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.
The first autumn winter collection celebrates a natural and effortless style approach inspired by British menswear from the boy next door nonchalance to subversive sartorialism. Savile Row traditions combine with British Oddities in slim and sculptured styles paired with relaxed outerwear for a slightly undone and youthful effect. Sporty silhouettes are contrasted with the use of distinctively English heritage fabrics in wools and plaids blurring the boundaries between function and fashion, formalwear and sportswear with a signature effortlessness.
Richard James Autumn/Winter 2017 Camofleur collection starts its surreptitious journey just a short step from Savile Row in a covert corner of the neighbouring Royal Academy of Arts, where it squints, scratches its head and stands in awe before the astonishing, jarringly geometric work of camofleur Norman Wilkinson’s top-secret Dazzle Section.
Premiere Vision defined some of the main trends for Spring summer 18. It sets forth with a fresh and witty outlook to trigger a desire for innovation, imagination and deliberately optimistic future scenarios.
Acclaimed actor John Malkovich has a new stage: fashion design. Since childhood, John has had an interest in clothes and fashion photography. He even studied costuming at university and, to this day, does costume design for theater. He walked the Comme des Gar?ons runway when no actor would and was featured in campaigns for Prada, Antonio Miro, and Armani, among others.
Pringle of Scotland is the iconic brand founded in 1815 at the birthplace of the Scottish knitwear industry. From the beginning, technical innovation has led to the creation of knitwear as outerwear and it became one of the first luxury knitwear manufacturers in the world, having expanded throughout Europe, the US and Asia during the 19th and 20th centuries.
With respect and support of natural beauty, Paade Mode offers quality, handmade, organic and functional limited edition range of contemporary clothing for boys and girls up till the age of 10.
Ease, freedom and creativity in a refined contemporary balance. Intense hues that intertwine fine leitmotifs throughout the collection. Patterns play a fundamental role in the dialogue between clothing types.
A new story begins, a page turns. Single threads meet and intertwine, weaving a narrative that grows, building upon itself. A protagonist materializes; a plot unfolds. Motifs appear and recur as markers on a path, leading to an end that is in itself another beginning.
A signature black palette glimmers with touches of red, gold and silver while heads are topped with cool wide brim hats. Leather jackets are often air-sprayed byhand like graffiti murals and blazers are covered with shining superhero crystal pins.
QANTAS once again turns to Australian Merino wool as almost 3000 pilots fly high in suits made from the natural fibre. Qantas pilots will receive a new uniform for the first time in 13 years, with more than 30,000 metres of suiting fabric needed for the pilots’ wool suits.
Beautiful and responsible, but now a smarter yarn with a truly amazing fashion-savvy colour range for you to choose from. It is ECOTEC® by Marchi & Fildi, the first smart cotton, made in Italy from an exclusive, totally traceable and certified manufacturing process that turns 100% pre-dyed cotton textile clippings into these colourful ECOTEC® yarns. This process means we can enjoy huge savings in terms of water, CO2 and energy as attested by the LCA study conducted by ICEA: this confirms improvements up to 56,3% for greenhouse gases, up to 56,6% in energy consumption and up to 77,9% in terms of water usage!
Constant investment to deliver an increasingly ecologically sustainable printing method and a project dedicated to the importance of our heritage. These are the two objectives for Miroglio Textile in 2016.
'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'.
Beautiful and responsible, but now a smarter yarn with a truly amazing fashion-savvy colour range for you to choose from. It is ECOTEC® by Marchi & Fildi, the first smart cotton, made in Italy from an exclusive, totally traceable and certified manufacturing process that turns 100% pre-dyed cotton textile clippings into these colourful ECOTEC® yarns.
In the next winter collection Brooksfield lines up generation-less garments, designed to create a concept of relaxed elegance to everyone who wears them: father and son can share them because each contributes their own personalities to their outfits.
'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.
Every Anecdote garment is offered in a wide range of colors and each collection is based on anecdotes about Jet's and her family and friends' lives. Easily combinable sweaters, vests, cardigans, dresses, scarves in a wide range of colors - nothing too pretentious.
