The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo - A collection of the latest commercially available wool fabrics and yarns.
SharpSense Founder Paul Sibenik Talks About the Use of Body Scanning Technology in the Custom Menswear Industry
We recently had the opportunity to interview the founder of SharpSense, Paul Sibenik, to ask him some questions about the utilization of body scanning technology in the custom menswear industry, his company, industry trends, and how he thinks the industry will evolve.
Study and research findings worldwide, have concurred that specific clothing can make people more confident in their outlook, mannerisms and the way they approach all situations in life. It’s not a secret, that clothes make a man, neither is the fact that it can create everlasting impressions: good, bad or ugly.
Colours play a big role when putting together a wardrobe of your favourites…whether it is about choosing the right colour for your skin tone or understanding the colour combination of shirt & tie . And of course there is another essential component, that being the colours for the season.
Oliver Spencer believes the way a man chooses to dress is changing, particularly in the work place. At the centre of this transition is the shirt, a wardrobe linchpin, it's a garment equally synonymous with dressing down as smartening up these days. By combining this shift with the the Oliver Spencer customer - a creative, free thinking and confident man, Oli set out to create their current offering of shirts, each with a distinctive collar style.
Interior design is seen by many as a fine art, as it takes creativity to be able to have everything within a household co-exist in harmony. The case is even more so if you add the fact that it has too look very pleasing to the eye, as it is responsible for whether or not the home owners will feel like at home after a couple of years still. There are certain tips that you can follow while designing the interior of your house. These guidelines can help you tremendously as they point out some things that many overlook. That being said, here are some of the top tips to take into account when moving into a new place or just decorating your interior.
Barakat Bespoke is the ultimate boutique for gentlemen that offers custom clothing and meticulously chosen ready to wear. They combine classic style and contemporary style with a hint of boldness. The store features menswear, grooming products, jewelry, and accessories. Clients will have the opportunity to fully customize their very own bespoke line of suits and accessories personalized with their own name.
One of our favourite menswear brands from Germany – BRACHMANN – unveiled anothr great – classic collection during the fashion fest in Berlin. The BRACHMANN menswear collection Spring/Summer 2017 is inspired by classics such as maritime sailor shirt and trousers, the duffel coat and Guernsey sweaters.
The tailored suit is a masterpiece that every man should possess. It is your confidence, your passion and express your style. There are a lot of reasons why you must have one and now we are going to tell you some of the most important things you should choose about the suit. There are some details and choices you must make to create the perfect suit.
Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects — big and small — have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter community.
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.
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.
Recently I saw that the University of Cambridge offers an online short course Business Sustainability Management. The value of certified expertise in sustainable business practices is rising every day, which is why the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership is collaborating with online education company, GetSmarter, to make this programme online, accessible to professionals around the world.
Your wedding is a day that comes once in a lifetime. Whatever time of year it takes place, this day certainly merits your best effort in putting together your sharpest look. Here are a few tips in what to look for in your perfect suit, when to get it and a few more recommendations by the Savile Row's expert designers and tailors.
The swedish fashion label, COS, has unveiled their Fall/Winter 2016 men’s collection with a lookbook which reexamines function and style. Indeed, the brand stayed true to their main aesthetic, and present a collection with a clean approach to menswear, minimal cuts and a color palette inspired by the work of painter Lynette Yiadom Boakye.
The Private White V.C. brand pays homage to its namesake WWI hero; Private Jack White. The clothing line has a subtle nod to Jack’s military legacy, with many items based on classic wartime pieces, updated with added functionality and detail for the modern man.
Key differences between the Chicago, the Los Angeles and the New York fit according to Hart Schaffner Marx
Hart Schaffner Marx's devotion to American heritage runs to deep tha they've develop three different suit models to reflect three of USA most charismatic cities: Chicago, Los Angeles and New York.
Institchu is a company that firmly believes in individuality which is why we follow a simple phrase: "Clothes are designed by you, made by us and sent to you". They make it extremely easy for you to customise everything and help you create clothing the way you want it to look. Through their simple, unique ordering process you will be able to order a full suit or shirt that will fit you perfectly. If you create and fill out a profile with your exact measurements, you will be able to order a full suit or shirt in minutes and they will have it on its way to you within 2 weeks
Hickey Freeman is a manufacturer of suits for men and boys, based in Rochester, New York, US, founded in 1899. The Hartmarx Corporation bought the company in 1964. In August 2009 India's leading textile and apparel company, SKNL, bought Hartmarx in bankruptcy proceedings. In 2012, Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG) finalized, its acquisition of the HMX Group, which includes the Hickey Freeman brand. In 2013, Grano Retail Investments Inc. acquired the Hickey Freeman assets including the factory in Rochester, NY.
Hollywood executive Sanford Panitch, the president of Columbia Pictures, is moonlighting as a men's fashion designer.
Saint Laurie Merchant Tailors was founded in 1913 by Samuel Kozinn, a Jewish immigrant from Poland whose mother tongue was Yiddish. Samuel’s first garments were trousers manufactured in the now-fashionable Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
The well known suit brand Canali can take to another place - the place of the made-to-measure suits, a moment that every man should experience, the world of personalised tailoring.
