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The creative world of Spanish fashion gathers at the 66th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
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The creative world of Spanish fashion gathers at the 66th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid

The big event in Spanish Fashion, organised by IFEMA, will take place from 14 to 19 September. On the 14th, fashion shows and presentations will take place at different locations in the city. From the 15th to Tuesday the 19th, fashion shows will take place in hall 14.1 at IFEMA-Feria de Madrid, with some events closing with presentations and shows at other locations in Madrid.

New achievements for White Milano: SSHeena special guest with urban catwalk for Milan
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New achievements for White Milano: SSHeena special guest with urban catwalk for Milan

WHITE expands its geography within the Tortona Fashion District, with the hub in Tortona 31/Archiproducts and with the venue for special projects and events within Camera Italiana Buyer Moda, which add to the three already existing locations. The timing is extended to four days, in view of the fashion week, so as to converge all the sector’s initiatives in the same period, thanks to MISE. The record number of 532 exhibitors (368 from Italy and 164 from abroad, namely a 6,4% increase), goes to show the key role the trade-fair plays in the womenswear international scene. Ssheena is September’s Special Guest with an Urban Catwalk in the heart of Milan, while Efisio Rocco Marras is the Special Designer, with the new direction undertaken by I’M Isola Marras. Consolidated brands, international ones and cutting-edge labels are the event’s protagonists, comprising a rich calendar of events that has reached over 390 requests for entry, of which 134 from abroad.

Christy & Co - the biggest manufacturer of hats
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Christy & Co - the biggest manufacturer of hats

Christy & Co Ltd has been manufacturing fine hats in England since 1773 through eight generations of the Christy family and across nine reigns of British royals starting with King George III. Christys is the only company in the world still making high quality top hats and bowlers in the traditional way, using hatting skills established over 200 years ago and keeping a valuable British industry very much alive.

Xavier Buestel - French male model
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Xavier Buestel - French male model

Xavier Buestel is a French fashion model. Born on May 13, 1992, Xavier is known for his luxury work with clients such as Coach, Belstaff, and Sandro. A regular face on the catwalk, Xavier has walked for fashion brands, which range from Cerruti 1881 and Paul Smith to Boglioli. The leading model has also appeared in editorials for magazines like Interview and Vogue Netherlands Man.

Dolce Stile Novo – Overflow – NABA's 2016 Fashion Show
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Dolce Stile Novo – Overflow – NABA's 2016 Fashion Show

Overflow is the result of reflections on the Dolce Stile Novo theme proposed to students at the beginning of the academic year. It is a derivation and interpretation that has been devised, designed and developed by the same students - an irrepressible flow, an explosion of harmonious colours and sounds.

The best of UK's menswear during the London Collections: Men
Menswear collections

The best of UK's menswear during the London Collections: Men

London Collections: Men June 2016 edition was held earlier this month in British capital. During the event Jermyn Street - in the heart of the West End - was transformed into an open air catwalk, as St James's hosted a series of men's fashion shows for the public.

Men's ready-to-wear fashion shows may remain in the past
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Men's ready-to-wear fashion shows may remain in the past

Recently Brioni, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Tom Ford, Vetements and Public School announced that they say goodbye to Milan Men's Wear fashion shows. The final balance is 10 designers who have decided not to showcase their collections this year in Milan.

FIMI - A universe for children
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FIMI - A universe for children

One of the most outstanding catwalks among the international scene is held within FIMI’s framework. FIMI FASHION WEEK Catwalk – An event that brings together trends, color, quality and the glamour of major brands in children’s fashion. Buyers, consultants, media and VIP guests from around the world attend our Catwalk. After the great success of its Catwalk, FIMI releases three days of intense FIMI FASHION WEEK Catwalks.

Mango Man Essentials for Spring 2016
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Mango Man Essentials for Spring 2016

MANGO Man launches its offering for Spring 2016 with The New Essentials. The menswear line presents 4 different offerings with something in common: they are all equally necessary when creating new wardrobe essentials for a modern man with personality.

Bower Roebuck - a skill, a craft, an art
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Bower Roebuck - a skill, a craft, an art

The world’s leading designers, garment makers, merchants and tailors turn to Bower Roebuck to produce elaborate and adventurous fabrics that enhance their latest collections. More importantly, they also rely upon us to create the subtle cloths that satisfy the classic tastes of connoisseurs. Enlightened individuals understand that exquisite cloth is more than just an adornment. A perfectly tailored garment in our fabric is a very personal experience which enhances the senses and calms the spirit.

NEWGEN MEN Autumn/Winter 2016 Recipients
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NEWGEN MEN Autumn/Winter 2016 Recipients

The British Fashion Council is pleased to announce the emerging menswear talents who will receive NEWGEN MEN support, sponsored by TOPMAN, to showcase their AW16 collections at London Collections Men in January.

