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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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, 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...
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.
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.
Denim is a staple in everyone's wardrobe because it’s versatile, comfy, and can be worn on many occasions.
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.
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.
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.
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 - 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...
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.
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.
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 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...
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...
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 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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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, 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 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...
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
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...
Pure London, the UK's largest Festival of Fashion, ended this afternoon following three exciting days of innovative and trend-led fashion and inspiring and educational content...
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...
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 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...
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, 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Biella Yarn’s new Fall/Winter 2024/2025 collection is all about cultural diversity, blending and infusing, under the headline - SPICE UP!
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.
Modest Fashion Day shows in Kazan: a fusion of traditions and modernity from Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Senegal, and Russia
On May 20, Modest Fashion Day was held as part of the International Economic Summit ‘Russia – Islamic world: KazanForum’, organized by Russian Fashion Council and Digital Talents Dubai Milano. The event featured eight modest fashion shows from 15 designers from different countries and regions, such as Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Senegal, and five Russian cities. The venue was Korston-Kazan – a complex that includes a hotel, a shopping mall, and entertainment facilities.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 is Europe’s leading online retail sourcing show with 350 innovative exhibitors showcasing the latest products, services and technologies.
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.
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 is exposed to global pressures more than ever before; policy makers need to consider that global dimension.
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, 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 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. 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 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, 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.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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 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.
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".
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Researchers explore the use of collaborative artificial intelligence models in the realm of fashion design
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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, 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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PITTIWAY, the theme of the upcoming Pitti Immagine winter shows, that will be held from 10th to 13th January 2023. It is the result of a joint effort between creative talents and artists, coordinated by Angelo Figus. It interprets today’s moods and ambitions, transforming them into the leitmotif of the ad campaigns and settings present at the Fortezza da Basso.
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.
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.
The fifteenth edition of the SOFIA WEDDING EXPO will be held at SOFIA HOTEL BALKAN on January 14 and 15, 2023.
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).
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, 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: 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.
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
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 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.
In short, yes you can gold dip a rose. There is a complicated process required for it to be effective, but it is regularly done, and gold dipped roses are very popular ornaments and gifts.
EURATEX and partners launched the new Horizon Europe innovation project CISUTAC on circular and sustainable textiles
The new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC was launched this week. It will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. As part of a consortium of 27 partners working on the project, EURATEX will work towards facilitating the Circular Economy transition.
The CLOTH Project, the European alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards sustainability and digitalization, will organize another ClusterXchange event in The Netherlands, between 27 and 29 of September.
When someone is grieving, most of us tend to clam up. We become hyper-aware of everything we say and do – suddenly fearful that we might say something insensitive or offensive. Most often, the result is that we say nothing at all. A popular, noncommittal generality we sometimes resort to is: “Let me know if there’s anything I can do.”
Getting the right coloured contact lenses for your eye colour is super important as it seriously affects the finished result. It makes total sense when you think about how colours mix together. For those with dark eyes it can feel like an endless quest to find the perfect coloured contacts to cover your eye colour but with advice on websites such as colouredcontacts.com, finding lenses to suit your eyes just got a little bit easier.
The European textile & fashion in Europe, represented by EURATEX, calls for a single European strategy to tackle the energy crisis. To safeguard the future of the industry, a revision of the electricity price mechanism is necessary and an EU wide cap on gas prices at 80€/MWh. Special company support needs to be granted to avoid bankruptcy and relocation of textile production outside Europe.
GENT London is excited to bring its unique blend of sustainable fashion and modern, contemporary and street art to London Fashion Week this September. Showcasing its new collaborations with artists including, but by no means limited to, Sophie Tea, Rich Simmons, Emma Gibbons and the uprising talent of Ghost; GENT London reworks iconic fashion pieces to create wearable works of art.
When you have shot the most amazing fashion photo shoot with your model, what comes next? After all the editing and final touches are done, a photographer needs to find a way to publish these images. Potential clients or buyers need to see them as well.
Have you heard about custom made bags in the UK? These are bags that are made and printed to the specifications of the client – mostly businesses and institutions – with an intention of selling a brand. This is a common branding and marketing strategy in the UK, which is why you will regularly see shoppers, students, and corporate people among others carrying branded bags around.
An innovative European project is going to process and recycle plastic textile waste. The partnership plans to reach the objectives set by the European Union in reducing CO2 emissions by 2030. The consortium is rallying 16 public and private European organizations working together for more circular economy. The WhiteCycle project, coordinated by Michelin, was launched on Friday, July 1st. Its main goal is to develop a circular solution to convert complex waste containing textile made of plastic into products with high added value. Co-funded by Horizon Europe, the European Union’s research and innovation program, this unprecedented public/private European partnership includes 16 organizations and will run for four years.
