About the Author

Dean is the Sales Director of the Men's Fashion Cluster. He travels a lot and he is the Be Global Fashion Network's correspondent from more than 30 trade fairs and exhibitions around the world.

Articles from Dean Manev

Fashion Influencers - the victims of the Big Brands

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.

Why is ethical fashion important?

Why is ethical fashion important?

Ethical fashion is important, because it is our social and environmental responsibility and if we don’t act now, it may be too late in the future. By 2030, it is predicted that the industry’s water consumption will grow by 50 per cent to 118 billion cubic metres, its carbon footprint will increase to 2,791 tonnes and the amount of waste it creates will hit 148 tonnes.

Gallery International Fashion Tradeshow

Gallery International Fashion Tradeshow

The list of new exhibitors includes bag label Anokhi (stocked by stores including BREUNINGER), authentic woollen sweaters by Fisherman out of Ireland, international fashion by Sarah Pacini (which has its own shops and shop-in-shops worldwide), minimalist scarves, hats and T-shirts by Nebo from Munich, handcrafted shirts by Edward Cooper and contemporary looks by Suncoo from Paris (via Feldges & Heidt). They are complementing the existing portfolio of brands which includes Add, Another Souvenir, D.A.T.E. Sneakers, Des Petit Hauts, Fabiani, Hannes Roether, Inuikii, Kaos, Lucky de Luca, Majestic Filatures, Luis Trenker, Parka London, Tom Kerk and Wool & Co.

PittiUomo 89 - The fast fashion changes the rules

PittiUomo 89 - The fast fashion changes the rules

This year PittiUomo was visited by more than 35 000 visitors from all over the world. All the exhibitors presented fantastic Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 collections of men's suits, jackets, pants, coats, shoes, belts, bags, accessories, etc. The exhibition was also a place where Woolmark, the Australian wool association, presented latest wool trends and their prize award.

How to choose the best fabric for men's suit or coat

How to choose the best fabric for men's suit or coat

A men's suit has the same effect on women as ladies' lacy lingerie has on men. But the important part is that the suit must be well-fitting and made of natural materials. Natural fabrics are made of wool, cashmere, silk, cotton, linen, etc and the leading manufacturers are from Italy, England and France.

How to choose the right suit?

How to choose the right suit?

Every man - no matter of his body shape - looks good in an elegant custom-made suit. Most men go to weddings, job interviews or at work with really ill-fitting (too wide or too slim) suits, i.e. works against his own image. Now, thanks to the new made-to-measure system, each gentlemen can receive his individuality on a proper price.

Proper care for the men's suit

Proper care for the men's suit

The suit is an important part of every man's wardrobe. The care for it is a care for your image and it should not be underestimated. As much careful we are with it, as long life it will 'live'. There are a few simple rules, which it is well to have in mind...

The International Woolmark Prize Menswear Finalists announced

The International Woolmark Prize Menswear Finalists announced

The IWP crosses borders and cultures by seeking up-and-coming talent from established and rising design hubs around the globe. The regional awards are held in six regions: Asia; Australia; British Isles; Europe; India, Pakistan and Middle East; and USA. Six menswear and six womenswear finalists are then selected to compete in the IWP finals, traditionally held during key fashion weeks around the world.

What a really good men's suit can make for you?

What a really good men's suit can make for you?

One really well-fitting men's suit made of high quality fabrics can help every man feel more confident and radiate style.
It's elegant, it's beautiful, it's comfortable, it's practical to wear a suit and there is a suit for every occasion.

Quality bespoke men's suit - an outfit you deserve!

Quality bespoke men's suit - an outfit you deserve!

A luxury man suit is a symbol of status! A well-suited man radiates style, stability, self-confidence and influence. And when it comes to luxury menswear, wool makes the suit! 'Quality suits are like Ferraris, they're a piece of precision engineering,' says veteran menswear buyer and fashion consultant David Bush.