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Premiere Vision and the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la mode sign a mutual support agreement to confort Paris as the world fashion capital
Paris’s two most influential players on the international fashion scene - trade-show organiser Premiere Vision and the Federation de la Haute Couture de la Mode - have signed a partnership agreement.
There is a trend we spotted during the Fashion Weeks in Milan, London, New York, the suit had a resurgence in Paris courtesy of the trend of mixing tailoring with sportswear. Suits, blazers, and tailored trousers were combined with bombers, track bottoms, hoodies, aloha shirts, and more.
Italian fashion photographer Carlo Campi commutes from Florence to Milan to attend fashion weeks and glamorous events. His innate passion for fashion and a life-long study of photography are the key to an all-round aesthetic vision. When professional techniques are applied by a sensitive soul, magic happens.
The five year anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s will be celebrated 9th - 12th June. To mark this milestone iconic British artist Tracey Emin CBE RA, member of the BFC’s Menswear Committee, has lent her signature handwriting to the LFWM logo. The logo will be featured in a custom neon installation in the event’s central hub at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.
Reds, purples, blues in the new menswear collection of LeGrand Leseur to be presented at Atlantic City fashion week
Menswear designer LeGrand Leseur, known for creating suits and looks that haven't been done before, is going to present his new collection at Atlantic City fashion week.
David Yurman, America’s premier luxury jewelry brand, hosted its first-ever men’s collection exhibition to take place during Milano Moda Uomo fashion week, on January 14 and 15, 2017. The exhibition is rendered in collaboration with sculptor, painter and performance artist Anthony James, whose unique sculptures will be displayed in tandem with David Yurman men’s jewelry. The exhibition took place at the historic Chiesa San Paolo Converso church in Milan, Italy, headquarters of CLS Architetti.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid welcomes its 64th edition with 42 outstanding creators and brands set to take part
Spain's major fashion event, organized by IFEMA, is taking place from 15 to 20 September, 2016. The catwalk shows will be held from 16 to 20 September in Hall 14.1 of Feria de Madrid. Today the Desigual firm will be holding a Re-see of its Spring-Summer 2017 collections with a surprising and innovative staging in Madrid.
Recently Brioni, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Tom Ford, Vetements and Public School announced that they say goodbye to Milan Men's Wear fashion shows. The final balance is 10 designers who have decided not to showcase their collections this year in Milan.
'It is the ninth edition as London Collections: Men. As fashion weeks change and our businesses start showing to consumers, we need to open our doors to more consumer-facing content. Over the next six months, London Collections: Men will embrace London Fashion Week Men's as a title to better engage with a consumer audience'.
The Italian luxury tailor Brioni announced it would hold its next show on July 4 in Paris during the women’s couture season, dumping its usual June Milan men’s wear slot.
One of the most outstanding catwalks among the international scene is held within FIMI’s framework. FIMI FASHION WEEK Catwalk – An event that brings together trends, color, quality and the glamour of major brands in children’s fashion. Buyers, consultants, media and VIP guests from around the world attend our Catwalk. After the great success of its Catwalk, FIMI releases three days of intense FIMI FASHION WEEK Catwalks.
High-quality construction. Modern and luxurious. New York. Tailored. Handsome. Just a few synonyms of the looks Michael Bastian showcased for Fall/Winter 2016 during New York Fashion Week: Men's. Together with LAB SERIES Skincare for Men, they kicked off their partnership by shooting the look book campaign offering fashion and grooming looks for the urban man.
Every year, the designers from all over the world present their collections with spectacular fashion shows. We selected for you the schedule of the biggest and the most important fashion weeks.
'I've always kind of been inspired by the colors of ship containers. When you think about the process of shipping and receiving goods, and when you see that people now turn them into homes, it started making sense. We made the lining of jackets with a pulled back photo of containers, and that was the starting point for the color palette. I wanted it to be seasonless, a bit lighter and softer'.
The designer just announced that he'll be displaying his wares in a series of intimate presentations to be held at the end of New York Fashion Week in February.
Graduate Ximon Lee from Parsons School of Design, is the first menswear designer to win the H&M Design Award. The special eight-piece collection for H&M, that Ximon envisions being worn by both men and women, celebrates his passion for structure, fabric and volume. The collection will be available in selected H&M stores, as well as online at hm.com, from 22nd October 2015.
MANGO gets Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne together to talk about their latest work, on the first day of Milan fashion week: the autumn/winter campaign #somethingincommon.
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada presented Spring/Summer 2016 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
This season Agatha Ruiz de la Prada once again plunges into a summery multi-coloured universe with her whirlwind energy and her tongue-in-cheek aesthetic. Reviving the naive femininity of the 1940s - with unmistakable references to the mods of the 1960s – Spring/Summer 2016 presents a refreshing approach to comfort.
CND, the global leader in professional nail care, exhibited an abstract collection of graphic nail designs tonight at Libertine’s Spring/Summer 2016 Show at Skylight Clarkson Sq. in New York. Inspired by rebellious German artist, Blinky Palermo, the clothing and nails featured high-key color in neat, precise patterns. The outcome of this inventive fashion partnership was an irreverent art show – loud yet refined.
Acclaimed Indonesian designer Diana Putri will present her latest collection for her Diana Couture label at Couture Fashion Week in New York City. Marking the designer’s first appearance at the prestigious event, the highly anticipated runway show will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday September 11, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan.
Lauren Tormenta will present a collection inspired by Medieval Castles during Couture Fashion Week New York
New York City designer Lauren Tormenta will present her latest collection at Couture Fashion Week New York during the upcoming 22nd season of the prestigious event. The fashion show will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, in the heart of the Big Apple.
Rising design star Anniesa Hasibuan will make her debut at Couture Fashion Week New York with the presentation of her latest collection at 4:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan in the heart of the city.
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.
The British brand Atelier d'Exception will be showcasing their beautiful handbags at Paris Fashion Week this season at ZIPZONE Paris. Housed in the iconic Louvre Museum, ZIPZONE is an exhibition run during Paris Fashion Week showcasing the best of international design.
The 14th Jember Fashion Carnival in Jember, East Java, Indonesia was held from 26 to 30 August 2015. Hundreds of creations made from a range of materials by both professional and amateur designers were presented during the event along a 5.5 kilometers long catwalk.
We presented for you the Handbags trends for Fall-Winter 2015-2016. Now it is the time to show you, the most strange handbags presented during the Fashion Weeks in Paris, Milan, New York and London.
We can not skip the current winter season jewelry, presented during the Fashion Weeks in London, Paris, New York and Milan. Designers' spectacular and extraordinary jewelry - earrings, neck ornaments and bracelets. We have selected for you the most interesting proposals of the runway shows.
