A new project about young designers - a reality show "Podium" (Runway) will soon appear in the Ukrainian television space. The show launches the "Novy Channel" and it is an adaptation of the American format of the world-famous Project Runway show.
“Podium” is a dream project for all young Ukrainian designers. During two months, 10 talented and promising heroes will fight for a victory in a fashionable reality, "said General Producer of the Novy Channel Oleksiy Gladushevskyy. – Every week participants will have three challenges - checking their personal fashion design aesthetic, creativity, sewing skills. Designers will create a school wear, flight attendant uniform, trainman uniform, choosing stylish looks and create! At the end of each week, one of the participants leaves. "
The project will host Ukrainian supermodel Nataliia Gotsii. She worked with Oscar de la Renta, Vivienne Westwood, Valentino, Christian Lacroix, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci.
There will be three judges in the project. Two permanent experts - well-known stylists Olha Slonia and Ivan Suprun. The third judge will be "changeble" - the top Ukrainian designer. In the first series, Lilia Litkovska and Katya Silchenko will be experts.
Olha Slonia, Oleksiy Gladushevskyy, Oleksiy Honcharencko, Nataliia Gotsii, Ivan Suprun
Also, the mentor will appear in the project. The mentor will help participants with advice (by the way, for each task they will have only eight hours), will accompany on the backstage before the show, and will support the difficult moments. The mentor will be the resident of Ukrainian Fashion Week Jean Gritsfeldt.
Jean Gritsfeldt and Nataliia Gotsii
In the air of the Novy Channel, the project will be released in the spring.