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.
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.
Summer was the main focus of Milano Unica in February. At the same time, there was more than a touch of trans-seasonal designs among the offerings by the classy exhibitors as buying patterns adjust themselves to multiple market demands.
Sir Paul Smith design icon and entrepreneur will visit Milan to meet fashion students from around the world on February 1st, 5:30 pm.
That was precisely the objective in studying Milano Unica’s spring-summer 2018 trends: to think differently by combining historical periods, places and people apparently on opposite poles but which in reality share a common meaningful and enlightened contemporary view.
Franklin Eugene FEARLESS FINESSE, a Menswear Salute to Velvet, made its world debut during Milano Moda Uomo Fall/Winter 2017/2018. This Milan Fashion Week presentation was bursting with colorful, comfortable clothing that pushes menswear forward while holding true to the strong masculine cuts and clean lines that symbolize the Franklin Eugene Brand for fans around the world.
David Yurman, America’s premier luxury jewelry brand, hosted its first-ever men’s collection exhibition to take place during Milano Moda Uomo fashion week, on January 14 and 15, 2017. The exhibition is rendered in collaboration with sculptor, painter and performance artist Anthony James, whose unique sculptures will be displayed in tandem with David Yurman men’s jewelry. The exhibition took place at the historic Chiesa San Paolo Converso church in Milan, Italy, headquarters of CLS Architetti.
Vincenzo Grillo was born in Vibo Valentia, Calabria, in 1985. He begun to shoot since he was a child driven by his father’s love and experience. After graduating he moved to Milan where his brother, a photographer as well, engaged the world of fashion and beauty around the world.
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.
The pleasure of travel, the dream to bring together different cultures, the game of connecting past and present and the desire to rediscover historical figures of aesthetic and cultural importance: these are the cornerstones on which MILANO UNICA’s new trends for next Spring-Summer 2018 have been based.
Conceived by Cristiana Schieppati and organized by Crisalide Press in collaboration with Milan City Council, the Chi ? Chi Awards - now in their sixteenth year - opened the ball at the Milan fashion week, as has been the custom for the last sixteen years, with a ceremony at the Palazzo Marino in Milan.
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.
Exclusive cocktail Thursday September 22, 2016 at the Borsalino showroom in Via Sant’Andrea 5 in Milan for the presentation of the Borsalino Spring / Summer 2017 capsule collection by Nick Fouquet. Borsalino and Californian designer Nick Fouquet welcomed international buyers, influencers, socialite and celebrities for a “meet & greet” with cocktail and live jazz accompaniment.
Clerici Tessuto, founded 1923, is one of the most important textiles manufacturers for the luxury sector, with ranges for men's and women's clothing, accessories and home furnishing, covering the entire finishing cycle of silk and other natural fibres.
Tweed is the original sportswear fabric of Great Britain. It is made of woven wool and is traditionally the way men have worn colors, patterns and texture whilst enjoying themselves in pastimes and country pursuits. London-based company Dashing Tweeds is modernizing the cloth by working with technical yarns in combination with wools.
For Fall-Winter 2016/2017ANGELICO evolves into a new identity, merging the concepts of formality and leisure, creating a contemporary expression of tradition with a renewed aesthetic.
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%.
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.
Vivienne Westwood announces return of menswear to London. Men's and women's collection to be shown together at London Fashion Week Men's.
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.
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.
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 exhibitors are selected for Prima MU - The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of textiles and accessories
The exhibitor recruitment campaign for the second edition of PRIMA MU was terminated with success: the show will include 121 Italian and foreign exhibitors. The first edition featured 66 Italian exhibitors and was visited by 1,580 highly qualified operators from 706 companies.
Prima MU had its debut in Milan. It is the first appointment with Made in Italy PRECOLLECTIONS of textiles-accessories devoted to those who aim at exclusive top-end Italian products. While presenting their PRECOLLECTIONS, each exhibitor is able to encounter various R&D representatives forming a constructive dialog, from both creative and business viewpoints.
The Italian luxury tailor Brioni announced it would hold its next show on July 4 in Paris during the women’s couture season, dumping its usual June Milan men’s wear slot.
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.
