Women's fashion magazine
Alexandrite is a rare variety of Chrysoberyl. Alexandrite was discovered near Ekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains in Russia in 1830, and was named after Alexander II. Other sources now include Sri Lanka, Burma, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and North America. The important feature of Alexandrite which makes it highly unusual and collectable amongst gemstones is its strong color change when viewed in different lights. Many other stones show a similar property, but nowhere as strongly, and not with such highly contrasting colors.
Maria Barros presented her collection Spring-Summer 2010 at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week. The models are in blue, orange and white.
Frills, crimps, large collars are characteristic for the blouses and some of the dresses.
With strength, elegance, great sense of design and a clear international vision, Maria Barros firm was founded in 2003. Locating the main head office in La Coruña the firm started off activities by showing the collections display on the Barcelonan Gaudí Catwalk for four consecutive seasons.
Like a vibrating heart, fashion’s energy irrigates the season with a determination for change. In the din of the present, the season adopts an everything-is-possible freedom, without dispersing in multiple directions. It foils the instinct to fall back, boldly committing to anti-anonymous fabrics, thinking positively in terms of reality and promising silhouettes with exceptional alliances between masculinity and femininity, casualness and tailoring, discretion and extravagance. It throbs with clear stances and strives to work around constraints, to invent in a new way, to create with ingenuity, to cleverly imagine new relationships between shape and material.
NIA&DORADO starts the new autumn season with many shades of fresh and cheerful colours, which
successfully make a contrast with the summer nostalgia. Many colourful butterflies
make an accent on the clothes as accessories, buttons, prints
Variety of colourful materials are used, which create a happy mood. Collection Fall/Winter 09/10 includes a wide range of articles - from comfortable sport-elegant costumes made of cotton and lycra, gaily-coloured blouses from viscose, to strict business suits.
Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week ended on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 with the fashion show of the Spanish designer Guillermina Baeza, presenting her lingerie and swimwear collection Spring/Summer 2010.
Satin and stretch organza in blue, black, lilac and yellow dominate the collection.
Small frills and ties decorate some of the models. The one shoulder models are very sexy.
Dolores Cortés presented collection Spring/Summer 2010 at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week. She offers exclusive swimwear from Spain.
Her imaginative design is incorporating the latest fashion trends with technical fabrication and excellent quality.
The collection offers younger styling, prints and plain colours like lilac, black, yellow and orange.
If you are looking for the right coat for the autumn or winter, why not check the coats of the Spanish company Anton & Moda. Their collection Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 includes womens fur coats (fox, mink, astrakan, leather, etc.) as well as synthetic eco items. Its trendy and stylish collection proves its reference both in Spain and abroad. Only high quality raw materials are used in the models. The coats are modern and original, they are complemented with nice leather belts that shape the waist perfectly.
The Spanish designer Amaya Arzuaga presented her collection Spring / Summer 2010 at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week on Saturday, 19 September 2009.
White, gray and black dominated in the models.
Dresses are very long, very short or knee length.
Foreign agencies reported that the models of the Spanish designer Lydia Delgado were accepted very well at the 50-th edition of Madrid fashion week.
The fashion performance was held at the exhibition hall IFEMA's and the audience appraised the presented models as a work of art, caring the tradition of Spanish femininity in clothing. Delgado presented her fashion collection Spring/Summer 2010.
Obviously summer is over and it’s the turn of autumn. With the arrival of autumn, however, each woman begins to see wardrobe and saddened to establish that once again there is nothing to put on cool days. No woman and for a moment thought is not to renew at least one coat your wardrobe.
Well, ladies … calm You can find the application and of old and forgotten by your clothes, of course if you have not already escaped from them.
Picking the right moisturizer can be a hard task. What works as a deep-acting smoother for some leaves others' skin clogged and greasy. Similarly, a light cream will leave certain skins glossy and glowing, but won't penetrate others enough. Once you've worked out whether you face is dry, greasy or a combination of the two, you still need to decide whether to invest in a top-of-the range jar, or plump for a cheaper option. To take some of the stress out of moisturiser shopping we've picked some of the best in a variety of ranges, and are confident there'll be something for everyone.
