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ITMA - Innovating the World of Textiles
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ITMA - Innovating the World of Textiles

ITMA is the trendsetting textile and garment technology platform where the industry converges every four years to explore fresh ideas, effective solutions and collaborative partnerships for business growth. Organised by ITMA Services, the upcoming ITMA will be held from 20 to 26 June 2019 in Barcelona at Fira De Barcelona, Gran Via.

Ermenegildo Zegna celebrates 50th anniversary with an exhibition
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Ermenegildo Zegna celebrates 50th anniversary with an exhibition

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ermenegildo Zegna’s entrance into the ready-to-wear business, the luxury Italian brand will host a dedicated exhibition at its historic Casa Zegna in Trivero, Italy, where Ermenegildo Zegna opened the Zegna wool mill in 1910.

Sustainable clothing and accessories by Cock and Bull
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Sustainable clothing and accessories by Cock and Bull

Cock and Bull are a dedicated menswear label based in East London manufacturing small runs and limited edition menswear staples entirely in the United Kingdom.

An Evening of Smart Innovation that Showcased New Standards for Fashion
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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.

World first ROICA™ premium sustainable stretch fiber got “Synthetic Fiber Prize” for Material Product Innovation
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World first ROICA™ premium sustainable stretch fiber got “Synthetic Fiber Prize” for Material Product Innovation

ROICA™ specialties captured the attention of Senken Shimbun, a daily Japanese fashion newspaper, based in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1956, today provides news, research data and new business ideas, and has a great influence over the fashion business in Japan. It helps fashion products throughout Japan to be distributed in Japan's domestic market, and serves as a platform targeting overseas markets.

Research grant for high temperature resistant nonwovens
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Research grant for high temperature resistant nonwovens

Finest fibers ( 1 µm) open new applications in the areas of personal protective textiles, hot gas fine dust filtration, battery separators and fuel cell membranes. Currently production plants are limited in terms of temperature and pressure.

Sales of Italian textiles are up 1.3% in 2017
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Sales of Italian textiles are up 1.3% in 2017

Made-in-Italy textiles (including wool, cotton, linen, silk fabrics and knits) are expected to close 2017 with an overall turnover of Euro 7.94 billion, up by 1.3%, according to estimates by the Confindustria Moda Research Center.

Spring/Summer 2019 fabric trends from Milano Unica
Fashion fairs

Spring/Summer 2019 fabric trends from Milano Unica

For this Spring/Summer 2019 edition, Milano Unica exhibitors showcase renewed interest in experimentation not only in terms of trim, i.e. embroideries and prints, but also in textile production.

Filatura C4 is a Re.Verso™ partner of excellence
Sewing industry

Filatura C4 is a Re.Verso™ partner of excellence

For the first time at FILO Milano, Filatura C4 is proud to present, in addition to the already established Re.Verso™ collection for contract, the Blue Drop winning fabric by Audejas, made with Re.Verso™ re-engineered wool. A result born from the shared commitment and vision to integrate a new generation of eco values into their circular economy creations.

Italian brand Altea - the elegant combinations of colour tones
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Italian brand Altea - the elegant combinations of colour tones

The roots of Altea lie deep in the elegance of late nineteenth century Milan, in the area between Via Verri and Via Montenapoleone, which later became one of the most important arteries in the geography of international fashion.

Piacenza Cashmere Spring/Summer collection was presented at the 26th edition of Milano Unica
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Piacenza Cashmere Spring/Summer collection was presented at the 26th edition of Milano Unica

Cabo Blanco and Cartagena: two exotic locations in South Africa that inspired both literature noble prizes and the Piacenza Cashmere spring-summer collection 2018 showcased at the 26th edition of Milano Unica.

26th Milano Unica -  the Italian Textiles and Accessories Trade Show
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26th Milano Unica - the Italian Textiles and Accessories Trade Show

The 26th edition of Milano Unica, Italian Textiles and Accessories Trade Show, which was held at Fiera Milano Rho from 6 to 8 February, not only registered a significant uptick in exhibitors (+14%), but also a corresponding rise in the companies visiting the fair, a total of 5,949. In particular, foreign companies increased by 10%. This result, especially in the February edition, featuring materials for the Spring/Summer collections, rewards the courageous and innovative decisions made under the helm of Ercole Botto Poala. Decisions that led to a fond remembrance of the contribution made by Silvio Albini, past President of the trade show and recently deceased.

Milano Unica 26th edition started - see the highlights from Day 1
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Milano Unica 26th edition started - see the highlights from Day 1

The Inaugural Ceremony, which began with a heartfelt tribute to the memory of Silvio Albini by President Ercole Botto Poala, presented the public with an interesting overview of prospects and opportunities for the Italian textiles sector in the near future.

