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.
MANGO announces the international launch of its new line of male fragrances, Fragrance Department, which includes three offerings, each one inspired by a different lifestyle.The three fragrances, and their simple and modern packaging design, are aimed at the fashion-conscious, masculine, contemporary and elegant male.
Whether you're interested in high fashion, retail, design, product-based or a sales consultant role in the fashion industry, there are several key components all successful entrepreneurs should possess. It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time entrepreneur in the fashion industry or just an old dog wanting to learn some new tricks, these four tips are sure to give you a nudge in the right direction.
WHITE has boosted the June edition thus reaching 300 brands, thanks to important partnerships and to the success of the MAN & WOMAN formula. The trade show is the only trade-fair capable of showcasing the womenswear previews during the menswear fashion week. Special Guest of the show is POAN, which will tread the catwalks thanks to the collaboration with CNMI, while the Slovakian NEHERA is the woman precollections Guest Designer. Synergies with showrooms like Tomorrow for the Athleisure, Six London, Baltimora Studio and The Alphabet. Special projects with companies like Casadei, which will launch its capsule collection, Momon?, with a special area, Ramponi and Albini Group for the shows.
We are going to present you the fairs that are coming during the next year. You will see the dates, the places and a brief description of the fair so you could choose which of them to visit. We will separate the fairs in two groups - Menswear Trade Fairs and Textile Trade Fairs.
FASHION WORLD TOKYO is Japan’s largest fashion trade show and held twice a year in April and November. The show gathers all kinds of fashion wear, bags, shoes, fashion accessories, fashion jewellery, men’s fashion, textile and OEM/ODM products from around the world. With 850* exhibitors & 28,000* visitors, the next FASHION WORLD TOKYO [2016 NOVEMBER 7th to 9th ] provides the fashion industry with abundant opportunities to expand their business in Japan & Asia.
The Men's Fashion Cluster Academy gives 365 men's suit jackets to Mark Zuckerberg as a gift. It announced it earlier this year, but Mark Zuckerberg did not call yet to claim this gift. The Men's Fashion Cluster team is very serious in this offer and once again wants to make it for Mark Zuckerberg's birthday, which is today, 14th May.
Russian Fashion Council launches the first Fashion Futurum Conference held on 14-15 March 2016 in Moscow, Russia. Over 30 executive level insiders from 12 countries and the world's top 4 fashion capitals will gather under one roof at Manege to define the current trends in fashion industry and how it effects the future. The Conference will commence in frames of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, the biggest fashion week in Eastern Europe (scheduled on March 11-15).
The world looks differently through the eyes of an artist. Most people think 'What can I buy to myself?', but the artists look deeper - 'What can I offer to the world, that can make it better?'. Let's look through the children's eyes. They are free and limitless in their thinking.
Earlier this month it was announced that Litorina IV LP ('Litorina') sells their ownership of 53% in Eton to another private equity firm - EQT VII ('EQT'). Eton has doubled its turnover since Litorina became the majority shareholder in 2011. The divestment is a strategic step in the shirt maker's global expansion.
IACDE is a 'global professional platform for Pattern Designers,Technical Designers, Technical Engineers / Directors, Executives (mostly Chief operating officers) and Suppliers of the Clothing Industry' and was founded back in 1910 in New York.
Due to its geographical location, Eastern European mythology and folklore seamlessly blend influences from Asian nomads, the Orient, Ancient Greece, the Thracian and the European Slavic cultures, the result being something completely new and interesting, but still European.
It is not a secret that sedentary lifestyle is extremely harmful to humans - not only for their bodies but also for the emotional and mental health. Researches show that sitting at your desk all day long, increases mortality with 20% in males and 40% in females and every year 500,000 Europeans and 1.9 million people worldwide die from sedentary.
The most important philosophical question ever asked is 'What is a good life?'. A good life is one which mirrors the world. That means that you understand the world through art and culture. You understand the genius of the human race and you understand yourself in relation to it.
C.L.A.S.S. the international Milan based eco-smart resource platform, is pleased to announce the third edition of its WORLD C.L.A.S.S. TOUR presenting the latest trends and promoting partners’ smart textiles to selected brands and retailers. Thanks to the Italian Trade Commission’s support, they will provide spaces in New York, Madrid, Paris and London, while for Copenhagen stop we are pleased to conﬁrm the partnership with Danish Fashion Institute (DAFI).
