The Ceremony of BEST FASHION AWARDS 2014
On September 9 there was held the 5th Ceremony of the first Ukrainian awards in the field of fashion BEST FASHION AWARDS organized by Ukrainian Fashion Week and ZЕФИР magazine
This time there have been chosen a new location for the Ceremony – Mytropolichy Garden of the National Park “Sophia Kyivska”, a historic place created for important diplomatic and social events of State significance. A new unusual dress-code – ethnic creative – has become another novelty.
NOMINEES for Ukrainian Awards in Fashion BEST FASHION AWARDS 2014
Please consider that the names are given in alphabetic order:
“Breakthrough of the year”
TASHA KUKHAR/Valeria MARCHI
The Winner: Ivan FROLOV
“Best Accessories Designer”
Natalia KAMENSKA/Olesia KONONOVA
The Winner: Natalia KAMENSKA/Olesia KONONOVA
“Best Fashion Show”
The Winner: Volodymyr PODOLYAN
The Winner: Yulia PELIPAS
“For Significant Contribution into Development of Ukrainian Fashion”
The Winner: Kateryna OSADCHA
“Best Menswear Designer”
The Winner: Oleksandr KANEVSKIY
“Best Womenswear Designer”
Natalia KAMENSKA/Olesia KONONOVA
The Winner: Lilia LITKOVSKA
This year there has been also established a new nomination “For Responsible Social Attitude” handed by VIVA magazine.
The Winner: Olga NAVROTSKA
BEST FASHION AWARDS ceremony, for the fifth time already, has gathered talented professionals – designers, fashion critics, fashion journalists and chief editors of glossy magazines, as well as stylists and models.
The Ceremony was presented by Yulia LYTVYNENKO.
BEST FASHION AWARDS are the only professional awards stating the leaders of Ukrainian fashion and awarding the achievements of designers in fashion development, in creation of fashion industry in the country and in creation of a positive image of Ukraine in the eyes of international community.
BEST FASHION AWARDS are determined every year and evaluate collections of two seasons. The destiny of official awards is decided by a specially assigned group of Experts consisting of fashion journalists, fashion critics, buyers and leaders of public thought, all in all 39 Experts.
Find the list of the Experts here:
Mass media representatives have been underlying the uniqueness of the Awards, their objectivity, transparency of results, secrecy while calculating the votes. The protocols of the Experts of the Awards are processed by a law company, which also calculates the votes. The results are kept in secret by the company and are unveiled only from the stage during the Ceremony.
BEST FASHION AWARDS are accorded in six official nominations: “Best Womenswear Designer”, “Best Menswear Designer”, “Best Accessories Designer”, “Breakthrough of the year”, “Best Fashion Show” and “For Significant Contribution into Development of Ukrainian Fashion”. Apart from six mentioned nominations the destiny of which is solved by the Experts of BFA, one more award is traditionally handed within the Ceremony: “Inspiration” award the destiny of which is determined by designers-participants of Ukrainian Fashion Week.
International Law Firm Integrites has become a legal counsel of the event being responsible for the legitimacy of the results while stating the finalists and the winners of BEST FASHION AWARDS-2014.
The guests of the event were treated with traditional Ukrainian dishes by Shynok – a new restaurant of “Mirovaya Karta” family of restaurants (www.karta.ua).
ZARINA Jewelry House is one of the most renowned and brightest brands on Ukrainian Jewelry market. Precious ZARINA jewelry is fashionable classics creating a new exclusive and exquisite look of an up-to-date Ukrainian woman.
Private gural factory “Rodionov and the Sons” treated the guests to the legendary bread wine “Polugar”. Everybody who has tasted “Polugar” has discovered its organic “bread taste and flavor” and has become sure that it can’t be compared with any other alcohol drink.
Creativity is reflectory. It appears there where there are feelings, strong emotions and the boldest actions. This year professional awards in the field of fashion BEST FASHION AWARDS has become a logic continuation of rebirth of Ukrainian traditions. Floral couturier LoraShen couldn’t stand aside, so they will create modernly-interpreted ethnic floral decorations for the fashion fest. LoraShen will offer elegant yellow& blue floral compositions, lace table clothes in natural wood substance and a cozy photo zone styled as a khutir – an isolated farmstead with haystack and national-style red beads.
The event was supported by:
Integrites, Mirovaya Karta, LoraShen, Zarina
ЕLLЕ -Ukraine, JetSetter.ua, Viva!, zefir.ua, fashionweek.ua
BEST FASHION AWARDS-2013 WERE HANDED BY:
In nomination “Breakthrough of the Year”:
Editor-in-chief of “ELLE-Ukraine” magazine, holder of “Inspiration” award within Best Fashion Awards-2011 and holder of the award “For an Outstanding Contribution into Ukrainian Fashion” within Best Fashion Awards-2013 – Sonya Zabuga
Ballet-master and the founder of “Kyiv Modern Ballet” Theatre – Radu POKLITARU
In nomination “Best Accessories Designer”:
A co-organizer of BEST FASHION AWARDS, the publisher of "ZEFIR" magazine – Iryna TURBAYEVSKA
TV presenter and fashion-journalist - Danylo GRACHOV
In nomination “Best Fashion Show”:
TV and radio presenter, ideologist of projects, journalist and Expert of BEST FASHION AWARDS – Vasylisa FROLOVA
Actor and TV-presenter – Yuriy GORBUNOV
In nomination “Inspiration”:
President of public organization Ukrainian Fashion Council, a co-founder and the Head of Ukrainian Fashion Week Organizing Committee – Iryna DANYLEVSKA
Businessman, a co-founder of BEST FASHION AWARDS – Andriy ZADOROZHNY
In nomination “For an Outstanding Contribution into Ukrainian Fashion”:
Showman, radio presenter, journalist, author and presenter of “Pravyla Gramatyky” (“Grammar Rules”) project, two times holder of the title “The Best Player of an Intellectual Game “What? Where? When?” («Що? Де? Коли?»); TV presenter of 1+1 TV channel – Anatoliy Anatolich
Ukrainian Fashion Week General Producer – Volodymyr NECHYPORUK
In nomination “Best Menswear Designer”:
Constant Expert of BEST FASHION AWARDS, TV presenter – Kateryna OSADCHA
Musician, band leader of “Vopli Vidoplyasova” music band, the founder of ethnic festival “Kraina Mrii” – Oleg SKRYPKA
In nomination “Best Womenswear Designer”:
Singer, the holder of “Inspiration” award within BEST FASHION AWARDS-2012 – JAMALA
Ukrainian film director, actor, cameraman, producer, musician and sculpture artist, Honored Artist of Ukraine, Laureate of Olexandr Dovzhenko Ukrainian Awards - Oles SANIN