International Program of the 32nd Ukrainian Fashion Week
During its existence Ukrainian Fashion Week has managed to gain its place on international fashion map and in international fashion schedule. More than 1000 journalists have been covering the events of the main event of Ukrainian fashion. Only within the last four years information about UFW events has appeared in 6000 informative resources of 27 countries-EU members (according to WNU data). Numerous publications in the USA, Russia, Japan, China and other countries prove a vivid interest to fashion processes in Ukraine.
The number of accredited media grows from season to season. This time the official accreditation to Ukrainian Fashion Week has been requested by the journalists from Russia, Germany, Italy, Israel, Great Britain and the USA.
Ukrainian Fashion Week continues to support the idea that one of its missions is invitation of buyers, fashion-consultants, journalists and authoritative bloggers in order to help to Ukrainian designers and representatives of international fashion community find each other.
1. Denis Yerkhov – JNBY, Wood Wood (Russia)
Director on Development in JNBY, Jeffrey Campbell, Melissa, Wood Wood, Underground – all the brands present in “Tsvetnoy” Central Market. Specialist on launching the brands on Russian market, CEO ITEMS.
2. Vera Kokurina – JNBY, Wood Wood (Russia)
Representative of JNBY, Jeffrey Campbell, Melissa on the territory of CIS.
3. Elena Bessonova – AIZEL, BURO24/7 (Russia)
Before – Fashion Editor of Elle and Vogue. Now – creative director and buyer of a popular internet project Aizel 24/7, and at the same time an invited author-contributor to Buro24/7.
4. Katya Petukhova – fashion-consultant (Russia)
Independent expert of the fashion market of Russia, CIS countries and Eastern Europe, as well as Forbes.ru columnist.
5. Stefan Siegal – NOT JUST A LABEL (Italy)
Stefan Siegal has worked in such companies as Ernst & Young and Sal. Oppenheim в Швейцарії, Merrill Lynch M&A Investment Banking group in Switzerland, and finally the Merrill Lynch M&A Investment Banking group in London specialising in the Consumer & Retail sector, advising publicly listed fashion powerhouses. Stefan used his gained experience to launch NOT JUST A LABEL (NJAL), an idea he had with his brother Daniel, a computer science expert. Today NJAL is the leading global platform for emerging fashion designers which ranks among the most respected websites in the fashion industry.
6. Alina Riauzova – BOSCO buyer (Russia)
Alina Riauzova worked as one of Max Mara Russia CEO. Today she has started her work on a new multi-brand BOSCO project, to be open in Russia.
Fashion- Editors, journalists, bloggers
1. Anna Marckova – Vogue.ru Fashion Editor (Russia)
2. Andrea Deanesi – Vogue.it blogger (Italy)
Andrea Deanesi lives in London (the UK). Having started his career in fashion PR, he has become a contributor to Vogue.it, and has got a successful 3-year-long experience with it by now. Andrea is an active guest of fashion weeks worldwide representing Vogue.it as a journalist. Apart from that he works with renowned fashion-photographers and stylists as a casting manager of London, Milan and Paris catwalk shows.
3. Liza Kologreeva - LOOK AT ME Fashion Editor (Russia)
LOOK AT ME project was launched in 2006. In the beginning it was a simple blog on street fashion, whereas later it has attracted numerous new servers and supporters. Today LOOK AT ME is a popular weekly e-magazine, which is created with support of its readers.
4. Romain Bernardie-James – photographer of Jalouse, L `Officiel, a co-founder of The Imaginers (France)
Romain Bernardie-James is a French photographer who started his photo-career in 2007. In no time his works have become popular among fashion insiders and have been requested by such editions as Dazed & Confused and i-D, as well as such clients as Puma and Diesel.
5. Olga Smirnova - journalist and photographer of Calvert magazine (London) and Look At Me project (Russia)
Olga started her career in "Afisha" magazine, continued as a member of The Village magazine editorial board (Saint Petersbourg), worked as the editor of «Собака.ru» magazine.
6. Dorana Decarolis - Elle.it journalist (Italy)
7. Vincent Mundy – Bloomberg photographer (United Kingdom)
Bloomberg is one of the leading distributors of professional information for financial markets. Among its popular associates one can list BloombergTV, Bloomberg Markets magazine, Bloomberg Business Week magazine, Bloomberg.com and BusinessWeek.com, applications for mobile phones and BloombergRadio.
8. Alberto Cardone - Corriere della Sera (Italy)
9. Myrdith Leon - Mccormack – Huffington Post (USA)
10. Adam Weiss (CEO), Angela Trostle (VP) and DAVID ZAHABIAN (Partner) - Adam Matthew Weiss Public Relations (AMWPR - http://www.amwpr.com, USA)
Adam Matthew Weiss Public Relations (AMWPR) - is a full service, innovative media communications firm.
Adam Weiss, CEO of AMWPR, is a high profile celebrity publicist located in New York City. Angela Trostle is known in New York and LA for her work in the film and media industries. In addition to her role as a high profile NYC publicist with AMWPR she is also a host and producer for New York's prominent entertainment show, Whipples World on NY1.
11. Matryoshka Michael Portman – Bellmode magazine (Israel)
MichaelPortman is a renowned fashion-blogger from Israel, author of Bellmodefashion magazine