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Event Fashion Week
Russian Fashion Week fall/winter 2010/11
Apr 1, 2010
Apr 6, 2010
12:00 AM – 12:00 AM
WhereCongress-Hall of World Trade Center 12, Krasnopresnenskaya nab.
Russian Fashion Week (RFW) is the biggest international fashion event in Russia and Eastern Europe. The past several seasons have established RFW as a major player on the world’s fashion stage, next to the prestigious fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, London, and New York.
This year RFW launches it's 20TH SEASON IN MOSCOW
On April 1-6, 2010 Russian Fashion Week is celebrating its 20th season/10 years in Moscow’s Congress-Hall of World Trade Center, turning the Russian capital into the world’s hottest fashion destination for this period.
RFW FW2010/11 schedule includes over 50 shows of cutting-edge designers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, UK, Italy and more. This season RFW will host British Day under the support of the British Council with participation of Clare Lopeman, Osman Yousefzada, Eley Kishimoto and PPQ. The international flavor will also be added by MAION by Maria Prevolsek (Croatia) and KT Brown (Sri Lanka). Both shows will be held within the frameworks of RFW international cooperation with Fashion Week Zagreb and Colombo Fashion Week respectively. Italy will be represented by a debut collection by a young Italian brand, DISMO.
Where: Congress-Hall of World Trade Center, Moscow
When: beginning of April and end of October
Who: over 50 shows seasonally. 85% of all participants hail from Russia and ex-USSR. Each season, RFW also features top designers from all over the world.
Press: over 900 accredited journalists per season.
Over 50 major Russian and international informational partners.
Government Backing: RFW is held under support of Ministry of Culture of Russia, Russian Fashion Foundation and Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
Audience: Over 45,000 people per season
History Glimpse: Russian Fashion Week was launched in 1999. RFW was held in especially erected tents in the city center including those on Red Square until it moved to the renovated World Trade Center in 2007. During the last 5 years RFW hosted British, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and American days in respective cooperation with Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (strategic partner), UK Trade & Investment, British Fashion Council, Spanish Embassy and other international governmental and fashion institutions.
RFW hosted shows by JC de Castelbajac, Francesco Smalto, Julien Macdonald, Vivienne Westwood, Matthew Williamson, Zandra Rhodes, Jenny Packham, Boy George, AS FOUR, Jeremy Scott, Catherine Malandrino, Nicky Hilton, Heatherette, La Perla, Pollini, Exte’, Frankie Morello, Armand Basi, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, and many more.
The RFW’s Russian headliners list includes Slava Zaitsev, PARFIONOVA, Egor Zaitsev, BIRYUKOV, Viva Vox, POUSTOVIT, TEGIN, Chistova&Endourova, Masha Kravtsova, Dasha Gauser, Lena Karnauhova, Masha Sharoeva, Irina HAKAMADA, Lena MAKASHOVA, etc.
Produced by Artefact Communications Agency - the leading PR-agency in fashion, design and luxury. Artefact agency also co-produces the fashion week in St. Petersburg, the second in a row of Russian biggest fashion events. Artefact is also involved into Moscow International Film Festival, Moscow’s Biennale of Contemporary Art, Millionaire Fair and more. Artefact’s CEO is Alexander Shumsky, who is also the President of Russian Fashion Week, and one of the most influential figures in Russian Fashion.
Maria Popova, RFW International Affairs Director
Tel: +7 (495) 967-99-40/41
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