On February 21st 43 partners of the RegioGreenTex project met in Brussels to kick start a three year project that should change the way we manage textile recycling.
People have been polluting the environment since the Industrial Revolution. It has gotten to a high level recently. It's rare to visit a place where you won't spot different kinds of pollutants in this modern world. This is alarming. Some are visible (illegal dumpsites in groves visible from urban areas and plastic pieces from beaches). Pollutants come in different forms. How can we control pollution in our environment? That's what this guide will discuss.
The fashion industry is about to experience a major shift - new regulations on sustainability in Europe and the USA will force many brands to become more transparent about their manufacturing processes and environmentally friendly practices, drastically reducing greenwashing in the industry.
SUPREME GREEN COTTON® has been chosen by the leading Italian brand Diesel for the ‘Green Label’, ‘NightCrush’ and ‘Malign’ jersey T-shirts. From cotton seed to fiber, yarn production, fabric and final garments, the full supply chain is not just transparent but located in a very focused area 100% in Greece.
Milano Green Forum will take place online on November 20, 2020. The event is conceived as the most important moment of international debate on the environmental issues.
Personal care products form part of one of the largest sectors in the world due to their many applications. Because of the high demand, many companies operate in this industry. There are some that attempt to meet the demand by producing items made using artificial ingredients, while others choose organic materials.
Lanificio Mario Bellucci was founded in 1950 in Prato, a large textile center located just a few kilometers from Florence. Already from the early 60's, the company has been specialized in novelty fabrics, creating a large commercial market both in Italy and internationally.
Every keen entrepreneur will be aware of the latest trends and what industries are on the rise. Starting a business or investing in any rising industry can provide to be immensely rewarding and lucrative as it enables you to get in on the ground floor and capitalize on the growing popularity. The key is to spot trends at the right time, and this can be a challenge, particularly if you are a relatively new entrepreneur. So, what industries are currently emerging and could provide to be a smart area to start a business? Read on for a few industries to keep your eyes on.
'Blue Steel sees color become more transseasonal as deeper hues bring an ice cool element. Classic khaki is updated with strong earth infused tones that reflect a more contemporary take on the Maximum Green utility trend, while Atomic Coral imbues Spring-Summer 2017 with a feminine touch in vibrant saturated coral hues'.
The show was a rendition of classic Sander staples, almost archetypal—boxy workwear-inspired blousons, unstructured cotton suits with controlled volumes, dusters of ample near billowy proportions. It looked pared down and practical, a modular wardrobe for the modern zeitgeist. Fabrics were light yet textured; the color palette spanned from luminous hues—pale blues and grays, delicate greens—to sun-bleached, ombré effects that gave an almost “foggy” patina to part of the lineup.
In the collection you can find unconstructed and garment dyed products, alongside with more formal proposals, such as business and 'black tie' dinner suits.
Fee Dan has combined everything women need in their daily lives in one collection. Fee Dan, who is not afraid of colours although her graceful character, caters her her collection for women who exhibit their sophisticated site with a fun side. Fee Dan harmonizes oriental breezes with clear lines and forms a modern touch with her new collection.
Justin Pierre James Trudeau PC is a Canadian politician who is the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada, as well as the Leader of the Liberal Party. The second-youngest Canadian prime minister after Joe Clark, he is also, as the eldest son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, the first child of a previous prime minister to hold the post.
This Spring-Summer 2016 collection is about stylistic role-playing, where the heroine passes through various sartorial levels.
'Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real selves. There are truly no perceivable distinctions in color choices between the men's and women's collections, both focus on a desire to breathe and reflect, then play'.
CH Carolina Herrera Fall-Winter 2015/2016 Men's collection offers: classic menswear looks mainly in navy blue, gray, green and camel, combined with practical handbags, leather gloves, stylish scarves and sport style shoes.
Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera, famous for her elegant and classy womenswear pieces, now presents her fresh childrens' fashion collection for the upcoming cold season. Wool, knitwear and cotton bring warmth in boys and girls' wardrobe, while loose forms offer infinite possibilities for different combinations.
