These days, it isn’t easy to choose the right outfit to wear to work. Some workplaces now have a relaxed dress code, while others are more formal than ever before, so how do you know which way to go. Even if you think you know your workplace’s rules and regulations regarding attire, it can still be difficult to know precisely what’s meant by “business formal” or “business casual”.
Themed New Year’s parties are a great way to see usher out the old and bring in the new in style. From a specific decade through to a TV show and beyond, there’s a theme to suit any venue and group of friends. Whatever the theme, we’ve put together a guide on how you can look good and feel fabulous this New Year!
In politics, optics matter. As the 2020 presidential race heats up, we’re diving into the psychology of fashion to uncover what the top candidates are trying to convey.
While some may think that purchasing men's clothing is a simple and straightforward task, there is more to it than meets the eye. If you want to appear your best in the office or even on a night out, then you need to put some significant thought in the clothing you purchase. We rounded up some general guidelines when buying a new business or smart casual attire to make you feel confident and posh.
When it comes to tailoring, the hardest thing to master is the suit. A well fitted suit can make any man look in good shape and should leave them free to move however they wish. It's an incredible skill allowing this level of flexibility, whilst creating a form flattering silhouette. Very few designers have truly mastered the art of the suit, but these three are true craftsmen.
Language is not a transparent carrier of meaning and nowhere is this wisdom more in evidence in than in the phrase ‘Smart Casual’. Clearly its territory lies somewhere between the strict formality of a business suit, as worn by a lawyer or such, and the casual clothing which you would wear on your day off in order to feel comfortable.
Autumn Winter 19/20 opts for solidity and a tactile and visual abundance, without excess. A season that: chooses originality as a key differentiating factor; relishes joyful, sporty and sensual multiplicity; plays with fantasy and imperfect harmonies; offers clear solutions as to innovative aesthetic and eco-responsible mechanisms; lays the groundwork for new, elegant and comfortable casualwear; draws on workwear and functionality to shake up the noble luxury of materials and shapes.
Christopher Hemsworth was born on 11th of August 1983. He is an Australian actor. He rose to prominence playing Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away (2004–20007). Hemsworth has also appeared in the science fiction action film Star Trek (2009), the thriller adventure A Perfect Getaway (2009), the horror comedy The Cabin in the Woods (2012), the dark-fantasy action film Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), the war film Red Dawn (2012), and the biographical sports drama film Rush (2013).
Luxury should be a staple, not a rarity. For too long, men have been subject to the confines of formal, business, and casual. But a true gentleman is an interplay of all three. He is well-mannered, well-groomed, and well-liked. Monsieur Fox is an ode to that man. His demeanor is uniquely his own, his palette is refined, and his style is recognized by all those around him. He is, in a word, elegant. And he is elegant, everyday.
When it comes to wardrobe staples there are certain considerations that you have to take into account to ensure you have the right clothing and garments, such as comfort levels, quality, ability to withstand seasonal weather conditions, and style.
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.
For the second consecutive year, the Biellese company participates in “Performance Days – Functional Fabric Fair” with its Fall/Winter 2018/19 collection and the upcoming Spring/Summer 19 preview. Among their super tech yarn, Wooltech Total Easy Care, which has been chosen for the Venetian gondolier uniform, and Harmony Idro which boasts water and oil repellent properties.
The inspiration of the collection was driven by the namibian folk called the Herero, and more precisely by « Conflict and Costume », a book by Jim Naughten. In this work, they can admire the Herero women’s victorian patchwork dresses, made of hundreds of pieces of fabrics just like Haute Couture dresses. African Haute Couture?
After a year and a half search across Italy to visit directly with factories in Italy, they've launched HALL MADDEN shoe collection. All three series of shoes are made in Italy in selection of the best factories to represent a variety of pricing to bring the best quality at the best value. From the staple leather dress shoes to fun casual loafers, they're proud to offer our first collection.
Douglas John Booth was born on 9th of July 1992. He is an English actor. He first came to public attention following his performance as Boy George in the BBC Two film Worried About the Boy (2010). He also starred in the BBC adaptations of Great Expectations and Christopher and His Kind (both 2011).
Tommy Hilfiger is pleased to announce the launch of the Tommy Hilfiger Holiday 2016 collection and global advertising campaign, Hilfiger Holiday Voyage, featuring the brand’s global women’s ambassador, Gigi Hadid, alongside Francisco Lachowski. Shot in New York by photographer Gregory Harris, the campaign channels Tommy Hilfiger’s Fall 2016 nautical theme as Gigi hosts a festive party aboard the “Hilfiger Line.” The Holiday 2016 collection will be available in Tommy Hilfiger stores worldwide, select wholesale partners, and online at tommy.com, beginning November 8, 2016.
