The third day of MBFW Russia opened with an inclusive fashion show by Yanina Urusova and Tobias Reisner's Bezgraniz Сouture ('Fashion without Boundaries'). The catwalk featured physically challenged models that have active social and creative life. Among them were Miss Wheelchair World 2013 Ksenia Bezuglova and the Russian champion in break dance and the first Russian KIB athletics champion of 2017, Evgeny Smirnov.…
The third day of MBFW Russia opened with an inclusive fashion show by Yanina Urusova and Tobias Reisner's Bezgraniz Сouture ('Fashion without Boundaries'). The catwalk featured physically challenged models that have active social and creative life. Among them were Miss Wheelchair World 2013 Ksenia Bezuglova and the Russian champion in break dance and the first Russian KIB athletics champion of 2017, Evgeny Smirnov. The name of the collection is Dress for Success, as it showcases specialized office clothing. The backbone of the collection featured pants with creases, shirts and jackets. All garments are designed taking into account the necessities of the people with disabilities.
The collection was created with the British Higher School of Art & Design.
MIKHAIL MANAKOV, N. LAMANOVA CONTEST GRAND PRIX
Mikhail Manakov, the winner of the 23rd annual N. Lamanova contest for emerging designers, was awarded a personal début in MBFW Russia with his collection. This year contest's theme was Revolution. Red, grey and black, glitter wingtip shoes, thick bright stockings, graphics and straight lines were on display. A graduate of Vyacheslav Zaitsev Fashion Laboratory, he managed to introduce a fresh interpretation of constructivist ideas of the 1920s blending them with Japanese tinges and calligraphy ornaments.
Garments on the collection: floor length skirts with intentionally wide pleats, jackets with bloomer letters lapels, tunics and shirts.
A collective emerging designers runway show supported by FashionTime.ru, the first Russian fashion and lifestyle portal.
Leya.me – a kids fashion brand by Svetlana Zlotnikova. Midi dresses and skirts for girls and slacks with hoodies for boys. Colors: blue, beige, grey and black.
Fashion.Love.Story - a combination of romantic carelessness and sporty chic style. Pale pink and beige mitigate the influence of black, burgundy and blue inserts. The collection's main highlight is sports suit with flower patterns embroidery and semitransparent peak cap.
Beresta – a women's wear brand by Ksenia Stepanova. Materials: silk, velvet and cotton. Elements of the collection: midi dresses, pants suits with basque and light capes. Brand's designers emphasize their made-in-Russia status, even brand's name reads "Beresta", which "birch bark" in Russian.
AnPer – Anton Permyakov showcases ambitious experiments with constructions and shapes. The cut of his new collection is defined by the Oriental styling featuring elongated tunics and palazzo pants, as well as dragon prints.
Designer of St Petersburg brand Yulia Kosyak created futuristic collection full of silvery metallic, transparent dresses with printed black Polka dot, airy flounces and frills. Turquoise and coral red lacework were applied for high-waist slip panties and blouses. For cropped sweatshirts with an appliqué, male shirts, jackets and pants the designer chose natural fabrics in green shades. Yulia emphasized red as the dominant color of the new season in male's pilot coats with golden embroidery on the chest and gradient female leggings. The models walked the runway wearing high silvery spike heels with their calves covered in plastic; menswear was demonstrated by the models wearing customized white leather vans.
Fashion Laboratory of SLAVA ZAITSEV
Educational project under the guidance of Vyacheslav Zaitsev showcased collections from graduates of various years:
The collection featured quilted coats and jackets, transparent raincoats, dresses with shaped elements.
Major colors of the garments were red, grey and metallic.
VIKI SMIRNOVA – “Viva La VITA!” The collection reflected Rome's vibes.
Models walked the catwalk wearing glittering jackets, short fringed shorts, jumpsuits with open shoulders; wide belts and large accessories.
The color palette was spring green, a combination of black and golden.
Lia GorG – Balance
The collection was a parade of dresses and sundresses with floral embroideries and ribbons, chiffon skirts, one-shoulder blouses and corsets.
Colors: pastel beige, creamy, lavender and sky-blue.
KGB KOLYAGALYABIRYUKOVY (Galina Biryukova)
The designer presented two lines - kids wear and combined line for men and women. Designer team focuses on handmade textile painting, styled design and symbols portrayed in details. Linen was chosen as major fabric for the new collection.
Shirtdresses, straight pants, cropped hoodies, tops, wide belts on the dresses are all elements of the collection.
The color palette featured pastel brown, beige and violet.
ASLAMOVA - with collection INSOMNIA
The collection showcased trouser suits, pencil skirts and classy blouses in black, red, beige and dark blue colors.
Irina Kryuchkova - with collection The Swan Princess
Among the highlights of the collection were floor-length dress adorned by the stones, tiaras, puff skirts and velvet shorts; all in black and white.
OLYA KOSTERINA (USA)
For her début fashion show Olga Kosterina went for minimalism. The collection featured blue denim with sheer selvage: maxi bandeau dress, top with V-neck and shaped sleeves, Spencer jacket with pearly buttons, pleated midi skirt. Creamy color contrasted the dominating blue presented in diverse shades and depths. Three quarter pants of solid fabric and trench with patch pockets along with a floor-length silk dress on thin straps and crop-top with square neckline in trendy red were definitely the highlights of the collection. Footwear featured golden open toe heels and pumps.
Olga was born in Yaroslavl but after moving to the USA, she decided to become a designer. It was her first fashion show in Moscow.
The backbone of the Organics Collection were signature evening gowns of the brand in various lengths and textures. Traditionally smooth lines, complicated cuts, unconventional colors and glitter can describe the garments. The choice of fabrics was diverse: soft velvet was enhanced with sequin, while cotton went hand in hand with silk. Certain garments were adorned with feathers and embroidered with sparkling stones.
The accessories featured bags with brand's hallmark print - green eye in flower petals and butterfly wings. Evening gowns were complimented by jewelry.
A model wearing red trouser suit opened Julia Dalakian fashion show to support the project Russian Designers against AIDS.
Flounces in diverse sizes and shapes, ruffles and fringe are among the dominating elements of the new clothing and footwear collections.
The color palette featured dark-blue, coffee brown, turquoise. Highlight of the collection was pants jumpsuit with sewed on patches, belt and tassels. Bright glitter, sequin and culottes were a tribute to the trends.
MUAH: high cable ponytails, accent on the lips. Colored mask glasses complimented every look.