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Caroline Hu at London Fashion Week: Wendy Yu Endorsed

With the democratisation of London Fashion Week – quite a few shows are...


Audimas collaboration with Ieva Daugirdaite - AW collection inspired by old photo albums

Facing the upcoming autumn, designer Ieva Daugirdaite and activewear brand...


Three Summer Jumpsuit Staples Every Woman Needs

Whilst dresses will always remain a staple of spring/summer dressing, for 2019...


The Main Reason Why Athleisure Continues to Gather Steam

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Uždaras mados verslo vakaras Lietuvos mados elitui

(text in Lithuanian) Pavasaris Lietuvoje žada dar neregėtų mados renginių....


5 Golden Rules for Wearing Vintage Fashion

A guest post by Poppy Jones Switching from fast fashion to vintage may seem...


How 2019 is Challenging Conventional Spring Fashion

Under normal circumstances, spring fashion usually has a hint of the delicate to...


Emerging Fashion Practices Making a Difference in 2019

A guest post by Natalie Wilson Fashion is a constantly changing industry, and...


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The First Sustainable Hosiery Brand Does Good and Looks Great

By Ieva Zu If you haven’t heard about the Swedish Stockings yet, the time has...


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DZHUS SS19 Collection “Process”

DZHUS is a conceptual womenswear brand launched in 2010 by Ukrainian designer...


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Craving Comfort in Clothing

‘Fast fashion’ uses inferior-quality materials and an underpaid outsourced...


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Raising Capital (Part 1): Financing Options For Emerging Brands

A route from being an emerging designer to becoming a global business is...


5 Sustainable Fashion Brands You Should Know About Today

A guest post by Natalie Wilson There was once a time when the words...


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We Spoke With Konstantin Kofta Who Creates The Most Magical Bags

Discovering Ukrainian designer Konstantin Kofta five years ago was a truly...


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Vegan Footwear ABC

by Guest Contributor Kelsey Davis Many people today look for ways to be as...


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Top 3 Designers At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia SS19

When you think the Fashion Week season has ended in Paris, think again. The rest...


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4 Of The Best Places To Dress Up In 2018

In the current decades, one of the biggest trends in entertainment and...


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New UK Visa Route Dedicated to International Fashion Designers

Brexit has created a lot of uncertainty in the fashion industry in the UK and...


Louis Vuitton Evolution: How To Successfully Rebrand A Colossus

The French Maison, worldwide renowned as Louis Vuitton started to make a lot of...


Pioneers in Sustainable Modern Fashion

As technology advances, the need for sustainable avenues becomes more necessary...


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How to Legit Check Pieces of Clothing: A Short Guide

Guest post by Vicky Layton Chinese manufacturers and factories have always...


TFH Koncept x Fashion Bloc to grow CEE designers

From Warsaw To London: New Fashion Partnership To Grow CEE Designers

London fashion agency Fashion Bloc and Warsaw-based concept store TFH Koncept...


Why Luxury Streetwear Is A Winning Fashion Business Model

Guest post by Vicky Layton 1994 was the year when skateboarding shop and...


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Why I Still Don’t Have A New Bikini? Ethical Swimwear Guide

Ok, when I say ‘bikini’ I actually mean monokini, most likely. But the...


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Polish Designers On Image Distortion

Diligent Clothes SS19 Langusta Lips | Photography Jan Kriwol l Photoby Somewhere...


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From The Industry: A Reality Of Being A Fashion Manufacturer

We met with Viktorija Ceplike, a women entrepreneur changing the fashion...


Emerging Designers at Pitti Uomo You Need to Know

We looked at the extensive list of brands at the Italian menswear tradeshow to...


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Go East: The Emergence of New Fashion Capitals

by Ieva Zu, Founder & Editor, Fashion Bloc Interesting things are happening...


Once I asked ‘Who made my clothes?’ and now I don’t eat meat

I am such a bad vegetarian. I am so bad at conscious shopping. I’m a...


Dear Freedom SS18 Another Shape of Me

Another Shape of Me by Dear Freedom

Dear Freedom, I hope this letter finds you in great spirits. I hope you’re...


Is Gender Neutral the Future of Luxury Fashion?

The evolution of fashion is both mesmerising and intriguing. More than just...


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Exclusive interview: Vegan fashion is the future

Vegan fashion, a term just recently associated with Peta and other animal rights...


Emerging Designers: How to Build a Successful Manufacturing Relationship?

Catwalk | Photo Courtesy Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week Production is one of the...


DZHUS SS18 Ukrainian Designer

Ukrainian designer creates wearable zoomorphic fashion

DZHUS SS18 ARCHAEA | Photo by Lesha Lich DZHUS is a conceptual womenswear...


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7 Emerging European Designers we love at the LVMH Prize Finals

The 2018 edition of LVMH Prize finals in Paris ended with the major Fashion Week...


