On 17 and 18 June 2011 in St. St. Konstantin and Elena will be held the fourth edition of the biggest fashion event in North East Bulgaria - Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2011. Host of the event is Grand Hotel Varna and sponsor is fashion agency VIPFashionGroup. The event will take place in two evenings, expecting more than 800 guests from the whole country.
In the first evening on 17 June will be presented the newest trends of „Puma“, „Triumph“, „Sara Pen“ shoes, "Roberta Biagi", "Mariagrazia Pi", "Imperial" and "Northland" - presented by boutique „Allure“, „Nysens“, „Evona“ and „Cango Rinaldi“ - presented by boutique „Vogue“, men's fashion „Pierlucci“ and jewelry from „Altanbas“.
Andrea is on the cover of the biggest Bulgarian magazine for bridal fashion and wedding services - Svatben katalog (Bridal catalogue). In the new issue are presented in detail suitable for the summer season bridal and formal toilets of the most popular Bulgarian and foreign fashion designers. Andrea grabs the attention in a vanguard dress of the brand Enzoani.
Today the most important criteria for the bridal garments is so that they match the style of the lady that wears them, no matter if it is a gorgeous dress, decorated with gold, a suit with trousers of a bare back dress.
A lot of beauty and charm promise the organizers of this year's edition of the contest Miss Bulgaria, which will be held for the first time in a special TV reality format. Everyone will be able to sense the emotions directly on TV7.
Conferencier of the gala ceremony will be the Bulgarian pop folk singer Kamelia, mentor will be Azis. Official designer of the contest this year is the top designer Sofia Borisova. The dresses are specially made for the evening from silk chiffon, organdy, satin and Spanish taffeta.
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.
During 2011 the Bulgarian pop-folk singer Sofi Marinova celebrated her 15 years professional anniversary. The gypsy pearl went a long way to turn in one of the most loved singers in Bulgaria.
For her concert Sofi changed a lot of dresses made by Romantika Fashion House. She chose 17 dresses of the house's last collection, named DIFFERENT, with designer Sofia Borisova. The dresses are made by nature fabrics - cotton chiffon, organza, satin and Spanish taffeta. The Bulgarian singer fixed on colors like black, white, turquoise, Turkish blue, silver, coral and violet.
On 9th June at SPA hotel Argo in Ribaritsa, Bulgaria will take place the beauty contest Miss Argo-Ribaritza 2011. With this event will be opened the summer tourist season. The show will be conducted on the poolside of the hotel complex. 18 girls aged 16 to 26 years are among the contest participants, inform the hosts and sponsors from "Life Mode Bulgaria " and "BG Fashion". On 8th of June will be held the special "Talent evening", where participants will demonstrate their skills in singing, dancing and acting.
This year one of VIP guest-stars will be again the singer Ivan Dinev - Ustata. For the first time there will be a foreign guest - the singer Robert Benson from the Netherlands.
In the period 8th - 10th July in Split, Croatia will take place the fashion shows Europe Future Fashion 2011, which will present designers from 4 continents.
Defiles, many exclusivity during the hottest touristic season on Croatian Riviera. This year Europe Future Fashion Academy offers an innovative concept: conferences, media/investors exposure, sale, in the most prestigious marketing University in Dalmatia.
Exploring a world that some children, especially city kids, rarely have a chance to see. The countryside – with its colours, smells and flavours – can be a magnificent adventure when seen through the eyes of a child.
Let's imagine a band of "little terrors" getting to know barns, wheelbarrows, cows, hens and goats. Our little explorers wear clothes from a varied wardrobe as they set out for a very special day.
In its summer collection many cosmetic brands rely on lip gloss more than typical lipsticks.
This is not surprising because the gloss is more suitable for daytime makeup in the summer, while the lipstick is perfect for evening gatherings. In its Summer 2011 collection Burberry presented a gloss, which would impress every woman with its texture and color range. The maker-up give prominence to three shades - № 8 Cameo (soft coral), № 4 Blush (red-purple), № 6 Brick Red (wine).
Spring-Summer 2012 will be a season of vast ambition, to see far and wide and discover the fundamentals of tomorrow.
A season where a blast of fresh, innovative fabrics, yarns and interplays infuses new oxygen into textile-driven fashions, according to information from Premiere vision - the world’s premier Fabric Show.
Building on trusty foundations to reach up, break free, and play on full colour, or mutable colour.
Using earths, strings, golds and whites to soften, calm, support or lighten vertically ascending tones.
Colours that sway to their own rhythm, generating mobile articulations, ready for dynamic, smooth, clashing or delicate appropriations.
For Fall-Winter 2011-2012 Radà collection offers some pieces belonging from a line dedicated to feather themes. We present a short selection of necklaces, collars, pins, earrings.
Ribbons of grosgrain house copper coloured cockerel feathers, along with pearls and small polychrome beads: old-rose alternates with jade green, and the soft shades of river stones. Elastic belts become the basis on which crystal and stone alternate, in complete black too, paying homage to the Eighties and disco-chic style.
Green is the color that inspired this spring and will not be out of fashion in summer.
Intense and bright colors are in the spotlight during the spring and summer. Sparkling colors will be present not only in your wardrobe, but in your cosmetics. Nails this spring will be bathed in "live" and very cheerful tones. Fashion critics recommend matt shades. Signal yellow, tropical orange and turquoise blue - the three required colors for more summer mood.
Several days ago at Palau San Jordi in Barcelona took place a fashion show of the biggest world producer of bridal and formal dresses Pronovias. More than 2000 VIP guests, agents and customers of the company from all over the world admired the unique collection, created by the designers Manuel Mota and Elie Saab. From Bulgaria VIP guests of the event were Mrs. European Union 2010 – Elena Karakoleva and the agent for Bulgaria Anelia Petkova, accompanied by their husbands.
Designer tee shirts are in a class all their own. Although you could easily purchase cheap, 5 dollar clothing at the nearest thrift shop do some t shirt printing, sometimes the only way to attain the quality you really want is by buying designer clothing.
Here are four examples of the most stunning designer tee shirts of the 2011 season.
Pippa Middleton wowed the world at her sister's wedding when she appeared in an ivory colord crepe column, complete with cowl neck, designed by Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton.
Cameron Diaz wore the same Alexander McQueen gown in bold red to the Golden Globes in 2010.
Those with two sets of the gene - one from each parent - are almost twice as likely to say they are satisfied with life, compared to those who lack a copy.
The research reported on by the UK's Press Association found out a strong link between the '5-HTT' gene and happiness by analysing genetic data from more than 2,500 participants.
The wedding dress of the new princess of Great Britain Kate Middleton can be worn by future brides in Bulgaria. Designer Madeline Gardner, creative director of the brand Mori Lee has created a copy of the famous wedding dress. She made a sketch of the dress during the ceremony and for 24 hours with her team she made a copy of the outfit. The original dress is made by designer Sarah Burton.
At the Royal wedding, considered as the biggest event of the year, we expected from all the guests to show their best style. Not surprisingly, there is always someone who stands out with bad taste.
One of the top places will be awarded to Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden. Her vision was determined by stylists as "vulgar" because of the inappropriate dress in pinkish-orange color, more suitable for a cocktail rather than a royal wedding.
The most beautiful student from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) in Sofia, Bulgaria was chosen on 28 April at the final of the contest Mr. and Miss UNWE 2011.
The 19-year old Gabriela Vasileva was shining at the event in a formal dress from Atelier SIMON. Designer Gergana Simeonova specially chose the outfits for each contestant to match her individuality.
Sexy ex-model, musician and actor Jared Leto was chosen to be the new face of the new Hugo Boss fragrance, called Hugo Just Different.
The ad campaign will be launched this fall and will give the golden opportunity for the band "Thirty Seconds to Mars" to become a part of the fashion business. Jared defines himself as a naturally curious and constantly seeking new and innovative ideas.
A good designer tee shirt is unique. While you can purchase cheap clothing and do t- shirt printing yourself, you’ll find that designer tees offer some facets that lower quality fabrics and designers simply do not possess. Here are four quality designer tee shirts.
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Prince William and Kate Middleton married at Westminster Abbey today (29 April). The ceremony was attended by more than 200 official guests and watched also by a huge global audience on TV or online.
Kate Middleton wore a stunning but simple ivory dress created by the designer Sarah Burton from Alexander McQueen fashion house. The dress featured a long train and hand-made lace applique over an ivory-coloured bodice and skirt, made of silk and satin. Kate had a tiara on loan from her new grandmother-in-law Queen Elizabeth.
Life’s contrasts, that inspired the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo for her paintings come to life in the haute couture collection of the designer from Ruse – Vesselina Pencheva.
Her new summer collection for 2011 was presented with a great success during the Fashion week in Johannesburg, South Africa. The painting of Frida Kahlo impressed Vesselina Pencheva, who creates exclusive fashion for more than 10 years in South Africa.
Pink, yellow, orange and green – these are the colors of your clothes and make-up this spring.
The catwalk “nominated” the bold colors for favorites this spring. But from all the playful, rich, summer shades, the stylists choose their four winners – pink, yellow, orange and green, which are true favorites for the upcoming hot days. We can paint ourselves from head to toe with those colors.
With Easter round the corner people are all set to think of different ideas to create distinctive eggs. With the thought of creating unique eggs, Roberto Cavalli designed eggs in animal print that appeared for sale at Caffe Giacosa.
The delicious Roberto Cavalli Easter Eggs are also available at their website www.caffegiacosa.it. Cavalli has created the special Easter chocolate eggs, made of white and dark chocolate, available in three designs — Giraffe, Zebra White, and Zebra Dark.
Researchers think they may be able to replace damaged cells in the retina with similar ones found in algae and treat blindness. The technique has worked in mice and now scientists believe they can begin human trials within two years.
“The idea is to develop a treatment for blindness,” Alan Horsager of USC told New Scientist. In a working retina, nerve cells convert light into electrical and chemical signals, which are sent to the brain via the optic nerve.
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.
Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey and Shakira are among the stars battling it out for a top honour at a prestigious fragrance awards ceremony later this year.
Aguilera's self-titled scent, as well as her By Night version, Carey's Lollipop Bling, and S by Shakira are all up for the Broad Appeal (Women) honour at America's annual FiFi Awards. Also nominated are Halle by Halle Berry, Avril Lavigne's Forbidden Rose, Eva by Eva Longoria and Outspoken by Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas.
Marks & Spencer has launched the high street's first ever carbon neutral bra – part of the new Autograph Leaves lingerie collection.
The Carbon Trust Footprinting Certification Company has calculated and independently certified the footprint of the entire Autograph Leaves collection, which includes four styles of bra, three knickers and a set of suspenders.
The perfume is dedicated to the homonymous famous safari jacket, which was presented in a collection from 1968.
The perfume composition blends the contrasts of hot desert aromas and fresh tones that are desirable in the summer as "the hottest of all fresh waters". Sparkling and invigorating notes of lemon, Italian bergamot and mandarin give way to the core made of white flower petals, orange leaf, galbanum and black currant bud. The base is warm and sensual due to the spiciness of pink pepper and ginger.
The chief designer and creative director of the Spanish brand Pronovias, Manuel Mota has designed three spectacular gowns inspired by Kate Middleton - the future Princess of England.
Manuel Mota explains: "I loved the idea of thinking up and designing three dresses for the future princess of England to wear. Each design embodies Kate Middleton's elegance, sophistication and personality."
Elegant luxury in the Spring-Summer menswear collection of the Bulgarian brand Andrews Fashion Studio
Collection Spring-Summer 2011 of Andrews Fashion Studio continues to impose successfully the concept TOTAL LOOK. This is seen in every detail and accent in the clothes, shoes and accessories. Every separate element or combination create the feeling for comfort, elegance, style and a lot of energy. This is also due to the colors - white, green, turquoise, camel, used by the designers of Andrews Fashion Studio.
One of the hits in the collection is the sport two-face jacket. The combination of beige and blue is ideal for the night yacht party or a walk on the see shore.
The Holland brand for wedding and official clothes - Enzoani, represented in Bulgaria from Bridal Fashion, developed a special collection, named Enzoani for Celebrities, for it's best boutiques in the world. The dresses with this label are for the most stylish events - an unique collection where the models are made in single copies.
As faces of the collection were selected - Elena Karakoleva and Paolina Petrakieva. They shooted an exclusive session with some of the models of the Holland company.
ELEVEN is the new 2011 jewelry collection by Armor Jewelry, described as simple, sleek and defiant.
The lookbook was shot by Stephanie Seliskar has done numerous jobs for New York Fashion week, ZINK Magazine. ELEVEN stands out in two ways: shape and material. Solid forms have been deliberately pursued on the basis that it can speak as clearly and boldly as chained elegance already has.
A new indulgent luxury is now available to women in London, a 10 carat diamond manicure.
Cherish…ME, the company offering this amazing Iced Diamond Manicure is exceptionally exclusive and the glamorous service can only be obtained via an initial consultation with Cherish and her team.
Hot model Alessandra Ambrosio made her cover debut on GQ Brazil's April 2011 issue. 29-year-old Victoria’s Secret angel heats up the Brazilian issue of the magazine by posing in a seductive and sexy way.
On the cover, the Brazilian model looks smokin’ hot in a white bikini in an amazing pose photographed by Gavin Bond.
Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana presented its limited collection of decorative cosmetics with the eloquent name "Italian Summertime".
Source of inspiration for the new collection, traditionally was the prêt-a-porter collection by Dolce & Gabbana for Spring/Summer 2011, which itself is the embodiment of true femininity. The creators of the cosmetics line Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, call it “a fresh interpretation of Sicilian culture...
Design duo: Alberta Ferretti and Emma Watson have finally unveiled their eco-friendly fashion collaboration, Pure Threads. It features five Seventies-style pieces inspired by Miss Watson's fashion idol, actress Jane Birkin, and is made entirely from environmentally-friendly materials.
The Harry Potter star has designed for People Tree, modeled for Burberry and is current face of Lancome.
Estée Lauder has a new line of nail lacquers out called Pure Color Nail Lacquer ($19 each). There are 16 new shades in all, 8 of them being limited edition colors.
These were created by Estée Lauder with Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux, and are meant to be a full-coverage formula with a long lasting shiny finish.They are infused with “exclusive True Vision™ Technology which incorporates multi-faceted, highly pigmented shades for an intensely rich color application.”
In light of the three-year partnership between Gucci and The Recording Academy, the two partners have teamed up to help preserve one of the most important musical finds in recent years.
The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live is leading the effort in assessing a Muzak archive that was recently discovered in a warehouse in South Carolina.
Christina Anton, student at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, founder of Boo and Boo Factory hand-makes colorful geometric leather jewelry from recycled leather with a bit of a tribal feel.
It’s as though the Boo and Boo Factory took three of the most popular fads out there in the accessory industry and meshed them together to create a colorfully unique line that is appealing on so many levels.
From 16 to 21 March Kiev hosted one of the major events in the fashion world – the 28th Ukrainian Fashion Week. Over 50 designers and fashion houses presented their visions for Autumn/Winter 2011-2012.
The viewers of the event had the opportunity to enjoy the incredible models, who sparkled in brilliant eccentricity and futuristic look. The original outfits were completed with hair styles resembling the horn of a ram or bird nests, extravagant jewelry and eccentric accessories.
On the 20th of March was held the first-ever parade of brides in Rousse. More than 20 dressed in wedding dresses ladies went back in time when they said the sacred “I do” to their loved ones.
The participants in the procession took photos, to memorize that special day, and threw for the second time their wedding bouquet. The party did not go without awards.
Organizers of the event – wedding agency Deja Vu, awarded three winners in the “most charming bride of Déjà vu 2010” contest
White by Vera Wang 2011 collection wedding dresses is without a doubt full of breathtaking pieces.
The famous designer created the affordable collection for David’s Bridal and the dresses are already available at their online shop with prices starting from $600.
The dresses are simply beautiful, made mainly from taffeta, organza, tulle, hand-cut lace, completed with horsehair sash and other accessories.
The supermodel Gisele Bundchen is the new face of H&M’s Spring Awakening line and she looks amazing and super fresh in the collection of sheer, vintage-style prints.
This Spring season is all about retro flares, the spirit of 70s will be everywhere around us – flashback prints, soft, sheer fabrics, ruffles, frills and effortless beauty. Also, the Spring/Summer 2011 "must have" item is the platform sandal, especially a wooden one, cork or hemp base – it must be natural.
LA VIE EN ROSE - Edith Piaf certainly didn’t draw inspiration from the mascot of this theme, but she would have smiled when she saw our perky little pig on pyjamas, underwearand homewear for the whole family.
ROMANCE - We can almost smell the fragrance of this pastel-hued flowery bouquet blooming on microfiber and cotton underwear. The romantic atmosphere goes even further with broderie anglaise sets in classic white or the new denim effect. Nightwear has knitted or lace touches on soft Modal nightdresses and pyjamas.
Ruse fashion house Vayana has opened its new store in Ruse.
The new Spring-Summer 2011 collection was presented to a public of famous ladies, fans and customers.
Vayana is a trademark of "BTB Bulgaria" AD. It is on the market for 4 years. For the development of “Vayana” work Achim Bayer from Germany, as a conceptual engine and "producer", and a group of designers...
From 12 March - 10 July 2011, the V&A will present a retrospective of the work of visionary Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. Yamamoto is a visionary designer who has made a vital contribution to fashion, challenging traditional norms of clothing with his avant-garde style.
This is his first major solo show in the UK and is an installation-based retrospective showcasing over 80 women's and menswear garments.
The first BeachCandy Swimwear store is set to open in Corona del Mar, California this month. The luxury swimwear maker has a new collection exclusive to the store that will feature 16 ready-made, mix-and-match pieces in 14 colors.
Customers who want a more exclusive fit can have special-ordered swimwear items that are custom made for them. The custom collection allows the customer to choose from over 150 fabrics. Among the BeachCandy pieces is the Monokini, which is embellished with about 500 Swarovski crystals, particularly on the hips, and costs $675.
Polello is a world’s famous brand in the luxury area of wedding rings and has been working in this fashionable field from long time.
Customers prefer the luxury wedding accessories more than any other brand by its outstanding luxury designs and superb quality.
Now, Polello presents its new collection Eternity 2011.