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Michelle Obama Wears Balenciaga by Demna Gvasalia

Michelle Obama has recently been witnessed in Georgian designers’ outfits. Several days ago, Obama was in Chicago as part of a tour for her recently released memoir book “Becoming.” The former first lady was wearing David Koma at the meeting where she spoke candidly with a famous American actress Reese …

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Why The Fashion Editorial World is Looking To Eastern Europe

Why The Fashion Editorial World is Looking To Eastern Europe

From the forthcoming launch of “Vogue” Poland to the rise of Tbilisi Fashion Week, fashion media is transfixed by the region — and that’s not going away anytime soon. The world is small and getting smaller. At least in fashion, and with the same smattering of editors and designers bopping …

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How Vetements Is Helping Tbilisi Become the Next Fashion Hotspot

The fashion realm has come a long way. Days where people’s sartorial interests were swayed exclusively by what trends mainstream fashion capitals like New York, Paris, London or Milan produced are long behind us. Here at Highsnobiety, not a week goes by where we aren’t covering a designer, trend or event …

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Visual Proof That Tbilisi Is a Global Fashion Destination

Visual Proof That Tbilisi Is a Global Fashion Destination

The Republic of Georgia is an unlikely haven for style and emerging designers. At any given time, there’s always a fashion week going on in some obscure corner of the world. This week, Tbilisi, Georgia is that place. And, surprisingly, some avid fashion followers are bound to be familiar with …

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Georgian Designer’s “Bazar” Laundry Bag Costs $2,500

Select pieces from Demna Gvasalia’s debut at Balenciaga are starting to roll out now, first of which is the “Bazar” bags and wallets, which are basically luxe versions of the cheap laundry bags you’ll find in Asian markets all over the globe. Unsurprisingly, Balenciaga’s version of the shopping bag is …

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Tbilisi’s Coolest Skaterboarder Walks for Balenciaga

On the day that we meet in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sandro Popkhadze is draped in secondhand clothes, scampering around the café Nakua, a local skater hangout where he will perform tricks later for a children’s birthday party. His patterned button-up shirt is emblazoned with silver Georgian writing that reads Managua, the …

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Georgian Fashion: The Next Big Thing?

Georgian Fashion: The Next Big Thing?

The following is a partner post from EurasiaNet.org written by Monica Ellena. Republished with permission. Last October’s appointment of 35-year-old, Georgia-born Demna Gvasalia as creative director of the Paris-based fashion powerhouse Balenciaga is helping to put the South Caucasus country of Georgia on the international fashion map. But despite the opening up …

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Balenciaga is Back with Demna Gvasalia’s Debut Collection

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In his debut show for Balenciaga, Artistic Director Demna Gvasalia struck the right chord between an homage to the house codes, the whole fashion world discusses, a debut collection of Georgian designer. Demna Gvasalia presented his first collection for Balenciaga today in Paris’s 15th Arrondissement. Mixing shapes from Cristobal Balenciaga‘s …

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Georgian Designer Named Balenciaga Artistic Director

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A Georgian designer jumps from underground fashion to haute couture world. Demna Gvasalia the 34-year-old wunderkind designer behind Vetements, has been appointed artistic director of Balenciaga. Georgian designer who is a founder and ringleader of hot Paris fashion label Vêtements, will work at European fashion house Balenciaga. “We really wanted somebody that …

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