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European plus size designers who break size rules with style

It seems like a fashion industry is moving the right direction. Slowly or slower...


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Polish Fashion Creatives Collaborate for a Trendsetting Photoshoot

Polish fashion designers Szymon Mrózek and Marta Pospieszna, designers of the...


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Eastern European Showroom Brings Emerging Fashion Designers

A well known Lithuanian fashion festival FASHION INFECTION (Mados Infekcija)...


Situationist AW18 at Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week: Where Chanel meets Emerging Brands

Paris Fashion Week just ended with the likes of Alexander Mcqueen, Chanel and...


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Beyond Dolce and Versace: Top 6 Upcoming Designers from Milan Fashion Week AW18-19

Milan Fashion Week has just ended with Queen Paris on stage this week and next....


DZHUS AW18 Escapism

DZHUS Escapism: Ukrainian Avant-Garde is a Real Thing

DZHUS AW18 Escapism | Photo Aleksandr Tsybulsky What springs to your mind when...


Julia Janus SS18 Solaris Video Campaign

Julia Janus SS18: Self vs Universe (VIDEO)

What do you think about the opportunity of taking a spaceship to explore another...


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London Fashion Week wrap-up: the rise of the emerging designers

London has long been known a hub for seeding fashion talent, through their...


Marta Jakubowski London Fashion Week AW18 Catwalk Show

Marta Jakubowski, who did you invite to your catwalk show?

Marta Jakubowski London Fashion Week AW18 Catwalk Show ‘Do you know the...


Joseph Corré in the Pop-Up Catwalk with his mother Vivienne Westwood | Fashion Bloc Photo

LFW kicks-off with Vivienne Westwood's pop-up fashion protest

Vivienne Westwood London Fashion Week launch with a catwalk show against...


Pure London Tradeshow 2018 | Fashion Bloc Photo

Dos and Don’ts at PURE London Tradeshow

This is an emerging designer’s survival guide for Pure London tradeshow –...


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Lithuania tried to ban Jesus from wearing jeans

Robert Kalinkin SS13 Advertisement After more than five years since it all...


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Inside the Industry: Luxury Fashion Buyers

by Sebastian Burchell The world of luxury fashion buying is one of riches and...


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Victoria Dias: The main change for the brands in the future is cultural not technical

Fashion is an everchanging game and it’s important to be on top of it if...


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Mummy moment at Paris Couture Week

If once becoming a mother might have been the end or a prolonged pause in your...


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Three (Still) Fresh Menswear Designers We Loved at Milan Fashion Week

They say menswear is dead or is it? With Milan Mens Fashion Week just over, we...


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Concrete Jewellery Designer: I grew up in a city where concrete was a major object

Celsius 273 is a contemporary jewellery brand handmade in Lithuania. It’s made...


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An Ultimate Guide to B2B Fashion Tradeshows

With changing fashion week schedules, merging Menswear and Womenswear shows and...


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New Year Wishes 2018: Make an Impact

May your Christmas be white and your New Year be very colourful! The Christmas...


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What happened in fashion in 2017?

What happened in fashion in 2017 and what should we learn from it? A lot of...


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Fashion Suppliers: Three tips to develop a seamless process

by Corinne Thompson In the fashion industry, you are reliant on suppliers for a...


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Why 'You work in fashion?' is a question I dislike

by Ieva Zu Ieva, photo by © Noisyhome.eu It has been a while since I dedicated...


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Designer diaries: Melita Rus on maturity

In our designer diaries series, we introduce new work and projects by Fashion...


DILIGENT at Young Fashion Awards

DILIGENT - finalist at the first Young Fashion Awards in Poland

On October 21st, the Lodz Young Fashion Awards 2017 in Łódź (Poland) took...


Atelier 27 at Tbilisi Fashion Week SS18

Top 5 Looks from Tbilisi Fashion Week SS18 in Photos

Tbilisi has become a real fashion hot spot. After spending their days and nights...


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JPL Atelier: What is it like to launch your own fashion brand?

Moodboard JPL Atelier Fashion industry for emerging fashion designers is tough....


Cross Sword Shoes for men high heels for men

British shoe designer creates quality high heels for men

Cross Sword Shoes for menDaniel Bush is a British footwear designer who moved to...


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Kingston University celebrates 10 years of MA Fashion with top names in the industry

Caroline-Perino-photo-by-Ezzidin-Alwan On 19th of October Kingston...


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Gosha’s Generation: The Street Style of Millenial Russians

Photo ©Brezhneva Victoriya @brezh.neva It’s been just a couple of years since...


Rebranding disability: Bezgraniz Couture brings fashion to the next level

Bezgraniz Couture Dress for Success at MBFW Russia SS18 Mercedes-Benz fashion...


