Sweden's H&M will permanently close eight of its stores in Italy, including two in the country's fashion capital Milan. The decision is partly due to the ‘economic sustainability’ of the retail locations, according to a company spokesperson.
If you’re like most people right now, you’re in a period of self-isolation as countries put strict lockdowns in place. While you may not be able to shop in physical stores right now, that doesn’t mean you miss out on stocking up on new clothes for yourself or your family or staying up to date on the latest fashion trends.
The use of tanning injections is one of the best methods you can use to get the desired tan. Unlike other techniques, it is simple and does not require you to spend long hours in the sun. You are, therefore, protected from the adverse effects of the sun that include damaged skin cells and the risk of cancer.
Going to college is a time for self-discovery and self-expression. Finally, you are in an institution that recognizes you as an adult who can make informed decisions. However, many colleges have uniform requirements or dress codes, which may hinder your self-expression.
The end-of-season sales play a very significant role for women who want to upgrade their wardrobe. These are the go-to places for them if they wish to buy a new pair of stocking or an extra pair of jeans. Help by the major brands at the best times these are the places to get useful fashion items and accessories from the most trusted brand for just a fraction of the original price. This is the place where women can splurge on different items of their choice. A thing that most of the women cannot do otherwise at other times in other stores.
Staying on trend doesn’t always have to be costly. If you’ve been going broke simply because you’re trying to stay fashionable, then you’re on the wrong road. Fashion should be a fun and enjoyable experience. Especially when you go shopping for outfits, you don’t have to break the bank just to be able to afford what’s “in”.
Do you have a brand but not so sure how to get it out there to the online market? We’ve collected some vital tips to help you carve out your spot in the e-commerce world and have your brand become a sensation for consumers. Take out the notepad and be sure to remember the advice that really sticks to you (as they could be the idea you were looking for this whole time). You won’t be quizzed on this material, but I’ve heard somewhere that writing down information drastically improves retention rate. Let’s begin!
If you just got a new pair of comfortable moto boots for walking, then you’ve surely done some research in the meantime. As you’ve probably noticed, there are so many items, styles, and types of products that you can choose from, given that this is such a versatile industry. However, it’s the magnitude of fashion as a whole that makes it such a polluting segment of our commerce.
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.
Good products? Competent advice? This is what customers expect today. What brick-and-mortar retailers can offer the handicraft sector in addition in order to survive the competition – this will once again be the focus of the h+h cologne workshops in 2020. At the world’s leading trade fair for the sector, trade visitors will hear expert speakers talk about which tools, marketing measures and new trends can be used to retain their customer base and even gain new target groups.
Without holidays, life would be so boring. And as people go on with their day to day activities, there is that holiday time that they always look forward to. The good thing is that there are many holidays that make life worth living. Halloween is one of those holidays and comes as a time for wearing costumes denoting popular characters either in a movie, music, story or a cartoon show. The festival allows the kids to play pranks aimed at scaring other people. However, it is important to note that Kids Halloween Costumes are built with safety and fun in mind. Also, watching your kids play in their Halloween costumes is very exciting.
Thrift shopping is a great way to save money - but it's also a fantastic way to support the environment and your community. Here's why you should try it!
With advanced modern technology, one can simply operate a business online at the comfort of their own home. Are you seeking to venture into e-commerce? To succeed you have to generate traffic to your e-store. It's not as easy as it may sound, it’s time-consuming, frustrating and somehow difficult. However, below you will find easy ideas that will enable you to attract more clients
There are various ways in which you can a free gift card. You can have a friend or relative gift it to you for a special occasion. You can answer numerous surveys and also use apps that will enable you to get discounts on products in different stores and also online platforms.
Some of us do not like to discuss underwear, but wrong undies can cause much discomfort. You may feel like underwear shopping is something that is not fun. If you select the wrong pair, then you will not feel good. Some stores do not accept the return of undergarments.
Princess cut diamonds are a good choice for modern weddings. With a squire shaped look, princess cut diamonds exude class, sophistication, and elegance. But how are you going to get a genuine princess cut diamond for your wedding or any luxurious event? Don’t be duped. Fumbling around can get you into trouble. You can also lose lots of money. With different vendors out there—choosing the best one is a real challenge. Fortunately, this article is going to delve into the best ways to choose a genuine, classy, high-quality princess cut diamond.
There are countless companies promoting their deals and discounts which make their stock the least expensive on the web. Numerous online stores will issue discount and voucher codes and make them openly accessible, either through their very own zone website or through a voucher code registry. How can it work? Straightforward, suppose you're searching for a discount code - look into the retailers name in your preferred catalog, duplicate the code and glue your voucher at the checkout to get your sparing. The voucher has a twofold impact: initially, it is utilized as a method for alluring in clients who may glance around for choices on a competitor’s site. Secondly, it additionally goes about as an invitation to take action - "Snap here now to spare 25%" - and has proven to be extremely successful methods for driving deals.
If you are thinking of dipping your toe into the world of fashion, read these four steps to launching your first online clothing store.
Sydney is a popular tourist destination for a good reason: you can find almost everything that you want to find if you visit. This does include numerous fashion opportunities. In fact, most people that love fashion and visit the city are highly surprised by what they find. We all know about the beaches, culture and luxury retreats Sydney villas. Few know about the many chic corners that will make you wonder how you will carry the bags with you back to the hotel.
The Indian economy is fast growing due to the rapid growth in the retail market. This growth has been spurred by the increase in the population’s growth per capita income, changes in the demographical profile, a fast-growing middle class and a shift in consumer spending. With a fast-growing population of over 1.3 billion people, Indian economy is rapidly expanding to become one of most dynamic markets in the world today. This growth has attracted major domestic and international players who are tapping into this opportunity.
Neiman Marcus opens its first Manhattan location in New York City’s newest, most exciting and innovative shopping and dining destination, Hudson Yards, on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. This spectacular store boasts a customer-centric shopping experience throughout three levels of luxury fashion, digital innovation, and delectable dining, all located on levels 5, 6, and 7 of The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards.
More than 25 years after the inauguration of the new workshop, Cesare Attolini is a tailor’s shop that is very Italian and international at the same time, with garments that are exclusively “handmade” produced in its workshops. A hotbed of style, turned to by men from all over the world wanting to ensure the character of their elegance remains exclusive. A workshop of timeless elegance, where creativity and wisdom come together in a union that is prodigious to say the least. A place where the word luxury is a verb, an active word, alive, not meaning ostentation but rather a unique, intense, discreet experience based on shared values. Significant customisation in particular.
For many, Mexico has become their paradise holiday location: authentic Mexican food you won’t get back home, dazzling beaches and five-star holiday resorts. Anyone who has visited this part of Central America will notice that this country is home to a number of unique patterns and designs that you will want to bring back home with you. Bright bursts of color and bold iconography will be a reminder of your holiday, tucked away in your wardrobe.
Luxury retailer 11 Honor? made a debut at New York Fashion Week with a Shopify-powered catalog that allowed attendees to shop off the runway using QR codes.
Have you dreamed of setting up your own fashion company, but balked at the costs and difficulties involved? While setting up your business is never a walk in a park, there are a number of ways you can avoid the biggest pitfalls that people often fall into, and thereby save crucial money and time. Here we take a look at 4 important ways you can boost your business model without having to spend a fortune.
With over 400 exhibitors, h+h cologne will be offering the largest selection of textile handicrafts in the world from 29 to 31 March 2019. Not only current products and trends from the sections sewing, crocheting, knitting, embroidery and crafting await the trade visitors from all over the globe.
Online shopping continues an upward trend in Australia but the majority of shoppers ditch their cart at the online checkout, according to surprising new data from SAP. Research into stock availability, price comparisons and wish-list browsing keep many Aussies clicking, however 90% of all customers still prefer human contact.
It is time once again from 29 to 31 March 2019: Specialised trade visitors from all over the globe will meet up at h+h cologne to inform themselves about the latest trends in the textile handicraft industry. Next year things are going to be particularly colourful. Because this time the motto of the event zone "my lovely livingroom" is "colour your business!". Under this title, in the event and workshop programme h+h cologne 2019 is placing a special focus on current and successful approaches for customer acquisition, sales promotions and customer loyalty.
A city with a rich history and fascinating architecture, Stuttgart is one of Germany's most interesting places to visit. As different as could be from the likes of Berlin, Munich, or Hamburg, Stuttgart lends itself well to really indulging in "me" time and putting in the effort to better yourself – both in terms of culture and style.
