What Is Fair Trade Beauty, and Why Does It Matter?
When it comes to choosing beauty products, people have different considerations. Typically, they factor in the ingredients used in producing the cosmetics as these can help consumers determine whether the product will deliver positive results. But these days, many individuals are also looking into the methods an ingredient manufacturer uses. More customers demand that their ingredients are sourced using sustainable practices and that their products fit the standard of what’s considered “fair trade” beauty.
Milano Unica 36th edition with strong increase in international buyers
The 36th edition of Milano Unica took place from 01 to 03 February 2023, with an encouraging balance in terms of visitor attendance, especially from abroad. Visitors to Milano Unica, the Italian trade show of high-end fashion textiles and accessories, totaled 5,304, up 47.5% over the February 2022 edition, including 1,500 international (+105%) and 3,804 Italian (+33%). 475 international companies presented their collections of high-end textiles and accessories for the Spring/Summer 2024 season for menswear, womenswear and kidswear at Fiera Milano Rho.
Textile innovations at Munich Fabric Start Spring/Summer 2024
The fabric trade show MUNICH FABRIC START is establishing itself in Germany as the leading platform for future-relevant textile innovations in the fashion sector. The Munich fabric show manages to strike a balance between euphoria for new things and critical debate. An overview of some of the highlights of the latest show in September and a first preview of the upcoming event.
VIEW Premium Selection Spring/Summer season 2024
The VIEW Premium Selection in Munich has successfully opened the Spring.Summer season 2024. In a tense market environment, the exhibiting weavers, producers and accessories manufacturers and their around 300 pre-collections positioned themselves with strong trend statements and solutionoriented new developments.
Pure London 12-14 February 2023 - NEW NOBLENESS THEME
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event will be taking place from the 12th-14th February 2023 at the iconic Olympia London. The UK’s most exciting global showcase for womenswear, accessories, footwear, and jewellery brands, has announced its latest campaign New Nobleness created in collaboration with its trend agency partner Promostyl.
PURE LONDON starts interview series to tackle the biggest issues facing the fashion industry
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event, is bringing together some of the industry’s leading brands and creative minds to discuss the biggest issues facing the fashion industry today in a series of pioneering podcasts and articles available now on the Pure London website.
The international fashion trade fair TextailorExpo 2022 will take place in October
The international exhibition for textiles and fashion TextailorExpo 2022 will take place from October 27-29, 2022 at the Plovdiv International Fair. For three exhibition days, companies will have the opportunity for a presentation and B2B meetings. Within the framework of the exhibition, the TexTailor Expo team, together with partner professional organizations, prepared an accompanying program of seminars and events for maximum benefit to the professional world of the textile and fashion industry, as well as the Leather sector.
Fashion trade fairs 2022/2023
We have gathered for you the major trade fairs and exhibitions mainly in Europe and USA. They are separated by sourcing and selling fairs. At the sourcing fairs you can source fabrics and trims, attend business seminars, meet factories, sample makers, printing companies, and all kinds of production-focused industry professionals.
Pure London launched a newly designed, editorial-style website
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event taking place on 17th – 19th July 2022 at the iconic Olympia London, has announced the launch of its vibrant new campaign and website as it gears up to its first trade collective of fashion brands, creative minds, and inspiring trends in over two years.
Milano Unica is taking place in February
The 34th edition of Milano Unica is scheduled for 1-2 February 2022, from 9.00 to 18.30, Halls 12, 16 and 20, Rho Fiera Milano, with access from Hall 12. The best Spring / Summer 2023 collections of textile and clothing accessories are waiting forbuyers, fashion professionals and journalists for two days.
h+h cologne turns again Cologne into the international meeting point of the textile handicraft industry
Practical knowledge from professionals for professionals: Trade fair excels with a first-class workshop and event programme.
Poland Shoes Expo fair presents more than 500 brands
Poland Shoes Expo fair opens on 14-16 October 2021. Ptak Warsaw Expo Centre hosts the most special event in the country's footwear and leather industry. The deadline for companies that want to participate in the fair is 30 September 2021.
h+h trade fair is coming to North America
New trade fair for textile handicrafts to be held in Chicago in June 2022. First international offspring of the world's leading trade fair h+h cologne. Uniting the soft crafts industries in North America.
Pitti 100 is coming with fantastic classic, dynamic attitude and sustainable style
The 100th edition of Pitti Uomo will take place from June 30th to July 2nd 2021, at the Fortezza da Basso. This reference fair of men's fashion will gather again this year brands from all over the world that have come to express their vision of today's and tomorrow's fashion. This edition will be exceptional: return in physical despite distancing rules to follow, 100th edition, new features, ... we will explain everything.
