CIBELES FASHION WEEK: LUXURY FOR A TIME OF CRISIS
For: Josefina Figueras
Fifty five designers have paraded in 49 Cibeles edition. In the middle of the spiral of “everything costs” that subjugates the current fashion the signs of identity most emphasized in the parades there have been the brilliancy of the golden tones, of the spangles and of the silver sheens. The message seemed clear: since the crisis is evident in the sales that one does not notice in the footbridges. And this ephemeral luxury has drawn an illusion horizon beyond the reality. On the verge of celebrating his fiftieth edition the Footbridge has appeared like the firmest platform with which the Spanish fashion is provided today.
Ten of the morning. The curtain is opened for the days devoted to the designers of pro. In spite of the early of the hour the collection of Victorio and Lucchino transports us to the night. The whole collection is a holiday. The different sheens of the black velvet, sateen, organza - they get together if in an eclectic collection that it puts
CENTER OF LASER HAIR-REMOVAL IN “EL CORTE INGLES“
It is already in functioning in El Corte Ingles of Diagonal Barcelona the first Center of Hair-removal Laser Hedonai Beauty Techologies. To this center they will continue new openings in the English Cut of Lisbon and in the centers of Princess and Callao of Madrid.
Hedonai is the pioneering company in Spain in hair-removal of the laser. From the technological point of view it is provided with a wide platform of láseres of last generation. The treatments of hair-removal that will be carried out in the new centers incorporate the laser Soprano indicated especially to eliminate the hair in Mediterranean skins.
MAYBELLINE IN THE FASHION WEEK OF NY
The mark of makeup Maybeline N.Y has been present in the backstage of 7 of the principal parades of the Week of the Fashion of celebrated New York from February 13 until February 20.
This is the fifth period that this mark Barcelona creates the makeup for the Spanish designer Custo. In the latter edition it has created also the look of other emergent designers like Tracy Rees, William Rast, Michael Angel, Trovata Kai Kushe and Erin Wasson, top model American and spokesman of Maybeline who has paraded for the second consecutive time in Fashion Week.
SIMM, A BIG SHOP WINDOW OF TENDENCIES
France, wild Indian of the international fashion, is the country invited in the next edition of the International Lounge of Fashion of Madrid, which will be celebrated from February 12 until February 14 in Fair of Madrid. Thus the creations of the taking part Gallic signatures will have a special leading role in this one 61 SIMM
edition, both across an area dedicated to the invited country, and of activities and presence in the advertizing supports.
ELIO BERHANYER, 50 FASHIONABLE YEARS (Museum of the Suit. On December 4 - February 22)
It is one of the alone figures of the fashionable design in Spain and his suits have taken them from the actress Ava Gardner or Maria Fernanda Thomas of Carranza
, passing for Gem Piñana
, the lady of Huarte
, one of his most faithful clients or Charo Montarco, model and muse during a long period. But, on all of them, the Queen Mrs Sofía, who has transferred the treasures of his closets for this event. The Museum of the Suit preserves numerous pieces acquired or transferred by diverse donors. The women most emphasized from the Spanish society showed the suits of Elio Berhanyer of beautiful and architectural cut, much in the line "constructivista"
of the French couturiers André Courreges and Pierre Cardin, all of them Balenciaga
CUSTO BARCELONA MAKES DEBUT IN RUSSIA
For the first time the happy and coloristic fashion of Custo
Barcelona has come to Moscow. It has presented his collection spring - summer 2009 in World Trade Center
inside Russian Fashion Week
which there had already appeared other Spanish designers as Toni Francesc and Armand Basi. This edition is framed inside the project Fashion Cinema that pays tribute to the Hollywood of the 40s and 50s and to his most emblematic stars as Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart or Diana Durbin.
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