In the late 1960s, a keenly resourceful Paul Smith would charm expert tailors in his hometown of Nottingham into deviating from their norms, cutting him one-of-a-kind clothes in unfamiliar fabrics. A pair of curtains would be transformed into a hand-made two-piece suit.
Any guy that owns an expensive suit knows that covering it up with an overcoat kind of defeats the purpose. You invest money into your suit collection because you’re proud of the brand, the fit and the style. Layering a floor-length coat on top of a luxury designer suit almost feels like a mortal sin. But, what if we told you that you could actually elevate your suit with certain styles of long coats for men?
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.
Pino Lerario, Tagliatore’s creative director, picks up the London’s vibe to create a new concept of masculine elegance. The Fall Winter 2018-2019 collection is based on outerwear proposals with a clear British flavor. Also the rock touch, an important part of Tagliatore’s DNA, seems to regain the history of Savile Row, when in January 1969 the Beatles performed for the last time from that unforgettable rooftop.
Exploring the notion of looking back to move forward, the Fall/Winter 2018 collection picks up the John Varvatos ethos - and take it to the streets. Injected with the vitality of downtown New York, the line up reveals an emotive concept with effortlessly cool execution. Juxtaposing the strength of a well-built foundation with an unrestricted movements of an on-the-pulse underground, the 2.0 man underscores his subversive virtues with a laidback confidence.
Menswear is an elevated take on the utilitarian: authentic pieces have been restudied and revised with innovative construction. Shirting in silk twill, wool, leather and shearling - featuring hand-stitched finishing by master tailors - forms the anchor of the collection, echoing the womenswear pieces.
The deepening, immersive relationship between man and nature is a cultural and creative trend which has served as their inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2018. The latest collection balances the rugged textures and colours of the natural world with the clean lines of modern design to create a unique and well considered collection for the new season.
Embracing the colder months as an excuse to layer up and re-discover luxurious warm fabrics like cashmere and merino wool. It’s a chance to pair complimentary colours and contrasting textures; to balance rugged, weighty pieces with sleek tailoring.
As always, the fabrics are selected in partnership with the most prestigious companies in the trade. Soft movement is achieved by weaving different yarns in both faux-uni colours and mixed shades.
Continuing to inspire and connect designers with the world’s best commercially available wool fabric and yarn manufacturers, The Woolmark Company will unveil the latest edition of The Wool Lab at Milano Unica, July 10 -12. Come and visit The Woolmark Company in Idea Biella – Pavilion 20 – Central Lounge and in Moda In – Pavilion 12 – Central Lounge.
The Issey Miyake show at Paris Men’s Fashion Week-Day 3 may have been many things but nothing as apparent as the fusion of different styles, iconic feels and wrapped up in some of the best prints seen so far. Instead of just using words alone, below are some points and pictures of just how inspired and artfully eclectic this particular collection was.
In search of contemporary nobility: aristonet The three-piece jacket, trouser and waistcoat suit reworked into a 3P suit with stunning combinations.
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.
H&M has teamed up with the iconic Parisian concept store colette for an exclusive edition of H&M Studio AW17. While the nine-piece collection is rooted in the main AW17 designs, the H&M Studio x colette collection goes one step further – featuring a special colour palette based on colette’s signature blue, plus two completely unique designs. The H&M Studio x colette edition launches 21 August and will be available in-store and online at colette for two weeks, along with selected pieces from the main H&M Studio AW17 collection in advance of its global release date.
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection marked the 50th anniversary of Cerruti and its relaunch. We know that Nino Cerruti, is one of the best dressed men in fashion so his brand is well known in using luxury fabrics and clear silhouettes in the collections. When he launched the brand back in 1967, he chose to name it after his grandfather’s textile mill, founded in Biella, Italy, in 1881 - Lanificio Fratelli Cerriti - which he still oversees.
With his first collection for the Italian house Meilland sent out classy, easy pieces that will make heads turn on a city street.
