The Golden Needle 2016 statuettes were awarded

The Golden Needle 2016 statuettes were awarded
The Golden Needle 2016 statuettes were awarded
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The prestigious awards Golden Pin 2016 of the Academy of Fashion with chairman Prof. Lyubomir Stoykov were presented during a gala performance. The names of the winners were kept secret until the end: Svetoslav Kolchagov – Designer of the Year, Fashion House of the Year for the designer Vyara Georgieva, Eliza Popova – Fashion Makeup Artist, Kostadin Krastev – Coco – Fashion Photographer, Teodora Spasova and Ioan Galabov – Best Young designer.

According to tradition, a jury of the 30 best lifestyle and fashion journalists from print and electronic media votes for the big prizes. The names of the awardees were announced by Violina Marinova, Miroslav Pechev, Bilyana Drazheva, business lady Yordana Dimitrova - "Mrs. Bulgaria 2012", Hristo Durchev.

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The Golden Pins presented the previous award winners in the respective categories; Sofia Borisova – three-time winner of the Golden Needle award and Designer of the Year for 2015; Kalina Manolova - winner of the 2015 Golden Needle award in the Fashion House of the Year category.

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Kiril Chalakov – Fashion makeup artist for 2015; Dilyana Florentin – Fashion Photographer for 2015 and Hristina Angelova – Best Young Designer for 2015. Each of this year's awardees received a certificate of the Fashion Academy personally from its chairman Prof. Lyubomir Stoykov. According to a long-standing tradition, the Golden Needle statuettes are the work of the best Bulgarian jeweler - Maestro Angelo Krasini.

After the ceremony, each of the Golden Pin 2016 awardees had their individual presentation, prepared especially for the Academy of Fashion gala performance.The designer of the year - Svetoslav Kolchagov, presented models from a haute couture collection that pays tribute to classic beauty in all its dimensions.

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The collection is inspired by the eternal city and reflects its color palette, opulence and mystical energy. In the designer models of Svetoslav Kolchagov, delicate lace, golden fabrics, expensive velvets and warm red colors are interwoven. Svetoslav Kolchagov has worked for some of the world's most famous and influential designers and fashion brands such as Alexander McQueen, Preen, Burberry and Vivienne Westwood.

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Designer Vyara Georgieva presented a collection inspired by Exupéry's philosophy about the fascinating power of small things, of beauty in detail. Her collection is a story about love - designer Vyara Georgieva's love for the dress.Kostadin Krastev – Coco, who was awarded Fashion Photographer for 2016, already a two-time winner of the Golden Needle prize, showed a performance that recreated the preparation of a photo shoot with the special participation of Olga Modeva.

Aside from the ceremony, he had also prepared an exhibition of 12 iconic photographs created by him over the past year. Kostadin Krastev photographed a large part of the representatives of the Bulgarian elite, as well as photo sessions and covers for almost all magazines in Bulgaria.

Eliza Popova was awarded Fashion Makeup Artist for 2016, she also gave a performance with the participation of Dilyana Popova, Maria Sylvester, Slavena Vatovaand more, specially prepared for the 2016 Fashion Academy Golden Pin Annual Awards.

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Her portfolio includes work with global cosmetic companies, advertising campaigns of some of the biggest Bulgarian fashion brands, advertising and music video clips, work for television formats and for some of the best fashion publications in the country.In the Best Young Designer category, fashion students from the National Academy of Art, Teodora Spasova and Ioan Galabov, presented the idea of ​​the uncommitted freed body.

They showcased a mix of 6 of their collections that showcased the versatility of their garments in their timeless wearability and slow fashion spirit. The revue-performance before the ceremony opened the faces of the Golden Needle 2016 Mila Hristova and Ivan Simeonov. The two were dressed in the outfits of last year's Gold Pin winners.

Among the special guests who graced the Golden Needle 2016 event were Rumen Hristov, Maria Boneva, Zhana Zhekova, Mariela Gemisheva, Nikolay Bozhilov, Milka Alessandrova Buchi and Julie Angelova, Veselka Krachunova, Elena Christiano, Natalia Gurkova-Mihalevich, Stella Yordanova, Vili Borshukova, Slavka Karavelova, Assoc. Dr. Khodor Fakih, Alicia, Reni, Maya Koseva, Evgeni Minchev and many other famous people.

Hosts of the gala evening were the charming TV presenter and PR expert - Iva Ekimova, winner of the "BG Fashion Icon 2013" award and the actor Niki Sotirov , awarded with the "BG Fashion Icon 2015" award.Iva was resplendent in a beautiful red dress and Nicky was dressed in a fine suit. A special appearance during the Golden Needle 2016 was the talented singer and actress Marina Kiskinova.

Photo: Highlife and Bozhidar Markov

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