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”.
The 40-year-old singer is delighted to have the opportunity to work with the Spanish jewelery brand, not least because she is allowed to borrow some pieces.
She said: "I love jewelery and it's wonderful to be able to have my pick of all these gorgeous designs. The pieces are fun, stylish and completely affordable. I'm totally proud to represent something beautiful and Spanish."
The 'Hero' singer has put a hot pink, fishtailed asymmetric frock onto the auction website to raise money for breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
The gown was created by Julian Contreras as part of a competition where the singer asked fans to design a dress inspired by her Deicious Pink fragrance. It is one of only three in existence.
Mariah was last seen wearing the dress on a dinner date with husband Nick Cannon in Calfiornia in April.
The close-fitting dress will be listed until May 30.
The 'American Idol' judge - who rarely ventures away from his signature style of shirts, trousers and glasses - reportedly held a business meeting at the W Los Angeles - Westwood hotel to discuss creating a line of women's accessories.
A source told the New York Daily News newspaper: "Randy met with a PR agency to discuss how to market a new line of handbags, but he had to cut the meeting short to film 'Idol'."
Randy - who will have a six-month break once the current series of 'American Idol' finishes - is not the first celebrity to venture into women's accessories.
A glamorous show "To be Merilyn" gathered the elite in Grand Hotel Varna several days ago. This is the second contest from the national event "To be Merilyn - Feeling like a woman". It is organized with the support of the women's cigarettes Merilyn Slims. The final is on 11 June in Sofia. The staging is made by Amalia Tincheva. In the show participated 16 beautiful girls from Varna.
Hollywood glamour of the show was achieved by the specially made collection of dresses by Miro brand, called Merilyn. A part of it will be presented in the end of June during the Days of Bulgarian culture in Rome, Italy.
The 'Changeling' actress, who is renowned for having sexy full lips, swears by Shea Terra's Menthe Orange Organic Shea Lip Butter to keep her mouth soft and kissable.
The lip balm boasts a variety of unusual products including raw golden beeswax from Uganda, virgin coconut cream oil, African potato, Namibian tsamma melon seed oil, rooibos, chamomile flowers and wild Namibian plum oil.
The reasonably-priced mouth moisturizer also contains mint oil, meaning it doubles as a breath freshener.
Distinguished by absolute seduction and supreme elegance, a pair of sparkling
creations successfully merge two incredibly refined and formidably complex arts: exceptional
watchmaking and exceptional jewelery-making.
Over the years, the Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre has developed unique new gem-setting techniques that illuminate the finest contemporary watch creations. Born from the dexterous fingers of genuine artists, they celebrate the union of beauty and precision.
The 35-year-old model is a huge fan of the design duo - who launched their label in 2006 after meeting at London's Kingston university - and has already secured a number of pieces from their Autumn/Winter 09 range.
Designers Fiamma Poltock and Katie Walsh confirmed: "Kate is one of the biggest style icons worldwide and we're sure gets bombarded with clothing from designers around the world, so for her to come directly to us and make such a great selection is really a huge honour."
The pair added they could hardly believe their eyes when they saw Kate wearing one of their Spring/Summer 08 pieces.
The model and actress - who opened the "gorgeous" Elizabeth Hurley Beach boutique in Bicester Village, Oxford shire recently - is offering "huge discounts" to help people who are struggling due to the global financial crisis.
Most people are feeling the pinch financially right now, so it makes perfect sense to encourage women to shop where there are huge discounts and most things are at least 50 per cent off. My boutique at Bicester is tiny but gorgeous. It looks like a beach hut in St Tropez - whitewashed wood and a high pitched roof. It's like a little jewel."
This season Bulgarian singer AnnG, Miss Fitness World 2006 , surprises with her new style image.
She changes the blond hair colour with dark one.
Be a pleasure to her new photo session!
The French actress - who plays the legendary designer in new film 'Coco
Avant Chanel' - says the designer was a huge inspiration because she broke
down barriers that had held back women before her.
