The Academy Award nominations this year were very predictable, according to specialists. The nominees were announced today (13 January) by Insecure actress Issa Rae and Star Trek actor John Cho. After practically being shut out at the Golden Globe Awards Netflix took 24 Oscar nominations, mostly for the movies Marriage Story, The Two Popes, and The Irishman.
The European Commission represented by EASME (European Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises) and DG GROW (Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs) are launching a Product Competition open to students attending High Schools, VETs and Universities and coming from the following countries: Italy, Romania, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Greece, France and Bulgaria.
The results from the November 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men October 2019 are Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Johnny Depp, Gerard Butler and Sebastian Stan and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the October 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men October 2019 are Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Johnny Depp, Gerard Butler and Chris Pine and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the September 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men September 2019 are Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Johnny Depp, Gerard Butler and Rami Malek and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the August 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men August 2019 are Chris Hemsworth, Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Gerard Butler and Sebastian Stan and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the July 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men July 2019 are Chris Hemsworth, Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Gerard Butler and Patrick Dempsey and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the June 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men June 2019 are Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Gerard Butler and Richard Madden and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the May 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men May 2019 are Adam Lambert, Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth, Gerard Butler and Richard Madden and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the April 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men April 2019 are Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Richard Madden, Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the March 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men March 2019 are Adam Lambert, Johnny Depp, Richard Madden, Sebastian Stan and Chris Hemsworth and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the February 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men February 2019 are Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Richard Madden, Sebastian Stan and Tom Hardy and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the January 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men January 2019 are Engin Akyurek, Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Gerard Butler and Patrick Dempsey and they were determined entirely by their fans.
Are you a young designer who needs funds to establish a brand? Are you a young designer who needs funds to become a true the dream to show a collection at the fashion scene? You are at the right place. We present you the fashion design contests for 2019. You can apply and make a huge step in your future career.
Choose your favourite fashion icon for 2019 - Most Stylish Men 2019 contest is waiting for your vote
The contest for Most Stylish Men continues with new nominees, selected based on the most current photos showing their increadible style. We selected the most famous men dressed in colorful suits that dress to impress.
The results from the October 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men November 2018 are Adam Lambert, Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Gerard Butler and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the October 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men October 2018 are Adam Lambert, Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Sebastian Stan and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the September 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men September 2018 are Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth, Adam Lambert, Tom Hiddleston, Sebastian Stan and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the August 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men August 2018 are Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Cliff Richards and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the July 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men July 2018 are Johnny Depp, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Cliff Richards, Adam Lambert and David Garrett and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The results from the May 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men May 2018 are Johnny Depp, Adam Driver, Adam Lambert, Henry Cavill and Seo In Guk and they were determined entirely by their fans.
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men March 2018 are already known. Among them, this month is a royalty - Prince Mario-Max Schaumburg-Lippe...
Are you a young designer who needs funds to establish a brand? Are you a young designer who needs funds to become a true the dream to show a collection at the fashion scene? You are at the right place. We present you the fashion design contests for 2018. You can apply and make a huge step in your future career.
IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) Barcelona invites students and young professionals to participate in a "Creactivate" contest and show their creativity and talent. IED Barcelona offers twenty three international scholarships for Masters and Postgraduate Courses...
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men February 2018 are already known. Here they are...
The results from the January 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Most Stylish Men January 2018 are Adam Lambert, Engin Akyurek, Sebastian Stan, David Garrett, and Felix Baumgartner and they were determined entirely by their fans.
Choose your favourite fashion icon for 2018 - Most Stylish Men 2018 contest is waiting for your vote
The contest for Most Stylish Men continues with new nominees and refreshed list of nominees. We selected the most famous men dressed in colourful suits or dress to impress.
Ayres Goncalo was born and raised in a traditional tailor’s family and soon showed interest in this art. His grandfather, Ayres Carneiro da Silva owner of the Ayres Alta Costura business, was considered one of the best Portuguese tailors; His career spanned seventy illustrious years where he tailored suits and other articles to a distinguished clientele, including artists, sports people, members of Parliament and bankers.
Google, Dior, French Federation of the Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter, Skolkovo and other leaders will tell about the future in Fashion Futurum Conference
On March 16-17 over 30 world fashion industry leaders from 9 countries will meet in the very center of Moscow to discuss contemporary trends and main challenges of the industry. During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia the Central Exhibition Hall Manege will become the heart of the primary innovative fashion technologies.
