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20 years of the international denim trade show Bluezone
This summer, from July 18 - 19, the international denim trade show BLUEZONE will celebrate its anniversary. More than 100 denim and sportswear experts will turn Munich's Zenith area into a blue hotspot. Along with MUNICH FABRIC START and THE SOURCE and with a supporting program that is as full to the brim as it is relevant, the area on Munich's Lilienthalallee will become the hub of the international fashion community.
5 Top Websites for Purchasing Likes: Dominating Instagram
Instagram has become one of the most influential social media platforms in recent years, with millions of users and countless businesses vying for attention. In this competitive landscape, acquiring likes and followers has become a crucial aspect of success on Instagram.
A Tuxedo vs a Suit - Why do we draw such differences
When it comes to formalwear, two options that often come to mind are tuxedos and suits. Although both of them are worn for dressy occasions, they are distinct from each other. Understanding the differences between them is crucial to dress appropriately for various events. The cultural significance of these formalwear options goes beyond just fashion; it reflects social norms and expectations. This paper aims to explore the reasons why we draw such differences between tuxedos and suits.
EIT Culture & Creativity releases its first open calls for proposals to address global challenges
EIT Culture & Creativity releases its first open Calls for Proposals. These proposals are designed to address global challenges Europe faces in higher education, innovation, business creation, and society, with up to €10.45 million in funding available for 2024. The deadline for submissions is the 31 May 2023.
Why presentability is such an important part of doing business
In the business world, presentability refers to the way in which a business presents itself to its customers, clients, and partners. This includes everything from the appearance of a physical location to the way employees dress and interact with customers.
HAENGNAE - A fashion brand for "romantic edgy" who inherit the philosophy of love
HAENGNAE is a fashion brand created by Anna Choi, a Korean designer born in 1992 and raised in Japan. She studied fashion design in New York as well as in Japan, and in 2017, while attending Bunka Fashion College, she won a special prize at the Kobe Fashion Contest and got to study at Nottingham Trent University in England as a scholarship student.
Pure London revealed nature-verse campaign theme for July 2023 show
Pure London, the UK's largest festival of fashion, has announced its Nature-Verse theme for the July 2023 show. Created in collaboration with the show’s trend agency partner Promostyl, Nature-Verse is a fusion of two of 2024’s strongest fashion trends, Nature Preserve and Technology Transition which highlights the powerful role of technology in preserving the natural world.
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
David Roubach is CEO and Founder of Balena, leading Balena’s strategy and long-term vision. Before Balena, David co-founded “The Fridge,” a non-profit organization aiming at reducing food waste. The project provided a series of community fridges located in public spaces, enabling food to be shared within a community, allowing anyone to put in and take out food. David studied Business Administration at the Reichman University in Israel, and Fashion and Sustainability at the University of Bocconi in Milan.
Celebrity spotting in Sydney - where to go
There’s something special about Sydney. Of all the destinations in the world, this is the place that can make you feel like a celebrity as you dress to impress and sit looking across the water at the world’s most famous opera house. The area around Darling Harbour and The Rocks is crammed full of bars, clubs, restaurants and casinos, and is one of the southern hemisphere’s great magnets for glitterati, both from Australia and further afield.
ZERO-TEX fabric at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo
ZERO-TEX is a multifunctional fabric for all situations. It is durale, breathable, antistatic, anti-fouling, water-repellent and much more. I was able to see and touch this fabric at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. I met the designer Chieko Ikegami, who made a collection using this fabric and won the grand prize in the brand contest.
These stars were denied entry to some of Australia's most exclusive nightspots
Whether it’s Sydney, Melbourne, Perth or Brisbane, Australia has some of the most famous and exclusive nightspots in the world. These are places with strict rules for entry, and they won’t just let anyone in. Of course, if you happen to be a famous model, or rapper, or perhaps a member of European royalty, it’s another story – or is it?
Technical innovation and natural fibres for sustainability Fall/Winter 2024/2025
The weaving collection of Südwolle, a world leader in the production of pure wool worsted yarns and wool blends for weaving and circular and flat knitting, further develops the themes that have emerged in recent seasons, interpreting them with a view to long-term sustainability.
