Whole, light, shimmering. This is the season for women to inspire. To shine, with joy, elegance, confidence. A season with all the seasons within.
Layers of the retro and contemporary and high-tech, transcending. Reflecting circles of whites, golds, silvers, powders. A season for intelligence and transparency. Fine fabrics flowing, billowing. With happiness and comfort, one complementing the other. Feel the texture, the geometry.
Versace Spring-Summer 2013 collection at Milan Fashion Week: Original, attractive, feminine and sexy
Original, attractive, feminine and sexy - those are the words coming to my mind looking at the Spring-Summer 2013 collection of Versace. The models were presented today at Milan Fashion Week.
The colours that dominate in the collection are black, blue, shades of gold and orange. Attractive belts are worn on the lower waist, giving a careless but stylish look. Dresses are short and sexy. A popular look is the one sleeve dress.
Christopher Ciccone, the younger brother of the pop star Madonna, who is an artist, has launched his first shoe collection.
The collection features rubber, canvas and leather footwear and has been designed for ‘anybody who likes to wear shoes, and where God made weather’, says the 51-year-old designer.
As London Fashion Week is over, we can now point some key fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2013 in the designer collections.
The combination of black and white is still favourite to most of the designers, but in some collections they combine also with the trendy blue and gray. The combinations are in geometric forms, for example in the models of Antonio Berardi and Peter Pilotto or florals in the collection of the brand Unique.
Ralph Lauren Spring 2013 collection is elegant and stylish with long dresses and exquisite jackets with embroideries and carved leather elements. The total look of the models however is completed by elements of foreign cultures - flat-topped Spanish hats, striped Mexican serapes, silk shawls reminding of former Russian pioneers. Accessories are widely used in the collection. The highlights are long earrings, large belts, hats and berets, shawls. Fringes and ruffles and long necklines are also among the fashion trends offered for the Spring 2013 season.
London fashion week began today with a fashion show of the British duo Antony and Alison, which presented a colorful collection of dresses from painted silk in celebration of the label's 25 year anniversary.
The dresses, which were initially in dark colors - black, ecru, were enriched throughout the show with blue, violet and turned to watercolors with pink and green, then in expressionism paintings in yellow and orange shades.
Adriana Lima gave birth to her second girl on Wednesday, September 12. The 31-year-old supermodel announced the news on Twitter. The girl is called Sienna. The first daughter of the model and her husband, ex-NBA player Marko Jaric is Valentina, who was born in 2009.
"The best job in the world for me is being a mom. I never thought I could love so much. I always thought, does unconditional love exist? Now I know it does because I feel it.", said the supermodel.
The 81-year-old supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice took to the catwalk twice in one day at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week.
The New Yorker, who is known within the fashion industry for being the world's oldest working model, looked effortlessly chic as she showcased two contrasting ensembles, wrote Daily Mail.
As summer nears its end, the start of the international fashion week season is just around the corner. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the first major stop in the circuit of fashion’s most influential events, is gearing up for a week full of top international designers and the next generation of emerging talent, to take center stage at Lincoln Center. IMG Fashion, producer of the Event, announced the preliminary line up for New York City’s most renowned week.
The actress from "Vampire Diaries" Nina Dobrev will be the cover girl for the October issue of Seventeen Magazine. The born in Bulgaria beauty gave an interview for the magazine and made a photo shoot, showing some fall essentials like sweaters and scarves.
In the interview for the magazine she talks about her new project and the relationship with her colleague Ian Somerhalder.
The 25-year-old model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley had the opportunity to create her debut underwear
collection for Autograph at Marks & Spencer.
Originally the Vogue cover girl had dreams of being a designer before being "swept away" by the world of modelling.
The designers of the fashion brand Yves Saint Laurent have recently created a new bag with wool shearling. Though winter is a couple of months away, there is nothing wrong in stocking up the wardrobe with the most exclusive designer accessories.
The bag YSL Cabas is made of beige wool shearling & soft black and brown leather. It can perfectly suit your formal attire. The wool element combined with the black and brown leather adds a classy touch to the look of the bag.
The Australian brand Sportscraft presented their Spring-Summer 2013 collection on the catwalk of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney 2012 on August 24, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. The brand is established in 1914 and its one of Australia’s oldest fashion brands.
Polka dot skirts and pencil skirts, summer floral dresses, block colours, cropped pants were featured.
