When it comes to tailoring, the hardest thing to master is the suit. A well fitted suit can make any man look in good shape and should leave them free to move however they wish. It's an incredible skill allowing this level of flexibility, whilst creating a form flattering silhouette. Very few designers have truly mastered the art of the suit, but these three are true craftsmen.
The good old T-shirt: it has been the subject of countless songs and the staple of anyone’s wardrobe. It is your go-to wear for anything casual, relaxed, edgy, or even high fashion. However you wear your tee, no one’s going to judge you for it.
Velysam Paris is a specialist in viscose production located in France. The company is a circular knit specialist. It has integration with spinning, knitting and dyeing. Their designers work with the latest trends: crepe, stripes, jacquard, milano, double face, ribs with viscose, Tencel, Modal, Lurex, chine. Performance codes: Double-Face, Eco-Friendly Finishing, Organic, Mono-Stretch.
Lanificio Europa creates collections that are backed by passion, commitment and expertise in textiles. Specialized artisans and skilled technicians uphold 50 years of tradition and professionalism, reinforced by Tuscan culture and heritage. Established in Prato in 1966, Europa specializes in the production of cotton stretch fabrics including; super stretch for casual and sportswear, embroidered and printed, denim, yarn dyes (check and stripes), and superior jacquards. All 100% made in Italy, using fully transparent and traceable production processes to guarantee ethical and responsible production, certified by Eurocontrol.
The postponement of the Balmain Homme show according to schedule was well worth the wait. Olivier Rousteing delivered yet another collection based on rock influence, but rotating the looks around variants of glam from past eras, creating this blend of rock glamour through the decades but with a modern interpretation. So yes it was a relief to see no big hair, bold makeup and excessive piercings and tattoos.
No longer does a gentleman have to choose between a sharp look and comfortable warm-weather wear. Scabal’s spring collection is a refined study in beautiful colour palettes, innovative patterns and finishes to suit the modern man. Whether its gold-standard suits or lightweight cotton jackets, this collection pulls out all the stops for a season of sartorial success.
Stripes move, sway and cross again and again. P.O.P Pitti Optical Power will be a visual and virtual spectacle that elicits new horizons of perception and perspectives on reality. As the Pitti Immagine shows do, innovatively, season after season. No black and white austerity in Fortezza da Basso but rather a kaleidoscope of full colour patterns to make living interiors playful and hypnotic. All this in a set design conceived and curated by life-styler Sergio Colantuoni.
This will be a season of movement, starting with the delightfully undulating structures and finishes that bestow performance on the summery elegance chosen by Angelico to dress active days. Brightness and innovation accompany the collections of traditional fabrics and K1, the creative range that includes jersey.
Manuel Ritz presented his latest collection for Spring/Summer 2018. Relaxed silhouettes and nomad-style looks, alongside sportswear elements with a hand-crafted yet technical flavour, outline a new concept of comfort. The new organic trend, Biophilia, leads the way. Key garments are the destructured jackets in “molten” effect wool, wool overchecks, fused micro-textures, boucle pinstripes, blousons in wool or coarse-look cotton matched with soft trousers in jersey, wool or boucle wool flannel. The focus is on limited edition textures: Winter Garden, all-over flowers in cool shades, warmed with a touch of red.
Lanificio Zignone presents their Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an innovative design and performance
Lanificio Zignone presents their Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an innovative design and performance: high-quality fabrics, elegant and dynamic like the men they are thought for. The event focuses on sustainability and it is a chance to illustrate the mill’s commitment to conscious water use.
Gabriele Pasini is fond of working with lines and volumes, playing with widths and lengths in order to explore and innovate, delving into and developing tactile variations which do not instantly transpire, but are nevertheless crucial to building a new formalism - definitely an ongoing process. Elegance, harmony and colour. Midnight, Navy, Royal and China are the blissful blues that prevail throughout the Spring/Summer 2018 Collection but then these cool blues give way to white, natural neutrals, clay, browns, greens and a distinctive brick-red hue.
