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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).
Atanas “Nasko” Lazarov, the founder and owner of Profile International, chatted with Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos about his latest endeavors, which include scuba diving in the Red Sea.
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.
Armenian-American actor, model, and media personality David (Davit) Gharibyan chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his career and his future plans.
Designers from any part of Russia or the Earth are invited to live stream their new collections. Brands that do not intend to come to the Russian capital but are ready to stream their shows online can apply at the website of Russian Fashion Council till March 31. The Advisory board will make a long-list in accordance with the rules of MBFW Russia. Brands and designers from other cities and countries will be announced on the primary schedule of the Fashion Week.
The most serious matter for men regarding fashion is choosing the right kind of shoes. Gone are the days when shoes were only worn for their functional properties. Today they also need to look awesome and complement the outfit. Men’s boots are one of the trendy shoes that are suitable for winters. It can be difficult to decide on how to wear them according to your outfit. So here are some tips on how to wear boots.
Renowned Lace producer Iluna Group Srl ‘leads the way’ with its pioneering Iluna Lab research and development centre. The Italian company announces important collaborations with booming brands and unveils two new collections.
The pandemic caused by Covid19 has accelerated the need for digital innovation in companies. The suspension of production and commercial activities and the cancellation of international events have stressed the fundamental importance for the textile-fashion industry to exploit the digital challenge to its advantage. Through collaboration with the best players on the market, Marzotto Wool Manufacturing has developed a realistic fabric simulation system that can be interfaced with its customers' CAD systems.
Following the successful launch of Fashion Together in September 2020, discover a new and evolved digital experience, designed to bring the industry together, even when we remain apart. Fashion Together will provide key industry insights, as well as a first-hand look at the latest styles, trends and collections through product showcases and our all-encompassing Pure London Virtual Showroom. Tune in on 23rd February 2021 to access it all.
A significant milestone is reached in testing for genetically modified (GMO) cotton - fourteen laboratories from China, Germany, India, the Netherlands, and Portugal have successfully passed the proficiency test. An overview of the laboratories that can currently conduct GMO testing as per the ISO IWA 32:2019 method has now been jointly published by GOTS, OCA and Textile Exchange, which constitutes an important milestone on the journey towards the widespread use of this standardized protocol.
Do you have a personal style? It’s your unique way of expression that applies to any art form. It can be with writing, painting, architecture, and more. That also applies to the clothes and accessories you wear as a reflection of your personality. Add a bit more of yourself into your wardrobe. There are ways to do it without having to max out your credit card.
The organizer of the largest business exhibition platform in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia CPM - Collection Première Moscow - Messe Düsseldorf Moscow OOO - announced the details of the forthcoming event. By longstanding tradition it is opening the business season of the fashion industry in Moscow at the Expocentre Fairgrounds. February 22-25, 2021 the manufacturers of designer clothes, fashion lingerie, and accessories will present their new Fall-Winter 2021/2022 collections to buyers from Russia.
Danish designer Violise Lunn makes magic with paper tissue and glue, crafting dream dresses and fantasy shoes that seem destined for fairies. This adventure began in 1999 when the late Kirsten “Kiki” Kiser, a Danish model turned architect and gallerist, asked if Lunn could make a frock out of paper. “I thought, Well, why not?” the artist says on a call. “I made dresses, and then afterwards I thought, Okay, the dresses needed shoes, and then I created some shoes with papier-mâché.”
On 28 January 2021: at 9:30 am (CET), Gallery FASHION & Shoes opened the digital portals to its digital event, which has the same authentic look and feel as the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf. From 28 January until 15 February 2021, exhibitors, visitors and other key industry players will have 19 whole days to make the most of the digital order and information platform and its extended dates.
The ELIIT project will provide direct financial support for 25 partnerships between SMEs and technology providers/owners to enhance competitiveness, integrate technologies in SMEs, foster new, innovative or high-added value products, processes or services developed in collaboration. Deadline for application: 14 April 2021, 17.00 CET.
Pantone color of the year 2021 was announced - PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating.
GALACTICA project, which aims to foster the creation of new industrial value chains around textile and aerospace sectors based on advanced manufacturing across EU, announced the registration opening for its first-ever Hackathon, with €50.000 in prizes. SMEs from these sectors as well as other interested parties such as start-ups and university students can form teams and register.
Industry 4.0 is the future of manufacturing, also for the textile industry. The European Cluster Strategic Partnership for Excellence, CLAMTEX - Cluster management towards excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and Textile Industry, is organizing a 6-week interactive virtual workshops to promote the uptake of Industry 4.0 in the textile sector.
Originally scheduled for 7-9 March 2021, Gallery SHOES & Fashion will now be taking place after Easter, from 18-20 April 2021, at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf. The corresponding Showroom Concept has been moved to 16 – 20 April 2021.
Your spring wardrobe should have lightweight & comfortable shirts, versatile, easy to wear shoes, and some rejuvenating colognes to top it off.
When a designer designs a pair of snow boots, it becomes the talking point in the fashion world. After all, it’s primarily considered a practical thing that one needs in the snow-covered terrains, not something for the style. So, a designer’s touch comes with the excitement of whether or not they can be made stylish enough, especially for the urban streets.
Wear a well-fitted business suit and pair it with formal shoes and accessories like a watch or a pair of designer glasses.
At the beginning of October 2020, Connecting Cultures and C.L.A.S.S. launched the first international competition on sustainable fashion communication which invites stylists, photographers, designers, illustrators, artists and creatives to rethink on how to communicate the values of ethical and sustainable fashion system to new generations.
Christmas is all about gifts, cakes, and spending time with each other. While the grownups engage in wining and dining, the children still wonder and wait for Santa Claus to come and leave them presents in their stockings.
Pitti Immagine begins to reveal the events and special projects for the next edition of Pitti Uomo, which will physically be held at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence from 21-23 February 2021. Until then, the fair will kick off - in a digital format - on January 12th on Pitti Connect, the platform launched by Pitti Immagine this past summer to support exhibiting companies in the presentation of their collections and in the generation of business contacts with international buyers.
