TOMO KOIZUMI presented collection Autumn-Winter 2023/2024 at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo
Tomo Koizumi is known for his hand-sewn, voluminous, ruffled dresses, made from Japanese polyester. Take a look of the designer's collection Autumn/Winter 2023/2024.
AKIKOAOKI presented collection Autumn-Winter 2023/2024 at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo
On 16th March I attended the fashion show of AKIKOAOKI brand at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. After graduating from Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo, Akiko continued her studies at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.
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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Pieter Petros - bespoke suits with Belgian origin
Working to reach my goal, Pieter Petros have started with what he is most passionate about, i.e., designing suits. These suits are like no other, for the reason them being 100% natural and completely personalised. Which undoubtedly takes the confidence level of the individual a notch higher.
Simon Spurr is the new Creative Director of Eidos
Simon Spurr is back. The acclaimed British designer, credited with modernising menswear tailoring, has been appointed as creative director of Italian menswear brand Eidos — a more modern and affordable sub-label of heritage menswear brand Isaia that was launched in 2013. His first Autumn/Winter 2018 collection for the Neapolitan brand will debut in January.
The International Woolmark prize returns at Pitti Uomo
The International Woolmark Prize returns to Florence, with the 2017/18 global final to be held January 9, 2018, on the first day of Pitti Uomo.
Bunka Fashion College - study in Japan
Bunka Fashion College covers all the fields of the fashion industry. Bunka Fashion College was founded in 1923 as the first dressmaking school in Japan. Since then, Bunka has had a significant role in fashion education in Japan. Its original, specialized and practical curriculum adapts to the changes in a diversified industry, and it continues to cultivate fashion professionals who can easily adapt to the modern fashion industry.
Study fashion design in Israel - Shenkar - Engineering. Design. Art
“Shenkar - Engineering. Design. Art” has established itself as one of the leading colleges in Israel. Every year, Shenkar's graduates find themselves in the forefront of research and the industry, exhibit their works, participate in competitions and win prestigious awards.
Milano Unica presents the Spring/Summer 2019 trends and sends a strong message: Save the planet
The route to the 26th edition of Milano Unica has begun with the presentation of the S/S 2019 trends at the Teatro Vetra in Milan. The three themes that inspire the international global trends focus on three elements that are essential to our life on the planet - Water, Air and Earth - and its payoff is projected towards the future: «Milano Unica: Save the Planet»
New York based fashion photographer Billy Rood
Billy Rood's cinematic and ethereal imagery of fashion, beauty and portraits always has a strong visual style, sophistication, and holds an ethereal energy. With his signature use of color and editing, his artistry feels timeless while staying fresh, modern and unique. He is inspired by his higher self, beauty, love, laughter, women, cinema and style.
And the 9th Premiere Vision awards prizes for 2017 go to
Premiere Vision Paris, Tuesday 19 September 2017, 5:30 pm: the whole fashion industry - weavers, tanners, designers, buyers…, as well as international journalists, got together at the Premiere Vision Fabrics Forum (Hall 6). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 8 prizes of the 9th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.
Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 is presented by the eye of Tom Ford, recognising the sharp tailoring and perfectly combined floral jacket with pants.
Tommy Hilfiger presented Spring 2018 collection at Pitti Uomo
“We continue to celebrate our menswear collections with engaging, interactive installations that feature our latest designs, as well as the incredible digital innovation taking place in all areas of our business,” said Tommy Hilfiger. “I am very excited to return to Pitti for a second season to present our Spring 2018 Hilfiger Edition collection and take part in the great momentum that the men’s fashion world is experiencing globally.”
CND rockets across a glittering galaxy at Jeremy Scott Spring/Summer 2018
CND, the pioneers of nail artistry at Fashion Week, once again joined forces with one of fashion’s most iconic free spirits, Jeremy Scott, for a Spring/Summer 2018 show that was truly out of this world. Marking Scott’s 20-year anniversary as an independent designer, this season’s looks were a literal reminder of why he is one of fashion’s most brilliant stars: the collection showcased an irreverent take on intergalactic glamour, sparkling like space-age stardust on the runway.