Indonesia Jember Fashion Carnival
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Indonesia Jember Fashion Carnival

The 14th Jember Fashion Carnival in Jember, East Java, Indonesia was held from 26 to 30 August 2015. Hundreds of creations made from a range of materials by both professional and amateur designers were presented during the event along a 5.5 kilometers long catwalk.

St James hosted an Open air catwalk show during the London Collections: Men
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St James hosted an Open air catwalk show during the London Collections: Men

During the past weekend (June 14-15, 2015) Jermyn Street, in the heart of the West End, was transformed into an open air catwalk as St James's hosted a series of men's fashion shows open to the public as part of London Collections: Men (LCM). This was the first time the general public have been invited to share the front row of a catwalk show during London Collections: Men with fashion leaders, press and celebrities attending from around the world.

Exhibition 'Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up' at London College of Fashion
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Exhibition 'Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up' at London College of Fashion

Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, is delighted to announce Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up, the first ever exhibition to explore McQueen's catwalk make-up.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid Fall-Winter 2015/2016
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid Fall-Winter 2015/2016

After 30 years of success, the 61st Edition of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid (MBFWM) will be held from 6 to 11 February, 2015, organised by IFEMA, and considered the finest showcase for Spanish fashion and its creative diversity.

Cara Delevingne & TAG Heuer: the It Girl and the It brand
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Cara Delevingne & TAG Heuer: the It Girl and the It brand

Skate park or red carpet? Sneakers or stilettos? Ravishing smile or funny face? Difficult choices to make, which is why TAG Heuer (the Swiss Avant-Garde watchmaker since 1860) takes it all and chooses Cara Delevingne - the most disruptive It Girl of the moment - as its new feminine ambassador. She has a massive social media presence, is up for everything, and relishes freedom.

Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion trends: The tie-free season
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Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion trends: The tie-free season

The modern necktie was born in 1926 and it was part of the formal menswear for a long time, but recently, much more open and relaxed business-casual dress code has become popular. Today, it is acceptable and even fashionable for gentlemen to wear their collars opened at the neck.

Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion trends: Key colors from the catwalks
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Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion trends: Key colors from the catwalks

The winter has just began, but we already dream about the long sunny summer days, full of colors and light. And while we are waiting for it, we will show you two key color trends in womenswear for Spring-Summer 2015, coming straight from the catwalks.

Fall-Winter 2014/2015 menswear trends: Fur
Menswear Trends

Fall-Winter 2014/2015 menswear trends: Fur

From full coats to simple detailing, fur/faux fur is a top fashion trend in men's wardrobe for this cold season.

Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion Trends: Prints directions
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Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion Trends: Prints directions

The Catwalk Team at Trendstop.com - one of the world's leading trend forecasting agencies, renowned for its insightful trend analysis and forecasts - reveals for us two hot Spring-Summer 2015 prints directions...

ESMOD Berlin celebrated their 20 Year Anniversary
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ESMOD Berlin celebrated their 20 Year Anniversary

The ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion celebrated their 20-year anniversary on Wednesday (October 15, 2014) with an international fashion show under the patronage of Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit.

Colorful is the new black: Maxime Simoens Spring-Summer 2015 collection
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Colorful is the new black: Maxime Simoens Spring-Summer 2015 collection

The young French designer presented his fourth collection as part of the LVMH portfolio on 28 September 2014 in France, during the Paris Fashion Week and brought the spirit of the 60s to the catwalk.

Fashion trends Fall-Winter 2015/2016: Footwear
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Fashion trends Fall-Winter 2015/2016: Footwear

For Fall-Winter 15/16, influential designers have created directional looks in the form of Contemporary 70's and the Super Chunky Shoe.

Top trends in Women's fashion for Fall-Winter 2014/2015
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Top trends in Women's fashion for Fall-Winter 2014/2015

Today we are going to take a look at some of the top trends in womenswear for the upcoming cold season. It will offer something for everyone - from romantic fairytale gowns through comfortable sportswear to bold leopard prints.

'Magic Circus' at the Marc Cain show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin
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'Magic Circus' at the Marc Cain show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Berlin, 10 July 2014 -With 'Magic Circus' as the theme, the new looks of the upcoming Spring/Summer 2015 collections by Marc Cain were presented at an exclusive show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.

10th Anniversary Who Is On Next? - promotion and support for young designers
Young designers

10th Anniversary Who Is On Next? - promotion and support for young designers

Eager anticipation for the 10th date with “Who Is On Next?”, the scouting project conceived and developed by AltaRomAltaModa in collaboration with Vogue Italia for the search and promotion of young designers on the national and international scene which, this year, will include the “10th Anniversary Who Is On Next?” exhibition, celebrating the project’s ten-year milestone. The 10th anniversary event will feature an overview detailing the creative vision of talents who, from the first year to-date, have graced the Altaroma catwalks.

