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Over 56 000 visitors came to seek inspiration and innovation at the September 2019 edition of Premiere Vision Paris

Over 56 000 visitors came to seek inspiration and innovation at the September 2019 edition of Premiere Vision Paris

The September 2019 edition of Premiere Vision Paris, the leading professional show for the creative fashion industry, was held from 17 to 19 September in Paris Nord Villepinte. The event, dedicated to the autumn-winter 2020-21 collections, welcomed 56,154 visitors from across the globe.

Great creative energy, co-labs, significant guests and brand mix are White Milano's winning assets

Great creative energy, co-labs, significant guests and brand mix are White Milano's winning assets

WHITE Milano keeps achieving outstanding results. The Tradeshow closes its September edition with 27.934 visitors (3% more than in September 2018). The buyers have increased by 2%, foreign buyers have reached 9%, while Italy has dropped by 1%.

A Toolkit for DIY Menswear and Fashion Accessories

A Toolkit for DIY Menswear and Fashion Accessories

It turns out that do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion extends well beyond sewing buttons onto old shirts. In fact, DIY is a core component of ethical fashion because it finds new ways to preserve and upcycle old materials into new pieces. Many key items in menswear collections can be repurposed using basic DIY techniques. This method offers a low-cost alternative for sprucing up your wardrobe without buying into fast fashion trends.

a.Testoni Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection

a.Testoni Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection

The new a.testoni advertising campaign was shot on location in Milan, in a futuristic space, featuring dramatic planes of visionary colours, designed by architect Aldo Rossi in 1968. A metropolitan, architectural icon that transcends short-lived trends, as do a.testoni’s shoes and bags.

MUNICH FABRIC START - Sustainability, digitisation and technology shape fashion

MUNICH FABRIC START - Sustainability, digitisation and technology shape fashion

The recent MUNICH FABRIC START, held from 3 to 5 September 2019 in Munich, Germany, launched the new Hall 8 and an extended exhibitor portfolio to once again convince the sector of the innovation and information platform. Featuring highly concentrated themes, new exhibition formats and numerous expert-led panel discussions, keynotes and lectures. Now spread over eight halls, for the very first time over 1,000 international suppliers showcased more than 2,000 collections in the Fabrics, Additionals, Denim and Sourcing segments for Autumn/Winter 2020/2021.

Impressive and full of technologies - textile production machines

Impressive and full of technologies - textile production machines

Modern textile production goes back to the years of the First industrial revolution. In just a few decades, in the late 18th and first half of the 19th century, the manufacturing system has been replaced by industrial processes. There are huge machines, which are processing quantities of raw material which were not possible by then. Only decades later the conveyor lines and mass production were implemented. But what is the situation today?

Review of the 33rd Collection Premiere Moscow

Review of the 33rd Collection Premiere Moscow

With stable results, the 33rd edition of CPM – Collection Premiere Moscow drew to a successful close on 6 September 2019. Around 1,300 brands from 30 countries exhibited their collections for the spring/summer 2020 season in 16 halls of the Expocentre exhibition grounds. As always, CPM attracted a highly professional audience of buyers and experts to Moscow: around 21,300 professional visitors from 50 countries with a focus on Europe and South Asia.

Munich Fabric Start awards - 7th Hightex Award

Munich Fabric Start awards - 7th Hightex Award

The winners of the 7th HighTex Award have been announced. Given the large number of competitive new products from international fabric producers, it was no easy task for the expert jury consisting of Philip Langer, Iris Schlomski, Christoph Hornung, Alex Vogt, Simon Angel and Jo Baumgartner to reach an unanimous decision.

Lanificio Mario Bellucci fabrics

Lanificio Mario Bellucci fabrics

Lanificio Mario Bellucci was founded in 1950 in Prato, a large textile center located just a few kilometers from Florence. Already from the early 60's, the company has been specialized in novelty fabrics, creating a large commercial market both in Italy and internationally.

