Almost 15 years Free University of Varna "Chernorizetc Hrabar" supports young and talented people in Bulgaria, whom dream of professional realization
in fashion area and producing clothes.
In 1994 Free University of Varna "Chernorizetc Hrabar" had begun fashion training with creating the specialty "Fashion design". Successfully graduated young designers have realization in different directions in fashion area like designers, fashion stylists, technologists, fashion photographers, teachers. The most bold of them try to find their own creative and business path via opening an own fashion companies.
The Oscar-winning beauty – who is often voted one of the world’s most glamorous women – doesn’t worry about what she’s going to wear to major events and usually sticks to a style she feels comfortable in.
She said: “I don’t think too much about what to wear on the red carpet. I usually have three basic colours and I get the same shapes in different colours!”
Although Angelina isn’t overly concerned with fashion, she admits she does like to put on glamorous outfits from time-to-time as it makes a change from her everyday clothes.
In the images, Madonna is reclining on a chair wearing a vivid pink and black puff-sleeved silk ruffled shirt with lacy fingerless gloves, clutching an oversized Louis Vuitton bag bearing the fashion house's signature print.
The pictures - which were taken in New York in April by Steven Meisel - are rumoured to be accompanied by a video of the 50-year-old singer.
Steven shot the last set of pictures featuring Madonna after taking over from Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, who had worked on Louis Vuitton campaigns for six years.
The Brazilian supermodel - who is expecting her first child with basketball star husband Marko Jaric this winter - can't believe how her life has turned out as she used to worry she would never settle down.
She said: "I never saw myself being married and having a child. Not because I did not want to. But it's tough to find somebody."
Adriana met the sportsman at a Los Angeles party in 2006 and says the event changed her life.
The supermodel has signed a deal to be the spokeswoman for the Triple Nutrition Hair Care and Anti-Humidity hairsprays, which will be released at the end of this month.
Bar - who has appeared in previous campaigns for Garnier - said: "I like Garnier and have been using their products for several years. Their products and ingredients fit my lifestyle perfectly - helping me keep my hair strong, healthy and shiny. It's such an honour to be the spokesmodel for Garnier Fructis' new launches, the Triple Nutrition Hair Care collection and the Anti-Humidity Hairsprays."
Milan menswear for the Spring-Summer 2010 got off to a classy start Saturday, with glitzy glamour at Dolce and Gabbana, and super refinement at Giorgio Armani.
The designing duo kicked off the four days of preview showings with a collection that matched sequined tuxedo jackets with distressed pants, adding a new chapter to the "drunge" (part dandy, part grunge) look they invented a decade ago.
The AMVOX2 Chronograph Racing commemorates
the 50th anniversary of Aston Martin’s prodigious
victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race
On June 13th and 14th, the 2009 edition of Le Mans 24 Hours is bound to thrill both motor sports enthusiasts and fine watchmaking devotees. Half a century after the extraordinary feat accomplished by Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori, who had snatched a complete victory at the wheel of the incredible DBRI, Aston Martin will once again be on the starting line of the legendary endurance race.
The German supermodel - who is pregnant with her fourth child - will
immortalised in plastic as part of Barbie's Blonde Ambition Collection,
which celebrates iconic blondes in fashion and entertainment.
When asked what she wanted her fashion doll to look like, Heidi said: "You guys just have to hold onto your horses a little while longer and then maybe then you'll know and see." Heidi - who was given the keys to Barbie's Malibu Dream House and Car at the iconic doll's 50th Anniversary celebrations last month - is not the first celebrity to have her own doll.
Have you ever wished that your underwear matched your skin tone, fit you
like a glove and could be worn under any type of clothing? MySkins.com designed
lingerie that does just that.
The seamless bras and panties serve as an almost invisible "foundation" beneath a woman's clothing so people can see your dress, slacks or blouse... not your underwear. For years women have suffered through a handful of lingerie colors that didn’t match their skin, but not any more!
On 13 and 14 June 2009 in Grand hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena thiumphed fashion and beauty. The eight edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria - "Fashion evenings" gathered those who appreciate beauty on a fashion show, which presented collections of famous Bulgarian designers and fashion houses, as well as importers of quality garments and accessories.