The KENZO x H&M lookbook features a key selection of looks from the designer collaboration and stars a diverse cast of talented, passionate and creative ambassadors, each of whom expresses their individuality and values with style.
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.
Richard James Spring/Summer ‘17 collection snaps the brim of its toquilla straw hat down sharply and speeds across the shimmering, sun-slapped cyan sweep of the Straits of Florida to hedonistic ‘50s Havana in the company of the enchanting, exquisitely attired British gentleman adventurer and contrebandier Michael Dandy Kim Caborn-Waterfield.
Your sartorial adventure with Scabal comprises of selecting the finest luxury fabric, choosing the style of the cut crafted with Savile Row tailors techniques to suit your individual measurements, down to picking your unique personalised detailing both inside-and-out.
Mr. Jenks offers a wide variety of 100% Italian Twill Silk and Irish Linen Pocket Squares. 'Whether you want a timeless, classic design or something that's on-trend and stylish, Mr Jenks has what you need to express yourself'.
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%.
Oliver Spencer showcased their Spring Summer 17 collection at London Collections: Men on Friday 10 June. The collection has a strong 1950s Mediterranean influence, taking its inspiration from Oli's favourite house: Casa Malaparte on the island of Capri, Italy. A house famed for its imposing modernist Italian architecture, it is set atop a vertiginous coastline surrounded by sea. The natural, rugged coastline forms a harmonious contrast with the clean modernist lines of the architecture.
SARTORIA F. CARACENI are an authentic Sartoria, under every aspect. They create handmade suits, designing them on the client’s body shape and posture, using only traditional work tools. The staff is carefully selected based on parameters such as experience and passion for this ancient profession. With great pride, they are appreciated worldwide as an Italian excellence of this wonderful profession. The main production specializes in tailor made suits for men.
Made using the 200 year-old, time-tested methods of the famed Savile Row Tailors, the construction of a bespoke suit takes 80 hours of detailed workmanship. Artful Tailoring are the only custom tailor in the valley that hand cuts suits in store. Creating a bespoke suit requires several meetings with the tailor to ensure a perfect fitting suit.
The point of departure is the art of Ligabue and Vincent Van Gogh, especially the agitated lines and bold strokes they used to portray the clothes of the male figures in their paintings.
There are so many social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, and others that are used by millions on a daily basis. Creating a solid social media marketing strategy can be overwhelming for companies that do not have in-house social media experts.
It soars above the rugged Cuchumatanes mountains, skirts the burning mouth of Volcán de Fuego, brushes the turquoise waters of Semuc Champey, glides through the lush Selva Lacandona rainforests and guards the golden Mayan Ruins of Tik’al. In ascent, a visually graphic abstraction of an unfurled terrain.
Suitsupply presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection earlier this month in the USA during the New York Fashion Week: Men's. Pieces were inspired by Bauhaus approach to design - practical and minimalist.
Suits and separates from linen blends in light colors (shades of white, pink and tobacco), indigo denim, high-waisted wide-leg pants, soft suede trench coats, blazers and linen casual shirts are the key elements of label's Italian style collection.
'Hemingway wrote, 'If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.' With this Collection, I bring that feast to you'.
Ungaro's second full men's collection offers a sense of Bohemian elegance for the long Summer nights and hot days.
As a company, the Savile Row company has made it their mission to provide the customers with genuine luxury clothing at affordable prices. They also aim to extend these same high standards across all aspects of business, with particular focus being placed on a truly exceptional and personal level of customer service; to them, this isn’t considered a luxury, it is the fundamental foundation on which their business has been built.
During 2015, in the United States alone, online apparel and accessory revenue was around $63.5 billion and is estimated to reach $100 billion in 2019.
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.
Many companies often launch online stores without a physical presence in order to save expenses and to be on the market without being tied down by the geographic location. But recently we started to see the opposite trend - men's clothing retailers that used to sell only online started to open physical stores.
The team building helps the managers to improve a lot of qualities of their employer and helps to manage the relations in the company.
Bulgarian folk dances are based on asymmetrical meter, built up around various combinations of 'quick' and 'slow' music. The music, in Western musical notation, is often described using compound meter notation, where the notational meter accents can be of different lengths, usually 1, 2, 3, or 4. Many Bulgarian dances are line dances, in which the dancers dance in a straight or curved line, holding hands.
The discipline in an organization is very important because it is a part of the whole process and production inside the company.
The boutique's digital design tool 'The Studio' (launched in Fall 2015) allows you to see the finished product before you place your order. Next one of atelier's experts takes your measurements to guarantee perfect fitting and total comfort.
The Fashion Design course has an outstanding reputation for developing highly talented and original fashion graduates. Westminster University specialises in enabling you to become an individual and creative designer, capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry.
The term Bespoke originated in the world-renowned Savile Row of London, referring to a multi-stage measuring process. Bespoke refers to making clothing from scratch by a custom tailor. This ensures the perfect fit along with any customized details chosen by the client.
