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Silvia Kabaivanova

As the founder of Be Global Fashion Network and several other fashion websites, Silvia has been working for more than 20 years covering fashion industry trends and news. With a passion for the fashion business, she focuses on sustainable fashion and innovations, custom fashion and print on demand services. Silvia is a Chairman of Bulgarian Fashion Association. You can reach her at silvia@bgfashion.net

Articles from Silvia Kabaivanova

2024 Retail Trends at Spring Fair - Home, Gift and Fashion

2024 Retail Trends at Spring Fair - Home, Gift and Fashion

Spring Fair, the UK's largest and most inspirational retail trade shows for Home, Gift and Fashion, has re-launched Inside Retail, the digital destination for content about the retail industry including the latest trends and sustainability news accessible all year round at...

How to Invest in a Leather Jacket: Tips for Choosing One That Lasts

How to Invest in a Leather Jacket: Tips for Choosing One That Lasts

Some clothes are more than just threads; they're investments. Imagine pieces that become your trusted companions, lasting for years and reflecting your style journey. Leather jackets are exactly that.

EURATEX and industriAll Europe will promote Social Partnerships in the European Textiles and Clothing Industry

EURATEX and industriAll Europe will promote Social Partnerships in the European Textiles and Clothing Industry

Supported by the European Commission, EURATEX and industriAll Europe have launched Stitch Together: a new Europe-wide two-year project to promote social partnerships in the European textiles and clothing Industry.

Sustainable Fashion: How Huntsville is Leading the Way in Eco-Friendly Clothing

Sustainable Fashion: How Huntsville is Leading the Way in Eco-Friendly Clothing

The fashion industry has undergone a significant transformation in recent years as sustainability has become a crucial focus. Huntsville, Alabama, known for its technological advancements and innovative spirit, is emerging as a leader in the sustainable fashion movement. This vibrant city is home to a growing community of eco-conscious designers and retailers and benefits from comprehensive huntsville eco-friendly waste management solutions that support the city's green initiatives. In this blog post, we will explore how Huntsville is spearheading the eco-friendly clothing trend and making a name for itself in sustainable fashion.

Searching Alternatives To Leather: The Rise Of Vegan Leather

Searching Alternatives To Leather: The Rise Of Vegan Leather

Vegan leather production offers stylish, sustainable alternatives to leather derived from animal hide. Learn more about this material and its rise in fashion.

Techtextil and Texprocess set as drivers of innovation the course for future-proof industries

Techtextil and Texprocess set as drivers of innovation the course for future-proof industries

High-tech textiles in twelve application areas, the global innovative power of technical textiles and nonwovens as well as the digitalisation of the textile-processing industry: with 38,000 visitors from 102 countries and 1,700 exhibitors from 53 countries, Techtextil and Texprocess have grown in terms of exhibitor numbers and recorded a 29 percent increase in visitor numbers. At the leading trade fairs, the density of forward-looking textile solutions that are transforming entire industries was particularly noticeable.

When to Wear a Tie: Six Simple Style Rules

When to Wear a Tie: Six Simple Style Rules

Whether you love them or hate them, the necktie is undeniably a timeless accessory that adds a touch of class to any outfit. The question is, when should you wear one? And are there occasions where it is better to choose different neckwear? Read on to discover how best to don this iconic sartorial statement piece.

Beyond the Battlefield: Camouflage Fabrics

Beyond the Battlefield: Camouflage Fabrics

Camouflage, initially developed for military stealth, has evolved dramatically in the past years. Its journey from utilitarian gear to a fashion statement mirrors changes in societal attitudes toward both military aesthetics and nature-inspired designs.

Filidea Technical Yarns - innovation, sustainability and circularity in the sector of technical yarns

Filidea Technical Yarns - innovation, sustainability and circularity in the sector of technical yarns

Filidea Technical Yarns is participating in the 20th edition of the most important international fair for technical textiles, which began yesterday in Frankfurt am Main. Be Global Fashion Network is at the event, covering the most important innovations in the sector.

Luiss Business School in Amsterdam offers 8 Scholarships for international Master's Programs in Fashion, Entertainment Business, Food, International Management

Luiss Business School in Amsterdam offers 8 Scholarships for international Master's Programs in Fashion, Entertainment Business, Food, International Management

Luiss Business School in Amsterdam offers 8 scholarships - 2 for each course - covering 50% of the tuition fees, for those aspiring to pursue a full-time Master's program in International Management, Digital Entertainment Business, Fashion and Luxury Business and Food and Wine Business.

Digital Product Passports from PicoNext Now with Free Planning and Publishing Tools

Digital Product Passports from PicoNext Now with Free Planning and Publishing Tools

No-charge tools are first to enable companies to prepare product sustainability info using industry templates and publish to a Digital Product Passport

European Commission announced “Textiles of the Future” Partnership under Horizon Europe to develop an innovation-driven European textiles industry

European Commission announced “Textiles of the Future” Partnership under Horizon Europe to develop an innovation-driven European textiles industry

In the fringes of the EU Research and Innovation Days, the European Commission has announced 9 new European co-funded and co-programmed partnerships, including “Textiles of the Future”. These partnerships will be at the core of the Horizon Europe Strategic Plan 2025-2027, addressing the green and digital transition, and a more resilient, competitive, inclusive and democratic Europe.

ENTREP FASHION project will promote sustainable practices to migrant women and VET providers

ENTREP FASHION project will promote sustainable practices to migrant women and VET providers

ENTREP FASHION project held its kick-off meeting online on 13th March 2024 with the participation of the project partners - BildungsLAB - Hands&Minds Learning Center Austria, CRADLE Single Member P.C. Greece, Bulgarian Fashion Association and Compass - Beratung, Begleitung und Training Austria.

‘The Status of European Fashion’ conference of the European Fashion Alliance shaped the future of European fashion

‘The Status of European Fashion’ conference of the European Fashion Alliance shaped the future of European fashion

On March 5th, the European Fashion Alliance (EFA) held its first conference ‘The Status of European Fashion’, in Brussels, Belgium. The event brought together industry leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders who discussed crucial topics shaping the future of European fashion. In preparation for the conference, EFA conducted a comprehensive Europe-wide survey on the impending sustainability legislation affecting the fashion industry, which results and recommendations will be published until end of April. The survey aimed to assess the current state of the European fashion landscape and identify significant challenges and opportunities in anticipation of impending regulatory changes. First learnings were presented to the audience.

The intersection of men's wedding suits and custom tailoring

The intersection of men's wedding suits and custom tailoring

In the realm of wedding attire, the groom's suit stands as a symbol of refinement and sophistication, reflecting his personal style and the significance of the occasion. While off-the-rack options abound, discerning grooms are increasingly turning to the bespoke craftsmanship of custom suits to ensure a wedding day ensemble that is truly one-of-a-kind. Let's explore the allure of men's wedding suits and the bespoke options that elevate them to new heights of elegance.

Madonna with necklace by Bulgarian designers

Madonna with necklace by Bulgarian designers

On Aura Tout Vu house designers, Livia Stoyanova and Yasen Samuilov, who have already collaborated in the past with Madonna for the Rebel Heart Tour, created new jewelry for the star. The music video was directed by Jonas Åkerlund, who also directed the music video for Madonna's "Ray of Light".

Suit Alterations: Tips and Tricks for a Perfect Fit

Suit Alterations: Tips and Tricks for a Perfect Fit

The art of dressing well does not end with the purchase of a perfect suit; it extends further into personalizing the suit to fit impeccably. Suit alterations pair the beauty of fashion with the precision of craftsmanship to tailor your suit into a seamless representation of your style. But what does this alteration process involve, and how can you use it to attain your perfect aesthetic? This comprehensive guide will equip you with the buying tips for a perfect suit and the tricks required to achieve the perfect fit when altering your suit.

Texhibition Istanbul - Fabric, Yarn and Textile Accessories Fair March 2024

Texhibition Istanbul - Fabric, Yarn and Textile Accessories Fair March 2024

Bringing global buyers together with the industry with cooperation of Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporter Associations (İTHİB) with Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC), Texhibition Istanbul Fabric, Yarn and Textile Accessories Fair will meet with its visitors at Istanbul Expo Center on March 6-8, 2024.

LCI Barcelona offers 10 Scholarships for international Master's Programs

LCI Barcelona offers 10 Scholarships for international Master's Programs

The school invites you to participate to the contest "Design for planet centered and human future" and win one of the 10 master scholarships for those aspiring to pursue a full-time Master's program in Interaction Design and Immersive Experiences, Master in Management and Direction of Fashion Companies, Master in Fashion Marketing, Communication and Event Planning, Master in 3D Animation and VFX, and Master in Branding and Brand Strategy.