Nicole Kidman is topless on the cover of V Magazine's Travel Issue. The 45-year-old actress shows off her cheeks in a super short black skirt with gold chains around. The photos are made by the famous photographer Mario Testino.
The actress changed the image in which we are accustomed seeing her. Recently, the star did not even appear on worldly events and festivals, giving all her time to the family. Many even began to argue that Kidman had abandoned the film industry. The surprising shoot quickly denied the rumors.
Cindy Crawford will be making her designer debut when she launches her own clothing line with budget retailer C&A.
The 46-year-old supermodel is thrilled to be teaming up with the high street chain for her first design collection and she hopes her creations will make consumers feel good.
Natalie Portman appears naked in her latest advert for Rouge Dior Nude Lipcolor.
The range of lipcolours comes in eight shades, including a special hue, Grège #169, proceeds of which will benefit Natalie's chosen charity, the Free the Children Association. The star picked the hue specifically as it is one which she wears herself.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley decorates her bedroom with vintage underwear. The model-turned-actress, who is launching a new underwear range with Marks & Spencer, has revealed she adorns the boudoir she shares with her actor boyfriend Jason Statham with fine French camisoles and lace Brassieres.
In an interview with Style magazine, the 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' said: "Vintage underwear is particularly sensual, especially pieces from the 1930s and 1940s - that's largely down to the colours and tones.
Can the bag look so tasty that you might want to eat it? It is quite possible. This question have may be asked the designers of the brand Judith Leiber, creating the clutch called Butterfly Kisses Crystal Cake.
The cake designed as a tier to tier cascading rainbow of color crystals is embellished with enamel butterflies.
Miss China Yu Wenxia won the Miss World 2012 title in a competition with 116 contestants from all over the world in Ordos, China metropolis, located in Inner Mongolia, northern China.
Miss World 2011 Ivian Sarkos from Venezuela put the crown on the head of the new winner on the lavish ceremony, organized at the futuristic stadium "Dongsheng" in the city center, on the edge of the Gobi Desert.
Julia Roberts takes beauty tips from her late grandfather. The 'Pretty Woman' actress - who is famed for her mega-watt smile - says one of the best bits of advice she ever received from him was to brush her teeth with baking soda.
The mother-of-three said: "I brush my teeth with baking soda. My grandfather would put a big heaping mound of it on his toothbrush. He had only one cavity in his entire life."
Robbie Williams' fashion label Farrell has been snapped up by British luxury department store Selfridges after the shop was attracted by the brand's "heritage look".
The British high end retailer has become the first luxury department store to purchase the Take That singer's clothing line - which is named after his grandfather, Jack Farrell - after being attracted by its "clear brand ethos" and "heritage look".
Lady Gaga has defended her decision to wear fur.
The singer has stepped out in two animal style ensembles recently while carrying a dog but refuses to get into details about why she feels it's OK to don an animal's exterior for fashion.
She explained: "I am choosing not to comment on whether or not the furs I purchase are faux fur-pile or real because I would think it hypercritical not to acknowledge the python, ostrich, cow hide, leather, lamb, alligator, 'kermit' and not to mention meat, that I have already worn."
The supermodel Linda Evangelista is shot by the photographer Steven Klein, styled by Edward Enninful for the September 2012 issue of W Magazine.
The 47-year star poses dressed like a superhero. Her head styling is made by Julien d’Ys. Makeup by Peter Philips for Chanel. Set design by Jack Flanagan at the Magnet Agency.
Designer Orla Kiely has created a second high street collection for the Japanese clothing chain Uniqlo.
The designer will follow up her hugely successful debut for the Japanese chain - which mainly focused on T-shirts and sold out within four hours - with a line featuring dresses, shirts, hoodies and scarves.
Orla told vogue.co.uk: "After such a successful collection for spring/summer 2012, I was really happy to do another collection with Uniqlo...
Michael Kors thinks every woman should own a pair of white jeans. The designer is a huge fan of the light-coloured denim trousers as he thinks they look great in every season and work with lots of combinations.
He said: "The best thing in the world is to look as though you've not spent any time working on it, so it must look a bit throwaway, and as though you have just returned from holiday even if you haven't. I believe in white jeans - for winter also. You can throw on white jeans with a heavy cashmere pullover and tell people, 'Oh, I've just returned from a week in the islands.' They are both casual and dressed up at the same time."
Lady Gaga is wearing nothing but a massive pink feathered hat in the beautiful picture shot by Mert & Marcus, which appears in the pages of Vogue's 2012 September issue, marking the 120th anniversary of the magazine. The hat is designed by the legendary British milliner Stephen Jones.
The singer is also on the cover of the magazine, dressed in a purple Marc Jacobs gown.
Jennifer Lopez has scoffed at claims she makes outrageous backstage demands and insists she doesn't ask for anything out of the ordinary on her tours.
Jennifer Lopez insists she isn't a diva when it comes to her rider demands.
The singer-and-actress has earned a reputation as a demanding star, but Jennifer is adamant she doesn't ask for anything extraordinary backstage, she is just particular about the things she does want.
Katy Perry loved posing for more "natural" shots for her latest ghd 2012 campaign.
The 'Part of Me' singer is the hair styling brand's Global Brand Ambassador and the new black-and-white shots are less character-based than her previous campaigns.
Katy - who worked with photographer Ellen von Unwerth on the images - said...
Chanel are finalising the release of their new Coco Noir scent, the third made in homage to designer Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel.
The fragrance is intended to focus on the interplay between light and dark and the luminosity of black and Baroque elements.
The scent is a "luminous, transparent oriental," according to Christopher Sheldrake, perfumer for Chanel, and it has been developed by the company's master perfumer, Jacques Polge.
The pop star Rihanna is already a real business lady. The singer is about to conquer the perfume industry.
After her first fragrance “Reb’l Fleur” was sold very well on the market, the second scent "Rebelle" is the fastest-selling celebrity perfume in the UK. Since being released in February the fragrance has sold over 2 million bottles and is expected to sell a record-breaking 4 million by the end of the year.
Stella McCartney is launching her first eco friendly lingerie line called "Stella" next month. It is designed with colorful day-to-day bras and underwear that are going to make women feel more comfortable, sexy and fashionable. "It has to fit, function and do its job", commented the British designer.
The line includes five different bra shapes, including a molded underwire, a plunge version and a strapless and seamless style. The colours are electric blue, python, pink and black. The lingerie will all be made from organic cotton and recycled metals.
The summer in Colombia is full of fashion. After the recent Fashion Week Colombiamoda 2012, between July 31 and August 3, 2012, in Corferias, the main exhibition and fair venue in Bogotá, Colombia, takes place the International Fashion and leather show (IFLS). It showcases the most comprehensive offering of latest-collection products for professional buyers from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Central America, Ecuador, the Caribbean, Spain, the US, Italy, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. The shows already started and the presented models are for Spring/Summer 2013.
Today, Campari® is officially unveiling Penelope Cruz as the star of the 2013 Campari Calendar, which will be captured by Paris-based fashion photographer, Kristian Schuller. The beautiful Spanish Oscar winning actress takes the lead in the 2013 edition making her the 14th star to feature in the world renowned Calendar.
Penelope, who was the first Spanish actress in history to receive an Academy Award, is following in the footsteps of some of the world's most elegant women who have adorned the pages of previous Campari Calendars, including, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes, Jessica Alba and Milla Jovovich.
Colombiamoda is considered Latin America’s biggest fashion event. The fashion show, also known as Colombia’s Fashion Week, takes place from July 24 to 26 in Medellin’s Plaza Mayor.
Colombiamoda 2012 brings together 450 exhibitors, 600 brands and 9,500 buyers, including 1,500 international buyers. It is considered to be Latin America's biggest fashion event and is unique in the world for combining runways with trade shows and information sessions.
Highly regarded as the go-to event for swimwear designers to debut their latest collections, and for buyers and editors to plan their upcoming assortments and stories, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim will see over 30 international designers.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim takes place at The Raleigh from July 19-23, 2012.
From 17 to 20 July in Expo Guadalajara takes place Im Intermoda Mexico.
Intermoda IM is the most important event of the fashion industry in Mexico. It was established in the city of Guadalajara for 25 years.
The International Exhibition of Fashion in Mexico known as Intermoda, conducts two annual editions during the months of January and July, is also prepared to the best of the fashion industry, domestic and abroad at Expo Guadalajara, official venue of the event.
The 26-year-old singer and songwriter will grace the latest campaign for the high street chain H&M.
The theme of the campaign is a modern and feminine woman with a soft attitude. Curves and waist are important in the silhouette for this autumn, with a focus on knitwear and tweed. The colours include powder tones and accessories in wine red.
The seventeenth edition of Amsterdam Fashion Week (AFW) took place from the 11th until the 15th of July on the Westergas Area (Cultuurpark Westergas) in Amsterdam. Both renowned designers and upcoming talented designers show their latest collections to fashion professionals.
The fashion week has started on Wednesday night with shows of two talented Dutch designers. Claes Iversen made a big impression with his Spring/Summer 2013 collection.
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.
The American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger presents his latest Promise collection for summer 2012.
The Collection is a unique capsule collection that supports lasting change throughout Africa in conjunction with Millennium Promise - an international non-profit organization, committed to accelerating achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and eradicating extreme poverty, hunger, and preventable disease.
Donatella Versace presented her new Fall-Winter 2012-2013 collection in hotel "Ritz" in Paris on the first day of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, in honor of her late brother Gianni, who was killed in 1997.
Floor-length silk gowns dominated the collection, for which Donatella said she took inspiration from a set of Tarot cards.
The 19th HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer will be staged from 3-6 July 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Over a dozen fashion shows will run throughout the fair period, showcasing designer brands and up-and-coming designers. Seminars by key trend forecasters will bring insights into the global market direction and a presentation on NGO support for eco-friendly developments in the fashion industry will outline a sustainable future.
Fashion designers from both Hong Kong and overseas will showcase their unique designs at the 2012 event.
On 1 July started Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012-2013.
The collections of Christian Dior, Chanel, Versace, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Giorgio Armani Privé, Elie Saab, Valentino and others will be presented. July 5 is a day of fine jewelry, with Fall/Winter 2012-2013 collections from Chanel, Dior, Boucheron, Mellerio Dits Meller and Van Cleef & Arpels.
The fifth edition of Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 took place on 22 and 23 June in Grand hotel Varna in St. Konstantin and Helena, Bulgaria.
So far for 2012 this is the biggest and most reputable fashion event in Bulgaria, on which were presented the collections of more than 20 Bulgarian and foreign fashion brands. For the first time two Spanish brands, known from the Spanish fashion weeks chose Bulgaria to present their collections - Rosalita Mc Gee and Missing Johny.
The brand MISS SELF. DESTRUCTIVE brings us it's first collection for brides: "My sweet neo Victorian bride".
For the first time, MISS SELF. DESTRUCTIVE push us into the world of the brides with a collection of clear Victorian inspiration, in which we also find flirtations with the burlesque glamour and vintage lingerie.
Most brides who were married last year, chose a strapless dress, according to a new study.
The wedding dress is perhaps one of the most precious in life. That's why women want to look like princesses and waste lots of money for it.
The strapless dresses today are quite modern. They are very convenient for dancing during the wedding. Designers also prefer these dresses because they do not have to complicate their work and to make sleeves or anything, just cleavage.
The new collection of the Bulgarian designer Mira Bachvarova is inspired by the Bulgarian symbol - the Lion
The Bulgarian designer Mira Bachvarova presents her new collection 'Legend for the lions', which is inspired by the Bulgarian historic symbol, that exists in the national emblem of the country - the lion.
The photo shoot is made in Sofia on the Lions` Bridge. Photographer is Dilyana Florentin.
Strength, personality and good luck are some of the words that describe
this magnificent piece inspired by the Dragon, a symbol of strength and
power, like the woman that will wear this spectacular jewel.
Carrera y Carrera invites you to discover the Dragon Bracelet – a piece belonging to one of the firm’s boldest and most iconic collections, Circulos de Fuego – which coincides with the 2012 Year of the Dragon, its emblematic animal that will bring us new experiences.
The 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island Olivia Culpo won the Miss USA crown and will represent the United States in this year's Miss Universe pageant. She was chosen among 51 beauty queens on Sunday at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
She is a 2010 graduate of St Mary Academy Bay View, an all-girls Catholic school in Riverside, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She is a sophomore at Boston University.
here is no time for rest for the catwalk in Brazil. After the wedding
fashion week, the fashion shows presenting swimwear began.
Until May 26 Rio de Janeiro was the hottest spot on the planet. 29 leading designers presented their new swimwear collections for Summer 2012. The models focus on femininity and sensuality, some of them are influenced by the retro fashion form the 70s.