“I’ve long desired to marry the Stella woman to a man and now the time just feels so right.” – Stella McCartney
Hopsack is one of go-to fabrics in the Spring and Summer. It’s not technically a fabric, it’s a method of weaving a fabric (most often a lightweight wool). The “basket weave” texture, which comes in many different gages, creates a very unique feel to a tailored garment. Think of it like a Spring/Summer alternative to flannel or tweed.
J Marie has a vision for the future. A vision that has driven them from the moment J Marie Clothing was created. Their future is about creating the kind of excellence that results from the unique tension between uncompromising luxury and outstanding performance.
Every impression counts. Especially the first one. Like it or not, those around you judge you based on how you look. So be confident knowing you’ll look damn good in a custom tailored business suit by Montagio - quite purposely styled for your success, and perfectly fitted to impress.
This season, American designer Brett Johnson, founder and creative director of his eponymous brand, BRETT JOHNSON, explores the off-duty sartorial preferences of the world’s most iconic men in design and business. Professionally, these men are internationally renowned fixtures on the global, economic stage. Privately, these are modest individuals who prefer the seclusion of an isolated hideaway often lost in the wilds of the American West and always far away from the cacophony of their professional lives.
Throughout your life, you will get a lot of different invitations to a lot of different events, and each event will vary in its level of formality. You may have to attend really casual events and very formal events, and you may even get invited to some business events as well. To determine what you should wear to different types of business events, keep reading so that you will know exactly what outfit will be best for the atmosphere and expectations of an upcoming occasion.
There are two adjectives that describe the new aesthetic code that is taking over amongst urban gentlemen. Thus it has been dictated by the catwalks and thus it has been reinterpreted by firms such as Massimo Dutti, which in its new Personal Tailoring Collection has found inspiration in a vanguard and more light-hearted casual version of the classic executive look. A new post-modern Dandy, capable of beautifully and rigorously combining concepts such as casual and vanguard with savoir faire and the clear-cut elegance that the strictest codes of the sartorial world dictate.
Skopes is a British brand, producing seasonal, forward order collections including casual and formal coats, shirts and tailoring. Brand's collections include a wide variety of mix & match suits, jackets, blazers, eveningwear and trousers to suit all budgets.
It is with great pride that Scabal can announce the appointment of Campbell Dunn as the company’s new Head of Design. With an established pedigree in creating classically luxurious menswear, Campbell aims to take the company to the next creative level.
When Alessandro Sartori returned from a trip to Marfa, that incredible open-air museum in the Texan desert, he brought with him the inspiration for a minimalistic, casual collection. Wide, roomy cuts, flowing jerseys, colours scorched by the blazing sun. A winter collection that proves there are no seasons.
Suitsupply presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection earlier this month in the USA during the New York Fashion Week: Men's. Pieces were inspired by Bauhaus approach to design - practical and minimalist.
A new concept of formal wear is the leitmotif of the SS 2017 collection, where elements of sportswear intersect with the classics and are interpreted in fabrics that are only apparently traditional but actually light, bi-stretch and no-iron.
Premium menswear show Jacket Required is a trade only event, open exclusively to buyers and members of the press. The presentation of the Spring-Summer 2017 collections will be held on July 27-28, 2016 at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
David Garrett is a record-breaking German pop and crossover violinist and recording artist. David Garrett sets high quality standards. And he knows what he is talking about. In Fall 2007 the recording artist made his appearance in Germany with the release of his crossover album Virtuoso and he has been redefining standards in the classic and crossover scene step by step ever since. The native of Aachen, son of a German jurist and an American prima ballerina, can allow himself to sound out the limits. After all, at age 32, he already looks back on a matchless career.
Brown is among the most common colors in men's suits. That's pretty logical, because brown is less formal than black (which is especially inappropriate for Summer) and depending on the shade and the fabric it could be both super stylish (great for business suits, for example) and casually fresh (cool for meetings on the sea side).
Blue suits are definitely among designers' favorites for 2016. This is not a surprise, because blue is an elegant color, suitable for different occasions, styles and body types. The variety of its shades gives gentlemen endless options to experiment.
Orazio Luciano has been making high quality formal and casual garments for the elegant man since early 1990s. Refined classicism and a touch of technical virtuosity are keynotes of the brand and the Neapolitan flair is always there, present in each detail.
For this hot season men's fashion brand Ravazzolo has prepared an elegant and fresh collection, including casual outfits for long Summer days and nights and cool two-piece suits for more formal events.
Angelo Nardelli 1951 is an Italian menswear brand. The Spring-Summer 2016 Collection of the brand was presented on Pitti Uomo 89 in January. Single and double brested jackets with attention to details form the key looks for stylish men.
American designer Tom Ford continues to blend his new penchant for casual and formal styles. The spring-summer 2016 menswear collection delivers a strong lineup of trim, tailored suiting.
