CLOTH project presents its fashion platform
CLOTH Project, the european alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digital is announcing the launch of its fashion platform, avalable at https://fashion.clothproject.eu
Successful CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan
The team of the Bulgarian Fashion Association has returned from Milan, where it organized a short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project.The participants, 8 Bulgarian companies and 7 companies and organizations from Denmark, Spain and France, shared their content from the excellent organization and rich program.
15 organizations will participate in the CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan 01-03 February 2023
The CLOTH project ClusterXchange visit organised around the MILANO UNICA fair will take place in Milan, February 01-03, 2023. 15 organizations, among which SMEs and business support organizations from Bulgaria, Denmark, Spain and France will take part in this short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project .
CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange at ECOMONDO
Between 8th and 11th November, CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange in Rimini, Italy. With a programme organised around ECOMONDO fair, the clusterxchange focussed on two main axes: learning on circular economy in Italy and in the Mediterranean region; meeting companies from around Europe.
CLOTH Project ClusterXChange event in The Netherlands
The CLOTH Project, the European alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digitalization, will organize another ClusterXchange event in The Netherlands, between 27 and 29 of September.
A new cluster alliance has been created to promote green and digital transition for the fashion industry
The CLOTH project „CLuster Alliance fOr the Transition to green and digital fasHion” aims to boost the inter-regional cooperation through the creation of a cluster alliance within the Fashion sector. This new alliance will support SME`s in the digital and sustainable transformation and will enhance cooperation, partnerships and networking among clusters and SME`s from the Fashion sector.
A new era for EU fashion brands - Embracing digitalization and sustainability
FASCINATE project is organizing its Opening Conference and workshop “A new era for EU fashion brands - Embracing digitalization & Sustainability”, organised in the framework of the ESCP-4i - European Cluster Collaboration Platform.
FASCINATE - Unprecedented alliance between fashion, footwear, and digital technology industries to access international markets
For the first time, the textile and fashion industry and digital technology industry have set to work side by side to determine how they can use the digital sphere to address the needs of fashion companies when they decide to sell to the world.
AEI Téxtils started two new projects to benefit the advanced textiles’ sector: GALACTICA AND TEXGLOBAL
The Catalan Technical Textiles’ Cluster AEI Téxtils started two new strategic projects for the cluster that will benefit its members, the manufacturing companies of the advanced textiles’ sector.
AEI Téxtils participated in the European Cluster Conference 2020
AEI Téxtils, the Catalan technical textiles’ cluster, has participated in the European Cluster Conference 2020. The conference was held on November 10th and 11th and was organized by the European Cluster Collaboration platform (ECCP), the European Commission and the German Presidency of the European Union.
How clusters can strengthen the European economy in the textile sector
The first fully virtual European Cluster Conference brought together more than 900 stakeholders, policymakers, cluster managers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to discuss and share current and future priorities for cluster policies and developments to support sustainable industry development and interregional cooperation, and to build connections between Europe’s value chains, clusters and ecosystems. Silvia Kabaivanova, Chairman of Bulgarian Fashion Association and editor-in-chief of Be Global Fashion Network, made a speech about How clusters can strengthen the European economy in the textile sector.
First virtual European Cluster Conference 2020 discussing priorities for cluster policies and developments
The first fully virtual European Cluster Conference has started today, 10 November 2020 and it will continue on 11 November 2020. The conference is organized by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs together with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy under the German Presidency of the Council of the EU.
First meeting of FASCINATE - Sustainable Fashion Alliance for International Markets
On 21 & 22 September 2020 took place the First Steering Committee of FASCINATE - Sustainable Fashion Alliance for International Markets in the framework of the Clusters Going International (ESCP-4i) Programme. The partners met online to discuss the future initiatives, which they will organize in the next 18 months.
Taking Care of Your Jewelry: How to Keep Your Silver Jewelry from Tarnish
Everyone loves silver jewelry. It actually is one of the most popular materials used for jewelry, and it’s understandable, keeping in mind its versatility and luster. But there are many people out there who avoid silver rings for one particular reason: tarnish. In the case when oxygen and sulfur have contact with the silver, they bond and make the silver seem to be dirty – and no one wants that.
Great France-Japan Innovation Forum
With the France Japan Innovation Year coming to an end, a delegation of French companies from the textile sector will be in Japan from 5 to 8 December 2016. They will take part in the Great France- Japan Innovation Forum held by the Embassy of France in Japan.