Audrey said: "She was the woman of the moment. She was very intelligent, strong and courageous. She wanted to be free and independent. At the time, nobody knew that could exist. She refused to let herself be closed off by social conventions and she was almost a rebel - she was almost a feminist ahead of time. In terms of fashion, she freed women."
The 'Incredible Hulk' actress enjoys dressing in expensive dresses when she goes to showbiz events, but claims nothing beats changing into her comfortable clothes at the end of the night.
She explained: "I really enjoy dressing up but the moment I get home I take everything off and put my sweats on or my pyjamas - I like to be comfortable.
" I still have my original pair of Converse trainers from when I was a teenager somewhere in my closet."
The 77-year-old designer - full name Valentino Garavani - is disappointed by the way people dress nowadays, adding most have no idea how to put together an outfit.
Referring to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala which was held earlier this month, Valentino said: "I think now all the girls look very ugly. I saw the pictures of the Metropolitan gala evening last week and I never saw something more ugly, all the girls have their legs out with the most terrible proportions. No, no, no."
Slovenia-based Lisca lingerie's Smart Memory Bra alters its shape when the wearer's body temperature changes, pushing breasts closer together when a woman gets flushed after seeing someone attractive.
Designer Suzana Gorisek said: "As a woman's body changes, so the size of the bra changes. That's the advantage of this bra."
The 'Stay Cool' actress, 37, has amazed fans with her line-free face but her make-up artist insists her youthful looks are all natural.
Kim Collea said: "She hasn't aged and let me tell you, she has had absolutely nothing done.
"She is a very healthy eater, and I think that is a big part of it. It sounds boring, but the girl eats a lot of salads. And you know those giant Big Gulps cups that most people fill with soda? She's got hers filled with water."
The British designer insists it is fine to follow the latest trends, but warns fashion lovers must give their clothing a twist to ensure they stand out form the crowd.
She said: "Style it your way. Add accessories, roll up a sleeve or turn up a collar. Create a unique look. Mix a couple of pieces with your own existing wardrobe.
"Choose a statement piece by wearing the prints or embroidered pieces alone to give them breathing space."
The 62nd Festival was opened for the first time with an animation film.
Disney Pixar's Up is the story of an old man who achieves his dream of flying
away to the wilds of South America when he ties thousands of balloons to his
house, only to discover that a nine-year-old boy explorer has stowed away with
The film features the voices of Christopher Plummer and John Ratzenberger and is directed by Pete Docter, of Monsters Inc and Toy Story fame.
The International Exhibition of Hairdressing, Beauty, Make-up, Perfumery and Fashion ITALIAN FESTIVAL OF BEAUTY has two editions – spring and autumn.
The participants in the salon are manufacturers and dealers of professional hair-care products and accessories; beauty companies; suppliers of equipment and devices for hairdresser's and beautician's.
The model has asked Christian Siriano - who won the fourth season of 'Project
Runway', the fashion TV show she presents - to make her a variety of pieces
in the dark hue.
Christian explained: "She's all about black. We made her some pieces from my Fierce Mama Maternity line and she wanted everything in black. I think she's trying to cover it a little this time. She's getting older and wants to be more sophisticated, not casual. She's trying to keep it a little quiet."
The German supermodel - who has six-year-old son Caspar and four-year-old daughter Clementine with husband Matthew Vaughn - took a break from modelling after discovering she was expecting, but worried she would find it hard to return to work.
She said: "People forget that when you're pregnant you can't work, so you've sort of gone. When I started modelling again, someone said to me, 'Oh I thought you'd given up.' But it's not like other jobs where you can just continue.
On 13 and 14 June 2009 in complex "St. Constantine and Elena" will take place the most bigger fashion event in Bulgaria "Fashion evenings", which is held for 8th year with the exclusive assistance and kind household of Grand Hotel Varna.
This year a partner of the event is the Bulgarian fashion portal Fashion.bg, which celebrates 10 years from its creation, during which it actively promoted Bulgarian fashion in Bulgaria and abroad.
A fashion model contest is starting, which will determine the "InterStilist's model of the month".
In the contest can participate models or photomodels over 18 years of age (women).
The title "Interstilist's model of the month" will go to one of the contenders, who will receive a one-year commercial contract, a place in next year's "InterStilist's model of the month" calendar, and the big prize - a car.
On 8 May in Sofia was held the fashion show ROMA FASHION. Original gipsy music and poetry accompanied the event.
Inspired by the gipsy aesthetics, designers from Bulgaria and abroad presented their creations, showing the romance of the "gipsy style" in contemporary fashion. The show included models of designers from Bulgaria, Finland, Romania, Argentina, Macedonia etc.
As you can guess, it’s all about diamonds. This well-known, playful song of Marilyn Monroe became a symbol of the eternal striving of women to refinement, richness and luxury. Touching to the magic stone is a unique feeling, the look like goes deep down in one hypnotic and endless beauty. The diamond is considered as a standard of richness, power and prosperity.
The word „diamond” comes from the Greek word “adamas” that means unconquerable, indestructible. The diamond is the hardest natural material in the world.
he Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, the spring 2009 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explores the reciprocal relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty, focusing on iconic fashion models in the latter half of the 20th century and their roles in projecting, and sometimes inspiring, the fashion of their respective eras. The exhibition is on view at the Metropolitan from May 6 through August 9, 2009.
Cartier hosted its 100th Anniversary in America Celebration and presented the exhibition Cartier... 100 Years of Passion and Free Spirit in America. It displays 100 one-of-a-kind Cartier Collection creations and also showcases along side pieces loaned from private collections of some of Cartier's most celebrated clients. The exhibition was opened in the Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion in New York and will run through May 21st before moving to Cartier's Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive boutique and running June 1-14, 2009.
For two days in Madrid at more than 20 bridal fashion shows were showcased the latest trends in bridal wear made in Spain.
Internationally-acclaimed Spanish designers like Duyos, Isabel Zapardiez, Jorge Terra and Hannibal Laguna revealed the trends in bridal fashion and underwear for 2010, which are inspired by the vintage style and use sheer fabrics.
Diana Ivancheva will participate in the longest fashion show on water - the International festival for Haute Couture THE SOPOT FASHION DAYS 2009 in Poland
On 30 April the new star of EXPOSE MODEL Diana Ivancheva announced at a press conference that she will participate in the longest fashion show on water, which will be held on a 511 meter quay in Poland on 2 May.
At the beginning of April she triumphed in the contest TOP MODEL OF THE WORLD in Berlin and was a second runner-up of the winner from Brazil Débora Moura Lyra.
At THE SOPOT FASHION DAYS 2009 their new haute couture collections will present designers from Paris, London, Milan and Warsaw, among which collections of BGN, Vitali V, Saverio Palatellaand Maciej Zien.
The Israeli model - who is dating actor Leonardo DiCaprio - says she has spent her life hunting for the perfect piece of beachwear and believes she has finally found it by creating a $120 swimsuit with surfwear brand Hurley.
Fronting the advertising campaign for her 'Perfect Little Black Bikini', the 23-year-old beauty said: "Anyone who knows me knows that I am obsessed with finding the perfect little black bikini, and always searching for a timeless, sexy suit with the best fit. I have never been able to find the perfect bikini, until now.
Plastic surgeon Cyrille Blum claims the 50-year-old singer has had a series of non-invasive treatments to help maintain her looks.
Blum said: “She looks the same as she did 20 years ago. She looks like a good Michael Jackson.”
The cosmetic expert – who has a global A-list celebrity clients – believes the star’s wrinkle-free skin is due to the emergence of a new procedure, dubbed the ‘pillow face’.
10 ladies will take part in Miss Bulgaria Grand competition on Tuesday night (28.04.) at Grand De Luxe night-club.