Learn what REAL ethical fashion is from Antoinette Russell - mother of 4 children, the "ultimate shopper" as she says about herself, a successful blogger at www.overcomingovershopping.com
It’s safe to assume summer will bring at least some change in your customers’ buying habits. Students are free to travel, work and enjoy leisure time between class sessions. Parents tweak their schedules to accommodate little ones. Families take vacations during the summer, too.
So you are finally ready to pop the question. And you surely can’t settle for anything other than a yes! With the abundance of brands selling engagement rings, it can be a little unsettling to choose the one that conveys ‘I do.’ The best way to look for one these days might be online since you get to quickly browse through a lot more designs than you would in a physical store.
In Italy in 5 years (between 2011 and 2016) 267,000 shops closed, on average 122 per day, according to today.it website. The economic crisis has hit mostly small and medium-sized businesses.
Starting and running a retail store is not an easy affair. If things are not properly displayed and well stacked, then customers might not find them and so sales will not happen. Potential customers visiting your retail store need to be converted into actual buyers and for that all your saleable goods and products or brochures need to be adequately and systematically displayed to the targeted visitors to your shop.
We live in an age where music is easily accessible for those who are interested in it, as you can pretty much hear any song you want on demand and then download it for a small price as part of your own personalized playlist. People have playlists now on their music device of choice for just about every occasion, including working out, parties, relaxing and just about anything else you could imagine. So why not get yourself pumped up for your next shopping outing by including a few songs that depict and, in some cases, obsess about the way that men dress.
Shopping for presents for the men in your life – whether it’s a significant other, husband, or father – can be a tricky, stressful affair. With the holiday season coming up, people are flocking to stores without having a single idea on what to get. Before you grab something thoughtlessly off the shelf, allow us to narrow down the field for you. Below is our 2017 holiday gift guide, composed of easy classics and staples any man would love to have for Christmas this year:
Brooks Brothers, America’s oldest apparel brand, will celebrate its milestone two hundred year anniversary in 2018. Signature events and activations are planned throughout the year around the world and will begin in January in collaboration with Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 in Florence, Italy.
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.
A BESPOKE tailor is set to close the doors of his shop in Leigh for the last time after almost 50 years in the business.
ISAIA "San Leucio" collection for Fall/Winter 2017-2018 presents and re-elaborates different images and moods. The leitmotif pays tribute the silk saga and the legendary Bourbon silk textile workshop of San Leucio, nestled in the bills not far from the magnificent Reggia di Caserta and the pride of the kingdom of Napoli between the 18th and 19th centuries.
We continue our series of articles about the custom tailors from the separate states in USA. It is Hawaii turn, so now you can see the tailors in this state. In Hawaii there very little custom tailors because of the search of that service. In Hawaii the dress code is more casual, you heard about the "Hawaiian shirt" - shirt with short sleeves with tropical motifs. The climate also has an influence, the weather is hot, so most of the Hawaiian men don't wear suits and respectively the tailors are small amount in this state. See what we found:
The novelist Fran?oise Sagan once wrote of Francesco Smalto: “He is one of those rare men who can combine luxury and austerity, the everyday and brilliance. He is a craftsman and a nobleman”. It is to this handsome definition that the firm has remained faithful since its beginnings, and it is now fifty years old.
Star was born in Veracruz, Mexico and moved to the United States at the age of four. From a very young age, Star developed a love and passion for the arts. She spent her childhood in art lessons where she focused on painting, photography, sculpting, and sketching. During her teen years she became obsessed with fashion and like any kid growing up in Los Angeles, a dream of one day working for Hollywood.
Bespoke Tailoring is and always will be a must for men who want to stand out in the crowd, men who look positively towards their future without uncertainties. The Market of Made to Measure is constantly growing unlike classic clothing stores. Enrico Monti offers you the opportunity to open your own store for men's made-to-measure suits and shirts.
Enrico Monti specialises in creating Tailored Suits and Shirts, paying particular attention to the quality of entirely Italian craftmanship. In 1911 Bruno Monti (Enrico Monti’s grandfather) created Tessitura Monti, a historical fabric company for Shirts.
In March 2015 the Zagliani atelier became a part of the Bally brand. In this union that shares a commitment to luxurious design and the highest quality craftsmanship the Zagliani legacy, renowned for its expertise in handcrafted bags made from the softest, most luxurious leathers and exotic skins, lives on through Bally.
