From 15 to 17 September, the next edition of Première Vision Paris (formerly Première Vision Pluriel) will give concrete expression to the strategic changes implemented by Première Vision, now the sole organiser of this fully integrated ensemble of six shows, all mutually complementary in terms of their offer and services.
Days before the spectacular show of Romantika Fashion on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the brand, the top designer Sofia Borisova revealed the face of her Anniversary Collection. This is the business woman Yordana Dimitrova, Missis Bulgaria 2012.
In the fashion show at the official ceremony of rewarding the most elegant Bulgarians – BG Fashion icon 2012 – were presented the newest collections of FEDE fashion studio, MOHITO and fashion house Junona. A special mini collection presented also the talented students of Prof. Lubomir Stoykov and Assoc. Prof. Mariela Gemisheva – Rafaela Rafaelova, Boryana Nikolova and Nikolay Bojilov.
On the streets you can see dozens of women wearing big fur "caps" and not just in Russia. Worldwide big warm hats became a sensation, and a contribution to that is the last film of Keira Knightley in the image of Anna Karenina.
On the catwalk Russian hats were presented by many fashion houses. They are not only in fur but also in artificial leather in traditional autumn and winter colors.
Lili Ivanova, Alexandra Raeva, Anelia, Orlin Pavlov and Dr. Angel Enchev – those are the most elegant Bulgarians for 2012 according to the electronic magazine „Fashion Lifestyle Magazine” with Editor-in-chief Prof. Lubomir Stoykov.
The new winners of the prize “BG Fashion icon” for 2012 were chosen after online voting of the readers of the magazine, as well as from 40 leading Bulgarian lifestyle journalists and the editors of the magazine.
The new Tom Ford handbag collection for Fall-Winter 2012/2013 is offering a variety of lust-worthy accessories worth admiring. Whether we're talking about dresses, makeup or accessories, the Tom Ford label has always been a reliable option for classy alternatives with a high chance of passing the time test. With a focus on high quality, opulent pieces that have modern and edgy touches yet still maintain a classy allure, the high end label has become one of the best acclaimed names in the fashion industry.
United Colors of Benetton Fall-Winter 2012/2013 introduces modern classics through the use of contemporary craftsmanship, celebrating colors and the use of color as only the brand can!
The prevailing mood across the women’s, men’s and accessory collections is inspired by English heritage and outdoor dressing, reinvented through the creative use of bright colors, and the application of new fabrics and computerized knitting technologies.
The classic leather jackets are back in fashion this season. They are the ideal solution for the fluctuating weather conditions. This year's latest models are classic or non-standard leather jackets in eye-catching colours. Total leather look is also very popular.
Leather jackets can be worn with everything including evening dresses. Black biker jackets, classic leather jackets, elongated jackets with asymmetrical cuts as well as oversized jackets will all be trendy during the upcoming season.
Models presented creations of The Queen of Thai Silk at the Bangkok Couture Fashion Week 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand, 30 September 2012.
The Queen of Thai Silk is a union of seven designers from Thai and international, using fine Thai silk in their collections.
Take a look at collection Fall/Winter 2012-2013 of the Bulgarian brand for men's fashion Styler.
A big variety of machine knitted sweaters, long sleeve blouses, shirts, jeans garments, trousers, jackets, suits as well as accessories - scarves, hats and gloves offersStyler for the Autumn-Winter season. The main colours used are blue, lilac and red. The models are in sport-elegant style.
For Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Young Versace combines sophistication and glamour in a game of mix and match, with prints and iconic motifs of the maison featured in the unmistakeable style of Versace.
The symbolic patterns of the maison even enter and define the baby world. Chic creations such as furs, baby dolls and fashionable outfits alternate with soft, functional pieces, designed for daily use, but always in the Young Versace style. Graphics that nod to the brand’s glorious history, such as the all-over Medusa print for babygrows, leotards and shorts. Baptism clothing is modern and comfortable.
The whole glory, passion and emotion of the autumn season can fit into a single bag. This is the message of the designers for the Fall/Winter 2012/2013 season. Plenty of details, prints and all sorts of colors fill the number 1 accessory with indescribable vitality and energy.
Here are the key trends for the bags of Fall/Winter 2012/2013.
London fashion week began today with a fashion show of the British duo Antony and Alison, which presented a colorful collection of dresses from painted silk in celebration of the label's 25 year anniversary.
The dresses, which were initially in dark colors - black, ecru, were enriched throughout the show with blue, violet and turned to watercolors with pink and green, then in expressionism paintings in yellow and orange shades.
The designers of the fashion brand Yves Saint Laurent have recently created a new bag with wool shearling. Though winter is a couple of months away, there is nothing wrong in stocking up the wardrobe with the most exclusive designer accessories.
The bag YSL Cabas is made of beige wool shearling & soft black and brown leather. It can perfectly suit your formal attire. The wool element combined with the black and brown leather adds a classy touch to the look of the bag.
The Australian brand Sportscraft presented their Spring-Summer 2013 collection on the catwalk of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney 2012 on August 24, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. The brand is established in 1914 and its one of Australia’s oldest fashion brands.
Polka dot skirts and pencil skirts, summer floral dresses, block colours, cropped pants were featured.
Miss China Yu Wenxia won the Miss World 2012 title in a competition with 116 contestants from all over the world in Ordos, China metropolis, located in Inner Mongolia, northern China.
Miss World 2011 Ivian Sarkos from Venezuela put the crown on the head of the new winner on the lavish ceremony, organized at the futuristic stadium "Dongsheng" in the city center, on the edge of the Gobi Desert.