UK beard care and shaving specialists The English Shaving Company have analysed search interest in different types of facial hair over the past decade, to reveal which beard styles are trending, where each style is the most popular, and the UK’s favourite heading into 2021.
With consumers expecting better fit, better quality, and greater sustainability, this could be the start of an explosion in demand for made-to-order garments. New remote working practices have prompted dire predictions regarding the fate of the tailor-made suit.
A complete recovery in Clothing and Textile sectors is still uncertain, despite some positive signals
Data of the third quarter of 2020 show a partial recovery compared to the second quarter. Nevertheless, production is still negative, and signs of a full recovery are yet to be seen. EURATEX is calling the EU for an active engagement in crucial area like circular economy, digitisation and level playing field.
In the vast majority of instances, people are not naturally photogenic, which means they need to make an effort to get excellent photos. No matter if you want to take family photos or organize an exclusive photo session with your friends, it is inevitable to learn several important rules and useful tips that will help you get fantastic shots. Additionally, do not forget about the eye-catching pictures you need for your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter account. Moreover, if you spend a minute reading any SnapSext review, you will understand how important it is to learn the basics of photography and start practicing them. In fact, excellent shots will not only increase your self-confidence but will give you a chance to succeed in various aspects of social life. Follow the guidelines and enjoy fantastic photos taken in a matter of minutes.
Gallery FASHION & Shoes will take place from 30 January – 1 February 2021. But plans are currently still underway for the upcoming order event at the end of January 2021 in Düsseldorf, which will form a ‘fashion bridge’ between Gallery FASHION & Shoes and Supreme Women & Men.
International Fashion Futurum Forum took place on December 11 and discussed "What is the future of independent fashion brands in post-COVID reality: cultural codes and business opportunities." The Forum was attended by 74 speakers from 24 countries.
Prom is an ideal time to show off your sense of style as you go through yet another rite of passage. As the day draws near, it is quite easy to get lost in the event's dos and don’ts. It gets even more complicated when choosing the dress. You get a list of what to consider, from the shoes to the event’s theme to your date’s dress code. Here is one thing that you might have glazed over: keeping an open mind.
If running and sustaining your own successful business wasn’t difficult enough, this past year has been unlike anything we’ve seen before. With pandemic restrictions stopping us from working normally, many companies and businesses across the globe have been forced to adapt and change they work in order to accommodate this new way of living.
If you are looking for an all-natural & 100% vegan solution for hair growth, hair strength and recovery, you should consider trying the products of Scandinavian Biolabs. I recently tested their Hair Strength Shampoo, Hair Recovery Conditioner and Hair Growth Serum for Women and I am amazed by the remarkable results. I used the products one month and I noticed that my hair became softer (I typically have a greasy hair), stopped detangling and was easier to comb. I think it started to fall less. I also noticed that I don't have split ends as I used to.
FASCINATE - Unprecedented alliance between fashion, footwear, and digital technology industries to access international markets
For the first time, the textile and fashion industry and digital technology industry have set to work side by side to determine how they can use the digital sphere to address the needs of fashion companies when they decide to sell to the world.
First registrations for the digital format "h+h cologne @home" are already received as the physical event is not possible due to the pandemic situation. Preparations for the new digital event platform are already in full swing.
International Fashion Futurum Forum is discussing What is the future of independent fashion brands in the post-COVID reality
On December 11, International Fashion Futurum Forum is taking place in Moscow, considering the following topic: “What the future of independent fashion brands in the post-COVID reality is: cultural codes and business opportunities.” 74 speakers from 24 countries will discuss the future of local fashion brands and changes that will affect the fashion industry. Moreover, they will offer practical advice to designers from across the globe. The new edition of Fashion Futurum will be powered by the Moscow Department of Culture. During the Forum, the discussion will cover pressing issues and trends in development of the future.
The gifts that raised the heart rates of women most were Jewellery (65% increase), Tech (63% increase) and Perfume (54% increase). The gifts that raised the heart rates of men most were Tech (63% increase), Computer Games (59% increase) and Sports Equipment (52% increase). Similarly, receiving Books raised the heart rate of men and women to 124 BPM.
With the goal to realise a physical event for the textile industry for the upcoming Spring-Summer 2022 season, the team at Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH is undergoing plans for the second edition of FABRIC DAYS. With this, the organisers are eager to offer a platform for those manufacturers and suppliers who can and want to present their collections in Munich. What has been successfully realised in September with FABRIC DAYS shall be repeated: that a trade fair is possible under the new conditions with Covid-19.
People all over the world have recognized the need to protect the planet. The concepts of ‘reduce’, ‘reuse’ and ‘recycle’ is being widely advocated across sectors. The excessive use of packaging material has given rise to a disturbing trend. It is not only causing excessive waste generation, it is also disturbing the ecological balance.
The big turning point that the denim world has been waiting for has finally arrived: after a long period of research, refinement, and fine tuning, Tonello is launching THE Laser on the market, the range that is destined to represent the new benchmark for the entire sector.
Win one of the 30 Scholarships for 2021 Master Courses in Fashion, Design, Communication and, Photography at Raffles Milano
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is awarding 30 scholarships up to 50% of tuition fee for Master courses in Fashion Design and Business, Photography, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design starting in November 2021.
The history of Swiss Arabian is an enchanting tale that spans over 40 years. This pioneer in Arabian perfumes was founded in 1974 by Mr. Hussein Adam Ali, a visionary young man from Yemen with a wealth of knowledge and a deep passion for perfumery.
The traditional linear textile business model (from virgin materials to products and then waste), results in high consumption of raw materials and generation of waste, which contributes significantly to the large and negative environmental impact of the global textile industry.
New study shows that managers are more positive now about flexible working and staff working from home
A new study undertaken jointly by the Equal Parenting Project at the University of Birmingham and the Work Autonomy, Flexibility and Work-Life Balance at the University of Kent shows that managers are much more positive about their staff working from home and working flexibly since lockdown.
Milano Green Forum will take place online on November 20, 2020. The event is conceived as the most important moment of international debate on the environmental issues.