Modern attitude married to ancient know-how. A legacy guarded by the craftsman masters, some of which work in the company since 1975. They witnessed the turn of Santoni from a local workshop into a reference brand and kept alive the original passion for extreme quality and beauty.
Michele Latorre founded Sartoria Latorre in 1965, initially as a little local company, to produce made-to-measure suits. During the years, Michele gains experience serving local customers in his small workshop at Locorotondo, a beautiful village, in the very heart of Valle d’Itria, Puglia.
What is your company's manufacturing mode is an important question, when choosing ERP software. Now let's find out what is Job Shop, Process and Discrete mode and how they differ...
Cad & The Dandy: It’s about making the best suits and creating a new destination shopping experience
Interview with James Sleater, one of our founders and co-directors of Cad & The Dandy.
ISAIA was founded in Naples in the 1920s thanks to the intuition of Enrico Isaia, forefather of the family, who opened a fabrics store for the most renowned tailors in town. In later years, Enrico set up a small workshop next to the store, where skilled craftsmen made tailor-made men's clothing.
Welsh and Jefferies is a small but neat shop situated at number 20 Savile Row offering bespoke suits and coats. The Cut and Fitting are done under the control of Head Cutter James Cottrell, whom I met in July 2016 and interviewed at his Savile Row shop.
Forty master tailors are engaged in the Larusmiani tailor's workshop to make every garment in the collections by hand. The experience of decades of work carried out using only needle and thread combine with the modernity of Larusmiani style to create collections that respect old-established sartorial traditions while exalting the creativity of the designers.
During 2015, in the United States alone, online apparel and accessory revenue was around $63.5 billion and is estimated to reach $100 billion in 2019.
Using a variety of hands-on and thinking exercises, lecture, and discussion, this Theory of Constraints (TOC) Flow and Decision Making Using TOC workshop provides an understanding of TOC flow and focus concepts in a variety of environments beginning with operations.
Projects are more and more a critical factor in business. Many companies sell products that are created through projects (e.g., machinery and special equipment, construction, software) or sell services (e.g., equipment maintenance, engineering, and healthcare).
The Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) announces a 2-Day workshop conference to be held at the Pravets Resort in Pravets, Bulgaria on June 8-9, 2016, featuring Keynote speakers, Round Table discussions and TOC Workshops.
Italian artist Daniele Davitti has just joined the Whitehouse Institute of Design's team and he's going to be a host of a FREE illustration workshop held at the Institute's Sydney and Melbourne Campuses.
Modefabriek is the leading innovative and distinctive B2B trades how for fashion in the Benelux region. It is a fashion fair with over 19,000 professional visitors from the Netherlands, Europe and overseas and showcases more than 600 brands/labels. It takes place from January 24 & 25, 2016, at Westergas-area and brings over 25,000 fashion professionals and interested parties from varying industries together.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto is the place where you can see Paul Mason, a.k.a Fashion Santa, in action. All customers are encouraged to snap selfies with him, because the mall donates $1 (up to a total of $10,000) for every Fashion Santa Selfie posted on social media /hashtag #YorkdaleFashionSanta/ to the SickKids Foundation - a charity for Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children.
People search for information online every day. All of us do it. Most managers that work in a business different than IT rarely know how to make the right visitors (their future customers) come to their web sites. This article is the first of a series of articles to explain in an easy to understand manner the most important things you should do to advertise effectively online, to make your company site more popular in the search engines and attract new visitors.
IACDE is a 'global professional platform for Pattern Designers,Technical Designers, Technical Engineers / Directors, Executives (mostly Chief operating officers) and Suppliers of the Clothing Industry' and was founded back in 1910 in New York.
The countdown to Christmas started today at the Oxford Street Christmas Lights Switch On Event at Pandora, an anticipated event which is broadcast and seen by millions around the globe.
Global icon and footballing legend David Beckham today brought his ‘midas’ touch to the opening of a new adidas flagship store in the Mall of Emirates, Dubai to the delight of thousands of fans who caught a glimpse of the sporting superstar during a whistle-stop visit to the United Arab Emirates.
New season, whole new sartorial mood. To prepare you for the trends ahead, we’ve compiled the ultimate Autumn/Winter lookbook. Styled by Topshop's Creative Director Kate Phelan and modelled by girl-of-the-moment Gigi Hadid, it's full of outfits you didn't even know you needed yet.
