The White Label World Expo is now just two days away! Taking place on the 27th & 28th of November at the ExCeL London it is set to be the white label and eCommerce event of the year! Alongside the unrivaled educational features you will be able to network with industry leading exhibitors including Hermes, Riot Labs, and the Department for International Trade. We also recommend you to visit stant 1478 of the Bulgarian Fashion Association, where you can source clothing and accessories Made in Europe by Bulgarian producers.
In the world of sickness and sedentary, experts found the key of health of the body and soul. It is called FOLKNETIKA - a 10-minute everyday team building at the work place - a dance, based on the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo (traditional folklore dance).
In the world of sickness and sedentary, experts found the key of health of the body and soul. It is called FOLKNETIKA - a 10-minute everyday team building - aerobics at the work place - a dance, based on the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo (traditional folklore dance) - without choreography or stage attire, without learning complicated steps from the authentic dances - just pure joy of dancing.
Nowadays, the total immobilization of people is a very important theme. The way of life we live is different – most of the professions require a sitting position all day long and our bodies are forced to get used to that.
We talked about the new team-building called FOLKNETIKA – it is the key of the good health condition and happiness of your employees.
Bulgarian folk dances are based on asymmetrical meter, built up around various combinations of 'quick' and 'slow' music. The music, in Western musical notation, is often described using compound meter notation, where the notational meter accents can be of different lengths, usually 1, 2, 3, or 4. Many Bulgarian dances are line dances, in which the dancers dance in a straight or curved line, holding hands.
elf-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of our lives. We gain a sense of self-efficacy when we see ourselves mastering skills and achieving goals that matter in those skill areas. This is the confidence that, if we learn and work hard in a particular area, we'll succeed.
FOLKNETIKA is a 10-minute everyday team building - aerobics at the work place - a dance, based on the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo (traditional folklore dance) - without choreography or stage attire, without learning complicated steps from the authentic dances - just pure joy of dancing.
The International agricultural fair was held was week in Paris and Bulgaria participated with its own stand. Liqueur and brandy made of roses, as well as buffalo cheese, were among the most wanted products by French people, said Hristo Dimitrov - the organizer of Bulgarian stand and choreographer and producer of National folklore ensemble 'Bulgare'.
Folknetika is a new type of sport, which prevents from sedentary, stress and depression and serves as prevention against cancer and other diseases. Folknetika is a presentation of folklore in a new, modern way. A combination of beautiful dance movements and rhythmic steps. Even if only 1/5 of the Europeans with a sedentary lifestyle start practicing Folknetika, at least 100,000 lives will be saved for ONE year!
The official award ceremony of the most elegant Bulgarians for 2015 took place on December 10 in Vitosha Park Hotel .
Due to its geographical location, Eastern European mythology and folklore seamlessly blend influences from Asian nomads, the Orient, Ancient Greece, the Thracian and the European Slavic cultures, the result being something completely new and interesting, but still European.
As we've already noted, sedentary lifestyle is the key risk factor for people's lives and health. That's why a group of active Bulgarians - each of them successful in their field - united themselves to create a proposal for the problem's solution. The system is called Folknetika and it was presented yesterday in Sofia, Bulgaria, during a press conference at the Bulgarian News Agency.
It is not a secret that sedentary lifestyle is extremely harmful to humans - not only for their bodies but also for the emotional and mental health. Researches show that sitting at your desk all day long, increases mortality with 20% in males and 40% in females and every year 500,000 Europeans and 1.9 million people worldwide die from sedentary.
As part of the event, Richmart - one of Europe's most modern factories for men's suits - showed its men's suit jackets, decorated with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitzi). The designers of the collection are Tsvetomir Petkov and Raina Gancheva.
On Friday and Saturday evening at the Summer garden of Grand Hotel Varna, Bulgaria, was held the 8th edition of the Festival of Fashion and Beuty Varna 2015. The organizer of the event was VIP Fashion Group, which models presented the current collections of Bulgarian and foreign brands.
The National Festival of the Bulgarian Folklore, is held in Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria since 1965 - once in approximately every 5 years. Its 11th edition will run August 7-9, 2015 in Voyvodenets area, Koprivshtitsa. The festival is dedicated to Lyuben Karavelov.
As we already know Eastern Folklore inspiration is one of the hottest trends for this season. And folklore motifs have their place not only in ladies' garments but in gentlemen's, too. And Richmart - the most modern men's suit factory in Eastern Europe - is approving that. They offer to their customers unique high quality men's suit jackets with traditional Bulgarian motifs.
