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AEI Téxtils participated in the European Cluster Conference 2020
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AEI Téxtils participated in the European Cluster Conference 2020

AEI Téxtils, the Catalan technical textiles’ cluster, has participated in the European Cluster Conference 2020. The conference was held on November 10th and 11th and was organized by the European Cluster Collaboration platform (ECCP), the European Commission and the German Presidency of the European Union.

The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research to develop reusable medical face masks of precision woven fabric
Menswear fabrics

The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research to develop reusable medical face masks of precision woven fabric

The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research are launching a project to develop reusable medical face masks based on high-precision air jet weaving technology. The project is initiated by weaving machine manufacturer Lindauer DORNIER.

Intelligent tablecloths
Business news

Intelligent tablecloths

Current hygiene regulations all over the world require restaurant operators to ensure sufficient distance between guests. Intelligent tablecloths could soon help with this often complicated seating management. In addition, with the help of sensor technology, restaurant visitors could place their orders directly into the fabric without contact with the waiter and even use play functions after the meal. The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) are conducting research on tablecloths that are not only smart but also feel like textiles and can be used despite having built-in sensors.

Gallery FASHION and Gallery SHOES - 30 August - 01 September 2020
Fashion fairs

Gallery FASHION and Gallery SHOES - 30 August - 01 September 2020

German kick-off for the European fashion and shoe industry in the end of August. Gallery FASHION and Gallery SHOES, together with their accompanying five-day SHOWROOM CONCEPT coinciding with Supreme Düsseldorf from 28 August 2020, will be offering the first opportunity for the sector to get together in Germany from 30 August until 1 September 2020.

ELIIT Project - the first 15 selected partnerships are announced
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ELIIT Project - the first 15 selected partnerships are announced

The ELIIT Project announced its first 15 selected partnerships between textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors (TCLF) and technology owners/providers. The selected partnerships have received an outstanding evaluation from the 93 proposals submitted to the first ELIIT call for proposals, which closed on 31 March 2020.

White Label World Expo Europe postponed to October 2020
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White Label World Expo Europe postponed to October 2020

Prysm Media Group, organisers of the White Label World Expo, has been closely monitoring updates and advice regarding the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. They have come to the difficult decision of postponing the White Label World Expo Europe in Frankfurt, Germany until the 21 & 22 October 2020.

The international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies h+h cologne 2019 goes green
Fashion fairs

The international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies h+h cologne 2019 goes green

The world's largest trade fair for creative handicraft & hobby supplies, h+h cologne that came to a close in Cologne on Sunday this year had around 16,500 trade visitors from 80 countries (2018: 73 countries). In this way it marked a further chapter in the success story of the international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies.

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019
Fashion fairs

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019

The industry looks forward to Texprocess, the leading trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials, taking place in Frankfurt from 14 to 17 May 2019. "Sales in the entire German Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 5.7 percent in real terms yearon-year in the months from January to October 2018," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at Texprocess's international press conference in Frankfurt.

Joop! presents Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection at Pitti Uomo
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Joop! presents Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection at Pitti Uomo

Joop!, the brand of German origins with a strong identity, presents at Pitti Uomo the highlights of its men’s Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection named Urban Ambassadors.

Discover Some of Germany's Best Fashion (And More) in Stuttgart
Fashion in the industry

Discover Some of Germany's Best Fashion (And More) in Stuttgart

A city with a rich history and fascinating architecture, Stuttgart is one of Germany's most interesting places to visit. As different as could be from the likes of Berlin, Munich, or Hamburg, Stuttgart lends itself well to really indulging in "me" time and putting in the effort to better yourself – both in terms of culture and style.

The trends at h+h cologne 2018: Sustainable and natural, colourful and animal crazy, glamorous and glitter
Ethical Fashion

The trends at h+h cologne 2018: Sustainable and natural, colourful and animal crazy, glamorous and glitter

h+h cologne, the leading global trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies in Cologne will be offering national and international top companies and visitors from the specialised trade an ideal platform again from 23 to 25 March, where they can present and discover the new products and innovations of the textile handicraft section. The largest trade fair in the world picks up on the big trends and topics of the industry and this year is particlarly occupying itself with the international correlations that are moving the handicraft world. A trend overview.

Cooperation agreement between mtex+ Chemnitz and SALTEX Dornbirn
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Cooperation agreement between mtex+ Chemnitz and SALTEX Dornbirn

Cooperation agreement between mtex+ Chemnitz and SALTEX Dornbirn: The association of the North-East German Textile and Clothing Industry will be present at SALTEX 2018 with a joint booth of its members.