The summer edition of Modefabriek 2015 ( 12 - 13 July 2015) was held in Amsterdam as usual. More than ever before, the internationally popular Modefabriek is mobilising knowledge, tools and inspiration to innovate the fashion industry, particularly retail.
The Greenshowroom and the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin have started the new season with 160 labels. From Wednesday until Friday (July 8-10, 2015), international designers presents their sustainably produced collections for Summer 2016 on the biggest presentation area ever. The broad offer comprises everything from high fashion and street and casualwear to shoes and accessories.
FXMirror is an augmented-reality based virtual fitting room system, an innovative retail and marketing solution for fashion retailers. An electronic mirror is combined with an extra-large smart pad, incorporating infrared and RGB cameras. This enables shoppers to virtually try on clothes before taking their final selection to the dressing room, or even buy clothes, without the tedium to dress and undress in shops.
A variety of unique handmade hats by Italian Designer Patrizia Fabri for fashion label Antica Manifattura Cappelli were displayed during the AltaRomaAltaModa fashion week in Rome (January 30 - February 2, 2015).
The young modern gentlemen love shopping online. And many of the biggest menswear brand enable their customers to order label's newest designs online right after watching the live-streaming of the fashion show.
I visited London in the end of November and as a fashionista I wanted to do some shopping. My friend recommended me Oxford Street, where I spent only about 5 hours. I will never forget this experience because I felt like being in a fashion fairy tale.
Spain's top jewellery designer and manufacturer, Carrera y Carrera celebrated the grand opening of its new boutique in Macau. This is Carrera y Carrera's first boutique in the greater China region, and marks an important milestone for the brand as it expands its market presence in Asia. CEO, Ms. Svetlana Kupriyanova, and Mr. Manuel Carrera, who is a fourth-generation descendant of the Carrera family which founded the brand, both graced the event with their presence as the brand celebrated this significant moment.
Whitehouse offers one week workshops at foundation and advanced levels in:
- Fashion illustration;
- Interior illustration;
- Personal and professional styling.
COLLEGE SHOP, London College of Fashion's pop-up retail space, returns for a fourth year to a brand new location: 33 Marshall Street, right in the heart of Carnaby - London's most exciting shopping destination, where over 150 brands of quality and distinction can be found across 13 streets.
If you want to sell your products online, Be Global Fashion Network offers a very affordable solution together with Consult Soft UK.
We offer complete website solutions for beginners to start selling on the Internet right away. Little to no experience is required in order to add your products to the e-shop platform with the help of the point-and-click back-office environment. We use a proven e-commerce technology meeting current web-development standards that is easy to use and search-engine optimized.
150 high school and college students (designers-to-be) were selected by the White House to participate in this first of its kind Fashion Education Workshop, aiming to show what it takes to be a success in the fashion industry.
In the new Marc Jacobs' store will be paid not with money but with posts on social networks.
Next week in Manhattan will be opened a new store of the brand. The customers will pay with posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instragram. For each publication, the customers win credits and they will be able to buy perfume, manicure, coffee or bag.
Poznań Fashion Fair, the most important event for the industry in Poland, will be held from 2nd to 4th September. It will include top brands, professional trainings and a preview of new trends.
Nearly 400 companies and brands from 17 countries, including Poland, Italy, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain, will present their collections during the upcoming edition of Poznań Fashion Fair. Visitors will have an opportunity to get familiar with the latest and forthcoming collections of clothing, footwear, leather goods and accessories. Traditionally, the event will be held on Poznań International Fair fairgrounds.
Sisley debuted its new concept store in Berlin, the first of its kind worldwide. The shop, at 12 Neue Schönauser Strasse, is in a highly prestigious location among some of the most exciting retailers in the city's Mitte neighbourhood: 14 oz and The Kooples.
For the next two months, the KaDeWe atrium will be transformed into a modern palazzo, presenting Italian labels with high quality standards and the sense of tradition that often guides family-run or artisan operations. On all floors, the premium store focuses on Italy - from fashion, accessories and beauty to home and gourmet.
Fast fashion consists of collections based on the most recent fashion trends presented at every year's Spring and Autumn Fashion Weeks. The main idea is garments to be designed and manufactured quickly and cheaply, which allows consumers to take advantage of current clothing styles at a lower price. In Fast fashion production cycles are compressed into 4 to 6 weeks and in some cases even less than that. This creates more buying seasons in the same time and space.