Last month, Christian Louboutin celebrated the opening of our first men’s boutique in Milan with a festive block-party during Milan Fashion Week. With music by Brendan Fallis, and an army of notable style-makers in attendance, the boutique received a warm welcome to Milan-Italian style.
The Chiaradè woman, according to the fashion designer Pasquale Pironti, is feminine, elegant, sophisticated, never goes unnoticed, lives with passion - she is like the embroidered, printed, blooming red roses on tailored suits, applied through silk petals on macrame, brocade silk and lace.
Five successful designers, including Thomas Tait, Marco De Vincenzo, Nicholas Kirkwood, MGSM Massimo Giorgetti and Paul Andrew, by now well-established names on the fashion scene, also thanks to their participation at several of the world's most authoritative, important competitions, have chosen to work with five emerging talents, namely Carlo Volpi, Maria Sole Cecchi, Fernando Jorge, Martine Rose and Matteo Lamandini.
For what would be glamour if not the art of transforming women into beings of light? In a tribute to Lola-Lola, the mythical character of 'The Blue Angel' movie, this collection tips its hat off to the famous costume makers of the great American cinema and Paramount, Gilbert Adrian, Jean Louis, Orry Kelly.
Not a single muse but an impresice picture as a souvenir: a perfume, a step of long legs drawn by the silk clothes made to live in a film like a diva. On the catwalk, thousand versions of a world that is coming back, of the couture and it seems to find in any outfit the sign of contemporary nostalgia for the exaltation of feminine beauty.
The Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) was established in September 2006 as the only fashion council in Pakistan, with its head office in Lahore. Its a non-profit organization aiming to help facilitate Pakistani designers. PFDC has established regular fashion weeks since February 2010 in collaboration with giant global brand Unilever and the world's biggest beauty brand L'Oreal Paris.
Be Global Fashion Network announces a global research of the street fashion. The campaign will start on May 24, 2015, when Bulgarians and foreigners in Bulgaria and abroad, will dance traditional Bulgarian folklore dances in contemporary clothing to show the actual apparel, worn on the street.
The Inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's is going to be held this July and the New York menswear designer John Varvatos will close the event.
Kamila Kurbani is a young yet recognized fashion designer from Kazakhstan who established her brand in 2009. The main concept and the philosophy of the brand is the production of stylish and convenient clothes for men and women. Even though the style of her works may be defined mostly as unisex. Kamila Kurbani has a number of extravagant and avant-garde pieces in each of her collections.
Launched in Fall 2013, Musika Frère has quickly become a leading force in luxury menswear. Designers and founders Aleks Musika and Davidson Petit-Frère bring a dynamic approach in men's suiting by pairing classic Italian and English tailoring techniques with modern silhouettes.
Innovative, creative geniuses, visionary are some of the words used to describe designer Francis Hendy. His designs have been called exquisite, modern, and sexy, with widespread appeal. Color, cut and innovation are his signature design style and philosophy.
27 March witnessed the opening of the 30th Anniversary Season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. It was the maestro of the Russian fashion, Vyacheslav Zaitsev, who traditionally was the first to present his new Fall-Winter collection 2015-2016 Nocturne. The first block of the show featured female demi season coats that became the signature garments of the Fashion House.
'Discover exciting new prints hot off the runways of the Fall-Winter 2015/2016 ready-to-wear shows, and be inspired with the most influential print and pattern trends of the season. The Interior Floral trend was spotted in collections by leading designers like Karen Walker and Marc by Marc Jacobs.'
Journalists in Rome call him 'the Bulgarian adopted by the Italian haute couture'. He defines himself as an Italian designer born in Bulgaria. But today when fashion gets more and more international, this is not so important. The style, consistency and talent are the significant things. And Ivan Donev has all of them.
As gentlemen get more and more rigorous about their wardrobe, many of the world's fashion capitals dedicate Fashion weeks especially to menswear. They are held twice a year: in January (presenting the Autumn/Winter collections) and in June (presenting the Spring/Summer collections for the next year). Many fashion fairs and trade shows also have sections, dedicated to men's fashion. The schedule for 2015 includes...
Tadashi Shoji, the founder and chief designer of the Tadashi Shoji collection was born and raised in Sendai, Japan. He began painting and drawing from a young age and eventually moved to Tokyo, where he studied fine art. His talent was soon recognized and he was recommended for an apprenticeship with Japan’s leading contemporary artist, Jiro Takamatsu, who is credited with paving the way for the modern art movement in Japan during the sixties.
Brand's designers and Creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli showed images drawn from the heydays of the Ballets Russes in Paris and the Beat generation in San Francisco, both of them moments when poets, painters, and wild-eyed dreamers came together to create something new.
A variety of unique handmade hats by Italian Designer Patrizia Fabri for fashion label Antica Manifattura Cappelli were displayed during the AltaRomaAltaModa fashion week in Rome (January 30 - February 2, 2015).
Italian Antonio Grimaldi also was among the designers, who presented their Spring-Summer 2015 haute couture collections in Italy, during the AltaRomaAltaModa fashion week in Rome (January 30 - February 2, 2015).
Italian designer Raffaella Curiel (R) and her daughter Gigliola Curiel (L) are the faces behind the luxury Italian label Curiel Couture, whose Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection was presented in Italy during the AltaRomaAltaModa fashion week in Rome (January 30 - February 2, 2015).
Lanvin Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection offers: linear, military, minimal, gray silhouettes, a variety of textile patterns (tweed, flannel, Prince of Wales check, hounds tooth), all-in-black looks, embroidery, metallic details and little chains, layering.
Agnès B. opened her first shop in Paris in 1975. Since then, she has been creating timeless pieces for every collection, mixing classic fashion codes with streetwear style.
On Sunday night (January 25, 2015), during the Paris men's fashion week, US designer John Vizzone presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection for the Parisian bespoke tailoring company Cifonelli (that first launched a ready-to-wear collection in September 2013).
During the Couture Fashion Week New York, which will be held in New York City, USA, February 13-15, 2015, another Indonesian designer will show his talent. This is Barli Asmara, whom runway show is at 4:00 pm on Saturday February 14, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square.
Bulgarian fashion designer Veselka Krachunova will present her label's latest collection during the 6th edition of Fashion Week Las Vegas (16-20 February 2015).
Indonesian designer Zaskia Sungkar will present her latest collection called 'Mandalika', inspired by the grace and beauty of Princess Mandalika, a mythical character from legends told in Nusa Tenggara Barat, a province in Indonesia.
