Miss China Yu Wenxia won the Miss World 2012 title in a competition with 116 contestants from all over the world in Ordos, China metropolis, located in Inner Mongolia, northern China.
Miss World 2011 Ivian Sarkos from Venezuela put the crown on the head of the new winner on the lavish ceremony, organized at the futuristic stadium "Dongsheng" in the city center, on the edge of the Gobi Desert.
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.
This evening in London took place the contest Miss World 2011, which had a record number of participants - 122. The crown of Miss World 2011 won the 21-year old beauty from Venezuela Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares, 179 cm. Her runner-ups are from the Philippines - Gwendoline RUAIS (2nd place) and Puerto Rico - Amanda PEREZ (3rd place). The top seven finalists were from Korea, Venezuela, England, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Africa and Scotland.
The story of the beauty from Venezuela Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares is like a fairy tale. At the age of 8 years she became an orphan, when her parents died. Ivian was raised by the nuns in a convent in Tachira and was named Sora Ivian.
SCANDINAVIAN AUTUMN - The reds of the Scandinavian autumn trade places with the neutral shades of grey and brown and find their place on floral patterns of various sizes for dresses, skirts and blouses. The season’s must-haves are the coats in woollen cloth or tricot, the trench coats in real goose down and the thick wool jumpers reminiscent of hand-knitted types. The graphics are inspired by the genteel “teatime” atmospheres.
CENTRAL PARK - The leafy heart of New York reminds us of an urban look which comes from the skilful mixing of classics and casuals. The double-breasted pea coats and hooded sweatshirts, the inlays and jacquard patterns on wools with varying degrees of fineness and the chino pants are obvious examples of this. A retro style opens out onto graphics for the t-shirts or the choice of ankle boots in real leather. Dark blue and beige, coordinated with wood green, maroon and grey marl, make up the palette.
One of the fashion trends for Autumn-Winter 2011/2012 are clothes with contrast sleeves. The color of the sleeves can be soft and overflowing or bold and completely contrasting. The sleeves can also be made from a different fabric.
Contrast sleeves are popular not only for shirts and blouses, but also for dresses, jackets and coats. This fashion trend is introduced in the models of Burberry, Zara, CLU, Viktor & Rolf, Versace, Daphne.
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.
Following styles of jewels, Radà bags present new street style: rough-chic.
Two souls within the same piece. As always, Radà enjoys, and is skilled at, mixing styles like Medieval-Deco with a glamorous feel, Eighties and disco-chic style till 50s American costume.
Following the fashion trends for the Autumn/Winter season, the collection of fashion house "Ephos" aims to show chic and sex appeal and at the same time an elegant and exquisite clothing line.
The woman dressed with "Ephos" is different, extravaggant, modern!
A woman with STYLE!
Miss Angola Leila Lopes was crowned as the new Miss Universe 2011 on the 60th edition of the contest in Brazil. Leila Lopes beat out the 88 other young women to win the world's largest beauty pageant. The jury selected her because of her beauty and intellect.
The first runner-up was the 23-year-old Olesia Stefanko from Ukraine and the second runner-up was Priscila Machado from the host country Brazil. The third runner-up was Miss Philippines and the fourth - Miss China.
"Miss Earth is much more than just a beauty pageant, it's also an international environmental campaign." said Wanthanabhadee Jittanukroh, the CEO of the organizer PD Creation Co., Ltd., in an interview after the press conference on July 20, 2011 at the Kirimaya Resort in Khao Yai, Nakhon Ratchasima.
This year, Thailand is honored to be the host country for Miss Earth 2011 with the theme “Smile for Earth, for All”. Aligning with the International Year of the Forests, this year’s staging of the Miss Earth pageant is expected to be a grand showcase of Thailand’s rich culture, tourist spots, and, more importantly, its efforts to save and protect the environment.
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.
Sicily is the inspiration of the designers of Pietro Filipi for the collection Autumn-Winter 2011/2012.
The models in the women's collection are inspired by the 50s and 80s, with respect to the women's forms, with underlined higher waist, accents on the shoulders and retracted silhouette of the trousers. The romantic floral motives, silk, velvet accessories and lace make a strong contrast with strict jackets in men's style.
London has overtaken New York as the world's fashion capital for 2011, fueled by media interest in late British designer Alexander McQueen and Kate Middleton, according to a survey by the Global Language Monitor. London moved up from third to first place in 2011, ousting New York from the top spot it had held in the survey for several years.
The former Kate Middleton has become an international fashion icon following her engagement and marriage in April to Britain's Prince William.
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.
Bulgarian fashion designer Dessislava Goranova - one of the 17 winners in 19th edition of the competition Mittelmoda
The winners of the 19th edition of Mittelmoda that took place in Gorizia on July 1, 2011 were 17 and came from all over the world. One of them was the Bulgarian designer Dessislava Plamenova Goranova. She was born on 12.07.1983 in Sofia and now studies at "Accademia di Belle Arti Lorenzo da Viterbo".
The other winners were :
Four Italians: Gea Antonini and Federica Croce from "Accademia di Costume e Moda", Petra Dorigoni from "Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti" and Federico De Peppo from "Accademia d'Alta Moda Koefia"....
Europe Future Fashion 2011 presented designers from Croatia and other world fashion brands as French, Swedish, from Kosovo, Romania
On Friday, 8 July, was opened the 2011 edition of Europe Future Fashion. The nice atmosphere of hotel Le Meridien Lav gathered fashion experts and people from Split, who wanted to feel the fashion atmosphere. During the first evening famous designers from Croatia, France, Sweden Romania and Kosovo presented their new collections. The show was opened with ballet dances and the collection of Omnia Mei.
During the second evening their collections presented Edor Paris from France, Anemarie O, Mihaela Cirlugea, Maria Hera, Ana Čurić i David Priol.