Time for trend moods. Time for ideas. The FW 2017/18 Milano Unica trends were presented at “La Pelota” in Milan to exhibitors and fashion community.
The FW 2017/18 Milano Unica trends were presented at “La Pelota” in Milan to exhibitors and fashion community. The event, conceived by Stefano Fadda, Art Director of MU, and his staff in collaboration with Antonella Matarrese, renowned fashion journalist, and SGS Architetti Associati, displayed a striking combination of modernity and style.
What is the face of London? And the face of Tokyo? New York? Milan? Berlin? Paris? In a brand new United Colors of Benetton global campaign, the face of each model is a partly analog, partly digital combination of all the features found in the six fashion capitals of the world.
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.
DRAGO is a leading Italian wool factory, which produces high quality menswear fabrics by interpreting the value of Italian traditions in a modern and innovative way.
A fair and refined personality - this is the distinctive feature of the company's Spring-Summer 2017 Collection. Looking at the male total look, where the suit is still acting the main role with its tartan fabrics and sophisticated designs distinguishing the style of the contemporary man, the shirt element becomes an accessory without loosing the basic importance.
Creating a fair that breathes in synch with the urban environment means generating a series of flows, triggering a virtuous network of influences, offering a wider audience the opportunity to approach luxury in its truest form. But it also means, for the operators, looking at reality and let themselves be inspired by it. Fashion is not locked in an ivory tower: it makes sense when it looks at reality to rewrite it and imagine a new one.
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.
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.
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.
'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'.
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.
The Milanese buttonhole is a very iconic type of buttonhole and a sign of a bespoke suit. The Asolsa Lucida glossy buttonhole, which most likely originated in the Abruzzi region of Italy, is also preferred in Paris, whose tailors refer to this style of buttonhole as the Milanese buttonhole. The silk gimp, key to the overall look, is usually from Guterman and is known as Agreman.
Stella Jean was born and works in Rome, where she also lives with her two children. In July 2011 she was distinguished as one of the winners of the prestigious “Who Is On Next?” competition in Rome, organised by Altaroma in collaboration with Vogue Italy. In June 2013 she debuted her first menswear collection at Pitti Uomo, as part of the Pitti Italics project.
I saw them in a shop in Milan and I fell in love with those bags. They are so original and fresh. Below you can see the latest collection of Braccialini bags made in Italy.
The global textile and garment manufacturing industry converged at ITMA 2015 in Milan to source innovative solutions to enhance their business sustainability. Their commitment to sustainability is evident from the strong industry turnout. At the end of eight days, the 17th edition of the world's most established textile and garment technology exhibition attracted visitorship of almost 123,000 from 147 economies.
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.
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.
MANGO gets Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne together to talk about their latest work, on the first day of Milan fashion week: the autumn/winter campaign #somethingincommon.
Daring Grace, A Season of pure elegance, With soft yet brave geometry, Like a cactus which thrives and flowers
C.L.A.S.S. the international Milan based eco-smart resource platform, is pleased to announce the third edition of its WORLD C.L.A.S.S. TOUR presenting the latest trends and promoting partners’ smart textiles to selected brands and retailers. Thanks to the Italian Trade Commission’s support, they will provide spaces in New York, Madrid, Paris and London, while for Copenhagen stop we are pleased to conﬁrm the partnership with Danish Fashion Institute (DAFI).
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.
Just when you think you have seen everything there is within the fashion industry, something always seems to jump up and grab you unexpectedly. For Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht, her work not only does this from time to time, but just about every piece of fashion that she designs will leave you either totally awe inspired or incredibly freaked out. She is known within the fashion industry for taking things to a level previously unthought of, and within the 3D printing industry for exhibiting the potential the technology provides for the future.
We presented for you the Handbags trends for Fall-Winter 2015-2016. Now it is the time to show you, the most strange handbags presented during the Fashion Weeks in Paris, Milan, New York and London.
We can not skip the current winter season jewelry, presented during the Fashion Weeks in London, Paris, New York and Milan. Designers' spectacular and extraordinary jewelry - earrings, neck ornaments and bracelets. We have selected for you the most interesting proposals of the runway shows.
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.
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.
Last month, Christian Louboutin celebrated the opening of our first men’s boutique in Milan with a festive block-party during Milan Fashion Week. With music by Brendan Fallis, and an army of notable style-makers in attendance, the boutique received a warm welcome to Milan-Italian style.
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.
During the Milan Fashion Week, designer John Richmond presented his womenswear collection, described as 'an undercurrent of exoticism and sexual adventure'. Diversity is the key characteristic of the collection - both elegant and sexy rock pieces, eye-catching colorful and simple monochrome designs, romantic and futuristic garments, dark colors and bright notes, glamour and extravaganza.
Earlier this year, during the Milan Fashion Week, designer John Richmond presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy. 'Sartorial elegance takes center stage. The suit is now the badge of rebellion', Richmond said. The designer offered a variety of modern daytime men's suits - some of them with Savile Row and Neapolitan bespoke tailoring elements.
'This Versace collection is stripped back to the Versace soul. Stripped because I took off all of the decorations. You are going to find a pure Versace soul that stands on its own', said Donatella Versace about her Fall-Winter 2015/2016 creations.
This Monday /18.05/ the top designer Sofia Borisova from Bulgaria, will go to Milan where she was invited by the famous Italian designer Eddy K. On 22 and 23 May he will present his latest collections for 2016.
John Varvatos Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection is inspired by 'historic images of legend Bob Dylan in Central Park during his musical heyday' (1965) and includes many trenches and leather coats, completed with criss cross belts and luxurious beaver furs.
Maxi rose prints and naïf children's drawings mixed with 60s silhouettes, pastels and traditional black are the key elements of Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2015/2016 women's collection, dedicated to mothers and motherhood.
Taylor Swift is the big winner of 2015 ELLE Style Awards. The 25-year-old singer received the Woman Of The Year award last week, during the London Fashion Week. Another celebrity was named hot - this is the English actor and screenwriter Charlie Hunnam, who was voted 2015 Sexiest Man Alive. Congratulations!
On 26th of February, during the Milan Fashion Week, Meissen Couture presented the new Fall/Winter 2015/2016 collection in its Milan headquarter: the wonderful Villa Meissen, in Via Monte Napoleone 3.
The XX edition of the Italian Textiles Trade Show Milano Unica will be held February 4-6, 2015. Over 425 manufacturers, dealers, importer retailers and distributors will exhibit their products in the show.
Last night (January 20, 2015) Italian designer Roberto Cavalli presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy, during the Milan Men's Fashion Week (January 17-20, 2015).
Last night (January 19, 2015) Italian fashion label Brioni presented its Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy, during the Milan Men's Fashion Week (January 17-20, 2015).
Franklin Eugene Peerless - Men's Fall/Winter 2015-2016 - inspired by people who made the impossible possible
The Franklin Eugene man is completely engaged in the world around him. He enjoys sport, culture, and the best things that life has to offer. He is as comfortable on the football field as he is on the dance floor and in the board room. He wants his clothing to be an outer reflection of his inner best self, and when he walks into a room wearing Franklin Eugene, everyone notices. He is in a class of one – completely PEERLESS.
Last night (January 18, 2015) Miuccia Prada presented her menswear collection for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 in Italy, during the Milan Men's Fashion Week (January 17-20, 2015).
'Expert Italian tailoring - an intrinsic part of the house's DNA - merges with sportswear to create a new archetype of the male wardrobe, acquiring an unprecedented, impalpable consistency unbound to seasons', Massimiliano Giornetti, Creative Director at Salvatore Ferragamo.
The Franklin Eugene Fall/Winter 2015/2016 Men's Wear Line, entitled FRANKLIN EUGENE PEERLESS, features a multitude of different silhouettes ranging from dressy casual, corporate and formal. The PEERLESS COLLECTION was inspired by people who made the impossible possible by the sheer force of their ambition and talent. The color palette transitions from slate grey, to blazing red, and finally, jet black.
Earlier this year, 40 years after his debut, designer Giorgio Armani presented his Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection, named 'Echos of Armani' during the Milan Fashion Week. It responds to Armani's design philosophy in creating simple wearable timeless silhouettes, a.k.a easy elegance.
