Fashion brands, producers and retailers in key consumer markets across Europe and North America are fighting for survival. Stores are closed, sales have slumped, inventories are mounting, staff are being laid off or furloughed, executives are taking pay cuts, dividends have been suspended, and companies are taking steps to shore up their liquidity. For many, the response has also been to abandon or scale-back orders, and delay – or even cancel – payments to vendors. The knock-on consequences are factory closures and the dismissal of millions of workers in some of the poorest countries in the world.
“Textile producers that have chosen our new generation of smart cotton have chosen sustainability and transparency,” say at the Greek yarn manufacturer which has developed an innovative and socially responsible system from the seed to the garment that supports farmers and businesses at the foothills of Mount Olympus
As part of the agreement, which includes the exclusive supply of Kingston superfine 16-micron Merino wool for the brand’s single-source suits, blazers and ties, M.J. Bale and Kingston owner Simon Cameron have committed to a series of initiatives including the reduction of livestock methane emissions, regenerative agriculture practices and biodiversity preservation.
BMI celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the past year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs during the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at the Sandy Springs Arts Center in Atlanta. Multiple-award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy received the BMI President’s Award in recognition of her powerful impact on the entertainment industry and her timeless hits, which have secured her place in R&B history.
Richard Madden was born on 18th of June 1986. He is a Scottish actor and producer. Born and raised near Glasgow, in Renfrewshire, he made his screen debut as a child actor and stage debut whilst a student at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. In 2007, he toured with Shakespeare's Globe company as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, a role he would reprise in the West End in 2016.
303 TUSCANS award for ethical fashion for Piacenza - Not a surprise for one of the most sustainable Italian fabrics producers
At Milano Unica Piacenza was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. The need to use large amounts of water resources for processing generated considerable concern in the firm, whose members dreamt of restoring those indispensable resources. The biological treatment plant, operative since 1996, is that dream come true. All the water needed for production is filtered, partly reused and then returned clean to nature.
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith Jr. was born on September 25, 1968. He is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards.
Michael Keaton is an American actor, comedian, producer, and director. He was born September 5, 1951 and today he celebrated his 65-th birthday. On this occasion I want to wish him all the best and show you his impeccable style on the red carpet and other formal events where the actor is always appropriately dressed.
Bryan Fuller is an American screenwriter and television producer, born in 1969. He is best known for the creation of TV series Dead Like Me, Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies and Hannibal. And he is your favorite for January in category Science and Culture of BGFN readers' Most Stylish Men 2016 voting.
Most of the gentlemen - no matter if they are actors, producers, screenwriters, CEOs, etc. and the country they origin from - are dressed almost the same - black suits, white shirts, black bow-ties/ties. We know that this is the traditional set for the Black tie dress code, but...
Paris Hilton was the special guest on the first day (28th August 2015) of the International Fashion Fair - Fast Fashion and Fashion Week Poland. The celebrity appeared during the fashion shows of the Polish producers. She also took part in the press conference and in the evening she performed as a DJ at the afterparty.
The ranking of the best dressed celebrities in 2014 will be presented in the new issue of "Vanity Fair", but the winners are already known. The celebrities are divided into several categories. In the ranking, which consists of 59 people, you can find singers, actors, producers, athletes, journalists and others.
We present to you photos from collections for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 of more than 25 Bulgarian fashion companies.
The garments, available for the season are practical, with clean and elegant line. From these collections you can judge the level of Bulgarian fashion at the moment, having in mind that we mainly present ready-to-wear garments. We plan to publish a separate article about formal and bridal designer collections.
The aim of this article is to hear your comments – the actual producers and designers and people who buy Bulgarian clothing.
On April 23 at the city theatre in Rousse with presentations of innovative solutions, charting the future of the clothing industry, starts the two-day congress Richmart Innovation. European producers of machines and equipment will be presented a number of products - Brisay (DE), Eton (SE), Kaenengiser (DE), Veit (DE), Pfaff (DE), Strobel (DE), AVM (DE), Ina Trading (BG), Lectra (DE). Italian companies will present fabrics - Vitae Barberis, Reda and Fintes. Several consulting companies and universities with profile fashion design, will also make presentations.
More and more women appreciate Arda's fashion. They wear their outfits naturally to all types of events – with the sense of being always appropriately and especially well dressed. The fashion house knows that the customers have style, class, and a special flair for quality. That is why they "spoil" them with the highest quality, a completed aesthetics, a perfect fit and a fair price/performance combination, and also with independent, unmistakable signature. Arda's themes Sport, Duo, Max and Vision offer models for a lifestyle that combines business and pleasure for the modern woman that enjoys fashion and femininity.
With its traditional participations and successes at the fashion forums in Europe in the past few years, such as „Collection Premiere” in Dusseldorf, “Collection Premiere” in Moscow, “Fashion Premiere” in Salzburg, “Order start” – Vienna, “Styl” – Brno, “Showroom”- Amsterdam, “CIFF” – Copenhagen, etc., Markam becomes more and more famous as a leader in the segment of the luxurious lady’s clothing. As a winner of the most prestigious awards of the Fashion Academy - Golden Mercury – 2006, for fashion business and high quality in the production of clothing and of Golden needle – 2008 for Fashion house of the year, Markam is in line for presentation at the fashion show „We are Europe” during “Fashion week” in Tokyo, Japan, in the end of March with the newest collection – Fall-Winter 2009/2010.
Bulgaria was one of Europe’s fastest growing apparel producers in 2006. However, most of the textile and apparel sector is in need of investment. There are a handful of modern manufacturers, many of whom are owned by foreign companies. But the vast majority of companies are small to medium sized enterprises which are already operating at full capacity. These firms face a number of obstacles to growth, most notably a lack of added value and a limited supply of short-term finance. Now that Bulgaria is a member of the EU, the industry faces a number of opportunities for development, spurred by: easier access to the EU, its largest export market; harmonised legislation with the EU; improved opportunities for training and networking; a fixed exchange rate against the euro; reductions in the grey economy, in working practices and in corruption; better availability of short-term finance for capacity expansion and modernisation of technology; improved attractiveness to potential investors; an increase in the number of jobs; and higher labour productivity.
Fashion house "Viktoria Unikat", producer of men's neckties, with designer Rositsa Parashkevova, was awarded with an authoritative international prize. The company from Varna is honoured with the International Trade Prestige award 2001. The decision was taken by the votes of 15 000 members of the Trade Leaders club from 122 countries. The award would be received personally by the owners of "Victoria Unikat" in Madrid during the second half of December this year.