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Azerbaijani designer to join Milan Fashion Week

18 September 2018 [15:39] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijani designer Ghalib Gassanoff will take part in the 2019 Milan Fashion Week Spring and Summer.

The collection of Act n°1 brand will be presented at the fashion week, Trend Life reported.

Act n°1 is womenswear label founded by Luca Lin and Galib Gassanoff in early 2016 in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

The brand name means designers’ infancy like first act of their life, which inspired them in developing of the brand. Act n°1’s one of the first aspect is to tell a story to its costumers.

Act n°1's existence and image is about its creators biography, multicultural background and is concentrated into their childhood, lifestyle, their home, antique Chinese fine art Azerbaijani craftsmanship.

Labels first collection resort 2017 have been presented during White Show Milan and was selected by Vogue Italia for present the SS 2017 in Vogue Talent Corner during Milan Fashion Week on September 2016.

In July 2017, they won the Vogue Italia and Alta Roma contest "Who is on next".

The 23-year-old Galib Gassanoff  explores the impact of stress on modern society, synthesizes national elements of the Caucasian costume and receptions of the Baroque era. Gassanoff  tries to turn  everything into a defense for a woman whose rights are infringed.

Galib Gassanoff  was born in a small village near Tbilisi, where mostly Azerbaijanians lived.

He has been drawing fashion sketches since childhood.

The Azerbaijani designer entered the Tbilisi Academy of Arts at age 16. However, his father wanted his son to become a lawyer or an economist.  At the Academy Galib Gassanoff  enlisted the support of a young lecturer, and now the talented designer Lasha Devdariani, who became his best friend and helped him t the next year to participate in the contest of designers at Tbilisi Fashion Week, where he become a winner After that Galib Gassanoff  won a training in "BE NEXT" in Milan.

The 2019 Milan Fashion Week Spring and Summer will be held on September 18-24.

The fashion week will feature 165 collections. About 59 fashion shows, 44 events, including the festival of fashion films will be held as part of the 2019 Milan Fashion Week Spring and Summer.

La Scala Theater will host a gala evening with the participation of eminent designers and representatives of secular society.


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