The fashion show was held with the kind stewardship of Grand hotel Varna and with the support of its general director Mr. Ivan Portnih. Official sponsor were the cigarettes Merilyn Slims. Producer of the event is Ekaterina Toneva, Mrs. Bulgaria World Beauty 2007, the organization and performance is made by Amalia Tincheva. The major media partner was the Bulgarian fashion directory Fashion.bg, which celebrated 10 years since its creation.
Prof. Lubomir Stoykov’s new book World Fashion. Part Three: Italy is already a cultural and aesthetical fact. During its official premiere at Vitosha Park Hotel, it was presented by H.E. Stefano Benazzo – ambassador of Republic of Italy to Bulgaria who is also author of the introductory words. Mr. Benazzo notices: The work of Prof. Lubomir Stoykov has the merit to tell the story of the evolution of the Italian fashion through the stories of our biggest designers from the post-war period until the present, showing that fashion is most of all a result of the labour of really unusually people rather than of more or less inspired persons, more or less anti conformists. I am grateful to Prof. Stoykov, because thanks to him, many Bulgarians who love so much our country, will be able to "understand" the Italian fashion, will be able to explain its language and symbols, rather than only fall in love from first sight.
The Italian fashion house's site www.dandgstore.com will sell clothes,
accessories, beachwear, eyewear and jewellery, which will be available to 31
countries worldwide. Speaking about the website, Stefano Gabbana told WWD.com: "The
boutique is like a game. It's a fun and immediate way to shop, without space
or time limitations. We are confident it will get people even closer to D
and G's dynamic universe."
The news comes just days after the designers - whose celebrity fans include Kylie Minogue, Victoria Beckham and Naomi Campbell - announced they were cutting their prices by up to 20 per cent. Gabbana admitted people were less willing to part with their hard-earned cash during the current economic climate so have slashed the costs of their sought-after designs.
The actress Eva Mendes shows her perfect forms for new Calvin Clain's underwear
campaign autumn 2009.
She poses in scanty wear and the photos caused a great excitement in Internet. Except in underwear she posed in jeans with the fashion model Jamie Dornan. Mendes is a fashion face of the American brand scent "Secret Obsession".
with Naomi, Cladia and Eva is cool and the commercial campaign will cause a furore.
The three fashion icons postured naked on a simple photo for Dolce
an Gabbana's scent "Anthology".
The great topmodels are still on top. The beautiful star trio from the 80's and 90's still looks magnificent without any wrinkle.
The designers' duo "Bipone", "Golden needle 2008" owners for the best young designer proved again that they deserve this award.
The students of New Bulgarian University succeeded in two weeks to provoke the media. After they were between the eighth finalists from whole Austria on the fashion competition "Ringstrassen Galerien Designer Award", they presented their collection glamorously on the last fashion show in Hilton hotel in Vien.
On the grand fashion performance the talented Bulgarians made the fashion specialists seriously to reestimate the value of Bulgarian fashion. Between the 500 official guests were the Bulgarian ambassador in Austria Radi Naidenov and the director of the Bulgarian Culture Institute Borislav Petranov.
The 38-year-old German supermodel has already posed for adverts for the
as yet unnamed scent, which will be launched this autumn.
Claudia confirmed: "It's an honour to be chosen as the face of the Alberta Ferretti fragrance. Alberta and I have worked together for many years and it's wonderful to be able to collaborate on this exciting project together. Alberta's designs always embody femininity and elegance which are reflected in this fragrance."
The scent is being produced by Elizabeth Arden Inc., and the campaign was shot by photographers Mert and Marcus.
The US First Lady was honoured at the Council of Fashion Designers of
America (CFDA) awards in New York last night (15.06.09) and praised the
industry in a pre-taped video message.
She said: "Fashion is an American art form with ingenuity and craftsmanship that contribute so much to our economy and culture." Noting her "meteoric rise as a fashion icon", CFDA president Diane Von Furstenberg paid tribute to the wife of President Barack Obama, saying she had a unique look that balances the duality of her lives as an adviser and mother to Sasha, eight and Malia, 10.