Caramella Fashion is a fast growing fashion brand and offers a great variety of colours and sizes. It proposes a wide assortment of dresses, tops, blouses, overalls, skirts, pants and coats.
The emphasis in the collections is on the most effeminate clothing, her majesty - "The Dress". The designers of the brand believe that there is no more appropriate clothing, which emphasizes the beauty and delicacy of the female body and comfortable to wear at the same time.
Robbie Williams' fashion label Farrell has been snapped up by British luxury department store Selfridges after the shop was attracted by the brand's "heritage look".
The British high end retailer has become the first luxury department store to purchase the Take That singer's clothing line - which is named after his grandfather, Jack Farrell - after being attracted by its "clear brand ethos" and "heritage look".
We want to present to you two great shopping sites, where you will find many fashionable offers.
Dorothy Perkins provides affordable, feminine fashion. The average Dorothy Perkins customer is in her early thirties and she's likely to be a busy mum or working woman. She loves fashion and takes a close interest in the new fashion trends. Quality, fit and price are all important to her.
Another site that we can recomment is Boden, which offers exclusive and beautiful clothes for all year round.
Many Belles Down clothing have been doing their thing now for only 2 years
and have made quite a splash. Their vintage inspired dresses and prints bring your eyes alive. I have seen their styles in the coolest boutiques and on the coolest girls in both LA and the Bay. They know how to do "cool" and I love that! I am so tempted to buy everything every time I see one of their new lines but I control myself to about 90% of it.
Everytime I got check out other stores, which I do, often, because I have a minor shopping habit, along with a desire to see what everyone is getting into (call me nosey! It is more a friendly curiosity)
White by Vera Wang 2011 collection wedding dresses is without a doubt full of breathtaking pieces.
The famous designer created the affordable collection for David’s Bridal and the dresses are already available at their online shop with prices starting from $600.
The dresses are simply beautiful, made mainly from taffeta, organza, tulle, hand-cut lace, completed with horsehair sash and other accessories.
The Spring/Summer 2011 collection from Topshop offers pretty much everything - from tight corsets to airy blouses. Everything is on the "long side" - the skirts, the dresses this summer will be very long.
In this collection, Topshop truly brings spring colors to life - orange, cherry red and purple are the colors of this year. If you look closely, the models hair strands are dipped in color too.
Online shopping for clothes and apparel gets more and more popular in Eastern Europe. The competition on the local market makes us move forward and the real winner is you - the end customer.
At SpiralFashion.com we are one of the innovators in the fashion and casual clothing online market in this more and more popular niche. From men clothing to and women clothes to underwear, stockings and tights – over 600 unique products all of them made in the European Union. Less than a year online, we have attracted over 90000 curious visitors and hundreds and customers all over Eastern Europe. How do we do it?
Penelope Cruz, who is eight months pregnant, don't even think to give up the small pleasures in life.
She's just a few weeks away from giving birth - but despite sporting a huge bump, the 36-year-old Spanish actress still managed to look incredibly stylish as she shopped for clothes in Los Angeles. Penelope kept her growing baby bump covered in a camel-colored coat, combined with black trousers and stylish trilby.
Shoppers lined up early Friday morning, poised to burst through the doors of malls and stores in the annual Black Friday bargain blitz.
Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. On this day many U.S. retailers open very early, often at 5 a.m., and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season.
Last week, Google Inc. launched boutiques.com, its latest e-tail venture that ties in two western cultural passions – celebrity and fashion.
Essentially a huge web mall full of individual stores, but with the benefits of search engine technology attached, it allows people to look for clothes by genre, silhouette, pattern, shape and size. Consumers will, say the creators, be able to run their own personalised boutiques by drawing up lists of their preferences, following celebrities and designers, and by teaming up with "taste-makers".
Lanvin for H&M was launched in select stores across the US and Canada on 20 November. Hundreds of people lined up early, some overnight, outside of New York City H&M stores to be the first to buy from Lanvin's newest collection in the U.S.
H&M says Lanvin is considered one of the most influential brands of the 21st century. Designed by Lanvin’s artistic director Alber Elbaz, and menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver the collection will go on sale in 200 H&M stores. It will be launched on November 23rd in the rest of the world.
