About the Author
Articles from Silvia Kabaivanova
In short, yes you can gold dip a rose. There is a complicated process required for it to be effective, but it is regularly done, and gold dipped roses are very popular ornaments and gifts.
EURATEX and partners launched the new Horizon Europe innovation project CISUTAC on circular and sustainable textiles
The new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC was launched this week. It will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. As part of a consortium of 27 partners working on the project, EURATEX will work towards facilitating the Circular Economy transition.
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.
When someone is grieving, most of us tend to clam up. We become hyper-aware of everything we say and do – suddenly fearful that we might say something insensitive or offensive. Most often, the result is that we say nothing at all. A popular, noncommittal generality we sometimes resort to is: “Let me know if there’s anything I can do.”
Getting the right coloured contact lenses for your eye colour is super important as it seriously affects the finished result. It makes total sense when you think about how colours mix together. For those with dark eyes it can feel like an endless quest to find the perfect coloured contacts to cover your eye colour but with advice on websites such as colouredcontacts.com, finding lenses to suit your eyes just got a little bit easier.
The European textile & fashion in Europe, represented by EURATEX, calls for a single European strategy to tackle the energy crisis. To safeguard the future of the industry, a revision of the electricity price mechanism is necessary and an EU wide cap on gas prices at 80€/MWh. Special company support needs to be granted to avoid bankruptcy and relocation of textile production outside Europe.
GENT London is excited to bring its unique blend of sustainable fashion and modern, contemporary and street art to London Fashion Week this September. Showcasing its new collaborations with artists including, but by no means limited to, Sophie Tea, Rich Simmons, Emma Gibbons and the uprising talent of Ghost; GENT London reworks iconic fashion pieces to create wearable works of art.
When you have shot the most amazing fashion photo shoot with your model, what comes next? After all the editing and final touches are done, a photographer needs to find a way to publish these images. Potential clients or buyers need to see them as well.
Have you heard about custom made bags in the UK? These are bags that are made and printed to the specifications of the client – mostly businesses and institutions – with an intention of selling a brand. This is a common branding and marketing strategy in the UK, which is why you will regularly see shoppers, students, and corporate people among others carrying branded bags around.
An innovative European project is going to process and recycle plastic textile waste. The partnership plans to reach the objectives set by the European Union in reducing CO2 emissions by 2030. The consortium is rallying 16 public and private European organizations working together for more circular economy. The WhiteCycle project, coordinated by Michelin, was launched on Friday, July 1st. Its main goal is to develop a circular solution to convert complex waste containing textile made of plastic into products with high added value. Co-funded by Horizon Europe, the European Union’s research and innovation program, this unprecedented public/private European partnership includes 16 organizations and will run for four years.
All attending designers at Moscow Fashion Week 2022
Pure London, the UK's leading trade fashion buying event taking place at Olympia, London from the 17th – 19th July 2022, offers an extensive international programme showcasing fashion collections from over 30 countries including 28 brands from Poland.
A photography competition by Textile Exchange in partnership with Magnum Photos
The Guest Designer of Pitti Immagine Uomo 102 is Grace Wales Bonner, Founder and Creative Director of WALES BONNER
Wales Bonner is the Guest Designer of Pitti Immagine Uomo no.102 (Florence, Fortezza da Basso, 14-17 June 2022). The designer of English-Jamaican origins will present, in a premiere showing in Florence, the Spring-Summer 2023 collection of her eponymous label Wales Bonner.
Discover new fabrics for new garments - such as the exclusive stretch polo-shirt – atthis edition of Milano Unica
High fashion is changing all the time, and with the most recent fashion weeks being really popular, here are some of the men’s latest trends.
Millions of businesses are started every year, which will not be changing any time soon. In fact, with the pandemic, more and more people are choosing to open ecommerce businesses from the comfort of their own homes. If you are one of the many who have chosen to go this route, then there are opportunities out there for you.
The first real transnational European Fashion Alliance of European fashion councils and institutions is founded by 25 European fashion organizations aiming to empower a prosperous, sustainable and inclusive European fashion ecosystem. During a two-day summit in Frankfurt at the end of March 2022, Fashion Council Germany brought together the most leading European fashion organisations to form a coalition of change, with the support of Messe Frankfurt and its global Texpertise Network.
The first Moscow Fashion Week, scheduled for June 20 through 26, will become a landmark event for the Russian capital. Attracting and consolidating the fashion industry professionals from all over the country, it is a social project that aims to support local Russian brands, seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Talented designers will have a chance to take part in Moscow Fashion Week free of charge.
Slavi Presented First Prototype Of Innovative Crypto ATM And Got 5 Awards Including“I Success International Awards” From Forbes Monaco
Slavi Finance launched their innovative crypto ATM at the “High End Congress of Economic Diplomacy” in Monaco and was highlighted by “I Success International Awards” from Forbes Monaco. Worldwide celebrities and billionaires, as well as local personalities, were on hand for the ceremony, which recognizes outstanding work of innovative, imaginative and visionary entrepreneurs in crypto industry.
MATADOR MEGGINGS has recently launched their Pride collection to honor the LGBTQ+ community, aiming to empower them to be proud and vocal.
The most talked about fashion hotspot today is not the runways of Paris or Milan, it’s the virtual fashion world of FashWire. Over 400 contemporary brands from all over the world are part of the FashWire community, using the app as a discovery platform and market research tool. By swiping left or right, consumers deliver instant feedback to brands about what products they would be most likely to purchase and find the most appealing. FashWire’s mobile experience gamifies the feedback loop directly to designers. Consumers are also able to discover new brands, shop the latest fashion trends and upload their style inspirations with the app’s social integration tools such as liking, posting, swiping and sharing.
Guest posting is still a viable SEO strategy today, but it is important to know when it is a good idea to write a guest post and when it is not.
Custom bridal set rings are more popular than ever. They are a great way to add your own personality and style with options to suit everyone.
At first glance, dressing like Saul Goodman in the hit television series, “Better Call Saul” doesn’t appear to be all that difficult. You just pair a brightly-colored shirt with a dark suit and you’re more than halfway there, right? Well, yes, but the hardest part is yet to come: choosing the tie. The neckties that ambulance chaser-turned-criminal-lawyer Saul Goodman wears are really what make the entire outfit. Believe it or not, it takes a keen fashion eye to choose the right “ugly” tie to finish Goodman’s ensemble. Here are some tips to finding the perfect neckwear for your Goodman look.
PITTI _ ISLAND is the theme of the 2022 summer editions of the Pitti Immagine fairs. A concept expressed by all the communication (ads, videos, and social media) curated by the creative director Angelo Figus and the Narente duo, Lucio Aru and Franco Erre, who have been entrusted with the entire visual part of the campaign.
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event taking place on 17th – 19th July 2022 at the iconic Olympia London, has announced the launch of its vibrant new campaign and website as it gears up to its first trade collective of fashion brands, creative minds, and inspiring trends in over two years.
Shoptalk is the world`s largest community of retail changemakers. Founded in 2016, it quickly became America`s largest retail innovation show in just three years and is now widely accepted as the global home for retail innovators.
At Texprocess in Frankfurt am Main from 21 to 24 June 2022, international exhibitors will present the latest machines, plants, processes and services for the manufacture of garments and textile and flexible materials. Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and this year, once only, the Heimtextil Summer Special, international trade fair for home and contract textiles, takes place at the same time as Texprocess.
Performance Days is the leading trade fair on the latest trends in the development of fabrics for the functional textile industry with main focus the PERFORMANCE FORUM, where the most recent innovations and developments are presented with a prize awarded to the winner of the category chosen for the current year. For 2022 the accent is on “The Journey to Carbon Neutrality - CO2 Reducing Technologies and Measuring Tools”.
SwatchOn, the global sourcing pioneer and the world’s leading wholesale fashion fabric aggregator, announced that the company has secured $10 million in additional funding, which included an investment from Pavilion Capital, Kakao Ventures, and TBT Partners. With this significant strategic investment, SwatchOn plans to develop exciting new initiatives, specifically with a focus on revolutionizing digital fashion.
14th edition of the international and interdisciplinary FASHIONCLASH Festival in Maastricht will take place from 25 - 27 November 2022.
