Men's suits magazine
The 'Association Nationale pour le Développement des Arts de la Mode' / 'National Association for the Development of the Fashion Arts' (ANDAM) is a non profit organization, established in 1989.
It organizes annual international competitions for finding and supporting young designers from the French and International fashion scene.
Since 2005 the competition is opened to international candidates. This broader scope enables it to rival the most prominent international fashion awards.
The hottest men's suit fashion trend for Spring-Summer 2013 is the retro style of the 20s, known as 'Jazz Age'.
Gentlemen are elegant and stylish wearing a suit. They can create a classy and romantic outlook for themselves for every situation with one well-fitting suit.
So, let's see what are the offers from some of the world's best known fashion brands...
The rock style is the key conception in the new men's collection of Saint Laurent.
After reviewing the Resort 2014 key colors, now let's take a look at Men's patterns for Spring-Summer 2014, summarized by Trend Council.
Men's and Young Men's pattern development continues to grow on European runways. There is both a huge push on Retro Hawaiian florals and conversationals from ditsy florals to polka spot graphics as well as more futuristic Tribal Tech and Photo Real expressions.
Global researches show that men are spending more and more money on clothes and especially on luxury ones. For example in 2011 the spend on luxury menswear has grown twice as fast as women's.
Naturally, when the demand increase, the supply goes up, too.
So, fashion brands see a big opportunity to expand their market share thanks to their menswear collections - 40% of the global sales in 2012 coming from menswear.
After we went over the different types of men's suits and types of men's suit coat pockets, today we'll take a look at men's jacket lapel types. Jacket lapels are the folded flaps of cloth on the front of a jacket or coat. They are mostly used in formal clothing and suit jackets. They are usually formed by folding over the front edges of the jacket or coat and sewing them to the collar, an extra piece of fabric around the back of the neck. The three basic forms of jacket lapels are...
After we have discussed different types of men's suits, now let's take a look at kinds of coat's pockets.
Standard man's coat has two outer pockets and they can be:
Patch pockets - they are sporty type pockets, mostly seen on summer linen suits or other informal styles. A patch pocket is a single extra piece of cloth, sewn directly onto the front of the jacket...
Have you ever asked yourself where does the word 'suit' come from?
Well, the answer is from the French 'suite', which means 'following' and the Latin verb 'sequor' - 'I follow'.
That's because suit's components - jacket, trousers and waistcoat - follow each other, have the same cloth and colour and are worn together.
Let's take a look at some types of suits, which are worn through the years according to the occasion...
Menswear becomes more and more impulsive, capricious and flirty. In other words - more and more feminine.
Summer 2014 menswear collections are full of floral motifs, lace, fishnet and tropic tones.
And while Brands like Lanvin and Jill Sander still keep offering classic outfits, some other fashion houses take our breath away with their eye-catching looks. For example...
The Bulgarian manufacturer of ready-to-wear, made-to-measure and made-to-order men's suits Richmart presented its Spring-Summer 2013 collection during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty.
Richmart is one of the biggest manufacturers of men's suits in Europe and this collection is another proof, that the brand can guarantee to every gentleman, who decides to choose it, a really stylish, elegant and classy look.
On the 27 June 2013 during the Paris Fashion Week, British designer Kim Jones presented his Spring-Summer 2014 menswear collection for the French brand Louis Vuitton.
Jones is style director of Vuitton's Men's Studio for 2 years, working under the artistic direction of Marc Jacobs.
The designer is a travel fanatic and the inspiration for this collection, was his trip to the USA in January this year. In his 41 apparels, Kim Jones tried to represent this 41 archetypes: preppy, broker, frat boy, gas jockey, scout, hippie, greaser, trust fund baby, and so on.
This year for 27th time will be held Taiwanese most prestigious design contest for young fashion designers.
In 2013 'Taiwan Fashion Design Award' might be won by foreigner for the first time, because the organizer - Taiwan Textile Federation - is welcoming international designers to broaden competition's platform.
This year's contest has attracted more than 450 young fashion designers from seven countries (China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Canada, Swaziland and Hong Kong), compete in the preliminary round on 18 July 2013.
The Italian designer Giorgio Armani presented his Spring/Summer 2014 on the Milan runway. The models are vivid and youthful and according to Armani, this is the new fashion, inspired by women's fashion.
Dressed for a season, out and about, the Gucci man embraces prints of flowers and foliage. Sporting a conservative silhouette, structured anoraks, leather shirts, color blocked leggings and more contribute to a steady pacing.
We selected for you the most stylish men in Hollywood in the first half of 2013.