High-tech textiles – a cross-industry inspiration
Events

High-tech textiles – a cross-industry inspiration

Stuttgart – between November 30 and December 1, one of the most important conventions for the European technical textile industry took place in Stuttgart. The Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf-International Textile Conference brought together 600 professionals from 28 countries, across four continents from the textile, textilemachinery and various user-industries. Economy and research experts reported on research results and marketable textile innovations concerning high performance fibers, fiber composites and medical textiles.

Best dressed men at Bambi Awards 2017
Fashion on the red carpet

Best dressed men at Bambi Awards 2017

The cheers on the red carpet were deafening as around 500 fans and 270 reporters tried to catch a glimpse of the German and international celebrities entering the Theater am Potsdamer Platz on 16 November.

The future of clothing production
How to produce

The future of clothing production

One of the projects that caught my attention at Munich Fabric Start was the MicroFactory at Keyhouse. Coordinated by the Deutsche Institute fur Textil- und Faserforschung (German Institute for Textile and Fibre Research), MicroFactory at Keyhouse demonstrated for the first time a fully networked and integrated production chain from the design stage through to the finished product. It illustrated the possibility for a swift reaction to market needs already from the first production batch.

Munich Fabric Start presents Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 trends and pushes new trade fair and event formats
Fashion fairs

Munich Fabric Start presents Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 trends and pushes new trade fair and event formats

Munich Fabric Start kicks off the new trade fair cycle for Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 with even greater impact. In addition to extending existing areas, a new trade fair format MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE will be launched, extending the ranges to include the next step in the value chain.

Illustrations of TOC principles to make the Theory of Constraints understandable to children
Curious news

Illustrations of TOC principles to make the Theory of Constraints understandable to children

During the International TOCICO Conference in Berlin, Germany, from 15 to 19 July, TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany presented illustrations, inspired by the Theory of Constraints (TOC) principles. They are made in order to be used to explain TOC to children in an amusing way.

Made To Measure and Made To Order - The New Fashion Formula - From Sheep to Suit
Made-to-order Men's Suits

Made To Measure and Made To Order - The New Fashion Formula - From Sheep to Suit

The global men's fashion supply chain is driven by large brands which dictate styles, materials and prices. Traditional contract manufacturing for these brands operates under price-based competition. In order to break out of this dead end, Richmart, the most modern made-to-measure men's suits factory in Eastern Europe, decided to reconfigure its entire supply chain. The managers undertook a detailed Thinking Process analysis of the supply chain, based on the principles of the Theory of Constraints and decided to move towards a win-win partnership between all parties involved from the wool through fabric, machinery and equipment to sewing factories and fashion consultants to the consumer. The Sales Director of Men's Fashion Group Dean Manev and Martina Martini (Art Director) made a presentation about Made To Measure and Made To Order services during the International TOCICO conference in Berlin, Germany on 19 July.

Meet some of the lectors of the 2017 TOCICO International Conference in Berlin
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Meet some of the lectors of the 2017 TOCICO International Conference in Berlin

The 2017 TOCICO International Conference will be held July 16th - 19th in Berlin, Germany. TOCICO Conferences are held each year to showcase the new developments of TOC applications. This year features applications including Texas State Government Management, Microsoft supply chain, Japanese ship building, solving the real estate crisis, Adobe software development, movie production, communication skills with autistic children, Nine TOC How-To full and 1/2 day workshops, and over 60 more sessions.

Kufner had a highly successful exhibition at Techtextil 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Menswear fabrics

Kufner had a highly successful exhibition at Techtextil 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Kufner is a fully integrated company with a 150year old tradition located in Munich, Germany. Its 520 staff in four production sites on two continents produce about 150 million meters each year. The vertical integration includes production stages weaving, knitting, finishing and coating as well as production of thermo-bonded nonwovens and warp production.

Texprocess opens with increased exhibitor numbers once again
World fashion

Texprocess opens with increased exhibitor numbers once again

With 312 exhibitors from 36 countries (2015: 273 from 33 countries) and a growth rate of 14 %, Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017) launches its biggest event ever. Held in parallel to Techtextil, Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials in Frankfurt am Main, will showcase, for the fourth time, all the stages of the value creation train in the textile industry, including design technologies, IT, the various processes and procedures for cutting, sewing, seaming, embroidering and knitting, as well as technologies for finishing, textile printing and logistics. And Texprocess will be offering additional stimulus for the sector with the first ever Digital Textile Micro Factory.