Fashion Agency London Fashion Business Course How to grow internationally

Not a global brand yet: Fashion Business Course for emerging designers

by Ieva Zu My professional goal is to help emerging fashion designers grow. My...


Klaudia Markiewicz Contact presentation at Fashion Week Brooklyn sponsored by Fashion Bloc

Polish designer Klaudia Markiewicz takes Brooklyn by storm

Klaudia Markiewicz Contact presentation at Fashion Week Brooklyn Last week,...


Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week

Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week kicks off: Wear your tampons wise

You might have heard about fashion from recycled leather scraps, upcycled denim...


The COAT by Katya Silchenko at Ukrainian Fashion Week

Why Paris is attractive to Emerging designers?

Emerging designers or not, even fashion editors would normally say ‘Paris,...


Curated Crowd Fundraising Platform for fashion

Crowdfunding platform for emerging fashion designers launches in London

Celebrating emerging fashion designers, we are happy to partner with Curated...


Klaudia Markiewicz wins a Fashion Bloc competition to be a part of the Fashion Week Brooklyn

WINNER: Polish designer Klaudia Markiewicz goes to New York

Celebrating emerging talent from upcoming fashion capitals, namely, Central and...


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Designer stories: Deimante is disregarding the rules

Deimante Litvinaite is a beautiful young woman behind Tadam! – a costume...


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6 Eastern European designers you need to know from London Fashion Week

It’s been a week since the last shows at London Fashion Week. Naturally, we...


Tata Naka London Fashion Week SS18 Presentation

LFW finale: Georgian twins, emerging talents and American Tommy

London Fashion Week SS18 has celebrated a grand finale on Tuesday, with the...


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NYFW review: Georgian designer at the CAAFD show (PHOTOS)

By Arnoldas Smitas (NYC) The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers...


Top 10 designers at the Ukrainian Fashion Week SS18

Ukraine has not abandoned its title as the fashion capital of Eastern Europe....


The COAT by Katya Silchenko at Ukrainian Fashion Week

7 looks from Ukrainian Fashion Week I want to wear now

It’s the third day of the official Ukrainian Fashion Week and I already...


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Lithuanian fashion editorial brings back Soviet aesthetics

Lithuanian fashion editorial brings back Soviet aesthetics at one of the most...


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Fashion Photoshoot: Photographer Becky Yee explains Dos and Don'ts (VIDEO)

In this video interview with a New York-based photographer Becky Yee we talk...


Fashion Week Brooklyn and Fashion Bloc DIY Fashion Agency partnership

Win a sponsored show at the Fashion Week Brooklyn

Fashion Bloc has partnered with the Fashion Week Brooklyn (in Brooklyn, NY) for...


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16-year-old Lithuanian designer creates 'Cry Kim' T-Shirt as a reflection of us all

Saidis Orda is a Lithuanian fashion photographer, designer and illustrator whose...


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Antiideal: Fashion Fights Stereotypes (Part 2)

In collaboration with Markuciai day care centre for mentally challenged people,...


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Industry insider: how to work with a wholesale agency?

As a young designer or an emerging fashion brand, most of you will know that...


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Long read: Emerging fashion designers - good product is not enough

Arnoldas Remeika-Bomberis is a man with a vision – in just a couple of years,...


Vaidas Macas

Meet the designer: Vaidas Macas - emerging with couture

Meet Vaidas Macas, an artist turned couture designer who doesn’t fit in a...


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Julia Janus FW18 'Reset' - another battle against fashion stereotypes

Do we really live the way we want? Maybe the time has come to release our inner...


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How to work with a fashion stylist

A Stylist is your secret key to a blog or a fashion magazine’s pages....


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Meet the Insider: Social Media for a Fashion Brand

Meet the insider – Ulrike Schulz, who, using Social Media nailed a dream...


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VIDEO SERIES: Antiideal in Markuciai (Part 1)

Lithuanian social project uses fashion to fight against stereotypes about mental...


Bezgraniz Couture SS17 at MBFW Russia Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Image Fashion Agency London

The Future of Fashion: 50 Shades of Nude or Fashion is for Everyone

Bags made of leftover orange peels, luxury watches with a brain of a smart...


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There’s a 99% chance London Fashion Week is not for you

Or any fashion week from the big four. Well, I hope you know what the big four...


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Meet the Designer: ATU Body Couture Challenging Romanian Fashion

  ATU Body Couture is a Romanian designer label launched in June 2011 by...


Honest review: What's it like for a designer at Berlin Fashion Week

Berlin Fashion Week, the first one on the International Fashion Week calendar,...


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Has Soviet fashion hype eaten Eastern Europe?

by Ieva Zu Yesterday I finally dedicated the time and read an exhaustingly...


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Meet the Designer: Tegul Bega, your legs never boring again

Ruta is a young Lithuanian on a mission to liberate the legs, everyone’s legs....