Tanya Ivanova is a Bulgarian painter. She paints made-to-order scarves of satin silk.
Richmart - the most modern factory for men's suits in Europe - gives 1 000 men's jackets with the Bulgarian flag on them for May 24th. The jackets will be worn by celebrities in the country and abroad, who will lead the horo on The Day Of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture. This will be the culmination of the International campaign Richmart Vintage, announced the company's manager Martin Yordanov.
On May 15th at Richmart - one of the most modern factories for men's suits in Europe - was held a short conference about the future and the potential of the sewing industry in Bulgaria. Martin Yordanov - Richmart's owner and a business consultant - presented the Made-to-order system and the advantages that it can give to the Bulgarian industry.
So, you already know the basic steps in Ruchenitza and the Bird step and now we'll take a look at the Bouncing Step. The Bouncing step in Bulgarian folklore dances is more difficult because of the speed at which it is performed. But with little practice and the tips from a professional dancer, you can learn it...
After you've already learned the key steps from Bulgarian folklore dance Ruchenitza, let's take a look at another one of the basic steps in our traditional dances - the Bird step. It is a hopping step that resembles a bird standing on one leg. You can learn the bird step with tips from a professional dancer from the video below...
If you want to keep the tonus of your body, you definitely have to choose the folklore dances. What is better than dancing?
After we've made a short overview of Bulgarian folklore dances, now we'll show you a few key steps from our traditional dances. Let's start with Ruchenitza, which is maybe the most popular Bulgarian folk dance - you can learn more about Ruchenitza from the video below...
We are happy and proud to announce that the campaign, organized by Richmart, folklore ensemble 'Bulgare', Fashion.bg and Be Global Fashion Network, which aim is many people worldwide to start talking about Bulgaria and Bulgarian dances, is getting very popular and is supported by many Bulgarians and foreigners from Spain, Canada, England, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Slovenia, Poland, the USA and even from the Bulgarian team in Antarctica!
The Bulgarian folklore dances are unique with their asymmetrical meters, combining 'quick' and 'slow' beats. The traditional Bulgarian music is often described using 'compound meter notation, where the notational meter accents, i.e., the heard beats, can be of different lengths, usually 1, 2, 3, or 4'.
The main idea of the project is to promote Bulgarian folklore dances in Bulgaria and abroad, by presenting them in videos, sent by professional dancers and amateurs, dressed in suits and contemporary clothing, instead of costumes.
The prestigious awards Zlatna igla /Golden needle/ are an annual event honoring the people from the fashion industry, who have achieved higher results during the year. RICHMART - the most modern factory for made-to-measure men's suits in Europe, received the 'Overall Contribution to the fashion industry' award. The company was represented by its owner Martin Yordanov, its sales manages Dean Manev and Martina Martini from Richmart Junior.
Inspired by the beauty of traditional Bulgarian dances, the leading manufacturer of men's made-to-measure suits Richmart starts a National contest for Folklore dances and fashion 'Richmart Fashion Show'. Everyone who loves Bulgarians folklore and fashion is welcome to take part in the project.
After the presentation of Kristo by Richmart coats collection, Bulgarian hip-hop singer Kristo, continues his work on innovative projects. In the beginning of the month he presented his latest song 'Fast life' - a hip-hop track in combination with traditional Bulgarian dances.
Fashion designer Axel Hardy (Axinia Hadzhieva) creates unique and cutting-edge clothing made of personally developed yarns from organic cotton, linen, silk, soy. Her garments present Bulgaria in Europe's fashion world for years. In December 2013 the models were shown at the exhibition in O2 Arena in London, UK.
From now until December 11, 2013 runs online voting in the national competition 'Building of the Year'. As supporters of the Bulgarian fashion and apparel industry, we at Fashion.bg undoubtedly support and will vote for the new factory of one of the largest manufacturers of men's suits in Bulgaria - Top Man Ruse, which is recently popular with brand Richmart.
We present models prom dresses 2013 of the Bulgarian fashion designer Mira Bachvarova. With the coming of spring fashion blossoms. If you want a new image - charming and fascinating, you can find it in the online shop of the designer. In the online store every day you can see new original models. Interesting and original garments for ladies with bold unique style!
The Bulgarian brand Avin boutique presented its first collection in France, where the collection was sold out for two days. This is a huge success for the Bulgarian fashion brand.
