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.
The Israeli model Bar Raffaeli was chosen as the best model in the past year.
With 449 votes given "for" the Israeli top model, she grabbed the title best model in 2009.
In 2008 the crown best model wore the Russian model Natalia Vodyanova.
This year's second place in the rankings, arranged on the Internet, is the Australian Miranda Kerr with 419 votes.
In the year of the Tiger, the Chinese hieroglyph for the tiger is one of the most preferred
tattoos for the Asian nations.
The Chinese hieroglyph is a magnificent symbol, embodying Earth Power and People's Life Defense. Tattoos with it carry a special symbolic. Pictures can be aggressive, playful, happy or evil, said the tattooist Rumen Somov from Stara Zagora. He also said that the hieroglyph is one the easiest making tattoos. It is believed that in certain degree the tattoo can influence positively or negatively its owner. According to Rumen Somov the symbol of the Tiger is beautiful in different colours, which shows the mood of the person. In antiquity, tattoos were served not only as an adornment but as a tribe's sign. People consider that they carry a kind of a magic power.
Snake is the base motif in the new jewellery's collection of Barbara Bui, alias Átame ("Bind me").
One of the most interesting jewellery in it is a silver bracelet, engraved with snake's head with illuminated emerald eyes. It is a seduction that no one can give under.
The snake is also a symbol of wisdom, rebirth and renovation, which makes her perfect companion in the first days of the new year.
The Former Spice Girls star, Victoria had turned her back on singing to
concentrate on her design label, which includes her Victoria Beckham couture
dress collection, as well as jeans and sunglasses which were previously launched
under her DVB brand.
Now, the 34-year-old LA Galaxy midfielder is set to follow suit with his own menswear range, The People reported.
"David has been consulting the same people who have worked with Victoria on her extremely successful fashion ranges, and there are big plans," a source said.
Beauty contests are becoming more and more popular as they are always accompanied by a lot of glamour, beauty and emotions. They give a chance to many young girls to show their beauty and talent and start they modeling career.
With the presentation of magnificent evening gowns and the round in bathing suits, those contests are very attractive for the spectators and they gain a big popularity. A lot of them turn in a grandiose show. An unforgettable spectacle was the contest miss Varna 2009, organized by VIP fashion group agency.
With original and stylish fashion show the leading Varna agency VIP Fashion Group sent they year 2009. The event was held in Grand hotel Varna and was named "Festival of fashion and beauty Varna". Their newest collections presented Puma, Sport mania, Mustang Jeans, Catwalk, Truimph, fur coats from Kazan Furs, women's fashion Grama, men's fashion from Pier Lucci, designer clothes from Aggata, branded shoes from Hush Puppies and bridal dresses from La sposa.
The institute for contemporary art - Sofia and theater workshop Sfumato presented
the project of the designer Mariela Gemisheva "A story of one's own wardrobe". The collection contains garments from silk cambric, linen and velvet. The project
Old Fashion Fashion, season 2010, on the stage of "Sfumato" is a mono spectacle of Maria Silvester, behind which is "masked" a fashion show.
Mariela Gemisheva along with the designers of the FAC Jelena Kesic and Bojan Petrushevski analyze the connection between the reality and the notion, between the personality and camouflage, between fashion and theater.
Several days ago 15 beauties participated in the contest Miss Sofia - Winter
2010 in beautiful youth toilets of boutique WOMAN MONRO with designer Milena
Tsoncheva and the prom dresses of atelier SIMON with designer Gergana Simeonova.
Delfina specially made swimsuits in red for the contest and they were combined
with Christmas hats to remind the holiday approach.
Marchela Mincheva is the third runner-up, the second is Gergana Chakarova, the first runner-up is Ana Maria from Sofia. Miss Sofia - Winter became Lilia Teterekova. All they received a lot of presents.
On 16 December students in fashion in New Bulgarian university showed their creations. The fashion show is a result from the work of students and teachers who prepared the models in the course of several months for this big event. The artistic fantasy and inspiration of the young people, their non-standard ideas were realized very successfully. The fashion show presented the style and methods of education in fashion in the university. The students designed and produced the clothes on their own.
The fashion show was separated in two themes - Winter kaleidoscope and Clothes & armor.
The 13th International Fur and Leather exhibition “LeShow” is held in
Moscow, on 18-20 May 2010, at the Exhibition centre “Expocentr”. It is the
only professional exhibition on the territory of Russian Federation in the
fur and leather industrial sector, the space of which is over 6000 sq.m.
In the 13th International Fur and Leather exhibition LeShow about 100 leading industrial and trade companies from Russia, the Ukraine, Belorussia, China, Turkey, Argentina, Pakistan, Poland, India, USA and others will take part.
23-year-old representative of Gibraltar Kayane Aldorino was chosen as the most beautiful woman in the world for 2009.
The ceremony took place on 14 November in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The leggy brunette, dressed in white-lace evening gown, was crowned as silver confetti rained down onstage around her. Miss World 2008 " Ksenia Suhinova gave jeweled crown to the winner.
Montblanc Launches Signature for Good "Children's Wishes for Children" - A nationwide holiday initiative to benefit UNICEF
Montblanc is inviting children and families around USA to join its efforts to spread words of peace and hope for the holiday season, raising funds for UNICEF in the process. When visiting one of the participating Montblanc boutiques, children will be asked to draw or write a special wish for a child in need on a uniquely designed silver wish ornament.
The wishes will be displayed on garlands in the boutiques for all to read and enjoy. Each ornament can be purchased for a $1 donation to UNICEF, with Montblanc matching the total dollar generated from this activity.
Tsvetelina Borislavova and Miro are the most elegant Bulgarians - they
received the prize "BG FASHION ICON 2009" by the 30 members of the
commission, comprising of fashion journalists, selected by the popular
online edition "Fashion Lifestyle Magazine" with editor-in-chief prof.
Diana Lubenova and Dimitar Berbatov are the prize winners from the online voting of the readers of "Fashion Lifestyle Magazine". Juliana Doncheva is "BG FASHION ICON 2009" in the category "editorial award". Fashion.bg was a member of the jury. Special awards to the "icons" were given by many sponsors.
Atelier Simon was the official designer of the world contest Best Model of
the World 2009, which was held on 11.12.2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Designer Gergana Simeonova made a photo session with the winner in the contest Аicha Dicko from Mali, who is most probably the next Naomi Campbel.
On 12 December in Sheraton Sofia hotel was held the XVI-th Ball of Top Models. The entrance was with invitations and prices between 95 and 175 euro. Among the guests was the 86 year-old Julia Bul (Julia Hristova), who draw everybody's attantion with her toilet in scintillate blue and gold, in contrast with all ladies, wearing classic black and white.
Missis Bulgaria 2009 Universe Elena Karakoleva was wearing a toilet of My Lady. She arrived with the owner of the Bridal Fashion boutique Anelia Petkova, who represents the brand My Lady in Bulgaria, in a 12 meter Hammer.
The New Year's night is the most important in the whole year, that's
why you should look and feel comfortable. It is very important how we look like under
By tradition the red underwear on the New Year's day will bring you luck next year. Even if you don't trust superstitions the red colour dominates for Christmas. In spite of this, there are other possibilities and everyone can choose what suits perfect to him.
The fashion for ladies underwear is influenced by every trend and elements of our clothes. For example, extremely sexy lace, animal prints, sequins are in fashion for winter.
Kate Bosworth, Eva Herzigova and Nadja Auermann partied together with fashionistas in a magical world in Paris to celebrate the launch of Sonia Rykiel pour H&M.
The Grand Palais, one of the city's most famous buildings, was transformed into a Parisian fantasy land for around 2,000 guests. Among them were stars such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Ellen von Unwerth and Emanuelle Béart, who walked through an enchanted forest before arriving at a recreation of Saint Germain, the spiritual home of Sonia Rykiel.