We are going to present you the finalists of the Most Stylish Men contest in Category: Cinema. Each of them has own style and he is appreciated by you, their fans. Choose, this one whose style and type of clothing you like most. Here they are...
Edda Gimnes is the winner of the 2016 fashion talent award “Designer for Tomorrow” by Peek & Cloppenburg and its online shop Fashion ID.
Dormeuil - the world famous manufacturer of fabrics and tailor-made suits - has just announced the winner in its 'Dandy x Dormeuil' contest. The question to which the participants had to answer was 'What makes a Dandy so elegant?'
Justin Pierre James Trudeau PC is a Canadian politician who is the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada, as well as the Leader of the Liberal Party. The second-youngest Canadian prime minister after Joe Clark, he is also, as the eldest son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, the first child of a previous prime minister to hold the post.
Andre Schwaemmlein is the CEO of MeinFernbus Flixbus - a bus service start-up company. He is the winner in Business category in the Traveling and transportation subcategory.
Marco Mengoni is an Italian singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in 2009, after winning the third series of Italian talent show X Factor. His debut extended play, Dove si vola, was preceded by the single with the same title, which reached the top spot of the Italian Top Digital Downloads chart and also served as his coronation song.
The IWP crosses borders and cultures by seeking up-and-coming talent from established and rising design hubs around the globe. The regional awards are held in six regions: Asia; Australia; British Isles; Europe; India, Pakistan and Middle East; and USA. Six menswear and six womenswear finalists are then selected to compete in the IWP finals, traditionally held during key fashion weeks around the world.
Association's mission is 'to support individuals engaged in sewing and design related businesses, in both commercial and home-based settings' in a variety of specialties: custom clothing, formal and bridal wear, design, pattern making, tailoring and alterations, accessories, costumes, wearable art, image consulting, production sewing, teaching and other industry-related avenues.
Richmart Ltd respects and prices copyright of each artist. Each designer retains copyright over their own model. Richmart Ltd has no right to reproduce, manufacture or use the proposed models as their own without the consent of their authors.
Inspired by the beauty of traditional Bulgarian dances, the leading manufacturer of men's made-to-measure suits Richmart starts a National contest for Folklore dances and fashion 'Richmart Fashion Show'. Everyone who loves Bulgarians folklore and fashion is welcome to take part in the project.
Future Hunter-Gatherer, an educational grocery shopping experience inspired by nature, has won Electrolux Design Lab 2014. The winner was selected by an expert jury in front of an audience of 150 international journalists and bloggers at the Electric Venue in Paris, France.
The previous night we became spectators of the final event of one great platform for young fashion designers - Frankfurt Style Award 2014. At the Frankfurt International Airport were presented the top 60 creations, chosen from the work of students from more than 400 fashion schools in 34 countries.
Today we're going to present you Vincenzo Iadicicco from Italy. He is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
Men's Style is a project for business support of the fashion designers.
It is not like the regular fashion contests. It fully supports the creation of the collections of men's suits of the designers by providing all the materials and sewing one piece from the models, which is then presented in a photoshoot. Then the collection is offered for sale online as made-to-measure and it is also presented on fashion fairs in Europe and USA.
Yes, we should admit that Leonardo DiCaprio looks great in his Giorgio Armani Made to Measure black one-button lape three-piece tuxedo at the Oscars 2014. He looks elegant, stylish and classy.
But let's take a look at the celebrities who were braver and chose other colors for their suits and you decide if they were right to do it...
The classic men's suit is most wanted for corporate and formal wear. Huge amounts of garments are sewn in black, gray and blue and this makes male's style in offices extremely unattractive and impersonal. The 'fashion' element is actually missing.
The main reason for this is that stores offer limited variations of models because of the huge variety of sizes, which manufacturers should produce to fit the different characteristics of the male body.
The 11th ZOOM fair takes place under the Première Vision Pluriel banner from 18 to 20 February 2014
at Paris - Nord Villepinte, Hall 2.
The show’s integration within the group is now complete under the management of PV Manufacturing. Fashion professionals attending Expofil, Première Vision, Indigo, Modamont and le Cuir à Paris will also visit ZOOM to see its diverse range of high quality manufacturing solutions for their collections.
