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Tracey Emin CBE RA Designs LFWM Fifth Anniversary Logo
Fashion shows

Tracey Emin CBE RA Designs LFWM Fifth Anniversary Logo

The five year anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s will be celebrated 9th - 12th June. To mark this milestone iconic British artist Tracey Emin CBE RA, member of the BFC’s Menswear Committee, has lent her signature handwriting to the LFWM logo. The logo will be featured in a custom neon installation in the event’s central hub at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.

Menswear exports outside the EU-28 accounted for 23% of total clothing exports last two years
Fashion industry

Menswear exports outside the EU-28 accounted for 23% of total clothing exports last two years

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the EU Textile & Clothing external trade for 2015-2016. It includes trade trends by sector (i.e. fibres, yarns, fabrics, carpets, technical textiles, home textiles, home textiles, workwear, men & womenswear), by products and by EU main trading partners.

Savile Row tailor Henry Pole in a collaboration with adidas Originals
Accessories

Savile Row tailor Henry Pole in a collaboration with adidas Originals

Henry Poole & Co Ltd have partnered up with adidas Originals. This collaboration will see a classic adaptation of two modern NMD silhouettes launching on 21st July and 4th August exclusively at Size. Inspired by Henry Poole’s rich heritage in bespoke suit design and adidas originals street style credentials, the two limited edition sneakers will be created using custom made fabrics, inspired by Henry Poole’s most iconic day and evening suit silhouettes.

Leigh tailor is retiring at 70
Curious news

Leigh tailor is retiring at 70

A BESPOKE tailor is set to close the doors of his shop in Leigh for the last time after almost 50 years in the business.

NEWGEN recipients for 2017 / 2018 are announced by the British Fashion Council
Competitions & awards

NEWGEN recipients for 2017 / 2018 are announced by the British Fashion Council

The British Fashion Council (BFC) today celebrates the fifteen emerging designers who will receive NEWGEN support for the year ahead. Following the announcement of a new format, NEWGEN sponsorship is now awarded annually to both menswear and womenswear designers who will show at either London Fashion Week Men’s or London Fashion Week.

The world's first Harris Tweed three-piece suit created for a horse
Curious news

The world's first Harris Tweed three-piece suit created for a horse

Fashion designer Emma Sandham-King (an apprentice of the late Alexander McQueen) created the world's first three-piece Harris Tweed suit for a horse to celebrate horse racing's 2016 Cheltenham Festival (starting on Tuesday).

International Conference Fashion Futurum: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy
World fashion

International Conference Fashion Futurum: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy

The business program and international conference Fashion Futurum opened with the discussion New Faces of Fashion: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy on 14 March 2016; the following issues were raised within the discussion - demand for young brands, efficiency of the e-commerce strategy, financial support and development routes.