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Sartoria Carrara - Tuscany bespoke suits
Bespoke Men's Suits

Sartoria Carrara - Tuscany bespoke suits

This journey started back in 2008 with a simple goal, to help men dress better by providing them with the best clothing from around the world. Clothing that not only fit but that is also a joy to wear. Sartoria Carrara had an idea of the type of tailoring they wanted to offer; soft, flattering, beautiful and with a focus on value, but saw that that type of product did not exist. Everything was either too stiff, too heavy or unflattering. In essence they believed that no one was making tailored clothing that met the needs of today. So the journey began.

Marton Mills - quality British fabrics
Menswear fabrics

Marton Mills - quality British fabrics

The Company began life on 10th December 1931 from a mill in Marton Street in Skipton and for the following 46 years manufactured Single and Double Jersey Knitwear. They have recently installed a goods lift to the first floor of No 10 building, which will enable them to store all of their yarns on site. They have 34,000 square feet of space, which should be adequate for their operation for many years to come.

UKFT rolls out manufacturing masterclasses across five UK universities
Fashion design education

UKFT rolls out manufacturing masterclasses across five UK universities

The UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) will roll out a series of masterclasses at five UK universities as part of the Made It campaign, with the support of Marks and Spencer.

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

British colours and textiles Autumn/Winter 2018-19

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

English shoes by George Cleverley
Menswear accessories

English shoes by George Cleverley

George Cleverley is a unique shoe company with an impressive history. Headed by Mr. George Glasgow Snr (Co-owner & Chairman) & Mr. George Glasgow Jr (Co-owner & CEO), it has become world-renowned for handmade shoes & leather goods. Between George Snr & George Jr they attend every trunk show around the world to ensure they meet with clients and keep a personal relationship with their customers.

The British Exhibitors at Premiere Vision Paris September 2017
Fashion fairs

The British Exhibitors at Premiere Vision Paris September 2017

British Exhibitors at Premiere Vision Paris (Designs) presented their design concepts for 2018/2019. Below you can find a brief presentation of each of them:

How to Choose the Perfect Golf Jacket
Trends

How to Choose the Perfect Golf Jacket

Golf jackets are a compulsory part of your golfing kit, especially when playing here in the UK – we never know when the weather will turn nasty on you. There are lots of styles of golf jacket available, each offering benefits that can be useful when on the course. So how do you choose the perfect golf jacket?

Edward Green shoes - cut by hand from the world's finest leathers
Menswear accessories

Edward Green shoes - cut by hand from the world's finest leathers

Edward Green established his shoemaking workshop in Northampton in 1890. His name soon became synonymous with the finest English Goodyear welted footwear.

John Lobb - bespoke men's shoes from UK
Menswear accessories

John Lobb - bespoke men's shoes from UK

John Lobb began making bespoke boots and shoes over 150 years ago. Generations of master bootmakers have continued the lineage of unrivalled skill and constant innovation, bringing the spirit of bespoke into the modern era.

How to Get Your Own Conor Mcgregor ‘F*** You’ Suit
How to buy the perfect suit

How to Get Your Own Conor Mcgregor ‘F*** You’ Suit

Huddersfield based tailor, Owen Scott Bespoke have announced they will be stocking UFC Champion, Conor McGregor’s controversial suit with the phrase “F*** You” woven into the pinstripe.

Stephen Bishop – 25 years of suit hire and formal wear experience
Bespoke Men's Suits

Stephen Bishop – 25 years of suit hire and formal wear experience

Stephen Bishop is the latest, most modern suiting establishment to open for many a year. They offer you lightweight, designer fit suiting with a range of exclusive accessories to provide you with the most up to date, fashionable look for your big day.

Celebrities' style: Christian Bale
Celebrity fashion

Celebrities' style: Christian Bale

Christian Charles Philip Bale is born on 30th of January 1974. He is an English actor.

Automatic heat sealing machine prevents buttons from falling off the garments
How to produce

Automatic heat sealing machine prevents buttons from falling off the garments

Interview with Mark Gill from MMS U.K. - a company specialised in button attachment and security.

Tailor and Quiff - bespoke tailoring from Manchester
Bespoke Men's Suits

Tailor and Quiff - bespoke tailoring from Manchester

At Tailor and Quiff they believe in bespoke, individualism and confidence. They are bringing tailoring into the 21st century by delivering a meticulous and efficient service, without complicating things.Your clothing is an extension of your personality and a direct statement to the world about who you are and your purpose. They believe that high end tailoring should be accessible to all and dispel the myth of a heavy price tag.