Not a single muse but an impresice picture as a souvenir: a perfume, a step of long legs drawn by the silk clothes made to live in a film like a diva. On the catwalk, thousand versions of a world that is coming back, of the couture and it seems to find in any outfit the sign of contemporary nostalgia for the exaltation of feminine beauty.
Some 3 000 guests attended the fully booked eco-fashion event on July 9, 2015 in Berlin's ewerk and had an up-close view of sustainable fashion collections presented by fantastic national and international designers. Up-and-coming designer Ina Budde won the first lavera Green Fashion Award.
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.
Carolina Herrera's Pre-Fall 2015 Collection epitomizes effortless dressing. The luxurious fabrics, rich prints, details and colors as well as precision craftsmanship known to the New York-based atelier result in silhouettes uncomplicated for the wearer.
With the Euphoria collection, Jordi Dalmau makes a mod to the early 20th century, creating a perfect symbiosis between the most deviant part with his daring designs and impossible colors, and the most stylish, simple and elegant with his quieter creations.
Yesterday, during the São Paulo Fashion Week (April 13-17, 2015), Aqua de Coco by Liana Thomaz presented its Summer 2016 collection at the Candido Portinari Park in São Paulo, Brazil.
Mary Katrantzou's first Pre-Fall 15 collection is a celebration of classic heritage textiles that have stood through time, forming motifs that we have adorned for decades. Injecting her signature play on perception and discovery, emblems are unearthed from her archive collections to rework and re-imagine the 19th century patterns with the use of her own heritage prints.
What are the women of 2015 like? Strong, complicated, demanding. They do everything and want everything. Their closet has to have room for leisure time in town, a meticulously elegant office look and a never-predictable sexiness.
Ukrainian Fashion Week is the main fashion event and the only officially recognized Prêt-a-Porter Week in Ukraine. It was first held in November 1997 and today is attended by over 25 000 guests at every edition. Yesterday, during the event, his menswear collection presented Viktor Anisimov.
On Tuesday (March 17, 2015), Japanese brand Black by VANQUISH presented its Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo. It was a debut collection for designer Hayato Shiroyama and his label. The main theme was 'CHANGE'.
Last week, during the Paris Fashion Week, talented Lebanese designer Elie Saab presented his Fall-Winter 15/16 collection in France. The garments are darkly classy and functional and inspired by the beauty of the forest. The collection includes both daywear and evening/cocktail pieces.
In the old factory building Old Sorting Office in the industrial area of New Oxford street – the Tiger models marched along a rough catwalk to the strains of futuristic synth music. For Tiger of Sweden’s Autumn Winter ’15 collection, the understated post punk look from the German synth band Kraftwerk has served as a great inspiration.
Beverly Hills, CA, February 22, 2015: The Two Broke Girls lead actress, Kat Dennings stepped out in a Hunter Green Couture Gemy Maalouf Fall-Winter 2015/2016 Gown to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
For the Fall/Winter 2015 Kenzo menswear collection we look towards individuality, survival, protection and the functional. We welcome the unknown with inimitable curiosity. We celebrate the signs of others and observe symbolism as communication through cult scribbles, care labels and unique prints. we are a community.
Brand's designers, Luella Bartley and Katie Hillier, offered a range of clothes with main theme 'Revolution'. The elements that were common for all looks were the berets, spiky boots, 'cris' utility belts and neckerchiefs.
As in a Hemingway novel, intense and vibrant solo characters make up the story of a new collection that focuses on the need to outline the essence of male beauty - virile and sensual, but with an underlying softness.
A dedication to the extraordinary, a devotion to beauty and a passion for rock and roll are the key elements of every Philipp Plein collection. His Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection is titled PLEIN WARRIORS.
It's still Winter outside, but we can't wait for the Summer to come! That's why today we'll take a look at 10 top trends, which are both fashionable and wearable and will make us feel fresh and cosy during the long Summer days (and nights ;) ).
