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Sartorial tradition used as an instrument to translate contemporary trends into a garments and accessories that enclose the life of LUI, the modern Canali man. LUI (HE) is an eclectic- Intense and authentic with an open mind for trends, inspiration, and experimentation; added to a great admiration for well-made curated pieces that are full of heritage.
Life energy and the stunning beauty of flowers have provided inspiration for BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS, the leading theme of the summer trade shows. New creative ideas that blossom just like flowers: improbable, effervescent and ironic.
Desigual has returned for a show at New York Fashion Week presenting its Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection, which has been given the name EXTRAORDINARY.
On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the watch icon Reverso, the cosmopolitan, athlete and pop artist Prince Hubertus zu Hohenlohe presents two new Reverso models. Designed with an eye for the exceptional, his motifs decorate the reverse side of the legendary watch with its swivel case.
The collection recovers the beautiful models of 1948 with a unique aesthetic design and a timeless elegance which defies the pass of time. All the watches of this collection share their original case structure composed of three elements...
'Music is full of memories and history; it is timeless, ageless and placeless. We imagined being in Sicily (Taormina, Agrigento, Palermo), attending a festival, a concert, an event, under the palms of the Favorita's or the Botanical Garden's banana trees. In this magical atmosphere, the Sicilian Barocco's golden yellow and Etna's lava red passion merge'.
Michael Bastian is a luxury American menswear designer. His eponymous line's Spring-Summer 2017 collection was 'inspired by the personal style of American Jazz greats John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock and especially the legendary Miles Davis'.
Today we continue our overview of the Italian millionaire Gianluca Vacchi's wardrobe, full of stylish, elegant, eye-catching, colorful pieces, appropriate for a wide range of occasions as well as a dandy lifestyle.
The most important thing in advertising is the message you want to deliver. It must be something clever and grabbing the attention of your potential customers. It should be original as well.
Three classic themes but with contemporary twist will be key in ladies' wardrobe - Cargo, Country and Nautical. To be commercially successful, directions are modernized to give the customers exactly what they'll want to buy tomorrow.
Sir Paul Smith is a British designer, whose business and reputation is founded upon his men's fashion with a special focus on tailoring. He is known for his idiosyncratic take on traditional British styling having coined the term 'classics with a twist'.
David Needleman is a US photographer, born and raced in New York City. Over the last 5 years, David has been a regular contributor of celebrity portraiture to L'Uomo Vogue. In addition, David has also photographed for Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Out and more.
'Pictures of young African heavy metal loving men named the Botswana Renegades by photographer Franck Marshall, Morrocan colors and reptiles or festive Berlin 'club-kids' spirits were among the many influences of this Freedom themed collection'.
For his men's collection for the upcoming hot season, Italian designer Christian Pellizzari took inspiration from the 18th century Oriental porcelain sets, considered the ultimate luxury items in Italy at this time.
'We looked within this city /New York City/ we love and found details, experiences and monuments that molded our collection. The Brooklyn bridge was one of those monuments. A bridge crosses and expanse of water and is ultimately about connection. The Fall collection is about bringing these experiences to life through a rich Nautical filter'.
'I've always kind of been inspired by the colors of ship containers. When you think about the process of shipping and receiving goods, and when you see that people now turn them into homes, it started making sense. We made the lining of jackets with a pulled back photo of containers, and that was the starting point for the color palette. I wanted it to be seasonless, a bit lighter and softer'.
The world looks differently through the eyes of an artist. Most people think 'What can I buy to myself?', but the artists look deeper - 'What can I offer to the world, that can make it better?'. Let's look through the children's eyes. They are free and limitless in their thinking.
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.
Today Scabal employs almost 600 staff worldwide. Over the years Scabal has evolved into a producer of top quality fabrics to the most prestigious tailors and textile businesses around the world and as a manufacturor of the finest suits, jackets and shirts for the most demanding men.
'Climate variations are the starting point of Fall-Winter 2016/2017 for Première Vision Yarns.Wooly, hairy and mohair yarns blur visuals. Checks and stripes melt into textures, creating misty aspects. Chines are delicately colored, throwns are worked in semitones and visuals will be softly blurry. Knits and weaves resemble powdery snow. Fall-Winter yarns and fibers make cozy airy handles possible. The feeling is silent and protective, and aspects subtly vibrant'.
