Fabrics predisposing to gentleness and freshness of the silhouettes, elegance in design and appliqués – that are briefly the trends in children's fashion for the Spring-Summer season 2010 from the French fashion labels 3 Pommes, Jean Bourget and Absorba
Leading place in the girls' fashion take tunics, dresses, blouses with flowers and appliqués and skirts with veils.
Quality fabrics of silk, lycra and taffeta from Roberto Cavalli, Ungaro and Versace, dominate in the new collection of Art Studio KAV with designer Krassy Stefanova and artist Annie Stefanova.
The prom trends for 2010 were presented by top models of "Euromodels" in a night club, VIP Communications reports.
Host of the show was PR and fashion manager Patricia Kirilova.
Emanuela is on the cover of the largest magazine for bridal fashion and wedding services in Bulgaria – Bridal Catalogue.
The new issue contains 228 full color pages with detailed presentation of wedding and official dresses for the spring season and also – fashion suggestions for the prom. Spring is the season that provides all brides with an excellent opportunity to experiment with the colors of the dress and its accessories.
On 9 March 2010 began the twelfth edition of the Fashion Week in Castilla and Leon, which is held in the city of Burgos, Spain. Traditionally it will last three days (from 9th to March 11th) and more than 30 designers and fashion houses will present their collections for autumn-winter 2010/2011.
The first day began with presentations of Ladybug collection (Spanish lable for women's fashion), Estilo By Imelda (bags and accessories), Pamela (children's clothes), the young designer Marta Valdespino and others.
For the connoisseurs of luxury, fashion house Agressia gave new look to one of its boutiques in Sofia and brought the influence of American luxury in terms of male fashion in Bulgaria.
The elegant boutique, located on 60 Alabin str., is now the official representative of "Polo Ralph Lauren - Blue Label" - American fashion designer Ralph Lauren's luxury lifestyle brand.
Lazarina Stefanova grabbed the crown "Seniora Belleza Millennium" 2010 in the contest for married women, which was held in Santo Domingo and was declared the most beautiful woman of the Millennium.
Lazarina, who is Mrs. Bulgaria World 2009 was competing for the crown with beauties from 36 countries on 5 continents. Winning the title Mrs. Millennium is the biggest win of a Bulgarian woman on international competition so far.
Twenty years old Birsen Mustafova became the first winner in the contest of Dir.BG - "Miss Paradise on Earth" for December.
The beauty was awarded with a photo session in the Botanical Garden of B.A.S.
Birsen was captured by photographers George Bojikov and Boris Bishkov of Hammer Studio - partner of Dir.BG for the contest.
For the third time, the swiss watchmaker and jeweller Piaget, renowned for its High Jewellery collections and exceptional lines of watches, has further strengthened its longstanding ties with Hollywood by deciding to sponsor the Independent Spirit Awards.
Since its founding in 1874, Piaget stands for unique watchmaking and jewellery know-how allied with a pioneering spirit.
2002-2006 was a period of intensive development of the sewing industry in Bulgaria in relation to investments in modern technological equipment. The number of the people employed in the industry are correspondingly - Bulgaria /170 000/ and Romania /280 000/. In 2007 Bulgaria and Romania entered the European Union and the customs tariffs were removed. In 2010 the present business situation requires short production series, high quality, competitive prices, and fast delivery terms.
RICHMART INNOVATION – the aim of the congress is to bring together Western Europe and the confection and fashion industry of the Balkans. It is also an opportunity for designers – the people without whom fashion creation would be impossible.
Marko Mitanovski will present his collection at Europe Future Fashion in Split, Croatia. The fashion forum will take place from 4 to 6th June, aiming to become one of the most representative fashion events in the South East Europe.
We present you photos from London Fashion Week, where Marko Mitanovski's Spring/Summer 2010 collection was shown as a part of Vauxhall Fashion Scout’s ‘One to Watch’ show.
Humanic, an international chain of shoe stores, will open its first two shops in Bulgaria, offering a wide range of shoes, bags and accessories from leading brands.