This season, Canali undertake a journey towards the origin of elegance, of everything that is made well and Made in Italy - a journey that begins at the end and ends at the beginning. The new collection reveals once more what lies behind the curtain of Canali craftsmanship - exquisite construction, exceptional quality and distinctive details.
Lund and Lund's history begins in the late 1930?s when the two brother tailors Hans and Jesper Lund were sent abroad to learn the highest level of pattern cutting. Hans took off to America whilst Jesper underwent his education at the renowned tailors Anderson & Sheppard on Savile Row in London.
Nick Graham launched his newest collection entitled "Life on Mars: Fall/Winter 2035" at New York Fashion Week/Men's. The latest collection from Nick Graham is based on Buzz Aldrin’s projection to land people on Mars by 2035. To add to the scientific importance of the event, Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society and one of the leading science educators in the world, narrated the visual journey to Mars.
Opening with a performance from Brooklyn-born star Nas, and staged in the landmark New York Public Library, the show is a personal love letter to the neighborhoods of New York. In a city where everyone is a stranger, where everyone is from somewhere else, neighborhoods are what make New York home. From the Bronx and Chelsea to Queens and the Upper East Side, neighborhoods help shape characters and create an identity.
Acclaimed actor John Malkovich has a new stage: fashion design. Since childhood, John has had an interest in clothes and fashion photography. He even studied costuming at university and, to this day, does costume design for theater. He walked the Comme des Gar?ons runway when no actor would and was featured in campaigns for Prada, Antonio Miro, and Armani, among others.
Originally from Chester in the North West of England, Daniel W. Fletcher moved to London to study and has also undertaken a number or roles and internships with brands in the capital including Victoria Beckham, Burberry, James Long and Hussein Chalayan. Daniel also spent a year in Paris learning his trade at the houses of Lanvin and Louis Vuitton, the latter of which he is currently designing leathergoods for and therefor splitting his time between London and Paris.
At Nick Graham believe that Modern Menswear is a mix of two parts tradition, two parts attitude and one part pure fun. Its what they call "Post-Prep." By combining classic British menswear with American post-prep styling, they’re out to create a new dynamic – one that is both recognizable and refreshing.
ZACHARY PRELL launched at wholesale in Spring 2009, amidst the most daunting economic climate in decades. Unfazed, Zachary traveled extensively across the U.S. for the past two years, working alongside sales teams at partner stores to train, motivate and share knowledge. In what has become a tradition, shirt styles were named in honor of family, friends, advisors and colleagues to thank them for their show of support. Zachary loved personalizing the collection and the surprise that came along with celebrating these recipients. The IRVING, named after Zachary's grandfather, was the brand's very first shirt and sold out during the inaugural season.
Pringle of Scotland is the iconic brand founded in 1815 at the birthplace of the Scottish knitwear industry. From the beginning, technical innovation has led to the creation of knitwear as outerwear and it became one of the first luxury knitwear manufacturers in the world, having expanded throughout Europe, the US and Asia during the 19th and 20th centuries.
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.
The Barbour jacket exists in three different fabric qualities - extra fine, fine and Thornproof (heavy waterproof material). For the production of this special and extremely strong material is used straticulate Egyptian cotton, woven with varying degrees of strength and finally impregnated with wax in a special way.
The Greatcoat is a traditionally large overcoat, typically made of wool designed for warmth and protection against the elements. It was popular in the 17th century as a military uniform and casual wear for the wealthy, and was issued for inclement weather by many armed forces around the world until the last quarter of the 20th Century.
Born in Modena on the 18th of December 1989, Matteo Lamandini graduated as accountant in Modena; exposing himyself to the prospective of the banking environment he immediately realized that weren’t balance sheets to raise in him interest.
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.
'Our collection is an ode to the fans of idols past and present. To the plethora of positivity that permeates a crowd at a maxed out concert. To the joyful obsession and energetic adulation that abounds amongst the masses. It is after all, music that brings us together'.
If you are searching for something ultra-warm, very comfortable, 'trendy chic' and with care for the details, for the next cold season, Eden Park Fall-Winter 16/17 collection will grab your attention.
