LARA QUINT is an emerging fashion brand of designer Lara Tomashchuk. Lara's background is fashion design at Kyiv University of Technology and Design, 2011. She made her first steps as an intern for Russian designer Tatiana Parfionova and as a designer for Ukrainian fashion brand ELENAREVA. In 2013 Lara launched her own brand with focus on womenswear designs.
LARA QUINT is an abbreviation of Quintessence (from Lat. quinta essentia - fifth essence) that is the key, most important, most significant and purest essense. This is the fifth, the finest type of matter along with water, air, earth and fire. It is this association that keeps the desire of Lara Quint to work with the transformation of image into clothes with the help of colors, unusual shapes, lines, and materials. Lines and shaping of the garment follow in the footsteps of the past, highlighting the most memorable parts of a cut that gives fresh perspective on fashion.
Clean cut and volumes are considered to be a signature of the brand along with textural materials and minimalistic reliefs. Prints are interspersed with textures, handmade technology embodies fabrics into architectonic forms. Plastic, wood and metal give new meaning to material.
Lady of LARA QUINT is passionate, free spirit personality who is looking for unique outfits for her image to shine out and feel on top. It is an intelligent and ambitious woman, clothes gives her confidence, femininity, sexuality and reveals the authenticity of herpersonality.
During a year of intensive work brand team OF LARA QUINT managed to get into the list of young innovative designers of Ukraine. The designer has presented three collections (‘Vincent', ‘Bushido' and ‘ESC'), has won prestigious competitions: DESIGN IT and BE NEXT, took part in the largest exhibition designers ORIGIN Passion and Beliefs supported by project Not Just a Label, and received the approval of the work of influential fashion-people.