Jonathan Liang

The New Collection SS13 Of Jonathan Liang by Hoplites Liang Fall/Winter 2013

Rosa Fraraccio SS 2014

The collection of Rosa Fraraccio starts from the stereotype of the human figure congenial to art nouveau that appears predominantly and obsessively female. Woman is goddess of beauty and seduction,

Yojiro Kake

  Yojiro Kake was born in Hyogo Japan in February 1983. After finishing high school he went onto study at the Ueda Yasuko school of Fashion in Osaka Japan.For 3

Pattern making

The creativity of a designer marks always the difference: no doubts. But it’ also very important the fitting of his/her garments. A beautiful but uncomfortable garment has not many chances to be sold. It is necessary the expertise and skill of a

Costs charts

How to calculate costing to produce a garment ? Costs charts are very usefull, for a designer, helping him to define the selling price that each garment must have: when

Fabrics choise

How to choose the right fabrics? This phase has a capital importance during the realization of a collection. Every skilled buyer will look as first thing at the quality of the materials. If you wish

Budget analysis

The most of young designers have not a very precise idea about the real cost of the fashion collection they’re going to realize. Hoplites, before that everything starts, analyzes together with the designer his

The start up of a fashion designer

Hoplites is supporting, since over one year, young fashion designers: we decided to do this to help them during the most delicate moment of their professional route that we call

High end knitwear

Have I ever said that… … knitted garments … so beautiful, soft, enveloping, are the result of a very complex process? Well yes when we look at the shop windows,

A typically American term: REDNECK

Many words, over time, have undergone changes and sometimes real overturning of meaning. Today I will speak about a very simple garment: a red bandana. In the last century the

Unspoken communication about clothing

Put it this way: if I enter a fancy restaurant and begin to scream instead of keeping my voice low speaking politely, unless I’m Mick Jagger, I’d probably be shown

Origins of clothing

Why does it originate in the human being the need to wear an artifact that covers its body? Of course the primary requirement of any animal is related to its

London: the navel of the world

London is the city that most of all is to be considered now the “center of the world” thus a source of inspiration for many artists. Fashion is an endless

A communication bridge between Customer and Manufacturer.

HOPLITES S.r.l. is an answer to the modern needs and dynamics of the market as it has evolved in recent years, focused on customer satisfaction, aiming to achieve lasting relationships, with mutual benefit of all the parties involved, rather than pursuing hit-and-run relationships short-lived and without real benefits for anyone.