Tens of celebrities and journalists from leading Bulgarian media gathered at the residence of the Italian Embassy on the occasion of the presentation of the exclusive innovatve espresso system Lavazza A modo mio. Giuseppe Lavazza, vice-president and marketing director of Lavazza was a special guest at the event. He introduced to all the attendants the philosophy and abilities of the new espresso system. Each guest had the possibility to taste the incredible espresso tastes of A Modo Mio.
The 37-year-old designer - who has three kids with her publisher husband
Alasdhair Willis - is teaming up with GapKids and babyGap for the new line,
which will launch later this year.
Stella said: "For years now I've wanted to create a collection for children, it's something I've often been asked about. I believe that this one off collaboration will be a great way for customers to be able to participate in the Stella McCartney brand."
n a bold global initiative the international editions of VOGUE will be partnering with designers, department stores and boutiques to create Fashion’s Night Out, an evening extravaganza to be held around the world on Thursday 10th September 2009.
From London to Paris, New York to Mumbai, and Beijing to Milan, VOGUE editors, models, celebrities and retailers will gather to celebrate the fashion industry and to raise shopping spirits as they take part in their respective cities’ special events.
Jesus Luz - who began dating the pop superstar earlier this year after meeting her on a steamy shoot for America's W magazine - stars alongside Eva Herzigova, David Gandy, Julienne Quevenne, Adam Senn and Noah Mills in the boxing-inspired shoot for the Italian fashion house's Autumn/Winter collection.
The campaign was shot in historical Brooklyn boxing sanctuary Gleason's Gym - where Mohammad Ali and Mike Tyson once trained - and photographer Steven Klein took inspiration from 1960 Italian movie 'Rocco e I Suoi Fratelli', about a family torn apart by love.
Orlin Pavlov entered the role of a refined gentleman in a stylish photo session for a furniture company.
The sparkling sea water, the beautiful smile and the light tones partner the young singer in the reconstitution of fairy summer mood. In some of the photos Orlin poses as sexy bold corsair.
He had exotic adventure on the sea coast, managed by the photographer Ognian Geshev
Orlin Pavlov is chosen for the photos, because he best describes the elegant, modern and sexy young man, who is suitable for presenting the mood of the fashion furniture and accessories.
he German edition of the fashion bible devoted the massive section to the country's most famous supermodel when she guest edited the latest issue.
She said: "I grew up reading German Vogue and was really excited when they came to me with the idea for the 'Heidi by Vogue' issue. It was a thrill working with the team of photographers, hair stylists, makeup artists and editors. We shot the entire issue in one week - it was a group effort!"
The niece of Giorgio Armani - who is the director of public relations for the famous Italian fashion house - thinks more people should experiment with their clothes like the 30-year-old actress.
Roberta said: "Don't be scared to be bold. My friend Katie Holmes wore some amazing bright blue shoes with an orange Armani Prive dress last year to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala in New York - she looked fantastic."
On June 27, fifty-member "Galinel" fashion house crew is going to distant Kapadokya, Turkey. It is located near the Syrian border and is famous for its unearthy rock formations, the untraditional way of life and adventurous enthusiasm preserved to our days.
The reason for this trip is to shoot an advertising clip of the brand's new collection of bridal dresses, which is going to be on air for a month on the world fashion channel FTV.
The Brittish top model Kate Moss made a striking appearance on the American "TAR" magazine's cover. The cover is made by one of the greatest modern Brittish artists Damien Hirst.
The artist has "scarred" her face as if half of its skin is gone.
This cover definitely won't be ignored. The message of the artist probably is that beneath the outside glamour we all have blood and muscles.
The 'Salt' actress reportedly uses a new treatment called Dermaroller, which sees a wooden implement covered in razor-sharp pins passed over the face to make the pores bleed.
Referring to Angelina's recent fresh-faced appearance on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France, a source told Britain's Grazia magazine: "Angelina wanted to pull out all the stops. She knew all eyes would be on her. She's been using the Dermaroller on and off for six months, as she wants to avoid plastic surgery."
The stars donated their favourite bags to help raise money for victims of April's earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy.
'Entourage' stars Adrian Grenier and Debi Mazar hosted a glamorous cocktail party at the LA Salvatore Ferragamo boutique to kick off the sale last night (02.06.09), where celebrities including John Legend, Rosanna Arquette, Rose McGowan and Melissa George got to view the articles listed in the sale.
The Italian fashion house's creative director won the accolade at the ceremony at London's Berkeley Square Gardens, where some of the world's most glamorous women were in attendance.
Kylie Minogue stole the show by winning Entrepreneur of the Year and Woman of the Year and looked stunning in a black simple dress and animal print pashmina.
As we wrote before, on 13 and 14 June 2009 at Grand Hotel Varna in “Saint Konstantin and Helena”, will take place The 8-th edition of "Fashion Evenings". There will be presented fashion collections of Bulgarian designers.
Delfina, Orchestra - French clothes for children, Monro, Azalia boutique, Magi Lux, Holiday Sona boutique with the newest collection named "Butterfly" and designers Gergana Simeonova and Julia Jivkova with their official dresses will present their collections at the famous Bulgarian event.
The supermodel - whose first fragrance, Kate by Kate Moss, was a huge
success - is to release Vintage by Kate Moss in September and wants to pay
homage to her colourful reputation.
She is quoted as saying: "I tried to encompass everything that I feel about being feminine and a bit rock 'n' roll, a bit edgy and a bit light, a bit dark.
The 'Inglourious Basterds' beauty gave up the fashion industry and tried her
hand at acting because she found posing for photographs dull.
She said: "Modelling got really boring. It wasn't fulfilling for me, coming
from ballet. I wanted to do something else, I just felt that this wasn't my
Diane, who is dating actor Joshua Jackson, admits she has to regularly "push" and "challenge" herself to stop her work life becoming monotonous.
Joanna Belle Ng Li Wun posed in front of the photographers after being crowned as Miss Malaysia Universe 2009 at the beauty contest which took place in Kuala Lumpur.
The beauty who was elected to her competitors took the contest's crown.
The 'Basic Instinct' beauty Sharon Stone likes her reflection less since she turned 51, but still loves her "strong" nose. She said: "I have a really good nose. Our family has good noses - each different, but all strong and defining."
When it comes to beauty treatments, Sharon subscribes to the "less is more philosophy". She doesn't wear much makeup, never gets facials and sees her hairdresser as little as possible. But no matter how busy she is, she always makes time for regular massages, meditation and long baths.
The actress - who raises six children with partner Brad Pitt - is reportedly such a big fan of Yon-Ka's cleansing milk and anti-ageing body balm she had her personal make-up artist call the firm to have a selection of products hand-delivered to the set of her latest production 'Salt', according to In Touch Weekly magazine.
Yon-Ka products contain plant and marine extracts and are usually customised for the user's specific skin care needs.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to celebrate the British fashion house in style as the city gears up for the unveiling of a set of new Burberry lights on top of the fashion label's new US headquarters on Madison Avenue.
Creative director of Burberry Christopher Bailey said: "We are all so excited about Madison Avenue. It's such an iconic building which we feel is the perfect new home for Burberry in America and will be another huge chapter in our rich history.
The designer - whose fashion partner brother Gianni was murdered in 1997 - insists
she has always had a strong interest in clothing after being introduced to
styling by Gianni when they were children.
She said: "Gianni was almost 10 years older than I, but he was in love with fashion. When I was about 10 or 11, Gianni started to play with me being his model. He'd try clothes on me and ask, "What do you think?" He was pushing me to do my hair lighter - to bleach it. So I was a fashion addict by the time I was 11 years old. I'd wear a miniskirt and patent-leather boots.
The Italian designer doesn't want to be like other designers and bask
in glory after debuting her collections.
She said: "I hate the cliche of fashion designers since the beginning. And so because I came from another background - and actually being a feminist at those times, not that I've changed so much - I didn't want to do anything that fashion designers were doing. And the first thing I didn't want to do was that."
Miuccia - whose celebrity fans include Tilda Swinton, Victoria Beckham and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen - also revealed she likes her designs to be ironic.
