The novelist Fran?oise Sagan once wrote of Francesco Smalto: “He is one of those rare men who can combine luxury and austerity, the everyday and brilliance. He is a craftsman and a nobleman”. It is to this handsome definition that the firm has remained faithful since its beginnings, and it is now fifty years old.
Liverano & Liverano are one of the last remaining Florentine tailoring houses, and are widely recognised as one of the finest bespoke tailors in the world.
Santamaria Bespoke is a family owned business based in Madrid with more than thirty years of experience in men’s tailoring. Though they are very traditional, they have decided to offer they expertise and premium quality shirts online.
If you’ve recently earned your degree or have started a new career, you need a wardrobe to match. Andy Kozinn, president of Kozinn + Sons, a master tailor and bespoke suit shop in New York City, knows what men need in their closet to look their best. Use these tips to create a professional, mature style for work and play.
In March 2015 the Zagliani atelier became a part of the Bally brand. In this union that shares a commitment to luxurious design and the highest quality craftsmanship the Zagliani legacy, renowned for its expertise in handcrafted bags made from the softest, most luxurious leathers and exotic skins, lives on through Bally.
Fashion designer Peter Dundas reviled new Roberto Cavalli‘s Spring Summer 2017 Menswear collection with lookbook captured by photographer Edouard Plongeon. Stars of the session are Erik van Gils, Akos Sogor, and Leon Dame.
Modern attitude married to ancient know-how. A legacy guarded by the craftsman masters, some of which work in the company since 1975. They witnessed the turn of Santoni from a local workshop into a reference brand and kept alive the original passion for extreme quality and beauty.
Michael Clement is a freelance photographer with over fifteen years experience in the field. He specialise in people and portraits and his shoots have included such names as Angelina Jolie, Adele, Duffy, Chrissie Hynde, Jeff Goldblum and Andy Serkis. He have an established client list that covers both editorial and advertorial media including the BBC, Q Magazine, Uncut, Atlantic Records, Sotheby's, Toyota and colour news supplements such as The Telegraph, Sunday Times, The Independent and The Guardian.
Michele Latorre founded Sartoria Latorre in 1965, initially as a little local company, to produce made-to-measure suits. During the years, Michele gains experience serving local customers in his small workshop at Locorotondo, a beautiful village, in the very heart of Valle d’Itria, Puglia.
Armand Douglas "Armie" Hammer was born on August 28, 1986. He is an American actor known for his portrayal of the Winklevoss twins in the 2010 film The Social Network, Clyde Tolson in J. Edgar (2011), Prince Andrew Alcott in Mirror Mirror (2012) and the title character in the 2013 feature film The Lone Ranger. In 2015, he starred as Illya Kuryakin in The Man from U.N.C.L.E., with Henry Cavill.
ISAIA was founded in Naples in the 1920s thanks to the intuition of Enrico Isaia, forefather of the family, who opened a fabrics store for the most renowned tailors in town. In later years, Enrico set up a small workshop next to the store, where skilled craftsmen made tailor-made men's clothing.
Tommy Hilfiger presented its Spring 2017 Hilfiger Edition collection on July 13, 2016, in Manhattan during New York Fashion Week: Men’s.
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.
Forty master tailors are engaged in the Larusmiani tailor's workshop to make every garment in the collections by hand. The experience of decades of work carried out using only needle and thread combine with the modernity of Larusmiani style to create collections that respect old-established sartorial traditions while exalting the creativity of the designers.
FOLKNETIKA is a 10-minute everyday team building - aerobics at the work place - a dance, based on the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo (traditional folklore dance) - without choreography or stage attire, without learning complicated steps from the authentic dances - just pure joy of dancing.
The men's suit is really an amazing garment with a long history. A friend of mine calls it the "Mercedes in men's clothing". Here are 4 interesting facts about the men's suit that may be you didn't know.