On Sunday night (January 25, 2015), during the Paris men's fashion week, US designer John Vizzone presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection for the Parisian bespoke tailoring company Cifonelli (that first launched a ready-to-wear collection in September 2013).
Today is the first day of Paris men's fashion week Fall-Winter 2015/2016, which is running in the French capital from January 21st to January 25th, 2015. And one of the first designers, who presented his latest collection was Yosuke Aizawa for White Mountaineering.
Andrea Neri Spring-Summer 2015 collection is expressed through an egocentric and proudly Italian style. Shapes and light volumes, thanks to the innovation of the best light weights fabrics, fruit of fine woolen mills. 'Slim fit' and 'Daily fit' that enhance the body size of every man, keeping lines close to the body.
Girly, fresh, colorful - these words best describe the newest Patrizia Pepe collection.
Gucci Pre-Fall 2015 collection includes: painterly and graphic prints, luxurious but understated leather and suede coats, knee-length daywear dresses, long and lean silk dresses, crystals adorned distressed jeans, Nordic-inspired heavy knit sweaters, boyish pantsuits.
Green in a variety of shades - olive, bottle, khaki, pine, hunter green, forest green, moss green - is definitely one of the key colors in men's wardrobe for Fall-Winter 14/15.
Live dangerously. Dress flawlessly. Inspired by espionage and the thrill of the chase, the fall palette delivers shades so chic it’s almost criminal. Now is the time for dramatic, intriguing colour that plays up your mysterious side with deep, saturated tones.
The young French designer presented his fourth collection as part of the LVMH portfolio on 28 September 2014 in France, during the Paris Fashion Week and brought the spirit of the 60s to the catwalk.
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.
Brazilian brand Lolitta made its debut at the Sao Paulo Fashion Week on April 3, 2014 with its Spring-Summer 2015 collection and earned professionals' approval.
The collection is Mexican-inspired and presents ethnic patterns and hot colors.
Luxury Italian brand Cosabella presented her new line of glow-in-the-dark lingerie.
Made of the brand's signature super-lacy fabrics the pieces' prices are between $47.50 and $105 and will glow brightly once the lights go down in neon green after only 3 minutes under the sun.
Inspired by the tropical island Bali and the Brazilian culture and heritage, Animale Spring-Summer 2015 collection is light, floral, embroidered, feminine and draped and was presented in Brazil during the 37th Sao Paulo Fashion Week.
Jean-Claude Jitrois - the founder and creative director of Jitrois fashion house - presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection on March 1, 2014 in his Paris residence.
The designer said about his collection that it is dedicated to women warriors - 'the women who harness their own frustrations and use them to empower others to change'. It's an exotic and feminine exploration of leather.
Talented Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera, whose creations are always full of pure beauty and femininity, said about her Resort 2014 collection:
'Prints, that's what this collection is all about, prints and seasonless, because there are no real seasons for clothes anymore; in Summer somewhere it's Winter, or in Winter somewhere it's Summer. It's important everything can be worn all year round'.
Spring-Summer '15 vintage Hawaiian and Gaugin's Tahiti have inspired a shift into cool tones.
You will also see a surprising hold on Jewel tones coming off holiday and a balance of closely pitched low tones to create a soothingly evolved color palette. On view, a range of Blues, Greens and Purples.
Famous Italian fashion house Missoni known for its colourful knitwear designs presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection on February 23, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
'A very feminine girl in men's oversize outerwear', said brand's designer Angela Missoni about her new collection before the show's start. But the main accent was the innovative way in which the designer worked her textures - mostly via pieces that look woven but are actually knits.
Having drafted his first design 28 years ago and after showing his 99th collection last season, Hannibal Laguna presents ONE HUNDRED. A collection that encloses the essence that has been characteristic of the brand since its origin. A return to the expression and meaning of classical tailoring as part of its creative process, where the dialogue between the client and author takes place.
The Dalmau brothers, Custo and David, created Custo Barcelona in the early 80's after a long trip during which they traveled all around the world. Nowadays it could be said that Custo Barcelona is a style in itself.
Every season there is plenty of colors (even for Fall fashion week, which is dominated mainly by black, white and gray) and energy in Custo Barcelona's collections. It's the same for Fall/Winter 2014 - a mixture of textures with bold colors, but in a beautiful way - both for men and women.
In Versace menswear collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 the biker is the new cowboy all in leather and denim.
Versace Man is young, free, liberated, provocative, fearless.
Collection includes strong shouldered single-breasted suits, new Versace print silk shirts, fine-gauge rollneck, golden necklaces with big pendants, chains, studs, Medusa heads, sexy undies paired with leather chaps.
The Trend Council (a niche online forecasting service that provides valuable color and trend information to help manufacturers and traders make accurate decisions for their businesses based on factual analysis by industry leaders) has announced its forecast for the women's key fashion colors Pre-Fall 2014.
Pre-Fall assortments continue to become more and more important as a major trend indicator in color for Fall 2014 Runway season and beyond.
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.
Today we are presenting you 8 of the top trends in prom dresses for Spring-Summer 2014.
If you want to be glamorous, modern and beautiful during your prom night, take a look at our list:
Lace - in a small accent, a high neckline or as a complete overlay - is definitely one of the hottest trends for the upcoming prom season. It's a symbol of femininity and elegance.
Designer duo Yana and Anastasiya Shevchenko (mother and daughter) presented YanaStasia Spring-Summer 2014 collection during the Moscow Fashion Week on October 31, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. The collection is called 'In the Russian tradition'.
Elegance and serenity on the presentation of Valentino Spring-Summer 2014 collection on October 1, 2013, during the Paris Fashion Week.
'The collection is a journey amidst elements borrowed from imaginary ethnic groups,' stated the show notes at Valentino. 'Subtle almost imperceptible references are blended in a vertical silhouette with a sleek sense of regality.'
It combines the Italian aristocratic look with Balkan-style ethnic patterns.
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...
The fastest white woman in the world Ivet Lalova got married to her longtime boyfriend - the world famous athlete Simone Collio.
The ceremony was held in Rieti, Italy on September 21, 2013 with many guests from Bulgarian and world sports highlife.
The bride was amazing in a dress of Italian fashion label 'Atelier Aimee' - represented in Bulgaria by 'Bridal Fashion'.
Princesses' dresses in the richest of colors.
This is the key of Elie Saab's Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013/2014 collection.
The 49-year-old Lebanese designer, who is one of the world's most fashionable couturiers, showed richly embroidered designs in emerald green, navy blue, a deep red, silver, and cream, during the Paris Fashion Week in France.
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...
'East Side Story' is the name of Sibling's Spring-Summer 2014 collection for men, which was presented on 17 June 2013, during the London Fashion Week in Britain.
The wood is a traditional gift for fifth anniversary and the wood theme is a key part of Sibling's collection, because 2013 is the fifth year of brand's men's range.
So, the wood theme was amplified by jacquards and a backdrop derived from the woodgrain work of artist Richard Woods.
Key ingredients: Sporty look, lightweight woven knits, cartoon touch, panels of circular links and diamond lattices, shorts, three-quarter-length trousers and deep V-necks.
Students from different fashion design schools in China present their graduate models during the First China Graduate Fashion Week in Beijing from 24 to 28 April 2013. A total of 610 graduate students of fashion from 22 colleges will present their designs during the five-day event. Models are modern, different, stylish, interesting and fresh!
Roksolana Bogutska brand represents the combination of elegant luxury and bold modernity, amazing mixture of Ukrainian ethnic motifs and up-to date fashion trends. It's for elegant, seductive and self-confident ladies. Roksolana Bogutska presented her Fall-Winter 2013/2014 collection during the eight edition of Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland. The event was a big success.