Reinterpreting timeless western styles, Marras placed it in a playful and fashion-friendly realm. A hodgepodge of prints and patterns referenced a southwestern motif. Old western symbols such as the apron or overalls were brought forth in trendy plaids. Denim and leather juxtaposed with fur decorated jackets as well as oversize knitwear. The outlaw was also allowed his opportunity to shine with modern rifts on the leather biker jacket and dangerously sharp suiting.
Following the constant research at their own woolmill for the most prestigious fabrics and the most precious materials, Kiton launches the first 12.8 micron wool, proposed in 20 different colors. Throughout the years they have meticulously capitalized the very small quantities of this thread available in the world and succeeded in producing a small number of pieces.
Adventure as a self examination. An on the road journey to discover and to share. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli undertake an aesthetic exploration of empirical authenticity for the new Valentino Men’s Collection. Protagonists are individuals on a quest of self-discovery, that use books as a guide and stimulus to abandon dogmas and beliefs, combined in an eclectic nucleus, filled with nuance.
The Cerruti man is sophisticated, a man of the times who appreciates style over trends: a complete men’s wardrobe in evolution. “Cerruti has always been a symbol of sophisticated male elegance. Both relaxed and self-confident, the House’s signature tailoring focuses on cut, fabrics and textures. The thrust of the new collection is discreet, yet effortless chic – an antidote to current fashion trends”, says Jason Basmajian, Cerruti 1881’s new creative director.
For Autumn/Winter 2016 Paul Smith embraces his past, exploring some of his design signatures including stripe, print and tailoring.
In the early 19th century, John Rich II, son of an English wool carder, set off from Liverpool across the Atlantic in search of a new life. He went on to found the Woolrich Woolen Mills in Pennsylvania in 1830 and travelled from logging camp to logging camp selling his first wool products: wool fabric, wool socks and basic wool garments.
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.
The fusion of tailoring and technological sportswear continues to serve as the grounding philosophy of Z Zegna for Autumn / Winter 2015. The brand ’s innovative new stance, which debuted in Spring Summer 2015, is reinforced by an intelligent new collection that builds upon the brand ’s sartorial heritage with a ‘Be Your Own Style’ frame of mind.
Style neither creates nor destroys, it renews. Consequently, following the success of Spring/Summer collection, Zinedine Zidane returns to present the most urban line in the MANGO Man Autumn/Winter collection. The French sports star proposes the must-haves for a winter in which Chesterfield coats combined with quilted jackets, knitted sweaters combines with parkas and warm fabrics blend with technological materials, producing a contemporary, casual all-purpose look.
This season, the dark green made its long waiting return. We can see the colour among the creations of Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Gucci.
We continue to show you the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 fashion trends and we pay attention especially on the formal wear. Today, we present you one kind of second part of the shiny outfits - the garments make of sequins - shiny and elegant for every occasion.
It's time to take attention to Fall/Winter 2015-2016 trends for formal wear. Now is the moment to look for our Christmas or New Year evening outfit.
Let's look at the Fall/Winter fashion trends in different angle. We are looking for the most trendy colours for the winter season. We know, that there are colours that are typical for fall and winter - grey, black, brown with their shades, but this year is different - a whole new world in marshmallow colours.
Immortals colors - black and white are back with a full force in Autumn/Winter 2015-2016. The combination is known for a long time and it is always a classic, but for the upcoming winter season it is up to date, too.
Drawing references from military and the great outdoors, the utility trend fuses a masculine aesthetic with genuinely useful design detailing. This couldn’t be further from past interpretations of military – there are no silver buttons or embroidered epaulets – instead, look out for bomber jackets, overshirts with pocket detailing and workwear-style trousers.
“I still remember the sense of wonder I felt when experiencing that simple magic of a kaleidoscope – countless pieces that would shift, rotate and converge, creating infinite images and juxtapositions though constant in their beauty as a whole.” (Andrea Pompilio)
Another menswear brand, which presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection during the New York Fashion Week: Men's is Tommy Hilfiger Tailored. The designer admits the garments are inspired by 'a glamorous island hopping holiday in the 1950s, when making a journey stylish was just as important as the destination itself'.
