Resort in Pravets, Bulgaria on June 8-9, 2016, featuring Keynote speakers, Round Table discussions and TOC Workshops.
Negotiating is part of our everyday lives and, especially in business, it is critical for success. The keys to get the best deal possible under any circumstances are iron gut, good preparation, a hint of wisdom and absolute discipline.
BGFN Most Stylish Men is a global readers' voting aiming to notice all stylish men, who dress to impress in addition to their professional achievements and social responsible behavior.
Visitors of Be Global Fashion Network designated as the most stylish man in business Prince Mario-Max Schaumburg-Lippe - Actor, Television Host and Keynote Speaker.
In the collection you can find unconstructed and garment dyed products, alongside with more formal proposals, such as business and 'black tie' dinner suits.
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.
In clothing retail, the battle of the supply chains is underway. In response to consumer trends, products can now reach the high street in record time and at bargain prices, all thanks to supply chains custom designed to support a high-volume, more flexible model.
At the end of the year companies spend a lot of money for advertising materials - calendars, pens, notepads, etc. But very few companies try to be more original and practical. We have an idea how companies can take an example from sport and can create clothes for their fans to advertise themselves and increase their prestige...
We've teamed up with Creative Industry Hub to offer you a 10% discount on tickets for their upcoming 'Strictly Go Networking For Fashion Professionals' event, which is taking place on the 31st May at Sway Bar in Holborn.
This year, to maintain profitability and a competitive positioning, many vendors will be forced to make extensive adjustments to their pricing and product range strategies. Numerous opinion leaders have already shared a similar view in various media.
And here they are - your favorites in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the third month of 2016...
A suit tells the world you are ready for business. A jacket tells the world you are open to fun. For Barbera, the ideal jacket should have soft, natural lines and balanced proportions. It should fit you but never constrict you.
Have a long term marketing strategy that needs to communicate a message to the clients. You have to answer the questions:
*What can I do to help the society?
* Who is the customer and what do they expect?
* What the customer wants?
* Where can I engage with the customer?
In the Spring of 1992, Jeffrey Bartlett Clothiers was established. This allowed Jeffrey more freedom to source fabrics from any mill in the world and to study from the best tailors. Notables include: Martin Greenfield in Brooklyn, who makes clothing for the better retailers in New York City. Adrian Roberti in Rochester, who was the head tailor for Hickey Freeman in 1964 and Lou Myles in Toronto, who was Frank Sinatra's personal tailor.
Leon Tailoring Company, Inc., was founded by Leo (Leon) and Sadie Ettinger in 1905. They emigrated from Europe to the United States, settling in Indianapolis, Indiana. Leo was a tailor, and Sadie was a dressmaker. Together, they started the business as a small tailoring operation on Indiana Avenue, where they lived upstairs above the store and made the clothes downstairs. Their hours of operation were 7 a.m. until midnight to ensure they accommodated the working customers of their day.
Take your style to the next level with John Callahan from Freemans Sporting Club in New York City. Receive the best tips from buttons to lapels, to fit to fabric, and learn everything you need to know about buying a custom suit. Casual or business - Get ready to look sharp and fitted with this men's fashion guide.
Rudy Martinez began working as a master designer in 1986 with Martinez Custom Clothier in Baton Rouge, LA. He has been in the custom clothing business for over twenty five years. He studied fit and tailoring with a master craftsman from the Custom Tailors & Designers Association (CTDA).
Learn about Lean Management Principles and how they can help your company eliminate waste and create value for your customers.
Lean is a management philosophy - a way of thinking. It considers first and foremost what the customer is willing to pay for or in other words - added value. Activities that do not add value to the end product or customer are defined as waste and should be reduced or eliminated to free up resources to be used for adding value.
People resist change, but there are ways you can influence that. See this interesting video by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Ilan Eshkoli...