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Meet the Insider: Aga Kurzawa on Digital Marketing in Fashion

Is Social Media something you use but don’t see a direct benefit from it?...


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Kazauka: Concrete Makes Me Happy

If you think that a designer needs to have a design degree, think again. Andrius...


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Meet the designer: Tapi Tapi will transform your favourite sneakers

Meet Tapi Tapi – an emerging accessories brand from Lithuania on a mission to...


Jean Gritsfeldt at Odessa Holiday Fashion Week

How many fashion weeks are too many?

How many fashion weeks can you count in the fashion calendar? How many fashion...


SSUR show at Mercedes-Benz Odessa Fashion Days

Diversity is not an issue at the Odessa Fashion Days

Somewhere by the Black Sea, that’s where your Cruise season starts. True...


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Meet the Designer: Mellow Jewellery Born from the Screw

Mellow is a misleading name for costume jewellery made of construction &...


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What will happen after the Graduate Fashion Week?

Each year fashion world welcomes more than 4000 fashion design graduates. There...


Mercedes-Benz Kiev fashion Days SS18 Odessa Campaign London fashion agency fashion bloc

Odessa launch: M.I.A. meets Ukrainian fashion

A new campaign by Mercedes-Ben featuring M.I.A. Celebrates Ukrainian fashion....


iTEM mag celebrating rising fashion stars

Meet iTEM magazine, a California-based bi-annual print magazine and online...


SCOOP International Tradeshow London fashion Agency Fashion Bloc

SCOOP International Tradeshow Overview

SCOOP international tradeshow is one of the leading womenswear and accessories...


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Polish designer brand Diligent wins a Fresh Fashion Award

We love Diligent for their brave experimental nature, unconventional...


Robert Kalinkin Bridal Ready-to-Wear SS17 Fashion Bloc fashion agency London

Shop online and walk the isle: Bridal Ready-to-Wear

Contemporary womenswear designer Robert Kalinkin is one of our favourite fashion...


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Meet the insider: Fashion Buyer Karen Thomas

‘Meet the Insider’ is a part of the DIY Fashion Agency monthly...


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How can you become a part of the Global Fashion Agenda?

By Ieva Zu Having worked with emerging fashion designers from different corners...


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Care Label Project: Can you wash your clothes less?

by Pebble Magazine Guys, we hate to break it to you but it’s time to ditch the...


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Natalia Vodianova: A Russian model philanthropist

A Russian Supermodel Natalia Vodianova is one of the fashion superstars coming...


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Top 3 Fashion Designers to watch at MBFW Tbilisi

by Viktorija Martinenaite MBFW Tbilisi poster featuring Situationist Since the...


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Vegan Jewellery Explained by Tadam! Creative Director

Sustainable fashion is a term we hear more often now than ever. Using this...


Panorama Berlin Tradeshow Fashion Agency London

Berlin Calling: A guide to Panorama Berlin Tradeshow

In their own words: As an overview of the most important trends and tendencies...


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Fashion Artista: A Blogger's Guide How to Use Twitter for Business

We had a chat with a London-based blogger Tatjana (Fashion Artista) to find out...


Dear Freedom - I made your clothes Fashion Agency London

Fashion Revolution on Fashion Bloc: People Behind the Labels

#whomademyclothes is a question you will hear a lot this week. April 24-30 is...


Fashion Agency London

Best of the Week: British Vogue, Model for Green Living and Inside the Fashion Industry

This week in the fashion news I’ve discovered some really interesting and...


Tadam! Tiny Treat Collection and new logo jewellery dessert Fashion Agency London

Fresh flavour in the Jewellery Dessert Kitchen of Tadam!

One of the most exciting jewellery brands from Lithuania Tadam! is counting 5...


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Five Minutes with Gabriele Gz - a London Blogger from Lithuania

by Viktorija Martinenaite After joining the blogging industry over five years...


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British men's swimwear brand setting sustainability standards

by Pebble Shifting into the month of Fashion Revolution, we are happy to share...


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FarfetchOS Conference in London: The Future of Retail

Farfetch.com – one of the Multi-channel retail leaders in the world has...


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Sustainable knitwear brand The Knotty Ones: For shopping less but better

by Ieva Zu Every time I speak with the Lithuanian sustainable knitwear brand The...


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Riga Fashion Week review curated by Latvian fashion model Vinita Vilcane

by Viktorija Martinenaite The 26th Riga Fashion Week kicked off on March 28th....


Dots Dash Fashion Agency London

Dots Dash: Unique and Quality Footwear from Top-Notch Designers

Dots Dash Carapace A unique footwear collaborative project Dots Dash is happy...


