The brief story of how the Romanian IA turned from an ethnic blouse into a fashion icon. Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Oscar de la Renta, Emilio Pucci, Philippe Guilet, just to mention a few, found a genuine source of inspiration in the Romanian traditional folk costume. Truth to be told, it all started with Matisse’s paintings and French Designer Paul Poiret.
Garlic protection goes much further than the vampire repellant reputation. All over the world garlic-related traditions are closely linked with abundance, crops, women, children, soul, good luck & much more …
June 24 has a special significance for both Romanians and all those who appreciate the beauty and meaning of the traditional folk costume. Every year, on June 24, we celebrate The Universal Day of the Romanian Blouse and this is what happens around the world this year.
Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula, made famous Romania’s belief that garlic wards off the vampires. But, when you start really looking for the truth, things look very different. Romans, Greeks, Indians, Mongolians, Egyptians and so many more share the same belief.
A’TOPIA is Ciprian Istrate’s first solo show at Galateca Gallery exhibition space. In case you are in Bucharest, take the time and go see A’TOPIA exhibition which is open between July 13 – September 3, 2017.
The MVP Academy acceleration program, developed by TechHub Bucharest, recently announced that applications are open for the 4th edition of the accelerator dedicated to tech businesses. Startups can apply by Sunday, February 9, 2017.
In March 2015, I was writing on my blog about the pre-order launch campaign launch of Vector — the smartwatch with Romanian DNA which promised customers 30-days battery life. One year, just few days after CES, FitBit announced Vector’s aquisition.