Moscow Fashion Week
The Event Diary in Brief
The 16th season of the Fashion Week in Moscow came to the end. Best Russian and foreign designers presented their 63 shows to the public’s applause. The October Fashion Week in Moscow was especially rich in striking defiles,
unexpected débuts, interesting projects, records and well-known people who were appearing both as spectators and models. In all, from 24th to 30th of October, about one thousand and two hundred guests visited Gostiny Dvor.
VISA became the presenting partner of the Fashion Week in Moscow from this season and for the next three years. The winner of the contest for the best design of the VISA Gold card, that was organized by VISA, was pronounced at the press-conference devoted to the opening of the Fashion Week in Moscow of Spring-Summer 200. It was Olga Polukhina.
Designers, who became new members of Association of High Fashion and prêt-a-porter according to the voting based on the applications entered, were named at the grand opening of the Fashion Week in Moscow. Masha Tsigal’, Natalia Drigant, Sergey Sysoev and Oleg Biryukov were afforded the honor.
Foreign Fashion Houses, specially submitted applications for participation, presented their collections, as ever. The show by Emilio Pucci Fashion House awoke great interest from the visitors and the press and was sold out. Matthew Williamson, who became the Pucci designer after Christian Lacroix, had no time to speak to all the journalists who wanted to ask the notable designer questions on tendencies of the next season. More over, Gattinoni Fashion House presented its collections as well, its clients include such fashion icons as Jackline Kennedy, Ingrid Bergman and Audrey Hepburn.
One of the most interesting and exciting days of the fashion week was for sure the 4th day, which was marked by the fashion shows of such famous designers as Alina Assi, Ilya Shiyan, Viktoriya Andreyanova, Masha Tsigal and Lena Lenskaya.
Many famous pop-stars and show-business celebrities were specially invited by Ilya Shiyan, Masha Tsigal and Alina Assi to take part in their fashion shows like models. Among them were Dima Bylan (Eurovision’s 2nd place after the leaders, the Finnish group Lordi), Natalya Podolskaya, Sergey Zverev (the world famous stylist). Among the world top-models who visited MFW was top-model and actress Irina Pantaeva. She took part in Yudashkin defile.
The Fashion Week in Moscow as usual professionally organized and conducted seven daily fashion shows. It crowned the October season with the party at FIRST Club, that was organized together with Europe Plus and AVON and where crowd of stars were attended. Music teams such as Tokyo, Igra Slov and Yolka carry guest with their performances and congratulated AVON Company on its 120 anniversary.