The Texprocess Innovation Awards were presented during today’s official opening ceremony of Texprocess 2017. Altogether, the expert jury chose four products for an award. They include a new technology for dyeing yarns and a digitalised sewing machine that is set up via a touchscreen or app.
Westminster Fashion Design BA Student wins The British Fashion Council Coach Design 2017 competition
Lloyd James Husband, currently studying Fashion Design at the University of Westminster, won the British Fashion Council Coach Design Competition on Thursday 16 March.
Top 5 Most Stylish Men are already known. From all of the categories, the readers of BGFN magazine, vote for their favourite fashion icons among the nominees. February 2017 winners are well known men with a sense of style and elegance.
Top 5 Most Stylish Men are already known. From all of the categories, the readers of BGFN magazine, vote for their favourite fashion icons among the nominees. January 2017 winners are well known men with a sense of style and elegance.
The Models.com Model of the Year (MOTY) Industry Awards are the voice of over 250 voters representing a wide range of the industry’s top professionals, including many of the industry’s top stylists, designers, photographers, editors, hair and makeup artists and casting directors, and a wide range of the next generation of the industry’s emerging creative talents.
Marc Anthony is the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time. He holds the Guinness World Record for best-selling tropical/salsa artist and the most number-one albums on the Billboard Tropical Albums year-end charts.
Italian entrepreneur and millionaire Gianluca Vacchi, who recently gained fame showing his luxurious lifestyle, perfect body shape, beautiful model-wife and hot dances, is the winner in Most Stylish Men August 2016 - Category Business.
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the eighth month of 2016...
'For this project I looked at textures within decaying buildings such as peeling paint, crumbling plaster, lichen and so on. I wanted a soft yet textured feel to the cloth, so hand-dyed Merino wool combined with some textured yarns in different weights was perfect for this'.
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the seventh month of 2016...
The Venture, luxury whisky Chivas Regal's search to find and support the most innovative startups from across the world, rewarded five social enterprises in New York City earlier this month. The winners were announced after five grand finalists pitched in front of a live audience and judging panel that included actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria.
For the sixth time in 2016, the readers of Be Global Fashion Network chose their male stylish icons. This month, the winners are...
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.
Last Monday (June 6, 2016), London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA16 season with its annual catwalk show, featuring 17 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the Collection of the Year award.
Engin Akyurek is a Turkish actor, born in Ankara, in 1981. He is famous for his leading roles in number of films and TV series and is also your favorite for May in category Cinema of BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men voting.
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the fifth month of 2016...
Bulgarian #1 tennis player Grigor Dimitrov is your favorite sportsman in BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men April 2016 voting.
BGFN Most Stylish Men is a global readers' voting aiming to notice all stylish men, who dress to impress in addition to their professional achievements and social responsible behavior.
And here they are - your favorites in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the third month of 2016...
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the first month of 2016...
You made your choice - here are the winners of the different subcategories of the Business category of the Most Stylish Men 2016 contest.
Barack Obama is frequently referred as an exceptional orator as well as a fashion icon. The Obama suit - as his suit style is often called - is a two-button, single-breasted suit jacket and single pleated pant with inch-and-a-quarter cuffs, made of wool and cashmere blend.
Bryan Fuller is an American screenwriter and television producer, born in 1969. He is best known for the creation of TV series Dead Like Me, Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies and Hannibal. And he is your favorite for January in category Science and Culture of BGFN readers' Most Stylish Men 2016 voting.
Juan Antonio Bayona a.k.a J. A. Bayona is a Spanish film director, born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1975 and your favorite in category Business in BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men January 2016 voting.
Gary Barlow is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, composer and record producer, born in 1971 in Frodsham, Cheshire. He is the frontman and leading vocalist of British pop-group Take That and your favorite for January in category Music of BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men voting.
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the first month of 2016...
Dear readers, you has only two days until the end of January. There is little more time to vote for the most stylish men or your favourite fashion icon.
'At Who Is On Next? Uomo we were very impressed by Vittorio Branchizio's career and his innovative talent for knitwear that blends artisan skill and contemporary styling. We are happy to offer him our stage so that he can show his new collection to the Pitti Uomo audience', said Lapo Cianchi, Pitti Immagine Director of Communications and Events.
Lionel Andrés 'Leo' Messi is an Argentine professional footballer, born Rosario, Argentina, in 1987. He plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team and yesterday (January 11, 2016) won the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player for the fifth time. This makes Messi the only football player in history to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or five times, four of which he won consecutively, and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes. '
The new year is already here and the winners of BGFN readers' voting for Most Stylish Men 2015 are announced! The nominees are separated in six categories - Cinema, Music, Business, Sport, Science & Culture and Politics - and here are your top 5 favorites in each of them, forming the Top 30 Most Stylish Men 2015 list...
King Felipe VI of Spain is a monarch with a style - that's for sure! The monarch is loved and appreciated by the citizens of his country and the results of BGFN readers' voting prove it - he is the winner in Most Stylish Men 2015 - Category Politics.
David James Gandy is an English model, born in Billericay, Essex, England, in 1980. He is currently one of the most famous male models in the world. Having gained a reputation for his personal style, David Gandy won the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Science and Culture!
Lawrence Zarian is a Celebrated author, TV personality, Lifestyle expert and Red carpet guru. He was born in Glendale, California, USA in 1965 and is best known for his work on The Fashion Team (2006), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and Live with Kelly and Michael (1988). His personal style and taste won him the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Business!
Sir Cliff Richard is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist. He is the third-top-selling singles artist in UK Chart history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley – he has sold more than 250 million records worldwide and has total sales of over 21 million singles in the UK. His style, personality and achievements won him the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Music!
Zinedine Yazid Zidane (a.k.a Zizou) is a retired French footballer and current coach of Real Madrid Castilla. Zidane was named the best European footballer of the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll for his 'elegance, vision, ball control and technique'. His style, personality and achievements won him the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Sport!
Colin Andrew Firth is an English actor, born in Grayshott, Hampshire, England, in 1960. His most memorable role so far has been the 2010 portrayal of King George VI in 'The King's Speech' - a performance that earned him an Oscar and multiple worldwide best actor awards. His style, personality and achievements won him the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Cinema!
Couture fashion designer Evgenia Luzhina will present her latest collection entitled “Nostalgia” during the upcoming Couture Fashion Week New York. A returning favorite designer at the event, Ms. Luzhina’s fashion show will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan. The show will include live music by award-winning musician and composer Serge Khrichenko.
Vittorio Branchizio is a young designer who has created a knitwear collection with enormous potential. His marked technical and innovative skills combine with a brilliant interpretation of the best Italian manufacturing traditions for knitwear that is totally unique - from the basic concept to the finished product to the package.
Some 3 000 guests attended the fully booked eco-fashion event on July 9, 2015 in Berlin's ewerk and had an up-close view of sustainable fashion collections presented by fantastic national and international designers. Up-and-coming designer Ina Budde won the first lavera Green Fashion Award.
'We launched the European Fashion Award FASH competition in 2005, and expanded it to a global level in 2011 thanks to its popularity. In 2008, the foundation's charitable work was honored by the German government and business initiative 'Germany - Land of Ideas'.
The Honorary Jury of the world's largest photography competition named American photographer John Moore as the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards' L'Iris d'Or/ Professional Photographer of the Year, amongst other awardees.
The Open and Youth winners along with the inaugural Mobile Phone winner of the world's biggest photography competition, the Sony World Photography Awards, were announced on Tuesday (March 31). Drawn from the four corners of the world and covering a huge range of subjects, the winning photographers were chosen from over 96,000 entries.
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.
BIEL, SWITZERLAND, MARCH 28, 2014 - ck Calvin Klein Watch + Jewelry Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Calvin Klein, Inc. and Swatch Group, hosted a special, invitation-only dinner to celebrate the 2014 Calvin Klein Watches + Jewelry at fine art museum, Kunstmuseum Basel, in Switzerland. Held during BaselWorld 2014, the world's largest watch and jewelry fair, the event also featured a musical performance by contemporary violinist Charlie Siem.
STYLIGHT is the best place to shop fashion online. Millions of people use STYLIGHT’s website and app every month to get inspired by looks created by the community, discover fashionable brands and buy the latest products. Launched in 2008, STYLIGHT, the leading fashion platform in Europa, headquartered in Munich, Germany is currently available in the United Kingdom, Australia Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, India, Brazil and Russia. STYLIGHT brings together an assortment from the most fashionable brands and stores in one destination; allowing users to shop millions of fashion products all in one place. The integration of community and shopping creates a compelling proposition for retailers and brands.
The 40th People's Choice Awards ceremony was held January 8, 2014 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
US actress Sandra Bullock dominated the competition by winning the most awards and four of her five nominations, including 'Favorite Movie Actress'.
XVI Annual edition of the Festival of Coiffure and Beauty was held on October 20, 2013 in Hall 3 of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Once again the biggest event in the hairdressing industry gathered together many professionals and connoisseurs of beauty from Bulgaria and abroad.
The latest trends in hairstyles for Fall-Winter 2013/2014 were presented - both in the competition, where young hairdressers competed and in the Show of Nations.
The third annual Fashions Finest Awards, held on Saturday 2nd November 2013, was an event aimed at showing recognition and appreciation towards the exceptional undiscovered and emerging talent that exists within the British fashion industry.
Here are the winners of the 2013 Fashions Finest Awards, as selected by The Academy of Fashion & Creative Arts (AFCA)...
Huishan Zhang is the winner of the 2013 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize. The award was bestowed to the designer tonight at The Dorchester after a catwalk show featuring the four shortlisted designers of the prize. Huishan Zhang was presented with an endowment of £25,000 from Dorchester Collection's chief executive officer Christopher Cowdray, along with an engraved Baccarat crystal trophy and a stay at a Dorchester Collection property, and in a new element launched this year, the prospect of one-to-one mentoring from a selection of the judges.
The 'Association Nationale pour le Développement des Arts de la Mode' / 'National Association for the Development of the Fashion Arts' (ANDAM) is a non profit organization, established in 1989.
It organizes annual international competitions for finding and supporting young designers from the French and International fashion scene.
Since 2005 the competition is opened to international candidates. This broader scope enables it to rival the most prominent international fashion awards.
Bulgarian fashion designer Dessislava Goranova - one of the 17 winners in 19th edition of the competition Mittelmoda
The winners of the 19th edition of Mittelmoda that took place in Gorizia on July 1, 2011 were 17 and came from all over the world. One of them was the Bulgarian designer Dessislava Plamenova Goranova. She was born on 12.07.1983 in Sofia and now studies at "Accademia di Belle Arti Lorenzo da Viterbo".
The other winners were :
Four Italians: Gea Antonini and Federica Croce from "Accademia di Costume e Moda", Petra Dorigoni from "Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti" and Federico De Peppo from "Accademia d'Alta Moda Koefia"....
On 9th June at SPA hotel Argo in Ribaritsa, Bulgaria will take place the beauty contest Miss Argo-Ribaritza 2011. With this event will be opened the summer tourist season. The show will be conducted on the poolside of the hotel complex. 18 girls aged 16 to 26 years are among the contest participants, inform the hosts and sponsors from "Life Mode Bulgaria " and "BG Fashion". On 8th of June will be held the special "Talent evening", where participants will demonstrate their skills in singing, dancing and acting.
This year one of VIP guest-stars will be again the singer Ivan Dinev - Ustata. For the first time there will be a foreign guest - the singer Robert Benson from the Netherlands.
The most beautiful student from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) in Sofia, Bulgaria was chosen on 28 April at the final of the contest Mr. and Miss UNWE 2011.
The 19-year old Gabriela Vasileva was shining at the event in a formal dress from Atelier SIMON. Designer Gergana Simeonova specially chose the outfits for each contestant to match her individuality.
