Dynamic colourful fairy-tale
Rome - Sofia
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. This project is an immense result, born from the common efforts of Sofia Municipality and Rome Municipality for Bulgarian-Italian cultural exchange and cooperation. Albena Alexandrova – Roshavata garga fashion house, Jana Jekova, Milka Alexandrova – uchi, Tania Ivanova, Maria Bogdanova, Kwiat and Miro also took part at the event.
The collection of Jana Jekova is an original combination between urban chic ans simple elegance. Dresses are masterly hand-made of high-class materials. The dynamic colour palette reproduces the shades of rainbow. It includes candy colours like turquoise blue and cyclamen, the shades of sun and violet and metallic nuances. Dresses are made of Italian silk and lace. Big silk flowers over the shoulders, belts with floral motives and high gloves are a special fashion accent.
Milka Alexandrova – Buchi designs clothes and accessories. Her achievements in jewelry are highly appreciated by the Bulgarian Academy for fashion – she has won a Golden Needle Award. Milka Alexandrova – Buchi is a lecturer with the National Academy of Arts. She delivers lectures of Fashion and accessory. Milka Alexandrova – Buchi presents her collection Spring-Summer 2009. It is created especially for the Sofia Greets Rome event. Jewels are made of turquoise stones, which correspond to the dominating role of this colour in summer 2009.
Young designer Maria Bogdanova presented her project entitled 850/350. The collection is inspired by Nessebar and the numbers in fact are the size of the town. The dresses are inspired by the cultural spirit of Nessebar, the unique characteristics of the nature of the Old City and the preserved monuments from different ages, one of which is the windmill – symbol of the city.
1. – 3. Designs by Jana Jekova, shown during the Day of Bulgarian fashion in Rome.
Photo: © Philip Marinov
4.- 6. Designs by Milka Alexandrova - Buchi, shown during the Day of Bulgarian fashion in Rome.
7. – 8. Designs by Maria Bogdanova, shown during the Day of Bulgarian fashion in Rome.
9. Maria Bogdanova at the final of her show.
Photo: © Georgi Yachev/ © Ot Igla Do Konetz
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