December 10, 2018 by Modern Press Autumn Winter 0

TOLLÍO Designers Profile

Designer’s profile Maria Grazia Tollío has been operating in the world of high fashion since more than twenty years and has worked for some of the most iconic Italian brands, including Fendi, Laura Biagiotti, Byblos and Dolce&Gabbana. After graduating from the Istituto Secoli in Milan, she has followed a career path rich of innovative experiences, which allowed her to work side by side with some of the best designers and pathmakers, thus learning the most advanced techniques and the distinguished Italian craftsmanship. Tollío is a dream that originates from a secret passion of an art-loving woman, inspired by Italian paintings, poetry and music. Shapes fluctuate to recreate an exclusive sense of refined passion and contemporary elegance, just like in an Italian masterpiece. A confident, independent woman wears our love for arts and our passion for the Italian heritage. She has a strong and versatile personality, which is reflected in her exclusive and contemporary wardrobe: sometimes fancy and joyful, whereas other times more romantic and imaginative.  

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November 19, 2018 by Modern Press Autumn Winter, Brands 0

Federico Cina the Protection of the Design

My continuous search at least for a feeling if creativity freedom. That sigh of relief when I get home from the attacks by figures who do not really know me, the opinions of strangers, who does not believe in me regardless. I was able to breathe deeply again, after leaving a job that enclosed me in a small space, which tightened every day more, where creativity was controlled and the imagination measured. Follow your dreams dictating rules, shapes and colours. I imagined the overcoats, as a protection of the outside world. As If you were wrapped around the blankets in a moment of discomfort and feeling of inadequacy, given unjustly by those around you. Protect yourself with a design or a clay sculpture, my bosses would inspire reliability in the wearer. I constantly need others to trust me, which is almost always impossible because of the perennial prejudice against my young age. Feeling like a child wearing his father’s huge clothes to get taken seriously. So I imagined leaders who would give awareness of their ability and confidence in facing the world, harsh, harsh, that stabs you when you least expect it. Emotions are projected through the childish tones of […]

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November 19, 2018 by Modern Press Autumn Winter, Brands, Shows 0

Dimitar Dradi search for a constant Wonder….

“Interprets fashion as an art form and a constant search for constant wonder.” Dimitar Dradi born in Bulgaria on 10.01.1991 His concept of art reflects his determined character, curious and full of inventiveness and creativity. The designer considers Fashion as an art form and a constant search for constant wonder. These approaches translate into the sculpture dresses of the THE CROWN OF LOVE collection, made of paper and eco-leather with the art of origami. The large volumes are inspired by the African fetish. The same was already published in December 2015 on Yute Magazine. But also in the TV Dimitar have a great resonance and visibility! This is the rich excursus of participations and awards: May 2016 winner of the talent show “Accademia della Moda” by Gianni Molaro on TV Rai 2 in the “Detto Fatto” broadcast. July 2016 first place in the “Moda Città della Cascata” competition, Isola del Liri. September 2016: winner of the “Fashion Camera National Young Fashion Designers’ Award during Milan Fashion Week – October 2016 he participated in the final evening of the” Mia Martini Award “in Bagnara Calabra. – “Musa D’Argento National Award” award for the Fashion section. October 2016- first runner up “Creativity […]

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BARTOLOTTA & MARTORANA romantic couture

Young Italian brand Bartolotta & Martorana proposes a new vision, romantic garments with a touch of neoclassical combined with technological materials and craftsmanship. Despite their young age, the designers have already been in the spotlight. Winners of numerous fashion contests, the Sicilian Simone Bartolotta and Salvatore Martorana are the symbols of the new generation of Italian designers that promise to make their way in the fashion world. Admirers of dramatic, theatrical style of Alexander McQueen, they create exciting garments proving both originality and creativity, but above all with a strong message. Bartolotta & Martorana is a fresh and modern brand. Their dresses are like self-portraits. In perfect balance between dreams and concreteness, between ideal and real. On the other hand, for these two young talents, both graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts and with already important experience such as being tailors at the Teatro Massimo of Palermo and the theater of La Scala in Milan.  To them, fashion is the art of communication. This is why their creations escape deliberately to the tide of trends that for a single season all flood, then withdraw quietly leaving the memory behind. Bartolotta & Martorana creates garments that can capture the spirit of […]

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DABRA LONDON – fashion forward statement pieces

DABRA LONDON is a designer label is known for its fashion forward- looking statement pieces which boldly bridge the line between the classic and the directional. The London based British brand is most definitely not for the shy and retiring but for the woman who likes to make an entrance and command her environment before she even speaks. Specializing in head turning dresses, sharp tailoring and outerwear, the label traverses from the use of soft and fluid silhouettes to the architectural cuts played out in vibrant and unusual palettes. The key to the labels success has been its ability to comfortably unite the contradictory elements of history, place and era with the opposing forces of modernity and the progressive. Dabra is where  London edge meets the refined and where the classic meets the streets. The brand’s director Patrick Dabra, an alumni of The London College of Fashion, University of Arts, received some national press attention  very early on in the label’s life, including being hailed as ‘one of Britain’s Hottest designers’, by the Daily Mirror and a listing in The Independent’s ‘Emerging Talent’ column. Deciding to take a more alternative route to most fashion designers, he moved to China and […]

