One of the most popular Bulgarian models Kremena Otashliyska, marched in the four fashion cities – New York, Paris, Milan and London – this year. She made the incredible 52 shows for top designers such as: Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavali, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Iris Van Herpen, Elie Saab, Armani, Fendi, Max Mara, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lavin, Kenzo, Louis Vutton, Carven, Roberto Cavalli, Just Cavalli, Giambattista Valli, Viktor & Rolf, Prabal Gurung and many others, said the fashion agency 'Inter Models'.
Andrew Majtenyi is a fashion designer working in both the UK and Canada. His key inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection is the work 'Labyrinth' by the Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto.
He is combining 3D geometric shapes with medieval undertones with burnt rose and chain mail detailing.
Valentino relies on sensuality in its brand new designs in lace and fur. The Ready to wear Fall/Winter Collection was shown at the Paris Fashion Week, March 5.
The fashion show started with simple dresses in black and blue. They were in solid colors but the intricately designed collars and cuffs added a vintage charm to them.
There is no doubt that Chanel is the universal language when it comes to the world of luxury fashion. That was clearly shown at the presentation of Karl Lagerfeld’s Fall 2013 collection for the brand. Under the ornate glass ceiling of the Grand Palais, there was a gigantic, rotating globe with tiny Chanel flags planted wherever the brand is sold, which is pretty much everywhere except Africa, New Zealand and a few more places.
The famous Bulgarian designer Sofia Borisova has made an unique photo shoot to present her newest collection, created especially to make the prom night magical and unforgettable for every graduate. Top models Diana Ivancheva, Denitsa Stoyanova and Gergana Malkodanska have presented over 20 outfits from the collection „LIMITED EDITION 2013 BY SOFIA BORISOVA“. The special thing about the collection is the design of textile, created by Sofia herself and marked with Romantika Fashion's logo.
From 18th to 22nd February Feria de Madrid hosted the staging of the most comprehensive showcase for Spanish creation and design with the fifty-seventh edition of MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID, an event organised by IFEMA.
Over a period of five days, the main purpose of this showcase was to promote the world of Spanish fashion in all its creative diversity, by presenting the latest ideas for Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 from 42 established designers and various up-and-coming designers of the moment.
Since the spring/summer 2012 season, the Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has been the face of DEICHMANN's premium brand, 5th Avenue, which she presents with the statement: "I love these shoes!". From 5 March 2013, her new TV spot will be appearing on German television and subsequently in most other European countries where DEICHMANN has a presence. This third spot is another declaration of love to the current models in her collection. The shoes will be arriving in stores at the same time as the start of the TV ads.
The designer of the fashion house Gucci Frida Giannini showed her collection Pre-Fall 2013. For her designs she says she was inspired by the 50s of the last century.
In the collection she presented feminine dresses and outfits in olive green, turquoise, black, gray and brown, many models in combination with leopard details.
Days before the spectacular show of Romantika Fashion on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the brand, the top designer Sofia Borisova revealed the face of her Anniversary Collection. This is the business woman Yordana Dimitrova, Missis Bulgaria 2012.
AlexandAlexa, the global online style destination for kids is delighted to announce the first ever Global Kids’ Fashion Week (GKFW) launching in London this spring. The event will run for two days from 19th – 20th March 2013 and will take place at the Freemason’s Hall, Holborn, London.
The schedule includes two main shows – an exclusive media event showcasing the latest AW13 trends from leading labels worldwide on Tuesday 19th March.
The pop star Rihanna will unveil her River Island collection during London Fashion Week. The catwalk show will be held on Saturday, February 16.
"Launching at London Fashion Week is a dream come true for me," said Rihanna. " I have wanted to design my own collection for a long time and to present my collection for River Island alongside all of the other great design talent at LFW is a real privilege.
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.
This new device is described as "intelligent cutlery" and will be marketed as a means to tackle weight gain and digestive problems. It has a sensor, which detects the loop made when you pick up food, put it in your mouth, and then return the fork to your plate. If it discovers you have carried out the action too quickly it buzzes in your hand to tell you to slow down.
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.
On the streets you can see dozens of women wearing big fur "caps" and not just in Russia. Worldwide big warm hats became a sensation, and a contribution to that is the last film of Keira Knightley in the image of Anna Karenina.
On the catwalk Russian hats were presented by many fashion houses. They are not only in fur but also in artificial leather in traditional autumn and winter colors.
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.
Halle Berry is on her second cover for Interview Magazine Germany - she's gone full on 70's vintage glam for the occasion. The 46 years old actress is serving up glam, retro and vintage looks for the November 2012 Issue. She is rocking platform heels and a sexy blue blouse and shades for inside the issue.
Taking the lead in this year’s Calendar is beautiful Oscar winning actress, Penelope Cruz, whilst noted fashion photographer, Kristian Schuller, shot the intense imagery.
Set to take the audience on a stunning visual voyage, the 2013 Calendar showcases Campari’s latest female protagonist in 13 vivid shots, as she engages with intriguing and mystical superstitions, such as black cats, broken mirrors, walking under ladders as well as walking on cracks.
Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2013 takes place at Fashion Tent, Plaza Senayan, from 3 to 9 November 2012. With the theme “Indonesia Today, The World Tomorrow”, this largest fashion event in Indonesia began with the collections of Lie Sang Bong, a Korean designer and the Indonesian designer Sebastian Gunawan.
In the first section, Lie Sang Bong, the Paris-based-designer, launched his collection inspired by butterflies. His couture designs were presented in irresistible palettes from blue, red, orange to green.
The Italian designer Ermanno Scervino presented in Sofia his collection Autumn/Winter 2012/2013, inspired by the grace and elegance of horses.
Through the eyes of the designer the woman this season is graceful, noble and elegant not like a gazelle, but as a mare. Clean lines and monotonous palette are the highlights of the autumn collection that received the applause from the Bulgarian fashion lovers.
On Saturday at Skopje Fashion Week were presented wedding dresses. There were many provocative bridal dresses and erotic outfits with transparent skirts, but the audience also saw classic wedding dresses with romantic look and elegant design.
The classic leather jackets are back in fashion this season. They are the ideal solution for the fluctuating weather conditions. This year's latest models are classic or non-standard leather jackets in eye-catching colours. Total leather look is also very popular.
Leather jackets can be worn with everything including evening dresses. Black biker jackets, classic leather jackets, elongated jackets with asymmetrical cuts as well as oversized jackets will all be trendy during the upcoming season.
On 9 October in the HITACHI showroom fashion house Romantika Fashion presented its newest collection The Flowers – 2013 by Sofia Borisova, part of the line Woman Fashion.
Before the start of the show the businessman Nikolay Mladjov and designer Sofia Borisova welcomed their guests and each lady received a lace rose, hand-made especially for the occasion.
We saw a lot of interesting creations for Spring-Summer 2013 at the catwalks in New York, London, Milan and Paris, but it was the Dior make-up that was spoken of so much.
It was created by Pat McGrath, who called it "techno butterflies". She used highly pigmented eyeshadow in bright colours, mainly blue, pink and orange hues. Delicate Swarovski crystals acted as an accent, highlighting the “winged” eyeshadow and around the inner corners to draw attention to the eye.
Models presented creations of The Queen of Thai Silk at the Bangkok Couture Fashion Week 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand, 30 September 2012.
The Queen of Thai Silk is a union of seven designers from Thai and international, using fine Thai silk in their collections.
Jean-Paul Gaultier feted the pop and style icons of the 1980s yesterday at Paris Fashion Week with a joyful collection for Spring/Summer 2013.
From Madonna to Michael Jackson, Grace Jones to Sade - he said that they have influenced "his fashion". "Just because there's an economic crisis, doesn't mean we all have to act all miserable, and show depressing clothes," the designer joked with reporters after the show. "Why should it all be about minimalism? There's room for joy as well."
Taking a look at the schedule of designers and brands, presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, you can see that foreign names prevail. About 25% are the real French designers and brands, such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Sonia Rykiel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Agnes B. etc. There are many Italian and Belgian designers and fashion houses that show their collections in Paris and among the other presented countries are Great Britain, USA, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Brazil...
After the end of Milan fashion week, now the fashion world looks at the collections presented at Paris fashion week, which began on 25 September, where are expected the creations for Spring-Summer 2013 of brands like Jan Paul Gaultier, Dior, Valentino and Balmain.
The Croatian-born designer Damir Doma presented his Spring-Summer 2013 collection urban 'collage' yesterday. Fluid silks are pairing with military-inspired coats and perfect detailing, mat with luminous textures.
The shoe retailer United Nude created a special model of shoes, inspired by the ad campaign where Lady Gaga is presented as naked colossus with an army of tiny good looking menfolk scaling her body.
The shoes have 12 inch high heels. They are available for purchase at the United Nude flagship stores in Paris, London and Amsterdam.
The fashion brand Prada presented its Spring/Summer 2013 collection on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. It is a Japan-inspired apparel line with graphic flower motifs. Although many of the pieces, including satin kimono wraps, had been given names like Mikado, Prada said she hadn't realized just how Japanese-inspired the collection is until it was finished.
The collection includes skinny satin skirts, Origami folded satin tops, kimono wraps, tunic dresses, cycling shorts, boxy fur coats and Geisha style metallic zip-up socks.
The Spring-Summer 2013 collection of the brand Moschino has the basics of 1960s pop art: clear lines, strong colors and bold graphic elements.
The collection includes black and white suits and dresses, paired with black or white riding hats cinched around the chin, dresses with bold flowers, repeating motifs - hearts and diamonds of playing cards and simple flowers.
Whole, light, shimmering. This is the season for women to inspire. To shine, with joy, elegance, confidence. A season with all the seasons within.
Layers of the retro and contemporary and high-tech, transcending. Reflecting circles of whites, golds, silvers, powders. A season for intelligence and transparency. Fine fabrics flowing, billowing. With happiness and comfort, one complementing the other. Feel the texture, the geometry.
Versace Spring-Summer 2013 collection at Milan Fashion Week: Original, attractive, feminine and sexy
Original, attractive, feminine and sexy - those are the words coming to my mind looking at the Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Versace. The models were presented today at Milan Fashion Week.