Service is Haberdasher's hallmark and will not compromise nor outsource to save time. Their member clients appreciate the service, quality and convenience they provide. Because they are a personal boutique operation focused on high-end clientele the company limits the number of clients they serve to ensure the clients receive the best, most responsive service possible. Because they are a relationship-based company they do not do business on a transactional basis. They become a trusted partner in making sure you are well-dressed and taken care of for the long term. You will never be "passed off" to the next sales rep.
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).
Simply put Hemingway are purveyors of luxury tailored clothing. Using traditional tailoring methods, they produce a range of bespoke and made to measure garments, including morning suits, wedding suits, waistcoats, trousers, business suits, overcoats and shirts, all of which are contemporary styled, perfectly fitted and of exceptional quality and value. At the heart of Hemingway’s ethos is a ‘Visiting Tailor’ service which brings “Savile Row” quality tailoring to clients in other parts of England, at a time and place that fits into their schedule.
The National Tailoring Academy is based in Dublin, Ireland, and its work is dedicated to 'the heritage of tailoring, the future of tailoring skills and tailoring education' in the country. It's located in a three-floored newly renovated building in the heart of Dublin City and runs both corporate courses and private lessons, including...
Juan Antonio Bayona a.k.a J. A. Bayona is a Spanish film director, born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1975 and your favorite in category Business in BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men January 2016 voting.
Dear readers, you has only two days until the end of January. There is little more time to vote for the most stylish men or your favourite fashion icon.
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.
Interview with Martin Yordanov - business consultant and owner of the most modern factory for men's suits in Europe - Richmart.
Britain is the crucible of modern tailoring and Alfred Dunhill is proud to continue offering the ultimate in menswear, both through Bespoke and Made-to-Measure. Reflecting the origins of the brand in saddlery, customisation of leather pieces and the creation of unique Bespoke items uphold the heritage of the brand in a contemporary and luxurious way.
The new year is already here and the winners of BGFN readers' voting for Most Stylish Men 2015 are announced! The nominees are separated in six categories - Cinema, Music, Business, Sport, Science & Culture and Politics - and here are your top 5 favorites in each of them, forming the Top 30 Most Stylish Men 2015 list...
Lawrence Zarian is a Celebrated author, TV personality, Lifestyle expert and Red carpet guru. He was born in Glendale, California, USA in 1965 and is best known for his work on The Fashion Team (2006), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and Live with Kelly and Michael (1988). His personal style and taste won him the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Business!
Earlier this month it was announced that Litorina IV LP ('Litorina') sells their ownership of 53% in Eton to another private equity firm - EQT VII ('EQT'). Eton has doubled its turnover since Litorina became the majority shareholder in 2011. The divestment is a strategic step in the shirt maker's global expansion.
Gormley & Gamble was founded in 2014 by Phoebe Gormley, who quit university to start the business, investing what would have been her final year of tuition fees in the company - hence the ‘Gamble’ part of the name. Since its launch the business has gone from strength to strength, and following a move to Savile Row in January 2016 G&G will be the solo women’s-only tailors in the street.
Stella Jean was born and works in Rome, where she also lives with her two children. In July 2011 she was distinguished as one of the winners of the prestigious “Who Is On Next?” competition in Rome, organised by Altaroma in collaboration with Vogue Italy. In June 2013 she debuted her first menswear collection at Pitti Uomo, as part of the Pitti Italics project.
Modefabriek is the leading innovative and distinctive B2B trades how for fashion in the Benelux region. It is a fashion fair with over 19,000 professional visitors from the Netherlands, Europe and overseas and showcases more than 600 brands/labels. It takes place from January 24 & 25, 2016, at Westergas-area and brings over 25,000 fashion professionals and interested parties from varying industries together.
You can earn an additional income up to 120 000 euro per year without any investment. Richmart offers this great opportunity and an additional business for more than 1000 people working and studying in Western Europe, USA and Russia.
RICHMART offers additional business for more than 1 000 people working and studying in the USA and West Europe. Become Richmart's partner - agent, distributor or promoter of men's suits or create your own business - a made-to-mesure atelier for men's suits (franchising system).