Watch Out!: The Most Expensive Men's Watches of All Time

Watch Out!: The Most Expensive Men's Watches of All Time

Got a little extra money to spend and put on your wrist? What are the most expensive men's watches of all time? Check out this guide to find out.

Presley Gerber - male model and photographer

Presley Gerber - male model and photographer

Presley Gerber is the eldest child and son of supermodel Cindy Crawford and her husband, businessman Rande Gerber. He is an aspiring photographer. He was born via home birth in Brentwood, California. He has a strong following on Instagram more than 550 000 followers, where he shares his photography skills. He is the older brother of model Kaia Gerber and has a dedicated Instagram account, kbyp, of photos he takes of his sister.

The consolidator of the Bulgarian textile sector

The consolidator of the Bulgarian textile sector

Professional forums are of leading importance for every business sector. In 2019, from 25 to 27 September, the textile industry branch will gather for the second consecutive year at Inter Expo Center, where TMT Expo will be held. The Forum will welcome the visitors with even more innovations and technologies, as well as with almost 25% increase in the exhibition area.

Style Tips For Mens Dress Shoes

Style Tips For Mens Dress Shoes

An educated gentleman is well aware of the many different types of men’s dress shoes, and the most popular styles include the Oxford, Derby Shoes, Brogues or Wingtips, Monk Straps, Dress Boots, and Loafers. There’s always a pair of men’s dress shoes that are suitable for smart casual to formal occasions.

Trends in materials for Autumn/Winter 2020-2021

Trends in materials for Autumn/Winter 2020-2021

Season after season companies surprise us with their research and innovation, but also with their great attention and curiosity about trend proposals. In addition to following the strong style stimuli suggested by Milano Unica, they integrate each piece with originality and sophistication

Exclusive qualities and efficient sourcing at VIEW PREMIUM SELECTION

Exclusive qualities and efficient sourcing at VIEW PREMIUM SELECTION

On July 16th анд 17th 2019, leading international fabric, trim and denim suppliers will present more than 400 collections featuring their preview programs and current developments for the new Autumn.Winter 20/21 season.

Trabaldo Togna Fall/Winter 2020 collection

Trabaldo Togna Fall/Winter 2020 collection

Trabaldo Togna's Autumn/Winter 2020 collection evolves interpreting the trends of the moment. Together with Estrato classical worsted suits in pure wool, they present new articles thought for upper casual clothes and luxury sportswear.

Bespoke hats by Gamble and Gunn

Bespoke hats by Gamble and Gunn

British Hat Designers Gamble and Gunn offer a range of bespoke quality head wear for men and women. With keen attention to detail and commitment to high quality workmanship, Gamble and Gunn aim to create hats that you will want to wear now and always. A Gamble and Gunn hat is part of your unique journey, it's as full of character, energy and colour just as you are.

Tollegno 1900 - sustainability and comfort - key concept in latest collection

Tollegno 1900 - sustainability and comfort - key concept in latest collection

It's a journey into the future that draws strength from its heritage, finds its guiding light in innovation, makes comfort its vocation and colour and pattern its distinguishing marks. This is the mood of the 2020-2021 Fall-Winter fabric collection by Tollegno 1900 that focuses on materials that give life to garments in which sustainability, confirmed by a line of products made using cashmere fibre regenerated up to 100 percents, is combined with more casual and performing features of which 3D WOOL is the main feature.

Best Places to Find Custom Cowboy Boots near You

Best Places to Find Custom Cowboy Boots near You

Custom Cowboy Boots are becoming increasingly popular - especially amongst the fashion-forward individuals. With custom cowboy boots, you have something that can last long and give you the comfort you need in your daily activities. They are stylish, modern, and extremely comfortable.