At a fashion show in Varna, Bulgaria were presented shoes and bags with the brand Sara Pen. The unique collection, offering also extravagant boots can be found in the representative shop of Sara Pen in GRAND MALL Varna.
The fashion show Festival of fashion and beauty 2011 took place in Varna in June and presented also other world fashion brands like Puma, Roberta Biagi, Mariagrazia Pi, Imperial, Northland, Nysens, Evona, Cango Rinaldi, Gerard Darel, Joseph, Vivienne Westwood and Moschino. Their collections also presented several Bulgarian designers and fashion houses - Rositsa couture, Daniel fashion, Veteida and Diana Alexandrova.
The Bulgarian fashion brand Denyl presented its new collection in a non-standard way. The clothes were painted on the bodies of the models.
We have used to see the new designer collections at traditional fashion shows, where nice models pass on the catwalk and show the new trends. Yesterday in Sofia took place a non-standard event. For the first time the models did not wear the clothes, they were painted on them. "Our aim was to make the clothes live. Everyone can dress a model and make it walk back and forth. But not everyone can make the clothes live", explained the organizer of the event and author of the idea Mariana Germanova.
I'M NOT A SOLDIER! - Women and men lined up in a vaguely military style highlights the skill of knowing how to mix pieces of clothing which define a character, a personality, a woman, a man. The softer silhouette used for her contrasts with the closer-fitting lines he wears. Chunky-stitch knits team with parkas and long and short jackets for him and her. Grey-green, brown and milky-white are the main colours.
NEW YORKER - Dedicated to those who shun exaggeration and have an innate sense of style and originality. This classic look – brightened with unexpected details like the vibrant colour of knitwear or the suit/trousers outfits’ penchant for pronounced patterns – radically transforms his and her approach to town wear. The comfortable fit allows a use of different fabrics. Camel, grey and dark blue create a colour base illuminated with the lacquer red, sunny yellow and electric blue exclusive to the unisex-look knitted sweaters.
The 19th edition of AltaRomAltaModa was held from 8 to 11 July 2011 at Complesso Monumentale S. Spirito in Sassia. This year, the image of the event has been entrusted to British artist and photographer Katerina Jebb whose stylistic code is characterized by the use of superimposed images achieved through the use of photocopiers and scanners.
Well-established names of historic Maisons including Sarli, Curiel, Balestra and Gattinoni presented their collections in Rome.
Summer is the time when many fashion shows around the world take place and present Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 fashion trends and even Summer 2012 fashion trends, so we decided to publish a calendar of future fashion shows and fashion weeks around the world - New York, Paris, Milan, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, Tokyo and other cities.
On 17 and 18 June 2011 in St. St. Konstantin and Elena will be held the fourth edition of the biggest fashion event in North East Bulgaria - Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2011. Host of the event is Grand Hotel Varna and sponsor is fashion agency VIPFashionGroup. The event will take place in two evenings, expecting more than 800 guests from the whole country.
In the first evening on 17 June will be presented the newest trends of „Puma“, „Triumph“, „Sara Pen“ shoes, "Roberta Biagi", "Mariagrazia Pi", "Imperial" and "Northland" - presented by boutique „Allure“, „Nysens“, „Evona“ and „Cango Rinaldi“ - presented by boutique „Vogue“, men's fashion „Pierlucci“ and jewelry from „Altanbas“.
A lot of beauty and charm promise the organizers of this year's edition of the contest Miss Bulgaria, which will be held for the first time in a special TV reality format. Everyone will be able to sense the emotions directly on TV7.
Conferencier of the gala ceremony will be the Bulgarian pop folk singer Kamelia, mentor will be Azis. Official designer of the contest this year is the top designer Sofia Borisova. The dresses are specially made for the evening from silk chiffon, organdy, satin and Spanish taffeta.
Exploring a world that some children, especially city kids, rarely have a chance to see. The countryside – with its colours, smells and flavours – can be a magnificent adventure when seen through the eyes of a child.
Let's imagine a band of "little terrors" getting to know barns, wheelbarrows, cows, hens and goats. Our little explorers wear clothes from a varied wardrobe as they set out for a very special day.
In the period 8th - 10th July in Split, Croatia will take place the fashion shows Europe Future Fashion 2011, which will present designers from 4 continents.
Defiles, many exclusivity during the hottest touristic season on Croatian Riviera. This year Europe Future Fashion Academy offers an innovative concept: conferences, media/investors exposure, sale, in the most prestigious marketing University in Dalmatia.
For Fall-Winter 2011-2012 Radà collection offers some pieces belonging from a line dedicated to feather themes. We present a short selection of necklaces, collars, pins, earrings.
Ribbons of grosgrain house copper coloured cockerel feathers, along with pearls and small polychrome beads: old-rose alternates with jade green, and the soft shades of river stones. Elastic belts become the basis on which crystal and stone alternate, in complete black too, paying homage to the Eighties and disco-chic style.
Green is the color that inspired this spring and will not be out of fashion in summer.
Intense and bright colors are in the spotlight during the spring and summer. Sparkling colors will be present not only in your wardrobe, but in your cosmetics. Nails this spring will be bathed in "live" and very cheerful tones. Fashion critics recommend matt shades. Signal yellow, tropical orange and turquoise blue - the three required colors for more summer mood.
For autumn-winter 2011-2012 designers offer us a lot of bag models. Shoulder-strap bags take on new accordion-like shapes and look like box-shaped vintage camera bags. Clutches are given 360° detailing with statement fur, and soft and malleable ball shapes. Very fashionable is the layered clutch that is expandable and transformable. The duffle bag returns too, oversized in a soft slouchy shape.
