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C.L.A.S.S. Spring/Summer 2018 is becoming Smarter
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C.L.A.S.S. Spring/Summer 2018 is becoming Smarter

C.L.A.S.S., the leading eco-material hub based in Milan and specialized in the integration of a new generation of smart values within fashion and home d?cor, presents the new SS 2018 collection through its partners, highlighting the new generation of values as innovation, research, creativity, traceability, transparency and sustainability. A very new business model and a real supporting tool for companies (not only the “fashion” ones) for lower environmental impact productions. A new concept that contributes to improve the quality of life, properly answering to cultural changes and to consumer’s new mind-set that links excellence to smarter products.

Spring-Summer 2018 Fashion Trends from Premiere Vision Paris
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Spring-Summer 2018 Fashion Trends from Premiere Vision Paris

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.

Caruso Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Caruso Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

The brand Caruso presented its Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection in details. Every outfit is described so you can choose your favourite suit.

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.

Life on Mars - Nick Graham Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Life on Mars - Nick Graham Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

Nick Graham launched his newest collection entitled "Life on Mars: Fall/Winter 2035" at New York Fashion Week/Men's. The latest collection from Nick Graham is based on Buzz Aldrin’s projection to land people on Mars by 2035. To add to the scientific importance of the event, Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society and one of the leading science educators in the world, narrated the visual journey to Mars.

Spanish tailored suits by Garcia Madrid
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Spanish tailored suits by Garcia Madrid

Label's creations always have an artisanal attention to detail, in the details, finishes and fabrics of the highest quality: Premium cottons, cashmere and superfine merino wool, silk.

Valentino Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Valentino Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

Subtle disruption. Gentle distortion. Defining a man through what he wears and how he wears it. Gentleman. Or rather: gentle, man.

Holland and Sherry Spring/Summer 2017 fabrics collection
Menswear fabrics

Holland and Sherry Spring/Summer 2017 fabrics collection

The well known producers of fabrics Holland & Sherry presented their Spring/Summer 2017 collection. There are four wool fabrics - XTREME, DRAGONFLY, SUMMER ASCOT and CRYSTAL SPRINGS.

Wool - one of the main focuses during Milano Unica February 2017
Menswear fabrics

Wool - one of the main focuses during Milano Unica February 2017

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.

Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

References to rave parties, to Gabber and Candy-Boys like so many glimpses of teenage years. A jacket fitted close to the body, hand-stitching worked inside-out, leather gloves in homage to Monsieur Dior.

Quality tailor made suits by Dorset Tailoring
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Quality tailor made suits by Dorset Tailoring

Over 40 years experience making quality tailor made suits and formal wear all over New Zealand. They have their own factory in New Zealand, where they make everything from formal suits, rugby uniforms, school uniform and high end fashion clothing. A key aspect of any suit is the fabric it's made from. Dorset tailor made suits are made from a superior wool fabric. Compare Dorset's suits, see and feel the difference. Not only do you get a better suit, but because you are getting your tailor made suit straight from the manufacturer, you pay less for better quality.

Corporate and made-to-order suits by Roman Daniels Suits Club
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Corporate and made-to-order suits by Roman Daniels Suits Club

In 2006 Roman Daniels split away as a brand in its own right under the direction of Andrew Scarf, Roman Daniels Suit Club opened its flagship store in early 2011. Located at 55 York st Sydney or online.

Do you know what is boiled wool
Menswear fabrics

Do you know what is boiled wool

Boiled wool fabric is a purely natural product. This wool is a beautiful quality and great for warmer Autumn/Winter clothing and for all-year round layering. It is a medium weight wool, has a boucle texture and a soft drape.

English tailor-made suits by Brook Taverner
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English tailor-made suits by Brook Taverner

Since 1912, Brook Taverner has been a leading name in classic men's tailoring. Their beautifully tailored suits, jackets, mens trousers and overcoats are produced using premium cloths from sources around the world.

Bespoke suits by Ede & Ravenscroft
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Bespoke suits by Ede & Ravenscroft

Ede & Ravenscroft is London’s oldest tailor formally established in 1689 in Aldwych from where it had been operating for many years before. It was from here, amongst the many tailors, cloth merchants, robemakers, furriers, embroiderers and haberdashers that the company began its illustrious path of dressing the modern British gent.

Made to measure tailored suits by Mr. Robertson
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Made to measure tailored suits by Mr. Robertson

Mr Robertson is owned and run by brother and sister team, Daniel and Charlotte Robertson. The idea is simple: Fine quality, made to measure tailored suits without the Savile Row price tag.

How to recognise the best quality ready-to-wear business suit
How to buy the perfect suit

How to recognise the best quality ready-to-wear business suit

Buying a business suit is not just investing in an expensive item in your wardrobe, which, according to the law of averages, you’ll probably wear around 100 times.

PETA Menswear Fashion Awards 2016
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PETA Menswear Fashion Awards 2016

Thanks to growing demand from consumers and pressure from animal rights groups, the fashion industry is starting to recognise the need to move away from using fur, leather, wool, down, and exotic skins.

Manolo Costa - a man of sartorial erudition
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Manolo Costa - a man of sartorial erudition

Having spent 12 years in the menswear industry with establishments such as Paul Stuart and Ralph Lauren, Manolo decided to take his creative vision to the modern men. The garments are centered on quality, precision and hand craftsmanship. At the atelier, they combine tradition and innovation to give each one of the clients focused attention, while helping them develop a very distinguished and personal sense of style.

Italian tailor-made suits by Castello d'Oro
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Italian tailor-made suits by Castello d'Oro

Castello d’Oro is an Italian brand name originally focused on tailoring men’s classical suits, shirts and coats custom-made for individual orders.

Boglioli Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Boglioli Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Creative Director Davide Marello takes a timeless approach for Boglioli Spring/Summer 2017 in fluid, warm weather coats, compact knits, and soft tailoring with soft, pale palettes and underlying hints of pragmatism.

COS Menswear - Autumn/Winter 2016 collection - style and comfort
Menswear collections

COS Menswear - Autumn/Winter 2016 collection - style and comfort

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.

Irish custom tailored suits by Dee Graham
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Irish custom tailored suits by Dee Graham

At Dee Graham Tailor Made Suits, they specialise in handcrafted bespoke suits for the Modern Gentleman designed to stand out at any occasion.

Spring/Summer Menswear - a Hopsack fabric
Menswear fabrics

Spring/Summer Menswear - a Hopsack fabric

Hopsack is one of go-to fabrics in the Spring and Summer. It’s not technically a fabric, it’s a method of weaving a fabric (most often a lightweight wool). The “basket weave” texture, which comes in many different gages, creates a very unique feel to a tailored garment. Think of it like a Spring/Summer alternative to flannel or tweed.

Welsh bespoke and made-to-measure suits by Nathan Palmer
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Welsh bespoke and made-to-measure suits by Nathan Palmer

Nathan Palmer specialise in a made to measure service, as well as a bespoke, hand made suit service, which compliments well their smart/casual range, creating you the entire image of the perfect gentleman. They have over 10 years of experience within the fashion industry and have learned the importance of using top quality materials ranging from Welsh wool to cashmere's and cottons.

Bespoke suits by J.H.Cutler
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits by J.H.Cutler

At J. H. Cutler, Australia’s, and one of the worlds, most highly regarded bespoke tailors and shirt makers, our philosophy is to understand and fulfil the commission of each individual client, to maintain the highest standards of traditional bespoke tailoring and to create clothing of unsurpassed elegance, comfort and quality.

Top 10 most expensive suits in the world
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Top 10 most expensive suits in the world

Today, we are going to present the most expensive suits in the world. Most of these suits are necessarily reserved for the superclass: The world’s leading businessmen, celebrities, and world leaders who can afford to spend more money on a single suit than you can afford to spend on your car (or even your house). Such is the nature and allure of the exclusivity inherent in these, the 10 most expensive men’s suits in the world.