Yarns for flat knitting Spring/Summer 2024 Collection
Dopamine is the neurotransmitter associated with happiness. Thanks to its ability to trigger a feeling of wellbeing, it pushes people to be courageous, to do things that are out of the ordinary and to push creative boundaries. But still the easiest way to produce dopamine is to treat yourself and get yourself some sweets! The stunning designs by Thorsten Martens, a young and talented designer from Berlin, created with Spring-Summer 2024 yarns are new source of “dopamine ready-to-wear” to light up and brighten up the days.
Milano Unica 36th edition with strong increase in international buyers
The 36th edition of Milano Unica took place from 01 to 03 February 2023, with an encouraging balance in terms of visitor attendance, especially from abroad. Visitors to Milano Unica, the Italian trade show of high-end fashion textiles and accessories, totaled 5,304, up 47.5% over the February 2022 edition, including 1,500 international (+105%) and 3,804 Italian (+33%). 475 international companies presented their collections of high-end textiles and accessories for the Spring/Summer 2024 season for menswear, womenswear and kidswear at Fiera Milano Rho.
The Woolmark Company Presented at Milano Unica the Collaboration With Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli
Merino wool has once again been put to the test through the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team uniform, designed and developed for the 37th America’s Cup. The uniforms further cement Merino wool’s rightful place as a new breed of natural-performance sailing wear.
Source fashion, Europe’s newest responsible sourcing show presents over 150 audited manufacturers
The only international fashion sourcing platform of its kind in the UK, Source Fashion taking place from 12th – 14th February at Olympia London, has announced a compelling line-up of dedicated country pavilions and over 150 audited, quality manufacturers from around the world including Peru, India, China, Pakistan, Italy, Spain, Greece, North Macedonia, the UAE, Madagascar, Jordan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, the UK and many more who will join the inaugural show which runs parallel to Pure London.
New Study Reveals Explores Artificial Intelligence in Fashion
Researchers explore the use of collaborative artificial intelligence models in the realm of fashion design
White Label World Expo 2023 - UK’s leading online retail sourcing show
White Label World Expo is the UK’s leading online retail sourcing show with the most innovative and progressive products, services and technologies in the white label marketplace. Taking place on the 28th February & 1st of March 2023, the ExCeL in London, will be transformed into the ultimate destination for any forward-thinking online seller!
Lectra extends its software offer to material traceability and reinforces its position in Industry 4.0
Lectra announced the signature of an agreement to acquire 51% of the capital and voting rights of the Dutch company TextileGenesis, which creates radical transparency from fiber - to - retail, and ensures authenticity & provenance of sustainable textiles against generics.The pioneering system engages all 5 - 6 tiers of the supplier ecosystem to create unprecedented traceability based on five key principles.
Textile innovations at Munich Fabric Start Spring/Summer 2024
The fabric trade show MUNICH FABRIC START is establishing itself in Germany as the leading platform for future-relevant textile innovations in the fashion sector. The Munich fabric show manages to strike a balance between euphoria for new things and critical debate. An overview of some of the highlights of the latest show in September and a first preview of the upcoming event.
VIEW Premium Selection Spring/Summer season 2024
The VIEW Premium Selection in Munich has successfully opened the Spring.Summer season 2024. In a tense market environment, the exhibiting weavers, producers and accessories manufacturers and their around 300 pre-collections positioned themselves with strong trend statements and solutionoriented new developments.
How to make Europe more sustainable and resilient
Today, the European DIGITAL SME Alliance organised its General Assembly setting out a new vision for Innovation Made in Europe. The event highlighted the crucial role of ICT small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in advancing Europe’s digital and green transitions and tackling strategic challenges, such as resilience and the energy crisis.
Top ten standout colours at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2023 by Pantone
Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, the trend forecasting and colour consultancy, this season’s report features the top ten standout colours as well as current takes on five core classics we can expect to see as fashion designers introduce new Spring/Summer collections.
PITTIWAY is the theme of Pitti Immagine in January 2023
PITTIWAY, the theme of the upcoming Pitti Immagine winter shows, that will be held from 10th to 13th January 2023. It is the result of a joint effort between creative talents and artists, coordinated by Angelo Figus. It interprets today’s moods and ambitions, transforming them into the leitmotif of the ad campaigns and settings present at the Fortezza da Basso.