In an eccentric and exciting review show in Hilton hotel, the Bulgarian "Triumph Inspiration Award" 2009 finalist was chosen.
The designer's creation "Day and night" of the winner Iskren Lozanov has been inspired by 20th century art genius Pablo Picasso. Iskren Lozanov is a 3rd year bachelor in the National Arts Academy (NAA).
He won a six-week training in "El"-magazine, Bulgaria, and a unique opportunity to present our country in the final of "Triumph Inspiration Award" 2009 world, which will take place in september in Milano.
Dresses made by nylon bags were presented from children on an Eco fashion show.
The ladies were escorted by Pom-Bear.
More than 300 children from 7 schools took a part in the Traditional Child Party yesterday. The master of the house was the 85-th Primary school "Otets Paisii".
The 24-year-old actress will appear in the Spanish retailer's Autumn/Winter
09 advertising campaigns, taking over from her 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'
co-star Penelope Cruz who has worked with the firm for four seasons.
Mango said: "Scarlett has an extraordinary personality - fun, young. She's Mango's ideal urban woman, independent and cosmopolitan."
Although the launch date of the campaign is yet to be announced, it has already been shot by photographer Mario Sorrenti in Los Angeles.
MAMBAMONDO pendant born from creativity of Manuel Bozzi as a small amulet, a
port-bonheur that wishes conquests and infuses trust and sense of affiliation.
The designer, who always loves to play with the meanings and the symbols, one time more surprises us with a small treasure that represents with irony the earth and roots of everybody.
A Globe pendant in sterling silver that truly represents a World of which the artist chisels the edges and commands the tides.
The Victoria's Secret model and her husband, basketball star Marko Jaric, have
confirmed they will welcome their first baby into the world this winter.
Their spokesperson said: "Adriana and Marko are overjoyed that they are expecting their first child together and are excited to share the happy news and start their family together."
The couple - who married in a small civil ceremony in Wyoming on Valentine's day (14.02.09) after meeting in 2006 - are currently planning a big summer celebration of their marriage in either Adriana's native Brazil or her spouse's home country of Serbia.
The supermodel - who designs her own line of clothes for British high street
store Topshop - knows how important it is to have the right pieces to wear
in the sun so was determined to design something to wear for every occasion.
She said: "I was inspired by my constant travelling to hot places and long summer holidays with family and friends. The right holiday wardrobe is essential.
The supermodel - who has previously worked cosmetics giants Revlon and Maybelline - signed up to promote shop chain SPAR's Beauty Kiss toiletry range and has posed in a series of raunchy shots.
The 43-year-old beauty looks sensational in the pictures, wearing a cutaway black swimsuit.
Cindy has previously said thinks she looks "pretty good" naked for a mother-of-two and is happy with the way her body has aged
The designers' finances have come under investigation following the sale of the Dolce and Gabbana and D and G brands to their Luxemburg-based company Gado Sri.
Italy's excise and revenue police have now confirmed their recommendation is for the duo to be charged with tax evasion and abuse of rights and suggested the massive fine.
The British fashion house has decided to present its Burberry Prorsum in the UK capital rather than in Milan, as is usual, to mark the 25th anniversary of London Fashion Week.
Burberry creative director Christopher Bailey told WWD: "London is our home - it's the heart of this global luxury brand and the centre of all our creativity.
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Karl Lagerfeld called Amy his muse and Roberto Cavalli went crazy for her, Jonathan Kelsey designed the ‘Amy’ shoe in her honour.
And now she is a new fashion designer!
The British singer Amy Winehouse will make her own range of clothes for PPQ- popular London label.
Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre, the reference in Swiss fine watchmaking, is inaugurating a new showcase in Cannes to present its collections and its exceptional expertise. Cannes thus becomes the third Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique in France, alongside the two already located on the Place Vendôme in Paris and in Lyon, and the 28th boutique worldwide.
Between the red carpet ceremonies before the daily screenings of the films competing for a set of awards including the prestigious Palme d’Or, the 62nd edition of the Cannes International Film Festival sees the unveiling of a new Jaeger-LeCoultre “embassy”.