Tbilisi Fashion Week 2017 Showroom Opens in Tbilisi Mall
The 15th season of Tbilisi Fashion Week will be underway on April 19 in Georgia’s capital, showcasing glamorous collections, colorful ensembles and latest trends in fashion.
On April 12, a special showroom was opened in the main atrium of Tbilisi Mall, general sponsor of Tbilisi Fashion Week.
The showroom will be open until April 24 and it features the collections of the following designers: Salio Abuseridze, Moko, Mimosa, Shavdia, Art Salon Lika, Workshop Besiki 22, M.G.N.T. Style, No One, Co.Mode, Sopo Iosebidze, Atelier 27, Zedadan, Person, Atelier 22, Anishko, Avazaki, Makrateli, Lovoa, Medamoda, Lunda Story, Mamy Bag, Katrin, Lazeti and Levanto.
On Aprill 19, SOLO will host an exhibition and performance by Sopiko Chiaureli at Wine Factory N1 / Tbili Sio.
On April 20-23, Tbilisi History Museum Karvasla will host designer Mariam Gvasalia's runway show. The same evening the Kakhaberi runway show will also take place.
On April 22, designer Ani Datukashvili will present her collection at School N6 rooms and hall. Then at 22:00 LTFR invites electronic music lovers to attend their performance at Tbilisi Hippodrome Park.
Fashion Week will culminate in a runway show featuring Lasha Jokhadze, which will take place on renovated Aghmashenebeli Avenue in New Tiflis.
Additionally, Tbilisi Fashion Week will feature autumn/winter collections of up and coming Georgian designers, like: ELENNY, MIA, Laboratory the Window, ETHERE ACCESOIRE, Atelier 27, MARTA, Giorgi Tatanashvili, LIKEFORLIKA.
Foreign designers and brands will also take part in Tbilisi Fashion Week 2017, including Lara Quint and SAYYA(Urkaine), ZLATOSTUDIO (Russia), SONCESS (Armenia), ZDDZ (UK), which will be presented in Ernst & Young office of Tbilisi on April 23.
Between runway shows there will be champagne tastings featuring Luciano champagne.
Furthermore, this season kicks off project TALK, in collaboration with the Marketer.ge.
On April 20, Impact Hub Tbilisi will host discussions on “Branding and Communication” led by Maragon University specialists. Fashion journalist at Barneys New York, Vogue Italia, ELLE Russia, consultant, stylist and blogger Roza Sinaisky will also participate in the discussions. Tickets are available from April 7 at www.biletebi.ge.
With the support of Georgia’s National Tourism Administration (GNTA), Tbilisi Fashion Week 2017 will be attended by a number of international media representatives including Vogue Italia, Elle Russia, Officiel Ukraine, British Vogue, and many more. GNTA will also arrange a tour in Tbilisi in order to aquaint the guests with the sights and cultural monuments of the capital.
Also, the Enterprise Development Agency will host the following buyers: Harvey Nichols HONG KONG, RIJOUX STORE Tel-Aviv, Concept Store PORTA 9 Russia, Al Duca D’acosta VENICE, United Legend Strasbourg, Joseph Store London to familiarize them with Georgian designers.
The official cosmetics brand of Tbilisi Fashion Week 2017 is MAC. Beauty salons- ART HOUSE and La Paris do the models' makeup.
For the full Fashion Week schedule and further details visit: www.tbilisifashionweek.com
The event will be held with the support of the Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Culture and Tbilisi City Hall.
by Thea Morrison