EURATEX welcomes EU’s ambition for a sustainable and competitive industry, but calls for a smart and realistic implementation
On 30 March 2022 the European Commission released its long-awaited Strategy for Sustainable Textile, with the ambition to move the sector towards the path of sustainability. EURATEX welcomed the EU ambitions to act on sustainable textiles and investments, in order to change how textiles are made, chosen and recovered. Many European companies have already chosen this path, therefore the strategy should support them in this process, especially considering today’s energy crisis.
118 organisations signed today the Textile Clothing Leather Footwear (TCLF) Pact for Skills, an initiative promoted by the European Commission and coordinated by EURATEX. The signatories acknowledge the skills challenge in the textiles ecosystem, and commit to invest in reskilling and upskilling workers, integrating green and digital skills and improving the attractiveness of the sector. Members of the Pact will benefit from networking, guidance and resources offered by the EC to implement the targets which are proposed in the Pact.
The textile and clothing industry was hardly hit by the pandemic in 2020. It is time for the European Commission and Member States to set the conditions for future competitiveness and resilience, announced EURATEX.
AEI Téxtils, the Catalan technical textiles’ cluster, has participated in the European Cluster Conference 2020. The conference was held on November 10th and 11th and was organized by the European Cluster Collaboration platform (ECCP), the European Commission and the German Presidency of the European Union.
This week the European Commission announced the Finalists for the 2020 European Social Innovation Competition around the topic of Reimagine Fashion: Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion.
Since first being opened in 2013, Sumissura has managed to become an e-commerce leader for tailored clothing. The brand's approach to fashion is one that pursues a variety of customization options, aiming to provide women with garment pieces that fit them perfectly.
Eco Fashion Week Australia (EFWA) is now accepting submissions from designers around the world to create one unique look using men’s shirts for the return of the Upcycling Challenge by Marilyn R. Wilson. Accepted submissions will be featured on the runway at the second annual event in November, in two states: Nov. 4 – 10 in Port Douglas, Queensland; and Nov. 15 – 21 in Perth, Western Australia.
FASHION ZONE at Ryerson University is one of Canada's first incubators for fashion-inspired business
Fashion Zone have recognized a few gaps and opportunities in the Canadian Fashion Industry in regards to development of innovative products and services. With Canadian fashion jobs increasingly being outsourced, the goal of the Fashion Zone is to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career path for prospective entrepreneurs interested in fashion.
Megan Young, representing the Philippines, received the Miss World Crown from Wenxia Yu. With a huge array of music dancing, bright lights and of course 127 amazing contestants, Miss World 2013 came to a dramatic conclusion as the cast was cut to 20, then 10, before a final 6 were left on stage to answer the judges questions. Philippines, Brazil, Spain, Ghana, and France were the judges selection from the Top 10, before they were joined by the wildcard People's Choice Gibraltar, who received the most votes on the Miss World 2013 application.
The 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island Olivia Culpo won the Miss USA crown and will represent the United States in this year's Miss Universe pageant. She was chosen among 51 beauty queens on Sunday at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
She is a 2010 graduate of St Mary Academy Bay View, an all-girls Catholic school in Riverside, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She is a sophomore at Boston University.
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.
On 9th June at SPA hotel Argo in Ribaritsa, Bulgaria will take place the beauty contest Miss Argo-Ribaritza 2011. With this event will be opened the summer tourist season. The show will be conducted on the poolside of the hotel complex. 18 girls aged 16 to 26 years are among the contest participants, inform the hosts and sponsors from "Life Mode Bulgaria " and "BG Fashion". On 8th of June will be held the special "Talent evening", where participants will demonstrate their skills in singing, dancing and acting.
This year one of VIP guest-stars will be again the singer Ivan Dinev - Ustata. For the first time there will be a foreign guest - the singer Robert Benson from the Netherlands.
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.
After a serious casting, only 15 beauties were chosen to hit the stage in the amazing show. The contestants competed in various rounds of the competition, even in a creative task, that the jury of pop-folk star Alicia, the top model Petya Velkova, Super Bianca and pop singer Lubo gave to them.
The girls fought with dignity for the awards and many prizes, which were provided by the main sponsors Marilyn slims and vodka Flirt, as well as MAX FACTOR, SHISEDO and the attractive watches ICE WATCH.
Eighty three models took part in the contest for the prestigious crown and the title Miss Universe 2010, among which 21 from Latin America. On Thursday were selected 15 semi finalists. Unfortunately, there was no Bulgarian participant in the contest this time.
The Mexican Jimena Navarrete was selected to become Miss Universe 2010.
Navarrete surprised everyone, as the expectations were that the crown will go to the representative of Ireland, Venezuela or USA.
The 21-year old brunette Romina Andonova from Sofia took most of the awards at the beauty contest "Miss Bulgaria 2010", announced the organizers.
The beauty attracted the attention of the audience and the jury. Romina will present Bulgaria in the world finals "Miss World 2010".
The first runner up, according to the jury, with chairman Evgenia Kalkandjieva - Manova, is the 22-year old Yana Chinkova from Plovdiv. The blond is already popular being a weather girl in the television Pro.bg. She is also "Miss Plovdiv 2009".
From Plovdiv is also the second runner up - the 21-year old red hair beauty Zornitsa Stoycheva.
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.
Twenty years old Birsen Mustafova became the first winner in the contest of Dir.BG - "Miss Paradise on Earth" for December.
The beauty was awarded with a photo session in the Botanical Garden of B.A.S.
Birsen was captured by photographers George Bojikov and Boris Bishkov of Hammer Studio - partner of Dir.BG for the contest.
Beauty contests are becoming more and more popular as they are always accompanied by a lot of glamour, beauty and emotions. They give a chance to many young girls to show their beauty and talent and start they modeling career.
With the presentation of magnificent evening gowns and the round in bathing suits, those contests are very attractive for the spectators and they gain a big popularity. A lot of them turn in a grandiose show. An unforgettable spectacle was the contest miss Varna 2009, organized by VIP fashion group agency.
With original and stylish fashion show the leading Varna agency VIP Fashion Group sent they year 2009. The event was held in Grand hotel Varna and was named "Festival of fashion and beauty Varna". Their newest collections presented Puma, Sport mania, Mustang Jeans, Catwalk, Truimph, fur coats from Kazan Furs, women's fashion Grama, men's fashion from Pier Lucci, designer clothes from Aggata, branded shoes from Hush Puppies and bridal dresses from La sposa.
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.
23-year-old representative of Gibraltar Kayane Aldorino was chosen as the most beautiful woman in the world for 2009.
The ceremony took place on 14 November in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The leggy brunette, dressed in white-lace evening gown, was crowned as silver confetti rained down onstage around her. Miss World 2008 " Ksenia Suhinova gave jeweled crown to the winner.
The Bulgarian brand Jullia Kontogruni was invited to participate for a second year in Bucharest fashion week with main media partner Fashion TV. During the fashion show miss Romania walked in a wedding outfit of the fashion house. Jullia Kontogruni presented their boutique and wedding dresses, with embroideries and hand sewn stones and exquisite stays. The fabrics are from the most luxurious and limited selections of world famous brands, mainly silk, French and Italian laces, tulle, organza and satin.
The new Miss Bulgaria is Antonia Petrova from the city of Pernik. The blond beauty is 24 years old and has two degrees in higher education - in Economics and Law. She will present Bulgaria at the contest Miss World 2009. The first runner up is Elitsa Lubenova from Dve Mogili, who is 18 years old. She studies in a school for folklore dances in Kotel, her dream is to dance on the scene of Bolshoi theater.
The title Miss Beauty of the World Bulgaria 2009 received the 17-year old Ruslana Kaneva from Sofia. She will present Bulgaria on the contest in China in April. Miss Tourism Planet is the 19-year old Polina Gergusheva from Sofia, who will represent Bulgaria in Athens. Polina writes music and wants to be a journalist.
More than two weeks Elena Tihomirova, "Miss Bulgaria Universe 2003" is a part of the great experience called "Miss Universe". The final show of the competition is on the 3rd June and will be broadcasted live on NBC. In the prestigeous contest this year will take part 72 representatives from different countries.
Two of the preliminary rounds have passed - National costume and night dress. Elena was also interviewed by the jury. The dress, which the Bulgarian participant will wear on the 3rd June on the scene of Miss Universe, is designed by Maria Nedkova. The shoes, with which Elena will step on the unlikely sets of moving platforms, are specially made from the same textile as the dress by the Hinso-Rousse company.
"Miss Bulgaria 2002" is Teodora Burgazlieva from the city Pomorie. The beauty of VISAGES MODELS AGENCY was born on 5 September 1985 in Pomorie. She is 175 cm high, weighs 54 kg and her measures are 90 - 62 - 92.
Miss Bulgaria 2001 Ivayla Bakalova is the new "Model Of The Universe 2001". She won the prize in the world final of the pageant on 12 November in Istanbul. More than 50 Countries competed for the title of Model Of The Universe 2001.
The 50th Anniversary edition of the Miss
Universe Pageant was held on Friday May 11th, at the Ruben
Rodriguez Coliseum in
Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Seventy-seven delegates took part in the preliminary competitions and rehearsals.
The 19-year old Ivayla Bakalova from the city of Varna became "Miss
Bulgaria" for this year and she will represent Bulgaria in
the "Miss Universe" concurs in Puerto Rico.< br />
The jury comprised the president of the Bulgarian Football Union Ivan Slavkov, the sculptor Vejdi Rashidov, fashion photographers, editors, producers. They chose Ivayla Bakalova because of her womanhood and her measures 92–63–88 cm.