New achievements for White Milano: SSHeena special guest with urban catwalk for Milan
WHITE expands its geography within the Tortona Fashion District, with the hub in Tortona 31/Archiproducts and with the venue for special projects and events within Camera Italiana Buyer Moda, which add to the three already existing locations. The timing is extended to four days, in view of the fashion week, so as to converge all the sector’s initiatives in the same period, thanks to MISE. The record number of 532 exhibitors (368 from Italy and 164 from abroad, namely a 6,4% increase), goes to show the key role the trade-fair plays in the womenswear international scene. Ssheena is September’s Special Guest with an Urban Catwalk in the heart of Milan, while Efisio Rocco Marras is the Special Designer, with the new direction undertaken by I’M Isola Marras. Consolidated brands, international ones and cutting-edge labels are the event’s protagonists, comprising a rich calendar of events that has reached over 390 requests for entry, of which 134 from abroad.
Stephen Bishop – 25 years of suit hire and formal wear experience
Stephen Bishop is the latest, most modern suiting establishment to open for many a year. They offer you lightweight, designer fit suiting with a range of exclusive accessories to provide you with the most up to date, fashionable look for your big day.
Christian Pellizzari Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Christain Pellizzari’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection exhibited a discordant lack of flow. This is not to say that the selection of garments as a collective was not cohesive. The dissonance concerned the emotive spirit of clothing that most established designers tap into it. Whether the overall theme is grunge or sartorial elitism each look, or groups of looks within the collection will be different.
Study Fashion Design Technology at London College of Fashion
f you want to be a successful creative designer for contemporary international fashion menswear, BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology Menswear will give you all the skills you need to achieve your goal.
Get Low-Priced Tickets For 'Breakthrough in Fashion' 2017
For this year's event on October 26th at the London Irish Centre in Camden, Creative Industry Hub has invited buyers from the UK's leading fashion brands to meet to EVERY fashion designer in the room, including Missguided, JoJo Maman Bebe, ASOS, Fortnum & Mason, and more.
Who is who at Pitti Uomo - 10 influencers you should know
Pitti Uomo is undoubtedly a premier men’s fashion event. At Pitti Uomo you can see the latest trends, new designers and companies in men’s fashion, premiering the best men’s tailoring from across the globe, but also the best dressed men in the world. The best sentence I have ever heard is that there you can meet "anyone who’s anyone in the menswear business". And this is true. The atmosphere is unique and you feel like everyone is your friend. Everyone is smiling and having fun and at the same time doing business.
A very special president, John Malkovich a new prize, the fashion smart creation prize an exclusive DJ Set by the Synapson Duo
A special ceremony followed this year by a new DJ set performed by French electropop duo SYNAPSON! Each year this exciting event, eagerly awaited by fashion industry professionals, singles out the most inventive and innovative creations from weavers and tanners exhibiting at the Premiere Vision Fabrics and Premiere Vision Leather shows.
Best dressed men at CFDA Awards 2017
Each June, the international fashion community honors the best and brightest in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards. Founded in 1981, they are the highest honor in fashion and recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, and lifetime achievement.
Pitti Uomo 92 will mark the ninth edition of WHO IS ON NEXT UOMO
Pitti Uomo 92 will mark the ninth edition of WHO IS ON NEXT? UOMO, the scouting project produced by Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery and sponsored by Pitti Immagine Uomo in cooperation with Altaroma and L’Uomo Vogue, that seeks out new Italian or Italian based talents in men’s fashions.
Tracey Emin CBE RA Designs LFWM Fifth Anniversary Logo
The five year anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s will be celebrated 9th - 12th June. To mark this milestone iconic British artist Tracey Emin CBE RA, member of the BFC’s Menswear Committee, has lent her signature handwriting to the LFWM logo. The logo will be featured in a custom neon installation in the event’s central hub at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.
