CAMILLA, PRINCE CHARLES’ WIFE, VISITED THE LONDON FASHION WEEK
A special guest at the fashion week in London was Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince Charles's second wife. She was dressed in a stylish dark blue, white stripe dress made by designer Bruce Oldfield.
Camilla's visit was a surprise to me and I was very pleasantly impressed when I met her at the showroom on the last day of the fashion event - February 19th. Duchess became acquainted with all designers who presented their creations in designer showrooms. The designers told her of her inspired and fashionable decisions for the autumn / winter season 2019. After a pleasant visit to the showrooms, Camilla was invited by Caroline Rush, Executive Director of the British Fashion Council, to the fashion show of the British young designer, Bethany Williams.
The young designer presented a collection of garments made from materials specifically made from recycled newspapers and organic scraps. Williams uses more stranded yarn and denim, which has already been worn in the form of other garments. Models are made from a commune of drug addicted women who, as part of their rehabilitation process, learn new crafts and techniques for clothing. With her collection, the designer tries to support the training program for women in Downview.
Camilla stressed that bringing together a group of people under one idea was wonderful, and because of the change it creates in the lives of these women, it deserves to be rewarded. On behalf of Queen Elizabeth II, the duchess bestowed the British Fashion Design Award to Bethany Williams. The prize is awarded for the second time in a row, the first person to be honored by the Queen personally is the designer Richard Quinn. The Queen Elizabeth II Prize kicks off the role of the fashion industry in society and it will be presented annually to a young British fashion designer who demonstrates outstanding talent and originality.
1. - 2. Camilla, the Cornish Duchess, during the fashion week in London. Photo: Personal archive
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ATTRACTIVE COLLECTIONS FOR THE GOLDEN NEEDLE 2019 FASHION SHOW
The Academy of Fashion marks and stimulates Bulgarian artists for 25 years
Designers and fashion artists will be honored for the 25th time by the Academy of Fashion. The Golden Needle 2019 Annual Awards will be held in mid-March at the Ramada Sofia Hotel. During the glamorous event, prizes will be awarded in categories such as "Designer of the Year", "Fashion House of the Year", "Best Young Designer" and others. For over a quarter century, the Academy of Fashion distinguishes and stimulates the best Bulgarian fashion artists. In support of this mission, a gala-spectacle every year traditionally precedes the official award ceremony. In it at the invitation of the Academy of Fashion participate talented designers, established and fashionable fashion houses.
Prof. Lubomir Stoykov, President of the Academy of Fashion, said: "Each year the Golden Needle award focuses on the latest trends of Bulgarian fashion artists. The beautiful performance not only delivers aesthetic delight and orientation in the latest trends of style but is also a logical prelude to the culmination of the evening - the award ceremony for the new Academy Award winners. I believe that this time the native designers will delight us with a lot of originality, innovation, refinement and chic. "
The spectacle will be opened by the three-time winner of Golden Needle Sofia Borisova. She will present selected creations from Attitude 2020 Fashion Collection. Last year's Golden Needle for Wedding Fashion Designer Hristo Chuchev will show an up-to-date collection of selected brides offerings. Fashion house "Banderol" with designers Desislava and Nikola Karadamianovi will show their newest offer of women's and men's formal fashion.
Part of the designers and fashion houses that will show their collections this year during the Golden Needle 2019, will participate for the first time in the gala show for the annual awards of the Academy of Fashion. Radoslava Lazarova, designer of the fashion house "Blink", will show specially selected formal and bridal fashion trends.
Antonia Stoyanova, designer of the avant-garde, bold and eccentric fashion house IMANE, will feature the Notice Me collection. Dilyana Mateeva, designer of the fashion brand Art.Look, will show an elegant colorful collection called "Island of tranquility". Iva Gospodinova, a designer of Iv Style, will participate with a representative collection of stylish business and formal ladies wear.
The fashion brand MEME MOR by author Veneta Raykova will show boutique dresses with Bulgarian embroidery and special symbolism. A modern interpretation of turban-type hats, hand-made by Sevdalina Dyakova, will be presented by Sevi by Sevdalina. Designer Axel Hardy for another year will show her own knitting and multifunctional garments, this time with innovative accents in the Euphoria collection.
The host of the show and the official ceremony will be Gery Doncheva. The preparation of the show on the occasion of the annual awards of the Academy of Fashion is entrusted to Boyan Karaivanov. Traditionally, the Golden Needle statuette has been made by the iconic jeweler Angelo Krasini. The annual award ceremony will end with a sophisticated cocktail, during which guests will be able to enjoy the Pixels wines and the tempting Nedelya desserts.
"Golden Needle 2019" is realized with the courtesy of: "Kimbo", "DSK Bank", A1, "Ramada Sofia Hotel", "Citroen", "Agressia", Nedelya, Pixels, MAC Cosmetics, V & A Glamor, Mr. Garden, "Hotel Samokov".
Photos: 1. High Fashion Collection Attitude 2020 with Designer Sofia Borisova. Photo: © Ivailo Stanev 2. Julia Jurevich with the wedding dress of the designer Hristo Chuchev. Photo: © Kostadin Krastev-Koko 3. Sanya Borisova with a dress of fashion house "Blink" with designer Radoslava Lazarova. Photo: © Ivomir Peshev 4. Offer of fashion house IMANE with designer Antonia Stoyanova. Photo: © Tedi Grozdanov 5. Suit of the Banderol fashion house with designers Desislava and Nikola Karadamianovi. Photo: © Latinka Petrova. 6. Dress of fashion house "Banderol" with designers Desislava and Nikola Karadamianovi Photo: © Nenko Vrankov 7. Iva Atanasova with elegant design by Iv Style with designer Iva Gospodinova. Photo: © Kalina Borissova 8. Dress "Hieroglyph" of MEMEME MOR by author Veneta Raykova. 9. Art.Look Fashion Melody Collection with Designer Dilyana Mateeva. Photo: © Omi Chowdhury 10. Sevi by Sevdalina's turban with designer Sevdalina Dyakova. Photo: © Todor Tsarkov 11. Outfit by Axel Hardy, shown during the Golden Needle 2018. Photo: © Hilife
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