MRKET is a global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands. Representing the best collections in all categories from the United States and abroad, MRket is the only show in the US to spotlight a MADE IN ITALY section and a UK Design area.
The Men's Fashion Cluster is looking for fashion designers to join the Men's Style contest in February. "The contest will run until the end of 2014, but we encourage you to apply now, because in the end of every month, we'll announce the approved designers, who win the monthly prizes", said the director of the Men's Fashion Cluster, organizer of the project.
Twenty three year old Alyz Henrich from Venezuela is the new Miss Earth. The final ceremony was held on December 7, 2013 at Versailles Palace, Philippines.
This is a double victory for Venezuela this year after María Gabriela Isler won Miss Universe 2013 title.
From now until December 11, 2013 runs online voting in the national competition 'Building of the Year'. As supporters of the Bulgarian fashion and apparel industry, we at Fashion.bg undoubtedly support and will vote for the new factory of one of the largest manufacturers of men's suits in Bulgaria - Top Man Ruse, which is recently popular with brand Richmart.
One really well-fitting men's suit made of high quality fabrics can help every man feel more confident and radiate style.
It's elegant, it's beautiful, it's comfortable, it's practical to wear a suit and there is a suit for every occasion.
The Men's Fashion Cluster is looking for young and approved designers from all over the world to take part in its contest Men's Style and send their ideas for the 'Men's suit - modern and practical'.
Why should you participate? What are the benefits for winners?
Youth unemployment is at critical levels - in the EU 23.3 percent (5.5 million) of those under the age of 25 are jobless, according to EU figures.
The European Union is preparing a 6-billion-euro ($8-billion) package to address the problem. The money will be used to help young people find jobs or vocational training. There are several ways the money can be spent to fight youth unemployment. But what I believe will be the best option is to support entrepreneurship among the unemployed young people.
As we have already announced the Men's fashion cluster organizes International fashion design contest for designers, fashion photographers and filmmakers with theme 'Men's suit - modern and practical'.
If you are a fashion photographer or filmmaker, the MFC's contest is an excellent business opportunity for you.
For participating in the contest you should send via email...
The Men's fashion cluster organizes International fashion design contest for designers, fashion photographers and filmmakers and the theme is: 'Men's suit - modern and practical'.
The main aims of the project are to make the suit more attractive and practical in everyday life of men, teenagers and children, to preserve made-to-measure traditions and to promote the use of wool fabrics, which allow the clothes to breath, being ecologically clean, practical, light and fine.
Megan Young, representing the Philippines, received the Miss World Crown from Wenxia Yu. With a huge array of music dancing, bright lights and of course 127 amazing contestants, Miss World 2013 came to a dramatic conclusion as the cast was cut to 20, then 10, before a final 6 were left on stage to answer the judges questions. Philippines, Brazil, Spain, Ghana, and France were the judges selection from the Top 10, before they were joined by the wildcard People's Choice Gibraltar, who received the most votes on the Miss World 2013 application.
The Men's fashion cluster and Fashion.bg are in the process of organizing an International fashion design contest - Men's Style 2013/2014. The theme of the contest is "The men's suit - modern, stylish and practical".
The competition is open for designers from around the world over the age of 18. They should send their sketches of models of men's suits or photos of finished men's suits of their own design. The registration will be available online. But if you wish to be the first to declare your willingness to participate, please email us at email@example.com
This year for 27th time will be held Taiwanese most prestigious design contest for young fashion designers.
In 2013 'Taiwan Fashion Design Award' might be won by foreigner for the first time, because the organizer - Taiwan Textile Federation - is welcoming international designers to broaden competition's platform.
This year's contest has attracted more than 450 young fashion designers from seven countries (China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Canada, Swaziland and Hong Kong), compete in the preliminary round on 18 July 2013.
This evening in London took place the contest Miss World 2011, which had a record number of participants - 122. The crown of Miss World 2011 won the 21-year old beauty from Venezuela Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares, 179 cm. Her runner-ups are from the Philippines - Gwendoline RUAIS (2nd place) and Puerto Rico - Amanda PEREZ (3rd place). The top seven finalists were from Korea, Venezuela, England, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Africa and Scotland.
