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”.
As we promised in the previous article of bgfashion.net we will present you the collections of the designers and fashion houses who took part in the Day of Bulgarian fashion in Rome. The final evening, dedicated to Bulgarian fashion design was organized by Mrs. Jana Yakovleva, chairwoman of the Bulgarian-Italian cultural association Phoenix and Prof. Lubomir Stoykov – chairman of the Academy for fashion.
The famous fawn Bambi is the main character in the new advertising campaign of Stella McCartney for her collection autumn-winter 2009-2010. “I love this cartoon character and the entire crew came to the decision that we can have fun. The clothes in the campaign are looking quite fierce, and we wanted to contrast them with the innocence of Bambi."
This is not the first time that a world fashion designer is inspired by a cartoon character. Mickey Mouse inspired US designer Jeremy Scott's autumn-winter 2009 collection.
Evdokia Georgieva will present Bulgaria on the "Mini King and Queen" International children's festival
Evdokia Georgieva is 11 years old from Burgas. She will present Bulgaria on the "Mini King and Queen" World 2009 International children's festival, which will take place from 24 to 26 August. The official days of the event are 27 and 28 of August at "Lukoil House" - Burgas.
Evdokia is the newest girl at "Triumph Models" Fashion agency, she enrolled only 3 months ago. And this is her second participation in such competition.
Women spend average 16
months of their life crying. During the first year they cry three hours a day
when they need their diapers to be changed or when they need food or entertainment.
Between the first and third year the girls cry up to two hours and five minutes a day when they are tired, when they fall down or don't receive what they want. At teen age the girls cry average two hours and thirteen minutes a week mainly because of hormones, quarrels with friends or parents or because they were dumped by their boyfriend. The survey among 300 women was made by the site www.TheBabyWebsite.com.
The world fashion chanel Fashion TV will start to broadcast from Bulgaria in autumn.
A party in the Sunny Beach resort was organized in honour of the future channel start.
Guests of the event were Orlin Goranov, Kalina Koceva - editor-in-chief in "Bliasak" magazine, Yana Tabakova - editor-in-chief in "Beauty" magazine, Natalia Karayaneva - furniture "Varano", Todor Slavkov, Rumen Boyadjiev, Diana Velikova and Deyan Petrinski from Expose Models.
The fashion designer - who is a strict vegetarian and refuses to use animal
hides in her collections - admits making attractive, non-leather shoes can
be hard, but it determined to make her designs as desirable as possible.
She said: "It is 70 per cent more expensive for us to make non-leather shoes. Thank God we have a profitable business and can afford to do it. But ultimately, I'm a fashion designer and I see it as my job to create a desirable pair of boots, whether they are made from recycled cotton or a cardboard box. I find the technical challenge thrilling."
Gucci's commercial campaign autumn-winter 2009/10
Fotographers Ines van Lamsvered and Vinuda Matadina made a fotosession with models Natsha Poly, Anja Rubik, Raquel Zimmermann, Myf Shepherd and the top model Gerhard Freidel with an insolent air and sexual poses.
Through the heat of summer it's not unduly to have clothes in Turkish fashion style. The oriental style is in fashion for the whole season.
Bracelet – Roberto Cavalli, Sandals - Marc Jacobs , Mules-Giuseppe Zanotti Design, Handbag-Blumarine, Dress - MaxMara, Tunic-Etro, Necklace - Dior, Shawl - MaxMara.
The green eyed beauty from Dve Mogili left some days ago for the Bahamian islands,
to present our country in the 58th issue of the world competition "Miss Universe" 2009.
The 19-year-old Elitsa who won 2nd place of "Miss Bulgaria" 2009 is a graduate of the NSFA "Philip Kutev" in Kotel.
She is training professionally national dances and during her free time is drawing and swimming.
The 'Iron Man' actress has revealed the ingredients to her credit crunch "five-minute makeover" can all be found in the kitchen cupboard. She wrote on her GOOP website: "Today I bring you some tips and wisdom from the people who trick you all into thinking I am a semi-presentable woman. "The first thing is to find acceptance when you look in the mirror. The mind wants to focus on flaws. Ease it into remembering the beauty of who you are."
