Ukrainian Fashion Week | Ukraine, Europe
The first professional fashion event in Eastern Europe
Ukrainian Fashion Week was held for the first time in November 1997. It became the first professional fashion event in Eastern Europe. It is a unique event in Ukraine that corresponds entirely to the world standards for prêt-a-porter shows, takes place twice a year, gathers more than 40 participants, accredits more than 150 Ukrainian and international mass media and is attended by over 25000 guests every time.
In 2003 projects “New Names” and “Fresh Fashion” were founded as a part of Ukrainian Fashion Week in order to search for and support talented youth. During the time of their existence these projects provided continuous inflow of “new blood” into Ukrainian fashion and presented UFW with a reputation of discoverer of young talents.
There are such important projects, which Ukrainian Fashion Week organizes every year: Best Fashion Awards (Ceremony of First Ukrainian Awards in fashion), Holiday Fashion Week (shows of cruise collections and beach accessories), Young designers contest “Look into the future”, Ukrainian Fashion Games. Worldwide famous designers Antonio Berardi, Ellie Saab and Stephane Rolland have shown their collections within UFW in Kyiv.
Ukrainian Fashion Week is the only officially recognized Prêt-a-Porter Week in Ukraine that occupies an honorable place in international fashion industry.
Ukrainian Fashion Week