Welcome to Anecdote. A ready-to-wear collection of classics brought with the story of today. Simple and sophisticated essentials in everyday chic style. Wool skirts, dresses, hats and gloves, denim tops, bottoms and dresses, cashmere trench coats and much more.
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.
From November 2-8, a dedicated window display at well-known concept store Colette will be showcasing pieces from the new Sonia Rykiel Christmas 2015 collection, with sales running in exclusivity until November 15. The entire collection will then follow in the Sonia Rykiel store network and soniarykiel.com.
Tradition, heritage, experience and visually overwhelming and stunning imagery that Ekaterina comes across, form the basis for all her collections. Spring/Summer 2016 sees Ekaterina on her journey exploring folk inspired prints and patterns, which are reinterpreted in a way that is distinctive, authentic, true to her brand DNA and vision.
This collection was named 'Mirror the World' and it's about saving Venice (and the rest of the world) from the effects of climate change.
Re.Verso™ is the first and only platform for re-engineering wool and cashmere materials for fashion. It was created and developed in Italy by a group of companies who lead the way in this field, who now, after only one year can boast some great achievements in the short time since its launch, at Première Vision last year where the inaugural Re.Verso™ collection of fashion fabrics was presented by A. Stelloni by Mapel.
In September, the global event for fashion professionals presents the fashion information and seasonal directions of its 6 shows in 16 forums, over more than 5,000m2 of dedicated areas. These showcase the exhibitors' most creative and innovative products, selected by the Première Vision fashion team.
Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera, famous for her elegant and classy womenswear pieces, now presents her fresh childrens' fashion collection for the upcoming cold season. Wool, knitwear and cotton bring warmth in boys and girls' wardrobe, while loose forms offer infinite possibilities for different combinations.
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.
Drawing references from military and the great outdoors, the utility trend fuses a masculine aesthetic with genuinely useful design detailing. This couldn’t be further from past interpretations of military – there are no silver buttons or embroidered epaulets – instead, look out for bomber jackets, overshirts with pocket detailing and workwear-style trousers.
he Ninetyfive family of yarns expands in the name of sustainable-cashmere knitwear. Now there are two sources of these “double life” yarns with an eco-friendly message. They are among the finest yarns by Filpucci, a company which combines its textile research expertise with a passion for exploring new sustainable alternatives.
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.
Vittorio Branchizio is a young designer who has created a knitwear collection with enormous potential. His marked technical and innovative skills combine with a brilliant interpretation of the best Italian manufacturing traditions for knitwear that is totally unique - from the basic concept to the finished product to the package.
On Friday night in London, a high-octane tribe of dystopian desert dwellers descended upon the LCM runways for Todd Lynn’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection. Draped in immaculately tailored yet unconventional blazers (a Todd Lynn signature), oversized biker jackets, transparent knitwear, and shorts, the men and women of Todd’s misanthropic world marched in custom made Christian Louboutin boots set to a rousing soundtrack from Glasgow three-piece Baby Strange.
TESS GIBERSON speaks to an expanding global audience of strong, empowered women. The line is recognized for its cool, effortless and creative aesthetic with a distinct knitwear component. Designer Tess Giberson’s focus originates largely from the influence of her parents, both artists, while growing up in rural New Hampshire in the early 1970s. They raised Giberson with an emphasis on craftsmanship and creativity, traits further cultivated when attending Rhode Island School of Design.
You have to go way back to find a moment when mega-bombshell Scarlett Johansson remotely resembled the off-beat women that Peter Jensen has built a career on, but he’s found it. Turns out his muse is not so much Birch herself, but the film that started her rise to fame – 2001’s Ghost World, the story of two high-school graduates (Thora Birch’s Enid and Johansson’s Rebecca) pouring scorn on the small town they live in. That sounds more like Jensen, and the results are appropriately quirky and charming.
Trompe l’œil marble veining on the body like tattoos. New space-dyed patterns in wide, uneven and blurred bands like television static. Coloured metallic inlaid within the graphic patter of wood and marble. The alluring marquetry of cuts, patterns and textures. Graphics of the materials from postmodern interior design, like works by Richard Artschwager.
'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.
Not every man can afford to travel to London or Rome for fitting and ordering custom-made suits, but the new technologies give the opportunity to have something special on a reasonable price. For others it is not a problem to fly to the fashion capitals for a luxury piece. There are good offers for both options. Let's take a look at some of them...
Celebrating freedom. Exploring classics. Teasing sensuality. Composed silhouettes slowly unravel to reveal a woman’s sensibility. Fabric extensions are layered, wrapped around the body or simply worn loose to create fluid pieces that nonchalantly fall away to reveal a subtle sexiness.
Made-to-order is a production approach where items are not manufactured until a confirmed order is received - nowadays this system is getting more and more popular, because it saves money, time, space and worries to the manufacturers and fashion retailers and gives customers the feeling of uniqueness. Today, we are going to present you 10 made-to-order fashion products, which offer high quality and personalisation...
One of the hottest trends in men's wardrobe for the Spring-Summer season of 2015 are Stripes - vertical or horizontal, wide or pin, monochromatic or colorful, on knits or tailoring, from head to toe or on separates - the choice is yours and combinations are countless.
On the screens, with a background of gradiated neon colours we see a curious face tilting her head towards us, as she spoke. “Welcome to Kenzo SS15. KENZO would like to remind you there is no planet B. Please protect what is precious.” Her name is Knola and she is a real person despite the avatar appearance. She’s quintilingual and a global citizen and as her voice vaults from English to Chinese to Japanese to French to Arabic, mirroring the way we live our 21st century lives today, traveling from one place to another in what feels like a much smaller world.
In the old factory building Old Sorting Office in the industrial area of New Oxford street – the Tiger models marched along a rough catwalk to the strains of futuristic synth music. For Tiger of Sweden’s Autumn Winter ’15 collection, the understated post punk look from the German synth band Kraftwerk has served as a great inspiration.
Fresh view of effortless but confident dressing in Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2015 during London Fashion Week
With tailoring a strong focus of the collection, a more muted palette than usual predominates. Khaki and charcoal grey sit alongside midnight black but with punctuation points of vibrant colour never far away; whether in a dusty pink woollen suit jacket or a baggy mustard yellow shearling duffle.
The total comfort of knitwear, the ductility of jersey, the texture of yarn that becomes an aesthetic dimension that creates new fabrics: the Emporio Armani collection has a strongly urban feel, characterised by the presence of jersey as a highlight and knitwear as an unusual detail.
Flatbed knits compose an imaginary botanical inventory to make Spring-Summer 2016 silhouettes blossom. The shapes and textures of flowers inspire stitch-plays and clothing volumes. Tops, skirts and dresses unfurl like delicate floral whorls, in luxurious blooms.
VITTORIO BRANCHIZIO (one of the exhibitors at Pitti Immagine Uomo 87) is a Made in Italy men's knitwear brand, using the finest natural fibers and latest technical knitting solutions. The play between knitted and textile-based sections gives life to pieces with a most complex design and a minimal apparel at its very best.
Knitwear makers since 50 years, the Panicale family keep running the business since the first origins of the factory, that is one of the most ancient knitting units of Umbria. This land, known as the green heart of Italy, is famous for being one of the most advanced cashmere knitwear manufacturing districts in the world.
Gucci Pre-Fall 2015 collection includes: painterly and graphic prints, luxurious but understated leather and suede coats, knee-length daywear dresses, long and lean silk dresses, crystals adorned distressed jeans, Nordic-inspired heavy knit sweaters, boyish pantsuits.
Gabriel Baradee graduated from Japanese studies (Bachelor) in Vienna and Berlin and received his Diploma from ESMOD Berlin (Ecole Supérieure des Art et Techniques de la Mode). He could gain international experiences in London and Tokyo. Highlights of his career so far have been the establishment of his label by the “moving showroom” concept with fashion shows in Berlin, Vienna and Zurich (2009), the collaboration with Eva & Adele for the Art Basel Miami Beach 2010, and the “Best Newcomer Award 2012” of the Vienna Awards for Fashion and Lifestyle. In January 2013 he showed his work at the lavera Showfloor during the Berlin Fashion Week. Since 2011 he annually presents his label at the MQ Vienna Fashion Week.