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How to get free PR for your fashion brand: emerging designer’s survival guide

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3 womenswear designers we loved at Belgrade Fashion Week in Serbia

Last week, Serbia was in the mode of AW17. Southern-Eastern European fashion...


Fashion Agency London

How to effectively use DIY Monthly

How to effectively use DIY Monthly 1st Monday of the month, the email...


Karen Harries and Sam Jones Fashion Agency London

Harries & Jones: Redefining Fashion Business

Fashion system is constantly shifting to the more consumer-focused fashion...


Tranoi Paris Women's Pre-collections Fashion Agency London

What you need to know before applying for Tranöi Paris

What is Tranöi Tradeshow? In their own words: Four times a year during Paris...


Virgit Canaz Preppy Fashionist Fashion Agency London

Meet the lnfluencer: Preppy Fashionist

How long have you been blogging? I have been blogging for almost 6 years....


Maisons de Mode Fashion Agency London

Maisons de Mode Fashion Accelerator and Competition €25.000

What is Maisons de Mode? Endowed with a rich history in textiles and benefiting...


Dear Freedom SS17 Fashion Agency London

Dear Freedom SS17: Femininity meets Childhood

Summer is around the corner, or at least we hope so. While still waiting, we can...


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Diligent Clothes: Hip-Hop is not Dead

If you thought you knew what oversized meant, think again. Inspired by the...


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The Fashion Week is not Over: MBFW Russia

By Viktorija Martinenaite and Ieva Zu When you thought that Fashion month has...


Nat Atelier Creative Director Fashion Agency London

NAT Atelier: London-Lvov-Poznan

When Fashion Bloc became a media partner for NAT Atelier, AW17 show at...


Fashion Agency London

Made in Poland, shot in Tel Aviv (Campaign Photos)

Kas Kryst SS17 Campaign Polish designer brand Kas Kryst is one of the...


New Face Kris Grikaite Fashion Agency London

New Fashion Faces from Eastern Europe Everyone Is Crazy About

by Viktorija Martinenaite Kris Grikaite ©Instagram The month-long fashion show...


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How did Ukrainian designer Natasha Zinko become an epicentre of LFW?

by Ieva Zu It was in 2015 that I first met Natasha Zinko and her amazing CEO...


Fashion Agency London

Milan vs. London: Where should emerging brands go next?

Where should emerging brands go next? That was the most common question at the...


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Opportunities vs reality in the European fashion capital

By Viktorija Martinenaite Fashion Business Course panel discussion...


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Top Picks at International Fashion Showcase LFW 2017

London is home to international designers; this is obvious with the ever growing...


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What is it actually like at London Fashion Week?

Just one day to go before London Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2017 is over. And...


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IFS 2017 Opening Party: First Impressions

On Thursday night, London Fashion Week has officially started with several...


D.Efect SS17 Fashion Agency London

Spring in the Baltics: In Search of National Identity by D.Efect

Patriotic chants and colourful images of the last decade are popular views in...


AYSINA FW 17-18, Ukrainian Fashion Week, Photo credit ©Ukrainian Fashion Week Fashion Agency London

TOP 10 Looks at Ukrainian Fashion Week FW 17-18

The 20th anniversary of Ukrainian Fashion Week FW 17-18 in Kiev just marked a...


Anna K FW 17-18 fashion show at Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days, photo ©Mercdes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days Fashion Agency London

Fashion Bloc Edit: Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days

By Laura Gedvilaite and Ieva Zu What is a fashion city of tomorrow? Might it...


'Masterpieces Never Sleep' by Lesha Limonov, ©Youtube Fashion Agency London

Belarusian Designer Creates Extraordinary Sleep Masks

‘Masterpieces Never Sleep’ by Lesha Limonov, ©Youtube Have you ever...


Fashion Agency London

VIDEO SERIES: 5 Steps to a Perfect Shoe by Dots Dash

Ever wondered what is it like to create a product that everyone else will enjoy...


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Kim is wearing it, Kendal is wearing it - everyone is wearing Eastern Europe

2017 started with at least three major fashion (and not) celebrities wearing...


Veronika Kallaur photo by Vitaly Arger Fashion Agency London

European Fashion Icons: Veronika from Belarus

Veronika Kallaur in her own designs, Photo by Vitaly Arger Veronika Kallaur is a...


The Knotty Ones Fashion Agency London

Lithuanian Knitwear Brand Sets an Example for Modern Sustainability

Sandra, Danute and Akvile are three best friends who celebrate girls power by...


Fashion Agency London

Meet the Designer: The Secret Behind Colourful Socks

Did you know that lawyers who wear colourful socks are seen as more trustworthy?...


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VIDEO SERIES: Statkevicius SS17 when Folk gets Controversial

Juozas Statkevicius SS17 © Youtube Lithuanian fashion designer Juozas...


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The State of Fashion 2017: Part 1 - Fast Fashion

If you’re reading this post, you must be related to fashion one way or...


