We selected for you the most important fashion shows, fairs, exhibitions and other events till the end of 2013 - fashion shows and fashion week dates for New York, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles, Miami, Tokyo and other cities around the world.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion week Russia: New season, new designers, new ideas for Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 collections
From March 29 to April 2 Moscow hosts the 26th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. More than 70 designers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, the Great Britain and Spain present their Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 collections at the new main venue of the Fashion Week – the Central Exhibition Hall (CEH) «Manege» (Manezh Suare, 1).
Timeless and classic pieces in Julian Chang's collection at the 15th annual Miami Beach International Fashion Week
On March 20, designer Julian Chang showcased at the 15th annual Miami Beach International Fashion Week at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year, the event was the center of attraction for all fashionists with the arrival of more than 60 designers, who presented their exclusive designs and over 100 celebrity guests in attendance. Chang received the Humanitarian Award on the opening night.
If you are not completely satisfied with your wardrobe in this cold season, you may now borrow some ideas for the next one. Jitrois presented their stylish and elegant dresses from Fall-Winter 2013 collection at Paris Fashion Week.
British designer Henry Holland breaks Guinness world record, creating the world's longest dress. It's 15 m long, 480 m2 wide and adorned with thousands of tiny Swarovski crystals. The long silk red-and-yellow polka dots dress was shown at a ceremony at the new Trinity Leeds shopping center in Leeds, England.
LONDON, March 19th 2013 – AlexandAlexa, launched the first ever Global Kids’ Fashion Week (GKFW). The event runs for two days from today 19th – 20th March 2013 and takes place at the Freemasons’ Hall, Covent Garden, London.
LONDON, March 20th 2013 – The second part of Global Kids Fashion Week by AlexandAlexa took place at the Freemasons’ Hall, Covent Garden, London.
Tsveti Razlojka, who is Lady World 2009 and an organizer of the competition for beautiful and unmarried women with careers in business, has shot an exclusive session with some of the latest models from Bridal Fashion's collections. The fashion house is an exclusive representative for Bulgaria of world famous fashion brands Pronovias, Manuel Mota, Elie by Elie Saab, Jovani, Atelier Aimee, Maggie Sottero, Enzoani and Modeca.
Most people thing that models make huge sacrifices to keep their bodies in great shape, but some of them have strange tastes and eating habits, which help them to achieve it.
Some Victoria's Secret Angels for example allow themselves to eat everything but moderately – that's why they always seem happy and smiling.
Queen of burlesque Dita Von Teese dressed a 3D apparel. The famous beauty who loves burlesque as much as fashion appeared in an amazing three-dimensional dress, which caused envy in Lady Gaga.
She presented a dress, which was made by using the latest technologies. Its creators are the designer Michael Schmidt and the architect Francis Bitonti.
Prom dresses collection 2013 by Terry Georgieva-Karaivanova for TERRY'S Fashion house presents designs with a touch of softness, femininity and style for your memorable prom night.
Emphasized femininity of the collection makes YOU unique, while approved design flair and style of TERRY'S expresses your identity.
The French designer, Roland Mouret loves Paris as well as Parisians and nobody embodies Parisians better than Catherine Deneuve in "The Hunger". She is unforgettable as the mysterious vampire, dressed with style and elegance. Mouret's collection is inspired by her: she is like an unmatched warrior woman, wrapped in sensual and chic dresses, but completely controlled by French flair and seduction.
One of the most popular Bulgarian models Kremena Otashliyska, marched in the four fashion cities – New York, Paris, Milan and London – this year. She made the incredible 52 shows for top designers such as: Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavali, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Iris Van Herpen, Elie Saab, Armani, Fendi, Max Mara, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lavin, Kenzo, Louis Vutton, Carven, Roberto Cavalli, Just Cavalli, Giambattista Valli, Viktor & Rolf, Prabal Gurung and many others, said the fashion agency 'Inter Models'.
Andrew Majtenyi is a fashion designer working in both the UK and Canada. His key inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection is the work 'Labyrinth' by the Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto.
He is combining 3D geometric shapes with medieval undertones with burnt rose and chain mail detailing.
Valentino relies on sensuality in its brand new designs in lace and fur. The Ready to wear Fall/Winter Collection was shown at the Paris Fashion Week, March 5.
The fashion show started with simple dresses in black and blue. They were in solid colors but the intricately designed collars and cuffs added a vintage charm to them.
There is no doubt that Chanel is the universal language when it comes to the world of luxury fashion. That was clearly shown at the presentation of Karl Lagerfeld’s Fall 2013 collection for the brand. Under the ornate glass ceiling of the Grand Palais, there was a gigantic, rotating globe with tiny Chanel flags planted wherever the brand is sold, which is pretty much everywhere except Africa, New Zealand and a few more places.
The famous Bulgarian designer Sofia Borisova has made an unique photo shoot to present her newest collection, created especially to make the prom night magical and unforgettable for every graduate. Top models Diana Ivancheva, Denitsa Stoyanova and Gergana Malkodanska have presented over 20 outfits from the collection „LIMITED EDITION 2013 BY SOFIA BORISOVA“. The special thing about the collection is the design of textile, created by Sofia herself and marked with Romantika Fashion's logo.
From 18th to 22nd February Feria de Madrid hosted the staging of the most comprehensive showcase for Spanish creation and design with the fifty-seventh edition of MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID, an event organised by IFEMA.
Over a period of five days, the main purpose of this showcase was to promote the world of Spanish fashion in all its creative diversity, by presenting the latest ideas for Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 from 42 established designers and various up-and-coming designers of the moment.
Since the spring/summer 2012 season, the Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has been the face of DEICHMANN's premium brand, 5th Avenue, which she presents with the statement: "I love these shoes!". From 5 March 2013, her new TV spot will be appearing on German television and subsequently in most other European countries where DEICHMANN has a presence. This third spot is another declaration of love to the current models in her collection. The shoes will be arriving in stores at the same time as the start of the TV ads.
The designer of the fashion house Gucci Frida Giannini showed her collection Pre-Fall 2013. For her designs she says she was inspired by the 50s of the last century.
In the collection she presented feminine dresses and outfits in olive green, turquoise, black, gray and brown, many models in combination with leopard details.
Days before the spectacular show of Romantika Fashion on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the brand, the top designer Sofia Borisova revealed the face of her Anniversary Collection. This is the business woman Yordana Dimitrova, Missis Bulgaria 2012.
AlexandAlexa, the global online style destination for kids is delighted to announce the first ever Global Kids’ Fashion Week (GKFW) launching in London this spring. The event will run for two days from 19th – 20th March 2013 and will take place at the Freemason’s Hall, Holborn, London.
The schedule includes two main shows – an exclusive media event showcasing the latest AW13 trends from leading labels worldwide on Tuesday 19th March.
The pop star Rihanna will unveil her River Island collection during London Fashion Week. The catwalk show will be held on Saturday, February 16.
"Launching at London Fashion Week is a dream come true for me," said Rihanna. " I have wanted to design my own collection for a long time and to present my collection for River Island alongside all of the other great design talent at LFW is a real privilege.
The Bulgarian brand Avin boutique presented its first collection in France, where the collection was sold out for two days. This is a huge success for the Bulgarian fashion brand.
The collection is named "A day with a Star", the model of the collection is Aglaia Vassileva. A representative of Avin boutique said that for them this is a tremendous recognition by French women and they already prepare a new collection, even better than the last one.
This new device is described as "intelligent cutlery" and will be marketed as a means to tackle weight gain and digestive problems. It has a sensor, which detects the loop made when you pick up food, put it in your mouth, and then return the fork to your plate. If it discovers you have carried out the action too quickly it buzzes in your hand to tell you to slow down.
In the fashion show at the official ceremony of rewarding the most elegant Bulgarians – BG Fashion icon 2012 – were presented the newest collections of FEDE fashion studio, MOHITO and fashion house Junona. A special mini collection presented also the talented students of Prof. Lubomir Stoykov and Assoc. Prof. Mariela Gemisheva – Rafaela Rafaelova, Boryana Nikolova and Nikolay Bojilov.
On the streets you can see dozens of women wearing big fur "caps" and not just in Russia. Worldwide big warm hats became a sensation, and a contribution to that is the last film of Keira Knightley in the image of Anna Karenina.
On the catwalk Russian hats were presented by many fashion houses. They are not only in fur but also in artificial leather in traditional autumn and winter colors.
Lili Ivanova, Alexandra Raeva, Anelia, Orlin Pavlov and Dr. Angel Enchev – those are the most elegant Bulgarians for 2012 according to the electronic magazine „Fashion Lifestyle Magazine” with Editor-in-chief Prof. Lubomir Stoykov.
The new winners of the prize “BG Fashion icon” for 2012 were chosen after online voting of the readers of the magazine, as well as from 40 leading Bulgarian lifestyle journalists and the editors of the magazine.
Halle Berry is on her second cover for Interview Magazine Germany - she's gone full on 70's vintage glam for the occasion. The 46 years old actress is serving up glam, retro and vintage looks for the November 2012 Issue. She is rocking platform heels and a sexy blue blouse and shades for inside the issue.
Taking the lead in this year’s Calendar is beautiful Oscar winning actress, Penelope Cruz, whilst noted fashion photographer, Kristian Schuller, shot the intense imagery.
Set to take the audience on a stunning visual voyage, the 2013 Calendar showcases Campari’s latest female protagonist in 13 vivid shots, as she engages with intriguing and mystical superstitions, such as black cats, broken mirrors, walking under ladders as well as walking on cracks.
Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2013 takes place at Fashion Tent, Plaza Senayan, from 3 to 9 November 2012. With the theme “Indonesia Today, The World Tomorrow”, this largest fashion event in Indonesia began with the collections of Lie Sang Bong, a Korean designer and the Indonesian designer Sebastian Gunawan.
In the first section, Lie Sang Bong, the Paris-based-designer, launched his collection inspired by butterflies. His couture designs were presented in irresistible palettes from blue, red, orange to green.
The Italian designer Ermanno Scervino presented in Sofia his collection Autumn/Winter 2012/2013, inspired by the grace and elegance of horses.
Through the eyes of the designer the woman this season is graceful, noble and elegant not like a gazelle, but as a mare. Clean lines and monotonous palette are the highlights of the autumn collection that received the applause from the Bulgarian fashion lovers.
On Saturday at Skopje Fashion Week were presented wedding dresses. There were many provocative bridal dresses and erotic outfits with transparent skirts, but the audience also saw classic wedding dresses with romantic look and elegant design.
The classic leather jackets are back in fashion this season. They are the ideal solution for the fluctuating weather conditions. This year's latest models are classic or non-standard leather jackets in eye-catching colours. Total leather look is also very popular.
Leather jackets can be worn with everything including evening dresses. Black biker jackets, classic leather jackets, elongated jackets with asymmetrical cuts as well as oversized jackets will all be trendy during the upcoming season.
On 9 October in the HITACHI showroom fashion house Romantika Fashion presented its newest collection The Flowers – 2013 by Sofia Borisova, part of the line Woman Fashion.
Before the start of the show the businessman Nikolay Mladjov and designer Sofia Borisova welcomed their guests and each lady received a lace rose, hand-made especially for the occasion.
We saw a lot of interesting creations for Spring-Summer 2013 at the catwalks in New York, London, Milan and Paris, but it was the Dior make-up that was spoken of so much.
It was created by Pat McGrath, who called it "techno butterflies". She used highly pigmented eyeshadow in bright colours, mainly blue, pink and orange hues. Delicate Swarovski crystals acted as an accent, highlighting the “winged” eyeshadow and around the inner corners to draw attention to the eye.
Models presented creations of The Queen of Thai Silk at the Bangkok Couture Fashion Week 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand, 30 September 2012.
The Queen of Thai Silk is a union of seven designers from Thai and international, using fine Thai silk in their collections.
Jean-Paul Gaultier feted the pop and style icons of the 1980s yesterday at Paris Fashion Week with a joyful collection for Spring/Summer 2013.
From Madonna to Michael Jackson, Grace Jones to Sade - he said that they have influenced "his fashion". "Just because there's an economic crisis, doesn't mean we all have to act all miserable, and show depressing clothes," the designer joked with reporters after the show. "Why should it all be about minimalism? There's room for joy as well."
Taking a look at the schedule of designers and brands, presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, you can see that foreign names prevail. About 25% are the real French designers and brands, such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Sonia Rykiel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Agnes B. etc. There are many Italian and Belgian designers and fashion houses that show their collections in Paris and among the other presented countries are Great Britain, USA, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Brazil...
After the end of Milan fashion week, now the fashion world looks at the collections presented at Paris fashion week, which began on 25 September, where are expected the creations for Spring-Summer 2013 of brands like Jan Paul Gaultier, Dior, Valentino and Balmain.
The Croatian-born designer Damir Doma presented his Spring-Summer 2013 collection urban 'collage' yesterday. Fluid silks are pairing with military-inspired coats and perfect detailing, mat with luminous textures.
The shoe retailer United Nude created a special model of shoes, inspired by the ad campaign where Lady Gaga is presented as naked colossus with an army of tiny good looking menfolk scaling her body.
The shoes have 12 inch high heels. They are available for purchase at the United Nude flagship stores in Paris, London and Amsterdam.
The fashion brand Prada presented its Spring/Summer 2013 collection on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. It is a Japan-inspired apparel line with graphic flower motifs. Although many of the pieces, including satin kimono wraps, had been given names like Mikado, Prada said she hadn't realized just how Japanese-inspired the collection is until it was finished.
The collection includes skinny satin skirts, Origami folded satin tops, kimono wraps, tunic dresses, cycling shorts, boxy fur coats and Geisha style metallic zip-up socks.
The Spring-Summer 2013 collection of the brand Moschino has the basics of 1960s pop art: clear lines, strong colors and bold graphic elements.
The collection includes black and white suits and dresses, paired with black or white riding hats cinched around the chin, dresses with bold flowers, repeating motifs - hearts and diamonds of playing cards and simple flowers.
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.