Men's suits magazine
In clothing retail, the battle of the supply chains is underway. In response to consumer trends, products can now reach the high street in record time and at bargain prices, all thanks to supply chains custom designed to support a high-volume, more flexible model.
Summer is the perfect time for a fresh new look and Crane Brothers have given their website and online store a clever makeover in collaboration with multi-award winning designers Sons & Co. The new site launched and takes you into the handsome world of founder Murray Crane's highly regarded label. The site is designed to enhance the user experience, offer a greater range of product and more detailed information about how the impeccable suits are tailored and the brand's made to measure services.
Who were the best dressed celebrities at the MTV Movie Awards 2016 Red carpet? Who were really dressed to impress? Let's see BGFN's favorites, who were brave enough to choose something both stylish and eye-catching...
According to the visual discovery tool Pinterest, that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests, the colour that's been hitting all the right notes for men's fashion this season is 'astronaut blue'.
Higgins & Brown is a Savile Row tailor offering made-to-measure and bespoke garments, finished and ready to wear within 5 to 6 weeks (for MTM). The atelier offers to its customers classic English tailoring combined with respect to men's personality and preferences.
At the end of the year companies spend a lot of money for advertising materials - calendars, pens, notepads, etc. But very few companies try to be more original and practical. We have an idea how companies can take an example from sport and can create clothes for their fans to advertise themselves and increase their prestige...
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.
Kim Jones is a British fashion designer, born in London, UK, in 1979. In 2011, Jones was named the new style director of Louis Vuitton's men's ready-to-wear division, replacing Paul Helbers who held the position for five years.
Sundays are mostly reserved for your most casual attire. But occasionally you need to get all dressed up. Think about the weddings, baptisms, graduation ceremonies, and the like. That’s where you need a suiting look that’s a nice as something you’d wear to work, but with a slightly less aggressive vibe.
This year, to maintain profitability and a competitive positioning, many vendors will be forced to make extensive adjustments to their pricing and product range strategies. Numerous opinion leaders have already shared a similar view in various media.
Karl Lagerfeld has reached a level of disturbing dandyism in the maturity of his fashion career. Weight loss and plastic surgery had to proclaim the convulsions of his fashion presence, but his mouth strongly reminded that of the elderly Coco Chanel, which resulted in a grimace over strictness and fashionable contempt.
Timberlake aired his first solo album in 2002 and throughout his career he has won nine Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, seven American Music Awards, three Brit Awards, ten Billboard Music Awards and eleven MTV Video Music Awards.
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.
The famous tailor Luciano Barbera gives advises for choosing the suit according to the season and what are the materials we should prefer.
Thomas William Hiddleston is an English actor, born in Westminster, London, UK, in 1981. He is best known for his role as Loki in Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and Thor: The Dark World (2013). On the Red carpet, Tom is always stylish and smiling - equipped with a perfectly fitted suit and a charming smile, which make him even cuter.
Michael Fish is the absolute dandy of the 60s, who returned the baroque brocade liveries, shirts with plastron, quillings, frill and the whole excessiveness of Macaronism.
Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE (1904-1980) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer. He often photographed the Royal Family for official publication and was considered the most elegant man in England during the 30s and 40s.
In 2015, Eddie was named number one in GQ's 50 best dressed British men. Well, he is definitely a fan of the Black tie dress code, but...
Checks are considered to be less formal than solids or stripes and they are ideal if you want to have a more relaxed office style. Checks come in a number of different styles and they are very fashionable nowadays.
A well-made suit can be distinguished by the details. One of the features of a high quality custom suit are the 'Working cuffs' - the suit sleeve buttons that are functional and work.
The famous tailor Luciano Barbera gives advises and tips how to wear a shirt and a tie. "It is not enough to have beautiful clothes. Lots of people have beautiful clothes. In fact some people have too many. What is important is what you do with them." - said Barbera.
Stefano Ricci is an Italian menswear designer with more than 30 years of experience. His eponymous brand (which is one of the Top 20 European made-to-measure men's suit brands) was created with the idea of offering 'the highest standards of the hand-made tradition'.
In addition to his acting skills, Zachary looks pretty good in a well-fitting men's suit. For his Red carpet appearances he usually chooses classic two or three-piece suits, combined with a tie/bowtie. He has been on the cover's of August Man, Manhattan and other men's magazines.
