Successful CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan
The team of the Bulgarian Fashion Association has returned from Milan, where it organized a short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project.The participants, 8 Bulgarian companies and 7 companies and organizations from Denmark, Spain and France, shared their content from the excellent organization and rich program.
15 organizations will participate in the CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan 01-03 February 2023
The CLOTH project ClusterXchange visit organised around the MILANO UNICA fair will take place in Milan, February 01-03, 2023. 15 organizations, among which SMEs and business support organizations from Bulgaria, Denmark, Spain and France will take part in this short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project .
CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange at ECOMONDO
Between 8th and 11th November, CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange in Rimini, Italy. With a programme organised around ECOMONDO fair, the clusterxchange focussed on two main axes: learning on circular economy in Italy and in the Mediterranean region; meeting companies from around Europe.
CLOTH Project ClusterXChange event in The Netherlands
The CLOTH Project, the European alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digitalization, will organize another ClusterXchange event in The Netherlands, between 27 and 29 of September.
A new cluster alliance has been created to promote green and digital transition for the fashion industry
The CLOTH project „CLuster Alliance fOr the Transition to green and digital fasHion” aims to boost the inter-regional cooperation through the creation of a cluster alliance within the Fashion sector. This new alliance will support SME`s in the digital and sustainable transformation and will enhance cooperation, partnerships and networking among clusters and SME`s from the Fashion sector.
Green Fashion Tour in Porto, Portugal
The Green Fashion Tour in Porto is a specific activity of the FASCINATE project happening in the fringes of the Modtissimo exhibition in Porto, Portugal, from October 6th to 8th 2021. It brought together a delegation of 5 clusters and 15 SMEs from Bulgaria, Denmark, Portugal and Spain to visit the Modtissimo fair, network with the rest of clusters and SMEs, look for business and technological cooperation, explore international business opportunities and brainstorm joint strategies towards international markets.
Join the online conference: "Circular Economy: sustainability and new jobs for the textile industry"
On 27th May 2021, the EU COSME project CirCoAX by CircularInnoBooster will be presented at the conference “Circular Economy: sustainability and new jobs for the textile industry”. This is a Partner Event at The Green Week #EUGreenWeek - Europe’s largest annual environmental policy conference. This year it will be held from May 31 to June 4, under the main theme of “Zero Pollution”.
GALACTICA first call for proposals to support new value chains by European innovative SMEs
GALACTICA, which aims to demonstrate the viability of new industrial value chains regarding the textile and aerospace sectors based on advanced manufacturing across the EU, launched the first Call for proposals, with a total budget of 1.2 M€ to support European SMEs. The Call for proposals is addressed to the European SMEs and start-ups that plan to develop innovative solutions that could be part of cross-sectoral and cross-border value chains with two different funding lines.
The 2nd call of ELIIT Project opens 25 January 2021
The ELIIT project will provide direct financial support for 25 partnerships between SMEs and technology providers/owners to enhance competitiveness, integrate technologies in SMEs, foster new, innovative or high-added value products, processes or services developed in collaboration. Deadline for application: 14 April 2021, 17.00 CET.
First GALACTICA hackathon with 50.000 euro in prizes - Register now
GALACTICA project, which aims to foster the creation of new industrial value chains around textile and aerospace sectors based on advanced manufacturing across EU, announced the registration opening for its first-ever Hackathon, with €50.000 in prizes. SMEs from these sectors as well as other interested parties such as start-ups and university students can form teams and register.
FASCINATE - Unprecedented alliance between fashion, footwear, and digital technology industries to access international markets
For the first time, the textile and fashion industry and digital technology industry have set to work side by side to determine how they can use the digital sphere to address the needs of fashion companies when they decide to sell to the world.
AEI Téxtils started two new projects to benefit the advanced textiles’ sector: GALACTICA AND TEXGLOBAL
The Catalan Technical Textiles’ Cluster AEI Téxtils started two new strategic projects for the cluster that will benefit its members, the manufacturing companies of the advanced textiles’ sector.