The story of the beauty from Venezuela Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares is like a fairy tale. At the age of 8 years she became an orphan, when her parents died. Ivian was raised by the nuns in a convent in Tachira and was named Sora Ivian.
Miss Angola Leila Lopes was crowned as the new Miss Universe 2011 on the 60th edition of the contest in Brazil. Leila Lopes beat out the 88 other young women to win the world's largest beauty pageant. The jury selected her because of her beauty and intellect.
The first runner-up was the 23-year-old Olesia Stefanko from Ukraine and the second runner-up was Priscila Machado from the host country Brazil. The third runner-up was Miss Philippines and the fourth - Miss China.
Hotel Saint George Palace in St. Vlas, Bulgaria was a center of the beautiful European event - the contest Mrs. European Union 2011.
The 30-year old Olena Koch from Germany is the new Mrs. European Union. She was crowned by Elena Karakoleva, last year winner. Elena was dressed in a black dress from the brand Enzoani for Celebrities 2012. The dress is made from 35 meters natural silk with laser-cut elements, hand embroidered flowers and Swarovski crystals. The outfit was given to Elena from the director of the company Dick van Zutphen, partner of Bridal Fashion.
A lot of beauty and charm promise the organizers of this year's edition of the contest Miss Bulgaria, which will be held for the first time in a special TV reality format. Everyone will be able to sense the emotions directly on TV7.
Conferencier of the gala ceremony will be the Bulgarian pop folk singer Kamelia, mentor will be Azis. Official designer of the contest this year is the top designer Sofia Borisova. The dresses are specially made for the evening from silk chiffon, organdy, satin and Spanish taffeta.
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
On a special ceremony at Grand Hotel Sofia 44-year-old Daniela Tsvetanova became Mrs. Baba* for 2011. She charmed the jury with her stunning look and skills. Daniela is married for 28 years, she lives and works in Sofia and develop her own business, which makes her absolutely independent. She thinks that it’s very important for one woman to maintain and look good, even if she’s a grandma. Daniela is the grandmother of 8-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl.
Eighty three models took part in the contest for the prestigious crown and the title Miss Universe 2010, among which 21 from Latin America. On Thursday were selected 15 semi finalists. Unfortunately, there was no Bulgarian participant in the contest this time.
The Mexican Jimena Navarrete was selected to become Miss Universe 2010.
Navarrete surprised everyone, as the expectations were that the crown will go to the representative of Ireland, Venezuela or USA.
The Mandalay Bay Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas is the venue for this year’s Miss Universe competition, which will be held today ad 18:00 local time.
83 contestants will show their best side during the spectacular show tonight. The contest was founded in 1952 by California clothing company and since then the title Miss Universe has been awarded 19 times to representatives of Latin America.
Pop star Lady Gaga, first lady of France Carla Bruni and Spanish actor Javier Bardem were named by Vanity Fair magazine as the best dressed people in the world.
France’s first lady makes the list of the third year in a row.
In the September issue of the magazine are listed actress Diane Kruger, Kerry Maligan, Princess Mary of Denmark and the U.S. first lady Michelle Obama in a rating with a total of 45 people.
The beauty contest was held in Sheraton Hotel Balkan, to nominate the freshest model of summer 2010. Fashion editors, celebrities, and guests of Viva Casino! chose 17 years old Alexandra Krasteva as the winner.
16 candidates from across the country competed for the title of Miss Summer Viva 2010. They went through three rounds and showed the latest trends of Italian fashion brands Zu Elements and Phard. The French Pataugas shoes completed the styling of the models.
Fashion, music and dance merged into an exciting spectacle - The contest for young designers "Richmart Innovation" during the International Fashion Forum – Ruse 2010 was held on April 23 at the City Theatre on the beautiful Danube city of Ruse.
The winner, Nikolai Bozhilov from the National Academy of Art with the project "Recycling Fashion" received the grand prize of Academy of Fashion "Golden Needle 2010" - a unique sculpture by the famous jeweler Angelo Krassin.
The 21-year old brunette Romina Andonova from Sofia took most of the awards at the beauty contest "Miss Bulgaria 2010", announced the organizers.
The beauty attracted the attention of the audience and the jury. Romina will present Bulgaria in the world finals "Miss World 2010".
