Highlights from the third day of Moscow Fashion Week at the International RUSSIA Expo

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From March 1st to March 8th, Moscow Fashion Week is taking place at the Central Exhibition Hall ‘Manege’ and at the International RUSSIA Expo in Pavilion No. 75 of VDNH. On the third day, new collections were presented by brands from St. Petersburg, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Kostroma, Ivanovo, Tambov, Krasnoyarsk, and Novosibirsk.

A.lilium (St. Petersburg)
The third day of Moscow Fashion Week commenced with the runway presentation of the brand A.lilium by designer Anastasia Yaguzhinskaya from St. Petersburg. The women's collection showcased impeccably tailored blazers and their diverse interpretations: spencer jackets, elongated vests, or dress-blazers. Models gracing the runway flaunted ensembles featuring tulle and lace skirts, intricate voluminous or deconstructed sleeves, and a mix of form-fitting dresses accentuated with wide fringes and brooches.
Catwalk: https://disk.yandex.ru/d/uRKbuQ4P_NzWxA

BRAND BRAMA (Komsomolsk-on-Amur)
Accompanied by the live performance of singer Sofia Brintseva, BRAND BRAMA unveiled a collection that seamlessly merges futuristic style, cyberpunk elements, and anime influences. Hailing from the rainy city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, designer and founder Tatiana Bramaretskaya specializes in crafting unique jackets and pants resistant to rain and wind. The collection showcased functional sets for both men and women, emphasizing individuality through bold geometric shapes, vibrant colors and prints, unconventional silhouettes, technological accents, and innovative materials.
Catwalk: https://disk.yandex.ru/d/LcZMVVVpP-25Vg

Originating from Kostroma, Alisia Fiori is a brand specializing in women's and children's clothing. Designer Irina Sharova drew inspiration from school uniforms for girls and teenagers, as well as feminine office attire, focusing on the quality of materials. This season, the collection featured 40 timeless models including flowy dresses adorned with floral prints and ruffles, A-line dresses of varying lengths with voluminous sleeves. The collection predominantly utilized natural fabrics such as linen and cotton, along with recycled blended materials in alignment with sustainable fashion practices.
Catwalk: https://disk.yandex.ru/d/x8dPZl-nlyNVPA

DIMA KUSTIKOV's "Fantasy Collection No. 1" primarily showcases a men's collection with some unique female ensembles. Designer Dima Kustikov from Ivanovo reimagined the contemporary issue of self-expression. Through deconstruction, form experimentation, texture blending, and original prints, along with denim featuring contrasting stitching and customizations, the collection evolved into a stylish artistic expression with a youthful vibe. The runway display was elevated by striking makeup, tousled hair, and the models' carefree stride, contributing to the overall ambiance.
Catwalk: https://disk.yandex.ru/d/xXtDB--H8E7Tkw

Lyubov Miloserdova (Tambov)
The collaboration between fashion designer Lyubov Miloserdova from Tambov and opera singer Tatyana Abdulina resulted in the "Rachmaninoff. Inspiration" collection, born from their shared admiration for the renowned composer. Fusing music and fashion, the collection presented elegant cocktail and evening outfits characterized by textural interplay and layering. Soft color palettes and unique voluminous sleeve designs paid tribute to Sergei Rachmaninoff's life, where a longtime secret admirer presented him with white lilacs. The show commenced with a model donning a pristine white suit, symbolizing this heartfelt gesture. Classic elements intertwined with theatrically dramatic touches, all exuding an essence of lightness and sensuality.
Catwalk: https://disk.yandex.ru/d/hOXSmJpwLcYGHw

Anita Leskova (Krasnoyarsk)
Originating from the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Anita Leskova is a brand established in 2010. During the fashion presentation, models engaged in interactive actions mimicking movements from children's active games. The color palette predominantly featured black and white with sporadic red accents. The use of lacquered materials, sheer mesh, and tulle contributed to the creation of memorable and playful looks, complemented by conceptual accessories such as belts, bags, bolt earrings, and mono-earrings specially crafted for the show by designer Daria Semyonova.
Catwalk: https://disk.yandex.ru/d/0DiSO8-jsWinBA

Closing the third day of showcases at Moscow Fashion Week taking place at the international RUSSIA Expo in Pavilion 75 at VDNH, was the Novosibirsk brand SVETLANA SHPADYREVA. Founder and designer Svetlana Shpadyreva adheres to the concept of sustainable fashion, transforming unused men's suits into contemporary women's ensembles. The trend of the oversized jacket received a fresh interpretation: deconstructed and intricate shapes, ruffle embellishments, and contrasting inserts helped create a new elegant classic. Men's trousers were reimagined into long skirts with high slits. A standout piece was the wide skirt entirely crafted in a patchwork technique from colorful denim. The looks were complemented with berets. The entire collection embodies the brand's philosophy: conscious consumption as a reflection of the new world.
Catwalk: https://disk.yandex.ru/d/V21FshXoIrkpFw

The fashion shows at the International RUSSIA Expo in Pavilion No. 75 at VDNH are open to all visitors. Live streams of the shows can also be watched on the official Moscow Fashion Week website. Recordings of the shows are available on the official VK community. Guests of the event can look forward to over 20 more designer showcases from various regions in Russia. Designers will be coming from cities such as Astrakhan, Belgorod, Ulyanovsk, Ufa, and others to present their collections at Moscow Fashion Week.
Moscow Fashion Week takes place from March 1st to 8th at the prestigious Central Exhibition Hall ‘Manege’ and Pavilion No. 75 at VDNH, serving as the location for the international RUSSIA Expo. The event garnered significant attention, receiving an impressive 1038 applications from designers hailing from 151 cities across 72 regions of Russia.