10 Million Views of Global Talents Digital in Social Media
Global Talents Digital took place online on June 10 to 11. In the first edition of the international hybrid fashion project designers presented their new digital and real collections, demonstrated by virtual and human models. Totally, the show included 50 designers from 20 countries, 8 virtual shows and 38 collections. 8 digital artists and 6 digital models joined Global Talents Digital, the off-season online project by Russian Fashion Council powered by Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. The event was broadcasted life on Be Global fashion Network as well.
Great Inspiration For Christmas Gifts
Everyone has that person on their gift list that is hard to buy for. It's the person that seemingly has everything they want or is guarded about their passions and hobbies.
Pitti Immagine Uomo 96 - Final figures
Pitti Uomo is confirmed as a global crossroads for trends, new ideas and the launches of innovative men's fashion and lifestyle projects 30,000 visitors in total and over 18,500 buyers from 100 foreign countries for an edition dominated by tremendous energy and optimism in a difficult year for international trade. Good performances and growth for some important markets like France, Turkey, Hong Kong, Belgium and Russia; a slight drop in numbers for China, Germany, Spain, Japan and in Italian buyers.
Bagley and Son Ltd expand their e-commerce business globally
The leading retailer of luxury fabrics - Bagley and Son Ltd announced it would be expanding globally. The company, which prides itself on unique e- commerce project, will announce to sell and ship cloth / fabrics globally via the brand-new luxury store online: http://www.bagleyandson.com to the public.
Power-packed line-up at Munich Fabric Start
The international textile and fashion industry kicks off the 2020 Spring.Summer season in Munich. More than 1,000 fabrics, additionals, denim & sportswear suppliers exhibit their latest product and trend developments in 1,800 collections from 29 to 31 January 2019 at the MOC Munich and in the Zenith Area.
Searching for the New Luxury - a project of Stella McCartney
As a continuation into the conversation around sustainability Stella McCartney is pleased to be showcasing her work in the State of Fashion’s first large-scale public event in the Netherlands, ‘Searching for the New Luxury’. The initiative seeks to connect and support global green initiatives throughout the fashion industry, acting as the thread between designers, companies, governments and educational institutions.
What is the future of fashion? We will buy less and better quality
Aggressive fashion - Those were the words Mary Sue used to describe her vision for the Ashbury Skies website. My heart started beating and shouting YES! Here is the thing- safe, tasteful, fashion is beautiful and it serves a roll in a complete wardrobe. But it’s not what makes your heart beat. Bold, standout fashion- that gets us excited. We had both worked for major retailers and have made lasting connections that helped us make our vision a reality- a collection that keeps fashion fun. If you’d like safe & practical, go to a department store or some other mega online retailer. If you want to smile every time you open your closet doors, then AshburySkies is your new favorite spot online.
Fashion Influencers - the victims of the Big Brands
Nowadays, the word Influencer is associated with a person who has the power to influence the decision of others to impulsively buy a product.
20 international scholarships for the international Masters of Raffles Milano - Istituto di Moda e Design
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is offering 20 scholarships for its international Masters that stars in the 2018/2019 academic year.
The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion
The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (The National Chamber for Italian Fashion) is the non profit making Association which disciplines, co-ordinates and promotes the development of Italian Fashion.
Dorian Stefano Tarantini: M1992 and his "Digital Degeneration of Luxury"
This new M1992 path represents a moment of transition, a conscious, mature direction. Dorian Stefano Tarantini, a creative, enthusiastic soul, constantly on the go is here to tell us more. He has given life to one of the most promising brands on the contemporary fashion scene that initially originated as a video-art project. What emerges from this is a complex, talented creative system as well the concept that everything is possible… such as flying a helicopter… don’t you think so? Dorian gave an interview to Pitti Uomo what we can expect from the brand at the exhibition.
Pitti Immagine Uomo - beyond the concept of fair and fashion week
This is the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men’s fashion. Created in 1972 Pitti Uomo is held in Florence twice a year.