Summer is the perfect time for a fresh new look and Crane Brothers have given their website and online store a clever makeover in collaboration with multi-award winning designers Sons & Co. The new site launched and takes you into the handsome world of founder Murray Crane's highly regarded label. The site is designed to enhance the user experience, offer a greater range of product and more detailed information about how the impeccable suits are tailored and the brand's made to measure services.
The famous tailor Luciano Barbera gives advises for choosing the suit according to the season and what are the materials we should prefer.
A suit tells the world you are ready for business. A jacket tells the world you are open to fun. For Barbera, the ideal jacket should have soft, natural lines and balanced proportions. It should fit you but never constrict you.
Spring 2016 is inspired by the lush foliage and picturesque landscape of Biella – a mountainous Italian village, home to the Luciano Barbera brand – and reminds us that textures, prints and colors are most vibrant when mixed and layered.
Adam Katz Sanding - Self-Taught + Self-Motivated. Adam Katz Sinding was born on 3th of May 1983 in San Francisco, CA, and raised in Tacoma, WA. Living in Seattle, WA from 2001-2010, and a 6 month period in Paris, France, he now resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Mass-made clothing is, of necessity, sized for the masses. Dimensions are reduced to the most likely measurements and produced accordingly. Ready-made suits are made to fit the average person. The trouble is that no one is average. At Nathan’s, we consider much more than just your measurements. Crucial to the balance of every Nathan’s garment are details such as shoulder description, posture and hip level.
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.
Isolated and hostage to his flights of fancy, James juxtaposed the fantastical forms of his extraordinary art collection with his stunningly natural new-found surroundings to create what he called his Surrealist Xanadu.
The design of the Danish Fashion house SAND is driven by passion, creativity and innovation. What started in the 80 ́s, until today grew into an international fashion brand. Cool Scandinavian silhouettes combined with southern European charm to maintain its provocative, sophisticated focus – SAND creates clothes for the way world citizens think, work and live.
Tessitura Monti collection is the stylistic reworking of a travel on three evocative sensory dimensions:
* an urban itinerary;
* an exotic-tropical journey;
* a virtual trip through digital network.
Following the constant research at their own woolmill for the most prestigious fabrics and the most precious materials, Kiton launches the first 12.8 micron wool, proposed in 20 different colors. Throughout the years they have meticulously capitalized the very small quantities of this thread available in the world and succeeded in producing a small number of pieces.
The Zürich- headquartereded company's new online shirt designer is the first who provides such an 'ultra-realistic visualization' with options for different view angles and ability to zoom. It can be used on any device, at any location.
Annette called her Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection 'Structural Art' and its a 'meeting' of art and architecture in geometric forms, neoprene and denim, fur and leather. The garments are in the typical for the brand clean and unobtrusive lines, giving the perfect mix of comfortable serenity, sensual elegance and refined tailoring.
Black N Bianco - a high quality online clothing boutique that offers the best in formal wear and wedding wear for children. They specialize in offering a variety of different styles of suits for little boys that will help to please any person's personal tastes.
Human Nature are Australia’s leading pop vocal group, having released nine albums (many containing their own, self-penned original material), five of which went to #1 in their native continent, selling millions of records world-wide and garnering 24 platinum awards, 18 Top 40 hits and five Top 10 hits.
A men's suit has the same effect on women as ladies' lacy lingerie has on men. But the important part is that the suit must be well-fitting and made of natural materials. Natural fabrics are made of wool, cashmere, silk, cotton, linen, etc and the leading manufacturers are from Italy, England and France.
People search for information online every day. All of us do it. Most managers that work in a business different than IT rarely know how to make the right visitors (their future customers) come to their web sites. This article is the first of a series of articles to explain in an easy to understand manner the most important things you should do to advertise effectively online, to make your company site more popular in the search engines and attract new visitors.
You know for sure that the men's suit is the best choice (especially made of wool) only if it fits perfectly. So, how can you achieve it? One of the options is to use the services of a Personal stylist.
E. Thomas is specialized in the 'production of top quality fabrics both fancy and plain for menswear, made from the finest and most valuable selected Australian wools'. They are aiming to offer both classics and modern weaving, combining style and tradition.
DYEME - Wool, cashmere and linen: 3 different fibers which nature has endowed with different dyeing attributes. It's a peculiarity that Solbiati has used to advantage in a skilful blend, where the raw materials, carefully proportioned and tuned, are combined from the very first stages of the production process.
Colours and graphics, lines and angles, curves and spots provide structure: the image must be sharp. Well-combined geometries and tinted areas guide the gaze in the right direction.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia hosted the presentation of the joint project with the international trade platform, AliExpress - Fashion. Made in Russia.
This Spring-Summer 2016 collection is about stylistic role-playing, where the heroine passes through various sartorial levels.
After successfully launching her brand in 2014 at Fashion Scout in London, this season saw Candice Cuoco take to the runway once more to present CCUOCO’s SS16 collection, Persephone.
