Best Online Fashion Courses for Aspiring Designers
Studying fashion design can open up many opportunities for you. You will get to experiment and learn about the latest trends in fashion. The fashion industry has numerous high-paying openings for fresh graduates, so you can be financially stable. If fashion designing is your calling and you want to make a career in this industry but don’t want to go to college, we have some options for you. In this article, we will provide you with a tour of some of the best fashion design courses that you can study online.
A slow-fashion love story - from tree leaves to apparel
One year and a half is the process of creation of the print, made completely with natural materials – natural tree leaves on canvas of refined silk. This masterpiece of nature and human creativity becomes a dress of the sustainable slow fashion brand YOD from the European country Bulgaria.
Pure London presents Pure Edge to engage with the next generation
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event is taking place from the 12th-14th February 2023 at the iconic Olympia London. The fair reveals exciting new destination Pure Edge, which joins and compliments the returning GEN Z destination.
WORTH II 2nd call is open - Inspiring innovation through creative connections around Europe
WORTH Partnership Project is funded by the European Commission under COSME, the EU Programme for the competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. WORTH is the sole European project where designers, SMEs, manufacturers, and tech providers work together to develop innovative, design-oriented business ideas. The project focuses on lifestyle industries, including fashion and textile, footwear, leather and fur, furniture/home decoration/interior design, jewellery and accessories.
Designers of Moscow Fashion Week
All attending designers at Moscow Fashion Week 2022
Modern LED Neon Lights For Decorating Office Space
Good lighting is vital for making your office attractive. The best lighting is necessary to illuminate work areas, public areas, hallways, meeting rooms, and more in the offices. Also, it helps to improve the productivity of the employees. It also set the right mood for the different areas in an office. You do not need to use lighting that will be problematic for employees' eyes. Bad lighting makes employees feel tired and irritable. A neon sign is perfect lighting best for office decor. It helps employees stay creative and active to give 100 percent.
Global Community of Designers, Fashion Enthusiasts Thriving on FashWire
The most talked about fashion hotspot today is not the runways of Paris or Milan, it’s the virtual fashion world of FashWire. Over 400 contemporary brands from all over the world are part of the FashWire community, using the app as a discovery platform and market research tool. By swiping left or right, consumers deliver instant feedback to brands about what products they would be most likely to purchase and find the most appealing. FashWire’s mobile experience gamifies the feedback loop directly to designers. Consumers are also able to discover new brands, shop the latest fashion trends and upload their style inspirations with the app’s social integration tools such as liking, posting, swiping and sharing.
Open Call for entries for the 14th edition of the FASHIONCLASH Festival in Maastricht
14th edition of the international and interdisciplinary FASHIONCLASH Festival in Maastricht will take place from 25 - 27 November 2022.
How to Add a Touch of Glam to Your Look
If your outfits are a little uninspired lately, and you’ve been feeling a bit drab, the perfect pick-me-up for your closet and your mood is a bit of sparkle. Bringing a touch of glamor to your style doesn’t mean dressing yourself head to toe in metallic fabrics and sequins. However, an embellished belt or a glitzy purse might just do the trick. Here are a few top tips to help you revamp your closet with a touch of glam and feel better.
The Guide To Buying Your First Designer Handbag
Nothing quite completes your outfit like a handbag, and when it ’s designer, it can elevate even the most casual look in an instant. Sure, a handbag is practical, but you feel so put together when everything is in harmony.. And on those kinds of days, you feel so empowered, like you can face anything!
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: more than 70 designers, cultural unity and digitalization
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place on October 19 through 23 at the Museum of Moscow. More than 70 designers will show their new collections in Moscow and other Russian cities - St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Sochi. The united MBFW Russia schedule will also include live streams of video presentations by designers from Bolivia, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Nigeria and UK. On October 25, the show by BICHOLLA will take place at Petrovsky Palace (Moscow).
Interior Design Trends in 2021
Among the global trends, related to technology, clothing, business, there is another trend that arouses deep interest. It has become more established since 2020 when people are faced with the need to spend most of their time at home. Therefore, they often began to think about self-comfort and how the surrounded space is arranged.
Cătălin Botezatu - The Romanian designer who writes history in the world of international fashion
Cătălin Botezatu is without a doubt the most titled and prolific Romanian fashion designer. With an activity of over 30 years, Cătălin Botezatu is very well known, both in Romania and abroad, being one of the few clothing designers who can be proud of presentations organized on all continents and in all major European capitals. His creations have brightened and amazed the world in New York and Las Vegas in the United States, in Windock in Namibia, Sun City in South Africa, as well as in countries such as Italy, France, Germany, Iceland and Indonesia. The more than 15 appearances at New York Fashion Week or the more than 20 presentations at Paris Fashion Week, which are added to dozens of other participations at Milan FW, Carribean FW, Atlanta FW, Miami FW, Bali FW, Iceland FW, represent a performance hard to match and overcome.
How Fashion-Forward Designers Has Utilized PPEs in Their Creations
For the longest time now, fashion has been among the core requirements of the human lifestyle. However, the current pandemic has taken a big toll on the fashion industry, with its main concern diminished globally.
5 Trending nail design ideas for summer 2021
Summer 2021 will have once again the warm and comforting colors to dominate as of sage green or saddle brown or any pastel colors which can fit in the trends.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia started with new designer collections, video games, and an interactive digital platform
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia is taking place on April, 19-24 at the Museum of Moscow. The designers will show their new collections in Moscow and other Russian cities - St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Sochi, and Chelyabinsk. The MBFW opening on April 19 will parade the Moscow-based brand Ruban.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia accepts grant applications from designers from around the world
Designers from any part of Russia or the Earth are invited to live stream their new collections. Brands that do not intend to come to the Russian capital but are ready to stream their shows online can apply at the website of Russian Fashion Council till March 31. The Advisory board will make a long-list in accordance with the rules of MBFW Russia. Brands and designers from other cities and countries will be announced on the primary schedule of the Fashion Week.
Collection Premiére Moscow will be held at the Expocentre Fairgrounds
The organizer of the largest business exhibition platform in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia CPM - Collection Première Moscow - Messe Düsseldorf Moscow OOO - announced the details of the forthcoming event. By longstanding tradition it is opening the business season of the fashion industry in Moscow at the Expocentre Fairgrounds. February 22-25, 2021 the manufacturers of designer clothes, fashion lingerie, and accessories will present their new Fall-Winter 2021/2022 collections to buyers from Russia.
Danish designer Violise Lunn creates fantasy paper shoes and dresses
Danish designer Violise Lunn makes magic with paper tissue and glue, crafting dream dresses and fantasy shoes that seem destined for fairies. This adventure began in 1999 when the late Kirsten “Kiki” Kiser, a Danish model turned architect and gallerist, asked if Lunn could make a frock out of paper. “I thought, Well, why not?” the artist says on a call. “I made dresses, and then afterwards I thought, Okay, the dresses needed shoes, and then I created some shoes with papier-mâché.”
