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Is the crisis in small shops in Italy an unstoppable trend?

Is the crisis in small shops in Italy an unstoppable trend?

In Italy in 5 years (between 2011 and 2016) 267,000 shops closed, on average 122 per day, according to today.it website. The economic crisis has hit mostly small and medium-sized businesses.

Luciano Barbera Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Luciano Barbera Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Luciano Barbera presents a new menswear Spring/Summer 2018 collection, inspired by the colors of the Italian coasts. Offering a feeling of relaxed elegance, the new presentation blends Mediterranean colors with soft, luxurious materials. For Spring/Summer 2018 they created a lifestyle around wearable color and harmony—each clothing item is timeless, elegant, and comfortable.

A Strategy for Success: How to Market Your New Retail Brand

A Strategy for Success: How to Market Your New Retail Brand

You will more than likely be up against much competition when launching a new retail company. With so many competitors in the market, you will want to do everything you can to attract customers and increase your brand visibility. Find out how to market your new retail brand.

Knot Standard Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Knot Standard Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Knot Standard was designed to fill a void in the menswear industry and ended up creating a new genre of shopping called modern bespoke. Founded in 2010 by John Ballay and Matt Mueller, Knot Standard combines a unique high tech approach to traditional tailoring. With their emphasis on giving each customer exceptional service in all aspects of the custom process, they create a luxury menswear experience unlike any other.

Monokel Berlin presented Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Monokel Berlin presented Spring/Summer 2018 collection

They are the made-to-measure manufacturer for the new generation of men in suits. No matter if it’s for evening wear, for a business or a leisure suit, together with you, Monokel will create your tailor-made suit, shirt or chino-trousers. They would be happy to also advise you on your wedding suit. The custom-made suit is made of high-quality wool; the custom-made shirt is made of the finest cotton; the tie of Italian silk and the shawl of hand-combed Cashmere.

Gibson London - British Menswear rich in heritage and style

Gibson London - British Menswear rich in heritage and style

Sixties music and the modernist era helped to define the ethos of theirr brand: honesty, integrity and individuality with a non-conformist approach to what we wear and how we wear it. This can be evidenced in every cloth we use, every lining, every button and every stitch - clothing which has a soul and means more to the wearer than just the sum of its parts.

Lanificio Luigi Colombo - ethical production of fabrics Made in Italy awarded by

Lanificio Luigi Colombo - ethical production of fabrics Made in Italy awarded by "303 Tuscans"

Lanificio Luigi Colombo is the world’s top producer of cashmere and high quality fibres. Knowledge of raw materials, high technology and experience in traditional craftsmanship are the distinctive elements of a philosophy built on values that create culture and culture that creates quality.

Cortigiani Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Cortigiani Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Style means knowledge, careful choice of materials and exclusive, sometimes unrepeatable techniques. Style means passion. It means the thrill of choosing a fabric and thinking that one day it will be worn by a man who knows how to combine elegance and spontaneity with innovation and perfection. A man and his life, his dreams, his emotions. A fabric that will become part of a unique story.

Hire5 - boys' suits for your formal event

Hire5 - boys' suits for your formal event

HIRE5 is an independent Formal Menswear Hire and Bespoke business based in Guildford and Kingston, Surrey and Leeds, West Yorkshire. They specialize in formal hire, retail, and bespoke tailoring of suits, kilts, shirts, waistcoats, Ties, Cravats, shoes, and all other types of menswear products.

Lanificio Tessilstrona - A long family tradition in the textile industry

Lanificio Tessilstrona - A long family tradition in the textile industry

Lanificio TESSILSTRONA was founded in 1966 in Vallemosso, by Francesco Mello Rella and his father-in-law, Franco Grosso. The company now operates in Cossato and occupies an area of 20,000 m2.

Celebrities' style: Aaron Paul

Celebrities' style: Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul Sturtevant was born on 27th of August, 1979.He is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Jesse Pinkman in the AMC series Breaking Bad, for which he won several awards, including the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2014), the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film (2013), and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Kiton Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Kiton Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Kiton is a byword for timeless elegance, an iconic fashion house renowned for its style where excellently tailored clothing is combined with and enhances an innate good taste and sense of beauty.While remaining faithful to the high standards intrinsic to its natural inclination towards bespoke tailoring, the idea for Kiton's Spring/Summer 2018 menswear collection stems from the intention to provide solutions that are increasingly geared to the needs and desires of its customers: the Kiton customer is the protagonist of a dynamic scenario, constantly travelling and rediscovering the timeless appeal of classic clothing. The new collection is the result of careful research that reinterprets the concept of timeless elegance, enriching it with new stylish details and applying it all products.