The magnetic Magdalena Jelyaskova, the Bulgarian pop-folk icons Aneliya and Gloriya, Simona Parvanova, Zaineb Madjurova, Aleksander Bessedin and Mister Manhunt 2009 – Viktor Angelov will be the jury of the contest.
The Brazilian supermodel presented her 'Ipanema Gisele Bundchen' eco-friendly shoe collection - which includes a range of summery, strappy sandals - at the Eurostars Madrid Tower Hotel in Spain on Wednesday (22.04.09).
The pieces are based around five 'Seeds' themes.
Botany, Fern and Bean take are best suited for evening wear, while the Leaf and Life designs were made for everyday wear.
In discreet tribute to Christian Dior, Dior Christal embodies the sophistication
that conceives each one of its timepieces like a Couture creation.
Almost as hard as a diamond, sapphire crystal is the very quintessence of Dior Christal. Never before has this material, traditionally reserved for watch glass, been used for decorative purposes. Since 2005, Dior Christal, with its sapphire crystal hand-cut and inserted in marquetry style on the bezel and bracelet, has invented a theatre of lights that brings enchantment back to watch-making once again.
Markam Fashion presented the new Autumn/Winter 2009/10 collection in Tokyo, during the fashion design program WEAREUROPE. The European commission and the Delegation of the European commission in Japan organized the event. Among other 35 companies from EU, Markam was chosen to demonstrate the European fashion trends for the upcoming season.
Mrs. Helene Retsinis Stalsbo, Attaché Trade Section to the Delegation of the European Commission to Japan and Mr. Bernard Cendron, President of K.K.BCIL Japon, who visited the booth of Markam, underlined that the Bulgarian brand has a very good chance as a part of the European fashion, which is respected very much by the Japanese consumers. The most important advantage though is the indisputable quality of the product, the unique design, as well as the use of Italian and French textile.
A suit made from "the world's most expensive
wool", designed by Alexander Amosu, has been sold to a mystery buyer for £70,000.
It took more than 80 hours to make the suit from Arctic wool, qiviuk, and rare South American wool, vicuna.
"I firmly believe that in the wake of the recession, there is still a demand for uncompromising quality", said the designer Alexander Amosu.
The top coiffeur Vasil Mihaylov, artistic director of coiffure academy Stephan,
presented on stage a unique collection haute couture hair styles for Renault
during the premiere of the new cars of the brand in Bulgaria.
The hair style and the car are the newest stylish city jewels. This was proved by the official premiere of Renault Megane Hatch and Renault Megane Coupe in Bulgaria at an elegant fashion show in Rainbow Plaza in Sofia, Bulgaria. As expected the hair colours will be dominated by the colours of the new Megane, the shape and volume of the hair styles will follow the elegant line and stylish sexy design.
Kate Moss, Madonna, Debbie Harry and Bridget Bardot have been named the biggest fashion icons of the 20th century
British supermodel Kate Moss, whose 1993 Calvin Klein advertising campaign sparked a craze for waif-like models - was crowned the best-dressed person from the 90s after polling 62.5 per cent of the vote.Fellow models Linda Evangelista and Erin O'Connor won second and third place respectively, with former Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham coming fourth.
Pop singer Madonna's iconic 80s 'Material Girl' look - which saw her take inspiration from Marilyn Monroe by sporting bleached blonde hair and bright red lips - was also lauded, with Britain's late Princess Diana and actress Joan Collins also receiving mentions for their fashion savvy during the decade.
Blondie singer Debbie Harry's rock-chick style received 43.8 per cent of 70s vote, beating Diana Ross and Bianca Jagger.
Fashion science are often regarded as two fields on opposite poles. The first has a volatile, superficial reputation. The second is believed to be very serious and more often than not, boring. Their pairing however gave life to products worthy of science fiction, products that emit lights, kill germs, store heat and restore it to the body when temperature drops, measure your blood pressure, temperature and water levels in your body. For several years, fashion designers and producers have been working together on technological novelties in clothing, which no longer has no merely keep you warm, but also has to provide functions worthy of smart gadgets.