Australian fashion label Jayson Brunsdon showcased its Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia. It was brand's 10th anniversary show. Jayson Brunsdon is one of Australia’s most renowned designers and his Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection, which includes 45 pieces, revisited the 50s, 60s and 70s
The design duo Adrian Norris and Edwina Robinson presented AJE's Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection on 9 April 2013 during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia. A label is synonym of femininity and elegance. AJE's designs encompass important women' qualities - effortlessly chic, timeless and ultimately luxurious.
Green is the color that inspired this spring and will not be out of fashion in summer.
Intense and bright colors are in the spotlight during the spring and summer. Sparkling colors will be present not only in your wardrobe, but in your cosmetics. Nails this spring will be bathed in "live" and very cheerful tones. Fashion critics recommend matt shades. Signal yellow, tropical orange and turquoise blue - the three required colors for more summer mood.
The season Spring/Summer 2011 marked the triumphant return on the stage of the “retro style” trend: the collections of many designers are strongly influenced by the style o the 70s. Following that trend, the cosmetics giant Lancome released a limited edition seventies inspired lipstick, called “Lancome French Touch Absolu”. It is inspired by the icons of the 70s and the legendary Studio 54. The packaging looks like a glam disco ball and the main color juicy berry, which is universally flattering and wearable by everyone.
Six hundred fewer tons of plastic in the environment in 2011: this is the green result that Benetton Group will achieve by introducing innovative, lightweight liquid wood clothes hangers – 100% biodegradable and recyclable – in place of the plastic hangers usually used to display garments. The eco-hangers, developed in partnership with the Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie in Pfinztal-Berghausen (Germany), will gradually replace their plastic predecessors throughout the worldwide network of Benetton stores.
Genlux Magazine is providing us again with fashion photoshoot of American burlesque artist, model and actress Dita Von Teese for the Fall 2010 issue, photographed by BarkhaX2. This issue of the magazine is described as Green Issue, titled “A Shady Green” and Dita is posing for the same. Each shoot unravels a story of the superstar siren and her involvement with two necessary greens-plants and money.
The famous French fragrance house Annick Goutal released its latest creation - "Ninfeo Mio" which smells like a unisex and is being marketed as such. As always with Annick Goutal unisex fragrances, you can pick whether you wand the girl or the boy bottle, but you will get the same juice either way.
This fragrant composition introduces light and luminousness in top notes which incorporate cedrate, Italian lemon and galbanum, which evoke first rays of sun in early dawn, fresh and clear air and birth of a new day.
Real sensation in the fashion world has made the British Queen Elizabeth II, who appeared at an official reception during his state visit to Trinidad and Tobago live in a long snow-white lace dress embroidered with exotic birds and flowers. Dress of the British monarch designer Angela Kelly.
Elizabeth II is on the island nation, where the summit of the Commonwealth. In his work involved the Heads of State and Government of 53 countries which have close historical ties with Britain.
Witnesses say that the leaders of many countries were shocked when the last Friday in the hall, which hosted the gala dinner, became Queen Elizabeth II in an unusual dress of the monarch. The hem of her snow-white lace dress adorned with two bright birds – ibis, symbols of Trinidad and Tobago.
Orange, lemon, lime green, cerulean, fuchsia and other happy hues made the runways come alive at London's Fashion Week.
"Right now, everyone's looking for colour, I think they're looking for optimism, more shape, less layering," commented Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour for Reuters.
Paul Smith presented clothes in the colours of the rainbow, inspired by Congo, Nicole Farhi created cocktail dresses in orange and green, and one in neon yellow with a deep neckline.
One of the key Bulgarian fashion trends for Autumn-Winter 2009 are checkered blouses, skirts and jackets, which can be seen in the new collections of the biggest Bulgarian fashion houses.
The topical colors are yellow, brown, beige, grey, dun, olive green, purple, red, blue.
In the new ARDA fashion house collection, Arda-Sport line, we can see combinations with Grey and Yellow in a check design turned into a playful low-cut sleeveless dress and a pleated skirt.