EURATEX welcomes EU’s ambition for a sustainable and competitive industry, but calls for a smart and realistic implementation
On 30 March 2022 the European Commission released its long-awaited Strategy for Sustainable Textile, with the ambition to move the sector towards the path of sustainability. EURATEX welcomed the EU ambitions to act on sustainable textiles and investments, in order to change how textiles are made, chosen and recovered. Many European companies have already chosen this path, therefore the strategy should support them in this process, especially considering today’s energy crisis.
White Label World Expo Frankfurt is Europe’s leading online retail sourcing show with the most innovative and progressive products, services and technologies in the white label marketplace. Taking place on the 12th & 13th of October 2022, the Messe in Frankfurt, Germany, will be transformed into the ultimate destination for any forward-thinking online seller!
Boho, which is the short term for bohemian, is a beautiful vintage style of clothing that has remained popular right from the 1960s. With the help of some of the current popular brands the boho unique style never lost its charm, this style is still doing rounds in the fashion world. This article will provide why the simple and comfortable, yet chic boho style is becoming and is still a hot fashion trend.
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.
Wearable NFTs are taking the runway: Grammy winner Leon Bridges and iconic denim brand Wrangler have partnered with LTD.inc to create a phygital experience: NFTs of a Bridges-inspired denim suit that pair with exclusive BTS content, a VIP ticket to a fall NYFW event where Bridges will perform live, and one NFT that is embedded into an exact replica of the denim suit, scanning the NFT tag with an app provides more content and exclusive experiences.
Asahi Kasei to accelerate trials for commercialization of polyamide 66 made using biomass-derived intermediate
Asahi Kasei has formed a strategic partnership with USbased Genomatica regarding hexamethylenediamine (HMD) based on biomass-derived raw materials (bio-HMD).
Win one of the 13 scholarships for Undergraduate Courses in Design, Fashion, Visual Arts and Management 2022/2023 at IED Barcelona
The Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona - invites students and professionals from all over the world to participate in the IED Design Talent Scholarships Contest 2022.
It is in "Les Indes Galantes", the opera ballet by Jean-Philippe Rameau, that the two designers of La Métamorphose drew their inspiration for the Spring-Summer 2022 Couture Collection. And especially these verses:
A flannel duvet cover will keep you warm on a cold winter night. It is a soft fabric, which adapts directly to your body temperature and holds in the heat all night. The difference with regular cotton is that flannel is made from a loose spun yarn that is woven into a linen or twill weave. After that, the flannel fabric is roughened so that it feels soft, woolly and delightfully thick. Flannel provides luxurious softness in a breathable weave.
Within three days, 27-29 October 2022 TexTailor Expo 2022 will be held. Bulgarian and international companies will exhibit their products and services in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in the following categories:
The current energy crisis is impacting on the competitiveness of the European textile and clothing industry. Because there are limited alternatives to the use of gas in different parts of the production process, production costs increase sharply. EURATEX asks the European Commission and Member States to urgently support the industry to avoid company closures. At the same time, we need a long term vision to move towards climate neutrality, while keeping the T&C industry internationally competitive.
Dolce&Gabbana has chosen to discontinue the use of animal fur in all its Collections starting in 2022. With a view to preserving the work and professionalism of the master furriers, guardians of specific knowledge and skills with an indispensable added value, Dolce&Gabbana will continue to collaborate with these artisans in the creation of eco-fur garments and accessories, a sustainable faux fur alternative that uses recycled and recyclable materials.
GALACTICA second call for proposals is now open with 1.64 M€ to support new value chains of European innovative SMEs
The vouchers are addressed to EU and UK SMEs and start-ups with innovative solutions that could be part of cross border or cross-sectoral value chains in textile, advanced manufacturing and aerospace sectors.
A new way of conceiving tailoring, which becomes “Techno Sartorial”: impeccable cuts and exceptional fabric performance
Don’t miss the opportunity to study at Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, in the heart of Milan! The school is awarding 30 scholarships up to 50% of the tuition fee for Master courses in Fashion Design and Business, Photography, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design, starting in November 2022.
The 34th edition of Milano Unica is scheduled for 1-2 February 2022, from 9.00 to 18.30, Halls 12, 16 and 20, Rho Fiera Milano, with access from Hall 12. The best Spring / Summer 2023 collections of textile and clothing accessories are waiting forbuyers, fashion professionals and journalists for two days.
h+h cologne turns again Cologne into the international meeting point of the textile handicraft industry
Practical knowledge from professionals for professionals: Trade fair excels with a first-class workshop and event programme.
It incorporates all of Pantone’s 2,625 colors, features an exclusive chip of Color of the Year 2022, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri, and helps build palettes for multiple surfaces.
The special project presenting some of the most exciting emerging sustainable menswear brands on the global scene returns to the Fortezza da Basso, in a dedicated area within the Superstyling exhibition path, and online on Pitti Connect.
Bemberg™ is the brand name of the world’s only cupro fiber, which is manufactured by Asahi Kasei in Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is used around the world in various applications such as linings, ethnic garments, outerwear, and innerwear.
The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) have signed an agreement with Saint-Gobain Ceramics (France) on cooperation and joint development in the field of metal oxide ceramic fibers.
On December 17 at the Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia was opened "The hanging show" - the new edition of the popular holiday exhibitions with circulated art objects for 2021!
Making changes to our lives that mean we can protect the planet is crucial, and every little thing counts, especially when everyone is doing something. With that in mind, a good place to start could be your clothing. Opting for sustainable fashion is a relatively small change that can make a big difference. Here are some sustainable fashion tips to help you get started.
118 organisations signed today the Textile Clothing Leather Footwear (TCLF) Pact for Skills, an initiative promoted by the European Commission and coordinated by EURATEX. The signatories acknowledge the skills challenge in the textiles ecosystem, and commit to invest in reskilling and upskilling workers, integrating green and digital skills and improving the attractiveness of the sector. Members of the Pact will benefit from networking, guidance and resources offered by the EC to implement the targets which are proposed in the Pact.
Capsule collection of recycled textiles and craft technologies, dyed with natural materials from nature
We present you MUB COLLECTION, created in collaboration by Svetlana Petrova (Bulgaria) for Empty Your Wardrobe, Natural Dyer Marta Sieteiglesias Ávila (Spain) for Warm & Wild and Handcrafted and Tailormade artist Dahlia Rodriguez (Portugal) for DsR Atelier.
PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri - A New Pantone Color Whose Courageous Presence Encourages Personal Inventiveness and Creativity.
The Nature-L® and Graphene Leather® tanning systems designed by Conceria Nuvolari evolve in the name of environment respect, enhancing the quality of the leather. New governance actions have been adopted by the company. Sustainability and long life are the keywords on which the success of Nature-L® and Graphene Leather® is based. These two revolutionary projects are developed by Conceria Nuvolari, based in Monte Urano (Fermo province), specialized in the production of sheep and goatskins and other top-quality hides, used mainly in the footwear, leatherware and apparel sectors.
Metalloplastic yarns with GRS certification from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester by Marchi & Fildi Group
With the goal to expand the offer of yarns coming from recycled raw materials for a textile more attentive to the consumption of resources, the MFT division of the Marchi & Fildi Group completes the range of metalloplastic yarns of its Gleaming collection with the insertion of 100% recycled polyester yarns coming from post-consumer material and with the GRS (Global Recycle Standard) certification.
Sustainability was the key topic of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia in the Museum of Moscow. This year, MBFW Russia became the place to collect unwanted clothes that upcycling designers will use in their new collections. For the first time ever, these collections were presented at the Fashion Week catwalks on October 19 and 20. VINA and RigRaiser, sustainable brands, presented their collections based on the clothes accepted during the MBFW Russia in April.
This article provides advice and insight for those in the high-end fashion sector. Here you’ll find five essentials for the business that will help you achieve success. As more people move away from fast fashion and towards bespoke, high-value fashion items that will last longer, there is a need to ensure your customers keep coming back time and time again. Customer loyalty is about more than just the fashion you have to offer, but also the entire buying experience of your current and future customers.
Total savings of approximately €1m in energy costs and energy fed back into the electricity grid to cover the average annual consumption of around 4630 families.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place on October 19 through 23 at the Museum of Moscow. More than 70 designers will show their new collections in Moscow and other Russian cities - St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Sochi. The united MBFW Russia schedule will also include live streams of video presentations by designers from Bolivia, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Nigeria and UK. On October 25, the show by BICHOLLA will take place at Petrovsky Palace (Moscow).
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.
Latest economic data on the European textile and clothing industry confirm further recovery from the corona pandemicm announced EURATEX - the voice of the European textile and clothing industry. This recovery may however be disrupted by the current supply chain and energy problems.
Shows of the new 43rd season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia are scheduled on October 19 through 23 at the Museum of Moscow in COVID-free format. Organizers of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia remember about the uneasy epidemiological situation in the Russian capital and are going to take all the necessary precautions to prevent coronavirus spreading.
Poland Shoes Expo fair opens on 14-16 October 2021. Ptak Warsaw Expo Centre hosts the most special event in the country's footwear and leather industry. The deadline for companies that want to participate in the fair is 30 September 2021.
There are just 4 weeks until the White Label World Expo, therefore get your tickets in quick! Taking place on the 13th & 14th of October 2021, at Messe Frankfurt, the event will feature 200 speakers, 8,000 visitors and 350 exhibitors. You do not want to miss out on being a part of the World’s largest Online Retail Sourcing Show!
A sector alliance that was formed to tackle issues relating to microplastics has completed the next phase of its project to develop a harmonised industry standard for the supply chain. The Cross Industry Agreement (CIA) has revealed the results of a fibre fragmentation trial that has been carried out in advance of establishing a CEN Standard (from the European Committee for Standardization). Once confirmed, the standard will also become an ISO standard under the Vienna Agreement, providing apparel manufacturers and policy makers with a vital tool as part of wider work to reduce microfibre shedding into the environment.
Cătălin Botezatu is without a doubt the most titled and prolific Romanian fashion designer. With an activity of over 30 years, Cătălin Botezatu is very well known, both in Romania and abroad, being one of the few clothing designers who can be proud of presentations organized on all continents and in all major European capitals. His creations have brightened and amazed the world in New York and Las Vegas in the United States, in Windock in Namibia, Sun City in South Africa, as well as in countries such as Italy, France, Germany, Iceland and Indonesia. The more than 15 appearances at New York Fashion Week or the more than 20 presentations at Paris Fashion Week, which are added to dozens of other participations at Milan FW, Carribean FW, Atlanta FW, Miami FW, Bali FW, Iceland FW, represent a performance hard to match and overcome.
A fashion show is far more than any other event category. It continuously pushes boundaries and fluctuates in trends from top shops to minimalistic sets. Having fashion shows is a perfect way to push buyers and press interest for brands. Though poorly organized shows may result in disasters and turn off the industry insider faster than you could say, ‘Werk It!’
For the longest time now, fashion has been among the core requirements of the human lifestyle. However, the current pandemic has taken a big toll on the fashion industry, with its main concern diminished globally.
In an ever-pressing need for the fashion industry to become more sustainable, getting rid of the seasonal wardrobe is a likely next step, says GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that a seasonal fashion calendar is outdated and shifting to a seasonless calendar can present a real opportunity for local clothes makers. However, its success is entirely dependent on greater trust and better communication between clothes suppliers and buyers.
Your fashion business can’t thrive if employees and teams struggle to collaborate. It will also fail if management can’t easily stay up-to-date on the status of various assignments and projects.
Sustainable fashion is very important today and many fashion experts are trying to influence consumer behavior toward more sustainable consumption. Sustainable fashion is a design philosophy for producing clothes, shoes and accessories in environmentally and socio-economically sustainable manners and to encourage more sustainable patterns of consumption and use.
While the fast-paced and price-driven nature of the fashion industry makes it an obvious choice for being named the worst culprit in terms of modern slavery and forced labour, leading data and analytics company GlobalData notes that this is not the case.
Modest Fashion Day took place in Kazan during the 12th International Economic Summit “Russia – Islamic world: KazanSummit powered by Russian Fashion Council. The first part of Modest Fashion Day was the business program – 16 international experts talked about development and prospects of modest fashion as well as support means for gifted designers. The second part of Modest Fashion Day showcased designers VALENTIN YUDASHKIN, IGORGULYAEV, Measure, Guzelem, SAHARA, ZUHAT, Su.Su, Alsu Gilmi, and Eva Graffova, who presented their modest fashion collections to the public. The event took place at Kazan Expo international exhibition center. The global program of Modest Fashion Day got almost 300 thousand views. Streams from the event are still available in Russian Fashion Council’s official group in VK, the largest social media of Russia and CIS.
It is estimated that the global online fashion industry is worth more than $752.2 billion US dollars (1). Although there is no doubt that major brands such as Gucci, Luis Vuitton, Hermes, and Nike reap millions each and every year, you might be pleasantly surprised to learn that smaller start-up firms can carve out their very own niche markets with a bit of time and effort. Have you been bitten by the fashion bug? Are you brimming with new ideas that could very well be set to transform the entire sector? If so, why not take a leap into the digital community? There are plenty of ways to start a successful online business and we will be outlining some of the most effective below.
Modest Fashion Day took place in Kazan during the 12th International Economic Summit “Russia – Islamic world: KazanSummit powered by Russian Fashion Council. The first part of Modest Fashion Day was the business program – 16 international experts talked about development and prospects of modest fashion as well as support means for gifted designers. The second part of Modest Fashion Day showcased designers VALENTIN YUDASHKIN, IGORGULYAEV, Measure, Guzelem, SAHARA, ZUHAT, Su.Su, Alsu Gilmi, and Eva Graffova, who presented their modest fashion collections to the public. The event took place at Kazan Expo international exhibition center.
The White Label World Expo is the EU’s largest event for professional online sellers to meet cutting edge white label goods suppliers. Taking place on the 13th & 14th October 2021 at Messe, Frankfurt, the event is unmissable for all white label manufacturers and business owners who would like to discover the newest products and stay far ahead of the curve!
Swimwear has traditionally been made from synthetic materials such as conventional nylon, polyester, and spandex that are essentially plastic and don’t break down in a hurry. However, in the last decade, designers and manufacturers have started focusing on making more environmentally and ethically sound decisions in the bathing suit arena. Here are some tips you can follow for buying and using eco swimwear this summer and beyond.
The 100th edition of Pitti Uomo was held from 30 June to 2 July 2021 in the Fortezza da Basso, Florence. Following two exclusively digital editions, our fair was the first big international men’s fashion rendezvous to reopen. The Fortezza was a physical space as well as a place that symbolized a new beginning characterized by enthusiasm and a desire to react on the part of fashion system players.
Owning a fashion boutique may seem like one of the best jobs in the world, but truth be told, it’s much more difficult than it seems. It’s not all about picking beautiful clothes and displaying them in your store.
New trade fair for textile handicrafts to be held in Chicago in June 2022. First international offspring of the world's leading trade fair h+h cologne. Uniting the soft crafts industries in North America.
The summer may have just started for many, but Autumn/Winter fashion and jewelry shows wrapped up in the first week of July, so jewelry lovers can already discover the trends they will probably be embracing in the upcoming season. From chains to statement pieces, there were many eye-catching designs donned by models like Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Leon Dame. If you are currently updating your costume or fine jewelry collection, the following trends may inspire you.
Whether you’re a local or a tourist, South Carolina has some amazing spots for all your men’s fashion dreams. From charming boutiques to high-end shops, every fashion-lover will be spoiled for choice across this beautiful state. However, you may still be wondering where to start.
The choice of chromatics is always a challenge when it comes to designer decisions to make for your own home. Some like to stay with white, and cheer up the rest of the composition with some colorful details. Others prefer booms of paint and bold solutions to go along with their own personality.
"The New European Bauhaus – Werkstatt der Zukunft" will redefine the future of the European fashion and textile industry
More courage for change! The conference "The New European Bauhaus –Werkstatt der Zukunft" by Fashion Council Germany will bring together international experts in the context of Frankfurt Fashion Week on 6 July to redefine the future of the European fashion and textile industry.