Greenery Fashion Agency London

Greenery on Fashion Bloc: Pantone Colour of the Year

Say Goodbye to the Rose Quartz people, that pale rose full of romance, the...


D.efect campaign: Models are perfect. Or are they? Fashion Agency London

VIDEO SERIES: Models Are Perfect. Or Are they?

D.efect campaign: Models are perfect. Or are they? Beauty is imposed on us –...


Dots Dash Designers Fashion Agency London

Meet the Designer: Dots Dash is Changing the Way We Shop Designer Footwear

Dovile Sertvytyte is a Lithuanian based in Spain who brought a new meaning to...


The Knotty Ones sustainable knitwear Fashion Agency London

NEW YEAR WISHES: May you have peace and stop bullshitting for once

Hooray – it’s 2017! Time for a change, new hopes, new goals… or is it? It...


Fashion Agency London

Top 5 on Fashion Bloc: Fashion Moments of 2016

2016 was a strange year in the World. Whatever happened or is still happening is...


Fashion Agency London

Robert Kalinkin: What Does It Take to be an Independent Fashion Designer

Robert Kalinkin is a designer brand you might have seen in one of those artsy...


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5 facts about Demna Gvasalia that only post-Soviet kids will understand

Born in 1981 in Soviet Georgia, Vetements designer and Balenciaga’s Art...


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VIDEO SERIES: Designer Ramune Piekautaite – a Stunning Model at 46

Designer Ramune Piekautaite European womenswear designer Ramune Piekautaite is...


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Top 9 Fashion Quotes from BoF Voices

It’s almost the end of the year. The last month of the year started with a...


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5 Fashion Items on your Christmas Wish List to Santa

Christmas is coming, and we are happily practising our best handwriting...


Romanian Top Model Fashion Agency London

Hello Romania: Flesh and Glitter at Bucharest Fashion Week

Bucharest Fashion Week must be the last fashion week on the calendar for SS17,...


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The Future of Fashion by Li Edelkoort

On Wednesday we introduced a fashion icon Reda Mickeviciute, a Lithuanian...


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European Fashion Icons: Photographer Reda

Guiding you to the contemporary fashion scene of the emerging Europe (formerly...


Fashion Agency London

Lithuanian Designer Breaks Size and Age Stereotypes

I wear Size UK 8, I’m 32-years-old, I am 5’5 tall, I have a 20-month-old...


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Read this to stay clean on Black Friday

√ If you, like us, are tired of #BlackFriday videos where thousands of...


Vika Smolyanitskaya, Photo credit @Instagram Fashion Agency London

Gosha who? Russian Fashion Designers that are actually popular in Russia

London, Paris and New York might still be crazy about Gosha Rubchinskiy, but he...


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Top Ukrainian Designers from Dnepr Fashion Weekend

Last month I travelled to Ukraine to explore Eastern European fashion (you can...


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Powerful Russian Project Will Change the Way You See Fashion

Social Entrepreneurship is a popular term in the modern start-up driven society....


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Behind the scenes of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia (Photos)

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia is an exciting fashion extravaganza every...


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Summer 2016: Donald Trump in Shoreditch Garbage

Donald Trump in Shoreditch Just a quick note to say: This photo was taken in...


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When in Ukraine: Fashion Editor's Notes from new Europe

Last weekend I travelled to Ukraine for the first time in my life. I had a...


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Cheap Fashion: Syrian Refugees Working for UK Brands

If you know a British pop singer Lilly Allen, you might have heard about her...


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FASHION AMBITIONS OR 'STO BUDETE KUSAT?'

by Ieva Zu As part of my job I tend to travel back home, to my native Lithuania,...


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Overview: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia SS17

By Evgeniya Ratnikova and Ieva Zu Once a regional Fashion Week, today...


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IDWORKSHOP: TOGETHER IN LIFE AND WORK

IDworkshop is a very young Lithuanian accessories brand founded in 2016. A team...


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FROM COLOMBIA WITH LOVE

Daniela Castellanos looks like a Colombian soap opera star – voluminous hair,...


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FASHION BLOC TOP 3: MERCEDES-BENZ FW CENTRAL EUROPE

by Viktorija Martinenaite If we look at the emerging fashion scene in Central...


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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE H&M CEO KARL-JOHAN PERSSON

by Ieva Zu This letter was originally sent in support of the ‘H&M: End...


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NATASHA ZINKO SS17 SHOW: A HOUSE PARTY LIKE NO OTHER

by Viktorija Martinenaite Ukrainian- born, London-based designer’s Natasha...


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THE OVERESTIMATION OF A FASHION WEEK

by Ieva Zu Have you seen the Givenchy SS16 show at New York Fashion Week on...