Men’s elegance on the Emmy Awards 2016 Red carpet - variations of tuxedo and even a try for a boutonnière
We asked the Men's Fashion Cluster Ambassador Dandy to comment on the style of the celebrities on the red carpet, as he has a sharp eye for style and a witty language. Here is what he told us about the dress code of the celebrities attending the Emmy Awards 2016:
The First International TOC Conference in Bulgaria was held by TOCICO
The First International TOC Conference in Bulgaria was held on 08 and 09 June in RIU PRAVETS RESORT, organized by TOCICO and Richmart. Be Global Fashion Network was the main media partner of this event, taking place for the first time in Bulgaria.
Happy Birthday Mark Zuckerberg
The Men's Fashion Cluster Academy gives 365 men's suit jackets to Mark Zuckerberg as a gift. It announced it earlier this year, but Mark Zuckerberg did not call yet to claim this gift. The Men's Fashion Cluster team is very serious in this offer and once again wants to make it for Mark Zuckerberg's birthday, which is today, 14th May.
The Men's Fashion Cluster Academy gives 365 men's suit jackets as a gift to Mark Zuckerberg
The suits will be created by 365 young designers from universities all over the world, so you can wear a different jacket every day over your gray T-shirts. Be an example for young people, because they should be ready for the business world, and clothing is very important as it gives the first impression of the person.
The interest in made-to-measure men's suits is growing
The Men's Fashion Cluster participated with its own stand at the last edition of Première Vision Paris in February 2016, where it presented men's and children's suits, produced by the most modern factory for made-to-measure suits in Eastern Europe - Richmart.
French in Paris crazy about Bulgarian folklore dances
The International agricultural fair was held was week in Paris and Bulgaria participated with its own stand. Liqueur and brandy made of roses, as well as buffalo cheese, were among the most wanted products by French people, said Hristo Dimitrov - the organizer of Bulgarian stand and choreographer and producer of National folklore ensemble 'Bulgare'.
Spring-Summer 2017 Fabrics trends at Première Vision Paris February 2016
Seeking new balances, Spring-Summer 2017 plays on positive, creative instabilities, and moves lightly and light-heartedly away from well-established codes and standardisation. Fabrics and colours are ever more particular and multi-sensory, emerging as caring partners ready to convey differentiation, and communicate emotion.
Vitale Barberis Canonico shows the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection 'The Prince of Wales is back' at Milano Unica
The Vitale Barberis Canonico wool mill is presenting at Milano Unica 22nd edition the new Spring/Summer 2017 'The Prince of Wales is back' collection. This collection celebrates the design of the Prince of Wales, the perfect design for a contemporary gentleman with a British twist.
The Dutch impose the new formula in fashion - made-to-measure suits from quality wool fabrics
MEN'S FASHION CLUSTER participated in MODEFABRIEK Amsterdam January 2016 edition (January 24-25). Amsterdam enforces the fashion standarts of custom suits.There you can see the latest collections of fabrics with over 1,500 designs of CERRUTI, E. THOMAS, and VITALE BARBERIS CANONICO and over 300 high-quality Italian linings.
Fashion Academy Herrenmode Cluster NL - Die Neue Formel In Der Mode - Herrenanzug nach Maß
Schulung 04.02.2016 (kostenlos) von 11:00 bis 17:30h. in World Fashion Centre Amsterdam. Wie macht man Business - Mode? Seien Sie ein Modeberater / Seien Sie ein Agent
Mariya Christova - an aspiring illustrator from Amsterdam
Mariya is the Art Director of Men's Fashion Cluster in Amsterdam. In 2000 she graduated university in Bulgaria where she got a Plastic Arts (sculpture), Fine Arts and Art history diploma. After spending time abroad she decided to stay and live in Holland.
Pitti Uomo 89 - The trade show
The world's most important platform for men's clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men's fashion, Pitti Uomo, is currently running (January 12-15, 2016) in Florence, Italy. Be Global Fashion Network is on spot to show you the atmosphere of the event and to reveal the key trends and directions in men's fashion business.
Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Première Vision Paris
For 3 days, twice a year at Paris-Nord Villepinte, the six major industries (Yarns, Fabrics, Leather, Designs, Accessories, Manufacturing) supplying materials and services to the global fashion industry, come together in Paris, presenting forward-looking fashion information during Première Vision Paris. The next edition of the 'the global event for fashion professionals' will be held February 16-18, 2016.
Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Milano Unica
Milano Unica is a world-renowned trade fair, established in 2005. The XXII edition of Milano Unica will be held at Viale Scarampo, Milan, Italy from February 9-11, 2016.
Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Who's Next Paris
WHO'S NEXT is a leading international fashion trade show in Europe. Every season it welcomes 50,000 visitors through its doors at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre in Paris, where talented artists create the visuals of a communication campaign to share inspirations. The next edition of Who's Next Paris will be held January 22-25, 2016.
Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Modefabriek Amsterdam
During the next edition of Modefabriek Amsterdam (January 24-25, 2016) the Men's Fashion Cluster will provide a free made-to-measure training, which explains How to become a fashion consultant without any designer skills - an option that give you a chance to earn an additional income up to 120 000 euro per year without any investment.
First Annual awards for architecture, construction and design
The winners of the the first edition of the Annual ACD awards, adjudged by InLife Tv and 'Architecture store', were announced during a glamorous gala in Anastacia Residence, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Men's Fashion Cluster
The Men's Fashion Cluster (MFC) is a union of fashion designers and fashion business professionals from more than 50 countries (mainly from Europe and the USA). It completes projects in the field of men's fashion, supports the fashion designers and the fashion industry.
Men's Fashion Cluster has opened its Amsterdam Showroom with an unique review-spectacle
The Dutch Showroom of the MFC (the first from the European chain that the Cluster is planning to create) was opened on November 16, 2015 in the World Fashion Center Amsterdam. An unique review-spectacle combining Bulgarian folklore and contemporary fashion with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza) was presented to the audience.
Men's Fashion Cluster opens a showroom in the World Fashion Centre Amsterdam
MFC invites all fashion designers from Europe, interested in MTM and MTO, to present their latest collections in the Cluster's new showroom. * Up to 10 garments from one designer (FREE participation) - onlymen's suits, jackets and blazers, teen and children's jackets.
Following the Bulgarian dance in Netherlands
The Bulgarian team of Richmart Vintage is in Netherlands and follows in the footsteps of Bulgarian dance, embroidery and rhythms that truly obey people in the country of tulips. After a strong start to the tour Ensemble "Bulgare" in Holland, Dean Manev, Director of Men's Fashion Cluster and the team of InLIFE are guests of formation Paloina" who practice the Bulgarian folklore.
Men's Fashion Cluster - an Ambassador of Bulgarian fashion and folklore in The Netherlands
Dean Manev - the President of Men's Fashion Cluster - is already in The Netherlands. He is there with serious intentions - to turn Bulgarian dances, embroidery (shevitza) and fashion into 'generator of business in Europe'.
Folknetika - the key to the rescue from sedentary
As we've already noted, sedentary lifestyle is the key risk factor for people's lives and health. That's why a group of active Bulgarians - each of them successful in their field - united themselves to create a proposal for the problem's solution. The system is called Folknetika and it was presented yesterday in Sofia, Bulgaria, during a press conference at the Bulgarian News Agency.
Men's Fashion Cluster presented the results of its work with a glamorous fashion and dance show
Last night (September 30, 2015) was the second evening of the fashion show in Ruse, during which was held a press conference 'Ruse - a pearl of the world fashion's necklace'. It was followed by a review-spectacle, combining fashion and Bulgarian folklore dances, presented by dance formation RICHMART. Dancers were dressed in men's suit jackets, decorated with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza), designed by Rayna Gancheva and Tsvetomir Petkov.
Richmart Vintage at the international conference TOCICO 2015
From September 6th to 9th 2015 Goldratt Marketing Group organizes the international conference TOCICO at The Westin Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa. The conference is an opportunity to hear and interact with recognised international TOC authors, experts, and practitioners show-casing their latest discoveries and experiences.
MRKET New York July 2015
The director of Men's Fashion Cluster Dean Manev participated at the exhibition and presented the cluster and one of its member companies - Richmart, manufacturer of men's made-to-measure and made-to-order suits.
European Fashion Forum 2015 - International Conference, fashion show and party
The forum brought together experts from the academic, business and design communities in the fashion industry. Fourteen Winners of Golden Needle by the Academy of Fashion, fashion design students from four Bulgarian universities and Bulgarian designers, who have presented their work on world fashion stages, took part in the fashion show. The accent of the event was the presentation of contemporary clothing with references to Bulgarian folklore.
European Fashion Forum 2015
MEN'S FASHION CLUSTER would like to invite you to an international press conference with the subject: Development of the fashion industry in Europe. MTO (Made To Order) & MTM (Made To Measure) - The new fashion formula. The press conference will take place on June 17th, 2015 from 6 pm with the participation of fashion specialists and consultants from more than 20 countries.
Pitti Immagine Uomo: Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear trends
Dean Manev, the Trade Director of Men's Fashion Cluster, visited Pitti Immagine Uomo 87 - one of the world's most important platforms for men's clothing and accessory collections, which was held January 13-16, 2015, in Florence, Italy. So, he shared with us, which were the brightest fashion trends in menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016, that attracted his attention.
