"Ot igla do konetz" with
Lubomir Stoykov
- A weekly fashion show on
New television

The weekly fashions show "Ot Igla Do Konetz" with Lubomir Stoykov was broadcast for the first time on "New Television" on 18 February, 1995. These are the members of the original television crew: Lubomir Stoykov - creator, author and host; Krassimira Stoyanova - editor and reporter; Svetoslav Metchkouevski - cameraman-in-chief (until 2000, after that he was replaced by Yordan Petkov); Snezha Hinkova, D. Sc. - assistant-director. In different stages of the development of the show Victor Georgiev, Roumen Kovachev, Aglaya Morcheva and Nikolay Kostov have been directors of the show. Director and producer of most of the films which are shot abroad is Lubomir Stoykov. A special correspondent in Paris of "Ot Igla Do Konetz" is Milla Lemoussu.

The television crew of "Ot Igla Do Konetz" on New Television:
Lubomir Stoykov, Ph. D. - creator, author and host;
Krassimira Stoyanova - editor and reporter;
Svetoslav Metchkouevski - cameraman-in-chief (until 2000);
Yordan Petkov - cameraman-in-chief (after 2000);
Snezha Hinkova, D. Sc. - assistant-director.
Milla Lemoussu - special correspondent from Paris

The purpose of the show is to present some of the most remarkable events from the world and Bulgarian fashion stage, to analyse and comment on the dynamics in the field of modern fashion design. In the last years the viewers of "Ot Igla Do Konetz" had the opportunity to watch the traditional shows which were filmed especially for them "Pret-a-porter Paris" and "Pret-a-porter de luxe" in the French capital, London Fashion Week, the "Smirnoff" International Awards finals in Capetown, Republic of South Africa (1995); Toronto, Canada (1996) and in London, Great Britain (1997). The four-episode films on "American Style '98" and "American Fashion 2001" were shot in New York, respectively in 1998 and 2001, and broadcast on New Television. The two-episode film on "Betty Barclay" was shot in Heidelberg and broadcast as well as many other films.


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The crew of the fashion show "Ot Igla Do Konetz" with Lubomir Stoykov created film profiles of some of the most popular contemporary designers and fashion artists such as Madame Carven, Pierre Cardin, Yves Saint Laurent, Paco Rabanne, Gianfranco Ferre, Nino Cerutti, Kenzo, Daniel Tribouillard, Christian Lacroix, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, Olivier Lapidus, Lloyd Klein, Daniel Hechter, Hubert de Givenchy, Sonia Rykiel, Hanae Mori, Vivienne Westwood, Michiko Koshino, Jean-Charles de Castelbajak, John Rocha and many more. Interesting exhibitions were shown in the show from the museums in Paris (the Museum of fashion and textile in the "Galliera" Palace and the Museum of applied and decorative arts at the Louvre) and the museums in Toronto (the Museum of Textile and the "Batta" Museum of the Shoe), from the Museum of fashion and textile in Heidelberg and many more. The author's meetings and interviews of such popular topmodels as Alek Wek, Elizabeth Hurley, Ester Canadas, Caprice, Ivana Trump, Izabella Scorupco, Kiara, Kylie Bax, Sibyl Buck, Devon Aoki and many more form an attractive part of the shows. Among the film stars that have been guests in Lubomir Stoykov's fashion show are Anouk Aimee, Claudia Cardinale, Cyrielle Claire, Michael Madson, Steven Baldwin and many more.

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"Ot Igla Do Konetz" with Lubomir Stoykov also presents film profiles of Bulgarian designers and stylists, fashion photographers, photomodels, different aspects of garments and costume, the subculture of youth, the past, the present and the future of garments design. The topics of cosmetics, how to live more healthily, makeup and hairstyle, as well as the art to paint on human body and the image making are not ignored in the fashion show, too. The fashion show prepared and broadcast unique film profiles of leading Bulgarian designers: "Maria Nedkova" (1998), "Zhana Zhekova" (1998), "Natali Genova" (1998), "Zapryan Marinov" (1998), "Atanas Parushev" (2000).

The fashion show "Ot Igla Do Konetz" is 25 minutes long. It is broadcasted every Sunday at 4 p.m. and is repeated on Monday at 1.30 a.m. on New Television - the first private television channel in Bulgaria. Its potential audience is about 2 million viewers.

The name of the fashion show - "Ot Igla Do Konetz" - has a reserved copyright and is a trade mark which belongs to Lubomir Stoykov. It is registered in the Patent Department of Republic of Bulgaria. The artist Krassimir Gyulchev is the author of the graphic symbol and the reserved print.

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