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Milano Unica presented the textiles for Spring/Summer 2015

Milano Unica presented the textiles for Spring/Summer 2015

The director of the Men's Fashion Cluster returned from Milano Unica, the international textile fair organized in Italy from 11th to 13th February 2014. At the fair were presented the finest quality products for Spring/Summer 2015 from both Italian and European textile manufacturers.

Which are the most common men's suit patterns?

Which are the most common men's suit patterns?

After we've talked about the All season men's suit and How to take care of wool suits, today we'll take a look at patterns.
Patterns are created in fabric by interweaving differently colored threads. Here are the most common patterns found in a typical wool suit.

Why is vicuna wool so expensive?

Why is vicuna wool so expensive?

The vicu?a lives in the wild on the Andes mountain range, subject to extreme climatic variations, which makes its fleece the softest and finest in the world, but at the same time, in the unparalleled strength of an animal that lives in the absolute wild.

CIFF Copenhagen International Fashion Fair presents Fall/Winter 2014/2015  collections

CIFF Copenhagen International Fashion Fair presents Fall/Winter 2014/2015 collections

From January 30th to February 2nd 2014 at Copenhagen you can visit the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair CIFF - the largest fashion fair in Northern Europe with over 40,000 sqm and countless brands housed under one roof.

At CIFF you can meet the director of the Men's Fashion Cluster and learn more about the Men's Style Fashion Design Contest. He accepts all interested fashion designers to discuss the business opportunities that the project provides to them at Hall: B4 / Stand no.: B4-003B

Menswear Trends for 2014 Explained

Menswear Trends for 2014 Explained

2014 is set to be an innovative year for menswear, whether you are an avid follower of fashion or you demonstrate only an occasional interest. For those considering a wardrobe overhaul, it can sometimes be difficult to translate catwalk trends into more practical outfits that will see you through the coming seasons. However, this practical guide will make sense of Spring/Summer trends and show you how to wear even the trickiest garments favoured by the top designers this season.

"A well dressed man makes the difference" - Interview with the menswear designer Mariana Razuk

The brand Marie Raz was born in Berlin, Germany. It is a men’s label, which has some unisex pieces to offer. The brand stands for a different design with experimental cuts. Very important is choosing the best fabrics and love for details.

How to take care of wool suits?

How to take care of wool suits?

As we have already mentioned many times wool is the perfect fabric for men's suit, because of the important benefits it gives. Choose a suit with higher fiber fineness and you will feel and look great for a very long time.
But what should you know about caring for your wool suit?

All season men's suit

All season men's suit

Nowadays men should look stylish, elegant and classy to radiate the message 'I'm a person you can rely on' which will help them to be successful in their business.
Not only the right style, size and color are important, but the suit's fabric as well. Keeping in mind that men's suit is expensive (but it's definitely a worthy investment) it's the best if you choose an all seasonal piece.

Interview with Gyula Szabó - menswear designer from Hungary

Interview with Gyula Szabó - menswear designer from Hungary

Gyula Szabó is a menswear fashion designer.
Hisoriginal qualification was electrician. He started makingclothes for himself in his twenties. A few years later, he changed his profession and became a garment industrial engineer.
He has worked as a pattern maker.

Spring-Summer 2014 Menswear collection by Dolce & Gabbana

Spring-Summer 2014 Menswear collection by Dolce & Gabbana

The Sicilian mythology and the classic journey of Ulysses are the main inspirations for the creations of Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2014 Menswear collection, which include linen weaves, silk net, cotton, a bold print on one item of clothing or another - etchings of temples, antique coins or the faces of a Greek Gods like Zeus and Apollo.

Man in the fitting room

Man in the fitting room

A really good men's suit fits the body like a glove. With the help of the men's fashion brand Richmart we will help you to find it by providing some tips.

Because of the different structure of male body, suits can have at least 54 different silhouettes. When you add 11 sizes and 3 heights, the possible combinations are 1782. Due to that huge number, every company specializes in specific shapes, but always in all 11 sizes and 3 heights.

Top 10 of the most influential people

Top 10 of the most influential people

Based on the impact of the activities of certain individuals and how this has affected their Wikipedia pages two scientists have compiled a list of the Top 10 most influential people.

Men look hot in three piece suits

Men look hot in three piece suits

During 2013 the three piece suit (jacket, vest and trousers) is a top trend for the men's wardrobe.

Channing Tatum, Tom Cruise, Bradley Cooper and Justin Timberlake are some of the celebrities who were wearing this type of suits on the Red carpet's events.

Men in Israel return to the made-to-measure fashion

Men in Israel return to the made-to-measure fashion

101 Private Line is a manufacturer of ready-to-wear clothes for men, according to a strictly French know-how. The brand has a shop in Jerusalem, Israel.

Representatives of 101 Private Line were on a visit to the Richmart men's suits factory in Ruse, Bulgaria and shared with us some thoughts about men's fashion in Israel and Jerusalem.

Elie Saab organizes a fashion course

Elie Saab organizes a fashion course

The designer Elie Saab will organize a fashion course in cooperation with the London College of Fashion and the Lebanese American University. The course will begin in September 2014.

Fusing Machine FX DIAMOND takes fusing to the next level

Fusing Machine FX DIAMOND takes fusing to the next level

The VEIT Group is worldwide a leading manufacturer of ironing equipment, fusing machines, underpressing and final pressing machines as well as refinishing equipment for garments.

This year the group launched VEIT DIAMOND Fusing Machine Series. This new generation of fusing machines achieves an as yet unmatched fusing quality.

What a really good men's suit can make for you?

What a really good men's suit can make for you?

One really well-fitting men's suit made of high quality fabrics can help every man feel more confident and radiate style.
It's elegant, it's beautiful, it's comfortable, it's practical to wear a suit and there is a suit for every occasion.

