VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: European Industry meeting with election of new board of directors
This year's VDMA TFL industry meeting took place on 14 and 15 November in Berlin. For many years, the trade association has been committed to Europeanisation and this year, too, further European members have joined the ranks. "Only together as a European industry can we form an antithesis to the current global framework conditions and remain competitive," said Elgar Straub, Managing Director of the TFL trade association. The consequences of the trade dispute between the USA and China and the unclear Brexit situation are causing great uncertainty and unrest in the markets. The industry is also feeling this, and strong European cohesion is the necessary response to the current political and economic situation.
Fashion and luxury companies are facing a huge revolution. The digital era has led to several transformations in terms of business models, operating processes and customer experiences. Milan, one of the fastest growing cities in Europe, is rapidly becoming the “place to be” to learn by living a full immersion in the fashion and luxury industries of the future.
Pitti Uomo invites Aldo Maria Camillo to present the first collection ever released by his brand, bearing his name: ALDOMARIACAMILLO.
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.
"Sales in the Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 11.4 percent in real terms in the months from January to August 2018 compared with the previous year," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at the industry meeting and general meeting of the trade association in Munich. Similarly, exports by the sector, which brings together manufacturers of sewing and garment technology, shoe and leather technology as well as laundry and dry-cleaning technology, increased by 6.2 percent in 2017 from 1.049 billion euros (2016) to 1.114 billion euros (2017). "Although times are still economically successful, many external components, such as Brexit or the trade policy of the US President, are nevertheless bringing considerable unrest to the markets," said G?nter Veit, Chairman of the VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies.
ITMA is the trendsetting textile and garment technology platform where the industry converges every four years to explore fresh ideas, effective solutions and collaborative partnerships for business growth. Organised by ITMA Services, the upcoming ITMA will be held from 20 to 26 June 2019 in Barcelona at Fira De Barcelona, Gran Via.
Alessandro Dal Buoni is a natural born photographer that leap us up by a supreme aesthetic. One of these natural born artists that make you want to see realness in a new way. Born in Italy and currently based in London.
At this edition, Pitti Italics – the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery program that promotes and supports new generations of fashion designers and the most interesting brands that design and manufacture in Italy – is shining the spotlights on MAGLIANO.
MANGO announces the international launch of its new line of male fragrances, Fragrance Department, which includes three offerings, each one inspired by a different lifestyle.The three fragrances, and their simple and modern packaging design, are aimed at the fashion-conscious, masculine, contemporary and elegant male.
The latest trend in men’s suits: the Slim-fit Travel range. The perfect option for the modern man who is looking for a comfortable two-piece suit for a business trip. Its slim-fit cut enhances the male silhouette. Its wool fabric is stretchy and water and crease resistant, making it possible to maintain your suit impeccable throughout the day.
The creative world of Spanish fashion gathers at the 66th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
The big event in Spanish Fashion, organised by IFEMA, will take place from 14 to 19 September. On the 14th, fashion shows and presentations will take place at different locations in the city. From the 15th to Tuesday the 19th, fashion shows will take place in hall 14.1 at IFEMA-Feria de Madrid, with some events closing with presentations and shows at other locations in Madrid.
The traditional final event of the academic year took place on July 5th at 9.30 pm at the NABA campus in Milan. Almost 200 students from the BA in Fashion Design (60 of which attended the course in Fashion Styling & Communication) and 45 students of the MA in Fashion and Textile Design were able to celebrate their hard work with a catwalk attended by press, fashion institutions, companies and influencers, besides their teachers and families.
Spain’s most important fashion show, organised by IFEMA, will take place between 25 and 29 January, in its first edition of the year 2018, and from 5 to 8 July in its second edition.
Establishing the perfect fit is the key consideration when buying a suit. So taking a minute to familiarise yourself with Topman's array of contemporary and classic suit fits - from the ultra skinny fit to the timeless slim fit - could be the wisest sartorial decision you make all season.
IVANMAN Spring-Summer 2017 collection was presented in Germany during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. Soft pastel pink, white, bright turquoise and a bit of black formed the color palette.
CEMATEX (Comité Européen des Constructeurs de Machines Textiles / The European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers) is an organisation comprising 9 national European textile machinery associations in the free market economy.
CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, has announced that it has awarded a contract to a new company, ITMA Services, to organize its ITMA 2019 show.
