Everyone was especially happy and enthusiastic about the 47th session of the eyewear industry’s leading exhibition, which closed in Milan yesterday with more than 55 thousand entries of visiting trade people from around the world, crowding the pavilions of a MIDO that was bigger and had organized an even busier calendar of events. This is a 5.5% increase over the previous year, for which attendance figures had scored an all-time record.
Lyuben Dilov Jr is among the undoubted modern phenomena of our time. He is well known in society and show business - as a publisher and writer, screenwriter and journalist, politician and image-maker. "He was one of the most intelligent students whom I taught in the 80s at the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication", said Prof. Lyubomir Stoykov.
Karl Otto Lagerfeld is born on 10th of September 1933. He is a German fashion designer, artist, and photographer based in Paris. He is the head designer and creative director of the fashion house Chanel as well as the Italian house Fendi and his own fashion label. Over the decades, he has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. He is well recognized around the world for his trademark white hair, black glasses, and high starched collars.
Sunglasses are synonymous with celebrity, so it was only right that the best of British talent turned out last night to celebrate the launch of the world’s first whisky sunglasses, crafted from Glenmorangie Original casks.
Although we already dream about the long sunny Summer days, let us remind you that astronomically the Winter has just began, sooo the Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collections are still on focus. Let's see Ermenegildo Zegna's menswear and accessories offers for this cold season...
PHILIPP PLEIN continues his high-octane odyssey into the world of hip-rock, a modern day fusion of hip hop, heavy-metal, rock and rap that takes its genesis in the punk scene.
Until today, the P'8478 that was sold more than 6 million times, is known around the world. Hardly any other sunglasses have caught the spirit of the times to such a degree - and they are still a must-have and beloved accessory also of international celebrities.
Yesterday, during the Paris Men's Fashion Week (June 24-28, 2015), French designer Hedi Slimane presented his latest men's fashion collection for Saint Laurent fashion house. It is called 'Surf Sound' and is dedicated to 'contemporary Californian surf music culture'. The collection is really rainbow-like and fresh, full of embroideries and beading.
Today, during the this season's edition (March 20-25, 2015) of the Seoul Fashion Week, his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection presented designer Jang Hyeong-Cheol for Ordinary people.
Not every man can afford to travel to London or Rome for fitting and ordering custom-made suits, but the new technologies give the opportunity to have something special on a reasonable price. For others it is not a problem to fly to the fashion capitals for a luxury piece. There are good offers for both options. Let's take a look at some of them...
Miuccia Prada: 'The collection is full of references to real and fake. The collection is about impossible beauty and the cliche of what women like. Yes, there were princesses on the catwalk, but I hope there was irony there'.
On the screens, with a background of gradiated neon colours we see a curious face tilting her head towards us, as she spoke. “Welcome to Kenzo SS15. KENZO would like to remind you there is no planet B. Please protect what is precious.” Her name is Knola and she is a real person despite the avatar appearance. She’s quintilingual and a global citizen and as her voice vaults from English to Chinese to Japanese to French to Arabic, mirroring the way we live our 21st century lives today, traveling from one place to another in what feels like a much smaller world.
Vibrant and energetic, the menswear wardrobe is saturated in shades inspired by exotic tropical fruits. Effectively capturing the optimism of the season, two key Fashion Colors land in the form of Mango Lassi orange and Papaya orange.
Earlier this year, 40 years after his debut, designer Giorgio Armani presented his Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection, named 'Echos of Armani' during the Milan Fashion Week. It responds to Armani's design philosophy in creating simple wearable timeless silhouettes, a.k.a easy elegance.
Fendi,for Fall/Winter 2014-2015 presents the Galassia sunglasses. In a perfect blend between retro feeling and contemporary feminine allure, the new model embodies Fendi’s aesthetic codes for the new season, celebrating the sensuality of lightness and transparency.