Northskull - a men's jewellery and accessories brand based in London
Accessories

Northskull - a men's jewellery and accessories brand based in London

Founded in 2009, Northskull is a men’s jewellery and accessories brand based in London with a focus on creating contemporary pieces that add a stylish element to the attire of the modern man.

Men's suits by Keye London Bespoke
Bespoke Men's Suits

Men's suits by Keye London Bespoke

Keye London is a bespoke fashion line that caters for the modern man. They work alongside each client to create a finished piece that projects their personality and individuality.

Don’t Miss out on the Opportunity of Attending Cheltenham Festival
Events

Don’t Miss out on the Opportunity of Attending Cheltenham Festival

The festival has become one of the most important date to bookmakers as well as to those who are looking for a great opportunity to socialize. Men’s fashion is on a whole other level during the festival as the most exquisite gentlemen gather around to socialize and exchange ideas.

Made-to-measure suits by Marc Wallace
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure suits by Marc Wallace

Marc has been offering immaculately tailored men’s wear and luxury accessories under the exclusive Marc Wallace label. Mail Order & Retail.

Suit Alterations In Depth
ABC of the men's suit

Suit Alterations In Depth

In this video Michael Pendlebury - Bespoke Tailor In Manchester City Centre, explains suit alterations. What alterations can be done at the men's suit jacket and trousers and keeping it looking all original.

English made-to-measure suits by Colmore Tailors
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

English made-to-measure suits by Colmore Tailors

Colmore Tailors are Birminghams first and only"out-of-hours" visiting tailors. They work around your busy lifestyle and provide a personal tailoring service at a time and location that suits you.

Made-to-measure suits by Richard Smith
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure suits by Richard Smith

Seven years rising through the ranks of Giorgio Armani, from stockroom to men’s formalwear, progressing to the highest level in Manchester, Collezioni white label.

Bespoke suits from United Kingdom by Owen Scott
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits from United Kingdom by Owen Scott

A bespoke suit can seem quite daunting to some, but Scott the owner/tailor has tried to make the atmosphere,process as relaxed as possible, even putting a coffee machine and a chesterfield sofa in his flagship store.

Fashion Fairs and Trade Shows 2017 in Europe and USA
Events

Fashion Fairs and Trade Shows 2017 in Europe and USA

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.

Bespoke suits and shirts in Chester by Crichton Bespoke
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits and shirts in Chester by Crichton Bespoke

Crichton Bespoke was founded as bespoke shirt makers over 50 years ago and since then have expanded their skill set to emphasise a focus on the traditional, British school of gentleman’s tailoring. Today the business enjoys a reputation for creating some of finest bespoke suits in the UK, while their bespoke shirt offering is as strong as ever. They service a growing but highly discerning customer base with classic and contemporary pieces in the Savile Row tradition.

Boys suits by Roco Clothing
Children's and Teen Boys' Suits

Boys suits by Roco Clothing

Roco Clothing started up in 1973 as a retail outlet based primarily in Stoke-on-trent and the surrounding area. They have now taken business entirely online and pride themselves on offering the public an outstanding customer service, with knowledgeable staff and high level of experience.

Andy Barnham - London Lifestyle and Menswear photographer
Fashion Photographers

Andy Barnham - London Lifestyle and Menswear photographer

An international editorial photographer covering fashion, events and bespoke hand made luxury goods. Love being behind the camera and visually expressing myself. To help communicate and express ideas, stories and narratives through photography.

Kyle Galvin - fashion photographer based in London
Fashion Photographers

Kyle Galvin - fashion photographer based in London

Named as one of the best graduating UK talents by the British Journal of Photography, Kyle Galvin is a fashion photographer based in London.

The best of UK's menswear during the London Collections: Men
Menswear collections

The best of UK's menswear during the London Collections: Men

London Collections: Men June 2016 edition was held earlier this month in British capital. During the event Jermyn Street - in the heart of the West End - was transformed into an open air catwalk, as St James's hosted a series of men's fashion shows for the public.

Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry
Organizations

Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry

The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI), formed in 1992, is the only association to bring together the clothing industry from fibre manufacture to garment manufacture, retail and aftercare.

