Georgia is fuelling and nurturing a new generation of designers who are helping put this small slice of the globe on the map. FashionNetwork.com explores how local designers are luring luxury giants at MBFW Tbilisi.
Established in 2013, the high-end brand led by Anouki Areshidze is a staple of the Georgian fashion scene. Classic silhouettes like trench coats and midi dresses are reworked with the brand’s eco-friendly spirit.
Continuing its efforts to align itself more closely with consumers’ appetite for fashion experiences, the BFC has revealed the two designers who will be staging public-facing catwalk shows at LFW in February.
Muaddi’s own footwear designs are a combination of classic and cool -- from feather and jewel-adorned slings to iridescent latex thigh-highs -- and her shoes have been seen on Rihanna both in public and on Instagram.
The Indian designer, who has been showing his collections during Paris Fashion Week for the last five years, is preparing to make his couture debut in the French capital during this season's Haute Couture Week.
The fashion discovery platform announced on Tuesday that it has hired Ming Yang as its first managing director of China, signaling its official entry into the market and the start of an ambitious expansion plan.
Montserrat Álvarez has created a line of artisanal handbags decorated with ceramics and shells now selling at Barneys, The Webster and Galeries Lafayette, and launched a collaboration with Comme des Garçons.