Ever rebellious – Raf Simons waged a full-fledged war against the current cloud of street-wear styles hovering over the fashion world. In the time where some of the biggest names in luxury fashion are ditching luxury for street and sportswear, none more evident than Louis Vuitton's selection of Virgil Abloh as artistic director earlier this year, Raf vowed to focus on traditional menswear garments, even for new generation.
Raf Simons, Virgil Abloh, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen lead in the number of nominations for the 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards in partnership with Swarovski. Each received two nominations this year: Simons and Abloh for Womenswear and Menswear Designer of the Year for Calvin Klein and Off-White respectively, and the Olsens for Womenswear and Accessory Designer of the Year for The Row.
At the 26th Edition of Milano Unica there was a meeting of Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director of Ermenegildo Zegna with Italian students in fashion in conversation also with Simone Marchetti - Fashion Editor - D la Repubblica and Affari e Finanza. The theme was "Crafting modernity: innovative design merges with couture techniques to create the silhouette of tomorrow."
Simon Spurr is back. The acclaimed British designer, credited with modernising menswear tailoring, has been appointed as creative director of Italian menswear brand Eidos — a more modern and affordable sub-label of heritage menswear brand Isaia that was launched in 2013. His first Autumn/Winter 2018 collection for the Neapolitan brand will debut in January.
He began modeling in his young teens, around the time he was 14 or 15 years old. In 2011, models.com ranked him as the second most successful model in the industry. n 2011, models.com ranked him the second most successful male model in the industry behind Sean O'Pry.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Evan Simonitsch has developed an eye for both the clean, sophisticated fashions of the red carpet as well as the casual looks of LA street style. Throughout his experience in the fashion world, he has worked on countless projects across multiple mediums including television and editorial content, but his true passion lies in menswear styling.
Each June, the international fashion community honors the best and brightest in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards. Founded in 1981, they are the highest honor in fashion and recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, and lifetime achievement.
Simon Dowling can create tailored garments to suit all your sartorial needs. Work suits, weddings, eveningwear and overcoats all feature in our product range.These garments are created in conjunction with the best luxury fabric houses from across the globe. Loropiana, Dormeuil, Holland & Sherry and some artisan mills have provided cloth for our store over the last five years confident in the fact that their name will be attached and associated with a quality garment.
Andrew Lincoln is an English actor, most famous for his portrayal of Rick Grimes, the lead character on the AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead.
The increased competition with low-cost providers and clients' stronger negotiation power are given as the most important reasons for this price pressure. As a result, it has become very difficult to improve profit margins.
After months of rumors swirling, Calvin Klein has officially confirmed the hire of Raf Simons as its new chief creative officer. The brand announced the news in a statement shared on Facebook, detailing Simons new role at the American fashion brand.
Many well-known fashion companies such as the Dutch McGregor Group, the stock-listed fashion company Steilmann, the online outlet Dress-for-Less and the menswear specialist Pohland filed for insolvency this year, while other well-established companies such as Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor and Hugo Boss admitted they are struggling.
International management consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners is now also represented in Hamburg and Stockholm
Simon-Kucher & Partners is a global consulting firm specializing in TopLine Power®, which encompasses strategy, marketing, pricing, and sales. Their clients are leading companies from a broad range of industries including fashion.
'Florence holds a special place in my heart as, over the years, I have regularly come back to show my work or to collaborate on ventures that closely mirrored my thoughts about it. I am thrilled to be there again this season to present my S/S 2017 collection as well as a special project we are developing especially for Pitti.'
This year, to maintain profitability and a competitive positioning, many vendors will be forced to make extensive adjustments to their pricing and product range strategies. Numerous opinion leaders have already shared a similar view in various media.
Horizon: a clean and clear naturalistic line of beauty, looking from the past into the expanse of the future. In the Spring-Summer collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, strips away many extraneous elements to concentrate on a purity of line and precision in technique to find an ease for the future.
The garden of earthly delights: a vision of innocence and experience, simplicity and luxury, beauty and decadence through the eyes of Flemish and French masters of both art and craft. In the Autumn-Winter Haute Couture collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the Old Masters of Flemish painting and to the artisanal masters of haute couture to provide a synthesis of historical form, technique and artistic gesture to arrive at the point of today.
Le Palais Bulles: A utopian project that encompasses earth, sky and sea, where the future is built organically from the forms and architecture of the past. In this Collection Croisiére, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the landscape and memory of the South of France. Gaining inspiration from the colours, textures and light of the natural world of the Cote d’Azur, together with the style of the people who have inhabited it, the designer draws on tradition and technique to realise clothing for today. In so doing, Le Palais Bulles (Bubble Palace) becomes a metaphor for the approach to the collection overall.
Animals: instinctive and elegant, savage and sinister, the natural and human come together, to make hybrid forms of distinct decoration. In the Autumn-Winter collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, embraces an idea of the primal and the patterned to convey notions of the liberated and sensual, making a hyper-natural world for women.
Moonage daydream: an alien journey through the past’s ideas of the future to reach the point of today. In the Spring-Summer Haute Couture collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the romance of a near past, when space-age and mind-expanding ideas of a future felt full of possibilities for society, pop culture and fashion.
Looking forwards and backwards to prepare for the future through a dynamic sampling and remixing of history. In the Spring-Summer collection Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, instigates an exploration of the past combined with ideas of a near future, democratising the traditions of haute couture by taking them into the realm of the pret-a-porter.
The fastest white woman in the world Ivet Lalova got married to her longtime boyfriend - the world famous athlete Simone Collio.
The ceremony was held in Rieti, Italy on September 21, 2013 with many guests from Bulgarian and world sports highlife.
The bride was amazing in a dress of Italian fashion label 'Atelier Aimee' - represented in Bulgaria by 'Bridal Fashion'.