Daniel Fletcher Spring/Summer 2017 collection
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Daniel Fletcher Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Originally from Chester in the North West of England, Daniel W. Fletcher moved to London to study and has also undertaken a number or roles and internships with brands in the capital including Victoria Beckham, Burberry, James Long and Hussein Chalayan. Daniel also spent a year in Paris learning his trade at the houses of Lanvin and Louis Vuitton, the latter of which he is currently designing leathergoods for and therefor splitting his time between London and Paris.

Custom made suits by Harris and Zei
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Custom made suits by Harris and Zei

True style comes from dressing for your personality, so we take the time to understand you and your character before putting chalk to fabric. The result is a smart and impeccably tailored garment, representing the very best of British style.

Popular men's suit bespoke tailors in Berlin
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Popular men's suit bespoke tailors in Berlin

Today, we are going to present you some of the most popular in the capital of Germany - Berlin. The city is well known with the fashion events that are hosted there. We all know about Berlin Fashion Week, but nobody is thinking that there may be find some of the master tailors in Europe.

Saint Laurie - Fully bespoke suits hand-made on the premises in New York City
Bespoke Men's Suits

Saint Laurie - Fully bespoke suits hand-made on the premises in New York City

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.

Made-to-measure suits by Canali - the Su Misura suits
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure suits by Canali - the Su Misura suits

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.

Bespoke suits and shirts by Zink and Sons Tailors
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits and shirts by Zink and Sons Tailors

Bespoke suits are the centerpiece of their business and it’s what their firm has been doing better than anyone else for well over a century. Their eye for tailoring and detail is the reason Zink & Sons is still making suits today. With over 118 years of experience in this field we are the best in the business.

Gieves & Hawkes Autumn/Winter 2016 collection
Menswear collections

Gieves & Hawkes Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Autumn/Winter 2016 heralds a change in pace from last Fall’s urban, dark and slick mood; but it is not about settling down, rather more settling in to the modern British gentleman’s lifestyle – presenting more casual clothes made for Country house parties and for exploring the streets of a foreign city, requiring the same level of refinement and luxury but in a cosy, comfortable and considered manner.

A Suit To Travel In for Manchester United football team
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A Suit To Travel In for Manchester United football team

On a brisk day in April, Paul Smith set up camp behind the goal in Old Trafford’s famous East Stand to film Manchester United stars Memphis Depay, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Marcos Rojo testing out their new formalwear ahead of the coming season.

Trofeo Wool Denim by Ermenegildo Zegna
Menswear fabrics

Trofeo Wool Denim by Ermenegildo Zegna

For decades, Ermenegildo Zegna has been at the forefront of research and development into fabric innovation. This work takes place in the Lanificio Zegna, the woollen mill and R&D headquarters that for over a century has developed and produced fabric.

Scabal Tailoring - Made-to-measure experience
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Scabal Tailoring - Made-to-measure experience

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.

Menswear fabrics: Dormeuil Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections
Menswear fabrics

Menswear fabrics: Dormeuil Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections

It is already 25 years since Dormeuil created one of the most beautiful fabrics of modern times. Given the name Amadeus it immediately conjures up the essence of genius and beauty as one thinks of the music of Mozart.

Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain
Menswear fabrics

Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain

Tweed is the original sportswear fabric of Great Britain. It is made of woven wool and is traditionally the way men have worn colors, patterns and texture whilst enjoying themselves in pastimes and country pursuits. London-based company Dashing Tweeds is modernizing the cloth by working with technical yarns in combination with wools.

Cashmere and premium quality wool fabrics for Fall/Winter by LANIFICIO BRESCHI
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Cashmere and premium quality wool fabrics for Fall/Winter by LANIFICIO BRESCHI

Breschi collections include carded and worsted fabrics which are recommended for both men and women's wear, and are obtained by using valuable fibres such as: Pure Cashmere, Cashmere mixed with wool, Baby Alpaca, Angora e Camel Hair.

Milano Unica XXIII: Improved trends for the Italian textile industry in 2016
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Milano Unica XXIII: Improved trends for the Italian textile industry in 2016

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%.

Made-to-measure-suits in USA by Ace Custom Tailors
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure-suits in USA by Ace Custom Tailors

The clothes make the man, so they say, and Ace's custom suits are made from the finest luxury materials available worldwide. Ace Custom Tailors personally selects the best silks, wools, cashmere, and cottons available from Italy, Switzerland, Egypt, and many more countries from around the world. With brands such as Loro Piana, Holland & Sherry, Vitale Barberis Canonico, and Gladson Ltd, you can be sure that your custom suit won’t just fit perfectly, but will make you feel like a million bucks ­ without costing it. The custom suits are hand sewn in­house at their store location and can be ready in as little as three weeks once they take your measurements. Once your garment is completed, if you are unhappy with any aspect of it, they will fix it right away at no additional cost.

Zara Man Fall/Winter 2016 - the main trends
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Zara Man Fall/Winter 2016 - the main trends

The fashion giant Zara presented their proposals for the Autumn/Winter 2016 season. The accents of the collection are: the classic lapel coat, the cord trousers, the boucle coat, the lambwool sweater and the wool trousers.

Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017
World fashion

Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017

Two months before Jason Wu’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is sent down the runway at New York Fashion Week, the New York-based fashion designer was in Australia visiting the source of Merino wool - the natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre which lies at the heart of his latest collection.

Italian suits by M. Bardelli
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Italian suits by M. Bardelli

Quality and variety are the key words to describe Bardelli's philosophy: every single suit, coat, shirt or tie are chosen individually according to a precise sense of style and elegance always looking for favoring excellence.

Men's suits: MP Massimo Piombo embraces an idea of style
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Men's suits: MP Massimo Piombo embraces an idea of style

Sounds of beauty. A concept of “secret couture” for an original, classy, yet daring and unconventional image that goes beyond fashion trends and seasons, by always enhancing personality, style and individuality.

Berluti Fall/Winter 2016 collection - a minimalistic, casual collection
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Berluti Fall/Winter 2016 collection - a minimalistic, casual collection

When Alessandro Sartori returned from a trip to Marfa, that incredible open-air museum in the Texan desert, he brought with him the inspiration for a minimalistic, casual collection. Wide, roomy cuts, flowing jerseys, colours scorched by the blazing sun. A winter collection that proves there are no seasons.

SCABAL Autumn/Winter 2016 men's suits collection
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SCABAL Autumn/Winter 2016 men's suits collection

It is with great pride that Scabal can announce the appointment of Campbell Dunn as the company’s new Head of Design. With an established pedigree in creating classically luxurious menswear, Campbell aims to take the company to the next creative level.

Kiton Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection
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Kiton Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection

A range of bespoke tailoring, sportswear and accessories in a timeless style for the modern man.

Wool-rich fabric by Lizzie Kimbley won the 2016 Woolmark Company Award
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Wool-rich fabric by Lizzie Kimbley won the 2016 Woolmark Company Award

'For this project I looked at textures within decaying buildings such as peeling paint, crumbling plaster, lichen and so on. I wanted a soft yet textured feel to the cloth, so hand-dyed Merino wool combined with some textured yarns in different weights was perfect for this'.

Noble Fleece fabric by Scabal
Menswear fabrics

Noble Fleece fabric by Scabal

Scabal’s Noble Fleece collection is more than just a superior Super 200’s suiting; it is the culmination of nearly 500 years’ experience in weaving, all in pursuit of creating the world’s greatest and most socially responsible woolen cloth.

Bespoke suits by Tom James
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits by Tom James

Once you wear a custom suit, custom trousers or a custom made dress shirt, you understand. Bespoke tailored clothing made for you wears better and lasts longer than mass-produced garments ever could.