Valentino Haute Couture Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013 was presented at Paris Fashion Week in July. Although the iconic fashion designer retired in 2008, the creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have been maintaining the classic, high end Valentino style. The collection for Fall-Winter features a range of satin dresses, brocade jumpsuits, embroidered jackets and floor-length capes.
Shimmering fabrics, embroideries and beautiful prints, mainly with flowers and ornaments decorate the beautiful outfits.
Katy Perry loved posing for more "natural" shots for her latest ghd 2012 campaign.
The 'Part of Me' singer is the hair styling brand's Global Brand Ambassador and the new black-and-white shots are less character-based than her previous campaigns.
Katy - who worked with photographer Ellen von Unwerth on the images - said...
At Paris Haute Couture fashion week Atelier Versace presented Fall-Winter 2012/2013 collection of dramatically short mini-dresses and long gowns slit high on the thigh.
The models are inspired by the imagery in tarot cards – the sun, the moon and the world. The dresses are feminine and romantic, with layers of transparent plastic and patches of silicone, pearl and crystal mesh. Embroideries of the tarot symbols added to the luxurious look. The fabrics are mostly in tender pastel colours.
If you are looking for a new and refreshing scent, you may be wondering what types of perfumes are trendy or fashionable. In 2012, discerning noses will be able to sniff out the exotic or spicy perfumes that are favoured this year. Although more traditional scents were popular last year, fragrances such as green pear, ginger orchid and even leather are making quite a splash this year. Many perfume sites such as PerfumeBargains are doing a brisk trade in modern scents as we look to take care of ourselves from a younger and younger age.
True to its style the popular Bulgarian fashion brand Daphne offers for Spring/Summer 2012 elegant women's clothes with the always in fashion flower prints and the characteristic for the season bold colours.
In order to be in line with fashion trends you can choose your outfit from the brand, which more than 20 years have been pursuing higher standards in the quality of their models.
We present to you the new Spring/Summer collection of the Bulgarian fashion brand STYLER!
The collection includes sport-elegant to very elegant garments. There are clothes for every style and taste. You'll find original models in the fashionable colors for the season . Different colors and different types of fabric are combined in an original way in the models. Many prints and embroideries are used.
Colombiamoda is considered Latin America’s biggest fashion event. The fashion show, also known as Colombia’s Fashion Week, takes place from July 24 to 26 in Medellin’s Plaza Mayor.
Colombiamoda 2012 brings together 450 exhibitors, 600 brands and 9,500 buyers, including 1,500 international buyers. It is considered to be Latin America's biggest fashion event and is unique in the world for combining runways with trade shows and information sessions.
The first evening of Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 ended with the collection of formal and evening dresses of the Bulgarian fashion house "Parva Nova".
Fashion house "Parva Nova" is created by Ralitsa and Anatoly Parvanovi after their return from London, where they have worked for designers like Alice Temperley and Alexander McQueen. They present their first collection called "Return to innocence".
From 17 to 20 July in Expo Guadalajara takes place Im Intermoda Mexico.
Intermoda IM is the most important event of the fashion industry in Mexico. It was established in the city of Guadalajara for 25 years.
The International Exhibition of Fashion in Mexico known as Intermoda, conducts two annual editions during the months of January and July, is also prepared to the best of the fashion industry, domestic and abroad at Expo Guadalajara, official venue of the event.
At the Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 was presented a part of the collection Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 of the Spanish brand Rosalita Mc Gee.
Rosalita Mc Gee is a brand, full of colours, which turn even the darkest day in exclusive and special. A great many of details, motifs and ornaments spread optimism and illusion onto the woman dressing by Rosalita Mc Gee and everyone close to her to turn those days into special ones.
We present you the collection of the Bulgarian fashion house Polisha for Spring-Summer 2012 with designer Poli Petkova, shown at the Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012.
The brand offers designer clothes for the modern woman. A woman who is sensual, sexy and with her own style.
Collection Spring-Summer 2012 of the Bulgarian fashion house "VETEIDA" that was shown at the Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012, is an inspiration of the modern woman, for which innovation, dynamics and happiness from life are moving powers and clothing is their manifestation.
The designer of the models is Vessela Vassileva, owner of fashion house "Veteida". The colours that dominate in the collection are black, white and light blue.
Donatella Versace presented her new Fall-Winter 2012-2013 collection in hotel "Ritz" in Paris on the first day of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, in honor of her late brother Gianni, who was killed in 1997.
Floor-length silk gowns dominated the collection, for which Donatella said she took inspiration from a set of Tarot cards.
The American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger presents his latest Promise collection for summer 2012.
The Collection is a unique capsule collection that supports lasting change throughout Africa in conjunction with Millennium Promise - an international non-profit organization, committed to accelerating achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and eradicating extreme poverty, hunger, and preventable disease.
On 1 July started Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012-2013.
The collections of Christian Dior, Chanel, Versace, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Giorgio Armani Privé, Elie Saab, Valentino and others will be presented. July 5 is a day of fine jewelry, with Fall/Winter 2012-2013 collections from Chanel, Dior, Boucheron, Mellerio Dits Meller and Van Cleef & Arpels.
The fifth edition of Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2012 took place on 22 and 23 June in Grand hotel Varna in St. Konstantin and Helena, Bulgaria.
So far for 2012 this is the biggest and most reputable fashion event in Bulgaria, on which were presented the collections of more than 20 Bulgarian and foreign fashion brands. For the first time two Spanish brands, known from the Spanish fashion weeks chose Bulgaria to present their collections - Rosalita Mc Gee and Missing Johny.
