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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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Georgian Designer Wins Fashion Oscar

Demna Gvasalia has been awarded the CDFA’s (the Council of Fashion Designers of America) ‘Oscar of Fashion’ statuette in the ‘Best International Designer’ nomination, for promoting Vetements and Balenciaga brands. It’s the first time that a designer from the post-Soviet area has been granted this most prestigious award in the …

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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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Demna Gvasalia is BoF’s Person of Year for 2016

The times bring forth the man, or so the saying goes. And if these turbulent and transitional times in fashion — and the wider world — have been shaped by one person this year, it is the head designer of Vetements and the artistic director of Balenciaga, Demna Gvasalia, who graced …

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Demna Gvasalia Won Twice at the 2016 Fashion Awards

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The British Fashion Council’s re-branded annual awards ceremony, held Monday night in London’s Royal Albert Hall, drew scores of industry bigwigs from Anna Wintour to Kate Moss. The event was branded as a “mix of the Academy Awards and the Met Ball,” and the red carpet — which included Gigi Hadid’s Atelier …

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10 Reasons You Need to Go To Georgia

Today, with discount flights and highly developed tourism all around the world, it can feel like there are no new places to go. But sometimes, historical shifts can open up completely new horizons. Georgia, located on the crossroads of Asia and Eastern Europe, is one of the still relatively unknown …

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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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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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