“I still remember the sense of wonder I felt when experiencing that simple magic of a kaleidoscope – countless pieces that would shift, rotate and converge, creating infinite images and juxtapositions though constant in their beauty as a whole.” (Andrea Pompilio)
The multiple representations of roses in abstract paintings were the inspiration behind the Bridal 2016 Collection. The construction found in nature’s wonders, its endless shapes and figures fed the couturier’s imagination and led him to create a collection where rich fabric and shimmery splashes of embroidery add a royal feeling to the intertwining and graphical natural forms.
Missoni Men’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection is the expressive telling of their itinerant man’s emotional metamorphosis as he journeys through the exhilarating country of India. The senses are awakened, time slowly erodes, culture and tradition delicately reveal themselves, vitality is reinvigorated and conventional, Western manner is abandoned for Eastern, sentimental rousing. Relaxed silhouettes, soft tailoring, featherweight knits and potent hues define this season’s Eastern state of mind.
Another menswear brand, which presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection during the New York Fashion Week: Men's is Tommy Hilfiger Tailored. The designer admits the garments are inspired by 'a glamorous island hopping holiday in the 1950s, when making a journey stylish was just as important as the destination itself'.
In the 21st century, in the era of online business, when walking along the traditional stores and shops is equal to the virtual tour of online stores, it gets more and more important to manage to present your business in the best possible way and light - with the mandatory professionalism. What do we need of to achieve this goal? - First thing you need is high quality photographs.
An Art Deco-inspired casino – built from scratch in the main hall of the Grand Palais – set the stage for the Fall-Winter 2015/16 Haute Couture collection, replete with slot machines and roulette and blackjack tables manned by croupiers. Meandering through this chic Cercle Privé casino were a selection of handpicked guests, with Karl Lagerfeld adding to the excitement by inviting A-lister friends of the house (around 20 in total) to sit at tables in the casino’s center. Kristen Stewart led the way, followed by Julianne Moore, Geraldine Chaplin, Isabelle Huppert, Rita Ora, Stella Tennant, Lara Stone and Lily Collins. Joining them were Vanessa Paradis, accompanied by her daughter Lily-Rose Depp, Alice Dellal and Violette d'Urso.
With immersive graphics and electric colours, Mary Katrantzou’s designs speak with a bold, clear creative vision. For Season 2 of her partnership with streetwear giant adidas Originals, the designer looks back to 80’s workout and fitness imagery combined with sportswear paraphernalia to create abstract collages of figurative motifs. adidas Originals by Mary Katrantzou will be available in to shop online at www.marykatrantzou.com from July 2015 onwards.
The Ermanno Scervino Man for Spring Summer 2016 abandons himself in a glamorous dégagée dimension.
British actress and model Michelle Keegan was titled the 2015 Sexiest Woman in the world, by the readers of men's magazine FHM. 'More than one million people voted for Michelle', said the magazine's team.
For the presentation of its Cruise 2015/16 collection, Chanel heads to the ultra futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) – the Zaha Hadid-designed exhibition and performance space – in Seoul, South Korea. Structured silhouettes in sweet, eye-popping hues effortlessly marry South Korean influences with Chanel hallmarks. The mood proves energetic with avant-garde leanings, as Karl Lagerfeld revisits local culture in a broad sense, from traditional dress (the hanbok) to sugary K-Pop aesthetics.
Zendaya Coleman stopped by InStyle’s offices yesterday to chat about her upcoming gig hosting the Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday, April 25, but our conversation with the 18-year-old singer, actress, and red carpet force quickly turned to one of her favorite topics: fashion. And much to our delight, the shoe-obsessed star exclusively revealed some major news: She’s designing her first-ever line of footwear with her stylist, Law Roach, set to launch just in time for back-to-school season this year.
'I've spent so much time making elements of the women's clothing appropriate for men's fashion, that I've realized that what I want is to remove the feminine and masculine aspects from my fashion', said brand's designer John Pepper.
Yesterday, during the São Paulo Fashion Week (April 13-17, 2015), Aqua de Coco by Liana Thomaz presented its Summer 2016 collection at the Candido Portinari Park in São Paulo, Brazil.
'These youthful and sugary shades introduce a feel of girlhood nostalgia, recalling the milky effect of the Crayola pencils used at school.'
The line will offer outerwear, dress shirts, graphic tees and accessories and will be launched on April 1, 2015. The focus will be more on 'the personality behind a Marvel Super Hero than on the super hero costume itself'.
Modern way of life is very busy in every aspect and yes, men spend more time and money on their wardrobe nowadays, but many of them prefer to do their shopping fast and easy and why not from their home or office. But in the same time, gentlemen want to look and feel unique. So, offering custom-made clothing online is the natural decision, which combines both personalization and time saving. Here is our Top 20!
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...
Beverly Hills, CA, February 22, 2015: The Two Broke Girls lead actress, Kat Dennings stepped out in a Hunter Green Couture Gemy Maalouf Fall-Winter 2015/2016 Gown to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
The story of Tombolini is about total dedication to excellence. Its exclusive and refined spirit and Italian elegance has continued to evolve staying faithful to the one aspect that must endure in fashion: taste. Beautiful dressing is synonymous with creativity, ensuring those original and surprising details that make each piece a must-have for the savvy customer.
