The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia (MBFW) will take place at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow from October 13 to 17. Over 70 fashion designers from Russia, Georgia, Ukraine and other countries will present their S/S collections. Some will showcase their current season or mixed collections.
The Fashion week will be inaugurated by Slava Zaitsev. Shows by Alena Akhmadullina, Viva Vox, Yasya Minochkina (Ukraine), Yulia Nikolaeva, DashaGauser, Julia Dalakian, Igor Gulyaev, GogaNikabadze (Georgia) and Dimaneu, Saint-Tokyo and others will be showcased over two days.
The Fashion Week will support talented debutants. In the new season for the first time in their careers, designers like Mach &Mach, Julia Dilua, Anastasia Kondakova, ZA_ZA, Anika, Naidal, Turbo Yulia, Nikolay Legenda as well as National Fashion Council grants awardees ArtemShumov, Chasto and Lime Blossom among others will showcase their work. Some designers will show their collections in a new dynamic apparel presentation format.
At the Children Fashion Festival, Russia Walt Disney Company in association with Children’s World store chain will present a collection inspired by characters from the film The Beauty and the Beast. For the third time, MBFW Russia will present collections, designed specifically for people with special needs and limited mobility. And for the first time, all the shows of the MBFW will be broadcast in the 3600 format.
An interesting addition to the new season of MBFW Russia will be the Festival of Russian Folk Artistic Crafts – ‘Russian Art Legacy’. For these three days a dedicated area of the exhibition centre will turn into a styled art-space; it will become a huge artistic workshop for folk craftsmen.