On 15 March 2023 I attended the fashion show of the japanese brand TENDER PERSON at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. Designers of the collection for Autumn/Winter 2023/2024 are Yashige Yuto and Bianca. The theme of the collection is "Dreaming of me".
Over the years, fashion has positively impacted the business industry. Globally the fashion industry undergoes development to match the business demand of the consumers. The increase in fashion business forces suppliers and owners to look for feasible, high-quality, and quick markets that can cater to the materials needed in their companies.
14th edition of the international and interdisciplinary FASHIONCLASH Festival in Maastricht will take place from 25 - 27 November 2022.
Win one of the 13 scholarships for Undergraduate Courses in Design, Fashion, Visual Arts and Management 2022/2023 at IED Barcelona
The Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona - invites students and professionals from all over the world to participate in the IED Design Talent Scholarships Contest 2022.
Russian Fashion Council invites designers from across the globe to apply for the international hybrid fashion event - Global Talents Digital. The third Global Talents Digital issue is dedicated to sustainability (sustainable development). Designers of virtual and real clothing, footwear and accessories are welcome to join as long as they work at least one of the techniques - upcycling, recycling, ethical fashion, slow fashion, and zero waste. Global Talents Digital will take place phygitally in the end of July.
Designers from any part of Russia or the Earth are invited to live stream their new collections. Brands that do not intend to come to the Russian capital but are ready to stream their shows online can apply at the website of Russian Fashion Council till March 31. The Advisory board will make a long-list in accordance with the rules of MBFW Russia. Brands and designers from other cities and countries will be announced on the primary schedule of the Fashion Week.
GALACTICA project, which aims to foster the creation of new industrial value chains around textile and aerospace sectors based on advanced manufacturing across EU, announced the registration opening for its first-ever Hackathon, with €50.000 in prizes. SMEs from these sectors as well as other interested parties such as start-ups and university students can form teams and register.
Win one of the 30 Scholarships for 2021 Master Courses in Fashion, Design, Communication and, Photography at Raffles Milano
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is awarding 30 scholarships up to 50% of tuition fee for Master courses in Fashion Design and Business, Photography, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design starting in November 2021.
Global Talents Digital is announcing a new call out for sustainable emerging designers, inviting them to show their new collections for clients, the press, buyers, celebrity stylists, and industry leaders – by means of video presentations/live streams/AR/VR. The brand-new edition of Global Talents Digital is inspired by sustainability and aims to educate and inspire the world with it. Designers should be focused on one or more directions like upcycling, recycling, ethical fashion, slow fashion, or zero waste.
Flora Miranda, an Austrian fashion designer, based in Antwerp, Belgium, is launching an open call for virtual fashion designs. The open nature of this project facilitates a platform for the participation of all those individuals, designers, artists, students, companies or institutions wanting to express their uniqueness and groundbreaking experimentations in the virtual world of fashion.
Being a student is a lot of fun but also comes with increasing responsibilities. Once you transition to college life, you find out there are many things you did not consider before, such as doing laundry, cooking, going grocery shopping, cleaning up the whole house, and the list can go on and on. While doing all that, you are also probably trying to save some money for social expenses (ehm, parties) and various activities that you want to get involved in.
Studying has taken on a completely new form. The tools that are available enable us to learn more in a shorter period of time. Social media sits at the center of this new mode of study as students have access to everything they need at any time of the day.
Class of 1990, a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, the winner of the sixteenth edition of Its - International talent support, the Camera della Moda Award and the Tomorrow Award, Eleonor McDonald is one of the revelations of this edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo where she will be presenting her first capsule collection.
Highlighting young designers and fashion of tomorrow, this next edition of Who’s Next & Premiere Classe puts brand new talents under the spotlight, with a range of 10 collectives that you won’t want to miss.
Christopher Raeburn has established his eponymous brand with sustainable and intelligent fashion design for a global audience. The REMADE ethos in particular has pioneered the reworking of surplus fabrics and garments to create distinctive and functional pieces.
At the 26th Edition of Milano Unica there was a meeting of Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director of Ermenegildo Zegna with Italian students in fashion in conversation also with Simone Marchetti - Fashion Editor - D la Repubblica and Affari e Finanza. The theme was "Crafting modernity: innovative design merges with couture techniques to create the silhouette of tomorrow."
At the start of Berlin Fashion Week, seven promising young designers were awarded the European Fashion Award FASH 2016. The awards, valued at EUR 200,000 in total, were presented in front of 250 guests on Monday evening by the non-profit organization SDBI –Stiftung der Deutschen Bekleidungsindustrie (German Fashion Industry Foundation). The ceremony took place in the impressive halls of Berlin’s Neues Museum, part of the Museum Island UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The British Fashion Council is pleased to announce the emerging menswear talents who will receive NEWGEN MEN support, sponsored by TOPMAN, to showcase their AW16 collections at London Collections Men in January.
Singer & actress, Selena Gomez was spotted leaving Tori Kelly's Album Release party at celeb hot-spot, The Nice Guy in West Hollywood. The brunette beauty donned leather leggings by Montreal based brand, LaMarque paired with an over-sized striped t-shirt & cream vest.
Last week I met the fashion designer Chloe Henris from Belgium. She studies in Helmo in Liege (Belgium), but this year she came in Bulgaria on an Erasmus project in Varna free university.
H&M Design Award 2014 winner Eddy Anemian has created a highly developed capsule collection, translating his painstaking techniques of cut and construction. To create this special collection, Eddy has worked closely with the H&M design team to capture the elegant mood and precision of his winning designs. The pieces will be available at selected H&M stores, as well as online, from October 23.
