by Viktorija Martinenaite
Young and beautiful. Ukrainian fashion designer’s shows and showrooms have been presented in London, Paris, Milan and New York, she is being praised by such fashion media giants as Vogue, Glamour, Grazia, L’officiel and many more, her designs are available in 40 best shops in 25 countries worldwide, her social media accounts are full of followers – and she is Only 20 years old.
Anna K (also known as Anna Karenina) was born in Kremenchuk, Ukraine on November 20, 1995. Graduating from local art school she entered the College of the Kiev National University of Technologies and Design. Her career started in 2012 at the age of 16, when young fashion designer presented her first collection within the Fashion Scout of the Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days, next year, in February 2013, she debuted at The London Fashion Week, where for the first time Anna K was presenting her collection within the Fashion Scout.
Resort Spring- Summer 2017 by Anna K is a youthful collection inspired by the 70’s fashion trends. From bohemian blouses styled with mini-skirts to romantic lacy dresses with seductive cuts at the back finished with playful bows. Denim flares took us back to the 1970’s when Jane Birkin was rocking this style. Main colours of the collection – blue, brown and red – looked perfectly blended in Ukrainian country-side-themed photo shoot.