Tag: culture

Leading Culture Destinations awards: Winners 2017 are announced
Competitions & awards

Leading Culture Destinations awards: Winners 2017 are announced

The winners of the Leading Culture Destinations Awards, “The Oscars for Museums,” were announced tonight at the brand new Trafalgar St. James hotel, with London’s Design Museum achieving top prize of The Leading Culture Destination 2017 overall winner.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men July 2016 are announced
Competitions & awards

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men July 2016 are announced

And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the seventh month of 2016...

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men June 2016 are announced
Competitions & awards

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men June 2016 are announced

For the sixth time in 2016, the readers of Be Global Fashion Network chose their male stylish icons. This month, the winners are...

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men May 2016 are announced
Competitions & awards

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men May 2016 are announced

And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the fifth month of 2016...

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men April 2016 are announced
Competitions & awards

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men April 2016 are announced

BGFN Most Stylish Men is a global readers' voting aiming to notice all stylish men, who dress to impress in addition to their professional achievements and social responsible behavior.

A Free Illustration Workshop with Daniele Davitti at Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia
Fashion design education

A Free Illustration Workshop with Daniele Davitti at Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia

Italian artist Daniele Davitti has just joined the Whitehouse Institute of Design's team and he's going to be a host of a FREE illustration workshop held at the Institute's Sydney and Melbourne Campuses.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men March 2016 are announced
Competitions & awards

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men March 2016 are announced

And here they are - your favorites in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the third month of 2016...

French in Paris crazy about Bulgarian folklore dances
Curious news

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'.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men February 2016 are announced
Competitions & awards

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men February 2016 are announced

And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the first month of 2016...

Bryan Fuller is the winner in Most Stylish Men January 2016 - Category Science and Culture
Fashion in the industry

Bryan Fuller is the winner in Most Stylish Men January 2016 - Category Science and Culture

Bryan Fuller is an American screenwriter and television producer, born in 1969. He is best known for the creation of TV series Dead Like Me, Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies and Hannibal. And he is your favorite for January in category Science and Culture of BGFN readers' Most Stylish Men 2016 voting.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men January 2016 are announced
Competitions & awards

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men January 2016 are announced

And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the first month of 2016...

Most Stylish Men - you have only two days to choose your winner for January
Celebrity fashion

Most Stylish Men - you have only two days to choose your winner for January

Dear readers, you has only two days until the end of January. There is little more time to vote for the most stylish men or your favourite fashion icon.

30 Most Stylish Men 2015
Competitions & awards

30 Most Stylish Men 2015

The new year is already here and the winners of BGFN readers' voting for Most Stylish Men 2015 are announced! The nominees are separated in six categories - Cinema, Music, Business, Sport, Science & Culture and Politics - and here are your top 5 favorites in each of them, forming the Top 30 Most Stylish Men 2015 list...

David Gandy is the winner in Most Stylish Men 2015 - Category Science and Culture
Models

David Gandy is the winner in Most Stylish Men 2015 - Category Science and Culture

David James Gandy is an English model, born in Billericay, Essex, England, in 1980. He is currently one of the most famous male models in the world. Having gained a reputation for his personal style, David Gandy won the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Science and Culture!

Marco Balich awarded the highest recognition of Kazakhstan
Competitions & awards

Marco Balich awarded the highest recognition of Kazakhstan

The Order of Kurmet has been awarded to Marco Balich by the Government of Kazakhstan. This mark of excellent distinction is presented in recognition of the professional contribution that Balich gave to Kazakhstan by presenting to the whole world the Nation that will host the next Expo in 2017, through the ceremony for the 550th Anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate.

London College of Fashion with new exhibition: Mad About The Boy
Fashion design education

London College of Fashion with new exhibition: Mad About The Boy

VENUE: Fashion Space Gallery
ADDRESS: London College of Fashion
20 John Prince's Street, London, W1G 0BJ
ENTRANCE: FREE
DATES: Friday 8 January - Saturday 2 April 2016

Cartoon series where the characters wear Bulgarian traditional costumes
Curious news

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.

Dutch fashion: Daily Paper
Menswear collections

Dutch fashion: Daily Paper

Daily Paper is an Amsterdam-based menswear label, founded in 2010. It's founder is with African origin and has a passion for contemporary fashion. Brand's collections are affected by different African cultures, but interpreted in a modern way.

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty

The forces behind APT are Farah Malik, a Pakistani Muslim with history of developing multimedia marketing campaigns for social justice and human rights, and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, with strong background in graphic, textile and product design, who men while living in Rome. They both are inspired by the hand-crafting cultures of the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and share a desire to increase awareness of ancient, disappearing crafting traditions.

National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' with first concert in the Netherlands
Events

National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' with first concert in the Netherlands

'I expect that first we will present Bulgaria really well, then we will present the Ensemble and our culture well. Our spectacle is an ambassador of Bulgarian traditions - for all Bulgarian in Bulgaria, for all Bulgarians abroad and for all other people in the world. Bulgarian folklore is a wonder - it is the richest on the planet', commented Hristo Dimitrov.

Vivienne Westwood Red Label Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
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Vivienne Westwood Red Label Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

Much like Vivienne, the Red Label girl was born in the country and moved with her family to London when she was 17. She knows the names of all the trees and she's always been a reader. Since she's been in London she's gone to the museums all the time. She's an art lover and she really thinks culture is very, very important.

World fashion

"Virtuous" by DiDomenico Designs will be presented during Couture Fashion Week New York

Upcoming designer label DiDomenico Designs will present its latest collection during the prestigious Couture Fashion Week New York event. The runway show will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, in the heart of the city that never sleeps.

Valentino Spring-Summer 2016 menswear collection
Menswear collections

Valentino Spring-Summer 2016 menswear collection

Traveling in style, accompanied by an ever-changing soundtrack, adopting other cultures and worlds as a tool for writing one's personal story through clothing is the journey that Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have embarked on for Valentino Men's Spring-Summer 2016 collection, presented on June 24, 2015 in France during the Paris Men's Fashion Week (June 24-28, 2015). The result focuses on the man and his inalienable individuality.

Pharrell Williams - the 2015 CFDA Fashion Icon Award winner
Celebrity fashion

Pharrell Williams - the 2015 CFDA Fashion Icon Award winner

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has announced that the famous R&B singer Pharrell Williams will be honored with the 2015 CFDA Fashion Icon Award on June 1 at the Lincoln Center in New York City, USA.

Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion trends: Eastern Folklore inspiration
Fashion trends

Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion trends: Eastern Folklore inspiration

The Eastern Folklore clothing is unique with its colors and forms, motifs and embroideries. That's why some of the world's most famous fashion designers, couldn't resist the temptation to include folklore elements in their Spring-Summer and Resort 2015 collections.

Sony World Photography Awards 2015: Open, Youth and Mobile Phone winners
Competitions & awards

Sony World Photography Awards 2015: Open, Youth and Mobile Phone winners

The Open and Youth winners along with the inaugural Mobile Phone winner of the world's biggest photography competition, the Sony World Photography Awards, were announced on Tuesday (March 31). Drawn from the four corners of the world and covering a huge range of subjects, the winning photographers were chosen from over 96,000 entries.

'Fashion & Design in Spectacular Pakistan'
Fashion shows

'Fashion & Design in Spectacular Pakistan'

The Embassy of Pakistan in Sofia, Bulgaria, in coordination with the European and Bulgarian fashion institutions, organized a high profile cultural event named 'Fashion & Design in Spectacular Pakistan', at the National History Museum, Sofia, on Friday, January 30, 2015.

Floral Geometry - Couture Spring Summer 2015 by ALFREDO VILLALBA
Collections

Floral Geometry - Couture Spring Summer 2015 by ALFREDO VILLALBA

The collection Floral Geometry, Couture Spring Summer 2015, by ALFREDO VILLALBA, merges the basic shapes of geometry, circles, squares and triangles, with the radiant shapes of floral symbolism. Dual and opposing concepts reflected in the texture and the raise of the fabrics, in the volumes of the models and in the colour range.

Bachelor of Design degree at Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia
Fashion design education

Bachelor of Design degree at Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia

The Bachelor of Design runs on a trimester model (full time). Three semesters per year allows you to complete your degree in 2 years as opposed to the traditional 3 year delivery models. Classes commence on 2 February 2015.

Brioni Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection at Milan men's fashion week
Menswear collections

Brioni Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection at Milan men's fashion week

Last night (January 19, 2015) Italian fashion label Brioni presented its Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy, during the Milan Men's Fashion Week (January 17-20, 2015).

Parsons Paris with two new Graduate programs
Fashion design education

Parsons Paris with two new Graduate programs

Parsons Paris launches two new master's programs - History of Design and Curatorial Studies (MA-HDCS-Paris) and Design and Technology (MFA-D+T-Paris) - this year.

Urban Survival by Vincenzo Iadicicco
Menswear collections

Urban Survival by Vincenzo Iadicicco

Urban survival can be felt everywhere, as well as fashion, which is alive with its own life. This collection is completely sewn by Vincenzo Iadicicco.

Eternity and passion by Carrera y Carrera
Accessories

Eternity and passion by Carrera y Carrera

The royal heron is the true star of this collection. A symbol of grace, this bird was a common decorative element in Manila shawls, adapting to the iconography liked by the women of the period. Embroidered with care with a historic beauty where craftsmanship and luxury were latent.

Cartier announces its 30th year of polo sponsorship
Lifestyle chronics

Cartier announces its 30th year of polo sponsorship

On Sunday 15th June 2014, the Cartier Queen's Cup Final will mark Cartier's 30th year of polo sponsorship. As the longest standing polo sponsor in history, 'The King of Jewellers', is proud to celebrate and honour its longstanding relationship with polo, the 'King of Sports'. We would like to take the opportunity to look back and celebrate the wonderful years that Cartier has been privileged to support polo worldwide.

Rihanna with 2014 CFDA Fashion Icon Award
Competitions & awards

Rihanna with 2014 CFDA Fashion Icon Award

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced yesterday (March 24, 2014) that Rihanna will be honored with the 2014 CFDA Fashion Icon Award on June 2 in New York City.
The award is given to one whose style has made a tremendous impact on pop culture around the world. Past recipients include Lady Gaga, Iman, Kate Moss and Nicole Kidman.

Uma Thurman is the face of Campari Calendar 2014
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Uma Thurman is the face of Campari Calendar 2014

With its vibrant red color, intense aroma and inspiring flavour, Campari is popular around the world as an icon of passionate Italian style and excellence.
Campari's calendar is an artistic creation, sold in limited edition of only 9 999 copies to collectors worldwide.
Famous Hollywood actress Uma Thurman is the star of the Campari Calendar 2014, which will be captured by fashion photographer Koto Bolofo.

Kawaii nail art from Japan
Manicure

Kawaii nail art from Japan

The Japanese culture is known for its uniqueness. There are some elements of the Japanese culture that are hard for others to absorb. One of these elements is the kawaii phenomenon.

Since the 1970s, cuteness, in Japanese kawaii (literally, "loveable" or "adorable") has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, nail art, personal appearance, behavior, and mannerisms.

Japanese nail art is all about kawaii. The girlie cuteness of it is neither tacky or vampy – the nails are always sweet, cute and childish.

Roma fashion 2010
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Roma fashion 2010

The second evening of the fashion show Fashion evenings 2010 in Grand Hotel Varna started with the collection of Roma Fashion – authentic and modern outfits from different parts of the world in Roma style.

Roma fashion initiative is demonstration of talent and creativity, supported by professionals in the fields of design, fashion and visual effects.

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.

Roma Fashion - beauty and magic of gipsy culture
Fashion shows

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.

Bulgarian Soirée
Lifestyle chronics

Bulgarian Soirée

Wouldn’t it be nice if savvy people could meet in chic, casual venues and experience the taste and tradition of other cultures?

An Exciting Evening at the Embassy of BulgariaProfessionals in the City, a Washington, DC-based organization with over 100,000 members, hosts a myriad of social events, from sunset kayaking to Carnaval 2008 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

On July 27, Pros in the City hosted “An Exciting Evening at the Embassy of Bulgaria” in the Nation’s Capital (USA) at the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria. Guests were welcomed by a delightful embassy staff and ushered into a sizable room decorated with Bulgarian artifacts, where a buffet-style dinner of ethnic cuisine was tastefully presented.

Be eccentric at your prom with Charlino's dresses
Trends

Be eccentric at your prom with Charlino's dresses

Parvoleta Ivanova - Leticia presented her newest collection Spring-Summer 2007 for Charlino fashion House.

The event was held on the eve of March, 8th at Charlino-Plaza Hotel in Ruse.

The elegant dresses were also presented on March, 11 at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

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