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Creative tandem of Ukrainian publisher Inna Katiushchenko and artist Elena Onufriv presented Couture de Fleur "Medici Gardens” new collection at Ukrainian Fashion Week.

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You may have seen those extremely chunky knits by Ukrainian artist Anna Mo in leading interior design and fashion editorials as well as on endless Instagram and Facebook newsfeed. Anna Mo’s blankets and pillow cases look like they have been knitted by giants.

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On October 20th, Passage in Kyiv will host Oksana Levchenya-Konstantynovska «Soul Searching» virtual reality art-project. Guests of the event will have a chance to explore the mesmerizing world of human body cells which reminds of abstract art masterpieces.

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The history of celebration Halloween in Ukraine is rather scarce. Halloween costume business is not really an industry yet. Comparing to stores in the US and Europe, which offer costumes for kids and adults, plus plenty of creepy decor for Halloween parties, shops in Ukraine propose a limited number of outfits, typically offering a choice between witch and vampire.

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When setting out on a shoe shopping expedition in Kiev, you'll typically be spoilt for choice. With Soviet-era austerity now a thing of the past, you can now choose from a super long list of shoe stores in Kiev as well as hit quite a number of Ukrainian on-line shoe shops. 

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The trend of individual tailoring has finally reached Kyiv. «Indposhyv» in Kyiv offers everything from made-to-measure suits to the simple trousers alterations.

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Dates of October 12th to October 18th are marked red in every fashionista’s diary in Ukraine. This is the time for Spring/Summer 2017 Ukrainian fashion week, the single most important event of Ukrainian fashion. Ukrainian Fashion Week presents new campaign for Spring-Summer 2017 season.

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«Kotopotam» is a unique workshop owned by Iryna Pihal and Volodymyr Zhuravkin, where children’s drawings are turned into super cute and creative plush toys. In case your child has an imaginary friend and a drawing of it, Kotopotam will make a real cool toy out of it.

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Ukraine has been in the forefront of international thought a lot recently, but its reach has extended far beyond the front page—whether you were aware or not, the Ukrainian influence has fully arrived in our closets. «Destinations» rounded up top 3 shops to stock up on Ukrainian fashionable pieces.

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Knitting Space in Kyiv is a place for "all things knitted". Opened on September 9th, Knitting Space aims to become a place where visitors can do their hobbies, be inspired, motivated, and creative.

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Fashion pop-up Fair «Всі.Свої» («Vsi.Svoi») opens its first permanent brick-and-mortar store. This store will offer an impressive selection of goods by Ukrainian brands.

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Clothing and brands produced with the “made in Ukraine” label are getting more and more popular and widespread nowadays because of excellent quality, natural and high-profile textile along with the original models. This makes people enjoy Ukrainian brands, follow new collections and buy them.

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Best Fashion Awards Ukraine is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of fashion. The event annually gathers a fashion conscious crowd of Ukrainians and foreign guests. This September Best Fashion Awards gathers fashionistas from all over Ukraine to reveal the names of the best Ukrainian designers of 2016.

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Lingerie start-ups and boutique labels are providing much-needed diversity in size and design. Finally, we have more options for lingerie that does femininity in more imaginative ways - and with attention to better fit and sizing for all body shapes. Capriccio is Ukrainian lingerie brand that offers women to shop outside the big box.

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Dates of October 12th to October 18th are marked red in every fashionista diary in Ukraine. This is the time for Spring/Summer 2017 Ukrainian fashion week, the single most important event of Ukrainian fashion. Ukrainian Fashion Week presents new campaign for Spring-Summer 2017 season.

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Born in Kiev, Owlsome is a young Ukrainian clothing brand focused on minimalism, details and natural fabrics. It stands for simple design and detailed-driven attitude for every stitch and accessory element, which makes clothes from Owlsome comfortable and casual, but sophisticated at the same time.

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Victoria Gardens will be the biggest shopping mall and entertainment center in Western Ukraine. The grand opening of this enormous multi-functional center is scheduled for September, 2016.

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Odessa is not just about swimming and sunbathing only. It also offers a set of great outlets with a lot interesting things to buy – ranging from souvenirs to the newest fashion brands. August is a high season if you look for significant discounts all over the world. This city is not an exception.

Style consultant, image-designer, shopping guide and a very beautiful woman Alina Arlynn shares her vision of Ukrainian Fashion and shopping in Kiev with Destinations’ readers.

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Oh My Look! is a rent shop of exclusive cocktail, wedding and evening dresses that will satisfy any clothing demands for even the most sophisticated events.

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