International fashion exponents meet Georgian designers MBFW Tbilisi
31 October, 2018
International fashion exponents meet Georgian designers MBFW Tbilisi
If you’re interested in fashion then you should definitely add a new event to your agenda. Namely Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi that takes place from 1 to 5th of November. The capital of Georgia is an emerging fashion city, which is eager to rank among London, New York, Paris, and Milan. Do you think that’s too ambitious? Well let us proof you’re wrong.
The designer behind matrix sunglasses is Georgian George Keburia

The fashion industry is currently undergoing a sea change
and is eager to modernize. For this, new and fresh talents are needed. And they are likely to be found in Tbilisi. “Caucasian Paris” as the city is called has become an exciting fashion hub, where Occient and Orient meet. A melting pot of cultures, that seems to be a fruitful source of inspiration to a long list of young designers.

Celebrities love Georgian designs

During the next five days, local designers present their spring summer collection 2019. Among them are big names like George Keburia, internationally known for his matrix sunglasses that are popular among celebrities including Solange, Bella Hadid, and Kourtney Kardashian.

Read more: Georgian Designers who participate in TBFW 2018

Or sister duetMach&Mach, whose outfits have been worn by Katy Perry. Not to mention label ANOUKI
American singer Katy Perry in a silver dress of Mach&Mach

However, the person mainly responsible for the fast rising star of Tbilisi as a fashion hub is Sofia Tchkonia. She founded Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi only in 2015 and has since then accomplished to attract international bloggers, press and buyers to come to the rather secluded country. Thanks to her, local designers can present their talent to international fashion editors and buyers from Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, and many more.

Tbilisi Fashion Week SS19

Mercedes-Benz Fashion week is not the only international fashion event that is held in the capital of Georgia annually. Tbilisi Fashion Week is also popular among Georgian and foreign designers.
The opening ceremony of TFW SS 2019

Tbilisi Fashion Week was held from the 18th to 21st of October. There was announced the winner of the New Talent's competition on the event as usual. The winner became Tatia Korsava. The new-comer designer showcased her collection of Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2019 for men. The collection was replete with leather of yellow and purple colors, raincoats, gas masks, transparent shirts, and uniform looks.
KORSAVA S/S 19 at Tbilisi Fashion Week

Designers from other countries also took part in the event and showcased their collections. Among them were Miro (Russia), Sayya (Ukraine) and Rosella May (UK).

The event has been widely reported in the international press such as Vogue, Marie Claire, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar and others.

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