Award-wining designer Luis Machicao will present his latest collection during CFWNY for fifth time at 6:00 pm on Friday February 13, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan.
Indianapolis-based designer Berny Martin will be part of this year's edition (February 13-15, 2015) of Couture Fashion Week in New York City, USA. The fashion show will be held at 8:00 pm on Friday February 13, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway.
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO 2015 S/S started from October 13th! There will be 48 brands participating in the fashion show and installation from the 13th through the 19th.
Fashion Weeks are places where the new collections of the designers and fashion brands are presented. However, most of the visitors of the fashion weeks are usually celebrities and fashion fans that also show originality in the way they dress for those events and can even set the trends.
Birth. To born. Back to roots. Give birth. In and out concept. Embryo development into foetus and into human being. Gynaecology and obstetrics. Mother and foetus physic and psychological conditions. In utero communication. Printings inspired by the anatomist William Hunter drawings, obstetrician specialist.
nspired by Thomas Mann's novel. "The Magic Mountain" takes us on a roller-coaster ride in which a sense of nostalgia for Old Europe goes hand in hand with American pop iconography.
Mann's novel is set in a centre for rest and recovery in the Swiss Alps, and it is in this sense that the emotional ups and downs of the patients at the sanatorium reflect the curves and ups and downs of the roller coaster, leading to the creation of my own Magic Mountain. In this sanctuary, time seems to unfold in a different way, creating a temporal realm that is different to the one we are accustomed to. In this parallel reality, the idea of rest and preservation contrasts entirely with that of the ceaseless and incessant movement of contemporary life.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), which main mission is to strengthen the influence and success of American Designers in the global economy, plans to add New York City to the list of world's men's fashion capital cities, along with Milan, Paris and London.
MONTVALE, NJ (February 2014) – Lincoln Center is a buzz with the start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (#MBFW) as it gets underway from February 6-13, with a line-up of over 100 designers showing their fall 2014 Collections. Among the world’s most renowned designers, Mercedes-Benz is showing off a trendsetter of its own, the all-new 2015 GLA-Class. Hitting showrooms this fall, this stylish, new SUV is part of an innovative category of vehicles offering a new gateway into the Mercedes-Benz brand.
Famous Indian fashion duo Shyamal and Bhumika presented their collection on Tuesday during Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013 in Mumbai.
It's titled 'A Royal Procession' and creations are inspired by the splendor of Maharajas along with 16th century couture.
Designer duo shows the beauty of Indian wedding.
Donatella Versace presented her new women's collection for Fall/ Winter at the Fashion Week in Paris.
From 23 to 28 April 2013 many local names and several international designers presented their Fall-Winter 2013/2014 collections during Belarus Fashion Week in the country's capital city Minsk. During the sixth edition of international professional and cultural weeklong event leading Belarusian labels like Boitsik, Fur Garden, Marinich, Tarakanova, Historia Naturalis, Kucherenko, Davidova, Natasha Tsu Ran, Svetlana Todorskaya, Harydavets & Efremova, Lena Tsokalenko, Maria Dubinina, Valeria & Anastasia Aksionovi, Zina Fedunina presented their avant-garde lines.
Students from different fashion design schools in China present their graduate models during the First China Graduate Fashion Week in Beijing from 24 to 28 April 2013. A total of 610 graduate students of fashion from 22 colleges will present their designs during the five-day event. Models are modern, different, stylish, interesting and fresh!
During the Vietnam Hanoi Fashion Week 2013 about 20 Vietnamese and foreign designers showcased their Fall-Winter 2013 collections from 18 to 20 April at Hanoi Deawoo Hotel. Vietnam’s contemporary top designer Minh Hanh has chosen for her new collection streaked with elegantly hand-weaving materials of dark colors.
Australian fashion label Jayson Brunsdon showcased its Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia. It was brand's 10th anniversary show. Jayson Brunsdon is one of Australia’s most renowned designers and his Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection, which includes 45 pieces, revisited the 50s, 60s and 70s
The design duo Adrian Norris and Edwina Robinson presented AJE's Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection on 9 April 2013 during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia. A label is synonym of femininity and elegance. AJE's designs encompass important women' qualities - effortlessly chic, timeless and ultimately luxurious.
Last Friday, 12 April, New Zealand brand Zambesi presented its Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia. This was the most elegant Zambesi's collection for some time now. Key words were minimalism and pragmatic clean lines.
Surprisingly fresh – these words describe best the new Alex Perry's Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection. It was shown in Monday, during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia, which runs until 12 April 2013.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia provides an unrivalled platform for Australia’s design talent to showcase their vision to a worldwide audience beyond the Event’s physical footprint and into the digital world with over half a million followers, fans and conversationalists.
For all of you fashion professionals interested in menswear we have selected and present some of the important trade shows, exhibitions and fashion shows around the world during 2013.
We selected for you the most important fashion shows, fairs, exhibitions and other events till the end of 2013 - fashion shows and fashion week dates for New York, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles, Miami, Tokyo and other cities around the world.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion week Russia: New season, new designers, new ideas for Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 collections
From March 29 to April 2 Moscow hosts the 26th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. More than 70 designers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, the Great Britain and Spain present their Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 collections at the new main venue of the Fashion Week – the Central Exhibition Hall (CEH) «Manege» (Manezh Suare, 1).
Timeless and classic pieces in Julian Chang's collection at the 15th annual Miami Beach International Fashion Week
On March 20, designer Julian Chang showcased at the 15th annual Miami Beach International Fashion Week at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year, the event was the center of attraction for all fashionists with the arrival of more than 60 designers, who presented their exclusive designs and over 100 celebrity guests in attendance. Chang received the Humanitarian Award on the opening night.
If you are not completely satisfied with your wardrobe in this cold season, you may now borrow some ideas for the next one. Jitrois presented their stylish and elegant dresses from Fall-Winter 2013 collection at Paris Fashion Week.
One of the most popular Bulgarian models Kremena Otashliyska, marched in the four fashion cities – New York, Paris, Milan and London – this year. She made the incredible 52 shows for top designers such as: Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavali, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Iris Van Herpen, Elie Saab, Armani, Fendi, Max Mara, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lavin, Kenzo, Louis Vutton, Carven, Roberto Cavalli, Just Cavalli, Giambattista Valli, Viktor & Rolf, Prabal Gurung and many others, said the fashion agency 'Inter Models'.
From 18th to 22nd February Feria de Madrid hosted the staging of the most comprehensive showcase for Spanish creation and design with the fifty-seventh edition of MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID, an event organised by IFEMA.
Over a period of five days, the main purpose of this showcase was to promote the world of Spanish fashion in all its creative diversity, by presenting the latest ideas for Autumn-Winter 2013/2014 from 42 established designers and various up-and-coming designers of the moment.