Digital Product Passports adopted by Four Fashion Brands

Digital Product Passports adopted by Four Fashion Brands

In January 2024 PicoNext announced new customer momentum in Digital Product Passports, with a collection of four fashion retailers across the globe adopting the technology to provide increased transparency into their sustainability efforts. The boutique clothing brands are using a combination of blockchain- and cloud-based Digital Product Passports to detail environmental and social attributes of their products, avoiding “greenwashing” and backing their sustainability programs with data.

Visit White Label World Expo - the world’s leading event for white & private label products

Visit White Label World Expo - the world’s leading event for white & private label products

White Label World Expo is back in just 2 weeks time and we are partnered up and together and taking the retail marketplace by storm. Join us to the world’s leading event for white & private label products at ExCeL London on the 27th & 28th February 2024!

How to Care For Your Wild Silk Fabrics

How to Care For Your Wild Silk Fabrics

Have you ever wondered why people are so captivated by the elegance of wild silk fabrics? These delicate fabrics can be made into many things, especially when a skilful hand is involved. This article will teach you how to get the most from this fantastic fabric. 

Shoptalk Europe 2024 Returns to Power Retail’s Digital Transformation

Shoptalk Europe 2024 Returns to Power Retail’s Digital Transformation

Shoptalk Europe is returning to Barcelona this June, following a hugely successful relaunch in 2023, with a purpose of facilitating the digital transformation of the European retail market. It’s Shoptalk’s aim to create the most dynamic and progressive community in European retail, focused on digital transformation and retail innovation. They bring together the whole ecosystem; retailers, brands, technology innovators and investors, at a senior level, and over 3,000 leaders joined in 2023.

Get Off the Fast Fashion Train: Exploring Fabric Options for Handmade Garments

Get Off the Fast Fashion Train: Exploring Fabric Options for Handmade Garments

Shopping for clothes, a bitter-sweet dive for the perfect pieces in a vast sea of options. Garments often cling where they shouldn’t and gape where they ought to hug - almost everyone has some kind of a love-hate relationship with the fitting mirror. But while you stand there, bathed in a harsh, unflattering light, holding back an exasperated sigh, try to remember that it’s not you who needs adjusting, it’s the fast fashion narrative.

How to Expand Your Network in the Fashion Industry

How to Expand Your Network in the Fashion Industry

Building and expanding your networks is the cornerstone of success in any industry. In the fashion niche, your network can comprise different talents, including stylists, sponsors, media personnel, and influencers. These professionals not only expose you to new opportunities to grow your business and career but can also make it effortless to expand your network further. But how and where can you find such individuals? This piece explores the various avenues you can leverage to find and keep fashion enthusiasts who will form part of your rich network.

Why Colorful Skirts are Stylish and How to Create Your Own designs

Why Colorful Skirts are Stylish and How to Create Your Own designs

Sometimes it can be hard to find a skirt that fits your size, taste, and budget in the stores. That's why creating a skirt with your own pattern, drawing or photo can be a great solution. Nixita Dress to impress will help you create your own skirts, dresses, blouses, shirts, tote bags, leather bags and many other products with your unique print. Check their online shop for custom clothes with photos and drawings.

How to Create a Seamless Fabric Pattern in Photoshop

How to Create a Seamless Fabric Pattern in Photoshop

A seamless pattern is a pattern that can be tiled infinitely without any visible gaps or edges. Seamless patterns are useful for creating backgrounds, textures, wallpapers, fabrics, and other designs. In this article, you will learn how to create a seamless pattern in Photoshop using any image or graphic that you want.

White Label World Expo 2024 - leading event for white & private label products

White Label World Expo 2024 - leading event for white & private label products

We have some exciting news to share! We are an official partner of White Label World Expo, taking place on 27th & 28th February at ExCeL London.

Is it Trending to Put Your Cat's Face on a Dress or Shirt?

Is it Trending to Put Your Cat's Face on a Dress or Shirt?

If you are a cat lover, you may have seen or heard of the latest trend of putting your cat's face on a dress or shirt. This is a fun and creative way to show off your feline friend and make a fashion statement. But how popular is this trend and why do people do it? Here are some of the facts and reasons behind this quirky phenomenon.

How to Order Matching Designs of Clothing and Accessories with Print on Demand

How to Order Matching Designs of Clothing and Accessories with Print on Demand

Nixita Dress to Impress also uses print on demand to create unique products with your own designs, such as dresses, skirts, blouses and shirts, scarves, shorts, tote bags and more. They have their own production and unique models, so they are different than other brands, that use custom POD services like Printify and Printful and sell the same goods as many other designers.

PANTONE color of the year 2024 is the gentle peach tone Peach Fuzz

PANTONE color of the year 2024 is the gentle peach tone Peach Fuzz

PANTONE color of the year 2024 is 13-1023 Peach Fuzz. It's a velvety gentle peach tone whose all-embracing spirit enriches mind, body, and soul. It captures our desire to nurture ourselves and others.

Onur Osman - international fashion designer and luxury events designer

Onur Osman - international fashion designer and luxury events designer

Onur Osman in an international fashion designer and luxury events designer with Romanian origins, founder and owner of ONUR OSMAN™ brand, having over 5 million social-media followers in 2024. 

TRIWA: Redefining Watches as Symbols of Change and Sustainability

TRIWA: Redefining Watches as Symbols of Change and Sustainability

Sometimes, companies go against the tide to redefine what is valuable and meaningful. One such groundbreaking company is triwa.com – an abbreviation standing for Transforming the Industry of Watches. Their journey has not just been about creating stylish watches; it has been about reshaping the entire perspective of what a watch represents in today's society.

How the Fashion Industry is Embracing the Circular Economy and Cutting Down on Plastic Waste

How the Fashion Industry is Embracing the Circular Economy and Cutting Down on Plastic Waste

To help reduce plastic packaging pollution Aquapak has developed Hydropol™, a unique new polymer which is soluble and non-toxic to marine life. Hydropol™ can be used as an alternative to conventional plastic in a wide variety of applications as it provides the same functionality and performance but without the associated environmental problems. 

Create custom printed clothes with your plush toy print

Create custom printed clothes with your plush toy print

Nixita Dress to impress offers one new idea - to create a print with your kid's favorite plush toy. Imagine how happy your girl will be wearing a dress, blouse or skirt with such a print.

CLOTH consortium released a guideline of lessons learned and recommendations to Fashion clusters and SMEs

CLOTH consortium released a guideline of lessons learned and recommendations to Fashion clusters and SMEs

What are the main challenges of the fashion sector? How can European Union (EU) SMEs face them? These are the questions the CLOTH partnership answered thanks to its results achieved and lessons learned during the last two years of the project implementation.

Pitti Uomo 105 with growing numbers of foreign buyers

Pitti Uomo 105 with growing numbers of foreign buyers

Pitti Uomo 105 registered growing numbers of foreign buyers (+4%) and overall buyers reached 13,000 visitors from around 20,000 total visitors, including influencers and journalists.

Sustainable Fashion Takes Center Stage: Insights from the BRICS+ Fashion Summit

Sustainable Fashion Takes Center Stage: Insights from the BRICS+ Fashion Summit

In an era marked by growing concerns about the environment, the fashion industry is turning over a new leaf, meticulously integrating sustainable practices, eco-friendly materials, and innovative recycling and upcycling techniques. As fashion enthusiasts flock to Moscow for the monumental BRICS+ Fashion summit, the event has become a prominent platform for illuminating the pressing issues surrounding the industry's transition towards sustainability.

EURATEX's Manifesto for a competitive and sustainable European textiles and clothing industry in 2024 and beyond

EURATEX's Manifesto for a competitive and sustainable European textiles and clothing industry in 2024 and beyond

From 6 to 9 June 2024, European citizens will vote for a new European Parliament and, based on the results, a new European Commission will be formed. In view of this important election, EURATEX published a Manifesto, presenting 15 requests which will help to ensure a competitive European textiles and clothing industry.

Taylor Swift named Time’s Magazine 2023 ‘Person of the Year’

Taylor Swift named Time’s Magazine 2023 ‘Person of the Year’

Taylor Swift is ending her year with another success: The pop superstar was named Time magazine’s 2023 “Person of the Year”, beating out Barbie and King Charles III. Time said Swift was selected because she found a way to give people around the world hope in some seriously dark times.

Cross-Selling and Upselling in the Fashion Industry: Best Practices

Cross-Selling and Upselling in the Fashion Industry: Best Practices

In the fashion industry, consumers’ buying behavior is largely influenced by impulse and curiosity. This sets it apart from industries such as electronics, health and wellness, automotive, and home improvement, where necessity and thorough research are dominant drivers. Suffice it to say, the act of shopping for fashionable items is often about the excitement of the moment.

How to get up to 30% discounts for print on demand products at Printful

How to get up to 30% discounts for print on demand products at Printful

I love print-on-demand products. They provide me the power to create and wear unique products. But the biggest advantage for me is that with print-on-demand I can create matching products with the same design.

Clean Textile Innovation Company Algaeing™ and Birla Cellulose will Introduce an Innovative Algae-powered Fiber

Clean Textile Innovation Company Algaeing™ and Birla Cellulose will Introduce an Innovative Algae-powered Fiber

Algaeing™, a front-runner in clean textile innovation, has teamed up with the global leader in man-made cellulosic fibers, Birla Cellulose, aiming to create sustainable, biodegradable, and zero-waste solutions for the textile industry.

Taylor Swift, Xi Jinping, King Charles III among TIME Person of the Year 2023 finalists

Taylor Swift, Xi Jinping, King Charles III among TIME Person of the Year 2023 finalists

The finalists for the 2023 "Person of the Year" award by TIME magazine have been announced, featuring a diverse mix of political and cultural icons. Among them are Chinese leader Xi Jinping, American singer Taylor Swift and British king Charles III.

How to Get Free Listings by Inviting New Sellers to Etsy

How to Get Free Listings by Inviting New Sellers to Etsy

If you already have an Etsy shop, you can earn 40 free listings if you invite someone to join Etsy as a seller and they successfully open a new shop. New sellers also receive 40 free listings (if they are invited and register through your invitation).

How to Start Your New Etsy Shop with 40 Free Listings in 2024

How to Start Your New Etsy Shop with 40 Free Listings in 2024

If you want to open a new Etsy shop, this guide will show you how to get 40 free listings to help you launch your Etsy journey. Please note that this offer is only for new Etsy sellers.

Benefits of Being a Creative Person

Benefits of Being a Creative Person

Creativity is the ability to generate new and original ideas, solutions, products, or expressions. Creativity can be applied to various domains, such as art, science, technology, business, education, and more. Creativity can also be expressed in different ways, such as writing, drawing, singing, dancing, coding, inventing, and more.

Discover Timepiece Watches With Urwerk

Discover Timepiece Watches With Urwerk

When a good watchmaker and a good designer collaborate on a watch, the result is great. But when Felix Baumgartner and Martin Frei started their company, they brought the future of watches to this century. Urwerk was founded in 1997 and since then, they have produced extraordinary timepieces. Baumgartner and Frei brought the future of watches to this century. 

Maximizing Margins: Effective Pricing Strategies for T-Shirt Retail Business

Maximizing Margins: Effective Pricing Strategies for T-Shirt Retail Business

Finding the right balance between pricing strategies for t-shirts, setting a competitive retail price, covering t-shirt costs, and maintaining a healthy profit margin is no easy feat. However, you can thrive in the market and establish a strong online presence with the right pricing strategies. Learn t-shirt pricing tips to maximize your margins and build a successful t-shirt business.

Slip Into The Best Dress Shoes For Cozy Feet

Slip Into The Best Dress Shoes For Cozy Feet

Finding the ideal pair of dress shoes is a real task. Getting stylish shoes is fun, but you should look for well-built, durable shoes that are cozy enough for your feet. Opt for dress shoes that help you take the easy steps and also help you achieve a smooth, sharp look. Pay attention to shoe details to save your feet from pain.

Textile & Fashion Forum Helsinki 2023 in pursuit of a sustainable and resilient future

Textile & Fashion Forum Helsinki 2023 in pursuit of a sustainable and resilient future

The Textile & Fashion Forum Helsinki 2023 was jointly organized by Finnish Textile & Fashion and EURATEX. It highlights the discourse on sustainable practices within the textile and fashion industry. This two-day event, scheduled for 26-27 October at the unique Little Finlandia event center in Helsinki, will also include a day of curated company visits.

9 Reasons You Should Add Magnesium Supplements to Your Routine

9 Reasons You Should Add Magnesium Supplements to Your Routine

Taking care of your health is a task that many people take for granted. At least until they start developing certain problems, at which point they abruptly realize the importance of creating and adopting a healthier lifestyle. When it comes to our well-being, though, it is always better to be safe than sorry, meaning that you should take time to learn how to take care of yourself...

Official launch of ReHubs Europe: European industry moving fast forward on textile waste recycling

Official launch of ReHubs Europe: European industry moving fast forward on textile waste recycling

Barcelona, 3 October – At a kick off meeting hosted by Mango, EURATEX and 20 incoming members proudly presented ReHubs Europe, a new international non-profit organisation poised to give a boost to the textile recycling.

Top 5 mistakes when choosing wedding dresses - Dream Bridal Couture

Top 5 mistakes when choosing wedding dresses - Dream Bridal Couture

Choosing a wedding dress only seems like a couple of trifles, in fact it is a rather complicated process in which it is so easy to make a mistake that can be fatal and even seriously ruin your plans. And therefore, in order to avoid unnecessary nerves, costs, and other resources for correcting, or searching for another dress, we bring to your attention tips from the brand of classic designer wedding dresses...

Taking your Fashion Business to the Next Level

Taking your Fashion Business to the Next Level

The fashion industry can be incredibly competitive. People can only wear so many clothes on a given day, which places a natural limit on demand. Supply, by contrast, is abundant – and for smaller businesses, this can make it difficult to compete with the larger retailers, and to grow and develop in general...

Spinnova and Renewcell announce cooperation to scale circular fashion

Spinnova and Renewcell announce cooperation to scale circular fashion

Spinnova, the sustainable textile material company, partners with Swedish textile recycling innovator Renewcell to develop and promote a concept to commercialise and scale textile waste-based fibre. The collaboration is the first of its kind, where textile waste-based fibre can be spun into new fibre without harmful chemicals. The first consumer products from this new textile fibre are estimated to be available by the end of 2024...

12 Ways to Promote Your Clothing Brand Online

12 Ways to Promote Your Clothing Brand Online

The digital world is transforming the approaches to doing business. Today, the success of a clothing brand pretty much relies on its ability to promote itself online.

Eco-Chic: The Sustainability of Custom-Tailored Fashion

Eco-Chic: The Sustainability of Custom-Tailored Fashion

In a world where fast fashion has long held the reins of the clothing industry, consumers are increasingly seeking alternatives that align with their values, particularly regarding sustainability. One such alternative that has been gaining traction is custom-tailored fashion.

Top 10 Denim Trends to Follow This Autumn

Top 10 Denim Trends to Follow This Autumn

Denim is a staple in everyone's wardrobe because it’s versatile, comfy, and can be worn on many occasions.

Helsinki Design Week offers surprising encounters in September 2023

Helsinki Design Week offers surprising encounters in September 2023

The unique stories of Helsinki Design Weeks’s main exhibition, reflecting on the theme of a good everyday life, together with the numerous partner and satellite events, fall into the continuum of HDW’s narrative and this year’s theme Once upon a time.

Moon diet 2024 - a calendar with the phases of the moon 2024

Moon diet 2024 - a calendar with the phases of the moon 2024

The moon diet has already grown a large group of followers. The possitive influence on the body by the moon diet is confirmed by a dozen of researches.  The moon's phases have something to do with our behaviour, sleep cycles and even more. There is a theory that it may even be connected to our weight.

Connecting Sustainable Fashion Businesses with the Perfect Candidates

Connecting Sustainable Fashion Businesses with the Perfect Candidates

In the dynamic world of sustainable fashion, finding the right talent to join your business is crucial for success. That's where JobToday comes in. 

Introducing White Label World Expo and eCom Business Live

Introducing White Label World Expo and eCom Business Live

White Label World Expo has refreshed brand identity. Over the last few months they have worked hard behind the scenes into creating a new image that would reflect our purpose of the show.

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN partners with ROBLOX

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN partners with ROBLOX

Parsons School of Design - The New School is joining forces with Roblox to revolutionize digital fashion education. Students will work with Roblox designers to create items that will be sold both physically at Parsons and digitally on Roblox's avatar marketplace...

New Fiber Integrity Protocol for the Textile Industry will be Developed with FibreTrace

New Fiber Integrity Protocol for the Textile Industry will be Developed with FibreTrace

SGS and FibreTrace®, a digital and physical traceability provider in traceable fiber technology, have joined forces to develop a new Fiber Integrity Protocol for the textile industry. The partnership will support brands worldwide to strengthen confidence in product claims made across a range of materials through the integration of traceability technologies, such as FibreTrace.

Vegan shoes, belts and knitwear from ALLTRUEIST

Vegan shoes, belts and knitwear from ALLTRUEIST

ALLTRUEIST, Montreal's luxury e-commerce store shipping globally alltrueist.com, is proud to unveil a groundbreaking collection that marks an unprecedented step in the fashion industry. This innovative launch emphasizes slow fashion, responsible manufacturing, personalized style, and a commitment to animal-free products – a first in the industry by integrating such quality and diversity in one place.

From Boardroom to Beyond: Outfits to Transition Seamlessly on Trips

From Boardroom to Beyond: Outfits to Transition Seamlessly on Trips

Traveling for business might mean juggling demanding schedules like attending important meetings and then finding time to explore the destinations. Often, there's little time to go back and change outfits between professional engagements and casual outings...