How a bespoke Santamaria shirt is made

How a bespoke Santamaria shirt is made

Santamaria Shirt Makers is a UK bespoke shirt tailor with a Spanish heritage. Using the finest Italian fabrics to make its shirts, the company has a refined offer that ensures style conscious consumers get beautifully designed and fitted shirts, just as they want, from anywhere in the world. So what goes into making a Santamaria shirt?

Sustainable menswear by the Australian brand Thought

Sustainable menswear by the Australian brand Thought

The first clothing was simple – a capsule collection of men’s shirts and beachwear made of sustainable ramie and hemp. The duo’s honest, down-to-earth personalities and sustainable sourcing was refreshing.

Hand sewing for couture and bespoke fashion short course

Hand sewing for couture and bespoke fashion short course

If you are looking for work in couture fashion, bridal-wear, millinery, bespoke tailoring or theatre costume production, perfect hand sewing skills are essential.Starting with a simple running stitch and working on a series of projects designed to help students perfect their skills and build up speed, this beginners course will focus on creating a reference book of hand sewn samples to add to a portfolio of work.

Alessandro Dal Buoni - London photographer with supreme aesthetic

Alessandro Dal Buoni - London photographer with supreme aesthetic

Alessandro Dal Buoni is a natural born photographer that leap us up by a supreme aesthetic. One of these natural born artists that make you want to see realness in a new way. Born in Italy and currently based in London.

Eleventy Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Eleventy Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Comfort and texture make the perfect fit, characterized by extreme lightness and softness.

Monsieur Fox - trendy accessories for the modern men

Monsieur Fox - trendy accessories for the modern men

Luxury should be a staple, not a rarity. For too long, men have been subject to the confines of formal, business, and casual. But a true gentleman is an interplay of all three. He is well-mannered, well-groomed, and well-liked. Monsieur Fox is an ode to that man. His demeanor is uniquely his own, his palette is refined, and his style is recognized by all those around him. He is, in a word, elegant. And he is elegant, everyday.

Spring 2018 Tailoring collection by Scabal

Spring 2018 Tailoring collection by Scabal

Resolutions are, in fact, best made in spring. It is a season defined by newness, after all, and a gentleman’s wardrobe is no different. Scabal’s Spring/Summer 2018 tailoring collection is, says Head of Design Campbell Crichton Dunn “One that reflects the rejuvenation of social occasions this time of year brings.” “It offers key day-to-night pieces and basics with a luxurious lift. Constructions are lightweight, even when using wool and suede, to create an accessible range shot through with sporty sharpness”.

Walter Schupfer - professional photographer in USA

Walter Schupfer - professional photographer in USA

Walter Schupfer was born and raised in a small village just outside of Vienna, Austria. Discovered by Helmut Lang at the age of 15 he soon after made his pilgrimage to America where he began his career as an internationally recognized fashion model. From the moment he embarked on his travels his objective was to satisfy his wanderlust and go in search of discovering the world of opportunities that awaited abroad.

Antonio Marras Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Antonio Marras Spring/Summer 2018 collection

The Spring collection had a retro feel, with slightly oversize suits; worn with waistcoats and ruched shirts, they exuded a nostalgic elegance. Denim single-breasted jackets with 3-D appliques were tucked into roomy trousers, and allover floral prints had a feminine flair, in evidence on generous silk shirts or ensembles. Macrame patches were scattered on zippered bombers, fitted formal blazers, and safari jackets. As single pieces, they could add a poetic, gentle flair to the most streamlined masculine wardrobe—which is, of course, the antithesis of everything Antonio Marras stands for.

Smythson - bespoke leather accessories

Smythson - bespoke leather accessories

They endeavour to make the ordinary extraordinary and the everyday timeless. Rooted in deep heritage, they represent over 130 years of British luxury leather goods at their most refined, with an enduring dedication to unrivalled craftsmanship. Smythson has long catered to the highly discerning, from European Royalty and the Indian Maharajas to the likes of Grace Kelly, Katharine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert and Vivien Leigh. Influential figures, leading extraordinary lives, from Sigmund Freud to Sir Winston Churchill, recognised the timeless purity of tr heicreations.

The lapel buttonhole - purpose, history and usage

The lapel buttonhole - purpose, history and usage

Ever wonder why your jacket has a buttonhole on the left lapel? Ever stranger, there’s no matching button to be found on the right lapel. The most popular explanation is it’s a flower holder inspired by England’s Prince Albert, who after he was presented with a small bouquet from Queen Victoria on their wedding day, made the gentlemanly gesture of cutting a hole in his lapel to hold the flowers.

