With close to a 100 shows on the schedule, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia kicks off its new season on October 15th. The week promises a balanced mix of modern and classic styles, and a line up of fresh and familiar faces.
Highlights this year range from, Mad Daisy Moscow, who will be introducing a collection done in a collaboration with the Tretyakov Gallery, awards winning brand N Legenda whose creativity and avantgardism have everyone on the edge of their seats each season, to Ksenia Gertz who is leading the pack on sustainability in Russian fashion.
Mad Daisy Moscow SS2020 collections is done in collaboration with the Tretyakov Gallery. The upcoming collection is dedicated to the support of women suffering from alopecia. The collection will celebrate this wonderful and inspiring women who are fearlessly breaking stereotypes
Image Courtesy Maddaisymoscow.com
Ksenia Gerts is now leading the pack on sustainability in fashion. Her collection carries scannable chips in lieu of physical tags to avoid waste and her shoes are designed from vegan leather made out of pinatex, pineapple leaf material. With this new SS2020 collection, Ksenia take the waste management to a new level by incorporating scrap pieces of fabric into unique prints in her creative designs.
15 Oktober 17.00
EXPATS is a new global fashion collective of Russian and American designers with a mission to build a creative bridge between the two countries and distinct cultures through the language of fashion. EXPATS premier runway collection is inspired by three distinct moments of Russian history:
-The Polenitsa – mythical Russian women-warriors,
-The House of Romanovs, and
-The October Revolution;
Centuries apart, they all share one symbolic color – Russian Red – which will be a leitmotif for EXPATS debut collection.
18 October 18.00
ASADULLINA AIGEL is a gender-neutral clothing brand inspired by futurism. The young brand has already debuted its collections at MBFW Tbilisi, Milan and Copenghagen. The SS 20 collection is called the “Last outbreak”. The name is linked to the problem of the coral reef extinction.
Image Courtesy Aisel Asadullina
Launched by designer Olga Vasyukova, fashion brand Red September is inspired by industrial and architectural sensibilities. Brand’s signature square shoulder design finds a new implementation in a variety of forms and hues.
18 October 20.00
Brands N. LEGENDA basic concept is a drama in a minimalist style. Brand has two lines – season’s collections demi-couture and TR-line, basic clothes with classic monochrome colors. DESIGNER NIKOLAY LEGENDA — the winner of “New names in design” by the magazine SOBARA.RU, a member of international platform FASHION SCOUT during MERCEDES-BENZ KIEV FASHION DAYS, the finalist of the international FASHION SCOUT at LONDON FASHION WEEK.
October at the Manege