15 years SOFIA WEDDING EXPO
The fifteenth edition of the SOFIA WEDDING EXPO will be held at SOFIA HOTEL BALKAN on January 14 and 15, 2023.
MUNICH FABRIC START GmbH is moving up the dates for its international fabric trade shows
From 2023, the summer editions of MUNICH FABRIC START, BLUEZONE, KEYHOUSE and THE SOURCE will take place in the second half of July. Next summer, VIEW will be held for the first time as a reVIEW concept on 5 and 6 September 2023 after MUNICH FABRIC START. The trade show dates for Spring.Summer 24 remain unchanged: VIEW (29 - 30 November 2022), MUNICH FABRIC START (24 - 26 January 2023), BLUEZONE and KEYHOUSE (24 - 25 January 2023).
PURE LONDON starts interview series to tackle the biggest issues facing the fashion industry
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event, is bringing together some of the industry’s leading brands and creative minds to discuss the biggest issues facing the fashion industry today in a series of pioneering podcasts and articles available now on the Pure London website.
Wolven at the forefront of sustainability
Wolven: a community-based sustainable active and swimwear brand focused on creating multifunctional activewear made with OEKO-TEX certified Recycled P.E.T. fabric (RPET). Wolven is unrelenting in its mission to create high quality products that connect us to our environment. In 2021 alone, Wolven removed 38,264 pounds of trash from the ocean.
The international fashion trade fair TextailorExpo 2022 will take place in October
The international exhibition for textiles and fashion TextailorExpo 2022 will take place from October 27-29, 2022 at the Plovdiv International Fair. For three exhibition days, companies will have the opportunity for a presentation and B2B meetings. Within the framework of the exhibition, the TexTailor Expo team, together with partner professional organizations, prepared an accompanying program of seminars and events for maximum benefit to the professional world of the textile and fashion industry, as well as the Leather sector.
EURATEX and partners launched the new Horizon Europe innovation project CISUTAC on circular and sustainable textiles
The new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC was launched this week. It will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. As part of a consortium of 27 partners working on the project, EURATEX will work towards facilitating the Circular Economy transition.
European Textile Industry calls for immediate action to tackle the energy crisis
The European textile & fashion in Europe, represented by EURATEX, calls for a single European strategy to tackle the energy crisis. To safeguard the future of the industry, a revision of the electricity price mechanism is necessary and an EU wide cap on gas prices at 80€/MWh. Special company support needs to be granted to avoid bankruptcy and relocation of textile production outside Europe.
How to Publish Your Cool Fashion Shoot Pics Online
When you have shot the most amazing fashion photo shoot with your model, what comes next? After all the editing and final touches are done, a photographer needs to find a way to publish these images. Potential clients or buyers need to see them as well.
Fashion Business: How To Write A Fashion Business Plan
What do fashion moguls on Fifth Avenue have in common with fledgling designers in basements? They all had a business strategy before they began making garments and recruiting software developers.
COSMOPOLITAN Fashion-tech and its sustainable version at Milano Unica
Discover new fabrics for new garments - such as the exclusive stretch polo-shirt – atthis edition of Milano Unica
Why should you use Wise (formerly Transferwise)? Everything you need to know
Sending money to a foreign account contains excessive charges. Take an example, if you make a money transfer €900 from a UK account to a Euro account, the fee for this transaction will be 32.66 GBP. But, have you ever heard of Wise? if you make this money transaction with Wise the amount will be significantly cheaper, there is a 3.61 GBP fee.
7 Biggest Men's Fashion Trends 2022/2023
High fashion is changing all the time, and with the most recent fashion weeks being really popular, here are some of the men’s latest trends.
Selling in France: the best marketplaces that you need to know
France has about 36 million buyers on the Internet and produces approximately 65 billion euros, which is not negligible and deserves to be studied carefully if you want to expand your business internationally
What is the difference between a mastercard and visa?
Four firms control the electronic payment sector. Except for Discover, the world's merchant accounts are handled by Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Because neither Visa nor Mastercard extends credit or issues cards, their products are distinctive. To put it another way, this implies that Visa and Mastercard credit and debit cards are provided via some kind of co-branded connection. When it comes to credit and debit alternatives, the two firms do not lend money or issue cards, but they work together to provide the widest selection of goods.
