Julia Jurevich, Miss Bulgaria 2007, will present our country at the world fashion exhibition in Geneva
During the new photo session Julia was dressed in amazing knitted bridal dress. It is designed by Evgeni Petkov, who will present Bulgaria at the Eco Chic forum – a world fashion exhibition, which will be held in Geneva. 43 fashion designers will take part in this forum. Among them will be the famous designers Rick Owens and Diane von Furstenberg.
Evgeni Petkov's models are inspired by Bulgarian folklore. The dress, which he will present, was specially made by 100% natural fabrics. The knitting dress is unique because it was made by natural wool with linen lining. It is arranged with Eco-cotton tracery from Germany.
During the second day from Castilla y Leon fashion week the spectators had the pleasure to view underwear and swimsuit collections as well as formal women's fashion. Collections evening and cocktail dresses for Spring/Summer 2010 presented Angel Iglecias, Eulalia Mateos, Fely Campo and Esther Noriega.
Underwear and swim suits presented ORY, Teleno, Intima Farae, Lizetta and Evelyn. Beside plain models, the trendy patterns are stripes, dots and animal prints.
The new shoes collection of Prada shown on Milan Fashion Week symbolizes the end of recession, according to many fashion experts.
In the new Miuccia Prada's shoes collection consist plenty of magnificence- glittered stones and crystals decorate the clothes and shoes.
The shoes for spring-summer 2010 are with semi-transparent hills which lighting in every step.
Creative director Marc Jacobs showed the line at Paris Fashion Week on
07.10.09, and revealed his theme was the New Age clothes popular in the 80s
He said: "Street clothes, embracing the hippie-cyber, tribal-punk world."
Models wore huge, brightly-coloured Afro wigs and pranced down the catwalk to music by British girl band The Saturdays.
Dina will collaborate with Long Island-based company I Love My Shoes for
the line, which she has called Shoe-han.
I Love My Shoes founder and president, Robert Yeganeh, said: "She will do a radio and TV commercial and she will sit in on the casting call to find two or three hot girls we need for the commercial.
"Although she won't be the designer of the line, she'll definitely have a major influence in which direction it will go."
The 'Ugly Betty' actress, who admits having the skin-smoothing injections,
works hard to maintain her appearance but is keen to ensure she still looks
She told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel newspaper: "Look, I'm 46 years old, but I'm still in the game. I work hard at it. I need to look good. But I asked a lot of questions first about Botox. I told the dermatologist that I don't want to be frozen. As an actress I need to have expression in my face. But it doesn't hurt."
In Spain started Castilya y Leon Fashion Week.
Various collections of ladies', teen's and kid's fashion, shoes and accessories, wedding dresses for season spring-summer 2010 were shown by Trasluz, Rojatex, Nalia, Rosalita MacGee, Rosalita Senoritas, Andrea Milan shoes, Rocio Mozo, by Imelda, Pamela, Marta Valdespino, Ladybug, Di De Sant, Raquel Tomillo, Charo Peres, Concha Ceballos, Javier Vicente.
The supermodel is giving up appearing on the runway and wants to concentrate on other aspects of modelling.
The mother-of-two said: "I'm finished with the runway. I won't miss it. I am still modelling and enjoy that a lot but no more runways."
Claudia added she gets more enjoyment from watching fashion shows as a
spectator rather than taking part.
The 39-year-old beauty told Britain's Telegraph newspaper: "I can sit on the side and view the outfits and see all the details and that suits me fine. It's very enjoyable. I like my viewpoint."
In the autumn issue of the Bulgarian magazine Svatba (Wedding) the future brides can see the latest trends in bridal fashion. Leading Bulgarian and world designers present their collections on the pages of the luxury edition.
One of them is the chief designer of the Spanish company PRONOVIAS Manuel Mota, who offers for 2010 elegant models from natural silk and specially made laces and absolutely new line, which accents the waist.
his autumn Denyl Fashion house will celebrate its 18-th birthday.
Denyl was founded in 1991 in Sofia. It is Bulgarian 100% privately owned company. From the very beginning the company is managed and controlled by Emil and Mladen Arabadjiev.
At first the house was specialized in men's shirts manufacturing. Later the company started manufacturing everything about men's clothes. In 2008 is the first promotion of Denyl's women collection. Denyl is the first Bulgarian brand that made their own internet fashion magazine.
op designer Sofia Borisova opened officially ROMANTIKA FASHION center.