A journey deep into Nature. Exploration of the natural universe. Ultimately leading us on a path toward self awareness and self discovery. Introspection and natural essence: two distinct worlds that the Iceberg man always makes his own.
The young modern gentlemen love shopping online. And many of the biggest menswear brand enable their customers to order label's newest designs online right after watching the live-streaming of the fashion show.
Twice a year Scabal launches up to 15 new collections assembling all the latest fabrics alongside their permanent fabric collections and special editions. This gives customers the possibility to choose from 5 000 top fabrics for jackets, suits, trousers, overcoats and shirts.
H&M is proud to announce that Olivia Wilde, actress and humanitarian, will be the face of H&M’s latest Conscious Exclusive campaign. Olivia, well known for her commitment to sustainability and her engagement for environmental causes will appear in the campaign wearing pieces from the collection. Conscious Exclusive will be available in around 200 H&M stores worldwide on April 16, as well as online.
Chosen from the House's styles for their romantic yet spirited charm, both a famous round-toed ballerina shoe and an enduring bestseller finished off with the brand’s signature bow are now available in sizes 27 to 33.
If you want to sell your products online, Be Global Fashion Network offers a very affordable solution together with Consult Soft UK.
We offer complete website solutions for beginners to start selling on the Internet right away. Little to no experience is required in order to add your products to the e-shop platform with the help of the point-and-click back-office environment. We use a proven e-commerce technology meeting current web-development standards that is easy to use and search-engine optimized.
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.
SITAM-AB School of Fashion Design and Applied Arts, founded in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece, is one of the longest running and most successful training institutions in Greece in the field of Fashion and Design.
Inspired by British travel writer Bruce Chatwin. Journeys through poetry and well-travelled book covers. Iconic field jackets, denim jackets, duffles, tailoring and trench coats. Authentic fabrications in weathered tones. Illustrations and typographic print on shirts, satchels and sneakers.
The models are bright and chic and reflect the theme of the collection - 'Hope'. The 37 different designs were created for less than 5 months by Shirahama and her team.
Fendi,for Fall/Winter 2014-2015 presents the Galassia sunglasses. In a perfect blend between retro feeling and contemporary feminine allure, the new model embodies Fendi’s aesthetic codes for the new season, celebrating the sensuality of lightness and transparency.
Alessandro Sartori, Berluti's creative director, showed a selection of elegant evening looks and innovative outerwear in luxurious fabrics.
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.
A surplus theme, military chic, placing great emphasis on parkas, army jackets, chinos, bermudas, a denim, clean tie and die section, and a more sophisticated graphic black and white theme, sharply cut, for an evening feel.
This latest edition of Première Vision Pluriel marks a new step in the history of professional fashion fairs. For the first time all six of the Parisian events targeting international fashion professionals are wholly managed by one and the same organiser: Première Vision.
Today we are going to take a look at some of the top trends in womenswear for the upcoming cold season. It will offer something for everyone - from romantic fairytale gowns through comfortable sportswear to bold leopard prints.
Today we are going to tell you a little bit more about the tailoring profession.
A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
The first use of the word 'tailor' dates to the 13th century - 1297 according to the Oxford English Dictionary.
This autumn, David Beckham is introducing new styles and fresh trends to his David Beckham Bodywear range for H&M, again with a focus on comfort, fit and function. The collection launches globally on August 21 in all H&M stores that carry menswear, as well as online.
Richmart is a factory, manufacturing made-to-measure men's suits. The factory is in Ruse, Bulgaria, Eastern Europe and has a capacity for production of up to 1 300 suits per day. The company wants to support all young fashion designers and invites them to visit the factory where every participating designer will receive made-to-measure training for free and also...
Maybe you have designing skills, but you are afraid that launching your commercially successful clothing line is too hard for you? Well, this article is just for you! It will explain the steps you should take for turning your passion into your business...
TOPMAN and Fashion East’s leading designer support scheme MAN returns to London Collections Men in June 2014 to showcase the most exciting new menswear talent. Established in 2005, MAN continues to champion and launch the brightest emerging designers in an unmissable group catwalk show.
Sisley debuted its new concept store in Berlin, the first of its kind worldwide. The shop, at 12 Neue Schönauser Strasse, is in a highly prestigious location among some of the most exciting retailers in the city's Mitte neighbourhood: 14 oz and The Kooples.
Depitime Heated Line Removal is produced by nanoTime, a famous Japanese brand.
Use the advanced technology 'International painless heated line', the heated line (the blade) carbonizes hair trough heat tranmission and promote hair dropping from follicle completely, finally to remove the hair forever.
Youthful energy, 60s vibes and beautiful knits are the key ingredients of Iceberg Resort 2014 collection. It includes also A-line mini skirts, snug knit cropped trousers, wavy stripe separates, tailored jackets. Garments are soft and summery.
'It was about a barefoot attitude', said Clare Waight Keller, creative director of Chloé, about the presentation of brand's Resort 2014 collection.