It is not news that fashion is unpredictable and cyclic, so you never know what anti-trend can become the most fashionable thing the next year.
AEI Téxtils started two new projects to benefit the advanced textiles’ sector: GALACTICA AND TEXGLOBAL
The Catalan Technical Textiles’ Cluster AEI Téxtils started two new strategic projects for the cluster that will benefit its members, the manufacturing companies of the advanced textiles’ sector.
AEI Téxtils, the Catalan technical textiles’ cluster, has participated in the European Cluster Conference 2020. The conference was held on November 10th and 11th and was organized by the European Cluster Collaboration platform (ECCP), the European Commission and the German Presidency of the European Union.
Female garment factory workers are among those hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic. That's why new initiatives to close the gender gap are a step in the right direction, writes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
First virtual European Cluster Conference 2020 discussing priorities for cluster policies and developments
The first fully virtual European Cluster Conference has started today, 10 November 2020 and it will continue on 11 November 2020. The conference is organized by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs together with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy under the German Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The commitment to sustainability is a reality for the textile world. The conversion of the production lines and the constant demand for green solutions, as well as the investment in the development of technologies that allow the implementation of sustainable methods and simultaneously follow the needs of the industrial world, is an integral part of the daily lives of many companies. This commitment is where NEXTIL and MTEX NS intersect. Positioned at the forefront of the digital printing industry, MTEX NS were chosen to develop NEXTIL digital textile dying machine because of its continuous innovation of key solutions in-house.
Custom Menswear Designer Inherent Clothier Partners Movember to Make a Difference for Men's Health Worldwide
Inherent Clothier is both a couturier and a movement, tailoring modern-day “suits of armor” built to inspire authentic self-expression and empower men to speak openly about mental health. This month, the company that aims to help every man build a fully functional, versatile seasonal wardrobe with confidence built into every suit joins in the fight to raise awareness about men’s mental and physical health issues, along with suicide prevention.
The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research to develop reusable medical face masks of precision woven fabric
The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research are launching a project to develop reusable medical face masks based on high-precision air jet weaving technology. The project is initiated by weaving machine manufacturer Lindauer DORNIER.
The t-shirt is one of the most versatile, practical, and comfortable items of clothing. Everyone talks about the “jeans and a t-shirt” look, but you can also wear one as an addition to more sophisticated outfits, such as a detail under a blazer or with a silk skirt. T-shirts also make a statement. Do you love the retro TV show "The Twilight Zone" and want everyone to know? Wear a t-shirt with the Twilight Zone logo! Are you an activist, fighting for social equality? Create a shirt that lets people know your cause's importance with a profound statement written across it.
Interior design encompasses a wide range of styles and comes from many different inspirations, whether you like the style or not. For instance, “farmhouse” is an interior design style inspired from living on a farm. That may not be a style that you like but it’s a style that many people do like and can relate to as well. The whole point of interior design is not only to make a home look nice but to also create a place of comfort as well, whether you can relate to it or not… If you can’t feel comfortable in your own home, then something isn’t right.
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The all-new season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) Russia came upon as successful experiment with fashion shows from different cities, presented in one online schedule. On October, 19-23, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia took place at 5 Russian cities at once: Moscow, St. Petersburg (635 km from Moscow), Krasnodar (1,195 km), Sochi (1,360 km) and Yakutsk (4,885 km).
The new dyeing plant of the Marchi & Fildi Group breaks down the consumption of water, energy and steam
The latest generation dyeing plant of Marchi & Fildi Group breaks down the consumptions of water, energy and steam. The methodology of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) carried out on the dyeing plant has quantified the energy savings and the reduction on the environmental impact.
One of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people have moved their lives online. Work, school, and social interactions moved online. Unfortunately, the number of cyberattacks has exponentially increased in 2020.
Gap is reportedly considering closing all company-owned stores in Europe. Uninspiring product ranges and heavy discounting leave Gap irrelevant in European market, says GlobalData.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia took place from October 19th through 23rd at several venues at once. This season, designer shows were arranged in different modes, offering the audience both offline and online presentations. Shows of the new collections were available for watching from anywhere worldwide at various online platforms and media websites, including Be Global Fashion Network, as well as at VK, the largest social network of Russia and the CIS.
The collaboration between Tonello and denim designer Piero Turk gave birth to a sustainable denim collection, result of a combination of the latest responsible technologies, and created with the most eco-friendly fabrics selected by The Kingpins Show.
Protect the planet and fight climate change by discovering methods for positively impacting the environment. Every small change you make in your life can leave a large impact on the world. Start small by altering your daily habits within your home to create a better tomorrow.
Even the savviest shoppers may not realise quite how often they end up overpaying for products. Stores are designed to lure you into buying products that you do not need, with attractive impulse-buy displays whilst you wait to pay for an item, or endless click-bait product advertising online. Unless you know how to land yourself the best deal, you may be losing unnecessary money. But why do we overpay for products?
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place on October, 19-23 at 8 Moscow-based venues simultaneously. Shows from the capital will be topped up with livestreams from four Russian cities. Around 60 designers and fashion houses will showcase their new collections. All the shows and presentations will be streamed in the social media and at partner websites, including Be Global Fashion Network in its video section.
Bigger, in a new hall, with an extensive safety concept: h+h cologne is ensuring a safe stay at the trade fair with its package of measures entitled “#B-SAFE4business”.
On October 9, TEDxKrasnayaPolyanaSalon featured an online conference SUSTAINABLE FASHION: WHY IT MATTERS, dedicated to sustainability. In the format of TED Talks, 11 speakers from different countries shared their experience and made suggestions on further development of this concept in fashion industry.
On October 3, the exhibition-presentation Futurum Moscow took place at the Mosgormash Technopark for the 6th time, powered by Russian Fashion Council and supported by Fashion Fund. The show was a no-visitor one, but the livestream has been viewed at different platforms for over a million times.
The Secoli Fashion Show was live this year on the Camera Moda digital platform. The show staged the projects of 19 students, which were supported by exceptional companies such as Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei, which supplied its precious and contemporary materials for the creation of some pieces of the collections.