Brachmann Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Brachmann Spring/Summer 2017 collection

One of our favourite menswear brands from Germany – BRACHMANN – unveiled anothr great – classic collection during the fashion fest in Berlin. The BRACHMANN menswear collection Spring/Summer 2017 is inspired by classics such as maritime sailor shirt and trousers, the duffel coat and Guernsey sweaters.

German made-to-measure suits by Eduard Dressler
Made-to-measure

German made-to-measure suits by Eduard Dressler

Eduard Dressler had a vision: each suit should be of excellent craftsmanship, highest quality and wearing comfort. With passion and creativity he revolutionised what at that time was traditional tailoring with innovative production methods. Based on our founder’s vision, our goal today is to refine every finished product to uncompromising hand-crafted perfection. Thanks to this philosophy the EDUARD DRESSLER brand stands more than ever for masculine, elegant sophistication – quite simply a style that’s timeless.

The key players in kids' fashion meet at the leading German trade show
Children's Suits

The key players in kids' fashion meet at the leading German trade show

The Supreme Group kicks off the order season 2017 – and the year of its tenth anniversary – with the 9th edition of Supreme Kids on January 27th through 29th at MTC World of fashion, House 1 in Munich.

MCM celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a glittering evening in Munich
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MCM celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a glittering evening in Munich

German-born luxury brand MCM celebrated its 40th Anniversary in style last night with a very special evening in its hometown of Munich, Germany. Founded in 1976 in the Bavarian capital’s hedonistic heyday, MCM owes its inspirational founding elements to the city – which has long combined a passion for glamour, music, fashion and travel with traditions of high quality craftsmanship, refinement, opulence and good design.

Made-to-measure suits and traditional tailoring by Monokel Berlin
Made-to-measure

Made-to-measure suits and traditional tailoring by Monokel Berlin

Monokel Berlin is 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, we will create your tailor-made suit, shirt or chino-trousers. We would be happy to also advise you on your wedding suit. We can supply you with made-to-measure clothing, including the matching accessories, such as ties, pocket squares and men’s shoes, available in always changing collections.

Popular men's suit bespoke tailors in Berlin
Bespoke Men's Suits

Popular men's suit bespoke tailors in Berlin

Today, we are going to present you some of the most popular in the capital of Germany - Berlin. The city is well known with the fashion events that are hosted there. We all know about Berlin Fashion Week, but nobody is thinking that there may be find some of the master tailors in Europe.

Happy Birthday Celebrities: Martin Freeman
Celebrity fashion

Happy Birthday Celebrities: Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman is a real style icon, wearing suits that are remembered on the red carpet. He looks perfectly in this three piece grey suit, arriving for the premiere of `The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug` in Berlin, Germany. The suit also has a perfect fit, which we can see rarely among celebrities, unfortunately.

Competitions & awards

"Designer for Tomorrow 2016" winner is Edda Gimnes

Edda Gimnes is the winner of the 2016 fashion talent award “Designer for Tomorrow” by Peek & Cloppenburg and its online shop Fashion ID.

Annette Goertz Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection
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Annette Goertz Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection

Annette called her Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection 'Structural Art' and its a 'meeting' of art and architecture in geometric forms, neoprene and denim, fur and leather. The garments are in the typical for the brand clean and unobtrusive lines, giving the perfect mix of comfortable serenity, sensual elegance and refined tailoring.

Mariana Razuk - a men's fashion designer based in Germany
People profiles

Mariana Razuk - a men's fashion designer based in Germany

Mariana Razuk is a Brazilian-born, Germany-based menswear designer - the creative director of the brand Marie Raz. We know Mariana from her participation in the Men's Style fashion design project which main idea was to support designers to create their own successful businesses.

German Fashion: Brachmann Spring/Summer 2016
Menswear collections

German Fashion: Brachmann Spring/Summer 2016

The label BRACHMANN Menswear reworks the classical male wardrobe by playing with hybrids, silhouettes and details. With a strong signature educated by architecture, the label deconstructs classical menswear staples and recomposes them while looking for inspiration in the Bauhaus-Style, contemporary art and popular culture.

Heiko Maas - the German Justice Minister's style
Celebrity fashion

Heiko Maas - the German Justice Minister's style

Having in mind that he is a German (and we know how serious and orderly they are), I think that his style is not too conservative. Heiko Maas meets the requirements of the formal dress code, but in a pretty elegant way with a hint of a personality statement.

100% Merino wool outerwear by Woolrich
World fashion

100% Merino wool outerwear by Woolrich

In the early 19th century, John Rich II, son of an English wool carder, set off from Liverpool across the Atlantic in search of a new life. He went on to found the Woolrich Woolen Mills in Pennsylvania in 1830 and travelled from logging camp to logging camp selling his first wool products: wool fabric, wool socks and basic wool garments.

