Meet the Model: Exclusive Interview with Sabrina Perlleshi

NY Elite Magazine: Tell us a little bit about yourself.  Sabrina Perlleshi: My name is Sabrina Perlleshi and I am an American-Albanian from Westchester, New York. I am 21 years old and attend Marist College. There, I study fashion merchandising and have a concentration in product development. I also have a minor in fashion design…

Fiona Abdullahu, the makeup artist that wows with her art

Fiona Abdullahu is a talented makup artist, who received her training from the professional academies in Helsinki and Paris. The looks that she creates are a work of art, transforming people’s faces to artwork. She wows you with her make-up skills. Currently Fiona is working on a new project called “Fake it Real”,  which features six signature looks:…

Meet the Model: Interview with Yuliya Bratnichenko

Yuliya Bratnichenko is an award-winning Ukrainian model, who started getting into fashion at a very young age. She has been featured in many magazines and loves to express herself in her own unique style. In the following interview Yuliya talks about her passions, what beauty and fashion mean to her and her career highlights. 

“Mullixhiu” Tirana’s Best Hospitality and Fine Dining

Mullixhiu Restaurant in Tirana is one of the top restaurants in Albania that offers fine dining, great hospitality and family warmth that honors the tradition and values of the great Chef Bledar Kola. Famous photographer Ilir Rizaj has captured the sophisticated yet relaxed warmth of the Mullixhiu restaurant during his recent trip in Albania. 


By: Kathryn Sempecos With summer coming quickly, many of you are now starting to think about those embarrassing areas of concern. Whether it’s dull, wrinkly skin or excess skin or fat around the arms, abdomen or legs & butt. Wow….Summer can bring a lot of stress for people who don’t quite feel ready to shed…

Naledi Design: Innovative, Timeless, Unique

Industrial Chic Meets Modern Fashion Michael Moloi designs intriguing and complex jewelry for artists. Inspired by nature, dance, music and all art forms, successful designer Michael Moloi creates the finest in handcrafted custom made jewelry, accessories, sculptures and furniture.

Herve Doliska named “Best Fitness Instructor” in Miami

Fitness instructor, health guru and radio personality Herve Doliska is named the “Best Fitness Instructor” in Miami. Herve coaches group fitness and exercise classes, and trains individuals one on one to get the best results fast. His fitness program “Get Fit with Herve” has created a transformation fitness and health movement in Florida, inspiring many…

Sophisticated collections stunned the New York runway during Albanian Fashion Week 2017

CEO of Albanian Fashion Agency and organizer of the Albanian Fashion Week, Mrika Krasniqi picked seven designers to show off their beautiful collections during Albanian Fashion Week 2017 in New York. These internationally known designers are some of the best in the Albanian fashion industry, namely: Ardi Asllani, Kadrije Brestofci, Jehona Bunjaku, Dashurie Elshani, Flora Select, Aferdita Adela and Aida Selimaj.

Sara Shala Designs: Classy and Elegant Handcrafted Jewelry

Sara Shala is a Kosovo-born jewelry designer, based in New York. She recently showcased her latest designs during fashion week in New York held in Times Squares, a sold-out event. At Albanian Fashion Week NY designer Sara Shala presented her mesmerizing trends with tasteful and classy accessories that you are sure to fall in love with. Her jewelry pieces captivated the show and the audience with her eye-catching designs.

Julian Gjaci wears traditional Bora Balaj Designs

Albanian top designer Bora Balaj presented her traditional wear at the “Fashion Show By Bora Balaj” which took place in Connecticut on Sunday, April 3, 2016. The collection featured beautiful traditional clothes, including captivating wedding dresses and accessories and folk wear that capture the rich colors in Albanian embroidery.

Albanian Fashion Show NY Brings Sold Out Crowd

When Mrika Krasniqi of Albanian Fashion Week puts on her annual Fashion Show in New York it is the hottest ticket in town. Europe’s best fashion designers show off their newest creations for the American public and potential buyers.

Former Miss Albania and Miss Kosova were among the high-ranked models showing off the latest designs of Albanian Fashion Week NY on March 27, 2016. Top Models walked the runway in fashions by Vjollca Llapashtica, Valdrin Sahiti, Bora Balaj, Sara Shala, Lexy Spaqi and Tatjana Ljara.

Nora Muja Wins Miss Intercontinental Kosovo

Nora Muja is chosen as Miss Intercontinental Kosovo for 2015-2016. Born in Cologne, Germany Nora says she is very proud to represent the newest country in the world in an international event. Nora started her modeling career at age 13. She won “Miss Ulqini” followed by “Miss Bukuria e Ulqinit” in 2009.