WHITE MAN&WOMAN keeps growing with increasingly international focus
WHITE has boosted the June edition thus reaching 300 brands, thanks to important partnerships and to the success of the MAN & WOMAN formula. The trade show is the only trade-fair capable of showcasing the womenswear previews during the menswear fashion week. Special Guest of the show is POAN, which will tread the catwalks thanks to the collaboration with CNMI, while the Slovakian NEHERA is the woman precollections Guest Designer. Synergies with showrooms like Tomorrow for the Athleisure, Six London, Baltimora Studio and The Alphabet. Special projects with companies like Casadei, which will launch its capsule collection, Momon?, with a special area, Ramponi and Albini Group for the shows.
Christian Dior Cruise 2018 collection
The discovery of the Lascaux cave, in 1940, had a profound influence on the artists of the time. For Georges Bataille, it represented the dawn of the human race. The power with which animals are depicted (deer, horses, oxen) takes us back to the infancy of mankind and its relationship to nature, as well as the invention of art. In 1951, Christian Dior appropriated these rock paintings, making a print from them for his Ovale line, a form with allusions to primitive female depictions such as the Willendorf Venus. It is this wild and ancient femininity, linked to the magic of the earth, that guided Maria Grazia Chiuri, Artistic Director of the Dior women's collections, throughout the creation of her first cruise collection for the House.
Salvatore Ferragamo Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Salvatore Ferragamo presented its Spring/Summer 2017 collection during Milano Fashion Week Mens. The latest offering, the first without creative director Massimiliano Giornettito, who exited last season, was envisioned by Ferragamo’s design team and offered travel-wear elements such as fanny packs, oversized cargo pockets on suits and seriously industrial grade-looking shoes.
Neil Barrett Fall/Winter 2017 collection
Neil Barrett's interest in fashion began at an early age: born in Devon, South West England, both his grandfather and great-grandfather were master tailors, a talent that runs in the blood for this designer obsessed with the cut and finish of his immaculately-made apparel.
British Fashion Council announces NEWGEN recipients for 2017 / 2018
The British Fashion Council (BFC) today celebrates the fifteen emerging designers who will receive NEWGEN support for the year ahead. Following the announcement of a new format, NEWGEN sponsorship is now awarded annually to both menswear and womenswear designers who will show at either London Fashion Week Men’s or London Fashion Week.
Suit Me - tailored suits from Czech Republic
Jacky Damwani, founder of Suit & Me brand, grew up in the world of fashion. His career began in his early teens in India, where he worked in a textile company in sales department. BA Graduate had a passion in fashion and fabric designing than joined Silk and Art Silk Mills Institute Of Research Association, one of the finest institutes in India where he obtained his DTCDT diploma in textile colour & design technology & diploma in fashion designing.
Westminster Fashion Design BA Student wins The British Fashion Council Coach Design 2017 competition
Lloyd James Husband, currently studying Fashion Design at the University of Westminster, won the British Fashion Council Coach Design Competition on Thursday 16 March.
Justin O'Shea launches own label
The launch of SSS World Corp marks O’Shea’s return to design following his departure from Brioni in October. Its runway debut will take place in Paris in June.
English tailored suits by Paul Costelloe
More than just a name, Paul Costelloe maintains his position as head designer across all areas of the Paul Costelloe brand. Quality, youthfulness, expert tailoring and acute attention to refined detail are the values and philosophies that he holds dear to ensure you look amazing and feel great in Paul Costelloe.
Joshua Kane Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 collection
"Journey" - this is the name of Joshua Kane Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 collection. It was held at the London Palladium. The designer once again impressed with sharp and crisp models.
Christian Louboutin for E. Tautz Autumn/Winter 2017
For his Autumn/Winter 2017 collection show on the catwalk of London Fashion Week Men’s, E. Tautz designer Patrick Grant was inspired by men from the countryside. However, this “man” is of the intimate kind; in order to put a modern spin on his collection’s traditional silhouettes, Grant looked at the garb of scarecrows in the countryside of Leeds as depicted by photographer Peter Mitchell in his series “Some Thing Means Everything to Somebody.” The result was elegant wool coats, tailored anoraks, high-waisted belted trousers and open collars that were loosely layered to create the laid back, but fully modern look.