Cracow Fashion Awards, a Polish contest for young designers, has opened Cracow Fashion Week for the third time. Since 1996, Cracow Fashion Awards has annually promoted emerging talents in fashion design, who have recently graduated from Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design. The level of this year’s entries has been of an exceptionally high standard. The collections ranged from stunningly designed avant-garde outfits and evening-wear to modern street-wear and classic feminine elegance.
On the 20th of March was held the first-ever parade of brides in Rousse. More than 20 dressed in wedding dresses ladies went back in time when they said the sacred “I do” to their loved ones.
The participants in the procession took photos, to memorize that special day, and threw for the second time their wedding bouquet. The party did not go without awards.
Organizers of the event – wedding agency Deja Vu, awarded three winners in the “most charming bride of Déjà vu 2010” contest
São Paulo Carnival has already chosen its champions. Vai-Vai samba school was announced as 2011 great winner with the samba theme presentation "A música venceu!" (The music won), which celebrated the life and career of a renowned brazilian maestro, João Carlos Martins.
On friday 11th, Vai-Vai and other seven Carnival winners will present again at Sambadrome in Champion´s Parade.
Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has been nominated for the British Fashion Council’s Designer Brand of the Year award.
The singer-turned-fashion designer, who launched her label in 2008 to rave reviews, has been shortlisted for the prestigious award, taking on fashion heavyweights such as Mulberry, Burberry and Pringle, reported Contactmusic.
Pop-folk singer Maria defeated the controversial Nikoleta Lozanova and won the prize "Sex bomb of the year", contest organized by VIP Communications in the metropolitan Night Flight club.
The award was presented by the brand-manager of Marilyn Slims - Milen Shterev.
The folk star was dressed in a tempting gown, which was lace from the waist down. Her husband - Dimitar, was also there.
Viewers chose the most dignified married Bulgarian to present our country in the world competition "Mrs World" 2010.
Iva Shtereva is the lady, voted by the viewers of NTV to present our country in the world competition "Mrs World" 2010 in Korea.
She participated in the National campaign for most dignified married Bulgarian organized by Yanenka Lyutzkanova "Mrs. Bulgaria World 2003", Svetoslav Yordanov, director of Mrs. World for Bulgaria and Dr. Rumyana Marinova - "Mrs. Globe 2004" .
Twenty years old Birsen Mustafova became the first winner in the contest of Dir.BG - "Miss Paradise on Earth" for December.
The beauty was awarded with a photo session in the Botanical Garden of B.A.S.
Birsen was captured by photographers George Bojikov and Boris Bishkov of Hammer Studio - partner of Dir.BG for the contest.
Beauty contests are becoming more and more popular as they are always accompanied by a lot of glamour, beauty and emotions. They give a chance to many young girls to show their beauty and talent and start they modeling career.
With the presentation of magnificent evening gowns and the round in bathing suits, those contests are very attractive for the spectators and they gain a big popularity. A lot of them turn in a grandiose show. An unforgettable spectacle was the contest miss Varna 2009, organized by VIP fashion group agency.
23-year-old representative of Gibraltar Kayane Aldorino was chosen as the most beautiful woman in the world for 2009.
The ceremony took place on 14 November in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The leggy brunette, dressed in white-lace evening gown, was crowned as silver confetti rained down onstage around her. Miss World 2008 " Ksenia Suhinova gave jeweled crown to the winner.
Beyoncé was the major winner of the night, walking away with a total of three trophies – for Best Female, Best Song ("Halo") and Best Video with her ubiquitous instant classic "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)".
She also electrified with her upbeat performance of "Sweet Dreams", while her hubby Jay-Z took us all into an "Empire State of Mind" and won the award for Best Urban.
The show opened with an electrifying number from Green Day, who was also the winner for Best Rock, and was followed by Katy Perry’s irreverent mash-up of the five Best Song contenders.
Albena Aleksandrova won for the 3rd time Golden needle prize awarded by the Bulgarian Fashion Academy.
This was the conclusion when the direct electronic voting of the 36 jury members was closed.
The other winners are:
"Zebra" - for the fashion house of the year; Angel Tsvetanov – for the fashion photographer of the year; Kiril Chalakov – for the make-up of the year and the pop singer Irina Florin – for the most successful debut of the 2006th.