Lazarina Stefanova grabbed the crown "Seniora Belleza Millennium" 2010 in the contest for married women, which was held in Santo Domingo and was declared the most beautiful woman of the Millennium.
Lazarina, who is Mrs. Bulgaria World 2009 was competing for the crown with beauties from 36 countries on 5 continents. Winning the title Mrs. Millennium is the biggest win of a Bulgarian woman on international competition so far.
The Israeli model Bar Raffaeli was chosen as the best model in the past year.
With 449 votes given "for" the Israeli top model, she grabbed the title best model in 2009.
In 2008 the crown best model wore the Russian model Natalia Vodyanova.
This year's second place in the rankings, arranged on the Internet, is the Australian Miranda Kerr with 419 votes.
Beauty contests are becoming more and more popular as they are always accompanied by a lot of glamour, beauty and emotions. They give a chance to many young girls to show their beauty and talent and start they modeling career.
With the presentation of magnificent evening gowns and the round in bathing suits, those contests are very attractive for the spectators and they gain a big popularity. A lot of them turn in a grandiose show. An unforgettable spectacle was the contest miss Varna 2009, organized by VIP fashion group agency.
With original and stylish fashion show the leading Varna agency VIP Fashion Group sent they year 2009. The event was held in Grand hotel Varna and was named "Festival of fashion and beauty Varna". Their newest collections presented Puma, Sport mania, Mustang Jeans, Catwalk, Truimph, fur coats from Kazan Furs, women's fashion Grama, men's fashion from Pier Lucci, designer clothes from Aggata, branded shoes from Hush Puppies and bridal dresses from La sposa.
Pink is one of the key colours in the trends for Autumn/Winter 2009/2010. Some people think that pink reveals bad taste, but other find the real femininity and innocence that the colour brings.
The stylists however are convinced that the pink colour and all its nuances will become a synonym of fashion this season.
For a bigger proof you can take a look not only on the fashion podium, but also to the red carpet. Many stars were influenced by the "explosion in pink" and are not afraid to show it.
23-year-old representative of Gibraltar Kayane Aldorino was chosen as the most beautiful woman in the world for 2009.
The ceremony took place on 14 November in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The leggy brunette, dressed in white-lace evening gown, was crowned as silver confetti rained down onstage around her. Miss World 2008 " Ksenia Suhinova gave jeweled crown to the winner.
Atelier Simon was the official designer of the world contest Best Model of
the World 2009, which was held on 11.12.2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Designer Gergana Simeonova made a photo session with the winner in the contest Аicha Dicko from Mali, who is most probably the next Naomi Campbel.
On 12 December in Sheraton Sofia hotel was held the XVI-th Ball of Top Models. The entrance was with invitations and prices between 95 and 175 euro. Among the guests was the 86 year-old Julia Bul (Julia Hristova), who draw everybody's attantion with her toilet in scintillate blue and gold, in contrast with all ladies, wearing classic black and white.
Missis Bulgaria 2009 Universe Elena Karakoleva was wearing a toilet of My Lady. She arrived with the owner of the Bridal Fashion boutique Anelia Petkova, who represents the brand My Lady in Bulgaria, in a 12 meter Hammer.
Jakarta Fashion Week 2009/2010 (JFW 09/10) officially began on November
14. The Governor of DKI Jakarta, Mr. Fauzi Bowo, attended the opening ceremony
to inaugurate the event. Located at The Pacific Place Mall Jakarta, JFW 09/10
aims to deliver Indonesia's trend directives for 2010. Each runway show sounded
its voice, exhibiting Indonesia's readiness for global exposure.
As Indonesia's biggest fashion event, JFW 09/10 aims to champion Jakarta as one of Asia's major fashion hubs. With the support of local and international media, JFW 09/10 hopes to raise the bar for Indonesia's designers to compete in the international market.
Not very bright this collection still draws attention with its exquisite femininity, without too much unnecessary details. You can fall in love with some models even before you view them in
details. With Ermanno Scervino clothing your wardrobe just will not be boring.
The creator of this collection Ermanno Scervino was born in Milan. Initially, he started developing women's accessories collections, which he presented it in 1985. It consisted of handbags, belts and shoes, which very quickly won the hearts of fashion fans. This inspired him to create a line of clothing. His first collection of clothes he released in 1990. The popularity of this line is growing rapidly, this is due to the precision of the cut and the chic coming from everything he creates.
Beyoncé was the major winner of the night, walking away with a total of three trophies – for Best Female, Best Song ("Halo") and Best Video with her ubiquitous instant classic "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)".
