Balkan Fashion Week was held from 5h until 9th June 2017 at Nu Boyana, the biggest film studios from Eastern Europe. During this 6-day of festival at Nu Boyana Film Studios, over more than 50 artists like young fashion designers and new talents from cinema industry got the opportunity to show their work to international press, buyers and important people from cinema industry. The program contained fashion shows, static presentations, workshops for emerging talents and a pop-up fashion showroom and store. The 2nd edition esd composed and curated around the theme ‘Fashion Meets Cinema’, reason why fashion icon Diane Pernet chose Balkan Fashion Week for the International Launch of A Shaded View On Fashion Film Festival 9th Edition.
Nu Boyana Film Studios are owned by one of the longest-running independent film companies in Hollywood, N u Image and Millennium Films, and over the years they’ve serviced hundreds of feature films, including big-budget movies like Criminal,The Expendables 1, 2 and 3, London Has Fallen, 300: The The Rise Of An Empire, The Black Dahlia, Killing Season, Conan, The Way Back and Kon-Tiki.
The aim of the fashion platform was to create and establish lasting conditions for long term collaboration between East and West Europe. Over six-days, starting with 5th of June, more than 100 films were screened at ASVOFF, the world’s first film festival dedicated to fashion, style and beauty. At the same time, more than 25 fashion shows and fashion installations were showcased in the sound stages replicas like New York Streets, London Streets, Cuba, Arabian Streets of Nu Boyana Film Studios.
Balkan Fashion Week collaborated for this edition with an international creative team composed of highly trained and experienced people like Jolita Manolova Styling Professor at one of the most famous fashion universities from Milan, Weird Authentic People from Greece, Myra Postolache, International PR Manager and Fashion Scout New Talents, Valeria Orlando Beauty Director specialized in Make-Up based Milan, Geta Marin Beauty Director specialized in Hair-Styling based in Bucarest. Photographers: Douglas Bassett Photographer from United States, Ancira Adeon, Lora Slavova, Todor Vassilev – Feldolini Production by Teo Tomov.