Popular custom tailors in Kentucky
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Popular custom tailors in Kentucky

Today, we are going to take a look of the best tailors in Kentucky. Some of them are oriented in menswear, but others make alteration in womens and childrenwear, too.

Popular custom tailors in Florida
Bespoke Men's Suits

Popular custom tailors in Florida

We continue with the tailors in Florida. The most outstanding ateliers and clothiers where you can receive the best quality and service.

How to style a contemporary suit - tips by SABA
ABC of the men's suit

How to style a contemporary suit - tips by SABA

It's time to update your look with SABA's simple 'how to' on three ways to style a men's contemporary suit. SABA suits continue to exude an air of relaxed confidence this season, combining structure with movement and breathability in premium wools. Introducing the Collins Contemporary, impeccably crafted in 100% Australian wool for an elegant slim cut, and a sleek, contemporary profile.

Stefano Ricci Junior Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection
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Stefano Ricci Junior Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection

True to his innovative vision, Stefano Ricci foresees the future with the presentation of the SR Junior Fall/Winter 2016-17 line, which completes the Men’s authentic lifestyle range. This collection is a meaningful correlative of the designer’s attention for the new generations: dressing our children in safe, hand-tailored, exclusive garments is his pleasure and ambition.

The Crombie coat
Menswear collections

The Crombie coat

The Greatcoat is a traditionally large overcoat, typically made of wool designed for warmth and protection against the elements. It was popular in the 17th century as a military uniform and casual wear for the wealthy, and was issued for inclement weather by many armed forces around the world until the last quarter of the 20th Century.

Paul Smith Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Paul Smith Spring/Summer 2017 collection

For Spring/Summer 2017 Paul Smith promotes a message of peace and positivity expressed through an optimistic use of colour and print.

Wool or Textile necktie to chose?
The dandy style

Wool or Textile necktie to chose?

You will never find a wool or a textile necktie in the wardrobe of a British city-gentleman. He would wear a wool tie only in his countryside mansion, while knitted ties would leave with please for the people of art, science, literature and journalism, for their real or supposed rebelliousness and anti-conformism.

Suit tailoring by Maurice Sedwell
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Suit tailoring by Maurice Sedwell

It is not just the perfect fitting of cloth to the body which is the hallmark of Maurice Sedwell - it is that indefinable element of style. Every suit is individually designed, hand cut and hand tailored to the highest standard attainable.

Classic men's coats: Duffle coat
The dandy style

Classic men's coats: Duffle coat

Duffle coat is the only type of classic men's coats, equipped with a hood. This form of head protection has a prehistoric tradition since the Bronze Age.

Made-to-measure by Ralph Lauren
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure by Ralph Lauren

Dedicated to the highest level of quality and elegance, Ralph Lauren Purple Label is the ultimate expression of luxury for the modern gentleman.

Thom Sweeney Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
Menswear collections

Thom Sweeney Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

Jude Law's wardrobe in 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' is Thom Whiddett and Luke Sweeney's inspiration for their latest men's collection. 'Thom and I have always loved that film. We always felt that it was the perfect Summer wardrobe for Summer evenings and day times', said Sweeney.

Helen Anthony Autumn/Winter 2016 collection
Menswear collections

Helen Anthony Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Helen Anthony is the new premium British marque. British in style and design and unrivalled in quality. They tailor the highest quality garments, produced from the finest leathers, yarns and wools, with unparalleled style and haute couture. The designs are contemporary, sharp and daring, yet retain the essential classic elements that make them appeal to the more discerning gentleman.

Savile Row tailors: Richard Anderson
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Savile Row tailors: Richard Anderson

Producing only the highest-quality garments, Richard Anderson clients have come to expect excellence as a given. Richard Anderson's clientele - many of whom are leaders in their own fields - are uncompromising in their demand for quality.

21 unique qualities of Australian Merino wool
Menswear fabrics

21 unique qualities of Australian Merino wool

Australian Merino is one of the finest and softest wool in the world. It's breathable in Summer, insulating in Winter, yet exceptionally lightweight.

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.

Designers selected to participate in the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize
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Designers selected to participate in the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize

The global nominees for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize have been announced across the womenswear and menswear categories. More than 75 designers have been selected from 62 countries to participate in this year’s award, which showcases the superb qualities of Australian Merino wool.

Qantas pilots will fly in uniforms made of merino wool
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Qantas pilots will fly in uniforms made of merino wool

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.

Australia celebrates campaign for wool 2016
Menswear fabrics

Australia celebrates campaign for wool 2016

Retailers threw their support behind Australia’s annual Wool Week to coincide with the start of the mid-winter retail season. The initiative was part of the Campaign for Wool, which aims to educate consumers about the natural benefits of wool and increase sales of wool products.

Innovative look at the traditional wool tailoring by Paul Smith
Menswear collections

Innovative look at the traditional wool tailoring by Paul Smith

Sir Paul Smith is a British designer, whose business and reputation is founded upon his men's fashion with a special focus on tailoring. He is known for his idiosyncratic take on traditional British styling having coined the term 'classics with a twist'.

Belvest Spring-Summer 2016 men's suit collection
Menswear collections

Belvest Spring-Summer 2016 men's suit collection

The Belvest man believes in the values of Softness and Lightness since the choice of fabrics, that are even more detailed and specially researched to give personality and unique character to the garments.

Japanese-inspired menswear for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 by Kenzo
Menswear collections

Japanese-inspired menswear for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 by Kenzo

'Our collection is an ode to the fans of idols past and present. To the plethora of positivity that permeates a crowd at a maxed out concert. To the joyful obsession and energetic adulation that abounds amongst the masses. It is after all, music that brings us together'.

The Summer men's suit
The dandy style

The Summer men's suit

The man who puts on an extremely light Italian Summer suit for the first time is surprised that a suit can be sewn of such a breeze of a fabric.

Karen Woo for Peter Jackson menswear label
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Karen Woo for Peter Jackson menswear label

Fashion photographer Karen Woo shot the latest collection of the Peter Jackson label. In the campaign the main characters are SAM WITHERS and DAN HARRIS.

The opiate Cifonelli
The dandy style

The opiate Cifonelli

Cifonelli Spring-Summer 2016 collection is deliberately restrained and conservative. But the acute hysteria of male elegance streams out of it secretly. Nothing too much!

2016 Campaign For Wool presents The five freedoms of sheep
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2016 Campaign For Wool presents The five freedoms of sheep

The Campaign for Wool supports a programme devised to create appropriate welfare standards for the global sheep flocks - internationally known as the Five Freedoms.

Bespoke men's suits by Bavender Custom Clothiers
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Bespoke men's suits by Bavender Custom Clothiers

Kingford Bavender is a US-based certified Master Custom Clothier with more than 20 years of experience in the field of men's custom clothing. He is trained in coordination of color, texture and fit and manages to deliver quality custom tailored ensembles, meeting customer's unique needs.

Alfred Brown Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fabrics collection
Menswear fabrics

Alfred Brown Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fabrics collection

This season Alfred Brown shows vintage style cloths for suits and jackets in country checks, black and ecru designs and flannels with speckled yarn effect.

Fully bespoke garments by A Hand Tailored Suit in Dublin
Bespoke Men's Suits

Fully bespoke garments by A Hand Tailored Suit in Dublin

A Hand Tailored Suit is a Dublin-based atelier, creating custom-made bespoke garments for Men, Women & Children. The brand offers perfectly fitting handmade garments for all types of occasions.

Solbiati Spring-Summer 2017 fabrics collection
Menswear fabrics

Solbiati Spring-Summer 2017 fabrics collection

Bright colors and bold fancies enliven a selection of fabrics for stylish jackets. In 100% linen or in linen and cotton, they come in micro or macro patterns, with a play of strong color combinations and sharp contrasts.

Eden Park Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection
Menswear collections

Eden Park Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection

If you are searching for something ultra-warm, very comfortable, 'trendy chic' and with care for the details, for the next cold season, Eden Park Fall-Winter 16/17 collection will grab your attention.

Lanificio Zignone Spring-Summer 2017 Collection
Menswear fabrics

Lanificio Zignone Spring-Summer 2017 Collection

The formal wear collection of Lanificio Zignone explores a new definition of the classical fabric for official events. The keyword is 'perfect fit' following the body shape.

Spring-Summer 2017 fabric trends by Loro Piana
Menswear fabrics

Spring-Summer 2017 fabric trends by Loro Piana

For Spring-Summer 2017 Loro Piana offers fashion fabrics, combining remarkable lightness with high performance and timeless style. Cashmere, silk, wool, linen and next-generation materials blended in innovative and sophisticated ways.

S.W. Wilson - The Finest Men’s Suits in Phoenix
Bespoke Men's Suits

S.W. Wilson - The Finest Men’s Suits in Phoenix

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.

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.

How to choose the suit's fabric according to the season
How to buy the perfect suit

How to choose the suit's fabric according to the season

The famous tailor Luciano Barbera gives advises for choosing the suit according to the season and what are the materials we should prefer.

How to wear a suit by Luciano Barbera - The Jacket
How to buy the perfect suit

How to wear a suit by Luciano Barbera - The Jacket

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.

Corporate wear by Signature Clothing
Fashion in the industry

Corporate wear by Signature Clothing

After a long career in corporate management the Signature Clothing understand intimately your issues, frustrations and pain points trying to find a uniform.

Luciano Barbera Spring/Summer 2016 - a deeply personal extension from Italy
Menswear collections

Luciano Barbera Spring/Summer 2016 - a deeply personal extension from Italy

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.

Ashley Weston presents: the Grey Notch Lapel Suit as an essential for the men's wardrobe
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Ashley Weston presents: the Grey Notch Lapel Suit as an essential for the men's wardrobe

Ashley Weston is a top Celebrity Menswear Stylist and Men’s Style Expert as well as a Contributing Fashion Editor for GQ International. Her work can be seen on the red carpets of film and television premieres, the covers and pages of GQ, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Nylon, Wired, InStyle, Interview, and the advertising campaigns of Google, Youtube, Diesel, Reebok, Brooks Brothers, IFC and many others. Her clients regularly top GQ & Esquire‘s “Best-Dressed” lists, making her one of the most sought-after menswear stylists in the industry.

Men's Style Tips: Blazer vs. Sport Coat vs. Suit Jacket
ABC of the men's suit

Men's Style Tips: Blazer vs. Sport Coat vs. Suit Jacket

Instead of spending hours pondering the differences between blazers, sport coats and suits, the fearless leader, Melissa Austria (long a fan of the dapper jacket) explain the how, what and where of the must-have pieces.

Explosion of colourful suits from Berluti Spring/Summer 2016
Menswear collections

Explosion of colourful suits from Berluti Spring/Summer 2016

It blurs the lines between town and country; simplicity and sophistication. Drawing inspiration from the architectural principles of Le Corbusier, the new Spring-Summer Collection from Berluti brings a new, more relaxed, elegance to classical male elegance.

Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis:Memories of Tailoring
ABC of the men's suit

Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis:Memories of Tailoring

Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills of the world, celebrates bespoke tailoring with the project Tailor's Tips, a series of 12 videos in which the master tailor Giovanni Barberis Organista, directed by Gianluca Migliarotti, tells what happens behind the scenes when a hand-stitched suit is created.

The world's first Harris Tweed three-piece suit created for a horse
Curious news

The world's first Harris Tweed three-piece suit created for a horse

Fashion designer Emma Sandham-King (an apprentice of the late Alexander McQueen) created the world's first three-piece Harris Tweed suit for a horse to celebrate horse racing's 2016 Cheltenham Festival (starting on Tuesday).

Canali Fall/Winter 2016 collection - a variety of fabrics and colours
Menswear collections

Canali Fall/Winter 2016 collection - a variety of fabrics and colours

For Fall/Winter 2016, Canali presents a collection that is an exercise in equilibrium, one in which contrasts take center stage. Luxurious and studied elements come together for a seemingly minimalist look as shapes, materials and colors are combined in unique and purposeful ways.

Italian taste, harmony and excellence for Spring-Summer 2017 by DRAGO
Menswear fabrics

Italian taste, harmony and excellence for Spring-Summer 2017 by DRAGO

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.

The interest in made-to-measure men's suits is growing
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

The interest in made-to-measure men's suits is growing

The Men's Fashion Cluster participated with its own stand at the last edition of Première Vision Paris in February 2016, where it presented men's and children's suits, produced by the most modern factory for made-to-measure suits in Eastern Europe - Richmart.

Menswear collections

"Green Trauma" Spring/Summer 2016 by Richard James

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.

Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost
The dandy style

Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost

De Oost Bespoke Tailoring is a Dutch tailoring house with a contemporary sense of style & personal attention. They design and tailor business-, leisure- and formal wear for gentlemen.

State of nature - Etro Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection
Menswear collections

State of nature - Etro Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection

Like the 24-hour cycle of a day, the collection opened and closed with darkness. The opener was a high-hemmed jacket and wide straight pants in rugged, almost-black blue cotton above a black knit accented by another knit—this one raspberry—both hemmed with irregular castellations of moth eaten-ness. At collection’s end, a cluster of black looks were elevated both in fabrication and decoration—they included an all-black Hendrix-flavored hussar’s jacket—but they were still black.

Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis Canonico: How to make a pattern
ABC of the men's suit

Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis Canonico: How to make a pattern

Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills of the world, celebrates bespoke tailoring with the project Tailor’s Tips, a series of 12 videos in which the master tailor Giovanni Barberis Organista, directed by Gianluca Migliarotti, tells what happens behind the scenes when a hand-stitched suit is created.

Spring-Summer 2016 men's suits and sportswear collection by Kiton
Menswear collections

Spring-Summer 2016 men's suits and sportswear collection by Kiton

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.

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.

Vitale Barberis Canonico menswear fabrics collection for Spring-Summer 2017
Menswear fabrics

Vitale Barberis Canonico menswear fabrics collection for Spring-Summer 2017

For this year's Milano Unica, Vitale Barberis Canonico has given the central role to its Prince of Wales. Among the most iconic and versatile designs in a man's wardrobe, the Prince of Wales has its origins in the 1840s when it was developed in tweed and generally appeared in contrasting blues and whites.

Loro Piana at Milano Unica shows Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Business news

Loro Piana at Milano Unica shows Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Men's Fashion Cluster Sales Director Dean Manev is at Milano Unica. The trade fair takes place from 9th to 11th February in Milan, Italy. Dean Manev visited all fabric producers at Idea Biella and highly appreciated the collection of Loro Piana.

Vitale Barberis Canonico shows the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection 'The Prince of Wales is back' at Milano Unica
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Vitale Barberis Canonico shows the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection 'The Prince of Wales is back' at Milano Unica

The Vitale Barberis Canonico wool mill is presenting at Milano Unica 22nd edition the new Spring/Summer 2017 'The Prince of Wales is back' collection. This collection celebrates the design of the Prince of Wales, the perfect design for a contemporary gentleman with a British twist.

New York Fashion Week: Men's - Nautica Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection
Menswear collections

New York Fashion Week: Men's - Nautica Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection

'We looked within this city /New York City/ we love and found details, experiences and monuments that molded our collection. The Brooklyn bridge was one of those monuments. A bridge crosses and expanse of water and is ultimately about connection. The Fall collection is about bringing these experiences to life through a rich Nautical filter'.