Chris Davis - SPECTACULAR menswear photographer
Fashion Photographers

Chris Davis - SPECTACULAR menswear photographer

Specular is the alias of photographer & director Chris Davis, currently UK based with clients worldwide.
Chris has spent years shooting model folios for agencies around the world, alongside his work for fashion, makeup and portrait clients.

William Westmancott - a Savile Row bespoke tailor
Bespoke Men's Suits

William Westmancott - a Savile Row bespoke tailor

William Westmancott is a Savile Row craftsman and almost certainly the UK’s most expensive bespoke tailor.
He trained for 10 years in two of Savile Row’s most prestigious houses before launching his own 6 years ago.

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

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.

Bespoke men's suits by A Suit That Fits
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke men's suits by A Suit That Fits

A Suit That Fits offers individually hand tailored suits to perfectly fit your frame, budget and personal style, with over 40 billion style combinations available.

Made-to-measure tailoring and Bespoke Wedding Suits by William Young
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure tailoring and Bespoke Wedding Suits by William Young

Brand's made-to-measure collection fulfils all aspects of gentleman's wardrobe needs from suits and shirts to trousers and overcoats. Sourcing only the finest fabrics from the UK, Europe and the rest of the world the atelier can ensure a wide selection to meet all your sartorial and budgetary requirements.

Blue men's suits by Moss Bros
Menswear collections

Blue men's suits by Moss Bros

At Moss Bros, each gentleman can choose from a variety of styles, fits, brands, sizes and colors. Today we chose to show you some pieces from the blue range of the store.

Prince George with first postage stamp royal appearance
Lifestyle chronics

Prince George with first postage stamp royal appearance

To mark the Queen's 90th birthday (April 21), Royal Mail has released a new royal family photo. Her Royal Highness poses with her son Prince Charles, her grandson Prince William and her great grandson Prince George. Their faces are being turned into special edition of postage stamps.

Daniel and Lade - Take control of your outfit!
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Daniel and Lade - Take control of your outfit!

Daniel and Lade is the leading online tailor made-to-measure retail platform in the UK for bespoke, custom men's suits. The company aims to offer, easy and affordable for customers, high quality tailor-made custom clothing and accessories for special occasions and everyday life.

Alexander McQueen - the bad kid of British fashion
The dandy style

Alexander McQueen - the bad kid of British fashion

The movie about Alexander McQueen, presented during the Sofia Film Fest, is a perfidiously satisfying direction of Andrew Haigh, who is pretty famous for his odious movies about male prostitution in London and for the pious unpleasant sides of homoerotic love and perversion.

Made-to-order men's suits by Braid & Mackenzie
Made-to-order Men's Suits

Made-to-order men's suits by Braid & Mackenzie

Braid & Mackenzie is a British luxury brand offering sophisticated menswear, timeless style, highest quality, wearable comfort and impeccable attention to detail. Its made-to-order service allows unique personal approach to every customer both on spot and online.

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Colors and Textiles
Menswear Trends

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Colors and Textiles

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.

Bubble London - the UK's biggest baby and kids' tradeshow proved that children deserve to wear quality clothes
Fashion fairs

Bubble London - the UK's biggest baby and kids' tradeshow proved that children deserve to wear quality clothes

The Business Design Centre in Islington once again played host to Bubble London, where British and international brands were showcased under one roof to present their Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections. There were 235 collections at Bubble this season, 85 of which were new to Bubble and 53 were new to the UK.

Bronte by Moon - British-crafted luxury fabrics for Apparel and Interiors
Menswear fabrics

Bronte by Moon - British-crafted luxury fabrics for Apparel and Interiors

'The Bronte by Moon name has become synonymous with luxury wool accessories, and we look forward to creating yet more chapters in this proud history', says the brand statement 178 years after the beginning of the journey. All wool which the company use for fabrics is produced ethically in New Zealand (70%), South Africa (25%) and Australia (5%) without stress to the animals or the environment.

100% Merino wool outerwear by Woolrich
World fashion

100% Merino wool outerwear by Woolrich

In the early 19th century, John Rich II, son of an English wool carder, set off from Liverpool across the Atlantic in search of a new life. He went on to found the Woolrich Woolen Mills in Pennsylvania in 1830 and travelled from logging camp to logging camp selling his first wool products: wool fabric, wool socks and basic wool garments.