Sharon Takeda, curator of “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015” opening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on April 10, says, “After five years of researching and finding pieces to put in the show, we have quite an interesting group of things that are quite colorful. In the end, it’s turned out to be quite enlightening in the sense that the material is just as rich to mine as in womenswear.”
Adam Katz Sinding - Self-Taught + Self-Motivated. Adam Katz Sinding was born on 3th of May 1983 in San Francisco, CA, and raised in Tacoma, WA. Living in Seattle, WA from 2001-2010, and a 6 month period in Paris, France, he now resides in Brooklyn, NY.
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.
The global textile and garment manufacturing industry converged at ITMA 2015 in Milan to source innovative solutions to enhance their business sustainability. Their commitment to sustainability is evident from the strong industry turnout. At the end of eight days, the 17th edition of the world's most established textile and garment technology exhibition attracted visitorship of almost 123,000 from 147 economies.
The event will take place from 18 to 22 September at Feria de Madrid.
Charlie become very popular with his role as Jackson 'Jax' Teller in crime drama TV series 'Sons of anarchy' and we are looking forward to watching him as King Arthur in Guy Ritchie's 'Knights of the Roundtable', airing July 22, 2016. But now he is showing his hot side with a shirtless photo session for the Autumn/Winter 2015 edition of VMAN magazine.
Violeta by MANGO launches its latest collection, once again accompanied by Vicky Martín Berrocal, as the image of the brand for the Autumn/Winter 2015 season.
With all eyes on the 2015 MTV Video Awards red carpet, singer Jojo took this moment to provide the cameras and viewers a sultry and stunning look. The R&B singer wore a hand-sequined mini dress by renowned Indian designing duo Jani & Khosla.
A lot went down at this year’s VMAs. So much that you may have forgotten the red carpet even happened, and don’t worry, we get it. Still, there were a lot of memorable fashion moments that need to be honored, so take a peep below at our favorite looks of the night.
The elegance of Parisian urban chic comes to the MANGO Kids collection for girls. The 60s look appears in perfect jackets, trench coats and reversible sleeveless jackets, combined with graphic t-shirts, striped sweaters and high-rise jeans.
The Tony Ward Fall Winter 2015/16 Ready To Wear collection is an invitation to explore the connection between Nature’s elements and the female figure, inspired by abstract Art grand masters approach.
Manish Arora is one of the most celebrated and inspiring contemporary designers in the fashion world today.
MAN is the joint initiative between Topman and Fashion East. MAN spearheaded London Fashion Week's menswear schedule in 2005 and proudly champions emerging menswear talent. Designers are selected by a panel of buyers, stylists and journalists.
A soft shade of Apple Mint emerges as a key color for Spring/Summer 2015, lending a spring-fresh sophistication to womenswear styles.
After we've made an overview of the Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe, today we are going to present you a list of the 30 of the best schools in the USA, where you can receive quality Fashion design education (ordered alphabetically by the states codes).
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).
TOPMAN and Fashion East’s leading designer support scheme MAN returns to London Collections Men in June 2014 to showcase the most exciting new menswear talent. Established in 2005, MAN continues to champion and launch the brightest emerging designers in an unmissable group catwalk show.
IFEMA will present the fashion shows of 40 great Spanish designers of the moment at the 59th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid (MBFWM), an event organised by IFEMA and the best showcase for creation and new trends in Spain within the field of fashion, will hold its fifty-ninth event from 14th to 18th February 2014 at Feria de Madrid.
Over a period of five days, Hall 14.1 at Feria de Madrid will provide the setting for the forty best Spanish designers of the moment to present their collections for Autumn/Winter 2014-15.
Some of the best and most exclusive international sunglasses and prescription frames brands were presented at Zeiss Experience Center, Sofia. The review was specially prepared for the official opening of the first sophisticated optic in Bulgaria. Among the models that presented the glasses were Miss Bulgaria 2011 Vanya Peneva and Eva Kikerezova. They were wearing garments of the designer Veselka Krachunova from VHK Fashion.
HUMANIC Philosophy - Fashion is inspiring and exciting at the same time. It effects our moods. So HUMANIC has created the term 'shoemanic'. A shoemanic is an individual with an obsessive, passionate or peculiar relationship with shoes. This includes those who collect shoes, those who fall in love with shoes and those whose personality changes as a result of wearing their favourite shoes. Are you shoemanic?
If you are looking for a fun and new way to update your makeup for the upcoming spring 2011, take a peek at the brand new limited edition collection by MAC Cosmetics titled Jeanius!
