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New East stars among Dazed’s youth culture top 100

11 April 2017 · Kyrgyzstan · Lithuania · Russia
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  • Vsevolod “Sever” Cherepanov (Image: @amoureuxpeintre / Instagram)

  • Bria Vinaite (Image: @chronicflowers / Instagram)

Lumpen model Vsevolod “Sever” Cherepanov and actress Bria Vinaite have been named among the Dazed 100 — a guide to the figures shaping youth culture.

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Highlights: last look at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana

7 April 2017 · Ljubljana · Slovenia
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  • Nude, Tanja Zorn (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • D’Alpaos (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • D’Alpaos (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Birds of Paradise, Atelier Terra Urbana (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Work in Progress, Peter Movrin (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Work in Progress, Peter Movrin (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Rog Pony bikes (Image: Jani Ugrin and Nejc Pernek/ Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

It has been an exhilarating week in the Slovenian capital, with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week thrilling fashion fans with the most exciting local talent, both emerging and established.

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week lands in Ljubljana

5 April 2017 · Ljubljana · Slovenia
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  • Work in Progress, Peter Movrin (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Work in Progress, Peter Movrin (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Ivanman (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Ivanman (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Day Before, Nataša Peršuh (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

  • Day Before, Nataša Peršuh (Image: Jani Ugrin / Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana / Facebook)

Last night marked the opening of the fourth edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Ljubljana, with hundreds of fashion fans descending on the city's exhibition centre to see the best of local talent.

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Russian menswear designer Maria Kazakova makes shortlist for LVMH Prize

29 March 2017 · Russia
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  • (JAHNKOY - THE DISPLACED / Sasha Kulak / Vimeo)

Siberia-born New York-based fashion designer Maria Kazakova has been named among the eight finalists of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers.  

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Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia honoured at CFDA Fashion Awards

27 March 2017 · Georgia
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(Image: Vetements for SVMoscow)

Georgian fashion designer Demna Gvasalia has won the International Award at the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Awards for his work at Balenciaga and Vetements.

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Russian designer Artemy Lebedev presents design concept for Nike Air Max

20 March 2017 · Russia
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  • Artemy Lebedev’s design (Image: Nike)

Earlier this month, Nike revealed its “RevolutionAirs” — 12 creatives from around the world invited to re-envisage Nike Air Max trainers as part of the brand's Vote Forward campaign. Among the participants hoping to have their design released is Russian designer Artemy Lebedev, who has just unveiled his design concept.

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Check out the first collection from Russian streetwear label T3CM

14 March 2017 · Russia
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  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

  • (T3CM / Ivan Skorikov)

Set in and among towering apartment blocks, the teaser for Russian streetwear label T3CM's first Fall/Winter 2017 collection takes its inspiration from beyond the catwalk.

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Apart: journey to Kaliningrad with Gosha Rubchinskiy and INRUSSIA

9 March 2017 · Kaliningrad · Russia
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  • (Apart [Online Premiere] / INRUSSIA / YouTube)

Russian fashion designer and photographer Gosha Rubchinskiy has collaborated with contemporary culture platform INRUSSIA to make short documentary film Apart.

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How can we define a post-Soviet aesthetic in fashion? Find out at the ICA

2 March 2017 · Russia
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Back Home With Alice,Turkina Faso, 2016

On 22 March London's ICA will host “Defining a Post-Soviet Aesthetic in Fashion”, exploring the incorporation of Soviet iconography and 1990s Russian streetwear into western fashion over recent years.

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Meet Pretty Ugly, the Lithuanian fashion project championing self-expression

24 February 2017 · Lithuania
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  • Free the Nipple campaign (Image: Pretty Ugly)

  • Free the Nipple campaign (Image: Pretty Ugly)

  • (Image: Pretty Ugly)

Tired of being held to unattainable and frankly dull standards of beauty? Lithuanian fashion collective Pretty Ugly think that our most important standard should be uniqueness.

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