Google Inc. launched a fashion e-commerce site Boutiques.com, which uses human curators, visual recognition and machine learning technology to recommend items to shoppers.
Boutiques.com has so many capabilities and components that even Google engineers have a hard time qualifying it. It is a collection of hundreds of virtual boutiques merchandised, by designers, retailers, bloggers, celebrities, etc.
The JFW 2010/11 opened with а show entitled A Tribute to Kebaya, featuring Kebaya, the national dress of Indonesian women as interpreted by more than 20 renowned designers. On Sunday JFW presented a special collection created by one of Indonesia’s brightest talents Oscar Lawalata and British textile designer Laura Miles. Their collection is called Weaving the Future, in which the two designers worked together with traditional textile craftsmen and weavers, including from areas in Eastern Nusa Tenggara as well as other parts in Indonesia such as Garut, West Java.
Italian fashion brand Gucci created the first three-dimensional sunglasses, reported FashionTime.
Gucci's fashion gurus are taking 3D eyewear to the next level with these retro-80s 3D glasses, shaped like aviators, made from black plastic, but offer "optically correct 6-base curved lenses with circular polarized technology".
Kate Moss has created a jewelry line for the chain stores Topshop and the presentation show will coincide with the latest clothing collection, which will also be the last that the British model creates for the retail chain, informs Philip Green, the owner of Topshop retail chain, one of Kate’s good friends.
The jewelry line designed by Moss includes precious and semi-precious stones.
Etsy is a social commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items as well as art and craft supplies. These items cover a wide range including art, photography, clothing, jewelry, edibles, bath & beauty products, quilts, knick-knacks and toys.
Many individuals also sell craft supplies like beads, wire, jewelry making tools and much more. The vintage items on the site have only one rule to follow: they must be 20 years or older.
British fashion designer Stella McCartney has announced she is launching her own line of children's wear this fall.
Stella McCartney Kids will launch in early November and will adhere "to the designer's signature modern aesthetic and ethical values," a statement said.
"I wanted to create a desirable, fun, wearable kids collection that was affordable. ...
Nadia, the girlfriend of the pop-folk idol Konstantin, chose her wedding dress by top designer Sofia Borisova. The celebrity couple is having a big wedding in September 17 in Plovdiv. Before they know each other, the future bride is a fan of designer’s dresses. Konstantin is familiar with Sofia for more than 10 years.
Nadia’s wedding dress is from the latest collection of ROMANTIKA FASHION – Luxus. The dress is ivory colored, and the fabric is silk. On the waist of the blue-eyed beauty will shine and sparkle one belt encrusted with 100 Swarovski stones.
Zara’s online shop has officially opened for business and since its September 2010 lookbook for men and women has been released you can place an order and choose fall outfit.
Unfortunately Zara is only offering online shopping to those in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the UK, but still you can flip through the lookbook, or look at the pictures, that we’ve selected for you.
H&M and Zara are launching newer websites in September with real e-commerce ventures.
Zara has announced that it will unveil its new online store on September 2 in UK, France, Spain, Italy and Portugal.
From 2011, it will be expanded to the United States, Japan and South Korea. Zara already prepare the ground with its Facebook page, launched last year with 4.4 million fans to this day.
Brooklyn Decker, just named Esquire magazine’s Sexiest woman alive, has quipped that she has both Photoshop and her parents to thank for her beauty and her award.
The top model received the accolade from the readers of Esquire and told Parade that she was not sure how to respond.
Simona Parvanova and the model Trayan Lichev shot a photosession, presenting the new collection Summer 2010 of "Vilebrequin".
The sexy TV presenter and Mr. Manhunt 2008 posed to the photographer Jozef Zidarov and changed 7 styles in the spirit of the French riviera.
This summer the line of fabrics used in the collection have various prints such as boats, scenery, flowers, fruits and other symbols, characteristic for Saint Tropez. The swimsuits are made from waterproof and quick drying fabrics, the shorts have two faces and you can buy a complete set of swimsuits, shorts, t-shirts, shawls and towels.
Some streets around the world have become the center of world culture. These streets have become a magnet for many people who visit them regularly. Due to the large attendance and interest, these streets are extremely expensive.