In the Spring of 1992, Jeffrey Bartlett Clothiers was established. This allowed Jeffrey more freedom to source fabrics from any mill in the world and to study from the best tailors. Notables include: Martin Greenfield in Brooklyn, who makes clothing for the better retailers in New York City. Adrian Roberti in Rochester, who was the head tailor for Hickey Freeman in 1964 and Lou Myles in Toronto, who was Frank Sinatra's personal tailor.
Take your style to the next level with John Callahan from Freemans Sporting Club in New York City. Receive the best tips from buttons to lapels, to fit to fabric, and learn everything you need to know about buying a custom suit. Casual or business - Get ready to look sharp and fitted with this men's fashion guide.
Isolated and hostage to his flights of fancy, James juxtaposed the fantastical forms of his extraordinary art collection with his stunningly natural new-found surroundings to create what he called his Surrealist Xanadu.
Sunglasses are synonymous with celebrity, so it was only right that the best of British talent turned out last night to celebrate the launch of the world’s first whisky sunglasses, crafted from Glenmorangie Original casks.
Andre Schwaemmlein is the CEO of MeinFernbus Flixbus - a bus service start-up company. He is the winner in Business category in the Traveling and transportation subcategory.
Porsche Design Plans to Become Leading Premium Brand for Casual Elegance and Functionality in Men's Fashion. Casual yet elegant designs for the global business traveller. With its new Fall-Winter Fashion Collection, Porsche Design is focusing on the needs of the modern man.
Welcome to Anecdote. A ready-to-wear collection of classics brought with the story of today. Simple and sophisticated essentials in everyday chic style. Wool skirts, dresses, hats and gloves, denim tops, bottoms and dresses, cashmere trench coats and much more.
When the line is completed, and the engineer glides to and fro along it in the private car that is his second home, he is doubtless an object of envy to many. But it can be taken for granted that he has deserved every square inch of this luxury, and is still earning it!
Road to Rio 2016 greets and welcomes the next Olympic Games that will take place in Rio de Janeiro. Their program presents 28 different types of sports for a total of 42 disciplines. The research project on which the Haute Couture collection presented by the 3rd year Koefia Academy students for their Final Work 2015 is based, focuses in fact on the concept of Sport, a theme loved by all international fashion designers.
GREEN SHOWROOM and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin are Europe's biggest platforms for green fashion during Berlin Fashion Week. A new avantgarde as well as established labels showed fashion, accessories, beauty and well-chosen lifestyle products which reconcile luxury and design with sustainability. Highlight of the trade fair was the glamorous Salonshow.
The Greenshowroom and the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin have started the new season with 160 labels. From Wednesday until Friday (July 8-10, 2015), international designers presents their sustainably produced collections for Summer 2016 on the biggest presentation area ever. The broad offer comprises everything from high fashion and street and casualwear to shoes and accessories.
With the beginning of spring Cartier presents its latest collection ‘C de Cartier’, which is as fresh and colourful as this time of the year. The ‘C de Cartier’ bag dazzles in an array of vibrant hues that shimmer with Parisian sparkle, perfect for expressing an cosmopolitan attitude and style expertise.
'Discover how womenswear can be updated with Cayenne, a directional shade, that colors designs in the apparel, accessories and footwear sectors. Cayenne will be influential for fast fashion markets going into Fall-Winter 2015/2016, as well as mainstream fashion markets for Fall/Winter 2016/2017 a season later'.
South Korean designers Jeong Hyeok-seo (Steve J) and Pae Seung-yeon (Yoni P), presented their Fall-Winter 15/16 womenswear collection today during the Seoul Fashion Week (March 20-25, 2015). Both designers work together for their brand Steve J & Yoni P and have won a number of fashion awards, including Designer of the year Asia (2013).
A highly tactile, poetic and sensual season, full of freshness and energy - a season to savour with relish.
Bulgarian fashion designer Veselka Krachunova will present her label's latest collection during the 6th edition of Fashion Week Las Vegas (16-20 February 2015).
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.
Sinterama is European leader in the production of coloured polyester threads and yarns, born in 1968 in Biella (Italy). In over 40 years of development, Sinterama has built important partnerships with its clients, offering the most innovative solutions, investing in product research and giving collaboration and service the utmost attention. In line quality control, the automation of processes and the flexibility of production systems represent some of the company’s points of excellence and ensure the highest quality and production standards. At present, Sinterama produces a vast range or products able to satisfy any requirement for fabrics for automotive, furnishing, clothing and technical end uses.
Europa is a leading Tuscan textile company in the production of mono and bi-stretch fabrics of premium quality in the casual, sport and denim fields thanks to a fully traceable supply chain that is 100% Made in Italy. Born in 1966 in Prato as Lanificio Europa, the company represents a unique textile manufacturing specialty, rooted in the Tuscan heritage of design and technology.