CHARLES & KEITH AUTUMN 2015 puts a contemporary spin on a host of wardrobe energizers. Modern sophistication meets wild west influences that seek to update the distinctive attitude of the adventurous in renewed dandy silhouettes and refined sportif.
The garden of earthly delights: a vision of innocence and experience, simplicity and luxury, beauty and decadence through the eyes of Flemish and French masters of both art and craft. In the Autumn-Winter Haute Couture collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the Old Masters of Flemish painting and to the artisanal masters of haute couture to provide a synthesis of historical form, technique and artistic gesture to arrive at the point of today.
Authentic, traditional and sartorial menswear mixed with unconventional elements. Super-lightweight classic outerwear over English mohair suits. Cotton lace, double-faced cashmere, wool-silk tailoring cloth. Solid colours of black, navy, brown and stone with accents of turquoise and red.
The spirit of mountain climbing is the key element of Phillip Lim collection for the next cold season. It is incorporated in modern outerwear looks - blue and earthy toned jackets, relaxed trousers, long minimal coats, sharp parkas...
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'.
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).
Animals: instinctive and elegant, savage and sinister, the natural and human come together, to make hybrid forms of distinct decoration. In the Autumn-Winter collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, embraces an idea of the primal and the patterned to convey notions of the liberated and sensual, making a hyper-natural world for women.
Vibrant and energetic, the menswear wardrobe is saturated in shades inspired by exotic tropical fruits. Effectively capturing the optimism of the season, two key Fashion Colors land in the form of Mango Lassi orange and Papaya orange.
For the Spring/Summer 2015 there is a playfulness with silhouettes that allows new combinations of volume and tight, cropped and elongated. The key piece for this season is the shirt, designed in various ways. No matter what style you have the shirt will be the foundation when you dress, says Nina Starck, Head of Design at Lindex.
It takes two to Tango in Argentina but only one to belly dance in Cairo… and so, inspired by a recent boat trip along the Nile and other exotic destinations, Ted’s menswear is full of thrilling precision and rhythmic with this season.
Alexanders is recognised as one of Scotland's premier manufacturer of quality
woolen fabrics, supplied mainly to leading fashion houses and interior brands throughout Europe and the rest of the world.
I had a chance to see their fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 and to speak with the designer of the brand Laura Ukstina, while I visited the company booth at Premiere Vision Paris in September.
Alessandro Sartori, Berluti's creative director, showed a selection of elegant evening looks and innovative outerwear in luxurious fabrics.
At Milano Unica Angelico launched its new fabrics collection called Ke Idea for Autumn/Winter 2015-2016.
The Ke idea is a selection of elegant and smart range of fabrics for both men and women. A combination of jersey and traditional fabrics, with a privileged direction towards outerwear and double faced fabrics.
For Fall Winter 2014, the Pucci girl goes in search of a savage chic. Creative Director Peter Dundas creates a quasi-primitive, luxury-kissed landscape for her journey, drawing upon the decorative cultures of ancient Native American and Inuit people. Drawn in earthy colors and rich with intricate handcraft, a surge of animalistic energy pulses through the collection. But the savage is cut with the civil, leaving a rigorously chic refinement wafting through the air.
CHARLES & KEITH WINTER 2014 draws inspirations from the past and merges it with ideas of the future. Time is held suspended under a slate of accents and natural palettes.
Elemental- Wood-printed and gold plated detailing, smooth matte marble swirl textures mixed with neutral tones are the unlikeliest of elemental combinations created in the form of statement top handles. When mixed with neutral tones, mid-heels and loafers exude the characteristics of a rustic wintry mood.
For the new Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection the brand presents “Luxury Denim” - a perfect combination of modernity and the finest fabrics: wool, silk and cashmere blends in a wide range of colours, for a contemporary style that upholds the elegance and meticulous details that run through the entire collection.