German Fashion: Jil Sander
Menswear collections

German Fashion: Jil Sander

Heidemarie Jiline "Jil" Sander is a minimalist German fashion designer and the founder of the Jil Sander fashion house.

10 Years European Fashion Award FASH
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10 Years European Fashion Award FASH

'We launched the European Fashion Award FASH competition in 2005, and expanded it to a global level in 2011 thanks to its popularity. In 2008, the foundation's charitable work was honored by the German government and business initiative 'Germany - Land of Ideas'.

ESMOD Berlin celebrated their 20 Year Anniversary
Fashion design education

ESMOD Berlin celebrated their 20 Year Anniversary

The ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion celebrated their 20-year anniversary on Wednesday (October 15, 2014) with an international fashion show under the patronage of Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit.

Frankfurt Style Award 2014
Competitions & awards

Frankfurt Style Award 2014

The previous night we became spectators of the final event of one great platform for young fashion designers - Frankfurt Style Award 2014. At the Frankfurt International Airport were presented the top 60 creations, chosen from the work of students from more than 400 fashion schools in 34 countries.

Where to study Fashion design - Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe
Fashion design education

Where to study Fashion design - Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe

For those who want to study fashion design in Europe we created a list of 30 of the best schools in Europe, where you can receive quality Fashion design education (ordered alphabetically by the name of the countries).

Fashion brand RESERVED launches in Germany and reveals Georgia May Jagger as its new face
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Fashion brand RESERVED launches in Germany and reveals Georgia May Jagger as its new face

July 2014 marks the launch of one of Europe’s biggest fashion chains in Germany. The fast fashion retailer RESERVED is best known for womenswear, which transfers the latest trends and inspirations of the world’s catwalks to the street. The brand also offers a wide range of contemporary menswear and playful kid’s clothes.

HUNKEMÖLLER presents its 2014 swimwear collection: Make it unforgettable
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HUNKEMÖLLER presents its 2014 swimwear collection: Make it unforgettable

Picture pearly white beaches, an azure sea and lots of sunshine. During the long, sultry summer evenings and festival celebrations, you shine in the bright colours, fashionable prints and elegant curves of the Hunkemöller 2014 Swimwear Collection.

Interviews

"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.

Michalsky - Cosmopolitan fashion from the new Berlin
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Michalsky - Cosmopolitan fashion from the new Berlin

Michael Michalsky is a German fashion designer, founder and head designer of the fashion label Michalsky.

Michalsky collection belongs to the high fashion segment and combines classic styles with streetwear influences.

With his designs Michalsky wants to address a wide range of people and encourage a joyful approach to fashion. This mindset is expressed in the claim "Real Clothes for Real People".

Halle Berry on her second cover for Interview Magazine Germany
Fashion magazines and books

Halle Berry on her second cover for Interview Magazine Germany

Halle Berry is on her second cover for Interview Magazine Germany - she's gone full on 70's vintage glam for the occasion. The 46 years old actress is serving up glam, retro and vintage looks for the November 2012 Issue. She is rocking platform heels and a sexy blue blouse and shades for inside the issue.

Only about 25% of the designers and brands showing at Paris Fashion Week are French
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Only about 25% of the designers and brands showing at Paris Fashion Week are French

Taking a look at the schedule of designers and brands, presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, you can see that foreign names prevail. About 25% are the real French designers and brands, such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Sonia Rykiel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Agnes B. etc. There are many Italian and Belgian designers and fashion houses that show their collections in Paris and among the other presented countries are Great Britain, USA, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Brazil...

Collections Premieres Duesseldorf fashion fair began
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Collections Premieres Duesseldorf fashion fair began

In Duesseldorf, Germany began the fashion fair Collections Premieres Duesseldorf (CPD) and it will take place from 7th to 9th February.

Start your voyage of discovery into the world of fashion with over 1,010 collections and 22 fashion shows: Sparkling diversity, extensive choice, talented young designers. The 2010/11 Winter season in all its exciting facets.

Discover international collections and new labels from Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Poland, Finland, the Netherlands, Macedonia, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Ireland, Switzerland, Russia, the USA and many others.

Claudia Schiffer will never have plastic surgery
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Claudia Schiffer will never have plastic surgery

The German supermodel can't understand why some people decide to go under the knife as she would be worried about the impact it might have on her health.

She said: "I would never have plastic surgery, as I'd be worried about the long-term effects. Ageing is part of life and I think everyone must accept that looks will change."

To ensure she looks as good as possible, Claudia, 39, tries to eat healthily.

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