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Pieter Petros Institute - where Nature and Humans work alongside each other
Ethical Fashion

Pieter Petros Institute - where Nature and Humans work alongside each other

Pieter Petros, better known as PP, the CEO and founder of PIETER PETROS INSTITUTE is the new age philosopher who is set out to achieve his Vision, where Nature and Humans work alongside each other.

Etro Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection - full of colours
Menswear collections

Etro Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection - full of colours

Motifs of mountain flora and fauna like the antlers of a deer, described by Kean as "the king of the forest with his thorny crown," rise up from the bottom of a wool overcoat. The white face of a wolf peers out from a backpack. "The idea of going up a mountain, what you see and what you feel, the encounters; the idea of finding as a human being an inner balance. The story is biographical—a story about the way we try to be better. We ascend this mountain and we find a new perspective. A celebration of nature, mountains, animals—we have to find a new point of view."

AZZARO Men's Collection Fall-Winter 2016/2017
Menswear collections

AZZARO Men's Collection Fall-Winter 2016/2017

Azzaro's men's collection for fall-winter 2016-2017 was inspired by a dialogue with natural forces. Surrounded by Nordic landscapes, the Azzaro man favours tactile and sensual textures that seem to have been moulded by the wind.

Corporate wear by Signature Clothing
Fashion in the industry

Corporate wear by Signature Clothing

After a long career in corporate management the Signature Clothing understand intimately your issues, frustrations and pain points trying to find a uniform.

Federico Curradi is Pitti Uomo 89's Pitti Italics
Fashion fairs

Federico Curradi is Pitti Uomo 89's Pitti Italics

Pitti Italics is one of the Pitti Immagine Uomo projects - the program through which the Fondazione Pitti Discovery promotes and supports internationally promising new generation Italian fashion designers. At this edition the spotlights was turned on FEDERICO CURRADI of Florence who has a decade of experience with the most prestigious names in fashion, from Ermanno Scervino to Iceberg, in his résumé.

Spring-Summer 2016 Fashion trends: Key Prints & Patterns
Fashion trends

Spring-Summer 2016 Fashion trends: Key Prints & Patterns

'Key developments can be seen in Print & Pattern, Geos, Stripes & Checks, including creative experiments with natural world aesthetics and striking slogan looks. Elsewhere, fresh, ultra-feminine florals introduce a sophisticated appeal'.

Sustainable fashion: Amour Vert - the tree-planting brand
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Amour Vert - the tree-planting brand

'Good product. Good feeling. Really it's that simple! Our products promise non-toxic dyes, fabric innovation, smart supply chain engineering and a commitment to zero-waste design practices. Feel good, you are making a difference one garment at a time', says brand's statement.

MILANO UNICA presents Spring/Summer 2017 trends: synergy between supply & demand
Fashion fairs

MILANO UNICA presents Spring/Summer 2017 trends: synergy between supply & demand

Milano Unica World concluded its cycle for 2015 following the success of the Shanghai VIII edition. Numerous projects for the new year are already in the making, aiming the spotlight on Milano Unica exhibitors, protagonists in the fashion world.

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fashion trends: Yarns
Fashion trends

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fashion trends: Yarns

'Climate variations are the starting point of Fall-Winter 2016/2017 for Première Vision Yarns.Wooly, hairy and mohair yarns blur visuals. Checks and stripes melt into textures, creating misty aspects. Chines are delicately colored, throwns are worked in semitones and visuals will be softly blurry. Knits and weaves resemble powdery snow. Fall-Winter yarns and fibers make cozy airy handles possible. The feeling is silent and protective, and aspects subtly vibrant'.

Dior Addict - the new lipstick
Cosmetics

Dior Addict - the new lipstick

A setting swathed in Montaigne grey, a medallion chair resembling those found in the Dior Haute Couture salons, mirror effects that reflect the luminosity of Dior Addict Lipstick and its absolute shine with a thousand and one facets...

Dutch fashion: Alchemist
World fashion

Dutch fashion: Alchemist

'According to myth, alchemists had the power to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. They strove to uncover the secret formula to create gold, which symbolised perfection both in a material and spiritual sense. Like those mysterious scientists, we want to combine different elements to create a special and striking synthesis, something that surpasses its individual components'.

Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals Fall 2015 handbags collection
Accessories

Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals Fall 2015 handbags collection

Nikki Reed x Freedom of Animals is a partnership inspired from the shared love for sustainability, conservation and design. It consist of three new black and white styles, including a circle bag, a bucket bag, and a belt bag (price range $280-$380), made of 100% recycled polyurethane, reprocessed zippers, and organic lining.

Sustainable fashion: Luxury bags by Freedom of Animals
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Luxury bags by Freedom of Animals

Freedom of Animals is a New York-based sustainable and cruelty-free luxury handbags line, created by stylist Morgan Bogle in 2013. The eco-friendly accessories are made of high quality leather-or-PVC-like fabrics and materials, comprised of post-consumer polyurethane and organic cotton.

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 trends: Graphic Inspirations - Loosening up with subtlety
Fashion trends

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 trends: Graphic Inspirations - Loosening up with subtlety

Nature is evoked gracefully, all in subtle materials: Bark marks and frosty woodwork, Fossilized lichen, veined woods, rigid leaves, Frozen corollas and icy buds, Watered-down petals and discreet outlines, Colourful shadows with well-defined details.

Sustainable fashion: 100% certified fair trade organic cotton clothing by Kowtow
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: 100% certified fair trade organic cotton clothing by Kowtow

We continue our journey among the environment-friendly fashion companies with Kowtow - a womenswear label, offering entirely organic cotton tops, dresses, coats and cardigans, bottoms and accessories.

'Quaquaversal' - Iris van Herpen Spring-Summer 2016 womenswear collection
Collections

'Quaquaversal' - Iris van Herpen Spring-Summer 2016 womenswear collection

'The beautiful potential of plants and other organisms to form living architecture inspired me to make a collection that is tangled like a maze around the body. Inspiration came from the way plants and their roots grow, and how roots have been used to grow living bridges in the forests of India. This tradition of growing bridges inspired me to re-envision my process of making a garment'.

Another reflection of the world in Vivienne Westwood Red Label Spring-Summer 2016 collection
Collections

Another reflection of the world in Vivienne Westwood Red Label Spring-Summer 2016 collection

The most important philosophical question ever asked is 'What is a good life?'. A good life is one which mirrors the world. That means that you understand the world through art and culture. You understand the genius of the human race and you understand yourself in relation to it.

Global Goals and Project Everyone aim to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change
Business news

Global Goals and Project Everyone aim to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change

In September 2015, the United Nations are launching global goals, a series of ambitious targets to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change for everyone by 2030. If the goals are met, they ensure the health, safety and future of the planet for everyone on it. And their best chance of being met is if everyone on the planet is aware of them.

L'Oréal aims to become a fully climate-friendly company by 2020
Business news

L'Oréal aims to become a fully climate-friendly company by 2020

Since 2005, L'Oréal has managed to reduce the CO2 emissions of its operations by 50% in absolute terms, while increasing its production by 22% over the same period. By 2020, L'Oréal intends to continue its programme of reducing CO2 emissions, with an objective of a 60% reduction, and has decided to accompany this programme with an innovative plan for delivering carbon gains in cooperation with its raw material suppliers. 

H&M Conscious Foundation gives 1 million grant to pioneering ideas closing the loop for fashion
Competitions & awards

H&M Conscious Foundation gives 1 million grant to pioneering ideas closing the loop for fashion

On August 25, the H&M Conscious Foundation launches the first ever Global Change Award − one of the world’s biggest challenges for early stage innovation and the first such initiative in the fashion industry. By catalysing green, truly ground-breaking ideas the aim of the challenge is to protect the earth’s natural resources by closing the loop for fashion.

Spring-Summer 2016 Fashion trends: Womenswear key prints
Fashion trends

Spring-Summer 2016 Fashion trends: Womenswear key prints

'Back To Nature. This season, heralds a fresh return to nature, as fashion prints demonstrate a renewed focus on organic, earthy aesthetics. Graphic Marble offers a modern twist on mineralized patterns, while Scratch the Surface infuses looks with a crude, untreated natural feel.'

Top 10 things that you should know about Bulgaria
Curious

Top 10 things that you should know about Bulgaria

Bulgaria has a long history and many reasons for pride. From the beautiful nature through the unique folklore dances to the Bulgarian yogurt and wine - here we present you the most significant things that you should know about our country...

Mary Katrantzou Spring-Summer 2015 collection
Collections

Mary Katrantzou Spring-Summer 2015 collection

Pangaea and Panthalassa are the unifying ideas behind Mary Katrantzou's Spring-Summer 2015 collection. In abstraction, the idea is evocative of movement, pulling and shifting; in allegorical terms, the birth of the earth, of its flora and fauna as well as the settling into position of our contemporary continents, offers creative source material.

