Armenian Designers at Milan Fashion Week Raise Awareness about Atrocities


MILAN, Italy (Public Radio of Armenia) — New collections by eight Armenian designers were presented on September 21 at Visconti Palace within the framework of Milan Fashion Week and the Textile Alliance Armenia-Italy forum, the Armenian Ministry of Economy reported. It took place during the Emerging Talents Milan fashion show, before the SS23 runway show of 7 international designers.

Ariga Torosian, Faina, Kivera Naynomis, Loom Weaving, Nelly Serobyan, Ruzane, Soncess,  Vahan Khachatryan and Gaiane Manukyan were selected to show their fall and winter collections.

Before the show, the Armenian designers presented a video message (watch it at the end of this article), in which they talked about the recent Azerbaijani attacks and the torture of several Armenian female soldiers.

The Armenian designers then walked on the podium wearing T-shirts carrying the message “Stand with Armenia.” Artsakh-based artist Liana was the designer of the pictures on the T-shirts.

The Textile Alliance Armenia-Italy business forum and fashion show were held for the first time this year with the support of the Armenian Ministry of Economy.

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