Kickstarter - your dream comes true
Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects — big and small — have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter community.
Gianluca Flore is exiting the Italian men's wear company Brioni
The move follows the departure of Brioni's creative director Justin O'Shea in October and comes at a time of transition for the company, which is attempting to establish itself as a leader in luxury menswear.
Techtextil presents technical textiles
Techtextil is the international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens. Here, you will find topical information for your work on Techtextil.
Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Autumn/Winter '17 marks a significant moment for Paul Smith as he presents his men’s and women’s collections on one catwalk for the first time in his career.
Tom Ford Men's Underwear - the newest category for his brand
A week before, he revealed his new luxury watch partnership with Tom Kartsotis’ Bedrock Manufacturing Co., Ford and now he has revealed that he’s getting into underwear — men’s only to start. It will be done through a license with the Italian manufacturing firm Albisetti International.
Reds, purples, blues in the new menswear collection of LeGrand Leseur to be presented at Atlantic City fashion week
Menswear designer LeGrand Leseur, known for creating suits and looks that haven't been done before, is going to present his new collection at Atlantic City fashion week.
Wear A Great Pair Of Shoes To Impress Everyone
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.
Sir Paul Smith meeting fashion students at Milano Unica
Sir Paul Smith design icon and entrepreneur will visit Milan to meet fashion students from around the world on February 1st, 5:30 pm.
"Butterfly of Paradise" - Ziad Nakad Couture Spring/Summer 2017
For his second Couture collection presented at Westin hotel in Paris, Ziad Nakad offers his own vision of a universal garden where butterflies and flowers are the main symbols of his inspiration. Tradition and modernity combine to each silhouette giving the appearance of a sparkling bouquet of summer flowers.
Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 Menswear collection
This was Vivienne Westwood’s first-ever show on the London menswear schedule, and a co-ed show to boot. But as she observed, it was far from the first time she’s put both genders on the same runway.
Russian Fashion Council sets the dates for the new season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place from March 12 to March 16, 2017, the second edition of Fashion Futurum International Conference is scheduled for March 16-17, 2017. Over 100 young and established designers, Live Streaming Video, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Art Heritage Exhibition, vibrant street style - for one week all local and some international fashionistas are to be detected nearby Moscow Man?ge, the central venue of #MBFWRussia, next to Red Square. The Manege will host the Fall/Winter 2017 collections by fashion designers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other countries.
Model of 2016: Jordan Barrett
The Models.com Model of the Year (MOTY) Industry Awards are the voice of over 250 voters representing a wide range of the industry’s top professionals, including many of the industry’s top stylists, designers, photographers, editors, hair and makeup artists and casting directors, and a wide range of the next generation of the industry’s emerging creative talents.
Antonio Marras Spring/Summer 2017 - the floral suit
Antonio Marras joins the growing number of designers taking up the theme of travel for spring-summer 2017. After an intimate presentation of his latest collection during Milan Fashion Week, the designer unveiled his lookbook for the season. Model Reid Rohling is the collection’s protagonist, lending it a boyish quality.
Tips for your made-to-measure wedding suit
Your wedding is a day that comes once in a lifetime. Whatever time of year it takes place, this day certainly merits your best effort in putting together your sharpest look. Here are a few tips in what to look for in your perfect suit, when to get it and a few more recommendations by the Savile Row's expert designers and tailors.
Eva Longoria & Courtney Lopez shine in Ieena Duggal - Who wore it best?
There's nothing like a friendly fashion face-off and this one is lots of fun! Both Eva Longoria and her good friend Courtney Lopez were spotted in the exact same Ieena Duggal cocktail dress. Courtney wore the dress first back at Eva's May wedding in Mexico and it appears Eva was such a fan that she decided to take her turn with the dress, wearing it on the red carpet at the 13th Annual Dubai International Film Festival this past weekend. Both ladies looked spectacular so we'll leave the judgement up to you - WHO WORE IT BEST?