A high performance, machine washable, dress shirt that never wrinkles
After two years of development, Bluffworks are finally ready to present to you one of our finest products yet - a high performance, machine washable, dress shirt that never wrinkles, but has a natural look and feel that rivals any shirt you own.
TITV Greiz - The Institute for Special Textiles and Flexible Materials
As a close-to-market research organisation, the TITV Greiz is your partner for research, development, service, consulting, testing and professional training along the textile value chain.
Study Fashion Design Technology at London College of Fashion
f you want to be a successful creative designer for contemporary international fashion menswear, BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology Menswear will give you all the skills you need to achieve your goal.
Study Fashion Design Menswear in Institute of Marangoni
Explore the specific design features, history and the evolution of the booming menswear industry. This one year Fashion Design Menswear course is for individuals looking to gain advance skills in menswear collection design, together with industry preparation in order to become experts in managing and developing innovative designs for a fashion brand, or individual collection in this fast growing field of apparel.
WHITE MAN&WOMAN keeps growing with increasingly international focus
WHITE has boosted the June edition thus reaching 300 brands, thanks to important partnerships and to the success of the MAN & WOMAN formula. The trade show is the only trade-fair capable of showcasing the womenswear previews during the menswear fashion week. Special Guest of the show is POAN, which will tread the catwalks thanks to the collaboration with CNMI, while the Slovakian NEHERA is the woman precollections Guest Designer. Synergies with showrooms like Tomorrow for the Athleisure, Six London, Baltimora Studio and The Alphabet. Special projects with companies like Casadei, which will launch its capsule collection, Momon?, with a special area, Ramponi and Albini Group for the shows.
Kickstarter - your dream comes true
Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects — big and small — have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter community.
A truly incredible Mido: On an up trend in 2017
Everyone was especially happy and enthusiastic about the 47th session of the eyewear industry’s leading exhibition, which closed in Milan yesterday with more than 55 thousand entries of visiting trade people from around the world, crowding the pavilions of a MIDO that was bigger and had organized an even busier calendar of events. This is a 5.5% increase over the previous year, for which attendance figures had scored an all-time record.
The London based menswear photographer EJ McCabe
EJ McCabe photographer, started hi early career in London. After getting his start on I-D Magazine, he was soon discovered by Anna Wintour, who asked him to work for British Vogue when she became the new editor.
One fashion project is among the winners of Chivas' The Venture 2016
The Venture, luxury whisky Chivas Regal's search to find and support the most innovative startups from across the world, rewarded five social enterprises in New York City earlier this month. The winners were announced after five grand finalists pitched in front of a live audience and judging panel that included actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria.
The relationship between textile design and product design studied at the University of Boras
"The way in which we work with fabric in the product design process affects the type of products we can create and also the quality, degree of innovation and expressiveness of those products", says Linnéa Nilsson at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås, whose thesis studied the relationship between textile design and product design.
Critical chain project management workshop
Projects are more and more a critical factor in business. Many companies sell products that are created through projects (e.g., machinery and special equipment, construction, software) or sell services (e.g., equipment maintenance, engineering, and healthcare).
Just Like a Man - the Pitti Uomo exhibition project
Interest in the most exclusive spirit of classic menswear led to the creation of Just Like A Man, the Pitti Uomo exhibition project on the Upper Level of the Main Pavilion with a layout by Patricia Urquiola. It is a project dedicated to a new way of interpreting high-end clothing for today's man that is extremely refined and composite.
TAILORFIT project is developing cost-efficient software and automated material cutting technologies
The EU-funded TAILORFIT project is developing cost-efficient software and automated material cutting technologies that will enable fashion houses from Italy and abroad to offer personalised, made to measure menswear quickly and at competitive prices. ‘All fashion houses that manufacture menswear are focused on providing made to measure products to their customers,’ explains project coordinator Mirko Zilli, CEO of Crea Solution. ‘This market is lucrative, but at the same time also increases in-house costs.’
