Tatyana Parfionova was born in 1956 in Poltava. In 1964 she moved to St Petersburg. In 1977 designer graduated from Art College named after V. Serov (as of 1992 St Petersburg Art College named after N.K. Roerich), and in 1990 from Moscow Technological Institute. Before establishing her own Fashion House Tatyana Parfionova had worked as decoration artist at Leningradodezhda (design and tailoring studio of St Petersburg) and was at the head of the Fashion Theatre in 1988. In 1988 Tatyana Parfionova was awarded with prize at Intermoda contest in Czechoslovakia, and in 1989 at the contest Young Designers in London. She became famous in early 1990s. At that time she found inspiration in pictures of Russian and European avant-garde artists of the beginning of the 20th century. In 1995 Tatyana Parfionova opened her own Fashion House which has all this time been at 51 Nevsky Prospect. ‘Designer’s business is to get emotion and then give it away” (Tatyana Parfionova). Designer’s personal impressions and passions are always reflected in her collections and art pieces, one can see her nature obsession in multiple colors and animalistic details which you see on dresses, pictures, cushions and other objects produced and tailored by Fashion House TATYANA PARFIONOVA.