Milan Fashion Week: Roberto Cavalli Spring-Summer 2015
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Milan Fashion Week: Roberto Cavalli Spring-Summer 2015

Italian designer Roberto Cavalli presented his menswear collection for the hot season of 2015 on June 24, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week. It brings the spirit of Miami in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Is No makeup just a trend for Spring-Summer 2014 or a long term direction?
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Is No makeup just a trend for Spring-Summer 2014 or a long term direction?

No makeup - yes, it's a modern trend for Spring-Summer 2014 as we saw from the catwalks, but is that all? Will more and more women keep choosing a makeup-free vision or it depends on how they will be judged by the society?

Spring-Summer 2014 fashion trends: Orange lips
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Spring-Summer 2014 fashion trends: Orange lips

Orange is one of the hottest Spring-Summer 2014 colors.
For example English actress and model Emma Watson was wearing a stylish black gown combined with fresh orange lipstick for the 'Noah' movie premiere (26 March 2014, New York).
But of course everything began from the catwalk...

IFEMA will present the fashion shows of 40 great Spanish designers of the moment at the 59th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
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IFEMA will present the fashion shows of 40 great Spanish designers of the moment at the 59th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid (MBFWM), an event organised by IFEMA and the best showcase for creation and new trends in Spain within the field of fashion, will hold its fifty-ninth event from 14th to 18th February 2014 at Feria de Madrid.
Over a period of five days, Hall 14.1 at Feria de Madrid will provide the setting for the forty best Spanish designers of the moment to present their collections for Autumn/Winter 2014-15.

Pierre Cardin returns to the catwalk
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Pierre Cardin returns to the catwalk

The well-known Pierre Cardin held his first catwalk show in almost 20 years earlier this week, 60 years after he staged his first eponymous show.

The 58th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid brings together the best of Spanish fashion
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The 58th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid brings together the best of Spanish fashion

Between 13th and 17th September, Hall 14.1 at Feria de Madrid will once again provide a focal-point for fashion and design in Spain and the best showcase for the latest new trends when MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID (MBFWM), organised by IFEMA, stages its fifty-eighth event.
This is a key forum for Spanish fashion, one where the industry's creative talent and latest ideas for Spring/Summer 2014 are destined to play the starring role over a period of five days, based on the presentation of collections from 44 designers and labels on the catwalk.

10 Top Fashion Trends for Fall-Winter 2013/2014
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10 Top Fashion Trends for Fall-Winter 2013/2014

Fall is just around the corner and Winter follows it!
All of the world's most famous fashion brands have already presented their collections for Fall-Winter 2013/2014.
A lot of beautiful creations were shown on the catwalk. Designers offered some really inspiring ideas how to look modern, stylish and different.
Let's take a look at 10 of the top trends for upcoming season...

Spring-Summer 2014 collection by Tony Cohen
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Spring-Summer 2014 collection by Tony Cohen

The designer Tony Cohen showed his new Spring-Summer 2014 collection yesterday, 14 July 2013, during the 19th Amsterdam Fashion Week.
Cohen is born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and after working as a designer for several brands he established the label TONYCOHEN in 2005.
During this year's edition of Amsterdam Fashion Week, Tony Cohen is showing his collection for the fourth time on the catwalk.
His design line 2LOVETONYCOHEN (launched in 2010) is internationally very well received. It's a commercial collection for every moment of the day.

Fashion trends Spring-Summer 2013
Fashion trends

Fashion trends Spring-Summer 2013

Spring is just around the corner and Summer follows it. So, we start dreaming for less clothes, sculptured bodies and fashion masterpieces.
We guess you feel the same!
That's why we have prepared for you a list of 20 Spring-Summer 2013 top trends:

World's oldest supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice to the catwalk at New York Fashion Week
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World's oldest supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice to the catwalk at New York Fashion Week

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.

Men wearing 13 cm heels during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week catwalk in Berlin
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Men wearing 13 cm heels during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week catwalk in Berlin

A never-before-seen show took place on the fashion stage in Berlin - men in high heels shoes walked as graceful models.

That excitement was caused by the German designer Marcel Ostertag who put on high heels to present his Spring-Summer collection for 2013. His show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week definitely gathered attention because of the non-standard presentation of the spring line.

AltaRomAltaModa 2011 presented gorgeous formal dresses
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AltaRomAltaModa 2011 presented gorgeous formal dresses

The 19th edition of AltaRomAltaModa was held from 8 to 11 July 2011 at Complesso Monumentale S. Spirito in Sassia. This year, the image of the event has been entrusted to British artist and photographer Katerina Jebb whose stylistic code is characterized by the use of superimposed images achieved through the use of photocopiers and scanners.

Well-established names of historic Maisons including Sarli, Curiel, Balestra and Gattinoni presented their collections in Rome.

