For three days MUNICH FABRIC START was the centre of the textile and clothing industry. Just over 20,000 visitors – designers, product managers and buyers of international brands and companies - came to Munich. The event also reached the record level of 1,050 exhibitors. Overall, the organisers can look back on a constant result based on last year’s comparable figures.
Dior Homme and French BMX specialists Bogarde are joining together for a collaboration centred around three bikes, the second of which is available as one of 100 numbered pieces. Taking inspiration from motocross wheel dimensions, this second exclusive, gold-finished creation echoes the design codes of Dior Homme, including details in black and white as well as a bee engraved on the hand grips. Made in France, this bike displays leather details which feature the "Dior" signature, created by Dior in Italy.
Ever rebellious – Raf Simons waged a full-fledged war against the current cloud of street-wear styles hovering over the fashion world. In the time where some of the biggest names in luxury fashion are ditching luxury for street and sportswear, none more evident than Louis Vuitton's selection of Virgil Abloh as artistic director earlier this year, Raf vowed to focus on traditional menswear garments, even for new generation.
Another highly anticipated show at Paris Men's Fashion Week was the Dior Homme show that many had been looking forward to all week. Not only did the show live up to many high fashion expectations, the collection was a resounding success, then again; how could it not be, as it involved a prince, a talented artist and a double debut. Which in short means, that the House of Dior had in its wings a multitude of talented individuals working together to present a fresh take on the future of fashion from this global powerhouse.
Harry Styles is one of the best-dressed celebrities with so many amazing looks that it’s hard to count. And the ones responsible for the majority of those are the iconic Alessandro Michele and Gucci. As the brand’s ambassador, Styles is the perfect person to represent the vibrant, unconventional creations that the designer creates. The world-popular signer is now the face of the label’s latest men’s ads.
“CRAIG GREEN’s collection reveal many of the critical success factors for those who make fashion today”, says Lapo Cianchi, Pitti Immagine Director of Communications & Events, “and specifically his ability to innovate menswear “codes” – even radically, without losing track of the contemporary market’s dynamics. We have been monitoring the development of his style that mixes workwear influences and futuristic shapes, sculptural silhouettes and function. We are thrilled to have CRAIG GREEN at Pitti Uomo so that he can show us all the modern elegance of his vision in a spectacular event.”
For the first time at FILO Milano, Filatura C4 is proud to present, in addition to the already established Re.Verso™ collection for contract, the Blue Drop winning fabric by Audejas, made with Re.Verso™ re-engineered wool. A result born from the shared commitment and vision to integrate a new generation of eco values into their circular economy creations.
MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® is an independent textile label for highlighting consumer products and semi-finished products at all levels of the textile chain that are made from materials tested for harmful substances and that have been manufactured by using environmentally friendly processes and under safe and socially responsible working conditions.
Experience the unique touch and feel of Cupro. Let it move your emotions through the Asahi Kasei responsible culture of smart innovation. Understand about the company commitment to ongoing improvements, with a mission to make smarter, cleaner products and a production focusing on the real innovation journey where “zero emissions” disposal is one of their goal.
Australian label Farage sees leading AFL players from the Sydney Swans running through Sydney’s CBD dressed to impress
Since its humble beginnings in 1998, Australian tailor Farage has gained a reputation for its cutting-edge tailoring and use of exquisite textiles, along with its fine service, quality and craftsmanship.
A very special president, John Malkovich a new prize, the fashion smart creation prize an exclusive DJ Set by the Synapson Duo
A special ceremony followed this year by a new DJ set performed by French electropop duo SYNAPSON! Each year this exciting event, eagerly awaited by fashion industry professionals, singles out the most inventive and innovative creations from weavers and tanners exhibiting at the Premiere Vision Fabrics and Premiere Vision Leather shows.
A year ago, the PREMIERE VISION group inaugurated BLOSSOM PREMI?RE VISION , a biannual trade show dedicated to first collections and designed for creative, luxury and high-end fashion brands. Last December, the success of the show's second edition confirmed the coherency and effectiveness of its underlying concept.
