Fashion trends Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 at MUNICH FABRIC START - an Interplay of Creativity, Technology and Digitalisation
The MUNICH FABRIC START from 5 to 7 September 2017 that has just drawn to a close was a very special one, according to the organizers. And it was very special for me too, as I was there for the first time after being at other fairs in Italy, France and Germany. I saw numerous innovations, developments and optimisations used to visualise ideas giving the sector a platform for creativity and technical developments. In Munich the future is real and technology the key to a broad-based textiles and fashion industry brimming with dynamism that is both tangible and perceivable.
The creative world of Spanish fashion gathers at the 66th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
The big event in Spanish Fashion, organised by IFEMA, will take place from 14 to 19 September. On the 14th, fashion shows and presentations will take place at different locations in the city. From the 15th to Tuesday the 19th, fashion shows will take place in hall 14.1 at IFEMA-Feria de Madrid, with some events closing with presentations and shows at other locations in Madrid.
If you're looking for new ideas on what to do with your rubbish before rubbish removal, consider this recent news story! The ninth annual Festival of Arts Runway Fashion Show, part of the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, was held August 12, 2017. If you're conjuring up mental images of silk gowns and expensive fancy lace, think again! At least eighty percent of materials for each outfit worn at this fashion show must be made from recycled, reclaimed, or reused materials! The fashions are created by artists with a great deal of creativity and the crowds this show draws includes people very passionate about saving Planet Earth.
During the International TOCICO Conference in Berlin, Germany, from 15 to 19 July, TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany presented illustrations, inspired by the Theory of Constraints (TOC) principles. They are made in order to be used to explain TOC to children in an amusing way.
The global men's fashion supply chain is driven by large brands which dictate styles, materials and prices. Traditional contract manufacturing for these brands operates under price-based competition. In order to break out of this dead end, Richmart, the most modern made-to-measure men's suits factory in Eastern Europe, decided to reconfigure its entire supply chain. The managers undertook a detailed Thinking Process analysis of the supply chain, based on the principles of the Theory of Constraints and decided to move towards a win-win partnership between all parties involved from the wool through fabric, machinery and equipment to sewing factories and fashion consultants to the consumer. The Sales Director of Men's Fashion Group Dean Manev and Martina Martini (Art Director) made a presentation about Made To Measure and Made To Order services during the International TOCICO conference in Berlin, Germany on 19 July.
Scabal champions great style and great talent, which is exactly why they sponsor the bespoke tailoring programme at the London College of Fashion, UAL (LCF).
The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda: Positive work between education and industry
For the Industry Project “The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda”, the III Year students at Accademia Costume & Moda (BA in Costume & Fashion), re-interpreted Brioni menswear, using Woolmark’s fabrics, merino wool and the iconic details of contemporary menswear style. The outfits, completed by a selection of accessories (shoes, travel bags and small leathergoods), were presented during the event Accademia Factory 2017 at the presence of Francesco Magri, Country Manager and Birgit Galen, Global Fashion Coordinator, The Woolmark Company.
Apulia Fashion Makers was established with these objectives, in the profound certainty that only through the sharing of projects and goals one can pursue high objectives. What for many might have seemed utopian, has turned into a living and dynamic reality, and in a few months after its foundation, has managed to bring together over one hundred manufacturing companies of Textile - Clothing - Footwear (TCF) sectors.
With 8 fashion shows, about 30 featured labels and over 5.000 guests, PLATFORM FASHION successfully started its 8th season on Areal Boehler from July 21st till July 23rd. Supported by partners such as LEXUS Germany, ASUS and Broich Catering, the fashion show concept offers established brand as well as upcoming talent a unique opportunity to present their latest collections in a high quality manner during the CPD order days.
f you want to be a successful creative designer for contemporary international fashion menswear, BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology Menswear will give you all the skills you need to achieve your goal.
Happy 10th DfT! Lara Krude is the winner of the “Designer for Tomorrow” fashion talent award, which Peek & Cloppenburg and Fashion ID have awarded for the tenth time. The graduate of the HAW, Hamburg presented her “What remains” collection this morning on the runway of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin and impressed the Jury Board of Patron Stella McCartney with her innovative tailoring skills. At the start of the award show, 2016 DfT winner, Edda Gimnes, presented her new collection in her first solo fashion show. Among the prominent guests were, among others, international model Kenya Kinski, the newly married Victoria Swarovski as well as German model and actress Susan Hoecke.
The Menswear Design Course will allow students to develop the sense of taste that is needed to design clothes for men. Milan is famous for its best Menswear Collection. Learn how this city leads the worlds mens collection through research and designing based on real clothes for men. The objective is the development of the creative talent of young people who plan to become professional fashion designers, widening their abilities through research and attentive observation for the creation of an innovative and individual fashion collection.
The traditional final event of the academic year took place on July 5th at 9.30 pm at the NABA campus in Milan. Almost 200 students from the BA in Fashion Design (60 of which attended the course in Fashion Styling & Communication) and 45 students of the MA in Fashion and Textile Design were able to celebrate their hard work with a catwalk attended by press, fashion institutions, companies and influencers, besides their teachers and families.
For this year's event on October 26th at the London Irish Centre in Camden, Creative Industry Hub has invited buyers from the UK's leading fashion brands to meet to EVERY fashion designer in the room, including Missguided, JoJo Maman Bebe, ASOS, Fortnum & Mason, and more.
To succeed in menswear—one of fashion's fastest-growing fields—you need to understand every phase, from concept and design to production and delivery. FIT's Menswear program immerses you in the industry, in a way that's possible only in New York City.
12th June, marks the close of the fifth anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s. It has been a stellar week, further establishing London as the home of menswear and attracting designers, media, retailers and business leaders from 45 countries.