For the fashion forward gentleman’s formal occasions, luxurious jewel hued mikado and shantung are fashioned into razor sharp tuxedos.
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.
The last edition of the Awards was held last night (April 3, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. And we couldn't miss the trend - black is out, colors are in!
Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet, essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe, born in Paris, France, in 1821. His most famous work Les Fleurs du mal expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century.
Interview with Charlie Baker-Collingwood, the creator of Henry Herbert Tailors.
AMF Stitching, which is also known as Pick Stitching, is a small stitch around the edges of the jacket, the lapel and the pockets. The Acronym AMF refers to the machine that creates the stitch, manufactured by the company American Machine and Foundry.
Beau Brummell is credited with introducing and establishing the perfectly fitted and tailored bespoke garments as a trend in menswear. He is the 'father' of dandyism.
Deco 2000 duplicates the needlework of a skilled hand sewer by sewing true pick stitch, saddle stitch and long/short variations. Customized decorative stitching is easily programmable from the touch screen including the backtacking and condensed stitching at the beginning and end of the sewing cycle.
Having in mind the rising importance of customization for the men's suit market, we've made for you a selection of Top 20 made-to-measure men's suit brands in Europe...
Lanieri is the first custom made-to-measure menswear Made in Italy. The company is among the Top 20 European made-to-measure men's suit brands. To help customers find inspiration for their own garments, Lanieri launches seasonal ranges of tailored suits, ready for customization.
Richmart Junior showed their Spring designs of kids' jackets. We really love their designs with original embroideries and attractive linings, made of 100% viscose.
The MTM service provides the costumers with an experience in fine craftsmanship which results in a superior quality garment. Each garment is individually fitted by the retailers well educated staff, to match your specific needs and measurements. Then you have the opportunity to choose from hundreds of selected fabrics, what all comes from the finest fabric producers in Europe like Loro Piana, Dormeuil, Vitale Barberis and Cerutti etc.
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.
American designer Tom Ford continues to blend his new penchant for casual and formal styles. The spring-summer 2016 menswear collection delivers a strong lineup of trim, tailored suiting.
Crane Brothers' goal is to create beautiful modern tailored garments with a permanence and style that will not date. They strive to achieve this by staying true to the founding principles of men’s tailoring whilst adopting our own contemporary approach.
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.
The development of the design (in all fields) during the centuries is an interesting process. The concept for the look of the sewing machine has also changed during that time and now we'll take a look at our top 5 favorite innovative designs, presented during the last years, because they determine the future trends in sewing machines' design...
'This collection, combining traditional French, foreign, aristocratic and military influences into a new, modern urban style, celebrates that inspiring tradition of openness and adaptation. Scottish tartans, French Jacquards and Japanese wools are used for a variety of riffs on classic fraks, relaxed streetwear and cuirassier uniforms.'
After a long career in corporate management the Signature Clothing understand intimately your issues, frustrations and pain points trying to find a uniform.
You do not need Luciano Barbera to tell you that the suit is the key element in any gentleman’s wardrobe. So, he will tell you a story instead.
You’re attending a wedding, and you have already made the decision to go with a tuxedo over a suit. That’s a step in the right direction, but unfortunately the process isn’t done just yet.
DAKS menswear collection took Milan Fashion Week once again as its main stage, for the Fall Winter 2016 season Creative Director Filippo Scuffi honored the label’s London heritage.
David Needleman is a US photographer, born and raced in New York City. Over the last 5 years, David has been a regular contributor of celebrity portraiture to L'Uomo Vogue. In addition, David has also photographed for Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Out and more.
The atelier's detailed measuring process takes nearly 40 points of measurements. Each J. Tooe garment is cut from luxury European fabrics, fully canvassed with horsehair and crafted to customer's exact fit. All garments are made in the UK for 6-8 weeks.
Have a long term marketing strategy that needs to communicate a message to the clients. You have to answer the questions:
*What can I do to help the society?
* Who is the customer and what do they expect?
* What the customer wants?
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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.
Adrian Jules Ltd was founded in 1964 in Rochester, New York, by Italian master tailor and designer Adriano Roberti. Nowadays brothers Arnie and Peter Roberti managed to turn it into the 'leading American Bespoke custom clothing manufacturer', combining the traditional Italian-American handwork and modern taste.