She also electrified with her upbeat performance of "Sweet Dreams", while her hubby Jay-Z took us all into an "Empire State of Mind" and won the award for Best Urban.
The show opened with an electrifying number from Green Day, who was also the winner for Best Rock, and was followed by Katy Perry’s irreverent mash-up of the five Best Song contenders.
At the beginning of the year, with a magnificent ceremony on the stage of Rainbow Plaza, Antonia Petrova was chosen as the most beautiful Bulgarian woman for 2009.
Antonia is 25 years old from the town of Pernik. Speaks fluent English and Russian and has two higher educations in the field of international economic relations.
On December 12, Antonia will be able to demonstrate her intelligence and ravishing charm in the world's biggest beauty competition Miss World '09.
The prestigious title was given to Blagovest Anev top model of ЕS line Models
and Svetoslav Manolov from the city of Sandanski.
The best models of Bulgaria 2009 Women became Nina Angelova from Yoanna Art agency and Diana Ivancheva from Expose models.
Bulgaria will be hosting the 22-nd edition of the world contest for professional models Best Model of the World 2009 and has the right to present two models on 11 December 2009 in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, hall 3.
Natural materials and strong colours are again the accents in the latest collection of STYLER Autumn/Winter 2009/2010.
The models are functional and convenient, they set great store on high quality and luxury textile. The clothes underline the figure and impart refined sex appeal. The comfort and self-esteem that the STYLER clothes give is unforgettable.
The stripes become more discreet, plain models prevail as well as the trendy chequered patterns.
On 12 November 2009, the Swiss Textile Federation will be presenting its
international fashion prize, the Swiss Textiles Award, for the 10th time
at the Schiffbau in
Zurich on the occasion of the Stella Contemporary Fashion Award event.
Stella Contemporary Fashion Award 2009
The Swiss Textile Federation will be presenting the Swiss Textiles Award for the 10th time on 12 November 2009 at the Schiffbau in Zurich.This is one of the world’s best endowed fashion prizes for young designers. The prize is worth 100,000 euros to the competition winner. The prize has given a career boost to former winners, many of whom now enjoy an international reputation.
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)
At the beginning of the year Stanislava Stratieva-Koleva was selected to be the
most beautiful married Bulgarian for 2009.
She is 32 years old from Stara Zagora. She is married and has a 2-year old daughter. She is a journalist and in 2006 she was named the "Most stylish worldly person" from the media.
On 22 November Stanislava will show her intellect and charm in the biggest world contest for married ladies "Mrs. World".
Jeni style fashion house with designer Evgenia Jivkova will present its
newest collection autumn-winter 2009/2010 called Extravagant winter on September
2009 at Hall 3 of the National Palace of Culture. The 14 years old daughter
of Mrs. Jivkova – Andrea Stefanova will take part in the fashion show.
Evgenia Jivkova says: The name of my newest collection is Extravagant winter. Through my clothes women will be confident and sexy without showing off these qualities. At the same time women wearing Jeni style will demonstrate their new and different appearance and will look braver and independent.
<>br />The new collection of Jeni style consists of 50 clothes, divided in 10 themes. Volumetric shoulders and asymmetrical flared coats and dresses are among the fashion news.
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.
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.
"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.
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 :)
After over 3 hours fashion show and emotions for the participants, the jury elected the girl, who will be crowned as Miss Varna 2009.
And this is 17-year-old Alisa Ganeva. Her measures are 84-63-94 and height 182 cm.
The runner-up is Inna Nikolova, 18-year-old with height 181 cm.
The third place went to the twine Nelly Dimitrova and Simona Dimitrova, 18-years-old.
On the fourth place is 19-year-old Ivelina Kamburova, height 170 cm
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.
Gucci's commercial campaign autumn-winter 2009/10
Fotographers Ines van Lamsvered and Vinuda Matadina made a fotosession with models Natsha Poly, Anja Rubik, Raquel Zimmermann, Myf Shepherd and the top model Gerhard Freidel with an insolent air and sexual poses.
The Spring-Summer collection 2009 of the Italian trend exclusive shoes Marino
Fabiani literally is filled with red colour.
The shoes and sandals from light varnished leather, skillfully decorated with extra gold buckles, stones, varicoloured knitted leather also garnished with cherries and butterflies.
Ladies swimming suits made interesting transformations: from swim dresses, whole
suit till model of two bikini parts. Now things are turning and instead of
showing as much as possible naked skin is becoming enigmatic “hiding”.
On the fashion shows in Madrid, Milan and Paris rise up whole swimming suit. Versace, Chanel, Hermes, Stella McCartney sell them in fashion boutiques and stores. Nancy Wisebach, who is longer occupied with fashion, perceived that bikini set.