Who says you have to choose between being active and being fashionable? Our Start moving collection has already proven that you can love sports and set trends at the same time with active wear. Today we are going further and announcing THE ultimate combo: Bershka’s experience in the fashion world and Reebok‘s knowhow in active wear technology are coming together to create a special edition of sneakers for certain sports and fitness activities, and, especially, urban workout.
In today’s digital world, printed catalogues still have a very important role for the marketing & advertising strategy of many fashion companies. But isn’t it more efficient to invest the budget of printed catalogues in online catalogues?
We are happy and proud to announce that the campaign, organized by Richmart, folklore ensemble 'Bulgare', Fashion.bg and Be Global Fashion Network, which aim is many people worldwide to start talking about Bulgaria and Bulgarian dances, is getting very popular and is supported by many Bulgarians and foreigners from Spain, Canada, England, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Slovenia, Poland, the USA and even from the Bulgarian team in Antarctica!
On the occasion of the 2015 edition of Baselworld, the watch industry's leading international trade fair, Gucci Timepieces is pleased to announce a special partnership with i.am+ for the development of an innovative concept in terms of wearable technology.
ck Calvin Klein Watch + Jewelry Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Calvin Klein, Inc. and Swatch Group, hosted a special, invitation-only dinner last evening to celebrate the 2015 Calvin Klein Watches + Jewelry at the cultural center, Brasilea Foundation in Basel, Switzerland.
The Zoolander sequel is on. Paramount Pictures announced the news in the most appropriate way possible by having stars Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson walk out during Maison Valentino’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week in full Derek and Hansel mode.
The only way to capture the essence of the Skull is to look it straight in the eye. This is the first time that, when you look at the time, time stares right back. Because Skull's eyes are alive. The right eye becomes gradually darker as the 65 hours of power reserve go by. The left eye conceals a continually rotating seconds dial. An "out of the box" watch if ever there was, Skull dispenses with minutes to fully focus on the liquid hours, the signature of an HYT watch.
At a time when chronographs had just a single pushpiece in the crown, in 1915 Breitling invented the first independent pushpiece at 2 o'clock, which ensured a better separation of functions and adapted more naturally to the user's hand. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of this milestone invention that would change the face of the modern chronograph, Breitling introduces the Transocean Chronograph in a 1,915-piece limited series, equipped with a new manufacture monopusher movement featuring a double column-wheel system (patent pending), a transparent sapphire crystal back and a vintage-inspired dial.
Young Japanese tailors are meticulous in their work and attentive to customers' needs, so they're well-placed to win the hearts of their clientele.
Roberto Cavalli created two special outfits for of Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour, which begins this week.
Famous American fashion designer Donna Karan named her Resort 2014 collection 'The L World'.
She said she was playing off the L words: long, lean, lightweight, luxurious, languid, limitless, linear, liquid, layered and most importantly - lighthearted.
The model of "Victoria's Secret" Candace Swanepoel believes that in order to succeed in the fashion world, you should be more then pretty. The smartest models that she knows are those who have managed to turn their name into a brand.
After the successful launch of BOHEM nail jewellery, BOHEM is now releasing their first pair of nails for celebrities.
These experimental nails were produced in the Birmingham based studios.
British designer Henry Holland breaks Guinness world record, creating the world's longest dress. It's 15 m long, 480 m2 wide and adorned with thousands of tiny Swarovski crystals. The long silk red-and-yellow polka dots dress was shown at a ceremony at the new Trinity Leeds shopping center in Leeds, England.
Donatella Versace presented her new Fall-Winter 2012-2013 collection in hotel "Ritz" in Paris on the first day of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, in honor of her late brother Gianni, who was killed in 1997.
Floor-length silk gowns dominated the collection, for which Donatella said she took inspiration from a set of Tarot cards.
The American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger presents his latest Promise collection for summer 2012.
The Collection is a unique capsule collection that supports lasting change throughout Africa in conjunction with Millennium Promise - an international non-profit organization, committed to accelerating achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and eradicating extreme poverty, hunger, and preventable disease.