Imagining Sustainable Fashion is the first international competition on sustainable fashion communication. It is launched by Connecting Cultures and C.L.A.S.S.
Pitti Immagine Uomo will be back at the Fortezza da Basso, from January 12 to January 14, with its 99th edition, which returns to physical spaces and places safety as the top priority.
Futurum Moscow will take place in the capital of Russia on October 3. The event is an online exhibition-presentation of emerging designers and artists ant it is powered by Russian Fashion Council and supported by the Fashion Fund and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of Moscow.
EURATEX announced today, that latest data suggest a situation worse than 2009 as turnover fell by nearly 25% in the textiles industry, and by 35% in the clothing sector. On the other hand, imported textile products from China increased sharply. EURATEX asks the European Union to quickly implement what has been promised and develop a resilient industry.
Perhaps you have a market stall or small shop selling your own range of clothing or perhaps handbags. You might be a small independent shoe designer or you sell specialised outdoor wear online. If you are doing any of these then you will probably want to have your own hang tags.
Even if 2020 has been an unusual year, the world keeps spinning and the seasons continue to change just like they always have. This means that, similar to previous years, we want to take a look at some of the hottest men’s fashion trends when the leaves start turning brown and the weather is still sunny but beginning to get a little cold. Here’s what is getting people talking right now when it comes to fall fashion trends for men.
Shoes are essential in everyday life. Despite choosing the right length and width, there are several factors you need to consider before making the final purchase. Depending on the occasion, the type of shoe and make matters a lot, followed by other requirements. Don’t just go and buy shoes because they fit you. Below are some factors you need to consider when purchasing your footwear.
Hollywood might be famous for its films and shows, but sometimes it's the jewelry that takes center stage. A few iconic jewelry pieces have garnered a reputation as some of the most famous pieces of jewelry to grace the big screen. Curious about those pieces? Let's dive in!
On 21 & 22 September 2020 took place the First Steering Committee of FASCINATE - Sustainable Fashion Alliance for International Markets in the framework of the Clusters Going International (ESCP-4i) Programme. The partners met online to discuss the future initiatives, which they will organize in the next 18 months.
The program for the upcoming season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia includes real shows and video presentations with VR and AR elements, arranged into a united schedule. Shows at Moscow’s Manege will start on October 20 and will continue to October 24.
In the latest digital edition of Premiere Vision Paris, fashion information was enhanced with new complementary features, including overall decodings illustrated by inspiring videos and products, and analyses broken down by theme, activity sector and market, to convey the fashion and eco-responsible influences and impacts of the Autumn-Winter 2021/2022 season.
This week the European Commission announced the Finalists for the 2020 European Social Innovation Competition around the topic of Reimagine Fashion: Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion.
An exclusive invitation-only lifestyle and business club, has debuted in Dubai - The Ambassadors Club. It is founded by H.H. Count Oliver of Wumbrand-Stuppach of the imperial family of Austria. The Ambassadors Club combines lifestyle benefits with those of a business network - creating a platform for members to explore new opportunities and collaborations while enjoying exceptional experiences.
On September 16th, the new international business platform for the fashion industry “s’elections moscow 2020”, made its successful start on the premise of New Fashion Hall Main Stage in Moscow. The platform has a gallery of show rooms for fashion brands presenting their collections for Spring/Summer 2021.
The modern businessman is returning to the contemporary roots of a sharp suit and tie that dominated the 50s and 60s and dressing well is becoming more and more important to the modern man. A good suit and well pressed shirt begin an outfit, but the accessories are what really pull it together. Here are a few items that you should pay attention to when you’re accessorising your business apparel.
The first digital show by Premiere Vision Paris marked a strong performance, reflecting the industry’s accelerating digitization. On 15 and 16 September, Premiere Vision held its first DIGITAL SHOW, inviting the creative fashion industry to come together on its online Marketplace to develop their activities, exchange ideas, get inspired and create their Autumn/Winter 2021-2022 collections. Initiated several months ago as a means of reinforcing and supplementing the physical edition of Premiere Vision Paris, the DIGITAL SHOW took over the full reins of the September edition, which had been suspended due to government restrictions prohibiting events of more than 5,000 people.
The second edition of Global Talents Digital took place online in the beginning of this month. It was watched 7 million times in all the platforms, both social media and media partner websites. 103 participants from 34 countries and areas collaborated to bring the sustainability issue to their audience.
Using perfume or cologne is about more than just smelling nice. Your signature scent is how people will recognize and remember you. Here's how to find yours.
Studying at university or college, or completing some additional study course, everyone faces the need to complete the assignment of scholarly writing. This can arise panic amid most proficient students of various specialization counting fashion design as well.
Today, the scope of video marketing has risen beyond just delivering viral content. In the marketing realm, creating content in the form of videos has become more of a necessity now. Various studies and surveys claim that videos are beneficial for brands as they encourage and engage customers. The general consensus of these studies is that both, the brand and the customer, rely on videos.
If you are a young entrepreneur, you are surely getting to grips with being a business owner and want to improve in all aspects possible. Other than running the company smoothly, you also have to dress to impress and show the people you meet that you are a man with style. Luckily, there are many famous businessmen you can look to for some fashion inspiration, from social media platform CEOs like Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey to Forex legends such as George Soros and Bruce Kovner.
Whether you prefer cycling, swimming, hiking, working out in gyms, or practising yoga, all these activities require appropriate clothing and accessories. Tops and leggings are the vital workout outfits that cannot be ruled out. That is why many women prefer wearing leggings by PE Nation. Undoubtedly, they are distinctive and appealing.
Day of Moscow-based brands under the Global Talents Digital initiative has already got 600,000+ views in VK, Russia’s and the CIS’s major social media (https://vk.com/mbfwrussia). Global Talents Digital is also being streamed at 100+ media portals and social media. Shows and presentations delivered by designers from 34 countries and areas of the world are being covered by the largest Russian and international publications, concept stores, showrooms, and others. Global Talents Digital participants present top regional fashion weeks from Moscow-based Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia to Rakuten Fashion Week TOKYO.
