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.
Top ten standout colours at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2023 by Pantone
Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, the trend forecasting and colour consultancy, this season’s report features the top ten standout colours as well as current takes on five core classics we can expect to see as fashion designers introduce new Spring/Summer collections.
PITTIWAY is the theme of Pitti Immagine in January 2023
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.
Wolven at the forefront of sustainability
Wolven: a community-based sustainable active and swimwear brand focused on creating multifunctional activewear made with OEKO-TEX certified Recycled P.E.T. fabric (RPET). Wolven is unrelenting in its mission to create high quality products that connect us to our environment. In 2021 alone, Wolven removed 38,264 pounds of trash from the ocean.
7 Biggest Men's Fashion Trends 2022/2023
High fashion is changing all the time, and with the most recent fashion weeks being really popular, here are some of the men’s latest trends.
Wearable NFTs are taking the runway: Leon Bridges In Partnership With Wrangler
Wearable NFTs are taking the runway: Grammy winner Leon Bridges and iconic denim brand Wrangler have partnered with LTD.inc to create a phygital experience: NFTs of a Bridges-inspired denim suit that pair with exclusive BTS content, a VIP ticket to a fall NYFW event where Bridges will perform live, and one NFT that is embedded into an exact replica of the denim suit, scanning the NFT tag with an app provides more content and exclusive experiences.
Interview with Armenian hairstylist and colorist Srap Shirinyan
Acclaimed Armenian hairstylist and colorist Srap Shirinyan chatted with Markos Papadatos about his latest endeavors and future plans. He is an art teacher, Armenian Ambassador, and creative partner of the L’Oréal team.
Win one of the 30 Scholarships for 2022 Master Courses at Raffles Milano
Don’t miss the opportunity to study at Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, in the heart of Milan! The school is awarding 30 scholarships up to 50% of the tuition fee for Master courses in Fashion Design and Business, Photography, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design, starting in November 2022.
Pantone launched the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors Paper Traveler
It incorporates all of Pantone’s 2,625 colors, features an exclusive chip of Color of the Year 2022, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri, and helps build palettes for multiple surfaces.
Interview with David Gharibyan: Actor, producer, and Armenian media personality
Armenian media personality, actor, and producer David (Davit) Gharibyan chatted with Markos Papadatos on November 24.
Atanas Lazarov: I would like people to be infected with kindness instead of the virus
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.
Men’s Fashion Trends: How To Look Your Best in 2021
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.
Pantone colors of the year 2021 - Ultimate Gray and Illuminating
Pantone color of the year 2021 was announced - PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating.
The Best 4 Men’s Fashion Trends To Look Out For This Fall
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.
Autumn-Winter 2021/2022 fashion trends from Premiére Vision Paris
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.
Covid-19 and fashion transformations
Happiness in misery! The coronavirus pandemic is about to ruin the fashion industry and cross out fashion trends, on the one hand, but on the other, it gives us new opportunities. What kind? This is mostly about new chances for ingenuity, imagination and original ideas. For example, there is an increasing interest in color styling, adding more colors in our appearance. Some of the world's movie stars and pop artists have changed their hair to bright colors - Hillary Duff dyed her hair blue, and Jennifer Love Hewitt posted an Instagram photo of her with pink hair.
Ravazzolo Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Ravazzolo presented their latest collection for Spring/Summer 2020. The Italian brand once again showed a collection with unique garments.
Tagliatore Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Tagliatore introduces ‘Extralight’ concept for or the Spring Summer 2020 season, creating super light garments and redefining the concept of elegance.
Billionaire Autumn/Winter 2020 collection
This season, the luxury brand Billionaire finds inspiration in the ultimate playboy, Jay Gatsby. The title character in F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel – and later immortalised on screen by Robert Redford and Leonardo DiCaprio – Gatsby is the original Billionaire man: a party-thrower extraordinaire, a jet- setting tycoon and a legendary style icon. Here, he is updated into a modern dandy for the new roaring twenties…
Win 1 of the 15 scholarships for the International Masters in Design and Fashion 2020/2021 from Raffles Milano
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, which is located in the center of Milan, will award 15 scholarships. The students can receive up to 50% coverage of the tuition fee, for the Masters programs starting November Fashion Design and Business, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design, and Photography. All taught in English.
