Composites Engineering to see new exhibitors at show floor

2014/06 30 14:06

Building in size and diversity consistently year on year, this year’s Composites Engineering Show at NEC Birmingham on 11-12 November 2014 promises to be its biggest yet. Hosted as part of the Advanced Engineering UK 2014 event, with multiple high synergy shows under one giant roof of Hall 5 NEC Birmingham, this year’s Composites Engineering […]

Nigeria to host second Africa Fashion Reception

2014/06 30 14:06

Forty designers from about the same number of African countries will partake in the second installment of Africa Fashion Reception, a fashion show-cum-trade fair due to be held in the Nigerian capital of Abuja. Slated to take place from July 3 to 5, 2014, the soiree, which would bring together fashion designers, garment and textile […]

David Gandy turns designer for Marks and Spencer

2014/06 30 14:06

  David Gandy British fashion model David Gandy is all set to foray into the world of clothing design with UK retailer Marks and Spencer. The 34-year-old, who is also the current face of the fashion purveyor, is gearing up to create a men’s sleepwear and innerwear range for the brand’s celebrity endorsed Autograph line. […]

Michael Kors names Stephane Lafay as President of Asia

2014/06 30 14:06

Michael Kors, a global luxury lifestyle brand, announces that Stephane Lafay has been named to the newly created role of President of Asia. He will report to John D. Idol, the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lafay’s appointment, effective July 28th, 2014, reflects the brand’s powerful momentum in the region and its sustained […]

Global fashion editors to partake in Ethiopia’s HAFW

2014/06 30 14:06

Several editors from various international fashion media platforms will attend the forthcoming Editorial Edition of Hub of Africa Fashion Week 2014 (HAFW 2014), an Ethiopian fashion event that aims to highlight pan-African fashion design talents. Slated to take place sometime in October 2014, the soiree will serve as a meeting ground for well-known global fashion […]

CIFF reveals new design driven areas ‘Sleek’ & ‘Lab’

2014/06 30 14:06

CIFF is continuously developing and this season it presents two new design driven areas; SLEEK and LAB. The new areas will serve as alternative spaces to the acclaimed Crystal Hall and show a selection of the most innovative brands at the moment. SLEEK will showcase a selection of the most design driven and forward looking […]

G Design appoints new distribution agency ‘Zimmermann’

2014/06 30 14:06

  With immediate effect the Agency Zimmermann will be responsible for women’s and men’s wear distribution of the progressive premium trouser brand G DESIGN in Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg as well as Austria. “In Ralf Oskar Zimmermann and his agency we have found a very well-established representative for our high-fashion trouser brand G DESIGN. We look forward […]

Local & foreign labels show S/S lines at Paris menswear

2014/06 30 14:06

c: WWD/Saint Laurent/Giovanni Giannoni The just concluded edition of Paris fashion week Men showed several eclectic lines of spring/summer 2015 menswear looks from a host of French and international fashion brands. The American fashion designer of Chinese descent, Phillip Lim, combined elements of streetwear with classic preppy styles in his latest catwalk presentation staged on […]

Y-3 unveils aesthetic line at Paris Men’s Fashion Week

2014/06 30 14:06

  Pure in its pursuit of escape and athleticism, surf subculture inspired a bold direction for Y-3 Spring/Summer 2015. Shown once again during Paris Men’s Fashion Week at the Couvent des Cordeliers on Sunday, June 29, 2014, the collection explored an energetic fusion of surf and punk. Men’s and women’s pieces debuted together in a […]

Gran Canaria celebrates men’s, women’s & kids’ swimwear

2014/06 30 14:06

courtesy: eldiario.es/Virtudes Langa An array of colourful beachwear and swimwear lines, meant for both adults and children, were displayed at the just concluded seventh edition of Gran Canaria Moda Calida Fashion Week. Designer brand Virtudes Langa drew inspiration from the sandy beaches of Maspalomas, a picturesque town in Canary Islands, for its latest 20-piece range. […]

Fashion brand Prada opens Turin’s first store

2014/06 30 14:06

Prada has opened its first store in Turin, housed in a prestigious historic palace on the corner of Piazza San Carlo and Via Lagrange. The new space, conceived by Italian architect Roberto Baciocchi, revisits the brand’s signature architecture and adapts it to the unique features of the building. On a 1200-square metre surface extending over […]

DownEast Clothing opens store at Queen Creek Marketplace

2014/06 30 14:06

High-style, low-price retailer DownEast announced that its newest location in the Greater Phoenix area is now open. Located in the Queen Creek Marketplace, the new DownEast Clothing store will carry the DownEast Basics line for women and girls, as well as some of the most popular other national fashion brands for women, men and children […]