Eager anticipation for the 10th date with “Who Is On Next?”, the scouting project conceived and developed by AltaRomAltaModa in collaboration with Vogue Italia for the search and promotion of young designers on the national and international scene which, this year, will include the “10th Anniversary Who Is On Next?” exhibition, celebrating the project’s ten-year milestone. The 10th anniversary event will feature an overview detailing the creative vision of talents who, from the first year to-date, have graced the Altaroma catwalks.
Students, graduating fashion design in Britain, opened Graduate Fashion Week in London, which will continue until Wednesday night.
The event represents the work of more than 1000 students from 35 fashion universities and colleges around the country.
Each of them is hoping that he or she might have the talent and skill to impress an industry headhunter or become the next John Galliano.
Vesselina Pentcheva understands what women crave and with her intuitive flair she combines the skill and artistry of tradition with up to the minute design.
Born in Bulgaria she presented her first fashion show in her hometown of Russe at the tender age of sixteen. In 1993 Vesselina moved to South Africa to study at the Gordon Flack Davidson Academy of Design, where she gained a mastery of the classical techniques of couture and graduated as top student in 1996. Marianne Fassler who inspired her sense of freedom and creativity then hired her as assistant designer.
The US Vogue editor – who is regarded as one of the most influential voices
in the fashion world - empathises with new stylists and designers because
the fashion market is currently swamped with impressive talent.
She said: “Now is not an easy time to start as a young designer - unless you are very special and dedicated, and not afraid of hard work.”
The magazine chief says upcoming designers must question their determination and longevity before committing to a fashion career as it is growing increasingly difficult to become an established name in the industry.
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 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.
Moto-Pfohe Ltd., official importer and distributor of Ford, Volvo, Jaguar and Land Rover in Bulgaria, organized a charity fashion show in help of the orphans that finish school this year.
Young designers, students in the National Academy of Art, specialty Fashion, presented their collections, inspired by different art and architecture creations. The models were designed and stamped by the designers, who also added hand painted motives. The defile "This is now" is one of the events, with which the specialty Fashion with a master prof. Gredi Assa celebrates 10 years from its creation.
Young designers from Europe, North Africa and the Middle East between 18 and
32 years of age are invited to take part. Take your chance to show your collection
to a large international audience!
The competition encourages and supports young designers at the outset of their careers to establish themselves and to exchange ideas with their counterparts from other countries.
In 2008 the first createurope: THE FASHION DESIGN AWARD took place. In this first year it already achieved great success, with over 1000 entrants, a jury of prominent figures from the fashion world and a catwalk show for the finalists in Berlin in October 2008.
Margin London is one of the prestigeous fashion festivals in Great Britain (other two are PURE and THE PARCK). It is an international exhibition for street fashion featuring young labels. It takes place twice a year - in February and in August. Brands like American Apparel and Converse have participated in it, in this edition participated the unique watches Nooka Watches, which are very popular now in the USA.
For the first time in this edition a new section was opened SELVAGE LONDON. It is specially for brands, presenting denim collections. Mystic Bulgaria is one of the four brands, chosen to advertise in this section.
Young Italian designers visited Bulgaria and presented their author collections. Marko Morreale, Valentina Sciumé, Patermo, Michelle Bono and Luisa Luparello transfered the guests of the fashion show in an exotic sicilian atmosphere.
The garments of the young stylists are with plain and fairy lines, blending colours and stamps. Corals, precious stones, gold, silver are combined with chiffon, jersey and silk. Strong colour contrasts and stamps interweave, giving life of colourful, geometry and art motives.
Elena Georgieva, known as Elena from Big Brother 2, presents her first collection with a fashion performance in the National Theater. The unusual fashion show, named „Pieces of love”, is performed by „Arabesk” ballet. Director is Boris Pankin. The music is by Doors, and the script is a love story.
It took more than a year to the designer to prepare her first collection with the brand of the fashion studio „EGG”. Elena's dream to work in the field of fashion came true.
The creative tandem Bilyana and Petar living and working in Vienna, will open their first atelier in the downtown of the Austrian capital city.
Both Bulgarian designers are known as “Bipone“.
The opening date is February, 15th. All the connoisseurs of this fashion tandem will take the chance to visit „Bipone Design Atelier“ where they will find unique, hand-made toilets.
Some of the presentors of the new generation Bulgarian designers grab the attention with an original thinking and striving for copious artistic inventions. Designer Maria Koteva (Maria D’Gatta fashion house) is one of those young creators. By the spirit of the world traditions in fashion, she will present her newest collection spring - summer 2006 during an ellegant review before the end of the year.
In her former proposals, Maria Koteva choses Japanese prints, herbal and animal patterns and both extremes in lenghts – ultrashort and long but with deep slashes. Her favourite fabrics are cotton, natural silk, shiffon and leather. Maria preferes red, blue, green and other colours. Japanease mini dresses with corsets and her personal interpritations of kimono are some of the accents in her work.
The fashion show was opened by fashion house "Bobo Zander" near the sea shore. The fashion house that works for Escada and Basler presented its collection Winter 2006. The tourists watched amazed the girls dressed in long cashmere coats, woolen suits and fluffy collars.
The collection was divided in six themes like the six months from the autumn-winter season. A real heavenly garden was shown, full with fresh patterns and playful details. It was a feast for the eyes in the colours of the gipsy symmer. There were also ellegant ansembles with tender golden gleams.
The woolen fabrics were combined with sheer chiffon in the shades of gray-green and petrol. The last models that were presented were in white, the colour of eternity. Designer of the collection is Negoslava Bachvarova.