Wool, linen and silk are the basic materials for our sartorial collection, which this season includes a host of patterns and designs: check, overcheck, Prince of Wales check, damier, pin stripes are the main themes in a clever game of contrasts and softer, colour-coordinated matches, with fabrics enlivened by weaving different yarns to create apparently plain colours or blends of colours.
The Company began life on 10th December 1931 from a mill in Marton Street in Skipton and for the following 46 years manufactured Single and Double Jersey Knitwear. They have recently installed a goods lift to the first floor of No 10 building, which will enable them to store all of their yarns on site. They have 34,000 square feet of space, which should be adequate for their operation for many years to come.
Zara is one of the largest international fashion companies. It belongs to Inditex, one of the world’s largest distribution groups. The customer is at the heart of their unique business model, which includes design, production, distribution and sales through their extensive retail network.
Presented at Pitti 92, Luigi Bianchi Mantova Sartoria Spring/Summer 2018 reveals a wide selection of patterns and designs: check, overcheck, Prince of Wales check, damier, pinstripes are the main themes in a clever game of contrasts and softer, colour-coordinated matches.
Antonio Marras joins the growing number of designers taking up the theme of travel for spring-summer 2017. After an intimate presentation of his latest collection during Milan Fashion Week, the designer unveiled his lookbook for the season. Model Reid Rohling is the collection’s protagonist, lending it a boyish quality.
1970s style continues to inspire as Turnbull & Asser looks to the beloved era in Monte Carlo. The brand’s protagonist for spring-summer 2017 is modeled after Grand Prix racers who doubled as suave international playboys. Presenting its impeccable suiting, Turnbull & Asser embraces blues and greys for the season, offering a color palette ideal for summer.
'Recon Blocking, By Tokyo and Hazy Days demonstrate the latest effects, techniques and fabrications that are offering a fresh and forward alternative to color-blocking. Modern graphic touches, statement shading and plays with placement and scale reenergize geometric blockings while retaining longevity over coming seasons'.
Men's suit fabrics - geometric effect with tiny low contrast knops, special grounds such as with band of mixture color, small scale motifs with combination of mixture and mouliné yarns, hound's tooth or subdued checks on milled fabric, different size diagonals, plains and fake plains.
'Ermanno Scervino Spring-Summer 2017 Man lives in a world that blends sartorial with sportswear. The season's star is the jacket expressed in a sartorial key but created in fabrics that are unexpected and innovative'.
The journey of the menswear collection begins in 1960s swinging London and moves to a dusty exotic world. Traditional, sharply cut Savile Row tailoring in sober shades gradually becomes more exotic and opulent, inspired by India during the Empire period, where the palette and iconography is fully embraced, from safari colours to sun-bleached leopard prints and exotic landscapes to ornate embroideries. Jewellery fit for a Maharaja reference the lavishness of the time and the spirit of the 60s adds a dandified irreverence to the collection.
It's a new beginning for Seidensticker SS17 collection with 5 new fittings in formal and semi-formal shirts. After extensive market research Uno, Uno Super Slim, Black Rose and Splendesto have been ended and the brand will appear in the market with a new labelling concept.
Stripes are back. But, then, they have never really gone away. One of the cornerstones of menswear, stripes have always been prevalent in all categories: suits, sport jackets, shirts, ties, sportswear and in just about every accessory possible such as socks and bags for example. Recently, we have seen menswear dominated by plaids and checks in these same items, but the cycle appears to be changing once again in favor of stripes, yet in a somewhat different way.
The traveling theme was main part of this collection, balancing between tailoring and sportswear.
The Parisian fashion house's Dutch-born menswear designer celebrated a one decade anniversary as a head of the brand's men's line yesterday with the presentation of Lanvin Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection during the Paris Fashion Week (held June 22-26, 2016).
'The men's Cruise collection was an excellent occasion to best depict my idea of eccentricity. Everything started from my great passion for England. I tried to describe what's going on in my imagination, which often embraces an aesthetic very similar to the English one', said Alessandro Michele.
This season Alfred Brown shows vintage style cloths for suits and jackets in country checks, black and ecru designs and flannels with speckled yarn effect.
For London Collections Men Autumn/Winter 2016, Christian Louboutin joined forces with two of our favourite menswear brands: E. Tautz and James Long.