From June 10-20, in via Montenapoleone, a photography exhibition, devoted to fair play and the modern man, creates a Milan-Florence axis that reinforces at an international level the pre-eminence of Italian Men’s Fashion Week. Focus of the first exhibition: the jacket.
The five year anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s will be celebrated 9th - 12th June. To mark this milestone iconic British artist Tracey Emin CBE RA, member of the BFC’s Menswear Committee, has lent her signature handwriting to the LFWM logo. The logo will be featured in a custom neon installation in the event’s central hub at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) today celebrates the fifteen emerging designers who will receive NEWGEN support for the year ahead. Following the announcement of a new format, NEWGEN sponsorship is now awarded annually to both menswear and womenswear designers who will show at either London Fashion Week Men’s or London Fashion Week.
Westminster Fashion Design BA Student wins The British Fashion Council Coach Design 2017 competition
Lloyd James Husband, currently studying Fashion Design at the University of Westminster, won the British Fashion Council Coach Design Competition on Thursday 16 March.
For his Autumn/Winter 2017 collection show on the catwalk of London Fashion Week Men’s, E. Tautz designer Patrick Grant was inspired by men from the countryside. However, this “man” is of the intimate kind; in order to put a modern spin on his collection’s traditional silhouettes, Grant looked at the garb of scarecrows in the countryside of Leeds as depicted by photographer Peter Mitchell in his series “Some Thing Means Everything to Somebody.” The result was elegant wool coats, tailored anoraks, high-waisted belted trousers and open collars that were loosely layered to create the laid back, but fully modern look.
In partnership with The Woolmark Company, British label Agi & Sam presented a Merino wool-rich collection for the fall/winter 2017 season.
H&M Studio unveiled its latest runway show in Paris, a “see now, buy now” S/S 2017 collection inspired by the power of love, grace, strength and passion of ballet, featuring both womenswear and for the first time, menswear.
Google, Dior, French Federation of the Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter, Skolkovo and other leaders will tell about the future in Fashion Futurum Conference
On March 16-17 over 30 world fashion industry leaders from 9 countries will meet in the very center of Moscow to discuss contemporary trends and main challenges of the industry. During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia the Central Exhibition Hall Manege will become the heart of the primary innovative fashion technologies.
Spain’s most important fashion show, organised by IFEMA, will take place between 25 and 29 January, in its first edition of the year 2018, and from 5 to 8 July in its second edition.
CND, the pioneers of nail artistry at Fashion Week, reunited with treasured designer partners, The Blonds, to create 26 precious nail styles for their Fall/Winter 2017 runway. Crafted with diamond-like precision, the nails featured moonlit colors and hypnotic effects representative of a woman’s talisman.
Grigor Dimitrov appeared in the presentation of the new collection of Dolce & Gabbana in Italy. He even took the role of a model during the final show of the popular brand during Milan Fashion Week.
Desigual has returned for a show at New York Fashion Week presenting its Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection, which has been given the name EXTRAORDINARY.
This was Vivienne Westwood’s first-ever show on the London menswear schedule, and a co-ed show to boot. But as she observed, it was far from the first time she’s put both genders on the same runway.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place from March 12 to March 16, 2017, the second edition of Fashion Futurum International Conference is scheduled for March 16-17, 2017. Over 100 young and established designers, Live Streaming Video, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Art Heritage Exhibition, vibrant street style - for one week all local and some international fashionistas are to be detected nearby Moscow Man?ge, the central venue of #MBFWRussia, next to Red Square. The Manege will host the Fall/Winter 2017 collections by fashion designers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other countries.
Antonio Marras joins the growing number of designers taking up the theme of travel for spring-summer 2017. After an intimate presentation of his latest collection during Milan Fashion Week, the designer unveiled his lookbook for the season. Model Reid Rohling is the collection’s protagonist, lending it a boyish quality.
Patrick Grant, Creative Director of Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons, and winner of the British Fashion Award for Best Menswear Designer has created a one-of-a-kind suit that is engineered perfectly for the modern man. The suit, taking inspiration from the technology-infused traditional timepieces in Casio Edifice’s Bluetooth SMART range, features several modern twists on classic Savile Row tailoring.
Berluti is pleased to announce the appointment of Haider Ackermann as Creative Director. The appointment is effective immediately and the designer will present his first collection during Paris Men’s Fashion Week in January 2017.
We are going to present you the fairs that are coming during the next year. You will see the dates, the places and a brief description of the fair so you could choose which of them to visit. We will separate the fairs in two groups - Menswear Trade Fairs and Textile Trade Fairs.
Men’s elegance on the Emmy Awards 2016 Red carpet - variations of tuxedo and even a try for a boutonnière
We asked the Men's Fashion Cluster Ambassador Dandy to comment on the style of the celebrities on the red carpet, as he has a sharp eye for style and a witty language. Here is what he told us about the dress code of the celebrities attending the Emmy Awards 2016:
After the end of New York Fashion Week, it became clear that Top 3 colors for the next hot season are Niagara, Primrose Yellow and Lapis Blue, followed by Flame and Island Paradise. Top 10 is completed by Pale Dogwood, Greenery, Pink Yarrow, Kale and Hazelnut.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid welcomes its 64th edition with 42 outstanding creators and brands set to take part
Spain's major fashion event, organized by IFEMA, is taking place from 15 to 20 September, 2016. The catwalk shows will be held from 16 to 20 September in Hall 14.1 of Feria de Madrid. Today the Desigual firm will be holding a Re-see of its Spring-Summer 2017 collections with a surprising and innovative staging in Madrid.
FASHION WORLD TOKYO is Japan’s largest fashion trade show and held twice a year in April and November. The show gathers all kinds of fashion wear, bags, shoes, fashion accessories, fashion jewellery, men’s fashion, textile and OEM/ODM products from around the world. With 850* exhibitors & 28,000* visitors, the next FASHION WORLD TOKYO [2016 NOVEMBER 7th to 9th ] provides the fashion industry with abundant opportunities to expand their business in Japan & Asia.
