Russian fashion designer Ulyana Sergeenko launched catwalk of her first haute couture collection in Paris just a couple of years ago. She has managed not only to express herself in the world of high fashion, but also take a proud place among the permanent members of couture marathon. Today, it is the third time her work is introduced in the fashion capital. The fifth collection in Russian propagandist style, referred to “retro” and “Russian”, is based on the principle of fabulous historicism.
Ulyana Sergeenko has already created the collections on the pages of Russian history since the civil war of the early XX century, and then turned to the subject of American colonial south, now the designer combines in the traditional for her exaggeratedly feminine manner different stages in the history of fashion under the name “Russian Gothic”.
Reproduction of “Ivan Tsarevich on the Grey Wolf” by chief storyteller of Russian painting of the second half of the XIX century – Viktor Vasnetsov, adorning the invitation to the show, left no doubt: the start to travel in time and space has become the story of the great paintings of the artist.
From the image of Russian princess “Juliana Beautiful” moved back in history, complementing her collection of fluffy cats with high collars and recognizable bold scarlet mittens of Gerda, over-tensioned characteristic of the Middle Ages and puffed beaded mesh dresses of young Juliet and even malachite tiara of mistress of Copper Mountain.
The young brand Ulyana Sergeenko appeared two years ago and has become incredibly popular in Moscow, Paris, London and Milan. Ulyana, often called Slavic princess, has become a Russian sensation, known for her “a la Russ” style. Patrick Demarchelier, Anna dello Russo, Carine Roitfeld, Suzy Menkes attend her fashion shows.