Desislava Dimitrova-Petrova: 3D design is the future of fashion

Desislava Dimitrova-Petrova: 3D design is the future of fashion

Desislava Dimitrova-Petrova is born in Ruse, Bulgaria on the 15th of March 1981. Ever since she was little, she’s been keen on fashion. She has graduated the Nedka Ivan Lazarova vocational school of clothing in Ruse, specializing in modeling and construction of clothing and later on graduated the University of Ruse with industrial management...

4th edition of TEXTAILOR EXPO comes this October 2023

4th edition of TEXTAILOR EXPO comes this October 2023

Only two months until the one and only, long-awaited, fashion fair in Bulgaria – TexTailor Expo. The event is going to take place on October 5th to October 7th in the International Fair Plovdiv. Gathering hundreds of exhibitors from Bulgaria and all around the world, the forum is an ideal opportunity for young designers and professionals...

Moda at Autumn Fair puts the spotlight on new & international fashion

Moda at Autumn Fair puts the spotlight on new & international fashion

The ultimate fashion destination Moda, an integral part of Autumn Fair with the next edition taking place from 3rd -6th September 2023 at NEC Birmingham, will offer visitors a focus on new and international across the four clearly defined sectors, Clothing, Footwear, Fashion Accessories and Jewellery...

LR Health & Beauty goes to UK

LR Health & Beauty goes to UK

LR Health & Beauty is one of the largest direct sales companies in Europe in the field of cosmetic products and nutritional supplements. LR has official offices in 32 countries and with its hundreds of thousands of independent sales associates and customers is among the leading companies in the industry. Now LR Health & Beauty comes to UK.

The Definitive Guide to Embracing Fashion as a Man

The Definitive Guide to Embracing Fashion as a Man

Looking great isn't just about the clothes you wear; it's about how you carry yourself and how well you take care of your body and skin. In this definitive guide, we'll talk about how to be fashionable as a man, from choosing the right attire to indulging in spa procedures and maintaining a care routine...

Jane Birkin’s farewell: Unveiling the legacy of the iconic Birkin bag

Jane Birkin’s farewell: Unveiling the legacy of the iconic Birkin bag

English-born singer and actress Jane Birkin has been found dead aged 76 in Paris. The star is infamously known across music, film, and fashion, and besides her scandal for her feature in the banned song Je t’aime… mois non plus with Serge Gainsbourg, she also inspired the iconic Birkin handbag from Hermes.

Nadula Glueless & 613 Wigs: Your Guide to Effortless Elegance

Nadula Glueless & 613 Wigs: Your Guide to Effortless Elegance

In the current fast world, everyone needs an issue-free technique for looking clean and flawless. Hair is a central part of our appearance, and hairpieces have transformed into a notable solution for achieving different hairstyles without any problem...

CONNECT @ AUTUMN FAIR attracts thousands of buyers

CONNECT @ AUTUMN FAIR attracts thousands of buyers

Launching at Autumn Fair 2023 is Connect @ Autumn Fair, a brand-new way for the retail community to connect and collaborate. Making history, the new connections programme will give exhibitors more visibility than ever before, and buyers the opportunity to plan and pre-schedule double opt-in meetings before the show opens...

CLOTH project is organising a new ClusterXchange in France in October 2023

CLOTH project is organising a new ClusterXchange in France in October 2023

A new ClusterXchange (CXC) event will take place in France, from the 10th to the 13th of October during Pollutec fair in Lyon. With a programme organised around the Pollutec fair, the clusterxchange will focus on sustainability and networking with international companies and clusters...

Source Fashion started a new era for responsible sourcing

Source Fashion started a new era for responsible sourcing

Source Fashion, Europe's newest responsible sourcing show, closed on a high following three highly productive days. It combined global networking opportunities, invaluable connections, inspirational social enterprise stories, and game-changing new business opportunities.

The Thobe: An Elegant Garment from the Middle East

The Thobe: An Elegant Garment from the Middle East

The Middle East is renowned for its rich cultural heritage and one of the most iconic garments, that has emerged from the region, is the thobe. With its timeless elegance and historical significance, the thobe holds a special place in the hearts of those who wear it. In this article, we will explore the origins, styles and enduring allure of this magnificent garment...

Inspirational product preview by Autumn Fair

Inspirational product preview by Autumn Fair

Autumn Fair is taking place from the 3rd-6th September at NEC Birmingham. The UK's ultimate shop for wholesale Home, Gift, and Fashion has launched an inspirational new and exclusive Product Preview

Exploring Fitness Fashion: Sustainable Gym Attire Trends

Exploring Fitness Fashion: Sustainable Gym Attire Trends

You're no stranger to the fitness fashion scene. But have you ever stopped to consider what's happening behind the scenes of this booming industry? The tight, technical, flashy gym attire that enhances your performance...

Bluesign® outlines the path towards the sustainable future of the fashion industry

Bluesign® outlines the path towards the sustainable future of the fashion industry

Bluesign® Denim is an exciting initiative that represents a significant step forward in the fashion industry's commitment to sustainable and responsible production practices and is the ideal option for those who prioritize the environment and sustainability...

Revolutionizing Wall Decor: The Rising Popularity of LED Neon Artwork

Revolutionizing Wall Decor: The Rising Popularity of LED Neon Artwork

Imagine walking into a room and being instantly captivated by the vibrant colors, mesmerizing glow, and innovative designs of the wall decor. This is the captivating experience that LED neon artwork provides...

Lectra launches a new generation of intelligent, connected cutting equipment for the fashion industry

Lectra launches a new generation of intelligent, connected cutting equipment for the fashion industry

Lectra supports the transformation of fashion, automotive and furniture companies by providing them with technological solutions that accelerate their transition to a more efficient and more sustainable Industry...

A breakthrough polyester recycling technology at Source Fashion

A breakthrough polyester recycling technology at Source Fashion

Source Fashion, Europe's newest responsible sourcing show, will take place from this Sunday 16th to Tuesday 18th at Olympia London.
It will showcase the first UK presentation of a world-first breakthrough in polyester textile recycling...

MAS Holdings invests in a sustainable alternative to synthetics

MAS Holdings invests in a sustainable alternative to synthetics

MAS Holdings, which is a global apparel & textile manufacturing and tech conglomerate, headquartered in Sri Lanka with a global footprint across 16 countries, secures a stake in HeiQ AeoniQ™ as part of its Plan for Change initiative to support the development of next-generation cellulosic filament fibers to replace polyester and nylon.

The vegan fashion forward designer Sarah Regensburger headlines Source Fashion Catwalk Show

The vegan fashion forward designer Sarah Regensburger headlines Source Fashion Catwalk Show

Source Fashion, Europe's newest responsible sourcing show which takes place at London Olympia on 16-18th July, has revealed its Catwalk line-up. Sarah Regensburger, a vegan fashion forward designer will be headlining the catwalk presentation which also includes trend scenes and a multi-designer modest wear show from Jordan-based exhibitors.

SOURCE FASHION PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON PORTUGUESE MANUFACTURERS

SOURCE FASHION PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON PORTUGUESE MANUFACTURERS

Europe's newest responsible sourcing show and the gateway to the UK fashion industry, Source Fashion which takes place at London Olympia on 16-18th July, will put the spotlight on near-shoring, high-quality textile production, flexible MOQ's, and highly sustainable manufacturing from accredited Portuguese manufacturers and producers.

Uncover the Exceptional at Scoop UK this July

Uncover the Exceptional at Scoop UK this July

Discover the Extraordinary at Scoop this July, where you can find more than just fashion, but a curated selection of unconventional, visionary designers and lifestyle brands ready to make a splash in the UK market.

Renewcell Introduces the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network

Renewcell Introduces the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network

Renewcell, a pioneering leader in textile recycling innovation, announces the launch of the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network (CSN). The CSN is a group of forty-seven yarn and textile producers helping to drive the circular economy forward by enabling a steady supply of CIRCULOSE® to the market.

Fall/Winter 2024/2025 novelties by Biella Yarn

Fall/Winter 2024/2025 novelties by Biella Yarn

Biella Yarn’s new Fall/Winter 2024/2025 collection is all about cultural diversity, blending and infusing, under the headline - SPICE UP!

How to start an online print-on-demand business with Printful

How to start an online print-on-demand business with Printful

Print-on-demand is a business model where you sell your own custom designs on products like t-shirts, mugs, posters, and more. You don't have to worry about inventory, production, or shipping - there are websites offering this service for you and one of them is Printful.

Women's fashion trends 2023: Ballet flat shoes

Women's fashion trends 2023: Ballet flat shoes

Ballet flats are back in fashion and they are more versatile than ever. Whether you are looking for a comfortable and chic shoe to transition from winter to spring, or a whimsical and elegant accessory to dress up your outfits, you will find a pair of ballet flats that suits your style and personality.