31st Season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia concluded in Moscow
From October 21 till October 25 Moscow saw the Spring/Summer 2016 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. During the major Eastern European fashion week the runways of the Manege Central Exhibition Hall welcomed shows of designers coming from Russia, Georgia, Turnkey, China and other countries.
Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation: 100 Russian brands at AliExpress
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia hosted the presentation of the joint project with the international trade platform, AliExpress - Fashion. Made in Russia.
Dutch fashion: Bas Kosters
Today, we continue our journey into the world of Dutch fashion. The next fashion designer, who we are going to present you is Bas Kosters - an independent designer and artist from Amsterdam, The Netherlands - and his Studio, established in 2005.
Dutch fashion: Francisco van Benthum
Francisco van Benthum is an Amsterdam-based menswear designer from the Netherlands. He was born in 1972 and began his career in the late 1990's. His vision included 'exploring and stretching the boundaries of traditional men's fashion and playing with its codes and restrictions'.
Recycled suit program Sharp Dressed Man with its own boutique
We are happy to announce that Recycled suit program for men Sharp Dressed Man already has its own recycled suit boutique, located at 235 Park Ave Baltimore, MD 21201 and a new website - www.sharpdressedman.org.
Global Goals and Project Everyone aim to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change
In September 2015, the United Nations are launching global goals, a series of ambitious targets to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change for everyone by 2030. If the goals are met, they ensure the health, safety and future of the planet for everyone on it. And their best chance of being met is if everyone on the planet is aware of them.
London College of Fashion presents 'Digital Disturbances'
Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London is pleased to announce its latest exhibition Digital Disturbances. A group show curated by Leanne Wierzba and featuring designers: ANREALAGE, Bart Hess, Flora Miranda, POSTmatter, Simone C. Niquille and Alexander Porter, Tigran Avetisyan, Texturall. This new exhibition will examine the influence of digital concepts and tools on fashion.
Fashion designer Chloe Henris loves to transform different materials into original clothes
Last week I met the fashion designer Chloe Henris from Belgium. She studies in Helmo in Liege (Belgium), but this year she came in Bulgaria on an Erasmus project in Varna free university.
An international campaign 'I like Bulgarian folklore dances' - Join us!
The main idea of the project is to promote Bulgarian folklore dances in Bulgaria and abroad, by presenting them in videos, sent by professional dancers and amateurs, dressed in suits and contemporary clothing, instead of costumes.
Leather shoes with Japanese stroke
Leather shoes with Japanese stroke includes four labels: Nao Yokoo, Quilp, ANYWHERE and SPINGLE. All 4 labels were part of Pitti Immagine Uomo 87 fashion fair.
Parsons Paris with two new Graduate programs
Parsons Paris launches two new master's programs - History of Design and Curatorial Studies (MA-HDCS-Paris) and Design and Technology (MFA-D+T-Paris) - this year.
Fast life by Kristo - a mixture of hip-hop and traditional Bulgarian dances
After the presentation of Kristo by Richmart coats collection, Bulgarian hip-hop singer Kristo, continues his work on innovative projects. In the beginning of the month he presented his latest song 'Fast life' - a hip-hop track in combination with traditional Bulgarian dances.
XIX edition of Milano Unica
The 19th edition of the Italian Textiles Trade Show Milano Unica will run from September 9-11 2014 at Fieramilanocity.
Dean Manev: We support fashion designers to develop their men’s suits brand
Dean Manev is the Trade Director of the Men’s Fashion Cluster, organizer of the Men’s Style project. The project offers support to fashion designers for developing their men’s suits brand. The cluster works in collaboration with one of the biggest factories for production of men’s suits in Europe - Richmart.
Smart chic by Kristos Avraam
Kristos Avraam is on a 5 day practice at Richmart factory in Ruse, Bulgaria. He is a participant in the Men's style project, organized by the Men's Fashion Cluster and he is creating his men's suits collection for the project now. He described his models as "Smart chic" and revealed that his suits will be from two colours - a different color for the jacket and the trousers, which is a very popular trend for casual suits.
