It turns out that do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion extends well beyond sewing buttons onto old shirts. In fact, DIY is a core component of ethical fashion because it finds new ways to preserve and upcycle old materials into new pieces. Many key items in menswear collections can be repurposed using basic DIY techniques. This method offers a low-cost alternative for sprucing up your wardrobe without buying into fast fashion trends.
Fashion shows are mostly leisurely, plush events that require one to spend a considerable amount of time outdoors. These exhibitions bring out all sorts of people, whereby some desire to don romantic floral dresses, that easily and effortlessly catch the crowd’s attention, while others favor retina-searing neon outfits. This only goes to demonstrate that a vast majority of people worldwide are actively conscious of both existing and upcoming trends. Thus, they end up wearing a mix of well-designed, button-downs, trousers, jackets as well as a combination of other articles of clothing.
The Spring collection had a retro feel, with slightly oversize suits; worn with waistcoats and ruched shirts, they exuded a nostalgic elegance. Denim single-breasted jackets with 3-D appliques were tucked into roomy trousers, and allover floral prints had a feminine flair, in evidence on generous silk shirts or ensembles. Macrame patches were scattered on zippered bombers, fitted formal blazers, and safari jackets. As single pieces, they could add a poetic, gentle flair to the most streamlined masculine wardrobe—which is, of course, the antithesis of everything Antonio Marras stands for.
Fashion designer Peter Dundas reviled new Roberto Cavalli‘s Spring Summer 2017 Menswear collection with lookbook captured by photographer Edouard Plongeon. Stars of the session are Erik van Gils, Akos Sogor, and Leon Dame.
Instead of spending hours pondering the differences between blazers, sport coats and suits, the fearless leader, Melissa Austria (long a fan of the dapper jacket) explain the how, what and where of the must-have pieces.
'For my Fall 2016 Women's Collection, I was inspired by a woman who dares to be herself. By day, her style is effortless and sophisticated in languid menswear. At night she transforms herself with the bold spirit of a cool rocker imbued with a modern romanticism' - Ralph Lauren
DYEME - Wool, cashmere and linen: 3 different fibers which nature has endowed with different dyeing attributes. It's a peculiarity that Solbiati has used to advantage in a skilful blend, where the raw materials, carefully proportioned and tuned, are combined from the very first stages of the production process.
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.
This collection was named 'Mirror the World' and it's about saving Venice (and the rest of the world) from the effects of climate change.
From bustling city sidewalks to the streets of Cairo, Christian Louboutin’s Autumn/Winter 2015 handbag collection is made to accompany the glamorous woman on the run.
Yesterday, during the Paris Men's Fashion Week (June 24-28, 2015), French designer Hedi Slimane presented his latest men's fashion collection for Saint Laurent fashion house. It is called 'Surf Sound' and is dedicated to 'contemporary Californian surf music culture'. The collection is really rainbow-like and fresh, full of embroideries and beading.
Le Palais Bulles: A utopian project that encompasses earth, sky and sea, where the future is built organically from the forms and architecture of the past. In this Collection Croisiére, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the landscape and memory of the South of France. Gaining inspiration from the colours, textures and light of the natural world of the Cote d’Azur, together with the style of the people who have inhabited it, the designer draws on tradition and technique to realise clothing for today. In so doing, Le Palais Bulles (Bubble Palace) becomes a metaphor for the approach to the collection overall.
Today in Japan, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo (MBFWT, March 16-21, 2015), his creations presented Japanese designer Keita Maruyama. The designs are colorful, fresh, comfortable, modern and eye-catching, combined with interesting artistic accessories - hats, bags, belts, gloves, earrings and high-heel boots with fringes.
On Tuesday (February 3, 2015), the Spanish casual clothing brand Desigual, which is famous for its patchwork designs, intense prints, innovative graffiti art, asymmetrical designs and flamboyant splashes of color, presented its latest men's fashion collection during the 080 Barcelona Fashion week (February 2-5, 2015).
House of Holland Girl is cool, confident and savvy and wear labels without letting them wear her.
Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein's creative director, presented brand's Fall-Winter 14/15 womenswear collection during the New York Fashion Week.
Warm and cozy are the words that best describe these sweater dressing and knits that look tailored.
Mohair and yarn are main fabrics and patchwork is part of the whole gentle feeling that garments bring. Relaxed comfort, minimalism and elegance.
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.
The American actress who is best known for playing Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga is the star in Balenciaga's advert, presenting its newest fragrance - Rosabotanica.
The 23-year-old Stewart is topless in the black and white photos. She is 'wearing' only some beautiful flowers which burst from a vine and clings to her bare skin.
After we have discussed different types of men's suits, now let's take a look at kinds of coat's pockets.
Standard man's coat has two outer pockets and they can be:
Patch pockets - they are sporty type pockets, mostly seen on summer linen suits or other informal styles. A patch pocket is a single extra piece of cloth, sewn directly onto the front of the jacket...
Lacoste presented its new fragrance collection L.12.12. It was inspired by the famous polo shirts Lacoste, created first by a French tennis player Rene Lacoste in the distant 1927.
The new collection includes 3 fragrances that match three colors of the polo: white, blue and green. L.12.12 White represents simplicity, elegance and freshness, blue symbolizes intensity, aquatic life and manhood, and green stands for nature and good vibrations.
Put on the school uniform, pleated skirts and checked, colorful sweaters, because this fall the college style will be in fashion.
The new fall 2010 collections are all about the informal and negligent style from the student years. In the center of the trends this fall are the checkered patterns, embroidered hats and pleated knee-length skirts.
Designers offer a variety of loafers, which will be on top of the trends this season.
Gucci Guilty eau de toilette is warm yet striking oriental floral perfume. Top notes of pink pepper, heart note of lilac, base notes of patchouli and amber – all velvet femininity with hint of provocation.
The patchouli that is the hallmark of Gucci fragrances, conveys a message of strength, while the notes of amber suggests deep femininity.
The fragrance will be available from this month in 30, 50 and 75 ml EDT.