New brand ambassador of Premiere Vision New York: Nellie Partow, fashion designer and CFDA member
Womenswear designer Nellie Partow has been selected to represent Premi?re Vision New York as its ambassador for the January 2017 edition.
Tommy Hilfiger publishes memoir American dreamer
Tommy Hilfiger announces the global launch of Tommy Hilfiger’s memoir, American Dreamer, which chronicles his life and career in becoming one of the world’s most renowned fashion designers and will be on sale beginning tomorrow. From his beginnings as an eager entrepreneur in Elmira, New York, to founding his namesake brand and building international growth, the memoir shares Hilfiger’s most genuine and moving recollections.
The art of Custom by Joseph Abboud - the newest custom made clothing line of the brand
Celebrate American craftsmanship with a CUSTOM SUIT made to your unique specifications from award-winning menswear designer Joseph Abboud. Each garment is crafted of the most luxurious fabrics and tailored to your individualized fit and details.
Brett Johnson Fall/Winter 2016 collection
This season, American designer Brett Johnson, founder and creative director of his eponymous brand, BRETT JOHNSON, explores the off-duty sartorial preferences of the world’s most iconic men in design and business. Professionally, these men are internationally renowned fixtures on the global, economic stage. Privately, these are modest individuals who prefer the seclusion of an isolated hideaway often lost in the wilds of the American West and always far away from the cacophony of their professional lives.
Top 3 secrets about the upcoming Pitti Immagine Uomo edition in January 2017
An icon of British design and style who unites heritage, pop inspiration and eclecticism, has chosen Pitti Uomo 91 as the stage for a special event to launch his PS by Paul Smith collection. PS by Paul Smith, the designer’s contemporary line, offers a fusion of luxury design and performance characteristics, technical fabrics and ergonomic cuts. Paul Smith will be realizing a special fashion installation for the occasion.
Sanford Panitch - Hollywood Executive launches men's fashion label
Hollywood executive Sanford Panitch, the president of Columbia Pictures, is moonlighting as a men's fashion designer.
Nick Graham Spring/Summer 2017 collection - Our Men In Havana
At Nick Graham believe that Modern Menswear is a mix of two parts tradition, two parts attitude and one part pure fun. Its what they call "Post-Prep." By combining classic British menswear with American post-prep styling, they’re out to create a new dynamic – one that is both recognizable and refreshing.
Philipp Plein Spring/Summer 2017 collection - the basketball theme
A basket-ball court, cheerleaders, popcorn vendors, breakdancing mascots, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and infamous rapper Busta Rhymes all packed into a 3-D mapping experience set the pace for Philipp Plein’s sports-driven, unconventional and high-geared Spring/Summer 2017 men’s collection.
David Naman Autumn/Winter 2016 collection
David Naman is the result of a tailoring background developed over time combined with innovation, research and dynamism. If you are a true lover of style, class and Italian designer, David Naman is the one to wear. Since 1996, David Naman is the answer to a cosmopolitan man with an international style but with an Italian taste.
Andrea Pompilio Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection
Born in Pesaro in 1973, Andrea Pompilio grows up in a highly creative environment, his father being an architect, his mother a passionate painter and hailing from a family traditionally involved in the clothing industry.
Elegant Erkel Spring/Summer 2017 collection
We are a new generation! A generation filled with somebodys: Innovators, Out of the box thinkers, People not afraid to say what they mean, and mean what they say. Why should your tie be any different? We strive to provide hand crafted pieces that express your personal style just as much as your professionalism. Partnering up with local designers and suppliers allows us to keep things interesting!
Mel Gambert shirt maker announced as a finalist for the 2016 New Jersey manifacturing awards
CTDA member, Mel Gambert Shirt Makers, a manufacturer of custom and ready to wear woven shirts,has been announced as a finalist for the 2016 New Jersey Manufacturer of the Year Award in the Medium Business category (between 51-125 employees). The winner will be announced at the annual “Made in New Jersey” event on Friday, October 7th in Somerset, NJ.