Gwyneth goes on to give her recipe for a three-stage body scrub, which rejuvenates the skin in the comfort of your own home. Step one involves cleansing pores with a mixture of olive oil, coarsely ground coffee and Turbinado sugar.
The byword is understated elegance, just what is needed
for a day at work or in town.
The colour is sober yet never banal, with a palette full of blues, greys and blacks illuminated by touches of red. The collection is built on fabrics with modern, sophisticated weaves that nonetheless reflect a textile tradition of sewn garments and outerwear. Haute couture atmospheres in jacquard, waffle or ottoman fabrics ideal for chic little coats or well-proportioned short jackets. Satin crepe, on the other hand, is perfect for cocktail dresses or edgy trousers.
A little bit of people are those who know actually that the corset is getting
Here is presented a collection summer corsets of the trend REVANCHE DE LA FEMME. Many said that its too hot, but beauty needs sacrifices.
With the dress from Francis' trend you will not lose yourself if you decide
to walk in New York streets.
On the light silky dress with free cut is printed a two-sided map of the New York city metro.
The Spring-Summer collection 2009 of the Italian trend exclusive shoes Marino
Fabiani literally is filled with red colour.
The shoes and sandals from light varnished leather, skillfully decorated with extra gold buckles, stones, varicoloured knitted leather also garnished with cherries and butterflies.
he fashion house went into administration in May - slashing its
workforce from 124 to just 12 in a bid to cut costs - and potential
buyers will be evaluated by a court in September to decide who will
assume control of the label.
Favourites to take over are believed to be the Italian Borletti Group, whose last minute bid was being treated as "serious" by administrators. Financial assessors have already thrown out an "unsatisfactory" offer from French turnaround firm Bernard Krief Consultants, along with two bids of one euro.
Oscar de la Renta will receive the Superstar Award at The Fashion Group International's 26th annual Night of Stars
The designer is to be honoured for his contribution to the industry and
will be presented with his prize at a star-studded gala at New York's
Cipriani restaurant on October 22.
Margaret Hayes, president of The Fashion Group International, told WWD: " Oscar personifies the word 'superstar'. While this award honours his lifetime achievements, it is also in recognition of the vitality and creativity clearly apparent in his current collections."
The ceremony's theme is 'The Storytellers' and will be hosted by Barney's window-dresser Simon Doonan.
Milan has ended New York's five-year reign as the world's top fashion
city, while Hong Kong and Sao Paulo have sashayed into the top 10, according
to an annual survey of top fashion cities.
The list was compiled by the Global Language Monitor, a US based non-profit group that tracks the frequency of words and phrases in the media, on the internet and throughout the blogosphere.
The world of fashion is dominated by five cities - New York, Rome, Paris, Milan and London - but New York had led the list for five consecutive years
Campari selects Milan as the set for the eleventh edition of its
limited edition calendar. Chameleon-like Bond girl, Olga Kurylenko, is the captivating
protagonist of 16 snapshots, along with the eminent Campari bottle and its unmistakable
The images were captured by emerging photographer, Simone Nervi. His passion and genius are expressed through this sharp and riveting 2010 Campari Calendar.
After weeks of speculation, the French fashion house and head designer
have decided to part ways, according to WWD.
Further details of the change - said to have been made by "mutual agreement" - are yet to be released, and the person who will take over from Esteban has not been named.
The head designer - who joined the label in 2007 aged 23 - was said to be unhappy with the direction the fashion house was taking in recent months.
The supermodel-turned-designer insists the tag she was given in honour
of her curvy figure has helped her get ahead with her business ventures.
She said: "'The Body' is my brand, it's been a wonderful gift. I've used that moniker to my advantage and I'm incredibly grateful for the people who still perpetuate it."
The Australian beauty also credited her nationality for giving her the characteristics needed to succeed with her underwear line.
Pronovias - the leader on the world bridal wear market demonstrated high class during the fashion show, held in the Catalan capital Barcelona. Over 2000 special guests and official representatives of the brand from all over the world enjoyed the work of the indisputable geniuses – Valentino, Elie Saab and Manuel Mota.
New design, perfect cut, especially created fabrics and tender pastel colours will delight future brides.
In two consecutive articles we will present you the collections of the designers and fashion houses who took part in the Day of Bulgarian fashion in Rome. The final evening, dedicated to Bulgarian fashion design was organized by Mrs. Jana Yakovleva, chairwoman of the Bulgarian-Italian cultural association Phoenix and Prof. Lubomir Stoykov – chairman of the Academy for fashion. This project is an immense result, born from the common efforts of Sofia Municipality and Rome Municipality for Bulgarian-Italian cultural exchange and cooperation.
Summer is the warmest and most cheerful season. However, except having fun, it is necessary to take much care of us, because of the specifics of the climate. Especially for us, charming TV host Dessi Banova shared her opinion about sunglasses. She was very embarrassed in choosing an appropriate pair of sunglasses, because of the great variety of colours and shapes. So were the fashion consultants from Kwiat – the first Bulgarian eyewear brand. Because of the regular and tender features of Miss Banova, most of the sunglasses fitted ideally on her face
The Bulgarian brand Jullia Kontogruni was invited to participate for a second year in Bucharest fashion week with main media partner Fashion TV. During the fashion show miss Romania walked in a wedding outfit of the fashion house. Jullia Kontogruni presented their boutique and wedding dresses, with embroideries and hand sewn stones and exquisite stays. The fabrics are from the most luxurious and limited selections of world famous brands, mainly silk, French and Italian laces, tulle, organza and satin.
The British designer - who refuses to use animal hides in her designs
- is determined to persuade the 23-year-old actress to ditch any clothes containing
A source told Britain's Daily Mail newspaper: "Stella is concerned that Lindsay is going overboard with her use of leather.
"Lindsay wears a lot of Stella's designs and she doesn't want to be associated with such a high-profile star who insists on wearing animal products.'
Italian brand MANUEL BOZZI, worldwide famous for jewels/accessories inspirated to “University of Rock’n’Roll”, dedicates an exclusive mini-collection to 40 years of a Rock 'n' Roll dream.
15th august 2009 will be WOODSTOCK’S 40th Anniversary, the birthday of the most famous music festival of the world... …and Manuel Bozzi celebrates this important event and his rock passion with a special creation: a "Flying Standard Gibson" pendant, a little devil with angel's wings
Ladies swimming suits made interesting transformations: from swim dresses, whole
suit till model of two bikini parts. Now things are turning and instead of
showing as much as possible naked skin is becoming enigmatic “hiding”.
On the fashion shows in Madrid, Milan and Paris rise up whole swimming suit. Versace, Chanel, Hermes, Stella McCartney sell them in fashion boutiques and stores. Nancy Wisebach, who is longer occupied with fashion, perceived that bikini set.
Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture finished. It continued 3 days, during which their
collections presented Giorgio Armani, Jean Paul Gaultier, etc.
On the first day of the fashion performance become an event John Galliano's collection for the fashion house Christian Dior. Christian Dior Haute Couture autumn/winter 2009-10 collection obviously is inspired by transparent materials and usage of underwear as top cloth. John Galliano showed a mix of grand style dresses and underwear like 50's: silk blouses with stockings and garters, splendid skirts with beige bras and gloves, enhancing thigh bastions, short jackets and round combinations on the edge.
The 27-year-old singer had the snake-themed jewellery designed especially for the 'Sweet Dreams' promo by Bijules designer Jules Kim.
Jules told Life and Style magazine: "I designed a set of four nail rings for her that cost about $36,000.
"I was commissioned to make something unique and special for her. She got a whole set of them. They're all encrusted in diamonds, and each snake has two rubies for eyes."
The Hollywood beauty sizzles in a series of sultry images for the Spanish
retailer's Autumn/Winter 09 collection.
In one shot, Scarlett is seen posing provocatively with tousled bobbed blonde hair and a bee-sting pout as she drapes herself over a leather coach wearing an 80s-inspired grey micro mini-dress, leopard print coat and towering heels.
In a black and white picture, the 24-year-old star smoulders in skinny jeans and a vest as she leans against a wall, propping one studded high heeled foot on a chair.