Cracow Fashion Awards 2011
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Cracow Fashion Awards 2011

Cracow Fashion Awards, a Polish contest for young designers, has opened Cracow Fashion Week for the third time. Since 1996, Cracow Fashion Awards has annually promoted emerging talents in fashion design, who have recently graduated from Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design. The level of this year’s entries has been of an exceptionally high standard. The collections ranged from stunningly designed avant-garde outfits and evening-wear to modern street-wear and classic feminine elegance.

Hairstyles fashion trends 2011: Hair on one side for the summer
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Hairstyles fashion trends 2011: Hair on one side for the summer

One of the hairstyles that conquered the catwalk this season is the one side, messy bun hairstyle.

This hairstyle is repeated in all of the fashion capitals in recent months. For best results use styling products for hair, which will sleek even the most rebellious hair. Try to sleek and fold the hair tightly and tie it in a bun or a ponytail. The vision is very suitable for hot summer days, and it is very easy to make.

Philipp Plein returns to the Milan catwalk with a new, magnificent collection
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Philipp Plein returns to the Milan catwalk with a new, magnificent collection

After Naomi Campbell, Mischa Barton and Pierre Sarkozy, Peaches Geldof! Peaches Geldof, who represents the new generation international fashionista and pop rock.

The golden boy of glamour, loved by international stars like Marcus Schenkenburg, the Beckhams and Heidi Klum, presented his new fall/winter 2001/2012 collection under the flashing neon lights.

Milan Fashion Week started with the bright Fall-Winter 2011 collection of Gucci
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Milan Fashion Week started with the bright Fall-Winter 2011 collection of Gucci

Gucci designer Frida Giannini cited flame-haired songstress Florence Welch as the inspiration for her sexy fall collection, which opened fashion week in Milan on Wednesday.

The fashion show began with a bold palette of emerald green, fuchsia, purple, teal and rust, colors that only a strong, and confident woman would wear.

Thigh high splits - one of the New York Fashion Week Fall 2011 trends
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Thigh high splits - one of the New York Fashion Week Fall 2011 trends

The designers decided to show a lot of leg this year with tight high splits on the dresses and skirts.

The slit is a detail that always lends major sexy, but is it appropriate for the winter?

Prepare for freezing cold this winter, because the high splits have been putting pins on display all over New York Fashion Week's Fall/Winter runways.

Faux leather and fur are on trend this season
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Faux leather and fur are on trend this season

The faux leather is on trend again, as we can see on the catwalks at this year's New York Fashion Week.

Fashion brand J Mendel, which traditionally, uses a lot of leather in its collections, presented its new line at the New York Fashion Week. At the moment, Gilles Mendel is leading the fashion house, who is fifth-generation designer.

Fashion in New York: the difference is in the technical complexity
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Fashion in New York: the difference is in the technical complexity

In a world of globalization where any successful clothing design is quickly copied and mass marketed, designers like those starring in New York Fashion Week want that little extra wow to make their mark.

Or, in the case of Prabal Gurung on Saturday, a lot of extra wow. As the first days of the Autumn-Winter 2011 collections got underway at the Lincoln Center in Manhattan, Gurung, who was born in Singapore and raised in Nepal...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2011 Collections
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2011 Collections

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is taking place in New York City at Lincoln Center from February 10-17, 2011 with more than 100 designers presenting their Fall 2011 collections including Hervé Léger by Max Azria, Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, Vera Wang, Michael Kors, Derek Lam, Tommy Hillfiger, Prabal Gurung, Nicole Miller, Charlotte Ronson, Tory Burch, and Betsey Johnson.

(R)Evolutions - fashion show by graduates from NEW BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY
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(R)Evolutions - fashion show by graduates from NEW BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY

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 designers on the catwalk in Paris
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Bulgarian designers on the catwalk in Paris

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.

Thomas Tait announced winner of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize
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Thomas Tait announced winner of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize

Thomas Tait is the winner of the 2010 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize. It was awarded last night in The Dorchester’s elegant Orchid Room where an intimate gathering of VIP guests mingled with the celebrated Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize judging panel.

The judges of the inaugural Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize included Manolo Blahnik, the Hon. Daphne Guinness, milliner Stephen Jones, Yasmin Le Bon, Giles Deacon, Vanity Fair contributing editor Elizabeth Saltzman, ES Magazine’s fashion director Gianluca Longo and Bronwyn Cosgrave, chairperson of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize.

Attracive creactions at Belarus Fashion Week
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Attracive creactions at Belarus Fashion Week

Eccentric and unconventional models triumphed on the catwalk in Minsk during the fashion week in Belarus.

Over 70 representatives of major stores and boutiques of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Poland have come to attend the Belarusian Fashion Week. Director of the project Yanina Goncharova told the press conference that was held to highlight the opening of the first Belarusian Fashion Week.

Roberto Cavalli's Jungle Collection conquer Milan
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Roberto Cavalli's Jungle Collection conquer Milan

Roberto Cavalli models strutted down the catwalk in a jungle-themed collection of snakeskin and tight trousers on the final day of Milan Fashion Week

The Italian style stalwart welcomed guests including Heidi Klum, Leona Lewis and Taylor Swift to the front row of the show, which was held in a glass tent.