AlexandAlexa, the global online style destination for kids is delighted to announce the first ever Global Kids’ Fashion Week (GKFW) launching in London this spring. The event will run for two days from 19th – 20th March 2013 and will take place at the Freemason’s Hall, Holborn, London.
The schedule includes two main shows – an exclusive media event showcasing the latest AW13 trends from leading labels worldwide on Tuesday 19th March.
The pop star Rihanna will unveil her River Island collection during London Fashion Week. The catwalk show will be held on Saturday, February 16.
"Launching at London Fashion Week is a dream come true for me," said Rihanna. " I have wanted to design my own collection for a long time and to present my collection for River Island alongside all of the other great design talent at LFW is a real privilege.
The designer BIBIAN BLUE shows in VALENCIA FASHION WEEK her collection “Roses Lullaby”: “A spectacular proposal for the next season Spring/Summer 2013, where we can see for first time in the cat wall a selection of wedding dresses full of femininity and surprising sweetness.
Apotheosis of color, with a back to childhood, sweet and pastel shades, vintage prints and collages in corsets. There is a contrast of colors, crochet textures and a great use of lace and sheer fabrics, chiffon and tulles.
Taking a look at the schedule of designers and brands, presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, you can see that foreign names prevail. About 25% are the real French designers and brands, such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Sonia Rykiel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Agnes B. etc. There are many Italian and Belgian designers and fashion houses that show their collections in Paris and among the other presented countries are Great Britain, USA, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Brazil...
After the end of Milan fashion week, now the fashion world looks at the collections presented at Paris fashion week, which began on 25 September, where are expected the creations for Spring-Summer 2013 of brands like Jan Paul Gaultier, Dior, Valentino and Balmain.
The Croatian-born designer Damir Doma presented his Spring-Summer 2013 collection urban 'collage' yesterday. Fluid silks are pairing with military-inspired coats and perfect detailing, mat with luminous textures.
The Spring-Summer 2013 collection of the brand Moschino has the basics of 1960s pop art: clear lines, strong colors and bold graphic elements.
The collection includes black and white suits and dresses, paired with black or white riding hats cinched around the chin, dresses with bold flowers, repeating motifs - hearts and diamonds of playing cards and simple flowers.
The fashion brand Prada presented its Spring/Summer 2013 collection on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. It is a Japan-inspired apparel line with graphic flower motifs. Although many of the pieces, including satin kimono wraps, had been given names like Mikado, Prada said she hadn't realized just how Japanese-inspired the collection is until it was finished.
The collection includes skinny satin skirts, Origami folded satin tops, kimono wraps, tunic dresses, cycling shorts, boxy fur coats and Geisha style metallic zip-up socks.
Whole, light, shimmering. This is the season for women to inspire. To shine, with joy, elegance, confidence. A season with all the seasons within.
Layers of the retro and contemporary and high-tech, transcending. Reflecting circles of whites, golds, silvers, powders. A season for intelligence and transparency. Fine fabrics flowing, billowing. With happiness and comfort, one complementing the other. Feel the texture, the geometry.
As London Fashion Week is over, we can now point some key fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2013 in the designer collections.
The combination of black and white is still favourite to most of the designers, but in some collections they combine also with the trendy blue and gray. The combinations are in geometric forms, for example in the models of Antonio Berardi and Peter Pilotto or florals in the collection of the brand Unique.
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.
Ralph Lauren Spring 2013 collection is elegant and stylish with long dresses and exquisite jackets with embroideries and carved leather elements. The total look of the models however is completed by elements of foreign cultures - flat-topped Spanish hats, striped Mexican serapes, silk shawls reminding of former Russian pioneers. Accessories are widely used in the collection. The highlights are long earrings, large belts, hats and berets, shawls. Fringes and ruffles and long necklines are also among the fashion trends offered for the Spring 2013 season.
Copenhagen fashion week took place from 8 to 12 August and showed models for Spring 2013.
We have made a selection of what we liked from the presented collections.
Sports-inspired and wearable styles took centre stage at the fashion week, but still remained utterly cool and cutting edge. Womenswear and menswear brands used drawstring waists, elasticated cuffs and varsity jackets for Spring 13.
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.
The seventeenth edition of Amsterdam Fashion Week (AFW) took place from the 11th until the 15th of July on the Westergas Area (Cultuurpark Westergas) in Amsterdam. Both renowned designers and upcoming talented designers show their latest collections to fashion professionals.
The fashion week has started on Wednesday night with shows of two talented Dutch designers. Claes Iversen made a big impression with his Spring/Summer 2013 collection.
The 19th HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer will be staged from 3-6 July 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Over a dozen fashion shows will run throughout the fair period, showcasing designer brands and up-and-coming designers. Seminars by key trend forecasters will bring insights into the global market direction and a presentation on NGO support for eco-friendly developments in the fashion industry will outline a sustainable future.
Fashion designers from both Hong Kong and overseas will showcase their unique designs at the 2012 event.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
CUSTO BARCELONA presents its new Spring - Summer 2012 collection named "TRIPOLAR" at the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week in Lincoln Center.to a standing-room-only crowd of international editors, photographers and fans of the brand. In this SS 2012 collection garments are divided into three groups, each with its own identity and theme. This created spectacular presentation on the catwalk, empowering the collection with a triple personality.
The first group is called DUAL and proposes a casual look, suitable both for men and women, dominated by contemporary graphics. Key garments from that line are shorts, blazers and knitwear for women; blazers, shirts, knitwear and comfortable trousers for men. All the pieces immersed in a color palette of greys, beiges, blues, khakis and blacks, designed and made with natural raw materials such as linen, cotton and silk; and synthetic fabrics such as nylon, acetate rayon and Lurex.
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.
In the period 8th - 10th July in Split, Croatia will take place the fashion shows Europe Future Fashion 2011, which will present designers from 4 continents.
Defiles, many exclusivity during the hottest touristic season on Croatian Riviera. This year Europe Future Fashion Academy offers an innovative concept: conferences, media/investors exposure, sale, in the most prestigious marketing University in Dalmatia.
Life’s contrasts, that inspired the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo for her paintings come to life in the haute couture collection of the designer from Ruse – Vesselina Pencheva.
Her new summer collection for 2011 was presented with a great success during the Fashion week in Johannesburg, South Africa. The painting of Frida Kahlo impressed Vesselina Pencheva, who creates exclusive fashion for more than 10 years in South Africa.
Sarah Burton presented her Autumn/Winter 2011 collection for Alexander McQueen on Tuesday and had everyone wondering whether she’ll be sewing similar dress for Kate Middleton wedding next month.
The fashion show during Paris Fashion Week, had one of the most standout hair in all the other shows. The model’s hair were concealed beneath an armour of large, metal barrettes, looking equal parts medieval and dark romantic.
After Naomi Campbell, Mischa Barton and Pierre Sarkozy, Peaches Geldof!
Peaches Geldof, who represents the new generation international fashionista and pop rock.
The golden boy of glamour, loved by international stars like Marcus Schenkenburg, the Beckhams and Heidi Klum, presented his new fall/winter 2001/2012 collection under the flashing neon lights.
Gucci designer Frida Giannini cited flame-haired songstress Florence Welch as the inspiration for her sexy fall collection, which opened fashion week in Milan on Wednesday.
The fashion show began with a bold palette of emerald green, fuchsia, purple, teal and rust, colors that only a strong, and confident woman would wear.
The 53rd edition of Cibeles Madrid fashion week brings the proposals of 45 Spanish creators together on the runway
From 18th to 23rd February, pavilion 14.1 of the Feria de Madrid becomes the best and most representative show case for the current panorama of Spanish fashion, during the 53rd edition of CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK (CMFW), organized by IFEMA. In a space of creation and new tendencies, where the diversity of styles and proposals unite, a total of 45 designers will present on the runway their collections for the new autumn-winter season 2011/12. To these we can add another 40 up-and-coming talents in design, which will take place in EL EGO with direct sales to the public throughout the days of this event.
The designers decided to show a lot of leg this year with tight high splits on the dresses and skirts.
The slit is a detail that always lends major sexy, but is it appropriate for the winter?
Prepare for freezing cold this winter, because the high splits have been putting pins on display all over New York Fashion Week's Fall/Winter runways.
The Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2011 began yesterday. It will continue 4 days. Most interesting during the first day was the Christian Dior fashion show.
This time when creating his collection for Dior, John Galliano was inspired by the work of Rene Gruau - a famous artist-illustrator.
Tight jackets, magnificent shoulders, deep necklines and tailored skirts to the knee were the center of the collection with 1950s flavour. Galliano went all-out for volume, enveloping his models in layers of tulle as they flowed down the runway.
For four days, fashion is once again high on the agenda in the German capital. As title sponsor of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, Mercedes-Benz is particularly delighted with the successful start.
Trade visitors and fashionistas flooded the event marquee at Bebelplatz to see the presentations of the designers.An exciting programme, rich in contrasts, which captivated and enthused guests right from the start.
Gucci announced the "birth of a new dandy, who likes to seduce with his self-confidence and awareness” with its show during the Milan fashion week.
Designer Frida Giannini offers sexy, rock-centric 70s style with lapels, flared pants, double-breasted jackets and sharp suits, complemented with small details and accessories.
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.
From January 19 - 22, 2011 a great selection of German and international designers will show their latest collections under the umbrella of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. More than 40 brands are part of the event and contribute to a strong week for industry professionals attending the runway shows.
Many returning and new designers build a strong line-up for the season Autumn/Winter 2011. The four-day showcase of Winter 2011/2012 designs targets fashion industry professionals, and is expected to draw around 200,000 visitors to Berlin.
Pakistan’s very first Bridal Couture Week being held in the thriving, 9 million city of Lahore from November 26 to 28.
Lahore, the second largest Pakistani city, which lies on the border with India, is considered the cultural capital of the conservative Pakistan. The three-day event showcased designers, including Muzaffar Ali, Nilofer Shahid, Amina Ajmal, Mehdi, Hoorain.
The JFW 2010/11 opened with а show entitled A Tribute to Kebaya, featuring Kebaya, the national dress of Indonesian women as interpreted by more than 20 renowned designers. On Sunday JFW presented a special collection created by one of Indonesia’s brightest talents Oscar Lawalata and British textile designer Laura Miles. Their collection is called Weaving the Future, in which the two designers worked together with traditional textile craftsmen and weavers, including from areas in Eastern Nusa Tenggara as well as other parts in Indonesia such as Garut, West Java.
From October 28 to 31, 2010, Lviv Fashion Week took place in Lviv. Kenzo Takada was the guest of honour of the sixth season. It was the first visit of Mr.Kenzo to Ukraine at the invitation of the Lviv Fashion Week organizers.
Major couturiers along with young budding designers from Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and Armenia presented their new spring/summer 2011 collections for 4 days.
"Through New Eyes" - this is the name of the new winter collection 2011 of designer Vesselina Pentcheva. She is from Ruse, Bulgaria but live and work in Sought Africa.
Vessela lunched her new clothes during the Johannesburg Fashion Week, SA, inviting the audience to see things from another angle of her work. The guests could saw style, femininity, provocation and sex appeal. The dresses are unique and from them emanate vitality and spirit of the African woman.
Bespoke shoe designer Hetty Rose launched her first ever Ready to Wear collection for London Fashion Week.
The Ready to Wear collection will be available to buy from October this year. Customers will be able to purchase shoes from www.hettyrose.co.uk, selective boutiques in the UK and internationally. The key classic and top selling styles, which include Mika, Yuki, Kiki, Haruka and Mami, have been selected as part of the collection. In the future the collections will include more accessories; such as bags, interiors, baby shoes and men’s ties. Prices currently start at £150 for a pair of shoes.
FashionPhilosophyFashion Week Poland is the greatest, periodical fashion event In Poland. This autumn we are going to present spring-summer 2011 trends. FashionPhilosophy confronts Polish market with foreign clothing industry.
Informs and inspires designers. Fashion Week is also a platform of communication for the branch managers, technologists, producers, stylists, media reps, fashion agents and traders. It supports cooperation, fusion and transfer.
Eccentric and unconventional models triumphed on the catwalk in Minsk during the fashion week in Belarus.
Over 70 representatives of major stores and boutiques of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Poland have come to attend the Belarusian Fashion Week. Director of the project Yanina Goncharova told the press conference that was held to highlight the opening of the first Belarusian Fashion Week.
Young Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista, who was recently tapped by French sportswear giant Lacoste, featured retro-futuristic silhouettes in his collection, with second-skin leotards with lozenge-shaped cutouts and sheath dresses with scythe-shaped appliqués.
The designer provided plenty to mull over by tempering his conceptual leanings to focus on clean separates with a sporty bent.
Roberto Cavalli models strutted down the catwalk in a jungle-themed collection of snakeskin and tight trousers on the final day of Milan Fashion Week
The Italian style stalwart welcomed guests including Heidi Klum, Leona Lewis and Taylor Swift to the front row of the show, which was held in a glass tent.
