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Techtextil and Texprocess present ‘Living in Space’ in cooperation with ESA and DLR

Techtextil and Texprocess present ‘Living in Space’ in cooperation with ESA and DLR

Beam me up, Scotty: a large amount of material has to be transported for a journey into space – and technical textiles account for a large proportion of them. Examples of the parts and products in which they are to be found will be on show at the ‘Living in Space’ exhibition during this year’s Techtextil und Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017), which has been organised by Messe Frankfurt in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR)

Chivas Icons presents Dev Patel

Chivas Icons presents Dev Patel

Actor Dev Patel, who catapulted to success in 2009 when he starred in the Academy Award winning film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, will be the guest of honour at the Chivas Icons event on 2nd May 2017, at Play in the H Hotel. The Chivas Icons was launched in October 2016 to recognise and celebrate individuals in The Gulf, who not only make a difference themselves but also inspire others to Win The Right Way. This event will recognise Dev for his work with the #LionHeart campaign, which helps vulnerable children in India.

Patrick Grant has created a suit infused with the latest technology

Patrick Grant has created a suit infused with the latest technology

Patrick Grant, Creative Director of Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons, and winner of the British Fashion Award for Best Menswear Designer has created a one-of-a-kind suit that is engineered perfectly for the modern man. The suit, taking inspiration from the technology-infused traditional timepieces in Casio Edifice’s Bluetooth SMART range, features several modern twists on classic Savile Row tailoring.

Top 10 most expensive suits in the world

Top 10 most expensive suits in the world

Today, we are going to present the most expensive suits in the world. Most of these suits are necessarily reserved for the superclass: The world’s leading businessmen, celebrities, and world leaders who can afford to spend more money on a single suit than you can afford to spend on your car (or even your house). Such is the nature and allure of the exclusivity inherent in these, the 10 most expensive men’s suits in the world.

INDOCHINO pledges to suit up 25 000 grooms for free in 2016

INDOCHINO pledges to suit up 25 000 grooms for free in 2016

INDOCHINO announced their SUIT UP WEDDINGS initiative for 2016. The beginning was on January 25th, INDOCHINO and rolled out a massive program in North America, pledging to suit up 25,000 grooms for free in 2016. Any groom whose wedding party of four or more groomsmen is outfitted by INDOCHINO will receive his own made to measure suit free of charge.

Happy birthday Prince George

Happy birthday Prince George

Cute Prince George turns three today - and his mother and father celebrated by releasing these adorable photos of the future king.

Bulgarian magic - the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo

Bulgarian magic - the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo

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.

AI-CD - Meet the world's first robot creative director

AI-CD - Meet the world's first robot creative director

'AI-CD β is artificial intelligence that is able to give creative direction for commercials. Moving forward, AI-CD β will be assigned as a creative director to client accounts and will provide creative direction for commercials as per creative briefs. Until now, the production of commercials has been dependent on the intangible experience and know-how of human creators'

Folknetika - for your successful business

Folknetika - for your successful business

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 world's first Harris Tweed three-piece suit created for a horse

The world's first Harris Tweed three-piece suit created for a horse

Fashion designer Emma Sandham-King (an apprentice of the late Alexander McQueen) created the world's first three-piece Harris Tweed suit for a horse to celebrate horse racing's 2016 Cheltenham Festival (starting on Tuesday).

The traditional Bulgarian embroidery is already in Paris

The traditional Bulgarian embroidery is already in Paris

Dean Manev, the Sales director of the Men's Fashion Cluster, gifted men's suit jackets with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza) and linnings with the Bulgarian flag to HE Anguel Tcholakov- Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco - and other officials in Paris, France.

French in Paris crazy about Bulgarian folklore dances

French in Paris crazy about Bulgarian folklore dances

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'.

A men's suits manufacturer has found the key to employee's health - Folknetika

A men's suits manufacturer has found the key to employee's health - Folknetika

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!

How Much Men's New Year Eve Style Has Changed Over 100 Years

How Much Men's New Year Eve Style Has Changed Over 100 Years

When it comes to changing with the times, most people eventually conform to current trends in an effort to stay styling.

World Premiere of Spectre Will Be a Royal British Affair

World Premiere of Spectre Will Be a Royal British Affair

It's quite possible that Daniel Craig's fourth turn as 007 will be his best and his last turn to play the secret agent who's more like a superhero. Craig, who gives some incredibly candid replies when being interviewed, said he'd rather slit his wrist than play James Bond again, and if he did, it would be only for the money. His co-star, Naomie Harris, who played Eve Moneypenny opposite Craig's secret agent in Skyfall and will be reprising her role in the upcoming Spectre, told BBC News that Craig was "just being sarcastic." She said that his sense of humor doesn't translate well to print and that Craig is definitely immersed in being Bond and will do another Bond flick.