All attending designers at Moscow Fashion Week 2022
Pure London, the UK's leading trade fashion buying event taking place at Olympia, London from the 17th – 19th July 2022, offers an extensive international programme showcasing fashion collections from over 30 countries including 28 brands from Poland.
A photography competition by Textile Exchange in partnership with Magnum Photos
The Guest Designer of Pitti Immagine Uomo 102 is Grace Wales Bonner, Founder and Creative Director of WALES BONNER
Wales Bonner is the Guest Designer of Pitti Immagine Uomo no.102 (Florence, Fortezza da Basso, 14-17 June 2022). The designer of English-Jamaican origins will present, in a premiere showing in Florence, the Spring-Summer 2023 collection of her eponymous label Wales Bonner.
Discover new fabrics for new garments - such as the exclusive stretch polo-shirt – atthis edition of Milano Unica
High fashion is changing all the time, and with the most recent fashion weeks being really popular, here are some of the men’s latest trends.
Millions of businesses are started every year, which will not be changing any time soon. In fact, with the pandemic, more and more people are choosing to open ecommerce businesses from the comfort of their own homes. If you are one of the many who have chosen to go this route, then there are opportunities out there for you.
The first real transnational European Fashion Alliance of European fashion councils and institutions is founded by 25 European fashion organizations aiming to empower a prosperous, sustainable and inclusive European fashion ecosystem. During a two-day summit in Frankfurt at the end of March 2022, Fashion Council Germany brought together the most leading European fashion organisations to form a coalition of change, with the support of Messe Frankfurt and its global Texpertise Network.
The first Moscow Fashion Week, scheduled for June 20 through 26, will become a landmark event for the Russian capital. Attracting and consolidating the fashion industry professionals from all over the country, it is a social project that aims to support local Russian brands, seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Talented designers will have a chance to take part in Moscow Fashion Week free of charge.
Slavi Presented First Prototype Of Innovative Crypto ATM And Got 5 Awards Including“I Success International Awards” From Forbes Monaco
Slavi Finance launched their innovative crypto ATM at the “High End Congress of Economic Diplomacy” in Monaco and was highlighted by “I Success International Awards” from Forbes Monaco. Worldwide celebrities and billionaires, as well as local personalities, were on hand for the ceremony, which recognizes outstanding work of innovative, imaginative and visionary entrepreneurs in crypto industry.
MATADOR MEGGINGS has recently launched their Pride collection to honor the LGBTQ+ community, aiming to empower them to be proud and vocal.
The most talked about fashion hotspot today is not the runways of Paris or Milan, it’s the virtual fashion world of FashWire. Over 400 contemporary brands from all over the world are part of the FashWire community, using the app as a discovery platform and market research tool. By swiping left or right, consumers deliver instant feedback to brands about what products they would be most likely to purchase and find the most appealing. FashWire’s mobile experience gamifies the feedback loop directly to designers. Consumers are also able to discover new brands, shop the latest fashion trends and upload their style inspirations with the app’s social integration tools such as liking, posting, swiping and sharing.
Guest posting is still a viable SEO strategy today, but it is important to know when it is a good idea to write a guest post and when it is not.
Custom bridal set rings are more popular than ever. They are a great way to add your own personality and style with options to suit everyone.
At first glance, dressing like Saul Goodman in the hit television series, “Better Call Saul” doesn’t appear to be all that difficult. You just pair a brightly-colored shirt with a dark suit and you’re more than halfway there, right? Well, yes, but the hardest part is yet to come: choosing the tie. The neckties that ambulance chaser-turned-criminal-lawyer Saul Goodman wears are really what make the entire outfit. Believe it or not, it takes a keen fashion eye to choose the right “ugly” tie to finish Goodman’s ensemble. Here are some tips to finding the perfect neckwear for your Goodman look.
PITTI _ ISLAND is the theme of the 2022 summer editions of the Pitti Immagine fairs. A concept expressed by all the communication (ads, videos, and social media) curated by the creative director Angelo Figus and the Narente duo, Lucio Aru and Franco Erre, who have been entrusted with the entire visual part of the campaign.
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event taking place on 17th – 19th July 2022 at the iconic Olympia London, has announced the launch of its vibrant new campaign and website as it gears up to its first trade collective of fashion brands, creative minds, and inspiring trends in over two years.
Shoptalk is the world`s largest community of retail changemakers. Founded in 2016, it quickly became America`s largest retail innovation show in just three years and is now widely accepted as the global home for retail innovators.
At Texprocess in Frankfurt am Main from 21 to 24 June 2022, international exhibitors will present the latest machines, plants, processes and services for the manufacture of garments and textile and flexible materials. Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and this year, once only, the Heimtextil Summer Special, international trade fair for home and contract textiles, takes place at the same time as Texprocess.