The actress Eva Mendes shows her perfect forms for new Calvin Clain's underwear
campaign autumn 2009.
She poses in scanty wear and the photos caused a great excitement in Internet. Except in underwear she posed in jeans with the fashion model Jamie Dornan. Mendes is a fashion face of the American brand scent "Secret Obsession".
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.
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.
The 35-year-old model is a huge fan of the design duo - who launched their label in 2006 after meeting at London's Kingston university - and has already secured a number of pieces from their Autumn/Winter 09 range.
Designers Fiamma Poltock and Katie Walsh confirmed: "Kate is one of the biggest style icons worldwide and we're sure gets bombarded with clothing from designers around the world, so for her to come directly to us and make such a great selection is really a huge honour."
The pair added they could hardly believe their eyes when they saw Kate wearing one of their Spring/Summer 08 pieces.
If the handbag is not among your most important accessories, but only serve the purpose of carrying keys, registers and other personal belongings, it's time to rethink your attitude.
Each handbag has to possess something unique, just like every woman does. That's why throughout the next four months your handbag must be original and stylish and not faceless in shape or colour.
If you have a well-built and beautiful body, any kind of a swimming suit would fit you, but imagine how much attention you will get, if you show up on the beach in an attractive model of the fashion designers' latest collections. Swimming suits with one shoulder-strap are a hit this year, as well as full-body swimming suits with lots of complicated cuts and various shapes.
On the fashion catwalks for season spring -summer 2009 in the designer's collections
were shown so much new proposals in construction and architecture of shoes
that participants could stay only speechless!
One of these curious and rarely appropriate shoes became an unusual platform, which was shown in any style by many designers. These platforms in distinction of the usual ones do not entirely copy feet line but finish in the half, like someone wanted to make it more refined and cut the "redundant".
he Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, the spring 2009 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explores the reciprocal relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty, focusing on iconic fashion models in the latter half of the 20th century and their roles in projecting, and sometimes inspiring, the fashion of their respective eras. The exhibition is on view at the Metropolitan from May 6 through August 9, 2009.
Diana Ivancheva will participate in the longest fashion show on water - the International festival for Haute Couture THE SOPOT FASHION DAYS 2009 in Poland
On 30 April the new star of EXPOSE MODEL Diana Ivancheva announced at a press conference that she will participate in the longest fashion show on water, which will be held on a 511 meter quay in Poland on 2 May.
At the beginning of April she triumphed in the contest TOP MODEL OF THE WORLD in Berlin and was a second runner-up of the winner from Brazil Débora Moura Lyra.
At THE SOPOT FASHION DAYS 2009 their new haute couture collections will present designers from Paris, London, Milan and Warsaw, among which collections of BGN, Vitali V, Saverio Palatellaand Maciej Zien.
Covering the distance between things and our conscience is always an existential and creative challenge. Conventional symbols, generalities admitted, common places and everythingthat puts a mask over reality is the price our senses pay for urgency, for what is useful and for what is necessary.
On the contrary, lifting the veil allows...
Lifting the veil allows entry into immediate communication with things and with ourselves or beating in unity with nature does not to happen often and always in one direction or on one side of the fabric, but this corner of the veil, which is generally lifted accidentally, is vital for the creator and for whoever quivers with what is uncovered. This natural detachment of seeing, hearing or thinking is the great innate luxury for one's conscience.
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.
Martina Slavcheva, Miss sIren 2008, and Rumen Georgiev, Mister Bulgaria 2005,
are chosen to be fashion faces of Dizi's Spring-Summer collection 2009.
The models made photos with the impressive clothes, shoes, and bags of the brand. Stylist photographers and make-up artists took care of their impressive look.
Dizi's proposals for spring-summer 2009 include all shades of blue, salmon colour, red and the classic black and white.
Orange is the most fashionable colour for spring-summer season 2009. From light bold
orange to reserved and delicate peach and red hues, as a base colour or an accent
clothes. Orange will be presented in the wardrobe of these who want to be fashion. It
will give a fresh air into classic dresses and a retro style when it is combined
with contrasting brown trousers.
Nontraditional but much more offered from designers are combination of orange with fuxia and green. Stylish and attractive is the combination of one-coloured orange trousers with a vest or shirt with flower elements or an orange coat with a varicoloured skirt.
Much more often elements from sports fashion are presented in fashion designers collections. For summer 2009 in most of collections has more than one shorts' model. With or without cuffs, stripy, chequered or with leopard prints etc. Shorts successfully are combined with short coats, jackets, shirts, vests or blouses.