With the new collection, Andre Lisowski continues to move Delikatessen into a more diverse colour palette with a keen sense of proportion, skillfully combining the low-key with the bold. Delicacy in the collection's slim tailoring, combined with effortless styling and refined colour blocking bring a fresh perspective to menswear. The collection includes several pieces of outstanding colour and texture blocking.
The brand MISS SELF. DESTRUCTIVE brings us it's first collection for brides: "My sweet neo Victorian bride".
For the first time, MISS SELF. DESTRUCTIVE push us into the world of the brides with a collection of clear Victorian inspiration, in which we also find flirtations with the burlesque glamour and vintage lingerie.
It is still hot outside, but we decided to look at the Fall-Winter season and present to you an interesting and different Versace collection. Usually Donatella Versace designs sexy little dresses in bright colours and with interesting prints, but for Fall-Winter 2012/2013 she focused on dark monochrome colours and gothic elements. Fashion experts say it was kind of tribute to her brother and founder of the brand Gianni Versace.
Versace Fall-Winter 2012/2013 collection abounds with corseted minidresses with crucifixes both printed and made with the use of crystals and sequins, dark turtlenecks and leather pencil skirts, biker jackets and throat-tight coat-dresses.
Summer 2012 is trapped in neon brilliance and amazing combinations of colors and shapes. This is also valid for the pedicure, which stands more than ever against the cut and sexy sandals. Do not hesitate to experiment with your favorite shades, all sorts of floral, graphic and ethnic patterns, stickers, crystals and even 3D decorations. The most recent trend is a different color or decoratation on each nail.
Summer is one of the best seasons for your wedding. If you are planning this exciting event, we suggest you view the models of wedding dresses of the famous Bulgarian designer Gergana Simeonova.
For Summer 2012 her Atelier Simon offers dresses that will make you look like a princess. Wealth of textures and handmade details are hallmarks of the collection. The colors are snow white, combined with the unique brilliance of Swarowski crystals and light cream, merging to champaigne.
The 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island Olivia Culpo won the Miss USA crown and will represent the United States in this year's Miss Universe pageant. She was chosen among 51 beauty queens on Sunday at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
She is a 2010 graduate of St Mary Academy Bay View, an all-girls Catholic school in Riverside, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She is a sophomore at Boston University.
here is no time for rest for the catwalk in Brazil. After the wedding
fashion week, the fashion shows presenting swimwear began.
Until May 26 Rio de Janeiro was the hottest spot on the planet. 29 leading designers presented their new swimwear collections for Summer 2012. The models focus on femininity and sensuality, some of them are influenced by the retro fashion form the 70s.
strong>The 20th Life Ball was held on Saturday, May 19 in Vienna. The event is Europe's biggest AIDS charity fundraiser, first started in 1993 and held every year in front of the historic City Hall building.
The theme of 2012 was "Fight the Flames of Ignorance". Nearly 40,000 people dressed in colourful costumes attended this year's Life Ball. Among the guests were actress Milla Jovovich and former US president Bill Clinton.
Festival of FASHION AND BEAUTY is the biggest and most prestigious fashion forum in North-east Bulgaria, which provides a possibility for different fashion brands /Bulgarian and foreign/, to present their collections to a specially selected audience. By tradition, the host of the forum is Grand Hotel Varna, and the organizer – Fashion Agency VIP Fashion Group.
Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival is back for the 9th time at Sentra Kelapa Gading area on May 12-27 2012. This year’s theme is INNOFASHION, a mix of two words Innovation and Fashion, an interpretation of national culture richness in the fashion and culinary industry with the touch of latest trend.
After shooting for Versace and Givenchy advertisements the famous supermodel Gizele Bundchen took part in Salvatore Ferragamo Spring-Summer 2012 ad campaign.
The photossesion was made against a background of deep Caribbean sea and shot by photographer Michael Janson. On some of the photos Gizele has teamed with sexy Canadian model and actor Noah Miles.
The fashion brands "Dolce & Gabbana" and "Chanel" presented their summer collections, in which the mini dresses from lace dominated.
The most seductive dress this season will be ultra-short dress. Black remains a modern classic and among the materials lace is used the most. Both fashion brands "Dolce & Gabbana" and "Chanel" will dictate the fashion in the summer wardrobe with the new romantic visions they presented
The new collection for Summer 2012 of the brand New Yorker is full of colorful sport-elegant clothes and attractive accessories. Bold colours and flower, earth and animal prints in line with the fashion trends for the season appear in the clothes.
Take a look at the video for the collection with the moto "New Vibes, New Spirit, New Colours, New Summer".
Stylists believe that women of any age and in any situation can follow fashion trends and pregnant women are not an exception.
This years top trend for future moms are long beach dresses in bright colours and wide enough to ensure freshness and convenience. This model is a simple way to look chic even in late pregnancy. Celebrity moms are followers of this trend and it is about time all women to follow their example.
This summer will be colorful and full of prints. For those who think "nothing new under the sun" I will say that although trends repeat each year, this summer the patterns on the clothes are different and memorable.
For example, stripes - they are not boring and monotonous, but a combination of thin and broad lines and different colors. They can be vertical, horizontal and even diagonal. We can see them in the collections of many designers worldwide. The Bulgarian brand Daphne also offers original combinations of stripes in different colors. Stripes have been successfully combined with other geometric shapes, which is also very trendy.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia takes place from 30 April to 4 May. Big names in Australian fashion hit the runway - Lisa Ho, Joanna Johnson, Zimmerman, Gail Sorronda, Ellery, Camilla, Oroton.
Gail Sorronda became the highlight of the opening day of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. Sorronda made her models stood up on blocks like mannequins and model the clothes that give an intimate view of the collection. She used bright colors with bold shapes like circles and stripes. Elements of quirkiness, comfort and unique character are predominant in most of her designs.