Unico is the new and exclusive made-to-measure service introduced by Angelo Galasso. It is presented a new dimension in menswear - Italian traditional craftsmanship, combined with Angelo’s eye for detail, resulting in an experience that is, as the name suggest, unique to each client.
Made-to-measure (MTM) and personalisation are the new luxury according to Elisabetta Canali, granddaughter of the founder of Italy's finest suit maker. But she definitely sees the rising trend for MTM in menswear as a way of asserting individuality and standing out from the crowd. Canali is keen to stress that its MTM service is different, something that is very much a collaborative process between the customer and the tailor.
Dormeuil offers a new fabric for men's summer suits, exclusively developed to answer the need of the Modern Man. This summer Super 130’s merino wool is treated with a special Nano surface finish to live vagaries of the weather without apprehension.
Suitsupply is a men's fashion label, founded in Amsterdam by Fokke de Jong in 2000. It has 44 locations opened all over the world - from its home base in Amsterdam to London, New York and Chicago. Its last object was officially opened on April 25, 2013 in Philadelphia. It's placed at the 4,300-square-foot corner spot on 16th and Locust that was once a historic hotel. The slick two-story boutique has been revamped with shiny modern accents - like bright-red display tables, eye-popping graphic displays and illuminated built-in shelves that look like something out of an episode of The Jetsons.
A men's suit should look elegant, stylish, classy and new! Every gentleman would like to keep his outlook as smart as possible for a long time. Manufacturers know that and have men's suit jackets pockets sewn shut. This keeps them from deforming while men try on the jackets. Sometimes suits don't have any real pockets, but the flaps, buttons and seems are sewn to look as if there are pockets. In case the jacket has real pockets, its owner should decide if he will use them or he won't.
Indochino is a Vancouver-based made-to-measure men's fashion salon. Recently they began their Phildelphia journey. The goal of this journey is to connect e-buyers with custom-made suits, shirts and schinos made from the finest materials. So the "Travelling Tailor" offers the e-buyers the chance to get to know the brand and to get a personal consultation by Indochino stylists and fitters.
The jury evaluated 30 entries from 18 companies. Seven of the products were selected for the Texprocess Innovation Award, which is given for outstand engineering achievements and product developments of Texprocess exhibitors.
Fashion dictates different colors every season, but black and white combinations are the best choice for the elegant man.
For the upcoming fall/winter 2013, designers are trying to diversify the male wardrobe with new and original suggestions.
The cold seasons are coming but the colorful wear is still in fashion. Men are going to save the summer's memories with the colorful suits.
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT
The famous Bulgarian menswear manufacturer Richmart, which has contracts with more than 30 companies from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland and other countries, is looking for new orders. The Richmart factory has four production lines, equipped with the newest technologies of the industry leaders.
World famous fashion house Alexander McQueen launches series of signature jacket styles - from downtime DBs to classic morning suits - that can be cut to your exact specification and measurements and made of a wide range of exclusive fabrics. Alexander McQueen's new made-to-measure service will be offering an express route to suit customisation. Suits will be made in Italy and it'll take six weeks to be finished.
To look amazing, to feel special, to be classy – dear gentlemen – choose a made-to-measure suit. You can choose details which perfectly match your taste and allow you to feel unique and stylish. Crombie is a British brand, trusted worldwide for the quality of its products and the timeless elegance of its designs. It was established in 1805 and nowadays it continues to source only the finest raw materials to make its luxury menswear.
Parsons has a lot of synonyms- a school of fashion, a school of constructed environments, a school of art, media and technology, a school of art and design history and theory, a school of design strategies.
A luxury man suit is a symbol of status! A well-suited man radiates style, stability, self-confidence and influence. And when it comes to luxury menswear, wool makes the suit! 'Quality suits are like Ferraris, they're a piece of precision engineering,' says veteran menswear buyer and fashion consultant David Bush.
Fashion Design Schools Online is celebrating 10 years of offering education and career training information to individuals interested in a career in fashion or fashion design. Visitors to www.fashiondesignschoolsonline.com can learn about classes, schools and career training options.
The website's editor Michael Swanson said that he didn't expect to be still running this site ten years later. In the past there weren't many sites like theirs but now it is different.
Over the years the name Cary Grant became synonymous with a "well-dressed man". He was an English film and stage actor, who later gained American citizenship. What is the secret of being a stylish man like him?
Condé Nast College of Fashion and Design was opened in London. The students who are going to study in it in the first year are from 23 countries. With two courses on offer, a year-long 'Vogue Fashion Foundation Diploma' and a ten-week 'Fashion Certificate', students are promised an overview of the fashion world, designed to help set them up for jobs in the industry.