TOM* (Toronto Men's Fashion Week) has partnered with Toronto's Historic Sites (operated by the City of Toronto) for "Beatles 50 T.O" - a celebration of the 50th anniversary since the iconic band last performed in Toronto, Canada.
Classic elegance with modern twist. Fusion of artistic craftsmanship and European's premium quality fabrics. Wide peak lapels, lightly padded shoulders, flat front trousers, shorter jackets and slim silhouettes, accomplished by matching bags, shoes and men's suit accessories.
On the Opening Night of The Toronto Film Festival, Toronto Men's Fashion Week Men presents TOM* MEN OF HOLLYWOOD - a spectacular night where MOVIES MEET FASHION - Thursday, September 8 2016 at 8:00 PM, One King West Hotel, 1 King St. West, Toronto.
This exciting course, offered by London College of Fashion, is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring. A tailoring apprentice takes 7 years to perfect one's craft, so it's a good idea to have a taste before you commit.
Vivienne Westwood announces return of menswear to London. Men's and women's collection to be shown together at London Fashion Week Men's.
Tommy Hilfiger presented its Spring 2017 Hilfiger Edition collection on July 13, 2016, in Manhattan during New York Fashion Week: Men’s.
If the artisanal character of Provence was cast evenly over a sprawling metropolis, a fresh kind of elegance would emerge - a complex, yet effortless muse with edges both hard and soft. This very muse inspired John Varvatos to conjure the silhouettes and textures of his Spring 2017 collection.
IVANMAN Spring-Summer 2017 collection was presented in Germany during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. Soft pastel pink, white, bright turquoise and a bit of black formed the color palette.
Suitsupply presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection earlier this month in the USA during the New York Fashion Week: Men's. Pieces were inspired by Bauhaus approach to design - practical and minimalist.
Malan Breton’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection, presented during New York Fashion Week, showcased the designer’s impeccable tailoring and elaborate details that were combined with unconfined, liberated silhouettes. His precision Savile Row cuts were a testament to a newfound direction in menswear styles. Popsicle prints and denim led the way.
Nina studied photography at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and started her career as a Makeup Artist for the movie industry (in productions like The Rock, Con Air, Black Night, The Muse and Friends) and lifestyle magazines (like Vogue, Elle, GQ and Life).
'Hemingway wrote, 'If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.' With this Collection, I bring that feast to you'.
American fashion designer Michael Kors presented his Spring 2017 Men's collection two days ago in the USA during the New York Fashion Week: Men's (held July 11-14, 2016).
A new concept of formal wear is the leitmotif of the SS 2017 collection, where elements of sportswear intersect with the classics and are interpreted in fabrics that are only apparently traditional but actually light, bi-stretch and no-iron.
Belgian brand Ann Demeulemeester, established in 1985, presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection last month during the Paris Fashion Week.
Edda Gimnes is the winner of the 2016 fashion talent award “Designer for Tomorrow” by Peek & Cloppenburg and its online shop Fashion ID.
Designed by Kris Van Assche, the Dior Homme collection for Summer 2017 drives an explicit evolution, channeling the energy of Haçienda youth through the industrial landscape of a utopian fun fair.
Maria Grazia Chiuri & Pierpaolo Piccioli presented their latest men's collection in France, during the Paris Fashion Week (June 22-26, 2016). The designer duo's inspiration was the exhibition 'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible'.
At the start of Berlin Fashion Week, seven promising young designers were awarded the European Fashion Award FASH 2016. The awards, valued at EUR 200,000 in total, were presented in front of 250 guests on Monday evening by the non-profit organization SDBI –Stiftung der Deutschen Bekleidungsindustrie (German Fashion Industry Foundation). The ceremony took place in the impressive halls of Berlin’s Neues Museum, part of the Museum Island UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Surfing was the key inspiration for US designer Thom Browne's latest collection, presented in France during the Paris Fashion Week (June 22-26, 2016).
The Parisian fashion house's Dutch-born menswear designer celebrated a one decade anniversary as a head of the brand's men's line yesterday with the presentation of Lanvin Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection during the Paris Fashion Week (held June 22-26, 2016).
Africa is once again the key theme in Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection by Kim Jones. The designer has spent his childhood there and its exotic land, flora and fauna are a permanent source of inspiration for him.
British luxury fashion house DAKS is also among the brands, which presented their latest men's collections during the Milano Moda Uomo / Milan Men's Fashion Week.
A synthesis that comes from introspection, while seeking to harmonise shapes and languages in a determined, straightforward manner. The spirit of the Giorgio Armani man embraces change, while staying true to its ethos.
Individuals shifting within a pulsating metropolis who choose clothing to be present, live and to represent themselves, mixing recognisable shapes and signs in a personal way: it is a tense and sharp collection that stems from a reflection on today's meaning of identity.
Italian designer duo Dolce & Gabbana presented its latest men's collection in Italy during the Milan Men's Fashion Week. Among the models on the runway were Cindy Crawford's son Presley Gerber and Jude Law's son Rafferty Law.
Recently Brioni, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Tom Ford, Vetements and Public School announced that they say goodbye to Milan Men's Wear fashion shows. The final balance is 10 designers who have decided not to showcase their collections this year in Milan.
The Bernhardt label is the key to superb value in men's and ladies' suits, jackets, trousers and formal wear. Using their manufacturing expertise they produce distinctive made-to-measure and ready-to-wear garments with fine fabrics, efficient deliveries and impeccable service.