The bag a person wears mirrors their qualities and goals. It is also a way you can express yourself as it acts as an important marker of style. However, in the modern world, personalized bags are becoming more functional than before. It is why the item is trending in the fashion scene.
The Bedroom of Madama of the historic Palazzo Madama in the central Castello Square in Turin, will act as a backdrop to the digital fashion shows of Torino Fashion Week for a perfect combination of art, fashion and it’s a culture.
The 100th edition of Pitti Uomo will take place from June 30th to July 2nd 2021, at the Fortezza da Basso. This reference fair of men's fashion will gather again this year brands from all over the world that have come to express their vision of today's and tomorrow's fashion. This edition will be exceptional: return in physical despite distancing rules to follow, 100th edition, new features, ... we will explain everything.
The 33rd edition of Milano Unica will present the Autumn/Winter 2022-2023 collections.
Auroboros is a London-based fashion house merging science and technology with physical haute couture and digital-only ready-to-wear. The brand has unveiled its first digital ready-to-wear collection during London Fashion Week in partnership with the Institute of Digital Fashion.
The modern consumer is more concerned about its actions and how they impact the world on a large scale. However, given that our current way of living is based on consumption, it’s still difficult to grasp just how much we contribute to increasing the amount of waste and illegal practices by just purchasing things we consider necessary.
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”.
The world of fashion and clothing is changing rapidly, and more customers are always looking to add to their look at reasonable prices. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, shopping habits for customers have changed too, and more people are buying online than ever before.
A new short fashion film, premiering on the opening day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia on April 20 spotlights French talent Emma Bruschi through an exclusive insight to her creative process, and the sustainably-minded craftsmanship that makes her collections unique. This showcase during MBFW Russia is part of Bruschi’s grant, having been recognised by Mercedes-Benz and Fashion Open Studio for her sustainable practice as the best in show during the mentorship programme at the 35th International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Fashion Accessories in Hyères. Bruschi also won the Chanel Métiers d'art 19M Prize.
10 companies were selected as the frontrunners considering their internationalization and sustainability experience, especially in markets outside EU, from the four countries represented in the Fascinate partnership: Bulgaria, Denmark, Portugal and Spain.
If you are getting tired of all the pre-made clothes that simply don’t seem to fit right no matter which size you get, I have a suggestion to make. Why don’t you try finding yourself a tailor in NYC and working with them in order to get the best fitting outfit for you? I would especially recommend doing that if you are looking to buy a suit, regardless of your gender, since we all know that finding one that fits can be rather difficult. Not when it is made specifically for you, though.
Russian Fashion Council invites designers from across the globe to apply for the international hybrid fashion event - Global Talents Digital. The third Global Talents Digital issue is dedicated to sustainability (sustainable development). Designers of virtual and real clothing, footwear and accessories are welcome to join as long as they work at least one of the techniques - upcycling, recycling, ethical fashion, slow fashion, and zero waste. Global Talents Digital will take place phygitally in the end of July.
For over 800 years, the samurai have appeared and shown honor, obligation, and administration that stays in Japanese society still today. The samurai helped establish the frameworks of Japan's way of life. They held qualities and ethics that have held up for such countless years, it is brilliant that they have clutched them for such a long time. On the off chance that it were not for the samurai impact Japan might not have similar definite perspectives on the most proficient method to carry on with their life. Samurai are a vital piece of Japanese culture.
April 19 through 24, the spring season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia took place in the Museum of Moscow. Fashion shows were arranged in Russia’s capital and 6 other cities, including Milan. Italian brands Hand Picked, Collini, Daniela de Souza, Vuarnet and others introduced their new collections at the Milan-based Sari Spazio Showroom.
When it comes to handbags, they are the perfect accessory to complement your outfit. The Harris Tweed tartan handbags will never go out of style, owing to their unique design and stylish look. These handbags are ideal if you want to add a touch of sophistication to your outfit without compromising on your convenience. The handbags come in various sizes and types, and fashion enthusiasts have a variety of options to choose from depending on their preferences.
SUPREME GREEN COTTON® has been chosen by the leading Italian brand Diesel for the ‘Green Label’, ‘NightCrush’ and ‘Malign’ jersey T-shirts. From cotton seed to fiber, yarn production, fabric and final garments, the full supply chain is not just transparent but located in a very focused area 100% in Greece.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia started with new designer collections, video games, and an interactive digital platform
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia is taking place on April, 19-24 at the Museum of Moscow. The designers will show their new collections in Moscow and other Russian cities - St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Sochi, and Chelyabinsk. The MBFW opening on April 19 will parade the Moscow-based brand Ruban.
Elza Pimenta is a jewelry designer and has just presented a wonderful collection for Spring/Summer 2021, inspired from the afro-Brazilian culture, their Gods, and belief systems. This collection is made to feel like home, to welcome you. The minimalist jewelry celebrates the organic forms found in nature and borrows inspiration from talismans and amulets.
Here are 11 ways to look sharper, smarter, and sexier in a suit.
On the occasion of releasing its Quarterly Economic Update, EURATEX is concerned that the Covid19 crisis may soon be followed by disruptions in the textiles and clothing global supply chains, affecting the competitiveness of the industry.
On March 16th took place online the Opening Conference for the FASCINATE project and the workshop “A new era for EU fashion brands - Embracing digitalization & Sustainability”, organised in the framework of the ESCP-4i - European Cluster Collaboration Platform.
Shows of the new season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia are scheduled on April 20-24 at the Museum of Moscow. Besides the main program in Moscow, the shows will take place in Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, St. Petersburg, and Sochi. The united MBFW Russia’s program will include live streamed shows by designers from Italy, Spain, France, and other countries.
A real celebration of the children's smile in Zanzibar was realized by part of the team of EO Dent - Dr. Pavlova, Eva and Ogi Pavlovi, together with Maria Silvester and Nasko Lazarov, who said “We succeeded and made so many children from Africa smile”.
Atanas Lazarov, the founder and owner of Profile International, chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about Mission EO Dent Smile in Zanzibar and being a PR professional in the digital age.
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.
Natural fibres are known and appreciated for their intrinsic characteristics of comfort, softness, resistance and versatility. Synthetic fibres are cheaper, and this factor has led many companies to prefer them to natural fibres.
More than 180 participants registered to the CLAMTEX Virtual Marketplace: Towards industry 4.0 in the textile industry organized between January 20th and February 24th with a total of 6 webinars and 6 matchmaking sessions.
The world of fashion changes at a rapid pace. What was on-trend last season can result in a fashion faux pas this season. When you want to look your best and impress those around you, it’s important to follow fashion trends closely. However, keeping up with these trends can often be complicated, stressful and time-consuming. This is where we can help.
The 2021 Grammy Awards were history-making in many ways. Beyonce received nine nominations and became the most nominated female artist of all time. Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift, who both took home trophies for their respective 2020 albums, were right behind her with six nominations each.
Bemberg™ smart-tech fibers interweave circular economy into the new ‘bunch’ of lining textiles by the renowned fabric manufacturer which partners with tailors, designers and brands to bring style and responsibility in the made-to-measure menswear and womenswear contemporary wardrobe.
Armenian-American actor, model, and social media personality David (Davit) Gharibyan premieres video in honor of "International Women's Day." Digital Journal has the scoop.
FASCINATE project is organizing its Opening Conference and workshop “A new era for EU fashion brands - Embracing digitalization & Sustainability”, organised in the framework of the ESCP-4i - European Cluster Collaboration Platform.
Sustainability has become a very important issue for everybody. Students from a range of disciplines at Kingston University have come up with creative solutions to improve sustainability after they took part in a virtual hackathon focusing on environmental issues.
Internationalization Strategies for Sustainable Fashion and Textile Brands at Circular City Week New York
Get to know the European project FASCINATE that has the aim to support the internationalization of European textile and fashion SME’s working towards the development of circularity and sustainability.
The textile and clothing industry was hardly hit by the pandemic in 2020. It is time for the European Commission and Member States to set the conditions for future competitiveness and resilience, announced EURATEX.