With the new collection, Andre Lisowski continues to move Delikatessen into a more diverse colour palette with a keen sense of proportion, skillfully combining the low-key with the bold. Delicacy in the collection's slim tailoring, combined with effortless styling and refined colour blocking bring a fresh perspective to menswear. The collection includes several pieces of outstanding colour and texture blocking.
The brand MISS SELF. DESTRUCTIVE brings us it's first collection for brides: "My sweet neo Victorian bride".
For the first time, MISS SELF. DESTRUCTIVE push us into the world of the brides with a collection of clear Victorian inspiration, in which we also find flirtations with the burlesque glamour and vintage lingerie.
It is still hot outside, but we decided to look at the Fall-Winter season and present to you an interesting and different Versace collection. Usually Donatella Versace designs sexy little dresses in bright colours and with interesting prints, but for Fall-Winter 2012/2013 she focused on dark monochrome colours and gothic elements. Fashion experts say it was kind of tribute to her brother and founder of the brand Gianni Versace.
Versace Fall-Winter 2012/2013 collection abounds with corseted minidresses with crucifixes both printed and made with the use of crystals and sequins, dark turtlenecks and leather pencil skirts, biker jackets and throat-tight coat-dresses.
The world champion of Formula 1 Jenson Button has been signed as the ambassador for BOSS Bottled Sport, the newest addition to the BOSS Bottled portfolio.
This is not the first time the 32-year-old former world champion (in 2009) has modeled for Boss, since he and Lewis Hamilton were part of the 30th anniversary celebration of Hugo Boss’s partnership with McLaren in 2011. Now Jenson Button is fronting the Sport version of Boss Bottled.
United Colors of Benetton's collection for spring/summer 2012 is an irresistible, unstoppable explosion of colours. Vibrant colours and prints – long-standing brand signatures – are the seasonal must-haves. Colours highlight all the trend-setting elements: geometric shapes, patterns, decoration, fabrics, moods and ideas for a long, hot summer.
From 2nd to 5th February took place the18th edition of the Seville International Flamenco Fashion Show 2012.
Flamenco flowers, dresses, shawls, shoes, necklaces and earrings were showcased at the fashion event in Seville, Spain. Twenty-four parades with 1200 dresses by professional designers such as Aurora Gaviño, Pilar Freire, Vicky Martín Berrocal, Juana Martín, Ana Morón, Cristo Báñez and Luchi Cabrera were presented. Visitors got a first glance of the latest in Flamenco Fashion.
Blumarine Spring/Summer 2012 collection is a contemporary version of a strong and cosmopolitan look for women for a laid back and individual style of dress without foregoing an ironic flirtiness.
Seduction is energy, dynamic transformation, forthright femininity, lively mood with exotic influence.
A deluxe mix and match for the main collection, with a wide selection of items for day and evening.
For Spring-Summer 2012 take a look at the collection, presented by Rada. The jewels belong to the line “fruits”. Green, yellow and orange are the main colors.
Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, pochette, shoes are all embellished by little leafs and fruits, to be always showy chic thanks to summer irony
The Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) is Indonesia's definitive fashion event, held annually to showcase Indonesian fashion design talents as well as the progress of its burgeoning fashion and creative industry. The goal is to establish the city of Jakarta as a global fashion hub. Most shows are invites-only, reserved for buyers, local and foreign media, socialites, celebrities and the rest of the fashion-loving public.
This year more than 150 designers - local, regional and international - have confirmed their attendance at Jakarta Fashion Week 2012. The opening night (12 November) featured four of ASEAN's global talents: Biyan from Indonesia, the Singapore-born England-based Ashley Isham, Malaysia's Bernard Chandran and Thailand's Tube Gallery. At Jakarta Fashion week will also participate the British milliner Justin Smith's collaboration with Oscar Lawalata, Dewi Fashion Knights, which boasts the latest collections from Indonesia's elite designers such as Tex Saverio, Sebastian Gunawan, Sally Koeswanto, Sally Djojokartiko and Auguste Soesastro.
Versace Fashion house lunching its new collection for H&M. Exept magnificence and style - elements that pursue in each collection of the brand, Donatella Versace drawing on the prints, colours and silhouettes. From short pleated skirts and velvet bomber jackets, to high-heeled boots and floor-length goddess gowns - the collection is classic Versace.