The MAC Jeanius spring 2011 makeup collection comes with fresh spring pastels and luscious shades. As the makeup collection's name suggests, line is inspired by the spring 2011 denim trends and suit the season's textures and colors perfectly.
Rumours have been bouncing around when Lady Gaga signed up last year to work with MAC on the Viva Glam campaign and it can be safely confirmed that Lady Gaga will once again be the face with Viva Glam in 2011 and will shot by Nick Knight and styled by Nicola Formichetti. MAC is now reporting that the Gaga campaign, which also stars Cyndi Lauper, has been its most successful to date.
Polish model Anja Rubik is the face of the new MANGO catalogue in which she poses in a totally natural way and reveals her feminine side, reflects the MANGO woman, urban and carefree, yet always elegant, sophisticated and wearing the latest trends.
The campaign by Terry Richardson will appear in Spain and France in magazines, exterior advertising, online and in cinemas.
Nadia, the girlfriend of the pop-folk idol Konstantin, chose her wedding dress by top designer Sofia Borisova. The celebrity couple is having a big wedding in September 17 in Plovdiv. Before they know each other, the future bride is a fan of designer’s dresses. Konstantin is familiar with Sofia for more than 10 years.
Nadia’s wedding dress is from the latest collection of ROMANTIKA FASHION – Luxus. The dress is ivory colored, and the fabric is silk. On the waist of the blue-eyed beauty will shine and sparkle one belt encrusted with 100 Swarovski stones.
Between 6th and 9th May, the fair's Fashion Show, known
as CIBELES MADRID NOVIAS, presented the collections of 28 designers
an initiative staged to coincide with the trade activity at the fair itself.
Once again this year, this fair organised by IFEMA brought together the best ideas and collections for brides and bridegrooms, as well as ceremony and First Communion attire, for next season 2011, based on the participation of 132 companies and brands.
From January 20 - 23, 2010 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin showcases an exciting portfolio of designers in the German capital. Among the first names announced are ALLUDE, Anja Gockel, Arrondissement Aq1, CUSTO Barcelona, .DIMITRI by Dimitrios Panagiotopoulos, Hausach Couture, ic! berlin, Kilian Kerner, Marcel Ostertag, Mongrels in Common, No Ifs, PerretSchaad, Lena Hoschek, Rena Lange, Sam Frenzel, SCHUMACHER and Strenesse Blue. BOSS Black und JOOP! will show offsite.
Twice a year, Berlin transforms into a national and international fashion metropolis. As part of the Berlin Fashion Week (BFW), buyers, fashion experts and media reps come together to attend glamorous fashion shows and awards ceremonies, to visit trade fairs and to enjoy a variety of exhibitions and off-site events These two annual fashion weeks contribute significantly to Berlin’s economic growth as a major style capital.
VIEMA is established in 1995 as a designer brand and manufacturer of outerwear.
The strong classic appeal of the brand has earned broad appreciation and
popularity and has long become a fixture in the wardrobe of the people with
affinity to smart wear.
The company manages its own manufacturing site in the city of Pleven (North Central Bulgaria). Its adaptable size makes possible a flexible planning process and better quality control to ensure outstanding final product.
Beyoncé was the major winner of the night, walking away with a total of three trophies – for Best Female, Best Song ("Halo") and Best Video with her ubiquitous instant classic "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)".
She also electrified with her upbeat performance of "Sweet Dreams", while her hubby Jay-Z took us all into an "Empire State of Mind" and won the award for Best Urban.
The show opened with an electrifying number from Green Day, who was also the winner for Best Rock, and was followed by Katy Perry’s irreverent mash-up of the five Best Song contenders.
MAMBAMONDO pendant born from creativity of Manuel Bozzi as a small amulet, a
port-bonheur that wishes conquests and infuses trust and sense of affiliation.
The designer, who always loves to play with the meanings and the symbols, one time more surprises us with a small treasure that represents with irony the earth and roots of everybody.
A Globe pendant in sterling silver that truly represents a World of which the artist chisels the edges and commands the tides.
At the exhibition that took place from 4 to 7 May, on which many world known companies participated, including Betty Barcley, Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor etc.
The orders include garments from the collection Spring/Summer 2007.
The production of fashion clothing under the brand of MARKAM starts in the beginning of 1990. Today the company is one of the biggest producers of high quality ladies’ wear in Bulgaria.