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HSE Design School Students Hold Fashion Show During Merсedes-Benz Fashion Week

Fashion students at HSE’s Design School will hold a fashion show featuring their collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, which takes place in Moscow March 11-16.

The students’ original designs were developed as part of their coursework – looking at approaches to fashion from Japanese deconstruction fashion to merging traditional Tibetan clothes with skater culture.

The project is led by HSE Design School teachers, designers Maria Smirnova (INSHADE) and Ekaterina Sycheva (Rusmoda). HSE opened its fashion department at HSE Design School in 2014 and it is already making a name for itself as the leading creative driver of Russian fashion education.

The HSE Design School offers an approach to education that is built on practices in place at the world’s leading art, design and fashion schools such as Central Saint Martins, Polimoda among others.

From the very start of their courses, the students are immersed in the industry and receive a wide range of education from the retail perspective to visual communication in ideology, marketing, and PR.

Students are also involved in creating and branding collections, building up fashion labels, merchandising, and creating fashion spaces. The Fashion section is headed by HSE Design School tutor Anzor Kankulov.

You can see the programme of events here.

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