Accents of collection are well interpretive clasic brand logo elements.
For the first time in designers collection for H&M is household linen.
The new shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti tell an underground story, create an extremely poetic abstraction, invent new rhythmical "jazzy" steps, play on underground, but most of all, invent a new happy decadence. It is a new form of Symbolism, of abstract representations as it was in visual arts from 1885 to 1910. Symbolism was about avoiding objectivity in favour of the subjective, of ambiguous and powerful symbols. Primitive.
Among the artists associated in the Movement there were: Odilon Redon, Gustave Moreau, Gustav Klimt, Fernand Khnopff... The new shoes addiction is, in that sense, a very modern identification, plus an accent of happiness, of constant play, with a form of exaggerated culture. To play with the colors, with the shapes, to be amused by the abstraction. The new memory is the wake-up, the transformation of a woman who lives the 70's with a constant poetic license. The real memories are a part of the graphics, prints, volumes, but especially colors. All these elements are re-studied, re-formulated and exude a light mood less intrusive, more subdued... After all, this woman aims to be comfortable, at ease and to move with a "contemporary step".
Following styles of jewels, Radà bags present new street style: rough-chic.
Two souls within the same piece. As always, Radà enjoys, and is skilled at, mixing styles like Medieval-Deco with a glamorous feel, Eighties and disco-chic style till 50s American costume.
London has overtaken New York as the world's fashion capital for 2011, fueled by media interest in late British designer Alexander McQueen and Kate Middleton, according to a survey by the Global Language Monitor. London moved up from third to first place in 2011, ousting New York from the top spot it had held in the survey for several years.
The former Kate Middleton has become an international fashion icon following her engagement and marriage in April to Britain's Prince William.
From 12th to 15th July 2011 "080 Barcelona Fashion" celebrated its 18th edition. About 50 national and international fashion brands and designers presented their collections in the showroom.
The Spanish fashion brand Mango made its first triumph on the fashion stage. Mango made not just a fashion show, and a true beauty review. For a part of its collection the brand was inspired by Nomadic tribes. The designers played with asymmetric and colored mosaic, and the fabric looked like bathed in light.
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.
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.
From 12 March - 10 July 2011, the V&A will present a retrospective of the work of visionary Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. Yamamoto is a visionary designer who has made a vital contribution to fashion, challenging traditional norms of clothing with his avant-garde style.
This is his first major solo show in the UK and is an installation-based retrospective showcasing over 80 women's and menswear garments.
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.
Marc Jacobs is doing it to us again. Yesterday, the designer presented his uturistic-meets-ladylike main line A/W 2011 NYFW collection, which is typical of his unique design aesthetic — something old made new thanks to his eclectic fashion references and wild imagination. Prim polka dot skirt suits were given a futuristic makeover via high shine wedge moon boots, floral lace appliqué peplum skirts were worked back with furry clutches
Poznań Fashion Fair is the most important business event for the fashion industry in Poland.
Twice a year at the grounds of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie designers, manufacturers and importers of clothes, lingerie, clothing accessories, footwear, leather and textiles meet with their clients, showcasing new collections that herald future trends in fashion.
Elizabeth Musmanno, the woman whose work at Dior Couture and Vera Wang has redefined the global fashion world will visit the capital of Macedonia in April.
Elizabeth was Head of Worldwide Marketing and Communications and a member of the executive committee. She created global marketing campaigns, press strategies and advertising initiatives for all markets.
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.
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. Among them are Romanian designers and others form Easter Europe, who showcased their collection on the first day of the event.
Romanian fashion has had a reputation for being ostentatious ever since communism's fall in 1989...
D&G presented its Fall/Winter 2011-2012 collection during the menswear fashion week in Milan. In the collection seems to dominate the spirit of Pop – candy pink, mint green and citrus bight yellow with logos of Coca Cola advertising and Mickey Mouse cartoons.
The models were wearing slim trousers, short or bomber jackets, basketball sneakers all in bright, cheery colors.
Ex "Spice girls" singer Geri Halliwell partnered with British retailer Next to create a collection of swimwear named Geri by Next, which includes one-pieces, bikinis, and cover-ups in floral and animal print patterns and bright colors like pink, white and blue.