The colours that dominate in the collection are black, blue, shades of gold and orange. Attractive belts are worn on the lower waist, giving a careless but stylish look. Dresses are short and sexy. A popular look is the one sleeve dress.
Christopher Ciccone, the younger brother of the pop star Madonna, who is an artist, has launched his first shoe collection.
The collection features rubber, canvas and leather footwear and has been designed for ‘anybody who likes to wear shoes, and where God made weather’, says the 51-year-old designer.
As London Fashion Week is over, we can now point some key fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2013 in the designer collections.
The combination of black and white is still favourite to most of the designers, but in some collections they combine also with the trendy blue and gray. The combinations are in geometric forms, for example in the models of Antonio Berardi and Peter Pilotto or florals in the collection of the brand Unique.
Ralph Lauren Spring 2013 collection is elegant and stylish with long dresses and exquisite jackets with embroideries and carved leather elements. The total look of the models however is completed by elements of foreign cultures - flat-topped Spanish hats, striped Mexican serapes, silk shawls reminding of former Russian pioneers. Accessories are widely used in the collection. The highlights are long earrings, large belts, hats and berets, shawls. Fringes and ruffles and long necklines are also among the fashion trends offered for the Spring 2013 season.
London fashion week began today with a fashion show of the British duo Antony and Alison, which presented a colorful collection of dresses from painted silk in celebration of the label's 25 year anniversary.
The dresses, which were initially in dark colors - black, ecru, were enriched throughout the show with blue, violet and turned to watercolors with pink and green, then in expressionism paintings in yellow and orange shades.
Adriana Lima gave birth to her second girl on Wednesday, September 12. The 31-year-old supermodel announced the news on Twitter. The girl is called Sienna. The first daughter of the model and her husband, ex-NBA player Marko Jaric is Valentina, who was born in 2009.
"The best job in the world for me is being a mom. I never thought I could love so much. I always thought, does unconditional love exist? Now I know it does because I feel it.", said the supermodel.
The 81-year-old supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice took to the catwalk twice in one day at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week.
The New Yorker, who is known within the fashion industry for being the world's oldest working model, looked effortlessly chic as she showcased two contrasting ensembles, wrote Daily Mail.
As summer nears its end, the start of the international fashion week season is just around the corner. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the first major stop in the circuit of fashion’s most influential events, is gearing up for a week full of top international designers and the next generation of emerging talent, to take center stage at Lincoln Center. IMG Fashion, producer of the Event, announced the preliminary line up for New York City’s most renowned week.
The actress from "Vampire Diaries" Nina Dobrev will be the cover girl for the October issue of Seventeen Magazine. The born in Bulgaria beauty gave an interview for the magazine and made a photo shoot, showing some fall essentials like sweaters and scarves.
In the interview for the magazine she talks about her new project and the relationship with her colleague Ian Somerhalder.
The 25-year-old model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley had the opportunity to create her debut underwear
collection for Autograph at Marks & Spencer.
Originally the Vogue cover girl had dreams of being a designer before being "swept away" by the world of modelling.
The designers of the fashion brand Yves Saint Laurent have recently created a new bag with wool shearling. Though winter is a couple of months away, there is nothing wrong in stocking up the wardrobe with the most exclusive designer accessories.
The bag YSL Cabas is made of beige wool shearling & soft black and brown leather. It can perfectly suit your formal attire. The wool element combined with the black and brown leather adds a classy touch to the look of the bag.
The Australian brand Sportscraft presented their Spring-Summer 2013 collection on the catwalk of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney 2012 on August 24, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. The brand is established in 1914 and its one of Australia’s oldest fashion brands.
Polka dot skirts and pencil skirts, summer floral dresses, block colours, cropped pants were featured.
Nicole Kidman is topless on the cover of V Magazine's Travel Issue. The 45-year-old actress shows off her cheeks in a super short black skirt with gold chains around. The photos are made by the famous photographer Mario Testino.
The actress changed the image in which we are accustomed seeing her. Recently, the star did not even appear on worldly events and festivals, giving all her time to the family. Many even began to argue that Kidman had abandoned the film industry. The surprising shoot quickly denied the rumors.
Cindy Crawford will be making her designer debut when she launches her own clothing line with budget retailer C&A.
The 46-year-old supermodel is thrilled to be teaming up with the high street chain for her first design collection and she hopes her creations will make consumers feel good.
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.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley decorates her bedroom with vintage underwear. The model-turned-actress, who is launching a new underwear range with Marks & Spencer, has revealed she adorns the boudoir she shares with her actor boyfriend Jason Statham with fine French camisoles and lace Brassieres.
In an interview with Style magazine, the 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' said: "Vintage underwear is particularly sensual, especially pieces from the 1930s and 1940s - that's largely down to the colours and tones.
Can the bag look so tasty that you might want to eat it? It is quite possible. This question have may be asked the designers of the brand Judith Leiber, creating the clutch called Butterfly Kisses Crystal Cake.
The cake designed as a tier to tier cascading rainbow of color crystals is embellished with enamel butterflies.
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.