Earth, Wind & Fire is the new line of technical fabrics presented exclusively by Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills in the world, at the 19th MILANO UNICA (9-10-11 September 2014).
The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York is hosting a new exhibition called Exposed: A History of Lingerie. It traces the developments in intimate apparel from the 18th century to the present, featuring more than 60 lacy, racy exhibits from the Museum’s permanent collection. The exhibition is running from June 3 to November 15.
Italo Zucchelli, Calvin Klein's creative director, presented brand's Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection on June 22, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
For the next year's hot season, the designer offers an extremely clean-cut line in mainly beige skin tones and transparent materials in strong colors (vermilion red, solar yellow and tangerine) in contrast.
After we've made an overview of Valentino Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection, let's take a look at Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli's offers for gentlemen, presented at Paris Men's Fashion Week.
'A sense of relaxation prevails, volumes are soft while patchwork and intarsia are tactile and spectacular. Classic materials come in masculine colors, such as indigo blue, gray, camel and felt', said from the brand.
A collection of futuristic lines that mingle with biological textures to use from morning to night.
The shapes and patterns of NOSTROMO, as well as the materials, are inspired by the spacesuits (work of Moebius), structures and interiors of ships, as well as the anatomy of the creatures and textures that appear both in the Alien saga films and in the work of the artist H. R. Giger.
Italian fashion designer Riccardo Tisci, who is part of the luxury French brand Givenchy since 2005, was a big fan of basketball as a child. And in Givenchy's collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015, which was presented on January 17, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week, that could be clearly seen - the catwalk was transformed into a basketball court and the models walked with hair slicked to their heads, which were wrapped tightly in nets.
Roberto Cavalli presents his collection for Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 during the Milan Fashion Week. The main highlights in the collection are figural motifs, fur outerwear and the metal ornaments.
New Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2013/2014 kids collection includes beautiful dresses, tops, skirts, outerwear and eye-catching accessories, like sunglasses, bags and tiaras - to make young ladies stylish, modern and elegant.
The world famous Italian fashion brand offers some really impressive girls wear outfits.
This collection presents floral dresses, lace dresses, bright knitted cardigans, cozy suits and eye-popping outerwear, like coats and trenches.
Unico is the new and exclusive made-to-measure service introduced by Angelo Galasso. It is presented a new dimension in menswear - Italian traditional craftsmanship, combined with Angelo’s eye for detail, resulting in an experience that is, as the name suggest, unique to each client.
Freedom is a clear, simple word with many meanings. In this case, freedom is what we allow ourselves in choosing our everyday look. United Colors of Benetton has always followed this path and offers even greater freedom of choice for the new winter season.
SPARKLING DENIM - The theme centres around denim, the quintessential casual fabric. Presented in different versions and teamed with other materials, its versatility is shown to best effect. Denim and faux leather for a bold, edgy woman. Denim and jumbo sequins for tongue-in-cheek fun. Denim and wool cloth to reject the carved-in-stone rules in the books. The palette displays a range of dark shades, starting with black and going through the various stages of blue to finish with flashes of white. The fit is decidedly slim, top and bottom, and puts the accent on leg length.
VIEMA is established in 1995 as a designer brand and manufacturer of outerwear.
The strong classic appeal of the brand has earned broad appreciation and
popularity and has long become a fixture in the wardrobe of the people with
affinity to smart wear.
The company manages its own manufacturing site in the city of Pleven (North Central Bulgaria). Its adaptable size makes possible a flexible planning process and better quality control to ensure outstanding final product.
The company "Nia&Dorado" returned recently from Russia, where it presented successfully and
with excellent results its new collection spring-summer 2003 at the fashion fair Sankt Peterburgh "Pen
Expo" held from 1st to 6th October 2002.
Last month the well-known Bulgarian fashion house also successfully presented its collection in a review in the Forum Bulgarian fashion - Plovdiv during the Plovdiv fair.
On 29.10.2002 the company will participate in Pret-a-porte 2002/2003 autumn-winter in Plovdiv.