Men's suit Classic patterns and motifs
The dandy style

Men's suit Classic patterns and motifs

Donegal Tweed - a great fabric for sport jackets, that could be perfectly matched with wool, silk or Irish Popelin (wool and silk blend) ties.
Shepherd's Check - much loved, comparatively rustic motif for Derby Tweed. There are different color combinations and figures sizes.

Gruppocinque Spring-Summer 2017 presents two complementary lines
Sewing industry

Gruppocinque Spring-Summer 2017 presents two complementary lines

Innovation, sustainability and creativity. These are the three key words that define Gruppocinque’s pledge to the future. And behind this project is Lorella Paulotto, the recently appointed CEO, and original partner and co-founder since its foundation in 1996.

Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2016 - The elegance of men
Menswear collections

Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2016 - The elegance of men

Charles Darwin in 1859 gave us a theory of evolution, the science of natural selection, an argument for the ‘survival of the fittest’, and a story of how man triumphs. He was an avid explorer in his youth, travelling the world for field study, discovering and collecting specimens, making a Victorian enquiry into who we are. For Autumn/Winter 2016, the collection embraces the spirit of travel and a world newly open to exploration and the gathering of collectibles, but in the way of the McQueen tradition of flora, fauna and memento mori. This is a collection obsessed with the elegance that ‘survives’ the struggle for life.

The Dutch impose the new formula in fashion - made-to-measure suits from quality wool fabrics
Fashion fairs

The Dutch impose the new formula in fashion - made-to-measure suits from quality wool fabrics

MEN'S FASHION CLUSTER participated in MODEFABRIEK Amsterdam January 2016 edition (January 24-25). Amsterdam enforces the fashion standarts of custom suits.There you can see the latest collections of fabrics with over 1,500 designs of CERRUTI, E. THOMAS, and VITALE BARBERIS CANONICO and over 300 high-quality Italian linings.

The most stylish men at Pitti Uomo 89
The dandy style

The most stylish men at Pitti Uomo 89

It is an undeniable fact that at Pitti Uomo in Florence you can see the most stylish men. Last week I visited Pitti Uomo 89 and saw it myself. Below you can find a selection of the most stylish men in my opinion. What makes them look so well? Read what are the most important things that distinguish them.

Menswear collections

"Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue" by Burberry

Mercury prize winner Benjamin Clementine performs live as Burberry unveils its latest Menswear collection in London. Burberry revealed its latest Menswear collection, named “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue,” at its custom-built venue in London’s Kensington Gardens. The collection was a celebration of the unification of the brand’s different ready to wear labels and styles.

Why is Merino wool the best for your baby?
Body care

Why is Merino wool the best for your baby?

* thermo regulation - moisture regulation, air pockets between the fibers, it adapts to the environment, regulates baby's body temperature;
* softness - suitable for sensitive skins, keratin-based;
* easy care - stain repellent, natural elasticity, machine washable, it retains its shape and softness after many washes.

Do Santa's dwarfs exist? Yes, Richmart Junior proves that
Children's and Teen Boys' Suits

Do Santa's dwarfs exist? Yes, Richmart Junior proves that

Everybody asks if Santa exists, but no one asks if his dwarfs exist. Have you ever seen toys, made by Santa's dwarfs or all the toys and Santa's presents are Made in China? I think you know the answer but it is not correct any more. Now there is a collection that is Made in Lapland by Santa's dwarfs. It is the collection of children's suits Richmart Junior.

SCABAL - The Pursuit of Perfection
Menswear fabrics

SCABAL - The Pursuit of Perfection

'Noble Fleece is more than just an incredibly superior Super 200's wool. Noble Fleece is the culmination of several years' technical and social planning, all in pursuit of creating the world's finest, and most socially responsible luxury cloth'.

Ambassador's Project - A celebration of the well-dressed gent and Merino wool
Business news

Ambassador's Project - A celebration of the well-dressed gent and Merino wool

Actor, model, singer, designer, producer and philanthropist Hu Bing, British GQ editor-in-chief Dylan Jones, model David Gandy, television and radio presenter Dermot O'Leary and musician Tinie Tempah each teamed with a tailoring house to create a unique suit.

Idris has arrived: the premium menswear collection Autumn/Winter 2015
Fashion collections

Idris has arrived: the premium menswear collection Autumn/Winter 2015

The Idris Elba + Superdry Collection has landed! The collaboration between the British hero brand and the Golden Globe-winning actor is anticipated to reign as the definitive lead in premium style for men. esigned alongside Superdry Co-founders James Holder and Julian Dunkerton, the opportunity to collaborate appealed to Elba due to a natural bond with the brand.

5 things to look for in a suit
How to buy the perfect suit

5 things to look for in a suit

We've talked a lot about the importance of a well-fitting suit for the man, but let us remind you, the Top 5 key elements, that you should take in mind, when choosing the perfect suit, summarized by Thom Browne X The Woolmark Company.

Cotton is considered the dirtiest crop in the world because of the heavy use of pesticides
Menswear fabrics

Cotton is considered the dirtiest crop in the world because of the heavy use of pesticides

'Cotton is considered the world's dirtiest crop due to its heavy use of pesticides. Worldwide, cotton covers 2.5% of the cultivated land and cotton growers use 16% of the world's pesticides. Eight of the top 10 pesticides most commonly used on U.S. conventionally produced cotton were classified as moderately to highly hazardous by the World Health Organization.

How to choose the best fabric for men's suit or coat
ABC of the men's suit

How to choose the best fabric for men's suit or coat

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.

Savile Row’s Only Made-to-Measure Tailor Exclusively for Women
Sewing industry

Savile Row’s Only Made-to-Measure Tailor Exclusively for Women

Gormley & Gamble was founded in 2014 by Phoebe Gormley, who quit university to start the business, investing what would have been her final year of tuition fees in the company - hence the ‘Gamble’ part of the name. Since its launch the business has gone from strength to strength, and following a move to Savile Row in January 2016 G&G will be the solo women’s-only tailors in the street.

Proper care for the men's suit
ABC of the men's suit

Proper care for the men's suit

The suit is an important part of every man's wardrobe. The care for it is a care for your image and it should not be underestimated. As much careful we are with it, as long life it will 'live'. There are a few simple rules, which it is well to have in mind...

Barack Obama's style - the president of USA as a fashion icon
Celebrity fashion

Barack Obama's style - the president of USA as a fashion icon

Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States, as well as the first African American to hold the office.

High quality wool suits and menswear accessories by J. Press
Menswear collections

High quality wool suits and menswear accessories by J. Press

J. Press is a men's clothier in the USA, founded in 1902 by Jacobi Press in Yale University's campus. In 1974, the Press family sold the rights to license J. Press for the Japanese market, making it the first American brand to be licensed in Japan and later the brand was acquired by the Japanese apparel company Onward Kashiyama. But in its roots the company is almost the same as in the beginning...

Why is wool the best material for men's suits
Menswear fabrics

Why is wool the best material for men's suits

- Wool absorbs up to 30% of its weight in moisture without feeling damp.
- Wool absorbs and releases moisture quickly, thus allowing the fabric to "breathe".
- Wool is dirt resistant, flame resistant, and, in many weaves, resists wear and tear...

Top 6 things to look when buying the perfect men's suit
How to buy the perfect suit

Top 6 things to look when buying the perfect men's suit

1. Does it fit?
If you have ideal body proportions you may have a change to get a ready to wear suit. However, ready-to-wear suits don't fit to 90% of men. So my advice is to look for a made-to-measure suit.
2. What is the fabric...

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.

Tallia di Delfino - the history of the Italian suit cloth
Menswear fabrics

Tallia di Delfino - the history of the Italian suit cloth

In an are of steeped in an ancient weaving tradition where pristine waters flow, the Fratelli Tallia di Delfino wool mill came into being in 1903. The world renowned brand is highly regarded for its high-end menswear fabric and recognised world-wide for its mastery in the production of the finest luxury suit cloth.

