During the last century, backpacks have come a long way. According to an NPR timeline, kids used to carry their books with leather straps. Also, bags made explicitly for papers did not exist until the mid-1970s. Nowadays, with the jump to electronics and laptops, students do not have to carry textbooks. However, backpacks are regarded as a requirement, and summer’s back-to-school sales offer prime shopping opportunities for backpacks. This comprehensive guide will help you find the best features in selecting brands and styles for your elementary, middle, or high school student.
Thanks to its modern production system, continuous quality tests and constant research for new technological solutions for a small but essential accessory such as zipper, Giovanni Lanfranchi S.p.A. is a reality on the market since 1887, constantly growing and ready to face the future successfully. A sound-great firm organized in four manufacturing plants, equipped to fulfill the complete production cycle, to join in synergy creativity and quality, precision and punctuality.
YKK’s latest creation, the Excella® Fin zipper, part of the revered Excella® range, introduces an innovative finguard structure of the zipper extends the teeth to the tape, to protect it from friction and rip. The zipper is enhanced with an improved dynamic shape and multifunctional purpose. The newly designed teeth are a size 75, adding crucial support to top quality, ideal for use within all garments, shoes, accessories and luggage.
‘'Every day we produce 50 km of zippers and we do it not only by paying close attention to the functionality and aesthetics of our products, but also to the environmental impact of our industrial processes. All of our company and its production cycle are geared towards reducing waste and enhancing its subsequent use. A commitment that has not escaped to the Environment Edition that has proposed to participate in an important editorial project, the drafting of the book ” Neo Materials in the Circular Economy . Fashion ’ explains Gaetano Lanfranchi, CEO Lanfranchi Spa. The book, edited in Italian and English, was prepared by Marco Ricchetti in co-operation with Blumine srl and with the sustainable fashion social network Sustainability-Lab and presented at the last edition of Pitti Uomo.
A year ago, the PREMIERE VISION group inaugurated BLOSSOM PREMI?RE VISION , a biannual trade show dedicated to first collections and designed for creative, luxury and high-end fashion brands. Last December, the success of the show's second edition confirmed the coherency and effectiveness of its underlying concept.
Travel seems to be in the air during the spring collections, with several designers sending their models on strange journeys to both real and imagined locales. Riccardo Tisci men seemed to be military men on a mission; the collection was heavy with camouflage prints and utility features.
A natural textile made with woven leaves, high-tech designs and the Greenpeace Detox commitment. Lanfranchi Spa new positioning marks a step forward in combining the power of creativity and the innovation DNA with a responsible mission for the future.
Make a date with Spring Summer 16 at New York’s Pier 92 next January 13 and 14. Following the roll-out of its new formula last July, the show is back with an even stronger offer in its 3 universes: fashion fabrics, accessories and textile & surface designs. A unique offer comprising 297 companies, up by 14% over January 2014. An event bringing together some of the best products selected by Première Vision from what the global textile world has to offer.
Jean Paul Gaultier Fall-Winter 2014/2015 retro-futuristic collection is called 'Rosbifs in Space' (rosbif is a term used in France for an English person). The designer makes no secret of his passion for all things British including the street style. The fashion show was decorated in green lights that enhanced the galactic vibe.
Fall is just around the corner and Winter follows it!
All of the world's most famous fashion brands have already presented their collections for Fall-Winter 2013/2014.
A lot of beautiful creations were shown on the catwalk. Designers offered some really inspiring ideas how to look modern, stylish and different.
Let's take a look at 10 of the top trends for upcoming season...
And now we head to the runway at New York Fashion Week and check out the latest fashion creations by Hervé Léger. Once again, the label's designer duo dismissed the usual "sex appeal" dresses and opted for a more sophisticated look. And meanwhile, they've added swimsuits to their line-up of famed skin-tight bandage dresses.
The Hervé Léger signature bandage dress made its way down the runway on Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.
LIGHT AGE - A shirt and … you’re all set: this seems to be what United Colors of Benetton is saying. In fact the striped or plain-colour shirts are uniquely cool and light. If we then pair them with gabardine trousers – long or Bermudas – we’ll be ready for even the very hottest weekend in summer. Pale blue, white and green with a touch of grey are, as always, the most appropriate colours. Make sure everything has a slightly crumpled air to be sure you won’t risk looking too formal.
The young designer Kate Cusack offers interesting and extravagant jewelry, made of zippers! Although quite unusual, the designer has managed to create truly unique pieces that can be worn in everyday life..
Besides making jewelry, Kate is engaged in the design of costumes, wigs and various types of extravagant dresses and accessories.