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Marlane Fall/Winter 2015-2016 fabrics - classic patterns, micro-textures, jacquard, woollen and over-dyed effects

Marlane Fall/Winter 2015-2016 fabrics - classic patterns, micro-textures, jacquard, woollen and over-dyed effects

Marlane is a dynamic firm from Biella, which produces fabrics for elegant and upper casual wear.
For the next Fall/Winter 2015-2016 season, the Marlane collection offers different definitions of style: classic patterns, micro-textures, jacquard effects, woollen effects, over-dyed effects, jaspe, and tweed.

The Chiffre Rouge time piece has accentuated the allure of men in Dior

The Chiffre Rouge time piece has accentuated the allure of men in Dior

It’s been a decade since its hands began to turn to the rhythm of the Dior man’s allure. Accompanying the evolution of his contemporary style with precision, the Chiffre Rouge watch has reinvented itself year after year since its was first created, consistently remaining faithful to its defining signature: a skilful balance between masculine elegance and couture spirit.

Holland & Sherry - The Finest Cloths used by Prestigious Tailors and Luxury Brands

Holland & Sherry - The Finest Cloths used by Prestigious Tailors and Luxury Brands

Today the brand is constantly engaged in research for ever finer and more luxurious fibres and fabric qualities - sourcing the finest natural fibres, ranging from super 200's with cashmere to pure worsted Vicuña.

Alexanders of Scotland fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016

Alexanders of Scotland fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016

Alexanders is recognised as one of Scotland's premier manufacturer of quality woolen fabrics, supplied mainly to leading fashion houses and interior brands throughout Europe and the rest of the world.
I had a chance to see their fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 and to speak with the designer of the brand Laura Ukstina, while I visited the company booth at Premiere Vision Paris in September.

Lanificio Bottoli men's fabrics collection

Lanificio Bottoli men's fabrics collection

Nowadays Lane Bottoli is one of the best-known manufacturers of cloth with the Made in Italy label.

Angelico fabrics collection Ke Idea for Autumn/Winter 2015-2016

Angelico fabrics collection Ke Idea for Autumn/Winter 2015-2016

At Milano Unica Angelico launched its new fabrics collection called Ke Idea for Autumn/Winter 2015-2016.
The Ke idea is a selection of elegant and smart range of fabrics for both men and women. A combination of jersey and traditional fabrics, with a privileged direction towards outerwear and double faced fabrics.

Luxury, performance, elegance and research in the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection by Larusmiani

Luxury, performance, elegance and research in the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection by Larusmiani

For the new Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection the brand presents “Luxury Denim” - a perfect combination of modernity and the finest fabrics: wool, silk and cashmere blends in a wide range of colours, for a contemporary style that upholds the elegance and meticulous details that run through the entire collection.

E.Thomas superfine menswear fabrics Autumn/Winter 2015/2016

E.Thomas superfine menswear fabrics Autumn/Winter 2015/2016

When I visited Milano Unica, I spoke with Filippo Ronchi, one of the managers of E.Thomas. I could see the brand's fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 and learn about the newest fashion trends.

Harrods Made To Measure Weekend Autumn/Winter 2014/2015

Harrods Made To Measure Weekend Autumn/Winter 2014/2015

Harrods Made To Measure Weekend runs from 3-5 October 2014 (Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1, UK, on the ground floor).

Lanificio Comero collection of worsted wool fabrics for Fall/Winter 2015/2016

Lanificio Comero collection of worsted wool fabrics for Fall/Winter 2015/2016

I visited Lanificio Comero during Milano Unica trade fair and had a chance to see their fabrics collection for Fall/Winter 2015/2016.

Lanificio Fratelli Ormezzano fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016

Lanificio Fratelli Ormezzano fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016

In 1924 the two brothers Mario and Carlo founded the company Lanificio Fratelli Ormezzano in Valle Mosso, Italy. Their aim was to manufacture pure wool fine fabrics for menswear, employing combed wools in an innovative way. They introduced the new concept of fancy fabrics, thus creating an original interpretation of the men's suit.

Schoeller Fabric Collection Summer 2016 - Impressive looks and cool wool

Schoeller Fabric Collection Summer 2016 - Impressive looks and cool wool

Embossed structures on supple soft-shells, and jeans prints on functional cotton fabrics, provide a new look. Cool fabrics keep summer wool jerseys pleasantly cool in Summer 2016, and washable summer wool jerseys upgrade light jacket qualities.

Solbiati's linen fabric collections for clothing

Solbiati's linen fabric collections for clothing

Solbiati was the first to yarn dye linen, to invent the crepe version and propose a softened and naturally creased linen.

Loro Piana Men's Fabrics Fall/Winter 2015: Wool takes center stage

Loro Piana Men's Fabrics Fall/Winter 2015: Wool takes center stage

Loro Piana has always been associated with the very finest and best raw materials. For the past six generations, Loro Piana has been the vanguard of developing the potential of Super 120's wool. This winter the focus will be on wool - the oldest natural fibre known to man. Alongside cashmere, wool has undergone innovative treatments and used to create brand new blends to enrich the products presented at the Milano Unica fair, where I visited the booth of this premier international textile brand.

Piacenza Flex-Ability menswear fabrics

Piacenza Flex-Ability menswear fabrics

The Lanificio Fratelli Piacenza is specialised in the production of high-quality fabrics and clothing. The Piacenza family has a mission: to keep its natural inclination towards intuition focused on producing fabrics with innovative looks and performance, while respecting the craftsmanship that is still a hallmark of the wool mill to this day.

Lanificio Ermenegildo Zegna Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 fabrics collection

Lanificio Ermenegildo Zegna Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 fabrics collection

The new fabrics of Lanificio Ermenegildo Zegna for the Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 were presented at Milano Unica, 9th - 11th September 2014.

Lanificio F.lli Cerruti created fabrics based on the Fibonacci principle of beauty

Lanificio F.lli Cerruti created fabrics based on the Fibonacci principle of beauty

Lanificio F.lli Cerruti proposes 8 new fabric models which will make you feel elegant in true Fibonacci style.

Knitwear solutions at Première Vision Paris

Knitwear solutions at Première Vision Paris

In addition to its exhibiting weavers offer, Première Vision presents a space dedicated to knitwear experts at Hall 6 South.
The platform dedicated to creative flatbed knits brings together hall 6 south international knitters, as well as spinners, knit studios (at Indigo), and machine manufacturers: four complementary activities dedicated to the development of knit collections.

ZOOM presents specialist firms at Premiere Vision

ZOOM presents specialist firms at Premiere Vision

Having joining the Première Vision Pluriel line-up six years ago, ZOOM is now moving to a new home the northeast section of Hall 6 to maximise interaction between complementary fashion sectors.

Premiere Vision Autumn 2015 - Winter 2016 edition

Premiere Vision Autumn 2015 - Winter 2016 edition

This latest edition of Première Vision Pluriel marks a new step in the history of professional fashion fairs. For the first time all six of the Parisian events targeting international fashion professionals are wholly managed by one and the same organiser: Première Vision.

The Wool Lab Autumn Winter 2015/2016 at Milano Unica

The Wool Lab Autumn Winter 2015/2016 at Milano Unica

The Wool Lab is a collection of inspirational books as well as an accredited sourcing guide, which aims to inspire and inform fashion professionals about the new trends and infinite potential of wool, and to provide a concrete sourcing guide for the best fibres and yarns.

Fashion trends Fall/Winter 2015-2016 in textile and accessories at Milano Unica

Fashion trends Fall/Winter 2015-2016 in textile and accessories at Milano Unica

The Italian Textiles Trade Show is showcasing the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 textile collections and accessories with the participation of 410 exhibitors, of which 74 from other European countries.

XIX edition of Milano Unica

XIX edition of Milano Unica

The 19th edition of the Italian Textiles Trade Show Milano Unica will run from September 9-11 2014 at Fieramilanocity.

ZOOM industry show - a platform for fashion sourcing solutions

ZOOM industry show - a platform for fashion sourcing solutions

ZOOM, the industry show for ready-to-wear, accessories and household linen manufacturers from the Euromed region (Central and western Europe, Eastern Europe, North Africa) and the Indian Ocean (Madagascar and Mauritius), is optimising its B2B strategy and expanding its sourcing offer.

Do you know what is virgin wool

Do you know what is virgin wool

Virgin wool has two definitions. First, it is the wool taken from a lamb's first shearing. This is the softest and finest wool produced. Second, virgin wool can refer to wool that has never been used, processed, or woven before. This type of virgin wool can come from an adult sheep.

NEWGEN MEN 2014

NEWGEN MEN 2014

NEWGEN MEN is a menswear fashion event where designers can promote their talent and increase the success of their business commercially by building relationships with key press and buyers.

Polish fashion at Poznan Fashion Fair

Polish fashion at Poznan Fashion Fair

Poznań Fashion Fair, the most important event for the industry in Poland, will be held from 2nd to 4th September. It will include top brands, professional trainings and a preview of new trends.

Nearly 400 companies and brands from 17 countries, including Poland, Italy, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain, will present their collections during the upcoming edition of Poznań Fashion Fair. Visitors will have an opportunity to get familiar with the latest and forthcoming collections of clothing, footwear, leather goods and accessories. Traditionally, the event will be held on Poznań International Fair fairgrounds.

MRKET August 2014 - global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands

MRKET August 2014 - global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands

From 18th to 20th August 2014 in Las Vegas, USA, will be held MRket - a global fashion trade show focusing on menswear brands and men's fashion industry.

CIFF Spring-Summer 2015

CIFF Spring-Summer 2015

Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF) is held in Copenhagen, Denmark on August 3-6, 2014 in Bella Sky Comwell. CIFF is the leading and most innovative platform in northern Europe, presenting carefully curated areas for premium brands.

INDX Menswear Show will present Spring/Summer 2015 collections

INDX Menswear Show will present Spring/Summer 2015 collections

INDX Menswear is a unique trade show for Independent Retailers. The new show that everyone's talking about...

They offer the relaxing and friendly environment of INDX to other shows for writing orders. They work without interruption on building ranges conducive to a successful buy.

Modefabriek Summer 2014 was held in Amsterdam

Modefabriek Summer 2014 was held in Amsterdam

This year's Summer edition of Modefabriek was held on 13 & 14 July at the Amsterdam RAI.
Modefabriek is an innovative business-to-business trade show for labels in the middle and high segment of the fashion market, which value the uniqueness, quality and continuity with an individual vision of fashion.

The new formula for success in the fashion industry

The new formula for success in the fashion industry

On the 17th of June, the manufacturer of menswear "Richmart" gave a press conference for their successful performance at the World Conference in Washington, organized by the consulting firm "Goldratt" from 8th to 11th June. The press conference was devoted to the prospects of the Bulgarian fashion industry's leading trends in men's fashion business and a short fashion show of men's suits.

PITTI IMMAGINE UOMO 86 - Contemporary Global Lifestyle

PITTI IMMAGINE UOMO 86 - Contemporary Global Lifestyle

Pitti Immagine Uomo, the key international trade event showcasing men's fashions and contemporary lifestyle trends, will be held in Florence from 17 to 20 June 2014.

ZOOM - Euro-Mediterranean and Indian Ocean fashion sourcing

ZOOM - Euro-Mediterranean and Indian Ocean fashion sourcing

The 11th ZOOM fair takes place under the Première Vision Pluriel banner from 18 to 20 February 2014 at Paris - Nord Villepinte, Hall 2.

The show’s integration within the group is now complete under the management of PV Manufacturing. Fashion professionals attending Expofil, Première Vision, Indigo, Modamont and le Cuir à Paris will also visit ZOOM to see its diverse range of high quality manufacturing solutions for their collections.

Première Vision presents fabrics fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2015

Première Vision presents fabrics fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2015

Première Vision, the World's Premier Fabric Show ™ takes place from 18 to 20 February 2014 at Parc d'Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte to present the fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2015. No fewer than 700 weavers from 28 countries present collections in synergy with both the fashion calendar and the apparel industry demands.

The director of the Men's Fashion Cluster is at Première Vision to select more menswear fabrics for the collections of the fashion designers, participating in the Men's Style International fashion designers contest.

Milano Unica presented the textiles for Spring/Summer 2015

Milano Unica presented the textiles for Spring/Summer 2015

The director of the Men's Fashion Cluster returned from Milano Unica, the international textile fair organized in Italy from 11th to 13th February 2014. At the fair were presented the finest quality products for Spring/Summer 2015 from both Italian and European textile manufacturers.

Which are the most common men's suit patterns?

Which are the most common men's suit patterns?

After we've talked about the All season men's suit and How to take care of wool suits, today we'll take a look at patterns.
Patterns are created in fabric by interweaving differently colored threads. Here are the most common patterns found in a typical wool suit.

CIFF Copenhagen International Fashion Fair presents Fall/Winter 2014/2015  collections

CIFF Copenhagen International Fashion Fair presents Fall/Winter 2014/2015 collections

From January 30th to February 2nd 2014 at Copenhagen you can visit the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair CIFF - the largest fashion fair in Northern Europe with over 40,000 sqm and countless brands housed under one roof.

At CIFF you can meet the director of the Men's Fashion Cluster and learn more about the Men's Style Fashion Design Contest. He accepts all interested fashion designers to discuss the business opportunities that the project provides to them at Hall: B4 / Stand no.: B4-003B

Fusing Machine FX DIAMOND takes fusing to the next level

Fusing Machine FX DIAMOND takes fusing to the next level

The VEIT Group is worldwide a leading manufacturer of ironing equipment, fusing machines, underpressing and final pressing machines as well as refinishing equipment for garments.

This year the group launched VEIT DIAMOND Fusing Machine Series. This new generation of fusing machines achieves an as yet unmatched fusing quality.

The benefits of the wool fabrics for men's suits

The benefits of the wool fabrics for men's suits

It is believed that the art of spinning wool into yarn was created around 8 000 BC when sheep became domesticated.
Today wool suits are the most popular men's suits on the market, because of the wool's unique properties.
It's a fabric, which is as appropriate for Summer as for Winter. It all depends on the thread count and the number of twists in the fabric.

What is Fiber Fineness?

What is Fiber Fineness?

An S number on the label of a wool fabric shows the fineness of the wool fiber (measured in micrometers) used in apparel production.
Fiber fineness is one of the factors determining the quality and performance of a wool product and it's also an important marketing device.
The S numbers may be used on products of 100 % wool and on these of at least 45 % wool.

Dormeuil offers a new fabric for men's summer suits

Dormeuil offers a new fabric for men's summer suits

Dormeuil offers a new fabric for men's summer suits, exclusively developed to answer the need of the Modern Man. This summer Super 130’s merino wool is treated with a special Nano surface finish to live vagaries of the weather without apprehension.

Ironing Machine from VEIT Group received  the Texprocess Innovation Award 2013

Ironing Machine from VEIT Group received the Texprocess Innovation Award 2013

The jury evaluated 30 entries from 18 companies. Seven of the products were selected for the Texprocess Innovation Award, which is given for outstand engineering achievements and product developments of Texprocess exhibitors.

 Made in France Fair - Ten years of high-end manufacturing solutions

Made in France Fair - Ten years of high-end manufacturing solutions

Everybody’s talking about it, and, for this 10th edition, hundreds of manufacturers will be flocking to Made in France by fatex, the trade show for French high-end clothes manufacturing: a platform for excellence showcasing the unrivalled know-how of France’s finest SMEs specialising in fashion and design across all sectors of the luxury market.For everyone who loves outstanding quality and a certain “je ne sais quoi” that’s a cut above!

Example of eco-sustainable business model

Example of eco-sustainable business model

Six hundred fewer tons of plastic in the environment in 2011: this is the green result that Benetton Group will achieve by introducing innovative, lightweight liquid wood clothes hangers – 100% biodegradable and recyclable – in place of the plastic hangers usually used to display garments. The eco-hangers, developed in partnership with the Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie in Pfinztal-Berghausen (Germany), will gradually replace their plastic predecessors throughout the worldwide network of Benetton stores.

Poznan Fashion Fair 2011 - new form of style

Poznan Fashion Fair 2011 - new form of style

Poznań Fashion Fair is the most important business event for the fashion industry in Poland.

Twice a year at the grounds of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie designers, manufacturers and importers of clothes, lingerie, clothing accessories, footwear, leather and textiles meet with their clients, showcasing new collections that herald future trends in fashion.

Première Vision Preview New York Spring / Summer 2012

Première Vision Preview New York Spring / Summer 2012

On Tuesday and Wednesday January 11th and 12th, New York will welcome the latest fabric collections at Première Vision Preview New York and creative textile designs at Direction by Indigo. For the second time, the two shows will be held concurrently at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building, allowing U.S. designers and buyers to discover the newest fabric developments and surface designs, addressed to their needs, for the Spring / Summer 2012 season.

"RICHMART INNOVATION" made way for young talents

Fashion, music and dance merged into an exciting spectacle - The contest for young designers "Richmart Innovation" during the International Fashion Forum – Ruse 2010 was held on April 23 at the City Theatre on the beautiful Danube city of Ruse.

The winner, Nikolai Bozhilov from the National Academy of Art with the project "Recycling Fashion" received the grand prize of Academy of Fashion "Golden Needle 2010" - a unique sculpture by the famous jeweler Angelo Krassin.

What is the future of the fashion industry in Bulgaria?

What is the future of the fashion industry in Bulgaria?

On April 23 at the city theatre in Rousse with presentations of innovative solutions, charting the future of the clothing industry, starts the two-day congress Richmart Innovation. European producers of machines and equipment will be presented a number of products - Brisay (DE), Eton (SE), Kaenengiser (DE), Veit (DE), Pfaff (DE), Strobel (DE), AVM (DE), Ina Trading (BG), Lectra (DE). Italian companies will present fabrics - Vitae Barberis, Reda and Fintes. Several consulting companies and universities with profile fashion design, will also make presentations.