The 1950s gentleman's style is more attractive for women

The 1950s gentleman's style is more attractive for women

A new study revealed that for 61% of today's women the 1950s gentleman is the most desirable of all times, because he made more of an effort with his appearance and manners. These guys regularly wore suits and hold the door open for ladies, which they found (and still find) very attractive.

Cartoon series where the characters wear Bulgarian traditional costumes

Cartoon series where the characters wear Bulgarian traditional costumes

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.

Antonio Banderas wants to be a designer

Antonio Banderas wants to be a designer

Antonio Banderas is the latest celebrity to pursue a fashion career, as he’s moved to London to study at Central Saint Martins, the design school whose alumni include Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and John Galliano.

Celebrities' style: Charlize Theron

Celebrities' style: Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron is among the ladies in Hollywood, known not only for their successful movie productions, but also for their charm, class and style. Blue-eyed actress, producer and fashion model usually wears elegant garments with simple cut in one or two colors, combined with delicate jewelry. Black, white and navy are among the often preferred by Theron colors.

The exclusive collection Kusmi Tea by Jean Paul Gaultier

The exclusive collection Kusmi Tea by Jean Paul Gaultier

Kusmi Tea unveils a collection of products specially dressed by the famous designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Inspired by his most iconic pieces, this exclusive collection reworks the designer’s fetish codes of the striped sailor jersey and the tattoo, mixing masculine and feminine.

Celebrities' style: Nina Dobrev

Celebrities' style: Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev is a Bulgarian Canadian actress and model.

Celebrities' style: David Beckham

Celebrities' style: David Beckham

David (Robert Joseph) Beckham has just turned 40 (on May 2nd), but he is getting cooler and more stylish with every passing year. Together with his life Victoria, David Beckham is one of the best dressed celebrities at all Red Carpet events.

Celebrities' style: Lucy Hale

Celebrities' style: Lucy Hale

Lucy Hale (born Karen Lucille Hale) is an American actress and singer. Hale was one of five winners of the reality show American Juniors. She is best known for her role as Aria Montgomery on the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars. Hale recorded and released her debut studio album, 'Road Between', in 2014.

Richmart gives 1 000 men's jackets with the Bulgarian flag on them for May 24th

Richmart gives 1 000 men's jackets with the Bulgarian flag on them for May 24th

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.

The beauty of the Bulgarian folklore dances

The beauty of the Bulgarian folklore dances

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'.

Zoolander 2 was announced at Valentino runway show during Paris Fashion Week

Zoolander 2 was announced at Valentino runway show during Paris Fashion Week

The Zoolander sequel is on. Paramount Pictures announced the news in the most appropriate way possible by having stars Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson walk out during Maison Valentino’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week in full Derek and Hansel mode.

H&M loves Coachella

H&M loves Coachella

H&M is excited to announce its first ever festival collaboration with the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. H&M continues their sixth year as a sponsor of the festival by taking their partnership to the next level and creating a first of its kind officially branded collection. The partnership extends beyond the collection, a portion of the official festival merchandise sold will be provided by H&M. The H&M loves Coachella collection will be available on hm.com and in approximately 350 stores in North America beginning on March 19th and worldwide on March 26th.

Getty Images Presents Year in Focus 2014

Getty Images Presents Year in Focus 2014

Monday 12 January, 2015, London: Getty Images announced the launch of a retrospective exhibition, Year in Focus 2014 - a stunning curation of 60 of the defining images that encapsulate the global news agenda and events of 2014.

Nicki Minaj is the new face of Roberto Cavalli

Nicki Minaj is the new face of Roberto Cavalli

Nicki Minaj is chosen to shoot the ad campaign for spring-summer collection of the brand in 2015, because she embodies the modern femininity of "Cavalli woman."

Rihanna To Partner With PUMA

Rihanna To Partner With PUMA

PUMA and Global Cultural icon Rihanna, announced a new multi-year partnership, kicking off in January 2015. Rihanna will become PUMA’s global ambassador for Women’s Training and serve as the PUMA Women’s Creative Director, bringing her styling sensibilities and innovation to PUMA’s collections. Embodying everything that PUMA stands for, Rihanna’s unstoppable spirit, creative energy and prowess both on and off the stage, make her the perfect representation of the PUMA brand.

Olivia Wilde is the face of H&M’s Conscious Exclusive campaign

Olivia Wilde is the face of H&M’s Conscious Exclusive campaign

H&M is proud to announce that Olivia Wilde, actress and humanitarian, will be the face of H&M’s latest Conscious Exclusive campaign. Olivia, well known for her commitment to sustainability and her engagement for environmental causes will appear in the campaign wearing pieces from the collection. Conscious Exclusive will be available in around 200 H&M stores worldwide on April 16, as well as online.

The most iconic hairstyles of all times

The most iconic hairstyles of all times

Jennifer Aniston's haircut as Rachel from 'Friends' was announced for the most influential hairstyle of all time.