Moon Boot: the best snow boots of 2020
When a designer designs a pair of snow boots, it becomes the talking point in the fashion world. After all, it’s primarily considered a practical thing that one needs in the snow-covered terrains, not something for the style. So, a designer’s touch comes with the excitement of whether or not they can be made stylish enough, especially for the urban streets.
How To Score On The Best Designer Handbags At The Best Price
Chances are you know that any designer bag will come with a high price tag. Whether it’s Chanel, Chloe, Gucci, or Fendi, you are surely going to find an endless supply from the best. However, it can be depressing knowing that one could cost an entire month's pay for some individuals or even unfathomable to say the least. For this, it may not be worth the investment.
4 Things You Need to Keep in Mind When Refreshing Your Wardrobe
A wardrobe refresh is an opportunity to reinvent yourself. You can get rid of the clothes you don’t wear anymore and replace them with pieces you are actually excited about. Here are four things you should keep in mind throughout the process.
Affluent Interior Design: How to Create Luxury Without the Price Tag
Interior design encompasses a wide range of styles and comes from many different inspirations, whether you like the style or not. For instance, “farmhouse” is an interior design style inspired from living on a farm. That may not be a style that you like but it’s a style that many people do like and can relate to as well. The whole point of interior design is not only to make a home look nice but to also create a place of comfort as well, whether you can relate to it or not… If you can’t feel comfortable in your own home, then something isn’t right.
How to Buy and Resell Designer Clothing Online
If you’re looking for a way to generate extra income or start a small business from home, one of the common answers is to start selling things online. The challenge is finding something that you can sell online for a fair profit. For those with an eye for fashion, designer clothing is exactly the right product. Here is an overview of how to buy and resell designer clothing online.
What Makes a Good Pair of Jeans?
Whether you are a man, woman or child, it’s undeniable that we all love a good quality pair of jeans. They can be worn for both smart occasions as well as casual dress wear and you're sure to find a pair of jeans for every type of occasion.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia presents 60 designers and fashion houses
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place on October, 19-23 at 8 Moscow-based venues simultaneously. Shows from the capital will be topped up with livestreams from four Russian cities. Around 60 designers and fashion houses will showcase their new collections. All the shows and presentations will be streamed in the social media and at partner websites, including Be Global Fashion Network in its video section.
Futurum Moscow: Fashion shows of emerging designers on October 3
Futurum Moscow will take place in the capital of Russia on October 3. The event is an online exhibition-presentation of emerging designers and artists ant it is powered by Russian Fashion Council and supported by the Fashion Fund and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of Moscow.
How to make your own hang tag designs
Perhaps you have a market stall or small shop selling your own range of clothing or perhaps handbags. You might be a small independent shoe designer or you sell specialised outdoor wear online. If you are doing any of these then you will probably want to have your own hang tags.
Fashion designers adviced to abandon buying fast fashion
The second edition of Global Talents Digital took place online in the beginning of this month. It was watched 7 million times in all the platforms, both social media and media partner websites. 103 participants from 34 countries and areas collaborated to bring the sustainability issue to their audience.
Write Academic Works in Fashion Design with Ease
Studying at university or college, or completing some additional study course, everyone faces the need to complete the assignment of scholarly writing. This can arise panic amid most proficient students of various specialization counting fashion design as well.
Day of Moscow-based brands has opened Global Talents Digital
Day of Moscow-based brands under the Global Talents Digital initiative has already got 600,000+ views in VK, Russia’s and the CIS’s major social media (https://vk.com/mbfwrussia). Global Talents Digital is also being streamed at 100+ media portals and social media. Shows and presentations delivered by designers from 34 countries and areas of the world are being covered by the largest Russian and international publications, concept stores, showrooms, and others. Global Talents Digital participants present top regional fashion weeks from Moscow-based Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia to Rakuten Fashion Week TOKYO.
Global Talents Digital is looking for sustainable emerging designers from all over the world
Global Talents Digital is announcing a new call out for sustainable emerging designers, inviting them to show their new collections for clients, the press, buyers, celebrity stylists, and industry leaders – by means of video presentations/live streams/AR/VR. The brand-new edition of Global Talents Digital is inspired by sustainability and aims to educate and inspire the world with it. Designers should be focused on one or more directions like upcycling, recycling, ethical fashion, slow fashion, or zero waste.
10 Million Views of Global Talents Digital in Social Media
Global Talents Digital took place online on June 10 to 11. In the first edition of the international hybrid fashion project designers presented their new digital and real collections, demonstrated by virtual and human models. Totally, the show included 50 designers from 20 countries, 8 virtual shows and 38 collections. 8 digital artists and 6 digital models joined Global Talents Digital, the off-season online project by Russian Fashion Council powered by Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. The event was broadcasted life on Be Global fashion Network as well.
Competition for fashion designers "Female power on the internet"
Flora Miranda, an Austrian fashion designer, based in Antwerp, Belgium, is launching an open call for virtual fashion designs. The open nature of this project facilitates a platform for the participation of all those individuals, designers, artists, students, companies or institutions wanting to express their uniqueness and groundbreaking experimentations in the virtual world of fashion.
Watch Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia online this weekend
Russian Fashion Council has announced the dates of the virtual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. On April 4 and 5, with support of Fashion Fund, both emerging and established designers will present their new collections.
Create a unique wardrobe - print your custom fabrics online
Do you like one of a kind garments that allow you to stand out in the crowd? Do you prefer the quality of tailor-made clothing instead of what fast fashion has to offer? If slow fashion is what you desire in your collection then create your custom fabrics, find your local tailoring shop and get into work.
Pantone Introduces 315 New Colors, New Digital Solutions for Fashion, Home, Interiors
Pantone has just introduced 315 new colors and supporting digital solutions to the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors Color system.
Ravazzolo Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Ravazzolo presented their latest collection for Spring/Summer 2020. The Italian brand once again showed a collection with unique garments.
Win 1 of the 15 scholarships for the International Masters in Design and Fashion 2020/2021 from Raffles Milano
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, which is located in the center of Milan, will award 15 scholarships. The students can receive up to 50% coverage of the tuition fee, for the Masters programs starting November Fashion Design and Business, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design, and Photography. All taught in English.
Italian Converter presents new materials and finishings of the E.C.O. KOSMOS cross-collection
Italian Converter, a leading manufacturer of innovative fabrics for fashion, footwear and accessories, expands E.C.O. Kosmos, the fully traceable, transparent and 100% Made in Italy cross-collection. The acronym E.C.O. - Ecologic, Conversion, Optimization perfectly reflects the founding values of the Italian Converter philosophy and represents a further step in the company's responsible path.