Tessitura Monti collection is the stylistic reworking of a travel on three evocative sensory dimensions:
* an urban itinerary;
* an exotic-tropical journey;
* a virtual trip through digital network.
For Autumn/Winter 2016 Paul Smith embraces his past, exploring some of his design signatures including stripe, print and tailoring.
The Fall/Winter 2015 collection begins in 1950s Milan, creating an imaginary bridge between tradition and modernity along which craftsmanship and premium materials are interpreted in new forms and proportions. Silhouettes bring life to a well-defined and extremely contemporary elegance with particular attention to leisure: coats and jackets in pure cashmere are made with an exclusive “double” technique that results in an extraordinary lightness and luxury. Lines are prevalent throughout the collection, creating diverse motifs and prints: delicate chalk stripes, shaded varieties for a mélange effect or crisscrossed in checks of all different sizes.
For spring/summer ‘16, inspiration comes from independent minds. A gentle rebellion against sartorial tradition sees tailoring rules subverted in sleeveless jackets and bias cut skirts, whilst couture fabrics are offset with naïve screen-printing techniques.
For the Spring/Summer 2016 Prada Women’s show AMO investigates the perception of continuous space through an invasion of the ceiling. Plastic sheets hang down acting as a virtual mold that defines the catwalk and seating areas, while the concrete ground area acts as the negative of the above scene.
Blocks of horizontal, vertical, diagonal and zigzag stripes lightly ripple knits, crepon and silk, with openwork, reliefs and canneté, transforming the Missoni Summer 2016 collection into a full immersion of color, graphic lines into a pictorial patchwork.
Horizon: a clean and clear naturalistic line of beauty, looking from the past into the expanse of the future. In the Spring-Summer collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, strips away many extraneous elements to concentrate on a purity of line and precision in technique to find an ease for the future.
Daring Grace, A Season of pure elegance, With soft yet brave geometry, Like a cactus which thrives and flowers
Inspired by sailors and their white-and-navy striped uniform blouses, Horizontal Stripes in navy and white or in black and white are another of the key fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2015-2016.
The winter season is going to be very interesting - colorful, lively and unconventional. Trends are diverse and everyone can find something for himself. Colors, fabrics and patterns are combined to show you what will be modern during the coming season.
Texas A&M and adidas today unveiled the Aggie Nights Primeknit alternate football uniform, which will be worn by the Aggies exclusively on Halloween, Saturday, October 31st, versus South Carolina at Kyle Field. Developed in collaboration with Texas A&M Athletics, the new special edition uniform is at the forefront of design and innovation, providing players with the perfect blend of style and technology for elite performance.
As BGFN previously reported, in July 2015 was held the Inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's and US fashion designer John Varvatos was chosen to close the event. After 13 years in which he showed his new lines in Milan, Italy, Varvatos supported the new fashion platform, presenting there his Spring-Summer 2016 collection.
The campaign message is clear and is realised through checkerboard game knits, #PoliticiansRCriminals badges pinned to the models' lapels and roulette wheels emblazoned across T-shirts - including brand's official backstage tee.
Today, during the this season's edition (March 20-25, 2015) of the Seoul Fashion Week, his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection presented designer Jang Hyeong-Cheol for Ordinary people.
Lottie Moss, Kate Moss’ 18-year-old half-sister, makes her catwalk debut by walking for the Sonia Rykiel fall/winter 2015-2016 collection.
One of the hottest trends in men's wardrobe for the Spring-Summer season of 2015 are Stripes - vertical or horizontal, wide or pin, monochromatic or colorful, on knits or tailoring, from head to toe or on separates - the choice is yours and combinations are countless.
Following the colours of summer, from shades of seaside and sky blue to the pink and violet hues of summer blossoms, and featuring particular and beautiful flower embellishments, entirely hand-made of same precious fabric materials of the garments according to old artisanal techniques, the new coming Summer 2015 Collection beholds a touch of Couture, remaining for the same time true to the minimalistic aspect of the ESME VIE creations.
For drop one, Thomas Pink was inspired by Sir Michael Caine - one of the sharpest dressers in 1960s London. He avoided the era's peacock style in favour of the kind of restrained but energetic style, which is entirely relevant today, a truly timeless look.