'In my opinion, Canada has been the perfect incubator for my brand to grow and to figure out what works and what doesn't, and to get to a point where it's strong and then: 'What next?' I think for me, it's Europe for many reasons. I think that's a natural evolution for a Canadian designer to take', said Christopher Bates to CTV News Canada.
The previous week we presented you Milan Fashion Campus as one of the great places in Europe to receive quality fashion design education. Today, we continue our presentation with an interview with MFC's director - Angelo Russica.
Federico Curradi, the creative director of Iceberg, has been inspired for brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection by Bruce Wayne - the famous philanthropist of Gotham City, who wears the tweed in his every-day life and high-tech clothes when he becomes Batman.
At Milano Unica Angelico launched its new fabrics collection called Ke Idea for Autumn/Winter 2015-2016.
The Ke idea is a selection of elegant and smart range of fabrics for both men and women. A combination of jersey and traditional fabrics, with a privileged direction towards outerwear and double faced fabrics.
Fur and knits are the key elements of Fendi Fall-Winter 14/15 menswear collection, designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi and presented in Milan earlier this year. It is graphic, luxurious, stylish and pragmatic.
For the new Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection the brand presents “Luxury Denim” - a perfect combination of modernity and the finest fabrics: wool, silk and cashmere blends in a wide range of colours, for a contemporary style that upholds the elegance and meticulous details that run through the entire collection.
Larusmiani is the oldest luxury clothing and tailoring brand on Via MonteNapoleone, the heart of Milan’s fashion district and emblem of Italian style, established in 1922. In 1950 a textile company was also established, when the founder of the company decided to put his knowledge of raw materials to use not only for his own creations, but also to supply fabrics to other tailors.
When I visited Milano Unica, I spoke with Filippo Ronchi, one of the managers of E.Thomas. I could see the brand's fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 and learn about the newest fashion trends.
This season the reference is to the Spanish invasion of Sicily, which began in the 15th century.
In 1924 the two brothers Mario and Carlo founded the company Lanificio Fratelli Ormezzano in Valle Mosso, Italy. Their aim was to manufacture pure wool fine fabrics for menswear, employing combed wools in an innovative way. They introduced the new concept of fancy fabrics, thus creating an original interpretation of the men's suit.
After the 14-year old Martina Martini visited Lanificio Fratelli Cerruti at Milano Unica and participated in the selection of fabrics for the next collections of the brands Richmart and Richmart Junior, the managers of the Italian fabrics brand were impressed by her taste and flair and invited her to a two-week visit at Cerruti factory.
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.
The Lanificio Fratelli Piacenza is specialised in the production of high-quality fabrics and clothing. The Piacenza family has a mission: to keep its natural inclination towards intuition focused on producing fabrics with innovative looks and performance, while respecting the craftsmanship that is still a hallmark of the wool mill to this day.
The new fabrics of Lanificio Ermenegildo Zegna for the Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 were presented at Milano Unica, 9th - 11th September 2014.
Lanificio F.lli Cerruti proposes 8 new fabric models which will make you feel elegant in true Fibonacci style.
Martina Martini is 14 years old and this is her third participation at Milano Unica. After one year at a school in Canturbury, UK, she continues her education at the places, where people are doing real business.
Martina has interest in fashion design, fashion journalism and photography. At Milano Unica she was selecting fabrics and accessories for her Autumn/Winter collection of children's jackets Richmart Junior.
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).
The Wool Lab is a collection of inspirational books as well as an accredited sourcing guide, which aims to inspire and inform fashion professionals about the new trends and infinite potential of wool, and to provide a concrete sourcing guide for the best fibres and yarns.
The Italian Textiles Trade Show is showcasing the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 textile collections and accessories with the participation of 410 exhibitors, of which 74 from other European countries.
We asked Davide Rotondi - the Representative of Rotondi Group SRL - to tell us more about their products in order to help young fashion designers and brands to learn more about the garment pressing.
In 2014 Irina Milanova finishes her bachelor degree in Fashion at the National Academy of Art.
During the graduation fashion show she presented her collection 'In touch with Nature'.
Gucci's designer Frida Giannini offers maritime style to the gentlemen for the hot season of 2015. She presented brand's collection on June 23, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
The colors are mainly white, navy blue, red and beige.
Italian designer Roberto Cavalli presented his menswear collection for the hot season of 2015 on June 24, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week. It brings the spirit of Miami in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Italo Zucchelli, Calvin Klein's creative director, presented brand's Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection on June 22, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
For the next year's hot season, the designer offers an extremely clean-cut line in mainly beige skin tones and transparent materials in strong colors (vermilion red, solar yellow and tangerine) in contrast.
'It was kind of conservative, because I thought that was the only new thing possible', said Miuccia Prada of her latest menswear collection, presented yesterday (22 June 2014) during the Milan Fashion Week. This collection brings the spirit of the late 60s and early 70s with somber hues and evident stitching.
Emporio Armani is one of the brands that presented their Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collections during the Milan Fashion Week.
You can see unusual combinations of fabrics and mixture of feminine and masculine elements in the collection, which offers contrasting daywear and eveningwear.
Last month during the Milan Men's Fashion Week, world famous fashion designer Vivienne Westwood presented her menswear collection for the next cold season.
She is one of the women who use their fame for a cause and this time the message (press note) was:
'Attention: Fracking is the Big Fight...
The 2015 Franklin Eugene Men's Wear Line, entitled Franklin Eugene Resort, features a collection of ten different silhouettes ranging from dressy casual, corporate and formal.
In February 2014 during the Milan Fashion Week Emilio Pucci's creative director Peter Dundas presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection full of swinging fringe dresses, fluffy fur coats and lace up trousers.
'Full force bohemian goddess with a slightly nomadic vibe' - that's how the experts describe the creations.
Famous Italian fashion house Missoni known for its colourful knitwear designs presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection on February 23, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
'A very feminine girl in men's oversize outerwear', said brand's designer Angela Missoni about her new collection before the show's start. But the main accent was the innovative way in which the designer worked her textures - mostly via pieces that look woven but are actually knits.
The world famous fashion duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection yesterday (February 23, 2014) during the Milan Fashion Week.
Key words were:
Hoods, Fairies, Flowers, Helms, Keys, Fireflies, Enchantments, Elves, Animals, Dreams, Secret garden, Romantic, Tchaikovsky.
The director of the Men's Fashion Cluster returned from Milano Unica, the international textile fair organized in Italy from 11th to 13th February 2014. At the fair were presented the finest quality products for Spring/Summer 2015 from both Italian and European textile manufacturers.
In Versace menswear collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 the biker is the new cowboy all in leather and denim.
Versace Man is young, free, liberated, provocative, fearless.
Collection includes strong shouldered single-breasted suits, new Versace print silk shirts, fine-gauge rollneck, golden necklaces with big pendants, chains, studs, Medusa heads, sexy undies paired with leather chaps.
Italian fashion brand Emporio Armani presented its Spring-Summer 2014 womenswear collection during the Milan Fashion Week (September 2013) - a total of 94 looks.
Giorgio Armani named the collection 'Water Lilies' and it's inspired by 'stretches of calm or rippling water that reflect shadows of plants, flowers and clouds'. Allusions to flowers were in the pleats and iridescent fabrics. Nothing was too heavy or too strict.
Blumarine's Spring-Summer 2014 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week (September 2013) is a 'hidden garden on a summer night', like brand's designer Anna Molinari describes it.
Creations include butterfly lace, white point d'esprit, and fil coupé weave with splashes of coral and gold, which makes it really fresh and cute. But that's not all...
Today, we'll take a look at Etro's Spring-Summer 2014 Menswear collection, presented during Milan Men's Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 (June 2013).
Brand's designer Kean Etro was inspired by Zorro, gauchos of the Argentinian pampas and the Mexican riding tradition of Charreria for this collection and as usual prints were the key element. The theme has a Mexican desperado, mariachi air, guitars, some of the models have painted on mustaches.
The Sicilian mythology and the classic journey of Ulysses are the main inspirations for the creations of Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2014 Menswear collection, which include linen weaves, silk net, cotton, a bold print on one item of clothing or another - etchings of temples, antique coins or the faces of a Greek Gods like Zeus and Apollo.