Opening a men’s made-to-measure suits store could be a fantastic entrepreneurial decision if you love fashion and retail work. What you need to be successful is: Passion, effort and a good marketing plan. We also offer you to start with a successful partner. Whether you are a fashion designer that has just graduated and is looking for opportunities to start a new business or you are a tailor looking to expand its business – this article is written right for you.
The majority of men still wear traditional men’s suits, however more and more popular becomes the trend to look for a made-to-measure suit. This is the best way to choose the right suit for your body type and save time. You can take your measures and order the suit online from various e-shops for made-to-measure suits. So here we will explain to you how to take your exact measures so that you order your made-to-measure suit.
Patrick Grant has designed a collection for Debenhams. The Savile Row tailor is joined to the menswear line-up of the successful Designers at Debenhams initiative – Jasper Conran, Josh Rocha and Henry Holland.
Everybody’s talking about it, and, for this 10th edition, hundreds of manufacturers will be flocking to Made in France by fatex, the trade show for French high-end clothes manufacturing: a platform for excellence showcasing the unrivalled know-how of France’s finest SMEs specialising in fashion and design across all sectors of the luxury market.For everyone who loves outstanding quality and a certain “je ne sais quoi” that’s a cut above!
If you can't find the exact colour, fit or size you want in the range of ready-to-wear men's suits, you may find the answer with Made-to-Measure, Made-to-order or Bespoke suit. But which option to choose? Let's see:
Gucci will launch a new made-to-measure collection which will be unveiled during the Spring/Summer 2013 Milan menswear shows in June. It contains 23 offers for men's wardrobe and 4 for women's.
Dear gentlemen, do not feel neglected! After we made an overview of women's fashion trends FW-14/15 the other day, now we pay attention to guys, who should also be stylish and keep up with the world fashion trends.
For the upcoming spring-summer 2013, designers are trying to diversify the male wardrobe with new and original suggestions. See what:
The suit is a symbol of authority, status, power, influence. It helps you to add a touch of class to your outfit. Nowadays, the suit has become an integral part of a gentleman’s wardrobe.
But you should not think that wearing a suit is only for the rich and serious ones. Young men, who care about the way they look and the way that other people are looking at them, often wear custom suits to bring out the best of themselves.
First – select the right breast of the jacket. Single-breasted jacket with two buttons is probably the most popular style, but jackets with three or four buttons are also popular. Remember that fashion for men often changes like the women’s fashion.
Only tall and slim guys can wear formal double-breasted jackets, because they add volume to the figure and if you are fuller-figured man, they will make your body look fuller.
Six hundred fewer tons of plastic in the environment in 2011: this is the green result that Benetton Group will achieve by introducing innovative, lightweight liquid wood clothes hangers – 100% biodegradable and recyclable – in place of the plastic hangers usually used to display garments. The eco-hangers, developed in partnership with the Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie in Pfinztal-Berghausen (Germany), will gradually replace their plastic predecessors throughout the worldwide network of Benetton stores.
Poznań Fashion Fair is the most important business event for the fashion industry in Poland.
Twice a year at the grounds of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie designers, manufacturers and importers of clothes, lingerie, clothing accessories, footwear, leather and textiles meet with their clients, showcasing new collections that herald future trends in fashion.
On Tuesday and Wednesday January 11th and 12th, New York will welcome the latest fabric collections at Première Vision Preview New York and creative textile designs at Direction by Indigo. For the second time, the two shows will be held concurrently at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building, allowing U.S. designers and buyers to discover the newest fabric developments and surface designs, addressed to their needs, for the Spring / Summer 2012 season.
Fashion, music and dance merged into an exciting spectacle - The contest for young designers "Richmart Innovation" during the International Fashion Forum – Ruse 2010 was held on April 23 at the City Theatre on the beautiful Danube city of Ruse.
The winner, Nikolai Bozhilov from the National Academy of Art with the project "Recycling Fashion" received the grand prize of Academy of Fashion "Golden Needle 2010" - a unique sculpture by the famous jeweler Angelo Krassin.
On April 23 at the city theatre in Rousse with presentations of innovative solutions, charting the future of the clothing industry, starts the two-day congress Richmart Innovation. European producers of machines and equipment will be presented a number of products - Brisay (DE), Eton (SE), Kaenengiser (DE), Veit (DE), Pfaff (DE), Strobel (DE), AVM (DE), Ina Trading (BG), Lectra (DE). Italian companies will present fabrics - Vitae Barberis, Reda and Fintes. Several consulting companies and universities with profile fashion design, will also make presentations.