To get ready for a prom, then you need to shop for a gorgeous prom dress by Jovani. But it can be hard to get the right prom dress, so you need to make sure that everything is done perfectly. This post discusses the best way to choose the perfect prom dress online.
The Spring-Summer 2022 Flat Knitting collection demonstrates the results of the intense repositioning and research work carried out over the last year by the Filidea brand, which is part of the Marchi & Fildi - Filidea Group.
Designers from any part of Russia or the Earth are invited to live stream their new collections. Brands that do not intend to come to the Russian capital but are ready to stream their shows online can apply at the website of Russian Fashion Council till March 31. The Advisory board will make a long-list in accordance with the rules of MBFW Russia. Brands and designers from other cities and countries will be announced on the primary schedule of the Fashion Week.
The most serious matter for men regarding fashion is choosing the right kind of shoes. Gone are the days when shoes were only worn for their functional properties. Today they also need to look awesome and complement the outfit. Men’s boots are one of the trendy shoes that are suitable for winters. It can be difficult to decide on how to wear them according to your outfit. So here are some tips on how to wear boots.
Renowned Lace producer Iluna Group Srl ‘leads the way’ with its pioneering Iluna Lab research and development centre. The Italian company announces important collaborations with booming brands and unveils two new collections.
The pandemic caused by Covid19 has accelerated the need for digital innovation in companies. The suspension of production and commercial activities and the cancellation of international events have stressed the fundamental importance for the textile-fashion industry to exploit the digital challenge to its advantage. Through collaboration with the best players on the market, Marzotto Wool Manufacturing has developed a realistic fabric simulation system that can be interfaced with its customers' CAD systems.
Following the successful launch of Fashion Together in September 2020, discover a new and evolved digital experience, designed to bring the industry together, even when we remain apart. Fashion Together will provide key industry insights, as well as a first-hand look at the latest styles, trends and collections through product showcases and our all-encompassing Pure London Virtual Showroom. Tune in on 23rd February 2021 to access it all.
A significant milestone is reached in testing for genetically modified (GMO) cotton - fourteen laboratories from China, Germany, India, the Netherlands, and Portugal have successfully passed the proficiency test. An overview of the laboratories that can currently conduct GMO testing as per the ISO IWA 32:2019 method has now been jointly published by GOTS, OCA and Textile Exchange, which constitutes an important milestone on the journey towards the widespread use of this standardized protocol.
Do you have a personal style? It’s your unique way of expression that applies to any art form. It can be with writing, painting, architecture, and more. That also applies to the clothes and accessories you wear as a reflection of your personality. Add a bit more of yourself into your wardrobe. There are ways to do it without having to max out your credit card.
The organizer of the largest business exhibition platform in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia CPM - Collection Première Moscow - Messe Düsseldorf Moscow OOO - announced the details of the forthcoming event. By longstanding tradition it is opening the business season of the fashion industry in Moscow at the Expocentre Fairgrounds. February 22-25, 2021 the manufacturers of designer clothes, fashion lingerie, and accessories will present their new Fall-Winter 2021/2022 collections to buyers from Russia.
Danish designer Violise Lunn makes magic with paper tissue and glue, crafting dream dresses and fantasy shoes that seem destined for fairies. This adventure began in 1999 when the late Kirsten “Kiki” Kiser, a Danish model turned architect and gallerist, asked if Lunn could make a frock out of paper. “I thought, Well, why not?” the artist says on a call. “I made dresses, and then afterwards I thought, Okay, the dresses needed shoes, and then I created some shoes with papier-mâché.”
On 28 January 2021: at 9:30 am (CET), Gallery FASHION & Shoes opened the digital portals to its digital event, which has the same authentic look and feel as the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf. From 28 January until 15 February 2021, exhibitors, visitors and other key industry players will have 19 whole days to make the most of the digital order and information platform and its extended dates.
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.
Pantone color of the year 2021 was announced - PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating.
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.
Industry 4.0 is the future of manufacturing, also for the textile industry. The European Cluster Strategic Partnership for Excellence, CLAMTEX - Cluster management towards excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and Textile Industry, is organizing a 6-week interactive virtual workshops to promote the uptake of Industry 4.0 in the textile sector.
Originally scheduled for 7-9 March 2021, Gallery SHOES & Fashion will now be taking place after Easter, from 18-20 April 2021, at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf. The corresponding Showroom Concept has been moved to 16 – 20 April 2021.
Your spring wardrobe should have lightweight & comfortable shirts, versatile, easy to wear shoes, and some rejuvenating colognes to top it off.
When a designer designs a pair of snow boots, it becomes the talking point in the fashion world. After all, it’s primarily considered a practical thing that one needs in the snow-covered terrains, not something for the style. So, a designer’s touch comes with the excitement of whether or not they can be made stylish enough, especially for the urban streets.
Wear a well-fitted business suit and pair it with formal shoes and accessories like a watch or a pair of designer glasses.
At the beginning of October 2020, Connecting Cultures and C.L.A.S.S. launched the first international competition on sustainable fashion communication which invites stylists, photographers, designers, illustrators, artists and creatives to rethink on how to communicate the values of ethical and sustainable fashion system to new generations.
Christmas is all about gifts, cakes, and spending time with each other. While the grownups engage in wining and dining, the children still wonder and wait for Santa Claus to come and leave them presents in their stockings.
Pitti Immagine begins to reveal the events and special projects for the next edition of Pitti Uomo, which will physically be held at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence from 21-23 February 2021. Until then, the fair will kick off - in a digital format - on January 12th on Pitti Connect, the platform launched by Pitti Immagine this past summer to support exhibiting companies in the presentation of their collections and in the generation of business contacts with international buyers.
UK beard care and shaving specialists The English Shaving Company have analysed search interest in different types of facial hair over the past decade, to reveal which beard styles are trending, where each style is the most popular, and the UK’s favourite heading into 2021.
With consumers expecting better fit, better quality, and greater sustainability, this could be the start of an explosion in demand for made-to-order garments. New remote working practices have prompted dire predictions regarding the fate of the tailor-made suit.
A complete recovery in Clothing and Textile sectors is still uncertain, despite some positive signals
Data of the third quarter of 2020 show a partial recovery compared to the second quarter. Nevertheless, production is still negative, and signs of a full recovery are yet to be seen. EURATEX is calling the EU for an active engagement in crucial area like circular economy, digitisation and level playing field.
In the vast majority of instances, people are not naturally photogenic, which means they need to make an effort to get excellent photos. No matter if you want to take family photos or organize an exclusive photo session with your friends, it is inevitable to learn several important rules and useful tips that will help you get fantastic shots. Additionally, do not forget about the eye-catching pictures you need for your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter account. Moreover, if you spend a minute reading any SnapSext review, you will understand how important it is to learn the basics of photography and start practicing them. In fact, excellent shots will not only increase your self-confidence but will give you a chance to succeed in various aspects of social life. Follow the guidelines and enjoy fantastic photos taken in a matter of minutes.
Gallery FASHION & Shoes will take place from 30 January – 1 February 2021. But plans are currently still underway for the upcoming order event at the end of January 2021 in Düsseldorf, which will form a ‘fashion bridge’ between Gallery FASHION & Shoes and Supreme Women & Men.
International Fashion Futurum Forum took place on December 11 and discussed "What is the future of independent fashion brands in post-COVID reality: cultural codes and business opportunities." The Forum was attended by 74 speakers from 24 countries.
Prom is an ideal time to show off your sense of style as you go through yet another rite of passage. As the day draws near, it is quite easy to get lost in the event's dos and don’ts. It gets even more complicated when choosing the dress. You get a list of what to consider, from the shoes to the event’s theme to your date’s dress code. Here is one thing that you might have glazed over: keeping an open mind.
If running and sustaining your own successful business wasn’t difficult enough, this past year has been unlike anything we’ve seen before. With pandemic restrictions stopping us from working normally, many companies and businesses across the globe have been forced to adapt and change they work in order to accommodate this new way of living.