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SUCCESS STORIES: HOW LITHUANIAN DESIGNER CONQUERS EUROPE

A Contemporary fashion brand D.Efect and their Creative Director Egle Ziemyte...


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TOP 3 DESIGNERS AT MERCEDES-BENZ KIEV FASHION DAYS S/S 2017

by Viktorija Martinenaite Ukraine’s biannual international fashion week...


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10 YOUNG CONTEMPORARY FASHION BRANDS FROM EASTERN EUROPE

by Ieva Zu First of all, let’s define what’s Eastern Europe. In this...


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WE ARE IN LOVE WITH THIS BOLD AND AMBITIOUS POLISH DESIGNER DUO

Meet Diligent Clothes – a team of two ambitious and super creative modern...


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VERY YOUNG AND VERY TALENTED: MEET ANNA K

by Viktorija Martinenaite Young and beautiful. Ukrainian fashion...


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BEHIND THE SCENES OF D.EFECT SS17: INFUSED WITH POST-SOVIET FREEDOM

We are not trying to hide that we have a major crush on the Lithuanian...


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ABOUT: WE ARE OBSESSED WITH GOOD DESIGN AND TWO MORE THINGS

Welcome to Fashion Bloc – an exclusive selection of European...


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5 QUESTION QUIZ: HOW SMART ARE YOUR FASHION CHOICES?

by Fashion Bloc Take our fun personality quiz and find out how smart are your...


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BREXIT & FASHION: WHY BUILDING COMMUNITIES IS A SOLUTION?

by Fashion Bloc We all knew (the ones that voted ‘leave’, the ones who voted...


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HOW TO BE A BETTER PERSON BY SHOPPING FASHION?

by Ieva Zu If someone would have asked me if I cared about slow...


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DEAR FREEDOM, I HOPE THIS LETTER FINDS YOU WELL

Dear Freedom, I hope this letter finds you in good health. I hope you’re...


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ULYANA SERGEENKO FW16-17: SOVIET NOSTALGIA OF THE 60S

by Viktorija Martinenaite Kazakhstan-born, Russian-based fashion...


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THE KNOTTY ONES: DELIBERATELY THROWING AWAY THE FAST-FASHION MODEL

Established in 2014 The Knotty Ones (pun intended) is a Lithuanian designer...


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WHY MADE IN EUROPE IS A NEW LUXURY?

by Ieva Zu Waking up to the news of the British referendum last Friday, I felt...


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YOUNG EUROPEAN FASHION BLOGGER ALWAYS GETS BACK TO LONDON

by Viktorija Martinenaite Kriste Stankeviciute is the one to know on the...


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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: WHY ROBERT KALINKIN IS 100% TRANSPARENT?

Robert Kalinkin is one of the first Lithuanian designer brands that have been...


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FASHION BLOC VISITS LITHUANIA: EXCLUSIVE FROM LAURA DAILI SS17

By Laura Gedvilaite and Ieva Zu On a sunny afternoon last Thursday, Lithuanian...


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AS SEEN ON THE GUARDIAN

by Ieva Zu I wrote about ‘Eastern Bloc’ aesthetics (or, more accurately,...


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A NO-BRAINER EU REFERENDUM VOTING GUIDE TO A BRITISH FASHIONISTA

By Ieva Zu, Founder of Fashionbloc.co.uk Politics, sometimes, may seem not...


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ROMANIAN DESIGNER FLORE DIANA: MADE IN TRANSYLVANIA

Meet Diana Flore, one of the designers that put Romania on a fashion map, it is...


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A DANGEROUS WORLD OF GOSHA RUBCHINSKIY

by Ieva Zu Without a question, a 32-year-old Gosha Rubchinskiy (гоша...


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JEWELLERY THAT SMELLS LIKE CHOCOLATE? TADAM!

Meet our very good friends from Lithuania – Tadam! Jewellery. A unique...


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IRINA DZHUS: I CREATE FOR INTELLIGENT AND CONSCIOUS PEOPLE

Fashion Bloc: What is your name, how old are you and where are you based? Dzhus:...


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FASHION BLOC ON BBC2: WATCH NOW

by Ieva Zu On 23ed of this month, Britain will vote in a referendum popularly...


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TOP POLISH FASHION BLOGGERS WE LOVE

Poland is a Central European country where you can meet unique designers and...


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THREE LITHUANIAN RTW DESIGNERS TO KNOW

by Viktorija Martinenaite Many people around the world admire Lithuanian...


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KAZAUKA: AN ENGINEER-TURNED-DESIGNER

Unique designer fashion made in Europe – this is what all of the designers...


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MEET SUPER MODEL EDITA VILKEVICIUTE

Who’s that Girl? At 27, Lithuanian born super model Edita Vilkeviciute has...


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FIVE MINUTES WITH AGNIJA GRIGULE

Text: Viktorija Martinenaite After joining the fashion blogging industry in...