Sony World Photography Awards 2015: Open, Youth and Mobile Phone winners
Competitions & awards

Sony World Photography Awards 2015: Open, Youth and Mobile Phone winners

The Open and Youth winners along with the inaugural Mobile Phone winner of the world's biggest photography competition, the Sony World Photography Awards, were announced on Tuesday (March 31). Drawn from the four corners of the world and covering a huge range of subjects, the winning photographers were chosen from over 96,000 entries.

Forest Queens for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Elie Saab
Collections

Forest Queens for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Elie Saab

Last week, during the Paris Fashion Week, talented Lebanese designer Elie Saab presented his Fall-Winter 15/16 collection in France. The garments are darkly classy and functional and inspired by the beauty of the forest. The collection includes both daywear and evening/cocktail pieces.

Andrea Neri Spring-Summer 2015 men's suit collection
Menswear collections

Andrea Neri Spring-Summer 2015 men's suit collection

Andrea Neri Spring-Summer 2015 collection is expressed through an egocentric and proudly Italian style. Shapes and light volumes, thanks to the innovation of the best light weights fabrics, fruit of fine woolen mills. 'Slim fit' and 'Daily fit' that enhance the body size of every man, keeping lines close to the body.

Royal Designers for Industry: Gilles Clément
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Gilles Clément

Gilles Clément is an acclaimed French horticultural engineer, gardener, landscape architect, botanist and writer. He was one of the first to allow nature to participate, and often lead, in the creative and ecological shaping of new landscapes and, for the last 40 years, he has had a significant influence on landscape design across the world.

Interview with Jelena Jankovic - young fashion designer from Bulgaria
Interviews

Interview with Jelena Jankovic - young fashion designer from Bulgaria

Jelena Jankovic graduated bachelor's degree of Fashion design this year at the National Academy of Art.
During the graduation fashion show she presented her collection 'Spirits Of The Past'. It is inspired and created under the influence of ancient techniques such as knitting, dyeing, wood processing

Interview with Irina Milanova - young fashion designer from Bulgaria
Interviews

Interview with Irina Milanova - young fashion designer from Bulgaria

In 2014 Irina Milanova finishes her bachelor degree in Fashion at the National Academy of Art.
During the graduation fashion show she presented her collection 'In touch with Nature'.

SYMBIOSIS by Nikolay Bozhilov at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin
Fashion shows

SYMBIOSIS by Nikolay Bozhilov at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Bulgarian fashion designer Nikolay Bozhilov had his international debut during BERLIN FASHION WEEK 2014 (8-14 July). He presented his newest collection SYMBIOSIS at his fashion show at lavera Showfloor.

Fashion trends Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 - fabrics and colours
Fashion trends

Fashion trends Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 - fabrics and colours

The fashion trends for Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 we present are created by Lenzing AG - a global market leader for man-made cellulose fibers. Lenzing supplies the global textile and nonwovens industry with high-quality man-made cellulose fibers and is the leading supplier in many business-to-business markets. The portfolio ranges from dissolving pulp, standard and specialty cellulose fibers to high-quality plastic polymer products and engineering services.

The company suggests the following themes for the season: ELITIST, MAJESTIC, SYNTHETIC, EDIBLE, STORM and RESORT.

Kenzo presented a new fragrance for men
Fragrances

Kenzo presented a new fragrance for men

World famous fashion house Kenzo presented a new perfume named Kenzo Homme, created by Olivier Polge.

The fragrance has notes of mint, basil, rosemary and cedar.

The design of the flacon is inspired by nature, so the man who wears it can feel like a real Robin Hood. The bottle looks like a blue bamboo shoot cambered by the wind. The box features the bamboo in a graphic, balanced dynamic.

Flower decorations from Hanami
Accessories

Flower decorations from Hanami

Designers from the New York's brand Hanami make unique decorations from real flowers.

Design from nature! And we help a little. Hanami made a new collection pendants, brooches, and earrings from orchid, roses and leaves in different colours.

The designers have selected the most beautiful leaves, dehydrated and covered them with several coats transparent resin.

Tarred covering allows leaves to keep their natural forms and to shine in the sun. Nature makeс every leaf unique and that's why every adornment looks unique.

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