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SOPHIA NUBES – sophisticated minimalism

The new collection of the sophisticated clothing of Sophia Nubes stand in the real meaning of “Made in Italy”. To explain the concept, Sophia Nubes teaches us about the real meaning of these words and what they mean for her. The philosophy behind this brand is well rooted in the DNA of Italian craftsmanship. The silent knowledge of the well known “Made in Italy” is something that cannot be taught and nobody will be ever able to copy. There is nothing in between, either you know it or you do not. It is something like the special way of cooking of the Italian mothers and especially grandmothers. The difference between what is good and tasty and what is bad and too rich instead. That is just something that you know without even thinking twice about it. It’s about the feeling. The creations of Sophia Nubes come out of this passion for creating something beautiful and and good and also in the highest quality. This passion drives the brand and the emotion can be found in all of the collection. These clothes are made by passion and are made to make the wearer feel stylish and sexy. A good start of […]

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STRATOM – menswear from Paris

STRATOM Paris a new and cool menswear brand, needless to stay, based in the capital of France. The brand combines contemporary menswear with edgy street wear offering not only an extended ready to wear line but also accessories and shoes. The Fall Winter 2018/2019 collection offers a variety of pieces from oversized winter coats to fur lined puffas, bomber jackets and parkas. The tops and shirts collection offers from military prints and tartan to minimal black and white basics. The sweatshirts are adorned with metal chains and will sure to keep you warm. The pants collection ranges from ripped denim to  more classic cuts. The knitwear, perfect for the colder weather is also a mixture of deconstructed items in classic and pop colors form red an black to colorful greys. All STRATOM Paris items have an edgy and contemporary finish thanks to the accessories used, from oversized zippers and metal chains and straps to fabric cut-outs. The STRATOM man has a cool, edgy personality who is not afraid to show off their avant-garde style, by wearing items that definitely stand out from the crowd. If you’re looking to spice up your look and you’re at the beginning, just start by […]

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New HANAA FU origami bags collection

The Hanaa Fu bags are inspired by Japan’s traditional art of paper-folding known as origami. these versatile bags are created by  Takashi Yamamoto. After trying out hundreds and thousands of versions in the course of 5 years, he came up with the idea that is extremely versatile. These bags are fold-able, changing their shape easily thanks to the functional accessories attached. The multiple color and print variations make this a so called IT bag, because  they are both functional and stylish. They allow you to be as creative and as fun as you want to be, changing the shape of your bag depending on your mood and needs. The current stricture of the Hanaa Fu bag is made to be able to change it’s form into 7 different shapes and sizes. The first one is the classic flat tote bag that is perfect to hold document for the day to day activities. The second shape is a large tote with a strong bottom to hold all your stuff at the end of the day in one place. The third shape is perfect for the evening, turning into a smaller, diamond shape mini bag, elegant and practical for going out. The […]

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Change your PERSPECTIVE

A stylish contemporary brand with refined materials and high quality manufacturing, this Turkish brand called PERSPECTIVE has got it all. They produce classic pieces with a twist. Their collections include modern day wear  as well as shoes and accessories like belts, bags or hair pieces. The  PERSPECTIVE brand is among the leaders of it’s competitors because of it’s high quality organizational structure formed in world standards. This leading organization stands out because they offer various ready to wear items combined in line with the modern woman’s need, may it be for business life, cocktail parties, specific events and invitations, holidays or just leisure. Their wide variety of clothing offers a great selection for the independent woman. A company that is open to change, PERSPECTIVE expresses their aim to for creativity in parallel with self-refreshment, all the components needed for a modern wardrobe. While the spring summer collection brings bright colors and flower prints mixed with nautical elements, the Fall winter collection considers darker tones and undertones of khaki, bordeaux and navy. \the silhouettes of each collections are refined and elegant. These beautiful look book images show very well the pieces of the collection and  take you to the world of […]

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The NOBASIC club – contemporary RTW

There’s another way to be, to feel powerful and well dressed, and that is the NOBASIC way. A contemporary women’s brand. Join the club. NOBASIC is a brand that aims to push boundaries, go beyond the ordinary and stretch the rules. The clothes made by NOBASIC are made for every woman who want more, who expects more from life. A woman who is ambitious, strong, smart, determine and confident but also forward-thinking, relentless and fearless. These clothes are made for the girl/woman who values the finer things is life, the great details and expects more. She knows that this life is too short to be basic. NOBASIC was born over ten years ago and began in crafting products for every women;s desire to feeling empowered and trendy. The best words to describe the brand as well as the women who wear it are boldness, independence, empowerment, sophistication and refinement. Every item they create has these in mind when being designed and produced. The NOBASIC company delivers a fine assortment every season by managing all aspects of the company from creation and design to the sewing and manufacturing  and also sales. This way they are able to create fashionable products that […]

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