The New York Times explores fashion accessories and designers from Zagreb

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ZAGREB, Nov. 26 (Hina) — As Zagreb gears up for this year’s Christmas market, The New York Times this week ran an article about fashion accessories and designers in the Croatian capital, the Croatian capital reported on Friday. Zagreb City Tourist Board.

The article was written by Kristin Vuković, featuring original fashion accessories such as the tie, handmade bags, hats and umbrellas and Croatian fashion brands and designers including Croata, Etno Butik Mara, Kobali hats, Cerovečki umbrellas and goldsmith Mario Nokaj.

Zagreb has been described as the capital that “dresses to impress”, where “influences from neighboring Italy and remnants of its Austro-Hungarian past, together with traditional symbols paired with contemporary design, create a distinctive style “.

The Tourist Board said the New York Times was one of the most popular daily newspapers in the United States and worked with it to promote the Croatian capital.

Asked by Hina if everything is ready for tomorrow’s opening of the Christmas market, known as Advent Zagreb, the Tourist Board said preparations are going according to plan and most of it is ready.

The opening of Advent Zagreb begins on November 27 with the lighting of the first Advent candle on the historic Manduševac fountain in the main Trg Bana Jelačića square. The event will take place at several downtown locations until January 6, 2022.

The Tourist Board hopes this year’s Christmas market will attract many local and foreign tourists despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of October 25 this year, Zagreb had been visited by around 555,000 tourists, which generated 1.2 million overnight stays, respectively increases of 69% and 63% compared to the same period in 2020. pre-pandemic record year 2019, overnight stays this year reached 52% of the 2019 figure.

You can see the New York Times article here

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