Innovative award-winning fashion designer Catalin
Botezatu of Romania will present his latest collection
of inspired creations on Saturday February 9, 2008 in
the ballroom of the elegant Westin Times Square in New
York City. Part of Couture Fashion Week, Mr. Botzatu's
show promises to be a spectacular event.
One of Romania's most important designers, Catalin
Botezatu has been named "Designer of the Year" six years
in a row by VIP Magazine (Romania), and has twice been
presented with the "Award for Excellency in Fashion" by
Fashion TV Romania, in addition to numerous other
fashion awards around the world. His fashion
accomplishments have been featured in prominent
publications and media around the world including Der
Stern, Book Moda, Financial Times, EuroNews, Deutsche
Welle, World Fashion TV, and Italian television networks
RAI, TG3 and Italia Piu.
A prolific and energetic fashion icon, Mr. Botezatu has
done fashion shows all over the world including Rome,
Athens, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Moscow, Budapest, Ibiza,
Malta, Sun City South Africa and Windock Namibia. He
recently showed his designs as part of the Ford Agency's
Supermodel of the Year competition in Las Vegas. Between
1999 and 2000 the designer staged fashion shoots and
shows at the Amir Palace in Tunis as well as in Luxor
and Cairo, Egypt. In 2002, he did a calendar shoot and
three fashion shows in Kusadasi, Turkey. In 2002 he
presented his collections at Milan Fashion Week
following the Versace fashion show. In 2004, he
presented a highly creative collection inspired by
Japan's Samurai warriors at Jimmi'z in Monte Carlo
followed by shows at Bali Fashion Week in Indonesia and
in Malta. Most recently he has done fashion shows in
Tunisia as part of that country's independence day
celebrations; at the Cannes International TV Festival;
at fashion weeks in Jakarta, Bali, Iceland, Athens,
Bucharest and Jamaica; at the ModaLiveMediteraneo
fashion festival in Italy; and at the Romanian embassy
in Paris. In 2007 he created the "Maserati Collection"
inspired by the famous luxury automobile brand.
In addition to his exquisite couture designs, Catalin
Botezatu is also famous for his women's lingerie and
men's underwear creations. He has done over 20 men's
underwear fashion shows, most of them broadcast by
Fashion TV. In 2005, his first women's lingerie
collection was specially made for the Fashion TV program
"Midnight Hot". Also in 2005, Mr. Botezatu opened the
FTV Model Awards with his lingerie collection, the first
fashion show held on the stage of the famous Moulin
Rouge in Paris.
Mr. Botezatu is one of the few major fashion designers
who directs and styles his own shows and makes all his
accessories (jewelry, shoes, hats). His distinguished
clientele includes politicians, socialites, VIPs,
entertainers and celebrities. But his beautiful
creations have a strong appeal for any woman looking to
bring out her femme fatale side through sensual, refined
and sophisticated fashions.
Couture Fashion Week is a multi-day event showcasing
luxury couture and fine fashion including eveningwear,
elegant fashion, couture bridal as well as accessories.
Attendees include upscale consumers, invited VIPs, the
press and selected high-end store buyers. The events
also include exhibits of luxury brands as well as
entertainment and networking cocktail and after-parties,
and are held in top venues in New York City, Palm Beach
and other selected cities.
In addition to its ongoing offering of unique branding
opportunities for luxury products and services, Couture
Fashion Week a creation of producer Andres Aquino, works
in conjunction with lifestyle industry leaders around
the world in offering attendance at the fashion shows as
part of lavish travel and shopping experiences for those
with exquisite tastes.