The Sustainable Edition of Global Talents Digital will take place online on September 4 to 6. For this international event, 100 participants from 34 сountries and areas has joined their forces to cover the sustainability issue in fashion and beyond. Fashion brands practicing upcycling, recycling, zero waste and slow fashion, will be mixed up with digital and virtual wears at Global Talents Digital.
New materials and inspiration is expected by the textile industry at FABRIC DAYS from 1 - 3 September 2020 at MOC, Munich. This condensed trade fair is organized to satisfy the noticeable need and enthusiasm of the industry to meet and the chance to experience fabrics and accessories in real life again.
Throughout the past few months Premiére Vision was organizing the September edition of Premiére Vision Paris, to support the fashion industry in the face of the unprecedented Coronavirus crisis, while guaranteeing all the requisite health and safety conditions. Encouraged by the indications of an improved health situation, and by the opening up of Europe after the lockdown, as well as by an increase in visitor pre-registrations in recent weeks, Premiére Vision had initially opted to maintain the physical edition of its Paris show this 15 and 16 September.
A casual, refined collection inspired both by tennis legend Boris Becker and other male icons will be presented at Gallery FASHION & SHOES. The BORISBECKER collection promises a unique style experience for confident, sophisticated, urban men. Here the emphasis is on head-to-toe looks made up of coats, jackets, leather jackets, sporty blazers, jeans, chinos, trousers, shirts, knitwear, leather accessories and a small capsule collection of sportswear.
Pairing the right accessories together is a fashion skill most people have yet to master. A simple outfit can be quickly elevated with the right fashion choices. To achieve a heightened sense of style, all you have to do is shop smarter and buy fashion pieces that play to your personality. Keep reading for tips on how to stand out from the crowd, with the right accessories.
Fashion On Demand by Lectra gives manufacturer a competitive edge
Retro vintage glasses are back in fashion. It has its benefits in the contemporary world of sunglasses. Retro glasses aren’t just used for specs but also shade as well. This indicates that not only it’s designed to protect and enhance your eyesight, but glasses of such design have also been a fashion statement.
With FASHION, SHOES and the SHOWROOM CONCEPT, Gallery is one of the first tradeshow events to be going ahead.
ECOSENSOR™’s new collection combines high-performance and innovation to empower people with the possibility to live life naturally both for mind and body. The new range is woven from certified ingredients, a completely traceable production process and highly certified suppliers.
CSIRO scientists discovered how to grow coloured cotton in a attempt to remove the need for harmful chemical dyes. A few dozen petri dishes in a high-tech greenhouse in Canberra hold the potential to transform the global textiles industry, writes abc.net.au They contain plant tissue, which within days will grow into cotton plants: not standard, everyday white cotton, but ones with a dazzling array of colours. They are the product of CSIRO plant breeders dedicated to producing better, sustainable natural fibres that will hopefully one day lead to wrinkle-free, naturally dyed, stretchy cotton to outperform synthetic fabrics.
“Upcycling does not simply mean repurposing fabrics and reusing clothes, it’s the alternative way of making fashion smarter and circular” say influential speakers at C.L.A.S.S.’ virtual talk LET’S GET THE VIRTUOUS CIRCLE ROLLING
If you're looking to capitalize on your skills by opening a house cleaning business, then there are lots to look forward to. Like with any business, there are plenty of challenges to setting up your cleaning business, but there's also lots of enjoyment to be had. Here are some top tips to assist you along the way to set up your successful small house cleaning business.
Global Talents Digital is announcing a new call out for sustainable emerging designers, inviting them to show their new collections for clients, the press, buyers, celebrity stylists, and industry leaders – by means of video presentations/live streams/AR/VR. The brand-new edition of Global Talents Digital is inspired by sustainability and aims to educate and inspire the world with it. Designers should be focused on one or more directions like upcycling, recycling, ethical fashion, slow fashion, or zero waste.
An increasing number of fashion firms pledge to reduce their carbon footprints. The high demand makes innovators respond with new tools for brands and manufacturers to hold themselves accountable and help shoppers make better purchasing decisions, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
As this year demands the highest flexibility and creativity from the whole fashion and textile industry, the Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH team has taken up the challenge to offer a creative environment for efficient work and inspiration also this season, adapted to the new circumstances: The focussed business event FABRIC DAYS.
Current hygiene regulations all over the world require restaurant operators to ensure sufficient distance between guests. Intelligent tablecloths could soon help with this often complicated seating management. In addition, with the help of sensor technology, restaurant visitors could place their orders directly into the fabric without contact with the waiter and even use play functions after the meal. The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) are conducting research on tablecloths that are not only smart but also feel like textiles and can be used despite having built-in sensors.
Just like women go to beauty shops to relax and get “beautified,” men enjoy that same type of experience when they go to the barbershop. The feeling of being able to sit in the chair, get “chopped,” and walk out looking like a new man is unmatched. On top of that, it’s a place where you can just be a guy, among other guys without the scrutiny and judgment of our female counterparts.
"Streetwear is about culture. It's not about clothing." This is what wearers of the style said when asked to define streetwear. However, this explains what streetwear is about more than it explains what the style actually is. Maybe you know streetwear when you see it— large hoodies or t-shirts, baseball caps, and ripped jeans.
Getting dressed up to the nines for a formal event or special occasion has been part of human behaviour for centuries. We all want to look our best when the occasion calls for it, but evening wear can sometimes be a bit of a sartorial minefield. Black tie, business formal, white tie, what’s the difference?
While some dress to impress, others dress how they want to be addressed. Whichever you inclination, how you dress can speak volumes about you. Whether you’re rocking official wear or seeking to make necks turn in a casual outfit, it is important to keep it neat and smart. There’s nothing neat about a wrinkled shirt or a creased dress.
Making a good impression is far more difficult than you might think. You need to do your best to win over the respect of your colleagues and you also need to do everything you can to try and build your business network. If you do this then you will soon find that you are able to come out on top.