The collection is named "A day with a Star", the model of the collection is Aglaia Vassileva. A representative of Avin boutique said that for them this is a tremendous recognition by French women and they already prepare a new collection, even better than the last one.
Caramella Fashion is a fast growing fashion brand and offers a great variety of colours and sizes. It proposes a wide assortment of dresses, tops, blouses, overalls, skirts, pants and coats.
The emphasis in the collections is on the most effeminate clothing, her majesty - "The Dress". The designers of the brand believe that there is no more appropriate clothing, which emphasizes the beauty and delicacy of the female body and comfortable to wear at the same time.
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.
Lili Ivanova, Alexandra Raeva, Anelia, Orlin Pavlov and Dr. Angel Enchev – those are the most elegant Bulgarians for 2012 according to the electronic magazine „Fashion Lifestyle Magazine” with Editor-in-chief Prof. Lubomir Stoykov.
The new winners of the prize “BG Fashion icon” for 2012 were chosen after online voting of the readers of the magazine, as well as from 40 leading Bulgarian lifestyle journalists and the editors of the magazine.
Meli-M company is a supplier for traditional and stylized Bulgarian folklore costumes, uniforms, theater and carnival costumes.
Folklore costumes are with embroidery or another decoration like traditional history costumes. Traditional costumes include: shirt with embroidery, sukman or dress, skirt and accessories: pendary, pafti and men's: traditional shirt with embroidery, pant's - potur, jacket - elek, hat - kalpak.
Take a look at collection Fall/Winter 2012-2013 of the Bulgarian brand for men's fashion Styler.
A big variety of machine knitted sweaters, long sleeve blouses, shirts, jeans garments, trousers, jackets, suits as well as accessories - scarves, hats and gloves offersStyler for the Autumn-Winter season. The main colours used are blue, lilac and red. The models are in sport-elegant style.
On the threshold of autumn, when the summer remains a memory and autumn and winter dictate changes in our wardrobe, the young Bulgarian designer Evgeni Petkov-Eugenio presents us his new collection for Autumn-Winter 2012/2013. Yes, once again it is Eco and represents some of the strongest fashion trends for the autumn-winter season - Eco fur, black leather, baroque lady and knitted sweaters!
True to its style the popular Bulgarian fashion brand Daphne offers for Spring/Summer 2012 elegant women's clothes with the always in fashion flower prints and the characteristic for the season bold colours.
In order to be in line with fashion trends you can choose your outfit from the brand, which more than 20 years have been pursuing higher standards in the quality of their models.
We present to you the new Spring/Summer collection of the Bulgarian fashion brand STYLER!
The collection includes sport-elegant to very elegant garments. There are clothes for every style and taste. You'll find original models in the fashionable colors for the season . Different colors and different types of fabric are combined in an original way in the models. Many prints and embroideries are used.
Collection Spring-Summer 2012 of the Bulgarian fashion house "VETEIDA" that was shown at the Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012, is an inspiration of the modern woman, for which innovation, dynamics and happiness from life are moving powers and clothing is their manifestation.
The designer of the models is Vessela Vassileva, owner of fashion house "Veteida". The colours that dominate in the collection are black, white and light blue.
The new collection of the Bulgarian designer Mira Bachvarova is inspired by the Bulgarian symbol - the Lion
The Bulgarian designer Mira Bachvarova presents her new collection 'Legend for the lions', which is inspired by the Bulgarian historic symbol, that exists in the national emblem of the country - the lion.
The photo shoot is made in Sofia on the Lions` Bridge. Photographer is Dilyana Florentin.
This summer will be colorful and full of prints. For those who think "nothing new under the sun" I will say that although trends repeat each year, this summer the patterns on the clothes are different and memorable.
For example, stripes - they are not boring and monotonous, but a combination of thin and broad lines and different colors. They can be vertical, horizontal and even diagonal. We can see them in the collections of many designers worldwide. The Bulgarian brand Daphne also offers original combinations of stripes in different colors. Stripes have been successfully combined with other geometric shapes, which is also very trendy.
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.
The fashion compass of many fashion designers this season points East. Louis Vuitton, Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera and Celine - all of them included in their collections elements, resembling copies of Japanese, Chinese, Thailand and Vietnamese national costumes. The Bulgarian fashion brand Daphne, which is always in line with fashion trends also drops a hint at far East with elegant blouses with Japanese flowers and stylish belts on the waist. If you want to bring in your wardrobe some exotics and diversity, get the elegant blouses of Daphne.