The British mosaic artists and jewel cutters spend weeks carefully recreating photos using a selection of diamonds and precious gemstones.
Each 0.25 carat diamond and stone has a round brilliant cut finish and is hand-set into silver, gold or platinum of the customer's choice.
Portraits start from around 20cm x 20cm and contain at least 2600 stones such as sapphires, amethysts and peridots.
VIEMA is established in 1995 as a designer brand and manufacturer of outerwear.
The strong classic appeal of the brand has earned broad appreciation and
popularity and has long become a fixture in the wardrobe of the people with
affinity to smart wear.
The company manages its own manufacturing site in the city of Pleven (North Central Bulgaria). Its adaptable size makes possible a flexible planning process and better quality control to ensure outstanding final product.
Collection 2010 of Atelier Simon - combination of retro aristocratism and contemporary youthful style
Atelier SIMON made a photo session 2010 with the model Iva Yankulova from Ivet Fashion. The photographer Dilyana Florentin succeeded to catch the artistic look of designer Gergana Simeonova and to bring us in the atmosphere of retro aristocratism, skillfully combined with contemporary youthful style.
The models look like taken from the movie "Titanic" bring us in the exquisite and mysterious world of the past times.
49 clocks from the personal collection of Professor Ferdinand Porsche will be offered for sale by auction house Bonhams.
The proposed collection has watchmaking articles by Eterna, Porsche Design, Rolex, Panerai, Jaeger LeCoultre, Breitling, Chronoswiss, Omega and others.
The experts advised to pay particular attention to the unique models of Eterna and Porsche Design, which were created especially for the famous family.
Real sensation in the fashion world has made the British Queen Elizabeth II, who appeared at an official reception during his state visit to Trinidad and Tobago live in a long snow-white lace dress embroidered with exotic birds and flowers. Dress of the British monarch designer Angela Kelly.
Elizabeth II is on the island nation, where the summit of the Commonwealth. In his work involved the Heads of State and Government of 53 countries which have close historical ties with Britain.
Witnesses say that the leaders of many countries were shocked when the last Friday in the hall, which hosted the gala dinner, became Queen Elizabeth II in an unusual dress of the monarch. The hem of her snow-white lace dress adorned with two bright birds – ibis, symbols of Trinidad and Tobago.
Bulgaria native Marina Nikolaeva Popska presented her Spring 2010 Collection at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week
Marina was born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria. Her love of art and design began at an early age and was encouraged by her mother who was a professor of textile and fashion design.
Before entering the Master Degree program at Academy of Art University, Marina studied textile design at the School of Applied Arts and received a BFA and MFA degree from the National Academy of Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria.
For this collection, she was inspired by nature, humanity and the ‘chaos’ of color and texture. Marina’s knitwear is a combination of various knitting techniques and yarn arrangements resulting in rich textures and the illusion of depth in her garments.
The supermodels of "Visage" Stanimira Koleva and Christiana Vucheva , proved as one of the most talented and successful Bulgarian models outside the country, grabbed nominations for "Woman of the Year” for 2009 in one of the main categories of the competition - "Fashion-faces".
As winners of the "Visages Models 2000", Stanimira Koleva gets the chance to work with the best world fashion agencies and to become one of the leading models in Europe and America.
Christiana's star rises on the Elite model look - Bulgaria 2007 competition where she won the right to represent our country in the world finals in Prague.
The american actress Eva Mendes and Irish model Jamie Dornan will be the faces of the new Calvin Klein campaign for Spring / Summer 2010.
The re-election of Eva and Jamie is due to the great success that they had in the last campaign Fall / Winter 2009.
Steven Klein will be again a photographer in the photos.
Venice ... The city of love, romance and carnival. With a lot of
imagination and after several months' work on Friday the Venice spirit was
brought in the Archaeological museum in Sofia by the show "The secret of
masks", in which 20 Bulgarian stars passed in couples dressed in Venice
costumes and extravagant masks.
The main organizer of the show was Katalina Jeliazkova, manager of the company "Party house".
Inspired by loved objects, treasured jewellery and most importantly by falling in love, shoe designer Hetty Rose has created her latest collection of shoes for Spring/Summer 2010.
Designer Hetty Rose, known for her use of amazing vintage kimono fabrics feels that this new collection is a progressive change in her work. In keeping with the ethos of reusing and reworking vintage fabrics, Hetty Rose has taken shoe embellishment to a new level.
Hetty's latest collection has been adorned with special trinkets and fabrics found on her travels to flea markets, vintage fairs and exotic locations. Some of the artifacts have even been living in Hetty's special treasure chest for years, waiting for their chance to be used.
The supermodel Helena Christensen urged world leaders to take action to combat climate changes.
When opening an exhibition of her works, Christensen said that the conference on climate changes in December provides a real opportunity to change course in the world.
She recently visited Peru with the charity "Oxfam" to see firsthand the effects of global warming. The resulting documentary photography of the visit reflects the reality of everyday life of the Peruvian province.
The Bulgarian pop-folk singer Dimana has a new ultra sexy hair style.
The singer of "You almost got me to" competes with more curls the sex symbol of all times, Marilyn Monroe.
The effect of the singer is not он пурпосе, she just feels more comfortable and different.
As reality television begins to dominate the airwaves, fashion fiends, young professionals and hip urbanites around the globe are hungry for an uncensored look at today's hottest celebrities, the places they've gone and the people they've seen.
Fashion model Chrystal Callahan is feeding the media frenzy by giving them all that and more with the release of a limited edition coffee table book titled "Diary of a Fashion Model in Chechnya."
Toronto-born Callahan has been in the public eye for years - first as one of the world's most beautiful women among the faces of Vogue magazine, and, more recently, as a television presenter on Chechnya’s state-run "Grozny TV" after an invitation from Minister of Press and Information Shamsail Saraliev.
After the actress Scarlett Johansson has become a face of brands such as Revlon and Avon, the Hollywood star was hired for the Christmas campaign of the Italians Dolce & Gabbana, which will be presented the third line of perfume "L'eau The One".
In the advertising "The one trilogy", which began in September, the actress presented two other product - "Rose The One" and "The One".
Large bags with metal accessories, buckles and handles long continue to rule the catwalks and fashion lines of established designers such as Chanel. Luxurious materials will complement the richness of the season, shiny, patent leather, suede models in different colors and patterns from the extravagant wave of Dolce & Gabbana. For the night, a suitable accessory to the outfit are small bags with sequins and crystals that complement the style and add elegance. All decorations, including buckles and feathers are covered with fashion trends.
Fashion Online is a new hot trend. We are facing an absolute boom in online fashion.
We can find everything we need in the network without the need to go out and lose time to walk around stores.
New online stores appear every day. What characterizes the new era of online shopping is that a lot of stores operate only online. Many designers are afraid to sell their models on the web, but there are many sites where you can find designer clothes at unbelievable prices. In short, if you are tired of looking at the shops you can find quality designer clothing at low prices in the online shops.
Les Parfums de Rosine will present the new feminine fragrance, named Secrets de Rose. It is created of floral notes and amber and inspired by rare flower - black rose.
The perfume incorporates plum, orange, rose, saffron, liquorice, magnolia, ylang ylang, rose absolute, jasmine, cumin, sandalwood, amber, labdanum, musk and moss.
This fragrance will be available as 50 and 100ml edp.
Beyoncé was the major winner of the night, walking away with a total of three trophies – for Best Female, Best Song ("Halo") and Best Video with her ubiquitous instant classic "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)".
She also electrified with her upbeat performance of "Sweet Dreams", while her hubby Jay-Z took us all into an "Empire State of Mind" and won the award for Best Urban.
The show opened with an electrifying number from Green Day, who was also the winner for Best Rock, and was followed by Katy Perry’s irreverent mash-up of the five Best Song contenders.
