The Russian fashion designer Slava Zaitsev won the West and became the Red Dior
The Russian fashion designer Slava Zaitsev called his new collection for spring 2010 "despite". "A time of crisis is not the time to sell," he said ahead of this year's index Week Russian Fashion. For over 40 years the world has associated the fashion of Russia, above all, with Slava Zaitsev.
In his works, Zaitsev uses the advantages of using traditional motifs Russian folk costumes
A day in the fall of 1962, a collection of clothing for farm workers was to be presented in a garment factory, not far from Moscow. Vyacheslav Zaitsev, a young graduate of the Moscow Textile Institute, was responsible for collection development.
The lights went out and something amazing began to happen in stage, models paraded in colorful quilted jackets, skirts flower pattern light shawls and felt boots decorated with embroidery and ribbons. These garments were brave, beautiful and ... almost impossible for a Soviet worker to wear.
The commission is in shock. Zaitsev was reprimanded and was fired on the spot. His career could have ended before it began, if not for the emergence of a "fairy godmother" - Moscow correspondent for Paris Match. The French magazine major six pages dedicated to the projection Zaitsev unfortunate under the title "Moscow now has its own artist."