Men's suits fashion trends 2016: Variety
Menswear Trends

Men's suits fashion trends 2016: Variety

We know that many formal events require Black tie dress code (although all gentlemen look almost the same in black suits with white shirt and black ties/bow-ties), but we are happy to notice that many fashion houses worldwide already accept the idea of Variety as a better option and offer high quality men's suit (many of them made of wool) in a wider range of colors and patterns.

The International Woolmark Prize Menswear Finalists announced
Competitions & awards

The International Woolmark Prize Menswear Finalists announced

The IWP crosses borders and cultures by seeking up-and-coming talent from established and rising design hubs around the globe. The regional awards are held in six regions: Asia; Australia; British Isles; Europe; India, Pakistan and Middle East; and USA. Six menswear and six womenswear finalists are then selected to compete in the IWP finals, traditionally held during key fashion weeks around the world.

English Fashion: Oliver Spencer
Menswear collections

English Fashion: Oliver Spencer

Showing two collections a year at London Collections: Men, Oliver Spencer has built an international reputation for what GQ calls a 'uniquely British take on relaxed style'

William Halsted - a part of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world
Menswear fabrics

William Halsted - a part of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world

The company was founded in 1875 in Bradford by William Halstead (1815-1924). Late in 1889 with the business expanding rapidly, William built Stanley Mills to which the company transferred in 1890 and still operates from today. The business has been run by a further five members of the family until in 2006 the company was acquired by SIL Holdings Ltd, another Bradford based family textile business. SIL are one of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world.

M.J. Bale latest collection shows the versatility of Merino wool
Menswear collections

M.J. Bale latest collection shows the versatility of Merino wool

Teaming up with The Woolmark Company for the third year in a row, the Australian-owned menswear brand and tailor M.J. Bale has launched a large selection of lightweight suits and tuxedos woven with lightweight Cool Wool fabrics.

Holland & Sherry produce the finest cloth
Menswear fabrics

Holland & Sherry produce the finest cloth

From its conception, over 170 years ago, Holland & Sherry has continued to supply prestigious tailors and luxury brands with the finest cloth. In 1836 Stephen George Holland & Frederick Sherry began the business as woollen merchants at 10 Old Bond Street, London, specialising in both woollen and silk cloths.

Leonardo DiCaprio: An example for excellent taste and presence on the Red carpet
Fashion on the red carpet

Leonardo DiCaprio: An example for excellent taste and presence on the Red carpet

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the celebrities with best taste and style. While most of the Hollywood actors wear only black suits on the Red carpet - which even don't fit them well - Leonardo is often noticed to wear high quality wool suits made to measure.

Hield Brothers - a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth
Menswear fabrics

Hield Brothers - a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth

Hield Brothers was established in 1922 during the reign of His Majesty King George V of the United Kingdom, a year which saw the British Empire at its largest ever, covering one-quarter of the world's population. The company was founded by entrepreneurs David and Hugh Hield under the name Hield Brothers in West Yorkshire as a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth.

From Sheep to Suit - the process of manufacturing cloth by Taylor and Lodge
Menswear fabrics

From Sheep to Suit - the process of manufacturing cloth by Taylor and Lodge

Taylor & Lodge uses only the finest wool from around the world and works exclusively with some of these Merino sheep farms.

Joseph H. Clissold - a company with traditions
Menswear fabrics

Joseph H. Clissold - a company with traditions

Worsted cloth has been manufactured in and around the valleys of Bradford and Huddersfield, Yorkshire for hundreds of years. Weavers and finishers were attracted to the area by the abundant supply of soft water from the Pennine hills for power and to use as part of the finishing process of cloth.

American Fashion: Thom Browne
Menswear collections

American Fashion: Thom Browne

Thom Browne is an American fashion designer. He is the founder and head of design for Thom Browne, a New York City-based menswear and womenswear brand.

Thom Browne and The Woolmark Company will be partners
World fashion

Thom Browne and The Woolmark Company will be partners

he Woolmark Company is pleased to announce a two-season partnership with leading American fashion designer Thom Browne, becoming the first US designer to use Cool Wool-certified garments in a commercially available collection.

Alfred Brown weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool
Menswear fabrics

Alfred Brown weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool

Alfred Brown specializes in weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool, the properties of which are good drape, soft texture, strength and versatility. Their fabrics are mainly used for men’s suits and jackets.

Bower Roebuck - a skill, a craft, an art
Menswear fabrics

Bower Roebuck - a skill, a craft, an art

The world’s leading designers, garment makers, merchants and tailors turn to Bower Roebuck to produce elaborate and adventurous fabrics that enhance their latest collections. More importantly, they also rely upon us to create the subtle cloths that satisfy the classic tastes of connoisseurs. Enlightened individuals understand that exquisite cloth is more than just an adornment. A perfectly tailored garment in our fabric is a very personal experience which enhances the senses and calms the spirit.

John Foster weaving quality fabrics
Menswear fabrics

John Foster weaving quality fabrics

John Foster is, historically and culturally, much more significant than just being the story of a company renowned for weaving quality worsted and worsted/mohair fabrics for almost 200 years. It is the story of a textile entrepreneur and his family business that built an entire community around its famous Black Dyke Mills in Queensbury, near Bradford. The company built houses, the village hall and leisure facilities to ensure the well-being of its highly skilled workforce. Always an innovator, John Foster took first prize for alpaca and mohair fabrics and the gold medal for yarns at the Great Exhibition in 1851.

Children deserve to wear quality clothes
Children's and Teen Boys' Suits

Children deserve to wear quality clothes

Children are growing and their clothes should be cheaper. This is a popular understanding of people and that's why there is not a good choice of quality clothes for children on the market. But thinking more in depth about that, you will see that there are only 6-8 sizes during the growing of the child and this is not such a hindrance for the parents to buy their children the clothes that will make them feel comfortable and stylish.

In Search of the World's Precious Wools
Fashion magazines and books

In Search of the World's Precious Wools

Dormeuil celebrated the launch of Dominic Dormeuil's book 'In Search of the World's Precious Wools' at the Galérie Glénat in Paris, with a photographic exhibition of some of the beautiful pictures taken by Jean-Baptiste Rabouan Photographie and extracted from the book.

Italian fashion: Christian Pellizzari
Menswear collections

Italian fashion: Christian Pellizzari

Christian Pellizzari was born in Treviso near Venice, Italy, in 1981. Christian Pellizzari began to design and sew clothes at a very young age and has dedicated his life to making his dream of being a fashion designer a reality.

Armani will dress Al Pacino in
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Armani will dress Al Pacino in "China Doll"

Giorgio Armani is now taking on Broadway. In his first theatrical collaboration, the designer has provided the clothes for “China Doll,” a David Mamet play opening in early December starring Al Pacino.

Top quality fabrics for men's suits by E.Thomas mill
Menswear fabrics

Top quality fabrics for men's suits by E.Thomas mill

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.

Solbiati fabric offers for Fall-Winter 2016/2017
Menswear fabrics

Solbiati fabric offers for Fall-Winter 2016/2017

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.

International Woolmark Prize Menswear final to be held at Pitti Uomo 89 in January 2016
Competitions & awards

International Woolmark Prize Menswear final to be held at Pitti Uomo 89 in January 2016

Italian style will entwine with the finest Australian fibre when the International Woolmark Prize menswear final takes place as part of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence.

Belgian fashion: My Town is My Country, the new Autumn Winter collection by Scabal
Menswear collections

Belgian fashion: My Town is My Country, the new Autumn Winter collection by Scabal

Today Scabal employs almost 600 staff worldwide. Over the years Scabal has evolved into a producer of top quality fabrics to the most prestigious tailors and textile businesses around the world and as a manufacturor of the finest suits, jackets and shirts for the most demanding men.

Players from  Bayern Munich wearing Armani Made-to-Measure
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Players from Bayern Munich wearing Armani Made-to-Measure

Giorgio Armani: 'Guardiola's Bayern is a winning team that plays a quality game, and is composed of motivated athletes with an international scope. That's why I decided to once again work with a highly important football club, creating an entire Made to Measure wardrobe for them. A tailored suit is a true contemporary luxury, which is perfect for a top club like Bayern and adapts naturally to the athletes' bodies'.

Jakarta Fashion Week 2016
World fashion

Jakarta Fashion Week 2016

We are half way through the event. Day one was highlighted by opening show at Fashion Tent, presenting a parade of more than 60 Indonesian designers who will showcase their collections over the week and a number of fashion shows by Indonesia Fashion Forwards designers. There was also a partnership between Jakarta Fashion Week and Australia-Indonesia Centre & Melbourne Fashion Festival, which presents Pageants and The Woolmark Company from Australia, the global authority on wool, which presents Rahul Mishra.

Top 4 Fall/Winter 2015 womenswear trends by Bershka
Trends

Top 4 Fall/Winter 2015 womenswear trends by Bershka

Fall Winter 2015 at Bershka features a young, casual collection with an urban feel, where the richness of the fabrics and details on the finishes of the clothes will be the common thread of the season. The use of materials is reinvented, enriching them with new finishes such as the worn leather effect or stamped suede, as well as the return of more rustic materials such as velvet and woollen fabrics.

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Techno fabrics trends: Eco focus
Menswear fabrics

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Techno fabrics trends: Eco focus

The latest edition of Première Vision Paris, held September 15-17, 2015, presented also the key directions at Techno fabrics. Let's take a look at the Eco focus...

Première Vision Paris: Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Shirts fabric trends
Menswear fabrics

Première Vision Paris: Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Shirts fabric trends

Let's take a look at the key Shirts fabric trends, presented during the Première Vision Paris, which will be leading for the cold season of 2016/2017...

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Jackets fabrics trends from Première Vision Paris
Fashion trends

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Jackets fabrics trends from Première Vision Paris

The next fashion trend for Fall-Winter 2016/2017, presented during the latest edition of Premi?re Vision Paris, that we'll take a look at, reveals the key Jackets fabrics...

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Coats fabrics trends presented at Première Vision Paris
Fashion trends

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Coats fabrics trends presented at Première Vision Paris

We continue our overview of the top fashion trends for Fall-Winter 2016/2017, presented during the latest edition of Première Vision Paris, with the key Coats fabrics...

Men's and Women's Suit Fabrics Trends for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 at Première Vision Paris
Menswear fabrics

Men's and Women's Suit Fabrics Trends for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 at Première Vision Paris

The global event for fashion professionals - Première Vision Paris - was held September 15-17, 2015 in the French capital. The top Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fashion trends in six major industries - Yarns, Fabrics, Leather, Designs, Accessories and Manufacturing - were presented during the forum. So, let's start our overview with the Men's and Women's key suit fabrics for the cold season of 2016/2017...

Happy Birthday Re.Verso
Sewing industry

Happy Birthday Re.Verso

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.

Elegant menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Cesare Attolini
Menswear collections

Elegant menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Cesare Attolini

And today, 130 tailors - each dedicated to performing a single step - use only scissors, thimbles, needles and thread to produce 50 entirely handmade jackets and suits per day, made of finest Scottish, English, Irish and Italian yarns, from the highest quality wools to the purest cashmeres. It takes 25 to 30 hours to make a suit and each of them has a little handcrafted details fine-tuned over the decades by Vincenzo Attolini

CH Carolina Herrera Fall-Winter 2015/2016 Childrenswear collection
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CH Carolina Herrera Fall-Winter 2015/2016 Childrenswear collection

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.

Lauren Tormenta will present a collection inspired by Medieval Castles during Couture Fashion Week New York
World fashion

Lauren Tormenta will present a collection inspired by Medieval Castles during Couture Fashion Week New York

New York City designer Lauren Tormenta will present her latest collection at Couture Fashion Week New York during the upcoming 22nd season of the prestigious event. The fashion show will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, in the heart of the Big Apple.

Richard James Autumn/Winter 2015-2016 collection
Menswear collections

Richard James Autumn/Winter 2015-2016 collection

When the line is completed, and the engineer glides to and fro along it in the private car that is his second home, he is doubtless an object of envy to many. But it can be taken for granted that he has deserved every square inch of this luxury, and is still earning it!

Womenswear: Uma Wang Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
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Womenswear: Uma Wang Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

Uma Wang Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection, dedicated to patterns and prints, was presented in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week and it offers: heavy volumes, flowing dresses, long overcoats, golden paisley patterns, floral prints, Earthy hues, black velvet and wool, white-collared tunic dresses.

A Kaleidoscopic Summer by Canali Spring-Summer 2016
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A Kaleidoscopic Summer by Canali Spring-Summer 2016

“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)

Trussardi Spring-Summer 2016 collection
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Trussardi Spring-Summer 2016 collection

For the debut of its men’s collection for Spring summer 2016, Trussardi has chosen the rooms of the Braidense Library inside the Brera Pinacoteca. The installation conceived and developed by Gaia Trussardi comes from her desire to innovate the way that fashion is presented by combining it with different forms of art. Twenty-three people – actors, models and performers – participate in this event staged in the rooms of the Braidense National Library.

Missoni Spring/Summer 2016 menswear collection
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Missoni Spring/Summer 2016 menswear collection

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.

Kenzo Spring/Summer 2016 menswear collection
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Kenzo Spring/Summer 2016 menswear collection

From a very young age, we have been intrigued by the notion of a voyage, of traveling and the exploration of the deserted. When creating this collection for Summer 2016, we think of the man who makes these roving forays across uncharted lands. We imagine his strong, experienced, utilitarian and purposeful silhouette. We consider his practicality and resourcefulness.

 A blend of colour innovation, creative design and smart nature for a techno cool autumn 2017
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A blend of colour innovation, creative design and smart nature for a techno cool autumn 2017

Last week in New York during Première Vision Gruppocinque launched it’s A/W 2016-2017 Newlife ™ based collection. It consists of two lines – mainline and a new, super-slick, genderless technical concept called Swing. Just to remind, Gruppocinque is first Italian producer of Newlife™ - textile, produced from plastic bottles without using any chemicals.

NYFW: Men's - Tommy Hilfiger Tailored Spring-Summer 2016
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NYFW: Men's - Tommy Hilfiger Tailored Spring-Summer 2016

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'.

'An Homage to the Tudors' - Curiel Couture Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
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'An Homage to the Tudors' - Curiel Couture Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

This collection was inspired by the Tudors and dedicated to Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth for her ninetieth birthday: an homage to a monarch who, in the 20th and 21st century has been an example of great style, elegance, civility, discretion and extraordinary balance.

Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2016 collection
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Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2016 collection

Authentic, traditional and sartorial menswear mixed with unconventional elements. Super-lightweight classic outerwear over English mohair suits. Cotton lace, double-faced cashmere, wool-silk tailoring cloth. Solid colours of black, navy, brown and stone with accents of turquoise and red.

LaMarque Spring/Summer 2015 Collection
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LaMarque Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

LaMarque Collection was born from the innovative mind of fashion designer Ifigenia Papadimitriou. The Montreal-based contemporary brand specializes in leather jackets, leather and mixed media sportswear, down-filled puffers, and Italian wool coats with leather detailing. The Fall/Winter 2013 collection marked the debut of the LaMarque brand, although the design and executive team behind the brand have more than 25 years of experience in the fashion industry.

