Elegant, minimalist and cute - these words are the first that pop up on mind when you look at the shelves of a new Japanese Miniso store opened on Khreschatyk. Cute penguin plushies and actually practical home appliances can both be found here.
A beautiful look always needs a perfect finishing touch – of course, we are talking about jewelry. Each girl knows that gorgeous necklaces, fancy bracelets and elegant earrings are essential part of an impressive image. Ukrainian brands offer a variety of lovely jewelry for any taste.
The Ukrainian Vogue will host the fifth shopping festival Fashion's Night Out in Kyiv on the 13th of October. It's an international campaign to support fashion industry, established by Anna Wintour in 2008.
Since it’s mid fall already, it probably won’t be long till temperatures drop dramatically with rains and cool winds being in weather forecasts rather often. So, now is basically the high time to stock up on next season’s most popular trends. We gathered some of the chicest fall outfits from up-and-coming Ukrainian designers to get you inspired for the season ahead.
We all want to be original and bring home some little keepsakes that would remind us of the memories associated with the visited places once we are back home. «Destinations» handpicked the most interesting and unusual souvenirs to bring back home from Ukraine.
Ukrainian brand BEVZA, the resident of Ukrainian Fashion Week, presented new collection in the official schedule of New York Fashion Week. Ukrainian label Bevza by Svetlana Bevza was established in 2006. It is a well-known brand in Ukraine now making an international premier.
From August 30th to September 3rd, Kyiv hosted Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days and its Spring-Summer 2018 season. It was a five-day fashion marathon that set the start of a series of shows all over the world. Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days is the international fashion week, which is aimed at the global promotion of a new generation of East European brands.
When creating SS/18 collection within Ukrainian Fashion Week, Olena Dats was inspired by the work of the Austrian modernist Gustav Klimt and the graphic artist Aubry Beardsley. The entire collection is trimmed in white, golden and black colors.
“Look into the Future” national contest among young fashion designers was founded in 2000 and became a starting point for many, now well-known and established designers like Elena Burenina, Andre Tan, Natalia Kamenska, Olesia Kononova, Artem Klimchuk, Ksenia Schnaider, Oleksandr Kanevski, Olena Przhonska, Dina Lynnyk, Yasya Khomenko, Masha Reva, Ivan Frolov, Jean Gritsfeldt and other renowned designers.
Vozdvizhenka, being one of the most beautiful and prestigious districts of Kyiv, has numerous attractions. Along with fascinating views and worthy cafes and restaurants, it also offers a plenty of interesting shops and boutiques. Destinations prepared a list of the best concept stores in Vozdvizhenka for all lovers of elite shopping.
This collaboration collection by designer NASTASIA KLIMT and THE OTHERS brand reveals the individuality of both parties of the project as well as showcases the harmony in the fashion items they have created. The footwear collection features neon brightness and ethereal feel.
Vogue, the iconic fashion magazine, has recently named the Ukrainian vyshyvanka the hottest trend of the season. Hence, the Ukrainian influence has fully arrived in our closets and Ukrainian ethnic motives are the trendiest thing you can add to your wardrobe.
Autumn is considered to be bleak and gloomy season. But not this time! Cloth mode 2017 will definitely turn dull fall into bright rise! Take a look at fashionable trends designers are crush on in autumn 2017 season.
Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days is the international fashion week, which is aimed at the global promotion of a new generation of East European brands. The 15th season of Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days S/S’18 will take place in Kyiv from August 30th to September 3rd, 2017.
On September 2-3, 2017 city dwellers and guests are welcome to “95th Day of Summer” festival, organized by Searching for Made in Ukraine project. On the upcoming festival, everyone will have an opportunity to purchase diverse Ukrainian products created by 350 manufacturers from the whole country. The visitors will be offered clothes, hand-made souvenirs, food and many other interesting things.
The showroom of Sekta, one of the oldest Kyiv clothes brand, has recently opened in the center of Ukrainian capital. Sekta brand produces clothing with “twisted mind” prints created by various artists from all over the world. The brand mainly creates T-shirts, but offers sweatshirts, long sleeves, pants, hats, backpacks and other items as well. The prints of Sekta clothes are bright, unusual and sometimes shocking, so it is a perfect choice for open-minded and creative people, who tend to think out of the box.
Travelers always want to bring home some little keepsakes that would remind us of the memories associated with the visited places once we are back home. We all want to be original and get something really special and unique in a gift store, but very often we get stuck buying cheap knick knacks from tourist traps. Vernissage Market is number one destination to shop for traditional Ukrainian gifts and souvenirs in Lviv.
Italian designer Paolo Coia creates unique things that perfectly unite aesthetic and practical functions. His works, including modernized electronic version of traditional Ukrainian instrument – bandura, look like they have just arrived from the future with help of a time machine. In our interview Paolo has told about his sources of inspirations, upcoming projects and experience of visiting and working in Ukraine.
On June 7, 2018 in Cherkassy the Institute of Plants’ Health was solemnly opened. It is the first private research institute in Ukraine, into creation of which Ukravit group of companies invested $ 7 million. And the initiator of such a large-scale return of Ukrainians into science is the owner of Ukravit - Vitaly Ilchenko.