After summer somehow naturally comes autumn. We jack up sandals and slippers
and step back place for winter shoes, half-boots and soon will come time for
Inspired of punk-rock style from 80's, the new Jimmy Choo collection is with many clinches, buttons, furrows and lustrious snake's skin. Lays particular stress on black leather top-boots, decorated with thongs and buttons. As well special place is given to models of varnishing leather, half-boots to the anckle and shoes on huge heels with many straps.
During the new season, there are three key words in fashion – motion, mysticism,
Markam who won The Golden Needle award of the Academy for fashion gets inspiration from them for their new collection autumn-winter 2009-2010. The designers’ advices: colours of the summer continue their victorious dictates and tint clothes in turquoise and lilac. High waist trousers and short jackets make their comeback. Knee length coats are a main character in autumn-winter fashion and balloon cut is more fashionable than ever. Autumn will really be dynamic, mystic and passionate.
"Odeta" Fashion house will make an impression on you for certain with its new bridal collection fall-winter 2009/2010. Donka and Valeria Lacharchevi, the designers of "Odeta" Fashion, combine cleverly in the collection the fashion trends with their own designer style.
There are lots of decorative elements on the dresses which make them unique. The colour nuances and accessories give a modern look of the collection. The fashion color for this season is rose.
The silhouette are very feminine. Some of the dresses follow the body outline, other are very magnificent. The fashion house presents also short dresses, suitable for girls with elegant figure. In fashion are also dresses have with long veils.
L*Space by Monica Wise, known for creating luxurious swimwear with sexy
silhouettes and flattering fits, was this season's "Mercedes-Benz Presents" designer and presented her 2010 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim
in Miami at The Raleigh Hotel.
L*Space by Monica Wise joins a prestigious list of "Mercedes-Benz Presents" designers including Monique Lhuillier, Badgley Mischka, Yigal Azrouël, Red Carter and CHADO Ralph Rucci. The "Mercedes-Benz Presents" program provides support to designers that demonstrate dedication to quality materials, unique style and innovative design.
One of the key Bulgarian fashion trends for Autumn-Winter 2009 are checkered blouses, skirts and jackets, which can be seen in the new collections of the biggest Bulgarian fashion houses.
The topical colors are yellow, brown, beige, grey, dun, olive green, purple, red, blue.
In the new ARDA fashion house collection, Arda-Sport line, we can see combinations with Grey and Yellow in a check design turned into a playful low-cut sleeveless dress and a pleated skirt.
"Unreal shoes", it seems to me that this word group fits perfectly to the new collection of
Dolce and Gabbana.
We want to catch your attention with the new shoe collection of D&G autumn-winter 2009-2010. In my opinion shoes with thick solid heels and on platform are appropriate solution for autumn and winter, aren't they? At all collection is good, see it and comment :)
THE ARCHITECT – A style somewhere between classic and casual to reflect his attention to details and quality, not forgetting functionality and comfort. He’s ready to face the day’s events, dressed in brown shades ranging from chocolate to hazelnut and beige. Grey shades are combined with azure, dark blue and plum.
Fabrics include wool in the form of medium-weight cloth for long and three-quarter-length jackets, lightweight for suits or trousers in the English style, wide-ribbed corduroy especially for jackets, yarn-dyed cotton for all kinds of striped shirts or others in micro checks.
Gabardine and cotton tricotine are stretchy to make trousers more comfortable, as is moleskin.
Cotton jersey is teaselled or treated to give it a warm hand, while nylon is used for jersey-lined trench coats and long jackets.
Big and medium-sized bags make a comeback.
Soft, round-edged, rich in pleats, darts, pockets and depth; fabrics and genuine or faux leathers are smooth, often soft and highly treated: animal-marking-printed, pvc-film coated.
