Russian Fashion Week opens in Moscow
Local Russian fashion talent as well as designers from France, Spain, Italy and Eastern Europe will showcase their fall/winter 2009-2010 work at the Russian Fashion Week, which opened at the Congress Hall of the World Trade Centre in Moscow and will run from March 28 to April 4.
A famous Russian female politician and rookie designer Irina Khakamada will present her second collection at the Russian Fashion Week. Among foreign guest presenters are Jean-Charles de Castelbajac from France and Francesc Toni from Italy. All in all, 50 designers will demonstrate their collections.
Russian Fashion Week opens this Saturday, showcasing some of Russia's most exciting designers as well as talent from France, Spain and Italy. The fashions on display are for the autumn/winter season of 2009/2010.
The biggest fashion event in Eastern Europe will feature some 50 designers from all across Russia and beyond.
On Sunday, one of Russia’s most famous fashion designers – Slava Zaitsev – will present his haute couture collection. Sometimes called “Red Dior” by the western media, he began his fabled career in the 1960s. His new collection is dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of Dyagilev’s Seasons in Paris. The ballet impresario and founder of Ballets Russes conquered Paris at the beginning of the 20th century.
One unlikely name on the list of participating designers is Irina Khakamada, who is making her second appearance at RFW as a fashion designer.
The European world of fashion is represented by renowned French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Spaniard Francesca Toni and budding Italian designers recommended by the Italian Fashion Chamber, among others.