The collection of ARDA - RUSSE for the new season is now ready and it has something for every taste, occasion and shape. Characteristic of this collection are combination of the sport - elegant style with feminine motifs which give the woman's personality and sexy look.
Colors are soft (white, pink, pale gray) and or in harmonious, or in contrasting combinations (black and white). Tones are soft, light and very fresh. Stars in the palette this season are coral, pale pink and blue.
Designer tee shirts are in a class all their own. Although you could easily purchase cheap, 5 dollar clothing at the nearest thrift shop do some t shirt printing, sometimes the only way to attain the quality you really want is by buying designer clothing.
Here are four examples of the most stunning designer tee shirts of the 2011 season.
A good designer tee shirt is unique. While you can purchase cheap clothing and do t- shirt printing yourself, you’ll find that designer tees offer some facets that lower quality fabrics and designers simply do not possess. Here are four quality designer tee shirts.
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Mixing seems easy, but the true expert catches your eye with the sensitivity she displays when bringing together, very naturally, denim and eveningwear, or military styles with something straight from Woodstock.
The result is a well-chosen mix"n" match of colours (old rose and battledress green or magenta and teal); fabrics (organic cotton jersey and extreme-washed denim); shapes (the softness of knitted viscose and the angularity of denim).
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.
Life’s contrasts, that inspired the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo for her paintings come to life in the haute couture collection of the designer from Ruse – Vesselina Pencheva.
Her new summer collection for 2011 was presented with a great success during the Fashion week in Johannesburg, South Africa. The painting of Frida Kahlo impressed Vesselina Pencheva, who creates exclusive fashion for more than 10 years in South Africa.
Pink, yellow, orange and green – these are the colors of your clothes and make-up this spring.
The catwalk “nominated” the bold colors for favorites this spring. But from all the playful, rich, summer shades, the stylists choose their four winners – pink, yellow, orange and green, which are true favorites for the upcoming hot days. We can paint ourselves from head to toe with those colors.
Cracow Fashion Awards, a Polish contest for young designers, has opened Cracow Fashion Week for the third time. Since 1996, Cracow Fashion Awards has annually promoted emerging talents in fashion design, who have recently graduated from Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design. The level of this year’s entries has been of an exceptionally high standard. The collections ranged from stunningly designed avant-garde outfits and evening-wear to modern street-wear and classic feminine elegance.
ELEVEN is the new 2011 jewelry collection by Armor Jewelry, described as simple, sleek and defiant.
The lookbook was shot by Stephanie Seliskar has done numerous jobs for New York Fashion week, ZINK Magazine. ELEVEN stands out in two ways: shape and material. Solid forms have been deliberately pursued on the basis that it can speak as clearly and boldly as chained elegance already has.
As we saw on the Paris catwalks, one of the most important fashion trends in footwear this season will be the velvet and suede shoe trend.
Suede shoes were presented by Roger Vivier, Dries van Noten, Charlotte Olympia, who decided to give them a Burgundy tint. Kat Maconie, Gio Diev and Jerome C. Rousseau – three designers, who showed great selection of velvet shoes on the catwalk, in various models and colors.
Hot model Alessandra Ambrosio made her cover debut on GQ Brazil's April 2011 issue. 29-year-old Victoria’s Secret angel heats up the Brazilian issue of the magazine by posing in a seductive and sexy way.
On the cover, the Brazilian model looks smokin’ hot in a white bikini in an amazing pose photographed by Gavin Bond.
If you are looking for a fun and new way to update your makeup for the upcoming spring 2011, take a peek at the brand new limited edition collection by MAC Cosmetics titled Jeanius!
The MAC Jeanius spring 2011 makeup collection comes with fresh spring pastels and luscious shades. As the makeup collection's name suggests, line is inspired by the spring 2011 denim trends and suit the season's textures and colors perfectly.
One of the hairstyles that conquered the catwalk this season is the one side, messy bun hairstyle.
This hairstyle is repeated in all of the fashion capitals in recent months. For best results use styling products for hair, which will sleek even the most rebellious hair. Try to sleek and fold the hair tightly and tie it in a bun or a ponytail. The vision is very suitable for hot summer days, and it is very easy to make.
Estée Lauder has a new line of nail lacquers out called Pure Color Nail Lacquer ($19 each). There are 16 new shades in all, 8 of them being limited edition colors.
These were created by Estée Lauder with Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux, and are meant to be a full-coverage formula with a long lasting shiny finish.They are infused with “exclusive True Vision™ Technology which incorporates multi-faceted, highly pigmented shades for an intensely rich color application.”
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 new, H&M Conscious Collection, is made from enviromentally – adapted and greener materials such as organic cotton, Tencel® and recycled polyester. The line was inspired by different shades of white, one of the most important colors this Spring. The collection is divided in three lines - women, men and kids clothing.
Womenswear is inspired by an updated romantic style in which blouses, tunics and T-shirts with Broderie Anglaise are a key trend.
The supermodel Gisele Bundchen is the new face of H&M’s Spring Awakening line and she looks amazing and super fresh in the collection of sheer, vintage-style prints.
This Spring season is all about retro flares, the spirit of 70s will be everywhere around us – flashback prints, soft, sheer fabrics, ruffles, frills and effortless beauty. Also, the Spring/Summer 2011 "must have" item is the platform sandal, especially a wooden one, cork or hemp base – it must be natural.
White by Vera Wang 2011 collection wedding dresses is without a doubt full of breathtaking pieces.
The famous designer created the affordable collection for David’s Bridal and the dresses are already available at their online shop with prices starting from $600.
The dresses are simply beautiful, made mainly from taffeta, organza, tulle, hand-cut lace, completed with horsehair sash and other accessories.
LA VIE EN ROSE - Edith Piaf certainly didn’t draw inspiration from the mascot of this theme, but she would have smiled when she saw our perky little pig on pyjamas, underwearand homewear for the whole family.