Digital and creative: h+h cologne @home presents professional knowledge for the handmade business
Good products and competent consulting are a prerequisite for companies that want to convince their customers on a day-to-day basis. What brick-and-mortar retailers can do beyond this to survive in these especially complicated times, reinforce their customer relations and reach new target groups - this will once again be the focus of the h+h cologne workshops in 2021. Because even if h+h cologne is exclusively taking place as a digital format this year: Nobody has to do without the successful and interesting workshops of the international trade fair for handicraft & hobby supplies!
Visit free of charge the Virtual Forum of Pure London - Fashion Together
Following the successful launch of Fashion Together in September 2020, discover a new and evolved digital experience, designed to bring the industry together, even when we remain apart. Fashion Together will provide key industry insights, as well as a first-hand look at the latest styles, trends and collections through product showcases and our all-encompassing Pure London Virtual Showroom. Tune in on 23rd February 2021 to access it all.
Gallery FASHION & Shoes from 30 January - 1 February 2021
Gallery FASHION & Shoes will take place from 30 January – 1 February 2021. But plans are currently still underway for the upcoming order event at the end of January 2021 in Düsseldorf, which will form a ‘fashion bridge’ between Gallery FASHION & Shoes and Supreme Women & Men.
h+h cologne is planning a purely digital event for 2021
First registrations for the digital format "h+h cologne @home" are already received as the physical event is not possible due to the pandemic situation. Preparations for the new digital event platform are already in full swing.
FABRIC DAYS Spring-Summer 2022 postponed to 2 – 4 March 2021
With the goal to realise a physical event for the textile industry for the upcoming Spring-Summer 2022 season, the team at Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH is undergoing plans for the second edition of FABRIC DAYS. With this, the organisers are eager to offer a platform for those manufacturers and suppliers who can and want to present their collections in Munich. What has been successfully realised in September with FABRIC DAYS shall be repeated: that a trade fair is possible under the new conditions with Covid-19.
h+h cologne with an extensive safety concept
Bigger, in a new hall, with an extensive safety concept: h+h cologne is ensuring a safe stay at the trade fair with its package of measures entitled “#B-SAFE4business”.
Pitti Connect - the digital platform that will host the Pitti summer fairs starts on 16 July
16 July 2020 is the official release of the new Pitti Immagine website and debut of PITTI CONNECT - the digital platform that will host the Pitti summer fairs until October 9 - Pitti Uomo 98, Pitti Bimbo 91 and Pitti Filati 87. Expect three months of events, special projects, conversations, fashion feeds and new scenarios, announced the organizers of the popular trade fair.
Gallery FASHION and Gallery SHOES - 30 August - 01 September 2020
German kick-off for the European fashion and shoe industry in the end of August. Gallery FASHION and Gallery SHOES, together with their accompanying five-day SHOWROOM CONCEPT coinciding with Supreme Düsseldorf from 28 August 2020, will be offering the first opportunity for the sector to get together in Germany from 30 August until 1 September 2020.
Texcare International trade fair will be postponed to 27 November - 1 December 2021
The leading international trade fair Texcare International is being postponed to 2021. "VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies supports Messe Frankfurt's decision. In view of the current circumstances caused by the COVID-19 crisis, we consider it right to postpone Texcare International to November 2021", says VDMA TFL Managing Director Elgar Straub.
Sustainability is the main topic at Texcare International 2020
From 20 to 24 June 2020, the leading international trade fair Texcare International will once again be the worldwide meeting place for laundry and dry-cleaning technology in Frankfurt am Main.
MUNICH FABRIC START Spring/Summer 2021 - A new level of sustainability, digitalisation, transparency
The MUNICH FABRIC START introduced the Spring/Summer 2021 season from 04 - 06 February in Munich. The accents were the BLUEZONE, KEYHOUSE and the individual showcases presented by around 1,000 international suppliers of fabrics and additionals. The approximately 18,400 international trade visitors were offered a broad spectrum of strongly positioned collections with innovative product and trend statements. A new awareness of ecology and the increasing relevance of natural looks and resource-saving materials were noticed.
Pitti Uomo 2020 - Highlights of the menswear trade fair
Hundreds of menswear brands pop up in Florence’s Fortezza da Basso twice a year for the most popular menswear trade fair Pitti Uomo. Pitti is the home of true menswear obsessives and we can not miss to present you this year's street style.
Chiara Boni's Menswear collection debuts at Pitti Uomo
TRAILBLAZER Chiara Boni, the first Chiara Boni’s menswear collection makes its official debut at the brand’s new store in Florence during the 97th edition of international men’s wear trade show Pitti Uomo. A capsule of 4 must-have pieces: a jacket, two shirts and a pair of pants. The essential wardrobe of a trendsetter, a traveller, an innovator.
The Boom Of Ecological Fashion: Current Fashion Brand Strategies
In August of this year, the pillars of the elite world fashion concluded the so-called Fashion Pact. Although this agreement does not carry any legal force, when industry giants represented by Chanel, Ralph Lauren and Prada, and 28 other companies begin to take measures to fight against global warming, this means that everything got pretty serious. This pact shows serious changes both in the priorities of the worldwide industry, but also in fashion trends for the coming decades.