Girly, fresh, colorful - these words best describe the newest Patrizia Pepe collection.
British cloth is recognised around the world as the finest available and Joseph H. Clissold design and weave the most outstanding Made In England cloth.
Massimiliano Giornetti, Salvatore Ferragamo's creative director, was inspired for the brand's Fall-Winter 14/15 collection after visiting an exhibition featuring ornate Iranian rugs.
H&M Design Award 2014 winner Eddy Anemian has created a highly developed capsule collection, translating his painstaking techniques of cut and construction. To create this special collection, Eddy has worked closely with the H&M design team to capture the elegant mood and precision of his winning designs. The pieces will be available at selected H&M stores, as well as online, from October 23.
This autumn, David Beckham is introducing new styles and fresh trends to his David Beckham Bodywear range for H&M, again with a focus on comfort, fit and function. The collection launches globally on August 21 in all H&M stores that carry menswear, as well as online.
Berlin, 10 July 2014 -With 'Magic Circus' as the theme, the new looks of the upcoming Spring/Summer 2015 collections by Marc Cain were presented at an exclusive show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.
The term 'blazer' originated in 1825 and then meant only 'the red flannel boating jacket worn by the Lady Margaret, St. John's College, Cambridge, Boat Club'.
Nowadays, a blazer is a type of jacket resembling a suit coat cut more casually, typically with metal buttons. It is intended as an outdoor jacket and always solid-colored - usually blue, black, camel or dark green. It is single- or double-breasted and made of sturdy material.
Gucci's designer Frida Giannini offers maritime style to the gentlemen for the hot season of 2015. She presented brand's collection on June 23, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
The colors are mainly white, navy blue, red and beige.
'It was about a barefoot attitude', said Clare Waight Keller, creative director of Chloé, about the presentation of brand's Resort 2014 collection.
Garments are comfortably tailored and masculine-inspired in beachy colors. But you can find more than just menswear and beach sports - there are also feminine floor-length evening gowns with the Chloé's classic ruffles at the shoulders.
For her collection for Spring-Summer 2014, Carolina Herrera was looking for inspiration in 50s and 60s art works of Venezuelan artists Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez.
'You are going to be dizzy! It's about Kinetic Art - it's eye-popping!', Carolina Herrera explained.
There are plenty of stripes, curved line patterns and fluttering silk.
Prints are one of the main tools for the design and formulation of all types of clothing. They set the mood and the influence of clothing, and contribute to the shaping of the main trends of the season. The trends for Spring/Summer 2014 promises to be bright and energizing . The selection is made based on some of the most popular fashion designers and brands presented their spring-summer collections.
Summer fashion is often bright and uplifting, so are the colour fashion trends for 2013 any different? The catwalks this year have featured a variety of colours, tones and hues right across the spectrum, however there are a few fantastic stand-out trends to really heat up the year! Here is your guide to Summer 2013's ultimate colour trends.
United Colors of Benetton stunned us with its irresistible spring-summer suggestions for men. The trend provide a wide range of different color combinations and patterns. Men's fashion is no longer what it was.
The fashion trends for Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 we present are created by Lenzing AG - a global market leader for man-made cellulose fibers. Lenzing supplies the global textile and nonwovens industry with high-quality man-made cellulose fibers and is the leading supplier in many business-to-business markets. The portfolio ranges from dissolving pulp, standard and specialty cellulose fibers to high-quality plastic polymer products and engineering services.
The company suggests the following themes for the season: ELITIST, MAJESTIC, SYNTHETIC, EDIBLE, STORM and RESORT.
This summer will be colorful and full of prints. For those who think "nothing new under the sun" I will say that although trends repeat each year, this summer the patterns on the clothes are different and memorable.
For example, stripes - they are not boring and monotonous, but a combination of thin and broad lines and different colors. They can be vertical, horizontal and even diagonal. We can see them in the collections of many designers worldwide. The Bulgarian brand Daphne also offers original combinations of stripes in different colors. Stripes have been successfully combined with other geometric shapes, which is also very trendy.
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.