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Design Bureau Russian Army opened the fifth day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia with the demonstration of its special collection.

The fashion show was presented by OAO Voentorg and was supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Design-bureau Russian Army created the special collection of civilian clothes featuring military style. Major block of the collection included loose suits of dense fabric, T-shirts, sweatshirts and lengthy shorts. The line was primarily sustained in the black and white colour palette, only several garments had the hints of neon-green. Military theme could be followed in the military symbols adorning many of garments, bombers and military print. Some garments featured the print - Politeness wins the cities, POLITE, ARMY.

YeZ by Yegor Zaitsev took the catwalk next with the fashion show featuring tiered looks, classic beige trenches upgraded with the asymmetric edges, double-breasted jackets, peg trousers and pointed hoods reminding domes. Military theme, so popular in this season, could not skip the designs by Yegor Zaitsev, colour palette of Patroniki collection was made up of safari, khaki, brown; garments went along with the rough boots, masks and scarves covering faces and worn in the sword-belt manner.

Lena Tsokalenko was next on the catwalk next and presented a minimalistic Fall-Winter collection 2015/16. There were black and beige monochrome garments, floor sweeping dresses, leather patent skirts, elegant models of dresses that need nothing extra. Black and white pieces were mixed with peculiar garments like purple bomber of faux fur or sweeping floor sequin-detailed evening gown.

OFERA brand by Oksana Fedorova presented a feminine Fall-Winter collection 2015/16. Straight dresses with hems and fur trims, cashmere coats with fur insets but on the pockets this time. The colour palette was light-blue, white, maroon. Embellishment elements - V-necks, wool muffs, high collars. The block of evening pieces included beautiful sequin nude dresses.

Italian brand ANTONELLA ROSSI was next on the schedule with the Fall-Winter collection 2015/16. Warm colour palette, close stitches, manually embroidered flowers on transparent fabric, loose baggy trousers, satin dresses and headbands of coloured fur are among the principal elements of the line.

Fall-Winter collection of Bella Potemkina was designed in the very best traditions of the brand: feminine dresses, wide underskirts, large pearl-beads scattered on the garments and signature print of the brand depicting designer's profile on many dress pieces.

One of the regular head liners of MBFW, Igor Gulyaev, closed the fifth day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. His Fall-Winter collection 2015/16 Clear Sky took the catwalk with traditional fur and luxurious fabrics called to underline the individuality of every single woman. According to designer, the new line is the fresh interpretation of the main principles of the brand.

The fifth day also featured presentations by Lovelies by LT, Yanina Vekhneva and DML Moscow.


Lovelies by LT is accessories brand founded in 2012 by Ludmila Tregub. The concept of pieces presented at the show is the combination of the aesthetics of older accessories made of filigree, bright crystals and other decorative elements that create glamorous texture and dancing shadows. Every piece is made by hand starting from moulding and fixing filigree to crystal painting.

Yanina Vekhteva is the brand founded by Yanina Vekhteva; at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia the designer showed highly lady-like collection without overloading it with the details and colour combinations. Minimalism and simplicity are two components of the brand.

DML Moscow brand was founded by sisters - Diana and Liana Madysheva. Travel impressions and different cultures that amazed the sisters are in the DNA of the brand. Collection of the brand included dresses and suits in rich colours without excessive embellishment. The only elements that designers included into their garments are lace and leather insets.

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