The products will be sold at very good prices, excellent quality and optimum customer service.
Humanic is a part of "LEDER & SCHUH INTERNATIONAL" Group, one of the largest companies in the shoe industry.
Singer Beyonce Knowles is the celebrity with the best body according to the British women, while males prefer the Hollywood actress Megan Fox, says Daily Express, citing the results of a poll, conducted by Twentieth Century Fox Home.
Beyonce topped the list for women, with 24 percent stating she had the best celebrity body.
The famous French fragrance house Annick Goutal released its latest creation - "Ninfeo Mio" which smells like a unisex and is being marketed as such. As always with Annick Goutal unisex fragrances, you can pick whether you wand the girl or the boy bottle, but you will get the same juice either way.
This fragrant composition introduces light and luminousness in top notes which incorporate cedrate, Italian lemon and galbanum, which evoke first rays of sun in early dawn, fresh and clear air and birth of a new day.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Love Ball in Moscow,
Natalia Vodianova has joined forces with Lucy Yeomans, Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK, to host The Love Ball London on 23 February 2010. De Beers is proud to be the lead sponsor of this event in aid of the
Naked Heart Foundation.
The centre piece of the auction at the event is The Magic Moment Necklace designed by Natalia and created by De Beers. This one of a kind piece of stunning diamond jewellery will be auctioned alongside bespoke pieces of art by artists such as Jeff Koons, Marc Quinn and Anselm Reyle.
Two animal rights campaigners protested against the use of fur in the garments at Jesus Lorenzo show during Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2010 on February 23, 2010 in Madrid, Spain. The top Spanish designer designer supports the using of fur.
The man and the woman held up signs with the slogan "fur is murder" in Spanish in front of models wearing coats made of mink, chinchilla and fox at the end of the show.
Kylie Minogue has launched her new fragrance - "Couture"
Couture is a sparkling, sophisticated floral musky fragrance that exudes elegance and modernity.
The perfume embodies the new aura of Kylie – a modern icon with sophisticated and glamorous personal style. The essence of her elegance is captured in a feminine and contemporary floral musk.
From 9th to 11th March 2010 in Burgos, Spain will be held the XIIth edition of Castilla and Leon fashion week.
Collections womens, mens and children's clothes, underwear and swim wear, shoes and accessories for Spring/Summer 2010/2011 will be presenter by fashion brands and designers from Castilla and Leon, among which Maria Lafuente, Amaya Arzuaga, Esther Noriega, Ion Fiz, Nalia, Angel Iglesias, Javier Vicente, Anton & Moda, ORY, Teleno, Intima Farae, Evelyn, Lizetta etc.
Along with the fashion shows there is a commercial area, where the visitors and traders can see the collections closely, meet the designers and the managers of the fashion houses and make orders.
The popular denim pants, or the so-called jeans, have become the embodiment of everyday fashion, but they can also be a symbol of a certain standard.
At the beginning of the new Millennium expensive jeans started coming back into fashion with brands such as PO Jeans, Chip and Pepper, Paper Denim&Cloth, Seven for All Mankind.
Carnival in São Paulo is one of the biggest in Brazil. The largest city in Latin America organizes the most important Brazilian cultural manifestation full of creativity and beauty.
Five nights of parades for almost 120,000 people singing together at bleachers, showing their joy and way of life.
Fashion and creation are, once again, the main themes of a new edition of CIBELES MADRID FASHION, the great platform for the promotion and dissemination of design in Spain, organised by IFEMA, which is celebrating its fifty-first edition from 18 to 23 February at Feria de Madrid.
On this occasion, the main showcase for Spanish creation involves 51 designers who, with their diverse stylistic proposals, will evidence the creative heterogeneousness of fashion in our country. They will be joined by almost 30 young designers who will be showing their collections in the EL EGO showroom, a space with direct retail sales for the whole time that CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK is on.
Mark Jacobs gave up the image of fashion’s "wild child" with his Fall/Winter 2010/2011 collection at New York Fashion Week.
His elegant collection was presented by models with simple, natural hair and almost non-existent make-up. The focus was on the comfortable to wear skirts and jackets in graphite color, combined with soft, warm sweaters.
Today, on 15.02.2010, the models of Expose Model Agency - Yulia Yrevich, Gerry Doncheva and Emanuela Badeva, are departing to their participation at the Dubai Fashion Fiesta 2010.
For the presentation of the new collections are invited 16 world-famous professional models such as Miss England, Miss Germany and Miss India.
Most recognized by the "green crocodile" fashion brand, Lacoste once again charmed the audience at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York with its colorful and bright collection.
The famous brand reinforced its prestige of the master of fashion fabrics and patterns during the expected with great interest show.
The colorful accessories of the fashion guru drew the attention of the audience behind the scenes of the show before its inception. Their radiant mood spread quickly to the podium and the models.
Y-3 is on the run from the gloom and doom of the world. Armed with tongue-in-cheek humor, splashes of bright color, and intriguing aesthetic contrasts, the label's Autumn/Winter 2010-11 collection brought a healthy dose of fun back to the runway. Presented on Sunday, February 14th, as part of New York fashion week, the show sought an escapist route to the future of sport style.
Y-3 has always melded technology with tradition, and never has that been more apparent. For Fall, the label known for sport elegance took inspiration from bespoke English tailoring, reinterpreting classic shapes in futuristic materials, or alternately, classic materials in futuristic shapes. Front-row guests included Ciara, Justin Theroux, Alison Brie, Terry Richardson, and Tallulah Harlech.
The 33-year-old actor Ryan Reynolds has been named the new face of Hugo Boss Fragrance.
"Boss is a brand that not only represents classic style and sophistication, but inspires men to work hard, embrace opportunities and strive for success in all aspects of their lives," said Reynolds.
Georgia May Jagger is the new face of Versace’s spring-summer 2010 advertising campaign. The daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall recreates the image of contemporary Bridget Bardot in front of the camera of Mario Testino.
The 17-year-old Georgia has received Model of the Year at 2009’s British Fashion Awards. She was noticed by Donatella Versace, who admits: "She is smart, she has a strong personality, she is beautiful and full of energy".
Julia Roberts is the new face of Lancome, the online edition of British Vogue reports. The pretty woman will be a global ambassador of the brand and for that role she will receive over $20 million. The first ad she features in, shot by Mario Testino, is for a Lancôme’s mascara and will be broadcasted around Europe in March.
The Oscar-winning actress was a fan of the brand long before the deal was announced. The star's lipstick of choice is Lancôme's L'Absolu Rouge in Rich Cashmere - a hydrating nude praline shade.
Despite snowy conditions for the start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week this February 11-18, 2010, the Bryant Park tents are red hot with the New York debut of the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and E-Class Cabriolet.
Until now their collections presented Zac Posen, Max Azria, Gwen Stefani, Charlotte Ronson, David LaChapelle, Christian Siriano, Michael Angel, La Perla etc.
At Mercedes-Benz fashion week in New York was also presented a collection show called Fashion For Relief Haiti NYC 2010. Among the models on the catwalk were Kelly Osbourne, daughter of singer Ozzy Osbourne, Agyness Deyn and the super model Noami Campbell.
The British designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his Mayfair home yesterday morning, nine days after the death of his mother.
"At this stage it is inappropriate to comment on this tragic news beyond saying that we are devastated and are sharing a sense of shock and grief with Lee's family," said the statement, using the designer's real first name. Unconfirmed reports suggested that he had hanged himself.
Alexander McQueen's death came just days before the start of London fashion week.
Benetton launches the first worldwide casting session to find the personal styles of young people and their vision of the future.
The winners will appear in the United Colors of Benetton product campaign for autumn-winter 2010/2011.
The ball starts rolling in February with a worldwide periodical-press campaign. Young people are invited to attend a global casting session and illustrate their style and personality – the things that make them unique – through videos and photographs, which can be uploaded at will and free of charge at www.benetton.com/casting and through a special YouTube page.
In Duesseldorf, Germany began the fashion fair Collections Premieres Duesseldorf (CPD) and it will take place from 7th to 9th February.
Start your voyage of discovery into the world of fashion with over 1,010 collections and 22 fashion shows: Sparkling diversity, extensive choice, talented young designers. The 2010/11 Winter season in all its exciting facets.
Discover international collections and new labels from Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Poland, Finland, the Netherlands, Macedonia, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Ireland, Switzerland, Russia, the USA and many others.
A mixture of frivolously dressed girls like rebellions and elegant brides were seen by the audience during the AltaRoma fashion week in Rome, Italy.
The designer Abed Mahfouz from Lebanon presented romantic models for brides in white and formal dresses in turquoise nuances.
The Italian couturier Fausto Sarli also presented bridal gowns. He amazed the audience with the clean line and unusual accents in the dresses for the most special day in the life of every young woman.
Fashion house ROMANTIKA FASHION is on the fashion market 17 years already and has three own boutiques in Sofia and one in Bourgas.
Every year the chief designer of the brand Sofia Borisova prepares a fashion show and invites the fashion elite from Bulgaria. In January 2010 the designer presented her new collection Luxus couture 2010. The collection includes 3 lines - sport-elegant, formal and bridal dresses.
The supermodel from Visages fashion agency Tanya Ilieva took part in the unique fashion shows of the designers Alexis Mabille, Georges Hobeika and Dany Atrache at Paris Fashion Week, (January 24 - 28, 2010).
Special guests of the exclusive fashion show of the designer Alexis Mabille was the editor-in-chief of the fashion bible VOGUE Anna Wintour, Dita von Teese etc.
A life long fascination with the South of France served as the inspiration for the Spring collection 43.46 aggaj by Darryl Jagga.
The cascading waves of the sea have always provided a lyrical setting to the romance and mystic of the city landscape. When exploring the splendor of the South of France, everything always seems to appear three-dimensional. The delicate contrasting spectrums of light serves as an inspiration for the usage of color and décor of the collection.
Vesselina Pentcheva understands what women crave and with her intuitive flair she combines the skill and artistry of tradition with up to the minute design.
Born in Bulgaria she presented her first fashion show in her hometown of Russe at the tender age of sixteen. In 1993 Vesselina moved to South Africa to study at the Gordon Flack Davidson Academy of Design, where she gained a mastery of the classical techniques of couture and graduated as top student in 1996. Marianne Fassler who inspired her sense of freedom and creativity then hired her as assistant designer.
On January 21 in Geneva, Switzerland was held the EcoChic Geneva fashion
show at the European headquarters of the United Nations. Julia Jurevich
the creation from the Bulgarian designer Evgeni Petkov.
Key fashion and government figures met in Geneva for a two day seminar during this international year of biodiversity to support the world's biodiversity and sustainable fashion.
On 25 January 2010 during Paris Fashion Week was showcased the Spring-Summer 2010 High Fashion collection of the French fashion designer John Galliano for Dior.
With its Haute couture collection of refined riding clothes, Dior invited the chic women of the world to saddle up and ditch their handbags for a truly useful accessory: the riding crop. Kylie Minogue, one of a gaggle of A-list guests, said she was sure such an accessory could come in handy.
Europe Future Fashion will be organized in Split, from 4 to 6 June 2010 aiming become one of the most representative fashion events in the South East Europe.
The goal is to organize, centralize and modernize the European runway shows, and provide a platform for the designers to present their collections to worldwide media and buyers. Affirming status of the city, global status as a major fashion force, European Future Fashion, attracts several thousand buyers, retailers and members of the national and international press from around the world once a year.
Coral, branches, cork, fruit and other natural elements are inexhaustible fonts of inspiration for Daniela De Marchi, from which her refined collection of jewelry takes life.
The unusual initial choice to use silver, bronze and copper permitted Daniela to have total liberty with volume and shapes; with time this transformed into the emblem of contemporary jewelry, sophisticated and mature, now free from the creative/economic restrictions imposed by precious metals.
The Real Madrid footballer has replaced David Beckham as the face and body of the Italian brand.
