KIEV, Ukraine, October 25, 2010 — During October 14-19, 2010, 27th Ukrainian Fashion Week took place in Kyiv. The show, gathering hordes of Ukrainian and foreign fashion experts and visited by almost 30,000 guests, featured the presentation of 44 pret-a-porter collections, including those of Victoria Gres, Nota Bene & Karavay, Andre Tan, Zalevskiy, Zinaida Likhacheva, and others. Among the special guests of this year’s show were the President of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion Mario Bozelli, the founder of the company Global Fashion Management Ronald Denis and the renowned French couturier Stephane Rolland. The show was broadcasted on the World Fashion Channel.
The Ukrainian Fashion Week (UFW) is a unique professional fashion event in Ukraine the format of which fully meets the global standards of pret-a- porter fashion weeks. The event debuted in the autumn of 1997 and was the first of its kind in Eastern Europe.
The latest trends in the world of fashion were showcased this year by 44 designer brands. By tradition, the program of the Ukrainian Fashion Week 2010 was saturated by events taking place on and off the catwalk. The goal of most of these projects has been to boost the development and growth of the national fashion business.
Mr. Mario Boselli, the President of National Chamber of Fashion of Italy and the special guests at UFW, was impressed by Ukrainian designers and by the organization of the event and expressed desire to work with them in future.
The youth fashion was presented at UFW as part of a special project New Spirit, which presented to the lovers of all things new and fashionable eight collections of young up-and-coming designers.
Mr Ronald Dennis, one of the most authoritative names in the world of global fashion-industry and a business trainer of world repute, has conducted a two-day work-shop.
The week-long show was closed in style by Le Grand Fashion Show from the famous French designer Stephane Rolland. Le Grand Fashion Show, which took place on October 22, featured breath-taking runway presentation of the designer’s haute couture collection, which last summer triumphed on the Week of Haute Couture in Paris. The world-famous model Karolina Kurkova was invited specially for the extravagant closing runway show.