Swarovski announces collaborations with 13 international designers for Spring/Summer2011
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Swarovski announces collaborations with 13 international designers for Spring/Summer2011

Swarovski will bring their unique sparkle to the collections of 13 designers during Fashion Week in London, New York and Paris next month.

The company continues to support both internationally recognized and emerging designers for Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Weeks.

Swarovski has collaborated with leading designers to produce iconic moments in Fashion history for more than 10 years. Such designers have included Christopher Kane and Alexander McQueen.

Brides with butterflies in their hair
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Brides with butterflies in their hair

Butterflies in the shape of brooch, tiara or other ornament in the bride’s hair are the new, irresistible trend that will fill the “wish lists” of many brides for 2011.

The Barcelona Bridal Week not only reveals the trends in wedding dresses. On the catwalks of the show at this time of the year begins a real showcase for bridal ideas – for jewelry, accessories, veils, hair and makeup.

Barcelona Fashion Week 2010
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Barcelona Fashion Week 2010

Creativity and innovation are the concepts that inspire 080 Barcelona Fashion, without forgetting the importance of the market and the need to give fashion a commercial outlet.

080 Barcelona Fashion is committed to the "culture of fashion" in the widest sense of the term and aims to be much more than just a fashion show. For this sixth edition, a series of parallel activities and round-table debates have been organised.

Elegant dresses for summer 2010 from Azalia boutique
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Elegant dresses for summer 2010 from Azalia boutique

For more than 10 years boutique AZALIA dictates the contemporary fashion podium. Following the global trends, the brand is a worthy competitor and a leader in the fashion industry. It offers a wide range of colors and patterns contributing to the building of perfect vision of the modern lady, in the busy workday and at the elegant evening events.

Azalia boutique can be found in the city of Varna, 17 Avksentii Valeshki Str.

Fashion Evenings 2010 – second evening
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Fashion Evenings 2010 – second evening

The second evening of the fashion show Fashion evenings in Grand Hotel Varna, started with the collection of Roma Fashion, authentic and modern outfits from different parts of the world in Roma style. We saw the summer collection of chain stores 2MORROW, inspired by the energy of the big city.

Short dresses hit the catwalks at Rio summer fashion week
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Short dresses hit the catwalks at Rio summer fashion week

Catwalks at Rio de Janeiro summer fashion week were full with very short dresses in elegant patterns and colorful shades.

Brazilian designers showed that next summer in fashion will be sleek, satin fabrics in traditional colors.

In style will be short, tight dresses in bright colors, decorated with countless buttons.

Provocations in fashion
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Provocations in fashion

Increasingly more often at the catwalks we see bizarre garments, accessories and impressive scenery, which are turning the fashion défilés into a real show.

Just recently Karl Lagerfeld presented the Chanel's Fall-Winter 2010/2011 collection alongside a real iceberg and the models marched around it.

We offer you other unusual footage of fashion shows from this season.

Julia Jurevich will walk on the stage side by side with models of Victoria's Secret
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Julia Jurevich will walk on the stage side by side with models of Victoria's Secret

Julia Jurevich came to Geneva to present Bulgaria at the Eco Chic forum – a world fashion exhibition. 48 fashion designers will take part in this forum. Among them will be the famous designers Rick Owens and Diane von Furstenberg.

Forum producers invited Julia because they were impressed by her photossesion where she has presented a special dress made by Evgeni Petkov. The last one is the only Bulgarian representative at this exhibition.

Students in fashion presented their interpretations of traditional garments of European nations
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Students in fashion presented their interpretations of traditional garments of European nations

"The aim of the contest was to motivate the young people to get to know the traditions and culture in the field of garments and design of the people in the European Union. And to recreate them to fit todays conditions of life and fashion trends", shared the organizers. The participants sent their ideas as fashion sketches and the 15 best ideas received help to develop them and present the clothes in the fashion show. It is curious that most ideas were taken from traditional men's costumes and originally transformed in provocative women's garments.

Fashion agency VIP Fashion Group sent 2009 with impressive fashion show
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Fashion agency VIP Fashion Group sent 2009 with impressive fashion show

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.

Large bags remain modern next spring
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Large bags remain modern next spring

Large bags with metal accessories, buckles and handles long continue to rule the catwalks and fashion lines of established designers such as Chanel. Luxurious materials will complement the richness of the season, shiny, patent leather, suede models in different colors and patterns from the extravagant wave of Dolce & Gabbana. For the night, a suitable accessory to the outfit are small bags with sequins and crystals that complement the style and add elegance. All decorations, including buckles and feathers are covered with fashion trends.

Jakarta Fashion Week 2009/10 - The ultimate fashion week in Indonesia is back
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Jakarta Fashion Week 2009/10 - The ultimate fashion week in Indonesia is back

Jakarta Fashion Week 2009/2010 (JFW 09/10) officially began on November 14. The Governor of DKI Jakarta, Mr. Fauzi Bowo, attended the opening ceremony to inaugurate the event. Located at The Pacific Place Mall Jakarta, JFW 09/10 aims to deliver Indonesia's trend directives for 2010. Each runway show sounded its voice, exhibiting Indonesia's readiness for global exposure.

As Indonesia's biggest fashion event, JFW 09/10 aims to champion Jakarta as one of Asia's major fashion hubs. With the support of local and international media, JFW 09/10 hopes to raise the bar for Indonesia's designers to compete in the international market.

Marie Antoanette's romantic style inspires Teleno's new collection
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Marie Antoanette's romantic style inspires Teleno's new collection

Teleno's new Spring/Summer collection 2010 is without any doubt influenced by Marie Antoanette's romantic style and her time, e.i. the 18th century. Her own gorgeous style takes care of every detail, in particular of embroideries and endings of each item. The historic figurehead crowned as the absolute queen of fashion at that period influences now women's underwear. Laces, brocates rigid materials and corsets with suggestive low necked are the common denominator of the collection. Pastel colours highlight the sweetest side of women triggering both her femininity and her sensuality.

The best models of Bulgaria 2009 were chosen
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The best models of Bulgaria 2009 were chosen

The prestigious title was given to Blagovest Anev top model of ЕS line Models and Svetoslav Manolov from the city of Sandanski.
The best models of Bulgaria 2009 Women became Nina Angelova from Yoanna Art agency and Diana Ivancheva from Expose models.

Bulgaria will be hosting the 22-nd edition of the world contest for professional models Best Model of the World 2009 and has the right to present two models on 11 December 2009 in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, hall 3.

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada in the Russian Fashion Week
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Agatha Ruiz de la Prada in the Russian Fashion Week

With a reinvented retro air, in the Russian Fashion Week, the models showed pieces inspired by the trademark's own track record presenting a fashion show / retrospective from the 80s and 90s to her most recent creations. Balloons, gathers, pleats, flounces... The fashion show turned into a fiesta of shapes and colours in an exercise of introspection whose result was be a true celebration of creative transgression, happiness and femininity.

It was a true declaration of the principles of the person who has been putting everything that is conventional and boring in the check for over 28 years.

Esther Noriega showed her new Spring-Summer 2010 collection in Castilla y León fashion week
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Esther Noriega showed her new Spring-Summer 2010 collection in Castilla y León fashion week

Esther Noriega showed her new spring-summer 2010 couture collection in Castilla y León Fashion Week on 7th October 2009 in Burgos.

In her new collection, the designer recalls the spirit of the 30’s that emerged during the Great Depression and draws an analogy between the old days and the present time. Originality in the selection of fabrics, stress on the feminine shape and wild range of accessories give her collection sophistication and simplicity, linked to serve imagination.

Louis Vuitton's Spring/Summer 10 collection was inspired by
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Louis Vuitton's Spring/Summer 10 collection was inspired by "hippie punks"

Creative director Marc Jacobs showed the line at Paris Fashion Week on 07.10.09, and revealed his theme was the New Age clothes popular in the 80s and 90s.

He said: "Street clothes, embracing the hippie-cyber, tribal-punk world."

Models wore huge, brightly-coloured Afro wigs and pranced down the catwalk to music by British girl band The Saturdays.

Castilla y Leon Fashion Week began
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Castilla y Leon Fashion Week began

In Spain started Castilya y Leon Fashion Week.

Various collections of ladies', teen's and kid's fashion, shoes and accessories, wedding dresses for season spring-summer 2010 were shown by Trasluz, Rojatex, Nalia, Rosalita MacGee, Rosalita Senoritas, Andrea Milan shoes, Rocio Mozo, by Imelda, Pamela, Marta Valdespino, Ladybug, Di De Sant, Raquel Tomillo, Charo Peres, Concha Ceballos, Javier Vicente.

Claudia Schiffer no longer wants to do catwalk modelling
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Claudia Schiffer no longer wants to do catwalk modelling

The supermodel is giving up appearing on the runway and wants to concentrate on other aspects of modelling.

The mother-of-two said: "I'm finished with the runway. I won't miss it. I am still modelling and enjoy that a lot but no more runways."

Claudia added she gets more enjoyment from watching fashion shows as a spectator rather than taking part.

The 39-year-old beauty told Britain's Telegraph newspaper: "I can sit on the side and view the outfits and see all the details and that suits me fine. It's very enjoyable. I like my viewpoint."

 Bulgarian model opened a fashion show during London Fashion Week
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Bulgarian model opened a fashion show during London Fashion Week

The model of fashion agency Visages Hristiana Vucheva took part in London Fashion Week. The 18-year old beauty was selected to open the fashion show of the Korean designer Eun Jeong.

