Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days celebrates 1 year at London Fashion Week

Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion days

I'll be off to London Fashion Week next Thursday and for all of you that read my blog that means you'll get tones of runway show reviews, daily Fashion Week Outfits, Streetstyle and fashion, fashion fashion.
But before I leave I wanted to introduce you to the 6 designers that got picked this year to be part of the Mercedes-benz Kiev Fashion Days runway show ...

I'll be attending the show on Saturday, the 15th at 3pm at Freemansons' Hall and am really excited to see what the designer came up with for their A/W 14 collections.

Runway shows are normally over within a blink of the eye so I really enjoy shows like this were more than 1 designer is showing.
Here is a quick overview of the 6 Ukraine designers showing, before you'll be seeing the exclusive pictures from the show later this week:

Anna K
Anna Kolomoet, student of The Kyiv University of Fine Artsalready showed 4 collections that were mentioned, among others, by Vogue Italy, and L'Officiel Italia. The designer embodies girlish fantasies into dresses of silk and chiffon that won her the Design It contest for SS14 season.

 Krasilnikova is known for her craftsmanship and attention to detail, as she tries to interpret natural forms and find new ways to accentuate the female figure.Bridging the romance, elegance, style, and energy, her garments bring forth classic codes translated into ultra-feminine silhouettes. After the show at Fashion Scout Kiev her SS14 collection appeared in, Marie Claire US,, L’Officiel Italia.

Lara Quint
Lara Quint is a new brand founded by Lara Tomashchuk, who debuted at Fashion Scout Kiev with her SS14 collection. Lara launched her own womenswear brand, focusing on clean cuts and volumes, juxtaposed against a play of prints, textures and forms. An emphasis is put on artisanal handcraft that makes plastic, wood and metal give new sense to the fabrics.

Lera Leshchova
Lera Leshchova was one of the winners of the Design It contest in SS14, founded by Fashion Scout Kiev and supported by Vogue Ukraine and Vogue Italia. Lera Leshchova focuses on elegance, highlighting feminine silhouette in each look. Pure, geometric lines and delicately organic draping are distinctive features of Lera Leshchova's garments. The basis of her collections are always beautiful dresses.

Julie Paskal creates garments with a distinct attention to high-quality fabrics and clean silhouettes. 2 years after its foundation, her brand PASKAL was featured in best fashion magazines, and Julie was recently named as one of the most promising fashion designers in Eastern Europe by Marie Claire (US).PASKAL’s trademark is laser-cut techniques and precise tailoring of exceptional quality.

Yasya Minochkina
During FW 2012 season of Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days Minochkina presented her first runway collection, and soon afterwards Vogue Italia featured the designer in the magazine's Vogue Talents special issue. Yasya Minochkina presents an essential yet edgy wardrobe for every day life, anchored in the European spirit of comfortable elegance. Working on her AW14 collection, Yasya Minochkina was thinking about modern feminist girls who balance between their favorite work and family.

So which one of the designers is your favourite so far?

Much love xxx

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