The Academy of fashion gave its highest award "Golden Needle 2005". This most prestigeous for Bulfarian fashion design event attracted for 12th year the media, journalists, fashion critics and the cultural public.
The glamorous event took place in the new Youth theatre. The jury comprising of 34 journalists in the presence of the lawyer Axenia Monova voted for the best fashion creators, make-up artists, photographers and organizers of fashion shows.
Designer of the year (for the second time) became Virginia Zdravkova, who showed an exquisite and elegant collection. Among her works was the first Bulgarian dress, worn on the official "Oscar" ceremony.
Fashion house of the year (women's fashion) became "Tani" with designer Tania Metodieva. Golden Needle for men's fashion received Atanas Parushev, and for fashion photography - Moni Frances.
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.