The first runner up, according to the jury, with chairman Evgenia Kalkandjieva - Manova, is the 22-year old Yana Chinkova from Plovdiv. The blond is already popular being a weather girl in the television Pro.bg. She is also "Miss Plovdiv 2009".
From Plovdiv is also the second runner up - the 21-year old red hair beauty Zornitsa Stoycheva.
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.
The winner in the contest Model of Bulgaria 2010 Lachezara Kuncheva become the face of hit Bulgarian shoes ADI - Lady's Shoes , which already conquered the European markets. The beautiful lady shoot a stylish photo session for the new spring-summer collection of ladies shoes.
The attractive photo session was made by team of proven professionals led by Tsenko Dimitrov – photographer and fashion stylist Tanya Beykova. The haircut of Lachezara was made by the hairdresser of the BTV-show “Moderno” – Lachezar Yovov, makeup – by Daniela Garabedyan and graphic design – Studio UXP.
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" .
Lazarina Stefanova grabbed the crown "Seniora Belleza Millennium" 2010 in the contest for married women, which was held in Santo Domingo and was declared the most beautiful woman of the Millennium.
Lazarina, who is Mrs. Bulgaria World 2009 was competing for the crown with beauties from 36 countries on 5 continents. Winning the title Mrs. Millennium is the biggest win of a Bulgarian woman on international competition so far.
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.
Haute Coiffure Française took place in Paris – a leading event in the hairdressing and fashion world.
The presentation of the new fashion trends of Haute Coiffure Francaise was held on 14 February 2010 in the Louvre, Paris. As an emblem of elegant and sophisticated hairstyling, the event is playing a major role and following in the footsteps of French fashion.
At the beginning of the year Stanislava Stratieva-Koleva was selected to be the
most beautiful married Bulgarian for 2009.
She is 32 years old from Stara Zagora. She is married and has a 2-year old daughter. She is a journalist and in 2006 she was named the "Most stylish worldly person" from the media.
On 22 November Stanislava will show her intellect and charm in the biggest world contest for married ladies "Mrs. World".
A glamorous show "To be Merilyn" gathered the elite in Grand Hotel Varna several days ago. This is the second contest from the national event "To be Merilyn - Feeling like a woman". It is organized with the support of the women's cigarettes Merilyn Slims. The final is on 11 June in Sofia. The staging is made by Amalia Tincheva. In the show participated 16 beautiful girls from Varna.
Hollywood glamour of the show was achieved by the specially made collection of dresses by Miro brand, called Merilyn. A part of it will be presented in the end of June during the Days of Bulgarian culture in Rome, Italy.
A fashion model contest is starting, which will determine the "InterStilist's model of the month".
In the contest can participate models or photomodels over 18 years of age (women).
The title "Interstilist's model of the month" will go to one of the contenders, who will receive a one-year commercial contract, a place in next year's "InterStilist's model of the month" calendar, and the big prize - a car.
The new Miss Bulgaria is Antonia Petrova from the city of Pernik. The blond beauty is 24 years old and has two degrees in higher education - in Economics and Law. She will present Bulgaria at the contest Miss World 2009. The first runner up is Elitsa Lubenova from Dve Mogili, who is 18 years old. She studies in a school for folklore dances in Kotel, her dream is to dance on the scene of Bolshoi theater.
The title Miss Beauty of the World Bulgaria 2009 received the 17-year old Ruslana Kaneva from Sofia. She will present Bulgaria on the contest in China in April. Miss Tourism Planet is the 19-year old Polina Gergusheva from Sofia, who will represent Bulgaria in Athens. Polina writes music and wants to be a journalist.
More than two weeks Elena Tihomirova, "Miss Bulgaria Universe 2003" is a part of the great experience called "Miss Universe". The final show of the competition is on the 3rd June and will be broadcasted live on NBC. In the prestigeous contest this year will take part 72 representatives from different countries.
Two of the preliminary rounds have passed - National costume and night dress. Elena was also interviewed by the jury. The dress, which the Bulgarian participant will wear on the 3rd June on the scene of Miss Universe, is designed by Maria Nedkova. The shoes, with which Elena will step on the unlikely sets of moving platforms, are specially made from the same textile as the dress by the Hinso-Rousse company.