Ralph Lauren brought all the glamour that the Wild West probably never had to the runway on the final day of Spring-Summer 2011 New York Fashion Week.
The always influential Ralph Lauren show Thursday was a must for an army of fashion editors and buyers from Europe, Japan and Russia, not to mention representatives from big luxury clothing chains like Sak's, Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale's.
London fashion week finished and will be remembered with the defile of naked models and the more conventional show of Burberry collection.
The wig maker Charlie Le Mindu decided to spice up the already eccentric London Fashion Week by sending some of his models down the catwalk without clothes, only in hot pink high-heeled boots, hats, bags and wigs.
The 24-year-old designer, whose creations are worn by Lady Gaga, launched his label just an year ago but has managed to grab plenty of headlines. He produced wigs in the shape of the Eiffel Tower. At the fashion Week last year he showed a headdress made of real mice and rat carcasses.
DKNY’s Spring 2011 show at New York Fashion Week delivered colorful, fresh Spring looks. The collection offers sleek silhouettes, accessorized with colorful scarves, English-style floral prints and lots of cascading ruffles.
The emphasis was on the classic style with a twist of urban chic. The color palette was bold and bright – bright red tops and outfits, followed by gorgeous deep blue and turquoise dresses.
As Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week arrives to its new home at Lincoln Center, what remains unchanged is Mercedes-Benz commitment to style and luxury at one of the world’s biggest annual fashion events.
Through a collaborative effort with fashion icon Iman and her new IMAN Home designs, and interiors and special events design consultant Carlos Mota, the VIP Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge is a bold design statement and sanctuary for guests taking in the latest fashion looks on the runway during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week spring and summer 2011 season.
Swarovski will bring their unique sparkle to the collections of 13 designers during Fashion Week in London, New York and Paris next month.
The company continues to support both internationally recognized and emerging designers for Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Weeks.
Swarovski has collaborated with leading designers to produce iconic moments in Fashion history for more than 10 years. Such designers have included Christopher Kane and Alexander McQueen.
Butterflies in the shape of brooch, tiara or other ornament in the bride’s hair are the new, irresistible trend that will fill the “wish lists” of many brides for 2011.
The Barcelona Bridal Week not only reveals the trends in wedding dresses. On the catwalks of the show at this time of the year begins a real showcase for bridal ideas – for jewelry, accessories, veils, hair and makeup.
Mercedes-Benz fashion week Swim makes a splash as it announces record number of designers to showcase collections
MG Fashion is pleased to announce its line-up with a record number of designers to showcase their collections for 2011. The Raleigh once again became the epicenter of the fashion industry from July 15-19, 2010 as supermodels, celebrities, press and buyers came together to celebrate fashion and beauty with the sexiest swimwear designs in the world.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim is the leading platform globally for designers and swimwear brands to showcase their collections to the world, and we are excited to celebrate our talented roster of designers.”
Creativity and innovation are the concepts that inspire 080 Barcelona Fashion,
without forgetting the importance of the market and the need to give fashion a commercial outlet.
080 Barcelona Fashion is committed to the "culture of fashion" in the widest sense of the term and aims to be much more than just a fashion show. For this sixth edition, a series of parallel activities and round-table debates have been organised.
The main event organized by Altaroma is AltaRomAltaModa, which coincides with the two annual appointments of Roman fashion week, in January and in July. Countless occasions for meetings between historic Italian fashion houses and new international creative and production realities. A week of appointments, not only runway shows but 'never-seen-before' unique locations at which to experience the unique synergy between design, art and fashion.
This year the presentation of the Fall-Winter 2011 Haute Couture collections started on 10th July and takes place until 14th July.
Students, graduating fashion design in Britain, opened Graduate Fashion Week in London, which will continue until Wednesday night.
The event represents the work of more than 1000 students from 35 fashion universities and colleges around the country.
Each of them is hoping that he or she might have the talent and skill to impress an industry headhunter or become the next John Galliano.
Catwalks at Rio de Janeiro summer fashion week were full with very short dresses in elegant patterns and colorful shades.
Brazilian designers showed that next summer in fashion will be sleek, satin fabrics in traditional colors.
In style will be short, tight dresses in bright colors, decorated with countless buttons.
Marko Mitanovski is a Fashion Designer and Graduate of the "College of
Design", Belgrade, Serbia. His collection Spring - Summer 2010 is unique
and provocative and attracted the attention of people and media at
London Fashion Week, where it was presented as part of Vauxhall Fashion
Scout's "One to Watch" show.
His designs have also been showcased at ceremonies including the "Nokia L’Amour Award", in which he was awarded "Best Young Designer" and at Belgrade Fashion Week in October ’08.
Lviv Fashion Week is one of the leading international designer showcases in Eastern Europe. It offers a high-quality ground for fashionable defiles and runway shows. Format of Lviv Fashion Week is based on prêt-à-porter and prêt-à-porter de luxe collections. Designers present seasonable collections in multiple daily runway shows and exhibition showrooms. Fashion shows are accompanied by art, photo and jewellery exhibitions. More than 3500 people visit Lviv Fashion Week during each day.
The financial crisis will be soon over and The Australian Fashion Industry expects better financial results.
Last year, Fashion Week in Australia was 15% less than the previous year.
There were presented only 41 brands, which showed patterns similar to those in major fashion capitals New York, London, Paris and Milan.
Marko Mitanovski will present his collection at Europe Future Fashion in Split, Croatia. The fashion forum will take place from 4 to 6th June, aiming to become one of the most representative fashion events in the South East Europe.
We present you photos from London Fashion Week, where Marko Mitanovski's Spring/Summer 2010 collection was shown as a part of Vauxhall Fashion Scout’s ‘One to Watch’ show.
From 9th to 11th March 2010 in Burgos, Spain will be held the XIIth edition of Castilla and Leon fashion week.
Collections womens, mens and children's clothes, underwear and swim wear, shoes and accessories for Spring/Summer 2010/2011 will be presenter by fashion brands and designers from Castilla and Leon, among which Maria Lafuente, Amaya Arzuaga, Esther Noriega, Ion Fiz, Nalia, Angel Iglesias, Javier Vicente, Anton & Moda, ORY, Teleno, Intima Farae, Evelyn, Lizetta etc.
Along with the fashion shows there is a commercial area, where the visitors and traders can see the collections closely, meet the designers and the managers of the fashion houses and make orders.
Mark Jacobs gave up the image of fashion’s "wild child" with his Fall/Winter 2010/2011 collection at New York Fashion Week.
His elegant collection was presented by models with simple, natural hair and almost non-existent make-up. The focus was on the comfortable to wear skirts and jackets in graphite color, combined with soft, warm sweaters.