Fashion design contests 2018

Fashion design contests 2018

Are you a young designer who needs funds to establish a brand? Are you a young designer who needs funds to become a true the dream to show a collection at the fashion scene? You are at the right place. We present you the fashion design contests for 2018. You can apply and make a huge step in your future career.

Tom Ford Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Tom Ford Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Tom Ford presented Spring/Summer 2018 collection during Milan Fashion Week. No shortage of slim-fitting formal wear items made its rounds — both in the power suit and sharp tuxedo persuasions. Peak lapeled blazers in a wide array of colors teamed up with wide neckties, while boldly-printed tux jackets catch the eye when styled alongside jet black bow ties.

Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Kim Jones showed his last collection for Louis Vuitton - Spring/Summer 2018. The show was staged in the stately setting of the Palais-Royal, but it might as well have been Bora Bora, judging by the hothouse atmosphere at the venue. The new Spring/Summer 2018 collection shows off bright shades of blue, orange, yellow, red and green alongside more muted colors like black, white, grey and tan.

Michael Rinaldi - an Instagram celebrity with provocative style

Michael Rinaldi - an Instagram celebrity with provocative style

“I love selfies - obviously. I think it’s an amazing and fascinating aspect of our generation. Previous generations have never been able to self-document how they see themselves and how they want people to see them. I think that’s really powerful.”– Michael Rinaldi

The monochrome suits - one of the hottest trends for Spring/Summer 2018

The monochrome suits - one of the hottest trends for Spring/Summer 2018

The word “monochromatic” breaks down into two pieces: “mono” meaning single and “chromatic” meaning color. So a monochromatic outfit would consist of pieces of one color.

Sartoria Ciardi - a symbol of elegance in Naples

Sartoria Ciardi - a symbol of elegance in Naples

Sartoria Ciardi is one of the few places where you can still breathe the atmosphere of the old tailors. Renato, the progenitor, learned the art of Neapolitan tailoring at a very young age.The atelier in Naples has become a meeting place for lovers of elegance, travel around the world.

Marni Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Marni Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Marni Spring/Summer 2018 collection is entitled "Lost and Found". For his second men’s show as creative director of Marni, Francesco Risso ushered guests through a darkened tunnel entrance that gave way to a bright industrial space where rows of color-blocked benches perched atop what were ostensibly clear, blow-up rafts.

How fashion helped create Absolver’s believable fantasy world

How fashion helped create Absolver’s believable fantasy world

There is no denying that gaming graphics have become extremely advanced in the last few years. Almost all major games today are accompanied by gorgeous visuals that will keep you glued for hours. Absolver is one such online fighter game that can be played both on a PC and a PS4.

303 TUSCANS awarded Lanificio F.lli Cerruti for ethical fashion and sustainability

303 TUSCANS awarded Lanificio F.lli Cerruti for ethical fashion and sustainability

Cerruti has created a harmonious rapport with the environment by installing a reduce energy system and a recycling steam system.

Make a Great First Impression: Picking the Right Suit for Various Occasions

Make a Great First Impression: Picking the Right Suit for Various Occasions

When you are headed off to an interview in a high profile office setting, it is important to make the right impression. When night falls and you are headed to a formal banquet, however, a suit with different details is necessary. A poorly chosen suit can make you stand out in the wrong way.

How to Look Your Best for a Work Event

How to Look Your Best for a Work Event

Dressing for work can be tricky, but you shouldn’t underestimate the power of image when it comes to business. Whether you’re hosting a networking evening, attending an awards ceremony or holding an office meeting, looking your best at a work event will make you appear confident and professional.

The style of the richest men - Jeff Bezos

The style of the richest men - Jeff Bezos

Jeffrey Preston Bezos was born on 12th of January, 1964. He is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon, the world's largest online shopping retailer.

Versace Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Versace Spring/Summer 2018 collection

There’s a whole new generation buying into Versace and this collection — with its bright silk shirts, gold coin and gargoyle patterns, pinstripes and swirls — was for them.

Announcing the World's First Robotically-Sewn Garment

Announcing the World's First Robotically-Sewn Garment

Sewbo’s technology will allow manufacturers to create higher-quality clothing at lower costs. It will shorten supply chains and lessen the long lead times that hamper the fashion and apparel industries, helping to reduce the complexity of today’s intricate global supply network.