Menswear: Berluti Fall-Winter 2015/2016
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Menswear: Berluti Fall-Winter 2015/2016

'Elegant, yet easy-going; crisply chic, but casual… Berluti's new Fall/Winter Collection combines savvy silhouettes with comfortable materials. For a wardrobe with tailored spirit, but a sporty personality', says the note for the brand's latest creations.

Men's fashion: Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
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Men's fashion: Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

Louis Vuitton's Men's Style Director Kim Jones dedicated brand's Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection to the fashion designer and artist Christopher Nemeth. Every aspect of the collection was defined by the designer's admiration for Nemeth's work, whose woven rope motif became the emblem of the show.

Capara Fall/Winter 2015 collection
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Capara Fall/Winter 2015 collection

Contemplating the works of the flemish renaissance in a museum, wandering into a gallery exhibition modern photography, a foray into abstract art on a walk through town: time travelling between the centuries, meandering between the genres and schools of art, whilst still capturing the zeitgeist. ’In the moment’ is the idea of self-discovery behind capara’s Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection. Inspired by the depth and complexity of the landscape painting by flemish renaissance artist Pieter Breugel the elder, on the one hand, and the modernity of the works of Katharina Grosse and the photographs by Viviane Sassen on the other, the collection really strikes a chord with the here and now.

Lanvin Winter 2015 women's collection
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Lanvin Winter 2015 women's collection

"The homage to Jeanne Lanvin at the Museum Galliera made me feel the need to go back to my own roots, to Marocco where I was born" - Alber Elbaz.

Holly Fulton Autumn/Winter 2015
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Holly Fulton Autumn/Winter 2015

Inspirations for Autumn/Winter 2015 range from the louche eccentricity of Baba Beaton to the off kilter goings on in the cult eighties TV melodrama Tales of the Unexpected. A trio of party girls are immortalised by Fulton’s hand in a series of repeat-geometric nouveau style prints and on crystal set, hand-engraved plastic earrings, bracelets, brooches and hair slides.

Made-to-measure suits online from Tailor4less
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Made-to-measure suits online from Tailor4less

If you want to buy a new suit or blazer, you should follow three simple rules:

- order a made-to-measure suit, not a ready to wear one - in this way you can expect a perfect fit
- select wool fabric as it is the best textile for all season men's suits
- try the online service of tailor4less

Delpozo Fall/Winter 2015 collection
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Delpozo Fall/Winter 2015 collection

The Delpozo Fall Winter 2015 collection blends the colorful palette of Australian artist Rhys Lee with Russian painter Andrey Remnev’s modern interpretation of the Pre-Raphaelite spirit.

Mary Katrantzou Spring-Summer 2015 collection
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Mary Katrantzou Spring-Summer 2015 collection

Pangaea and Panthalassa are the unifying ideas behind Mary Katrantzou's Spring-Summer 2015 collection. In abstraction, the idea is evocative of movement, pulling and shifting; in allegorical terms, the birth of the earth, of its flora and fauna as well as the settling into position of our contemporary continents, offers creative source material.

GERANIUM POWER by Anteprima Fall/Winter 2015-2016
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GERANIUM POWER by Anteprima Fall/Winter 2015-2016

Be gentle and elegant and womanly this Fall and Winter. Be romantic and seductive and avant-garde all at once. Flow with the power of the seasons.

How to save money, when buying a men's suit?
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How to save money, when buying a men's suit?

Buying a new suit is a serious investment. On one hand, men's suits might be really expensive. But on the other hand, there is nothing worse, than a cheap-looking suit. So, what can we do? The trick is...

Olivia Wilde shows sustainable style with Conscious Exclusive at H&M
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Olivia Wilde shows sustainable style with Conscious Exclusive at H&M

H&M’s new Conscious Exclusive collection shows what can be done with more sustainable materials, using fabrics such as hemp, organic linen and organic leather to create pieces of great individual style. The collection, worn exclusively by actress and humanitarian Olivia Wilde in the campaign, will be available in around 200 H&M stores worldwide on April 16, as well as online.

Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2015-2016 women's collection
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Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2015-2016 women's collection

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.

Fresh view of effortless but confident dressing in Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2015 during London Fashion Week
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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.

Kenzo Fall/Winter 2015 Menswear collection
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Kenzo Fall/Winter 2015 Menswear collection

For the Fall/Winter 2015 Kenzo menswear collection we look towards individuality, survival, protection and the functional. We welcome the unknown with inimitable curiosity. We celebrate the signs of others and observe symbolism as communication through cult scribbles, care labels and unique prints. we are a community.

World Class Tour Spring/Summer 2016
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World Class Tour Spring/Summer 2016

Milan, Copenhagen, London, Madrid and New York - the C.L.A.S.S. S/S 2016 World Class Tour premieres the latest, exclusive and innovative collections and trends for sustainable fabrics at the international fashion capitals of the world.

Cerruti Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Menswear Collection
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Cerruti Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Menswear Collection

A work of art always comprises autobiographical elements. It’s an object that comes from surrounding reality, something solid that is then covered by spiritual energy. You could describe it as substance, and my work is transforming that substance – Joseph Beuys. Aldo Maria Camillo looked to the work of the artist Joseph Beuys as the inspiration for the new Cerruti 1881 Paris collection – Beuys as an industrious shamanic figure, imbued with deep-seated pragmatism, and an unstoppable desire to transform. He gleans Beuys’ creative spirit, along with his penchant for nourishing and protective fabrics and a vibrant conciseness.

Giorgio Armani Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection
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Giorgio Armani Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection

As in a Hemingway novel, intense and vibrant solo characters make up the story of a new collection that focuses on the need to outline the essence of male beauty - virile and sensual, but with an underlying softness.

Tombolini Spring/Summer 2015 collection
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Tombolini Spring/Summer 2015 collection

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.

Latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at Outdoor Retailer trade show
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Latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at Outdoor Retailer trade show

Woolmark continues to cement wool’s rightful place in the sports and outdoor sector. The company presented the latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at this year’s Outdoor Retailer trade show, January 21 to 24, 2015.

With next-to-skin Merino wool apparel enjoying commercial success across the globe, The Woolmark Company has placed a greater focus on outerwear, with an innovative woven fabric the standout of the exhibit.

Cantarelli Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection - a contemporary way of dressing inspired by the seventies
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Cantarelli Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection - a contemporary way of dressing inspired by the seventies

The exclusive wardrobe of the Cantarelli man for the season Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 is focused on the reasearch of fabrics and colours, combined with the modern culture of tailoring expressed in soft tailored jackets with 'accentuated' shoulders, with macro patterns and jaquard or bouclé effect in silk and wool or alpaca/cashmere, well recognizable in Cantarelli style.

Roberto Cavalli Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection at Milan men's fashion week
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Roberto Cavalli Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection at Milan men's fashion week

Last night (January 20, 2015) Italian designer Roberto Cavalli presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy, during the Milan Men's Fashion Week (January 17-20, 2015).

'A Suit To Travel In' by Paul Smith at London Collections: Men
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'A Suit To Travel In' by Paul Smith at London Collections: Men

During the London Collections: Men, Paul Smith presented a new suit with an incredible flexibility - 'A suit to travel in'. It was shown by a troop of acrobats and gymnasts from the National Centre for Circus Acts, led by English Olympic medalist Max Whitlock.

Salvatore Ferragamo Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection
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Salvatore Ferragamo Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection

'Expert Italian tailoring - an intrinsic part of the house's DNA - merges with sportswear to create a new archetype of the male wardrobe, acquiring an unprecedented, impalpable consistency unbound to seasons', Massimiliano Giornetti, Creative Director at Salvatore Ferragamo.

FOREVER 21 debuts Holiday Campaign featuring Iggy Azalea and Nick Young
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FOREVER 21 debuts Holiday Campaign featuring Iggy Azalea and Nick Young

Forever 21 announces the launch of their Holiday 2014 campaign featuring recording artist Iggy Azalea and Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young.

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