It includes two parts. First of them is the VIP showroom. There you can find luxury clothes of the world famous designer Eddy K and boutique toilets of Romantika fashion house.
The second part of new fashion center will offer bridal collections of Alyce Design and Madeline Gardner.
The 'Sex and the City' actress is in talks for a major endorsement deal with the American fashion house, following her previous contracts with Garnier and Gap, according to reports.
US website E!Online claims: "Not that we need any proof of Sarah Jessica Parker's status as a true fashion icon, but we're hearing she's in talks for a major endorsement deal.
"A source reports that the 'Sex and the City' star may be the new face of revived American fashion house Halston."
Missy’s Bloom is a new brand of high costume jewellery, born from skilled hands and launched towards the future.
This line is rigorously Made in Italy, and it challenges the creativity of many stylists and craft model maker, to create vanguard articles of high quality.
Missy's Bloom was born from the 30-year-experience of the society Punto Accessori, experience developed working with the most important stylists in Italy and worldwide: thanks to the mutual exchange of ideas and know-how, the company is now a leading society in the jewellery sector.
The model of fashion agency Visages Hristiana Vucheva took part in London Fashion
Week. The 18-year old beauty was selected to open the fashion show of the Korean
designer Eun Jeong.
Hristiana also fell in the selection of the world approved designer Caroline Charles. The extravagant coiffeur Charlie le Mindu, whose clients are may pop icons, like Lady Gaga and magazines like Vouge and Marie Claire, was also charmed by the model.
Hristiana has also worked for ICE models (Milan) and her photos appeared in the Italian edition Mia magazine. She has walked in the defiles of Ermanno Scervino, Escada, VJC, La Perla and many others
One of the most popular names in fashion photography in Italy, France, UK and
USA - the Turkish photographer JAMTUL made photos of the model from fashion
agency Expose Model - Diana Ivancheva, who is the new face on the cover of
the October issue of MAXIM magazine.
JAMTUL is an artistic name and the real name of the photographer is a mystery. However that does not stop him from working for many fashion giants like GQ, ESQUIRE, MAX, VOGUE, MARIE CLAIRE, ELLE, COSMOPOLITAN and to work with the most famous models and celebrities all over the world, and also to be a photographer of the year three consequent years in Turkey.
At the beginning of the year Stanislava Stratieva-Koleva was selected to be the
most beautiful married Bulgarian for 2009.
She is 32 years old from Stara Zagora. She is married and has a 2-year old daughter. She is a journalist and in 2006 she was named the "Most stylish worldly person" from the media.
On 22 November Stanislava will show her intellect and charm in the biggest world contest for married ladies "Mrs. World".
Giorgio Armani looked to the future and explored the world of ‘plastic fantastic’
in his younger, Emporio Armani collection at Milan Fashion Week.
Swimsuits and bikinis were bedecked with Plexiglass brooches and necklaces as bright as molten lava. Sandals featured crimson Perspex heels and ankle-straps. Short, party dresses in Vesuvian shades of bright orange and fuschia, were cinched with shiny, shocking-pink, patent-leather belts.
The colours exploded like fireworks on the graphic PVC catwalk, sending a clear signal that Armani is once again working at full creative power after battling with hepatitis over the summer.
The designer - who works for Christian Dior, as well as his own self-titled label - loves catwalk shows because they bring his creations to life.
He explained: "If a picture paints a thousand words, a show has 20 minutes to bring the muse, the mood and the feel of a whole season to life. I want to seduce all your senses.
"If the clothes are the script, the models are the silent sirens that have to bring the story alive. I love using theatre and magic to tell the tale."
The XI-th edition of Castilla y Leon Fashion week will take place in Burgos, Spain from 6 to 8 October 2009.
Among the companies, that will show their collections for Spring-Summer 2010 and will be presented in the commercial area are Angel Iglecias, Anton & Moda, Esther Noriega, Havier Vicente, Nalia, Teleno Moda Intima, Intima Farae, Sadecor, Rojatex, Trasluz and other. The fashion show will feature pret-a-porter ladies' wear, bridal and evening wear, children's clothing, accessories, lingerie and swimwear. Up and coming designers will also show their collections.
The collections shown during the first day of Milan fashion week used colorful pink, yellow, blue and green probably in an effort to fight the current grim economic mood. The same trend was noticed also at Madrid and London fashion weeks.
Minimalistic silhouettes by Prada, Mediterranean chic from Armani, original jeans by Dolce & Gabbana, urban rock by Just Cavalli - they all were in bright colours.
Jeni style fashion house with designer Evgenia Jivkova will present its
newest collection autumn-winter 2009/2010 called Extravagant winter on September
2009 at Hall 3 of the National Palace of Culture. The 14 years old daughter
of Mrs. Jivkova – Andrea Stefanova will take part in the fashion show.
Evgenia Jivkova says: The name of my newest collection is Extravagant winter. Through my clothes women will be confident and sexy without showing off these qualities. At the same time women wearing Jeni style will demonstrate their new and different appearance and will look braver and independent.
<>br />The new collection of Jeni style consists of 50 clothes, divided in 10 themes. Volumetric shoulders and asymmetrical flared coats and dresses are among the fashion news.
Verbmodels will be Komarkova's new mother agency and will manage her international career.
"Daria is definitely an amazing girl, not to mention that she's so smart and knows quite a lot about fashion, and I'm so much looking forward to start working with her. We couldn't be more proud of our agency when she is a part of it", said MATAN UZIEL (24), Senior Booker in Verb whom also heading Warmhome Media Group, an international advertising corporation that is about to go public soon.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, Liv Tyler and Emma Watson were among the stars who watched the Burberry show at London Fashion Week
The event closed the womenswear previews, and attracted a host of famous faces
from Hollywood actresses to legendary photographers and famous magazine editors.
Models Twiggy, Agyness Deyn and Daisy Lowe, photographer Mario Testino, actress-and-designer Mary-Kate Olsen, TV presenter Alexa Chung, actress Freida Pinto, actor Dev Patel, US Vogue editor Anna Wintour and French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld all sat front row.
The show marked Burberry's first at London Fashion Week for 10 years, with the brand deciding not to show in Milan as usual to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the UK capital's fashion week.
The US Vogue editor – who is regarded as one of the most influential voices
in the fashion world - empathises with new stylists and designers because
the fashion market is currently swamped with impressive talent.
She said: “Now is not an easy time to start as a young designer - unless you are very special and dedicated, and not afraid of hard work.”
The magazine chief says upcoming designers must question their determination and longevity before committing to a fashion career as it is growing increasingly difficult to become an established name in the industry.
As part of London Fashion Week's 25th anniversary, British luxury brand
Burberry proudly celebrated by closing the event on Tuesday 22nd September,
moving its Spring - Summer 2010 Burberry Prorsum womenswear show from Milan.
British actress Emma Watson, model Agyness Dean and TV presenter Alexa Chung were among the stars attending the only red carpet event of London Fashion Week. A-listers Liv Tyler, Mary Kate Olsen and Orlando Bloom, as well as Maggie Cheung, Freida Pinto and Dev Patel also made an appearance. The Burberry show - its first major show outside of Milan - is also the largest of the Week and features the longest catwalk and front row.
Orange, lemon, lime green, cerulean, fuchsia and other happy hues made the runways come alive at London's Fashion Week.
"Right now, everyone's looking for colour, I think they're looking for optimism, more shape, less layering," commented Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour for Reuters.
Paul Smith presented clothes in the colours of the rainbow, inspired by Congo, Nicole Farhi created cocktail dresses in orange and green, and one in neon yellow with a deep neckline.
CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK, the grand forum for Spanish design stages its fiftieth edition between 18th and 22nd September 2009 at Feria de Madrid.
Over the last twenty-five years, CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK, an event organised by IFEMA, has worked ceaselessly to launch and promote the most outstanding designers of the day, thus helping to boost the profile and unity of Spanish fashion as a whole, resulting in the excellent image that it enjoys today. This work has been made possible by the considerable support that Madrid's institutions have provided for the Fashion Show, especially the initiatives undertaken by the Madrid Regional Government.
Germany’s top model Claudia Schiffer posing in Half-naked photosession for the "Tank" magazine.
Although approaching 40 years, Claudia proves that has not lost any bit of its luster of supermodel.
One of the photos she posed naked from the waist up, wearing jeans in a low waist, reviving memories of 20 years ago when he was a person of the brand Guess. On the other Germanic beauty stare provocatively at the camera only in underwear and necklace brand Van Cleef and Arpels.
Participating for the second time in New York Fashion Week, "Edition by Georges Chakra" Spring/Summer
2010 ready to wear show of renowned couturier Georges Chakra was held on September
12, 2009 at the Bryant Park's Tent.