Obviously pleased with her work, 38-year-old Gerry said: “It’s about inspiring confidence with great looking swimwear for all body shapes....
After weeks of teasing H&M has at last unveiled the Lanvin for H&M collection. On Nov. 2 Alber Elbaz, creative director of the French luxury label, released a preview video of his much-anticipated collection for H&M.
The line, which ranges from $9.95 for tights to $349 for a coat, includes cheetah-print shoes ($99), zebra-print coats ($199) and plenty of party dresses with asymmetric, puffy shoulders.
Art Week Style.Uz takes place from 9 to 14 October in
Uzbekistan. Many famous designers presented their collections, such as the French fashion label Balmain,
the Spanish designer AGATHA RUIZ DE LA PRADA , Max Mara etc.
The event also hosted several master classes - Master class by SALVATORE FERRAGAMO (Italy),
Master class by LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION, exhibitions and concerts.
Art Week Style.Uz is the most high profile fashion and art event in Central Asia, which is truly recognized as one of the best events showcasing the entire versatility of traditional and contemporary Central Asian art, culture, music and fashion. Style.Uz project is a crossroads of arts, traditions and modernity. For four years now the Week impresses with its scale and dynamics, variety of its events and attracts more and more attention of the world’s most famous figures. The concept of the Art Week is completely different from that of fashion-week, because it compiles painting and antique exhibitions, auctions, presentations, National Dress Festival, fashion shows by Uzbek and foreign designers, master classes by experts from different fields of arts, charity concerts.
Anna Sui presented her spring-summer 2011 collection, which combine ethnic diversity, charm, brightness and cheerfulness of hippies, combined with the beautiful smiles of the models.
Dresses, dresses and dresses once again! Feminine, light and spring-like. It is the variety of details that makes the dresses special. Ribbons and embroidery, feathers and beads in combination with bright, “positive” colors, create a charming and sensual female image.
The Fashion Fair in Poznań consisted of four complementary showrooms where you could find a review of all the fashion market sectors. The newest designs from the collections of almost 400 Polish and foreignprêt-à-porter brands, footwear, underwear, swimming suits and accessories were presented. In quiet showrooms, where the exhibitors presented their offers and business talks were held for three days. Among almost 5 thousand registered visitors you could come across Grażyna Hase, the designer, or Miss Polonia 2009 - Maria Nowakowska.
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.
Thierry Mugler has finally confirmed the rumors – Nicola Formichetti, most known as Lady Gaga's stylist, is the new creative director of men's and women's departments. Although Nicola is fashion consultant of worldwide famous like Scarlet Johanson and Ashton Kutcher. As a stylist capacity he has worked out ad campaigns for Prada, Missoni, Iceberg, Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake and Gareth Pugh.
"We were looking for a young talent who could really bring new energy to the brand," said Joel Palix, director general of the Mugler company.
This year the collection of Emilio Pucci for Fall/Winger 2010/2011 is full of high bohemian and luxury dresses. For third season the designer Peter Dundas has taken Pucci to a darker, more dangerous place that looks fabulous. From start to finish the collection played like a sexy antidote to fashion’s resurgent minimalism. “I wanted to do something that felt lush” said the designer.
Without doubt this collection is designed for those who walk the red carpet. Long dark purple jersey dress with a scandalous deep cut back was the first opening dress.
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.
Who’s who of fashion industry attends MERCEDES-BENZ & Vogue Fashion Night
The event highlight of the first day was the third edition of the joint VOGUE and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Night, which was attended by the who's who of the fashion industry as well as many celebrities. Boris, Lilly and Noah Becker was seen enjoying the evening as were Hannah Herzsprung, Hannelore Elsner, Natalia Wörner, Jana Pallaske, Luca Gadjus, Jette Joop, Michael Michalsky, Dorothee Schumacher or Viktoria Strehle, Nicolas Berggruen, Nikolaus Jagdfeld and Berlin’s mayor Klaus Wowereit.
The shoes of Romanian designer Mihai Albu are the highest shoes in the world. The heels of his creations reach an impressive height of 31 cm.
The new shoes are being compared to skyscrapers because of their towering heels, and because of their price, which is around 1200 euros. Despite the price, Albu says he has received dozens of orders for his new sandals from Romania's well-heeled.