The everyday is held up for question, eccentrically, playfully, wittily: Viewpoints are expressed. Opinions are communicated. Impertinence is a must: Calling things out is a pleasure!
'According to myth, alchemists had the power to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. They strove to uncover the secret formula to create gold, which symbolised perfection both in a material and spiritual sense. Like those mysterious scientists, we want to combine different elements to create a special and striking synthesis, something that surpasses its individual components'.
Nature is evoked gracefully, all in subtle materials: Bark marks and frosty woodwork, Fossilized lichen, veined woods, rigid leaves, Frozen corollas and icy buds, Watered-down petals and discreet outlines, Colourful shadows with well-defined details.
Colours and graphics, lines and angles, curves and spots provide structure: the image must be sharp. Well-combined geometries and tinted areas guide the gaze in the right direction.
Rivets are one of the key fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2015-2016in women's fashion. Especially combined with the vision of sci fi characters from block buster like 'Star Wars', for example. The color palette includes mainly black and white, while stars, of course, are the key detail, reminding us about the designers' galactic inspiration.
The latest edition of Première Vision Paris was held September 15-17, 2015 in the French capital. During the event, were presented the key directions in many fashion areas. One of them were Graphic Inspirations. Mixed references are among the themes, which will be very trendy during the cold season of 2016/2017.
Next key fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2015-2016 in women's wardrobe, that we will take a look at, is Patchwork. As you can see, some pieces are totally folk inspired, others - not exactly - but all of them bring the spirit of the hand-made-with-love clothes, which make us feel cozy, protected and loved.
'The beautiful potential of plants and other organisms to form living architecture inspired me to make a collection that is tangled like a maze around the body. Inspiration came from the way plants and their roots grow, and how roots have been used to grow living bridges in the forests of India. This tradition of growing bridges inspired me to re-envision my process of making a garment'.
'In all my work I try to make clear that fashion is an artistic expression, showing and wearing art, and not just a functional and devoid of content or commercial tool. With my work I intend to show that fashion can certainly have an added value to the world, that it can be timeless and that its consumption can be less important then its beginning'.
The most important philosophical question ever asked is 'What is a good life?'. A good life is one which mirrors the world. That means that you understand the world through art and culture. You understand the genius of the human race and you understand yourself in relation to it.
Edwin Oudshoorn (1980) is a Dutch craftsman and artist, who 'speaks the language of fashion' and 'translates his love for life into multi faceted collections'. The womenswear designer offers romantic pieces in fairy-tale-like silhouettes, sequins, tulle, wool and silk. Edwin's main inspiration is woman's body with its curves and he makes clothes, that emphasize them.
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.
In 2014 Bas Kosters took a step back and went on a quest to find his own 'self'. 'Who am I, what am I about, and what do I want to do with that?'. The designer visualized and reflected on this search in his new collection. But 'PSOC' is also a reflection on the current state of the fashion world. The fashion scene is changing, just like the consumers' mentality is changing. The research resulted in this statement collection.
Another of my favorite Lebanese designers (alongside Elie Saab), who knows how to make a woman look and feel like a princess, offers new glamorous ready-to-wear collection, including both daywear and evening gowns.
Deliana Simeonova is the creator of Gaitani New York (Gaitani NY) - an online boutique, offering women's, men's and children's clothing, accessories, home decoration and paper products, inspired by folk motifs, symbols and memories of Bulgaria, combined with modern design.
Jenny Packham Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection offers: lots of textures (satin, velvet, lace), sequins in different sizes, beadwork of crystals and pearls, nude body-skimming dresses, mid-length skirts, long cardigans, sheer tops.
Last week adidas unveiled The adigirl Collection, a new apparel line designed specifically for the teen athlete. The line - a first of its kind - combines key performance attributes with street style detailing to create a unique, versatile assortment of pieces that bring sport into everyday life. The adigirl Collection draws inspiration from five team sports - basketball, volleyball, track, softball and soccer.
This collection was inspired by the Tudors and dedicated to Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth for her ninetieth birthday: an homage to a monarch who, in the 20th and 21st century has been an example of great style, elegance, civility, discretion and extraordinary balance.
Tsvetomir Petkov is a young Bulgarian designer, Fashion design student at the National Academy of Arts. He is born in Troyan, lives in Sofia and is currently in Ruse, where he works on the Richmart Vintage project.
Kean Etro presented a modern multicultural collection, inspired by 'the cyclical symbol of life - a paisley' - which is 'The Tree of Life', according to a Persian legend. Pieces are fresh, wearable and stylish. Used materials are luxurious, prints are intricate and colors - rich. They bring sense of traveling, dreams and beauty. The collection is urban-oriented with references to the exoticism of the Far East.
Embracing simplicity in silhouette, fabric and color, Carolina Herrera's Resort 2015 Collection defines feminine luxury in its most pure form. Inspired by the lifestyle of a global woman, this season lends itself to easy dressing in the spirit of understated elegance.
As you know, on Monday (June 8th), London College of Fashion announced its Collection of the year Award Winners. Now, we are going to present you an interview with the awarded students, which they gave for LCF News and which we believe can be useful for everyone who wants to study Fashion design.
Louis Vuitton's Men's Style Director Kim Jones dedicated brand's Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection to the fashion designer and artist Christopher Nemeth. Every aspect of the collection was defined by the designer's admiration for Nemeth's work, whose woven rope motif became the emblem of the show.
Tuvana Büyükçınar Demir returned to the Grand Bazaar, where she began her design journey, with a breathtaking fashion show that presented her first haute couture collection - Golden Bazaar - for the Fall-Winter 2015/2016 season.
The fashion industry is one of the most competitive ones, bringing challenges to hundreds of start-ups every day. Fashion brands & organisations are everywhere today. Do you have what it takes to become a real voice in the industry?
Zendaya Coleman stopped by InStyle’s offices yesterday to chat about her upcoming gig hosting the Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday, April 25, but our conversation with the 18-year-old singer, actress, and red carpet force quickly turned to one of her favorite topics: fashion. And much to our delight, the shoe-obsessed star exclusively revealed some major news: She’s designing her first-ever line of footwear with her stylist, Law Roach, set to launch just in time for back-to-school season this year.
The Eastern Folklore clothing is unique with its colors and forms, motifs and embroideries. That's why some of the world's most famous fashion designers, couldn't resist the temptation to include folklore elements in their Spring-Summer and Resort 2015 collections.
The line will offer outerwear, dress shirts, graphic tees and accessories and will be launched on April 1, 2015. The focus will be more on 'the personality behind a Marvel Super Hero than on the super hero costume itself'.
Journalists in Rome call him 'the Bulgarian adopted by the Italian haute couture'. He defines himself as an Italian designer born in Bulgaria. But today when fashion gets more and more international, this is not so important. The style, consistency and talent are the significant things. And Ivan Donev has all of them.
Yesterday, during the Paris Fashion Week, Danish designer Ole Yde presented his brand's Fall-Winter 15/16 collection. YDE is a luxury women's Prêt-à-Porter label based in Copenhagen, offering poetic and feminine style to the ladies. The brand was launched in 2005 and is recognized both for its sophisticated daywear and glamorous eveningwear.
'I want women to feel unique at special times, I admire beauty above all trends and fashions'.
'These memories and Beirut were the steppingstone of my passion for design. It was these things, along with the courage, the grace and the elegance of the women of my city that influenced the person I am today. And if there were to be a message behind my couture collection, it would be: thank you', said Elie Saab for his Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection.
Indonesian designer Zaskia Sungkar will present her latest collection called 'Mandalika', inspired by the grace and beauty of Princess Mandalika, a mythical character from legends told in Nusa Tenggara Barat, a province in Indonesia.
For drop one, Thomas Pink was inspired by Sir Michael Caine - one of the sharpest dressers in 1960s London. He avoided the era's peacock style in favour of the kind of restrained but energetic style, which is entirely relevant today, a truly timeless look.
Bridal dresses 2015 by some of the world's most famous fashion houses at 'Brilyantin' Wedding Center
2015 Bridal collections of White One by Pronovias Fashion Group, Enzoani, Demetrios and Modeca are already available at 'Brilyantin' wedding center in Burgas, Bulgaria.
Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, with the help of the Museum of London and Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons - has designed a gray with accents of blue and gold running through it, Sherlock Holmes inspired, three-piece tweed bespoke suit to wear at the bi-annual menswear shows that start this Friday (January 9, 2015).