Industry unites in the fight against microplastic release from the washing of synthetic textiles
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Industry unites in the fight against microplastic release from the washing of synthetic textiles

A new industry agreement for the prevention of microplastic release from synthetic textiles washing was officially launched today and endorsed by the European Commission.

The most important aspects of the upcoming Milano Unica February 2018 edition
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The most important aspects of the upcoming Milano Unica February 2018 edition

Conceived, organized and driven by entrepreneurs, Milano Unica offers international visibility to the world of textiles in a highly qualified context, in line with the quality of its products.

High-tech textiles – a cross-industry inspiration
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High-tech textiles – a cross-industry inspiration

Stuttgart – between November 30 and December 1, one of the most important conventions for the European technical textile industry took place in Stuttgart. The Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf-International Textile Conference brought together 600 professionals from 28 countries, across four continents from the textile, textilemachinery and various user-industries. Economy and research experts reported on research results and marketable textile innovations concerning high performance fibers, fiber composites and medical textiles.

FibreScan - Experts in Narrow Fabrics Inspection
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FibreScan - Experts in Narrow Fabrics Inspection

Charles Schofield - Founder, Chief Designer Fibrescan has been designing and manufacturing automated inspection equipment for the narrow fabric industry. Getting automated textile inspection right is difficult let no one tell you otherwise, getting it right and on budget is even tougher. That's why at Fibrescan they do inspection machines and only inspection machines, this is not an add-on product to our portfolio this is our core activity.

Excellence in textiles, a full-on experience at Milano Unica Spring/Summer 2019
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Excellence in textiles, a full-on experience at Milano Unica Spring/Summer 2019

The path through the pavilions of Milano Unica leads visitors on a journey through all the product categories typifying excellence in materials, tradition and creativity, Italian and European.

Made in Vicenza - promote your product in Italy
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Made in Vicenza - promote your product in Italy

Made in Vicenza assists companies from Vicenza in the internationalization process. Founded in 1989, this structure is at the service of entrepreneurs and of all member companies of the Chamber of Commerce of Vicenza as well as to the entire territorial economic system. Made in Vicenza works in close synergy with the different Associations, Credit Institutions and all those dealing with the internationalization process in Vicenza and Province.

British colours and textiles Autumn/Winter 2018-19
Menswear fabrics

British colours and textiles Autumn/Winter 2018-19

Full colour statements, innovative finishes, an abundance of ideas and beautiful manufactured details bring an overload of exciting textile messages from the British mills this season.

MARCHI & FILDI gamble on circular economy with ECOTEC® and broaden the range with Phoenix
Sewing industry

MARCHI & FILDI gamble on circular economy with ECOTEC® and broaden the range with Phoenix

A two-level evolution for Marchi & Fildi, who will attend Premiere Vision’s September edition with a strategic positioning and a broader offer, always striving for smart excellence.

Smart Assembly using ultrasonic technology
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Smart Assembly using ultrasonic technology

Intelligent textiles of any kind have to be assembled during the final production step. This means that the individual components have to be combined into a final product (e. g. a piece of clothing) using a joining technology. Here traditionally a sewing machine is used. Usually intelligent textiles (in leisure, sports outdoor, protective clothing) are also technical textiles; in this case assembly by ultrasonic is a modern future-oriented and economical alternative to sewing. PFAFF Industrial has been dealing with this technology for more than 25 years.

Animals and insects inspired the new collection of fabrics Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Vitale Barberis Canonico
Menswear fabrics

Animals and insects inspired the new collection of fabrics Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Vitale Barberis Canonico

While visiting the XXVth edition of Milano Unica at Rho Fiera from 11th – 13th July 2017 I was impressed by the new Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 fabric collection of the Vitale Barberis Canonico wool mill, managed by the same family for more than 350 years. The collection is divided into the three ranges: Classic; Vintage; and Earth, Wind & Fire. The dominant factor? A return to the original winter fabrics predominantly in weightier pure wool.

Menswear exports outside the EU-28 accounted for 23% of total clothing exports last two years
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Menswear exports outside the EU-28 accounted for 23% of total clothing exports last two years

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the EU Textile & Clothing external trade for 2015-2016. It includes trade trends by sector (i.e. fibres, yarns, fabrics, carpets, technical textiles, home textiles, home textiles, workwear, men & womenswear), by products and by EU main trading partners.

Milano Unica presents ON TOUR - the event celebrating made in Italy production
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Milano Unica presents ON TOUR - the event celebrating made in Italy production

Italy and its beauty is at the heart of Milano Unica, the trade show ‘by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs’, that leverages on the excellence of Made-in-Italy production.

Milano Unica reacts to the emerging market needs
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Milano Unica reacts to the emerging market needs

The trade show will feature several moments dedicated to various aspects of the world of fashion: from high end production - with the presence, for the second edition within Milano Unica, of Origin Passion and Beliefs - to the international dialogue with the traditional Japan Observatory and Korea Observatory, from the new entries like the textile designers to fashion press, trend books and models, the desks dedicated to the students of Polimi and comON, the designers of The Fabric Program (in collaboration with CFDA, the US Chamber of Fashion) making their selections, to Vintage.

Milano Unica - All about the XXV edition of the Italian top end textiles and accessories trade show
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Milano Unica - All about the XXV edition of the Italian top end textiles and accessories trade show

Milano Unica will take place from 11 to 13 July at Rho Fiera Milan. Read about all the trends and events at the exhibition.

Kufner had a highly successful exhibition at Techtextil 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Menswear fabrics

Kufner had a highly successful exhibition at Techtextil 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Kufner is a fully integrated company with a 150year old tradition located in Munich, Germany. Its 520 staff in four production sites on two continents produce about 150 million meters each year. The vertical integration includes production stages weaving, knitting, finishing and coating as well as production of thermo-bonded nonwovens and warp production.

Italian men's suits by Eleventy
Menswear collections

Italian men's suits by Eleventy

Eleventy dress every person in the world who aspires to self-improvement with tailored and responsible Italian elegance.

Texprocess - Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials
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Texprocess - Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials

Texprocess is the new leading international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials. It takes place parallel to Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, in Frankfurt am Main. The conceptual partner of Texprocess is the VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies.

The bionic lab of Louboutin - Spring/Summer 2017 collection
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The bionic lab of Louboutin - Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Christian Louboutin’s Spring/Summer 2017 men’s Hybrids capsule collection declares that the future is now! Fashioned from an innovative use of technical textiles and unconventional material mash-ups, the collection offers a glimpse into a brave new world where sport and luxe synthesize into chromatic, bold entities. An astral clan of sneakers, city shoes and sandals—the Hybrids offer a style for every dimension.

Great France-Japan Innovation Forum
World fashion

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.

The relationship between textile design and product design studied at the University of Boras
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The relationship between textile design and product design studied at the University of Boras

"The way in which we work with fabric in the product design process affects the type of products we can create and also the quality, degree of innovation and expressiveness of those products", says Linnéa Nilsson at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås, whose thesis studied the relationship between textile design and product design.

The exhibitors are selected for Prima MU - The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of textiles and accessories
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The exhibitors are selected for Prima MU - The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of textiles and accessories

The exhibitor recruitment campaign for the second edition of PRIMA MU was terminated with success: the show will include 121 Italian and foreign exhibitors. The first edition featured 66 Italian exhibitors and was visited by 1,580 highly qualified operators from 706 companies.

Karen Woo for Peter Jackson menswear label
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Karen Woo for Peter Jackson menswear label

Fashion photographer Karen Woo shot the latest collection of the Peter Jackson label. In the campaign the main characters are SAM WITHERS and DAN HARRIS.

Nishiyama silk fabrics - a completely organic product
Menswear fabrics

Nishiyama silk fabrics - a completely organic product

Available in two thicknesses and ranging from casual to formal, Nishiyama Silk’s distinctive stripes work beautifully for both men’s and women’s fashions, and pair easily with the company’s wide range of solid hues. With every season, the company introduces several new options to their ever-evolving collection, and custom textiles can also be created upon request.

Mary Katrantzou Pre-Fall 2015 collection
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Mary Katrantzou Pre-Fall 2015 collection

Mary Katrantzou's first Pre-Fall 15 collection is a celebration of classic heritage textiles that have stood through time, forming motifs that we have adorned for decades. Injecting her signature play on perception and discovery, emblems are unearthed from her archive collections to rework and re-imagine the 19th century patterns with the use of her own heritage prints.

Japanese designer Tsumori Chisato with attractive Comic Prints at Paris Fashion Week
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Japanese designer Tsumori Chisato with attractive Comic Prints at Paris Fashion Week

The Fall/Winter 2015/2016 Ready to Wear collection by Tsumori Chisato was presented this morning during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France.
I fell in love with this collection at first look. The designs and prints are eyecatching and unique.

Japan: Made-to-measure and Made-to-order men's suits
Made-to-order Men's Suits

Japan: Made-to-measure and Made-to-order men's suits

Young Japanese tailors are meticulous in their work and attentive to customers' needs, so they're well-placed to win the hearts of their clientele.

NEWLIFE™ by Sinterama
Sewing industry

NEWLIFE™ by Sinterama

Sinterama is European leader in the production of coloured polyester threads and yarns, born in 1968 in Biella (Italy). In over 40 years of development, Sinterama has built important partnerships with its clients, offering the most innovative solutions, investing in product research and giving collaboration and service the utmost attention. In line quality control, the automation of processes and the flexibility of production systems represent some of the company’s points of excellence and ensure the highest quality and production standards. At present, Sinterama produces a vast range or products able to satisfy any requirement for fabrics for automotive, furnishing, clothing and technical end uses.

