Russian Fashion Spectacular at V&A

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Russian Fashion Spectacular at V&A

Celebrities and top Russian designers bring Moscow style to the V&A during London Fashion Week as part of Russian Maslenitsa Festival, which is marked this year by a special week-long programme of events across London.

The show presents both established and up and coming Russian design talents and labels:

·  Olga Roh (Rohmir UK) -descended from Russian nobility, her popular savoir-vivre designs have been worn by the likes of Liv Tyler and featured in OK Magazine.

· Natalia Kolykhalova – an ex-graduate from Central St. Martin’s College and one of Russia’s most exciting young design talents, with several catwalk shows under her belt, including Moscow Fashion Week and Volvo Fashion week.

· Alexandra Kazakova –one of the leading Moscow designers for the younger generation with her trendy, bright concepts mixed with a strong traditional Russian vibe.

· Ksenia Magel - made her name at the “Mrs Moscovia 2011” festival competition.

· Maroussia Zaitseva – up-coming star of Russian design and grand-daughter of famous Vyacheslav Zaitsev.

· Natasha Zinko (Abrakadabra UK) – London-based Russian designer in demand for her popular jewellery designs.

The show is set to be attended by high-profile guests, including world-renowned fashion designers David Koma and Elizabeth Emmanuel, model Natalia Vodinova, Arsenal mid-fielder Andrey Arshavin, Nancy dell’Ollio and jewellery designer Stephen Webster.

The fashion show is part of London’s Maslenitsa Festival, the biggest celebration of Russian culture outside the country itself, which offers work by many acclaimed dance, theatre, pop and jazz artists, as well as traditional delicacies and collectables.

The Russian Fashion show starts at 7.30pm on the 22 February, at Raphael Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum.