Duyos Autumn-Winter 2015 Collection

Duyos presents their Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Madrid Fashion Week (Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week).




The proposal takes us back to the days of 1980, disco fashion with catwalk turned into dance floor.




Dresses for sophisticated and elegant women.




Duyos presents feminine dresses with open back and silk fabrics.




Nude colors, gold, blue and multicolor palettes are protagonists of the new collection.




Great fur coats in different colors, from brown to classic white, and always with a modern and contemporary twist.




This is my favorite dress and coat from the new collection, perfect for attending a dance party in style.




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The designer Juan Duyos at the end of the show



Young Spanish designers catwalk in Conde Duque

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After the closure of Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Madrid, new fashion talents and designers in Spain, students of the Centre of Fashion Design Madrid, students of the Polytechnic University, presented a unique parade, held at the Centro Cultural Conde Duque and directed by Ana Locking.

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In Conde Duque, final year students showed their innovative proposals. Each of the students presented a collection of five models made ​​by themselves in combining fabrics and leathers, a total of over fifty new pieces that show the value of these young talented designers.

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The catwalk was overseen by a six meter Tyrannosaurus Rex, created for the occasion by the students of Industrial Design and Product Development at the Polytechnic University of Madrid and made with recycled cardboard.

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About the Superior School of Fashion Design in Madrid

The Superior School of Fashion Design in Madrid, part of the Polytechnic University, offers a University Degree in Fashion Design. This university degree is accredited by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA). Top designers such as Ana Locking and Daniel Rabaneda form part of the program, which offers a practical approach oriented to the progressive integration of its students in the professional world.

The course prioritizes projects in fashion design and workshops that emphasize new techniques, and the students have their own catwalks at the end of each of the four courses, including at graduation. The degree also includes the Masterclass by some members of ACME, the Association of Fashion Designers of Spain, with whom the CSDMM has maintained a close relationship since its inception and whose members form part of its advisory board.

Dress Coke, the new Coca-Cola contest for young talent

Coca-Cola is committed to awarding spanish talent in a contest called Fashion Design Dress Coke aimed at young designers. The new image of the sales network Coca-Cola Iberian Partners will be chosen among the proposals received.

The contest Dress Coke was introduced at the SAMSUNG EGO event that has took place during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid.


Phases of the competition

As of September 23,  young designers who want to participate must present their designs of a complete set of men’s and a women’s clothing, for both winter and summer. Contestants can sign up and see the requirements and contest rules on the contest website: www.dresscoke.com.

The closing of the contest is 9 November, when a jury will evaluate the candidates and elect five finalists, which will be reported in late November.

These five finalists will be given an allocation of 2,200 euros for the preparation of their proposals, which must be completed and sent to the organization before 4 January.

The finalists will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop their own designs in an event specially organized for this purpose and to participate in the communication campaign as an event finalist.

The jury of Leonor Perez Pita, director of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, designer Miguel Palacio and representatives of Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Iberian Partners, will evaluate the five finalists’ proposals during the first half of January. Various criteria will be considered such as functionality, elegance and professionalism, as well a uniform that reflects the corporate concept of Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and that their employees feel comfortable with and proud to wear.

In the words of Marta Bofill, Communications Manager of Coca-Cola Iberian Partners, “the final decision will take into consideration the the responsible use of materials and sustainable fibers as well as traditional production methods”.

The winner will be announced during the month of February.

In addition, the finalist design will be the new uniform for over 1,000 Coca-Cola Iberian Partners sales people, the Coke Dress winner will receive a cash prize of  10,000 € and tuition for a course on design and fashion, worth 6,000 €.


About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the business world’s largest beverage company, refreshing its customers with more than 500 brands of carbonated and still beverages. Led by Coca-Cola, the most valued brand in the world, the portfolio of our company includes estimated at 15 billion dollars among them are Coca-Cola Light, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitamin water, Powerade brand Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, The Coca-Cola Company is the leading supplier of carbonated drinks, coffee and juices ready to drink. Through increased beverage distribution system in the world, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy the company’s beverages at a rate of 1.800 million items served daily. With a strong commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that help reduce environmental impact, supporting a form of healthy, active living and creating a safe working environment for our partners, in addition to boosting economic development communities where they work. Together with their bottling partners, they are among the 10 leading private companies in the world with over 700,000 members.

About Coca-Cola Iberian Partners

Coca-Cola Partners Iberian is the bottler of Coca-Cola for Spain, Portugal and Andorra. The company manufactures and sells 24 brands of drinks and 69 products of The Coca-Cola Company, with a total of over 3,300 million liters. Coca-Cola Iberian Partners collaborates with many sporting, cultural and social events, for a total of about 20,000 events annually. It is constituted as a strategy to meet the needs of its nearly 400,000 customers, maintaining its commitment to society and the environment.

For more information: www.cocacolaiberianpartners.com



Bathing suits designer Dolores Cortés presented her collection for next summer at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid.


Inspired by Japanese culture, Tokyo, the manga universe and the samurai, Dolores Cortés showed off her swimsuits, bikinis and trikinis in pastel colors, like origami figures or pieces of black and red armor. The result is a modern and refined collection that integrates Japanese aesthetics in western culture.










Another year featuring exclusive pieces of jewelry from El Mito de Gea and striking yellow wedges by SixtySeven.

Accessories influenced by the art of origami. A mix of materials with combinations of gold plated metal and multi-colored motifs.


All the models wore ankle boots with high wedges and gold iridescent laminate design.


In the front row were many familiar faces, such as actresses Andrea Guasch, Ana Rujas, Alicia Sanz, Angela Cremonte, Eva Almaya, Lucía Ramos o Andrea Dueso with host Cristina Pedroche and Natalia Alvarez.


Roberto Torreta catwalk at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid

Spring / Summer 2015 Roberto Torretta Collection is full of fresh air and new silhouettes that blend with a strong sense of craft.

Proportions are essential in this collection, and movement takes a leading role thanks to asymmetric and triangular cuts. The semi ruffles, and volume in the short dresses, tops and skirts, are the true novelty of this season. This trend is deployed to other garments apart at the seams of jackets, short and long sleeves, combined with extra-large pants.


In the selection of cotton fabrics Roberto Torretta combines pink crepe with blue silk, transparent embroidery to diffuse the figure. Floral motifs are also used as well as large blurred squares in black, mid gray, black and white digital prints and natural motifs.

For evening proposes fluid and stylized clothing, flared dresses.



We could not miss the material that makes the hallmark of Roberto Torretta: leather. This time the designer presented styles with volume and highlights palid tone.




The shoe collection, designed by Joaquim Ferrer exclusively for Roberto Torretta. Handmade leather shoes painted in terra-cotta tones and cocoa; heels with metallic appearance with crystals on velvet.


GLASSES Federópticos Roberto Torretta

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Maria Lafuente presents her new collection Kapok

The designer Maria Lafuente presents her Fall / Winter 14-15 collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid.


The fashion show took place at the Tropical Garden at Madrid Atocha train station, with the title Kapok, a tree native to Mesoamerica.


Another recurrent symbol is the butterfly, which is a part of María Lafuente logo.

The predominant colors are white, black and red.

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Accessories made from organic cane honey, handpainted socks and shoes.

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Hair and makeup done by L ‘Passage Vip. The hair was in an undone braid.

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 What do you think about this collection?



Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid

The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid will take place from the 14th to 18th of February at IFEMA.

This is the program for the designer shows:


 Pasarela Mercedes-Benz  Pasarela Bertha Benz
Friday, 14 February 11:00 AA de Amaya Arzuaga14:00 Miguel Palacio17:00 Devota & Lomba

20:00 Aristocrazy

12:30 Roberto Verino15:30Etxeberría18:30 Duyos
Saturday, 15 February 11:00 M. Lamothe
María Barros14:00 Francis Montesinos17:00 Teresa Helbig

20:00 Roberto Torretta

12:30 Ailanto15:30 Angel Schlesser18:30 Juana Martín
Sunday, 16 February 11:00 Juan Vidal
Moises Nieto14:00 Ana Locking17:30 Ion Fiz
12:30 Andrés Sarda16:00 Victorio & Lucchino19:00 Agatha Ruiz de la Prada
Monday, 17 February 12:30 Hannibal Laguna17:00 Carlos Díez
María Escoté
11:00 Davidelfin15:00 Juanjo Oliva19:00 Premio L’Oréal

19:15 Miguel Marinero
Jesús Lorenzo

Thuesday, 18 February
Samsung EGO
11:00 Leandro Cano
Samsung EGO Innovation Project

HOWL by María Glück

Miguel Alex

15:15 Lady Cacahuete
Rafael J. Cameselle

17:00 María Clé Leal

19:00 Premio MB Fashion Talent
Leyre Valiente
Petra Ptáčková
Diseñador Internacional
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Talent

Invitación directa del diseñador Friday, 14 February 21:15 Gori de Palma
23:00 Jose Matteos
Monday, 17 February 20:30 María Lafuente
21:30 Esther Noriega

There will be an area of ​​booths around the two rooms where the shows will take place. The space is called CIBELESPACIO and will have makeup and styling demonstrations, where it is possible to buy creations of young designers. The main fashion magazines will also be present.