ROMANCE - We can almost smell the fragrance of this pastel-hued flowery bouquet blooming on microfiber and cotton underwear. The romantic atmosphere goes even further with broderie anglaise sets in classic white or the new denim effect. Nightwear has knitted or lace touches on soft Modal nightdresses and pyjamas.
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...
Crocs are one of the ugliest shoes in the world and yet they get a comfortably cute makeover, providing an updated style and comfort that they offer with their new Crocs Spring 2011 line.
The new Crocs Spring 2011 line offers many different styles, such as a flat shoe made with a jelly-like material and breathable holes, or a strappy sandal, made of the same jelly-like material but with the classic foam sole.
For the world’s leading designers, the idea of a wedding dress is associated with luxury, airiness and indescribable femininity.
This is evident from their bridal collections. A wonderful option to be elegant and seductive on your wedding day is to select a dress, showered in the Hollywood glow of the 50s.
Catwalks don’t stop to impress us with the sophisticated and glamorous models like the ones, shown on the red carpet.
The 41-year-old Jennifer Lopez has just been named as the new face of the TOUS Spring 2011 ad campaign.
In its effort to continue to evolve into an international powerhouse, Barcelona-based jewelry brand will touch people around the world with the new face of their advertising campaign. "We are absolutely delighted to have the iconic Jennifer Lopez be the face of TOUS' Spring campaign," declares Rosa Tous.
28-year-old Hollywood actress Kate Bosworth appears in a new amploa. She joined the list of celebrities who become designers.
Together with her friend and stylist Cher Coulter, Kate created jewelry collection for Spring/Summer 2011 for the brand JewelMint.
The collection includes long earrings, necklaces and massive rings.
If you want to be noticed by everyone at your prom, then you need only one of the designer hats and head decorations made by Irina Sardareva. With the unique designer hats, there is no way to remain unnoticed.
Irina Sardareva is the most famous hats designer in Bulgaria. In her House of hats situated near the Russian monument you will find a unique collection of head decorations and designer hats for your special day.
Sarah Burton presented her Autumn/Winter 2011 collection for Alexander McQueen on Tuesday and had everyone wondering whether she’ll be sewing similar dress for Kate Middleton wedding next month.
The fashion show during Paris Fashion Week, had one of the most standout hair in all the other shows. The model’s hair were concealed beneath an armour of large, metal barrettes, looking equal parts medieval and dark romantic.
The season Spring/Summer 2011 marked the triumphant return on the stage of the “retro style” trend: the collections of many designers are strongly influenced by the style o the 70s. Following that trend, the cosmetics giant Lancome released a limited edition seventies inspired lipstick, called “Lancome French Touch Absolu”. It is inspired by the icons of the 70s and the legendary Studio 54. The packaging looks like a glam disco ball and the main color juicy berry, which is universally flattering and wearable by everyone.
This year the brides will be bold and sexy in short dresses, according to leading fashion stylists. High heels are obligatory for the mini bridal outfits.
The bridal dresses this year will be inspired by the dazzling Carrie Bradshaw from "Sex and the city", according to BGNES. Brides in mini skirts fascinated the fashion scenes during the defiles. Silk and embroideries are back in fashion. Very suitable are the dresses pencil type, which underline the body as well as the "ballet girl" models. Clean lines will make every woman look more romantic and feminine.
Gucci designer Frida Giannini cited flame-haired songstress Florence Welch as the inspiration for her sexy fall collection, which opened fashion week in Milan on Wednesday.
The fashion show began with a bold palette of emerald green, fuchsia, purple, teal and rust, colors that only a strong, and confident woman would wear.
Black and white
The crisp contrast of this classic combination is always in style, it’s classic, simple and very sexy. Monochrome is one of the simplest, most chic of looks and never fails to gain attention when done well. If you are unsure about a color combination, you can always rely on black and white, because it is easy for creating a fairly effortless wardrobe.
Six hundred fewer tons of plastic in the environment in 2011: this is the green result that Benetton Group will achieve by introducing innovative, lightweight liquid wood clothes hangers – 100% biodegradable and recyclable – in place of the plastic hangers usually used to display garments. The eco-hangers, developed in partnership with the Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie in Pfinztal-Berghausen (Germany), will gradually replace their plastic predecessors throughout the worldwide network of Benetton stores.
The designers decided to show a lot of leg this year with tight high splits on the dresses and skirts.
The slit is a detail that always lends major sexy, but is it appropriate for the winter?
Prepare for freezing cold this winter, because the high splits have been putting pins on display all over New York Fashion Week's Fall/Winter runways.
The faux leather is on trend again, as we can see on the catwalks at this year's New York Fashion Week.
Fashion brand J Mendel, which traditionally, uses a lot of leather in its collections, presented its new line at the New York Fashion Week. At the moment, Gilles Mendel is leading the fashion house, who is fifth-generation designer.
Marc Jacobs is doing it to us again. Yesterday, the designer presented his uturistic-meets-ladylike main line A/W 2011 NYFW collection, which is typical of his unique design aesthetic — something old made new thanks to his eclectic fashion references and wild imagination. Prim polka dot skirt suits were given a futuristic makeover via high shine wedge moon boots, floral lace appliqué peplum skirts were worked back with furry clutches
New York Fashion Week is coming to an end and until now it has seen shows from Jason Wu, Alexander Wang, Tommy Hilfiger and Donna Karan showing their wares for the new autumn/winter 2011-12 season. While they showed us the new fashion trends that will dominate the world at the end of this year, the first row of fashion shows was attended by many stars who also demonstrated their point of view of what is elegant and modern.
The 70s fashion is again on trend and for the upcoming spring, the leading designers advice to pair up jeans with some cool wedges, shaped in a specific form.