Belvest Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Travel is the matrix, the common trait that defines the identity of the contemporary man, alive in the photos shot by photographers and documentarists of the youth generation, imagery through the lens of style and the evocative tale of fashion. The Belvest menswear collection for spring-summer 2020 launches from this inspiration redefining that art of ease in dressing inspired by the great Renaissance painter Giovanni Battista Moroni, ongoing exhibition at the Frick collection in New York and much loved for its visionary art by the father of the company, Aldo Nicoletto.
Cesare Attolini Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Cesare Attolini is considered the synonym of Neapolitan tailoring tradition, worldwide. Nature. Art. Know-how. Traditions. Lost over time. Roots and sky. Emotions. The story of a day spent in the heart of the Itria Valley.
Brioni Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Slowness and speed, confidence and ease. A fast ride on the car, at sunset. Enjoying sunrise walking quietly along the river Tiber. Brioni keeps evolving its sartorial code while keeping true to the roots. Roman roots: an attitude towards dressing that’s nonchalant, probably a bit absent minded, and masculinely so.
Berluti Spring/Summer 2020 collection
A sense of augmented reality sets the tone for the Berluti collection for Spring-Summer 2020. In his continual observance of the artisanal heritage of the maison, artistic director Kris Van Assche shines an imaginative light on the features of its legacy.
Paul Smith Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Collaging colours, textures and fabrics, the latest Paul Smith collection takes inspiration from Paul’s trips to downtown New York during the 1970s.
Boglioli Spring/Summer 2020 collection
The arts have always influenced each other, exchanging images, shapes, concepts and ideas. In particular, art and fashion have influenced each other over the years.
Manuel Ritz Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Manuel Ritz's journey continues in Morocco, the place from which the brand takes inspiration for the 2020 spring summer collection. An exciting journey through the streets of Marrakech and the arid lands of the surrounding desert, among the colors of the souk of Medina and the charming courtyards of the riads.
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.
Franklin Eugene Triumph - Men's Fall/Winter 2020/2021
Franklin Eugene International LLC has released the look book for Franklin Eugene’s latest menswear collection, FRANKLIN EUGENE TRIUMPH. A masculine color palette is reflected in army and bark greens, blues, grey, and black. Strong cuts, a clean affect and lines remain hallmarks of the brand. “With an eye on reducing the carbon footprint from creating collections, we present a capsule that fully embodies the passion, quality, and creative style affectations for which the brand is known.” noted Mr. Eugene.
Special Guest Stefano Pilati presented "Random Identities" collection at Pitti Uomo 97
Random Identities, the first independent venture by Stefano Pilati, will be Special Guest of Pitti Uomo 97 (7-10 January 2020). The collection which was unveiled for the first time by the designer in 2017, will be the protagonist of a special event in Florence on Thursday, January 9th.
L.B.M. 1911 Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
L.B.M. 1911 collection is developed through a concept of casual elegance combined with tailoring quality and appeal, characterized by a high level of innovation and attention to detail. The fits reflect the latest trends and the garments are dyed by the exclusive dyeing process and special washing.
The Pantone Color of the Year 2020 - Classic Blue
The Pantone Color of the Year 2020 has just been announced, and it’s Pantone 19-4502 Classic Blue! Classic Blue symbolizes protection, stability, peace, and confidence, as well as encouraging deep thinking, open mindfulness, and communication.
Win 10 scholarships for the International Masters in Product Design and Fashion Design 2020
Raffles Milano Istituto Moda e Design, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is allocating 10 scholarships for its International Masters in Product Design and Fashion Design starting in February 2020. The goal of Raffles Milano is to encourage young and deserving talents to complete their education in a top-level Master in Milan.
Scabal Autumn/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Scabal’s new Autumn Winter collections journey forward with the introduction of a new luxury capsule drawing inspiration from both the British Countryside and the urban city landscape. Wool trench coats and corduroy suits are styled together for a smart country casual look, while tailored hunting jackets are paired with cosy cashmere knits and wool flannel trousers ideal for style and warmth when exploring the outdoors.
Tiger of Sweden Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Tiger of Sweden's Fall/Winter 2019 collection takes inspiration from a brief creative period ranging from the mid 1910’s through to the start of the 1930’s known as Swedish Grace. A period when architecture, art and craft balanced between a classic and modern expression. It was a time full of creativity influenced by the big changes that was happening in society and the world as a whole. The fall of empires, the dawn of new democracies, the introduction of universal right to vote in Sweden.
Luigi Bianchi Mantova Autumn/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Historic brand, created at the same time as the Company, Luigi Bianchi Mantova fully expresses the sartorial taste of Made in Italy, constant stylist research and exclusivity.
Tagliatore Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Thinking about the future while looking at the past. The sartorial expression that acts as a sumptuous celebration of fabrics and cuts, perceptions and elements in a complete balance between tradition and innovation.
Remus Uomo Autumn/Winter 2019-2020 collection
The new collection from Remus Uomo for autumn/winter ’19 has been informed and inspired by a broad range of cultural and fashion influences which combine to create a unique but commercial offering for the new season.
Daniele Niboli Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Between bullfighters and senoras the collection by Daniele Niboli is a homage to the flamboyant charm of Southern Spain.
Men's Street Fashion Ideas from the Top Menswear Fashion Capitals
Looking for the latest trends in men's street fashion? Get some ideas here for your new look straight from the top menswear fashion capitals of the world.
Manuel Ritz Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Freedom is the keyword by Manuel Ritz that in this season plays on the reinterpretations of the classics its way: contemporaneity, liveliness, dynamism. Manuel Ritz’s DNA becomes this way first fashion and then an item, proposing for the Fall/Winter 2019-20 two worlds of reference: Mountain andRoyal Funk, which dialogue between them creating unusual mixes played on the trajectory matter-texture.
Angelo Nardelli Spring-Summer 2020 collection
Apulia and Salento with their colours and perfumes inspire again Spring-Summer 2020 Angelo Nardelli collection.
Cesare Attolini Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
The unique value of each Cesare Attolini garment lies in a series of meaningful details. Each garment is made entirely by hand in the Casalnuovo tailor’s shop, on the outskirts of Naples. It takes 25 to 30 hours to make a suit.
Belvest Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
The journey, or rather the desire to travel, is the peculiar character of our times. A window that opens upon the future, an instantaneous snapshot captured by a smartphone, or a briskly multilingual chat. Belvest's menswear collection for autumn-winter 2019-2020 takes its inspiration from the multifaceted traveler of today, that in every moment of his life seeks authentic emotional luxury. A dashing style, inspired by the new ethos, where couture is casual yet of great visual impact.
Isaia Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
In the Men's Collection for the next winter season, which bears the name of Coral Damie, Isaia's constant support and active participation in the life of the greatest Neapolitan has become creative inspiration. The colours, the soft and opulent atmospheres, both representative and enveloping which, through the neoclassical taste impressed by Antonio Niccolini at the beginning of the nineteenth century, characterise the San Carlo, are translated in-to a precious palette of soft and dense colours that tell of timeless stories, lyrical passions and intense musical sensations.
Last Days of Summer fashion tips for men
As we approach the end of the summer months, everyone starts to think about what kind of fashions might be coming in for the autumn. Of course, you will always want to stay ahead of the game, and this means that you will be on the lookout for the kind of fashion that you should invest in, so that you’re ready for autumn to arrive. With this in mind, we have worked hard to put together a great selection of fashion ideas that will see you right through late summer and into early autumn.
Ravazzolo Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
The Italian brand Ravazzolo presented its Autumn/Winter 2019-2020 collection. One collection full of colours of fall - brown, beige, grey, orange and burgundy.
Valentino Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Men that explore methods that allow a freedom of being and of definition. Masculinity that fluidifies.
Gabriele Passini Fall/Winter 2019 collection
Tartan occupies a major role in Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection of Gabriele Passini. Taken to n-th degree, it crops up on jackets, shirts, coats, scarves and capes, inspiring top-to-toe looks with authentic old English undertones where the time honoured Scottish plaid has found its way onto Italian semi combed flannel which are unlined and featherlight.
Billionaire Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Welcome to The Grill, Manhattan’s ultimate destination for luxurious, stylish dining and entertainment. A mid-century midtown pleasure palace designed by Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe, covered in French walnut walls and Lee Krasner paintings, and filled with historic atmosphere – this is where JFK came to celebrate after Marilyn Monroe’s breathy rendition of Happy Birthday. So, where better in New York for the powerhouse Philipp Plein Group to stage its 20th-anniversary show?