From “zipper” to Facebook shop:The workshops at h+h cologne 2020
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.
VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: European Industry meeting with election of new board of directors
This year's VDMA TFL industry meeting took place on 14 and 15 November in Berlin. For many years, the trade association has been committed to Europeanisation and this year, too, further European members have joined the ranks. "Only together as a European industry can we form an antithesis to the current global framework conditions and remain competitive," said Elgar Straub, Managing Director of the TFL trade association. The consequences of the trade dispute between the USA and China and the unclear Brexit situation are causing great uncertainty and unrest in the markets. The industry is also feeling this, and strong European cohesion is the necessary response to the current political and economic situation.
Panorama Berlin with a new fashion pop-up concept
A cross-seasonal concept with the mission of reinforcing the connection between retailers, manufacturers and consumers was recently presented by the organisers of tradeshow PANORAMA Berlin.
MUNICH FABRIC START - Sustainability, digitisation and technology shape fashion
The recent MUNICH FABRIC START, held from 3 to 5 September 2019 in Munich, Germany, launched the new Hall 8 and an extended exhibitor portfolio to once again convince the sector of the innovation and information platform. Featuring highly concentrated themes, new exhibition formats and numerous expert-led panel discussions, keynotes and lectures. Now spread over eight halls, for the very first time over 1,000 international suppliers showcased more than 2,000 collections in the Fabrics, Additionals, Denim and Sourcing segments for Autumn/Winter 2020/2021.
The consolidator of the Bulgarian textile sector
Professional forums are of leading importance for every business sector. In 2019, from 25 to 27 September, the textile industry branch will gather for the second consecutive year at Inter Expo Center, where TMT Expo will be held. The Forum will welcome the visitors with even more innovations and technologies, as well as with almost 25% increase in the exhibition area.
Pitti Immagine Uomo 96 - Final figures
Pitti Uomo is confirmed as a global crossroads for trends, new ideas and the launches of innovative men's fashion and lifestyle projects 30,000 visitors in total and over 18,500 buyers from 100 foreign countries for an edition dominated by tremendous energy and optimism in a difficult year for international trade. Good performances and growth for some important markets like France, Turkey, Hong Kong, Belgium and Russia; a slight drop in numbers for China, Germany, Spain, Japan and in Italian buyers.
Fashion trends from Pitti Uomo: Colors
Anything but black - such are the fashion trends every year at Pitti Uomo. And while the trade fair has to offer a lot of sportswear, the influencers still stick to dandy style and dress with high quality suits, ready to be shot and present their attire on the social networks. So many ellegant men in one place - it is possible only at Pitty Uomo!
Holde Textil Expo in Bucharest
“We believe it is extremely favorable for textile manufacturers to have the opportunity to adjoin, as closely as possible, the full range of products available on the Chinese market. Thus, they are able to assess the production trends for the autumn of 2019 and obtain the necessary trade contacts to import without having to travel to China or other countries, reducing the purchase time and saving travel cost”.
VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies
The manufacturers of sewing and garment technology as well as machines for processing technical textiles look back on a turbulent year in 2018: While the sector reported a substantial increase of 120 percent in cumulative terms between 2009 and 2017, exports in 2018 fell by 16.7 percent from 603 million Euros in 2017 to 502 million Euros in 2018. "The industry is experiencing strong uncertainty among its customers, which has a negative impact on investment behaviour," said Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies (TFL), at the opening press conference of the Texprocess in Frankfurt. "The overbureaucratisation in Germany, such as the Posting of Workers Directive or the DSGVO, the threat of Brexit and the national tendencies in many European countries, but also the situation in Turkey, the trade dispute between the USA and China and the ever more severe trade sanctions set up by the USA - all this is bringing considerable unrest to the markets.
The international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies h+h cologne 2019 goes green
The world's largest trade fair for creative handicraft & hobby supplies, h+h cologne that came to a close in Cologne on Sunday this year had around 16,500 trade visitors from 80 countries (2018: 73 countries). In this way it marked a further chapter in the success story of the international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies.
Micro-factories will be the focal subject at Texprocess 2019
Micro-Factories show integrated production processes. They become more and more popular at trade fairs and exhibitions. Micro-factories will be the focal subject at the coming Texprocess in Frankfurt, 14-17 May 2019.
Dress for Success at Your First Trade Show
Trade shows are a perfect outlet for expanding brand awareness of your brick-and-mortar business. Communities often rally in support of small local companies, but they have to know who you are and what you stand for.
Munich Fabric Start takes a share in the new heritage
Following intense networking and jointly realised projects we bring together what belongs together: MUNICH FABRIC START Exhibitions GmbH now takes a share in New Heritage – the Festival for Timeless Fashion – held once a year in Munich and D?sseldorf since 2017. The organisers of the trade fairs are now complementing each other to continue the successful course already charted.
VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019
The industry looks forward to Texprocess, the leading trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials, taking place in Frankfurt from 14 to 17 May 2019. "Sales in the entire German Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 5.7 percent in real terms yearon-year in the months from January to October 2018," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at Texprocess's international press conference in Frankfurt.
VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: The industry is recording very good revenues
"Sales in the Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 11.4 percent in real terms in the months from January to August 2018 compared with the previous year," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at the industry meeting and general meeting of the trade association in Munich. Similarly, exports by the sector, which brings together manufacturers of sewing and garment technology, shoe and leather technology as well as laundry and dry-cleaning technology, increased by 6.2 percent in 2017 from 1.049 billion euros (2016) to 1.114 billion euros (2017). "Although times are still economically successful, many external components, such as Brexit or the trade policy of the US President, are nevertheless bringing considerable unrest to the markets," said G?nter Veit, Chairman of the VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies.
Sustainable fashion at Munich Fabric Start
Organically produced fashion has established itself as a paramount trend in the fashion and textile industry. As one of Europe's leading textile trade shows, MUNICH FABRIC START aims to highlight and inform on this subject in our dedicated organicselection area.
Pitti Uomo 94 Street Style Better Than Ever
The most stylish men's trade fair Pitti Uomo 94 took place from 12 to 15 June 2018. And although NY Times stated that "The Dandy Is Dead", I can not agree with that. In Florence everyone was "dandier" than ever. And while the so called peacocks have prepared different outfits for every day, the same happened also to buyers, managers and other visitors of the business fair.
Revolver Copenhagen brings Scandinavia to Pitti Uomo 94
From Pitti Uomo 94, Revolver Copenhagen Int. Fashion Trade Show will be presenting “Scandinavian Manifesto”, a new space with curated emerging and established Scandinavian brands.
Premiere Vision and the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la mode sign a mutual support agreement to confort Paris as the world fashion capital
Paris’s two most influential players on the international fashion scene - trade-show organiser Premiere Vision and the Federation de la Haute Couture de la Mode - have signed a partnership agreement.
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 - Day 2
The second day of Milano Unica reprised the first day’s success, with exhibitors pleased with the quality of the buyers, who flocked to the trade show’s exhibitor areas, Event Areas and Special Sections of the Salon.
303 TUSCANS – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION was given to Ethical brands from the Netherlands
On 21.01.2018 at Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam was held the second International conference Ethical Fashion – The New Fashion Formula, followed by the awards ceremony “303 TUSCANS“ – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION. The event took place during the popular fair Modefabriek.
WHITE STREET MARKET - the first B and C event dedicated to sportswear and streetwear
A new trade event concept is taking shape in Tortona Fashion District, Milan: WHITE STREET MARKET, an innovative format designed for sportswear&streetwear businesses, which will have a chance to meet buyers and endusers. In the industrial setting of Ex Ansaldo - BASE, Via Tortona 54 Milan - the first B&C (business & consumer) tradeshow, is due to debut in June 2018, during WHITE MAN & WOMAN.
Munich Fabric Start Spring/Summer 2019 - Processing my reality
'Processing my Realities.' This is the overarching trend theme at the latest edition of MUNICH FABRIC START. It impressively reflects the power of those interactions which seem so violent at present within the textile and fashion industry. The clash between online and analogue, between Industry 4.0 and skilled craftsmanship, between the virtual and the existent. And between Man + Machine, the concept theme of the BLUEZONE.
The 4 levels of the fashion industry
The fashion industry is devided into four levels - Primary, Secondary, Retail, and Auxiliary. They work independently and interdependently to serve the consumer.
Guest Nation of Pitti Uomo 93 - Finland
The most promising names on Finland’s new fashion scenario will be the stars of the Guest Nation project sponsored by the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery during Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 (Florence, 9-12 January 2018).
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.
Munich Apparel Source enters its second round
The decision has been taken. The next MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE will be held from 5 to 7 September 2018 – as an integrated event of MUNICH FABRIC START and directly connected to the MOC.
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.
Maglificio Ripa and ROICA for a new generation of cutting-edge and clean oriented fabrics
Maglificio Ripa, selected by Asahi Kasei as a key partner for ROICA™ Feel Good project aimed at presenting the ROICA ™ Clean Fit yarn, exhibited at Premiere Vision in Paris and take the occasion to present those latest innovations, which successfully made their debut at Interfiliere Paris in July. “We recorded a very positive feedback from our customers at Interfiliere – says Paolo Fila, sales manager at Maglificio Ripa – and now, for the very first view, we are exhibiting our exclusive items at Premi?re Vision, a very important trade show for us. Clean Fit is going to be added to a range of ROICA ™ products such as ROICA™ Eco Smart family and ROICA ™ Colour Perfect family”.