This spring, the wedges look like a brick from the fingers to toe. All models are very comfortable and no doubt women all over the planet will love these shoes and would love to follow the new fashion trend.
In a world of globalization where any successful clothing design is quickly copied and mass marketed, designers like those starring in New York Fashion Week want that little extra wow to make their mark.
Or, in the case of Prabal Gurung on Saturday, a lot of extra wow. As the first days of the Autumn-Winter 2011 collections got underway at the Lincoln Center in Manhattan, Gurung, who was born in Singapore and raised in Nepal...
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is taking place in New York City at Lincoln Center from February 10-17, 2011 with more than 100 designers presenting their Fall 2011 collections including Hervé Léger by Max Azria, Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, Vera Wang, Michael Kors, Derek Lam, Tommy Hillfiger, Prabal Gurung, Nicole Miller, Charlotte Ronson, Tory Burch, and Betsey Johnson.
This year, Israeli fashion Couture brand My Lady Haute Couture, designed again a collection of bridal and formal dresses for the Bulgarian representation of the company – Bridal Fashion. The gowns are made in one single piece of every model, with unique design made by the designer of the brand – Haim Bar.
The bridal dresses radiate in diamond white and ecru, and in combination of diamond white with latte macchiato.
The bridal collection for 2011 of designer Gergana Simeonova is now ready and offers elegant and stylish vision of the future brides. The collection has been made in the spirit of the typical of Atelier SIMON femininity and sexiness.
The colors of the bridal collection are snow white and light cream, fading into champagne. Decorations of brooches made from Swarovski crystals complement the outfits.
ARMY LOVERS - The rigour of military clothing is softened by romantic, ultra-feminine touches. This creates a look that marries two very different but mutually attractive worlds. The key fabric is cotton, all kinds of cotton: gabardine, canvas and jersey for outerwear are turned into trench coats, multi-pocket jackets and parkas. Cotton teamed with linen, silk and viscose creates blouses and shirts, T-shirts, dresses, trousers and skirts. A variety of weights, volumes and layering is instrumental in taking the edge off the basic theme.
The lightness of the muslins and the seemingly random layering of jersey and ultra-fine knitted sweaters offer the appropriate compromise to help us accept this contrast of two styles united to tell a single story. The palette centres around powdery shades of pinks, greens and greys. Optical white ensures occasional flashes of light.
Yesterday, Sofia Borisova, the designer of Romantika Fashion, presented her new collection “Different” for spring-summer 2011. The fashion show was held in Dedeman Princess Hotel Sofia. Several top models, including Dilyana Popova, Teddy Velinova, Stella Stoykova made appearance on the catwalk, dressed in exquisite outfits.
The fashion show of fashion house Romantika gathered many VIP personas, including Zlatka Raykova, Jeni Kalkandjieva, Iren Onteva, Desi Zidarova, Sofi Marinova...
The famous American brand Victoria’s Secret surprised its numerous clients with another collection of tempting underwear.
This time it is designed for future brides. Seductive, feminine and sophisticated lingerie from the new "wedding" collection of Victoria’s Secret combines gentle translucent fabric with a traditional white color, seductive lace with a comfortable and practical fashion.
The new collection of studio Style G offers to the young ladies prom, evening and wedding dresses made from quality fabrics like chiffon, organza, silk, lace and more.
The dresses are decorated with Swarovski crystals, brooches, and flowers. We work with fabrics in all colors. The silhouette is straight and simple, with charming design and uniqueness of the model.
On 5 and 6 February, 2011 for the third time will be held wedding exhibition BALKANICA
Balkanica wedding expo is a major trade show which displays the trends in Bridal and groom Fashion in the Balkan Region. A unique event in Bulgaria, organized by EXPOLINE company will traditionally took its place in the capital's Sheraton Hotel. As every year the exhibition will bring together again leading companies of the wedding industry in Bulgaria and other countries.
The luxury lingerie brand Etam presented their new collection for spring-summer 2011. It was lunched by charming supermodels Karolina Kurkova, Frida Gustafson, Angela Lindvall, Georgina Stojkovic and Joan Smalls.
Among the celebrities attending the event was Charlotte Casiraghi, Kate Moss and Stefano Pilati, Alexander Dellal, Emma de Caunes, Riccardo Tisci, Natalia Vodianova, Mario Testino, Eva Herzigova, Alexa Chung, Lou Doillon, Jefferson Hack, Zoe Felix, Aure Atika, Julie Depardieu, Frederic Beigbeder.
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.
This year fashion designers offer us simple, fresh and comfortable outfits. Here's what should be a part of your wardrobe this year.
Return of the 1970′s
2011 will see elements of the 1970s fashion returning. There are two main outlooks for this trend which are 1970′s bohemian and 1970s sophisticated glamour. The sophisticated look includes styles for the day and night.
On a special ceremony at Grand Hotel Sofia 44-year-old Daniela Tsvetanova became Mrs. Baba* for 2011. She charmed the jury with her stunning look and skills. Daniela is married for 28 years, she lives and works in Sofia and develop her own business, which makes her absolutely independent. She thinks that it’s very important for one woman to maintain and look good, even if she’s a grandma. Daniela is the grandmother of 8-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl.
Dark colors like black and grey dominate in the winter collection of the popular fashion brand "Blacky Dress", which was showcased in Berlin.
The German capital became the host of the new edition of "Mercedes-Benz" fashion week, at which will presented the biggest winter trends. The collection is all about the dark shades of the color palette. Gray color remains an essential part of the wardrobe....
For four days, fashion is once again high on the agenda in the German capital. As title sponsor of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, Mercedes-Benz is particularly delighted with the successful start.
Trade visitors and fashionistas flooded the event marquee at Bebelplatz to see the presentations of the designers.An exciting programme, rich in contrasts, which captivated and enthused guests right from the start.