Stylish, sophisticated and impeccable. With Distinction, international fashion house McGregor offers today’s gentleman a formal line that anticipates the working man’s wardrobe needs. McGregor Distinction sets the right tone in any situation - from a business meeting to an informal dinner - with tasteful tailoring. Undeniable Italian influences in the cut and materials give the collection a distinct flair. The 2014-2015 Fall/Winter collection combines formal and casual influences. Picture a sharp cut blazer above the perfect five pocket, combined with a slim shirt and the finest of knitwear.
Patchy Cake Eater means a “ladies’ man with patches”. The brand pursues universal designs with a hint of tailored refinement and subtle elegance. It creates the masculinity that a woman wearing men’s clothes exudes, and applies it back to men’s fashion.
A soft shade of Apple Mint emerges as a key color for Spring/Summer 2015, lending a spring-fresh sophistication to womenswear styles.
The term 'blazer' originated in 1825 and then meant only 'the red flannel boating jacket worn by the Lady Margaret, St. John's College, Cambridge, Boat Club'.
Nowadays, a blazer is a type of jacket resembling a suit coat cut more casually, typically with metal buttons. It is intended as an outdoor jacket and always solid-colored - usually blue, black, camel or dark green. It is single- or double-breasted and made of sturdy material.
On the 17th of June, the manufacturer of menswear "Richmart" gave a press conference for their successful performance at the World Conference in Washington, organized by the consulting firm "Goldratt" from 8th to 11th June. The press conference was devoted to the prospects of the Bulgarian fashion industry's leading trends in men's fashion business and a short fashion show of men's suits.
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.
Pull&Bear brings the latest international trends to the street in the form of easy, comfortable and casual clothes. The Pull&Bear collections are conceived with the idea of dressing men and women with a young mindset, taking into account that age is not an obstacle when choosing our wardrobe.
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.
From Goa to Singapore, from Shanghai to Bali: exotic lifestyles meet cutting-edge urban looks. Asian esthetics were the inspiration for Laurèl's new Summer 2014 Collection, presented at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin in the Runway marquee, Brandenburg Gate. This collection has an especially personal note; Asia, and Bali in particular, is the favorite retreat of Laurèl's Head of Design Elisabeth Schwaiger, and a vibrant source for her creative inspiration. Her husband, Munich artist and painter Jo Netzko, also finds a rich wellspring of new ideas in the region. Laurèl prints his colorful works on fabric, transforming the original oil paintings into wearable art pieces. Fashion loves art – art loves fashion.
On 27-28 May 2013 the port city Karachi became home to Pakistan's first-ever Men's Fashion Week.
In Pakistani society in their everyday life, most men wear shalwar kamiz - a combination of long shirts and loose trousers.
But Karachi Fashion Week 2013 tried to buck that trend with two days of shows dedicated exclusively to men's fashion and emerging male designers.
Cindy Crawford will be making her designer debut when she launches her own clothing line with budget retailer C&A.
The 46-year-old supermodel is thrilled to be teaming up with the high street chain for her first design collection and she hopes her creations will make consumers feel good.
This is a call for pure relaxation, cheerfulness and vacationing : a joyous escape from everyday life. Take up the colors of summer and the codes of seductiveness and give them a joyful spin, without fear of being over the top. We play Summer clichés « to the hilt » between jet-set opulence sultry seduction and impetuous glamour of the Happy Hour. Or opt for a California cool, coloring the preppy look with show-off humor, and playing with beachwear and American casual wear to concoct a smart relaxed look. Summer once again has a mythical attraction!
A good designer tee shirt is unique. While you can purchase cheap clothing and do t- shirt printing yourself, you’ll find that designer tees offer some facets that lower quality fabrics and designers simply do not possess. Here are four quality designer tee shirts.
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Coralia is a trade mark of designer Veneta Vassileva. This year, on June 15 the fashion house turned 20 years of presence on the Bulgarian market and presented its anniversary collection on 11 June during the event "Fashion evenings 2010"
The brand clothing – casual and formal, is addressed to the modern and business woman. The clothes are comfortable, refined with good line, combination of branded textiles and accessories and high quality workmanship.
The men’s collection H.E. by Mango is the work of designer Homini Emerito and is divided into 3 categories: casual, military style and business style.
In the category of casual wear – casual, the clothes are suitable for the beach and also for cool days and nights. There are bright sport options and comfort, denim clothes, which are in style this season.
On 11 and 12 June 2010 in Grand hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena will be held the ninth edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria – "Fashion evenings", which is presenting collections of famous Bulgarian designers and fashion houses.
Wide variety of elegant outfits, jewelry and accessories will be presented during the fashion shows – ladies formal and wedding dresses, casual wear, underwear and swimwear, hosiery, accessories and children’s clothing.