Spring-Summer 2017 is a tale of introspection. Craftsmanship, exceptional materials and distinctive details emerge as the central themes, manifesting themselves in unstructured yet tailored silhouettes, luxurious leathers and soft-spoken but unique variations on that timeless matter of elegance.
Helen Anthony is a luxury London-based British menswear brand , a rising star of Savile Row. Label's range of high-quality, bespoke and ready-to-wear suits, leather collection and hand knitting collection offers a huge versatility.
'I like the idea of a journey, like Marco Polo. I hate travelling but there are many ways to do it, whether in your mind, or in changing the tapestry of a chair, or through the pages of a book'.
Etro relaxed tailoring collection with hippie notes sent the message that men's suit can be as comfortable as pajamas and still looking great and stylish - even worn with sandals or barefoot.
'Bigotry, misogyny, bullying, hatred, jealousy, inequality, loss, personal complexities that generate challenges - for those of us who have lived through adversity and emerged from it stronger, clearer, and with hope - it is this kind of hope that inspired Franklin Eugene A Cut Above'.
The last edition of fashion platform Pitti Uomo has just finished (in Friday, June 17). The atmosphere among the stands was filled with energy, collections abounded in creativity and they had all been put together with a keen eye on the market.
Last Monday (June 6, 2016), London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA16 season with its annual catwalk show, featuring 17 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the Collection of the Year award.
The First International TOC Conference in Bulgaria was held on 08 and 09 June in RIU PRAVETS RESORT, organized by TOCICO and Richmart. Be Global Fashion Network was the main media partner of this event, taking place for the first time in Bulgaria.
On June 5, The Old Truman Brewery in the heart of East London hosted the annual Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion.
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London presents BA16 - a showcase of work celebrating the latest talent from its leading graduating students. Opening with the annual BA catwalk show on Monday 6 June, the season will continue with an exhibition from Tuesday 7 June.
The Men's Fashion Cluster Academy gives 365 men's suit jackets to Mark Zuckerberg as a gift. It announced it earlier this year, but Mark Zuckerberg did not call yet to claim this gift. The Men's Fashion Cluster team is very serious in this offer and once again wants to make it for Mark Zuckerberg's birthday, which is today, 14th May.
Alessandro Michele presented his Fall-Winter 2016/2017 men's collection for Gucci fashion house earlier this year in Milan. Brand's inspiration for this collection was Cartoon Character Snoopy and Italian Fashion Designer Walter Albini.
FASHION ZONE at Ryerson University is one of Canada's first incubators for fashion-inspired business
Fashion Zone have recognized a few gaps and opportunities in the Canadian Fashion Industry in regards to development of innovative products and services. With Canadian fashion jobs increasingly being outsourced, the goal of the Fashion Zone is to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career path for prospective entrepreneurs interested in fashion.
The Fashion Design course has an outstanding reputation for developing highly talented and original fashion graduates. Westminster University specialises in enabling you to become an individual and creative designer, capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry.
'This collection, combining traditional French, foreign, aristocratic and military influences into a new, modern urban style, celebrates that inspiring tradition of openness and adaptation. Scottish tartans, French Jacquards and Japanese wools are used for a variety of riffs on classic fraks, relaxed streetwear and cuirassier uniforms.'
Kendall and Kylie launched their clothing and footwear collection, Kendall + Kylie, just a few days before the start of New York Fashion Week.
DAKS menswear collection took Milan Fashion Week once again as its main stage, for the Fall Winter 2016 season Creative Director Filippo Scuffi honored the label’s London heritage.
CHARM'S means 'charming things', 'clothing for charming people'. It is a unisex brand and every season offers 'Couples clothes'. Yohan defines the theme and then makes interpretations for both sexes.
International Conference Fashion Futurum: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy
The business program and international conference Fashion Futurum opened with the discussion New Faces of Fashion: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy on 14 March 2016; the following issues were raised within the discussion - demand for young brands, efficiency of the e-commerce strategy, financial support and development routes.
The suits will be created by 365 young designers from universities all over the world, so you can wear a different jacket every day over your gray T-shirts. Be an example for young people, because they should be ready for the business world, and clothing is very important as it gives the first impression of the person.
The Men's Fashion Cluster participated with its own stand at the last edition of Première Vision Paris in February 2016, where it presented men's and children's suits, produced by the most modern factory for made-to-measure suits in Eastern Europe - Richmart.
The International agricultural fair was held was week in Paris and Bulgaria participated with its own stand. Liqueur and brandy made of roses, as well as buffalo cheese, were among the most wanted products by French people, said Hristo Dimitrov - the organizer of Bulgarian stand and choreographer and producer of National folklore ensemble 'Bulgare'.
Russian Fashion Council launches the first Fashion Futurum Conference held on 14-15 March 2016 in Moscow, Russia. Over 30 executive level insiders from 12 countries and the world's top 4 fashion capitals will gather under one roof at Manege to define the current trends in fashion industry and how it effects the future. The Conference will commence in frames of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, the biggest fashion week in Eastern Europe (scheduled on March 11-15).
For Spring-Summer 2017 the focus of British mills is on boldness, invention and audacity, built on strong foundations of integrity, quality and respect for the production environment of textiles. UK mills continue to invest in advanced technologies for sustainable and transparent manufacture.
'For my Fall 2016 Women's Collection, I was inspired by a woman who dares to be herself. By day, her style is effortless and sophisticated in languid menswear. At night she transforms herself with the bold spirit of a cool rocker imbued with a modern romanticism' - Ralph Lauren
Seeking new balances, Spring-Summer 2017 plays on positive, creative instabilities, and moves lightly and light-heartedly away from well-established codes and standardisation. Fabrics and colours are ever more particular and multi-sensory, emerging as caring partners ready to convey differentiation, and communicate emotion.
As I've previously reported, London College of Fashion's annual MA Womenswear catwalk show will be held on February 18, 2016. So, let's spend a few minutes to know better these ten talented young designers, who are going to show their works during the event...
The show, which is part of LCF's MA16 graduate season, will feature collections by ten graduates from the MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear course - Pelin Isildak, Lauren Lake, Yiru Sui, Alexandru Tunsu, Zhixian Wang, Ning Xu, Ywaen Qian, Kirim Yun, Desiree Slabik and Ysabel Lee.
Popular skincare brand LAB SERIES Skincare for Men supported one of New York's most dynamic design duos OVADIA & SONS for their Fall-Winter 2016/2017 runway show for NYFW: MEN'S. 'What is great about both of our brands is that men look to us for guidance', says Joseph Grigsby, Vice President, Global Marketing, LAB SERIES Skincare for Men.
Every year, the designers from all over the world present their collections with spectacular fashion shows. We selected for you the schedule of the biggest and the most important fashion weeks.
Men's Fashion Cluster Sales Director Dean Manev is at Milano Unica. The trade fair takes place from 9th to 11th February in Milan, Italy. Dean Manev visited all fabric producers at Idea Biella and highly appreciated the collection of Loro Piana.
Vitale Barberis Canonico shows the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection 'The Prince of Wales is back' at Milano Unica
The Vitale Barberis Canonico wool mill is presenting at Milano Unica 22nd edition the new Spring/Summer 2017 'The Prince of Wales is back' collection. This collection celebrates the design of the Prince of Wales, the perfect design for a contemporary gentleman with a British twist.
This year's MA season showcases the wealth and diversity of postgraduate student talent. The #LCFMA16 exhibition reveals visions and pieces from the next generation of fashion designers, artists, business professionals and media makers.
'We looked within this city /New York City/ we love and found details, experiences and monuments that molded our collection. The Brooklyn bridge was one of those monuments. A bridge crosses and expanse of water and is ultimately about connection. The Fall collection is about bringing these experiences to life through a rich Nautical filter'.
'I've always kind of been inspired by the colors of ship containers. When you think about the process of shipping and receiving goods, and when you see that people now turn them into homes, it started making sense. We made the lining of jackets with a pulled back photo of containers, and that was the starting point for the color palette. I wanted it to be seasonless, a bit lighter and softer'.
FRANKLIN EUGENE METAL is a menswear collection inspired by the durability, fortitude, endurance, and lustrous allure of metal. The range commences with silhouettes influenced by pewter and transitions to installations motivated by copper, silver, gold, titanium, and platinum.
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.
Schulung 04.02.2016 (kostenlos) von 11:00 bis 17:30h. in World Fashion Centre Amsterdam. Wie macht man Business - Mode? Seien Sie ein Modeberater / Seien Sie ein Agent
'Our MAN Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection is titled 'Be Specific' drawing inspiration from Vivienne's goal to save the climate, save the world and her fight against the criminal politicians. This campaign symbolizes Vivienne's recent campaign about Bankers, Giants (business), and Criminals (Politicians)'.
'The new universe of Versace - Fibre optic tracksuits, space-age metallic trenches, sleek tailoring and astrological prints. The Versace Fall/Winter 2016 man is a pioneer and his ambition is as big as the universe', says brand's statement.
'Elegance is not about being noticed, it’s about being remembered' - In a line with this motto, Giorgio Armani has just presented in Milan Emporio Armani's sport elegant menswear collection with Alpine style references for the 2016/2017 cold season.
Last night during the Milan Men's Fashion Week / Milano Moda Uomo, running January 15-19, 2016, Miuccia Prada mixed for her label's show the presentation of Men's fall and Women's Pre-Fall collections - 'Gender is a context and context is often gendered'.
Mariya is the Art Director of Men's Fashion Cluster in Amsterdam. In 2000 she graduated university in Bulgaria where she got a Plastic Arts (sculpture), Fine Arts and Art history diploma. After spending time abroad she decided to stay and live in Holland.
This year PittiUomo was visited by more than 35 000 visitors from all over the world. All the exhibitors presented fantastic Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 collections of men's suits, jackets, pants, coats, shoes, belts, bags, accessories, etc. The exhibition was also a place where Woolmark, the Australian wool association, presented latest wool trends and their prize award.
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.
West claims the Most Stylish Man title for the second year in a row, which makes sense—if there was ever a year dominated Kanye's personal style, it was 2015. From the debut of his Yeezy label at New York Fashion Week back in February to the rollout of Yeezy Boosts throughout the year that instantly sold out, West had a dominant hand in defining how men wanted to look in 2015.
For 3 days, twice a year at Paris-Nord Villepinte, the six major industries (Yarns, Fabrics, Leather, Designs, Accessories, Manufacturing) supplying materials and services to the global fashion industry, come together in Paris, presenting forward-looking fashion information during Première Vision Paris. The next edition of the 'the global event for fashion professionals' will be held February 16-18, 2016.
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.
WHO'S NEXT is a leading international fashion trade show in Europe. Every season it welcomes 50,000 visitors through its doors at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre in Paris, where talented artists create the visuals of a communication campaign to share inspirations. The next edition of Who's Next Paris will be held January 22-25, 2016.
During the next edition of Modefabriek Amsterdam (January 24-25, 2016) the Men's Fashion Cluster will provide a free made-to-measure training, which explains How to become a fashion consultant without any designer skills - an option that give you a chance to earn an additional income up to 120 000 euro per year without any investment.
The winners of the the first edition of the Annual ACD awards, adjudged by InLife Tv and 'Architecture store', were announced during a glamorous gala in Anastacia Residence, Sofia, Bulgaria.
The official award ceremony of the most elegant Bulgarians for 2015 took place on December 10 in Vitosha Park Hotel .
VENUE: Fashion Space Gallery
ADDRESS: London College of Fashion
20 John Prince's Street, London, W1G 0BJ
DATES: Friday 8 January - Saturday 2 April 2016
The Men's Fashion Cluster (MFC) is a union of fashion designers and fashion business professionals from more than 50 countries (mainly from Europe and the USA). It completes projects in the field of men's fashion, supports the fashion designers and the fashion industry.
Moores Clothing for Men has grown to become Canada’s leading national retailer of men’s business attire. Moores launched in 1980 as a single, family-owned store in Mississauga, Ontario, with 12 employees. Today Moores employs more than 1200 people in over 100 stores across Canada, including in virtually every major city.
JW Anderson is the first ever designer who wins the BFA men`s and womenswear designer awards in the same year
During one of the most prestigious events in the fashion industry - British Fashion Awards 2015 - the Northern Irish fashion designer JW Anderson was named Menswear and Womenswear Designer of the year. This is happening for the first time - one designer to win the both categories in the same year.
The British Fashion Awards are held annually in the United Kingdom (since 1989) 'to showcase British designers and present awards to those who have made the most outstanding contributions to the fashion industry during the year'. And every year we see many celebrities showing their taste (or its lack) on the BFA red carpet. This year our favorites among the gentlemen, who were most stylish during the event, are...
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', which officially opens in the U.S. on December 18, Disney Consumer Products and Bloomingdale’s are joining forces with an illustrious group of designers in a new fashion-meets-fundraising initiative, “Force 4 Fashion.”
In September, Frances Corner OBE, Head of London College of Fashion (LCF) and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of the Arts London (UAL), was named in the Business of Fashion (BoF) 500 list of the most influential people shaping the global fashion industry in 2015.
The Dutch Showroom of the MFC (the first from the European chain that the Cluster is planning to create) was opened on November 16, 2015 in the World Fashion Center Amsterdam. An unique review-spectacle combining Bulgarian folklore and contemporary fashion with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza) was presented to the audience.
Vitale Barberis Canonico presented its latest collection at the XXІ edition of Milano Unica (September 8-10, 2015) and it concentrates on 3 core ranges: Classic, Vintage and Earth, Wind & Fire.
Kris Van Assche was born in Belgium in 1976. After graduating from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, he moved to Paris in 1998. Having worked for Yves Saint Laurent then Dior Homme, he started his own label KRISVANASSCHE in January 2005. He has also been the Artistic Director for Dior Homme since April 2007.
MFC invites all fashion designers from Europe, interested in MTM and MTO, to present their latest collections in the Cluster's new showroom. * Up to 10 garments from one designer (FREE participation) - onlymen's suits, jackets and blazers, teen and children's jackets.
From October 21 till October 25 Moscow saw the Spring/Summer 2016 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. During the major Eastern European fashion week the runways of the Manege Central Exhibition Hall welcomed shows of designers coming from Russia, Georgia, Turnkey, China and other countries.
The Bulgarian team of Richmart Vintage is in Netherlands and follows in the footsteps of Bulgarian dance, embroidery and rhythms that truly obey people in the country of tulips. After a strong start to the tour Ensemble "Bulgare" in Holland, Dean Manev, Director of Men's Fashion Cluster and the team of InLIFE are guests of formation Paloina" who practice the Bulgarian folklore.
'Key developments can be seen in Print & Pattern, Geos, Stripes & Checks, including creative experiments with natural world aesthetics and striking slogan looks. Elsewhere, fresh, ultra-feminine florals introduce a sophisticated appeal'.
For SS16 from New York to Paris, Christian Louboutin shoes have traversed cultures and continents through the imaginations of our collaborating designers. From a Mediterranean paradise at Naeem Khan to a surrealist psychedelic party at Holly Fulton, it’s been a wild ride back to Paris. But the voyage didn’t end with our homecoming, instead, on arrival, Olympia Le Tan ushered us into “Hotel Olympia” - a collection that served as homage to the recently demolished Hotel Okura in Tokyo.
Dean Manev - the President of Men's Fashion Cluster - is already in The Netherlands. He is there with serious intentions - to turn Bulgarian dances, embroidery (shevitza) and fashion into 'generator of business in Europe'.
We are half way through the event. Day one was highlighted by opening show at Fashion Tent, presenting a parade of more than 60 Indonesian designers who will showcase their collections over the week and a number of fashion shows by Indonesia Fashion Forwards designers. There was also a partnership between Jakarta Fashion Week and Australia-Indonesia Centre & Melbourne Fashion Festival, which presents Pageants and The Woolmark Company from Australia, the global authority on wool, which presents Rahul Mishra.
This season, Christian Louboutin graced a diverse mix of New York Fashion Week runways with red soled creations, and nailed the manicures at Cushnie et Ochs for the 4th consecutive season.
Avelon's latest collection is full of rich fabrics, inspired by the wandering nomads. It offers A-line silhouettes, sheer tops, chic ethnic cardigans, graphic printed skirt, leather pieces in burgundy, slouchy knitted dresses, baroque skirts, oversized blankets.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: 57 runway shows, 14 presentations, sensible fashion and virtual reality
From 21st to 25th of October 2015 Moscow will host Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, Spring-Summer 2016. The main venue is Manege, located in a few steps from Red Square and the Kremlin, also there are different locations around the city for presentations and fashion shows. MBFW Russia will showcase collections from over 70 designers from Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Italy, Turkey, China and other countries.
As we've already noted, sedentary lifestyle is the key risk factor for people's lives and health. That's why a group of active Bulgarians - each of them successful in their field - united themselves to create a proposal for the problem's solution. The system is called Folknetika and it was presented yesterday in Sofia, Bulgaria, during a press conference at the Bulgarian News Agency.