Spring is already knocking on our door. You may not believe it, but after the Christmas holidays, the warmer weather comes imperceptibly, and a fresh, new trends will come with it.
The black color famously never goes out of fashion and the smokey, black makeup is present this spring and summer too. Black and smokey grays are smudged out over the lid and under the eye to give a mysterious look. The heavy eye makeup is worn with a nude lips and just a hint of blush on the cheeks.
Gucci announced the "birth of a new dandy, who likes to seduce with his self-confidence and awareness” with its show during the Milan fashion week.
Designer Frida Giannini offers sexy, rock-centric 70s style with lapels, flared pants, double-breasted jackets and sharp suits, complemented with small details and accessories.
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.
From January 19 - 22, 2011 a great selection of German and international designers will show their latest collections under the umbrella of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. More than 40 brands are part of the event and contribute to a strong week for industry professionals attending the runway shows.
Many returning and new designers build a strong line-up for the season Autumn/Winter 2011. The four-day showcase of Winter 2011/2012 designs targets fashion industry professionals, and is expected to draw around 200,000 visitors to Berlin.
You’re in love with a dress by Jovani?
You can’t stop watching your favorite model by Faviana?
That’s why we offer you the services of online boutique Belnoir, where you can find the collections of prom and formal dresses by some of the leading American fashion houses. In Belnoir boutique can be found models of Jovani, Faviana, Blush Prom, Scala, BG Haute, Allure, Night Moves and others.
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.
Miss Nebraska 2010 Teresa Scanlan was crowned as Miss America 2011 friday night at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The final night of the 90th Anniversary of the Miss America Pageant presented by DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse was broadcast live from Las Vegas on ABC.
Teresa's triumphant walk across the stage was just the beginning of a journey that will take her to every corner of the country during her year of service as Miss America 2011.
Indian multinational giant Adytia Birla Group presented its new corporate advertising for 2011. It will be aired this year on the most popular televisions in the world. In the ad is starring the famous Bulgarian model Geya Antonova. The Bulgarian, who works for Expose models agency, was chosen among thousands of models for the ad.
2011 has finally arrived, and wedding dresses designers have already been developing the stunning new 2011 styles.
Feathers, slits of the skirts and sequins have become one of the largest trends in the bridal fashion. Brides, who bet on the off-beat dresses, will have big success. According to leading designers in the world of fashion, the trends this year will be unusual and little bizarre.
This year, two colors will be synonymous of sex appeal, charm and beauty. Gold and red shades will take over the trends in 2011.
If you want to look dazzling inspire yourself from this gorgeous makeup trend, especially perfect for the spring-summer season. The bright, warm colors like red and golden will help you to create an adorable look, that can be adapted to any occasion and style.
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.
The popular Moon diet is a revolutionary method which is said to detox your body and encourage weight loss if you follow the diet exactly.
One-day fasting has proven to be a great way to detox your body and improve your immunity.
The secret of the diet is to juice fast for 24 hours. Only liquids may be consumed; and only coinciding with the changes in the moon’s cycle.
n the spring of 2011 designers continue the trend of summer 2010 - the use of many fringes in the outfits, which contribute to their unique and stylish look. Designers as the following collections illustrate were eager to flaunt their admiration and fondness for the tiny and apparently complementary details that can however mark the overall effect of the whole creations. Fringes are some of the most popular accessories that are evoked in order to add a more flamboyant and glamorous tint to shoes, bags, jewelry
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.
The official world premiere of the 2011 edition of the world-famous Pirelli annual calendar took place in Moscow on Tuesday.
The official presentation of the new calendar "Pirelli" for 2011 was at Hotel Ritz in Moscow. The creator behind this year’s project is one of the world’s leading fashion designers, Karl Lagerfeld.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Kylie Minogue are among a host of stars who have found their inner 'hippie chick' by embracing the styles and trends from the 70s.
This season's catwalks are dominated by the decade's iconic styles and trends, including maxi dresses, mini-skirts and hot pants, with designers Marc Jacobs and Rebecca Taylor basing collections on the stylish 70s.
Following a six-year "pause", here is the first look on Tom Ford’s comeback to womenswear collection photographed by Steven Meisel for the December 2010 issue of Vogue US starring models Carolyn Murphy, Anja Rubik, Joan Smalls, Stella Tennant, Amber Valletta, Karen Elson and Edita Vilkeviciute.
“I want this to be somewhere a woman knows she can go when she wants a great jacket—not a fake expensive jacket, something that has intrinsic value," says Ford of the collection.
Nail polish brand OPI confirmed the collaboration with singer Katy Perry to put some of her rocky style into OPI colors. The new collection will be released on January 2011.
Katy Perry collections includes 4 new nail polishes inspired by her innovative style and the amazing top coat that we’ve been hearing so many rumors lately. Each bottle will retail for the price of $9.00.
There was hardly any skin shown and just a little experimentation, but Pakistani designers still managed to set the ramp on fire with their highly wearable clothes that gathered the traditional with the Western at the country's well known fashion week.
The week will feature 24 distinct designers who will showcase creations from their Spring/Summer 2011 pret-a-porter collections
The JFW 2010/11 opened with а show entitled A Tribute to Kebaya, featuring Kebaya, the national dress of Indonesian women as interpreted by more than 20 renowned designers. On Sunday JFW presented a special collection created by one of Indonesia’s brightest talents Oscar Lawalata and British textile designer Laura Miles. Their collection is called Weaving the Future, in which the two designers worked together with traditional textile craftsmen and weavers, including from areas in Eastern Nusa Tenggara as well as other parts in Indonesia such as Garut, West Java.
From October 28 to 31, 2010, Lviv Fashion Week took place in Lviv. Kenzo Takada was the guest of honour of the sixth season. It was the first visit of Mr.Kenzo to Ukraine at the invitation of the Lviv Fashion Week organizers.
Major couturiers along with young budding designers from Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and Armenia presented their new spring/summer 2011 collections for 4 days.
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.
FashionPhilosophy Fashion Week Poland is the greatest, periodical fashion event in Poland.
This autumn the show that took place in Łódź between 12 and 17 October presented spring-summer 2011 trends. FashionPhilosophy confronts Polish market with foreign clothing industry. Informs and inspires designers. Fashion Week is also a platform of communication for the branch managers, technologists, producers, stylists, media reps, fashion agents and traders. It supports cooperation, fusion and transfer.
Israeli exclusive brand My Lady Haute Couture presented its latest collection at the wedding fair in Milan at the end of June. Official representative of the brand for our country is Bridal Fashion – representative for Bulgaria of world famous brands Pronovias Fashion Group, Elie by Elie Saab, Valentino sposa, Enzoani, Maggie Sottero and more recently of Atelier Aimee.
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.
Anna Sui presented her spring-summer 2011 collection, which combine ethnic diversity, charm, brightness and cheerfulness of hippies, combined with the beautiful smiles of the models.
Dresses, dresses and dresses once again! Feminine, light and spring-like. It is the variety of details that makes the dresses special. Ribbons and embroidery, feathers and beads in combination with bright, “positive” colors, create a charming and sensual female image.
The fashion designer from Bosnia and Herzegovina Lidija Kolovrat presented with great success her collection on the third day of Mercado da Ribeira Fashion Week in Lisbon.
The designer presents her thoughts on gravity, as if falling from a 79-story building. A "free fall" creates wobble and unexpected movement. Playing with pixel scale transforms the image of distance.
New Sergei Grinko’s spring summer 2011 collection gives his personal interpretation of the Shakespearian “Ophelia”, throughout a cybernetic look, made of ice and light fog, where the protagonist will rest in a snow-white lake.
She is a princess, an odalisque, and at the same time a Roman slave. Sergei Grinko’s woman lives in the future and demonstrates courage even in front of the extremes situations and chooses.
FashionPhilosophyFashion Week Poland is the greatest, periodical fashion event In Poland. This autumn we are going to present spring-summer 2011 trends. FashionPhilosophy confronts Polish market with foreign clothing industry.
Informs and inspires designers. Fashion Week is also a platform of communication for the branch managers, technologists, producers, stylists, media reps, fashion agents and traders. It supports cooperation, fusion and transfer.
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.
We present to you photos from collections for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 of more than 25 Bulgarian fashion companies.
The garments, available for the season are practical, with clean and elegant line. From these collections you can judge the level of Bulgarian fashion at the moment, having in mind that we mainly present ready-to-wear garments. We plan to publish a separate article about formal and bridal designer collections.
The aim of this article is to hear your comments – the actual producers and designers and people who buy Bulgarian clothing.
Internationally acclaimed Australian designer Collette Dinnigan, will show her Printemps Ete 2011 collection 'Cirque d' Amour' (Circus of Love) at the Hotel Meurice during Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday 5th October at 11:30am.
Marking 15 years as the only Australian on the official Chambre Syndicale du prêt-a-porter des couturiers et des createaurs de mode schedule, Dinnigan will show her collection in an intimate salon show.
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.
Young Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista, who was recently tapped by French sportswear giant Lacoste, featured retro-futuristic silhouettes in his collection, with second-skin leotards with lozenge-shaped cutouts and sheath dresses with scythe-shaped appliqués.
The designer provided plenty to mull over by tempering his conceptual leanings to focus on clean separates with a sporty bent.
On September 17 in Europe Hall of the city theatre in Rousse, fashion house Modis presented its collection for Fall/Winter 2010/2011 with designers Valery Gidenov and Drina Pashova. The fashion show was stylish and professional, without a host pouring unnecessary superlatives, and the guests convinced themselves of the quality and originality of the clothes.
Over a hundred pieces of clothing were presented at the fashion show. The clothes were only in black, white, gray and “ashes of roses” colors and the variety of patterns and fabrics impressed the audience, that showed its approval with applause.
Ralph Lauren brought all the glamour that the Wild West probably never had to the runway on the final day of Spring-Summer 2011 New York Fashion Week.
The always influential Ralph Lauren show Thursday was a must for an army of fashion editors and buyers from Europe, Japan and Russia, not to mention representatives from big luxury clothing chains like Sak's, Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale's.
DKNY’s Spring 2011 show at New York Fashion Week delivered colorful, fresh Spring looks. The collection offers sleek silhouettes, accessorized with colorful scarves, English-style floral prints and lots of cascading ruffles.
The emphasis was on the classic style with a twist of urban chic. The color palette was bold and bright – bright red tops and outfits, followed by gorgeous deep blue and turquoise dresses.
As Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week arrives to its new home at Lincoln Center, what remains unchanged is Mercedes-Benz commitment to style and luxury at one of the world’s biggest annual fashion events.
Through a collaborative effort with fashion icon Iman and her new IMAN Home designs, and interiors and special events design consultant Carlos Mota, the VIP Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge is a bold design statement and sanctuary for guests taking in the latest fashion looks on the runway during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week spring and summer 2011 season.
We present you part of Burberry Prorsum men and women pre-collection Spring/Summer 2011.
The collection is influenced by the military style, which was a big fashion trend this year.
Trench coats in honey, olive green, military, black ink, indigo, dark brown – those are the main colors of the amazing clothing pieces.
We present you a small part of the new accessories line Fall/Winter 2010/2011 of the late British designer Alexander McQueen.
It is full of amazing and luxurious pieces, inspired by Byzantine art, Roman Empire and Angels and Demons.