In partnership with The Woolmark Company, British label Agi & Sam presented a Merino wool-rich collection for the fall/winter 2017 season.
Ruben O is the brainchild of Ruben Opheide, tailor in heart and soul and fancier of all that relates to the British gentlemanship. Together with his mentor and renowned Belgian master tailor, the most refined suits, blazers, shirts and trousers are designed.
The Supreme Group kicks off the order season 2017 – and the year of its tenth anniversary – with the 9th edition of Supreme Kids on January 27th through 29th at MTC World of fashion, House 1 in Munich.
The swedish fashion label, COS, has unveiled their Fall/Winter 2016 men’s collection with a lookbook which reexamines function and style. Indeed, the brand stayed true to their main aesthetic, and present a collection with a clean approach to menswear, minimal cuts and a color palette inspired by the work of painter Lynette Yiadom Boakye.
Berluti is pleased to announce the appointment of Haider Ackermann as Creative Director. The appointment is effective immediately and the designer will present his first collection during Paris Men’s Fashion Week in January 2017.
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.
Hollywood executive Sanford Panitch, the president of Columbia Pictures, is moonlighting as a men's fashion designer.
Conceived by Cristiana Schieppati and organized by Crisalide Press in collaboration with Milan City Council, the Chi ? Chi Awards - now in their sixteenth year - opened the ball at the Milan fashion week, as has been the custom for the last sixteen years, with a ceremony at the Palazzo Marino in Milan.
Karl Otto Lagerfeld is born on 10th of September 1933. He is a German fashion designer, artist, and photographer based in Paris. He is the head designer and creative director of the fashion house Chanel as well as the Italian house Fendi and his own fashion label. Over the decades, he has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. He is well recognized around the world for his trademark white hair, black glasses, and high starched collars.
Based in Italy, Ottavio Nuccio Gala is an exclusive menswear label specializing in the highest quality suits, tuxedos, and formal wear. The beautifully tailored fashions are sold in Italy, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Russia and Greece as well as London.
After months of rumors swirling, Calvin Klein has officially confirmed the hire of Raf Simons as its new chief creative officer. The brand announced the news in a statement shared on Facebook, detailing Simons new role at the American fashion brand.
Born and raised in Annapolis, Maryland, David Hart began designing clothing at a young age. At seventeen, he received the Fashion Group International Scholarship Award and moved to New York City to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology. In 2004, he received his BFA in fashion design, with a specialization in evening wear and tailoring.
Under the LES HOMMES and LES HOMMES URBAN brand names, the company markets and distributes collections of men’s apparel, jeanswear, accessories and shoes.
Under the LES HOMMES and LES HOMMES URBAN brand names, the company markets and distributes collections of men’s apparel, jeanswear, accessories and shoes.
Time for trend moods. Time for ideas. The FW 2017/18 Milano Unica trends were presented at “La Pelota” in Milan to exhibitors and fashion community.
DAKS menswear collection took Milan Fashion Week once again as its main stage, for the Fall Winter 2016 season Creative Director Filippo Scuffi honored the label’s London heritage.
Okinawa was founded by its director, Michele Ruffin in the 1990s, and is located in the province of Padova, Italy. Okinawa has been supplying materials and technological processes of what we refer to as ‘ennoblement’ which is to say, the company uses are highly innovative, creative and exclusive, 100% made in Italy, applied materials and finishes that focuses on the world of leather.
It was in 1894 that Simeon Simpson set up a business as a bespoke tailor in Middlesex Street in London when he was only 16 years old. Being at the centre of the garment trade, Middlesex Street was better known by its nickname “Petticoat Lane”.
It is not just the physical craftsmanship behind a Turnbull & Asser shirt that makes each one so special - it is also the people behind the brand. Read on to find out about the figureheads of our design and production teams, and learn the century-long history behind T&A.