Enjoy this list of the most expensive shops in the world
Baneasa Developments, the developer of one of the largest shopping areas in the Central and Eastern Europe, announces the expansion of the Baneasa Commercial Area by beginning an investment plan in three phases. This will start the construction of three new facilities.
The new developments are especially designed to offer customers better services and a complete entertainment and leisure experience thus making Baneasa Commercial Area the city destination when talking about shopping and fun alike.
The online auction website Ebay has become one of the most popular pages in the Internet. Nearly anything you can think of is usual available to buy. The main advantage is that you don’t have to leave your house to visit the “flea market” or to buy stuff. Ebay is never closed. Here are the things you must know and do before you can start buying on Ebay.
Humanic, an international chain of shoe stores, will open its first two shops in Bulgaria, offering a wide range of shoes, bags and accessories from leading brands.
The products will be sold at very good prices, excellent quality and optimum customer service.
Humanic is a part of "LEDER & SCHUH INTERNATIONAL" Group, one of the largest companies in the shoe industry.
Gold and silver dresses and gloves are among the hottest trends for prom dresses 2010. The metallic colors are the newest hit in prom trends this year. This, of course, requires suitable shoes.
We present to you several models of gold and silver shoes, with which you will not be unnoticed. Besides the trendy shoes in silver and gold you can choose shoes in the classic black, which can be used in any toilets. Violet is a very fashionable color for this spring too.
VIEMA is established in 1995 as a designer brand and manufacturer of outerwear.
The strong classic appeal of the brand has earned broad appreciation and
popularity and has long become a fixture in the wardrobe of the people with
affinity to smart wear.
The company manages its own manufacturing site in the city of Pleven (North Central Bulgaria). Its adaptable size makes possible a flexible planning process and better quality control to ensure outstanding final product.
Fashion Online is a new hot trend. We are facing an absolute boom in online fashion.
We can find everything we need in the network without the need to go out and lose time to walk around stores.
New online stores appear every day. What characterizes the new era of online shopping is that a lot of stores operate only online. Many designers are afraid to sell their models on the web, but there are many sites where you can find designer clothes at unbelievable prices. In short, if you are tired of looking at the shops you can find quality designer clothing at low prices in the online shops.
The supermodel - who designs her own line of clothes for British high street
store Topshop - knows how important it is to have the right pieces to wear
in the sun so was determined to design something to wear for every occasion.
She said: "I was inspired by my constant travelling to hot places and long summer holidays with family and friends. The right holiday wardrobe is essential.
Karl Lagerfeld called Amy his muse and Roberto Cavalli went crazy for her, Jonathan Kelsey designed the ‘Amy’ shoe in her honour.
And now she is a new fashion designer!
The British singer Amy Winehouse will make her own range of clothes for PPQ- popular London label.
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.
The most expensive football player in Bulgaria - Tiago Silva from Brazil, who will play in the Italy next season, was the attraction in the show for the opening of the new shop Bobo Zander sport, situated in the prestigeous shopping center TZUM.
He entered the role of a model together with the girls from "Ogledala" and received the applause of the guests of the event.
Made in Italy enters the net. It is the first Italian site that is born with the undisputed and very precise objective: to sell in the world, thanks to internet, fashion products that are exclusively Italian. The idea is to make known and put on the market, new Italian companies and emerging young stylists, not yet well-known and unobtainable on internet. The prices are reasonable, overall, if compared to the famous designer names. "The products and the fabrics, assures the author Paola Casini - are of utmost quality".
The shop SchuhK!ds offers a special selection of high quality shoes for children. SchuhK!ds gathered the best from the european market for baby's and children's shoes in TZUM, on the 3rd floor.
The shop was opened on the 4th September with a gaily coloured show for the kids that like to have fun and with special presents for their parents.
Beautiful Snow-whites entertained the guests at the Christmas Fashion show in the Central Department Store TZUM
Irra, Deso from the group D2, Niki Iliev and 20
models from Xground entertained the guests at the
Christmas Fashion Show in the biggest Central
Department store in Sofia on 19 December.
Friends, partners and clients of the store enjoyed the Christmas surprises around the Christmas tree in the first floor of the building. The guests of the party participated in a tombola and received many awards. Photo sessions were also organised, presenting clothes with the brand names of the leading companies, being sold in the store - Tom Tailor, Puma, Tiffany, 7 Seconds, Etere, Nemo, Motor Jeans,