Ermenegildo Zegna Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Ermenegildo Zegna Spring/Summer 2018 collection

In his debut Summer collection, Artistic Director Alessandro Sartori illustrates the exploration of personal conscious and sub-conscious fantasies. Outdoor life unexpectedly meets the indoor throughout a fresh summery breeze which pervades the fluidity of fabrics and delicate silhouettes enlightened by a blaze of colors.

Eco friendly Canepa textiles Spring/Summer 2019 collection presented at Milano Unica

Eco friendly Canepa textiles Spring/Summer 2019 collection presented at Milano Unica

CANEPA is the first company in the world, which committed in the Greenpeace Detox Campaign. Faithful to the commitment to respect and protect the environment, Canepa has responded to the challenge of Greenpeace that aims to free fashion from toxic substances by 2020.

World first ROICA™ premium sustainable stretch fiber got “Synthetic Fiber Prize” for Material Product Innovation

World first ROICA™ premium sustainable stretch fiber got “Synthetic Fiber Prize” for Material Product Innovation

ROICA™ specialties captured the attention of Senken Shimbun, a daily Japanese fashion newspaper, based in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1956, today provides news, research data and new business ideas, and has a great influence over the fashion business in Japan. It helps fashion products throughout Japan to be distributed in Japan's domestic market, and serves as a platform targeting overseas markets.

The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion

The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion

The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (The National Chamber for Italian Fashion) is the non profit making Association which disciplines, co-ordinates and promotes the development of Italian Fashion.

Joseph Abboud Spring/Summer 2018 collection - Illusion and Truth

Joseph Abboud Spring/Summer 2018 collection - Illusion and Truth

The Spring/Summer 2018 collection takes inspiration from 1930s and 40s Hollywood—a golden age for elegant and opulent menswear. It tells the story of dashing film stars and daring directors seen in precisely tailored pieces that are emboldened by unique details and subtly exaggerated shapes. The plot involves formal, restrained structures featured in deep, dramatic hues and gutsy fabrics that embody intensity on and off set. Carefully constructed pieces also appear in gossamer shades of ivory, silver, warm grays and washed blues, producing a sense of the reflective attitude of the actor pondering his character and the director considering his day’s work. The narrative concludes by setting the stage for further exploration of style steeped in fantasy and balanced by authenticity.

Heritage House - boys' suits

Heritage House - boys' suits

BoysSuits.com is owned and operated by Heritage House, a true specialty retailer. Their niche is boys suits and tailored boys dress clothes that create a style and sense of refinement befitting any special occasion. In a world that caters to the masses, Boys Suits takes a different approach. They believe that certain affairs call for a boy to dress in a style that reflects well not only on himself but on his family and on the dignity of the occasion.

Paul Smith presents outfit inspiration for a summer wedding

Paul Smith presents outfit inspiration for a summer wedding

Find outfit inspiration for a summer wedding: whether you’re the groom, best man or an invited guest.

Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 collection

The Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 Collection brings together ease, a cosmopolitan spirit and a raw sense of charm to match the unique landscape of Los Angeles. Berluti's Creative Director Haider Ackermann draws the inspiration for his arty colour palette from the work of American-German photographer Erwin Blumenfeld, notorious for his subtle hues, and sees them through a current lens.

Abraham Moon, Alfred Brown and Taylor & Lodge awarded for keeping fashion traditions

Abraham Moon, Alfred Brown and Taylor & Lodge awarded for keeping fashion traditions

At Milano Unica three UK fabrics manufacturers received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded by TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany to manufactures of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion, keeping traditions and having transparent supply chain.

5 Tips for the Success of Your Fashion Blog

5 Tips for the Success of Your Fashion Blog

A great thing about fashion is that it is naturally disparate. Conformity is rejected and doing things the same way is in direct contrast to the ethos of fashion. Fashion is about disrupting and advancing the understandings of style and beauty. Because of these things, there is infinite room for more voices in the discussion over all things fashion.

Tom Cridland's 30 Year Guarantee Jackets make sustainable fashion appealing to the consumer

Tom Cridland's 30 Year Guarantee Jackets make sustainable fashion appealing to the consumer

Just being environmentally friendly and ethical is obviously not enough in a market saturated with cheap fast fashion. A 30 Year Guarantee encourages people to hang on to their clothing, whilst emphasising quality and lower cost per wear.

Bespoke British Shirts by Emma Willis

Bespoke British Shirts by Emma Willis

Bearland House is an elegant 18th Century townhouse in the centre of historic Gloucester and home to the Emma Willis Factory. Here their luxury shirts, boxer shorts, pyjamas, dressing gowns and walking socks are made using traditional methods of cutting and sewing, making to the highest standards.