Good products? Competent advice? This is what customers expect today. What brick-and-mortar retailers can offer the handicraft sector in addition in order to survive the competition – this will once again be the focus of the h+h cologne workshops in 2020. At the world’s leading trade fair for the sector, trade visitors will hear expert speakers talk about which tools, marketing measures and new trends can be used to retain their customer base and even gain new target groups.
Social media was designed as a platform for public and collective interaction between individuals to share and receive information. Today, there are many social media applications and platforms available for all forms of interaction. Social media platforms can be differentiated with their type and use. For example, we have Facebook for chatting and keeping up with connections, LinkedIn for networking; Twitter and Tumbler for microblogging; Periscope, YouTube and Vimeo for video sharing; and Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest for picture sharing.
It is time once again from 29 to 31 March 2019: Specialised trade visitors from all over the globe will meet up at h+h cologne to inform themselves about the latest trends in the textile handicraft industry. Next year things are going to be particularly colourful. Because this time the motto of the event zone "my lovely livingroom" is "colour your business!". Under this title, in the event and workshop programme h+h cologne 2019 is placing a special focus on current and successful approaches for customer acquisition, sales promotions and customer loyalty.
A Netherlands-based men's suit company has faced a social media backlash in response to an advertising campaign featuring men embracing.
Do the words “taste” and “elegance” still have much meaning these days?* Or are they being edged out by the most opulent and narcissistic behavior? – This is me thinking aloud because I am struggling to come to terms with realities of certain situations. In this hell of opulence I believed that elegance need to be noticed, not excessively displayed. I guess, in a DANTE way, I need a Virgil who can take me out of this inferno. Alberto Vedelago comes to my rescue as my mind is cracking up.
The story of Alessandro Manfredini begins with his beard. It literally changed his life for the last three years. His new breathtaking look, shared on social media as Instagram and Facebook, has captured the attention of many bloggers; he has been chosen to join # Project60 for Beard Season Global Noprofit Movement by picking the finest barbs to fight cancer. Alessandro, who is actually a graphic artist and sculptor, has quickly become an icon on the web and is therefore constantly involved in advertising campaigns and photo shoots.
Marcus Lodewijk Schenkenberg van Mierop, better known as Marcus Schenkenberg (born August 4, 1968) is a model, actor, singer, writer, and TV personality born in Stockholm, Sweden to Dutch parents. He has a citizenship with Netherlands, but has been based in NYC since 1991.
In SIR, Mario Testino presents over 300 photographs in his search to define the allure of men. Including many unpublished works from his archive of thousands, SIR traces the evolution of the male in Testino’s photographs over the past three decades of his career. In these pages the body, costume, tradition, gender play, portraiture, photojournalism, constructed realities and fashion collide.
The KENZO x H&M lookbook features a key selection of looks from the designer collaboration and stars a diverse cast of talented, passionate and creative ambassadors, each of whom expresses their individuality and values with style.
There are so many social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, and others that are used by millions on a daily basis. Creating a solid social media marketing strategy can be overwhelming for companies that do not have in-house social media experts.
We talked about the new team-building called FOLKNETIKA – it is the key of the good health condition and happiness of your employees.
Dress historian Professor Christopher Breward is the author of a new book, which covers all four centuries of this enduring element of men's fashion, called "The Suit: Form, Function, Style." He says that the suit "denotes truths that are greater than a basic meeting of cloth, scissors and thread."
The book (Released August 2013) documents the well-kept lives of 57 protagonists of contemporary dandyism from different cultures and societies, united by the beautiful and bold presentiment that dandy is not in the past, but differentiates in a full diversity the dandyism, making it his own signature.
Australian Born Chinese – Karen Woo is a savant creative talent who is fast becoming one of Melbourne’s sought after street style, lifestyle and fashion photographer.
High-quality construction. Modern and luxurious. New York. Tailored. Handsome. Just a few synonyms of the looks Michael Bastian showcased for Fall/Winter 2016 during New York Fashion Week: Men's. Together with LAB SERIES Skincare for Men, they kicked off their partnership by shooting the look book campaign offering fashion and grooming looks for the urban man.
Dormeuil celebrated the launch of Dominic Dormeuil's book 'In Search of the World's Precious Wools' at the Galérie Glénat in Paris, with a photographic exhibition of some of the beautiful pictures taken by Jean-Baptiste Rabouan Photographie and extracted from the book.
Much like Vivienne, the Red Label girl was born in the country and moved with her family to London when she was 17. She knows the names of all the trees and she's always been a reader. Since she's been in London she's gone to the museums all the time. She's an art lover and she really thinks culture is very, very important.
If you want to keep the tonus of your body, you definitely have to choose the folklore dances. What is better than dancing?
H&M is proud to announce it has signed a long-term partnership with the Belgian show jumpers Nicola and Olivier Philippaerts, currently ranked as 55 and 43 in the world.
For the lady out there who sees heels as more than something you put on, but rather a part of who you are, the Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook is just for you. Shot by photographer Peter Lippmann, Water in Love suggests that one should never take off their Louboutins – even in the bath.
The modern necktie was born in 1926 and it was part of the formal menswear for a long time, but recently, much more open and relaxed business-casual dress code has become popular. Today, it is acceptable and even fashionable for gentlemen to wear their collars opened at the neck.
SITAM-AB School of Fashion Design and Applied Arts, founded in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece, is one of the longest running and most successful training institutions in Greece in the field of Fashion and Design.