British model Oliver Cheshire among the nominees for the Most Stylish Man 2015 prize
Models

British model Oliver Cheshire among the nominees for the Most Stylish Man 2015 prize

Fashion experts define Oliver as one of the most stylish man in Britain and if you think that he deserves this prize support him for the BGFN readers' voting for Most Stylish Men 2015. Share his page OLIVER CHESHIRE with your friends and each of you will have the chance to win a made-to-measure men's suit jacket.

Best Dressed Celebs at the British Fashion Awards Red Carpet
Fashion on the red carpet

Best Dressed Celebs at the British Fashion Awards Red Carpet

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...

LCF's Head is among the 500 most influential people in the global fashion industry for 2015
Fashion design education

LCF's Head is among the 500 most influential people in the global fashion industry for 2015

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.

Urban and Street Apparel Brands on the Rise
World fashion

Urban and Street Apparel Brands on the Rise

The UK is being revamped by a number of urban retailers and some of the leading fashion brands are becoming dominating forces. You will discover top British celebs who have passed on fashions by Adidas and Nike and they are now rocking it out with seriously stylish clothing brands that have unique urban appeal.

London College of Fashion Bachelor 2015 Exhibition
Fashion design education

London College of Fashion Bachelor 2015 Exhibition

See Designer Collections, Costume, Illustration, Photography, Journalism, Business, Beauty, Styling, Accessories, Jewellery, Footwear, Special Effects… new visions and ideas for the future of fashion. Tuesday 9 - Saturday 13 June 2015, 12:00 to 19:00, 3-10 Shoreditch High Street, London, UK.

Exhibition 'Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up' at London College of Fashion
Fashion design education

Exhibition 'Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up' at London College of Fashion

Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, is delighted to announce Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up, the first ever exhibition to explore McQueen's catwalk make-up.

British rapper Tinie Tempah has created a bespoke men's suit
Bespoke Men's Suits

British rapper Tinie Tempah has created a bespoke men's suit

Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, with the help of the Museum of London and Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons - has designed a gray with accents of blue and gold running through it, Sherlock Holmes inspired, three-piece tweed bespoke suit to wear at the bi-annual menswear shows that start this Friday (January 9, 2015).

Oxford Street - heart of London shopping
Shopping

Oxford Street - heart of London shopping

I visited London in the end of November and as a fashionista I wanted to do some shopping. My friend recommended me Oxford Street, where I spent only about 5 hours. I will never forget this experience because I felt like being in a fashion fairy tale.

London Textile Fair 2015
Fashion fairs

London Textile Fair 2015

On 14th and 15th January 2015, from 9am to 6pm, The London Textile Fair will showcase pre - collection Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 and Spring-Summer 2016 highlights.

Royal Designers for Industry: Gilles Clément
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Gilles Clément

Gilles Clément is an acclaimed French horticultural engineer, gardener, landscape architect, botanist and writer. He was one of the first to allow nature to participate, and often lead, in the creative and ecological shaping of new landscapes and, for the last 40 years, he has had a significant influence on landscape design across the world.

Royal Designers for Industry: Richard Rogers
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers first came to prominence in the late 1960s with the competition-winning scheme for the Pompidou centre in Paris, and he has been at the cutting edge of architecture and urban design for 50 years since.

Royal Designers for Industry: Neil Thomas
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Neil Thomas

Neil Thomas is one of the most inventive structural engineers of his generation. With more than 30 years of working alongside architects, artists, and production designers, his work is often the invisible hand that delivers extraordinary and ambitious visions with elegance and quality.

Royal Designers for Industry: Fernando Gutiérrez
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Fernando Gutiérrez

Over the past two decades, Fernando Gutiérrez has developed into a highly individual and distinctive graphic designer, and of the most talented in the UK. Through his many books, catalogues, magazines, exhibitions and posters, he has raised public awareness of challenging social issues, made museum and gallery collections more accessible, and reignited public interest in classic literature.

Royal Designers for Industry: Helen Storey
Fashion design education

Royal Designers for Industry: Helen Storey

Professor Helen Storey MBE studied fashion design and achieved critical acclaim in the industry for many years before changing the focus of her career to explore new creative challenges within the field of science.

RSA announced the new Royal Designers for Industry
Events

RSA announced the new Royal Designers for Industry

Last night (November 27th 2014) four of the UK's best designers were recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) at an award ceremony held at the RSA.