Considering the new Spring-Summer 2012 shoes collection by Christian Loubouitin it's impossible not to enjoy the warm weather. Sensous summer, sandy beaches, foamy waves and... yes, Loubouitin shoes of course. A fabulous collection abounding with footwear in bright and glossy colors, embellished with sequins and beading, and encrusted with jewels. Certainly there aren't missing models with spikes, a trademark of Christian Louboutin.
Shoes have always played a special role in the designs of Alexander McQueen and in the works of Sarah Burton, who took after him in the fashion label. She continues to create unusual and unique models, which can never be mixed up with footwear by other designers.
For Autumn/Winter 2012/2013 Sarah Burton designed a number of quirky pairs, including shoes and ankle boots decorated with fur, ruffles, flowers and rosettes, lace and buckles.
For most men, the thought of wearing the clothes that appear on models in runway shows is a laughable topic. Even men that are interested in fashion routinely cringe at some of the ugly designs that manage to make it to the stage. The good side of male fashion collections is that they usually identify the next trends and even though the designer clothes may not be wearable for most men due to budget or other concerns, it can give the average man an idea about which styles will be hot for the next season.
Volvo Moscow Fashion Week was opened on Wednesday with the demonstration of a new collection by the Russian fashion designer Valentin Yudashkin.
Yudashkin said that while working on his collection he was inspired by “the expressiveness of rock music”, which materialized in hard silhouettes and a rich color gamut. The collection has already been presented at Paris Fashion Week.
The 28-year-old model has been voted Most Beautiful Person of 2012 by the Australian magazine Who and is posing for the publication with her 15-month-old son Flynn. In the accompanying interview Miranda Kerr revealed that her family always comes before her work. She said: "I was working 18-hour days. Now that pace has slowed so I can spend the majority of my time with Flynn. I'm first a wife and a mother, and then comes work."
The Victoria's Secret model said about her child: "He's a really charming, lovely boy. He has that look in his eye like, What trouble am I going to get into next? But I like that, it's like me."
The palette of colors for Spring/Summer 2012 is full and colorful. It has everything from bright colors in hot shades that dominate fashion this season to the soft pastel colors.
Orange, Yellow, Purple, Fuchsia, Turquoise, Blue – this is only a small part of the top colors for spring/summer 2012.
Heavy doses of style and inspirations without distractions in the new Sisley collection for Spring-Summer 2012. The common denominator is a vaguely Seventies atmosphere worked in a melting pot of styles and colours.
Exactly like the iconic woman who inspires the range called BIANCA J., the keyword is elegance with a funky rock soul. The allure is masculine but with a seductive femininity. Daytime means trousers worn with a long or short trench coat.
Adidas and Stella McCartney officially launching The Kit - exclusive Olympic collection designed specially for Team GB. The collection design is inspired by the British flag. “The first place to start on a project like this is to look at the Union flag. For me it’s one of the most beautiful flags in the world and it was important for me to stay true to that iconic design but also to modernise it and present it in a contemporary way", says Stella. She has accounted for everything, right down to the smallest of details.
The funny brand of fresh, singular and vintage inspiration designs GUATEQUECACAHUETE has just released it’s new Collection Spring/Summer 2012 “Lorraine returns to the past”.
The Collection is characterized by a set of fifties and sixties dresses, extremely becoming and sexy.
The Strong colours like yellow, blue or red claim the happiness of living of a woman of suggestive necklines and sharp lines thanks to a perfect and studied patterns that knows how to take out the best of each figure.
United Colors of Benetton's collection for spring/summer 2012 is an irresistible, unstoppable explosion of colours. Vibrant colours and prints – long-standing brand signatures – are the seasonal must-haves. Colours highlight all the trend-setting elements: geometric shapes, patterns, decoration, fabrics, moods and ideas for a long, hot summer.
After New York, Milan and Paris, its turn to Mumbai, India to show the trends for Spring-Summer 2012.
Fashion conquered the Indian metropolis Mumbai from 2 to 6 March. 83 designers showcased their collections. The main color palettes for the season are gold and black, but all bright colors are also popular. The dresses are very feminine, tailored, with prominent shoulders like in retro fashion.
For prom 2012 fashion salon MON AMOUR offers a collection of prom and cocktail dresses of the Bulgarian designer Polya Milanova, the Italian brand VENUS and the American companies TERANI, Mon Cheri and Faviana.
The exclusive collection "Rain of roses" of designer Polia Milanova has non-standard asymmetrical short-long outfits, which can easily turn from long to short. Romance, practicality, personality and elegance are the hallmarks of the entire collection of prom dresses.
Rada world, always characterized by several colors and psychedelic materials, create a total white theme with its typical showy chic taste.
Waterfalls of white beads for necklaces together with stress, white plexi flowers alternates to micro waterfalls of white beads and tassels for ear-rings till white crochet mini bag with plexi drops. It’s a white world, made of creativity, fantasy belonging from typical Radà style. Impossible not to be noticed and appreciated!
The season is dominated by cropped, voluminous, textured knit, pairing with high waist pencil skirts creating a layered, relaxed and elongated silhouette. Reinterpret the proportion with sculpted forms, asymmetric shapes and irregular hems in a fluid and ultra feminine mannerism.
Merging a wide array of luxurious yet contrasting materials, in lustrous silk, rich brocades, lush cashmere, voile like alpaca, chunky wool and lurex jacquard, emphasizing the notion of nonchalant decadence, echoing the contrast in your daily life.
Today is the last day of the London Fashion Week - one of the "Big Four" fashion weeks, along with Paris Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. . It is twice each year - in February, where fashion trades present Autumn-Winter collections and September - for Spring-Summer.
During the six-day fashion week their new seasonal trends for Autumn-Winter 2012-2013 presented many famous fashion houses and designers like Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Simone Rocha, Mulberry, Burberry, J. W. Anderson, Jonathan Saunders, Matthew Williamson, Christofer Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Meadham Kirchhoff and others.
Today their collections will present Matthew Miller, Christopher Shannon, James Long, Oliver Spencer and others.
The Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF) is Europe's fashion fair number 1. With the right concept and the right atmosphere, CIFF has recently grown bigger and broader on all counts: visitors, space and collections. CIFF is now a must for the entire European fashion trade. This is where to negotiate, establish new contacts, exchange ideas and pick up inspiration. This is where retailers form an idea of next season's trends.
Let's see the new trends for Autumn-Winter 2012 created by CIFF. Four distinct trendlines are on display, each has substantive material, both visual and descriptive. Themes for both the women's and men's forecast are: New Romantics, Wild Things, Retro Maniacs, and Seventy Somethings.
Yesterday at The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York his collection for Autumn-Winter 2012-2013 presented world-known American designer Ralph Lauren.
The new collection is in a soft and warm colors as dominating gray, beige and shades of brown. All elements of the collection are measured and this makes the collection very elegant and feminine.
Founded in 1967, the brand continues to gain more supporters of the brand. Its clothes are preferred by many celebrities like Diane Kruger, Charlize Theron, Sarah Jessica Parker and others.
Yesterday, 9 February, officially kicked off the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York.
Collections for Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 will present world known designers and fashion houses among which Tommy Hilfiger, Diane von Furstenberg, DKNY, Alexander Wang, Jason Wu, Victoria Beckham, Altuzarra, Derek Lam etc.
During the first day their collections presented Max Azria, Richard Chai, Tadashi Shoji, Cynthia Rowley, who offered wearable and sell able looks for the season.
From 2nd to 5th February took place the18th edition of the Seville International Flamenco Fashion Show 2012.
Flamenco flowers, dresses, shawls, shoes, necklaces and earrings were showcased at the fashion event in Seville, Spain. Twenty-four parades with 1200 dresses by professional designers such as Aurora Gaviño, Pilar Freire, Vicky Martín Berrocal, Juana Martín, Ana Morón, Cristo Báñez and Luchi Cabrera were presented. Visitors got a first glance of the latest in Flamenco Fashion.
Cropped tops and bra tops are the main fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2012. Combined with shorts or a mini skirt they guarantee your trendy look. Shorts can be various in style and fabrics - jeans, leather, wide, tight, with high or low waist.
Floral prints are never out of fashion and they can be seen in many designers collections. Some of them like Blumarine used this trend to the extreme level while others just added floral prints to their collections to make them more feminine.
Blumarine Spring/Summer 2012 collection is a contemporary version of a strong and cosmopolitan look for women for a laid back and individual style of dress without foregoing an ironic flirtiness.
Seduction is energy, dynamic transformation, forthright femininity, lively mood with exotic influence.
A deluxe mix and match for the main collection, with a wide selection of items for day and evening.
The new Chanel Joaillerie Spring 2012 collection celebrates the 80th anniversary of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's 1932 Bijoux de Diamants collection. Chanel displayed nine celestial-inspired pieces - haute couture of fine jewelry. The pieces from the collection associate beauty and imagination. The necklaces, rings and earrings are made of white gold, diamonds, pearls and sapphires. The whole collection will be presented in July.
The 55th edition of Madrid Fashion Week, an event organised by IFEMA, began on Wednesday and will continue until Sunday 5th February. Hall 14.1 at Feria de Madrid hosts the staging of a series of shows organised by the leading names within the world of Spanish fashion, on this occasion under a new name: MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID (MBFWM). At this edition, a total of 44 designers will present their collections for Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 on the catwalk, whilst 45 up-and-coming designers will exhibit their latest ideas at the EGO Showroom in CIBELESPACIO, featuring the direct sale of clothing and accessories to members of the public.
For Spring-Summer 2012 take a look at the collection, presented by Rada. The jewels belong to the line “fruits”. Green, yellow and orange are the main colors.
Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, pochette, shoes are all embellished by little leafs and fruits, to be always showy chic thanks to summer irony
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin began on January 18 and will continue until January 21. It combines an exciting mixture of top international designers and young ambitious new talent.
The Opening Show of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2012 was by ESCADA Sport, for the first time presenting their newest collection inside the fashion tent facing Brandenburg Gate..
In addition to the fashion shows, the number of activities in the German capital continues to grow. Special fashion events and parties like Mercedes-Benz & VOGUE Fashion Night, GRAZIA Pop Up, Maxi Fashion Breakfast, Burda Style Group Cocktail and GALA Fashion Brunch will provide platforms for networking and celebration for domestic and international media and fashion elites.
Atelier Style-G from Varna, Bulgaria has a long experience in the production of prom and wedding dresses. Each dress is custom made having in mind the individual characteristics of the body.
prom dresses 2012 the atelier offers a big variety of colours and fabrics, including the most fashionable at the moment turquoise nuances, floral prints, warm nuances of coral and red, iridescent colours, tender beige to bamboo colours, lavender and ash rose colours.
Naomi Campbell is starring in Roberto Cavalli's new fashion campaign.The British model, who has previously walked the runway for Versace, Vivienne Westwood and Christian Dior - joins forces with Karen Elson, Daphne Groeneveld and Kristen McMenamy to show off the new spring-summer 2012 collection of Cavalli.
The photographer Steven Meisel shot the ad campaign.
This year a hot fashion trend are oversize women's handbags.
Celebrities like Kirsten Dunst, Alexa Chung and Olivia Palermo are hot supporters of this fashion trend. They love the large bags and buy from well-known designers.
This year the bag will be combined mainly with the jacket and shawl. It will be very trendy to put your shawl around the straps of the bag.
The Bulgarian online boutique for dresses Belnoir offers ready made dresses of the American fashion houses Jovani, Faviana, Blush Prom, BG Haute, Scala, Night Moves.
In the site www.belnoir.bg there are in stock more than 150 models of prom dresses. The American prom collections for 2012 offer a huge variety of models, colors, prints, lengths and sizes of the dresses.
Paradox London offers a vast array of styles that encapsulate both style and comfort for the perfect wedding day.
The fastest growing bridal footwear brand Paradox London Pink is designed to appeal to fashionable brides everywhere. Classic, Vintage or Chic, there is a vast presentation to complete every bride's vision.
After showing his Spring 2012 collection on the Milan runways in October, Roberto Cavalli presented it at the First Ever Tel Aviv Fashion Week.
"I'm hoping that Tel Aviv fashion week will show the world the Israel that I love," said Cavalli. "It's a beautiful city full of life with people full of life who enjoy fashion and culture just like Europeans, Americans, the Japanese... I'm happy I could support this new venture by showing in Tel Aviv."
Cold days approaching and we are all eager to know what should we add to our wardrobe for the new season. Fashion trends for autumn/winter 2011-12 are cheerful and promise to keep us away from the depression of the cold months. There are several trends for the season which you should consider upgrading your wardrobe.
Black, dark blue, brown and gray are part of the color palette. In the classic combination of black and white, every woman radiates elegance and business style. To bring you good spirit and to break the classics, we provoke you with green, orange, red and electric blue – a little freshness in autumn and winter months.
The Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) is Indonesia's definitive fashion event, held annually to showcase Indonesian fashion design talents as well as the progress of its burgeoning fashion and creative industry. The goal is to establish the city of Jakarta as a global fashion hub. Most shows are invites-only, reserved for buyers, local and foreign media, socialites, celebrities and the rest of the fashion-loving public.
This year more than 150 designers - local, regional and international - have confirmed their attendance at Jakarta Fashion Week 2012. The opening night (12 November) featured four of ASEAN's global talents: Biyan from Indonesia, the Singapore-born England-based Ashley Isham, Malaysia's Bernard Chandran and Thailand's Tube Gallery. At Jakarta Fashion week will also participate the British milliner Justin Smith's collaboration with Oscar Lawalata, Dewi Fashion Knights, which boasts the latest collections from Indonesia's elite designers such as Tex Saverio, Sebastian Gunawan, Sally Koeswanto, Sally Djojokartiko and Auguste Soesastro.
SCANDINAVIAN AUTUMN - The reds of the Scandinavian autumn trade places with the neutral shades of grey and brown and find their place on floral patterns of various sizes for dresses, skirts and blouses. The season’s must-haves are the coats in woollen cloth or tricot, the trench coats in real goose down and the thick wool jumpers reminiscent of hand-knitted types. The graphics are inspired by the genteel “teatime” atmospheres.
CENTRAL PARK - The leafy heart of New York reminds us of an urban look which comes from the skilful mixing of classics and casuals. The double-breasted pea coats and hooded sweatshirts, the inlays and jacquard patterns on wools with varying degrees of fineness and the chino pants are obvious examples of this. A retro style opens out onto graphics for the t-shirts or the choice of ankle boots in real leather. Dark blue and beige, coordinated with wood green, maroon and grey marl, make up the palette.
Yesterday Campari officially released the 2012 Campari Calendar images at an exclusive event held in Milan. The calendar star is the international supermodel Milla Jovovich, the photographer - Dimitri Daniloff.
Entitled It’s the end of the world, baby!, this year’s Campari Calendar takes its inspiration from the buzz around the prediction that, according to the ancient Mayan culture, the world as we know will end on 21st December 2012 and enter a transformative period. Campari takes a positive look at intriguing theories, and presents them visually in a series of powerful, awe inspiring photos starring Hollywood actress and supermodel, Milla Jovovich.
One of the fashion trends for Autumn-Winter 2011/2012 are clothes with contrast sleeves. The color of the sleeves can be soft and overflowing or bold and completely contrasting. The sleeves can also be made from a different fabric.
Contrast sleeves are popular not only for shirts and blouses, but also for dresses, jackets and coats. This fashion trend is introduced in the models of Burberry, Zara, CLU, Viktor & Rolf, Versace, Daphne.
Bold colors will be a popular fashion trend for prom dresses 2012. Though the colors are similar to prom 2011, the style of the dresses is different. Forget about fairytale princess dresses. Long, sleek dresses will be the hottest fashion trend for 2012. Some of the dresses feature halters and deep V-necks. Strapless dresses with sweetheart necklines are also a popular look.
Dresses for prom 2012, even the long ones, reveal some skin. Some dresses feature a slit that goes up to mid-thigh, while other dresses have cut-outs on the sides or back.
Fashion house Christian Dior remover all doubt for its ability to be one of the top fashion brands with its collection of women's dresses for Spring-Summer 2012, presented at Paris Fashion Week.
The show at Rodin Museum gathered the high society and was the second show of Christian Dior without the designer John Galliano, who was the art director of the company in the past 15 years. Designer of the new collection is the former deputy of Galliano - the British Bill Gaytten.