This is the latest collection by Alexander McQueen.
Women who hate skinny jeans can rejoice this spring when the extra-tight denim that has dominated the market for more than two years makes way for wide-leg cuts.
Bell-bottoms and boot-cut styles will appear in U.S. stores this spring. Many apparel watchers predict the eventual demise of the skinny that has spurred both adoration and revulsion.
"The pendulum is swinging away from skinny," said Ryan Dziadul, a spokesman for VF Corp's 7 For All Mankind. "There are millions of pairs out there. For spring, it's about bell-bottoms."
Swarovski will bring their unique sparkle to the collections of 13 designers during Fashion Week in London, New York and Paris next month.
The company continues to support both internationally recognized and emerging designers for Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Weeks.
Swarovski has collaborated with leading designers to produce iconic moments in Fashion history for more than 10 years. Such designers have included Christopher Kane and Alexander McQueen.
The famous drink brand Coca-Cola has come up with their clothing line.
For the presentation of the collection, the company chose sunny Brazil. The ad campaign features popular Brazilian fashion models Leonardo Alberici, Iuri Jasper, Ana Paula Scopel, Renata Sozzi and Reinaldo Berthoti.
The debut collection features the most recent trends in fashion – blue color and floral prints.
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.
Israeli model Bar Refaeli will be the face of Agua Bendita swimwear for spring-summer 2011.
The girlfriend of the actor Leonardo DiCaprio posed for the brand in a new ad campaign to promote their new, upcoming line. The pictures were shot at the Stahl House in the Hollywood Hills. “Passionata” and “Victoria’s Secret” are only a small part of the fashion companies that adopt Rafaeli as the perfect model for a lingerie photoshoots.
David Beckham will design a collection of men’s suits and evening wear for his wife Victoria.
The former singer have convinced hew husband to create a collection of men’s suits and he is now working on the Fall/Winter 2011 series of garment.
“Victoria has been trying to persuade him to do it for a while and he’s finally succumbed...
The shows at Paris Couture fashion week for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 included designers like Chanel, Valentino and Jean Paul Gaultier, who presented breathtaking collections along with equally stunning make-up looks.
The biggest Paris Couture fashion week beauty trends are:
The less is more when it comes to skin. During the Fall/Winter season the foundation should be seamless and transparent.
Many celebrated guests of Mercedes-Benz as Milla Jovovich, Philip Treacy, Miles Aldridge, Boris Becker, Vitali Klitschko and Matthias Schweighofer made the trip to the capital to take part in the shows at the Bebelplatz and the side events of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.
Mexican fashion brand Jesus Ibarra + Bertholdo (JI+B)’s presentation on Friday evening garnered also quite a lot of attention. Mercedes-Benz brought the successful duo in from Mexico in the capital, their first international performance.
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.
Karl Lagerfeld presented in St. Tropez his new cruise collection for Chanel on a fashion show yesterday, to a crowd including Vanessa Paradis, Anna Mouglalis, Diane Kruger, Georgia May Jagger, Leigh Lezark and Andre Leon Talley.
This time the legendary fashion brand, known for its elegant and classic clothes, surprised everyone with an atypical collection for 2010-2011. The models were casual, designed for lovers of hot days and sea cruises.
Freedom is a clear, simple word with many meanings. In this case, freedom is what we allow ourselves in choosing our everyday look. United Colors of Benetton has always followed this path and offers even greater freedom of choice for the new winter season.
SPARKLING DENIM - The theme centres around denim, the quintessential casual fabric. Presented in different versions and teamed with other materials, its versatility is shown to best effect. Denim and faux leather for a bold, edgy woman. Denim and jumbo sequins for tongue-in-cheek fun. Denim and wool cloth to reject the carved-in-stone rules in the books. The palette displays a range of dark shades, starting with black and going through the various stages of blue to finish with flashes of white. The fit is decidedly slim, top and bottom, and puts the accent on leg length.
From 9th to 11th March 2010 in Burgos, Spain will be held the XIIth edition of Castilla and Leon fashion week.
Collections womens, mens and children's clothes, underwear and swim wear, shoes and accessories for Spring/Summer 2010/2011 will be presenter by fashion brands and designers from Castilla and Leon, among which Maria Lafuente, Amaya Arzuaga, Esther Noriega, Ion Fiz, Nalia, Angel Iglesias, Javier Vicente, Anton & Moda, ORY, Teleno, Intima Farae, Evelyn, Lizetta etc.
Along with the fashion shows there is a commercial area, where the visitors and traders can see the collections closely, meet the designers and the managers of the fashion houses and make orders.
Y-3 is on the run from the gloom and doom of the world. Armed with tongue-in-cheek humor, splashes of bright color, and intriguing aesthetic contrasts, the label's Autumn/Winter 2010-11 collection brought a healthy dose of fun back to the runway. Presented on Sunday, February 14th, as part of New York fashion week, the show sought an escapist route to the future of sport style.
Y-3 has always melded technology with tradition, and never has that been more apparent. For Fall, the label known for sport elegance took inspiration from bespoke English tailoring, reinterpreting classic shapes in futuristic materials, or alternately, classic materials in futuristic shapes. Front-row guests included Ciara, Justin Theroux, Alison Brie, Terry Richardson, and Tallulah Harlech.
Like a vibrating heart, fashion’s energy irrigates the season with a determination for change. In the din of the present, the season adopts an everything-is-possible freedom, without dispersing in multiple directions. It foils the instinct to fall back, boldly committing to anti-anonymous fabrics, thinking positively in terms of reality and promising silhouettes with exceptional alliances between masculinity and femininity, casualness and tailoring, discretion and extravagance. It throbs with clear stances and strives to work around constraints, to invent in a new way, to create with ingenuity, to cleverly imagine new relationships between shape and material.