Irish designer Simone Rocha - daughter of designer John Rocha - presented her Spring-Summer 2014 collection yesterday (September 17, 2013) during the London Fashion Week.
The key elements of this collection are lace, embroidery, tulle and pearls!
It's a combination between the hard and the soft and includes plasticized lace skirt suits, embroidered plastic dresses, stark white coats with pearl-encrusted collars and broderie anglaise corset dresses. Ladylike and elegant!
Summer fashion is often bright and uplifting, so are the colour fashion trends for 2013 any different? The catwalks this year have featured a variety of colours, tones and hues right across the spectrum, however there are a few fantastic stand-out trends to really heat up the year! Here is your guide to Summer 2013's ultimate colour trends.
The Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Christian Dior was presented during the Paris Fashion Week yesterday. This is the second collection by the Belgian designer Raf Simons for the famous French label. Instead on a traditional catwalk the defile was presented in a recreated garden in the Tuileries. The Belgian gardening firm Jacques Wirtz supplied the plants and design.
The luxury couture models had flowers and embroidery in abundance. A number of dresses were composed of two or three layers of tulle, with embroidery designed to create a three-dimensional effect.
Atelier SIMON will make its fans happy again with the products from the line SIMON jewellery.
The brand recently created its on-line shop for jewelry.
In recognition and gratitude to its customers and fans of the clothing brand SIMON, in 2008 Gergana Simeonova created a jewelry collection from original Swarovski elements in combination with semiprecious stones that are an addition to each of the dresses and outfits of the brand. Now we present the newest jewelry collection of the designer for 2013.
Natalie Portman appears naked in her latest advert for Rouge Dior Nude Lipcolor.
The range of lipcolours comes in eight shades, including a special hue, Grège #169, proceeds of which will benefit Natalie's chosen charity, the Free the Children Association. The star picked the hue specifically as it is one which she wears herself.
Summer is one of the best seasons for your wedding. If you are planning this exciting event, we suggest you view the models of wedding dresses of the famous Bulgarian designer Gergana Simeonova.
For Summer 2012 her Atelier Simon offers dresses that will make you look like a princess. Wealth of textures and handmade details are hallmarks of the collection. The colors are snow white, combined with the unique brilliance of Swarowski crystals and light cream, merging to champaigne.
The most beautiful student from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) in Sofia, Bulgaria was chosen on 28 April at the final of the contest Mr. and Miss UNWE 2011.
The 19-year old Gabriela Vasileva was shining at the event in a formal dress from Atelier SIMON. Designer Gergana Simeonova specially chose the outfits for each contestant to match her individuality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Designer Gergana Simeonova again relies on the professionalism of the photographer Dilyana Florentin and top model Iva Yankulova for the shooting of the newest collection of Atelier SIMON – "Contrasts".
The collection is made with the typical for Atelier SIMON femininity and sexiness. The colors of the wedding collection are snow white and light cream, overflowing in champagne.
We present you some of the most fashionable, current models of wedding dresses, created by the designer Gergana Simeonova for 2010.
This summer’s current fabrics are silk and fabrics, covered with numerous beads and embroidery. Flowers, made of fabric also decorate the wedding dresses of fashion house Simon. The dresses with one shoulder are still in fashion, as well as the models with a silhouette reminiscent of a mermaid.
Several days ago 15 beauties participated in the contest Miss Sofia - Winter
2010 in beautiful youth toilets of boutique WOMAN MONRO with designer Milena
Tsoncheva and the prom dresses of atelier SIMON with designer Gergana Simeonova.
Delfina specially made swimsuits in red for the contest and they were combined
with Christmas hats to remind the holiday approach.
Marchela Mincheva is the third runner-up, the second is Gergana Chakarova, the first runner-up is Ana Maria from Sofia. Miss Sofia - Winter became Lilia Teterekova. All they received a lot of presents.
Atelier Simon was the official designer of the world contest Best Model of
the World 2009, which was held on 11.12.2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Designer Gergana Simeonova made a photo session with the winner in the contest Аicha Dicko from Mali, who is most probably the next Naomi Campbel.
Collection 2010 of Atelier Simon - combination of retro aristocratism and contemporary youthful style
Atelier SIMON made a photo session 2010 with the model Iva Yankulova from Ivet Fashion. The photographer Dilyana Florentin succeeded to catch the artistic look of designer Gergana Simeonova and to bring us in the atmosphere of retro aristocratism, skillfully combined with contemporary youthful style.
The models look like taken from the movie "Titanic" bring us in the exquisite and mysterious world of the past times.
After over 3 hours fashion show and emotions for the participants, the jury elected the girl, who will be crowned as Miss Varna 2009.
And this is 17-year-old Alisa Ganeva. Her measures are 84-63-94 and height 182 cm.
The runner-up is Inna Nikolova, 18-year-old with height 181 cm.
The third place went to the twine Nelly Dimitrova and Simona Dimitrova, 18-years-old.
On the fourth place is 19-year-old Ivelina Kamburova, height 170 cm
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.
Just LOVE is the new collection of Atelier SIMON for Spring-Summer 2009. Following the world fashion trends the colors are bright, rich, saturated and in picturesque combinations. The French laces of the factories for high fashion SOLSTICE and SOPHIE HALETTE are of great importance for the refined vision in the new collection. The glitter of Swarovski crystals suffuses the dresses.
The silhouettes are lengthened, clean and at the same time with complex constructions and techniques, bringing elegance and splendor worthy for the red carpet in Holywood.
In the salons of Atelier Simon are already in sale the jewellery of designer Gergana Simeonova, made by Swarovski crystals and precious metals.
The models are in accordance with the latest collection of bridal and formal garments, which can meet the requirements of the most demanding ladies.