How to win a scholarship in Fashion, Design, Visual Communication or Management for 2020/2021 at IED Barcelona
If you want to start your professional future in an international environment and show your talent and creativity, you cat participate in the Scholarship Contest 2020, organized by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona. The contest is open for students from all over the world - under 26 years old.
Special Guest Stefano Pilati presented "Random Identities" collection at Pitti Uomo 97
Random Identities, the first independent venture by Stefano Pilati, will be Special Guest of Pitti Uomo 97 (7-10 January 2020). The collection which was unveiled for the first time by the designer in 2017, will be the protagonist of a special event in Florence on Thursday, January 9th.
Fashion design competition open to students attending High Schools and Universities
The European Commission represented by EASME (European Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises) and DG GROW (Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs) are launching a Product Competition open to students attending High Schools, VETs and Universities and coming from the following countries: Italy, Romania, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Greece, France and Bulgaria.
Starting a Career in Fashion: Tips to Succeed in the Industry
In 2018, Lyst reported a 47% increase in shoppers searching for fashion items that have ethical and style credentials with terms like organic cotton and vegan leather, according to Forbes. Getting into the fashion industry seems like an exciting and lucrative career. It may also seem like it is all about stunning clothes and glamorous parties.
The best winter travel boots for men
The ultimate wardrobe staple for the winter season, a pair of men's boots will add some suave to any look. From off-duty styles such as panelled boots and easy-to-wear Chelsea styles to sophisticated suede lace-ups and simple leather designs, there are plenty of styles to choose from.
How To Dress For A Themed New Year’s Party
Themed New Year’s parties are a great way to see usher out the old and bring in the new in style. From a specific decade through to a TV show and beyond, there’s a theme to suit any venue and group of friends. Whatever the theme, we’ve put together a guide on how you can look good and feel fabulous this New Year!
Choosing Quality Scrubs
For those looking for a rewarding career of helping people and who aren’t afraid of long hours and hard work, a career in nursing can prove to be a viable and lucrative path. The men and women who choose to take on the role of a nurse are often the most hard-working.
Win 10 scholarships for the International Masters in Product Design and Fashion Design 2020
Raffles Milano Istituto Moda e Design, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is allocating 10 scholarships for its International Masters in Product Design and Fashion Design starting in February 2020. The goal of Raffles Milano is to encourage young and deserving talents to complete their education in a top-level Master in Milan.
Stella x Hunter Boots with a collaboration
They have joined forces to create a new rubber boot, and it just might be the most sustainable ever made.
7 Business Ideas for Fashion Entrepreneurs
Fashion is almost like a universal language. It is one way people can express their individuality and life philosophy. Apart from just being a form of self-expression, though, fashion is also a lucrative business niche. Those who are consummate fashionistas or passionate about creating beautiful pieces can find tons of ways to market fashion to consumers.
Great creative energy, co-labs, significant guests and brand mix are White Milano's winning assets
WHITE Milano keeps achieving outstanding results. The Tradeshow closes its September edition with 27.934 visitors (3% more than in September 2018). The buyers have increased by 2%, foreign buyers have reached 9%, while Italy has dropped by 1%.
a.Testoni Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
The new a.testoni advertising campaign was shot on location in Milan, in a futuristic space, featuring dramatic planes of visionary colours, designed by architect Aldo Rossi in 1968. A metropolitan, architectural icon that transcends short-lived trends, as do a.testoni’s shoes and bags.
Manuel Ritz Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Freedom is the keyword by Manuel Ritz that in this season plays on the reinterpretations of the classics its way: contemporaneity, liveliness, dynamism. Manuel Ritz’s DNA becomes this way first fashion and then an item, proposing for the Fall/Winter 2019-20 two worlds of reference: Mountain andRoyal Funk, which dialogue between them creating unusual mixes played on the trajectory matter-texture.
The 11th Premiere Vision Awards for 2019
Premiere Vision Paris, Tuesday 17 September 2019, 5.30 pm: the whole fashion industry -weavers, tanners, designers, buyers… as well as international journalists got together at the Forum PV Perspectives (Hall 5). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 8 prizes of the 11th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.
Cesare Attolini Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
The unique value of each Cesare Attolini garment lies in a series of meaningful details. Each garment is made entirely by hand in the Casalnuovo tailor’s shop, on the outskirts of Naples. It takes 25 to 30 hours to make a suit.
How to Design a Wedding Invitation That is Sure to Excite the Invitees
Are you looking for design tips when creating invitations cards for a wedding? Even if you are not a design guru, there are some design tips you could employ in producing the best wedding cards that appeal to your invitees.
Invisible man: an anthology from the Westminster Menswear Archive
Drawing exclusively from the Westminster Menswear Archive, Invisible Men covers the last 120 years of predominately British menswear through the display of over 170 garments, the majority of which have never been seen on public display.
4 Rules to Finding the Best Web Development Agency
Having a great website goes a long way in building your brand credibility and trust. Whether you have an existing website or want to have a new one built, it is important to hire the right web development services company. Here are 4 rules you should follow when searching for the best agency for your website.
Diamond Pendants: A Lifetime of Euphoria and Heartthrob for All Women
If you’re someone who likes to make a statement whenever you’re putting on a piece of jewelry, then wearing a diamond pendant should be your go-to piece. Also, a diamond pendant is always considered sophisticated and classy.
Athens Riviera. The comeback of the international Jet Set
Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti recently revisited their favorite spot in Athens Riviera, the renowned Island Club Restaurant. The long-lasting friendship between Chrysanthos Panas, owner of Island Club Restaurant, and the two fashion leaders has grown over the years through their mutual love for the Greek gem, Athens Riviera. As always, the guests traveled in style, arriving from Italy with Valentino’s yacht, the legendary T.M Blue One and Giancarlo Giammetti’s high-tech Private GG.
College Tips for Freshman Women
Your first semester in college will probably not be the best. There is so much that you need to learn and adapt to. While in the end, you will realize that the semester went by so fast, it may not see some in the first few days. It is completely fine to be nervous about this big change. Take a deep breath and be patient with yourself about the things you want to achieve. It will be a rad experience so take your time and allow everything to sink in. as a woman, you need special tips and tricks that will help you overcome any challenges you may face in college. Here are some of the most critical tip for college to remember.
Premiere Vision Paris show close in line with market changes to better support the industry
Two times a year, for three days, the 6 major industries supplying materials and services to the global fashion industry (yarns, fabrics, leathers, designs, accessories and manufacturing) meet the world's creative brands at Premiere Vision Paris to help them prepare their collections.
Ralph Lauren awarded honorary knighthood
Lauren was presented with the honorary knighthood insignia by Prince Charles in a private ceremony. His official title, now, is Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE).