LCF's College Shop 2014
Shopping

LCF's College Shop 2014

COLLEGE SHOP, London College of Fashion's pop-up retail space, returns for a fourth year to a brand new location: 33 Marshall Street, right in the heart of Carnaby - London's most exciting shopping destination, where over 150 brands of quality and distinction can be found across 13 streets.

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' world premiere: Celebrities' style
Lifestyle chronics

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' world premiere: Celebrities' style

Yesterday (November 10, 2014) was the world premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One' at Leicester Square in London, UK. The movie, which is expected to generate over £ 100 m, will be released in the theatres on November 20.

Charles Clayton Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear fabrics

Charles Clayton Winter 2015/2016 collection

By weaving the finest count yarns, often mixing the highest quality merino wool with other luxury noble fibres such as cashmere and silk, Charles Clayton brings its customers some of the finest, most luxurious worsted cloths.

Fashion Design Education: London College of Fashion
Fashion design education

Fashion Design Education: London College of Fashion

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

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

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

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

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

Where to study Fashion design - Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe
Fashion design education

Where to study Fashion design - Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe

For those who want to study fashion design in Europe we created a list of 30 of the best schools in Europe, where you can receive quality Fashion design education (ordered alphabetically by the name of the countries).

NEWGEN MEN 2014
Fashion fairs

NEWGEN MEN 2014

NEWGEN MEN is a menswear fashion event where designers can promote their talent and increase the success of their business commercially by building relationships with key press and buyers.

Thomas Mahon: Young people are very interested in custom made clothing
Interviews

Thomas Mahon: Young people are very interested in custom made clothing

Today, we are going to present you Thomas Mahon - head cutter and director of bespoke atelier English Cut, established in January 1995.

MRKET August 2014 - global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands
Fashion fairs

MRKET August 2014 - global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands

From 18th to 20th August 2014 in Las Vegas, USA, will be held MRket - a global fashion trade show focusing on menswear brands and men's fashion industry.

INDX Menswear Show will present Spring/Summer 2015 collections
Fashion fairs

INDX Menswear Show will present Spring/Summer 2015 collections

INDX Menswear is a unique trade show for Independent Retailers. The new show that everyone's talking about...

They offer the relaxing and friendly environment of INDX to other shows for writing orders. They work without interruption on building ranges conducive to a successful buy.

Rihanna's Rebelle is the fastest-selling celebrity perfume in the UK
Fragrances

Rihanna's Rebelle is the fastest-selling celebrity perfume in the UK

The pop star Rihanna is already a real business lady. The singer is about to conquer the perfume industry.

After her first fragrance “Reb’l Fleur” was sold very well on the market, the second scent "Rebelle" is the fastest-selling celebrity perfume in the UK. Since being released in February the fragrance has sold over 2 million bottles and is expected to sell a record-breaking 4 million by the end of the year.

Victoria Beckham's new bags collection
Accessories

Victoria Beckham's new bags collection

Victoria Beckham has released her new handbag collection.

It is early to say that Victoria Beckham's fashion line can be haute couture, but her clothes and accessories are very popular among women in UK. Her bags are sold almost at the same price as the bags of brands like Louis Vuitton and Hermes. In the collection there is an alligator-skin handbag costing $29 600.

Kate Middleton`s wedding dress arrives in Bulgaria
Lifestyle chronics

Kate Middleton`s wedding dress arrives in Bulgaria

The wedding dress of the new princess of Great Britain Kate Middleton can be worn by future brides in Bulgaria. Designer Madeline Gardner, creative director of the brand Mori Lee has created a copy of the famous wedding dress. She made a sketch of the dress during the ceremony and for 24 hours with her team she made a copy of the outfit. The original dress is made by designer Sarah Burton.

Naked models down the catwalk at London fashion week
World fashion

Naked models down the catwalk at London fashion week

London fashion week finished and will be remembered with the defile of naked models and the more conventional show of Burberry collection.

The wig maker Charlie Le Mindu decided to spice up the already eccentric London Fashion Week by sending some of his models down the catwalk without clothes, only in hot pink high-heeled boots, hats, bags and wigs.

The 24-year-old designer, whose creations are worn by Lady Gaga, launched his label just an year ago but has managed to grab plenty of headlines. He produced wigs in the shape of the Eiffel Tower. At the fashion Week last year he showed a headdress made of real mice and rat carcasses.

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