West claims the Most Stylish Man title for the second year in a row, which makes sense—if there was ever a year dominated Kanye's personal style, it was 2015. From the debut of his Yeezy label at New York Fashion Week back in February to the rollout of Yeezy Boosts throughout the year that instantly sold out, West had a dominant hand in defining how men wanted to look in 2015.
For its 32nd edition taking place this January 19th and 20th, Première Vision New York marks a new stage in its evolution. Already known for its premium offer of fabrics, accessories and textile designs, the show now broadens to include leather and manufacturing. The event, already the North American market leader, thus becomes a unique destination for buyers to develop collections, now bringing five activity sectors together under one roof.
Tradition, heritage, experience and visually overwhelming and stunning imagery that Ekaterina comes across, form the basis for all her collections. Spring/Summer 2016 sees Ekaterina on her journey exploring folk inspired prints and patterns, which are reinterpreted in a way that is distinctive, authentic, true to her brand DNA and vision.
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).
Danish designer Astrid Andersen is a true innovator with a global following for her genre leading approach to premium sportswear. She presented her Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection on Saturday (January 10, 2015) during the London Collections: Men.
During Pitti Immagine Uomo 87, on January 15, 2015, the Italian fashion label Marni will present an exclusive fashion show for Pitti featuring the men's collection for the 2015/2016 Fall-Winter season.
Make a date with Spring Summer 16 at New York’s Pier 92 next January 13 and 14. Following the roll-out of its new formula last July, the show is back with an even stronger offer in its 3 universes: fashion fabrics, accessories and textile & surface designs. A unique offer comprising 297 companies, up by 14% over January 2014. An event bringing together some of the best products selected by Première Vision from what the global textile world has to offer.
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.
For its 20th Anniversary, the Salon du Chocolat is presenting a fabulous retrospective of the 150 best designs that will be displayed in a dedicated exhibition, as well as an exclusive 'special anniversary collection'.
'In my opinion, Canada has been the perfect incubator for my brand to grow and to figure out what works and what doesn't, and to get to a point where it's strong and then: 'What next?' I think for me, it's Europe for many reasons. I think that's a natural evolution for a Canadian designer to take', said Christopher Bates to CTV News Canada.
House of Holland Girl is cool, confident and savvy and wear labels without letting them wear her.
Discovered Spring-Summer 2015 collection features a combination of bold prints and more subtle, traditional pieces.
Sharp Dressed Man was founded by the Baltimore Fashion Alliance in 2012 to support men re-entering the workforce - it collects gently worn suits & business attire and distributes them to men who are newly released from prison and trying to make a fresh start.
Los Angeles-based designer Dawn Nguyen will present the latest collection for her Dawn Sunflower label at Couture Fashion Week New York at 8:00 pm on Sunday September 7, 2014 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway, in the heart of the Big Apple.
Domestic clothing and footwear manufacturers have decided to join forces to strengthen the image of Polish brands both at home and abroad. Companies participating in the programme "Polish Fashion" will start tagging their products with the common label since September.
This year's Summer edition of Modefabriek was held on 13 & 14 July at the Amsterdam RAI.
Modefabriek is an innovative business-to-business trade show for labels in the middle and high segment of the fashion market, which value the uniqueness, quality and continuity with an individual vision of fashion.
The report 'Stitched Up' (by Clean Clothes Campaign) reveals that worker exploitation, poverty wages, forced overtime and life-threatening conditions are spread not only in Asia but in Europe as well and that is an endemic in the global garment industry.
For the next two months, the KaDeWe atrium will be transformed into a modern palazzo, presenting Italian labels with high quality standards and the sense of tradition that often guides family-run or artisan operations. On all floors, the premium store focuses on Italy - from fashion, accessories and beauty to home and gourmet.
The designer Tony Cohen showed his new Spring-Summer 2014 collection yesterday, 14 July 2013, during the 19th Amsterdam Fashion Week.