Y-3 is on the run from the gloom and doom of the world. Armed with tongue-in-cheek humor, splashes of bright color, and intriguing aesthetic contrasts, the label's Autumn/Winter 2010-11 collection brought a healthy dose of fun back to the runway. Presented on Sunday, February 14th, as part of New York fashion week, the show sought an escapist route to the future of sport style.
Y-3 has always melded technology with tradition, and never has that been more apparent. For Fall, the label known for sport elegance took inspiration from bespoke English tailoring, reinterpreting classic shapes in futuristic materials, or alternately, classic materials in futuristic shapes. Front-row guests included Ciara, Justin Theroux, Alison Brie, Terry Richardson, and Tallulah Harlech.
The British designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his Mayfair home yesterday morning, nine days after the death of his mother.
"At this stage it is inappropriate to comment on this tragic news beyond saying that we are devastated and are sharing a sense of shock and grief with Lee's family," said the statement, using the designer's real first name. Unconfirmed reports suggested that he had hanged himself.
Alexander McQueen's death came just days before the start of London fashion week.
A mixture of frivolously dressed girls like rebellions and elegant brides were seen by the audience during the AltaRoma fashion week in Rome, Italy.
The designer Abed Mahfouz from Lebanon presented romantic models for brides in white and formal dresses in turquoise nuances.
The Italian couturier Fausto Sarli also presented bridal gowns. He amazed the audience with the clean line and unusual accents in the dresses for the most special day in the life of every young woman.
The supermodel from Visages fashion agency Tanya Ilieva took part in the unique fashion shows of the designers Alexis Mabille, Georges Hobeika and Dany Atrache at Paris Fashion Week, (January 24 - 28, 2010).
Special guests of the exclusive fashion show of the designer Alexis Mabille was the editor-in-chief of the fashion bible VOGUE Anna Wintour, Dita von Teese etc.
On 25 January 2010 during Paris Fashion Week was showcased the Spring-Summer 2010 High Fashion collection of the French fashion designer John Galliano for Dior.
With its Haute couture collection of refined riding clothes, Dior invited the chic women of the world to saddle up and ditch their handbags for a truly useful accessory: the riding crop. Kylie Minogue, one of a gaggle of A-list guests, said she was sure such an accessory could come in handy.
Participating in Paris Fashion Week, the Spring/Summer 2010 Couture show of Lebanese designer Georges Chakra was held on January 25, 2010 in Paris, at L'École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts.
Drawing inspiration from nature's beauty, Chakra's collection treads the fine line between reality and fantasy, while staying true to the feminity of women.
A collection of forty three dresses was presented characterized by varying geometric lines, contemporary designs, contrasting hues combined with delicate necklines and asymmetrical cuts.
Liudmila Kislenko - one of the most famous designers in Ukrainian fashion. We
apply on your attention part of her collection spring - summer 2010, which
were presented on Ukrainian fashion week.
The colours are in pastel with blue and grey shades in combination with white and cream-coloured, also black. The accent in almost of her models is an one-coloured or combination of dress' colours bow.
When times become hard we feel the need to return to our roots, the current
crisis reduces our development possibilities and it forces us to look to our
origins, we look behind, to a past time that sometimes was better and a feeling
of nostalgia is imposed. But we also want to feel people and being treated
as unique copies.
Lifestyle is then the result of an optimistic cultural exploration and renovation that, in global environments that spread to the uniformity, it pushes us to look for the authentic and genuine.
Esther Noriega showed her new spring-summer 2010 couture collection in Castilla y León Fashion Week on 7th October 2009 in Burgos.
In her new collection, the designer recalls the spirit of the 30’s that emerged during the Great Depression and draws an analogy between the old days and the present time. Originality in the selection of fabrics, stress on the feminine shape and wild range of accessories give her collection sophistication and simplicity, linked to serve imagination.
During the second day from Castilla y Leon fashion week the spectators had the pleasure to view underwear and swimsuit collections as well as formal women's fashion. Collections evening and cocktail dresses for Spring/Summer 2010 presented Angel Iglecias, Eulalia Mateos, Fely Campo and Esther Noriega.
Underwear and swim suits presented ORY, Teleno, Intima Farae, Lizetta and Evelyn. Beside plain models, the trendy patterns are stripes, dots and animal prints.
Dina will collaborate with Long Island-based company I Love My Shoes for
the line, which she has called Shoe-han.
I Love My Shoes founder and president, Robert Yeganeh, said: "She will do a radio and TV commercial and she will sit in on the casting call to find two or three hot girls we need for the commercial.
"Although she won't be the designer of the line, she'll definitely have a major influence in which direction it will go."
Creative director Marc Jacobs showed the line at Paris Fashion Week on
07.10.09, and revealed his theme was the New Age clothes popular in the 80s
He said: "Street clothes, embracing the hippie-cyber, tribal-punk world."
Models wore huge, brightly-coloured Afro wigs and pranced down the catwalk to music by British girl band The Saturdays.
In Spain started Castilya y Leon Fashion Week.
Various collections of ladies', teen's and kid's fashion, shoes and accessories, wedding dresses for season spring-summer 2010 were shown by Trasluz, Rojatex, Nalia, Rosalita MacGee, Rosalita Senoritas, Andrea Milan shoes, Rocio Mozo, by Imelda, Pamela, Marta Valdespino, Ladybug, Di De Sant, Raquel Tomillo, Charo Peres, Concha Ceballos, Javier Vicente.
The model of fashion agency Visages Hristiana Vucheva took part in London Fashion
Week. The 18-year old beauty was selected to open the fashion show of the Korean
designer Eun Jeong.
Hristiana also fell in the selection of the world approved designer Caroline Charles. The extravagant coiffeur Charlie le Mindu, whose clients are may pop icons, like Lady Gaga and magazines like Vouge and Marie Claire, was also charmed by the model.
Hristiana has also worked for ICE models (Milan) and her photos appeared in the Italian edition Mia magazine. She has walked in the defiles of Ermanno Scervino, Escada, VJC, La Perla and many others
Giorgio Armani looked to the future and explored the world of ‘plastic fantastic’
in his younger, Emporio Armani collection at Milan Fashion Week.
Swimsuits and bikinis were bedecked with Plexiglass brooches and necklaces as bright as molten lava. Sandals featured crimson Perspex heels and ankle-straps. Short, party dresses in Vesuvian shades of bright orange and fuschia, were cinched with shiny, shocking-pink, patent-leather belts.
The colours exploded like fireworks on the graphic PVC catwalk, sending a clear signal that Armani is once again working at full creative power after battling with hepatitis over the summer.