Custom suits by William T Clothiers
William T. Clothiers is a Certified Merchant Member of The Custom Tailors & Designers Association (CTDA) the oldest trade organization in the United States. Membership includes distinguished master tailors, designers, and custom clothiers who create fine custom clothing for discerning clients across the country.
Christian Louboutin takes classic styles to the next level
Season after season, Christian Louboutin technical virtuosity and signature irreverence take classic men’s styles to the next level, all in pursuit of uncompromising innovation in design. Boundaries, after all, mean little to the designer, with tradition often taken merely as a suggestion whilst fabrics, embellishments, constructions and techniques are reinvented tirelessly.
Givenchy Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Travel seems to be in the air during the spring collections, with several designers sending their models on strange journeys to both real and imagined locales. Riccardo Tisci men seemed to be military men on a mission; the collection was heavy with camouflage prints and utility features.
BORSALINO by Nick Fouquet cocktail launch
Exclusive cocktail Thursday September 22, 2016 at the Borsalino showroom in Via Sant’Andrea 5 in Milan for the presentation of the Borsalino Spring / Summer 2017 capsule collection by Nick Fouquet. Borsalino and Californian designer Nick Fouquet welcomed international buyers, influencers, socialite and celebrities for a “meet & greet” with cocktail and live jazz accompaniment.
Barrington Fabrics - gateway to cloth for every fabric
Barrington Fabrics Ltd was established in the 1990's and its primary target area was the manufacturing of piece good for the middle and far east clothiers merchants and retail fabric stores.
The six Premiere Vision Awards for 2016 go to...
September 13th, 12.30 pm, the whole fashion industry - weavers, tanners, designers, buyers…, as well as international journalists, got together at the Première Vision Fabrics Forum (Hall 6). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 6 prizes of the 8th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.
Happy Birthday Celebrities: Karl Lagerfeld
Karl Otto Lagerfeld is born on 10th of September 1933. He is a German fashion designer, artist, and photographer based in Paris. He is the head designer and creative director of the fashion house Chanel as well as the Italian house Fendi and his own fashion label. Over the decades, he has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. He is well recognized around the world for his trademark white hair, black glasses, and high starched collars.
Japan's Largest Fashion Trade Expo Invites Global Fashion Industry Professionals
FASHION WORLD TOKYO is Japan’s largest fashion trade show and held twice a year in April and November. The show gathers all kinds of fashion wear, bags, shoes, fashion accessories, fashion jewellery, men’s fashion, textile and OEM/ODM products from around the world. With 850* exhibitors & 28,000* visitors, the next FASHION WORLD TOKYO [2016 NOVEMBER 7th to 9th ] provides the fashion industry with abundant opportunities to expand their business in Japan & Asia.
Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017
Two months before Jason Wu’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is sent down the runway at New York Fashion Week, the New York-based fashion designer was in Australia visiting the source of Merino wool - the natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre which lies at the heart of his latest collection.
TOM*BEATLEMANIA for Spring-Summer 2017 at Toronto Men's Fashion Week
TOM* (Toronto Men's Fashion Week) has partnered with Toronto's Historic Sites (operated by the City of Toronto) for "Beatles 50 T.O" - a celebration of the 50th anniversary since the iconic band last performed in Toronto, Canada.
Scabal's New Head of Design is Campbell Dunn
It is with great pride that Scabal can announce the appointment of Campbell Dunn as the company’s new Head of Design. With an established pedigree in creating classically luxurious menswear, Campbell aims to take the company to the next creative level.
David Hart - one of the successful young designers
Born and raised in Annapolis, Maryland, David Hart began designing clothing at a young age. At seventeen, he received the Fashion Group International Scholarship Award and moved to New York City to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology. In 2004, he received his BFA in fashion design, with a specialization in evening wear and tailoring.
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