Growing up in California, 'Star Wars' was a 'big obsession' for Rodarte designer-sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy. And they've decided that their collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 is the right place to show it including the images of Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2 and Yoda in a few of their garments, shown on February 11, 2014 in New York, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
The Dalmau brothers, Custo and David, created Custo Barcelona in the early 80's after a long trip during which they traveled all around the world. Nowadays it could be said that Custo Barcelona is a style in itself.
Every season there is plenty of colors (even for Fall fashion week, which is dominated mainly by black, white and gray) and energy in Custo Barcelona's collections. It's the same for Fall/Winter 2014 - a mixture of textures with bold colors, but in a beautiful way - both for men and women.
In his Fall-Winter 2013/2014 Haute Couture Collection, Jean Paul Gaultier employs richly saturated shades of black, red, and gold along with a dizzying array of big cat prints on coats, jackets, tights, cuffs and scarves.
It's about the powerful woman - bold, daring and impressive - combination of a modern Mata Hari, a Parisian femme fatale, a fashionable Catwoman.
Key ingredients are statement shoulders and tight waists.
New Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2013/2014 kids collection includes beautiful dresses, tops, skirts, outerwear and eye-catching accessories, like sunglasses, bags and tiaras - to make young ladies stylish, modern and elegant.
The world famous Italian fashion brand offers some really impressive girls wear outfits.
This collection presents floral dresses, lace dresses, bright knitted cardigans, cozy suits and eye-popping outerwear, like coats and trenches.
Menswear becomes more and more impulsive, capricious and flirty. In other words - more and more feminine.
Summer 2014 menswear collections are full of floral motifs, lace, fishnet and tropic tones.
And while Brands like Lanvin and Jill Sander still keep offering classic outfits, some other fashion houses take our breath away with their eye-catching looks. For example...
Some of the best and most exclusive international sunglasses and prescription frames brands were presented at Zeiss Experience Center, Sofia. The review was specially prepared for the official opening of the first sophisticated optic in Bulgaria. Among the models that presented the glasses were Miss Bulgaria 2011 Vanya Peneva and Eva Kikerezova. They were wearing garments of the designer Veselka Krachunova from VHK Fashion.
Stella McCartney will launch a line of eco-friendly sunglasses made of more than 50 percent natural and renewable materials for Spring 2012.
"The greatest challenge was the amount of time that was spent on research and testing to get the best quality product possible with the highest performance in terms of resistance, while still maintaining the style and finish we always try to achieve," said McCartney.
British experts made a new study, which shows that women should not economize from sunglasses. They found that too cheap accessories not only do not protect eyes, but they are also harmful. Fake sunglasses do not protect the retina from the UV rays, interfere clear vision and cause a headache.
According to the statistics, 2/3 from all sunglasses being sold in Great Britain are fake and at very low prices.
The Italian brand Gucci is launching a collection of eco sunglasses. The new glasses are made from an acetate high in natural materials, using less petro chemicals or a material made from castor seeds. And the both new materials look pretty similar to normal sunglasses material.
In this initiative Gucci is hand in hand with Safilo Group - the company which manufacturing sunglasses and optics for most famous brands like Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Marc Jacobs, Yves Saint Laurent.
Lady Gaga's by Polaroid Grey Label products are finally ready to be discovered in WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE at MIDO, leading Eyewear fair scheduled in MILAN, March 4th to 6th, 2011! Eyewear insiders will be able to touch exclusive GL20 CAMERA GLASSES and learn about theire latest technology first at MIDO, waiting for them to be available to purchase starting from May 2011, as well as other two Grey Label kids like GL10 Istant Mobile Printer (with retail price around 150 US dollars) and GL30 Instant Digital Camera.
New York is the city of the future and those who are in love with it, are drawing inspiration there. Nooka is a New York fashion design company (Nooka is a slang for "New Yorker") founded by artist/designer Matthew Waldman. The ethos of Nooka is universal language, which guides the creation of products with enhanced functionality with this futuristic philosophy. The first products in the portfolio of Nooka are the watches. The idea of a unique design comes while Waldman is watching the big clock in a London hotel and asks himself why the visualization of time is so standard.
Italian fashion brand Gucci created the first three-dimensional sunglasses, reported FashionTime.
Gucci's fashion gurus are taking 3D eyewear to the next level with these retro-80s 3D glasses, shaped like aviators, made from black plastic, but offer "optically correct 6-base curved lenses with circular polarized technology".
Kate Moss has signed on to be the new face of Vogue Eyewear.
The British model – who has previously appeared in glasses ads for Versace, Yves Saint Laurent and Just Cavalli – will be seen in shots by photographer Mario Testino in spring 2011.
36- year-old Kate replaces Brazilian beauty Gisele in the campaign, which will also feature a selection of four sunglasses and two optical frames chosen by the model named Kate’s Favourites.
Celine Dion has a new shady deal which she hopes will rival accessories lines from Victoria Adams, Mary J. Blige, Madonna and Lady GaGa. The pregnant singer has launched her own Eyes Signature Collection of sunglasses - just like the ones she's often seen wearing.
Victoria, the wife of David Beckham, was the first big name to get into the designer sunglasses game and Mary J. Blige recently announced plans to launch her own line with the help of Orange 21 Inc.
Gloria is on her way to rock the summer with her new single "Kiss me more".
The singer once again trusted KWIAT sunglasses to complement her great vision and the military style, that Gloria had chosen for the video of her new hit.
The pop-folk singer was the face of KWIAT in 2007 in the most successful campaign of the mark so far.
Sunglasses are the perfect accessory for the hot days of the year. How to choose the appropriate model for your face? The sunglasses should be in proportion with the shape of your face. Also, you can match them with your other accessories like scarves, bags, etc.
To choose the right sunglasses for your shape you have to know the different types of face forms.
Welcome spring with the new seasonal collection from smog and amisu by New Yorker!
Be it on walks through nature that has burst into bloom, meeting up with your closest friends in your favourite cafés, or when dancing the night away - both of these brands offer young men and women the right outfit for any occasion.
Stella McCartney thinks women need two pairs of sunglasses.
The designer has launched her own collection of eyewear in a collaboration with Luxottica and believes it is important for the accessory to give off a sense of fun.
She said: "Women have two sets: a classic pair they'll have forever, and a more playful pair. We've added that fun element to the line.
My mum had this mad pair with Christmas trees on them that I loved when I was little.
Summer is the warmest and most cheerful season. However, except having fun, it is necessary to take much care of us, because of the specifics of the climate. Especially for us, charming TV host Dessi Banova shared her opinion about sunglasses. She was very embarrassed in choosing an appropriate pair of sunglasses, because of the great variety of colours and shapes. So were the fashion consultants from Kwiat – the first Bulgarian eyewear brand. Because of the regular and tender features of Miss Banova, most of the sunglasses fitted ideally on her face
The 'American Idol' judge - who rarely ventures away from his signature style of shirts, trousers and glasses - reportedly held a business meeting at the W Los Angeles - Westwood hotel to discuss creating a line of women's accessories.
A source told the New York Daily News newspaper: "Randy met with a PR agency to discuss how to market a new line of handbags, but he had to cut the meeting short to film 'Idol'."
Randy - who will have a six-month break once the current series of 'American Idol' finishes - is not the first celebrity to venture into women's accessories.
The summer accessories are a combination of fashion style and high technology.
Virginia Zdravkova and KWIAT Company made the first Bulgarian collection of sunglasses.
This accessory fashion line includes 25 models of completely different sunglasses.
They are a perfect combination of fashion style and high quality. The collection was designed for people seeking not only high-technology workmanship but stylish aesthetics as well.
Admirers of fashion and unique design saw a world-class fashion show in Hall 3 of National Palace of Culture on January 23rd, 2007.
Our famous fashion designer Virginia Zdravkova presented her newest Haute couture collection Silk Touch – bridal and formal toilets for the Autumn-Winter season 2007/2008.
She also presented for the first time the collection VZ Virginia Jeans as well a new line of sun-glasses Virginia by Kwiat.