How to make your number of followers on TikTok grow quickly?
You've probably heard that TikTok has gained a lot of popularity over the past few years. Now it is no longer a little-known Chinese platform, but a global social network that has brought together a variety of audiences with a variety of interests. People come here to have a good time, meet new phenomena and people, follow trends and ... to work.
The new EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles
The new EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles sets out the vision and concrete actions to ensure that by 2030 textile products placed on the European market are long-lived and recyclable, made as much as possible of recycled fibres, free of hazardous substances and produced in respect of social rights and the environment.
How to Write a High-Grade Narrative Essay
Narrative essays focus on narrating something. The writer tells a story about an issue or event that happened. The main difference between telling stories and writing narrative essays is the evidence. The writer must provide evidence of the narrative they give. The writer narrates the event or story to an audience. They must make sure their story is attractive to avoid boring the reader. They must stick to their points and topic. These details will help you write a high-grade narrative essay.
Your Positive Impact on Fashion - 90 day No New Clothes Pledge
On average, Americans buy about 16 new clothes every 3 months. This phenomenon leads to an increase in the number of clothes in landfills around the world, causing significant pollution.
Why a Good Innovation Process Is Important for Any Business
In today's business world, it is more important than ever to have a good innovation process in place. If you want your company to stay competitive, you need to be constantly coming up with new ideas and products. This can be a daunting task, but with the right tools in place, it can be done. In this blog post, we will discuss why having a good innovation process is so important for any business.
Print-on-demand business and how to start selling custom products
Print-on-demand is a simple and low-risk way to start a highly profitable business. You can make everyday products like t-shirts, custom dresses, posters, backpacks, books and sell them online. The on-demand printing business does not require inventory. All you must do is create a design, put it on the product, and then start selling. You can ask you if this business is promising. In this regard the custom T-shirt market worldwide is expected to cross 10 billion dollars by 2025 and shows no sign of slowing down.
Have You Heard About the Latest Preparation Tools for Microsoft AZ-140 Certification Exam?
Training is an essential part of the certification journey for any advanced or newbie exam-taker. The AZ-104 Practice Test makes no exception to this rule. This test is associated with an international certification entitled Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty certificate. It targets the candidates who want to elevate their expert skills in administrating Azure infrastructure.
What is boucle fabric - everything you need to know
How Boucle fabric is made? Made from multiple components, curls can offer a multi-colored, mottled look achieved by introducing a variety of colors during the production process. Weaving involves a multi-step process that uses two or more threads. First, twist one of the strands and then tighten it to keep strength and durability. Place the other strands loosely to create an uneven texture of curly hair. As you can see, the process of making a loop yarn is very intense, painstaking and can take a long time. However, rewards are always visible when the boucle fabric is created. And bouclé fabric is incredibly durable.
What is linen fabric - everything you need to know
Linen is considered the oldest textile in the world. In fact, its first use goes back about 10,000 years ago. The linen was appreciated by the Egyptian priests in particular who wore linen because of its whiteness, which symbolized purity. The Phaeacians navigators (corresponding approximately to the current Lebanon) bought the linen in Egypt and made it known in Greece, in Italy, Ireland, England, France… Everywhere, the linen was appreciated for its extremely practical side and multi uses. Today it is grown in Europe and 80% of its production comes from France.
Fashion trade fairs 2022/2023
We have gathered for you the major trade fairs and exhibitions mainly in Europe and USA. They are separated by sourcing and selling fairs. At the sourcing fairs you can source fabrics and trims, attend business seminars, meet factories, sample makers, printing companies, and all kinds of production-focused industry professionals.
Pure London launched a newly designed, editorial-style website
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event taking place on 17th – 19th July 2022 at the iconic Olympia London, has announced the launch of its vibrant new campaign and website as it gears up to its first trade collective of fashion brands, creative minds, and inspiring trends in over two years.
Texprocess, Techtextil and Heimtextil Summer Special in June in Frankfurt am Main
At Texprocess in Frankfurt am Main from 21 to 24 June 2022, international exhibitors will present the latest machines, plants, processes and services for the manufacture of garments and textile and flexible materials. Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and this year, once only, the Heimtextil Summer Special, international trade fair for home and contract textiles, takes place at the same time as Texprocess.