A new cluster alliance has been created to promote green and digital transition for the fashion industry
The CLOTH project "CLuster Alliance fOr the Transition to green and digital fasHion" aims to boost the inter-regional cooperation through the creation of a cluster alliance within the Fashion sector. This new alliance will support SME`s in the digital and sustainable transformation and will enhance cooperation, partnerships and networking among clusters and SME`s from the Fashion sector.
The show of Axel Hardy’s upcoming 2020/2021 autumn-winter fashion collection took place during the first ever “Phygital Catwalk” in Bulgaria. The form of presentation was an open-air live show in Veliko Tarnovo’s Archeological Museum, which was also live-streamed in the digital space, thus being accessible to the fashion community of the brand. The collection’s logo “Do what you can” was inspired by the complex situation in which we are all in, and is a reminder to not give up and go on doing things.
The White Label World Expo, a global e-commerce and white-labeled trade show, was held on November 27 and 28 at the Excel London Exhibition Center.
Aleksandra Petrova has a High School diploma in Clothing Design and Construction, as well as a BSc in Fashion from the Bulgarian National Academy of Arts (NHA). Aleksandra is a graduate in Scenography and Costume Design from Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia (Venice Academy of Fine Arts) through the Erasmus program and is currently perusing a Master degree in Costume Design at the NHA in Sofia. At the moment, Aleksandra is working on the completion of her graduation project. She’s designing the costumes and building the characters for the Shakespearean comedy Cosi fan tutte (The School for Lovers).
The designer of fashion house "Blink" Radoslava Lazarova received the most prestigious fashion award in Bulgaria. At the 25th award ceremony of the Academy of Fashion - Golden Needle 2019, Radoslava Lazarova won the award in the category "Best young designer". The high recognition is of a strong start in fashion and is reserved for young artists whose creative talent stand out brightly and asks for serious professional success.
In recent years, turbans have gained tremendous popularity worldwide and have become an up-to-date fashion accessory. They are an integral part of collections and fashion shows of top designers and brands such as Gucci, Missoni, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Marc Jacobs and others. The trend in Bulgaria is imposed by Sevdalina Dyakova, who is our only national designer of turbans. Her creations are not inferior to world brands in terms of quality, aesthetics and high-level craftsmanship. Namely because of her quality and beautiful design, Sevi by Sevdalina's turbans become a favorite accessory for many famous people, including the singer Ishtar. The designer has produced turbans for the women of several sheiks from different Arab countries, as well as many singers, models, actresses and influencers from Bulgaria and other places.
The Academy of Fashion, with president Prof. Lubomir Stoykov, participated in the charity initiative Support a Dream by the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev. Ball dresses and prom suits were received by dozens of youngsters who grew up without parents. In partnership with the Academy of Fashion, the campaign was also supported by: fashion house Desizo Monni, designer Jana Jekova, fashion house Romantika fashion with designer Sofia Borisova, Hristo Chuchev and Radoslava Lazarova, designer of fashion house Blink.
More than 800 people were the guests of Festival of Fashion and Beauty 2019 in the sea capital of Bulgaria, Varna. The fashion event was from 27th to 28th of June. Host of the event was Sea casino and the organizer was Fashion Agency VIP FASHION GROUP.