Cohen is born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and after working as a designer for several brands he established the label TONYCOHEN in 2005.
During this year's edition of Amsterdam Fashion Week, Tony Cohen is showing his collection for the fourth time on the catwalk.
His design line 2LOVETONYCOHEN (launched in 2010) is internationally very well received. It's a commercial collection for every moment of the day.
Suitsupply is a men's fashion label, founded in Amsterdam by Fokke de Jong in 2000. It has 44 locations opened all over the world - from its home base in Amsterdam to London, New York and Chicago. Its last object was officially opened on April 25, 2013 in Philadelphia. It's placed at the 4,300-square-foot corner spot on 16th and Locust that was once a historic hotel. The slick two-story boutique has been revamped with shiny modern accents - like bright-red display tables, eye-popping graphic displays and illuminated built-in shelves that look like something out of an episode of The Jetsons.
Rita Ora, 22-year-old British singer of Albanian origin, signed contract for half million dollar with Madonna's fashion label 'Material Girl'. Madonna's daughter, Lourdes,has been a fan of Rita for a while and has been to many of her performance. So Lourdes persuaded her mum to see Ora. Rita jumped at the chance because she really likes the Queen Of Pop and also hopes it will help her crack the USA in the same way she has the UK.
A luxury man suit is a symbol of status! A well-suited man radiates style, stability, self-confidence and influence. And when it comes to luxury menswear, wool makes the suit! 'Quality suits are like Ferraris, they're a piece of precision engineering,' says veteran menswear buyer and fashion consultant David Bush.
The Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Christian Dior was presented during the Paris Fashion Week yesterday. This is the second collection by the Belgian designer Raf Simons for the famous French label. Instead on a traditional catwalk the defile was presented in a recreated garden in the Tuileries. The Belgian gardening firm Jacques Wirtz supplied the plants and design.
The luxury couture models had flowers and embroidery in abundance. A number of dresses were composed of two or three layers of tulle, with embroidery designed to create a three-dimensional effect.
Textile Agency Optimum Ltd. already for 10 years is specializing in the supply of textile accessories, as well as in industrial washing and dyeing.
Textile Agency Optimum Ltd. also offers delivery of extremely high quality accessories for the textile industry: textile labels (jacquard), woven ribbons and laces, hangtags ....
As London Fashion Week is over, we can now point some key fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2013 in the designer collections.
The combination of black and white is still favourite to most of the designers, but in some collections they combine also with the trendy blue and gray. The combinations are in geometric forms, for example in the models of Antonio Berardi and Peter Pilotto or florals in the collection of the brand Unique.
The 81-year-old supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice took to the catwalk twice in one day at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week.
The New Yorker, who is known within the fashion industry for being the world's oldest working model, looked effortlessly chic as she showcased two contrasting ensembles, wrote Daily Mail.
Robbie Williams' fashion label Farrell has been snapped up by British luxury department store Selfridges after the shop was attracted by the brand's "heritage look".
The British high end retailer has become the first luxury department store to purchase the Take That singer's clothing line - which is named after his grandfather, Jack Farrell - after being attracted by its "clear brand ethos" and "heritage look".
Gisele Bundchen, Forbes' top earning model for the seventh year in a row, is Givenchy's new face. She has stolen the coveted French label from the supermodel Mariacarla Boscono.
Gisele stars alongside two male models - Chris Moore and Simone Nobili in "a love story between a surfer and a mermaid" in a gothic, beach-set spread.
Lady Gaga's by Polaroid Grey Label products are finally ready to be discovered in WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE at MIDO, leading Eyewear fair scheduled in MILAN, March 4th to 6th, 2011! Eyewear insiders will be able to touch exclusive GL20 CAMERA GLASSES and learn about theire latest technology first at MIDO, waiting for them to be available to purchase starting from May 2011, as well as other two Grey Label kids like GL10 Istant Mobile Printer (with retail price around 150 US dollars) and GL30 Instant Digital Camera.