Roberto Cavalli presents his collection for Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 during the Milan Fashion Week. The main highlights in the collection are figural motifs, fur outerwear and the metal ornaments.
Italy held its first Wool Week from 10 to 16 September 2013 in Milan.
There were celebrations supporting the global Campaign for Wool inspired by the 'Live naturally, choose wool' claim and promoting wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre.
One of the aims is to build a bridge between the textile community, fashion industry and consumers.
La Garçonne style - the independent female archetype of the 30s, whose sense of liberation reflected in 'borrowed-from-the-boys' wardrobe with a sense of softness - that's the key of Giorgio Armani's Womenswear collection for Fall/Winter 2013-2014.
During the fashion show models were dressed in cropped, fluid pants, often sat at the hip and streamlined cropped or longer jackets, fastened with one or two gumball-size black buttons.
The palette is formal in black, white, light purple, gray and silver.
The Frankie Morello brand was founded in 1999 as a result of a meeting in styles between Maurizio Modica and Pierfrancesco Gigliotti.
We selected for you the most important fashion shows, fairs, exhibitions and other events till the end of 2013 - fashion shows and fashion week dates for New York, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles, Miami, Tokyo and other cities around the world.
One of the most popular Bulgarian models Kremena Otashliyska, marched in the four fashion cities – New York, Paris, Milan and London – this year. She made the incredible 52 shows for top designers such as: Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavali, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Iris Van Herpen, Elie Saab, Armani, Fendi, Max Mara, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lavin, Kenzo, Louis Vutton, Carven, Roberto Cavalli, Just Cavalli, Giambattista Valli, Viktor & Rolf, Prabal Gurung and many others, said the fashion agency 'Inter Models'.
'RAIN OF ROSES' is the new collection 2013 of wedding dresses by the designer Polia Milanova for Mon Amour salon. The main line in the wedding dresses is the heart-shaped neckline and alpha-line bottom, made of chiffon, Soleil and French lace. Detailed chiffon frills and embroidery of crystals formed bodice. Handmade chiffon compositions and embroidery of crystals shape bodices.
Dresses “Mermaid”-style, made of French hand embroidered lace, with beautiful royal trails, have a special place in the collection. Ecru lace dresses looks like elegant, luxurious jewelry.
The Spring-Summer 2013 collection of the brand Moschino has the basics of 1960s pop art: clear lines, strong colors and bold graphic elements.
The collection includes black and white suits and dresses, paired with black or white riding hats cinched around the chin, dresses with bold flowers, repeating motifs - hearts and diamonds of playing cards and simple flowers.
The fashion brand Prada presented its Spring/Summer 2013 collection on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. It is a Japan-inspired apparel line with graphic flower motifs. Although many of the pieces, including satin kimono wraps, had been given names like Mikado, Prada said she hadn't realized just how Japanese-inspired the collection is until it was finished.
The collection includes skinny satin skirts, Origami folded satin tops, kimono wraps, tunic dresses, cycling shorts, boxy fur coats and Geisha style metallic zip-up socks.
Versace Spring-Summer 2013 collection at Milan Fashion Week: Original, attractive, feminine and sexy
Original, attractive, feminine and sexy - those are the words coming to my mind looking at the Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Versace. The models were presented today at Milan Fashion Week.
The colours that dominate in the collection are black, blue, shades of gold and orange. Attractive belts are worn on the lower waist, giving a careless but stylish look. Dresses are short and sexy. A popular look is the one sleeve dress.
Whole, light, shimmering. This is the season for women to inspire. To shine, with joy, elegance, confidence. A season with all the seasons within.
Layers of the retro and contemporary and high-tech, transcending. Reflecting circles of whites, golds, silvers, powders. A season for intelligence and transparency. Fine fabrics flowing, billowing. With happiness and comfort, one complementing the other. Feel the texture, the geometry.
For prom 2012 fashion salon MON AMOUR offers a collection of prom and cocktail dresses of the Bulgarian designer Polya Milanova, the Italian brand VENUS and the American companies TERANI, Mon Cheri and Faviana.
The exclusive collection "Rain of roses" of designer Polia Milanova has non-standard asymmetrical short-long outfits, which can easily turn from long to short. Romance, practicality, personality and elegance are the hallmarks of the entire collection of prom dresses.
