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PREMIÈRE VISION NEW YORK: a significant increase and diversification of the offer

PREMIÈRE VISION NEW YORK: a significant increase and diversification of the offer

For its 32nd edition taking place this January 19th and 20th, Première Vision New York marks a new stage in its evolution. Already known for its premium offer of fabrics, accessories and textile designs, the show now broadens to include leather and manufacturing. The event, already the North American market leader, thus becomes a unique destination for buyers to develop collections, now bringing five activity sectors together under one roof.

Modefabriek Amsterdam - 24 and 25 January 2016

Modefabriek Amsterdam - 24 and 25 January 2016

Modefabriek is the leading innovative and distinctive B2B trades how for fashion in the Benelux region. It is a fashion fair with over 19,000 professional visitors from the Netherlands, Europe and overseas and showcases more than 600 brands/labels. It takes place from January 24 & 25, 2016, at Westergas-area and brings over 25,000 fashion professionals and interested parties from varying industries together.

Vania Djaferovic - the iron knight

Vania Djaferovic - the iron knight

Big Brother is one of the most provocative shows, we have ever seen on TV.

Why is wool the best material for men's suits

Why is wool the best material for men's suits

- Wool absorbs up to 30% of its weight in moisture without feeling damp.
- Wool absorbs and releases moisture quickly, thus allowing the fabric to "breathe".
- Wool is dirt resistant, flame resistant, and, in many weaves, resists wear and tear...

Tallia di Delfino - the history of the Italian suit cloth

Tallia di Delfino - the history of the Italian suit cloth

In an are of steeped in an ancient weaving tradition where pristine waters flow, the Fratelli Tallia di Delfino wool mill came into being in 1903. The world renowned brand is highly regarded for its high-end menswear fabric and recognised world-wide for its mastery in the production of the finest luxury suit cloth.

Montblanc cufflinks - strive for perfection

Montblanc cufflinks - strive for perfection

In days gone by, people believed that if a person touched an object, that object would form a bond with a part of their soul. Today, such a thought seems almost absurd ... Until you enter the realm of Montblanc´s master craftsmen. We chose to show you the cufflinks of Montblanc - different and stylish.

Neulana Elite - an innovative new fabric made from 100 per cent Merino wool

Neulana Elite - an innovative new fabric made from 100 per cent Merino wool

The new range, known as Neulana, comprises four different fabrics designed for producing a wide range of apparel and accessories. These include NEULANA Elite for elegant and luxury suits, NEULANA Protect for machine washable and weather resistant coats and jackets, NEULANA Air for upper or smart casual wear and NEULANA Accessori for the ultimate in accessories including scarves and shawls.

Panorama Berlin Fall/Winter 2016/2017 - The European Marketplace for leading fashion brands

Panorama Berlin Fall/Winter 2016/2017 - The European Marketplace for leading fashion brands

From 19 to 21 January 2016 Panorama Berlin will present a contemporary and relevant selection of women's and men's collections, shoes, accessories and lifestyle articles by market leading brands. Panorama Berlin is the biggest fair in Europe with over 650 exhibitors.

William Halsted - a part of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world

William Halsted - a part of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world

The company was founded in 1875 in Bradford by William Halstead (1815-1924). Late in 1889 with the business expanding rapidly, William built Stanley Mills to which the company transferred in 1890 and still operates from today. The business has been run by a further five members of the family until in 2006 the company was acquired by SIL Holdings Ltd, another Bradford based family textile business. SIL are one of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world.

Holland & Sherry produce the finest cloth

Holland & Sherry produce the finest cloth

From its conception, over 170 years ago, Holland & Sherry has continued to supply prestigious tailors and luxury brands with the finest cloth. In 1836 Stephen George Holland & Frederick Sherry began the business as woollen merchants at 10 Old Bond Street, London, specialising in both woollen and silk cloths.

Hield Brothers - a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth

Hield Brothers - a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth

Hield Brothers was established in 1922 during the reign of His Majesty King George V of the United Kingdom, a year which saw the British Empire at its largest ever, covering one-quarter of the world's population. The company was founded by entrepreneurs David and Hugh Hield under the name Hield Brothers in West Yorkshire as a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth.

British model Oliver Cheshire among the nominees for the Most Stylish Man 2015 prize

British model Oliver Cheshire among the nominees for the Most Stylish Man 2015 prize

Fashion experts define Oliver as one of the most stylish man in Britain and if you think that he deserves this prize support him for the BGFN readers' voting for Most Stylish Men 2015. Share his page OLIVER CHESHIRE with your friends and each of you will have the chance to win a made-to-measure men's suit jacket.

From Sheep to Suit - the process of manufacturing cloth by Taylor and Lodge

From Sheep to Suit - the process of manufacturing cloth by Taylor and Lodge

Taylor & Lodge uses only the finest wool from around the world and works exclusively with some of these Merino sheep farms.

Noah Mills for David Yurman Fall Winter 2015 campaign

Noah Mills for David Yurman Fall Winter 2015 campaign

The male top model Noah Mills is the star in the David Yurman Fall Winter 2015 campaign.

Sean O'Pry alongside Katy Perry in H&M's 2015 Christmas campaign

Sean O'Pry alongside Katy Perry in H&M's 2015 Christmas campaign

After Sean O'Py appeared in Madonna's music video 'Girl Gone Wild' and in Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space', now his next part is in H&M's Christmas campaign for 2015 in which Katy Perry is in the leading role of a Christmas fairy.

David Gandy covers Esquire Mexico

David Gandy covers Esquire Mexico

eading model David Gandy expands his strong portfolio with two new covers, shot by photographer John Russo, for the November edition of Esquire Mexico.

Mark Vanderloo in Ettore Bugatti campaign

Mark Vanderloo in Ettore Bugatti campaign

As you know, Mark Vanderloo is one of the most famous male models in the world. He was born in Waddinxveen, the Netherlands, in 1968 and has been the primary model for Hugo Boss black-and-white print ads and billboards since 2005. One of Mark's most recent works is for the Ettore Bugatti Fall-Winter 2015/2016 advertising campaign and lookbook.

Joseph H. Clissold - a company with traditions

Joseph H. Clissold - a company with traditions

Worsted cloth has been manufactured in and around the valleys of Bradford and Huddersfield, Yorkshire for hundreds of years. Weavers and finishers were attracted to the area by the abundant supply of soft water from the Pennine hills for power and to use as part of the finishing process of cloth.

Men's Fashion Cluster

Men's Fashion Cluster

The Men's Fashion Cluster (MFC) is a union of fashion designers and fashion business professionals from more than 50 countries (mainly from Europe and the USA). It completes projects in the field of men's fashion, supports the fashion designers and the fashion industry.

Alfred Brown weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool

Alfred Brown weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool

Alfred Brown specializes in weaving worsted fabrics from merino wool, the properties of which are good drape, soft texture, strength and versatility. Their fabrics are mainly used for men’s suits and jackets.

Bower Roebuck - a skill, a craft, an art

Bower Roebuck - a skill, a craft, an art

The world’s leading designers, garment makers, merchants and tailors turn to Bower Roebuck to produce elaborate and adventurous fabrics that enhance their latest collections. More importantly, they also rely upon us to create the subtle cloths that satisfy the classic tastes of connoisseurs. Enlightened individuals understand that exquisite cloth is more than just an adornment. A perfectly tailored garment in our fabric is a very personal experience which enhances the senses and calms the spirit.

John Foster weaving quality fabrics

John Foster weaving quality fabrics

John Foster is, historically and culturally, much more significant than just being the story of a company renowned for weaving quality worsted and worsted/mohair fabrics for almost 200 years. It is the story of a textile entrepreneur and his family business that built an entire community around its famous Black Dyke Mills in Queensbury, near Bradford. The company built houses, the village hall and leisure facilities to ensure the well-being of its highly skilled workforce. Always an innovator, John Foster took first prize for alpaca and mohair fabrics and the gold medal for yarns at the Great Exhibition in 1851.

Atelier Umbrella costs 8 000 dollars

Atelier Umbrella costs 8 000 dollars

he Atelier Umbrella from visvim’s 2015 Autumn/Winter collection costs exactly $8,000. Hiroki Nakamura, founder of Japan-based visvim, has designed the Atelier Umbrella, which is result of six months of craftsmanship in Paris using carefully sourced materials.

Rampley & Co pocket squares

Rampley & Co pocket squares

The pocket square is an accessory that is steeped in history, and they pride themselves in keeping its traditional elements alive in the company today. They place a lot of emphasis on unique designs and quality craftsmanship when creating a Rampley & Co pocket square.

Men's scarves by Burberry

Men's scarves by Burberry

Men's scarves in a selection of colours, checks and prints, in two weights. The iconic cashmere designs are made in Scotland and can be monogrammed.

Sustainability agenda drives attendance at ITMA 2015

Sustainability agenda drives attendance at ITMA 2015

The global textile and garment manufacturing industry converged at ITMA 2015 in Milan to source innovative solutions to enhance their business sustainability. Their commitment to sustainability is evident from the strong industry turnout. At the end of eight days, the 17th edition of the world's most established textile and garment technology exhibition attracted visitorship of almost 123,000 from 147 economies.

Stylish men's suit accessories by Burton Menswear London

Stylish men's suit accessories by Burton Menswear London

Among the wide variety of menswear clothing, Burton offers also some really stylish and classy men's suit accessories, including cufflinks, scarves and tie bars. You can find something for every taste, style and occasion, including pieces for sportsmen or grooms.

International Association of Clothing Designers and Executives

International Association of Clothing Designers and Executives

IACDE is a 'global professional platform for Pattern Designers,Technical Designers, Technical Engineers / Directors, Executives (mostly Chief operating officers) and Suppliers of the Clothing Industry' and was founded back in 1910 in New York.

Top quality fabrics for men's suits by E.Thomas mill

Top quality fabrics for men's suits by E.Thomas mill

E. Thomas is specialized in the 'production of top quality fabrics both fancy and plain for menswear, made from the finest and most valuable selected Australian wools'. They are aiming to offer both classics and modern weaving, combining style and tradition.

The most famous male models

The most famous male models

We all knew the most famous female models, how they look and spicy details about their lives. But, how many of you can tell me three names of famous male models? It's difficult task, right? So, we decided to make a selection of most famous male models.

Solbiati fabric offers for Fall-Winter 2016/2017

Solbiati fabric offers for Fall-Winter 2016/2017

DYEME - Wool, cashmere and linen: 3 different fibers which nature has endowed with different dyeing attributes. It's a peculiarity that Solbiati has used to advantage in a skilful blend, where the raw materials, carefully proportioned and tuned, are combined from the very first stages of the production process.

Vicuña - the finest fibre by Loro Piana

Vicuña - the finest fibre by Loro Piana

Loro Piana is an Italian clothing company specialised in high-end, luxury cashmere and wool products and vicuña is the rarest, finest animal fibre in the world with a diameter of only 12.5-13 micron.

Association of Sewing and Design Professionals

Association of Sewing and Design Professionals

Association's mission is 'to support individuals engaged in sewing and design related businesses, in both commercial and home-based settings' in a variety of specialties: custom clothing, formal and bridal wear, design, pattern making, tailoring and alterations, accessories, costumes, wearable art, image consulting, production sewing, teaching and other industry-related avenues.

Savile Row Bespoke Association

Savile Row Bespoke Association

Savile Row Bespoke Association (SRBA) was founded in 2004 by an alliance of five fashion houses. Today the Association has 16 member houses, which main aim is 'to safeguard Savile Row's unique bespoke standards, to protect and champion this understanding of bespoke tailoring and to promote the ingenious craftsmen that comprise the community of Savile Row'.

Vitale Barberis Canonico for Fall-Winter 2016/2017

Vitale Barberis Canonico for Fall-Winter 2016/2017

Vitale Barberis Canonico presented its latest collection at the XXІ edition of Milano Unica (September 8-10, 2015) and it concentrates on 3 core ranges: Classic, Vintage and Earth, Wind & Fire.

Dormeuil with a new intelligent fabric for all seasons

Dormeuil with a new intelligent fabric for all seasons

The new cloth offers thermo regulation - the higher the temperature, the more the fabric cools and the cooler the temperature, the more the fabric warms. So, Tecnik® by Dormeuil is a great choice for both Summer and Winter and your all season men's suit.

World Textile Summit explores business basis of textile sustainability

World Textile Summit explores business basis of textile sustainability

World Textile Summit gave more than 150 textile industry leaders a range of expert insights into the business issues that feed into decisions on sustainability in the textile supply chain.

Custom Tailors and Designers Association

Custom Tailors and Designers Association

CTDA is the oldest continuously running trade organization in the USA, founded in 1880. It was established as a platform for sharing and exchange of ideas and techniques about design, pattern making, fitting, cutting and tailoring. Today, CTDA is an association of true Bench Tailors, Custom Clothiers and Luxury Retailers, providing custom clothing (suits, shirts, trousers and accessories) in their stores.

Top 4 upcoming menswear events

Top 4 upcoming menswear events

We present you top 4 menswear trade shows during November, December and January. You can read information about the shows - their main purposes, what you can find and the future trends.

MILANO UNICA presents Spring/Summer 2017 trends: synergy between supply & demand

MILANO UNICA presents Spring/Summer 2017 trends: synergy between supply & demand

Milano Unica World concluded its cycle for 2015 following the success of the Shanghai VIII edition. Numerous projects for the new year are already in the making, aiming the spotlight on Milano Unica exhibitors, protagonists in the fashion world.

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Techno fabrics trends: Eco focus

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Techno fabrics trends: Eco focus

The latest edition of Première Vision Paris, held September 15-17, 2015, presented also the key directions at Techno fabrics. Let's take a look at the Eco focus...

Première Vision Paris: Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Shirts fabric trends

Première Vision Paris: Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Shirts fabric trends

Let's take a look at the key Shirts fabric trends, presented during the Première Vision Paris, which will be leading for the cold season of 2016/2017...

World Textile Summit 2015

World Textile Summit 2015

The World Textile Summit is a unique one-day event that brings together the world's most influential textile business leaders to debate issues of strategic importance to the global industry.

Men's and Women's Suit Fabrics Trends for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 at Première Vision Paris

Men's and Women's Suit Fabrics Trends for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 at Première Vision Paris

The global event for fashion professionals - Première Vision Paris - was held September 15-17, 2015 in the French capital. The top Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fashion trends in six major industries - Yarns, Fabrics, Leather, Designs, Accessories and Manufacturing - were presented during the forum. So, let's start our overview with the Men's and Women's key suit fabrics for the cold season of 2016/2017...

Première Vision Accessories: 10 new products for Autumn-Winter 2016/2017

Première Vision Accessories: 10 new products for Autumn-Winter 2016/2017

The international accessories and components show for fashion and design Première Vision Accessories presents latest updates for the Autumn-Winter 2016/2017 season...

Première Vision Paris presents Autumn-Winter 2016/2017 and Spring-Summer 2017 fashion trends

Première Vision Paris presents Autumn-Winter 2016/2017 and Spring-Summer 2017 fashion trends

In September, the global event for fashion professionals presents the fashion information and seasonal directions of its 6 shows in 16 forums, over more than 5,000m2 of dedicated areas. These showcase the exhibitors' most creative and innovative products, selected by the Première Vision fashion team.

Premiere Vision Accessories focuses on shoes

Premiere Vision Accessories focuses on shoes

From 15 to 17 September, the next edition of Première Vision Paris (formerly Première Vision Pluriel) will give concrete expression to the strategic changes implemented by Première Vision, now the sole organiser of this fully integrated ensemble of six shows, all mutually complementary in terms of their offer and services.

MRKET New York July 2015

MRKET New York July 2015

The director of Men's Fashion Cluster Dean Manev participated at the exhibition and presented the cluster and one of its member companies - Richmart, manufacturer of men's made-to-measure and made-to-order suits.

Christian Louboutin's new Men's boutique

Christian Louboutin's new Men's boutique

Last month, Christian Louboutin celebrated the opening of our first men’s boutique in Milan with a festive block-party during Milan Fashion Week. With music by Brendan Fallis, and an army of notable style-makers in attendance, the boutique received a warm welcome to Milan­­-Italian style.

Modefabriek 2015 - Summer Edition

Modefabriek 2015 - Summer Edition

The summer edition of Modefabriek 2015 ( 12 - 13 July 2015) was held in Amsterdam as usual. More than ever before, the internationally popular Modefabriek is mobilising knowledge, tools and inspiration to innovate the fashion industry, particularly retail.