European Fashion Alliance held its first political fashion round table in Brussels

European Fashion Alliance held its first political fashion round table in Brussels

The European Fashion Alliance (EFA) held its first political fashion round table in Brussels to announce a European wide industry survey which will result in a report on the status of European fashion. The report and positioning of the European fashion industry on sustainability and policy framework will be presented during EFA's conference in Brussels end of 2023.

Pitti Uomo 104 focuses on sustainability and outdoor lifestyles

Pitti Uomo 104 focuses on sustainability and outdoor lifestyles

Florence is once again the capital of fashion and lifestyles, as it hosts the 104th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo from 13 to 16 June 2023. The event showcases the latest trends and innovations in men's clothing and accessories, with a special focus on sustainability and outdoor lifestyles.

How Made-To-Order Fashion Is Changing The Way We Shop In A Sustainable Way

How Made-To-Order Fashion Is Changing The Way We Shop In A Sustainable Way

Made-to-order fashion is a form of customization that allows customers to choose their preferred style, size, color and sometimes even fabric and details of a garment. The brand then makes the garment according to the customer's specifications and delivers it to them after a certain period of time.

Smartex Loop: A New Traceability Tool for Fabric Rolls

Smartex Loop: A New Traceability Tool for Fabric Rolls

Smartex introduces a new traceability tool for fabric rolls at ITMA 2023: the Smartex Loop. This solution eliminates manual data collection and communication. The Portuguese company continues to lead innovation for the textile sector.

RE-USE: Familitex's Eco-Friendly Collection Made from 100% recycled yarn

RE-USE: Familitex's Eco-Friendly Collection Made from 100% recycled yarn

Familitex group, a textile company based in Barcelos, is committed to using sustainable raw materials and enhancing its ‘Green Line’ with the RE-USE capsule collection, “crafted from the planet for the future”, as stated in a press release.

White Label World Expo Frankfurt brings the latest ecommerce industry trends and strategies

White Label World Expo Frankfurt brings the latest ecommerce industry trends and strategies

White Label World Expo Frankfurt is Europe’s leading online retail sourcing show with 350 innovative exhibitors showcasing the latest products, services and technologies.

20 years of the international denim trade show Bluezone

20 years of the international denim trade show Bluezone

This summer, from July 18 - 19, the international denim trade show BLUEZONE will celebrate its anniversary. More than 100 denim and sportswear experts will turn Munich's Zenith area into a blue hotspot. Along with MUNICH FABRIC START and THE SOURCE and with a supporting program that is as full to the brim as it is relevant, the area on Munich's Lilienthalallee will become the hub of the international fashion community.

Organisation Tricks for People With Too Many Clothes

Organisation Tricks for People With Too Many Clothes

Is your wardrobe literally filled to bursting? If so, it might be worth taking a moment to get on top of the problem. When you’re done, you’ll have an easier time finding the items you actually want to wear. You’ll be less stressed, too, and you might have contributed significantly to your local charity of choice (or to your own bank balance).

European textile industry increasingly exposed to global pressure according to Euratex

European textile industry increasingly exposed to global pressure according to Euratex

European textile industry is exposed to global pressures more than ever before; policy makers need to consider that global dimension.

Elevate Your Style: Unleash the Power of Custom Embroidery for Unique and Sophisticated Merchandise

Elevate Your Style: Unleash the Power of Custom Embroidery for Unique and Sophisticated Merchandise

Custom embroidery is the way to go to have designs that you love on your merchandise. Its classiness and sophistication sets it miles ahead of branded clothing. Embroidery is the art of adding designs on your fabric using a special machine made for just that, and thread. 

CLOTH project presents its fashion platform

CLOTH project presents its fashion platform

CLOTH Project, the european alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digital is announcing the launch of its fashion platform, avalable at https://fashion.clothproject.eu

Are Homecoming Dresses Supposed to Be Short?

Are Homecoming Dresses Supposed to Be Short?

Are you wondering if homecoming dresses are supposed to be short? Don’t worry; our experts are here to answer your question!

EIT Culture & Creativity releases its first open calls for proposals to address global challenges

EIT Culture & Creativity releases its first open calls for proposals to address global challenges

EIT Culture & Creativity releases its first open Calls for Proposals. These proposals are designed to address global challenges Europe faces in higher education, innovation, business creation, and society, with up to €10.45 million in funding available for 2024. The deadline for submissions is the 31 May 2023.

HAENGNAE - A fashion brand for

HAENGNAE - A fashion brand for "romantic edgy" who inherit the philosophy of love

HAENGNAE is a fashion brand created by Anna Choi, a Korean designer born in 1992 and raised in Japan. She studied fashion design in New York as well as in Japan, and in 2017, while attending Bunka Fashion College, she won a special prize at the Kobe Fashion Contest and got to study at Nottingham Trent University in England as a scholarship student.

Pure London revealed nature-verse campaign theme for July 2023 show

Pure London revealed nature-verse campaign theme for July 2023 show

Pure London, the UK's largest festival of fashion, has announced its Nature-Verse theme for the July 2023 show. Created in collaboration with the show’s trend agency partner Promostyl, Nature-Verse is a fusion of two of 2024’s strongest fashion trends, Nature Preserve and Technology Transition which highlights the powerful role of technology in preserving the natural world.

Bulk Clothing Vendors: Where to Find Affordable Wholesale Fashion in 2023

Bulk Clothing Vendors: Where to Find Affordable Wholesale Fashion in 2023

Online shopping increases rapidly on a global basis and according to Forbes, ecommerce sales will be hitting 3-4 trillion dollars by the year 2025. One way to increase the sales of your clothing e-shop is to increase your inventory.

Pure London awarded for best marketing campaign at the EN Awards

Pure London awarded for best marketing campaign at the EN Awards

The EN Awards 2023 saw over 1,000 professionals come together for a glittering ceremony at ExCel London to celebrate the best of the global exhibition industry; 24 winners were announced across categories ranging from Best Venue, Best Supplier, Best Feature Area to the highly coveted Best Marketing Campaign. Among those celebrating on the night were Pure London who won Best Trade Show Marketing Campaign for their July 2022 marketing campaign in the highly competitive category. 

TOMO KOIZUMI presented collection Autumn-Winter 2023/2024 at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

TOMO KOIZUMI presented collection Autumn-Winter 2023/2024 at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

Tomo Koizumi is known for his hand-sewn, voluminous, ruffled dresses, made from Japanese polyester. Take a look of the designer's collection Autumn/Winter 2023/2024.

AKIKOAOKI presented collection Autumn-Winter 2023/2024 at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

AKIKOAOKI presented collection Autumn-Winter 2023/2024 at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

On 16th March I attended the fashion show of AKIKOAOKI brand at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. After graduating from Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo, Akiko continued her studies at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.

Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry

Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry

David Roubach is CEO and Founder of Balena, leading Balena’s strategy and long-term vision. Before Balena, David co-founded “The Fridge,” a non-profit organization aiming at reducing food waste. The project provided a series of community fridges located in public spaces, enabling food to be shared within a community, allowing anyone to put in and take out food. David studied Business Administration at the Reichman University in Israel, and Fashion and Sustainability at the University of Bocconi in Milan. 

Jean Paul Gaultier's Fashion Freak Show was presented in Tokyo

Jean Paul Gaultier's Fashion Freak Show was presented in Tokyo

A presentation of Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Freak Show was made during Tokyo Creative Salon 2023 on 19 th March 2023. The show is coming to Tokyo's Orb Theater in from 19th May to 4th June 2023.

ZERO-TEX fabric at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

ZERO-TEX fabric at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

ZERO-TEX is a multifunctional fabric for all situations. It is durale, breathable, antistatic, anti-fouling, water-repellent and much more. I was able to see and touch this fabric at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. I met the designer Chieko Ikegami, who made a collection using this fabric and won the grand prize in the brand contest.

Tender Person collection at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo 2023

Tender Person collection at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo 2023

On 15 March 2023 I attended the fashion show of the japanese brand TENDER PERSON at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. Designers of the collection for Autumn/Winter 2023/2024 are Yashige Yuto and Bianca. The theme of the collection is "Dreaming of me".

Seivson brand at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo 2023

Seivson brand at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo 2023

Today I attended the fashion show of the Seivson brand at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. Creative director of the collection for Autumn/Winter 2023 is Tzu Chin Shen. The theme of the collection is "Roomservice".

RegioGreenTex project to support SMEs in transforming textile waste into value

RegioGreenTex project to support SMEs in transforming textile waste into value

On February 21st 43 partners of the RegioGreenTex project met in Brussels to kick start a three year project that should change the way we manage textile recycling.

Site for buying high quality women's pajamas at low prices

Site for buying high quality women's pajamas at low prices

At Textile.bg you will find quality that matches your style. They are official online store of Bulgarian manufacturer, proven in the production of high quality pajamas and underwear. Every season they select new collections and models with a lot of taste and style.

Technical innovation and natural fibres for sustainability Fall/Winter 2024/2025

Technical innovation and natural fibres for sustainability Fall/Winter 2024/2025

The weaving collection of Südwolle, a world leader in the production of pure wool worsted yarns and wool blends for weaving and circular and flat knitting, further develops the themes that have emerged in recent seasons, interpreting them with a view to long-term sustainability.

How to protect the climate during textile production - Polyester fibers bind CO2

How to protect the climate during textile production - Polyester fibers bind CO2

Start for an EU-wide collaborative project: Under the leadership of the French company Fairbrics SAS, 17 project partners from 7 European countries are coming together. The common goal is to produce end products from polyester in a closed cycle using industrial CO2 emissions and to bring them to market maturity.

Yarns for flat knitting Spring/Summer 2024 Collection

Yarns for flat knitting Spring/Summer 2024 Collection

Dopamine is the neurotransmitter associated with happiness. Thanks to its ability to trigger a feeling of wellbeing, it pushes people to be courageous, to do things that are out of the ordinary and to push creative boundaries. But still the easiest way to produce dopamine is to treat yourself and get yourself some sweets! The stunning designs by Thorsten Martens, a young and talented designer from Berlin, created with Spring-Summer 2024 yarns are new source of “dopamine ready-to-wear” to light up and brighten up the days.

Heaven by Marc Jacobs Collaborates with London-based Brand Kiko Kostadinov

Heaven by Marc Jacobs Collaborates with London-based Brand Kiko Kostadinov

Heaven by Marc Jacobs has collaborated with London-based brand Kiko Kostadinov (Bulgarian by origin) on a sixteen-piece capsule collection of clothing and accessories. Combining the visual identities of both brands, the universe of Laura and Deanna Fanning, creatives behind Kiko Kostadinov womenswear meat the abundant work of Marc Jacobs. The brands collabroated with London-based artist Connor Beesley on a series of works that appear stamped, patched and appliquéd onto jersey and knit archetypes and form the graphic language for the Heaven by Kiko Kostadinov collection.

The Woolmark Company Presented at Milano Unica the Collaboration With Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli

The Woolmark Company Presented at Milano Unica the Collaboration With Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli

Merino wool has once again been put to the test through the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team uniform, designed and developed for the 37th America’s Cup. The uniforms further cement Merino wool’s rightful place as a new breed of natural-performance sailing wear.

Sustainable Fashion and Laundry: How to Care for Your Clothes and the Planet

Sustainable Fashion and Laundry: How to Care for Your Clothes and the Planet

The recent climate changes have made us think about our contribution to it. Several industries contribute to the environmental impact, and the fashion industry is one.

Source fashion, Europe’s newest responsible sourcing show presents over 150 audited manufacturers

Source fashion, Europe’s newest responsible sourcing show presents over 150 audited manufacturers

The only international fashion sourcing platform of its kind in the UK, Source Fashion taking place from 12th – 14th February at Olympia London, has announced a compelling line-up of dedicated country pavilions and over 150 audited, quality manufacturers from around the world including Peru, India, China, Pakistan, Italy, Spain, Greece, North Macedonia, the UAE, Madagascar, Jordan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, the UK and many more who will join the inaugural show which runs parallel to Pure London.

15 organizations will participate in the CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan 01-03 February 2023

15 organizations will participate in the CLOTH project ClusterXChange in Milan 01-03 February 2023

The CLOTH project ClusterXchange visit organised around the MILANO UNICA fair will take place in Milan, February 01-03, 2023. 15 organizations, among which SMEs and business support organizations from Bulgaria, Denmark, Spain and France will take part in this short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project .

Asahi Kasei collaborates on development of recycling technology for inexpensive, high-quality carbon fiber

Asahi Kasei collaborates on development of recycling technology for inexpensive, high-quality carbon fiber

Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, has developed a new technology for recycling carbon fiber plastic compounds together with the National Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu College and Tokyo University of Science.

New Study Reveals Explores Artificial Intelligence in Fashion

New Study Reveals Explores Artificial Intelligence in Fashion

Researchers explore the use of collaborative artificial intelligence models in the realm of fashion design

Pantone Color of the Year 2023 is Viva Magenta 18-750

Pantone Color of the Year 2023 is Viva Magenta 18-750

Pantone’s Color of The Year 2023 Viva Magenta 18-750 vibrates with vim and vigor. It is a shade rooted in nature descending from the red family and expressive of a new signal of strength. Viva Magenta is brave and fearless, a pulsating color whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative.

How To Find a Reliable Wholesale Distributor for Your Clothing Business

How To Find a Reliable Wholesale Distributor for Your Clothing Business

Finding reliable wholesale distributors is one of the challenges for a clothing business owner. An excellent wholesale distributor will help you get the products you need to satisfy customers and grow your business. They deliver on time, keep to their word, offer competitive prices, and are knowledgeable about the industry. Partnering with such will take some time and effort, but it will be worth it in the long run. How do you find one?

Kachorovska unveils evening collection with Swarovski crystals

Kachorovska unveils evening collection with Swarovski crystals

Does your jewellery have to match your shoes or can your footwear shine and sparkle more than your jewellery. The most famous Ukrainian footwear brand Kachorovska answers this question for the holiday season debuting evening shoes with Swarovski crystals in multiple styles for all your evening looks. 

The Future of Autonomous Mobility with Asahi Kasei’s AKXY2 Concept Vehicle at CES 2023

The Future of Autonomous Mobility with Asahi Kasei’s AKXY2 Concept Vehicle at CES 2023

Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, will be presenting solutions throughout the entire value chain, from raw materials and production technologies to the usage of recycled and recyclable materials, for the automotive industry in the revolutionary transition to electrified, autonomous and more sustainable mobility at CES 2023.

Top benefits of wearing techwear

Top benefits of wearing techwear

Today, fashion has gone beyond making stylish wear without embracing functionality. This is particularly true as people want clothes that are fashionable yet able to make the desired statement. Techwear is an example of clothes that combine the latest fashion with cutting-edge technology. Keep reading to learn the benefits of wearing techwear.

What to write in Valentine's cards

What to write in Valentine's cards

Valentine cards are major ways of showing that you appreciate the love of your family and friends. And while it is easier to come up with heartfelt messages for loved ones, creating Valentine's Day messages for many loved ones may be an overwhelming task.

White Label World Expo 2023 - UK’s leading online retail sourcing show

White Label World Expo 2023 - UK’s leading online retail sourcing show

White Label World Expo is the UK’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 28th February & 1st of March 2023, the ExCeL in London, will be transformed into the ultimate destination for any forward-thinking online seller! 

Lectra extends its software offer to material traceability and reinforces its position in Industry 4.0

Lectra extends its software offer to material traceability and reinforces its position in Industry 4.0

Lectra announced the signature of an agreement to acquire 51% of the capital and voting rights of the Dutch company TextileGenesis, which creates radical transparency from fiber - to - retail, and ensures authenticity & provenance of sustainable textiles against generics.The pioneering system engages all 5 - 6 tiers of the supplier ecosystem to create unprecedented traceability based on five key principles.

Pure London presents Pure Edge to engage with the next generation

Pure London presents Pure Edge to engage with the next generation

Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event is taking place from the 12th-14th February 2023 at the iconic Olympia London. The fair reveals exciting new destination Pure Edge, which joins and compliments the returning GEN Z destination.

Textile innovations at Munich Fabric Start Spring/Summer 2024

Textile innovations at Munich Fabric Start Spring/Summer 2024

The fabric trade show MUNICH FABRIC START is establishing itself in Germany as the leading platform for future-relevant textile innovations in the fashion sector. The Munich fabric show manages to strike a balance between euphoria for new things and critical debate. An overview of some of the highlights of the latest show in September and a first preview of the upcoming event.

WORTH II 2nd call is open - Inspiring innovation through creative connections around Europe

WORTH II 2nd call is open - Inspiring innovation through creative connections around Europe

WORTH Partnership Project is funded by the European Commission under COSME, the EU Programme for the competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. WORTH is the sole European project where designers, SMEs, manufacturers, and tech providers work together to develop innovative, design-oriented business ideas. The project focuses on lifestyle industries, including fashion and textile, footwear, leather and fur, furniture/home decoration/interior design, jewellery and accessories.

VIEW Premium Selection Spring/Summer season 2024

VIEW Premium Selection Spring/Summer season 2024

The VIEW Premium Selection in Munich has successfully opened the Spring.Summer season 2024. In a tense market environment, the exhibiting weavers, producers and accessories manufacturers and their around 300 pre-collections positioned themselves with strong trend statements and solutionoriented new developments.