Stylists are, without a doubt, the unsung heroes of the fashion world. Pulling together seemingly incongruous pieces from the constant influx provided by high end and up-and-coming designers can be a daunting task – and that’s without taking into account the often difficult celebrity shoots! Freelance stylist Marika Page is undoubtedly one of the most exciting young talents on FAULT‘s editorial team, and was recently recognised with a place as runner-up in Rankin’s national styling contest.
You just need 10 minutes per day to practice FOLKNETIKA and you will be slim, smiling and successful – the triple S.
Using a variety of hands-on and thinking exercises, lecture, and discussion, this Theory of Constraints (TOC) Flow and Decision Making Using TOC workshop provides an understanding of TOC flow and focus concepts in a variety of environments beginning with operations.
Projects are more and more a critical factor in business. Many companies sell products that are created through projects (e.g., machinery and special equipment, construction, software) or sell services (e.g., equipment maintenance, engineering, and healthcare).
The Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) announces a 2-Day workshop conference to be held at the Pravets Resort in Pravets, Bulgaria on June 8-9, 2016, featuring Keynote speakers, Round Table discussions and TOC Workshops.
We've teamed up with Creative Industry Hub to offer you a 10% discount on tickets for their upcoming 'Strictly Go Networking For Fashion Professionals' event, which is taking place on the 31st May at Sway Bar in Holborn.
Italian artist Daniele Davitti has just joined the Whitehouse Institute of Design's team and he's going to be a host of a FREE illustration workshop held at the Institute's Sydney and Melbourne Campuses.
'For my Fall 2016 Women's Collection, I was inspired by a woman who dares to be herself. By day, her style is effortless and sophisticated in languid menswear. At night she transforms herself with the bold spirit of a cool rocker imbued with a modern romanticism' - Ralph Lauren
The world's most important platform for men's clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men's fashion, Pitti Uomo, is currently running (January 12-15, 2016) in Florence, Italy. Be Global Fashion Network is on spot to show you the atmosphere of the event and to reveal the key trends and directions in men's fashion business.
SECOO, the high-end service platform, announced to have received the official authorization of the world class tailor-made men's clothing brand "KITON", and SECOO began to play an important role as partner of KITON in China. The cooperation between the two parties is expected to be diversified and deep rather than focused on e-commerce.
Modefabriek is the leading innovative and distinctive B2B trades how for fashion in the Benelux region. It is a fashion fair with over 19,000 professional visitors from the Netherlands, Europe and overseas and showcases more than 600 brands/labels. It takes place from January 24 & 25, 2016, at Westergas-area and brings over 25,000 fashion professionals and interested parties from varying industries together.
IACDE is a 'global professional platform for Pattern Designers,Technical Designers, Technical Engineers / Directors, Executives (mostly Chief operating officers) and Suppliers of the Clothing Industry' and was founded back in 1910 in New York.
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.
Kris Van Assche was born in Belgium in 1976. After graduating from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, he moved to Paris in 1998. Having worked for Yves Saint Laurent then Dior Homme, he started his own label KRISVANASSCHE in January 2005. He has also been the Artistic Director for Dior Homme since April 2007.
They sold our first line of men's shirts in the summer of 1989. Since then they have been inspired by countless references, which they absorb into our world. When Patrick named his first sportswear shirt after a small town in the United States, a true success story was created based on authentic American references. The “casual with a touch” was created with its nonchalant form and impeccable fabrics. Casual evolves into preciousness.
Next key fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2015-2016 in women's wardrobe, that we will take a look at, is Patchwork. As you can see, some pieces are totally folk inspired, others - not exactly - but all of them bring the spirit of the hand-made-with-love clothes, which make us feel cozy, protected and loved.
This collection was named 'Mirror the World' and it's about saving Venice (and the rest of the world) from the effects of climate change.
We are happy to announce that Recycled suit program for men Sharp Dressed Man already has its own recycled suit boutique, located at 235 Park Ave Baltimore, MD 21201 and a new website - www.sharpdressedman.org.
Ralph Lauren Corporation’s (NYSE: RL) innovative PoloTech™ smartshirt, a seamless blend of sleek, modern style with real-time biometric technology, makes its retail debut on August 27. Ralph Lauren continues to lead the fashion industry in wearable technology with the launch of this groundbreaking fitness shirt and the simultaneous introduction of a game-changing, adaptive workout app that uses detailed data to tailor individualized training for maximum results.
