The Opening Party of the 33rd Ukrainian Fashion Week
Photo by Olga Yakimovich
Wednesday, 09 October 2013
On Oct.8 Ukrainian Fashion Week gathered designers, journalists, fashion insiders and fashion lovers in Buddha Bar to celebrate the start of the 33rd issue of the main fashion event of the country.
Traditionally, the Opening Party attracted a great number of the brightest representatives of jetsetter society who tried to follow the set dress-code: insect.
During the party futuristic designer duo MANTIS RELIGIOSA presented their amazing show-performance. The key leitmotif of the brand is the World of Insects: in their creativity Mitya Neft’ and Oleg Pletnyov tend to fantastic futurism. The ideology of MANTIS RELIGIOSA is characterized by transformations, complicated cut, bald combinations of textures and colors, attention to details.
A MANTIS RELIGIOSA Hero comes from a fairy-tale. He is relaxed and charismatic, with a proper self-esteem. Finding inspiration in the world of nature the designers of MANTIS RELIGIOSA brand use neither natural fur nor leather.
Within the 33rd Ukrainian Fashion Week MANTIS RELIGIOSA presented their first full collection ООТЕКА (that is ootheca, a stock of unique treasures, a capsule for ideas, as well as an etymological term which stands for a nest where new generations of insects develop).
During the party the guests enjoyed sets by DJ Rustam, guest DJ of the party.