A special, exclusive revival of United Colors of Benetton knitwear from the seventies and eighties. Veritable classics of Italian taste, reproduced in the original colors, with luxury yarns and sophisticated knitting techniques. To be worn with the same natural elegance and spirit of the times in which they were originally created. Their essential, innovative design makes them still remarkably contemporary.
Robert Noble was originally established in Galashiels, Scotland under the name of David Ballantyne in 1666 and today - almost 350 years later - it combines centuries-old techniques with modern technology to serve some of the most famous fashion houses in the world.
This winter, H&M is celebrating the holidays with a spectacular campaign and festive collection. Global superstars Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga are the stars of the campaign, singing “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” from their #1 new album Cheek To Cheek. The extended version of the commercial premieres at hm.com on November 25.
It takes two to Tango in Argentina but only one to belly dance in Cairo… and so, inspired by a recent boat trip along the Nile and other exotic destinations, Ted’s menswear is full of thrilling precision and rhythmic with this season.
Stylish, sophisticated and impeccable. With Distinction, international fashion house McGregor offers today’s gentleman a formal line that anticipates the working man’s wardrobe needs. McGregor Distinction sets the right tone in any situation - from a business meeting to an informal dinner - with tasteful tailoring. Undeniable Italian influences in the cut and materials give the collection a distinct flair. The 2014-2015 Fall/Winter collection combines formal and casual influences. Picture a sharp cut blazer above the perfect five pocket, combined with a slim shirt and the finest of knitwear.
Discovered Spring-Summer 2015 collection features a combination of bold prints and more subtle, traditional pieces.
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.
For Fall Winter 2014, the Pucci girl goes in search of a savage chic. Creative Director Peter Dundas creates a quasi-primitive, luxury-kissed landscape for her journey, drawing upon the decorative cultures of ancient Native American and Inuit people. Drawn in earthy colors and rich with intricate handcraft, a surge of animalistic energy pulses through the collection. But the savage is cut with the civil, leaving a rigorously chic refinement wafting through the air.
In addition to its exhibiting weavers offer, Première Vision presents a space dedicated to knitwear experts at Hall 6 South.
The platform dedicated to creative flatbed knits brings together hall 6 south international knitters, as well as spinners, knit studios (at Indigo), and machine manufacturers: four complementary activities dedicated to the development of knit collections.
'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.
United Colors of Benetton revealed its proposals for the Autumn/Winter 2014-2015. Unique silhouettes and fabrics spreading along freshness and uniqueness.
Ukraine-born knitwear designer Ekaterina Kukhareva, who launched her line in 2009 after graduating from Central Saint Martin's with BA in Textiles in London, presents her Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection called Skazka (A Fairytale).
Producing unique knitted fabric, her label is known for its luxury hand-made trimmings.
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's Premier Fabric Show Première Vision will take place from 17-19 September 2013 at Parc d'Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte.
MANGO is Spain's most popular fashion brand around the world. Its new MANGO Kids clothing brand goes on sale from 18 July at the MANGO online store.
The new line of children's clothing, aimed at children aged 3 to 12, will include both basic clothes and more on-trend garments, and will also adapt some of the best-sellers from the women's collection for girls: the so-called 'mini-me'.
From 18 to 20 July 2011 in New York takes place the SpinExpo exhibition for fibers, knitwear and knitted fabrics. SpinExpo released 10 trend boards which give a clear idea of the incoming mood, direction, color, and textural elements for Fall / Winter 2012 - 2013.
Organized by independent textile specialists, SPINEXPO TM presents a truly international top level offer in the field of fibres, yarns for knitting, circular knit and weaving (fabrics and upholstery), socks, laces, labels and technical textiles.
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.