Our Favorite Collections From the First Half of Moscow Fashion Week

Looks from Anastasia. Dokuchaevas Fall 2018 collection. Fashion Week Russia After taking on the Fall 2018 programs in New York, London and Milan and Paris, weve maintained the style train rolling completely through to Moscow

where the 35th season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia (#MBFWRussia) is presently underway in the countries funding.

Anastasia Dokuchaeva

Before the program began, Anastasia Dokuchaeva, that made her fashion week debut last March, gave front row visitors with futuristic strap fastening glasses, establishing the tone for the high-energy, holographic and also neon-hued collection.

With her Fall 2018 line, Dokuchaeva released us from the mundanity of daily life by supplying huge iridescent accessories, such as plastic totes as well as duffle bags, which were coupled with outerwear in highlighter yellows as well as pinks, extra-long belts and bright leg wear. The collection was well-tailored as well as offered a wearable series of separates performed in playful animal prints, polka dots, velours and shiny materials.

Dokuchaeva certainly captured the essence of youth as well as its wish to oppose any type of social restrictions with un-quiet clothes that make for an enjoyable entry.

Artem Shumov

Shanghai-based Artem Shumov closed out the 2nd night of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, with attendees demanding a place at his buzzed-about program. The Russian-born menswear designer presented his eighth collection in Moscow, which was inspired by the culture of his home base in China.

“Every day I see an unbelievable consistency of contemporary style and also Shanghais lifestyle mixed with conventional personalizeds of Asian society,”he discusses.”I wanted to highlight this oxymoron via my collection, so I incorporated comfort with information that symbolize proprietors standing, for example, coats with buttons, first handmade in Bangkok and after that etched by neighborhood artisans with peony flower, a national Chinese Symbol.”

What came out of this aesthetic moodboard was a darkly-shaded collection based in outerwear, streetwear and comfy suiting. Pops of shade were included via splatter painted white tennis shoes and abstract, ubiquitous face makeup.


On the opening night of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, Arut Arustamyan took us on a sequined journey with his Fall 2018 collection for his namesake tag. Designs rapidly showed off to throwback 80s hits, suitably dressed from head-to-toe in glitter as well as high-gloss leather.

Body-hugging, strong-shouldered metallic silver and also glossy black garments dominated, but towards completion, a sequined sea of plum and blue-green showed up in long, bustier gowns and also big, shaken up one-shouldered tops. Arustamyan likewise try out capes and also billowy silhouettes. Some standout pieces consisted of a “The Matrix”-influenced trench coat and also a chopped jacket with plume embellished sleeves.

Atelier B by Gala B

Gala Borzova, the designer behind Atelier B by Gala B, styled for Russian brands for greater than 12 years before determining to launch her very own line just a couple of years back. This was her second period at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, and she provided a Fall 2018 rain-ready range influenced by Russias wet environment.

Designs strolled to the tunes of Rihannas”Umbrella,”covered in plastic: There were clear container hats, headscarves, knee-high shoe treatments, coats, skirts as well as umbrellas.”You always require an umbrella, due to the fact that the summer season as well as winter months in Russia is extremely rainy,” describes Borzova. “We attempted to make our eveningwear looks a lot more laid-back as well as wearable, so we used plastic since its simple to take care of as well as it makes using hair while its drizzling possible.”

Borzova likewise revealed a collection of tweed blazer as well as shorts sets done in infant pink, a ventilated blue and a poppy orange. A number of the gowns and trousers were made up of feathery hairs and huge quantities of tulle, which gave them a voluminous shape and also wonderful wayward activities down the runway.

Yasya Minochkina

For Fall 2018, Yasya Minochkina captured the imperial pest: Her womenswear line was inspired by the late Princess Diana as well as the most recent family members enhancement, Meghan Markle. The Central Saint Martins-trained skill has actually formulated a few of our favored Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia collections since 2014, as well as has actually continued to continue to be one of the highlights of the week.

This collection consisted of a selection of gold foil gowns with pleated detailing, skirts made from a great embroidered lace, straightforward crewneck knits, snakeskin fits as well as a loose-fitted, blurry fuchsia robe coat. It was easy to see how the eveningwear looks, which included diving neck lines and also sheer overlay, were rooted in the boundary-pushing, forward-thinking rotates that both past and also existing royals have actually excited on their rigorous closet decorum.

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