Burberry turned the barbed wire in a stylish jewelery and watches.
The new collection of the British brand included series of watches and a bracelet, which reminds a simple barbed wire, but ... made of gold.
Decorative studs on the bracelet are far less dangerous than the ordinary spiked barbed wire. They make the accessories unique.
The price of each one of them is around 475 pounds.
At the beginning of the year, with a magnificent ceremony on the stage of Rainbow Plaza, Antonia Petrova was chosen as the most beautiful Bulgarian woman for 2009.
Antonia is 25 years old from the town of Pernik. Speaks fluent English and Russian and has two higher educations in the field of international economic relations.
On December 12, Antonia will be able to demonstrate her intelligence and ravishing charm in the world's biggest beauty competition Miss World '09.
Worn by Miss Switzerland, the Balmain Madrigal Chrono Lady Oval watch is a good looker with other attractive qualities. Price and convenience being among them. Many women can benefit from changing watch straps often. This not only dramatically enhances the look of the watch, but also helps keep the design fresh. However, changing a strap is not always easy, and can often require small tools, and patience. So Balmain gave the Madrigal line of watches a nice quick release system making it easy to change the watch straps at your whim. When getting the watch, it comes with three watch straps (white and black leather, as well as the steel bracelet).
Teleno's new Spring/Summer collection 2010 is without any doubt influenced by Marie Antoanette's romantic style and her time, e.i. the 18th century. Her own gorgeous style takes care of every detail, in particular of embroideries and endings of each item. The historic figurehead crowned as the absolute queen of fashion at that period influences now women's underwear. Laces, brocates rigid materials and corsets with suggestive low necked are the common denominator of the collection. Pastel colours highlight the sweetest side of women triggering both her femininity and her sensuality.
The prestigious title was given to Blagovest Anev top model of ЕS line Models
and Svetoslav Manolov from the city of Sandanski.
The best models of Bulgaria 2009 Women became Nina Angelova from Yoanna Art agency and Diana Ivancheva from Expose models.
Bulgaria will be hosting the 22-nd edition of the world contest for professional models Best Model of the World 2009 and has the right to present two models on 11 December 2009 in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, hall 3.
Stella McCartney thinks women need two pairs of sunglasses.
The designer has launched her own collection of eyewear in a collaboration with Luxottica and believes it is important for the accessory to give off a sense of fun.
She said: "Women have two sets: a classic pair they'll have forever, and a more playful pair. We've added that fun element to the line.
My mum had this mad pair with Christmas trees on them that I loved when I was little.
Full of originality, Oi Fashion Rocks arrived in Brazil and brought international and national fashion and music shows in an unheard of arena in Jockey Club of Rio de Janeiro.
The Brazilian edition was the first one held in Latin America and the only one promoted in 2009. Oi sponsored the event, which besides gathering the best in music and fashion is ruled by its social concern.
In Brazil, Oi Fashion Rocks counted on famous brands dictating trends such as Marc Jacobs, Versace, Givenchy and Calvin Klein and several attractions of the national and international music scene, among them Mariah Carey and Puff Daddy.
Dior lovers can enjoy the new Christal watch.
The Christal 42mm Automatic by Dior is designed to be modern with an "Art deco" vibe yet sporty at the same time and it is crawling with jewels. The bracelet has black sapphires or you can get the other version that has a total of 190 diamonds that equates to 1.47 carats.
The dial is made of black lacquer and there are Arabic numerals with markers in between and the sapphire crystal caseback window reveals the Swiss ETA 2824-2 automatic movement.
Bulgarian pop-folk singer Galena provokes again with interesting and original visions. She recently made a photo session for the November issue of "Kosa i krasota" magazine (Hair and Beauty).
The hair dressing is made by the coiffure Joro Petkov, the make-up - by Slav and the photographs are shot by Kostadin Krastev.
The photo session is a part of the returning of Galena on the music scene after she gave birth to her son Stefan.