'The beautiful potential of plants and other organisms to form living architecture inspired me to make a collection that is tangled like a maze around the body. Inspiration came from the way plants and their roots grow, and how roots have been used to grow living bridges in the forests of India. This tradition of growing bridges inspired me to re-envision my process of making a garment'.
The most important philosophical question ever asked is 'What is a good life?'. A good life is one which mirrors the world. That means that you understand the world through art and culture. You understand the genius of the human race and you understand yourself in relation to it.
'Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real selves. There are truly no perceivable distinctions in color choices between the men's and women's collections, both focus on a desire to breathe and reflect, then play'.
The L’Oreal prize to the best established designer collection was awarded for the third consecutive time to the Alvarno duo of designers, and the best model awarded to the young Joana Sanz from the Canary Islands
'For Spring-Summer 2016, I wanted to introduce a woman who takes the codes of the House and feels free to portray them in her own way', said the designer - and I think he did it. He managed to introduce a collection, which includes all of the Elie Saab quintessential elements, but in the same time is absolutely different from all his other works.
Last night (September 30, 2015) was the second evening of the fashion show in Ruse, during which was held a press conference 'Ruse - a pearl of the world fashion's necklace'. It was followed by a review-spectacle, combining fashion and Bulgarian folklore dances, presented by dance formation RICHMART. Dancers were dressed in men's suit jackets, decorated with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza), designed by Rayna Gancheva and Tsvetomir Petkov.
Last month in Spain, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, designer Amaya Arzuaga presented her Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear collection. It offers curved lines, inspired by Eero Saarinen (a Finnish-American architect and industrial designer of the 20th century, famous for shaping his neofuturistic style according to the demands of the project: simple, sweeping, arching structural curves or machine-like rationalism).
After successfully launching her brand in 2014 at Fashion Scout in London, this season saw Candice Cuoco take to the runway once more to present CCUOCO’s SS16 collection, Persephone.
For the next year's hot season, famous womenswear designer Hannibal Laguna offers an easy-to-wear collection - comfortable garments with silhouettes that can be worn all day, but which can also be used at night, combined with skirts or pants.
Ion Fiz presented Spring/Summer 2016 "LE PRÉSAGE" collection during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid
The collection takes as its starting point the omen, intuition to create pieces of contemporary design from classic lines that are destroyed and create as result innovative ways.
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada presented Spring/Summer 2016 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
This season Agatha Ruiz de la Prada once again plunges into a summery multi-coloured universe with her whirlwind energy and her tongue-in-cheek aesthetic. Reviving the naive femininity of the 1940s - with unmistakable references to the mods of the 1960s – Spring/Summer 2016 presents a refreshing approach to comfort.
Galeria de Modelos will present the latest accessories collection by designer Teresita Rodriguez Tanon entitled “Kobiet” (“Woman of the Kingdom”). Part of the 22nd season of Couture Fashion Week New York, the runway show will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday September 13, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, in the heart of the Big Apple.
Upcoming designer label DiDomenico Designs will present its latest collection during the prestigious Couture Fashion Week New York event. The runway show will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, in the heart of the city that never sleeps.
Sportswear, function and a generous splash of retro-futuristic shimmer come together for a high-fashion extravaganza in H&M Studio AW15. Taking cues from the late 60s futurism this collection blends sporty skiwear with rich colours and embellishment.
Richmart is the most modern factory in Europe, offering men's made-to-measure and made-to-order suits. It has more than 600 employees and a capacity to produce 1 000 men's suits per day. Richmart manufactures collections for world famous brands from more than 30 countries.
Designer Jossie Medina will present her latest collection entitled “Dragonfly” during the 22nd season of Couture Fashion Week New York. Marking the designer’s first showing at the prestigious event, the fashion show will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday September 13, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan.
Rising Peruvian design star Paola Gamero will present her latest collection at Couture Fashion Week New York during the upcoming 22nd season of the prestigious event. The fashion show will be held at 8:00 pm on Friday September 11, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, at the Crossroads of the World.
From September 6th to 9th 2015 Goldratt Marketing Group organizes the international conference TOCICO at The Westin Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa. The conference is an opportunity to hear and interact with recognised international TOC authors, experts, and practitioners show-casing their latest discoveries and experiences.
British designer Julien Macdonald enters the world of menswear - later this month, he will show his women's ready-to-wear collection during the London Fashion Week, which will include a few men's looks, too. 'I have always been interested in designing menswear collection, but I've never really found the right time to do it until I was hit with inspiration when designing my current women's collection', said Macdonald.
Elie Saab Fall-Winter 2015/2016 haute couture collection offers sense of Byzantine, Ancient Greece and Egyptian elegance with its antic gold chaplets, bracelets and earrings.
The 14th Jember Fashion Carnival in Jember, East Java, Indonesia was held from 26 to 30 August 2015. Hundreds of creations made from a range of materials by both professional and amateur designers were presented during the event along a 5.5 kilometers long catwalk.
Following on from launching the Spring-Summer 2016 Collection Persephone in London at Fashion Scout for London Fashion Week, CCUOCO will be heading to Paris to showcase their new collection at ZIPZONE Paris. Housed in the iconic Louvre Museum ZIPZONE is an exhibition run during Paris Fashion Week showcasing the best of international design. CCUOCO's collection will be able to be viewed from 2nd - 4th October.
Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London is pleased to announce its latest exhibition Digital Disturbances. A group show curated by Leanne Wierzba and featuring designers: ANREALAGE, Bart Hess, Flora Miranda, POSTmatter, Simone C. Niquille and Alexander Porter, Tigran Avetisyan, Texturall. This new exhibition will examine the influence of digital concepts and tools on fashion.
Bulgari launched its newest High Jewellery collection entitled Italian Gardens during Paris Haute Couture fashion week.
Uma Wang Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection, dedicated to patterns and prints, was presented in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week and it offers: heavy volumes, flowing dresses, long overcoats, golden paisley patterns, floral prints, Earthy hues, black velvet and wool, white-collared tunic dresses.