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TOP FASHION MODELS FROM EASTERN EUROPE

With fashion weeks travelling around the world this and next month and London...


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HOW I MISSED FASHION BLOC WAS ON VOGUE.COM

by Ieva Zu I am proud to say that we are the only content driven highly curated...


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YOUNG GEORGIAN MODELS PRAISED BY VOGUE

There was quite a lot of great fashion and beauty, of course, going on...


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HERVE LEGER LOVES TBILISI FASHION

Mercedes-Benz Tbilisi Fashion Week has just ended with international media and...


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POLISH FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER REDISCOVERS HERSELF IN LONDON

With the referendum for Britain to exit the European Union approaching, UK media...


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JULIA JANUS: A WOMAN WHO DECIDED TO BE HAPPY

by Ieva Zu I remember meeting Lithuanian fashion designer Julija briefly over...


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FASHION REVOLUTION: WHO MADE YOUR CLOTHES?

by Ieva Zu #Whomademyclothes? 18-24 April the initiative called Fashion...


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AT 32 I PRETEND TO BE A MODEL

y Ieva Zu At 32, I am not a fashion model (although tried my best). Playing...


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HOW TO BREAK IN TO THE BUZZIEST MARKETS OF THEM ALL?

London, the fashion capital of Europe (or so they say). Eclectic, posh, hipster,...


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NEW FASHION HYPE: WHAT IS EASTERN BLOC AESTHETICS?

by Ieva Zu ‘Fashion comes from Eastern Europe’ – the newest trend that...


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LAURA THEISS: KNITTED FASHION REIMAGINED

Text: Viktorija Martinenaite Meet Laura Theis, a Lithuanian-born designer who...


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TOP 5 DESIGNERS FROM LITHUANIAN FASHION WEEKEND

Text: Laura Gedvilaite The annual Lithuanian fashion festival “Fashion...


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MAISON MARGIELA AND THE EASTERN BLOC AESTHETICS

by Ieva Zu Recently I read a nicely written fashion review on The Guardian of...


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MY FASHION PICKS AT INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOWCASE

by Ieva Zu This year International Fashion Showcase (IFS) at London Fashion...


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INTERNATIONAL FASHION AT LONDON FASHION WEEK

London Fashion Week will be welcoming its 5th season of International Fashion...


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6 FASHION MISTAKES THAT YOU MUST AVOID

There are times when even the best dresser would forget to take care of certain...


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ULYANA SERGEENKO HAUTE COUTURE SS16: WHEN PARIS MEETS RUSSIA

Kazakhstan-born, Russian-based couturier and street-style star Ulyana Sergeenko...


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OFF THE CATWALK: MEET JULIJA STEP, A FASHION MODEL AND FOODIE IN ONE

By Viktorija Martinenaite Julija, a Lithuanian-born beauty, began her career as...


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SPECIAL PROJECT: UKRAINIAN DESIGNERS HELPING ORPHAN CHILDREN

Anton Belinskiy, one of the pioneering contemporary Ukrainian designers, is on...


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HOW VIKE BECAME A LEADING FASHION MANUFACTURER

Since the early days of her childhood Lithuanian Viktorija Ceplike recall...


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INSPIRATION: TOP FASHION MODELS HUMANITARIANS

If you are good with Eastern European names, you can always spot Eastern...


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HAUTE COUTURE DESIGNERS BEYOND CHANEL: FROM SYRIA TO KAZAKHSTAN

French Christian Dior, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier; Italian Schiaparelli,...


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MAKARA GIRL GERDA: A MERMAID WITH LEGS

Meet Gerda, a 26-year-old business owner/designer of the Bond’esque like...


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WE ARE RICH JUST BECAUSE THEY ARE POOR

by Ieva Zu Today I commit to myself to look at the garment manufacturing...


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FASHION BLOC EDIT: BEST OF BELGRADE FASHION WEEK

Do you know any Serbian fashion designers? Yes you do! Roksanda Ilincic is a...


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10 EASTERN EUROPEAN DESIGNERS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

Fashion is an ever-changing game with new players coming in, old players leaving...


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POLISH FASHION WEEK: TOP 6 BY FASHION BLOC IN PHOTOS

Łódź (yes, that is exactly how it’s spelled) is the third largest city in...


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PHOTO GALLERY: FASHION BLOC SPECIAL FOR BLOGGERS AND STYLISTS

They call it #ThursdayThrowback we call it #WonderfulMemories from our special...


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FASHION REVIEW: SOUTHERN EASTERN EUROPE IS DOING IT RIGHT

by Ieva Zu When I started my research of Eastern European fashion industry over...


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PRIVATE FASHION BLOC LAUNCH WAS ACE! (PHOTOS)

Last Friday (23 October) