Seoul hosted the world’s first underwater fashion show on Sunday, showcasing traditional Korean dresses.
During the show, mermaid-like models presented vibrantly colored traditional “hanbok” dresses, created by fashion designer Park Sul-Nyeo. The models posed in a water tank for the shoot without any snorkels or oxygen masks.
A collection of nearly 200 shoes from the Vivienne Westwood archive are to be showcased at Selfridges in London.
The luxury department store is hosting the world’s first shoe exhibition of the iconic designer.
The collection, called Vivienne Westwood Shoes: An Exhibition 1973-2010, will display the designer’s signature styles throughout her incredible presence in fashion over the last four decades.
Eighty three models took part in the contest for the prestigious crown and the title Miss Universe 2010, among which 21 from Latin America. On Thursday were selected 15 semi finalists. Unfortunately, there was no Bulgarian participant in the contest this time.
The Mexican Jimena Navarrete was selected to become Miss Universe 2010.
Navarrete surprised everyone, as the expectations were that the crown will go to the representative of Ireland, Venezuela or USA.
The clothing company of U2 frontman Bono and his wife Ali Hewson was rancked up $9 million in loses last year.
The singer established the clothing company Edun in 2005 to stimulate business in Africa but accounts filed for the firm show it plunged into the red last year.
The debts were 90 per cent bigger in the last twelve months than they were in 2008, according to official documents obtained by British newspaper The Sun.
The Mandalay Bay Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas is the venue for this year’s Miss Universe competition, which will be held today ad 18:00 local time.
83 contestants will show their best side during the spectacular show tonight. The contest was founded in 1952 by California clothing company and since then the title Miss Universe has been awarded 19 times to representatives of Latin America.
Scarlett Johansson may be has stunning looks but when it comes to selling cosmetics, there is no such thing as natural beauty.
Actress Scarlett Johansson, the face of the Italian fashion label D&G, has been subjected to heavy retouching for the new makeup ad of the popular brand.
The new look of the star is a stark contrast to last year’s Marilyn Monroe-inspired look, where an angelic Scarlett shows off red lips, posing against white satin sheets.
Women who hate skinny jeans can rejoice this spring when the extra-tight denim that has dominated the market for more than two years makes way for wide-leg cuts.
Bell-bottoms and boot-cut styles will appear in U.S. stores this spring. Many apparel watchers predict the eventual demise of the skinny that has spurred both adoration and revulsion.
"The pendulum is swinging away from skinny," said Ryan Dziadul, a spokesman for VF Corp's 7 For All Mankind. "There are millions of pairs out there. For spring, it's about bell-bottoms."
Swarovski will bring their unique sparkle to the collections of 13 designers during Fashion Week in London, New York and Paris next month.
The company continues to support both internationally recognized and emerging designers for Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Weeks.
Swarovski has collaborated with leading designers to produce iconic moments in Fashion history for more than 10 years. Such designers have included Christopher Kane and Alexander McQueen.
U.S. actress Katie Holmes is the face of the new collection of fashion brand J. Crew.
This is not the first time the Hollywood star is posing as a model for leading fashion brands. This time the famous actress and the rest of her costars in “The Romantics” have shot an ad for J. Crew’s Fall 2010 collection. The fashion brand contributed the wardrobe for the upcoming film.
Angelina and Brad will launch a children's clothing line. Inspired by fashion styles of their children - Madoxx, Zahara, Pax, Shiloh. Money from sales will go to the Foundation "Jolie-Pitt, which supports humanitarian causes worldwide.
Although no details about the fashion line provides a Montenegro-inspired collection, including staples like neckties, cargo shorts and polo shirts that could be shared by both sexes.
Photo collection “Graffiti” is an artistic project of the team of “Stephan” academy and New Approach agency, created with the idea to mark the leading trends of the season in the form of a complete fashion look.
The main idea of this project is to highlight the haircut line, to adapt a specific color and to effectively implement this style in the fashion trend for 2010.
The new Fall/Winter 2010 collection of Ralph Lauren is inspired by the romantic, artistic, bohemian look.
The collection pays homage to the romance of the bohemian spirit, showed in the enduring cool of a floor-skimming floral gowns and the elegance of a cropped velvet jacket.
Meanwhile, men’s collection of Ralph Lauren was inspired by the wool, cashmere and velvet, which were reminiscent of the spirit of old times.
Actress Halle Berry was crowned as the sexiest mother in Hollywood.
44-years-old Halle is mother of two years old Nahla (baby with ex-partner Gabriel Aubry).
Meanwhile, Kate Beckinsale, 37, who was the mother of Ava was in the next sequence. In fourth place there are wives Cash Warren, Jessica Alba, 29, who welcomed the birth of her daughter, Honor, about two years ago. While the fifth position is occupied by a Hispanic-blooded actress, Salma HayekSalma Hayek, 40, who has a daughter named Valentina from her husband, Francois-Henri Pinault.
TV star Tyra Banks has come under fire for promoting unrealistic thin bodies in commercials for her hit modeling reality show America’s Next Top Model.
The contestant, who was with a shockingly thin waist and proudly boasted that she has the “smallest waist in the world”, was praised by Banks. The TV show star came under fire from bloggers after the clip featuring the 19-year-old model Ann, that shows Banks tell the judges...
The famous drink brand Coca-Cola has come up with their clothing line.
For the presentation of the collection, the company chose sunny Brazil. The ad campaign features popular Brazilian fashion models Leonardo Alberici, Iuri Jasper, Ana Paula Scopel, Renata Sozzi and Reinaldo Berthoti.
The debut collection features the most recent trends in fashion – blue color and floral prints.
New York has reclaimed the title of the world's top fashion capital from Milan but the annual poll suggested the top five fashion cities are seeing competition from Asia and Australia.
New York had reigned as top fashion city for 5 years until Milan took the lead last year in the list compiled by the Global Language Monitor, a U.S. based non-profit group that tracks the frequency of words and phrases in the media, on the Internet and throughout the blogosphere.
Signer Shakira and actresses Eva Longoria and Salma Hayek are part of a team of famous stars who designed backpacks for the Beyond the Backpack charity campaign. The bags will be auctioned online to raise funds for educational programs.
The three beauties join the celebrity team, including Jessica Alba, Matthew McConaughey, Heidi Klum, for creating bags in support of the good cause.
Israeli model Bar Refaeli will be the face of Agua Bendita swimwear for spring-summer 2011.
The girlfriend of the actor Leonardo DiCaprio posed for the brand in a new ad campaign to promote their new, upcoming line. The pictures were shot at the Stahl House in the Hollywood Hills. “Passionata” and “Victoria’s Secret” are only a small part of the fashion companies that adopt Rafaeli as the perfect model for a lingerie photoshoots.
Helena Christensen is the face of the new campaign for Bali. The campaign will highlight Bali brand's intimate apparel line including bras, panties and shapewear. Despite the years, model poses more impressive than ever.
Helena said, "When I put on a beautiful bra first thing in the morning it gives me a great feeling and sense of confidence. No matter what clothes I wear it's important to me that what I wear underneath feels and looks great. Choosing the right bra is not always easy but with Bali I know I will be making the right choice for the day."
Italian fashion brand “Bvlgari” has launched a new male fragrance “Bvlgari Man”.
Fresh and inspiring scent is available in bottles of 30 ml, 60 ml and 100 ml.
It is made from Calabrian bergamot, violet leaves and lotus blossom, as well as sandalwood, white woods and cashmere wood. As a finishing notes you will find vegetal amber, white honey and musk.
Fifteen beauties from Burgas and the region walked on the stage in front of guests in the exotic garden of “Royal Beach Barcelo” – Sunny Beach.
The event has become a real show in Hollywood style and a concert, which was attended by the star of Bulgarian pop music LiLana and her brother, beat boxing champion Skiler and Mr. King - Konstantin.
The participants in the competition were presented in four rounds.
This Fall, the French cosmetics company Lancome relives the elegance of the 20’s with a makeup collection Lancome French Coquettes Fall 2010, that is etched in burned plums, metallic charcoals and elegant nudes.
The collection was created by artistic director of the company Aaron De Mey. The ad campaign French Coquettes Fall 2010 features models Daria Werbowy and Elettra Wiedemann.
Pop star Lady Gaga, first lady of France Carla Bruni and Spanish actor Javier Bardem were named by Vanity Fair magazine as the best dressed people in the world.
France’s first lady makes the list of the third year in a row.
In the September issue of the magazine are listed actress Diane Kruger, Kerry Maligan, Princess Mary of Denmark and the U.S. first lady Michelle Obama in a rating with a total of 45 people.
David Beckham will design a collection of men’s suits and evening wear for his wife Victoria.
The former singer have convinced hew husband to create a collection of men’s suits and he is now working on the Fall/Winter 2011 series of garment.
“Victoria has been trying to persuade him to do it for a while and he’s finally succumbed...
Super model Kate Moss has hired an exorcist to clear her London home from the "evil spirits". The model believes that her home is haunted and has called in a medium to deal with the problem.
The model, who lives in North London with her boyfriend Jamie Hins and 7-year-old daughter Lila Grace, has hired a medium to clear the bad energy, that haunts the property over the past few months.
Former star footballer Zinedine Zidane stars in a campaign as a model.
French football legend Zinedine Zidane is back in play as a model of the famous Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto and his new collection for Fall/Winter 2010 Y-3.
Zidan stars in a moody, black and white series of images to promote the smort-inspired Y-3 collection which is a collaborative project between Yamamoto and adidas.
Stella McCartney created Glow-in-the-dark clothing range, part of her Fall/Winter 2010 Adidas sportswear collection. The line will be placed within the best-selling running category of sportswear.
Part of the collection, the glow-in-the-dark range, designed to improve safety and visibility, features Run Glow jacket ($175), which boasts a feisty leopard print, a drawstring short, with the same leopard print and the Run Glow Marialith Runner footwear line ($120), everything available for purchase at the online shop of Adidas.
Britney Spears new perfume "Radiance" will be available on the market in September 2010.
The singer is ready to release her new 9th fragrance this Fall, which is, according to her, a feminine blend of red berries, soft musk and delicate flower petals. The perfume is also bursting with tuberose, jasmine, orange flower and iris. The scent will be delivered in a faux rhinestone encrusted bottle and will retail for $63 for 50 ml; $78 for 100 ml.
Butterflies in the shape of brooch, tiara or other ornament in the bride’s hair are the new, irresistible trend that will fill the “wish lists” of many brides for 2011.
The Barcelona Bridal Week not only reveals the trends in wedding dresses. On the catwalks of the show at this time of the year begins a real showcase for bridal ideas – for jewelry, accessories, veils, hair and makeup.
Mercedes-Benz fashion week Swim makes a splash as it announces record number of designers to showcase collections
MG Fashion is pleased to announce its line-up with a record number of designers to showcase their collections for 2011. The Raleigh once again became the epicenter of the fashion industry from July 15-19, 2010 as supermodels, celebrities, press and buyers came together to celebrate fashion and beauty with the sexiest swimwear designs in the world.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim is the leading platform globally for designers and swimwear brands to showcase their collections to the world, and we are excited to celebrate our talented roster of designers.”
Creativity and innovation are the concepts that inspire 080 Barcelona Fashion,
without forgetting the importance of the market and the need to give fashion a commercial outlet.
080 Barcelona Fashion is committed to the "culture of fashion" in the widest sense of the term and aims to be much more than just a fashion show. For this sixth edition, a series of parallel activities and round-table debates have been organised.
The main event organized by Altaroma is AltaRomAltaModa, which coincides with the two annual appointments of Roman fashion week, in January and in July. Countless occasions for meetings between historic Italian fashion houses and new international creative and production realities. A week of appointments, not only runway shows but 'never-seen-before' unique locations at which to experience the unique synergy between design, art and fashion.
This year the presentation of the Fall-Winter 2011 Haute Couture collections started on 10th July and takes place until 14th July.
Many celebrated guests of Mercedes-Benz as Milla Jovovich, Philip Treacy, Miles Aldridge, Boris Becker, Vitali Klitschko and Matthias Schweighofer made the trip to the capital to take part in the shows at the Bebelplatz and the side events of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.
Mexican fashion brand Jesus Ibarra + Bertholdo (JI+B)’s presentation on Friday evening garnered also quite a lot of attention. Mercedes-Benz brought the successful duo in from Mexico in the capital, their first international performance.
Bruce Willis has launched his signature fragrance this week, named simply: Bruce Willis. He created the signature collection in partnership with the German beauty company – LR Health & Beauty Products, who defined the perfume as a heavy scent, masculine and unusual.
The tagline of “Bruce Willis” will be “Smart guys live forever”.
The collection includes hair and body wash, deodorant, aftershave balm and eau de parfum. The scent features hints of grapefruit, pepper and vetiver.
Who’s who of fashion industry attends MERCEDES-BENZ & Vogue Fashion Night
The event highlight of the first day was the third edition of the joint VOGUE and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Night, which was attended by the who's who of the fashion industry as well as many celebrities. Boris, Lilly and Noah Becker was seen enjoying the evening as were Hannah Herzsprung, Hannelore Elsner, Natalia Wörner, Jana Pallaske, Luca Gadjus, Jette Joop, Michael Michalsky, Dorothee Schumacher or Viktoria Strehle, Nicolas Berggruen, Nikolaus Jagdfeld and Berlin’s mayor Klaus Wowereit.
The beauty contest was held in Sheraton Hotel Balkan, to nominate the freshest model of summer 2010. Fashion editors, celebrities, and guests of Viva Casino! chose 17 years old Alexandra Krasteva as the winner.
16 candidates from across the country competed for the title of Miss Summer Viva 2010. They went through three rounds and showed the latest trends of Italian fashion brands Zu Elements and Phard. The French Pataugas shoes completed the styling of the models.
Michael Kors fashion brand completed the work on its summer collection of shoes and bags, designed by the stylish designer.
The brand published a series of photos of the new models. The promotional posters for the campaign are the work of the most famous fashion photographer at the moment - Mario Testino.
Emilio Pucci fashion house launched the new perfume for women, Miss Pucci, which is both sensual and energizing. Miss Pucci follows 2007’s Pucci Vivara and the pottle shares that fragrance’s bubble motif.
The scent notes include citrus, rose, orange blossom, jasmine, cedar, iris and white musk.
British model Naomi Campbell proved that she takes her job seriously after she posed with a fur vest on a hot NYC afternoon to model for Dennis Basso’s fall/winter 2010 campaign.
In addition to the fur vest she was wearing a one piece, green swimsuit, high heels and jewelry. The model put her long legs on show in front of a gas pump and also paraded a series of fur coats.
The world famous French designer Jean Paul Gaultier, who invented the cone bra for Madonna, has designed a high-end lingerie range for La Perla, scheduled to release in November at select La Perla and Gaultier boutiques, and select department stores.
The collection consist of two limited edition pieces for the Italian brand.
Brooklyn Decker, just named Esquire magazine’s Sexiest woman alive, has quipped that she has both Photoshop and her parents to thank for her beauty and her award.
The top model received the accolade from the readers of Esquire and told Parade that she was not sure how to respond.
You want to be noticed this summer? Then don’t miss some of the basic clothes, which you must have in your wardrobe.
This summer, one of the most irresistible suggestions is the military trend. Combine the pastel colors in the right way and everyone will be looking at you.
If you follow the underwear trends, bet on the corsets.
Singer Shakira finally has her own fragrance named "S by Shakira", which she presented in Spain.
The Columbian superstar confessed to being involved in the process in order to find the essence that captures her young spirit that will also stimulate the imagination.
The scandalous black dress of Princess Diana has been sold at auction for $276,000.
Diana was a style icon before she was even a princess. Many of her most famous looks were sold at auction, including a black gown once dubbed "scandalous".
The taffeta black dress, designer by David and Elizabeth Emanuel was named too sexy for its strapless cleavage-baring neckline. Moreover, the black color was to be worn by royals exclusively at funerals.
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo continues his collaboration with the Italian fashion house Armani and took his shirt off for Armani Jeans and stripped down for his second series of Emporio Armani’s Fall/Winter 2010-2011 underwear ads.
Now that is concentrated in the World Cup in South Africa, Cristiano Ronaldo shot the ads and made it to the first pages of the press not only for his achievements in sports, but also because he shot a new series in underwear.
On 11 June 2010 was held the first evening of the fashion show Fashion evenings 2010 in Grand Hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena. The spectacular event is held for 9th year. Elegant, boutique, formal dresses were presented by famous Bulgarian brands Coralia, with designer Veneta Vassileva, whose collection is dedicated to 20 years of creative work, Azalia boutique, whose collection is dedicated to their 10 year anniversary and Romantika Fashion, with designer Sofia Borisova, with collection for 17 years of its activity.
The second evening of the fashion show Fashion evenings in Grand Hotel Varna, started with the collection of Roma Fashion, authentic and modern outfits from different parts of the world in Roma style. We saw the summer collection of chain stores 2MORROW, inspired by the energy of the big city.
Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana have teamed up with Bacardi’s vermouth brand Martini to launch their first co-branded drink this month in a rare diversification move for the fashion duo.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have designed and tested the drink which will be unveiled during Milan's upcoming menswear fashion week, the fashion house said on Thursday.
World famous fashion house Kenzo presented a new perfume named Kenzo Homme, created by Olivier Polge.
The fragrance has notes of mint, basil, rosemary and cedar.
The design of the flacon is inspired by nature, so the man who wears it can feel like a real Robin Hood. The bottle looks like a blue bamboo shoot cambered by the wind. The box features the bamboo in a graphic, balanced dynamic.
London Jewelry Week was opened with a glitzy launch party on Monday night, showcasing the best of young British designers.
At a glamorous cocktail in Goldsmiths’ Hall, some of the leading Britain’s top jewelry designers showed off their latest creations in silver, gold and diamonds. They said that they hoper London Jewelry Week would become as mainstream a feature on the British social calendar as London Fashion Week.