Garments are comfortably tailored and masculine-inspired in beachy colors. But you can find more than just menswear and beach sports - there are also feminine floor-length evening gowns with the Chloé's classic ruffles at the shoulders.
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.
Having drafted his first design 28 years ago and after showing his 99th collection last season, Hannibal Laguna presents ONE HUNDRED. A collection that encloses the essence that has been characteristic of the brand since its origin. A return to the expression and meaning of classical tailoring as part of its creative process, where the dialogue between the client and author takes place.
After we've talked about the All season men's suit and How to take care of wool suits, today we'll take a look at patterns.
Patterns are created in fabric by interweaving differently colored threads. Here are the most common patterns found in a typical wool suit.
For her collection for Spring-Summer 2014, Carolina Herrera was looking for inspiration in 50s and 60s art works of Venezuelan artists Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez.
'You are going to be dizzy! It's about Kinetic Art - it's eye-popping!', Carolina Herrera explained.
There are plenty of stripes, curved line patterns and fluttering silk.
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.
Today we are presenting you 8 of the top trends in prom dresses for Spring-Summer 2014.
If you want to be glamorous, modern and beautiful during your prom night, take a look at our list:
Lace - in a small accent, a high neckline or as a complete overlay - is definitely one of the hottest trends for the upcoming prom season. It's a symbol of femininity and elegance.
Fashion designer Axel Hardy (Axinia Hadzhieva) creates unique and cutting-edge clothing made of personally developed yarns from organic cotton, linen, silk, soy. Her garments present Bulgaria in Europe's fashion world for years. In December 2013 the models were shown at the exhibition in O2 Arena in London, UK.
Catherine Deneuve, Sofia Coppola and Gisele Bundchen are a part of the stars in the latest advertising campaign of Marc Jacobs for new collection of Louis Vuitton.
The talanted Israeli makeup artist and blogger Tal Peleg gave a new meaning of the eye shadows with her amazing paintings on the eyelid.
She represents scenes and characters from classic books and tails and even absolutely delicious looking sushi, using liquid eyeliner and shadows.
Fall is just around the corner and Winter follows it!
All of the world's most famous fashion brands have already presented their collections for Fall-Winter 2013/2014.
A lot of beautiful creations were shown on the catwalk. Designers offered some really inspiring ideas how to look modern, stylish and different.
Let's take a look at 10 of the top trends for upcoming season...
And now we head to the runway at New York Fashion Week and check out the latest fashion creations by Hervé Léger. Once again, the label's designer duo dismissed the usual "sex appeal" dresses and opted for a more sophisticated look. And meanwhile, they've added swimsuits to their line-up of famed skin-tight bandage dresses.
The Hervé Léger signature bandage dress made its way down the runway on Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.
To choose a wedding dress is one of the most important decisions for every future bride. Most probably every woman has created a vision for herself - if she looks like a fairytale princess, a Greek goddess or a romantic fairy.
Now, we'll take a look at wedding dresses top trends for Summer 2013.
Elegance never goes out of fashion. If your style includes clean lines, quality fabrics and exquisite details, you can choose a dress with A-line silhouette of matte silk, maybe combined with long gloves and pearl ornaments.
Fashion Design Schools Online is celebrating 10 years of offering education and career training information to individuals interested in a career in fashion or fashion design. Visitors to www.fashiondesignschoolsonline.com can learn about classes, schools and career training options.
The website's editor Michael Swanson said that he didn't expect to be still running this site ten years later. In the past there weren't many sites like theirs but now it is different.
Last Friday, 12 April, New Zealand brand Zambesi presented its Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia. This was the most elegant Zambesi's collection for some time now. Key words were minimalism and pragmatic clean lines.
We present models prom dresses 2013 of the Bulgarian fashion designer Mira Bachvarova. With the coming of spring fashion blossoms. If you want a new image - charming and fascinating, you can find it in the online shop of the designer. In the online store every day you can see new original models. Interesting and original garments for ladies with bold unique style!
Caramella Fashion is a fast growing fashion brand and offers a great variety of colours and sizes. It proposes a wide assortment of dresses, tops, blouses, overalls, skirts, pants and coats.
The emphasis in the collections is on the most effeminate clothing, her majesty - "The Dress". The designers of the brand believe that there is no more appropriate clothing, which emphasizes the beauty and delicacy of the female body and comfortable to wear at the same time.
Atelier SIMON will make its fans happy again with the products from the line SIMON jewellery.
The brand recently created its on-line shop for jewelry.
In recognition and gratitude to its customers and fans of the clothing brand SIMON, in 2008 Gergana Simeonova created a jewelry collection from original Swarovski elements in combination with semiprecious stones that are an addition to each of the dresses and outfits of the brand. Now we present the newest jewelry collection of the designer for 2013.
Lili Ivanova, Alexandra Raeva, Anelia, Orlin Pavlov and Dr. Angel Enchev – those are the most elegant Bulgarians for 2012 according to the electronic magazine „Fashion Lifestyle Magazine” with Editor-in-chief Prof. Lubomir Stoykov.
