Competitions & awards

Second National young stylist-designer competition

Second National young stylist-designer competition

Bulgarian fashion bookmagazine, National fashion design council and Sunny fashion Bulgaria organize the SECOND NATIONAL YOUNG STYLIST-DESIGNER COMPETITION.

Express yourself in any or all of the following sections: Kids fashion; Sports and leisure teenage fashion; Formal wear, haute couture; Overcoats and leather wear ...

Virginia Zdravkova and Agressia won

Virginia Zdravkova and Agressia won "Golden needle 2003"

On great interest and very splendid and stylish passed by the official ceremony of 10th anniversary Bulgarian Fashion Academy Awards Zlatna Igla 2003 /Golden Needle 2003/. The gala-evening for voting and handing the most prestigious fashion awards in Bulgaria was on March 13th, 2004 in Inter Expo Center. The Fashion Academy /launched in 1993 in Paris by Donka Ganeva and Lubomir Stoykov/ proof that the most impartial assessment of the fashion design achievements belongs to the Fourth power - of the fashion journalists. And the winners are: Designer of the year and winner of Zlatna igla 2003 for personal contribution to the Bulgarian fashion design became Virginia Zdravkova /Virginia atelier/, Fashion house of the year – Agressia /manager Maja Asenova/, Fashion photographer – Valentin Mechanov and winner of the award for total contribution to the Bulgarian design - Bulgarian Fashion Forum in the face of its chairman Ivan Chalakov.

Bulgarian fashion decorated the holiday of Vienna

Bulgarian fashion decorated the holiday of Vienna

Worthy of notice presentation of Desi Stoycheva on the Artfashion show on Michaelerplatz

Lubomir Stoykov - member of the jury for the Coral Fashion Award

The nominations for the Golden Needles are announced

The nominations for the Golden Needles are announced

On its session on Friday the Academy of fashion voted the nominations for the "Golden needle" award for the year 2001. The award for overall contribution to Bulgarian fashion and the "Golden needle" in this category is adjudged to the famous Bulgarian designer Daria Manchenko. She has graduated the Higher school of fashion stylistics, haute couture fashion and costume "Arman Gojel" in Paris and more than a quarter of a century she works in the field of fashion design.

Third annual models casting

Third annual models casting "Visages models 2001"

The third annual models casting "Visages models 2001" took place on 25 November in the National Palace of Culture. 72 girls from 29 Bulgarian cities all over the country participated in the casting. They were chosen through regional selections, organised by "Visages models".

The 50th Anniversary edition of the Miss Universe Pageant

The 50th Anniversary edition of the Miss Universe Pageant

The 50th Anniversary edition of the Miss Universe Pageant was held on Friday May 11th, at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Seventy-seven delegates took part in the preliminary competitions and rehearsals.

The 19-year old Ivayla Bakalova from the city of Varna became

The 19-year old Ivayla Bakalova from the city of Varna became "Miss Bulgaria 2001"

The 19-year old Ivayla Bakalova from the city of Varna became "Miss Bulgaria" for this year and she will represent Bulgaria in the "Miss Universe" concurs in Puerto Rico.< br />
The jury comprised the president of the Bulgarian Football Union Ivan Slavkov, the sculptor Vejdi Rashidov, fashion photographers, editors, producers. They chose Ivayla Bakalova because of her womanhood and her measures 92–63–88 cm.