Follow highlights of 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi opening
Georgia is becoming a bustling hub of a talent, while its capital Tbilisi is creating a name for itself in the region for its flourishing fashion scene, attracting the likes of international buyers, concept store owners and fashion bloggers.
Local and international designers, artists and creative minds on 4 May started to showcase their vision and latest fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2017 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi, which will take place till 8 May.
Overhead sleeves, voluminous shoulders, sporty style, leather and armor dress, bodysuits and marine motives – Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi 2017 has been opened by one of the most influential designers of Georgia Avtandil Tskvitinidze (Avtandil).
Avtandil devoted his collection to women’s power and sexuality. With the floral prints and fabrics, the designer emphasized femininity camouflaged with protest. Couturier created his collection from organza, natural fabrics and velvet, giving preference to the shades of the sea wave, as well as noble green and burgundy flowers.
High-fashion mixed with Georgian traditions – the show of Georgian designer Anuka Keburia appeared as one of the most individualistic and different, using the motifs of Georgian female’s uniqueness and refined image.
The opening day appeared as the debut and start for Georgian designer – Lika Gogoladze. Designer says that a woman wearing LIYA outfit has a strict image, interesting and active life both in family and social environment around her. This is a woman whose hidden character and emotions are difficult to be discovered.
The show of Salome was distinguished by the bold, avant-garde style. The collection includes black glossy leather, silver, electric violet, yellow and white colors. Woman dressed in Salome obviously has a bold image. The main part of the collection is big, colorful or black glasses making the female wearing them more impressive among the surrounding society.
The first day of MBFW continued with Ria Keburia’s performance and show of Vaska.
The culmination of the opening day was the show of Datuna.
The MBFW Tbilisi shows are held at various venues this season, including the Museum of Modern Art of Zurab Tsereteli (MoMa Tbilisi), the Theater of the Royal Quarter, the Writers’ House of Georgia, the Rooms Hotel and Tbilisi Marriott.
Georgia as the fashion capital of Eastern Europe – that’s how international fashionistas and critics assess this little country during last years.