Class of 2018 by Jacket Required
Another year brings another season. Fresh ideas and exciting developments. Reinvigorated collections, and inaugural brands which bring a necessary new. For the forthcoming season, autumn/winter 2018, premium fashion trade show Jacket Required welcomes its fourteenth edition.
Smart assembly using ultrasonic for the first time at Munich Fabric Start
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.
Munich Fabric Start presents Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 trends and pushes new trade fair and event formats
Munich Fabric Start kicks off the new trade fair cycle for Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 with even greater impact. In addition to extending existing areas, a new trade fair format MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE will be launched, extending the ranges to include the next step in the value chain.
Interview with Pitti Uomo 92 star Niccolo Cesari
At the 92th edition of Pitti Uomo Niccolo Cesari will be remembered with 4 extremely stylish and coloful outfits and attention to details. Read what he shared with us after the trade fair about his participation and his life as a Pitti Uomo peacock.
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 AND ICE AGENCY - United to promote Italian textiles
Starting from next September, the fashion shows in Milan will be held concurrently with the Women’s Fashion Week. This was confirmed by Ivan Scalfarotto, Deputy Secretary at the Italian Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry that, together with ICE Agency, the Italian Trade Promotion Agency, has provided unfailing support to Milano Unica and the entire fashion supply chain.
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.
Pitti Uomo Firenze - the Spectacular composition of men’s elegance or the shortcut to the belief that the modern man is a Dandy
What is Pitti Uomo? A large and magnificent manifestation of men’s fashion exhibitionism without any holdbacks, blowing like a bottle of champagne and held in the historical center of Florence, Italy, where exhibitors carefully present their latest men’s collections. The latest men’s fashion trends are marked there, before the upcoming fashion events in Milan.
White Man & Woman Milan - Attractive Summer Suits
White Man & Woman was a 3 day event held from 17th to 19th June 2017 at the Via Tortona in Milan, Italy. This event showcased products like outodoor style and fashion. We selected to show you the suits that were presented, mainly in white, blue and light gray, suitable for the summer. The suit jackets are combined with jeans or wide-leg trousers.
WHITE MAN&WOMAN keeps growing with increasingly international focus
WHITE has boosted the June edition thus reaching 300 brands, thanks to important partnerships and to the success of the MAN & WOMAN formula. The trade show is the only trade-fair capable of showcasing the womenswear previews during the menswear fashion week. Special Guest of the show is POAN, which will tread the catwalks thanks to the collaboration with CNMI, while the Slovakian NEHERA is the woman precollections Guest Designer. Synergies with showrooms like Tomorrow for the Athleisure, Six London, Baltimora Studio and The Alphabet. Special projects with companies like Casadei, which will launch its capsule collection, Momon?, with a special area, Ramponi and Albini Group for the shows.
Texprocess opens with increased exhibitor numbers once again
With 312 exhibitors from 36 countries (2015: 273 from 33 countries) and a growth rate of 14 %, Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017) launches its biggest event ever. Held in parallel to Techtextil, Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials in Frankfurt am Main, will showcase, for the fourth time, all the stages of the value creation train in the textile industry, including design technologies, IT, the various processes and procedures for cutting, sewing, seaming, embroidering and knitting, as well as technologies for finishing, textile printing and logistics. And Texprocess will be offering additional stimulus for the sector with the first ever Digital Textile Micro Factory.
BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS creativity blooms for Pitti Uomo 92 main theme
Life energy and the stunning beauty of flowers have provided inspiration for BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS, the leading theme of the summer trade shows. New creative ideas that blossom just like flowers: improbable, effervescent and ironic.
A truly incredible Mido: On an up trend in 2017
Everyone was especially happy and enthusiastic about the 47th session of the eyewear industry’s leading exhibition, which closed in Milan yesterday with more than 55 thousand entries of visiting trade people from around the world, crowding the pavilions of a MIDO that was bigger and had organized an even busier calendar of events. This is a 5.5% increase over the previous year, for which attendance figures had scored an all-time record.
Techtextil presents technical textiles
Techtextil is the international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens. Here, you will find topical information for your work on Techtextil.
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 key players in kids' fashion meet at the leading German trade show
The Supreme Group kicks off the order season 2017 – and the year of its tenth anniversary – with the 9th edition of Supreme Kids on January 27th through 29th at MTC World of fashion, House 1 in Munich.
Pure London Man - menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories
Pure Man features mid to high end menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories. Pure Man the menswear fashion trade show is co-located at Pure London providing an exciting environment and an easy cross-over for buyers who stock for both genders.
Blossom PREMIERE VISION expands with a wider offer and welcomes the leather industry
Last July, the PREMI?RE VISION group inaugurated BLOSSOM PREMI?RE VISION, a new biannual trade show dedicated to first collections and designed for creative, luxury and high-end fashion brands. The first edition was a resounding success, winning praise from fashion houses for the relevance and effectiveness of a concept organized to be consistent with the fashion calendar for first collections, and complementary to the PREMI?RE VISION PARIS* calendar, which targets main collections.
