ACADEMY OF FASHION HOSTS A LONG-AWAITED FASHION SHOW
Bulgarian fashion houses, winners of the "Golden Needle" and talented young designers showed their works at "BG Fashion Icon 2021"
During the twelfth edition of the annual awards for the most stylish and successful Bulgarians "BG fashion icon 2021" a glamorous fashion show of the Academy of Fashion took place. Immediately before the official ceremony, especially for the guests of the event, current collections presented established fashion houses and Winners of the Golden Needle Prize over the years Talented young designers - students of Prof. Lubomir Stoykov from the National Academy of Art, majoring in Fashion, also showed their works.
The fashion show was opened by the three-time winner of the Golden Needle Albena Alexandrova on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of "Roshavata Garga". The retrospective return to the years of emblematic outfits of the brand proved the relevance of the design and its fashion line today. The beginning of the presentation of the exclusive collection was given by the designer herself, who has been her face since the founding of the brand. And so, 30 years and over 130 art creations, fashion shows later in the Netherlands, France, Russia and America, "Roshavata Garga" celebrated its anniversary in Bulgaria during the most established fashion awards in the country.
Fashion house "Banderol" with designers Desi and Nikola Karadamyanovi presented the only male line in the fashion show. The provocative collection "Dark Shadows" includes boutique women's dresses and formal sporty-elegant men's suits in different color combinations and a palette of patterns and fabrics. Predominant in the proposals for the ladies are the black lavish skirts and voluminous ruffles, decorated with lace, crystals, beads, natural feathers from Marabou. The silhouettes of the dresses are varied and include A-line, mermaid, 2 in 1 line and more. For men, the color combinations make the look modern and contemporary, and the concept is based on comfort and convenience. The costumes are combined with accent accessories and a distinctive look. The materials in the collection are natural with a minimum elastane content for more movement and dynamics.
The winner of the Golden Needle for "Best Young Designer" Radoslava Lazarova showed selected dresses from her latest bridal collection "Impressions". The proposals of the fashion house "Blink" have playful motifs, interesting combinations of fabrics, silhouettes and colors. They are characterized by the superposition of fabrics and combinations such as that of thick jacquard and delicate silk organza. The color range of the collection includes ivory, ecru, cappuccino, body, rose ash and powder. The beautiful ash colors and body shades are in the details and decoration, as well as in the overall look of the dresses. Pastel tones make it possible to highlight the exquisite details, and the nuance is present in both the fabrics and the decoration. The designer Radoslava Lazarova relies on various combinations of author's lace with 3D motifs, hand-inlaid crystals, beads, feathers and hand-salted details. The dresses are a real bouquet of various silhouettes - one of the jewelries in the collection is a 2 in 1 dress, a combination between a silhouette "mermaid" and "princess".
And this time the designer Axel Hardy did not betray her main idea of ecological and ethical fashion, presenting a new fabric biodegradable textile - hemp fabric, which is the main fabric for the whole spring / summer season of the brand. Processed to incredible lightness and softness with a cooling effect, it makes the outfits from the "True Hemp" collection extremely suitable for hot summer days. The line, which the guests witnessed, also includes the designer's other favorite fabrics - linen, natural silk and viscose. The main base color in the new offers of the brand is ecru - the color of summer, and a natural natural shade after processing the fabrics. The other outfits are sustained in ranges created by hand by Axel Hardy using two technologies - batik and additional abstract effects, in the two most current colors of the season - yellow and brown. The True Hemp collection includes transforming dresses, multifunctional blouses, skirts and trousers.
The owner of the fashion brand "Wolf Walley" Milena Petrova made her debut in an event of the Academy of Fashion with a collection "Selfi by Marinela". A very elegant and at the same time bold line, inspired by a very special lady for the designer. Marinela - A woman with a main "F", a muse and an example of behavior and style. The offers of the brand are aimed precisely at such ladies - gentle and elegant, but carrying a pinch of audacity and character. Rich in shapes and silhouettes, the collection "Selfi by Marinela" includes different lengths and colors of satin dresses, relevant for the season, playful skirts, bustiers, etc., decorated with interesting embroidery, sequins, feathers and floral elements. Especially for the event, Marina Tsvetanova, the face of Wolf Walley, also took part in the fashion presentation.