Storied Japanese label Kenzo is the latest high-end retailer to launch a line of stylish phone accessories, following in the footsteps of Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Gucci and Hermès. As fashionistas increasingly demand designer cases for their iPhones and BlackBerries, luxury houses are cashing in on the trend.
ModeLabs, a French manufacturer and distributor of mobile phones and related accessories with operations in France, China, Hong Kong, Italy, the UK and US, is partnering with Kenzo to manufacture a line of chic yet affordable phone cases that will debut this December.
Fabrics predisposing to gentleness and freshness of the silhouettes, elegance in design and appliqués – that are briefly the trends in children's fashion for the Spring-Summer season 2010 from the French fashion labels 3 Pommes, Jean Bourget and Absorba
Leading place in the girls' fashion take tunics, dresses, blouses with flowers and appliqués and skirts with veils.
For the connoisseurs of luxury, fashion house Agressia gave new look to one of its boutiques in Sofia and brought the influence of American luxury in terms of male fashion in Bulgaria.
The elegant boutique, located on 60 Alabin str., is now the official representative of "Polo Ralph Lauren - Blue Label" - American fashion designer Ralph Lauren's luxury lifestyle brand.
Y-3 is on the run from the gloom and doom of the world. Armed with tongue-in-cheek humor, splashes of bright color, and intriguing aesthetic contrasts, the label's Autumn/Winter 2010-11 collection brought a healthy dose of fun back to the runway. Presented on Sunday, February 14th, as part of New York fashion week, the show sought an escapist route to the future of sport style.
Y-3 has always melded technology with tradition, and never has that been more apparent. For Fall, the label known for sport elegance took inspiration from bespoke English tailoring, reinterpreting classic shapes in futuristic materials, or alternately, classic materials in futuristic shapes. Front-row guests included Ciara, Justin Theroux, Alison Brie, Terry Richardson, and Tallulah Harlech.
In Duesseldorf, Germany began the fashion fair Collections Premieres Duesseldorf (CPD) and it will take place from 7th to 9th February.
Start your voyage of discovery into the world of fashion with over 1,010 collections and 22 fashion shows: Sparkling diversity, extensive choice, talented young designers. The 2010/11 Winter season in all its exciting facets.
Discover international collections and new labels from Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Poland, Finland, the Netherlands, Macedonia, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Ireland, Switzerland, Russia, the USA and many others.
The 'Mean Girls' actress - who already has her own range of leggings and
fake tan - will work alongside Spanish designer Estrella Archs for the French
fashion house and will be giving her own input on designs and styles.
Of her new role, Lindsay said: "I kind of oversee everything Archs does, while working with her. Different generations have different ideas."
The 23-year-old star also added she is confident of taking Ungaro to a "younger place" with a harder fashion edge.
After weeks of speculation, the French fashion house and head designer
have decided to part ways, according to WWD.
Further details of the change - said to have been made by "mutual agreement" - are yet to be released, and the person who will take over from Esteban has not been named.
The head designer - who joined the label in 2007 aged 23 - was said to be unhappy with the direction the fashion house was taking in recent months.
Karl Lagerfeld called Amy his muse and Roberto Cavalli went crazy for her, Jonathan Kelsey designed the ‘Amy’ shoe in her honour.
And now she is a new fashion designer!
The British singer Amy Winehouse will make her own range of clothes for PPQ- popular London label.
I LOVE FASHION, the official brand of the fashion channel FASHION TV, sets foot on the Bulgarian market.
The fashion label I LOVE FASHION is made by famous designers all over the world. Plovdiv is the first Bulgarian city, where a shop of FASHION TV will be opened with clothes of I LOVE FASHION. It will be in the newly built trade center Mall Plovdiv - 8 Perushtica Str. The official opening will be on 19 March.
The collection Spring/Summer of I LOVE FASHION turns every lady to the diamond of the evening. The clothes are playful and provoking.