If you are looking for an all-natural & 100% vegan solution for hair growth, hair strength and recovery, you should consider trying the products of Scandinavian Biolabs. I recently tested their Hair Strength Shampoo, Hair Recovery Conditioner and Hair Growth Serum for Women and I am amazed by the remarkable results. I used the products one month and I noticed that my hair became softer (I typically have a greasy hair), stopped detangling and was easier to comb. I think it started to fall less. I also noticed that I don't have split ends as I used to.
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.
First registrations for the digital format "h+h cologne @home" are already received as the physical event is not possible due to the pandemic situation. Preparations for the new digital event platform are already in full swing.
International Fashion Futurum Forum is discussing What is the future of independent fashion brands in the post-COVID reality
On December 11, International Fashion Futurum Forum is taking place in Moscow, considering the following topic: “What the future of independent fashion brands in the post-COVID reality is: cultural codes and business opportunities.” 74 speakers from 24 countries will discuss the future of local fashion brands and changes that will affect the fashion industry. Moreover, they will offer practical advice to designers from across the globe. The new edition of Fashion Futurum will be powered by the Moscow Department of Culture. During the Forum, the discussion will cover pressing issues and trends in development of the future.
The gifts that raised the heart rates of women most were Jewellery (65% increase), Tech (63% increase) and Perfume (54% increase). The gifts that raised the heart rates of men most were Tech (63% increase), Computer Games (59% increase) and Sports Equipment (52% increase). Similarly, receiving Books raised the heart rate of men and women to 124 BPM.
With the goal to realise a physical event for the textile industry for the upcoming Spring-Summer 2022 season, the team at Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH is undergoing plans for the second edition of FABRIC DAYS. With this, the organisers are eager to offer a platform for those manufacturers and suppliers who can and want to present their collections in Munich. What has been successfully realised in September with FABRIC DAYS shall be repeated: that a trade fair is possible under the new conditions with Covid-19.
People all over the world have recognized the need to protect the planet. The concepts of ‘reduce’, ‘reuse’ and ‘recycle’ is being widely advocated across sectors. The excessive use of packaging material has given rise to a disturbing trend. It is not only causing excessive waste generation, it is also disturbing the ecological balance.
The big turning point that the denim world has been waiting for has finally arrived: after a long period of research, refinement, and fine tuning, Tonello is launching THE Laser on the market, the range that is destined to represent the new benchmark for the entire sector.
Win one of the 30 Scholarships for 2021 Master Courses in Fashion, Design, Communication and, Photography at Raffles Milano
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is awarding 30 scholarships up to 50% of tuition fee for Master courses in Fashion Design and Business, Photography, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design starting in November 2021.
The history of Swiss Arabian is an enchanting tale that spans over 40 years. This pioneer in Arabian perfumes was founded in 1974 by Mr. Hussein Adam Ali, a visionary young man from Yemen with a wealth of knowledge and a deep passion for perfumery.
The traditional linear textile business model (from virgin materials to products and then waste), results in high consumption of raw materials and generation of waste, which contributes significantly to the large and negative environmental impact of the global textile industry.
New study shows that managers are more positive now about flexible working and staff working from home
A new study undertaken jointly by the Equal Parenting Project at the University of Birmingham and the Work Autonomy, Flexibility and Work-Life Balance at the University of Kent shows that managers are much more positive about their staff working from home and working flexibly since lockdown.
Milano Green Forum will take place online on November 20, 2020. The event is conceived as the most important moment of international debate on the environmental issues.
It is not news that fashion is unpredictable and cyclic, so you never know what anti-trend can become the most fashionable thing the next year.
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.
AEI Téxtils, the Catalan technical textiles’ cluster, has participated in the European Cluster Conference 2020. The conference was held on November 10th and 11th and was organized by the European Cluster Collaboration platform (ECCP), the European Commission and the German Presidency of the European Union.
Female garment factory workers are among those hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic. That's why new initiatives to close the gender gap are a step in the right direction, writes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
First virtual European Cluster Conference 2020 discussing priorities for cluster policies and developments
The first fully virtual European Cluster Conference has started today, 10 November 2020 and it will continue on 11 November 2020. The conference is organized by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs together with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy under the German Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The commitment to sustainability is a reality for the textile world. The conversion of the production lines and the constant demand for green solutions, as well as the investment in the development of technologies that allow the implementation of sustainable methods and simultaneously follow the needs of the industrial world, is an integral part of the daily lives of many companies. This commitment is where NEXTIL and MTEX NS intersect. Positioned at the forefront of the digital printing industry, MTEX NS were chosen to develop NEXTIL digital textile dying machine because of its continuous innovation of key solutions in-house.
Custom Menswear Designer Inherent Clothier Partners Movember to Make a Difference for Men's Health Worldwide
Inherent Clothier is both a couturier and a movement, tailoring modern-day “suits of armor” built to inspire authentic self-expression and empower men to speak openly about mental health. This month, the company that aims to help every man build a fully functional, versatile seasonal wardrobe with confidence built into every suit joins in the fight to raise awareness about men’s mental and physical health issues, along with suicide prevention.
The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research to develop reusable medical face masks of precision woven fabric
The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research are launching a project to develop reusable medical face masks based on high-precision air jet weaving technology. The project is initiated by weaving machine manufacturer Lindauer DORNIER.
The t-shirt is one of the most versatile, practical, and comfortable items of clothing. Everyone talks about the “jeans and a t-shirt” look, but you can also wear one as an addition to more sophisticated outfits, such as a detail under a blazer or with a silk skirt. T-shirts also make a statement. Do you love the retro TV show "The Twilight Zone" and want everyone to know? Wear a t-shirt with the Twilight Zone logo! Are you an activist, fighting for social equality? Create a shirt that lets people know your cause's importance with a profound statement written across it.
Interior design encompasses a wide range of styles and comes from many different inspirations, whether you like the style or not. For instance, “farmhouse” is an interior design style inspired from living on a farm. That may not be a style that you like but it’s a style that many people do like and can relate to as well. The whole point of interior design is not only to make a home look nice but to also create a place of comfort as well, whether you can relate to it or not… If you can’t feel comfortable in your own home, then something isn’t right.
Everyone seems to be talking about sugarbearhair. Are the vitamins just hype, or are they worth it? Click here to learn more.
The all-new season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) Russia came upon as successful experiment with fashion shows from different cities, presented in one online schedule. On October, 19-23, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia took place at 5 Russian cities at once: Moscow, St. Petersburg (635 km from Moscow), Krasnodar (1,195 km), Sochi (1,360 km) and Yakutsk (4,885 km).
The new dyeing plant of the Marchi & Fildi Group breaks down the consumption of water, energy and steam
The latest generation dyeing plant of Marchi & Fildi Group breaks down the consumptions of water, energy and steam. The methodology of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) carried out on the dyeing plant has quantified the energy savings and the reduction on the environmental impact.
One of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people have moved their lives online. Work, school, and social interactions moved online. Unfortunately, the number of cyberattacks has exponentially increased in 2020.
Gap is reportedly considering closing all company-owned stores in Europe. Uninspiring product ranges and heavy discounting leave Gap irrelevant in European market, says GlobalData.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia took place from October 19th through 23rd at several venues at once. This season, designer shows were arranged in different modes, offering the audience both offline and online presentations. Shows of the new collections were available for watching from anywhere worldwide at various online platforms and media websites, including Be Global Fashion Network, as well as at VK, the largest social network of Russia and the CIS.
The collaboration between Tonello and denim designer Piero Turk gave birth to a sustainable denim collection, result of a combination of the latest responsible technologies, and created with the most eco-friendly fabrics selected by The Kingpins Show.
Protect the planet and fight climate change by discovering methods for positively impacting the environment. Every small change you make in your life can leave a large impact on the world. Start small by altering your daily habits within your home to create a better tomorrow.
Even the savviest shoppers may not realise quite how often they end up overpaying for products. Stores are designed to lure you into buying products that you do not need, with attractive impulse-buy displays whilst you wait to pay for an item, or endless click-bait product advertising online. Unless you know how to land yourself the best deal, you may be losing unnecessary money. But why do we overpay for products?