The global textile and garment manufacturing industry converged at ITMA 2015 in Milan to source innovative solutions to enhance their business sustainability. Their commitment to sustainability is evident from the strong industry turnout. At the end of eight days, the 17th edition of the world's most established textile and garment technology exhibition attracted visitorship of almost 123,000 from 147 economies.
World Textile Summit gave more than 150 textile industry leaders a range of expert insights into the business issues that feed into decisions on sustainability in the textile supply chain.
MFC invites all fashion designers from Europe, interested in MTM and MTO, to present their latest collections in the Cluster's new showroom. * Up to 10 garments from one designer (FREE participation) - onlymen's suits, jackets and blazers, teen and children's jackets.
The Dutch tend to dress fairly conservatively in business, though standards and styles vary widely from one industry to another: formal attire is normal in banking, open-neck shirts and jeans in the IT and entertainment sectors. In most Dutch organisations, it is generally normal to wear a jacket, not necessarily a suit, to take the jacket off when working. Colour has no particular significance, and colourful shirt/tie combinations are quite usual in some sectors, such as marketing and service industries.
On October, 20th, 2015, Hollywood actor Jeremy Renner was spotted wearing the Porsche Design '1919 Datetimer Series 1 Titanium & Rubber' during the House of Remy Martin 'One Life/ Live Them' Launch Event in New York City. The collection was developed by the Porsche Design Timepieces AG based in Solothurn Switzerland and it is perfect for today's contemporary business traveler.
In September, the global event for fashion professionals presents the fashion information and seasonal directions of its 6 shows in 16 forums, over more than 5,000m2 of dedicated areas. These showcase the exhibitors' most creative and innovative products, selected by the Première Vision fashion team.
Richmart is the most modern factory in Europe, offering men's made-to-measure and made-to-order suits. It has more than 600 employees and a capacity to produce 1 000 men's suits per day. Richmart manufactures collections for world famous brands from more than 30 countries.
From September 6th to 9th 2015 Goldratt Marketing Group organizes the international conference TOCICO at The Westin Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa. The conference is an opportunity to hear and interact with recognised international TOC authors, experts, and practitioners show-casing their latest discoveries and experiences.
Paris Hilton was the special guest on the first day (28th August 2015) of the International Fashion Fair - Fast Fashion and Fashion Week Poland. The celebrity appeared during the fashion shows of the Polish producers. She also took part in the press conference and in the evening she performed as a DJ at the afterparty.
In the 21st century, in the era of online business, when walking along the traditional stores and shops is equal to the virtual tour of online stores, it gets more and more important to manage to present your business in the best possible way and light - with the mandatory professionalism. What do we need of to achieve this goal? - First thing you need is high quality photographs.
'We launched the European Fashion Award FASH competition in 2005, and expanded it to a global level in 2011 thanks to its popularity. In 2008, the foundation's charitable work was honored by the German government and business initiative 'Germany - Land of Ideas'.
Actors Matt Bomer ('White Collar'), Dan Stevens ('Downton Abbey') and Chen Kun ('Love story in Shanghai') shot a black-and-white photo session in New York, USA, with photographer John Balsom, for the presentation of Giorgio Armani's made-to-measure menswear service. The campaign shows the link between the luxury Italian brand and the world of television.
The forum brought together experts from the academic, business and design communities in the fashion industry. Fourteen Winners of Golden Needle by the Academy of Fashion, fashion design students from four Bulgarian universities and Bulgarian designers, who have presented their work on world fashion stages, took part in the fashion show. The accent of the event was the presentation of contemporary clothing with references to Bulgarian folklore.
MEN'S FASHION CLUSTER would like to invite you to an international press conference with the subject: Development of the fashion industry in Europe. MTO (Made To Order) & MTM (Made To Measure) - The new fashion formula. The press conference will take place on June 17th, 2015 from 6 pm with the participation of fashion specialists and consultants from more than 20 countries.