The new winners of the prize “BG Fashion icon” for 2012 were chosen after online voting of the readers of the magazine, as well as from 40 leading Bulgarian lifestyle journalists and the editors of the magazine.
Christopher Ciccone, the younger brother of the pop star Madonna, who is an artist, has launched his first shoe collection.
The collection features rubber, canvas and leather footwear and has been designed for ‘anybody who likes to wear shoes, and where God made weather’, says the 51-year-old designer.
We want to present to you two great shopping sites, where you will find many fashionable offers.
Dorothy Perkins provides affordable, feminine fashion. The average Dorothy Perkins customer is in her early thirties and she's likely to be a busy mum or working woman. She loves fashion and takes a close interest in the new fashion trends. Quality, fit and price are all important to her.
Another site that we can recomment is Boden, which offers exclusive and beautiful clothes for all year round.
The Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF) is Europe's fashion fair number 1. With the right concept and the right atmosphere, CIFF has recently grown bigger and broader on all counts: visitors, space and collections. CIFF is now a must for the entire European fashion trade. This is where to negotiate, establish new contacts, exchange ideas and pick up inspiration. This is where retailers form an idea of next season's trends.
Let's see the new trends for Autumn-Winter 2012 created by CIFF. Four distinct trendlines are on display, each has substantive material, both visual and descriptive. Themes for both the women's and men's forecast are: New Romantics, Wild Things, Retro Maniacs, and Seventy Somethings.
The Bulgarian online boutique for dresses Belnoir offers ready made dresses of the American fashion houses Jovani, Faviana, Blush Prom, BG Haute, Scala, Night Moves.
In the site www.belnoir.bg there are in stock more than 150 models of prom dresses. The American prom collections for 2012 offer a huge variety of models, colors, prints, lengths and sizes of the dresses.
Francisco Costa - the designer of Calvin Klein fashion house chose lace, soft pastels and shapely silhouettes for the Spring 2012 collection of the brand. The models are in gorgeous silky dresses, jackets and light-as-air palazzo cropped pants. Interesting elements focus on clean forms of patterns. A major accessory of the collection are the platform shoes with high heels.
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith’s lead singer is entering the world of fashion, designing a clothing line. He has teamed up with Andy Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger’s brother, for a ‘rock inspired’ clothing line for Macy’s called Andrew Charles.
Steven Tyler was the main inspiration for the Andrew Charles clothing line and will star in the ads alongside Chelsea Tyler, his 22 year old daughter. The women's wear was influenced by the wardrobe of the singer Stevie Nick.
The fashion compass of many fashion designers this season points East. Louis Vuitton, Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera and Celine - all of them included in their collections elements, resembling copies of Japanese, Chinese, Thailand and Vietnamese national costumes. The Bulgarian fashion brand Daphne, which is always in line with fashion trends also drops a hint at far East with elegant blouses with Japanese flowers and stylish belts on the waist. If you want to bring in your wardrobe some exotics and diversity, get the elegant blouses of Daphne.
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.
This Spring, Target's introducing its Calypso St. Barth's signature island-inspired aesthetic for the home. Full of vibrant colors and fun patterns, this line will become a real hit.
The collection brings destination-chic style to an assortment of home products in rich corals and blue hues on items like ceramic teapots, decorative pillows, melamine dinnerware, and glass tumblers.
Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana presented its limited collection of decorative cosmetics with the eloquent name "Italian Summertime".
Source of inspiration for the new collection, traditionally was the prêt-a-porter collection by Dolce & Gabbana for Spring/Summer 2011, which itself is the embodiment of true femininity. The creators of the cosmetics line Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, call it “a fresh interpretation of Sicilian culture...
The new, H&M Conscious Collection, is made from enviromentally – adapted and greener materials such as organic cotton, Tencel® and recycled polyester. The line was inspired by different shades of white, one of the most important colors this Spring. The collection is divided in three lines - women, men and kids clothing.
Womenswear is inspired by an updated romantic style in which blouses, tunics and T-shirts with Broderie Anglaise are a key trend.
White by Vera Wang 2011 collection wedding dresses is without a doubt full of breathtaking pieces.
The famous designer created the affordable collection for David’s Bridal and the dresses are already available at their online shop with prices starting from $600.
The dresses are simply beautiful, made mainly from taffeta, organza, tulle, hand-cut lace, completed with horsehair sash and other accessories.
Crocs are one of the ugliest shoes in the world and yet they get a comfortably cute makeover, providing an updated style and comfort that they offer with their new Crocs Spring 2011 line.
The new Crocs Spring 2011 line offers many different styles, such as a flat shoe made with a jelly-like material and breathable holes, or a strappy sandal, made of the same jelly-like material but with the classic foam sole.
The first BeachCandy Swimwear store is set to open in Corona del Mar, California this month. The luxury swimwear maker has a new collection exclusive to the store that will feature 16 ready-made, mix-and-match pieces in 14 colors.
Customers who want a more exclusive fit can have special-ordered swimwear items that are custom made for them. The custom collection allows the customer to choose from over 150 fabrics. Among the BeachCandy pieces is the Monokini, which is embellished with about 500 Swarovski crystals, particularly on the hips, and costs $675.