Even when bags want to be “clutched”, handles tend to be longer so they can always be “shouldered”.
Stylish, elegant, small and big bags and dressing-cases in the new HERMES collection Autumn-Winter 2009-2010.
The colour range is in brown and black.
Super-light and sophisticated are the best adjectives to describe the SISLEY UNDERWEAR collection for next autumn-winter.
A concentration of lightness, ethereality and evanescence in a beguilingly seductive mixture of luxury materials and stylish designs.
Lace sets that are lighter than air yet provide beautiful support, especially the soft cups and push-ups; shiny silk shorts and cropped vests trimmed with cloud-like frills; briefs and matching vest tops in net.
PRADA Fashion House is distinguished with its always creative and unique Lookbook design.
We would like to emphasize your attention to the last lookbook of the Winter-Fall 2010 collection of PRADA, which looks very original.
To some people, the need for sleep seems a sign of weakness. Getting by with less rest is the new macho – and women, especially, are buying into it. But while you’re asleep, every system in your body is being fine-tuned, reset, cleaned up and restored to its optimal operating mode by an army of molecular troubleshooters. New things you have learnt are being processed, memories are being organised and stored, and the immune system is building a new contingent of natural killer cells to fight off battalions of infectious agents. Growth hormone is being produced to repair damaged tissue (in adults) or build new tissue (in children) and to block the corrosive effects of stress.
In front of the Castle Sant'Angelo the most famous Bulgarian designer Jana Jekova shot models of her new collection.
The stylist was in Rome regarding an Evening of the Bulgarian Fashion. Just hours before the start of the catwalk the designer shot some of her most successful models from her latest collection.
Whether your hair is short, long, wavy, curly or straight- there are ways it can look good even in hot weather. What you should know is that there are different ways for different types and lengths of hair.
How can your hair-do look fantastic in the summer? We offer you a few interesting stylist suggestions which will give you ideas how to keep your hair pretty regardless of whether it is short or long, thin or thick, wavy or straight.
Sun-rays burn and tear hair during summer months. It needs special protection because we can't stop the Sun's harmful influence.
Sun protection and water-resistant cosmetics form a protective screen that prevents drying from heat, sea salt and chlorine in pools.
During the summer you should forget about strong alkali shampoos. Replace them with natural products with no alcohol. In your luggage you should also pack an after-sun shampoo that most good companies offer. It washes without damaging the hair, doesn't irritate the scalp, moisturizes and adds shine to the hair.
On the 8th edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria - "Fashion Evenings" that was held on 13th and 14th of June 2009 in Grand Hotel Varna in "Sv. Konstantin I Elena" resort SoledoArts presented bio t-shirts made from organic cotton of "Earth Positive".
Bio-cotton is grown without chemicals with gathered rain water. Harmful chemicals are also not used during the manufacturing and treatment of the organic cotton and the ecologically clean products are of a higher quality.
Mesotherapy is a relatively new field in aesthetics medicine. It was invented by French physician Dr Michel Pistor.
Pistor uses mesotherapy for the first time in 1952 for treating traumatological and rheumatological disorders.
In 1958 he publishes his clinic research and introduces the term “Mesotherapy” that is quickly accepted and popularized by the French press. Later in 1987 Mesotherapy is accepted by the French Academy of Medicine as an integral part of conventional medicine.
Hairs are one of the most important assets of a woman.
Every one wants his hair to be healthy, lustrous and shining. This can be achieved by a healthy hair care routine.
There's no scientifically proven way to make your hair grow faster. But there are several things you can do to let your hair healthy and to grow up.
Remember- hairs are a sennitive part of your body that need special care. You have to be very nice to your hair.
What you can do to help to your hair...
“Bebitta” was created in Varna in 2003 embodying in itself a new concept for a production mix and service in sale and wholesale of children's clothing. From its beginning up to now it is the firm's policy to provide everything a child needs providing a large variety of clothes, shoes and accessories.
Bebitta's main philosophy is finding an individual approach for satisfying the client's needs with their choice. The development of this philosophy leads to a partnership with the French children's line ORCHESTRA.
You should already have dumped your gladiator sandals by now. Here’s a breathe
of fresh air with Cocobelle’s very sexy looking Bahia Elastic Sock Thong Sandal.
Priced at USD$70 a pop and comes in 2 colours of black and beige. Definitely a good basic sandals worth the keeping!
Eleonora Mancheva is on the cover of the largest bridal fashion and services edition in Bulgaria - "Svatben katalog" magazine. The new copy of the specialized reference book consists 256 pages, on which suitable for the summer bridal and formal dresses from the most famous Bulgarian and worldwide designers are presented.
oday the most important criterion regarding bridal dresses is to match the style of the lady wearing them, whether it's a luxurious dress decorated with gold and brocade, a suit with pants, or a summer dress with shoulder-straps.
A new health pill based on tomatoes which could 'save lives on a global basis' was launched in Britain 31 May 2009.
Ateronon capsules are said to offer the benefits of a Mediterranean diet, which is known to prevent heart disease and strokes.
Nia&Dorado's Spring-Summer 2009 collection positively grants style, content and colour for its clients. Unchanged confidence, tradition and emotional unpredictability.
The most important thing is the substance, say Nia&Dorado's designers. Quality is constant. Nia&Dorado's Spring-Summer 2009 collection is a declaration for ethic fashion on the European market.
The Canadian supermodel - who fronted last year's Prada Fall campaign and is the current face of L'Oreal Paris cosmetics - has learnt so many beauty tricks during her 30-year career she only takes a few minutes to perfect her appearance.
She said: "I did my own make-up this morning and it takes 10 minutes, tops! My best trick is to do it in natural light. I keep all my make-up on a huge mirrored tray and I just take it to whatever window is looking good that day."
A summer wedding is preferred by a lot of young couples. The Sun and the mood for entertainment predispose the imagination of couples to an unforgettable wedding party - on the beach, in a flower garden or an evening cocktail. The bridal dress should be conformable to the style of the place you have chosen. Each bride can find her personal style in the variety of models, colours and accessories that leading designers offer us.
Decorations of stylized flowers have always been prefered by designers for a romantic vision of the brides, but this season they are a real hit. Delicate embroidery of flowers envelop bridal dresses elegantly. Silver and gold nuanced dresses are decorated with pink or white petals.
With the global financial crisis still in full swing, luxuries have taken
a back seat. People are afraid to splash out on non-essentials, but we’re here
to show you it is possible to have a little luxury even when times are lean.
Feet work hard all day, transporting you from place to place and they deserve a bit of pampering from time to time. So here are some tip tops to get the perfect pedicure, which won’t break the bank.
Preparing the feet is essential, so use a foot file or pumice stone to get rid of dead skin before removing any old nail varnish and soaking toes in warm water for 5-10 minutes.
Bulgari celebrated its 125th anniversary by inaugurating its first-ever retrospective exhibit in the prestigious Exposition Palace of Rome. It will remain open to the public from May 22 to September 13, 2009.
The "Between Eternity and History: 1884 - 2009" exhibit will cover the most significant phases in the history and evolution of Bulgari design, from the opening of the first store on Via Sistina in 1884 to the present day.
In May 2009 the make-up artist of Bulgarian stars - Kiril Chalakov celebrated
his 15-year work anniversary.
He organized for his partners and clients through the years an elegant presentation at the Sheraton Sofia hotel, called “La vie en rose”.
There he presented his album "Kiril Chalakov 15 years beauty", which includes selected photos of twenty of the most popular women in Bulgaria.
Many surprises expected the guests of the event.
Born and raised in Rome, Marco Tenaglia starts his career after graduating
from the High Institute of Photography.
The wish to discover new horizons push him to travel between Rome, Milan, Barcelona, and New York, many times, refining his technique, style and creativity.
For the spring-summer 2009 season the violet colour is still in fashion. It is suitable for the day and for night.
On the base of this colour designers can create a lot of patterns and styles, interesting combinations can be made combining it with white, dark blue, pink or brown.
Violet perfectly fits to the black colour as well, although it could look dark and depressive.
A typical summer picture: a fountain and in it people not wanting to get out
- it's nice in the water, and there is only dust and intense heat outside
of the fountain. There are ways however, to make life cool. All of the
following recommendations are simple, practical and efficient. All you
have to do is change your summer habits and heat won't be a threat to
The less cosmetics you use in summer, the better! It's worth to always carry thermal water-spray, that lots of brands offer. Spray your face, shank, wrists and elbow curves, and everything will be alright. If your feet are tired use cooling foot sprays.
Cannes Film festival, like other glamorous events, attended by many celebrities, is a place where the stars outstrip to show style and class. Many people imitate celebrities and that's a good advertisement for the fashion designers, which give them toilets for the splendid evening.
At Cannes Film festival a galaxy of stars wore Dior outfits and accessories.
Hafsia Herzi showed up in a lilac silk satin evening dress and Dior accessories. She also wore Swarovski jewelry. Christine Albanel, minister of culture and communications of France was also dressed by Dior - a black silk faille gown.
What is acne? What are the different types of acne? Can we eliminate it?
Acne vulgaris (commonly called acne) is a common skin condition, caused by changes in skin structures, consisting of a hair follicles and its associated sebaceous gland via androgen stimulation. It is characterized by noninflammatory follicular papules or comedones and by inflammatory papules, pustules, and nodules in its more severe forms. Acne vulgaris affects the areas of skin with the densest population of sebaceous follicles; these areas include the face, the upper part of the chest, and the back. Severe acne is inflammatory, but acne can also manifest in noninflammatory forms. Acne lesions are commonly referred to as pimpels, blemishes, spots, zits or acne.
NIVEA Lip Care’s new innovative caring formula enriched with Hydramine, a precious active ingredient found naturally in the skin, and Grape Seed extract supports longlastingly the natural moisturisation for soft and supple lips.
Its unique blend of fruity flavour, shimmering pigments and glossy colour makes your lips even more desirable.
Between the ages of 50 and 60 the skin's collagen fibres become fragmented and connective tissue becomes weaker, levels of the naturally occuring hyaluranon decreases significantly.
Instant skin lift with Nivea Visage Expert Lift is part of the innovative skincare system from Nivea Visage that provides instant lifting results and long-term contouring.
The question is how we can keep our favourite perfume scent longer.
The best way to wear perfume is to put it on some specific points to make the fragrance last longer.
Those are the pulse points, the areas that produce heat to which in turn releases the scent of your perfume - inside of elbows, back of knees, wrist, neck and cleavage.
A good idea is to spray your hairbrush with the perfume and run it through your hair.
American scientists are advising us not to be afraid of bad dreams. According to their research bad dreams are not so bad for our emotional state at all. In fact they help us cope with the negative emotions and fears from our day.
Most times bad dreams overtake a little before dawn, during the so called REM (rapid eye movement).
Healthy nails are strong and without ridges, dents or areas of unusual color or shape. The condition of your nails can reveal a lot about your health.
Here are some general nail care tips:
- Food plays a major role for the good looks of your nails. You should eat a lot of fruits and raw vegetables in order to get the required vitamins, minerals and enzymes. Eat food that is rich in silicon like broccoli, fish and onions.
Another talented participant will take place in the culture initiative "Sofia greets
Rome". Maria Bogdanova is the newest addition among the worthy Bulgarian creators,
who will prove the highest quality, the original design and the precision
of Bulgarian fashion in Rome.
The young designer Maria Bogdanova has finished "Fashion" specialty in the National Academy of Art in 2007. Almost after finishing she started to prepare her first independent catwalk, shown in the well-known as "the perl of South Black Sea city of Nessebar.