The Wool Lab is a collection of inspirational books as well as an accredited sourcing guide, which aims to inspire and inform fashion professionals about the new trends and infinite potential of wool, and to provide a concrete sourcing guide for the best fibres and yarns.
Jelena Jankovic graduated bachelor's degree of Fashion design this year at the National Academy of Art.
During the graduation fashion show she presented her collection 'Spirits Of The Past'. It is inspired and created under the influence of ancient techniques such as knitting, dyeing, wood processing
In 2014 Irina Milanova finishes her bachelor degree in Fashion at the National Academy of Art.
During the graduation fashion show she presented her collection 'In touch with Nature'.
'Men's look should reflect their strength and self confidence' - interview with the menswear designer Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez
Today we're going to present you Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez from Mexico. She is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
Ewa Jankowska has graduated clothing and jewelry design in 2014. Her graduation jewellry collection, titled “Bind runes”, was inspired by talismans and Scandinavian magic and theirs evolution into modern Scandinavian society.
Ewa joined the Men’s Style project and she gave us a short interview.
Today we're going to present you Kamila Ferens from Poland. She is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
Today we are going to present you Mohamed Moamen 'Mido' - one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
Mohamed is a young fashion designer from Egypt, living and studding in Poland at ViaModa industrial university.
Today we're going to present you Kristos Avraam from Cyprus. He is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
Kristos Avraam was born in June 1979 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He graduated from the Fashion Design Department of the Frederick Institute of Technology (Nicosia) in 2000.
Today we're going to present you Vincenzo Iadicicco from Italy. He is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
The 2015 Franklin Eugene Men's Wear Line, entitled Franklin Eugene Resort, features a collection of ten different silhouettes ranging from dressy casual, corporate and formal.
Today we're going to present you Kinga Luks from Poland - one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
San-Francisco based niche perfume house DelRae have introduced a new unisex fragrance called Panache inspired by the iconic character from Edmond de Rostand play Cyrano de Bergerac.
Top notes are bergamot, pink pepper, ambrette (musk mallow), carribbean magnolia and rum; middle notes are vetiver, oak, ylang-ylang, jasmine and cardamom; base notes are musk, amber, olibanum and white honey.
Marc Jacobs admits he needs ''stimulation'' when it comes to his designs, as he can't create masterpieces out of a ''blank piece of paper''.
Marc Jacobs needs "stimulation" to be a successful.
The fashion designer - who is creative designer for French luxury label Louis Vuitton - admitted he finds it difficult to create pieces from just a "blank piece of paper", and so he seeks inspiration from various facets of his life.
Celine Dion has unveiled her latest fragrance, Pure Brilliance.
The perfume is a fruity floral scent with notes of pear, apple, freesia and green leaves.
Its flacon was inspired by jewelry – gems and emerald-shape cut. The stopper has amethyst color with gold neck.
"Pure Brilliance is about the radiance and beauty at the heart of every woman. It's the energy within that makes every woman unique”, said Dion.
I've watched " Avatar "and I was delighted with the painting. It came to me thinking about nature, ecology and the Latin American tropics, and then rised in my memory images of Mexico ..."
Jean Paul Gaultier
The singer - clad in a vintage black lace cone-bra dress from the
designer - was in the crowd at Paris Couture Week for the golden age of
Hollywood-inspired show from the man who will co-style her forthcoming
North American tour.
Models were made up in the style of classic screen sirens including Joan Crawford, Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo and Rita Hayworth, and took to the catwalk to music punctuated by dialogue clips and film soundtracks of the era.
The range included trench coasts, pinstripe trouser suits, tight corsets, lacy bodices fur coats, mink-trimmed tailored suits and lavish velvet gowns
In an eccentric and exciting review show in Hilton hotel, the Bulgarian "Triumph Inspiration Award" 2009 finalist was chosen.
The designer's creation "Day and night" of the winner Iskren Lozanov has been inspired by 20th century art genius Pablo Picasso. Iskren Lozanov is a 3rd year bachelor in the National Arts Academy (NAA).
He won a six-week training in "El"-magazine, Bulgaria, and a unique opportunity to present our country in the final of "Triumph Inspiration Award" 2009 world, which will take place in september in Milano.