Exclusively for the fashion show of the awards "BG fashion icon 2021", the designer conquered the catwalks in Milan and Kazakhstan - Tanya Jan, presented part of her latest collection "Be Timeless". The line is inspired by the classic silhouette through the eyes of the modern woman. Each set is a metamorphosis and can be transformed from casual wear into an exclusive evening outfit, combined with the right jewelry. The materials present in "Be Timesless" also carry a message of timelessness - boucle, denim and knitwear. The collection is aimed at the modern, active woman who knows how to emphasize her style, glamor and beauty.
The fashion show before the ceremony was closed by the fashion brand "Allegra" with designer Radostina Ilieva. Especially for the guests of the event, the brand presented its preliminary wedding collection for 2022 "Adorable white", which includes various styles of dresses for modern, classic, romantic and bold brides. There are silhouettes ranging from traditional princess-style outfits to elegant varieties of mermaid lines, all made of beautiful silk, tulle and French lace. The collection is sustained in delicate, delicate colors that can be adapted to any wedding range.
The winners of the Golden Needle award over the years, Evgenia Zhivkova, Nevena Nikolova, Nikolay Bozhilov, Teodora Spasova, Mariela Gemisheva, Yordanka Chernaeva, Dilyana Mateeva, Milka Alexandrova-Buchi and Ina Assa, also showed one dress, thematically selected for the event. At the invitation of Prof. Lubomir Stoykov with his works in the fashion show participated his fashion students from the National Academy of Arts: Stamena Konstantinova, Ivanina Ivanova, Niya Topalova, Sue Ian, Raya Victor and Nelly Diyanova.
The host of "BG fashion icon 2021" was the charming actress Marina Kiskinova, who was dressed in a dress by designer Radostina Ilieva during the event. The preparation and choreography of the show-performance were entrusted to Boyan Karaivanov. The makeup of the models and the presenter was taken care of by a team of MAC Cosmetics, and the hairstyles were the work of beauty salons V&A Glamor. At the end of the event, the guests enjoyed the delicious temptations of Nedelya confectioneries.
"BG fashion icon 2021" is realized with the kind assistance of: Cafe "Lavazza", "Vitosha Park Hotel", "Balkantel", AGRESSIA, clinics "Thorax", KWIAT, confectioneries "Sunday", MAC Cosmetics, beauty salon V&A Glamor , Selena ES, Rai Catering and Talisman Flower Shop.
1. Albena Alexandrova opens the fashion show.
2. - 3. Fashion show of Albena Alexandrova.
4. Prof. Lubomir Stoykov congratulates Albena Alexandrova for the 30th anniversary of her brand and presents her with a special diploma from the Academy of Fashion.
5. Albena Alexandrova and Prof. Stoykov at the end of the fashion show with the models who presented the collection of "Roshavata Garga".
6. - 8. Fashion show of the fashion house "Banderol".
9. Desi and Nikola Karadamyanovi at the end of the fashion show with the models, presented the collection "Dark Shadows".
10. - 12. Fashion show "Blink".
13. Radoslava Lazarova at the end of the fashion show with the models who presented the "Impressions" collection.
14. - 16. Fashion show by Axel Hardy.
17. Axel Hardy at the end of the fashion show with the models who presented the "True Hemp" collection.
18. - 20. Fashion show by Tanya Yan.
21. Tanya Yan at the end of the fashion show with the models who presented the collection "Be Timeless".
22. - 24. Fashion show of the fashion brand “Wolf Walley”.
25. Final of the fashion show of the fashion brand "Wolf Walley".
26. - 28. Fashion show of the fashion brand "Allegra".
29. Radostina Ilieva at the end of the fashion show with the models who presented a preliminary collection for 2022 "Adorable White".
30. The charming host of the event - the actress Marina Kiskinova, dressed in a dress of the fashion brand "Allegra".
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