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Georgian Designer Wins Fashion Oscar


Demna Gvasalia has been awarded the CDFA’s (the Council of Fashion Designers of America) ‘Oscar of Fashion’ statuette in the ‘Best International Designer’ nomination, for promoting Vetements and Balenciaga brands. It’s the first time that a designer from the post-Soviet area has been granted this most prestigious award in the …

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How Vetements Is Helping Tbilisi Become the Next Fashion Hotspot


The fashion realm has come a long way. Days where people’s sartorial interests were swayed exclusively by what trends mainstream fashion capitals like New York, Paris, London or Milan produced are long behind us. Here at Highsnobiety, not a week goes by where we aren’t covering a designer, trend or event …

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Tokyo Hosts Exhibition of Georgian Fashion Designers


From 19 May to 24 May the Georgian fashion exhibition week will take place in Tokyo introducing some of the most talented Georgian fashion designers to the Japanese market. The Georgian fashion brands represented at the exhibition are Lako Bukia,Lasha Devdariani and Ria Keburia. Project ArtBeat http://projectartbeat.com will participate with the …

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Meet the Next Generation of Fashion Designers to Watch from Tbilisi


Tbilisi, the capital city in Georgia, has been on the fashion radar in recent years, thanks to Vetements and Balenciaga designer Demna Gvasalia‘s international success, and the launch of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi. Now in its fifth season, the fashion festival has proved that the city is truly a …

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Bros Eyewear Plans To Open First Shop in Spring

Bros Eyewear

Bros Eyewear workshop that uses natural wood material in its production, plans to open its first shop in Tbilisi, this spring. Founder of the company Levan Gamtenadze told Business Contract, that full assortment of production is exported to Spain, however they plan to cover Azerbaijan and Armenian Markets as well. Company …

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Unintentional Fashion Lesson From Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Georgia: Forbes


Georgia is all about its fusion cred: the earliest churches of Christendom at the ancient Persian borderlands, its unique cursive alphabet used for prolific Medieval poetic heritage, early adoption of cinematography thanks to close ties with France, and a renowned tradition of hospitality. Given the right conditions, when Georgians “mix …

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10 Breakout Designers From Fashion’s Underground City Tbilisi

(Photos: Courtesy of Lako Bukia)

When you think of fashion week, the usual cities come to mind: New York, London, Milan, and Paris. But Mercedes-Benz (who ended their partnership with New York Fashion Week in 2015) has since explored other cities for fashion week. Such under-the-radar locations include Prague, Kiev, and most recently Tbilisi, Georgia. …

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2016 Fall/Winter Fashion Trends


Fall/Winter 2016 has arrived along with the numerous fashion shows advertising new trends. Finally, we can huddle into the warmth of our woolen sweaters and baggy sweatpants. We can wear our fluffy socks and rock our messy buns. Finally, we can read a book by a snug fireplace or drink …

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Georgian Fashion: The Next Big Thing?

Georgian Fashion: The Next Big Thing?

The following is a partner post from EurasiaNet.org written by Monica Ellena. Republished with permission. Last October’s appointment of 35-year-old, Georgia-born Demna Gvasalia as creative director of the Paris-based fashion powerhouse Balenciaga is helping to put the South Caucasus country of Georgia on the international fashion map. But despite the opening up …

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