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GS for Balmain x H&M Look 5

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Hi Guys! Look 5 from our Garage Starlets exclusive for Balmain x H&M features my favourite item from the collection – the biker leather pants. We all are so lucky to have this signature Balmain piece is the collaboration collection! Definitely a must have item! I have paired them with a sweater from the Men’s collection which I is great for a tomboy look. I am wearing the smallest size and it fits me perfectly.

 

I am wearing: Sweater: Balmain x H&M Men’s collection – $59   /  Balmain x H&M Biker leather pants – $399  /    Shoes: Chloe  /  Bag: Chanel  /  Hat: Gucci  /  Sunglasses: Celine

 

 

xoxo

 

 

THE STARLETS

Balmain x H&M The Launch Party

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Kylie Jenner, Lewis Hamilton

Kylie Jenner, Lewis Hamilton

Backstreet Boys, Olivier Rousteing, Ann-Sofie Johansson

Backstreet Boys, Olivier Rousteing, Ann-Sofie Johansson

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Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Jourdan Dunn

Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Jourdan Dunn

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Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys

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New York, Octorber 20th, a typical Tuesday Night instantly turned a Wall Street venue from a Financial mecca to Fashions most wanted with the who’s who of the industry all out to buy a piece of the collaboration. This being the launch OF THE incredible collaboration of Balmain X H&M. The ambiance provided a furturistic subway scene and a typical runway with all the top models from Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Alessandra Ambrosio to Jourdan Dunn. Let’s just say this was nothing short of a full blown fashion fiesta. It was exciting, electric, and you could feel the energy amongst the crowd. The show started with an amazing presentation of the video which was shot for the campaign starring Kendall, Gigi, Jourdan Dunn (just to mention a few) followed by a beautiful dance company in which some of the girls even looked like fashion soldiers in a Balmain Army. As the dancers waltzed off the stage, the lights hit the runway, the music got loud, and the crowd waited in anticipation for the first look to walk out. As each model paraded down the glossy catwalk, all eyes were glued to the structured, leather jackets that we all love. Colorful pieces that highlighted much of Balmain’s attention to detail displaying texture, as well as beading, sequence, and suede. Genie pants popped up more than once, providing a tomboy chic look amongst all of the glamorous pieces.

 

Just when we thought the show was coming to a close, a special appearance from The Backstreet Boys had us all on our feet. Of course, all the band members were dressed in their own tailored Balmain X H&M outfits providing even more eye candy than we thought we signed up for. After throwing us all back to our teenage years, The Backstreet Boys joined Olivier and his army of Supermodels as they closed out the show.

 

Now, we all know that after the show is the after party ….and that’s exactly where we all went. They held the fiesta in the same venue and before I knew it, I was taking selfies with Actress Diane Krueger and Top Model Sara Sampaio. The evening exceeded all expectations I had for what I thought was going to be the usual high fashion shows that I’m used to attending during NYFW.

 

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, in which I found myself feeling extremely grateful to H&M Bulgaria for inviting me to be a part of an unforgettable experience! This one will definitely go down in the books! I can’t wait for you all to be able to see the new collection which hits ALL H&M stores and on-line, this November 5th, 2015.

 

xoxo

Madlena

THE STARLETS

GS for Balmain x H&M Look 2

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Look 2 from our #HMBalmaination marathon is here! It is a total Balmain x H&M look and  features the leather biker jacket – $399, the black and white shirt – $69.99, the black and white skirt – $59.99 and I have paired them with Louis Vuitton shoes for an elegant but relaxed and easy look.

 

 

Photos: Mikael Stefanov

 

xoxo

 

THE FAME

My Harper’s Bazaar Cover in Balmain x H&M

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Hi Guys! I am on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar October 2015! :)

 

I am so happy to finally share with you this cover and editorial that we shot in St. Tropez in July. The amazing team fronted by the editor in chief Milena Alexieva had created the story board that I fell in love with and I was beyond excited that they chose me to be the model! The whole team worked hard and with endless passion and I hope you guys like the photos as much as I do!

 

The other special thing about the editorial is that you can see some of the pieces from the Balmain x H&M collection. On the cover for example I am wearing the green sequin dress and in the other photos there is more such as the red mini skirt, the extremely high suede boots and the black and gold high heels, some of the accessories such as rings and earrings, necklace and bracelet and my favourite piece – the long blazer in the last photo. The black and white shirt and sweater are also on my shopping list. And stay tuned because from tomorrow we will start posting on the blog looks that we had shot specially for you with pieces from the Balmain x H&M collection. You will have a chance to see what we love from the collection and the way we would wear them.

 

Tomorrow we will post our first look from what will be Balmain x H&M marathon! Don’t miss the 2 weeks of everyday #HMBalmaination !

 

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Harper’s Bazaar Bulgaria October 2015

Model: Katia Peneva Popov

Photographer: Kostadin Krastev

Realization: Milena Alexieva

Styling: Nikolay Hristov

Make-up and manicure: Alina Manova

Hair: Ivan Valeriev

xoxo

THE STARLETS

Metallic

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A skirt and a sweater is the perfect smart-casual combination for the season. It’s elegant enough no mater what and you still can play with the materials and the cuts. My choice todays falls on oversized wool sweater and a metallic skirt. Love the combination! It really is one of my favourite.

 

And the final touch- my absolute love- the “Dun Dun” Paula Cademartori Feather bag. We already posted about her bags HERE . They are really really great statement pieces that complete effortlessly  your outfit. With all the celebs and fashion editors gone crazy for them, they are the must have bags.

 

I am wearing: Sweater: Zara / Skirt: H&M / Shoes: Louis Vuitton / Bag: Paula Cademartori / Sunnies: Christian Dior

 

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xoxo

THE GARAGE

Sporty futurism at H&M Studio for Autumn/Winter

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Sport and futurism were the themes at last night’s H&M Studio show for autumn/winter 2015, held at the Grand Palais in Paris. Models such as Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Edie Campbell wore pieces from H&M’s key seasonal collection, which also mixed together functional pieces and feminine layers. Solange Knowles, Audrey Tautou and Noomi Rapace were among the guests who sat front row at the H&M Studio show, held during Paris Fashion Week in a specially constructed lunar landscape inside the Grand Palais.

THE GARAGE

See Who Wears H&M on the Red Carpet

Elle Style Awards 2015 - VIP Arrivals

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Actress Jessica Chastain wears dress from H&M Conscious Exclusive 2015 Collection at the Vanity Fair Oscar afterparty in Los Angeles. The sequin dress is in the 20’s style and is made of recycled materials.

 

The-Garage-Starlets-Olivia-Wilde-in-H&M-Conscious-Exclusive-2015Actress Olivia Wilde also chose H&M Conscious Exclusive 2015 combo. She wore the H&M top and skirt at the ELLE Style Awards in London two nights ago.

The collection will be in stores on April 16th.

xoxo

 

THE STARLETS

The Hat Season

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Winter is all about warm outfits. And what better to go with them than cool hats? These days, with all the cold wind, all I’ve been thinking of taking with me out the door is a hat. Looking around for the perfect hat is a bit challenging since I am never sure of what size I should take. Finally I’ve figured out that it is better to be a little bigger than too small because too tight hat can actually give you a headache.

And although I’ve got few hats now this classic model is one of my favourite. It is so easy to wear, it just goes perfect with everything. If you gonna choose one hat, then go with this one.

 

Coat, similar HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE

Sweater, similar HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE

Pants, similar HERE, HERE and HERE

Boots, similar HERE, HERE, HERE, HEREHERE, HERE, HERE and HERE

Bag, similar HEREHERE, HERE and HERE

Sunglasses, similar HEREHERE, HEREHERE, HERE, HERE and HERE

Hat, similar HERE, HERE, HERE, HEREHERE and HERE

xoxo

THE STARLETS

Sunny Winter Day

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Hi guys! The holidays are over and I am back to real life. But with few sunny days in a row I got a chance to leave the chunky sweaters behind and wear lighter clothes. One of my favourite combinations is with white shirt. Paired with whatever, the chick shirt gives the outfit really stylish vibe although the outfit might be even more casual and relaxed.  Looking for the perfect shirt might be tough but it always pays you off. For the day or for evening out, it’s absolutely perfect item and a must have.

 

I am wearing:

Coat: Isabel Marant pour H&M, similar HEREHERE and HERE and more cool coats HERE

Shirt: Anne Fontaine, similar HEREHERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE

Jeans: Saint Laurent, HERE  HERE and HERE

Boots: Gucci, HERE, knee high boots HERE, in Nude HERE and HERE and nude heels HERE, in Grey heel HERE, in Black HERE and black high heels HEREPython light Pink HERE and heels HERE, light Blue HERE and heels HERE, Beige and Python heels HERE

Bag: Paula Cademartori, find cool ones HERE

Sunnies: Dior, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE , HERE, HERE and HERE

xoxo

THE GARAGE

H&M Sport

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If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is getting into perfect shape, then you should definitely check out the H&M Sport Spring 2015 collection, now in stores. And take your boyfriend/husband with you, he’s gonna find something for himself as well. We already picked our favourite pieces, and which are yours?

 

xoxo