Canadian fashion house makes ​​suits in the style of James Bond

Canadian fashion house makes ​​suits in the style of James Bond

Fashion House in Toronto released for businessmen who have to travel to dangerous places, the first bulletproof three-piece suits.

Rising opportunities for menswear fashion designers

Rising opportunities for menswear fashion designers

Different researches show that menswear industry is an excellent business opportunity for fashion designers. How come?
Men want and try to look more and more stylish and fashionable each year. The percentage of gentlemen who state that they are interested in the newest trends is rising - according to one research 37% of guys are interested in learning more about fashion on the web, with 29% reporting that they already read industry news online.

Proper job interview outfit for men

Proper job interview outfit for men

Today we'll take a look at some advices for the outfit which can help men to be appointed to the job of their dreams.
A proper look during a job interview is an important part of the employing process. Next tips may be of interest to those men in quest of a job - recent graduates, professionals seeking for a better job or promotion.

The benefits of the wool fabrics for men's suits

The benefits of the wool fabrics for men's suits

It is believed that the art of spinning wool into yarn was created around 8 000 BC when sheep became domesticated.
Today wool suits are the most popular men's suits on the market, because of the wool's unique properties.
It's a fabric, which is as appropriate for Summer as for Winter. It all depends on the thread count and the number of twists in the fabric.

Men's Style project offers real measures against unemployment in fashion industry

Men's Style project offers real measures against unemployment in fashion industry

Youth unemployment is at critical levels - in the EU 23.3 percent (5.5 million) of those under the age of 25 are jobless, according to EU figures.

The European Union is preparing a 6-billion-euro ($8-billion) package to address the problem. The money will be used to help young people find jobs or vocational training. There are several ways the money can be spent to fight youth unemployment. But what I believe will be the best option is to support entrepreneurship among the unemployed young people.

H&M-suits collection

H&M-suits collection

The fashion brand "H & M" listened to the requirements and needs of the modern man and create their new collection, including elegant suits, blazers and tailored trousers.

Men's coats fashion trends for Fall-Winter 2013/2014

Men's coats fashion trends for Fall-Winter 2013/2014

After we have looked through Men's fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2013/2014, today we'll take a look at men's coats fashion trends for the upcoming cold season.
Menswear collections offer a number of unique styles this season. So, let's see...

What is Fiber Fineness?

What is Fiber Fineness?

An S number on the label of a wool fabric shows the fineness of the wool fiber (measured in micrometers) used in apparel production.
Fiber fineness is one of the factors determining the quality and performance of a wool product and it's also an important marketing device.
The S numbers may be used on products of 100 % wool and on these of at least 45 % wool.

Giorgio Armani for Made-to-measure

Giorgio Armani for Made-to-measure

Giorgio Armani tells the story about his new campaign- Made-to-measure suits.

The colors for Fall/Winter 2013-2014

The colors for Fall/Winter 2013-2014

Nowadays it is unlikely to see the man dressed only in black, white or dark blue. The men was their own trends and the men's fashion is growing up.

Alexandre Mattiussi's new menswear collection won the ANDAM Fashion Award 2013

Alexandre Mattiussi's new menswear collection won the ANDAM Fashion Award 2013

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.

Men`s suit fashion trends for Spring-Summer 2013

Men`s suit fashion trends for Spring-Summer 2013

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...

Saint Laurent Men`s Spring/Summer 2014

Saint Laurent Men`s Spring/Summer 2014

The rock style is the key conception in the new men's collection of Saint Laurent.

Inspirational Men`s patterns for Spring-Summer 2014 - trend forecast

Inspirational Men`s patterns for Spring-Summer 2014 - trend forecast

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.

Made-to-measure - the new fashion trend for men

Made-to-measure - the new fashion trend for men

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.

Men`s jacket lapel types

Men`s jacket lapel types

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...

Types of men`s suit coat pockets

Types of men`s suit coat pockets

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...

What are the different types of men's suits?

What are the different types of men's suits?

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...

Men must have gone crazy. 7 Top trends for Summer 2014

Men must have gone crazy. 7 Top trends for Summer 2014

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...

Style and Elegance in the Spring-Summer 2013 menswear collection by Richmart

Style and Elegance in the Spring-Summer 2013 menswear collection by Richmart

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.

Spring-Summer 2014 menswear collection by Louis Vuitton

Spring-Summer 2014 menswear collection by Louis Vuitton

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.

Taiwan Fashion Design Award opens up to foreign designers

Taiwan Fashion Design Award opens up to foreign designers

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.

Armani's collection for Spring/Summer 2014

Armani's collection for Spring/Summer 2014

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.

Gucci's collection for Spring/Summer 2014

Gucci's collection for Spring/Summer 2014

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.

The most stylish men in Hollywood

The most stylish men in Hollywood

We selected for you the most stylish men in Hollywood in the first half of 2013.

Made-to-measure menswear by Angelo

Made-to-measure menswear by Angelo

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.

Canali in Hong Kong

Canali in Hong Kong

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

Dormeuil offers a new fabric for men's summer suits

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.

Men's fashion label Suitsupply with new Philadelphia location

Men's fashion label Suitsupply with new Philadelphia location

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.

Why men's suit jacket pockets are sewn shut ?

Why men's suit jacket pockets are sewn shut ?

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

Indochino "Travelling Tailor"

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.

Ironing Machine from VEIT Group received  the Texprocess Innovation Award 2013

Ironing Machine from VEIT Group received the Texprocess Innovation Award 2013

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.

The classic combination of black suit and white shirt - symbol of elegance

The classic combination of black suit and white shirt - symbol of elegance

Fashion dictates different colors every season, but black and white combinations are the best choice for the elegant man.