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.
Delightfully glamorous with minimalist passions. This is the United Colors of
Benetton woman for next spring-summer.
A collection of carefully-studied elegance which is deceptively simple. A collection of sophisticated colours, definitive moods, details that are never banal, styles that are carefully cut and constructed and always very now with a clear feeling for changing fashions.
Susana Escribano is a young designer from Spain. She presented her collection
Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 at Castilla y Leon Fashion week in March 2009.
Her collection is inspired by the Dark Punk-Goth world, where darkness and mystery
accompany you, where you feel pleased to be an active part of darkness, gloom
To be Gothic is not only to be sensitive, to read the damned poets and to listen to Lagrimosa. To be Gothic is also to be able to seduce to owns and to scare the strangers. A Gothic is born, it is not made.
The channel TV2 from Island and its leader Gudjon Helgason are in Bulgaria to shoot the most sexy event - "Night of the sex bombs". Their interest is dictated mostly by the Island beauty Asdis Ran, who lives in Bulgaria because of the football engagements of her husband Gardar. The star from Island is nominated in the category "The most sexy blond" for 2009.
More and more women appreciate Arda's fashion. They wear their outfits naturally to all types of events – with the sense of being always appropriately and especially well dressed. The fashion house knows that the customers have style, class, and a special flair for quality. That is why they "spoil" them with the highest quality, a completed aesthetics, a perfect fit and a fair price/performance combination, and also with independent, unmistakable signature. Arda's themes Sport, Duo, Max and Vision offer models for a lifestyle that combines business and pleasure for the modern woman that enjoys fashion and femininity.
With its traditional participations and successes at the fashion forums in Europe in the past few years, such as „Collection Premiere” in Dusseldorf, “Collection Premiere” in Moscow, “Fashion Premiere” in Salzburg, “Order start” – Vienna, “Styl” – Brno, “Showroom”- Amsterdam, “CIFF” – Copenhagen, etc., Markam becomes more and more famous as a leader in the segment of the luxurious lady’s clothing. As a winner of the most prestigious awards of the Fashion Academy - Golden Mercury – 2006, for fashion business and high quality in the production of clothing and of Golden needle – 2008 for Fashion house of the year, Markam is in line for presentation at the fashion show „We are Europe” during “Fashion week” in Tokyo, Japan, in the end of March with the newest collection – Fall-Winter 2009/2010.
Spring is the season of weddings. The weather is warm and kind. In the air
hovers love and high mood. Wedding dresses continue to inspire from romance
of the feast. Some designers take a look back to 20's of the last century.
We propose you the accents of this spring actual fashion trends.
Embroidery with floral elements
It is modern the contrast of white dress and decoration of textile flowers. Three colored threads are weaven into flowers - burgundy, black, sailor's blue or dark green.
The new Miss Bulgaria is Antonia Petrova from the city of Pernik. The blond beauty is 24 years old and has two degrees in higher education - in Economics and Law. She will present Bulgaria at the contest Miss World 2009. The first runner up is Elitsa Lubenova from Dve Mogili, who is 18 years old. She studies in a school for folklore dances in Kotel, her dream is to dance on the scene of Bolshoi theater.
The title Miss Beauty of the World Bulgaria 2009 received the 17-year old Ruslana Kaneva from Sofia. She will present Bulgaria on the contest in China in April. Miss Tourism Planet is the 19-year old Polina Gergusheva from Sofia, who will represent Bulgaria in Athens. Polina writes music and wants to be a journalist.
Fashion specialists are categorical: for the new season you must chose simple beauty, candy colors and lots of flowers. The classic combination between black and white is interpreted in original way in the propositions of the fashion designers and presents a new, modern outlook. These tendencies are seen in the new collection spring-summer 2009 of Jana Jekova. The dynamic color palette interprets the colorful range of the rainbow. It passes through candy colors as turquoise blue and cyclamen, sunny orange-gold tonality and reaches dark purple and metallic. The dresses are mainly made of silk, lace and hand-written materials. The designer uses again high class fabrics such as luxurious Italian silk.
For the designer to make the human dreams come true is a calling that turned into profession. Flirting with fashion in the newest collection formal garments Spring/Summer 2009 with the motto "Take everything, indulge yourself to your dreams", the designer team created dresses that combine extravagance, luxury, elegance, beauty and glamor.
Inspired by the magic of fabrics, the created by the team dresses twinkle with the silk nimbleness of the taffeta, organdy and chiffon and mysteriously shine with the shades of satin and tulle, creating an atmosphere of luxury and charm.