Clothing and footwear manufacturers from Poland with a common label "Polish Fashion"
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.
Richmart men's suits factory invites all fashion designers to a free made-to-measure training
Richmart is a factory, manufacturing made-to-measure men's suits. The factory is in Ruse, Bulgaria, Eastern Europe and has a capacity for production of up to 1 300 suits per day. The company wants to support all young fashion designers and invites them to visit the factory where every participating designer will receive made-to-measure training for free and also...
How to create your own successful fashion line
Maybe you have designing skills, but you are afraid that launching your commercially successful clothing line is too hard for you? Well, this article is just for you! It will explain the steps you should take for turning your passion into your business...
Interview with Vincenzo Iadicicco - menswear designer from Italy
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.
Spring 2014 custom men's prom suits by Richmart
Richmart fashion house presents its wide range of ready-to-wear and made-to-measure men's suits to the graduates and invites them to make their prom night special by choosing a really well-fitting and elegant garment.
There is another great opportunity for all boys and girls who are going to study for higher education in Europe - the company offers partnership to those of them, who would like to have additional income, financial independence and own business.
International fashion designers contest Men's Style - Join it in April
Men's Style is a project for business support of the fashion designers.
It is not like the regular fashion contests. It fully supports the creation of the collections of men's suits of the designers by providing all the materials and sewing one piece from the models, which is then presented in a photoshoot. Then the collection is offered for sale online as made-to-measure and it is also presented on fashion fairs in Europe and USA.
Fashion designers, Say 'No' to black business suits
The classic men's suit is most wanted for corporate and formal wear. Huge amounts of garments are sewn in black, gray and blue and this makes male's style in offices extremely unattractive and impersonal. The 'fashion' element is actually missing.
The main reason for this is that stores offer limited variations of models because of the huge variety of sizes, which manufacturers should produce to fit the different characteristics of the male body.
Interview with Kinga Luks - menswear designer from Poland
Today we're going to present you Kinga Luks from Poland - one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
Milano Unica presented the textiles for Spring/Summer 2015
The director of the Men's Fashion Cluster returned from Milano Unica, the international textile fair organized in Italy from 11th to 13th February 2014. At the fair were presented the finest quality products for Spring/Summer 2015 from both Italian and European textile manufacturers.
Join the Fashion Design Contest Men's Style in February
The Men's Fashion Cluster is looking for fashion designers to join the Men's Style contest in February. "The contest will run until the end of 2014, but we encourage you to apply now, because in the end of every month, we'll announce the approved designers, who win the monthly prizes", said the director of the Men's Fashion Cluster, organizer of the project.
Support Bulgarian clothing industry in the competition Building of the Year
From now until December 11, 2013 runs online voting in the national competition 'Building of the Year'. As supporters of the Bulgarian fashion and apparel industry, we at Fashion.bg undoubtedly support and will vote for the new factory of one of the largest manufacturers of men's suits in Bulgaria - Top Man Ruse, which is recently popular with brand Richmart.
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.
Uma Thurman is the face of Campari Calendar 2014
With its vibrant red color, intense aroma and inspiring flavour, Campari is popular around the world as an icon of passionate Italian style and excellence.
Campari's calendar is an artistic creation, sold in limited edition of only 9 999 copies to collectors worldwide.
Famous Hollywood actress Uma Thurman is the star of the Campari Calendar 2014, which will be captured by fashion photographer Koto Bolofo.
"RICHMART INNOVATION" made way for young talents
Fashion, music and dance merged into an exciting spectacle - The contest for young designers "Richmart Innovation" during the International Fashion Forum – Ruse 2010 was held on April 23 at the City Theatre on the beautiful Danube city of Ruse.
The winner, Nikolai Bozhilov from the National Academy of Art with the project "Recycling Fashion" received the grand prize of Academy of Fashion "Golden Needle 2010" - a unique sculpture by the famous jeweler Angelo Krassin.
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