Provocative evening gowns, bright pastel colors, chic V-neck tops, skinny trousers, 70s style short dresses combined with tall boots, autumnal floral and leaf patterns, fine lace, a sense of luxury - you can find all this and much more in Atelier Versace Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection.
Another menswear brand, which presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection during the New York Fashion Week: Men's is Tommy Hilfiger Tailored. The designer admits the garments are inspired by 'a glamorous island hopping holiday in the 1950s, when making a journey stylish was just as important as the destination itself'.
Billy introduced his SS16 collection as part of the first standalone New York Fashion Week: Men’s in New York City. Models walked the runway in Chelsea’s ArtBeam studio while Nashville-based singer-songwriter Rayland Baxter played his song “Young Man” from his upcoming album Imaginary Man. His solo performance on electric guitar lent a moody, sultry tone both loose and refined to the atmosphere. “It was a perfect fit,” says Rayland. “The music, the vibe in the room, everything.”
As BGFN previously reported, in July 2015 was held the Inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's and US fashion designer John Varvatos was chosen to close the event. After 13 years in which he showed his new lines in Milan, Italy, Varvatos supported the new fashion platform, presenting there his Spring-Summer 2016 collection.
The campaign message is clear and is realised through checkerboard game knits, #PoliticiansRCriminals badges pinned to the models' lapels and roulette wheels emblazoned across T-shirts - including brand's official backstage tee.
Fendi debuts at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week with Silver Moon, its first Haute Fourrure Collection, presenting incredible luxurious furs, the ultimate expression of the Maison’s highest creativity and craftsmanship in fur since 1925.
In the midst of the Paris men's fashion schedule, adidas Originals last night boldly launched four new styles from the progressive Tubular footwear series, inspired by early 90s running technology.
All shades of gray, from pale pearl to brilliant silver, platinum and haematite: this is the leitmotiv of the Renato Balestra Haute Couture collection for Fall-Winter 2015-2016.
Men's suit jackets and ladies' garments with traditional Bulgarian embroidery for Spring-Summer 2015
During the Festival of Fashion and Beauty 2015 in Varna, Bulgaria, young designers Tsvetomir Petkov, Trayana Laleva and Milena Georgieva - participants in the Richmart Vintage project - presented their men's suit jackets and womenswear collections with embroidered folklore motifs - a fashion trend, which is really hot right now and is getting more and more wanted in Bulgaria and abroad.
A chance encounter between British Fashion Award-winning designer Patrick Grant and Christian Louboutin led to collaboration, and this Monday, for the fifth consecutive season, Patrick Grant’s E. Tautz’s walked the LCM catwalks in custom Red Soled creations.
GREEN SHOWROOM and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin are Europe's biggest platforms for green fashion during Berlin Fashion Week. A new avantgarde as well as established labels showed fashion, accessories, beauty and well-chosen lifestyle products which reconcile luxury and design with sustainability. Highlight of the trade fair was the glamorous Salonshow.
RIANI Spring-Summer 2016 collection presents the present-day confident woman in a modern interpretation of the 70's style - casual, glamorous and with attention to the details.
Traveling in style, accompanied by an ever-changing soundtrack, adopting other cultures and worlds as a tool for writing one's personal story through clothing is the journey that Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have embarked on for Valentino Men's Spring-Summer 2016 collection, presented on June 24, 2015 in France during the Paris Men's Fashion Week (June 24-28, 2015). The result focuses on the man and his inalienable individuality.
Yesterday, during the Paris Men's Fashion Week (June 24-28, 2015), French designer Hedi Slimane presented his latest men's fashion collection for Saint Laurent fashion house. It is called 'Surf Sound' and is dedicated to 'contemporary Californian surf music culture'. The collection is really rainbow-like and fresh, full of embroideries and beading.
On Friday and Saturday evening at the Summer garden of Grand Hotel Varna, Bulgaria, was held the 8th edition of the Festival of Fashion and Beuty Varna 2015. The organizer of the event was VIP Fashion Group, which models presented the current collections of Bulgarian and foreign brands.
Kean Etro presented a modern multicultural collection, inspired by 'the cyclical symbol of life - a paisley' - which is 'The Tree of Life', according to a Persian legend. Pieces are fresh, wearable and stylish. Used materials are luxurious, prints are intricate and colors - rich. They bring sense of traveling, dreams and beauty. The collection is urban-oriented with references to the exoticism of the Far East.
From the southern, sun soaked shores of Costa Adeje Spain, FRANKLIN EUGENE presents SHADES OF BLUE - a men’s wear collection inspired by the color blue in all of its simplicity, depth, and mesmerizing facets of ultramarine, cobalt, navy, Prussian blue, sky, azure, and Egyptian Blue.
Currently in Italy runs the Milan Men's Fashion Week (Milano Moda Uomo) from 19 to 23 June 2015. Prada is one of the fashion houses, which presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection during the event. Really short shorts, interesting knits and wide-shouldered tops are the key elements of the collection, which was presented by both male and female models.
The forum brought together experts from the academic, business and design communities in the fashion industry. Fourteen Winners of Golden Needle by the Academy of Fashion, fashion design students from four Bulgarian universities and Bulgarian designers, who have presented their work on world fashion stages, took part in the fashion show. The accent of the event was the presentation of contemporary clothing with references to Bulgarian folklore.
'We had a great time doing the collection. 'Unisex'! - as usual with a collection we went through hell. But we came out the other side. Trousers for women, yes! Dresses for men, the same dresses that women wear? Do that! It takes a lot of trial and error. Dresses without a woman's waist! But then you, the woman, look like a king or queen (from history or a parallel universe) - you the man look like a king or a queen!'