The professionals from the textile industry will meet at the exhibition TMT Expo in Bulgaria
For the second consecutive year the representatives of the textile sector will gather in Bulgaria. From 25 to 27 September, the second edition of the exhibition TMT Expo will take place at the International Expo Center in Sofia. The Forum will build an ecosystem to present trends in materials, machinery and technology in the textile industry, building professional contacts and sustainable business.
Manuel Ritz Spring/Summer 2019 collection
The first advertising campaign in which the women's collection appears; is about the encounter between these two new worlds.
Cantarelli presented "Under The Tuscan Rainbow" collection
The Italian Historical Fashion Brand organized a glamorous Fashion Runway and Awarding Ceremony “UNDER THE TUSCAN RAINBOW” on 12.06.2019. Top designers from Russia presented their collections at Cantarelli Fashion Week on 12.06.2019. Russian designers will produce their collections in Tuscan tailors and factories. Cantarelli’s goal is to attract world markets for Made In Italy products. Over 200 Industry experts from over 30 countries attended the event.
Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 96 - Givenchy
Givenchy wase the Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 96. Clare Waight Keller – the British designer and artistic director of the LVMH group maison since spring 2017- presented the new menswear collection from the brand that is an icon of French elegance with a special event.
New additions to Most Stylish Men in June
Carson Kressley and Jesse Palmer are two men that really deserve to be in the list of the Most Stylish Men. So we added them in our montly contest.
Advantages of Steel-Toe Boot and Shoe for Working Men
Safety is vital when you’re at work. Regardless of the type of job you have right now, you should be able to accomplish your responsibilities effectively without compromising your safety. If you’re working in the construction industry or other industrial settings, using a steel-toe boot or shoe is a necessity. Aside from being a requirement from the occupational safety and health legislation, using a steel-toe boot or shoe for work can ensure your safety in more ways than one.
Tips On Choosing Luxury Dressing Gowns For Comfort
Dressing gowns are made up of cloth designed to cover up the body in order to stay warm. It is also used to dry and to cover up the body from the heat of the sun and wind.
The best sneaker designs of all time
Who can deny that sneakers have the best appeal compared to all other footwear? Take for instance the color, the packaging design, and the style; all make it the preferred choice for shoe lovers. But what makes this part of footwear stand out among many? Previously, sneakers have been used as a mark of culture and a reflection of context. You could tell one’s tribe by the kind of sneaker they wore. The kind of a sneaker design you wear; whether the Air Max 90, the Yeezy Boost, or the Nike vapor Max will tell what you treasure.
Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2019 collection
The spirit and emotion of the mid-Twentieth Century British artist. Francis Bacon. John Deakin. Soho. The artist vulnerable yet powerful. Hybrids: classic clothing taken apart at the seams, turned on its head. The maverick male in heritage McQueen. Cut, pieced and patched trench coats, hunting jackets, pinstripes, knits, shirting and military clothing realised with the power and immediacy of a broad-brush stroke. Strength of character, individuality and creativity.
MSGM celebrates ten years anniversary at Pitti Uomo 96
On the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 96 MSGM, the brand founded in 2009 by Massimo Giorgetti returns to Florence as a Pitti Special Anniversary to celebrate its first ten years. On Thursday 13 June 2019, in a yet-to-be-revealed location, a fashion show will be staged to present the MSGM Spring-Summer 2020 Collection.
Win one of the 28 scholarships for Master and Postgraduate Courses in Design and Fashion 2019/2020 at IED Barcelona
Start your professional future in an international environment! Show your talent and creativity. Tell us how you can contribute to improving the future. The Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona invites students from all over the world to participate in the Scholarship Contest 2019.
A short novel of Men's Fashion
On the occasion of Pitti Uomo n.96 (Florence, 11-14 June 2019), the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery presents ROMANZO BREVE DI MODA MASCHILE – A SHORT NOVEL ON MEN’S FASHION, an exhibit showcasing thirty years of menswear from 1989 to the present as seen through the eyes of Pitti Uomo.
Clare Waight Keller is Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 96
Givenchy will be the Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo no. 96 (Florence, 11-14 June 2019). Clare Waight Keller – the British designer and artistic director of the LVMH group maison since spring 2017- will present the new menswear collection from the brand that is an icon of French elegance with a special event scheduled for June 12th 2019.
The digital revolution of fashion and luxury brands is in Milan
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.
The creative director of Chanel - Karl Lagerfeld passed away
The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, was one of the industry's most prolific figures and worked up until his death.
Win one of the 17 scholarships for Undergraduate Courses in Design and Fashion 2019/2020 at IED Barcelona
Start your professional future in an international environment! Show your talent and creativity. Tell us how you can you contribute to improving the future. The Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona invites students from all over the world - under 26 - to participate in the Scholarship Contest 2019.
Fit to a T: Ways to Wear a T-shirt for Gals and Guys
The good old T-shirt: it has been the subject of countless songs and the staple of anyone’s wardrobe. It is your go-to wear for anything casual, relaxed, edgy, or even high fashion. However you wear your tee, no one’s going to judge you for it.
Gabriele Passini Spring/Summer 2019 collection
Gabriele Pasini is a symbol of Neapolitan tailoring. His creations are eye catching. His latest collection is inspired from the school years.
Bemberg by Asahi Kasei at Premiеre Vision Paris with premium collections
The story of Bemberg™ heritage has shaped a new future for smart innovation through research, knowledge and expertise delivering a new face of Bemberg™, the original material for modern living.
Fashion design contests 2019
Are you a young designer who needs funds to establish a brand? Are you a young designer who needs funds to become a true the dream to show a collection at the fashion scene? You are at the right place. We present you the fashion design contests for 2019. You can apply and make a huge step in your future career.
Montblanc Reconnects Through Nature at SIHH
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.
Top Characteristics and Uses of Silk Dupion
Silk Dupion also referred to as douppioni or dupioni is a type of pure silk fabric produced using fine thread in the warp to create tightly-woven yardage that’s plain weave crisp. It is thicker and has a rustic appearance. Silk Dupion is a popular fabric loved by many designers across the universe.
ALDO MARIA CAMILLO is the Pitti Italics Special Event at Pitti Uomo 95
Pitti Uomo invites Aldo Maria Camillo to present the first collection ever released by his brand, bearing his name: ALDOMARIACAMILLO.
Y/PROJECT is the Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 95
Y/Project will be the Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo 95. Belgian designer Glenn Martens, creative director of the brand based in Paris, and last year’s winner of the prestigious Andam Fashion Award, who is considered one of the most original voices on the contemporary fashion scene, will present the new Y/Project FW 2019/2020 collection in Florence with a special event.
Eleanor McDonald will present her capsule collection at Pitti Uomo 95
Class of 1990, a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, the winner of the sixteenth edition of Its - International talent support, the Camera della Moda Award and the Tomorrow Award, Eleonor McDonald is one of the revelations of this edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo where she will be presenting her first capsule collection.