From the world headquarters of Mr World in London 23-year-old Visage model Martin Martinov was awarded the most handsome men in Bulgaria, and his runner-ups were Georgi Georgiev and Plamen Bonev. The overachieving top model from Fashion Agency “Visage” who has travelled all over the world will represent Bulgaria in the world-wide contest which will be held on 3rd October in Seoul, South Korea.
Martin Martinov has already done world campaigns for Castro in 2007. He participated in fashion shows for Gianfranco Ferre, Prada, Diesel, as well as international Coca-Cola commercials.
The singer - clad in a vintage black lace cone-bra dress from the
designer - was in the crowd at Paris Couture Week for the golden age of
Hollywood-inspired show from the man who will co-style her forthcoming
North American tour.
Models were made up in the style of classic screen sirens including Joan Crawford, Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo and Rita Hayworth, and took to the catwalk to music punctuated by dialogue clips and film soundtracks of the era.
The range included trench coasts, pinstripe trouser suits, tight corsets, lacy bodices fur coats, mink-trimmed tailored suits and lavish velvet gowns
The 'Girlfriend' singer - who launched her Abbey Dawn collection for
juniors at US store Kohl last year - has created a children's line for
the range, which is inspired by her own rocky style.
Taking about the designs, which will feature layered T-shirts with skulls on and leggings, Avril told People magazine: "We have a really cute zebra hoodie with ears and I'm like, 'Can I fit into the extra-large? Because I really like these!' "
John Galliano sent models down the catwalk in their underwear at the first day of Paris' Couture Fashion Week
The 'Fever in the Cabine' Christian Dior collection was inspired by
shows put on in the 50s, and featured models in jackets and knickers,
and skirts and bras.
Galliano was inspired by a picture of Dior backstage at a show surrounded by models hurriedly getting dressed.
He attempted to recreate the mayhem on stage, with the couture outfits available to order as sets.
Givenchy Haute Couture designer Riccardo Tisci made the outfit Madonna
wears in the opening act of the second leg of her 'Sticky and Sweet'
world tour - which kicked off in London on Saturday (04.07.09) - and was
determined to make her look as electrifying as possible.
He said: "The new costume is super couture, sensual, Goth, bondage.
"What I wanted for the opening was to give a very iconic view of Madonna. She's wearing an outfit that will make history. I wanted to do something even stronger than what he designed for her in the tour's first leg because she wants to be stronger."
The fashion designer insists the current economic crisis has not
affected him and encouraged people to "love
each other" to get them
He said: "I never pay attention to costs - it's not attractive to speak about numbers. Why can't we just focus on the beauty of an object?
"I don't know anything about the financial crisis. We'll make a recovery by everyone loving their life, each other, and being positive."
The 40-year-old supermodel will front the fashion house's upcoming
Autumn/Winter campaign, taking over from German beauty Claudia Schiffer,
who starred in their most recent series of advertisements.
Christy - who has two children, Grace, five, and three-year-old Finn with husband Edward Burns -fronted YSL's campaign five years ago.
Her latest pictures, which were taken by photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, will appear in fashion magazines from later this month.
The French actress - who plays the legendary French designer in new film
'Coco Avant Chanel' - is fascinated by Coco's life and loved being able
to portray her on the big screen.
She said: "I've always loved Chanel's style but I was more interested in her character than the fashion. Her life is so rich, and her personality so unusual, that the story of her life is far greater than simply being a story of fashion. And I wanted to discover what lay behind the facade."
63 years ago on 5th July 1946 designer Louis Reard manufactures the first pair of bikini- in a two piece swimsuit, revealing the breasts for the joy of all men.
Although a scandal followed immediately after their unveiling this wasn't the first time a woman appears in such skimpy clothes in the public's view.
In 2nd century BC women, inhabiting the land where Romania currently is wore a primitive form of bra and panties which can't be seen anywhere on the beaches in present day. Nowadays the strict code of swim wear (which included covering from head to toe) was relieved of restrictions after the 1900s.
The coveted designer - who recently launched her new scent D Eau de Parfum - has upset US residents by pumping the strong-scented fragrance from the air vents at her store in the city's fashion-forward Meatpacking District.
One woman told the New York Post newspaper: "I literally got dizzy from this. It is putrid, awful, something you'd find on a 60-year-old matron.