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Savile Row - the home of the Bespoke Men's Suit
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Savile Row - the home of the Bespoke Men's Suit

In a world where designers are appreciated more than craftsmen, Savile Raw remains one of the last bastions of traditional cutting and tailoring. There reigns strictly and traditional division of labor.

The traditional Bulgarian embroidery is already in Paris
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The traditional Bulgarian embroidery is already in Paris

Dean Manev, the Sales director of the Men's Fashion Cluster, gifted men's suit jackets with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza) and linnings with the Bulgarian flag to HE Anguel Tcholakov- Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco - and other officials in Paris, France.

Made-to-measure Tailoring - traditions and innovations
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure Tailoring - traditions and innovations

In order to appeal to a younger generation, traditional suitmakers need to push the boundaries by experimenting with innovative silhouettes, bold colors, patterns and trims.

Vicuña - the finest fibre by Loro Piana
Menswear fabrics

Vicuña - the finest fibre by Loro Piana

Loro Piana is an Italian clothing company specialised in high-end, luxury cashmere and wool products and vicuña is the rarest, finest animal fibre in the world with a diameter of only 12.5-13 micron.

Savile Row Bespoke Association
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Savile Row Bespoke Association

Savile Row Bespoke Association (SRBA) was founded in 2004 by an alliance of five fashion houses. Today the Association has 16 member houses, which main aim is 'to safeguard Savile Row's unique bespoke standards, to protect and champion this understanding of bespoke tailoring and to promote the ingenious craftsmen that comprise the community of Savile Row'.

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty
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Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty

The forces behind APT are Farah Malik, a Pakistani Muslim with history of developing multimedia marketing campaigns for social justice and human rights, and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, with strong background in graphic, textile and product design, who men while living in Rome. They both are inspired by the hand-crafting cultures of the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and share a desire to increase awareness of ancient, disappearing crafting traditions.

National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' with first concert in the Netherlands
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National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' with first concert in the Netherlands

'I expect that first we will present Bulgaria really well, then we will present the Ensemble and our culture well. Our spectacle is an ambassador of Bulgarian traditions - for all Bulgarian in Bulgaria, for all Bulgarians abroad and for all other people in the world. Bulgarian folklore is a wonder - it is the richest on the planet', commented Hristo Dimitrov.

Koprivshtitsa 2015: Embroidered men's suit jackets by Richmart
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Koprivshtitsa 2015: Embroidered men's suit jackets by Richmart

As part of the event, Richmart - one of Europe's most modern factories for men's suits - showed its men's suit jackets, decorated with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitzi). The designers of the collection are Tsvetomir Petkov and Raina Gancheva.

'An Homage to the Tudors' - Curiel Couture Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
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'An Homage to the Tudors' - Curiel Couture Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

This collection was inspired by the Tudors and dedicated to Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth for her ninetieth birthday: an homage to a monarch who, in the 20th and 21st century has been an example of great style, elegance, civility, discretion and extraordinary balance.

Tsvetomir Petkov: Bulgarian folklore is really rich and we don't know what a treasure we have!
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Tsvetomir Petkov: Bulgarian folklore is really rich and we don't know what a treasure we have!

Tsvetomir Petkov is a young Bulgarian designer, Fashion design student at the National Academy of Arts. He is born in Troyan, lives in Sofia and is currently in Ruse, where he works on the Richmart Vintage project.

August 2015: National Festival of the Bulgarian Folklore, Koprivshtitsa
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August 2015: National Festival of the Bulgarian Folklore, Koprivshtitsa

The National Festival of the Bulgarian Folklore, is held in Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria since 1965 - once in approximately every 5 years. Its 11th edition will run August 7-9, 2015 in Voyvodenets area, Koprivshtitsa. The festival is dedicated to Lyuben Karavelov.

Italian haute couture designer Ivan Donev: You can expect beautiful, beautiful surprises
Interviews

Italian haute couture designer Ivan Donev: You can expect beautiful, beautiful surprises

Journalists in Rome call him 'the Bulgarian adopted by the Italian haute couture'. He defines himself as an Italian designer born in Bulgaria. But today when fashion gets more and more international, this is not so important. The style, consistency and talent are the significant things. And Ivan Donev has all of them.

Interview with Gyula Szabó - menswear designer from Hungary
Interviews

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.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are going to surprise with a Christmas card
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are going to surprise with a Christmas card

The Reality star Kim Kardashian announced her plans with Kanye for making a family Christmas card in 2014.

'A Royal Procession' collection presented during Lakme Fashion Week 2013
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'A Royal Procession' collection presented during Lakme Fashion Week 2013

Famous Indian fashion duo Shyamal and Bhumika presented their collection on Tuesday during Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013 in Mumbai.
It's titled 'A Royal Procession' and creations are inspired by the splendor of Maharajas along with 16th century couture.
Designer duo shows the beauty of Indian wedding.

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