Fashion One: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia 2013Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia 2013 took place in Moscow 29.03-2.04. This prestigious event was streamed live on Fashion One website.
This year Marie Axel, Timur Kim, Slava Zaitsev, Tatiana Parfionova, Viva Vox, Bessarion, Dasha Gauser, Julia Nikolaeva, Tegin, Leonid Alexeev, Poustovit, Lena Tsokalenko were amongst the best and most well-known Russian designers presented their collections.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia encourages the winners of Lamanova and Russian Silhouette fashion contests providing them with space for their debut individual and collective catwalks and presentations.
The protagonists of the Fashion Week are not only acknowledged leaders of Russian fashion field but talented debutants. During 12 years of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia history more than 60 Russian fashion designers were granted promotional and financial support for the participation in the Fashion Week.
Marie Axel designed a strong collection of very feminine and elegant dresses in bold colours. The designer says that she 'builds bridges of elegance to every woman of our time and the future.' She says that her creations are a manifestation of absolute beauty, tenderness and joy which creates a space of love, family and a new life. Timur Kim started with modest denim shirt, proving that with intelligent design even the humblest item can be made beautiful. He embraces the natural movement of fabric to create immaculately tailored items. Kim's managed to be both casual and elegant by mixing denim in tunics and smocks graphic patchworked gowns. He focuses on fusing beauty and seeks to combine sophistication with ease. In his own words, he creates ʻeveryday wear with a touch of luxury.ʼ Dasha Gauser brand started in 2006. She strived to emphasized femininity and sensuality by using silhouette pleats, weaves and layered fabrics. The designer is proud of using mainly natural fabrics: silk, wool, linen and cotton. Her sleek and classy line presented at the MB Fashion Week Russia included casual and office wear as well as evening cocktail dresses. Tatiana Sulimina's collection held an assortment of interesting pieces with bits of fur and front bow details. With a handful of choices in lace and metallic the collection was rather basic and simple but the painted net face masks added a bit of mystery to the show. Photos by artefactagency.info