How to Dress to Stand Out

How to Dress to Stand Out

Thought to be worth a staggering $1.7 trillion, the fashion industry is a hugely lucrative market, and each new season brings with it a fresh set of trends and styles that have people scrambling to update their wardrobes. The winter season is no different, with the added opportunity to layer up and make use of warm accessories and headwear that wouldn’t work during warmer months.

Pure London 12-14 February 2023 - NEW NOBLENESS THEME

Pure London 12-14 February 2023 - NEW NOBLENESS THEME

Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event will be taking place from the 12th-14th February 2023 at the iconic Olympia London. The UK’s most exciting global showcase for womenswear, accessories, footwear, and jewellery brands, has announced its latest campaign New Nobleness created in collaboration with its trend agency partner Promostyl.

CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange at ECOMONDO

CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange at ECOMONDO

Between 8th and 11th November, CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange in Rimini, Italy. With a programme organised around ECOMONDO fair, the clusterxchange focussed on two main axes: learning on circular economy in Italy and in the Mediterranean region; meeting companies from around Europe.

How to make Europe more sustainable and resilient

How to make Europe more sustainable and resilient

Today, the European DIGITAL SME Alliance organised its General Assembly setting out a new vision for Innovation Made in Europe. The event highlighted the crucial role of ICT small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in advancing Europe’s digital and green transitions and tackling strategic challenges, such as resilience and the energy crisis.

New sustainability regulations in France for 2023 inform consumers on the pollution of the products

New sustainability regulations in France for 2023 inform consumers on the pollution of the products

The fashion industry is about to experience a major shift - new regulations on sustainability in Europe and the USA will force many brands to become more transparent about their manufacturing processes and environmentally friendly practices, drastically reducing greenwashing in the industry.

Top ten standout colours at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2023 by Pantone

Top ten standout colours at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2023 by Pantone

Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, the trend forecasting and colour consultancy, this season’s report features the top ten standout colours as well as current takes on five core classics we can expect to see as fashion designers introduce new Spring/Summer collections.

The Pros and Cons of Polyester Clothing

The Pros and Cons of Polyester Clothing

Polyester fabric is often thought of as a cheaper, less durable option when it comes to clothing. But is this really true? For the most part, polyester is a synthetic fabric made from many different types of plastic. It is typically cheaper and lighter in weight than other types of fabrics, such as cotton or wool. However, there are some good reasons to consider polyester when selecting clothing materials. Here are the pros and cons to consider when purchasing polyester apparel.

LADY BLACK TIE - Your Go-To for Formal Fashion

LADY BLACK TIE - Your Go-To for Formal Fashion

We like to share with you fashion success stories. Meet Lady Black Tie - your new favorite dress shop, specializing in evening wear, prom gowns, wedding guest dresses and holiday attire. Lady Black Tie offers stunning and trendy gowns, mini cocktail dresses, midi dresses and bridal, all available to shop online or inside their 10,000+ retail space in Hudson, Massachusetts.

15 years SOFIA WEDDING EXPO

15 years SOFIA WEDDING EXPO

The fifteenth edition of the SOFIA WEDDING EXPO will be held at SOFIA HOTEL BALKAN on January 14 and 15, 2023.

MUNICH FABRIC START GmbH is moving up the dates for its international fabric trade shows

MUNICH FABRIC START GmbH is moving up the dates for its international fabric trade shows

From 2023, the summer editions of MUNICH FABRIC START, BLUEZONE, KEYHOUSE and THE SOURCE will take place in the second half of July. Next summer, VIEW will be held for the first time as a reVIEW concept on 5 and 6 September 2023 after MUNICH FABRIC START. The trade show dates for Spring.Summer 24 remain unchanged: VIEW (29 - 30 November 2022), MUNICH FABRIC START (24 - 26 January 2023), BLUEZONE and KEYHOUSE (24 - 25 January 2023).

Here is how to choose the perfect stylish coat for winter

Here is how to choose the perfect stylish coat for winter

You must select when to transition from slacks to skirts in the spring. You have to deal with swamp ass in the summer, and pumpkin spice is not simple in the fall. As winter approaches, you must get a new coat. A coat is an indispensable necessity during the colder months. On days when you don't feel like going all out, a fashionable winter coat can serve as a statement piece. There are women's coats that are both practical and stylish. It is critical to invest in a high-quality jacket throughout the winter.

PURE LONDON starts interview series to tackle the biggest issues facing the fashion industry

PURE LONDON starts interview series to tackle the biggest issues facing the fashion industry

Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event, is bringing together some of the industry’s leading brands and creative minds to discuss the biggest issues facing the fashion industry today in a series of pioneering podcasts and articles available now on the Pure London website.

Wolven at the forefront of sustainability

Wolven at the forefront of sustainability

Wolven: a community-based sustainable active and swimwear brand focused on creating multifunctional activewear made with OEKO-TEX certified Recycled P.E.T. fabric (RPET). Wolven is unrelenting in its mission to create high quality products that connect us to our environment. In 2021 alone, Wolven removed 38,264 pounds of trash from the ocean.

BANDEROL presented collection Prom 2023 at Fashion Forge in Rome

BANDEROL presented collection Prom 2023 at Fashion Forge in Rome

On 09 October 2022 Nu Boyana Cinema Center in Sofia hosted the fashion show Fashion Forge in Rome. The fashion show brought together dozens of local and international designers, who presented their collections on the Roman decor in the Nu Boyana cinema center, transformed into a catwalk, immediately before the spectacular concert of the rapper 50 Cent.

Hybrid Enterprise Europe Network Matchmaking for Textiles and Fashion Organizations at Biarritz Good Fashion 2022

Hybrid Enterprise Europe Network Matchmaking for Textiles and Fashion Organizations at Biarritz Good Fashion 2022

The match-making event brings together companies, R&D centres and academies in the field of textiles and fashion, actions sports and the swimwear industry. It is a unique opportunity to generate new business, technology and research and innovation contacts and contracts. 

The international fashion trade fair TextailorExpo 2022 will take place in October

The international fashion trade fair TextailorExpo 2022 will take place in October

The international exhibition for textiles and fashion TextailorExpo 2022 will take place from October 27-29, 2022 at the Plovdiv International Fair. For three exhibition days, companies will have the opportunity for a presentation and B2B meetings. Within the framework of the exhibition, the TexTailor Expo team, together with partner professional organizations, prepared an accompanying program of seminars and events for maximum benefit to the professional world of the textile and fashion industry, as well as the Leather sector.

Can You Gold Dip A Rose?

Can You Gold Dip A Rose?

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

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.

CLOTH Project ClusterXChange event in The Netherlands

CLOTH Project ClusterXChange event in The Netherlands

The CLOTH Project, the European alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digitalization, will organize another ClusterXchange event in The Netherlands, between 27 and 29 of September.

5 Ways to Help a Grieving Friend

5 Ways to Help a Grieving Friend

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.”

Colored Contacts on Dark Eyes Guide

Colored Contacts on Dark Eyes Guide

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.

European Textile Industry calls for immediate action to tackle the energy crisis

European Textile Industry calls for immediate action to tackle the energy crisis

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 launches a new sustainable fashion concept at London Fashion Week 2022

GENT London launches a new sustainable fashion concept at London Fashion Week 2022

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.

How to Publish Your Cool Fashion Shoot Pics Online

How to Publish Your Cool Fashion Shoot Pics Online

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.

Custom Made Bags UK – How to Buy the Best Printed Bags

Custom Made Bags UK – How to Buy the Best Printed Bags

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.

WhiteCycle: An innovative European project to process and recycle plastic textile waste

WhiteCycle: An innovative European project to process and recycle plastic textile waste

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.

Designers of Moscow Fashion Week

Designers of Moscow Fashion Week

All attending designers at Moscow Fashion Week 2022

Pure London Welcomes 28 Polish Brands to their International Programme   

Pure London Welcomes 28 Polish Brands to their International Programme  

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.

Textile Exchange launches a photography competition

Textile Exchange launches a photography competition "Introducing Materials Matter"

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

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.

COSMOPOLITAN Fashion-tech and its sustainable version at Milano Unica

COSMOPOLITAN Fashion-tech and its sustainable version at Milano Unica

Discover new fabrics for new garments - such as the exclusive stretch polo-shirt – atthis edition of Milano Unica

7 Biggest Men's Fashion Trends 2022/2023

7 Biggest Men's Fashion Trends 2022/2023

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.

Developing an Ecommerce Business in 2022

Developing an Ecommerce Business in 2022

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. 

European Fashion Alliance was created by 25 European fashion institutions in Frankfurt

European Fashion Alliance was created by 25 European fashion institutions in Frankfurt

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 is taking place from June 20 through 26

The first Moscow Fashion Week is taking place from June 20 through 26

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 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 launched Pride collection

Matador Meggings launched Pride collection

MATADOR MEGGINGS has recently launched their Pride collection to honor the LGBTQ+ community, aiming to empower them to be proud and vocal.

Global Community of Designers, Fashion Enthusiasts Thriving on FashWire

Global Community of Designers, Fashion Enthusiasts Thriving on FashWire

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.

Is Guest Posting Still a Viable SEO Strategy in 2022?

Is Guest Posting Still a Viable SEO Strategy in 2022?

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

Custom Bridal Set Rings

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.

The Ties Have It: Dressing Like Saul Goodman

The Ties Have It: Dressing Like Saul Goodman

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.

The new theme of the 2022 Pitti Immagine summer fairs is PITTI _ ISLAND

The new theme of the 2022 Pitti Immagine summer fairs is PITTI _ ISLAND

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 launched a newly designed, editorial-style website

Pure London launched a newly designed, editorial-style website

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.

Get Free Shoptalk Europe Tickets & Up To £500 Travel/Hotel Reimbursement

Get Free Shoptalk Europe Tickets & Up To £500 Travel/Hotel Reimbursement

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.

Texprocess, Techtextil and Heimtextil Summer Special in June in Frankfurt am Main

Texprocess, Techtextil and Heimtextil Summer Special in June in Frankfurt am Main

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.

Sitip at Performance Days: the embossing technique applied on NATIVE Sustainable Textiles fabrics

Sitip at Performance Days: the embossing technique applied on NATIVE Sustainable Textiles fabrics

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 Secures $10 Million Fundraise to Revolutionize Digital Fashion

SwatchOn Secures $10 Million Fundraise to Revolutionize Digital Fashion

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. 

Open Call for entries for the 14th edition of the FASHIONCLASH Festival in Maastricht

Open Call for entries for the 14th edition of the FASHIONCLASH Festival in Maastricht

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

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.

Visit White Label World Expo Frankfurt – Europe’s leading online retail sourcing show

Visit White Label World Expo Frankfurt – Europe’s leading online retail sourcing show

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!

Why Boho is Becoming a Popular Fashion Trend

Why Boho is Becoming a Popular Fashion Trend

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

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: Leon Bridges In Partnership With Wrangler

Wearable NFTs are taking the runway: Leon Bridges In Partnership With Wrangler

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 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

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. 

La Métamorphose Spring-Summer 2022 Couture Collection: The Triumph of Flowers

La Métamorphose Spring-Summer 2022 Couture Collection: The Triumph of Flowers

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:

What is Cotton Flannel and How to care for it

What is Cotton Flannel and How to care for it

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.

TEXTAILOR EXPO 2022 - International exhibition for textile and fashion

TEXTAILOR EXPO 2022 - International exhibition for textile and fashion

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:

High energy costs undermine crucial transformation of the textile and clothing industry

High energy costs undermine crucial transformation of the textile and clothing industry

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 chooses a more sustainable future without fur

DOLCE&GABBANA chooses a more sustainable future without fur

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

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.

At Milano Unica Sitip presents COSMOPOLITAN Fashion-tech fabrics

At Milano Unica Sitip presents COSMOPOLITAN Fashion-tech fabrics

A new way of conceiving tailoring, which becomes “Techno Sartorial”: impeccable cuts and exceptional fabric performance

Win one of the 30 Scholarships for 2022 Master Courses at Raffles Milano

Win one of the 30 Scholarships for 2022 Master Courses at Raffles Milano

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.

Milano Unica is taking place in February

Milano Unica is taking place in February

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

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.

Pantone launched the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors Paper Traveler

Pantone launched the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors Paper Traveler

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.

S|Style sustainable style at Pitti Uomo 101

S|Style sustainable style at Pitti Uomo 101

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.

Asahi Kasei is celebrating the 90th anniversary of its Bemberg™ cupro fiber business

Asahi Kasei is celebrating the 90th anniversary of its Bemberg™ cupro fiber business

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.

European cooperation for the production of oxide ceramic fibers

European cooperation for the production of oxide ceramic fibers

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.

The Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia presents: “The Hanging Show”

The Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia presents: “The Hanging Show”

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!

4 Sustainable Fashion Tips

4 Sustainable Fashion Tips

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

118 organisations signed today the Textile Clothing Leather Footwear (TCLF) Pact for Skills

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

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 color of the year 2022 is revealed

Pantone color of the year 2022 is revealed

PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri - A New Pantone Color Whose Courageous Presence Encourages Personal Inventiveness and Creativity.

Sustainability and long life from the first benefit tannery Conceria Nuvolari

Sustainability and long life from the first benefit tannery Conceria Nuvolari

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

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.

Unwanted clothes collected at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia

Unwanted clothes collected at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia

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.

5 Essentials for Your High-end Fashion Boutique

5 Essentials for Your High-end Fashion Boutique

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.

Marchi & Fildi Group with a positive balance for 10 years of the photovoltaic installation

Marchi & Fildi Group with a positive balance for 10 years of the photovoltaic installation

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: more than 70 designers, cultural unity and digitalization

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: more than 70 designers, cultural unity and digitalization

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).

Green Fashion Tour in Porto, Portugal

Green Fashion Tour in Porto, Portugal

The Green Fashion Tour in Porto is a specific activity of the FASCINATE project happening in the fringes of the Modtissimo exhibition in Porto, Portugal, from October 6th to 8th 2021. It brought together a delegation of 5 clusters and 15 SMEs from Bulgaria, Denmark, Portugal and Spain to visit the Modtissimo fair, network with the rest of clusters and SMEs, look for business and technological cooperation, explore international business opportunities and brainstorm joint strategies towards international markets.

EURATEX economic survey: European Textiles and Clothing industry coming out of the Covid19-crisis

EURATEX economic survey: European Textiles and Clothing industry coming out of the Covid19-crisis

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.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will go phygital

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will go phygital

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 presents more than 500 brands

Poland Shoes Expo fair presents more than 500 brands

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.

White Label World Expo Masterclasses

White Label World Expo Masterclasses

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!

Textile and apparel industry alliance to release of an international microfibre shedding standard

Textile and apparel industry alliance to release of an international microfibre shedding standard

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 - The Romanian designer who writes history in the world of international fashion

Cătălin Botezatu - The Romanian designer who writes history in the world of international fashion

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.

Must-Have Items for a Successful Fashion Event

Must-Have Items for a Successful Fashion Event

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!’

How Fashion-Forward Designers Has Utilized PPEs in Their Creations

How Fashion-Forward Designers Has Utilized PPEs in Their Creations

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.

Summer and winter wardrobes could be a thing of the past

Summer and winter wardrobes could be a thing of the past

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.

5 Tips for Choosing a Project Management Software for Your Fashion Business

5 Tips for Choosing a Project Management Software for Your Fashion Business

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.

How to influence consumer behavior toward more sustainable consumption

How to influence consumer behavior toward more sustainable consumption

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.

Fashion sector is not the only one dealing with modern slavery

Fashion sector is not the only one dealing with modern slavery

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. 

International experts have discussed the future of modest fashion at Kazansummit

International experts have discussed the future of modest fashion at Kazansummit

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.

How to Start an Online Fashion Business from Scratch

How to Start an Online Fashion Business from Scratch

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

Modest Fashion Day took place in Kazan

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.

White Label World Expo will take place on 13th & 14th October 2021 at Messe Frankfurt

White Label World Expo will take place on 13th & 14th October 2021 at Messe Frankfurt

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!

Tips for Buying and Using Ethical and Sustainable Swimwear

Tips for Buying and Using Ethical and Sustainable Swimwear

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 complete report of Pitti Uomo 100

The complete report of Pitti Uomo 100

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.

Eight Things Every Fashion Boutique Owner Should Know

Eight Things Every Fashion Boutique Owner Should Know

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.

h+h trade fair is coming to North America

h+h trade fair is coming to North America

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.

Autumn and Winter Jewelry Trends to Watch Out For

Autumn and Winter Jewelry Trends to Watch Out For

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.

The Best Places in South Carolina for All Your Men’s Fashion Needs

The Best Places in South Carolina for All Your Men’s Fashion Needs

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.

Gray color for your interior: what you should consider?

Gray color for your interior: what you should consider?

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.

Why Personalized Bags Have Become A Trend In The Fashion Scene

Why Personalized Bags Have Become A Trend In The Fashion Scene

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.

Torino Fashion Week 2021 - DIGITAL event of fashion shows, B2B, talk and workshops

Torino Fashion Week 2021 - DIGITAL event of fashion shows, B2B, talk and workshops

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.

Pitti 100 is coming with fantastic classic, dynamic attitude and sustainable style

Pitti 100 is coming with fantastic classic, dynamic attitude and sustainable style

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.

Milano Unica: Trends, sustainable and digital creativity for a new restart of the industry

Milano Unica: Trends, sustainable and digital creativity for a new restart of the industry

The 33rd edition of Milano Unica will present the Autumn/Winter 2022-2023 collections.

Auroboros presented the first digital ready-to-wear collection

Auroboros presented the first digital ready-to-wear collection

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.