Recently the normal view was Paris Hilton or Britney spears walking with Chihuahua puppies, peeking out from their designer bags.
However, this “living fashion accessory” gave place to another hairy pet – the ferrets. Inspired by the famous owners of ferrets as Paris Hilton, Madonna and the wife of Jonathan Ross – Jane Goldman, ordinary Brit women also replaced their favourite Chihuahuas and Yorkshire Terriers with the cute creatures.
Most recognized by the "green crocodile" fashion brand, Lacoste once again charmed the audience at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York with its colorful and bright collection.
The famous brand reinforced its prestige of the master of fashion fabrics and patterns during the expected with great interest show.
The colorful accessories of the fashion guru drew the attention of the audience behind the scenes of the show before its inception. Their radiant mood spread quickly to the podium and the models.
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.
Benetton launches the first worldwide casting session to find the personal styles of young people and their vision of the future.
The winners will appear in the United Colors of Benetton product campaign for autumn-winter 2010/2011.
The ball starts rolling in February with a worldwide periodical-press campaign. Young people are invited to attend a global casting session and illustrate their style and personality – the things that make them unique – through videos and photographs, which can be uploaded at will and free of charge at www.benetton.com/casting and through a special YouTube page.
23-year-old representative of Gibraltar Kayane Aldorino was chosen as the most beautiful woman in the world for 2009.
The ceremony took place on 14 November in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The leggy brunette, dressed in white-lace evening gown, was crowned as silver confetti rained down onstage around her. Miss World 2008 " Ksenia Suhinova gave jeweled crown to the winner.
Atelier Simon was the official designer of the world contest Best Model of
the World 2009, which was held on 11.12.2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Designer Gergana Simeonova made a photo session with the winner in the contest Аicha Dicko from Mali, who is most probably the next Naomi Campbel.
Full of originality, Oi Fashion Rocks arrived in Brazil and brought international and national fashion and music shows in an unheard of arena in Jockey Club of Rio de Janeiro.
The Brazilian edition was the first one held in Latin America and the only one promoted in 2009. Oi sponsored the event, which besides gathering the best in music and fashion is ruled by its social concern.
In Brazil, Oi Fashion Rocks counted on famous brands dictating trends such as Marc Jacobs, Versace, Givenchy and Calvin Klein and several attractions of the national and international music scene, among them Mariah Carey and Puff Daddy.
The name of Maria Lafuente's collection is TAU. Putting up folds reminds the cheerful intimacy of movement.
The inspiration emerges through the Boschs genius and his painting "The Garden of Earthly Delights".
An allegory of the origin and and of the world.
The Creation of the vegetables world (origin of life).
The complete Creation, the hell and the most diverse forms of sensuality.
The dreamworld component is very outstanding. The fantasy, the humor, the harsh critic. The incarnations of sensuality are dazzling in its diversity.
Diana Ivancheva will participate in the longest fashion show on water - the International festival for Haute Couture THE SOPOT FASHION DAYS 2009 in Poland
On 30 April the new star of EXPOSE MODEL Diana Ivancheva announced at a press conference that she will participate in the longest fashion show on water, which will be held on a 511 meter quay in Poland on 2 May.
At the beginning of April she triumphed in the contest TOP MODEL OF THE WORLD in Berlin and was a second runner-up of the winner from Brazil Débora Moura Lyra.
At THE SOPOT FASHION DAYS 2009 their new haute couture collections will present designers from Paris, London, Milan and Warsaw, among which collections of BGN, Vitali V, Saverio Palatellaand Maciej Zien.
The wonderful designs of “Triumph International” underwear and swimming suits together with the original performance of the girls from “Perfect fashion show” from Budapest gave holiday spirits of the 5th anniversary of “Triumph International” in Bulgaria. The event took place in “Kempinski Hotel Zografski” on the 16th of May and gathered outstanding admirers of the comfort and quality of this label products. Among them there were Silvia Vasileva – vise prime minister Nikolai Vasilev’s wife, baroness Mariana Gendovich, Julia Bul, Maria Novack, Olga Usckova, Hristo Kurtev, Minio Staikov, Silvia Kacarova, Irina Florin, Nikolai Panaiotov, Iavor Cakov, etc.