Performance Days is the leading trade fair on the latest trends in the development of fabrics for the functional textile industry with main focus the PERFORMANCE FORUM, where the most recent innovations and developments are presented with a prize awarded to the winner of the category chosen for the current year. For 2022 the accent is on “The Journey to Carbon Neutrality - CO2 Reducing Technologies and Measuring Tools”.
SwatchOn, the global sourcing pioneer and the world’s leading wholesale fashion fabric aggregator, announced that the company has secured $10 million in additional funding, which included an investment from Pavilion Capital, Kakao Ventures, and TBT Partners. With this significant strategic investment, SwatchOn plans to develop exciting new initiatives, specifically with a focus on revolutionizing digital fashion.
14th edition of the international and interdisciplinary FASHIONCLASH Festival in Maastricht will take place from 25 - 27 November 2022.
EURATEX welcomes EU’s ambition for a sustainable and competitive industry, but calls for a smart and realistic implementation
On 30 March 2022 the European Commission released its long-awaited Strategy for Sustainable Textile, with the ambition to move the sector towards the path of sustainability. EURATEX welcomed the EU ambitions to act on sustainable textiles and investments, in order to change how textiles are made, chosen and recovered. Many European companies have already chosen this path, therefore the strategy should support them in this process, especially considering today’s energy crisis.
White Label World Expo Frankfurt is Europe’s leading online retail sourcing show with the most innovative and progressive products, services and technologies in the white label marketplace. Taking place on the 12th & 13th of October 2022, the Messe in Frankfurt, Germany, will be transformed into the ultimate destination for any forward-thinking online seller!
Boho, which is the short term for bohemian, is a beautiful vintage style of clothing that has remained popular right from the 1960s. With the help of some of the current popular brands the boho unique style never lost its charm, this style is still doing rounds in the fashion world. This article will provide why the simple and comfortable, yet chic boho style is becoming and is still a hot fashion trend.
A new cluster alliance has been created to promote green and digital transition for the fashion industry
The CLOTH project „CLuster Alliance fOr the Transition to green and digital fasHion” aims to boost the inter-regional cooperation through the creation of a cluster alliance within the Fashion sector. This new alliance will support SME`s in the digital and sustainable transformation and will enhance cooperation, partnerships and networking among clusters and SME`s from the Fashion sector.
Wearable NFTs are taking the runway: Grammy winner Leon Bridges and iconic denim brand Wrangler have partnered with LTD.inc to create a phygital experience: NFTs of a Bridges-inspired denim suit that pair with exclusive BTS content, a VIP ticket to a fall NYFW event where Bridges will perform live, and one NFT that is embedded into an exact replica of the denim suit, scanning the NFT tag with an app provides more content and exclusive experiences.
Asahi Kasei to accelerate trials for commercialization of polyamide 66 made using biomass-derived intermediate
Asahi Kasei has formed a strategic partnership with USbased Genomatica regarding hexamethylenediamine (HMD) based on biomass-derived raw materials (bio-HMD).
Win one of the 13 scholarships for Undergraduate Courses in Design, Fashion, Visual Arts and Management 2022/2023 at IED Barcelona
The Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona - invites students and professionals from all over the world to participate in the IED Design Talent Scholarships Contest 2022.
It is in "Les Indes Galantes", the opera ballet by Jean-Philippe Rameau, that the two designers of La Métamorphose drew their inspiration for the Spring-Summer 2022 Couture Collection. And especially these verses:
A flannel duvet cover will keep you warm on a cold winter night. It is a soft fabric, which adapts directly to your body temperature and holds in the heat all night. The difference with regular cotton is that flannel is made from a loose spun yarn that is woven into a linen or twill weave. After that, the flannel fabric is roughened so that it feels soft, woolly and delightfully thick. Flannel provides luxurious softness in a breathable weave.
Within three days, 27-29 October 2022 TexTailor Expo 2022 will be held. Bulgarian and international companies will exhibit their products and services in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in the following categories:
The current energy crisis is impacting on the competitiveness of the European textile and clothing industry. Because there are limited alternatives to the use of gas in different parts of the production process, production costs increase sharply. EURATEX asks the European Commission and Member States to urgently support the industry to avoid company closures. At the same time, we need a long term vision to move towards climate neutrality, while keeping the T&C industry internationally competitive.
Dolce&Gabbana has chosen to discontinue the use of animal fur in all its Collections starting in 2022. With a view to preserving the work and professionalism of the master furriers, guardians of specific knowledge and skills with an indispensable added value, Dolce&Gabbana will continue to collaborate with these artisans in the creation of eco-fur garments and accessories, a sustainable faux fur alternative that uses recycled and recyclable materials.
GALACTICA second call for proposals is now open with 1.64 M€ to support new value chains of European innovative SMEs
The vouchers are addressed to EU and UK SMEs and start-ups with innovative solutions that could be part of cross border or cross-sectoral value chains in textile, advanced manufacturing and aerospace sectors.