Very strong shoes and accessories, in classical bourgeois style, reminder of past decades or very extravagant. Le Silla uses all his energy to express the depths of his soul but he also makes attractive and measured offers for different kinds of women.
She’s a Bad Girl with a strongly rebellious streak, perhaps towards crisis, and she wears her shoes as though they were armour to hide her fragility and make her strong and independent. She's elegant but ferocious, a Lady Gaga or a Rihanna who keeps her arms at their feet.
Summer is the time when many fashion shows around the world take place and present Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 fashion trends and even Summer 2012 fashion trends, so we decided to publish a calendar of future fashion shows and fashion weeks around the world - New York, Paris, Milan, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, Tokyo and other cities.
"SEA OF LOVE" is the new 2011 collection of designer Polya Milanova for Mon Amour. This collection is dedicated to the 20th years of creative activity of the designer.
Impressive, provocative short or asymmetrical dresses, is the main line in the prom dresses. he dresses are made from fine French lace, taffeta, organza and metallic tulle, which give brilliance and splendor. Sophisticated handmade sets and lace encrusted with Swarovski stones are creating unique dresses.
After Naomi Campbell, Mischa Barton and Pierre Sarkozy, Peaches Geldof!
Peaches Geldof, who represents the new generation international fashionista and pop rock.
The golden boy of glamour, loved by international stars like Marcus Schenkenburg, the Beckhams and Heidi Klum, presented his new fall/winter 2001/2012 collection under the flashing neon lights.
Gucci designer Frida Giannini cited flame-haired songstress Florence Welch as the inspiration for her sexy fall collection, which opened fashion week in Milan on Wednesday.
The fashion show began with a bold palette of emerald green, fuchsia, purple, teal and rust, colors that only a strong, and confident woman would wear.
Hall 3 of fieramilanocity from 25th to 28th February turns the spotlights on MI Milano Prêt-à-porter, international show organised by Fiera Milano Rassegne presenting prêt-à-porter womenswear and accessories for Autumn/Winter 2011-2012.
As well as showcasing new products and new fashion trends, the event aims to become increasingly a platform for new research and meeting-place for businesses, stylists and buyers.
Gucci announced the "birth of a new dandy, who likes to seduce with his self-confidence and awareness” with its show during the Milan fashion week.
Designer Frida Giannini offers sexy, rock-centric 70s style with lapels, flared pants, double-breasted jackets and sharp suits, complemented with small details and accessories.
D&G presented its Fall/Winter 2011-2012 collection during the menswear fashion week in Milan. In the collection seems to dominate the spirit of Pop – candy pink, mint green and citrus bight yellow with logos of Coca Cola advertising and Mickey Mouse cartoons.
The models were wearing slim trousers, short or bomber jackets, basketball sneakers all in bright, cheery colors.
This season’s Versace collection for men presents an optical game of shapes, proportions, colours and graphics, conducted with a knowing and contemporary nod.
This is not, however, a look that sparkles and shines. Instead the luxurious aspect of the collection – such a hallmark of the Versace brand – comes from the fine fabrics used and the expert tailoring employed.
The foundation of the collection comprises highly sartorial elements, with garments that have a new volume and are less rigid and softer than previously.
Roberto Cavalli models strutted down the catwalk in a jungle-themed collection of snakeskin and tight trousers on the final day of Milan Fashion Week
The Italian style stalwart welcomed guests including Heidi Klum, Leona Lewis and Taylor Swift to the front row of the show, which was held in a glass tent.
Dolce & Gabbana were all innocence and lace on Sunday as Byblos explored the jungle and Missoni went multi-colour ethnic for next spring/summer at Milan Fashion Week.
Sensuality was implicit in Dolce & Gabbana's Mediterranean-themed collection, nearly entirely in white worn by porcelain-faced models looking frightfully in need of escorts. Footage of design duo Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce fussing backstage over the performance was shown on video screens above the catwalk during the show.
Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana have teamed up with Bacardi’s vermouth brand Martini to launch their first co-branded drink this month in a rare diversification move for the fashion duo.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have designed and tested the drink which will be unveiled during Milan's upcoming menswear fashion week, the fashion house said on Thursday.
