A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

George Styler

George Styler is Los Angeles based Serbian designer. His knitwear collections are sociological studies expressed through fashion where words and phrases are replaced by clothing of expressive communicative powers.He is Ones to Watch Winner of Season AW14 (London Fashion Week), and 2014 Knitwear King. His pieces have been featured in Vogue,Glamour,Esquire,Harper’s Bazar, Elle, The New York Times… and the front covers of New African Woman and Unfolded magazine. He presented his work around the world at fashion events such as London Fashion Week, LA Fashion Week, EXPO 2015 Milan, Belgrade Fashion Week, Seattle Fashion Week, His pieces are worn by many celebrities including Cara Delevingne, Georgia May Jagger…

George Styler’s colorful knitwear collections are inspired by fairytales and beauty of nature. It emphasizes floral and animal patterns as well as elements from art and architecture. He also spend a lot of time experimenting with different kind of yarns, textures and colors and,including handmade embroidery details. His collections express multiculturalism since he combine ethno motives from Africa, Asia, Balkan and South America with a touch of British punk and Hollywood glamour. All of these elements contribute in creating unique designs that fuse modern and traditional

  • June 2012 – George Styler fashion show at FASHIONCLASH Maastricht (Collection-Captivity)
  • October 2012- George Styler fashion show – Belgrade Fashion Week  (Collection-Captivity)
  • November 2012- Best Fashion Show Award (BazART Award)
  • February 2013- International Fashion Showcase – London Fashion Week (exhibition)
  • March 2013- Fashion show – Perwoll Fashion Week in Belgrade
  • October 2013- Fashion Show -Perwoll Fashion Week in Belgrade (Collection -NetWork)
  • November 2013 – ‘BLIC Award’ for the best fashion show and ‘Lepota i Zdravlje’  award for the best hair styling ( by Ucha Hair)  for  the  collection NetWork
  • December 2013- Ones to Watch winner for AW 14  (selected to show in the  Ones To Watch show at Fashion Scout London – London Fashion Week
  • February 2014-Fashion Show -London Fashion Week- Fashion Scout London- AW14
  • August 2014 -Knitwear King 2014- Machine Knitting Monthly
  • September 2014- Fashion Show at London Fashion Week-Fashion Scout London SS15
  • September 2014- Fashion Show – Vancouver Fashion Week
  • October 2014- Fashion Show at Belgrade Fashion Week
  • April 2015- BFW Design Collective Fashion Show- Black’n’Easy Fashion Week
  • June 2015- World Expo 2015- Milano, Origin – Passion and Beliefs- Vicenza
  • April 2015- The Winner of fashion competition (BFW for LFW)
  • September 2015- September 2014- Fashion Show at London Fashion Week-Fashion Scout London SS16
  • November 2015- Fashion Show-Belgrade Fashion Week

Source: Official Web Site
Photo: Nemanja Krstic

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Bishop Damaskin (Grdanički)

The vacant episcopal post of the American-Canadian Diocese was filled on June 22, 1938 at the Regular Session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Elected as its second Diocesan Hierarch was Bishop Dr. Damaskin (Grdanicki) of Mukachevo and Priashevo.

Bishop Damaskin was born in Leskovac in 1892. He graduated from the nine year St. Sava Seminary in Belgrade, while simultaneously attending the Belgrade Music School. After finishing the Seminary, he taught music at the First High School in Kragujevac. Received into the monastic order at Rakovica Monastery by Archimandrite Platon, later martyred as Bishop of Banja Luka, he studied at the St. Petersburg Theological Academy where he received a Master's Degree in Theology in 1917. He then went to Freiburg, Switzerland where he obtained a Ph.D. in Philosophy.

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Publishing

Prayer Book

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America is pleased to announce the publication of a beautiful pocket-size, full-color, English-language Prayer Book, which has been compiled and designed by our newly enthroned His Grace, Bishop Maxim, and printed in Serbia. The book contains prayers commonly used by Orthodox Christians, lists of Scriptural Commandments, and brief articles on the precepts of Faith, proper conduct in church, and the meaning and practice of prayer. It is adorned with striking icons and illustrations by Fr. Stamatis Skliris, a parish priest in Athens who is renowned as an iconographer and as a writer and lecturer on Byzantine iconography. Full-color on coated stock throughout, 36 pages, 3¾" × 5½" format, paperback, saddle-stitched.