Marc Jacobs wants tweets instead of money

Marc Jacobs wants tweets instead of money

In the new Marc Jacobs' store will be paid not with money but with posts on social networks.
Next week in Manhattan will be opened a new store of the brand. The customers will pay with posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instragram. For each publication, the customers win credits and they will be able to buy perfume, manicure, coffee or bag.

Angelina Jolie works with Christian Louboutin

Angelina Jolie works with Christian Louboutin

The beautiful but strange shoes that Angelina Jolie wore during the campaign before the premiere of her newest film "Maleficent" will be marketed.

Stella McCartney will be the designer of the clothing of the Olympic athletics

Stella McCartney will be the designer of the clothing of the Olympic athletics

Fashion designer Stella McCartney will work with "Adidas" to create the clothing of British athletes for the Olympics 2016.

Linda Evangelista is the new face of Moschino

Linda Evangelista is the new face of Moschino

The supermodel Linda Evangelista is the new face of the Italian fashion house Moschino, reports ContactMusic.

Versace made the costumes for Beyonce's tour

Versace made the costumes for Beyonce's tour

For the Europian part of the tour, Beyonce chose the Italian fashion house Versace to make her costumes.

Mickael Kors became a billionaire

Mickael Kors became a billionaire

The American designer Michael Kors officially joined the ranks of the richest people after shares of his company "Michael Kors Holdings" rose by 17.3 % to 89.91 dollars, reports Bloomberg.

Former spy from Russia launches dress collection

Former spy from Russia launches dress collection

Former Russian spy Anna Chapman, who has become a sex bomb after his return to Moscow launches own collection of dresses.

Rihanna for Balmain

Rihanna for Balmain

Rihanna will be the new face of the fashion brand Balmain.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are going to surprise with a Christmas card

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are going to surprise with a Christmas card

The Reality star Kim Kardashian announced her plans with Kanye for making a family Christmas card in 2014.

The French Christmas lunch is most healthy

The French Christmas lunch is most healthy

The traditional British Christmas lunch is the most unhealthy in Europe by and contains 7000 calories, a new study shows.

Alexa Chung dreams about own fashion brand

Alexa Chung dreams about own fashion brand

The 30 - year-old Alexa Chung, who became famous with her excellent sense of style, would love to start a career and succeed as a designer in the fashion industry.

"Best dressed woman" according to People magazine

People magazine voted "Best dressed woman in the world" and the award is for the actress Kerry Washington.

Spanish brand ZARA with increased profits this year

Spanish brand ZARA with increased profits this year

The profit of the brand Zara, owned by the Spanish textile giant Inditex, has increased by 1% for the first 6 months of 2013 - compared to the same period of the previous year, and reached 951 millions. Sales rose 6%, reaching 7.7 billion.

Wednesday night is most likely to open a bottle of wine

Wednesday night is most likely to open a bottle of wine

This show the results of a new British survey.
It's been three full work days, and there are only two more. And that's enough reason for Britons to open a bottle of wine on Wednesday night at approximately 6.55 p.m.
So, Wednesday night is a Wine night. Let's see what kind of wine do they prefer:
40% of people, who took part in the research like red wine more, 36% - white and 20% - rosé wine.

Dsquared designers will dress up Bulgarian folk-singer Joro for his videos

Dsquared designers will dress up Bulgarian folk-singer Joro for his videos

Dean and Dan Caten choose Bulgarian folk-singer Joro to be the face of Dsquared for Bulgaria. Two designers of the world famous fashion house met Joro at a fashion event in Milan. The brand is new for the Bulgarian market. 'At the beginning I didn't recognize them. They asked me if I'm a model and am I interested to make some photos for a billboard for their brand. I told them I'm a singer and they were really interested', says Joro.

The model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is obsessed with vintage lingerie

The model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is obsessed with vintage lingerie

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.

Brides’ parade in the Bulgarian Danube city of Ruse

Brides’ parade in the Bulgarian Danube city of Ruse

On the 20th of March was held the first-ever parade of brides in Rousse. More than 20 dressed in wedding dresses ladies went back in time when they said the sacred “I do” to their loved ones.

The participants in the procession took photos, to memorize that special day, and threw for the second time their wedding bouquet. The party did not go without awards.
Organizers of the event – wedding agency Deja Vu, awarded three winners in the “most charming bride of Déjà vu 2010” contest

Stewardesses Launch a Calendar

Stewardesses Launch a Calendar

Ten stewardesses with troubled Mexicana airlines, which filed for bankruptcy in August and suspended operations, launched a sultry aviation-themed calendar Thursday in a bid to call attention to their own plight and that of their airline — one of the world’s oldest.

The 2011 calendar features glossy shots of the flight attendants, clad only in bikinis and aviation shades or abbreviated uniforms, draped over propellers and striking racy poses in the cockpit.