A new way of conceiving tailoring, which becomes “Techno Sartorial”: impeccable cuts and exceptional fabric performance
Don’t miss the opportunity to study at Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, in the heart of Milan! The school is awarding 30 scholarships up to 50% of the tuition fee for Master courses in Fashion Design and Business, Photography, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design, starting in November 2022.
The 34th edition of Milano Unica is scheduled for 1-2 February 2022, from 9.00 to 18.30, Halls 12, 16 and 20, Rho Fiera Milano, with access from Hall 12. The best Spring / Summer 2023 collections of textile and clothing accessories are waiting forbuyers, fashion professionals and journalists for two days.
h+h cologne turns again Cologne into the international meeting point of the textile handicraft industry
Practical knowledge from professionals for professionals: Trade fair excels with a first-class workshop and event programme.
It incorporates all of Pantone’s 2,625 colors, features an exclusive chip of Color of the Year 2022, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri, and helps build palettes for multiple surfaces.
The special project presenting some of the most exciting emerging sustainable menswear brands on the global scene returns to the Fortezza da Basso, in a dedicated area within the Superstyling exhibition path, and online on Pitti Connect.
Bemberg™ is the brand name of the world’s only cupro fiber, which is manufactured by Asahi Kasei in Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is used around the world in various applications such as linings, ethnic garments, outerwear, and innerwear.
The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) have signed an agreement with Saint-Gobain Ceramics (France) on cooperation and joint development in the field of metal oxide ceramic fibers.
On December 17 at the Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia was opened "The hanging show" - the new edition of the popular holiday exhibitions with circulated art objects for 2021!
Making changes to our lives that mean we can protect the planet is crucial, and every little thing counts, especially when everyone is doing something. With that in mind, a good place to start could be your clothing. Opting for sustainable fashion is a relatively small change that can make a big difference. Here are some sustainable fashion tips to help you get started.
118 organisations signed today the Textile Clothing Leather Footwear (TCLF) Pact for Skills, an initiative promoted by the European Commission and coordinated by EURATEX. The signatories acknowledge the skills challenge in the textiles ecosystem, and commit to invest in reskilling and upskilling workers, integrating green and digital skills and improving the attractiveness of the sector. Members of the Pact will benefit from networking, guidance and resources offered by the EC to implement the targets which are proposed in the Pact.
Capsule collection of recycled textiles and craft technologies, dyed with natural materials from nature
We present you MUB COLLECTION, created in collaboration by Svetlana Petrova (Bulgaria) for Empty Your Wardrobe, Natural Dyer Marta Sieteiglesias Ávila (Spain) for Warm & Wild and Handcrafted and Tailormade artist Dahlia Rodriguez (Portugal) for DsR Atelier.
PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri - A New Pantone Color Whose Courageous Presence Encourages Personal Inventiveness and Creativity.
The Nature-L® and Graphene Leather® tanning systems designed by Conceria Nuvolari evolve in the name of environment respect, enhancing the quality of the leather. New governance actions have been adopted by the company. Sustainability and long life are the keywords on which the success of Nature-L® and Graphene Leather® is based. These two revolutionary projects are developed by Conceria Nuvolari, based in Monte Urano (Fermo province), specialized in the production of sheep and goatskins and other top-quality hides, used mainly in the footwear, leatherware and apparel sectors.
Metalloplastic yarns with GRS certification from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester by Marchi & Fildi Group
With the goal to expand the offer of yarns coming from recycled raw materials for a textile more attentive to the consumption of resources, the MFT division of the Marchi & Fildi Group completes the range of metalloplastic yarns of its Gleaming collection with the insertion of 100% recycled polyester yarns coming from post-consumer material and with the GRS (Global Recycle Standard) certification.
Sustainability was the key topic of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia in the Museum of Moscow. This year, MBFW Russia became the place to collect unwanted clothes that upcycling designers will use in their new collections. For the first time ever, these collections were presented at the Fashion Week catwalks on October 19 and 20. VINA and RigRaiser, sustainable brands, presented their collections based on the clothes accepted during the MBFW Russia in April.
This article provides advice and insight for those in the high-end fashion sector. Here you’ll find five essentials for the business that will help you achieve success. As more people move away from fast fashion and towards bespoke, high-value fashion items that will last longer, there is a need to ensure your customers keep coming back time and time again. Customer loyalty is about more than just the fashion you have to offer, but also the entire buying experience of your current and future customers.
Total savings of approximately €1m in energy costs and energy fed back into the electricity grid to cover the average annual consumption of around 4630 families.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place on October 19 through 23 at the Museum of Moscow. More than 70 designers will show their new collections in Moscow and other Russian cities - St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Sochi. The united MBFW Russia schedule will also include live streams of video presentations by designers from Bolivia, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Nigeria and UK. On October 25, the show by BICHOLLA will take place at Petrovsky Palace (Moscow).
