Chikuma & Co Ltd. received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris
Chikuma supply import fabrics, mainly from Europe, to domestic ladies’ apparel makers. They collect the trend information directly from Italy and France, offer trendy material based on each season’s concept. They take risk to keep various material stocks according to each season’s concept to follow up the small lot and additional order in the season. In addition to European and Japanese textile, to satisfy the customers’ requirement, they expand their merchandise resource to Chinese and Korean materials too. Using our textile and design planning background, they are developing OEM production.
The most famous shoemakers that produce custom shoes
The shoes are one of the most important accessory when we talk about style and suits. You should be careful what kind of shoes you wear according to the occasion and the outfit. We are going to present you the most famous shoemakers that produce custom made shoes, made-to-order shoes, bespoke shoes and made-to-measure shoes. The selection is made of masters all over the world.
Japanese bespoke shoes by TYE Shoemaker
Tsuyoshi Ohno is a bespoke only shoemaker based in Tokyo. He first trained with Chihiro Yamaguchi at Guild of Crafts, where he mastered the craft of last-making.
J.M. Weston - French shoemaker
J.M. Weston, traditional shoemaker for more than 120 years, enhances and reinterprets classic codes with audacity through the impetus of its Artistic Director Michel Perry. Building on the excellent craftsmanship of its Limoges factory, the brand continues to evolve, reinventing itself without ever compromising its search for timelessness. Each new style, new leather, new detail of manufacturing is conceived in its workshops to enhance the feet of men and women. More than just a shoe, the loafer, derby or oxford shoe become a walking companion, a reflection of an easy-going lifestyle and of resolute elegance.
English shoes by George Cleverley
George Cleverley is a unique shoe company with an impressive history. Headed by Mr. George Glasgow Snr (Co-owner & Chairman) & Mr. George Glasgow Jr (Co-owner & CEO), it has become world-renowned for handmade shoes & leather goods. Between George Snr & George Jr they attend every trunk show around the world to ensure they meet with clients and keep a personal relationship with their customers.
English bespoke suits and shirts by Barrington Ayre
Barrington Ayre's mission is to provide the finest English made bespoke & made to order clothing at an affordable price with an approachable set up, allowing people across the World to experience the joy of bespoke clothing.
How to recognise the best quality ready-to-wear business suit
Buying a business suit is not just investing in an expensive item in your wardrobe, which, according to the law of averages, you’ll probably wear around 100 times.
Mel Gambert shirt maker announced as a finalist for the 2016 New Jersey manifacturing awards
CTDA member, Mel Gambert Shirt Makers, a manufacturer of custom and ready to wear woven shirts,has been announced as a finalist for the 2016 New Jersey Manufacturer of the Year Award in the Medium Business category (between 51-125 employees). The winner will be announced at the annual “Made in New Jersey” event on Friday, October 7th in Somerset, NJ.
The Italian hand-sewn shirts
The one, who is searching for a shirt, which to fit perfectly to his bespoke suit, as we mentioned earlier, will find something in England, but... not exactly. None of the shirt makers on Jermyn Street actually offers really hand-sewn shirts.
British bespoke shirts from Jermyn Street
At 71 Jermyn Street is located the legendary company Turnbull & Asser, which since 1904 offers an unimaginable variety of fabrics for bespoke and ready-to-wear shirts and neckties. If you want a bespoke shirt, you should order at least six pieces and the delivery time is 12 weeks.
Yoshimi Hasegawa’s new book Bespoke Style: Glimpse into the World of British Craftsmanship
Henry Poole are delighted to be featured in Yoshimi Hasegawa’s new book Bespoke Style: Glimpse into the World of British Craftsmanship. The book has gone into great detail on the history of men’s style as well as tailors, shoemakers, shirt & accessory houses and luxury services. Yoshimi talks about Henry Poole’s past and present and interviews some of the Directors.
2016 Student Academy Awards Competition launched
The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2016 Student Academy Awards® competition. All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration. The entry deadline for submissions is Wednesday, June 1.
Re-inventing shoes exhibition
After its amazing launch in Milan and New York, the Re-Inventing Shoes project is now coming to London for Fashion Week and the London Design Festival!
Tennis Superstar Maria Sharapova at TAG Heuer's Summer party
On January 13th, the surfer's paradise down under proved the perfect place for TAG Heuer (a Swiss Avant-Garde watchmaker) to mix up its universes. MS Collins, the trendiest nightclub in Melbourne, was the site of TAG Heuer's most upside-downiest summer party ever, with the reigning queen of tennis Maria Sharapova in attendance, there to welcome the super hot Australian DJ duo NERVO to the TAG Heuer family of Brand Ambassadors.
Interview with Gyula Szabó - menswear designer from Hungary
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.
Men's Style project offers real measures against unemployment in fashion industry
Youth unemployment is at critical levels - in the EU 23.3 percent (5.5 million) of those under the age of 25 are jobless, according to EU figures.
The European Union is preparing a 6-billion-euro ($8-billion) package to address the problem. The money will be used to help young people find jobs or vocational training. There are several ways the money can be spent to fight youth unemployment. But what I believe will be the best option is to support entrepreneurship among the unemployed young people.
Men's Fashion Cluster organizes International contest for photographers and filmmakers
As we have already announced the Men's fashion cluster organizes International fashion design contest for designers, fashion photographers and filmmakers with theme 'Men's suit - modern and practical'.
If you are a fashion photographer or filmmaker, the MFC's contest is an excellent business opportunity for you.
For participating in the contest you should send via email...
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT