Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia Amps Up Its Game: 4 Thoughts To Take Away BY olia kedik
Another exciting development was the addition of The Global Talent Program. 9 designers from around the world were invited to show during MBFW Russia. Fresh talent from Bangladesh, Netherlands, England, China, and beyond, were able to get in front of international press and buyers and get a major show production under their belt. When talking to these young designers, it was clear how thankful they were for such experience and an opportunity to jump-start their career.
One designer, in particular, stood out with a high impact collection, that of Krishma Sabbarwal, an Indian woman Born in England. She is using fashion to make a statement about culture, inclusion, and separation. She draws her inspiration from being bullied and growing up as an immigrant. Her clothes sent a visceral, visual message to the audience of this undeniable and pervasive issue.