The professionals from the textile industry will meet at the exhibition TMT Expo in Bulgaria

The professionals from the textile industry will meet at the exhibition TMT Expo in Bulgaria

For the second consecutive year the representatives of the textile sector will gather in Bulgaria. From 25 to 27 September, the second edition of the exhibition TMT Expo will take place at the International Expo Center in Sofia. The Forum will build an ecosystem to present trends in materials, machinery and technology in the textile industry, building professional contacts and sustainable business.

What you Must Know Before Buying the Tortuga Outbreaker Travel Backpack

What you Must Know Before Buying the Tortuga Outbreaker Travel Backpack

There are a lot of important things to consider when you’re going travelling, but choosing a good backpack in vital. There are a lot of things you need to think about when you’re selecting your bag, including its aesthetic look, its durability and its ability to fit all of your desired belongings. But what bag do you actually choose?

How to Pick the Right Glasses for Your Face Shape

How to Pick the Right Glasses for Your Face Shape

For many of us, glasses are an everyday essential to ensure we can see clearly and get on with our day. Interestingly, though, there’s a traditional school of thought that glasses should be low-key and neutral so that they don’t stand out.

Pitti Immagine Uomo 96 - Final figures

Pitti Immagine Uomo 96 - Final figures

Pitti Uomo is confirmed as a global crossroads for trends, new ideas and the launches of innovative men's fashion and lifestyle projects 30,000 visitors in total and over 18,500 buyers from 100 foreign countries for an edition dominated by tremendous energy and optimism in a difficult year for international trade. Good performances and growth for some important markets like France, Turkey, Hong Kong, Belgium and Russia; a slight drop in numbers for China, Germany, Spain, Japan and in Italian buyers.

Guest Nation - China at Pitti Uomo 96

Guest Nation - China at Pitti Uomo 96

The most promising names on the new creative Chinese scene will be the protagonists in Florence with the GUEST NATION special project, promoted by the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery in collaboration with Shanghai Fashion Week on the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 96.

Harris Tweed: Authenticity is the new luxury

Harris Tweed: Authenticity is the new luxury

Authenticity is the new luxury. Rules for the weaving of genuine Harris Tweed cloth from the archipelago Islands off the West Coast of Scotland are incredibly strict and were recorded as acts of Parliament over a century ago. Genuine Harris Tweeds are produced by just a few mills and many are hand woven by crofters living a self sustaining life on the island ensuring a very low carbon footprint for the fabric. The Harris Tweed Authority hand checks all production and authenticates it with the famous orb logo.

Milano Unica will present high end fabrics and accessories for Autumn/Winter 2020-2021

Milano Unica will present high end fabrics and accessories for Autumn/Winter 2020-2021

Milano Unica is now working on the 29th edition, to be held at Fieramilano Rho on July 9, 10 and 11, 2019. The trade show will present the collection of high end fabrics and accessories for the Autumn/Winter 2020-2021 season. The area dedicated to exhibitors, selected among the best European producers, will be supplemented by the usual numerous Theme Areas and projects that have become a consolidated appointment.

E. Marinella celebrates with a special event at Pitti Uomo

E. Marinella celebrates with a special event at Pitti Uomo

E. Marinella, the sartorial brand of Neapolitan origin tells its centenary history made up of four generations in an exclusive event to be held at Pitti Immagine Uomo, as the brand’s first official presence on the Pitti Uomo international calendar.

Drumohr with a debut at Pitti Uomo

Drumohr with a debut at Pitti Uomo

Drumohr, the historic brand founded in 1770 in Dumfries in the Scottish Highlands, which today is totally Made in Italy and recognized for the design of its garments, the extremely high quality of its materials, and the elegance of its collections, renews its presence at this edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo, but in a completely new and central space on the Top Floor.

Gallery Düsseldorf - for Agencies and Premium Brands, Contemporary, Design and Avantgarde, Accessories and Shoes, Evening and Occasion

Gallery Düsseldorf - for Agencies and Premium Brands, Contemporary, Design and Avantgarde, Accessories and Shoes, Evening and Occasion

Gallery Düsseldorf will take place from 20 to 22 July 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The "Alte Schmiedehallen", the main hall of Gallery for the official three days of the fair, will be divided into two distinctly different areas from July 2019: one third of the hall will be taken up by accessories and shoes from the Premium, Urban and Contemporary segments. With a focus on design, avantgarde and evening, the remaining two thirds of the other side of the hall will be reserved for fashion. A geometric guidance system underlines this new, clear segmentation. Two diagonal axes in the Fashion Zone further enhance the aesthetic clarity, the high level of service and the improved layout of the new hall allocation.

Advantages of Steel-Toe Boot and Shoe for Working Men

Advantages of Steel-Toe Boot and Shoe for Working Men

Safety is vital when you’re at work. Regardless of the type of job you have right now, you should be able to accomplish your responsibilities effectively without compromising your safety. If you’re working in the construction industry or other industrial settings, using a steel-toe boot or shoe is a necessity. Aside from being a requirement from the occupational safety and health legislation, using a steel-toe boot or shoe for work can ensure your safety in more ways than one.

5 Essential Spring Shoes for 2019

5 Essential Spring Shoes for 2019

Here are the essential spring shoes for 2019.

Let’s Face It, You Need Better Underwear

Let’s Face It, You Need Better Underwear

Having underwear that fits, is comfortable, and looks good is essential. How do you know what underwear is right for you? Do you prefer boxers or briefs? There are many factors to take into consideration when choosing the right kind of underwear for your body.

What about Merino wool denim?

What about Merino wool denim?

As denim continues to remain one of the world’s most popular fabrics, it was only a matter of time before brands began incorporating a high-performance fibre such as Merino wool into their denim.

Why Seiko Watches are a Fantastic Present for Men

Why Seiko Watches are a Fantastic Present for Men

Watches are one of those things that sit slightly outside of an obvious classification, being part functional necessity, and (in some cases) part fashion accessory; and although these days the popularity of mobile phones means fewer people wear a watch daily, most of us own at least one.

The international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies h+h cologne 2019 goes green

The international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies h+h cologne 2019 goes green

The world's largest trade fair for creative handicraft & hobby supplies, h+h cologne that came to a close in Cologne on Sunday this year had around 16,500 trade visitors from 80 countries (2018: 73 countries). In this way it marked a further chapter in the success story of the international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies.

Micro-factories will be the focal subject at Texprocess 2019

Micro-factories will be the focal subject at Texprocess 2019

Micro-Factories show integrated production processes. They become more and more popular at trade fairs and exhibitions. Micro-factories will be the focal subject at the coming Texprocess in Frankfurt, 14-17 May 2019.

Clerici Tessuto presented collections of men's accessories for the Church's and Fabio Ferretti

Clerici Tessuto presented collections of men's accessories for the Church's and Fabio Ferretti

Clerici Tessuto is one of the most important textiles manufacturers in the world for the luxury sector, with ranges for men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and home furnishing.

Hip Hop Jewelry Wholesale

Hip Hop Jewelry Wholesale

The current industry for hip hop jewelry wholesale is fed by a culture that encompasses a way of living of music, vogue and its personal terminology. And it is the music celebrities in particular, which have had the strongest effect to the wholesale jewelry marketplace.

How to judge the quality of leather belts for men

How to judge the quality of leather belts for men

A leather belt can make or break a man’s outfit. Once you’ve identified the style, width, pattern and grain you’re after for your leather belt, it is important to assess the quality of your product. But how to judge the quality of leather belts for men? There are several criteria: the maison that produces them, of course, but also the quality of the leather itself, the quality of the buckle and the stitching work. Duret Paris offer a wide variety of leather belts for men which pass those tests with flying colours.

Dress for Success at Your First Trade Show

Dress for Success at Your First Trade Show

Trade shows are a perfect outlet for expanding brand awareness of your brick-and-mortar business. Communities often rally in support of small local companies, but they have to know who you are and what you stand for.

Munich Fabric Start takes a share in the new heritage

Munich Fabric Start takes a share in the new heritage

Following intense networking and jointly realised projects we bring together what belongs together: MUNICH FABRIC START Exhibitions GmbH now takes a share in New Heritage – the Festival for Timeless Fashion – held once a year in Munich and D?sseldorf since 2017. The organisers of the trade fairs are now complementing each other to continue the successful course already charted.

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019

The industry looks forward to Texprocess, the leading trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials, taking place in Frankfurt from 14 to 17 May 2019. "Sales in the entire German Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 5.7 percent in real terms yearon-year in the months from January to October 2018," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at Texprocess's international press conference in Frankfurt.

Datacolor® partners with Color Solutions International to improve textile color identification with ColorReaderPRO

Datacolor® partners with Color Solutions International to improve textile color identification with ColorReaderPRO

Datacolor®, a global leader in color management technology, announced today a new partnership with the leading provider of color standards and color communication tools for the textile industry, Color Solutions International (CSI). Using Datacolor’s portable color measurement device, ColorReaderPRO, fashion and apparel brands can now precisely select and identify color from multiple color libraries. The implementation of CSI’s branded version, which includes the ColorWallTM and the ability to add a brand’s own colors on the ColorReaderPRO offer tremendous time and cost savings to the textile industry by eliminating the need to manually search and match textile color samples with swatches or color codes.

Joop! presents Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection at Pitti Uomo

Joop! presents Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection at Pitti Uomo

Joop!, the brand of German origins with a strong identity, presents at Pitti Uomo the highlights of its men’s Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection named Urban Ambassadors.

7 men’s accessories that can never go out of trend

7 men’s accessories that can never go out of trend

Men’s accessories are often under-thought. In reality, even they are a sign of the well-dressed man. Just like women’s accessories, they also bring a sense of completeness in a man’s look. Whether it is a watch, belt, wallet or even a bag, they are the pieces that bring a man’s look together.

h+h cologne: Emotions as the route to success

h+h cologne: Emotions as the route to success

With over 400 exhibitors, h+h cologne will be offering the largest selection of textile handicrafts in the world from 29 to 31 March 2019. Not only current products and trends from the sections sewing, crocheting, knitting, embroidery and crafting await the trade visitors from all over the globe.

Savile Row Bespoke Association

Savile Row Bespoke Association

With such an incredible product receiving little by way of deserved recognition in recent years, The Savile Row Bespoke Association was formed in 2004 through an alliance of five like-minded houses – Anderson & Sheppard, Dege & Skinner, Gieves & Hawkes, H. Huntsman & Sons and Henry Poole & Co. – tailors which understood the need for a trade association capable of safeguarding Savile Row’s unique bespoke standards.

Lanificio Zignone Autumn/Winter 2019: Fabrics with spontaneous depth

Lanificio Zignone Autumn/Winter 2019: Fabrics with spontaneous depth

In the year of Zignone’s fiftieth anniversary, the fabric collection for autumn-winter of 2019 pays tribute to the dynamism that distinguishes the wool mill since its origins, bringing a new awareness to its idea of contemporary elegance.

Sidonios Malhas - a textile company focused on the production of knitted fabrics

Sidonios Malhas - a textile company focused on the production of knitted fabrics

Sidonios Malhas was established on 8th June 1984, based on the spirit of initiative and experience of its founders, Sidonio Ferreira da Silva and his son Sidonio Teixeira da Silva, adopting the legal form of a Firm.

Ekster® Launched the First Voice-activated Smart Wallet

Ekster® Launched the First Voice-activated Smart Wallet

After raising over $1,000,000 in their previous crowd-funding campaign, Ekster®, the world’s largest smart wallet brand, has launched their third-generation product line. Their trackable RFID-blocking wallet provides the fastest card access to date and is solar-charged.