Hristiana also fell in the selection of the world approved designer Caroline Charles. The extravagant coiffeur Charlie le Mindu, whose clients are may pop icons, like Lady Gaga and magazines like Vouge and Marie Claire, was also charmed by the model.

Hristiana has also worked for ICE models (Milan) and her photos appeared in the Italian edition Mia magazine. She has walked in the defiles of Ermanno Scervino, Escada, VJC, La Perla and many others

Giorgio Armani looked to the future
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Giorgio Armani looked to the future

Giorgio Armani looked to the future and explored the world of ‘plastic fantastic’ in his younger, Emporio Armani collection at Milan Fashion Week.

Swimsuits and bikinis were bedecked with Plexiglass brooches and necklaces as bright as molten lava. Sandals featured crimson Perspex heels and ankle-straps. Short, party dresses in Vesuvian shades of bright orange and fuschia, were cinched with shiny, shocking-pink, patent-leather belts.

The colours exploded like fireworks on the graphic PVC catwalk, sending a clear signal that Armani is once again working at full creative power after battling with hepatitis over the summer.

An extravagant winter by Jeni style
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An extravagant winter by Jeni style

Jeni style fashion house with designer Evgenia Jivkova will present its newest collection autumn-winter 2009/2010 called Extravagant winter on September 16, 2009 at Hall 3 of the National Palace of Culture. The 14 years old daughter of Mrs. Jivkova – Andrea Stefanova will take part in the fashion show.

Evgenia Jivkova says: The name of my newest collection is Extravagant winter. Through my clothes women will be confident and sexy without showing off these qualities. At the same time women wearing Jeni style will demonstrate their new and different appearance and will look braver and independent.
<>br />The new collection of Jeni style consists of 50 clothes, divided in 10 themes. Volumetric shoulders and asymmetrical flared coats and dresses are among the fashion news.

Maria Barros collection Spring-Summer 2010
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Maria Barros collection Spring-Summer 2010

Maria Barros presented her collection Spring-Summer 2010 at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week. The models are in blue, orange and white.
Frills, crimps, large collars are characteristic for the blouses and some of the dresses.

With strength, elegance, great sense of design and a clear international vision, Maria Barros firm was founded in 2003. Locating the main head office in La Coruña the firm started off activities by showing the collections display on the Barcelonan Gaudí Catwalk for four consecutive seasons.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, Liv Tyler and Emma Watson were among the stars who watched the Burberry show at London Fashion Week
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, Liv Tyler and Emma Watson were among the stars who watched the Burberry show at London Fashion Week

The event closed the womenswear previews, and attracted a host of famous faces from Hollywood actresses to legendary photographers and famous magazine editors.

Models Twiggy, Agyness Deyn and Daisy Lowe, photographer Mario Testino, actress-and-designer Mary-Kate Olsen, TV presenter Alexa Chung, actress Freida Pinto, actor Dev Patel, US Vogue editor Anna Wintour and French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld all sat front row.

The show marked Burberry's first at London Fashion Week for 10 years, with the brand deciding not to show in Milan as usual to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the UK capital's fashion week.

Burberry show closed London Fashion Week
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Burberry show closed London Fashion Week

As part of London Fashion Week's 25th anniversary, British luxury brand Burberry proudly celebrated by closing the event on Tuesday 22nd September, moving its Spring - Summer 2010 Burberry Prorsum womenswear show from Milan.

British actress Emma Watson, model Agyness Dean and TV presenter Alexa Chung were among the stars attending the only red carpet event of London Fashion Week. A-listers Liv Tyler, Mary Kate Olsen and Orlando Bloom, as well as Maggie Cheung, Freida Pinto and Dev Patel also made an appearance. The Burberry show - its first major show outside of Milan - is also the largest of the Week and features the longest catwalk and front row.

Fashion TV party
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Fashion TV party

The world fashion chanel Fashion TV will start to broadcast from Bulgaria in autumn. A party in the Sunny Beach resort was organized in honour of the future channel start.

Guests of the event were Orlin Goranov, Kalina Koceva - editor-in-chief in "Bliasak" magazine, Yana Tabakova - editor-in-chief in "Beauty" magazine, Natalia Karayaneva - furniture "Varano", Todor Slavkov, Rumen Boyadjiev, Diana Velikova and Deyan Petrinski from Expose Models.

Christian Dior's collection on Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture
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Christian Dior's collection on Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture

Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture finished. It continued 3 days, during which their collections presented Giorgio Armani, Jean Paul Gaultier, etc.

On the first day of the fashion performance become an event John Galliano's collection for the fashion house Christian Dior. Christian Dior Haute Couture autumn/winter 2009-10 collection obviously is inspired by transparent materials and usage of underwear as top cloth. John Galliano showed a mix of grand style dresses and underwear like 50's: silk blouses with stockings and garters, splendid skirts with beige bras and gloves, enhancing thigh bastions, short jackets and round combinations on the edge.

John Galliano sent models down the catwalk in their underwear at the first day of Paris' Couture Fashion Week
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John Galliano sent models down the catwalk in their underwear at the first day of Paris' Couture Fashion Week

The 'Fever in the Cabine' Christian Dior collection was inspired by shows put on in the 50s, and featured models in jackets and knickers, and skirts and bras.

Galliano was inspired by a picture of Dior backstage at a show surrounded by models hurriedly getting dressed.

He attempted to recreate the mayhem on stage, with the couture outfits available to order as sets.

Supermodel Karen Mulder has been arrested for making "threatening" phone calls to a plastic surgeon
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Supermodel Karen Mulder has been arrested for making "threatening" phone calls to a plastic surgeon

The 39-year-old star was questioned at a Paris police station after calling the medic and reportedly demanding for a previous operation to be reversed.

A detective said: "She was screaming and shouting about the operation and became extremely threatening. There were repeated calls to the female surgeon who was extremely scared. The suspect is being interviewed."

Karen was arrested at about 10am yesterday (30.06.09) and taken to a station in the fashion district of the French capital city.

Bulgarian designers' fashion show in Vien on  Fashion TV
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Bulgarian designers' fashion show in Vien on Fashion TV

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.

Miuccia Prada refuses to take a full walk down the runway after her fashion shows
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Miuccia Prada refuses to take a full walk down the runway after her fashion shows

The Italian designer doesn't want to be like other designers and bask in glory after debuting her collections.

She said: "I hate the cliche of fashion designers since the beginning. And so because I came from another background - and actually being a feminist at those times, not that I've changed so much - I didn't want to do anything that fashion designers were doing. And the first thing I didn't want to do was that."

Miuccia - whose celebrity fans include Tilda Swinton, Victoria Beckham and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen - also revealed she likes her designs to be ironic.

Roma Fashion - beauty and magic of gipsy culture
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Roma Fashion - beauty and magic of gipsy culture

On 8 May in Sofia was held the fashion show ROMA FASHION. Original gipsy music and poetry accompanied the event.

Inspired by the gipsy aesthetics, designers from Bulgaria and abroad presented their creations, showing the romance of the "gipsy style" in contemporary fashion. The show included models of designers from Bulgaria, Finland, Romania, Argentina, Macedonia etc.

Temakel collection autumn - winter 09/10
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Temakel collection autumn - winter 09/10

Covering the distance between things and our conscience is always an existential and creative challenge. Conventional symbols, generalities admitted, common places and everythingthat puts a mask over reality is the price our senses pay for urgency, for what is useful and for what is necessary.

On the contrary, lifting the veil allows...

Lifting the veil allows entry into immediate communication with things and with ourselves or beating in unity with nature does not to happen often and always in one direction or on one side of the fabric, but this corner of the veil, which is generally lifted accidentally, is vital for the creator and for whoever quivers with what is uncovered. This natural detachment of seeing, hearing or thinking is the great innate luxury for one's conscience.

Competition for young designers Createurope: The Fashion Design Award
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Competition for young designers Createurope: The Fashion Design Award

Young designers from Europe, North Africa and the Middle East between 18 and 32 years of age are invited to take part. Take your chance to show your collection to a large international audience!

The competition encourages and supports young designers at the outset of their careers to establish themselves and to exchange ideas with their counterparts from other countries.

In 2008 the first createurope: THE FASHION DESIGN AWARD took place. In this first year it already achieved great success, with over 1000 entrants, a jury of prominent figures from the fashion world and a catwalk show for the finalists in Berlin in October 2008.

Virginia Zdravkova and Miro first in the project Fashion Love Music
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Virginia Zdravkova and Miro first in the project Fashion Love Music

Fashion Love Music is a project, which has the idea to gather at one scene the fashion and music, two contemporary conceptions. Fashion and music are a part of our every day lives, they are our choice, our way of life. The first edition of Fashion Love Music will present the most successful Bulgarian designer Virginia Zdravkova - Virginia Atelier and one of the most popular names in Bulgaria music scene - Miro. The top designer Virginia Zdravkova will present the models of her new collection, the models will walk on the sound of `Omirotvoren` - the new album of Miro, on 25th March, Wednesday, 8 p.m. in Club Escape.

Tremendous applause for the catwalk show of Markam Fashion during the Fashion Premiere in Salzburg
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Tremendous applause for the catwalk show of Markam Fashion during the Fashion Premiere in Salzburg

The premiere of the new Spring 2008 collection of MARKAM FASHION had an enormous success during the exhibition in Salzburg.

In the fashionable arena in the city of Mozart MARKAM FASHION participated for the first time and was the only Bulgarian company there.

The international audience gave a hearty welcome to the new fashion collection of MARKAM FASHION, which was appraised as highly successful.

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