Details Speak Loudly
About Morning Sunrise
UR: What inspired this collection? Where were you when inspiration struck?
VT: I was in Spain Costa Del Sol and Savile. I get my inspirations and new ideas from the past and from the present in traditional elements. I also get my inspirations by famous women from our history by their wisdom and images.
UR: How do you want the consumer market to be inspired by this collection?
VT: I would like the consumer market to be inspired by the designs of my collection. There are very carefully hand made bespoke dresses which i have created myself sewing with my hands. I have been in the fashion industry for over 20 years.
UR: What fabrics were used to create this collection?
VT: Velour, crepe, lace, ostrich feathers, and taffeta silk.
“I grew up in country of arts. I was brought up in a creative environment surrounded by artists and friends of my family who were involved in fine arts, fashion. and history.”
UR: How is the collection unique from your other masterpieces?
VT: Collection is unique as couture with hand embroidery gold and silver metallic tread for some garments made by Graft man from Uzbekistan silk road region, where the using velour for gold embroidery over 2500 years.
In my fashion I create a collection of clothes that combines mixture of Western fashion trends and Uzbek classical folk art. I want to create something beautiful for a new generation of women who are as beautiful and as wise as their predecessors. They just need something modern and advanced something that will fit into a contemporary setting but at the same time preserve our national Uzbek attributes.
In my work, I capture the essence and the spirit of motivation in everything, in the colour, proportions, and ornaments. I graduated from London College of Fashion and I had the best teachers who influenced in my fashion career.
I grew up in country of arts. I was brought up in a creative environment surrounded by artists and friends of my family who were involved in fine arts, fashion. and history. I’m thankful to all of these people because they had significant positive influence in my fashion career. Being from my country strongly influenced my being in a creative industry like fashion.
UR: What did your typical day look like while you created this collection?
VT: My day usually with researching new idea art books, film, drama, history. Creating a new pattern manipulation to make usually on dummy with some moulage with cloth. Going to fabric store. Sewing sample. Yoga.
Have a beautiful and successful week!
SOURCE: Images-Verena Tabakin. Getty Images. John Krogulski-Cover and top image.
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