Lake Studio F/W 2020 collection; photo c/o Lake Studio
Lake Studio F/W 2020 collection; photo c/o Lake Studio

Known For:

Reinventing itself in the post-Soviet era to become one of Europe’s top cultural capitals. Kiev’s designers can also be lauded for continuing with their work under the extreme stress of the 2014 revolution.

Tsum, located on Khreschatyk Street in Kiev
Tsum, located on Khreschatyk Street in Kiev

Shopping Districts:

Much of Ukraine’s shopping can be found in the vicinity of Khreschatyk Street, which is the primary street that runs through the city. Khreschatyk Street is considered one of Europe’s 20 most expensive shopping streets.

Sanahunt
Sanahunt

Specific Places To Shop: 

  • Lesnoy Flea Market
  • Asthik
  • Helen Marlen
  • Atelier 1
  • Domino Eight
  • Tsum Kiev
  • Globus
  • Sanahunt
  • Mandarin Plaza
  • Vsi. Svoi
  • Invoga
DZHUS S/S 2020 "Algorithm" collection; photo c/o DZHUS
DZHUS S/S 2020 “Algorithm” collection; photo c/o DZHUS

Brands:

  • Lake Studio
  • Yulia Yefimtchuk+
  • Paskal
  • Litkovskaya
  • Bevza
  • Poustovit
  • Anna October
  • Ienki Ienki
  • Ksenia Schneider
  • Vita Kin
  • DZHUS
  • Anton Belinskiy
Best Fashion Awards (BFA) 2019, launched in 2010 by Ukrainian Fashion Week and Zefir Magazine; photo c/o BFA
Best Fashion Awards (BFA) 2019, launched in 2010 by Ukrainian Fashion Week and Zefir Magazine; photo c/o BFA

Events:

Fashion Organizations:

  • Ukrainian Fashion Council: The Ukrainian Fashion Council exists to promote the interests of fashion both in Ukraine and abroad. It serves to create a professional community of designers for the development and dissemination of industry knowledge.
  • Ukrainian Cultural Foundation: The Ukrainian Cultural Foundation was created in 2017 with a goal of developing the arts and culture in Ukraine and providing a favorable environment for cultivating the intellectual potential of individuals and society, among other things. All projects of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation are administered by the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.
Vogue Ukraine July/August 2020
Vogue Ukraine July/August 2020

Fashion Publications:

  • L’Officiel Ukraine
  • Vogue Ukraine
  • Elle Ukraine
Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD); photo c/o KNUTD
Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD); photo c/o KNUTD

Universities & Colleges:

  • Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design
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