The new shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti tell an underground story, create an extremely poetic abstraction, invent new rhythmical "jazzy" steps, play on underground, but most of all, invent a new happy decadence. It is a new form of Symbolism, of abstract representations as it was in visual arts from 1885 to 1910. Symbolism was about avoiding objectivity in favour of the subjective, of ambiguous and powerful symbols. Primitive.
Among the artists associated in the Movement there were: Odilon Redon, Gustave Moreau, Gustav Klimt, Fernand Khnopff... The new shoes addiction is, in that sense, a very modern identification, plus an accent of happiness, of constant play, with a form of exaggerated culture. To play with the colors, with the shapes, to be amused by the abstraction. The new memory is the wake-up, the transformation of a woman who lives the 70's with a constant poetic license. The real memories are a part of the graphics, prints, volumes, but especially colors. All these elements are re-studied, re-formulated and exude a light mood less intrusive, more subdued... After all, this woman aims to be comfortable, at ease and to move with a "contemporary step".
Tommy Hilfiger's Spring 2012 Women's Collection was a fun, contemporary fusion of “pop art” and “modern prep”.
Color blocking, wide '60s shapes, pop art-inspired camouflage, stripes, leather in unexpected colors, and boys basics with a feminine touch gave classic American styles a modern touch.
Accessories in bright colors, including penny loafers with a stacked heel, narrow belts, and shoulder bags, added a finishing touch to the innovative clothes.
Francisco Costa - the designer of Calvin Klein fashion house chose lace, soft pastels and shapely silhouettes for the Spring 2012 collection of the brand. The models are in gorgeous silky dresses, jackets and light-as-air palazzo cropped pants. Interesting elements focus on clean forms of patterns. A major accessory of the collection are the platform shoes with high heels.
Following styles of jewels, Radà bags present new street style: rough-chic.
Two souls within the same piece. As always, Radà enjoys, and is skilled at, mixing styles like Medieval-Deco with a glamorous feel, Eighties and disco-chic style till 50s American costume.
The 54th Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week takes place in Madrid from 16 to 20 September. The presented collections confirm the fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2012 already marked by fashion experts - full skirts, shirt dresses, belts, white dresses, bold colours and floral prints, tail dresses, sheer fabrics, wide pants, shorts. Although Madrid is not considered one of the major fashion capitals like New York, London, Milan and Paris, I think the presented models are original, stylish and elegant. We present to you models from the collections of Roberto Verino, Jesus Del Pozo, Andres Sardá, Duyos, Adolfo Dominguez, Victorio & Lucchino and Angel Schlesser.
In the same way as at the February edition, the fashion shows can be followed live via the web site, www.cibeles.ifema.es, and, as a new feature, a permanent programme will be offered between fashion shows that includes interviews and reports relating to the world of Spanish fashion and its leading figures.
Following the fashion trends for the Autumn/Winter season, the collection of fashion house "Ephos" aims to show chic and sex appeal and at the same time an elegant and exquisite clothing line.
The woman dressed with "Ephos" is different, extravaggant, modern!
A woman with STYLE!
For the next year the check will be trendy again in Autumn-Winter 2011/2012. The check pattern can be combined with both classical and with extravagant accessories.
Checkered shirts, skirts, jackets, bags and shoes can be seen in the collections of many world designers and fashion houses. We leave to you the choice in which one element of your outfit can bet on it.
Sicily is the inspiration of the designers of Pietro Filipi for the collection Autumn-Winter 2011/2012.
The models in the women's collection are inspired by the 50s and 80s, with respect to the women's forms, with underlined higher waist, accents on the shoulders and retracted silhouette of the trousers. The romantic floral motives, silk, velvet accessories and lace make a strong contrast with strict jackets in men's style.
Simple and casual, but at the same time elegant are the clothes for Spring-Summer 2012, presented in a fashion show at Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.
The color combinations and designs of the dresses, skirts, handbags and sneakers create the feeling for youthful light-heartedness. Shawls are trendy not only in winter. The summer women's shorts will be in fashion, combined with blazers, summer vests, jackets with or without sleeves.
Printsource is the main resource for surface and textile design for America's major manufacturers, retailers and catalogs, covering such industries as men's, children's and women's apparel, bed and bath, kitchen and tabletop, paper goods and stationery, wallcoverings, window fashions and other surface and textile design applications. Printsource has released its list of the Top 10 Print Ideas for the Autumn / Winter 2012-2013 season. We present this trend forecast in help of apparel and home textile executives, creative directors, textile designers, product developers, textile mills, retail chains, private label developers and buying offices.
This is a call for pure relaxation, cheerfulness and vacationing : a joyous escape from everyday life. Take up the colors of summer and the codes of seductiveness and give them a joyful spin, without fear of being over the top. We play Summer clichés « to the hilt » between jet-set opulence sultry seduction and impetuous glamour of the Happy Hour. Or opt for a California cool, coloring the preppy look with show-off humor, and playing with beachwear and American casual wear to concoct a smart relaxed look. Summer once again has a mythical attraction!
CIFF has put together a trend presentation for their upcoming August show. The report features Spring/Summer 2012 direction, key silhouettes and color boards for the men's and women's apparel market. As always the show's trend report is a visual treat, and a good overview to get retailers in the mood for the Spring Summer 2012 season.
In New Edge, CIFF represents a strong desire for modern shapes that will be pure yet sensual. This modern outlook offers a radically simple, minimal aesthetics found appealing once again, updating an idea of classicism and timelessness.
From 18 to 20 July 2011 in New York takes place the SpinExpo exhibition for fibers, knitwear and knitted fabrics. SpinExpo released 10 trend boards which give a clear idea of the incoming mood, direction, color, and textural elements for Fall / Winter 2012 - 2013.
