The main inspiration comes from the tradition named “Nestinarstvo”, which has been named by UNESCO as a Bulgarian intangible cultural heritage and it is a ritual where a dance on hot coil is being performed by barefoot men and women, dressed in traditional Bulgarian costumes. Another major inspiration point is a specific element from the Bulgarian traditional costume, named “gaytan”. It is a key element in the national costume and it serves the purpose of a frame of the outfit that highlights the beauty of the Bulgarian woman.
Materials and techniques:
Various natural materials. The past, different tehniques, costumes and traditions have always been a main inspiration for the NIKOLAY BOZHILOV label. The collection combines the idea of the mysticism and strength of Bulgarian spirit and shows the image of the now-a-days empowered woman.