Pantone revealed the Colour of 2019 - Living Coral
Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.
Tom Ford Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
The designer Tom Ford took to the iconic Park Avenue Armory to kick off New York Fashion Week: Men’s with his Fall/Winter 2018 collection. In addition to showing off his latest designs, the Texas-born designer-turned-director also used his runway to debut a new undergarment and timepiece line.
Training: Milan is not only the International capital for students, but for new managers as well
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.
The Pitti Italics Special Event at Pitti Uomo 95 is Aldo Maria Camillo
Pitti Uomo invites Aldo Maria Camillo to present the first collection ever released by his brand, bearing his name: ALDOMARIACAMILLO. After a professional pathway through a number of prestigious partnerships - from Ermenegildo Zegna to Valentino, from Cerruti to Berluti – the Italian designer presents his very first collection with a special event, conceived as the ideal wardrobe for modern-day man.
Lanificio Zignone Autumn/Winter 2019: Fabrics with spontaneous depth
In the year of Zignone’s fiftieth anniversary, the fabric collection for autumn-winter of 2019 pays tribute to the dynamism that distinguishes the wool mill since its origins, bringing a new awareness to its idea of contemporary elegance.
Brooks Brothers 200th Anniversary Show
2018 marks a milestone in the history of Brooks Brothers — their 200th anniversary. As the first of our celebrations over the coming year, they are proud to be part of Pitti Immagine Uomo, the internationally acclaimed event spotlighting the best in men’s apparel and accessories, in Florence, Italy. In an exclusive runway show, tradition and innovation came together as they presented men's and women's iconic classics inventively styled.
Freelance Fashion Design: Simple Solutions to Complex Problems (Apparelmark)
The company Apparelmark Inc. has developed a "full package" program that allows anyone who wants to start a fashion brand do so with relative ease, flexibility and affordability.
Schoeller Textil AG takes a stand for sustainable climate protection
Textiles and technologies from Schoeller enhance quality of life. They protect workers, support athletes, help with the nursing and care of patients and give fashions their unmistakeable appeal.
Should you buy expensive or designer shoes?
Buying good shoes has always been a very good idea. The focus has to be on quality and value, and the more you focus on finding great shoes, the better the results will be. Rieker shoes for example are very good and they are always very easy to use and adaptable to your own needs. It’s a great idea to push the boundaries and take things to the next level as much as possible.
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.
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.
Glenn Martens, creative director of Y/PROJECT will be Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 95
Belgian designer Glenn Martens, creative director of Y/PROJECT mens and womenswear Paris-based label will present the new Y/PROJECT FW 2019/2020 mens collection in Florence with a special event. Winner of last year’s prestigious Andam Grand Prize Award, Y/PROJECT is considered one of the most original voices on the contemporary fashion scene.
SCABAL has sponsored the industry project for the 2nd year bespoke tailoring students at London college of Fashion
In 1971, SCABAL commissioned Salvador Dali to create a set of paintings inspired by his vision of menswear in the year 2000. The result was 12 unique images of future fashion that are some of the artist’s most interesting creations. These paintings and the thought behind them inspired the theme of the industry project – to create a future facing garment that shows how lifestyle, social change and culture could impact the aesthetics of dress between 2018 and 2038.
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.
Everything you need to know about the British Suit
Suits are the symbol of professionalism, and it has been that way for more than a century. Among the styles, the British suits are one of the most popular. In this article, we will tell you all you need to know about British suits.
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.
Isabel Marant Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
Isabel works her unique combos in a style that’s wraps up the raw and the retro, the wild and the free. For men.
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.
Kristina Fidelskaya Spring-Summer 2019 collection
Attitude is identity. In a world choked by material overabundance, luxury is no longer in maximalist declarations that scream the wealth of their owner, but in the small gestures that speak of care, of attention, of love. Self-possession becomes the only currency by which to measure true worth.
5 Things a Girl Should Splurge on to Always Look Her Best
It’s natural for any person to want to look stunning. However, many people today think that to achieve this they have to pay a fortune for designer clothes, organic foods, gym memberships, etc. The truth is that there are only a few things a girl should splurge on. Choose them wisely and you’ll look amazing even when living on a tight budget.
And the 10th Premiere Vision Awards prizes for 2018 go to...
The whole fashion industry -weavers, tanners, designers, buyers…, as well as international journalists, got together at the Forum PV Perspectives (Hall 5). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 8 prizes of the 10th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.
Strong Demonstration of a future-oriented textile community at Munich Fabric Start
For three days MUNICH FABRIC START was the centre of the textile and clothing industry. Just over 20,000 visitors – designers, product managers and buyers of international brands and companies - came to Munich. The event also reached the record level of 1,050 exhibitors. Overall, the organisers can look back on a constant result based on last year’s comparable figures.
How Biotech is revolutionizing Material Innovation
Muchaneta Kapfunde, founding Editor-in-chief of FashNerd.com presented at Munich Fabric Start a brief lecture about different biotech innovative materials. Biotech is anything and everything that combines technology with biology. It has a potential to revolutionise the design and fabric of the future.
Made With Respect opens a new era in the world of sustainability
In 2018, it is clear that “sustainable fashion” is not just a futuristic concept, but today’s necessity. The environmental pollution is more and more concerning every year, causing numerous humanitarian and environmental issues all over the world. It is now time for industry professionals and consumers to hear the wake up call and simply slow down.
Tips for Buying the Very Best Silver Jewelry
It is no wonder that silver jewelry is popular among men and women: it is affordable, has different designs to choose from, and is durable enough to last you a long time. If you are in the market for high-quality silver jewelry, check out our list of the things you must consider to ensure that you'll find the right piece for your styling needs.
Super Guide to Custom Made Hats
You know what’s beautiful? A custom crisp, concise bold text on your cap! It’s an accessory that pulls your entire looks together.
Premiere Vision Paris strengthens its commitments to responsible creation
Nowadays ethical and sustainable fashion are main themes in fashion industry. Most of the brands include strategies for make better their nature responsibility. In the heart of Hall 3 at Premiere Vision Paris, on a widen area of 1,000 square meters, 33 new smart players will introduce a new generation of responsible innovations and alternative materials, all readily available in the marketplace, while experts will discuss ways of conducting business that speaks to today’s contemporary conscious consumers.
Swarovski launched fall/winter 2019/2020 innovations at Munich Fabric Start
I visited Munich Fabric Start from 4th to 6th September and passed by the booth of Swarovski, sparkling again with its amazing crystals. Swarovski presented its innovations for Fall/Winter 2019/2020 there in help of all fashion designers and brands, who care for shining details.