Never the modest type, Ronaldo appears to have embraced his new modelling career with gusto, striking a series of moody poses and showing off a six-pack which would make Becks green with envy.
The 24-year-old reportedly maintains his chiseled abs by performing 3,000 sit-ups a day.
Julia Jurevich came to Geneva to present Bulgaria at the Eco Chic forum – a world fashion exhibition. 48 fashion designers will take part in this forum. Among them will be the famous designers Rick Owens and Diane von Furstenberg.
Forum producers invited Julia because they were impressed by her photossesion where she has presented a special dress made by Evgeni Petkov. The last one is the only Bulgarian representative at this exhibition.
Beyonce shoot hot photo session for her new fragrance commercial. Singer posed
with vivid red dress showing her hips for the commercial of her new fragrance "Catch The Fever".
Beyonce's last business project come a few days after she and her husband Jay Z were announced for the richest couple in Hollywood by Forbs mafazine. Two famous stars get married in 2008 and they won 75,1 million pounds last year. This take them to the leader's position followed by Brad Pit and Angelina Jolie and David and Victoria Beckam.
Professionals from the clothing and textile sectors will have a unique opportunity
to establish business cooperation on various levels at the fashion shows
held on the grounds of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie at the beginning of
As many as five trade fair events will be organised on 2-4 March 2010:
NEXT SEASON Contracting – Exhibition of Clothing, Shoes and Accessories,
BODY STYLE Exhibition of Lingerie and Beach Fashion,
FAST FASHION Exhibition,
TEX-STYLE Clothing Industry Fabrics and Accessories Trade Fair,
INTERMASZ International Trade Fair of Textile, Clothes and Shoe Making Machines.
Tiffany & Co. today announced that tennis champion Maria Sharapova will wear earrings by celebrated Tiffany designer Paloma Picasso at the Australian Open, January 18 – January 31, 2010 at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia.
The striking earrings reflect Paloma Picasso’s bold and original approach to jewelry design, with drops of polished yellow quartz in 18 karat yellow gold. "Paloma Picasso is known for using colorful gemstones of great scale in her jewelry designs," Ms. Sharapova said.
"I admire her style and reputation as a fashion icon, and I take great pleasure in wearing these elegant earrings on the court."
Several famous designers showed their newest collections during the Rio Fashion Week Fall-Winter 2010 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
After the classic models in black and white of the designer Walter Rodrígues, the audience was shocked by the provocative revealing clothes of the designer Cantao.
Paloma Picasso blazed into the stratosphere of haute joaillerie in 1980 with her first collection of jewels for Tiffany & Co.
On 12 of January, Paloma Picasso celebrates 30 years at Tiffany with three new bold collections. With her fondness for the graphically alluring which began with Graffiti and her predilection for geometric and tailored forms, she adopts the seductive intricacies of Moroccan grid patterns as a springboard for "Marrakesh," her collection of compelling new designs that are at once simple and complex – not unlike Paloma herself.
he company Hugo Boss has announced that it will shut down it's headquarters
in Brooklyn in April and most probably will move it's production in Romania,
Turkey and Bulgaria.
After these changes, 300 people will loose their jobs, reports Cleveland.
Company representatives refused to comment on the statement of closing the production in the U.S. but made it clear that they have compensation packages for the 300 employees who will remain unemployed.
The daughter of the Rolling Stones's singer Mick Jagger, Georgia May Jagger, will be the new advertising face of Versace.
17-year-old model will be the face of the advertising campaign for spring-summer of Versace. The photos of this campaign are work of photographer Mario Thestino.
Georgia is the daughter of Mick Jagger from his marriage to model-Jerry Hall.
"The aim of the contest was to motivate the young people to get to know the traditions and culture in the field of garments and design of the people in the European Union. And to recreate them to fit todays conditions of life and fashion trends", shared the organizers. The participants sent their ideas as fashion sketches and the 15 best ideas received help to develop them and present the clothes in the fashion show. It is curious that most ideas were taken from traditional men's costumes and originally transformed in provocative women's garments.