Organized by independent textile specialists, SPINEXPO TM presents a truly international top level offer in the field of fibres, yarns for knitting, circular knit and weaving (fabrics and upholstery), socks, laces, labels and technical textiles.
It’s finally beginning to feel like summer, and as we gear up for much anticipated longer days and warmer weather, it’s time to start getting ready for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim. For the seventh year, thousands of fashion industry professionals will migrate to the sands of Miami Beach to see what’s in store for the swimwear industry in 2012.
"This season is one the most exciting to date; Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim is bringing it’s most international roster of swimwear designers yet," says Christina Neault, Executive Producer of the event for IMG Fashion.
I'M NOT A SOLDIER! - Women and men lined up in a vaguely military style highlights the skill of knowing how to mix pieces of clothing which define a character, a personality, a woman, a man. The softer silhouette used for her contrasts with the closer-fitting lines he wears. Chunky-stitch knits team with parkas and long and short jackets for him and her. Grey-green, brown and milky-white are the main colours.
NEW YORKER - Dedicated to those who shun exaggeration and have an innate sense of style and originality. This classic look – brightened with unexpected details like the vibrant colour of knitwear or the suit/trousers outfits’ penchant for pronounced patterns – radically transforms his and her approach to town wear. The comfortable fit allows a use of different fabrics. Camel, grey and dark blue create a colour base illuminated with the lacquer red, sunny yellow and electric blue exclusive to the unisex-look knitted sweaters.
The absolute highlight on the penultimate day of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin was Iris van Herpen’s show in the venue at the Brandenburg Gate, presented by Mercedes-Benz and ELLE. The Dutch designer, already a rising star in her native land and one of the most celebrated performers at the Paris haute couture fashion shows, presented a true firework of originality and avant-garde beauty.
Summer is the time when many fashion shows around the world take place and present Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 fashion trends and even Summer 2012 fashion trends, so we decided to publish a calendar of future fashion shows and fashion weeks around the world - New York, Paris, Milan, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, Tokyo and other cities.
Spring-Summer 2012 will be a season of vast ambition, to see far and wide and discover the fundamentals of tomorrow.
A season where a blast of fresh, innovative fabrics, yarns and interplays infuses new oxygen into textile-driven fashions, according to information from Premiere vision - the world’s premier Fabric Show.
Building on trusty foundations to reach up, break free, and play on full colour, or mutable colour.
Using earths, strings, golds and whites to soften, calm, support or lighten vertically ascending tones.
Colours that sway to their own rhythm, generating mobile articulations, ready for dynamic, smooth, clashing or delicate appropriations.
For Fall-Winter 2011-2012 Radà collection offers some pieces belonging from a line dedicated to feather themes. We present a short selection of necklaces, collars, pins, earrings.
Ribbons of grosgrain house copper coloured cockerel feathers, along with pearls and small polychrome beads: old-rose alternates with jade green, and the soft shades of river stones. Elastic belts become the basis on which crystal and stone alternate, in complete black too, paying homage to the Eighties and disco-chic style.
For autumn-winter 2011-2012 designers offer us a lot of bag models. Shoulder-strap bags take on new accordion-like shapes and look like box-shaped vintage camera bags. Clutches are given 360° detailing with statement fur, and soft and malleable ball shapes. Very fashionable is the layered clutch that is expandable and transformable. The duffle bag returns too, oversized in a soft slouchy shape.
A couple of days ago, Chanel presented its Cruise collection, Resort 2012, at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes on the French Riviera and was nothing less than we would have expected from Karl Lagerfeld.
The designer booked possibly the most expensive hotel in the world for however many days it took to get the show on the runway and as we expected - it was glamorous.
On Friday, Rousse fashion house Modis presented its collection for Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 with designer Valery Gidionov.
Traditionally, on the catwalk marched the models of Elit-D Diana Poptoneva, who presented 109 new outfits of the brand. Wool coats with playful combinations of green, pink, yellow and white predict colorful winter. Elegant suits, dresses and shirts sparkled in red and dusky rose, creating a great mood.
From 16 to 21 March Kiev hosted one of the major events in the fashion world – the 28th Ukrainian Fashion Week. Over 50 designers and fashion houses presented their visions for Autumn/Winter 2011-2012.
The viewers of the event had the opportunity to enjoy the incredible models, who sparkled in brilliant eccentricity and futuristic look. The original outfits were completed with hair styles resembling the horn of a ram or bird nests, extravagant jewelry and eccentric accessories.
D&G presented its Fall/Winter 2011-2012 collection during the menswear fashion week in Milan. In the collection seems to dominate the spirit of Pop – candy pink, mint green and citrus bight yellow with logos of Coca Cola advertising and Mickey Mouse cartoons.
The models were wearing slim trousers, short or bomber jackets, basketball sneakers all in bright, cheery colors.
This season’s Versace collection for men presents an optical game of shapes, proportions, colours and graphics, conducted with a knowing and contemporary nod.
This is not, however, a look that sparkles and shines. Instead the luxurious aspect of the collection – such a hallmark of the Versace brand – comes from the fine fabrics used and the expert tailoring employed.
The foundation of the collection comprises highly sartorial elements, with garments that have a new volume and are less rigid and softer than previously.
On Tuesday and Wednesday January 11th and 12th, New York will welcome the latest fabric collections at Première Vision Preview New York and creative textile designs at Direction by Indigo. For the second time, the two shows will be held concurrently at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building, allowing U.S. designers and buyers to discover the newest fabric developments and surface designs, addressed to their needs, for the Spring / Summer 2012 season.