The Green Fashion Tour in Porto is a specific activity of the FASCINATE project happening in the fringes of the Modtissimo exhibition in Porto, Portugal, from October 6th to 8th 2021. It brought together a delegation of 5 clusters and 15 SMEs from Bulgaria, Denmark, Portugal and Spain to visit the Modtissimo fair, network with the rest of clusters and SMEs, look for business and technological cooperation, explore international business opportunities and brainstorm joint strategies towards international markets.
Latest economic data on the European textile and clothing industry confirm further recovery from the corona pandemicm announced EURATEX - the voice of the European textile and clothing industry. This recovery may however be disrupted by the current supply chain and energy problems.
Shows of the new 43rd season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia are scheduled on October 19 through 23 at the Museum of Moscow in COVID-free format. Organizers of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia remember about the uneasy epidemiological situation in the Russian capital and are going to take all the necessary precautions to prevent coronavirus spreading.
Poland Shoes Expo fair opens on 14-16 October 2021. Ptak Warsaw Expo Centre hosts the most special event in the country's footwear and leather industry. The deadline for companies that want to participate in the fair is 30 September 2021.
There are just 4 weeks until the White Label World Expo, therefore get your tickets in quick! Taking place on the 13th & 14th of October 2021, at Messe Frankfurt, the event will feature 200 speakers, 8,000 visitors and 350 exhibitors. You do not want to miss out on being a part of the World’s largest Online Retail Sourcing Show!
A sector alliance that was formed to tackle issues relating to microplastics has completed the next phase of its project to develop a harmonised industry standard for the supply chain. The Cross Industry Agreement (CIA) has revealed the results of a fibre fragmentation trial that has been carried out in advance of establishing a CEN Standard (from the European Committee for Standardization). Once confirmed, the standard will also become an ISO standard under the Vienna Agreement, providing apparel manufacturers and policy makers with a vital tool as part of wider work to reduce microfibre shedding into the environment.
Cătălin Botezatu is without a doubt the most titled and prolific Romanian fashion designer. With an activity of over 30 years, Cătălin Botezatu is very well known, both in Romania and abroad, being one of the few clothing designers who can be proud of presentations organized on all continents and in all major European capitals. His creations have brightened and amazed the world in New York and Las Vegas in the United States, in Windock in Namibia, Sun City in South Africa, as well as in countries such as Italy, France, Germany, Iceland and Indonesia. The more than 15 appearances at New York Fashion Week or the more than 20 presentations at Paris Fashion Week, which are added to dozens of other participations at Milan FW, Carribean FW, Atlanta FW, Miami FW, Bali FW, Iceland FW, represent a performance hard to match and overcome.
A fashion show is far more than any other event category. It continuously pushes boundaries and fluctuates in trends from top shops to minimalistic sets. Having fashion shows is a perfect way to push buyers and press interest for brands. Though poorly organized shows may result in disasters and turn off the industry insider faster than you could say, ‘Werk It!’
For the longest time now, fashion has been among the core requirements of the human lifestyle. However, the current pandemic has taken a big toll on the fashion industry, with its main concern diminished globally.
In an ever-pressing need for the fashion industry to become more sustainable, getting rid of the seasonal wardrobe is a likely next step, says GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that a seasonal fashion calendar is outdated and shifting to a seasonless calendar can present a real opportunity for local clothes makers. However, its success is entirely dependent on greater trust and better communication between clothes suppliers and buyers.
Your fashion business can’t thrive if employees and teams struggle to collaborate. It will also fail if management can’t easily stay up-to-date on the status of various assignments and projects.
Sustainable fashion is very important today and many fashion experts are trying to influence consumer behavior toward more sustainable consumption. Sustainable fashion is a design philosophy for producing clothes, shoes and accessories in environmentally and socio-economically sustainable manners and to encourage more sustainable patterns of consumption and use.
While the fast-paced and price-driven nature of the fashion industry makes it an obvious choice for being named the worst culprit in terms of modern slavery and forced labour, leading data and analytics company GlobalData notes that this is not the case.
Modest Fashion Day took place in Kazan during the 12th International Economic Summit “Russia – Islamic world: KazanSummit powered by Russian Fashion Council. The first part of Modest Fashion Day was the business program – 16 international experts talked about development and prospects of modest fashion as well as support means for gifted designers. The second part of Modest Fashion Day showcased designers VALENTIN YUDASHKIN, IGORGULYAEV, Measure, Guzelem, SAHARA, ZUHAT, Su.Su, Alsu Gilmi, and Eva Graffova, who presented their modest fashion collections to the public. The event took place at Kazan Expo international exhibition center. The global program of Modest Fashion Day got almost 300 thousand views. Streams from the event are still available in Russian Fashion Council’s official group in VK, the largest social media of Russia and CIS.
It is estimated that the global online fashion industry is worth more than $752.2 billion US dollars (1). Although there is no doubt that major brands such as Gucci, Luis Vuitton, Hermes, and Nike reap millions each and every year, you might be pleasantly surprised to learn that smaller start-up firms can carve out their very own niche markets with a bit of time and effort. Have you been bitten by the fashion bug? Are you brimming with new ideas that could very well be set to transform the entire sector? If so, why not take a leap into the digital community? There are plenty of ways to start a successful online business and we will be outlining some of the most effective below.
Modest Fashion Day took place in Kazan during the 12th International Economic Summit “Russia – Islamic world: KazanSummit powered by Russian Fashion Council. The first part of Modest Fashion Day was the business program – 16 international experts talked about development and prospects of modest fashion as well as support means for gifted designers. The second part of Modest Fashion Day showcased designers VALENTIN YUDASHKIN, IGORGULYAEV, Measure, Guzelem, SAHARA, ZUHAT, Su.Su, Alsu Gilmi, and Eva Graffova, who presented their modest fashion collections to the public. The event took place at Kazan Expo international exhibition center.
The White Label World Expo is the EU’s largest event for professional online sellers to meet cutting edge white label goods suppliers. Taking place on the 13th & 14th October 2021 at Messe, Frankfurt, the event is unmissable for all white label manufacturers and business owners who would like to discover the newest products and stay far ahead of the curve!
Swimwear has traditionally been made from synthetic materials such as conventional nylon, polyester, and spandex that are essentially plastic and don’t break down in a hurry. However, in the last decade, designers and manufacturers have started focusing on making more environmentally and ethically sound decisions in the bathing suit arena. Here are some tips you can follow for buying and using eco swimwear this summer and beyond.
The 100th edition of Pitti Uomo was held from 30 June to 2 July 2021 in the Fortezza da Basso, Florence. Following two exclusively digital editions, our fair was the first big international men’s fashion rendezvous to reopen. The Fortezza was a physical space as well as a place that symbolized a new beginning characterized by enthusiasm and a desire to react on the part of fashion system players.
Owning a fashion boutique may seem like one of the best jobs in the world, but truth be told, it’s much more difficult than it seems. It’s not all about picking beautiful clothes and displaying them in your store.
New trade fair for textile handicrafts to be held in Chicago in June 2022. First international offspring of the world's leading trade fair h+h cologne. Uniting the soft crafts industries in North America.
The summer may have just started for many, but Autumn/Winter fashion and jewelry shows wrapped up in the first week of July, so jewelry lovers can already discover the trends they will probably be embracing in the upcoming season. From chains to statement pieces, there were many eye-catching designs donned by models like Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Leon Dame. If you are currently updating your costume or fine jewelry collection, the following trends may inspire you.
Whether you’re a local or a tourist, South Carolina has some amazing spots for all your men’s fashion dreams. From charming boutiques to high-end shops, every fashion-lover will be spoiled for choice across this beautiful state. However, you may still be wondering where to start.
The choice of chromatics is always a challenge when it comes to designer decisions to make for your own home. Some like to stay with white, and cheer up the rest of the composition with some colorful details. Others prefer booms of paint and bold solutions to go along with their own personality.
"The New European Bauhaus – Werkstatt der Zukunft" will redefine the future of the European fashion and textile industry
More courage for change! The conference "The New European Bauhaus –Werkstatt der Zukunft" by Fashion Council Germany will bring together international experts in the context of Frankfurt Fashion Week on 6 July to redefine the future of the European fashion and textile industry.
The bag a person wears mirrors their qualities and goals. It is also a way you can express yourself as it acts as an important marker of style. However, in the modern world, personalized bags are becoming more functional than before. It is why the item is trending in the fashion scene.
The Bedroom of Madama of the historic Palazzo Madama in the central Castello Square in Turin, will act as a backdrop to the digital fashion shows of Torino Fashion Week for a perfect combination of art, fashion and it’s a culture.
The 100th edition of Pitti Uomo will take place from June 30th to July 2nd 2021, at the Fortezza da Basso. This reference fair of men's fashion will gather again this year brands from all over the world that have come to express their vision of today's and tomorrow's fashion. This edition will be exceptional: return in physical despite distancing rules to follow, 100th edition, new features, ... we will explain everything.
The 33rd edition of Milano Unica will present the Autumn/Winter 2022-2023 collections.
Auroboros is a London-based fashion house merging science and technology with physical haute couture and digital-only ready-to-wear. The brand has unveiled its first digital ready-to-wear collection during London Fashion Week in partnership with the Institute of Digital Fashion.
The modern consumer is more concerned about its actions and how they impact the world on a large scale. However, given that our current way of living is based on consumption, it’s still difficult to grasp just how much we contribute to increasing the amount of waste and illegal practices by just purchasing things we consider necessary.
Join the online conference: "Circular Economy: sustainability and new jobs for the textile industry"
On 27th May 2021, the EU COSME project CirCoAX by CircularInnoBooster will be presented at the conference “Circular Economy: sustainability and new jobs for the textile industry”. This is a Partner Event at The Green Week #EUGreenWeek - Europe’s largest annual environmental policy conference. This year it will be held from May 31 to June 4, under the main theme of “Zero Pollution”.
The world of fashion and clothing is changing rapidly, and more customers are always looking to add to their look at reasonable prices. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, shopping habits for customers have changed too, and more people are buying online than ever before.
A new short fashion film, premiering on the opening day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia on April 20 spotlights French talent Emma Bruschi through an exclusive insight to her creative process, and the sustainably-minded craftsmanship that makes her collections unique. This showcase during MBFW Russia is part of Bruschi’s grant, having been recognised by Mercedes-Benz and Fashion Open Studio for her sustainable practice as the best in show during the mentorship programme at the 35th International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Fashion Accessories in Hyères. Bruschi also won the Chanel Métiers d'art 19M Prize.
10 companies were selected as the frontrunners considering their internationalization and sustainability experience, especially in markets outside EU, from the four countries represented in the Fascinate partnership: Bulgaria, Denmark, Portugal and Spain.
If you are getting tired of all the pre-made clothes that simply don’t seem to fit right no matter which size you get, I have a suggestion to make. Why don’t you try finding yourself a tailor in NYC and working with them in order to get the best fitting outfit for you? I would especially recommend doing that if you are looking to buy a suit, regardless of your gender, since we all know that finding one that fits can be rather difficult. Not when it is made specifically for you, though.
Russian Fashion Council invites designers from across the globe to apply for the international hybrid fashion event - Global Talents Digital. The third Global Talents Digital issue is dedicated to sustainability (sustainable development). Designers of virtual and real clothing, footwear and accessories are welcome to join as long as they work at least one of the techniques - upcycling, recycling, ethical fashion, slow fashion, and zero waste. Global Talents Digital will take place phygitally in the end of July.
For over 800 years, the samurai have appeared and shown honor, obligation, and administration that stays in Japanese society still today. The samurai helped establish the frameworks of Japan's way of life. They held qualities and ethics that have held up for such countless years, it is brilliant that they have clutched them for such a long time. On the off chance that it were not for the samurai impact Japan might not have similar definite perspectives on the most proficient method to carry on with their life. Samurai are a vital piece of Japanese culture.
April 19 through 24, the spring season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia took place in the Museum of Moscow. Fashion shows were arranged in Russia’s capital and 6 other cities, including Milan. Italian brands Hand Picked, Collini, Daniela de Souza, Vuarnet and others introduced their new collections at the Milan-based Sari Spazio Showroom.
When it comes to handbags, they are the perfect accessory to complement your outfit. The Harris Tweed tartan handbags will never go out of style, owing to their unique design and stylish look. These handbags are ideal if you want to add a touch of sophistication to your outfit without compromising on your convenience. The handbags come in various sizes and types, and fashion enthusiasts have a variety of options to choose from depending on their preferences.
SUPREME GREEN COTTON® has been chosen by the leading Italian brand Diesel for the ‘Green Label’, ‘NightCrush’ and ‘Malign’ jersey T-shirts. From cotton seed to fiber, yarn production, fabric and final garments, the full supply chain is not just transparent but located in a very focused area 100% in Greece.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia started with new designer collections, video games, and an interactive digital platform
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia is taking place on April, 19-24 at the Museum of Moscow. The designers will show their new collections in Moscow and other Russian cities - St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Sochi, and Chelyabinsk. The MBFW opening on April 19 will parade the Moscow-based brand Ruban.
Elza Pimenta is a jewelry designer and has just presented a wonderful collection for Spring/Summer 2021, inspired from the afro-Brazilian culture, their Gods, and belief systems. This collection is made to feel like home, to welcome you. The minimalist jewelry celebrates the organic forms found in nature and borrows inspiration from talismans and amulets.
Here are 11 ways to look sharper, smarter, and sexier in a suit.
On the occasion of releasing its Quarterly Economic Update, EURATEX is concerned that the Covid19 crisis may soon be followed by disruptions in the textiles and clothing global supply chains, affecting the competitiveness of the industry.
On March 16th took place online the Opening Conference for the FASCINATE project and the workshop “A new era for EU fashion brands - Embracing digitalization & Sustainability”, organised in the framework of the ESCP-4i - European Cluster Collaboration Platform.
Shows of the new season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia are scheduled on April 20-24 at the Museum of Moscow. Besides the main program in Moscow, the shows will take place in Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, St. Petersburg, and Sochi. The united MBFW Russia’s program will include live streamed shows by designers from Italy, Spain, France, and other countries.
A real celebration of the children's smile in Zanzibar was realized by part of the team of EO Dent - Dr. Pavlova, Eva and Ogi Pavlovi, together with Maria Silvester and Nasko Lazarov, who said “We succeeded and made so many children from Africa smile”.
Atanas Lazarov, the founder and owner of Profile International, chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about Mission EO Dent Smile in Zanzibar and being a PR professional in the digital age.
GALACTICA, which aims to demonstrate the viability of new industrial value chains regarding the textile and aerospace sectors based on advanced manufacturing across the EU, launched the first Call for proposals, with a total budget of 1.2 M€ to support European SMEs. The Call for proposals is addressed to the European SMEs and start-ups that plan to develop innovative solutions that could be part of cross-sectoral and cross-border value chains with two different funding lines.
Natural fibres are known and appreciated for their intrinsic characteristics of comfort, softness, resistance and versatility. Synthetic fibres are cheaper, and this factor has led many companies to prefer them to natural fibres.
More than 180 participants registered to the CLAMTEX Virtual Marketplace: Towards industry 4.0 in the textile industry organized between January 20th and February 24th with a total of 6 webinars and 6 matchmaking sessions.
The world of fashion changes at a rapid pace. What was on-trend last season can result in a fashion faux pas this season. When you want to look your best and impress those around you, it’s important to follow fashion trends closely. However, keeping up with these trends can often be complicated, stressful and time-consuming. This is where we can help.
The 2021 Grammy Awards were history-making in many ways. Beyonce received nine nominations and became the most nominated female artist of all time. Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift, who both took home trophies for their respective 2020 albums, were right behind her with six nominations each.
Bemberg™ smart-tech fibers interweave circular economy into the new ‘bunch’ of lining textiles by the renowned fabric manufacturer which partners with tailors, designers and brands to bring style and responsibility in the made-to-measure menswear and womenswear contemporary wardrobe.
Armenian-American actor, model, and social media personality David (Davit) Gharibyan premieres video in honor of "International Women's Day." Digital Journal has the scoop.
FASCINATE project is organizing its Opening Conference and workshop “A new era for EU fashion brands - Embracing digitalization & Sustainability”, organised in the framework of the ESCP-4i - European Cluster Collaboration Platform.
Sustainability has become a very important issue for everybody. Students from a range of disciplines at Kingston University have come up with creative solutions to improve sustainability after they took part in a virtual hackathon focusing on environmental issues.
Internationalization Strategies for Sustainable Fashion and Textile Brands at Circular City Week New York
Get to know the European project FASCINATE that has the aim to support the internationalization of European textile and fashion SME’s working towards the development of circularity and sustainability.
The textile and clothing industry was hardly hit by the pandemic in 2020. It is time for the European Commission and Member States to set the conditions for future competitiveness and resilience, announced EURATEX.
To get ready for a prom, then you need to shop for a gorgeous prom dress by Jovani. But it can be hard to get the right prom dress, so you need to make sure that everything is done perfectly. This post discusses the best way to choose the perfect prom dress online.
The Spring-Summer 2022 Flat Knitting collection demonstrates the results of the intense repositioning and research work carried out over the last year by the Filidea brand, which is part of the Marchi & Fildi - Filidea Group.
Designers from any part of Russia or the Earth are invited to live stream their new collections. Brands that do not intend to come to the Russian capital but are ready to stream their shows online can apply at the website of Russian Fashion Council till March 31. The Advisory board will make a long-list in accordance with the rules of MBFW Russia. Brands and designers from other cities and countries will be announced on the primary schedule of the Fashion Week.
The most serious matter for men regarding fashion is choosing the right kind of shoes. Gone are the days when shoes were only worn for their functional properties. Today they also need to look awesome and complement the outfit. Men’s boots are one of the trendy shoes that are suitable for winters. It can be difficult to decide on how to wear them according to your outfit. So here are some tips on how to wear boots.
Renowned Lace producer Iluna Group Srl ‘leads the way’ with its pioneering Iluna Lab research and development centre. The Italian company announces important collaborations with booming brands and unveils two new collections.
The pandemic caused by Covid19 has accelerated the need for digital innovation in companies. The suspension of production and commercial activities and the cancellation of international events have stressed the fundamental importance for the textile-fashion industry to exploit the digital challenge to its advantage. Through collaboration with the best players on the market, Marzotto Wool Manufacturing has developed a realistic fabric simulation system that can be interfaced with its customers' CAD systems.