Barrington Fabrics - gateway to cloth for every fabric
Barrington Fabrics Ltd was established in the 1990's and its primary target area was the manufacturing of piece good for the middle and far east clothiers merchants and retail fabric stores.
Milano Unica XXIII: Improved trends for the Italian textile industry in 2016
In 2016, Italian textile production opened with rosier projections than in the corresponding period of 2015. Exports gained +0.5%, while imports were up just +0.1%.
Incoterms (International Commercial Terms) - Rules for any mode of transport
The Incoterms (International Commercial Terms) are a series of commercial terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). They are widely used in International commercial transactions or procurement processes and accepted by governments, legal authorities, and practitioners worldwide.
Keys to Success: Trademark
The trademark serves as a badge of origin - it is also called indicates source. Its essential function is to exclusively identify a particular business as the source of goods or services.
Milano Unica XXIII edition presents Fall-Winter 2017/2018 trends
The 'New Beginning' of the 23rd edition of Milano Unica starts from the principle of offering a new dimension of service, creativity and excellence of the proposals put on display, with a view to accompanying visitors through the values of quality and authenticity that characterize Made-in-Italy production.
Jacket Required - Spring-Summer 2017 collections
The menswear trade show Jacket Required was held July 27-28, 2016 in London, UK. I visited this premium men's fashion event and now I'll present you exclusive pictures of some of the presented Spring-Summer 2017 collections, including by Gibson London, Farah, Gant Rugger, Hartfor, Mc Alson and Keen.
Menswear trade show Jacket required London presents Spring-Summer 2017 collections
Premium menswear show Jacket Required is a trade only event, open exclusively to buyers and members of the press. The presentation of the Spring-Summer 2017 collections will be held on July 27-28, 2016 at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
Pal Zileri Made-to-measure service
A suit that is yours from the first stitch to the last, produced by tradesman with generations of experience and designed for today.
Interfiliere - the core of business development and industry innovation
Interfiele values are involvement, quality, flexibility and boldness in creating modern events where business goes hand in hand with an international scope, image, pleasure and emotion.
VEIT Presents Innovations at TEXCARE 2016
The market leader for ironing technology is displaying its products to trade professionals at the TEXCARE trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, which takes place every four years. From 11 to 15 June 2016, there will be a lot to explore on the 250-square metre-area in Hall 9, booths C30 and D40.
June 2016 - Pitti Uomo 90 highlights
The theme will be Pitti Lucky Numbers. This season Pitti Immagine is focusing on numbers: their aesthetics, graphics and symbolism both in and out of fashion.
The ninth edition of Milano Unica in Shanghai
In the second largest market (with Hong Kong) for Italian exports, Botto Poala presents 78 Italian exhibitors and the new concept for the September edition of Milano Unica: The hub where excellence is Born.
Bubble London - the UK's biggest baby and kids' tradeshow proved that children deserve to wear quality clothes
The Business Design Centre in Islington once again played host to Bubble London, where British and international brands were showcased under one roof to present their Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections. There were 235 collections at Bubble this season, 85 of which were new to Bubble and 53 were new to the UK.
The Dutch impose the new formula in fashion - made-to-measure suits from quality wool fabrics
MEN'S FASHION CLUSTER participated in MODEFABRIEK Amsterdam January 2016 edition (January 24-25). Amsterdam enforces the fashion standarts of custom suits.There you can see the latest collections of fabrics with over 1,500 designs of CERRUTI, E. THOMAS, and VITALE BARBERIS CANONICO and over 300 high-quality Italian linings.
For autumn winter 2017-18, Première Vision inaugurates a new show for the launch of the season
The world's leading organiser of trade shows and events dedicated to the upstream side of the fashion industry, Première Vision has been breaking new ground, providing inspiration and setting the pace each season for over 40 years.
Approaching the market from every angle - Milano Unica New York II Edition
MU New York features prestigious materials for men's and women's collections; avant-garde materials for the 'fashion' market; traditional and novelty shirting fabrics; denim; accessories. A total of 61 firms will participate in the upcoming edition, starting January 24, 2016.
PROJECT introduces new interactive partnerships and influential brands in menswear
PROJECT New York, under UBM Fashion Group's roster of premiere trade shows, will deliver its Fall/Winter 2016 offering this Sunday, January 24th until Tuesday, January 26th. The show will launch a new partnership with WGSN, showcase an interactive new app, Spin My Planet, and present a distinguished group of brands within The TENTS and PROJECT.
Pitti Uomo 89 - The trade show
The world's most important platform for men's clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men's fashion, Pitti Uomo, is currently running (January 12-15, 2016) in Florence, Italy. Be Global Fashion Network is on spot to show you the atmosphere of the event and to reveal the key trends and directions in men's fashion business.
PROJECT New York Fall-Winter 2016
Project New York is a 3-day-event, held biannually in NYC, NY, USA - it is entirely dedicated to the menswear market. The fair offers three communities featuring men's apparel, footwear, and accessories. The next edition of PROJECT New York FW will be held January 24-26, 2016 at Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, NYC, USA.
Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Milano Unica
Milano Unica is a world-renowned trade fair, established in 2005. The XXII edition of Milano Unica will be held at Viale Scarampo, Milan, Italy from February 9-11, 2016.
Modefabriek Amsterdam - 24 and 25 January 2016
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.
Top 4 upcoming menswear events
We present you top 4 menswear trade shows during November, December and January. You can read information about the shows - their main purposes, what you can find and the future trends.
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.
Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty
The forces behind APT are Farah Malik, a Pakistani Muslim with history of developing multimedia marketing campaigns for social justice and human rights, and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, with strong background in graphic, textile and product design, who men while living in Rome. They both are inspired by the hand-crafting cultures of the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and share a desire to increase awareness of ancient, disappearing crafting traditions.
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
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: 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.
International Fashion Fair - Fast Fashion was held in Poland
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.
Premiere Vision Accessories focuses on shoes
From 15 to 17 September, the next edition of Première Vision Paris (formerly Première Vision Pluriel) will give concrete expression to the strategic changes implemented by Première Vision, now the sole organiser of this fully integrated ensemble of six shows, all mutually complementary in terms of their offer and services.
MRKET New York July 2015
The director of Men's Fashion Cluster Dean Manev participated at the exhibition and presented the cluster and one of its member companies - Richmart, manufacturer of men's made-to-measure and made-to-order suits.
Men's fashion events calendar for 2015
As gentlemen get more and more rigorous about their wardrobe, many of the world's fashion capitals dedicate Fashion weeks especially to menswear. They are held twice a year: in January (presenting the Autumn/Winter collections) and in June (presenting the Spring/Summer collections for the next year). Many fashion fairs and trade shows also have sections, dedicated to men's fashion. The schedule for 2015 includes...
Innovative machines and customised solutions for textile processing from VEIT Group at Texprocess 2015
From 4 to 7 May 2015 at the international trade fair Texprocess in Frankfurt/Main, VEIT Group will display its products in Hall 6, Booth B10, to show the latest technologies in the area of ironing, finishing, pressing and fusing with its brands VEIT, Brisay and Kannegiesser.
Latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at Outdoor Retailer trade show
Woolmark continues to cement wool’s rightful place in the sports and outdoor sector. The company presented the latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at this year’s Outdoor Retailer trade show, January 21 to 24, 2015.
With next-to-skin Merino wool apparel enjoying commercial success across the globe, The Woolmark Company has placed a greater focus on outerwear, with an innovative woven fabric the standout of the exhibit.
Loro Piana Men's Fabrics Fall/Winter 2015: Wool takes center stage
Loro Piana has always been associated with the very finest and best raw materials. For the past six generations, Loro Piana has been the vanguard of developing the potential of Super 120's wool. This winter the focus will be on wool - the oldest natural fibre known to man. Alongside cashmere, wool has undergone innovative treatments and used to create brand new blends to enrich the products presented at the Milano Unica fair, where I visited the booth of this premier international textile brand.
Earth, Wind & Fire: the new technical fabrics collection of Vitale Barberis Canonico
Earth, Wind & Fire is the new line of technical fabrics presented exclusively by Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills in the world, at the 19th MILANO UNICA (9-10-11 September 2014).
XIX edition of Milano Unica
The 19th edition of the Italian Textiles Trade Show Milano Unica will run from September 9-11 2014 at Fieramilanocity.
INDX Menswear Show will present Spring/Summer 2015 collections
INDX Menswear is a unique trade show for Independent Retailers. The new show that everyone's talking about...
They offer the relaxing and friendly environment of INDX to other shows for writing orders. They work without interruption on building ranges conducive to a successful buy.
Modefabriek Summer 2014 was held in Amsterdam
This year's Summer edition of Modefabriek was held on 13 & 14 July at the Amsterdam RAI.
Modefabriek is an innovative business-to-business trade show for labels in the middle and high segment of the fashion market, which value the uniqueness, quality and continuity with an individual vision of fashion.
The Men's Fashion Cluster at MRKET - the exclusive show for the menswear industry - January 2014 New York
MRket runs from Sunday, January 26 through Tuesday, January 28, 2014. It is a global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands. Representing the best collections in men’s clothing, sportswear, footwear and accessories from the United States and abroad.
This year at MRket you can visit the booth of the menswear brand Richmart, which is a member of the Men's fashion cluster.
The 25th International Children Clothing and Accessories Fair
The International Babies & Children Clothing & Accessories Fair (Wintexpo) will open its doors in the Istanbul Fair Center on June 13-16, 2013.
Patrick Grant has designed a Fall-Winter 2013/2014 collection for Debenhams
Patrick Grant has designed a collection for Debenhams. The Savile Row tailor is joined to the menswear line-up of the successful Designers at Debenhams initiative – Jasper Conran, Josh Rocha and Henry Holland.
Tommy Hilfiger Presents His Millenium Promise Collection 2012
The American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger presents his latest Promise collection for summer 2012.
The Collection is a unique capsule collection that supports lasting change throughout Africa in conjunction with Millennium Promise - an international non-profit organization, committed to accelerating achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and eradicating extreme poverty, hunger, and preventable disease.
Elegant luxury in the Spring-Summer menswear collection of the Bulgarian brand Andrews Fashion Studio
Collection Spring-Summer 2011 of Andrews Fashion Studio continues to impose successfully the concept TOTAL LOOK. This is seen in every detail and accent in the clothes, shoes and accessories. Every separate element or combination create the feeling for comfort, elegance, style and a lot of energy. This is also due to the colors - white, green, turquoise, camel, used by the designers of Andrews Fashion Studio.
One of the hits in the collection is the sport two-face jacket. The combination of beige and blue is ideal for the night yacht party or a walk on the see shore.
Fresh spring and romantic summer with the collection of Vayana
Ruse fashion house Vayana has opened its new store in Ruse.
The new Spring-Summer 2011 collection was presented to a public of famous ladies, fans and customers.
Vayana is a trademark of "BTB Bulgaria" AD. It is on the market for 4 years. For the development of “Vayana” work Achim Bayer from Germany, as a conceptual engine and "producer", and a group of designers...
Anja Rubik is the face of the new MANGO catalogue
Polish model Anja Rubik is the face of the new MANGO catalogue in which she poses in a totally natural way and reveals her feminine side, reflects the MANGO woman, urban and carefree, yet always elegant, sophisticated and wearing the latest trends.
The campaign by Terry Richardson will appear in Spain and France in magazines, exterior advertising, online and in cinemas.
FashionPhilosophyFashion Week Poland will present spring-summer 2011 trends
FashionPhilosophyFashion Week Poland is the greatest, periodical fashion event In Poland. This autumn we are going to present spring-summer 2011 trends. FashionPhilosophy confronts Polish market with foreign clothing industry.
Informs and inspires designers. Fashion Week is also a platform of communication for the branch managers, technologists, producers, stylists, media reps, fashion agents and traders. It supports cooperation, fusion and transfer.
Coralia Anniversary Collection for Summer 2010
Coralia is a trade mark of designer Veneta Vassileva. This year, on June 15 the fashion house turned 20 years of presence on the Bulgarian market and presented its anniversary collection on 11 June during the event "Fashion evenings 2010"
The brand clothing – casual and formal, is addressed to the modern and business woman. The clothes are comfortable, refined with good line, combination of branded textiles and accessories and high quality workmanship.
International chain of shoe stores enters Bulgaria
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.
New collection of IKKS Women for Summer 2010
The brand is founded in 1987 by Gérard Legoff, whose idea was to create a fashionable garments' brand for the juniors.
By 2006 IKKS was sold in 156 stores (France, Spain, Belgium, Luxemburg, Middle East, Hong Kong, United States...) and by 3,300 multi-brands around the world.
By presenting a natural and non-idealised image of its target consumers, IKKS has seduced all the age groups including opinion formers.
Lacoste - mood and color in New York
Most recognized by the "green crocodile" fashion brand, Lacoste once again charmed the audience at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York with its colorful and bright collection.
The famous brand reinforced its prestige of the master of fashion fabrics and patterns during the expected with great interest show.
The colorful accessories of the fashion guru drew the attention of the audience behind the scenes of the show before its inception. Their radiant mood spread quickly to the podium and the models.
John Galliano thinks fashion is about "seducing all the senses"
The designer - who works for Christian Dior, as well as his own self-titled label - loves catwalk shows because they bring his creations to life.
He explained: "If a picture paints a thousand words, a show has 20 minutes to bring the muse, the mood and the feel of a whole season to life. I want to seduce all your senses.
"If the clothes are the script, the models are the silent sirens that have to bring the story alive. I love using theatre and magic to tell the tale."
Movado Artists' Series Limited Edition Watches
The Movado Artist's Series represents occasional special edition watches released by Movado meant to celebrate the work of a particular artist.
Movado will release six Kenny Scharf limited edition watches of just 125 pieces each. The watch are each in steel case, with a specially engraved caseback, sapphire crystal, and Swiss quartz movement.
UNITED COLORS OF BENETTON Accessories and Shoes Collection Fall/Winter 2009/2010
Big and medium-sized bags make a comeback.
Soft, round-edged, rich in pleats, darts, pockets and depth; fabrics and genuine or faux leathers are smooth, often soft and highly treated: animal-marking-printed, pvc-film coated.
Even when bags want to be “clutched”, handles tend to be longer so they can always be “shouldered”.
Lectra extends its software offer to material traceability and reinforces its position in Industry 4.0
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT