KAZAKH DESIGNERS AT ROMA FASHION WEEK
Kazakh brand is appreciated abroad. More and more Kazakh fashion designers display their collections in prestigious fashion weeks abroad. One of them took place in Rome. Fashion designers, stylists and make-up artists were selected in Astana. The Kazakh fashion designer named her first collection ‘Clothing-2017’. The fashion line is commercial and was created for everyday life. The designer says that women should always be elegant, and their costumes should be comfortable and made of natural fabrics.
GAUKHAR ZHETPISPAYEVA, FASHION DESIGNER:
- My native Kazakhstani lands inspired me to create this collection. Even though the clothing is modern, I gained inspiration from my native land, from tints, colors and plants. This is quite a process.
Ekaterina Kovalevskaya’s collection is the clothing made from comfortable jersey. Light, fashionable colors outfit can compete with foreign brands.
EKATERINA KOVALEVSKAYA, FASHION DESIGNER:
- There are many talented designers, and we have something to show to this world. We keep up the pace. I constantly receive positive feedback regarding fashion events held in Astana and across Kazakhstan. It means people know about us.
Five Kazakh fashion designers participated in Roma fashion week. They have to stand out among other designers. The jury includes prêt-à-porter experts and the President of the Italian Fashion Institute Cordella, who is ready to offer an internship for the best fashion designer. In short, Roma fashion week is a great chance to be noticed.
RICCARDO GUBIANI, GENERAL PRODUCER, ROMA FASHION WEEK:
- It is not difficult to become a successful designer if you are lucky to have a good manager or sponsor. A sponsor can find enough money to make a new brand recognizable. Undoubtedly, you need large investments and you need to have knowledge to establish a fashion company. It is very difficult to achieve success quickly, but the one who has talent will prove oneself sooner or later.
Famous fashion houses and designers displayed their collections in Rome as well. Global scale fashion industry players such as Giorgio Armani or Pierre Cardin often attend this sort of fashion weeks. They are perfect examples to follow for young and ambitious Kazakh fashion designers, who now intend to conquer Milan with the brand "Made in Kazakhstan".