French fashion: Cerruti Fall/Winter 2014-2015
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French fashion: Cerruti Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Aldo Maria Camillo takes on a personal and sartorial journey, pursuing the idea of the noble soldier by encapsulating the faded charm of history in a distinctly contemporary vein. He focuses on the central theme of imperfect perfection, the defining trait of Cerruti 1881 Paris, and interprets calculated yet crucial mistakes as a sign of life and uniqueness within an extremely formal framework.

Fashion Design Education: London College of Fashion
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Fashion Design Education: London College of Fashion

As we previously reported London College of Fashion is among the Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe.

Luxury, performance, elegance and research in the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection by Larusmiani
Menswear fabrics

Luxury, performance, elegance and research in the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection by Larusmiani

For the new Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection the brand presents “Luxury Denim” - a perfect combination of modernity and the finest fabrics: wool, silk and cashmere blends in a wide range of colours, for a contemporary style that upholds the elegance and meticulous details that run through the entire collection.

Fabric trends from the British Mills for Autumn - Winter 2015/2016
Menswear Trends

Fabric trends from the British Mills for Autumn - Winter 2015/2016

British Mills and fabric designers continue to develop amazing textiles, fusing cutting edge designs and smart finishes with passion and know-how.

The UK Fashion and Textile Association is at Premiere Vision to promote British fabric designers and theirs skills.

ANATOMY OF A SHIRT Spring Summer 2015 collection
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ANATOMY OF A SHIRT Spring Summer 2015 collection

Like a body composed of portions, the shirts arise from the symbiosis of each one of its pieces...”
The process begings each season with a rigorous selection of exclusive textiles from the best manufactures in the world, Italian, Egyptian, English, Spanish.

For that unique French touch: high-end, luxury and designer fashion manufacturing
World fashion

For that unique French touch: high-end, luxury and designer fashion manufacturing "Made in France"

Made in France 2014, the only exhibition devoted to high-end apparel and accessories manufacturing, will be showcasing a wealth of French high-end manufacturing expertise, skills, craftsmanship and industrial techniques, and welcoming new sectors and rare skills.

The Queen of Thai Silk at the Bangkok Couture Fashion Week 2012
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The Queen of Thai Silk at the Bangkok Couture Fashion Week 2012

Models presented creations of The Queen of Thai Silk at the Bangkok Couture Fashion Week 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand, 30 September 2012.

The Queen of Thai Silk is a union of seven designers from Thai and international, using fine Thai silk in their collections.

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

Sicily inspired PIETRO FILIPI for Autumn-Winter 2011-2012
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Sicily inspired PIETRO FILIPI for Autumn-Winter 2011-2012

Sicily is the inspiration of the designers of Pietro Filipi for the collection Autumn-Winter 2011/2012.

The models in the women's collection are inspired by the 50s and 80s, with respect to the women's forms, with underlined higher waist, accents on the shoulders and retracted silhouette of the trousers. The romantic floral motives, silk, velvet accessories and lace make a strong contrast with strict jackets in men's style.

European textile and apparel manufacturing companies at BGate 2010
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European textile and apparel manufacturing companies at BGate 2010

The 9th International fashion fair for professionals in Bulgaria, BGate, will take place on September 16 - 18, 2010 in Inter Expo & Congress Center, Sofia.

This business-to-business specialized international exposition will present the professionals in fashion and producers of clothing and textile, designers and dealers, retailers, distributors and media from Bulgaria, Europe and the Balkans. They will participate in the event, invited by Bulgarian Association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters (BAATPE).

International Fashion Congress - Rousse 2010 - New Profitable Strategy Of The Fashion Industry In Europe.
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International Fashion Congress - Rousse 2010 - New Profitable Strategy Of The Fashion Industry In Europe.

On the occasion of the forthcoming International Fashion Congress – Rousse 2010, which is organized by RICHMART INNOVATION, in BTA Press Club was held a press conference in which participated: Mr. Martin Jordanov, organizer of RICHMART INNOVATION; Mrs. Mariana Manolova, chief executive of BAATPE (Bulgarian association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters); Mrs. Daniela Simeonova, a representative of BULIP (Branch Union of the Light Industry Producers) - Rousse, and professor Lyubomir Stoikov, chairman of the Bulgarian Academy for Fashion.

At the press conference was given a letter of support from eng. Bozhidar Yotov, mayor of the Municipality of Rousse, which will host the prestigious forum, which "will not only improve the local economy, boost the activity of light industry, but will be of benefit to residents of the municipality".

The young collection of
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The young collection of "Rila style": Green light of the romantic elements

In Sofia especially for fashion journalists was organized the premiere of the new youth line of the famous Bulgarian fashion house Rila Style (winner of three "Golden needles" of the Academy of fashion) - RILA STYLE YOUNG COLLECTION.

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