Fresh color combinations, dynamic designs, and modern silhouettes are drawn together to create a collection of 46 pieces inspired from the fashion-forward "femme fatale".
The US fashion designer showed his Spring/Summer 10 collection at The Altman Building at 9am, after being forced to move his showcase from its usual evening slot. Undeterred by the early hour, Zac had the building transformed into a nightclub, complete with curving runway, low lights and music from the renowned super-producer.
The Movado Artist's Series represents occasional special edition watches released by Movado meant to celebrate the work of a particular artist.
Movado will release six Kenny Scharf limited edition watches of just 125 pieces each. The watch are each in steel case, with a specially engraved caseback, sapphire crystal, and Swiss quartz movement.
The German supermodel can't understand why some people decide to go under the knife as she would be worried about the impact it might have on her health.
She said: "I would never have plastic surgery, as I'd be worried about the long-term effects. Ageing is part of life and I think everyone must accept that looks will change."
To ensure she looks as good as possible, Claudia, 39, tries to eat healthily.
The US fashion designer enjoys the initial process of imagining a new collection, and likes to be prepared in case she sees something which triggers an idea.
She explained: "I love the conceptual part of the design process, which can come before seeing the fabric. I draw the ideas in my sketchbook, which I carry with me through the day, wherever I am, whatever I am doing."
Donna admits some of designs end up looking a lot different when they are finally made as they morph when they are being sewn.
The 44-year-old actress, who plays fashion-conscious Carrie Bradshaw in
the film sequel, has been seen wearing the Solange Azagury-Partridge piece
Us Weekly magazine reports: "The necklace is worth $198,200. That's more than the median home price in the United States of $180,100, according to the National Association of Realtors."
Sarah and her co-stars Cynthia Nixon, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis began making the new film earlier this month.
The film's fashions have already caused raised-eyebrows, with the foursome pictured in a series of garish 80s-inspired outfits while shooting this week.
The stylish No Doubt singer - who first launched her collection L.A.M.B
seven years ago - is thrilled with the pieces in the newest range, which she
has spent months creating.
She explained: "I never thought it would turn out this good.
"I'm really spoiled. These jeans are as good as anything I have."
The 39-year-old star's new collection focuses on attention to detail, and mixes neutral tones with electric shades of purple, red and yellow.
The 'Mean Girls' actress - who already has her own range of leggings and
fake tan - will work alongside Spanish designer Estrella Archs for the French
fashion house and will be giving her own input on designs and styles.
Of her new role, Lindsay said: "I kind of oversee everything Archs does, while working with her. Different generations have different ideas."
The 23-year-old star also added she is confident of taking Ungaro to a "younger place" with a harder fashion edge.
In the Palace Museum in Beijing, China was opened the exhibition “Cartier Treasures: King of Jewellers, Jewellers to Kings”.
Featuring precious antiques on an unprecedented scale, the exhibition assembles the essences of the East and West, demonstrating the Palace Museum’s dedication to world art.
This exceptional display is taking place in the Exhibition Hall of the Meridian Gate. Its recent renovation won the Inaugural Heritage Award Jury Commendation for Innovation by UNESCO for the quality of the resources and techniques implemented, all of which were in harmony with the building’s original character.
Triumph Inspiration Award ’09 shooting with top model Jourdan Dunn and fashion photographer Giovanni Gastel
Munich, August 31, 2009 - Super model Jourdan Dunn set in scene this year’s inspirational lingerie designs from 28 young designers around the world at the Triumph Inspiration Award campaign shooting. The creative pieces worn by the star model were photographed by the Italian fashion photographer Giovanni Gastel.
At the shooting Jourdan Dunn and Giovanni Gastel slipped into the different creative ideas of each individual design to emphasize this year’s design motto “icons”. “For a perfect picture, I just need poetry and beauty. All these designs gave me both. The creative burst of the young talents gave me a lot of inspiration”, said Giovanni Gastel about the shooting.
This fall, Prada will add a new feminine amber fragrance to its library of ambery scents which started with Prada in 2004. L'Eau Ambrée is the new one to appear in September 2009. It was composed by Daniela Andrier who has been unofficially acting as a kind of in-house nose for the brand. L'Eau Ambrée is based on a main vertical accord of lemon, wild rose and amber.
The top note rests on Sicilian lemon, the heart is based on May rose and amber, and the base features notes of patchouli, vanille, opoponax.
The newest feminine fragrance by Yves Saint Laurent is set to be launched in October. The perfume, romantically named Parisienne, will be fronted by top model Kate Moss.
This is a modern young floral fragrance for women less heady, with official notes of Damask rose, violet, peony, cranberry, patchouli, vetiver, musk and sandalwood.
Parisienne was developed by perfumers Sophia Grojsman.
American football star Tom Brady, who married the Brazilian beauty in February,
doesn't feel comfortable posing for photo shoots and hopes Gisele will boost
his confidence in front of the camera.
He said: "When I am out on the football field I have so much confidence in what I am doing. With photo shoots, I don't know what I am doing. I'm at the whim of the photographer and the crew.
" I should probably ask her for some help. She does tell me to have fun and to approach it in the third person, almost like acting. She makes it look so easy."
In September 2009 Montblanc will introduce Montblanc Star Grande Dame line. A new dimension of its Montblanc Star Collection of sophisticated sterling silver jewellery, the three-piece Montblanc Star Grande Dame line - which includes a cocktail ring and two chain necklaces - is uniquely embellished with an inventive star-shaped cabochon-cut natural stone. Montblanc’s master jewellers have originated this new curvaceous handcrafted adornment by sculpting a traditional domed cabochon cut stone in the striking shape of Montblanc’s iconic six-pronged star emblem.
The 'Umbrella' singer has taken part in a raunchy photoshoot with famed
fashion photographer Steven Klein for the magazine's annual couture supplement.
The Grace Jones-inspired cover of the special publication sees the star clad in a structural feathered Valentino gown and patent knee-high boots, throwing a bucket of water at the camera.
Inside, the daring pictures see the 'S.O.S.' star clad in just skimpy pants, with glitter covering her chest.
British women wear mini-skirts up until the age of 40, according to a research made by Debenhams department store. Just 20 years ago only few women would dare to wear a mini-skirt after the age of 33, the store said.
"It shows that women now have an increasing confidence in their bodies and are happy to dress accordingly," it added in a statement."If this trend continues, there's no doubt that, within the next decade, women in their mid 40s and early 50s will rightly regard a mini-skirt as an essential part of their everyday wardrobe."
The outspoken supermodel claims advertising executives are shying away from using ethnic minority models in their campaigns because they "don't dare" risk losing sales.
She told Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper: "This year, we have gone back all the way that we had advanced. I don't see any black woman, or of any other race, in big advertising campaigns."
During the last summer month, fashion pointed its categorical winner: the blue colour. It become a trademark of holidays and tints them in the colour of the sea. Designers give you as a present some fashion incarnations in blue.
John Galliano challenges women to forget inhibitions and to become a real sexy sea siren. Transparent fabrics with fine embroidery are the fairy accent. The rich bottom part of the dress and asymmetrical shoulders makes it perfect for the summer nights.
After over 3 hours fashion show and emotions for the participants, the jury elected the girl, who will be crowned as Miss Varna 2009.
And this is 17-year-old Alisa Ganeva. Her measures are 84-63-94 and height 182 cm.
The runner-up is Inna Nikolova, 18-year-old with height 181 cm.
The third place went to the twine Nelly Dimitrova and Simona Dimitrova, 18-years-old.
On the fourth place is 19-year-old Ivelina Kamburova, height 170 cm
Bulgarian fashion brand Doychinoff will take part in Paris' fashion week this
year for the first time.
“Co-evolution occurs when two or more biological species influence each other to their evolution.” This sentence is on the top of the new catalog cover of designer Maria Doychinova, which presents her last collection, named Symbion. “It is symbiosis between arts and fashion. We worked with two artists Iskren Iliev and Iliana Nagel. We make one closed circle , in which on one side their paintings were inspiration for me, and at the other side created huge paintings 2x2 metres, connected with my collection”, explains Doychinova.
Designers from the New York's brand Hanami make unique decorations from real flowers.
Design from nature! And we help a little. Hanami made a new collection pendants, brooches, and earrings from orchid, roses and leaves in different colours.
The designers have selected the most beautiful leaves, dehydrated and covered them with several coats transparent resin.
Tarred covering allows leaves to keep their natural forms and to shine in the sun. Nature makeс every leaf unique and that's why every adornment looks unique.
Since a few days Silvio Berlusconi's guards and the Financial police of Italy were dressed by the Bulgarian fashion house from Ruse TOP MAN.
All 1000 suits were made for 7 days only.
“Every suit is an unique fit to the client's measures”, says Martin Jordanov - Fashion house owner, while presenting the new service “suit by client's measures”.