The collections shown during the first day of Milan fashion week used colorful pink, yellow, blue and green probably in an effort to fight the current grim economic mood. The same trend was noticed also at Madrid and London fashion weeks.
Minimalistic silhouettes by Prada, Mediterranean chic from Armani, original jeans by Dolce & Gabbana, urban rock by Just Cavalli - they all were in bright colours.
The XI-th edition of Castilla y Leon Fashion week will take place in Burgos, Spain from 6 to 8 October 2009.
Among the companies, that will show their collections for Spring-Summer 2010 and will be presented in the commercial area are Angel Iglecias, Anton & Moda, Esther Noriega, Havier Vicente, Nalia, Teleno Moda Intima, Intima Farae, Sadecor, Rojatex, Trasluz and other. The fashion show will feature pret-a-porter ladies' wear, bridal and evening wear, children's clothing, accessories, lingerie and swimwear. Up and coming designers will also show their collections.
Maria Barros presented her collection Spring-Summer 2010 at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week. The models are in blue, orange and white.
Frills, crimps, large collars are characteristic for the blouses and some of the dresses.
With strength, elegance, great sense of design and a clear international vision, Maria Barros firm was founded in 2003. Locating the main head office in La Coruña the firm started off activities by showing the collections display on the Barcelonan Gaudí Catwalk for four consecutive seasons.
The Spanish designer Amaya Arzuaga presented her collection Spring / Summer 2010 at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week on Saturday, 19 September 2009.
White, gray and black dominated in the models.
Dresses are very long, very short or knee length.
Orange, lemon, lime green, cerulean, fuchsia and other happy hues made the runways come alive at London's Fashion Week.
"Right now, everyone's looking for colour, I think they're looking for optimism, more shape, less layering," commented Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour for Reuters.
Paul Smith presented clothes in the colours of the rainbow, inspired by Congo, Nicole Farhi created cocktail dresses in orange and green, and one in neon yellow with a deep neckline.
As part of London Fashion Week's 25th anniversary, British luxury brand
Burberry proudly celebrated by closing the event on Tuesday 22nd September,
moving its Spring - Summer 2010 Burberry Prorsum womenswear show from Milan.
British actress Emma Watson, model Agyness Dean and TV presenter Alexa Chung were among the stars attending the only red carpet event of London Fashion Week. A-listers Liv Tyler, Mary Kate Olsen and Orlando Bloom, as well as Maggie Cheung, Freida Pinto and Dev Patel also made an appearance. The Burberry show - its first major show outside of Milan - is also the largest of the Week and features the longest catwalk and front row.
Foreign agencies reported that the models of the Spanish designer Lydia Delgado were accepted very well at the 50-th edition of Madrid fashion week.
The fashion performance was held at the exhibition hall IFEMA's and the audience appraised the presented models as a work of art, caring the tradition of Spanish femininity in clothing. Delgado presented her fashion collection Spring/Summer 2010.
CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK, the grand forum for Spanish design stages its fiftieth edition between 18th and 22nd September 2009 at Feria de Madrid.
Over the last twenty-five years, CIBELES MADRID FASHION WEEK, an event organised by IFEMA, has worked ceaselessly to launch and promote the most outstanding designers of the day, thus helping to boost the profile and unity of Spanish fashion as a whole, resulting in the excellent image that it enjoys today. This work has been made possible by the considerable support that Madrid's institutions have provided for the Fashion Show, especially the initiatives undertaken by the Madrid Regional Government.
The US fashion designer showed his Spring/Summer 10 collection at The Altman Building at 9am, after being forced to move his showcase from its usual evening slot. Undeterred by the early hour, Zac had the building transformed into a nightclub, complete with curving runway, low lights and music from the renowned super-producer.
Participating for the second time in New York Fashion Week, "Edition by Georges Chakra" Spring/Summer
2010 ready to wear show of renowned couturier Georges Chakra was held on September
12, 2009 at the Bryant Park's Tent.
Fresh color combinations, dynamic designs, and modern silhouettes are drawn together to create a collection of 46 pieces inspired from the fashion-forward "femme fatale".
Bulgarian fashion brand Doychinoff will take part in Paris' fashion week this
year for the first time.
“Co-evolution occurs when two or more biological species influence each other to their evolution.” This sentence is on the top of the new catalog cover of designer Maria Doychinova, which presents her last collection, named Symbion. “It is symbiosis between arts and fashion. We worked with two artists Iskren Iliev and Iliana Nagel. We make one closed circle , in which on one side their paintings were inspiration for me, and at the other side created huge paintings 2x2 metres, connected with my collection”, explains Doychinova.
The Bulgarian brand Jullia Kontogruni was invited to participate for a second year in Bucharest fashion week with main media partner Fashion TV. During the fashion show miss Romania walked in a wedding outfit of the fashion house. Jullia Kontogruni presented their boutique and wedding dresses, with embroideries and hand sewn stones and exquisite stays. The fabrics are from the most luxurious and limited selections of world famous brands, mainly silk, French and Italian laces, tulle, organza and satin.
Covering the distance between things and our conscience is always an existential and creative challenge. Conventional symbols, generalities admitted, common places and everythingthat puts a mask over reality is the price our senses pay for urgency, for what is useful and for what is necessary.
On the contrary, lifting the veil allows...
Lifting the veil allows entry into immediate communication with things and with ourselves or beating in unity with nature does not to happen often and always in one direction or on one side of the fabric, but this corner of the veil, which is generally lifted accidentally, is vital for the creator and for whoever quivers with what is uncovered. This natural detachment of seeing, hearing or thinking is the great innate luxury for one's conscience.
The designer's ready-to-wear collection displayed peasant blouses, embroidered skirts and hip-waisted military coats teamed with towering high-heeled shoes and coin-covered headdresses. The outrageous collection - which included diaphanous vests and voluminous skirts and a Russian-style bridal gown - won praise from fashion fans and critics alike.
Model-and-actress Milla Jovovich, who was seated in the front row, said: "It was like some opening into a doorway of dreams in Russian-Ukrainian fairy tale fantasy dreams."
Castilla y Leon fashion week started on 3rd March in Burgos, Spain. Three days more than 30 Spanish designers and fashion houses present their collections for Autumn-Winter 2009-2010 in fashion shows and trade zone. The collections include womens, mens and children's clothes, underwear and lingerie, accessories and cosmetics. More than 140 journalists and importers from 37 countries attend the event. Here the crisis can not be felt and the organization is perfect. The main sponsor is the regional government which intends to help the growth of the companies from the fashion industry in Castilla y Leon and to raise the event to the level of the other international fashion weeks.