From Martin Greenfield Clothiers they hand craft the finest made-to-order and made-to-measure suits, tuxedos, sport jackets, slacks and overcoats, 100% built by hand in their Brooklyn Factory.
In the new Marc Jacobs' store will be paid not with money but with posts on social networks.
Next week in Manhattan will be opened a new store of the brand. The customers will pay with posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instragram. For each publication, the customers win credits and they will be able to buy perfume, manicure, coffee or bag.
Our closets are windows into our internal selves - an interview with Dr. Jennifer Baumgartner about our inside out connection with clothing
Today we are going to present you Dr. Jennifer Baumgartner (Dr. B) - a psychologist who analyzes dress behaviors + trends. She runs her wardrobe consulting business, InsideOut, and specializes in the treatment of mood, anxiety, substance and eating disorders. She works with popular media outlets, including radio, print, and television, offering information to improve wellness.
Try to get beyond the visual - An interview about the psychology of fashion with Dr. Karen Pine, Psychologist & Professor of Fashion
Today we are going to present you Dr. Karen Pine - a renowned psychologist from the University of Hertfordshire and a Professor in the Fashion Department of Istanbul Bilgi University. She speaks, writes about and researches topics designed to help people live better, happier and more fulfilling lives.
Burberry Prorsum Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection is named 'Book Cover' and it's inspired by the nomadic spirit of the novelist and travel writer Bruce Chatwin (a man who split his life between writing about Britain, and writing about places like Australia and Patagonia).
This Spring, Target's introducing its Calypso St. Barth's signature island-inspired aesthetic for the home. Full of vibrant colors and fun patterns, this line will become a real hit.
The collection brings destination-chic style to an assortment of home products in rich corals and blue hues on items like ceramic teapots, decorative pillows, melamine dinnerware, and glass tumblers.
ELEVEN is the new 2011 jewelry collection by Armor Jewelry, described as simple, sleek and defiant.
The lookbook was shot by Stephanie Seliskar has done numerous jobs for New York Fashion week, ZINK Magazine. ELEVEN stands out in two ways: shape and material. Solid forms have been deliberately pursued on the basis that it can speak as clearly and boldly as chained elegance already has.
The Spring/Summer 2011 collection from Topshop offers pretty much everything - from tight corsets to airy blouses. Everything is on the "long side" - the skirts, the dresses this summer will be very long.
In this collection, Topshop truly brings spring colors to life - orange, cherry red and purple are the colors of this year. If you look closely, the models hair strands are dipped in color too.
Designer made custom sneakers designed with Facebook and Twitter themes.
Designed by Gerry McKay, these two custom made Facebook and Twitter sneakers are a beauty to look at. For those familiar with Facebook and who have their own account in one of the two sites, the resemblance is uncanny, for besides the color themes, there are additional little touches.
Zara’s online shop has officially opened for business and since its September 2010 lookbook for men and women has been released you can place an order and choose fall outfit.
Unfortunately Zara is only offering online shopping to those in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the UK, but still you can flip through the lookbook, or look at the pictures, that we’ve selected for you.
The US fashion designer enjoys the initial process of imagining a new collection, and likes to be prepared in case she sees something which triggers an idea.
She explained: "I love the conceptual part of the design process, which can come before seeing the fabric. I draw the ideas in my sketchbook, which I carry with me through the day, wherever I am, whatever I am doing."
Donna admits some of designs end up looking a lot different when they are finally made as they morph when they are being sewn.
Prof. Lubomir Stoykov’s new book World Fashion. Part Three: Italy is already a cultural and aesthetical fact. During its official premiere at Vitosha Park Hotel, it was presented by H.E. Stefano Benazzo – ambassador of Republic of Italy to Bulgaria who is also author of the introductory words. Mr. Benazzo notices: The work of Prof. Lubomir Stoykov has the merit to tell the story of the evolution of the Italian fashion through the stories of our biggest designers from the post-war period until the present, showing that fashion is most of all a result of the labour of really unusually people rather than of more or less inspired persons, more or less anti conformists. I am grateful to Prof. Stoykov, because thanks to him, many Bulgarians who love so much our country, will be able to "understand" the Italian fashion, will be able to explain its language and symbols, rather than only fall in love from first sight.
University teaching has many advantages (although it has some disadvantages, which we are not going to discuss here and now) – it makes you feel always young because you are constantly communicating with students; gives you an opportunity to feel satisfied because of the awareness that you live a meaningful life and that there is someone to whom you could pass on your experience and knowledge; gives you a certain emotional-intellectual feeling and thus a special vitamin of spiritual confidence, for which there is no analogue.
On May 11th 2004 in House 2 of Boyana Residence was held the charity premiere of Lubomir Stoykov’s new book “World Fashion. Part II: USA”. It was under the patronage of Mrs. Kathy Pardew – wife of US ambassador James Pardew. Mrs. Pardew wrote the introduction of the book and specially attended the event and greeted Mr. Stoykov.
The Bulgarian president Mr. Georgi Parvanov send a special greeting letter to the jubilarian: “In all your initiatives you are demonstrating a notable working capacity, creative prolificacy and high professionalism, which deservedly makes you real sculpture and herald of refined criteria. Your nearly 30 years creative work is no doubt an excellent basis for spiritual and aesthetic upbringing, that we all need so much today”. Exclusively was the appearance of the Bulgarian variety prima Lili Ivanova. At the supreme moment she sang “Happy birthday to you” to Mr. Stoykov.