Eastern Europe is thriving with new design talent. WGSN Associate Editor Laura Yiannakou shares her top picks for S/S16.
Eastern Europe’s fashion scene is ever expanding, with cool design talents emerging from Russia, Ukraine and Budapest. Here’s the top three womenswear designers you should be keeping an eye out for.
Designer Anastasia Gassi launched Ivka in 2014 after graduating from London’s Central Saint Martins College with a degree in contemporary art. Based in Moscow, the brand focuses on “the statement of minimalism” with a “less-is-more” attitude. Gassi works with rich and sumptuous materials, giving her collection a luxurious feel.