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Anna Bekiri: The New Greek Wizard of Fabrics

Anna Bekiri: The New Greek Wizard of Fabrics
We are really impressed with her talent to work on fabric and create beautiful flounced dresses, pieces of art for your wedding and not only. Anna Bekiri’s work on layered, sculpted, full skirts of wedding dresses left the judges at the Athens Xclusive Designers Week Awards speechless – among...
April 11th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Christina Scarpeli: Scarpi Fashion & Modern Culture

Christina Scarpeli: Scarpi Fashion & Modern Culture
Seeking to criticize the modern way of living through fashion, Christina Scarpeli ended up with a collection of items and looks that seem to derive from urban culture’s spare materials: nylon, synthetics of any kind and stuff that needs to be recycled. Her latest Fall/Winter 2010/11 collection is called...
April 11th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Paradi: Look at the Back!

Paradi: Look at the Back!
Convertible dresses with short capes that, when put off, revealed unusual backs with intricate patterns was the major issue of a magnificent collection. Fall/Winter 2010/11 fashion show of Paradi by D. Paraskevopoulos was on the winning side during Athens Xclusive Designers Week. The designer, Dimitris...
April 10th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Lito is Playful!

Lito is Playful!
Lito Constantinou from Cyprus impressed us with her braid-inspired colorful collection for Spring/Summer 2010, presented during Athens Xclusive Designers Week. She participated at the New Designers Awards this season. Her toy-dresses, made of many materials were quite up-lifting and to some fellow designers,...
April 10th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Stelios Koudounaris: Neither Dark nor Light Enough

Stelios Koudounaris: Neither Dark nor Light Enough
A young designer from Cyprus, Stelios Koudounaris, presented his total black and brown collection during Athens Xclusive Designers Week. His major feature was the flounced formations that adorned tailored suits, as well as loose dresses. Flounces were on sleeves, top frontals and neck-pieces. There where...
April 9th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Two in a Gondola: Complexity or Simplicity?

Two in a Gondola: Complexity or Simplicity?
“Two in a Gondola” creations by Elena Pavlou, looked odd at first sight but loveable a few minutes later. I needed some time to digest the kind of style promoted here. The show that took place during Athens Xclusive Designers Week, in the end convinced me that a serious job has been done back and...
April 8th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Miltos:“Princess-Cut” Creations!

Miltos:“Princess-Cut” Creations!
Impressive, elegant, vintage romantic creations became once more the key elements of Miltos’ Fall/Winter 2010 show, the favorite designer of Athens Xclusive Designers Week’s loyal audience. Beautiful pastels, ruffles, rich sleeves, bows, knee-high skirts, bold waists and majestic gown trains made...
April 7th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

For Brides and Friends…

For Brides and Friends…
The weather was amazing and the setting, i.e. Hotel Westin in Vouliagmeni, was unique for the occasion. Many wedding receptions have taken place throughout the years in this seaside luxury hotel. It was moving, because I thought it was the perfect place for a wedding. Perhaps those who organized the...
April 6th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

A Famous Couple in Athens

A Famous Couple in Athens
Marithé + François Girbaud, the eccentric couple from France, presented a winter collection full of intricate details of practical use, during Athens Xclusive Designers Week. Black, beige, purple, orange, vivid blue, brown, red and grey were the main colors that caught our attention with their muted...
March 31st, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Makis Tselios: Trying or Over-Trying?

Makis Tselios: Trying or Over-Trying?
Red, black, silver, lace, see-through fabrics, glossy leather and half boots constituted a kind of style that can be limited to certain situations (e.g. clubbing and partying) and seems to represent a type of sexiness that is aged and overworn. Makis Tselios’ Fall/Winter 2010/11 collection was quite...
March 29th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Mi-Ro: Reinvented Sexiness

Mi-Ro: Reinvented Sexiness
Pleats, laced details, big, extravagant sleeves, prominent shoulders, above-knee lengths, feathers, sequins, flounces, transparent and metallic fabrics cut into stripes or other geometrical shapes, were the main characteristics of Mi-Ro’s Fall/Winter 2010/11 collection which was presented during Athens...
March 28th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Vassilis Zoulias: Focusing on Bows

Vassilis Zoulias: Focusing on Bows
Warm shades of pink, red and brown, a palette filled with retro femininity, are adopted in Vassilis Zoulias’ Fall/Winter 2010/11 creations which were presented in his show during Athens Fashion Week. Dresses, coats and jackets with well-shaped bows, were perfectly tailored so as to flatter female curves....
March 28th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Vrettos Vrettakos: Another ultra-glamorous show

Vrettos Vrettakos: Another ultra-glamorous show
Vrettos Vrettakos, the Greek designer who has presented also in the London Fashion week, and has dressed many artists here in Greece, made an impressive show a few days before, for his Fall/Winter 2010/11 collection, in a large hall in Zappeion Megaron, Athens. Dazzling dresses in golden, silver and...
March 23rd, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

A Very Impressive Talent

A Very Impressive Talent
Recently, during AXDW (Athens Xclusive Designers Week), I met Jessica Speckhard Savc at her exhibition in Athens. Among fashion shows, models and fashionistas, it was a great pleasure to talk with her and learn about her work. Her pieces of art were somewhere between photography and painting, that she...
March 21st, 2010 | Events | Read More

Liu Wen Represents Asian Beauty

Liu Wen Represents Asian Beauty
Have you seen that girl? Liu Wen is the First Asian Model who managed to walk for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Born in China in 1988, Liu appears in many covers and catwalks, in A-list magazines and famous designers’ campaigns. She is officially the face of ck by Calvin Klein and participated...
March 14th, 2010 | Celebrity | Read More