Starting with must-have season tones such as blue, beige, camel, toasted and khaki tones, the range extends with touches of colour in ochre, terracotta and even reds. From the above, the MANGO menswear collection has chosen grey tones with indigo blue to blend the different styles proposed by the brand.
From bustling city sidewalks to the streets of Cairo, Christian Louboutin’s Autumn/Winter 2015 handbag collection is made to accompany the glamorous woman on the run.
The Greenshowroom and the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin have started the new season with 160 labels. From Wednesday until Friday (July 8-10, 2015), international designers presents their sustainably produced collections for Summer 2016 on the biggest presentation area ever. The broad offer comprises everything from high fashion and street and casualwear to shoes and accessories.
Yesterday, during the Paris Men's Fashion Week (June 24-28, 2015), French designer Hedi Slimane presented his latest men's fashion collection for Saint Laurent fashion house. It is called 'Surf Sound' and is dedicated to 'contemporary Californian surf music culture'. The collection is really rainbow-like and fresh, full of embroideries and beading.
'We were thinking about freedom, and Diana Vreeland's famous quote, 'The eye has to travel', Piccioli commented. 'We are interested in the idea of harmony that combines different worlds, creating an aesthetic that is really contemporary because it's the fruit of free associations', added Chiuri.
Marking its 10th Anniversary in 2015, adidas by Stella McCartney moves into Fall/Winter with a collection that celebrates a decade of ulimate performance and style enhanced by cutting-edge technology. Showcasing bold silhouettes with innovative texture combinations and intelligent layering, this season's new collection seamlessly fuses form with function for an effective and inspiring work out.
Le Palais Bulles: A utopian project that encompasses earth, sky and sea, where the future is built organically from the forms and architecture of the past. In this Collection Croisiére, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the landscape and memory of the South of France. Gaining inspiration from the colours, textures and light of the natural world of the Cote d’Azur, together with the style of the people who have inhabited it, the designer draws on tradition and technique to realise clothing for today. In so doing, Le Palais Bulles (Bubble Palace) becomes a metaphor for the approach to the collection overall.
Today, during the this season's edition (March 20-25, 2015) of the Seoul Fashion Week, his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection presented designer Jang Hyeong-Cheol for Ordinary people.
Today in Japan, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo (MBFWT, March 16-21, 2015), his creations presented Japanese designer Keita Maruyama. The designs are colorful, fresh, comfortable, modern and eye-catching, combined with interesting artistic accessories - hats, bags, belts, gloves, earrings and high-heel boots with fringes.
It is sometimes forgotten that the uniform is a testament to equality. At work and at war, the dress uniform has long stood as a symbol that all men are equal in the face of duty — sharing equal honour, valour, and truth — and this season the house of McQueen uses that tradition to take apart the class separations associated with the British heritage silhouette.
On Tuesday (February 3, 2015), the Spanish casual clothing brand Desigual, which is famous for its patchwork designs, intense prints, innovative graffiti art, asymmetrical designs and flamboyant splashes of color, presented its latest men's fashion collection during the 080 Barcelona Fashion week (February 2-5, 2015).
Forever 21 announces the launch of their Activewear campaign highlighting new high-tech features as well as on-trend designs, with key theme ‘Fit. Function. Fashion.’ Top Australian model, Shanina Shaik is the face of the campaign- her healthy physique and relaxed model off-duty sense of style naturally represents the fitness movement the new Forever 21 Activewear collection.
A variety of unique handmade hats by Italian Designer Patrizia Fabri for fashion label Antica Manifattura Cappelli were displayed during the AltaRomaAltaModa fashion week in Rome (January 30 - February 2, 2015).
For those who want to use latest technology in ironing and cut costs, we are going to present the BRISAY ironing machines.
They are equipped with an elaborate cover system which has been optimized over decades. This cover system ensures optimal ironing results.