Giorgio Armani looked to the future and explored the world of ‘plastic fantastic’
in his younger, Emporio Armani collection at Milan Fashion Week.
Swimsuits and bikinis were bedecked with Plexiglass brooches and necklaces as bright as molten lava. Sandals featured crimson Perspex heels and ankle-straps. Short, party dresses in Vesuvian shades of bright orange and fuschia, were cinched with shiny, shocking-pink, patent-leather belts.
The colours exploded like fireworks on the graphic PVC catwalk, sending a clear signal that Armani is once again working at full creative power after battling with hepatitis over the summer.
The collections shown during the first day of Milan fashion week used colorful pink, yellow, blue and green probably in an effort to fight the current grim economic mood. The same trend was noticed also at Madrid and London fashion weeks.
Minimalistic silhouettes by Prada, Mediterranean chic from Armani, original jeans by Dolce & Gabbana, urban rock by Just Cavalli - they all were in bright colours.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, Liv Tyler and Emma Watson were among the stars who watched the Burberry show at London Fashion Week
The event closed the womenswear previews, and attracted a host of famous faces
from Hollywood actresses to legendary photographers and famous magazine editors.
Models Twiggy, Agyness Deyn and Daisy Lowe, photographer Mario Testino, actress-and-designer Mary-Kate Olsen, TV presenter Alexa Chung, actress Freida Pinto, actor Dev Patel, US Vogue editor Anna Wintour and French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld all sat front row.
The show marked Burberry's first at London Fashion Week for 10 years, with the brand deciding not to show in Milan as usual to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the UK capital's fashion week.
Milan has ended New York's five-year reign as the world's top fashion
city, while Hong Kong and Sao Paulo have sashayed into the top 10, according
to an annual survey of top fashion cities.
The list was compiled by the Global Language Monitor, a US based non-profit group that tracks the frequency of words and phrases in the media, on the internet and throughout the blogosphere.
The world of fashion is dominated by five cities - New York, Rome, Paris, Milan and London - but New York had led the list for five consecutive years
Milan menswear for the Spring-Summer 2010 got off to a classy start Saturday, with glitzy glamour at Dolce and Gabbana, and super refinement at Giorgio Armani.
The designing duo kicked off the four days of preview showings with a collection that matched sequined tuxedo jackets with distressed pants, adding a new chapter to the "drunge" (part dandy, part grunge) look they invented a decade ago.
Desislava Pancheva was born on 14th March 1982 in Pleven. In 2000 she finished a Professional School in textile and clothes with the specialty of Constructing and Modeling of Clothes. After 2 unsuccessful tries to enter the university and study pharmacy, a disappointment and a love affair, she decided to try in the sphere of Industrial design in the Polytechnic university in Milan.
Luca Patrone was born in 1973 in Genova, Italy. After taking the degree in management engineering, he finished his study in Mexico city and then in Colombia. After coming back to Italy he began to work as a consultant.
But his passion turned to be his work very soon and thus he started his photographer career. Now he has over 5 years of experience in commercial and fashion photography. He lives in Milan, one of the world Cities of fashion. He answered some questions exclusively for our site.
Every little girl’s dream is to become a princess when she grows up. This dream comes true with Dolce Vita, a collection designed by Polia Milanova. This stylish collection of 30 wedding and formal dresses provokes the fantasy with sheer, gauzy and discreetly bared materials. The dresses are bare-back with deep slashes highlighting the femininity. Original ideas combining exclusive materials with elegant patterns and workmanship make the collection impressive and memorable. Colourful nuances of green, reseda, gold, coral, orange, beige, cappuccino and rum as well their non-standard combination give regal look, splendour and romantic sense.
With a specially designed bridal dress by designer Polia Milanova was married Silvia Todorova, the creator and manager of the Bulgarian fashion portal www.fashion.bg & www.fashion.net.
The dress is of two parts - corset made of french lace cordon with Swarovski stones, garnished with roses of crystal organza, and the bottom part is voluminous, type "princess" made of american mat satin and italian crystal organza, asymatrically stitched and decorated with roses.