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.
An impressive fashion show – work of the graduates from "Design and architecture" department, module "Fashion", was presented in Sofia hall “Florimont Expo” on 6 of February.
Under the theme "(R)Evolutions" the fashion graduates demonstrated their creative works – collections of 6 models each, designed and constructed by the students.
Bulgarian fashion designers presented their collection at the Couture Paris fashion week shows.
On the catwalk met humor, fantasy, feathers, lace and crystals. Together with the Portuguese designer Andre de Pessoa, the Bulgarian designers Livia Stoyanova and Yasen Samuilov showed their unusual ideas.
Elena Petrova, Gala, Valentina Voykova, Kalin Vratchanski and Vladimir Karamazov are the most elegant Bulgarians for 2010, according to the popular online magazine Fashion Lifestyle Magazine with editor-in-chief Lubomir Stoykov. The new “BG fashion icons” for 2010 were chosen by the readers of the magazine after online voting and by an expert panel of 30 leading fashion and lifestyle journalists and the editorial team of Fashion Lifestyle Magazine.
The scent of Bulgarian roses will allure you in the new fragrance of the luxury perfume brand Issey Miyake.
In Paris everything is different. Even a cloudy day in November is capturing with a mysterious and enigmatic radiation. Privacy and seduction are the two key words that describe completely new fragrance "L'Eau d'Issey Florale", which was presented in the French capital.
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.
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.
The traditional charity fashion show "Spring in Moto-Pfohe" gathered almost 34 000 leva - a record in the 14-year old history of the event.
This years edition of the spring Holiday of beauty, organized for the 14th time from Moto-Pfohe and Bulgarian Red Cross, took place in the National Archaeological Museum in Sofia. With the slogan "Contemporary mosaic" the defile presented the creative individuality and nonstandard look at the wardrobe today of 18 young designers - bachelors and masters from the National Art Academy, "Fashion" specialty.
Viewers chose the most dignified married Bulgarian to present our country in the world competition "Mrs World" 2010.
Iva Shtereva is the lady, voted by the viewers of NTV to present our country in the world competition "Mrs World" 2010 in Korea.
She participated in the National campaign for most dignified married Bulgarian organized by Yanenka Lyutzkanova "Mrs. Bulgaria World 2003", Svetoslav Yordanov, director of Mrs. World for Bulgaria and Dr. Rumyana Marinova - "Mrs. Globe 2004" .
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.
Today, on 15.02.2010, the models of Expose Model Agency - Yulia Yrevich, Gerry Doncheva and Emanuela Badeva, are departing to their participation at the Dubai Fashion Fiesta 2010.
For the presentation of the new collections are invited 16 world-famous professional models such as Miss England, Miss Germany and Miss India.
The supermodel from Visages fashion agency Tanya Ilieva took part in the unique fashion shows of the designers Alexis Mabille, Georges Hobeika and Dany Atrache at Paris Fashion Week, (January 24 - 28, 2010).
Special guests of the exclusive fashion show of the designer Alexis Mabille was the editor-in-chief of the fashion bible VOGUE Anna Wintour, Dita von Teese etc.
Vesselina Pentcheva understands what women crave and with her intuitive flair she combines the skill and artistry of tradition with up to the minute design.
Born in Bulgaria she presented her first fashion show in her hometown of Russe at the tender age of sixteen. In 1993 Vesselina moved to South Africa to study at the Gordon Flack Davidson Academy of Design, where she gained a mastery of the classical techniques of couture and graduated as top student in 1996. Marianne Fassler who inspired her sense of freedom and creativity then hired her as assistant designer.
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.
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".
Tsvetelina Borislavova and Miro are the most elegant Bulgarians - they
received the prize "BG FASHION ICON 2009" by the 30 members of the
commission, comprising of fashion journalists, selected by the popular
online edition "Fashion Lifestyle Magazine" with editor-in-chief prof.
Diana Lubenova and Dimitar Berbatov are the prize winners from the online voting of the readers of "Fashion Lifestyle Magazine". Juliana Doncheva is "BG FASHION ICON 2009" in the category "editorial award". Fashion.bg was a member of the jury. Special awards to the "icons" were given by many sponsors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The designers' duo "Bipone", "Golden needle 2008" owners for the best young designer proved again that they deserve this award.
The students of New Bulgarian University succeeded in two weeks to provoke the media. After they were between the eighth finalists from whole Austria on the fashion competition "Ringstrassen Galerien Designer Award", they presented their collection glamorously on the last fashion show in Hilton hotel in Vien.
On the grand fashion performance the talented Bulgarians made the fashion specialists seriously to reestimate the value of Bulgarian fashion. Between the 500 official guests were the Bulgarian ambassador in Austria Radi Naidenov and the director of the Bulgarian Culture Institute Borislav Petranov.
In an eccentric and exciting review show in Hilton hotel, the Bulgarian "Triumph Inspiration Award" 2009 finalist was chosen.
The designer's creation "Day and night" of the winner Iskren Lozanov has been inspired by 20th century art genius Pablo Picasso. Iskren Lozanov is a 3rd year bachelor in the National Arts Academy (NAA).
He won a six-week training in "El"-magazine, Bulgaria, and a unique opportunity to present our country in the final of "Triumph Inspiration Award" 2009 world, which will take place in september in Milano.
Forum Bulgarian Fashion 2007 traditionally was held in the resort St. Konstantin and Elena at the hotel complex “St. Elias”.
The most famous Bulgarian models as Magi Zhelyazkova, Tedi Velinova, Violeta Zdravkova, Jasmina from the Nova TV show “Deal or not”, Boryana Shehtova took part in the fashion show. All they have presented formal dresses, every-day apparel and swimwear of top fashion brands.
The famous top model Iren Onteva led the fashion show.
The studio of the bTV fashion show "Mirrors" turned into a glorious stage where the most trendy solutions for this summer season were presented. They were designed by many and famous Bulgarian and foreign brands.
This fresh and colorful fashion show was a part of the "Golden needle" gala-eve held by the Bulgarian Fashion Academy.
In a couple of articles we will introduce you to some of the most interesting fashion trends.
Five of the most wanted Bulgarian women defiled with dresses, inspired by the five-star AVON cosmetics
Five of the most wanted Bulgarian women awarded with the prize "Miss" have presented the unique collection of AvonStyle. The collection was dedicated to the newest five-star Avon cosmetics.
The winners of Miss Bulgaria, Miss Universe and Miss Europe who took part at the fashion show were: Tanya Karabelova, Rositsa Ivanova and Yulia Yurevich. They presented 15 dresses of young Bulgarian designers. The young talented designers were chosen among all the participants in a competition of "AvonStyle Academy". Their unique models were inspired by the moto of the most luxurious Avon cosmetics "The real woman beauty is hidden in her individual style".
Albena Aleksandrova won for the 3rd time Golden needle prize awarded by the Bulgarian Fashion Academy.
This was the conclusion when the direct electronic voting of the 36 jury members was closed.
The other winners are:
"Zebra" - for the fashion house of the year; Angel Tsvetanov – for the fashion photographer of the year; Kiril Chalakov – for the make-up of the year and the pop singer Irina Florin – for the most successful debut of the 2006th.
For the 2nd year in a row Bulgarian dress was worn at the Oscars Academy Awards ceremony. Once again it is designed by Virginia Zdravkova.
Sharon Waxman walked along the red carpet wearing it. She is one of the most competent American observers. Since 2003 she is The New York Times correspondent for Hollywood. Waxman's is an influential and independent voice of the American film industry. Besides the Oscars she observes the biggest film festivals such as Sundance and Golden Globe Awards.
The creative tandem Bilyana and Petar living and working in Vienna, will open their first atelier in the downtown of the Austrian capital city.
Both Bulgarian designers are known as “Bipone“.
The opening date is February, 15th. All the connoisseurs of this fashion tandem will take the chance to visit „Bipone Design Atelier“ where they will find unique, hand-made toilets.
For the first time one Bulgarian fashion brand, namely ARISTON S, dared to get together so much famous people among the Bulgarian high life and also provoked so big media interest. During the press conference Nikolay Sinabov, the General Manager, announced the forthcoming company projects. He proclaims the intention to work together with the top-designer Jeni Jivkova and Gala – the fascinating top-leading face of „You have mail“ show on Nova TV.
Rumiana Marinova won the award Mrs. Globe 2004 in _alm Springs.
The 28-year old Bulgarian earned the approval of the jury with her appeal for freedom of Bulgarian medics in Lybia. She is a dentist and has a 3-year old daughter.
Rumiana Marinova will receive $1,000,000 most of which will be given for charity.