Online shopping for clothes and apparel gets more and more popular in Eastern Europe. The competition on the local market makes us move forward and the real winner is you - the end customer.
At SpiralFashion.com we are one of the innovators in the fashion and casual clothing online market in this more and more popular niche. From men clothing to and women clothes to underwear, stockings and tights – over 600 unique products all of them made in the European Union. Less than a year online, we have attracted over 90000 curious visitors and hundreds and customers all over Eastern Europe. How do we do it?
Vivienne Westwood, famous British fashion designer gave its contribution to Valentine's Day holiday (February 14) with Her Valentine's Day - a two-piece jewelry set.
The jewelry collection is made from gunmetal with an enamel eye which symbolizes knowledge and inner vision. The eye is framed within an abstract heart pierced by an arrow with elaborate feathers.
The famous American brand Victoria’s Secret surprised its numerous clients with another collection of tempting underwear.
This time it is designed for future brides. Seductive, feminine and sophisticated lingerie from the new "wedding" collection of Victoria’s Secret combines gentle translucent fabric with a traditional white color, seductive lace with a comfortable and practical fashion.
Ex "Spice girls" singer Geri Halliwell partnered with British retailer Next to create a collection of swimwear named Geri by Next, which includes one-pieces, bikinis, and cover-ups in floral and animal print patterns and bright colors like pink, white and blue.
Obviously pleased with her work, 38-year-old Gerry said: “It’s about inspiring confidence with great looking swimwear for all body shapes....
Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is to launch her own athletic fashion collection.
The actress has teamed up with the DMA Designers Management Agency to develop a concept for an apparel range with an athletic bend. She wanted the line to have a more sporty feel, because of her background as a gymnast and love of comfortable clothing.
Elena Petrova, Gala, Valentina Voykova, Kalin Vratchanski and Vladimir Karamazov are the most elegant Bulgarians for 2010, according to the popular online magazine Fashion Lifestyle Magazine with editor-in-chief Lubomir Stoykov. The new “BG fashion icons” for 2010 were chosen by the readers of the magazine after online voting and by an expert panel of 30 leading fashion and lifestyle journalists and the editorial team of Fashion Lifestyle Magazine.
Few weeks after Kim Kardashian has announced she will design a line of watches for The Brissmor Company, she was spotted at the launch of her signature watch collection in Los Angeles yesterday.
Kim leaked that it's taken 11 months for her to develop her merchandise and get it ready to sell.
Actress Angelina Jolie will be designing new jewelry line.
Jolie has teamed up with Robert Procop to create her very own line of high-end jewelry, called "Exceptional Jewels.
Angelina has worn several pieces from the jewelry line in recent months, including the black and rose gold necklace...
Ten stewardesses with troubled Mexicana airlines, which filed for bankruptcy in August and suspended operations, launched a sultry aviation-themed calendar Thursday in a bid to call attention to their own plight and that of their airline — one of the world’s oldest.
The 2011 calendar features glossy shots of the flight attendants, clad only in bikinis and aviation shades or abbreviated uniforms, draped over propellers and striking racy poses in the cockpit.
Shoppers lined up early Friday morning, poised to burst through the doors of malls and stores in the annual Black Friday bargain blitz.
Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. On this day many U.S. retailers open very early, often at 5 a.m., and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season.
Last week, Google Inc. launched boutiques.com, its latest e-tail venture that ties in two western cultural passions – celebrity and fashion.
Essentially a huge web mall full of individual stores, but with the benefits of search engine technology attached, it allows people to look for clothes by genre, silhouette, pattern, shape and size. Consumers will, say the creators, be able to run their own personalised boutiques by drawing up lists of their preferences, following celebrities and designers, and by teaming up with "taste-makers".
Lanvin for H&M was launched in select stores across the US and Canada on 20 November. Hundreds of people lined up early, some overnight, outside of New York City H&M stores to be the first to buy from Lanvin's newest collection in the U.S.
H&M says Lanvin is considered one of the most influential brands of the 21st century. Designed by Lanvin’s artistic director Alber Elbaz, and menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver the collection will go on sale in 200 H&M stores. It will be launched on November 23rd in the rest of the world.
Google Inc. launched a fashion e-commerce site Boutiques.com, which uses human curators, visual recognition and machine learning technology to recommend items to shoppers.
Boutiques.com has so many capabilities and components that even Google engineers have a hard time qualifying it. It is a collection of hundreds of virtual boutiques merchandised, by designers, retailers, bloggers, celebrities, etc.
The Harry Potter star, Emma Watson is working with Italian designer Alberta Ferretti on an organic clothing line. Ferretti became interested in working with Emma after seeing her work for Fair Trade’s People Tree line.
The duo have chosen as their muse 60s icon Jane Birkin, she of the namesake bag and classic androgynous style.
Jana Jekova presented her new collection of formal and business clothing with the brand "JANA JEKOVA BUSINESS Line" to journalists and partners in her boutique in Sofia.
Dosyo Dossev is designer of the collection. The outfits can now be purchased from the boutique in Sofa, 18 Angel Kanchev str.