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place on October, 19-23 at 8 Moscow-based venues simultaneously. Shows from the capital will be topped up with livestreams from four Russian cities. Around 60 designers and fashion houses will showcase their new collections. All the shows and presentations will be streamed in the social media and at partner websites, including Be Global Fashion Network in its video section.
Bigger, in a new hall, with an extensive safety concept: h+h cologne is ensuring a safe stay at the trade fair with its package of measures entitled “#B-SAFE4business”.
On October 9, TEDxKrasnayaPolyanaSalon featured an online conference SUSTAINABLE FASHION: WHY IT MATTERS, dedicated to sustainability. In the format of TED Talks, 11 speakers from different countries shared their experience and made suggestions on further development of this concept in fashion industry.
On October 3, the exhibition-presentation Futurum Moscow took place at the Mosgormash Technopark for the 6th time, powered by Russian Fashion Council and supported by Fashion Fund. The show was a no-visitor one, but the livestream has been viewed at different platforms for over a million times.
The Secoli Fashion Show was live this year on the Camera Moda digital platform. The show staged the projects of 19 students, which were supported by exceptional companies such as Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei, which supplied its precious and contemporary materials for the creation of some pieces of the collections.
Imagining Sustainable Fashion is the first international competition on sustainable fashion communication. It is launched by Connecting Cultures and C.L.A.S.S.
Pitti Immagine Uomo will be back at the Fortezza da Basso, from January 12 to January 14, with its 99th edition, which returns to physical spaces and places safety as the top priority.
Futurum Moscow will take place in the capital of Russia on October 3. The event is an online exhibition-presentation of emerging designers and artists ant it is powered by Russian Fashion Council and supported by the Fashion Fund and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of Moscow.
EURATEX announced today, that latest data suggest a situation worse than 2009 as turnover fell by nearly 25% in the textiles industry, and by 35% in the clothing sector. On the other hand, imported textile products from China increased sharply. EURATEX asks the European Union to quickly implement what has been promised and develop a resilient industry.
Perhaps you have a market stall or small shop selling your own range of clothing or perhaps handbags. You might be a small independent shoe designer or you sell specialised outdoor wear online. If you are doing any of these then you will probably want to have your own hang tags.
Even if 2020 has been an unusual year, the world keeps spinning and the seasons continue to change just like they always have. This means that, similar to previous years, we want to take a look at some of the hottest men’s fashion trends when the leaves start turning brown and the weather is still sunny but beginning to get a little cold. Here’s what is getting people talking right now when it comes to fall fashion trends for men.
Shoes are essential in everyday life. Despite choosing the right length and width, there are several factors you need to consider before making the final purchase. Depending on the occasion, the type of shoe and make matters a lot, followed by other requirements. Don’t just go and buy shoes because they fit you. Below are some factors you need to consider when purchasing your footwear.
Hollywood might be famous for its films and shows, but sometimes it's the jewelry that takes center stage. A few iconic jewelry pieces have garnered a reputation as some of the most famous pieces of jewelry to grace the big screen. Curious about those pieces? Let's dive in!
On 21 & 22 September 2020 took place the First Steering Committee of FASCINATE - Sustainable Fashion Alliance for International Markets in the framework of the Clusters Going International (ESCP-4i) Programme. The partners met online to discuss the future initiatives, which they will organize in the next 18 months.
The program for the upcoming season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia includes real shows and video presentations with VR and AR elements, arranged into a united schedule. Shows at Moscow’s Manege will start on October 20 and will continue to October 24.
In the latest digital edition of Premiere Vision Paris, fashion information was enhanced with new complementary features, including overall decodings illustrated by inspiring videos and products, and analyses broken down by theme, activity sector and market, to convey the fashion and eco-responsible influences and impacts of the Autumn-Winter 2021/2022 season.
This week the European Commission announced the Finalists for the 2020 European Social Innovation Competition around the topic of Reimagine Fashion: Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion.
An exclusive invitation-only lifestyle and business club, has debuted in Dubai - The Ambassadors Club. It is founded by H.H. Count Oliver of Wumbrand-Stuppach of the imperial family of Austria. The Ambassadors Club combines lifestyle benefits with those of a business network - creating a platform for members to explore new opportunities and collaborations while enjoying exceptional experiences.
On September 16th, the new international business platform for the fashion industry “s’elections moscow 2020”, made its successful start on the premise of New Fashion Hall Main Stage in Moscow. The platform has a gallery of show rooms for fashion brands presenting their collections for Spring/Summer 2021.
The modern businessman is returning to the contemporary roots of a sharp suit and tie that dominated the 50s and 60s and dressing well is becoming more and more important to the modern man. A good suit and well pressed shirt begin an outfit, but the accessories are what really pull it together. Here are a few items that you should pay attention to when you’re accessorising your business apparel.
The first digital show by Premiere Vision Paris marked a strong performance, reflecting the industry’s accelerating digitization. On 15 and 16 September, Premiere Vision held its first DIGITAL SHOW, inviting the creative fashion industry to come together on its online Marketplace to develop their activities, exchange ideas, get inspired and create their Autumn/Winter 2021-2022 collections. Initiated several months ago as a means of reinforcing and supplementing the physical edition of Premiere Vision Paris, the DIGITAL SHOW took over the full reins of the September edition, which had been suspended due to government restrictions prohibiting events of more than 5,000 people.
The second edition of Global Talents Digital took place online in the beginning of this month. It was watched 7 million times in all the platforms, both social media and media partner websites. 103 participants from 34 countries and areas collaborated to bring the sustainability issue to their audience.
Using perfume or cologne is about more than just smelling nice. Your signature scent is how people will recognize and remember you. Here's how to find yours.
Studying at university or college, or completing some additional study course, everyone faces the need to complete the assignment of scholarly writing. This can arise panic amid most proficient students of various specialization counting fashion design as well.
Today, the scope of video marketing has risen beyond just delivering viral content. In the marketing realm, creating content in the form of videos has become more of a necessity now. Various studies and surveys claim that videos are beneficial for brands as they encourage and engage customers. The general consensus of these studies is that both, the brand and the customer, rely on videos.
If you are a young entrepreneur, you are surely getting to grips with being a business owner and want to improve in all aspects possible. Other than running the company smoothly, you also have to dress to impress and show the people you meet that you are a man with style. Luckily, there are many famous businessmen you can look to for some fashion inspiration, from social media platform CEOs like Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey to Forex legends such as George Soros and Bruce Kovner.
Whether you prefer cycling, swimming, hiking, working out in gyms, or practising yoga, all these activities require appropriate clothing and accessories. Tops and leggings are the vital workout outfits that cannot be ruled out. That is why many women prefer wearing leggings by PE Nation. Undoubtedly, they are distinctive and appealing.
Day of Moscow-based brands under the Global Talents Digital initiative has already got 600,000+ views in VK, Russia’s and the CIS’s major social media (https://vk.com/mbfwrussia). Global Talents Digital is also being streamed at 100+ media portals and social media. Shows and presentations delivered by designers from 34 countries and areas of the world are being covered by the largest Russian and international publications, concept stores, showrooms, and others. Global Talents Digital participants present top regional fashion weeks from Moscow-based Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia to Rakuten Fashion Week TOKYO.
The Sustainable Edition of Global Talents Digital will take place online on September 4 to 6. For this international event, 100 participants from 34 сountries and areas has joined their forces to cover the sustainability issue in fashion and beyond. Fashion brands practicing upcycling, recycling, zero waste and slow fashion, will be mixed up with digital and virtual wears at Global Talents Digital.
New materials and inspiration is expected by the textile industry at FABRIC DAYS from 1 - 3 September 2020 at MOC, Munich. This condensed trade fair is organized to satisfy the noticeable need and enthusiasm of the industry to meet and the chance to experience fabrics and accessories in real life again.
Throughout the past few months Premiére Vision was organizing the September edition of Premiére Vision Paris, to support the fashion industry in the face of the unprecedented Coronavirus crisis, while guaranteeing all the requisite health and safety conditions. Encouraged by the indications of an improved health situation, and by the opening up of Europe after the lockdown, as well as by an increase in visitor pre-registrations in recent weeks, Premiére Vision had initially opted to maintain the physical edition of its Paris show this 15 and 16 September.