Children's Fashion: Kristo by Richmart coats collection
Bulgarian hip-hop singer Kristo, who is often part of different social projects, collaborated with Richmart - one of the biggest factories in Europe, producing made-to-measure suits - for the creation of his first collection of children's coats, named 'Kristo by Richmart'.
Dean Manev: We support fashion designers to develop their men’s suits brand
Dean Manev is the Trade Director of the Men’s Fashion Cluster, organizer of the Men’s Style project. The project offers support to fashion designers for developing their men’s suits brand. The cluster works in collaboration with one of the biggest factories for production of men’s suits in Europe - Richmart.
Modefabriek Summer 2014 was held in Amsterdam
This year's Summer edition of Modefabriek was held on 13 & 14 July at the Amsterdam RAI.
Modefabriek is an innovative business-to-business trade show for labels in the middle and high segment of the fashion market, which value the uniqueness, quality and continuity with an individual vision of fashion.
The new formula for success in the fashion industry
On the 17th of June, the manufacturer of menswear "Richmart" gave a press conference for their successful performance at the World Conference in Washington, organized by the consulting firm "Goldratt" from 8th to 11th June. The press conference was devoted to the prospects of the Bulgarian fashion industry's leading trends in men's fashion business and a short fashion show of men's suits.
Made-to-measure suits produced for one day
From June 8th to 11th 2014 Goldratt Marketing Group organizes the international conference TOCICO, which will be attended by about 500 people from over 50 countries – owners and top managers of world famous companies.
The Men's Fashion Cluster is invited to be official producer of made-to-measure men's suits for some of these gentlemen. The funds from the sales will be donated to charity.
ZOOM - Euro-Mediterranean and Indian Ocean fashion sourcing
The 11th ZOOM fair takes place under the Première Vision Pluriel banner from 18 to 20 February 2014
at Paris - Nord Villepinte, Hall 2.
The show’s integration within the group is now complete under the management of PV Manufacturing. Fashion professionals attending Expofil, Première Vision, Indigo, Modamont and le Cuir à Paris will also visit ZOOM to see its diverse range of high quality manufacturing solutions for their collections.
Milano Unica presented the textiles for Spring/Summer 2015
The director of the Men's Fashion Cluster returned from Milano Unica, the international textile fair organized in Italy from 11th to 13th February 2014. At the fair were presented the finest quality products for Spring/Summer 2015 from both Italian and European textile manufacturers.
CIFF Copenhagen International Fashion Fair presents Fall/Winter 2014/2015 collections
From January 30th to February 2nd 2014 at Copenhagen you can visit the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair CIFF - the largest fashion fair in Northern Europe with over 40,000 sqm and countless brands housed under one roof.
At CIFF you can meet the director of the Men's Fashion Cluster and learn more about the Men's Style Fashion Design Contest. He accepts all interested fashion designers to discuss the business opportunities that the project provides to them at Hall: B4 / Stand no.: B4-003B
Why is vicuna wool so expensive?
The vicu?a lives in the wild on the Andes mountain range, subject to extreme climatic variations, which makes its fleece the softest and finest in the world, but at the same time, in the unparalleled strength of an animal that lives in the absolute wild.
The Men's Fashion Cluster at MRKET - the exclusive show for the menswear industry - January 2014 New York
MRket runs from Sunday, January 26 through Tuesday, January 28, 2014. It is a global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands. Representing the best collections in men’s clothing, sportswear, footwear and accessories from the United States and abroad.
This year at MRket you can visit the booth of the menswear brand Richmart, which is a member of the Men's fashion cluster.
Great opportunity to start your fashion design career
The Men's Fashion Cluster is looking for young and approved designers from all over the world to take part in its contest Men's Style and send their ideas for the 'Men's suit - modern and practical'.
Why should you participate? What are the benefits for winners?
Men's Fashion Cluster organizes International contest for photographers and filmmakers
As we have already announced the Men's fashion cluster organizes International fashion design contest for designers, fashion photographers and filmmakers with theme 'Men's suit - modern and practical'.
If you are a fashion photographer or filmmaker, the MFC's contest is an excellent business opportunity for you.
For participating in the contest you should send via email...
International fashion design contest Men's Style - an opportunity for young and approved designers
The Men's fashion cluster organizes International fashion design contest for designers, fashion photographers and filmmakers and the theme is: 'Men's suit - modern and practical'.
The main aims of the project are to make the suit more attractive and practical in everyday life of men, teenagers and children, to preserve made-to-measure traditions and to promote the use of wool fabrics, which allow the clothes to breath, being ecologically clean, practical, light and fine.
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