Whitehouse offers one week workshops at foundation and advanced levels in:
- Fashion illustration;
- Interior illustration;
- Personal and professional styling.
Sinterama is European leader in the production of coloured polyester threads and yarns, born in 1968 in Biella (Italy). In over 40 years of development, Sinterama has built important partnerships with its clients, offering the most innovative solutions, investing in product research and giving collaboration and service the utmost attention. In line quality control, the automation of processes and the flexibility of production systems represent some of the company’s points of excellence and ensure the highest quality and production standards. At present, Sinterama produces a vast range or products able to satisfy any requirement for fabrics for automotive, furnishing, clothing and technical end uses.
House of Holland Girl is cool, confident and savvy and wear labels without letting them wear her.
150 high school and college students (designers-to-be) were selected by the White House to participate in this first of its kind Fashion Education Workshop, aiming to show what it takes to be a success in the fashion industry.
ZOOM, the industry show for ready-to-wear, accessories and household linen manufacturers from the Euromed region (Central and western Europe, Eastern Europe, North Africa) and the Indian Ocean (Madagascar and Mauritius), is optimising its B2B strategy and expanding its sourcing offer.
The report 'Stitched Up' (by Clean Clothes Campaign) reveals that worker exploitation, poverty wages, forced overtime and life-threatening conditions are spread not only in Asia but in Europe as well and that is an endemic in the global garment industry.
According to Trend Council accessories continue to take an extra step in trend, and for Spring-Summer 2015 we'll see an increase in Pattern applications to all accessory product categories with a focus on more whimsical expressions or childish artwork, ethnics and text messages.
Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein's creative director, presented brand's Fall-Winter 14/15 womenswear collection during the New York Fashion Week.
Warm and cozy are the words that best describe these sweater dressing and knits that look tailored.
Mohair and yarn are main fabrics and patchwork is part of the whole gentle feeling that garments bring. Relaxed comfort, minimalism and elegance.
After we've made an overview of Valentino Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection, let's take a look at Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli's offers for gentlemen, presented at Paris Men's Fashion Week.
'A sense of relaxation prevails, volumes are soft while patchwork and intarsia are tactile and spectacular. Classic materials come in masculine colors, such as indigo blue, gray, camel and felt', said from the brand.
Are you looking for a new Australian hat that will meet all your needs? Newcastle Hats provides hats that are just right for any job. Whether you are looking for safety headgear, workwear, children's or adult's hats, or something else altogether, Newcastle Hats provides you the right choices at the right prices.
Earmuff Hat - Our Earmuff Hat is a specialized product that ensures workers are protected from harmful UV rays while still protecting their ears and hearing with earmuffs built into the hat itself. Don't need the earmuffs? Just remove them and wear it as a conventional hat.
MadRubb, the Spanish leader latex brand, has just launched its Spring/Summer 2013 collection 'Lxve to Lxve' - Love to live or live to love? The new MadRubb (Madrid Latex) collection includes pieces full of life and freshness and surprises with an unique innovation: embroidery in latex, an exclusive technique that raises the garments to the 'Latex Haute Couture' category. In a completely handcraft work, MadRubb embroiders the crystal and the paillettes in dresses, gloves, lingerie… getting an spectacularly glamorous and elegantly sexy effect.
At an astronomical price of $38,000 per pair, Italian luxury leather goods label A. Testoni is offering the world’s most expensive pair of men’s dress shoes.
Testoni, founded in Bologna in 1929 by Amedeo Testoni, painstakingly handcrafts the Moro monk-strap model in the world’s finest exotic alligator skin using the techniques of Norvegese, or Norwegian construction, for durability and added water resistance.
Mango’s Fall/Winter 2010 collection was inspired by the 70s with an earthy color palette of camel, brown and red. It is divided on 4 parts – Evening. Working girl, City and Blue jeans.
70s fashion icons, like Ali MacGraw, are the inspiration for garments with ultra feminine silhouettes and a masculine touch, Oranges, chocolates and fiery red silhouettes, predominate in the color palette.