A casual, refined collection inspired both by tennis legend Boris Becker and other male icons will be presented at Gallery FASHION & SHOES. The BORISBECKER collection promises a unique style experience for confident, sophisticated, urban men. Here the emphasis is on head-to-toe looks made up of coats, jackets, leather jackets, sporty blazers, jeans, chinos, trousers, shirts, knitwear, leather accessories and a small capsule collection of sportswear.
Pairing the right accessories together is a fashion skill most people have yet to master. A simple outfit can be quickly elevated with the right fashion choices. To achieve a heightened sense of style, all you have to do is shop smarter and buy fashion pieces that play to your personality. Keep reading for tips on how to stand out from the crowd, with the right accessories.
Fashion On Demand by Lectra gives manufacturer a competitive edge
Retro vintage glasses are back in fashion. It has its benefits in the contemporary world of sunglasses. Retro glasses aren’t just used for specs but also shade as well. This indicates that not only it’s designed to protect and enhance your eyesight, but glasses of such design have also been a fashion statement.
With FASHION, SHOES and the SHOWROOM CONCEPT, Gallery is one of the first tradeshow events to be going ahead.
ECOSENSOR™’s new collection combines high-performance and innovation to empower people with the possibility to live life naturally both for mind and body. The new range is woven from certified ingredients, a completely traceable production process and highly certified suppliers.
CSIRO scientists discovered how to grow coloured cotton in a attempt to remove the need for harmful chemical dyes. A few dozen petri dishes in a high-tech greenhouse in Canberra hold the potential to transform the global textiles industry, writes abc.net.au They contain plant tissue, which within days will grow into cotton plants: not standard, everyday white cotton, but ones with a dazzling array of colours. They are the product of CSIRO plant breeders dedicated to producing better, sustainable natural fibres that will hopefully one day lead to wrinkle-free, naturally dyed, stretchy cotton to outperform synthetic fabrics.
“Upcycling does not simply mean repurposing fabrics and reusing clothes, it’s the alternative way of making fashion smarter and circular” say influential speakers at C.L.A.S.S.’ virtual talk LET’S GET THE VIRTUOUS CIRCLE ROLLING
If you're looking to capitalize on your skills by opening a house cleaning business, then there are lots to look forward to. Like with any business, there are plenty of challenges to setting up your cleaning business, but there's also lots of enjoyment to be had. Here are some top tips to assist you along the way to set up your successful small house cleaning business.
Global Talents Digital is announcing a new call out for sustainable emerging designers, inviting them to show their new collections for clients, the press, buyers, celebrity stylists, and industry leaders – by means of video presentations/live streams/AR/VR. The brand-new edition of Global Talents Digital is inspired by sustainability and aims to educate and inspire the world with it. Designers should be focused on one or more directions like upcycling, recycling, ethical fashion, slow fashion, or zero waste.
An increasing number of fashion firms pledge to reduce their carbon footprints. The high demand makes innovators respond with new tools for brands and manufacturers to hold themselves accountable and help shoppers make better purchasing decisions, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
As this year demands the highest flexibility and creativity from the whole fashion and textile industry, the Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH team has taken up the challenge to offer a creative environment for efficient work and inspiration also this season, adapted to the new circumstances: The focussed business event FABRIC DAYS.
Current hygiene regulations all over the world require restaurant operators to ensure sufficient distance between guests. Intelligent tablecloths could soon help with this often complicated seating management. In addition, with the help of sensor technology, restaurant visitors could place their orders directly into the fabric without contact with the waiter and even use play functions after the meal. The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) are conducting research on tablecloths that are not only smart but also feel like textiles and can be used despite having built-in sensors.
Just like women go to beauty shops to relax and get “beautified,” men enjoy that same type of experience when they go to the barbershop. The feeling of being able to sit in the chair, get “chopped,” and walk out looking like a new man is unmatched. On top of that, it’s a place where you can just be a guy, among other guys without the scrutiny and judgment of our female counterparts.
"Streetwear is about culture. It's not about clothing." This is what wearers of the style said when asked to define streetwear. However, this explains what streetwear is about more than it explains what the style actually is. Maybe you know streetwear when you see it— large hoodies or t-shirts, baseball caps, and ripped jeans.
Getting dressed up to the nines for a formal event or special occasion has been part of human behaviour for centuries. We all want to look our best when the occasion calls for it, but evening wear can sometimes be a bit of a sartorial minefield. Black tie, business formal, white tie, what’s the difference?
While some dress to impress, others dress how they want to be addressed. Whichever you inclination, how you dress can speak volumes about you. Whether you’re rocking official wear or seeking to make necks turn in a casual outfit, it is important to keep it neat and smart. There’s nothing neat about a wrinkled shirt or a creased dress.
Making a good impression is far more difficult than you might think. You need to do your best to win over the respect of your colleagues and you also need to do everything you can to try and build your business network. If you do this then you will soon find that you are able to come out on top.
16 July 2020 is the official release of the new Pitti Immagine website and debut of PITTI CONNECT - the digital platform that will host the Pitti summer fairs until October 9 - Pitti Uomo 98, Pitti Bimbo 91 and Pitti Filati 87. Expect three months of events, special projects, conversations, fashion feeds and new scenarios, announced the organizers of the popular trade fair.
German kick-off for the European fashion and shoe industry in the end of August. Gallery FASHION and Gallery SHOES, together with their accompanying five-day SHOWROOM CONCEPT coinciding with Supreme Düsseldorf from 28 August 2020, will be offering the first opportunity for the sector to get together in Germany from 30 August until 1 September 2020.
The ELIIT Project announced its first 15 selected partnerships between textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors (TCLF) and technology owners/providers. The selected partnerships have received an outstanding evaluation from the 93 proposals submitted to the first ELIIT call for proposals, which closed on 31 March 2020.
The results from the June 2020 voting for Most Stylish Men show, that Johnny Depp is again most supported by his fans. The 5 Most Stylish Men June 2020 are: Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Gerard Butler and Seo in Guk.
The virtual Neonyt week will take place from 13-17 July with fashion and digital experts to discuss exciting topics related to business, lifestyle and knowledge. No registration is required to participate in “Neonyt on Air” – all panel talks, live interviews, statement videos and news will be uploaded to the fair's Instagram profile.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend. The problem is deciding if you are paying a reasonable amount or bring ripped off. Here is a guide to teach you more about diamond cuts to ensure that you choose the best diamonds for the price.
RUCO®-BAC AGP: the fast-acting, all-in-one, highly durable antibacterial and antiviral solution for textiles
RUDOLF GROUP unveiled the perfected antiviral features embedded in RUCO®-BAC AGP, the Company’s flagship antimicrobial product for textile applications.
EURATEX plans to transform the crisis into an opportunity and become more digital, sustainable and agile. Endorsed by the last General Assembly, the renewal will be driven by the “strategy for recovery from the COVID-19 era” together with five flagship initiatives in critical areas. To guide the European textile and clothing industry towards its renaissance, the GA re-elected Alberto Paccanelli as President.
Are you trying to figure out how to look your best and how to style an outfit? Read this article for the best tips for styling your outfit.
Selling your own creations on Etsy is a great way to start a home based business. If you are creative and have an eye for crafts that can sell, then you can do very well on that platform. After all, there are millions of people shopping on there everyday. And you only need a fraction of them to find your products.
Good news for the fashion industry - the next MUNICH FABRIC START Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 will take place as planned from 1 – 3 September 2020 in Munich, Germany! After months of trade fair and event cancellations, the organizers of the International Fabric Trade Fair are very pleased to be able to confirm this officially.
When it’s time to make a new addition to your wardrobe, it’s time for some tricky decisions. There is a lot more to buying new items of clothing than a lot of people think (if you’re like me, that is) and it’s more complex than walking into a store and picking up the first thing you see.
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.
On June 10 to 11, 2020, Global Talents Digital is taking place, the world’s first hybrid international online fashion-project, which will combine real designer collections along with the digital ones. Virtual and human models will present new fashion collections. Virtual Instagram celebrities will deliver their personal digital collections. 50 participants from 20 countries will show their collections and works in an unconventional format of video presentations, some of them using AR technology and digital avatars.