16 July 2020 is the official release of the new Pitti Immagine website and debut of PITTI CONNECT - the digital platform that will host the Pitti summer fairs until October 9 - Pitti Uomo 98, Pitti Bimbo 91 and Pitti Filati 87. Expect three months of events, special projects, conversations, fashion feeds and new scenarios, announced the organizers of the popular trade fair.
German kick-off for the European fashion and shoe industry in the end of August. Gallery FASHION and Gallery SHOES, together with their accompanying five-day SHOWROOM CONCEPT coinciding with Supreme Düsseldorf from 28 August 2020, will be offering the first opportunity for the sector to get together in Germany from 30 August until 1 September 2020.
The ELIIT Project announced its first 15 selected partnerships between textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors (TCLF) and technology owners/providers. The selected partnerships have received an outstanding evaluation from the 93 proposals submitted to the first ELIIT call for proposals, which closed on 31 March 2020.
The results from the June 2020 voting for Most Stylish Men show, that Johnny Depp is again most supported by his fans. The 5 Most Stylish Men June 2020 are: Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Gerard Butler and Seo in Guk.
The virtual Neonyt week will take place from 13-17 July with fashion and digital experts to discuss exciting topics related to business, lifestyle and knowledge. No registration is required to participate in “Neonyt on Air” – all panel talks, live interviews, statement videos and news will be uploaded to the fair's Instagram profile.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend. The problem is deciding if you are paying a reasonable amount or bring ripped off. Here is a guide to teach you more about diamond cuts to ensure that you choose the best diamonds for the price.
RUCO®-BAC AGP: the fast-acting, all-in-one, highly durable antibacterial and antiviral solution for textiles
RUDOLF GROUP unveiled the perfected antiviral features embedded in RUCO®-BAC AGP, the Company’s flagship antimicrobial product for textile applications.
EURATEX plans to transform the crisis into an opportunity and become more digital, sustainable and agile. Endorsed by the last General Assembly, the renewal will be driven by the “strategy for recovery from the COVID-19 era” together with five flagship initiatives in critical areas. To guide the European textile and clothing industry towards its renaissance, the GA re-elected Alberto Paccanelli as President.
Are you trying to figure out how to look your best and how to style an outfit? Read this article for the best tips for styling your outfit.
Selling your own creations on Etsy is a great way to start a home based business. If you are creative and have an eye for crafts that can sell, then you can do very well on that platform. After all, there are millions of people shopping on there everyday. And you only need a fraction of them to find your products.
Good news for the fashion industry - the next MUNICH FABRIC START Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 will take place as planned from 1 – 3 September 2020 in Munich, Germany! After months of trade fair and event cancellations, the organizers of the International Fabric Trade Fair are very pleased to be able to confirm this officially.
When it’s time to make a new addition to your wardrobe, it’s time for some tricky decisions. There is a lot more to buying new items of clothing than a lot of people think (if you’re like me, that is) and it’s more complex than walking into a store and picking up the first thing you see.
Global Talents Digital took place online on June 10 to 11. In the first edition of the international hybrid fashion project designers presented their new digital and real collections, demonstrated by virtual and human models. Totally, the show included 50 designers from 20 countries, 8 virtual shows and 38 collections. 8 digital artists and 6 digital models joined Global Talents Digital, the off-season online project by Russian Fashion Council powered by Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. The event was broadcasted life on Be Global fashion Network as well.
On June 10 to 11, 2020, Global Talents Digital is taking place, the world’s first hybrid international online fashion-project, which will combine real designer collections along with the digital ones. Virtual and human models will present new fashion collections. Virtual Instagram celebrities will deliver their personal digital collections. 50 participants from 20 countries will show their collections and works in an unconventional format of video presentations, some of them using AR technology and digital avatars.
Shopping for your friends and family is hard. It seems like everyone is so picky, making it easier to just purchase a gift card and call it a day. While gift cards are awesome for allowing everyone to choose what they’d love the most, they aren’t the most personal gift you can give. Don’t give up on trying to find the perfect gift when the right one doesn’t come to you immediately. If you are looking for a gift that will make an important man in your life happy, you want to make sure it really stands out. That can be tough when it seems like they already have everything. To make sure you give a gift that they love and that they don’t already have, check out these seven unique accessories.
In today’s world, where information is everything, you need to get your hands on the most trustable source of information there is. When talking about finding things on the internet, blogs are one of the best ways to make sure that you know everything there is about the product you are buying.
The best fashion photographers for inspiration: read the stories of photographers’ life and take a look at their fashion portraits. Top fashion photographers to follow in 2020.
Going shopping is a ritual on its own. Some people see it as a therapy, some just love it for the subtle rush of adrenaline it brings. Yet, some people shop for style. Thus, jackets become a sort of obsession for them.
The Pitti Connect digital platform will be open to all exhibitors and buyers from early July and throughout the whole summer.
You finally scored a date with that one person you like. It’s time to take a big leap and put your best foot forward. Not sure how you will approach the situation? Are you struggling to figure out what to wear? Learn how you can look amazing and leave a lasting impression on our date with the tips and tricks listed below.
One way to really show off your style chops is to have perfectly fitting pants. Who doesn't want to look cool and stylish these days, and getting the pants that look tailored to just your body type is one of the most important details to consider when attempting to look cool and modern.
C.L.A.S.S. is ready to meet new challenges with a wider offer of smart services and activities. The smart eco-platform embraces responsible fashion to support designers, brands, students and innovators advocating for a more sustainable and virtuous business.
The results from the May 2020 voting for Most Stylish Men show, that Johnny Depp is again most supported by his fans. He deservs it, as he passes through tought times due to his divorce. The 5 Most Stylish Men May 2020 are: Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Gerard Butler and George Clooney.
The leading international trade fair Texcare International is being postponed to 2021. "VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies supports Messe Frankfurt's decision. In view of the current circumstances caused by the COVID-19 crisis, we consider it right to postpone Texcare International to November 2021", says VDMA TFL Managing Director Elgar Straub.
The global coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of many fashion industry events that had to take place in April, May and June. However the organisers are keeping the shows by successfully turning to new virtual forums instead, writes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Reopening clothing factories across the globe must proceed with caution and receive the necessary support to do so safely, writes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. There is also massive financial pressure on factories to reopen after being hit by a flood of abandoned orders from their retail and brand customers, along with cancelled or deferred payments.
Are you tired of spending too much or not finding the right type of clothing when you go shopping? If your wardrobe screams, "Buy something fashionable!" each time you get dressed, then it may be time to reevaluate your shopping habits.
The results from the April 2020 voting for Most Stylish Men are very much alike those in March. The 5 Most Stylish Men April 2020 are Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Gerard Butler and Liam Payne.
Sweden's H&M will permanently close eight of its stores in Italy, including two in the country's fashion capital Milan. The decision is partly due to the ‘economic sustainability’ of the retail locations, according to a company spokesperson.
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"During the current global crisis, we believe that the space industry has a responsibility to share expertise, knowledge, resources, and ingenuity to aid in the fight against COVID-19. That’s why, today, we are proud to share that Virgin Galactic is meeting this responsibility head-on through a Space Act Agreement with NASA", said George Whitesides, CEO Virgin Galactic.
Bemberg™ yarns are also entirely biodegradable and ecotoxicity-free - meaning that at the end of their life circle they break down into the environment leaving no trace in terms of toxic substances as attested by the Innovhub-SSI report.
Fashion brands, producers and retailers in key consumer markets across Europe and North America are fighting for survival. Stores are closed, sales have slumped, inventories are mounting, staff are being laid off or furloughed, executives are taking pay cuts, dividends have been suspended, and companies are taking steps to shore up their liquidity. For many, the response has also been to abandon or scale-back orders, and delay – or even cancel – payments to vendors. The knock-on consequences are factory closures and the dismissal of millions of workers in some of the poorest countries in the world.
Flora Miranda, an Austrian fashion designer, based in Antwerp, Belgium, is launching an open call for virtual fashion designs. The open nature of this project facilitates a platform for the participation of all those individuals, designers, artists, students, companies or institutions wanting to express their uniqueness and groundbreaking experimentations in the virtual world of fashion.
Working in fashion is a dream for many people but starting your own fashion business can be a daunting prospect. Juggling the financial demands of a business can be one of the most difficult parts, but there are simple steps you can take to help ensure your business gets off to a good start. Here are some simple tips to help balance the finances when starting a fashion business.
Neiman Marcus Group is preparing a bankruptcy-protection filing and could become the first major US department store to fall victim to the economic climate caused by COVID-19. This will most probably happen this week, according to a person, who is close to the situation.
The European textiles and clothing sector needs urgent support in order to remain a strategic pillar of the European economy, wrote Euratex.
Lady Gaga has teamed up with the Global Citizen movement and the World Health Organisation to organise a virtual concert, which aims to celebrate health workers on the front line of the coronavirus crisis and will be broadcasted later today, April 18.
It was during the epidemic that fashion weeks took place in New York, London, Milan and Paris, where editors, buyers, and stylists from all over the world come together every year. We tell you how the spread of the virus affected the fashion industry.
This year Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia for the first time ever was arranged online, broadcasted also on Be Global Fashion Network at video.bgfashion.net with support from Russian Fashion Council and Fashion Fund. 36 brands presented their new collections, 32 of them in the form of video presentations.
We have written a lot about sustainability in the clothing industry. It is time to see how committed is the watch industry to ethical and ecological responsibility.
Day 2 of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia has finished. For the first time ever the event took place totally online. Many brands showcased their collections as video presentations online at AIZEL.RU and on other partner sites, including Be Global Fashion Network - MIETSA, AMPLITUDA, N.LEGENDA, NASTYA NEKRASOVA, Mineral Weather, SEMILETOVA, DOKUCHAEVA, DIANA ARNO, WHO I AM, RomaUvarovDesign, ONOMA:, MADFRENZY, Olya Kosterina, T3CM, RUBAN, Novaya, and IGOR GULYAEV. Others presented their lookbooks - Ceremony, LEATHER LIKE WOOD, SERAYA, and TSUGI.
If you’re like most people right now, you’re in a period of self-isolation as countries put strict lockdowns in place. While you may not be able to shop in physical stores right now, that doesn’t mean you miss out on stocking up on new clothes for yourself or your family or staying up to date on the latest fashion trends.
More than half a million unique users watched the online shows of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia and TikTok lectures on the first day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. On average, 30,000 people watched each video presentation from Moscow. At peak times the number of simultaneous connections exceeded 50,000. Moscow streams of young and famous designers are covered by media from Russia, Italy, the United Kingdom, the USA, India and other countries.
Global Fashion Agenda announced that the Copenhagen Fashion summit is postponed to October due to growing concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak. The central business event on sustainability in fashion every year sets discussions on the most critical environmental issues facing the fashion industry. It started in 2009 with a mission to drive urgent change within the framework of the UN’s Global Goals.
The results from the March 2020 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. The 5 Most Stylish Men March 2020 are Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Gerard Butler and Daniel Craig and they were determined entirely by their fans.
Russian Fashion Council has announced the dates of the virtual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. On April 4 and 5, with support of Fashion Fund, both emerging and established designers will present their new collections.
What celebrities do has always been interesting to people. During the quarantine time social media have become their stage. Let's see what some of the Most Stylish Men are doing at home recently.
Technology is now taking a front seat in communication between clothing brands and their suppliers, since the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is putting a stop to all non-essential travel. Michelle Russell, Apparel Correspondent for GlobalData, says: “Buyers are now having to rethink how they work with manufacturers on orders and product design.”
As a student, you can make a considerable contribution to environmental conservation by implementing sustainable fashion choices. The cloth-making industry is taking a toll on the environment, especially those who depend on animal products such as fur to make clothes. They also use dangerous synthetic chemicals that end up in the ecosystem.
One minute you're feeling happy, and the next moment you're bawling your eyes out. Mood swings can severely affect people, and it can be challenging to revert it to normal without help. You can seek assistance from people you trust, but sometimes these individuals aren't in your immediate vicinity.
Prysm Media Group, organisers of the White Label World Expo, has been closely monitoring updates and advice regarding the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. They have come to the difficult decision of postponing the White Label World Expo Europe in Frankfurt, Germany until the 21 & 22 October 2020.
What’s on your spring wish list? Are you anxious to swap out your sweaters for something a little more light? Try buying a few new things before the start of each season. Mainly pieces that will take you into summer, but also look for things you can wear with other items you already own! It’s all about versatility!
Is it time to start your own fashion blog? A fashion blog is easy to start, hard to keep going. Like any other blog, a fashion blog does not shine and sparkle from the first days. It takes time and endurance to create a blog, like any craft. In terms of statistics, 95% quit blogging. However, there is one reason why you should start a fashion blog today: if you do not start it now, the chance that you will do it in the future is tending to zero.
Having a regular exercise is good for your health and mental development. But many people may wonder why it’s necessary to wear the right athletic clothes. However, proper dressing in sports is something that should be taken seriously. The right athletic cloth should boost your performance regardless of the physical activities you are taking part in. Here are the main reasons why it’s necessary to select the right outfit for games.
There are several types of bags available in the market today, but more and more people are still investing in a backpack. Aside from being available in almost all online and offline retail stores, a backpack allows you to conveniently carry all of your things and can also be a great style statement. Several backpacks are also low maintenance and can secure fragile items.
The European textiles and clothing sector cares about circularity of its products. The industry is re-inventing itself to offer solutions that are workable and make a sustainable impact.
Fashion is all about confidence, trends, and standing out from the crowd. Nowadays you can look to major league sports for some of the best examples of confident and masculine fashion. To perform well in sports, you must be in tune with your body, your inner self, and have the confidence in your abilities to perform well. So much of fashion is psychological, and carrying yourself well. This is one of the reasons that some people can pull off certain outfits while others just don’t look right.
Fast fashion has come under fire time and time again as a major source for producing greenhouse gases that are harming the planet. The impact the big industry is making has led many people to turn to more sustainable sources for their clothing choices. The great thing about sustainable fashion, however, is that you can continue to look fabulous every day, without the devastating effect that fast fashion causes, such as pollution. Harmful chemicals aren’t used to produce it in the first place, and the local, biodegradable fabric isn’t wasted after it has run its course and dumped in the landfill like most used garments.
UK is looking to grow its manufacturing capability. Working in this direction, rather than off-shoring production as so many Savile Row tailors do now, Henry Herbert Tailors are inshoring - and have invested over £250,000 in the last year recruiting three new ex-Savile Row tailors, two apprentices and a new purpose built London based tailoring workshop to honour the traditions of British bespoke tailoring.
Social media has quite literally changed the world. It gives a voice to every single person and it gives us the ability to instantly connect and stay in touch with friends and family - and even conduct business. Businesses use it to promote products and services, and a new generation of social influencers has been created from it. Social media is an incredibly powerful tool, but not every government, country or company is happy for you to have unrestricted access to it.
From January next year, low-skilled workers from the EU will be denied visas under new post-Brexit immigration plans. The UK Home Office says its new points-based immigration system, effective 1 January 2021, is aimed at attracting the "brightest and the best" from around the world.
Veganism continues to gain popularity among consumers. Many people - some who don’t even identify as vegan - seek out vegan products for a variety of personal reasons. So, apparel and footwear firms are looking to join the movement.
Brad Pitt won the best supporting actor Oscar for his role as Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. His competition in the category was from Al Pacino and Joe Pesci for The Irishman, Tom Hanks for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and Anthony Hopkins for The Two Popes.
The end-of-season sales play a very significant role for women who want to upgrade their wardrobe. These are the go-to places for them if they wish to buy a new pair of stocking or an extra pair of jeans. Help by the major brands at the best times these are the places to get useful fashion items and accessories from the most trusted brand for just a fraction of the original price. This is the place where women can splurge on different items of their choice. A thing that most of the women cannot do otherwise at other times in other stores.
Being a student is a lot of fun but also comes with increasing responsibilities. Once you transition to college life, you find out there are many things you did not consider before, such as doing laundry, cooking, going grocery shopping, cleaning up the whole house, and the list can go on and on. While doing all that, you are also probably trying to save some money for social expenses (ehm, parties) and various activities that you want to get involved in.
Early in the year, many men examine their closets and think about their style and what they might need to buy to revamp their look or feel more confident. There are numerous fashion elements to think about, but in particular, there are certain essential shirt styles all men need in their closets. See if you’re sorted in this area, or if it’s time to do a little shopping to carry you through 2020 in style.
How to win a scholarship in Fashion, Design, Visual Communication or Management for 2020/2021 at IED Barcelona
If you want to start your professional future in an international environment and show your talent and creativity, you cat participate in the Scholarship Contest 2020, organized by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona. The contest is open for students from all over the world - under 26 years old.
Diamond engagement rings are traditionally viewed as the ultimate symbol of a man’s devotion and intent to marry. However, let’s face it: most modern women are anything but traditional. We’ve all come a long way from when the diamond engagement ring was first marketed.
Modern handheld devices have made sending messages with different emojis easier. The internet provides the opportunity to learn many different things such as how to type the shrug emoji ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ in one second. But, where did emojis come from?
Beach waves look very beautiful and make for the perfect hairstyle that is a famed hairstyle to go for in the summers. Many celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Alba, Blake Lively and even Beyoncé are known. Fortunately, this hairstyle looks great on women of all ages, hair type and face shape. So don’t be afraid to don this hairstyle for any occasion; maybe this explains why this hairstyle is so popular.
A good pair of pants will cure plenty of your fashion woes, as it is a versatile piece of clothing that you can wear for just about any occasion. Whereas a pair of skinny denim jeans dominated wardrobes during 2010, the end of the decade saw a shift in preference. Nowadays, people are dumping their uncomfortable, tight-fitting jeans in favor of more relaxed fit options. At the same time, denim is becoming essential for everyday wear.
Studying has taken on a completely new form. The tools that are available enable us to learn more in a shorter period of time. Social media sits at the center of this new mode of study as students have access to everything they need at any time of the day.