Tintex, ReVerso and CLASS are waiting for you at Premiere Vision
On September 19-21 fashionistas from around the world will arrive in Paris to attend Premiere Vision to get inspired, source new materials, research manufacturers and attend trend seminars, conferences and workshops led by international experts. For the third year, the Smart Square, an informative and visionary space dedicated to information and discussions, where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience responsible values and innovations in the fashion industry, will again highlight a fantastic new range of responsibly made materials that inspire creativity.
Remus Uomo Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
The deepening, immersive relationship between man and nature is a cultural and creative trend which has served as their inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2018. The latest collection balances the rugged textures and colours of the natural world with the clean lines of modern design to create a unique and well considered collection for the new season.
Young designers at Who Is Next
Highlighting young designers and fashion of tomorrow, this next edition of Who’s Next & Premiere Classe puts brand new talents under the spotlight, with a range of 10 collectives that you won’t want to miss.
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.
Study in FIDM - Earn an Advanced Degree in Fashion Menswear
At the only dedicated program in the U.S. that teaches the design and global operations of the fastest growing apparel segment, menswear with a focus on sportswear, students learn the hands-on skills to create a lifestyle menswear fashion collection. The Advisory Board includes heavy hitters Tom Julian, Trend Specialist; Aaron Ledet, VP, Americas Sourcing VF Corporation; and Joe Knoerschild, founding partner of Billabong and Hurley. Students learn sourcing and production first-hand on a Study Tour to Central America.
BMX Dior Homme and Bogarde
Dior Homme and French BMX specialists Bogarde are joining together for a collaboration centred around three bikes, the second of which is available as one of 100 numbered pieces. Taking inspiration from motocross wheel dimensions, this second exclusive, gold-finished creation echoes the design codes of Dior Homme, including details in black and white as well as a bee engraved on the hand grips. Made in France, this bike displays leather details which feature the "Dior" signature, created by Dior in Italy.
Anthony Joshua is the face of BOSS stretch tailoring
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.
Searching for the New Luxury - a project of Stella McCartney
As a continuation into the conversation around sustainability Stella McCartney is pleased to be showcasing her work in the State of Fashion’s first large-scale public event in the Netherlands, ‘Searching for the New Luxury’. The initiative seeks to connect and support global green initiatives throughout the fashion industry, acting as the thread between designers, companies, governments and educational institutions.
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.
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.
The Ultimate Guide to Styling the Same Suit for Different Looks
A well-tailored suit is the best investment any discerning gentleman can make. You send in your measurements, choose your fabric, establish the cut and style, and then become the proud owner of a perfectly fitted suit. Nothing makes a statement like a sharp, classic suit.
Why invest in a franchise instead of starting your own men’s suit business
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Promaslist - the essential tool to discover and contact French designers and brands
Promaslist.com is the essential tool to discover and contact French designers and brands in men’s fashion to see the collections but it is also a way to follow their presence at trade fairs and showrooms each season and get their contact information and sales points.
What to Wear on a Summer Vacation with your Partner
A summer vacation with a partner is a way to spend some quality time together, and also enjoy some summer fashion. There is nothing more fun than getting yourself and your partner ready to enjoy some sun, sand, and relaxation! If you are looking for some summer fashion ideas to wear on your vacation, this guide brings you some of the hottest looks to inspire your wardrobe and your love life!
Craig Green - the guest menswear designer at Pitti Uomo 94 talks about his work
Craig Green’s style mixes workwear influences and futuristic volumes, sculpted silhouettes and functional aspects. Strong content is teamed with a highly emotion-charged mise en scene that is always spectacular. Thanks to these distinguishing features, Craig Green has gained an enthusiastic clientele that includes the most prestigious boutiques and department stores around the world. Exploring the concepts of uniform and utility, his fashion shows have become an eagerly awaited cult happening on the menswear calendar. In Florence, this London-born designer presented his Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an event at Pitti Immagine Uomo on the evening of Thursday 14 June.
Stefano Chiassai presented Ritmoemotivo
Stefano Chiassai, fashion designer and creative director for international fashion brands, is an untiring collector of clothes and fashion-related materials, a passion that in almost forty years of career has allowed him to put together an archive made up of 15,000 pieces that include garments, accessories and fabrics, turning it into a place for experimentation and contamination of the past, present and future.
Brioni Fall/Winter 2018 collection
The Brioni Fall/Winter 2018 wardrobe explores sartorial archetypes for the discerning man of the 21st century. It relies on the assumption that design in our mobile, highly challenging world should be about the search for relevant clothes. To this end, Brioni concentrated on the core pieces of a man’s needs, in an approach that is more evolutionary than season oriented. Revisions may appear subtle. Closer inspection will reveal the guiding principle: to rethink everyday icons in the interest of the uttermost quality and luxurious comfort.
Special launch of the Cos Menswear Capsule Collection
During Pitti Uomo 94, the London-based fashion brand COS will present “Soma,” a capsule collection of essential menswear garments characterized by comfort and high-level design. A special event will be held for the launch of the collection in a stunning location in the city involving the participation of the famous British choreographer Wayne McGregor.
Why is ethical fashion important?
Ethical fashion is important, because it is our social and environmental responsibility and if we don’t act now, it may be too late in the future. By 2030, it is predicted that the industry’s water consumption will grow by 50 per cent to 118 billion cubic metres, its carbon footprint will increase to 2,791 tonnes and the amount of waste it creates will hit 148 tonnes.
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
“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.
Jack Victor Spring/Summer 2018 collection
From the lively color palette, to the selected spring materials and elegant designs, the elements come together for a contemporary take on tailored clothing.
Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94
Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94, Joining the line-up for the upcoming fair, following the announcements of Craig Green as Menswear Guest Designer, Roberto Cavalli as Special Guest and the “FANATIC FEELINGS - FASHION PLAYS FOOTBALL” exhibition.
Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2018 collection
Tailoring starts out clean, almost puritanical; austere. Precisely cut double-breasted jackets are worn over ivory leather bib-fronted shirts with slim fitted trousers finished with a broad, leather stripe. Long tailored coats with peak lapels and equally pared down trouser suits are cut in bonded black and scarlet leather. Outerwear is re-constructed: pieced and patched in camel and differing scales of Prince of Wales check in graphic shades of black, scarlet and ivory. An oversized cotton gabardine trench coat is reversed and inset with a wool silk jacquard patchwork of contrasting check. Cotton broderie anglaise shirts are paired simply with white poplin cropped trousers or layered with Fair Isle-inspired knits, one of which is pieced and patched together from socks, the once heel now forming the elbow.
Spring/Summer 2018 suiting collections by Scabal
No longer does a gentleman have to choose between a sharp look and comfortable warm-weather wear. Scabal’s spring collection is a refined study in beautiful colour palettes, innovative patterns and finishes to suit the modern man. Whether its gold-standard suits or lightweight cotton jackets, this collection pulls out all the stops for a season of sartorial success.
Simon Carter - custom suits and shirts
Since 1985 when Simon Carter sold his first product - a vintage brooch that he had copied in pewter, to the society jewellers Cobra and Bellamy, he have held fast to some core principles.
L.B.M.1911 celebrates Milan Design Week hosting a special exhibition by Magis
THE EVENT - SPIN AND SPUN! On Thursday 19th, starting from 6pm, the Via della Spiga Boutique will host a special Happy Hour and DJ set : the guests will have the chance to enjoy the iconic Spun chair by Magis while spinning a nice selection of craft beers!
H&M and Moschino - the next huge collaboration
The big news is finally out. H&M has selected Jeremy Scott and Moschino to create its upcoming haute couture collaboration. Meet the man who can’t wait to dress the world.
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.
Christopher Raeburn - the designer who makes clothes from parachutes
Christopher Raeburn has established his eponymous brand with sustainable and intelligent fashion design for a global audience. The REMADE ethos in particular has pioneered the reworking of surplus fabrics and garments to create distinctive and functional pieces.
P.O.P. Pitti optical power
Stripes move, sway and cross again and again. P.O.P Pitti Optical Power will be a visual and virtual spectacle that elicits new horizons of perception and perspectives on reality. As the Pitti Immagine shows do, innovatively, season after season. No black and white austerity in Fortezza da Basso but rather a kaleidoscope of full colour patterns to make living interiors playful and hypnotic. All this in a set design conceived and curated by life-styler Sergio Colantuoni.
Revolver Copenhagen brings Scandinavia to Pitti Uomo 94
From Pitti Uomo 94, Revolver Copenhagen Int. Fashion Trade Show will be presenting “Scandinavian Manifesto”, a new space with curated emerging and established Scandinavian brands.
Lanificio Tessilstrona - A long family tradition in the textile industry
Lanificio TESSILSTRONA was founded in 1966 in Vallemosso, by Francesco Mello Rella and his father-in-law, Franco Grosso. The company now operates in Cossato and occupies an area of 20,000 m2.
How a bespoke Santamaria shirt is made
Santamaria Shirt Makers is a UK bespoke shirt tailor with a Spanish heritage. Using the finest Italian fabrics to make its shirts, the company has a refined offer that ensures style conscious consumers get beautifully designed and fitted shirts, just as they want, from anywhere in the world. So what goes into making a Santamaria shirt?
Hand sewing for couture and bespoke fashion short course
If you are looking for work in couture fashion, bridal-wear, millinery, bespoke tailoring or theatre costume production, perfect hand sewing skills are essential.Starting with a simple running stitch and working on a series of projects designed to help students perfect their skills and build up speed, this beginners course will focus on creating a reference book of hand sewn samples to add to a portfolio of work.
The new artistic director of Berluti is Kris Van Assche
Berluti has announced Kris Van Assche as its new artistic director, succeeding Haider Ackermann, who announced that he is leaving the French fashion house on March 30.
An Evening of Smart Innovation that Showcased New Standards for Fashion
On Thursday, March 22nd, C.L.A.S.S., with support from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), hosted an intimate gathering of fashion’s industry leaders, educators, designers and members of the press to celebrate An Evening of Smart Innovation. The event was beautifully orchestrated by Ginger Design, an exceptional team of Italian creatives, filmmakers, food and textile designers as a way to create a unique immersive experience telling the story of C.L.A.S.S.’ visionary journey. Thus, providing guests with an awareness and chance to embrace knowledge related to four key areas that set new standards for fashion vital to C.L.A.S.S.’ business philosophy: Heritage, Smart Innovation, Circular Economy and Design Responsibility.
The 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards nominees & honorees are in
Raf Simons, Virgil Abloh, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen lead in the number of nominations for the 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards in partnership with Swarovski. Each received two nominations this year: Simons and Abloh for Womenswear and Menswear Designer of the Year for Calvin Klein and Off-White respectively, and the Olsens for Womenswear and Accessory Designer of the Year for The Row.
Fashion design contests 2018
Are you a young designer who needs funds to establish a brand? Are you a young designer who needs funds to become a true the dream to show a collection at the fashion scene? You are at the right place. We present you the fashion design contests for 2018. You can apply and make a huge step in your future career.
Craig Green will be the menswear guest designer at Pitti Uomo 94
“CRAIG GREEN’s collection reveal many of the critical success factors for those who make fashion today”, says Lapo Cianchi, Pitti Immagine Director of Communications & Events, “and specifically his ability to innovate menswear “codes” – even radically, without losing track of the contemporary market’s dynamics. We have been monitoring the development of his style that mixes workwear influences and futuristic shapes, sculptural silhouettes and function. We are thrilled to have CRAIG GREEN at Pitti Uomo so that he can show us all the modern elegance of his vision in a spectacular event.”
How fashion helped create Absolver’s believable fantasy world
There is no denying that gaming graphics have become extremely advanced in the last few years. Almost all major games today are accompanied by gorgeous visuals that will keep you glued for hours. Absolver is one such online fighter game that can be played both on a PC and a PS4.
20 international scholarships for the international Masters of Raffles Milano - Istituto di Moda e Design
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is offering 20 scholarships for its international Masters that stars in the 2018/2019 academic year.
Bespoke British Shirts by Emma Willis
Bearland House is an elegant 18th Century townhouse in the centre of historic Gloucester and home to the Emma Willis Factory. Here their luxury shirts, boxer shorts, pyjamas, dressing gowns and walking socks are made using traditional methods of cutting and sewing, making to the highest standards.
The Savile Row Academy organises Men's Pattern Cutting and Fitting Course
Do you dream of one day working on Savile Row? Or taking your menswear business to the next level? Make your dream a reality! Learn how to give your customers more than they expect from Master Tailors at the Savile Row Academy.
The stylist Lalle Johnson about his classic style
Few know men's fashion better than the Stockholm-based stylist, Lalle Johnson, who has worked with everything from major fashion magazines to Veronica Maggio, Oscar Jacobsen and Hennes & Mauritz.
Breitling takes off into a legendary future
At a red-carpet event at Zurich’s Hallenstadion, Breitling, the innovative Swiss watch brand, celebrated the debut of its new Navitimer 8 collection. Around 600 distinguished guests from the worlds of business, culture, and entertainment, as well as international media and opinion leaders, were welcomed by Breitling’s new global CEO, Georges Kern, who introduced his brand’s next chapter. Special guests included Gregory Breitling, the grandson of Willy Breitling, as well as adventurers Bertrand Piccard and Inge Solheim, members of the Breitling Jet Team and the Patrouille Suisse, French actor Guillaume Canet, and British actor Richard E. Grant, among many others. The event was the European stop on Breitling’s international tour, which debuted in Shanghai in late January and which will move on to New York City at the end of February.
Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director of Ermenegildo Zegna gave tips for success to young designers
At the 26th Edition of Milano Unica there was a meeting of Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director of Ermenegildo Zegna with Italian students in fashion in conversation also with Simone Marchetti - Fashion Editor - D la Repubblica and Affari e Finanza. The theme was "Crafting modernity: innovative design merges with couture techniques to create the silhouette of tomorrow."
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
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
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.
Premiere Vision and the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la mode sign a mutual support agreement to confort Paris as the world fashion capital
Paris’s two most influential players on the international fashion scene - trade-show organiser Premiere Vision and the Federation de la Haute Couture de la Mode - have signed a partnership agreement.
Lanificio Zignone presents their Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an innovative design and performance
Lanificio Zignone presents their Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an innovative design and performance: high-quality fabrics, elegant and dynamic like the men they are thought for. The event focuses on sustainability and it is a chance to illustrate the mill’s commitment to conscious water use.
Italian brand Altea - the elegant combinations of colour tones
The roots of Altea lie deep in the elegance of late nineteenth century Milan, in the area between Via Verri and Via Montenapoleone, which later became one of the most important arteries in the geography of international fashion.
Milano Unica 26th edition started - Day 2
The second day of Milano Unica reprised the first day’s success, with exhibitors pleased with the quality of the buyers, who flocked to the trade show’s exhibitor areas, Event Areas and Special Sections of the Salon.
Gabriele Passini - contemporary suits for stylish men
In search of contemporary nobility: aristonet The three-piece jacket, trouser and waistcoat suit reworked into a 3P suit with stunning combinations.
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.
FILPUCCI launches the ‘Responsible Innovation” Line at Pitti Filati & C.L.A.S.S. partnership
The “Responsible Innovation Collection” represents a new level of smart innovation linked to responsible, eco-centric production. The collection uses the best high-tech, natural-based materials, combined with FILPUCCI’s dying & finishing expertise. This gives customer’s real access to a new, fashion-forward aesthetic, where quality and smart uniqueness in these new, more responsible yarns, deliver a new textile era of sustainable fashion solutions that are driven by ethical and natural values.
Kim Jones is leaving Louis Vuitton
The artistic director of Louis Vuitton menswear is set to leave the LVMH-owned mega-brand after seven years.
Dress like a Man: The Blazer
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.
Luca Magliano is the winner of Who is on next? Uomo 2017
At this edition, Pitti Italics – the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery program that promotes and supports new generations of fashion designers and the most interesting brands that design and manufacture in Italy – is shining the spotlights on MAGLIANO.
Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2018 collection
Thom Browne presented their spring/summer 2018 menswear collection during Paris Fashion Week. Most of the looks were in classic menswear materials: seersucker, wool, poplin being dressed throughout several looks from casual to formal suiting and evening wear.
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.
Alberto Vedelago: "Elegance is the mirror of our personality"
Do the words “taste” and “elegance” still have much meaning these days?* Or are they being edged out by the most opulent and narcissistic behavior? – This is me thinking aloud because I am struggling to come to terms with realities of certain situations. In this hell of opulence I believed that elegance need to be noticed, not excessively displayed. I guess, in a DANTE way, I need a Virgil who can take me out of this inferno. Alberto Vedelago comes to my rescue as my mind is cracking up.
Winners announced for the 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize
The 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize winners were announced during a special event during Pitti Uomo at Stazione Leopolda in Florence.
Neil Barrett Spring 2018 collection
For the first show in his new industrial Milan digs and the final installment in a trilogy of collections nodding to his musical youth, Neil Barrett stripped back to his essence with an homage to Nineties minimalism.
International conference Ethical Fashion – The New Fashion Formula
On 10.01.2018 at 18:00 The new fashion formula will be revealed - ETHICAL FASHION. The International conference will be held at Salone delle Feste, Hotel The St. Regis Florence (Piazza Ognissanti, 1, 50123, Florence). At the conference will be given the awards “303 TUSCANS “ – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION.
Luigi Bianchi Mantova Campaign for the Spring Summer 2018
Wool, linen and silk are the basic materials for our sartorial collection, which this season includes a host of patterns and designs: check, overcheck, Prince of Wales check, damier, pin stripes are the main themes in a clever game of contrasts and softer, colour-coordinated matches, with fabrics enlivened by weaving different yarns to create apparently plain colours or blends of colours.
MANGO presents new line of men's fragrances
MANGO announces the international launch of its new line of male fragrances, Fragrance Department, which includes three offerings, each one inspired by a different lifestyle.The three fragrances, and their simple and modern packaging design, are aimed at the fashion-conscious, masculine, contemporary and elegant male.
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.
4 Ways to Succeed in the Fashion Industry
Whether you're interested in high fashion, retail, design, product-based or a sales consultant role in the fashion industry, there are several key components all successful entrepreneurs should possess. It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time entrepreneur in the fashion industry or just an old dog wanting to learn some new tricks, these four tips are sure to give you a nudge in the right direction.
Arville - bespoke solutions for your technical textile needs
With over 60 years of manufacturing experience, Arville built a business with a solid foundation that meets the needs of their customers. They remain customer-focused, and will continue to invest in order to offer the best level of service and technical expertise possible for their customers.
David Hart Spring 2018 collection
Menswear designer David Hart kindly took us on a colorful trip to Cuba with his oh-so-cool collection for Spring 2018. It’s no big secret that we at Ponyboy are big David Hart fans and can never get enough of his terrific vintage inspired clothing. This season we saw beautifully cut linen suits in a great color palette, including mint, salmon and coral. The boldly striped blazer was a fabulous piece, as well as the banana print shirts.
Crossing borders in the name of fashion
Fashion is something many people are passionate about. As a result, you will often see people do impressive things in the name of fashion and one of them is to cross one or multiple borders in order to enrich their fashion knowledge and experience.
Blossom Premiere Vision unveils the latest developments, innovative materials and colour trends for Spring/Summer 2019
This 12 and 13 December, the Palais Brongniart in Paris will welcome the 4th edition of the PREMIERE VISION Group’s latest exhibition: BLOSSOM PREMIERE VISION.
Cygnet Texkimp - custom designed solution for the fashion industry
Cygnet Texkimp provides specialist knowledge and bespoke machinery for the global technical fibre and fabric, paper, plastic, foil and film processing markets. They focus on the design and manufacture of leading-edge creel technologies and accessories for the unwinding, tensioning and guiding of all types of yarns, tapes and fibres, from package to process.
Guest Nation of Pitti Uomo 93 - Finland
The most promising names on Finland’s new fashion scenario will be the stars of the Guest Nation project sponsored by the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery during Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 (Florence, 9-12 January 2018).
Excellence in textiles, a full-on experience at Milano Unica Spring/Summer 2019
The path through the pavilions of Milano Unica leads visitors on a journey through all the product categories typifying excellence in materials, tradition and creativity, Italian and European.
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT