Nina-Maria Nitsche previously worked at Maison Martin Margiela. She joined the brand in 1989 and, for the following 23 years, worked closely with the designer. After the designer’s resignation, in 2009, Nitsche took over the creative direction of Maison Martin Margiela.
Dean and Dan Caten, twin brothers from Willowdale in Toronto, started their path in fashion at the Parson’s School of Design in New York City in 1984. Eight years later, the Canadian duo moved to Italy with their sights set on creating their brand. After collaborating with some of Italy’s most celebrated fashion houses, in 1995 the designers presented their first men’s collection under the label Dsquared2. The presentation marked the debut of Dsquared2’s runway show extravaganzas, which captured the attention of journalists and buyers from around the world.
Interior design is seen by many as a fine art, as it takes creativity to be able to have everything within a household co-exist in harmony. The case is even more so if you add the fact that it has too look very pleasing to the eye, as it is responsible for whether or not the home owners will feel like at home after a couple of years still. There are certain tips that you can follow while designing the interior of your house. These guidelines can help you tremendously as they point out some things that many overlook. That being said, here are some of the top tips to take into account when moving into a new place or just decorating your interior.
Italian artist Daniele Davitti has just joined the Whitehouse Institute of Design's team and he's going to be a host of a FREE illustration workshop held at the Institute's Sydney and Melbourne Campuses.
'What Yves Saint Laurent has achieved over the past four years represents a unique chapter in the history of the House. I am very grateful to Hedi Slimane, and the whole Yves Saint Laurent team, for having set the path that the House has successfully embraced, and which will grant longevity to this legendary brand'.
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Moores Clothing for Men has grown to become Canada’s leading national retailer of men’s business attire. Moores launched in 1980 as a single, family-owned store in Mississauga, Ontario, with 12 employees. Today Moores employs more than 1200 people in over 100 stores across Canada, including in virtually every major city.
You can join the Graduate Exhibition and Parade at Whitehouse's Sydney campus on the 23rd and 24th of November 2015 and at their Melbourne campus on the 25th and 26th of November 2015. Institute's graduates will present their designs and collections on the Runway, supported by graduate students, alumni, friends, family and staff.
This Monday /18.05/ the top designer Sofia Borisova from Bulgaria, will go to Milan where she was invited by the famous Italian designer Eddy K. On 22 and 23 May he will present his latest collections for 2016.
Late in the evening of April 5, Italian-born couturier Francesco Smalto died at age 87. Francesco Smalto fashion house announced designer's death on Monday in a statement, noticing his ability to 'reconcile virility, mystery and sensitivity' in his menswear designs and to create clothes for 'the most demanding men on the planet'.
27 March witnessed the opening of the 30th Anniversary Season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. It was the maestro of the Russian fashion, Vyacheslav Zaitsev, who traditionally was the first to present his new Fall-Winter collection 2015-2016 Nocturne. The first block of the show featured female demi season coats that became the signature garments of the Fashion House.
Many industry insiders and menswear minds were there to discuss topics like: challenges and opportunities in today's marketplace, how retailers are reinvesting in the menswear business, relentless pursuit of innovation, what's next for the menswear market.
The Bachelor of Design runs on a trimester model (full time). Three semesters per year allows you to complete your degree in 2 years as opposed to the traditional 3 year delivery models. Classes commence on 2 February 2015.
Now Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia offers you the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Design 'Creative direction & Styling' in 6 study periods over 2 years.
A mixture of the regal elegance of Rajasthan, Northern India and that of the Air Force.
As the holiday season hits its stride, the party invites come piling in. From casual cocktails to sumptuous soirées and an all-out New Year’s Eve celebration, there are so many reasons to dress up. But what to wear everywhere? With so many options— sparkle and lace, prints and little black dresses–ensemble planning can get a little complicated. Enter our glam guide to party dressing that will ensure you look chic, whatever the occasion.
Première Vision Leather, formerly CUIR À PARIS, is confirming its position as the premium show for leathers. Making the most of the synergy of the six Première Vision Paris shows, the world’s best tanneries have chosen PV Leather to present their new collections to the leading luxury and fashion labels, from 10 to 12 February 2015.
On Tuesday (December 9, 2014) Oscar de la Renta fashion house presented the late designer's final collection - Pre-Fall 2015 - at its headquarters.
Whitehouse offers one week workshops at foundation and advanced levels in:
- Fashion illustration;
- Interior illustration;
- Personal and professional styling.
On October 26, 2014 during the the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, Igor Gulyaev presented his Spring-Summer 2015 collection, named 'Nouvelle époque'.
The event will be hold in institute's Sydney campus on the 1st and 2nd of December 2014 from 6.00pm and will be the culmination of 3 years of hard work, dedication and passion.
The theme of the collection is 'Travels through 18th century Italy'.
"Make fashion, not war", "Feminism, not masochism" were the inscriptions on the posters of the models from the fashion show of fashion house 'Chanel'. The inspiration for this event came from the challenges that women face around the world every day.
A surplus theme, military chic, placing great emphasis on parkas, army jackets, chinos, bermudas, a denim, clean tie and die section, and a more sophisticated graphic black and white theme, sharply cut, for an evening feel.
This season the reference is to the Spanish invasion of Sicily, which began in the 15th century.
Ralph Lauren Spring-Summer 2015 collection is safari-inspired, sporty and soft - both extravagant and wearable.
3-D entrepreneur Michael Stouyiannos and fashion show producer and designer Andres Aquino have joined forces to produce future couture fashion shows in 3-D, as well as the first mini-series of 3-D films, launching these projects in the global entertainment marketplace. Attendees at Couture Fashion Week in New York, September 5-7, 2014, will be able to experience a special presentation in 3D. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway.
Designer duo Yana and Anastasiya Shevchenko (mother and daughter) presented YanaStasia Spring-Summer 2014 collection during the Moscow Fashion Week on October 31, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. The collection is called 'In the Russian tradition'.
Fashion House'' Junona'' was founded in 2000 by Katja Geneva, which is the owner and chief designer. Entirely devoted to the fair sex,'' Junona'' also offering elegant and everyday fashion for women and children of all ages. Her clothes create the image of a modern, dynamic woman, which faces the challenges of everyday stresses with a smile and enjoy her individuality.
Different researches show that menswear industry is an excellent business opportunity for fashion designers. How come?
Men want and try to look more and more stylish and fashionable each year. The percentage of gentlemen who state that they are interested in the newest trends is rising - according to one research 37% of guys are interested in learning more about fashion on the web, with 29% reporting that they already read industry news online.
Fashion House in Toronto released for businessmen who have to travel to dangerous places, the first bulletproof three-piece suits.
The fastest white woman in the world Ivet Lalova got married to her longtime boyfriend - the world famous athlete Simone Collio.
The ceremony was held in Rieti, Italy on September 21, 2013 with many guests from Bulgarian and world sports highlife.
The bride was amazing in a dress of Italian fashion label 'Atelier Aimee' - represented in Bulgaria by 'Bridal Fashion'.
Youth - that's the key word of Hedi Slimane's Spring-Summer 2014 collection for 'Saint Laurent'.
The Saint Laurent woman is a stroppy girl who still smells of teen spirit with her teeny sequin dress, a jacket with big shoulders and sparkling silver ankle socks.
The garments are mixture of the 1970s and the mid-1990s by way of Los Angeles grunge. It's for the brave woman, who is self-confident and bold.
The Christian Louboutin Fall/Winter 2013 Accessories collection comprises of bold colours and even bolder heel heights.
It includes diverse and alluring male and female shoes and bags.
Key elements of the collection are: deep jewel tones, tartan fabrics, delicate lace and strong silhouettes. Christian Louboutin relies on many decorative elements to add a dash of dazzle to classic shapes.
The famous American supermodel Kristen McMenamy was chosen to be a face of the Autumn-Winter collection of fashion label Balenciaga.
New Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2013/2014 kids collection includes beautiful dresses, tops, skirts, outerwear and eye-catching accessories, like sunglasses, bags and tiaras - to make young ladies stylish, modern and elegant.
The world famous Italian fashion brand offers some really impressive girls wear outfits.
This collection presents floral dresses, lace dresses, bright knitted cardigans, cozy suits and eye-popping outerwear, like coats and trenches.
The fashion event of Summer 2013 'Festival of Fashion and Beauty' presented the new collection of 'Veteida' fashion house.
It's inspired by the independent modern woman, whose priorities are innovation, dynamism and the joy of life and clothing is their expression.
Vesela Vasileva is the creator and the designer of 'Veteida' fashion house.
Bulgarian fashion house 'Banderol' has been creating boutique men's and women's clothing for more than 10 years.
Garments are made in small, limited editions, because the main aim of the brand is to offer a variety of models to make 'Banderol' competitive and preferred.
To be a face of their menswear collection from 'Banderol' choose Bulgarian actor and singer Stelian Dimitrov - FAKED STARS.
Menswear becomes more and more impulsive, capricious and flirty. In other words - more and more feminine.
Summer 2014 menswear collections are full of floral motifs, lace, fishnet and tropic tones.
And while Brands like Lanvin and Jill Sander still keep offering classic outfits, some other fashion houses take our breath away with their eye-catching looks. For example...
Jonathan Anderson creates totally different collections for J.W. Anderson fashion house every season. 'It's very difficult to find new all the time. We have to take a snippet of the dialogue onto the next one, so it's a running kind of story', the designer said.
He presented his collection for the hot season of 2014 in Britain during London Fashion Week.
The key ingredients of his Spring-Summer 2014 menswear collection were an oversize trouser with a kind of tunic top, often in silk-lined sponge.
The sixth edition of the Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY will be held on 21-22 June 2013 at the Summer Garden of Grand Hotel Varna at the Resort Complex 'St. St. Constantine and Elena'. This Festival is one of the biggest and most prestigious fashion forums in Bulgaria, where many Bulgarian and foreign brands show their collections to a specially selected audience. The organizer of the event is Fashion Agency VIP Fashion Group together with the Bulgarian fashion directory.
On Monday, May 6, 2013 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, were shown famous designers’ most breathtaking creations during the Costume Institute Gala exhibition "PUNK: Chaos to Couture". The annual event was co-chaired this year by Rooney Mara and Beyoncé, who was glamorous on the red carpet with long dress in black and flamy orange!
The designer of the fashion house Gucci Frida Giannini showed her collection Pre-Fall 2013. For her designs she says she was inspired by the 50s of the last century.
In the collection she presented feminine dresses and outfits in olive green, turquoise, black, gray and brown, many models in combination with leopard details.
In the fashion show at the official ceremony of rewarding the most elegant Bulgarians – BG Fashion icon 2012 – were presented the newest collections of FEDE fashion studio, MOHITO and fashion house Junona. A special mini collection presented also the talented students of Prof. Lubomir Stoykov and Assoc. Prof. Mariela Gemisheva – Rafaela Rafaelova, Boryana Nikolova and Nikolay Bojilov.
On the streets you can see dozens of women wearing big fur "caps" and not just in Russia. Worldwide big warm hats became a sensation, and a contribution to that is the last film of Keira Knightley in the image of Anna Karenina.
On the catwalk Russian hats were presented by many fashion houses. They are not only in fur but also in artificial leather in traditional autumn and winter colors.
Taking a look at the schedule of designers and brands, presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, you can see that foreign names prevail. About 25% are the real French designers and brands, such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Sonia Rykiel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Agnes B. etc. There are many Italian and Belgian designers and fashion houses that show their collections in Paris and among the other presented countries are Great Britain, USA, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Brazil...
Copenhagen fashion week took place from 8 to 12 August and showed models for Spring 2013.
We have made a selection of what we liked from the presented collections.
Sports-inspired and wearable styles took centre stage at the fashion week, but still remained utterly cool and cutting edge. Womenswear and menswear brands used drawstring waists, elasticated cuffs and varsity jackets for Spring 13.
The first evening of Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 ended with the collection of formal and evening dresses of the Bulgarian fashion house "Parva Nova".
Fashion house "Parva Nova" is created by Ralitsa and Anatoly Parvanovi after their return from London, where they have worked for designers like Alice Temperley and Alexander McQueen. They present their first collection called "Return to innocence".
We present you the collection of the Bulgarian fashion house Polisha for Spring-Summer 2012 with designer Poli Petkova, shown at the Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012.
The brand offers designer clothes for the modern woman. A woman who is sensual, sexy and with her own style.
Donatella Versace presented her new Fall-Winter 2012-2013 collection in hotel "Ritz" in Paris on the first day of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, in honor of her late brother Gianni, who was killed in 1997.
Floor-length silk gowns dominated the collection, for which Donatella said she took inspiration from a set of Tarot cards.
Festival of FASHION AND BEAUTY is the biggest and most prestigious fashion forum in North-east Bulgaria, which provides a possibility for different fashion brands /Bulgarian and foreign/, to present their collections to a specially selected audience. By tradition, the host of the forum is Grand Hotel Varna, and the organizer – Fashion Agency VIP Fashion Group.
The fashion brands "Dolce & Gabbana" and "Chanel" presented their summer collections, in which the mini dresses from lace dominated.
The most seductive dress this season will be ultra-short dress. Black remains a modern classic and among the materials lace is used the most. Both fashion brands "Dolce & Gabbana" and "Chanel" will dictate the fashion in the summer wardrobe with the new romantic visions they presented
Gucci has announced that it will be continuing its collaboration with Charlotte Casiraghi - equestrian show jumper and granddaughter of Princess Grace of Monaco. Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini designed a riding line exclusively for Miss Casiraghi.
Today is the last day of the London Fashion Week - one of the "Big Four" fashion weeks, along with Paris Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. . It is twice each year - in February, where fashion trades present Autumn-Winter collections and September - for Spring-Summer.
During the six-day fashion week their new seasonal trends for Autumn-Winter 2012-2013 presented many famous fashion houses and designers like Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Simone Rocha, Mulberry, Burberry, J. W. Anderson, Jonathan Saunders, Matthew Williamson, Christofer Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Meadham Kirchhoff and others.
Today their collections will present Matthew Miller, Christopher Shannon, James Long, Oliver Spencer and others.
Yesterday, 9 February, officially kicked off the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York.
Collections for Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 will present world known designers and fashion houses among which Tommy Hilfiger, Diane von Furstenberg, DKNY, Alexander Wang, Jason Wu, Victoria Beckham, Altuzarra, Derek Lam etc.
During the first day their collections presented Max Azria, Richard Chai, Tadashi Shoji, Cynthia Rowley, who offered wearable and sell able looks for the season.
Cropped tops and bra tops are the main fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2012. Combined with shorts or a mini skirt they guarantee your trendy look. Shorts can be various in style and fabrics - jeans, leather, wide, tight, with high or low waist.
Floral prints are never out of fashion and they can be seen in many designers collections. Some of them like Blumarine used this trend to the extreme level while others just added floral prints to their collections to make them more feminine.
Cold days approaching and we are all eager to know what should we add to our wardrobe for the new season. Fashion trends for autumn/winter 2011-12 are cheerful and promise to keep us away from the depression of the cold months. There are several trends for the season which you should consider upgrading your wardrobe.
Black, dark blue, brown and gray are part of the color palette. In the classic combination of black and white, every woman radiates elegance and business style. To bring you good spirit and to break the classics, we provoke you with green, orange, red and electric blue – a little freshness in autumn and winter months.
Versace Fashion house lunching its new collection for H&M. Exept magnificence and style - elements that pursue in each collection of the brand, Donatella Versace drawing on the prints, colours and silhouettes. From short pleated skirts and velvet bomber jackets, to high-heeled boots and floor-length goddess gowns - the collection is classic Versace.
Accents of collection are well interpretive clasic brand logo elements.
For the first time in designers collection for H&M is household linen.
From 14 to 16 November in the city of Nis, the third-largest city in Serbia, will be held Fashion Week Nis 2011, organized by Agency SNOB. Earlier this year in April was the first edition of the event that gathered fashion designers from Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia and Bulgaria.
Atelier Ixtys with designer Dimana Nakova was the only representative from Bulgaria and they will participate again in November with their newest collection.
Fashion house Christian Dior remover all doubt for its ability to be one of the top fashion brands with its collection of women's dresses for Spring-Summer 2012, presented at Paris Fashion Week.
The show at Rodin Museum gathered the high society and was the second show of Christian Dior without the designer John Galliano, who was the art director of the company in the past 15 years. Designer of the new collection is the former deputy of Galliano - the British Bill Gaytten.
For the next year the check will be trendy again in Autumn-Winter 2011/2012. The check pattern can be combined with both classical and with extravagant accessories.
Checkered shirts, skirts, jackets, bags and shoes can be seen in the collections of many world designers and fashion houses. We leave to you the choice in which one element of your outfit can bet on it.
The designer of the Bulgarian fashion house Veteyda Vessela Vassileva created 24 unique outfits for the participants of the contest Miss Varna 2011, organized by VIP Fashion Group model agency from Varna. The beautiful contestants presented them during the talent competition.
The designer outfits of fashion house Veteyda are for the ladies, which want to be noticed and remembered. Extravagant, different and modern is every toilet, made by designer Vessela Vassileva.
The dress is the most comfortable type of clothing for the summer, and a dress with flower motives is simply classic. I can hardly imagine a stylish dress with flowers not being in fashion during summer. And the dresses of the Bulgarian fashion brand Daphne are like a flower garden, from which you can pick the desired flower.
Daphne offers different models of summer dresses from elastic cotton, which underline the body and show your individuality, depending on the print you choose. The dresses of the brand, made from elastic jersey are suitable for every day of the week. The length of the models vary from mini to maxi.
From 12th to 15th July 2011 "080 Barcelona Fashion" celebrated its 18th edition. About 50 national and international fashion brands and designers presented their collections in the showroom.
The Spanish fashion brand Mango made its first triumph on the fashion stage. Mango made not just a fashion show, and a true beauty review. For a part of its collection the brand was inspired by Nomadic tribes. The designers played with asymmetric and colored mosaic, and the fabric looked like bathed in light.
The Italian brand Gucci is launching a collection of eco sunglasses. The new glasses are made from an acetate high in natural materials, using less petro chemicals or a material made from castor seeds. And the both new materials look pretty similar to normal sunglasses material.
In this initiative Gucci is hand in hand with Safilo Group - the company which manufacturing sunglasses and optics for most famous brands like Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Marc Jacobs, Yves Saint Laurent.
During 2011 the Bulgarian pop-folk singer Sofi Marinova celebrated her 15 years professional anniversary. The gypsy pearl went a long way to turn in one of the most loved singers in Bulgaria.
For her concert Sofi changed a lot of dresses made by Romantika Fashion House. She chose 17 dresses of the house's last collection, named DIFFERENT, with designer Sofia Borisova. The dresses are made by nature fabrics - cotton chiffon, organza, satin and Spanish taffeta. The Bulgarian singer fixed on colors like black, white, turquoise, Turkish blue, silver, coral and violet.
Prince William and Kate Middleton married at Westminster Abbey today (29 April). The ceremony was attended by more than 200 official guests and watched also by a huge global audience on TV or online.
Kate Middleton wore a stunning but simple ivory dress created by the designer Sarah Burton from Alexander McQueen fashion house. The dress featured a long train and hand-made lace applique over an ivory-coloured bodice and skirt, made of silk and satin. Kate had a tiara on loan from her new grandmother-in-law Queen Elizabeth.
On Friday, Rousse fashion house Modis presented its collection for Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 with designer Valery Gidionov.
Traditionally, on the catwalk marched the models of Elit-D Diana Poptoneva, who presented 109 new outfits of the brand. Wool coats with playful combinations of green, pink, yellow and white predict colorful winter. Elegant suits, dresses and shirts sparkled in red and dusky rose, creating a great mood.
This Spring, Target's introducing its Calypso St. Barth's signature island-inspired aesthetic for the home. Full of vibrant colors and fun patterns, this line will become a real hit.
The collection brings destination-chic style to an assortment of home products in rich corals and blue hues on items like ceramic teapots, decorative pillows, melamine dinnerware, and glass tumblers.
The perfume is dedicated to the homonymous famous safari jacket, which was presented in a collection from 1968.
The perfume composition blends the contrasts of hot desert aromas and fresh tones that are desirable in the summer as "the hottest of all fresh waters". Sparkling and invigorating notes of lemon, Italian bergamot and mandarin give way to the core made of white flower petals, orange leaf, galbanum and black currant bud. The base is warm and sensual due to the spiciness of pink pepper and ginger.
Elegant luxury in the Spring-Summer menswear collection of the Bulgarian brand Andrews Fashion Studio
Collection Spring-Summer 2011 of Andrews Fashion Studio continues to impose successfully the concept TOTAL LOOK. This is seen in every detail and accent in the clothes, shoes and accessories. Every separate element or combination create the feeling for comfort, elegance, style and a lot of energy. This is also due to the colors - white, green, turquoise, camel, used by the designers of Andrews Fashion Studio.
One of the hits in the collection is the sport two-face jacket. The combination of beige and blue is ideal for the night yacht party or a walk on the see shore.
From 16 to 21 March Kiev hosted one of the major events in the fashion world – the 28th Ukrainian Fashion Week. Over 50 designers and fashion houses presented their visions for Autumn/Winter 2011-2012.
The viewers of the event had the opportunity to enjoy the incredible models, who sparkled in brilliant eccentricity and futuristic look. The original outfits were completed with hair styles resembling the horn of a ram or bird nests, extravagant jewelry and eccentric accessories.
The Bulgarian man becomes more and more modern and elegant, especially if he chooses garment of the famous brand for men’s fashion – Styler.
For Spring/Summer 2011 Styler offers the traditional striped and checked patterns along with the trendy shirts with original ornaments, flowers and embroidery.
The shirts are in variety of non-traditional colors – dusky pink and magenta.
The Spring/Summer 2011 collection from Topshop offers pretty much everything - from tight corsets to airy blouses. Everything is on the "long side" - the skirts, the dresses this summer will be very long.
In this collection, Topshop truly brings spring colors to life - orange, cherry red and purple are the colors of this year. If you look closely, the models hair strands are dipped in color too.
Ruse fashion house Vayana has opened its new store in Ruse.
The new Spring-Summer 2011 collection was presented to a public of famous ladies, fans and customers.
Vayana is a trademark of "BTB Bulgaria" AD. It is on the market for 4 years. For the development of “Vayana” work Achim Bayer from Germany, as a conceptual engine and "producer", and a group of designers...
World-famous furniture brand "Bretz" created a unique living room furniture collection with inlaid Swarovski crystals.
The German brand is known for its splendor and avant-garde style.
Available in several glamorous colors, these flamboyant pieces are handmade and feature leather upholstery.
"SEA OF LOVE" is the new 2011 collection of designer Polya Milanova for Mon Amour. This collection is dedicated to the 20th years of creative activity of the designer.
Impressive, provocative short or asymmetrical dresses, is the main line in the prom dresses. he dresses are made from fine French lace, taffeta, organza and metallic tulle, which give brilliance and splendor. Sophisticated handmade sets and lace encrusted with Swarovski stones are creating unique dresses.
Fashion house Dior said on Friday it had suspended chief designer John Galliano pending the outcome of a police enquiry into allegations he assaulted a couple and used anti-Semitic insults in a Paris bar.
"The House of Dior declares with the greatest firmness its policy of zero tolerance with regard to any anti-Semitic or racist statement or attitude," Dior boss Sidney Toledano said in a statement. "Pending the outcome of the enquiry, Christian Dior has suspended John Galliano from all duties."
Designer Nevena, presented her new collection of dresses yesterday at the Kempinski Hotel Zografski. This year, she decided to risk using unknown models from Expose model agency, because she didn’t want to distract the audience from the focus of the evening – the dresses. Sheer dresses radiating with the typical of fashion house "Nevena" aristocracy, perfectly blended with vivid colors and a dose of boldness.
The Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2011 began yesterday. It will continue 4 days. Most interesting during the first day was the Christian Dior fashion show.
This time when creating his collection for Dior, John Galliano was inspired by the work of Rene Gruau - a famous artist-illustrator.
Tight jackets, magnificent shoulders, deep necklines and tailored skirts to the knee were the center of the collection with 1950s flavour. Galliano went all-out for volume, enveloping his models in layers of tulle as they flowed down the runway.
D&G presented its Fall/Winter 2011-2012 collection during the menswear fashion week in Milan. In the collection seems to dominate the spirit of Pop – candy pink, mint green and citrus bight yellow with logos of Coca Cola advertising and Mickey Mouse cartoons.
The models were wearing slim trousers, short or bomber jackets, basketball sneakers all in bright, cheery colors.
This season’s Versace collection for men presents an optical game of shapes, proportions, colours and graphics, conducted with a knowing and contemporary nod.
This is not, however, a look that sparkles and shines. Instead the luxurious aspect of the collection – such a hallmark of the Versace brand – comes from the fine fabrics used and the expert tailoring employed.
The foundation of the collection comprises highly sartorial elements, with garments that have a new volume and are less rigid and softer than previously.
True to its style, Atelier SIMON will again surprise its customers with unique handmade jewelry, that are made to complement the bridal and formal dresses from collection 2011 by Gergana Simeonova.
For the author’s jewelry inspiration are used Swarovski crystals with different shapes and colors of the stones.
Fashion house Bulgari celebrated its 125th birthday with a brilliant exhibition of more than 600 pieces of jewelry in the Grand Palais in Paris. 125 years of Italian Magnificence will extend from December 10th to January 12th.
The man behind the name, Sotirio Bulgari, was a Greek silversmith blessed with a creative mind and keen business sense.
Brazilian top model Gisele Bundchen models pieces by Balenciaga for the fashion house’s Spring 2011 campaign.
The 30-year-old Brazilian supermodel looks helpless in a forest as she poses in a black-and-white shot with male model Yuri Pleskun dressed in ghostly makeup. Steven Meisel shot the Spring 2011 campaign images, designed by Paris-based duo M/M, set to appear in February editions of the major fashion publications.
In this cold weather there is nothing better than warm, fur coats.
Want to get some original ideas? Every year fashion designers bring something new to the table and this season they managed to take the fur coats to another level, creating stylish designs which suit the current fashion trends perfectly.
Short fur coat can be combined with almost everything, even dresses. If the leather is light, focus on the cream and pale shades.
Riccardo Tisci has opened up the often closed doors of fashion by introducing an albino model in the Givenchy's spring 2011 ad campaign.
After making waves and winning praise for casting Lea T., a transexual model, in his last few campaigns for Givenchy, the designer has asked an albino model named Stephen Thompson to front his latest Givenchy ads. In the campaign are featured Stephen Thompson alongside with Daphne Groeneveld, French Vogue's 15-year-old cover girl.
The wedding dresses are in classic style. Colors are from light to dark beige. There are boleros, belts and delicate embroideries, in black color and deep burgundy decorated with small crystals. The photo session was taken in the VIP showroom of the fashion house.
The silhouettes are straight to slightly flared with multiple drapes or ruffles, consistent with the trends for next year. The collection is named Classic 2011.
Chanel presented it's new collection "Paris Byzantium". The show was held last night, in the ultimate setting of the Chanel maison mere, in a room specially decorated for this event; Ottoman style, with walls covered with copper sequins, benches with many cushions and low tables ornate with mosaics.
The Empress Theodora from the early 6th century was Lagerfeld's creative muse. "She was a former circus performer before she became Empress," says the designer, comparing her unusual destiny to Coco Chanel' who sang in cafes before she became the Empress of the fashion world.
Fashion house Dior presented new makeup collection for Spring 2011. The collection is inspired by the endless shades of grey color that radiates a high class aura as well as elegance.
The collection indeed is sculpted around the visual effect of gray in combination with pink which has a deeper essence than just the matching of two complementary and harmoniously vibrating hues.
As shoppers were feasting in the highly anticipated Lanvin for H&M launch yesterday, another well-known chain appears to have caught on to the raging success of the designer/high street collaboration.
Yesterday Gap unveiled an exclusive seven-piece capsule collection designed by Italian fashion house Valentino, which was launched to celebrate the opening of Gap's first Italian store last week in Milan.
After weeks of teasing H&M has at last unveiled the Lanvin for H&M collection. On Nov. 2 Alber Elbaz, creative director of the French luxury label, released a preview video of his much-anticipated collection for H&M.
The line, which ranges from $9.95 for tights to $349 for a coat, includes cheetah-print shoes ($99), zebra-print coats ($199) and plenty of party dresses with asymmetric, puffy shoulders.
The British singer Amy Winehouse lunching her long awaited collection for Fred Perry.
The collection is from 16 models, which include skirt in chalk color, rose polo shirt, black and white dress with bare back and a black coat with a belt of roses. The predominanted colors are grey, rose and black and prices vary between 55 pounds (50 euros) for polo shirt and 195 pounds (220 euros) for jacket.
At an astronomical price of $38,000 per pair, Italian luxury leather goods label A. Testoni is offering the world’s most expensive pair of men’s dress shoes.
Testoni, founded in Bologna in 1929 by Amedeo Testoni, painstakingly handcrafts the Moro monk-strap model in the world’s finest exotic alligator skin using the techniques of Norvegese, or Norwegian construction, for durability and added water resistance.
The oversized handbags may be more comfortable for both work and leisure but sometimes an occasion, or an outfit, calls for a smaller bag that still packs personality. That’s when you go for Burberry’s Alligator Sling Bag ($14,500) - one imposing accessory
The alligator provides nice texture and the beige color provides very warm feeling. The bag is decorated with armour inspired metallic studs, which create a geometric design hemmed with subtle tonal topstitching.
Jennifer Lopez and her twins, Max and Emme, will be the new stars of Gucci's debut childrenswear campaign.
The adverts were shot by famous photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott in Mailbu in July and feature beach side shots of Lopez and her two-year-old twins, decked in the label's apparel and accessories.
According to WWD, Gucci will also make a donation to UNICEF and the Maribel Foundation - a charity founded by Lopez and her sister, Lynda, which raises money for health care for women around the world.
We are presenting you the new collection of Rossi Fashion for Fall-Winter 2010/2011.
Black, white, gray, pink, tomato red and brown are the main colors in the outfits. The brand offers elegant coats, suits, jackets, pants, skirts and blouses – all you need to look good in the winter.
Are you interested in looking like you haven't shaved your legs in weeks? Well, then your in luck, because J Crew has a new pair of tights that will do just that.
These tights replicate the exact texture and appearance of super-hairy legs. They are actually a lace mash up of floral patterns but from a far they make the model look as though she has very hairy, unshaven legs.
Polo Ralph Lauren has announced that it will further extend its e-commerce reach with the launch of Ralphlauren.com in the UK.
The site will offer consumers a UK destination to buy the clothes brand online. Previously, it was not possible to buy Ralph Lauren goods this way unless the customer had a US address. All of Ralph Lauren’s lines will be available to purchase, including menswear, womenswear, childrenswear and the home collection.
We present you the collection of fashion house Odeta for Fall/Winter 2010/2011. Designers of the models are Valeria and Donka Lazarchevi.
The dresses are mostly in glamorous combination of black and white, decorated with many embroidery, lace and stones. The line is elegant, offering models with “airy” or tight silhouette. Lengths are different, but the high slits and open backs make each model from the collection sexy.
The wheel of fashion turned and recreated one true “Renaissance winter” in the new collection for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 of fashion house “Jeni style”.
The designer, Evgenia Zhivkova, was inspired by the Renaissance and late 40’s and 50’s of last century. The outfits are designed for strong women, willing to look into the future and search for new opportunities and development. Evgenia Kalkandzieva is the face of the collection, which contains 55 outfits in 10 subjects.
Singer Amy Winehouse is set to turn model for her new clothing line - Fred Perry.
Winehouse has been working with executives at the label to produce her own range, which includes coats, shirts and skirts. She will herself model the designs in the November issue of Britain's Glamour magazine.
Sarah Burton had big boots to fill when she took up Alexander McQueen's mantle in May but she rose up to the challenge with her first solo collection presented at Paris fashion week on Tuesday, critics said.
Burton, who was McQueen's right hand woman before he committed suicide in February, had four months to produce and present a spring/summer collection and many wondered if she would remain faithful to the McQueen spirit and codes. Which she clearly did.
Razor-sharp tailoring versus playful big bows, sturdy fabrics versus ultra-fine silks: designer Stefano Pilati walked a line between stern and sexy with his summer look for Yves Saint Laurent on Monday.
Top model Claudia Schiffer and Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood were among the celebrities in the event that took place under the ornate ceilings of a private Paris mansion as the venerable house unveiled its ready-to-wear look for summer 2011.
The new collection of the popular Bulgarian brand Styler by "New Style" – Plovdiv, offers everything necessary for the modern man’s wardrobe. Despite the statement that there is no fashion for men, Styler offers many interesting ideas that make the models trendy and noticeable. Monochromatic blouses have playful color cuffs and collars, the shirts have spectacular modern designs and optionally can be worn with turned cuff, which must be different from the basic fabric.
Thierry Mugler has finally confirmed the rumors – Nicola Formichetti, most known as Lady Gaga's stylist, is the new creative director of men's and women's departments. Although Nicola is fashion consultant of worldwide famous like Scarlet Johanson and Ashton Kutcher. As a stylist capacity he has worked out ad campaigns for Prada, Missoni, Iceberg, Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake and Gareth Pugh.
"We were looking for a young talent who could really bring new energy to the brand," said Joel Palix, director general of the Mugler company.
This year the collection of Emilio Pucci for Fall/Winger 2010/2011 is full of high bohemian and luxury dresses. For third season the designer Peter Dundas has taken Pucci to a darker, more dangerous place that looks fabulous. From start to finish the collection played like a sexy antidote to fashion’s resurgent minimalism. “I wanted to do something that felt lush” said the designer.
Without doubt this collection is designed for those who walk the red carpet. Long dark purple jersey dress with a scandalous deep cut back was the first opening dress.
Leopard print will never go out of fashion. Just when you start feeling that the leopard print is not in any more some dress or accessory or a bag comes up in the print style that brings the leopard print right back in. Dolce & Gabbana have done a chic take on leopard print style and created a fur bag that can be listed with the best ever.
The bag has been created from raccoon fur pieced together, dyed and leopard printed in the Netherlands.
Nadia, the girlfriend of the pop-folk idol Konstantin, chose her wedding dress by top designer Sofia Borisova. The celebrity couple is having a big wedding in September 17 in Plovdiv. Before they know each other, the future bride is a fan of designer’s dresses. Konstantin is familiar with Sofia for more than 10 years.
Nadia’s wedding dress is from the latest collection of ROMANTIKA FASHION – Luxus. The dress is ivory colored, and the fabric is silk. On the waist of the blue-eyed beauty will shine and sparkle one belt encrusted with 100 Swarovski stones.
Vogue UK reports that Karl Lagerfeld will not show a Lagerfeld collection at Paris Fashion Week in October.
The designer canceled his show and instead of showing on October 3, Lagerfeld will create a "masstige" ready-to-wear collection, aimed at a much wider audience that will be sold online. (Masstige products fall somewhere between mass and prestige products, naturally — so they're much more affordable than designer clothes but still of good quality).
We present you some of the most fashionable, current models of wedding dresses, created by the designer Gergana Simeonova for 2010.
This summer’s current fabrics are silk and fabrics, covered with numerous beads and embroidery. Flowers, made of fabric also decorate the wedding dresses of fashion house Simon. The dresses with one shoulder are still in fashion, as well as the models with a silhouette reminiscent of a mermaid.
We present to your attention photos from the original photo session of Markam fashion, which are presenting the brand’s new collection for Fall/Winter 2010-2011. The photos and their design are work of Alexander Nishkov.
For the fall-winter season, the clothing of one of the most popular Bulgarian fashion brands, with designer Nikolai Buzov, are in pastel and olive-green, beige and brown, yellow, orange and red colors.
Who’s who of fashion industry attends MERCEDES-BENZ & Vogue Fashion Night
The event highlight of the first day was the third edition of the joint VOGUE and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Night, which was attended by the who's who of the fashion industry as well as many celebrities. Boris, Lilly and Noah Becker was seen enjoying the evening as were Hannah Herzsprung, Hannelore Elsner, Natalia Wörner, Jana Pallaske, Luca Gadjus, Jette Joop, Michael Michalsky, Dorothee Schumacher or Viktoria Strehle, Nicolas Berggruen, Nikolaus Jagdfeld and Berlin’s mayor Klaus Wowereit.
Textile and apparel industry in Bulgaria is the second most important industry (after tourism) for the country’s economy. This industry includes around 3000 small and medium companies, which employ approximately 170 000 people. According to some research, in 2009 the occupied in the production of clothes in Bulgaria are specialized mainly in the creation of lady’s store clothes – trousers, skirts, jackets, dresses, blouses, shirts, top garment...
Emilio Pucci fashion house launched the new perfume for women, Miss Pucci, which is both sensual and energizing. Miss Pucci follows 2007’s Pucci Vivara and the pottle shares that fragrance’s bubble motif.
The scent notes include citrus, rose, orange blossom, jasmine, cedar, iris and white musk.
We present you models from the summer collection of chain stores 2Morrow, inspired by the energy of the big city. For the days when dressing something is not enough, for the moments when the spirit seeks new emotions or wishes to indulge in new pleasures.
2Morrow team constantly creates new models, imparting elegance of each figure, highlighting the beauty and discreetly creating comfort in our busy lives.
Magdalena Ltd. is one of the leading producers of ladies’ stockings and tights for Bulgaria. For the relatively short time on the Bulgarian market, the company can boast about its high quality products and elegant style, which wants to give to the Bulgarian woman.
Magdalena products are comfortable and provocative every day and evening. The brand offers wide range of ladies’ stockings and tights – classic, luxury and super luxury tights.
During the event Fashion evenings 2010, Tiffi presented elegant fashion for the business woman. The new spring-summer 2010 collection is fresh seduction, elegant glow and palette as if it is from a blooming garden. Forget about the cold winter nights, short, gray days. Your body and soul yearn for love and warmth. Feel the touch of the satin, feel the leopard lining that shines like a diamond with elegant accessories.
URBAN TOOL is Viennese designer brand, developing innovative solutions for the carrying of personal belongings in your everyday life. The brand focuses on innovative design combined with amazing functionality.
Stylish, elastic accessories fit all the wonders of modern technology such as Apple iPod, laptops, smartphones, documents, wallets, keys, without spoiling its shape and get bigger with each additional item.
"Fortuna Style 75" offers formal and wedding dresses. The evening dresses are airy, with feminine proportions. The sensual lines reveal discreet sex appeal. Fabrics used are silk, chiffon and satin. The focus is on the waist, which is mostly high. The lines are clean and simple, with carefully placed details. The draping and layering of the fabrics emphasize the lightness and volume of the clothes.
Coralia is a trade mark of designer Veneta Vassileva. This year, on June 15 the fashion house turned 20 years of presence on the Bulgarian market and presented its anniversary collection on 11 June during the event "Fashion evenings 2010"
The brand clothing – casual and formal, is addressed to the modern and business woman. The clothes are comfortable, refined with good line, combination of branded textiles and accessories and high quality workmanship.
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo continues his collaboration with the Italian fashion house Armani and took his shirt off for Armani Jeans and stripped down for his second series of Emporio Armani’s Fall/Winter 2010-2011 underwear ads.
Now that is concentrated in the World Cup in South Africa, Cristiano Ronaldo shot the ads and made it to the first pages of the press not only for his achievements in sports, but also because he shot a new series in underwear.
Fashion house Veteyda offers for Summer 2010 a stylish, feminine and different collection, addressed to the dynamic, young ladies, who are sensitive and demanding to the constantly changing fashion trends, to the intelligent and emancipated women, with a sense of beauty and originality, who do not hesitate to experiment with colors and fabrics.
The outfits this season are definitely very vibrant. Spectacular colors, frills, drapes, these are the main patterns, presented in the collection.
The second evening of the fashion show Fashion evenings in Grand Hotel Varna, started with the collection of Roma Fashion, authentic and modern outfits from different parts of the world in Roma style. We saw the summer collection of chain stores 2MORROW, inspired by the energy of the big city.
Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana have teamed up with Bacardi’s vermouth brand Martini to launch their first co-branded drink this month in a rare diversification move for the fashion duo.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have designed and tested the drink which will be unveiled during Milan's upcoming menswear fashion week, the fashion house said on Thursday.
After a few days on 11 and 12 June 2010 at Grand hotel Varna in “St. Konstantin and Elena” will be held Fashion evenings 2010 with the participation of Bulgarian designers and fashion houses. This year face of the fashion show is the top model Jasmina Toshkova.
On June 12, Saturday, will be presented collections of Roma fashion – modern and authentic costumes from the Balkan countries, Efradin Atelier, Fortuna style 95, 2Morrow, Delfina swimwear, Sharin underwear, accessories 4ARK, Tiffi, Richmart, etc.
Two of the dresses from Alexander McQueen’s fall/winter 2007 collection, which was inspired by the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 are to be sold at auction in London.
The two evening gowns are among the first to be sold at auction since the tragic suicide of the British designer in February.
Fashion house Ungaro hired new creative director. The post took designer Giles Deacon, which was no surprise after weeks of rumors about his appointment.
With the appointment, Giles Deacon becomes the latest of designers to attempt to right Ungaro, which has been bleeding money since the 2004 retirement of its founder and namesake.
Chanel will launch on the market Bleu (blue), a new fragrance for men, in late summer.
The perfume is named after a Chanel fragrance of the 1930s. Bleu de Chanel is a woody aromatic signed by in-house perfumer Jacques Polge.
The perfume has notes of citrus, peppermint, pink peppercorn, grapefruit, cedar, jasmine, ginger and sandalwood.
The beautiful German actress Diane Kruger will be the new face of Calvin Klein’s perfume – Beauty.
Kruger, who will front the campaign for promotion of the new fragrance this fall, follows in the footsteps of Kate Moss, Christy Tarlingtan, Eva Mendes, Natalie Vodyanova and Scarlett Johansson, who have all fronted campaigns for the brand.
On 11 and 12 June 2010 in Grand hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena will be held the ninth edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria – "Fashion evenings", which is presenting collections of famous Bulgarian designers and fashion houses.
Wide variety of elegant outfits, jewelry and accessories will be presented during the fashion shows – ladies formal and wedding dresses, casual wear, underwear and swimwear, hosiery, accessories and children’s clothing.
Black and white photos of the top model Kate Moss are to be sold at auction this Friday and are likely to fetch up to 30 000 pounds.
The pictures were taken in 1993 in Marrakech, one of the most ancient capitals of Morocco. The famous fashion photographer, Albert Watson, chose to shoot Moss without clothes or jewellery.
Beyonce and her mother Tina Knowles, partners in the House of Deréon fashion line, are getting into the home décor business.
Knowles family's brands, "House of Deréon" and "Deréon" have expanded into bedding through a license with Arrow Home Fashions, which would also handle the distribution.
Fashion critics announced the turquoise is the color of 2010. According to them, that color will not have a competitor, because everyone will need to escape from the tense moments and dip into the waves of the turquoise. The color is the boundary between blue and green, which makes it both attractive and serene.
In the hottest color of the season will be as jewelry and accessories, and clothing and footwear.
During the International Fashion Forum - Ruse 2010 took place the second fashion edition of "Fashion Portal - Ruse 2010". The scene was built among the fountains in front of Ruse Municipality, which created an unique atmosphere.
Their collections presented Arda-Ruse, Markam Fashion, Rollman, Deni Deor, Vayana, Bordo, Lenars-Maria Fashion salon and Radina-Maria. Their models also presented pupils from Vocational High School of Clothing and Design - Ruse.
The warm season is about to start and we are ready to open your wardrobes for the Spring-Summer 2010 collection.
The spring-summer season promises to be colourful, bright, translucent and shimmering. A real scene of fairy of colors that seems to hint the dark crisis is going away slowly but steadily.
The neutral of colors of the light tonality (white and beige) impart femininity and lightness. The bright colours (red, purple, green) give the woman an aura of sensuality and sexiness.
Two of “Sex bombs of 2010” Zlatka Dimitrova and Gabriella, and also Natalia Gurkova who returned from South Africa, defile dressed in white in the renewed hall of Radisson Hotel. The occasion was the press conference for the upcoming Wedding days, which will be held on 18 and 19 of April in the hotel together with wedding agency “Diamanti”.
The wedding dresses were specially made for the event by the designers of fashion house “Princess” Sonja and Silva.
Online boutique for dresses "Belnoir" is pleased to present the new collections of prom and formal dresses from leading American fashion houses. With us you find models of Jovani, Faviana, Allure, Night Moves, Scala, BG Haute, Blush Prom and others.
The models for this season are definitely vital and light. Beautiful print patterns, accents of bright colors, ethnic motifs, as well as the typical for formal dresses – draperies, appliqués and decorations – these are the basic trends in the represented collections.
Prom dresses collection 2010 at boutique "Roshavata garga" is composed of the elegant garments of the French fashion brands Sagaie and Faust, the German NICOWA, and boutique models of Roshavata garga. They are made from traditional fabrics like: satin, chiffon, taffeta, completed by atypical combinations of beads, stones and leather.
The designer of VANITA – Gerry Petrova recommends to the future seniors romantic dress with knee-length, highlighting the youth and the freshness of the young girls. The nude base fabric, wrapped in shiny lace, gives delicacy and refinement of the dress. Short strapless dresses are also in fashion for 2010. They are suitable for almost every body type, reveal shoulders and neckline.
Increasingly more often at the catwalks we see bizarre garments, accessories and impressive scenery, which are turning the fashion défilés into a real show.
Just recently Karl Lagerfeld presented the Chanel's Fall-Winter 2010/2011 collection alongside a real iceberg and the models marched around it.
We offer you other unusual footage of fashion shows from this season.
Fashion House "Jeni Style" with designer Evgenia Jivkova presented its Spring-Summer 2010 Collection – "New Emancipation" in Rainbow Plaza.
Evgenia Jivkova is one of the most famous Bulgarian designers. Her collections demonstrate high style, perfect quality and elegance.
EVGENIA JIVKOVA: "When creating the new collection, I took into account the changing position of women in society – more decisive, more subtle, more refined and with original style. In addition she remains romantic and dreamy, bold and confident. This makes me think that we are entering the time of a new emancipation. "
For the connoisseurs of luxury, fashion house Agressia gave new look to one of its boutiques in Sofia and brought the influence of American luxury in terms of male fashion in Bulgaria.
The elegant boutique, located on 60 Alabin str., is now the official representative of "Polo Ralph Lauren - Blue Label" - American fashion designer Ralph Lauren's luxury lifestyle brand.
On 9 March 2010 began the twelfth edition of the Fashion Week in Castilla and Leon, which is held in the city of Burgos, Spain. Traditionally it will last three days (from 9th to March 11th) and more than 30 designers and fashion houses will present their collections for autumn-winter 2010/2011.
The first day began with presentations of Ladybug collection (Spanish lable for women's fashion), Estilo By Imelda (bags and accessories), Pamela (children's clothes), the young designer Marta Valdespino and others.
The new collection of TOANE ATELIER is inspired by the ancient history which has left very deep traces in the progress of European society, economy and art.
The new suggestions are playful invitation for fun and cheerful mood.
They provoke the spirit and encourage the choice of originality.
The story of Manolo Blahnik began in 1973 when he created his first collection for Ossie Clark - one of the most famous fashion designers in Britain.
Soon after that, Manolo became famous and opened his own shoe shop in the heart of London, which exists to this day and almost 40 years attracts thousands and thousands of admirers of the great shoe "wizard".
In Holiday Sona boutiques you can find the latest fashion prom lines and formal wear. And the brides of 2010 will be fascinated by the latest bridal patterns of La Sposa and Atelier Diagonal.
Desire the best for yourself!
The quality is a habit, not a category!
Fashion house ROMANTIKA FASHION is on the fashion market 17 years already and has three own boutiques in Sofia and one in Bourgas.
Every year the chief designer of the brand Sofia Borisova prepares a fashion show and invites the fashion elite from Bulgaria. In January 2010 the designer presented her new collection Luxus couture 2010. The collection includes 3 lines - sport-elegant, formal and bridal dresses.
CAPRICCIO is the new collection for Spring-Summer 2010 of designer Polia Milanova for MON AMOUR. Attractive, provocative short dresses is the leading line in the prom dresses' collection. Made with striking French fabric laces, taffeta, organza and metallic tulles, which add shine and luxury.
br /> The complex hand frills, French cordon lace and lace, encrusted with Swarovski stones, create the uniqueness of the dresses.
In the glamorous world of Bulgarian fashion, designer Jana Jekova is
like... Felini in the cinema. Something big, spectacular, fantastic and
bold... For the 25 years of work she achieved a lot.
She is three times winner of the award "Golden Needle", given by the Bulgarian Academy of fashion, for several years she was creating the toilets for the "Miss World" Bulgaria contests, she has been an official designer of "Miss Bulgaria".
Despite the approaching of winter, fashion designers boldly offer us their fresh ideas
for the autumn. We offer you to see collection autumn 2010 of fashion house Versace.
Created in bright colors, it presents us the most current fashion trends. But unfortunately the collection does not include evening dresses.
It is more like a collection of street fashion with practical, colourful and sexy youthful models.
VIEMA is established in 1995 as a designer brand and manufacturer of outerwear.
The strong classic appeal of the brand has earned broad appreciation and
popularity and has long become a fixture in the wardrobe of the people with
affinity to smart wear.
The company manages its own manufacturing site in the city of Pleven (North Central Bulgaria). Its adaptable size makes possible a flexible planning process and better quality control to ensure outstanding final product.
The american actress Eva Mendes and Irish model Jamie Dornan will be the faces of the new Calvin Klein campaign for Spring / Summer 2010.
The re-election of Eva and Jamie is due to the great success that they had in the last campaign Fall / Winter 2009.
Steven Klein will be again a photographer in the photos.
Celebrations at Cinecittà for the 40th anniversary of the collections dedicated to children,with a historic exhibition and a fashion show
The Benetton child celebrates its fortieth birthday in Rome, at Teatro 10 in Cinecittà, with an event narrating the identity of a brand that introduced children to a new way of dressing, and which, like them, continues to grow and look to the future.
The history of the Benetton children’s label, from the first creations by Giuliana Benetton in 1969 to the present day, is narrated in an exhibition which brings together the best known ads, images and editorials published in leading magazines, and iconic products that have contributed to radically changing the idea of apparel for children.
In spite of Valentino officially finished his career, the business of his life is continue to live and charm. For the next fashion show designers of the famous fashion house chose the forth Art Week Style.uz-2009 held at Tashent Uzbekistan. With an impressive show he presented the new collection on 16th of October.
Valentino escape from the traditional black and white and blew up the fashion stage with color pageant and luxury.
On 12 October in Tashkent, Uzbekistan started the Art Week Style.uz 2009 - annual wide-scale culture, arts and fashion event, which will continue until 17 Ostober .
Art Week Style.uz – is a crossroad of arts, traditions and modernity. For four years now the Week impresses with its scale and dynamics, versatility of its events and attracts more and more attention of the world most famous figures. The format of ‘the Week of Art’ has been initially set as a concept of Style.Uz by the project’s main initiator and leader – Gulnara Karimova, the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Forum of culture and arts of Uzbekistan Foundation (the Fund Forum)
op designer Sofia Borisova opened officially ROMANTIKA FASHION center.
It includes two parts. First of them is the VIP showroom. There you can find luxury clothes of the world famous designer Eddy K and boutique toilets of Romantika fashion house.
The second part of new fashion center will offer bridal collections of Alyce Design and Madeline Gardner.
his autumn Denyl Fashion house will celebrate its 18-th birthday.
Denyl was founded in 1991 in Sofia. It is Bulgarian 100% privately owned company. From the very beginning the company is managed and controlled by Emil and Mladen Arabadjiev.
At first the house was specialized in men's shirts manufacturing. Later the company started manufacturing everything about men's clothes. In 2008 is the first promotion of Denyl's women collection. Denyl is the first Bulgarian brand that made their own internet fashion magazine.
In the autumn issue of the Bulgarian magazine Svatba (Wedding) the future brides can see the latest trends in bridal fashion. Leading Bulgarian and world designers present their collections on the pages of the luxury edition.
One of them is the chief designer of the Spanish company PRONOVIAS Manuel Mota, who offers for 2010 elegant models from natural silk and specially made laces and absolutely new line, which accents the waist.
The 'Sex and the City' actress is in talks for a major endorsement deal with the American fashion house, following her previous contracts with Garnier and Gap, according to reports.
US website E!Online claims: "Not that we need any proof of Sarah Jessica Parker's status as a true fashion icon, but we're hearing she's in talks for a major endorsement deal.
"A source reports that the 'Sex and the City' star may be the new face of revived American fashion house Halston."
The designer - who works for Christian Dior, as well as his own self-titled label - loves catwalk shows because they bring his creations to life.
He explained: "If a picture paints a thousand words, a show has 20 minutes to bring the muse, the mood and the feel of a whole season to life. I want to seduce all your senses.
"If the clothes are the script, the models are the silent sirens that have to bring the story alive. I love using theatre and magic to tell the tale."
The XI-th edition of Castilla y Leon Fashion week will take place in Burgos, Spain from 6 to 8 October 2009.
Among the companies, that will show their collections for Spring-Summer 2010 and will be presented in the commercial area are Angel Iglecias, Anton & Moda, Esther Noriega, Havier Vicente, Nalia, Teleno Moda Intima, Intima Farae, Sadecor, Rojatex, Trasluz and other. The fashion show will feature pret-a-porter ladies' wear, bridal and evening wear, children's clothing, accessories, lingerie and swimwear. Up and coming designers will also show their collections.
CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK, the grand forum for Spanish design stages its fiftieth edition between 18th and 22nd September 2009 at Feria de Madrid.
Over the last twenty-five years, CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK, an event organised by IFEMA, has worked ceaselessly to launch and promote the most outstanding designers of the day, thus helping to boost the profile and unity of Spanish fashion as a whole, resulting in the excellent image that it enjoys today. This work has been made possible by the considerable support that Madrid's institutions have provided for the Fashion Show, especially the initiatives undertaken by the Madrid Regional Government.
The US fashion designer showed his Spring/Summer 10 collection at The Altman Building at 9am, after being forced to move his showcase from its usual evening slot. Undeterred by the early hour, Zac had the building transformed into a nightclub, complete with curving runway, low lights and music from the renowned super-producer.
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.
The 'Mean Girls' actress - who already has her own range of leggings and
fake tan - will work alongside Spanish designer Estrella Archs for the French
fashion house and will be giving her own input on designs and styles.
Of her new role, Lindsay said: "I kind of oversee everything Archs does, while working with her. Different generations have different ideas."
The 23-year-old star also added she is confident of taking Ungaro to a "younger place" with a harder fashion edge.
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.
Since a few days Silvio Berlusconi's guards and the Financial police of Italy were dressed by the Bulgarian fashion house from Ruse TOP MAN.
All 1000 suits were made for 7 days only.
“Every suit is an unique fit to the client's measures”, says Martin Jordanov - Fashion house owner, while presenting the new service “suit by client's measures”.
As we promised in the previous article of bgfashion.net we will present you the collections of the designers and fashion houses who took part in the Day of Bulgarian fashion in Rome. The final evening, dedicated to Bulgarian fashion design was organized by Mrs. Jana Yakovleva, chairwoman of the Bulgarian-Italian cultural association Phoenix and Prof. Lubomir Stoykov – chairman of the Academy for fashion.
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.
he fashion house went into administration in May - slashing its
workforce from 124 to just 12 in a bid to cut costs - and potential
buyers will be evaluated by a court in September to decide who will
assume control of the label.
Favourites to take over are believed to be the Italian Borletti Group, whose last minute bid was being treated as "serious" by administrators. Financial assessors have already thrown out an "unsatisfactory" offer from French turnaround firm Bernard Krief Consultants, along with two bids of one euro.
After weeks of speculation, the French fashion house and head designer
have decided to part ways, according to WWD.
Further details of the change - said to have been made by "mutual agreement" - are yet to be released, and the person who will take over from Esteban has not been named.
The head designer - who joined the label in 2007 aged 23 - was said to be unhappy with the direction the fashion house was taking in recent months.
In two consecutive articles we will present you the collections of the designers and fashion houses who took part in the Day of Bulgarian fashion in Rome. The final evening, dedicated to Bulgarian fashion design was organized by Mrs. Jana Yakovleva, chairwoman of the Bulgarian-Italian cultural association Phoenix and Prof. Lubomir Stoykov – chairman of the Academy for fashion. This project is an immense result, born from the common efforts of Sofia Municipality and Rome Municipality for Bulgarian-Italian cultural exchange and cooperation.
The Bulgarian brand Jullia Kontogruni was invited to participate for a second year in Bucharest fashion week with main media partner Fashion TV. During the fashion show miss Romania walked in a wedding outfit of the fashion house. Jullia Kontogruni presented their boutique and wedding dresses, with embroideries and hand sewn stones and exquisite stays. The fabrics are from the most luxurious and limited selections of world famous brands, mainly silk, French and Italian laces, tulle, organza and satin.
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.
Summer is the season of weddings. If this wonderful event is coming for you and you still haven't picked your dress we recommend you look through the models of fashion house Odeta.
The dresses made by designers Donka and Valeria Lazarchevi are original and sophisticated, made by hand with perfect production and quality materials.
You can choose different models of corset and skirt and have them made into a whole dress. During the producing of your dress you can change everything you don't like in the model as long as it's possible from a constructive and technological point of view.
In the images, Madonna is reclining on a chair wearing a vivid pink and black puff-sleeved silk ruffled shirt with lacy fingerless gloves, clutching an oversized Louis Vuitton bag bearing the fashion house's signature print.
The pictures - which were taken in New York in April by Steven Meisel - are rumoured to be accompanied by a video of the 50-year-old singer.
Steven shot the last set of pictures featuring Madonna after taking over from Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, who had worked on Louis Vuitton campaigns for six years.
The Italian fashion house's site www.dandgstore.com will sell clothes,
accessories, beachwear, eyewear and jewellery, which will be available to 31
countries worldwide. Speaking about the website, Stefano Gabbana told WWD.com: "The
boutique is like a game. It's a fun and immediate way to shop, without space
or time limitations. We are confident it will get people even closer to D
and G's dynamic universe."
The news comes just days after the designers - whose celebrity fans include Kylie Minogue, Victoria Beckham and Naomi Campbell - announced they were cutting their prices by up to 20 per cent. Gabbana admitted people were less willing to part with their hard-earned cash during the current economic climate so have slashed the costs of their sought-after designs.
On 13 and 14 June 2009 in Grand hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena thiumphed fashion and beauty. The eight edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria - "Fashion evenings" gathered those who appreciate beauty on a fashion show, which presented collections of famous Bulgarian designers and fashion houses, as well as importers of quality garments and accessories.
The fashion show was held with the kind stewardship of Grand hotel Varna and with the support of its general director Mr. Ivan Portnih. Official sponsor were the cigarettes Merilyn Slims. Producer of the event is Ekaterina Toneva, Mrs. Bulgaria World Beauty 2007, the organization and performance is made by Amalia Tincheva. The major media partner was the Bulgarian fashion directory Fashion.bg, which celebrated 10 years since its creation.
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.
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.
On June 27, fifty-member "Galinel" fashion house crew is going to distant Kapadokya, Turkey. It is located near the Syrian border and is famous for its unearthy rock formations, the untraditional way of life and adventurous enthusiasm preserved to our days.
The reason for this trip is to shoot an advertising clip of the brand's new collection of bridal dresses, which is going to be on air for a month on the world fashion channel FTV.
The British fashion house has decided to present its Burberry Prorsum in the UK capital rather than in Milan, as is usual, to mark the 25th anniversary of London Fashion Week.
Burberry creative director Christopher Bailey told WWD: "London is our home - it's the heart of this global luxury brand and the centre of all our creativity.
The designers' finances have come under investigation following the sale of the Dolce and Gabbana and D and G brands to their Luxemburg-based company Gado Sri.
Italy's excise and revenue police have now confirmed their recommendation is for the duo to be charged with tax evasion and abuse of rights and suggested the massive fine.
Karl Lagerfeld called Amy his muse and Roberto Cavalli went crazy for her, Jonathan Kelsey designed the ‘Amy’ shoe in her honour.
And now she is a new fashion designer!
The British singer Amy Winehouse will make her own range of clothes for PPQ- popular London label.
On 13 and 14 June 2009 in complex "St. Constantine and Elena" will take place the most bigger fashion event in Bulgaria "Fashion evenings", which is held for 8th year with the exclusive assistance and kind household of Grand Hotel Varna.
This year a partner of the event is the Bulgarian fashion portal Fashion.bg, which celebrates 10 years from its creation, during which it actively promoted Bulgarian fashion in Bulgaria and abroad.
The fashion collection Spring/Summer 2009 of Danini combines the dynamics of every day life with romance
This Spring fashion house DANINI wants to underline the individuality in every woman. The main trends are the striking fabrics, simple silhouettes, volume forms, tender colours and contrast details.
This season is dominated by the colours of mother-of-pearl, the warm light colours - light gray and green, as well as marine and floral motives. The fabrics of Spring/Summer 2009 are linen with striking backing, cotton satin, silk chiffon, cotton-viscose and taffeta. The prints are stripes, stamps of flowers and leopard motives. The silhouette is taken in at the waist, underlining the waist. Some of the models have volume in skirts and sleeves.
Markam Fashion presented the new Autumn/Winter 2009/10 collection in Tokyo, during the fashion design program WEAREUROPE. The European commission and the Delegation of the European commission in Japan organized the event. Among other 35 companies from EU, Markam was chosen to demonstrate the European fashion trends for the upcoming season.
Mrs. Helene Retsinis Stalsbo, Attaché Trade Section to the Delegation of the European Commission to Japan and Mr. Bernard Cendron, President of K.K.BCIL Japon, who visited the booth of Markam, underlined that the Bulgarian brand has a very good chance as a part of the European fashion, which is respected very much by the Japanese consumers. The most important advantage though is the indisputable quality of the product, the unique design, as well as the use of Italian and French textile.
Sisley's new collection for spring/summer aims straight for the heart.
It plays on sensations and emotions; it alludes to places, situations and times, but without labouring the point.
It seems to suggest that an outfit is the visible side of what we are, of what we want to show of ourselves. A calling card we choose each day that says exactly who we are.