As we already know Eastern Folklore inspiration is one of the hottest trends for this season. And folklore motifs have their place not only in ladies' garments but in gentlemen's, too. And Richmart - the most modern men's suit factory in Eastern Europe - is approving that. They offer to their customers unique high quality men's suit jackets with traditional Bulgarian motifs.
The fashion industry is one of the most competitive ones, bringing challenges to hundreds of start-ups every day. Fashion brands & organisations are everywhere today. Do you have what it takes to become a real voice in the industry?
Martin Katz is renowned for his exquisite taste and an unparalleled eye for transforming stones into artistic creations. He founded his eponymous company in 1988. The company, Martin Katz, Ltd quickly gained international prominence with a clientele that includes Forbes 400 business leaders, US Ambassadors and other individuals of affluence with a collector's spirit.
Innovative, creative geniuses, visionary are some of the words used to describe designer Francis Hendy. His designs have been called exquisite, modern, and sexy, with widespread appeal. Color, cut and innovation are his signature design style and philosophy.
Many industry insiders and menswear minds were there to discuss topics like: challenges and opportunities in today's marketplace, how retailers are reinvesting in the menswear business, relentless pursuit of innovation, what's next for the menswear market.
Not every man can afford to travel to London or Rome for fitting and ordering custom-made suits, but the new technologies give the opportunity to have something special on a reasonable price. For others it is not a problem to fly to the fashion capitals for a luxury piece. There are good offers for both options. Let's take a look at some of them...
Made-to-order is a production approach where items are not manufactured until a confirmed order is received - nowadays this system is getting more and more popular, because it saves money, time, space and worries to the manufacturers and fashion retailers and gives customers the feeling of uniqueness. Today, we are going to present you 10 made-to-order fashion products, which offer high quality and personalisation...
Men's suits are not the best example of fast fashion, but I would like to give you an idea how to boost sales of men's suits based on the fast fashion model.
Made-to-order is a production approach where items are not manufactured until a confirmed order is received. This means that retailers can order garments through the whole year depending on the demand of the customers and the manufacturers should be able to react and produce the clothes in two-three weeks.
The Made To Order system will help fashion industry to get out of the crisis and will restore many work positions in European factories.
British cloth is recognised around the world as the finest available and Joseph H. Clissold design and weave the most outstanding Made In England cloth.
The modern necktie was born in 1926 and it was part of the formal menswear for a long time, but recently, much more open and relaxed business-casual dress code has become popular. Today, it is acceptable and even fashionable for gentlemen to wear their collars opened at the neck.
Estrato® is a synthesis that combines nature, content and performance. The project is based on the desire to overtake, once and for all, the limits of the staticity of fabrics and therefore of garments. Estrato® blends weft’s and warp’s flexibility, without using synthetic fibres: it is created with excellent yarns, wool from Super 110’s to Super 180’s, wool and cashmere and pure cashmere, in a wide collection of fabrics and colours for infinite stylistic possibilities.
Young Japanese tailors are meticulous in their work and attentive to customers' needs, so they're well-placed to win the hearts of their clientele.
Bulgarian hip-hop singer Kristo, who is often part of different social projects, collaborated with Richmart - one of the biggest factories in Europe, producing made-to-measure suits - for the creation of his first collection of children's coats, named 'Kristo by Richmart'.
With an interesting sense and love of fashion LeGrand Leseur wanted to push the limits by creating suits and looks that haven't been done before. All suits are custom bespoke designed, tailored and altered for the client until he creates the image that the client wants and fits him best.
Today the brand is constantly engaged in research for ever finer and more luxurious fibres and fabric qualities - sourcing the finest natural fibres, ranging from super 200's with cashmere to pure worsted Vicuña.
Fashion Matters, London College of Fashion's annual gala event which raises money for scholarships and bursaries has this year smashed its target, raising in excess of £85,000.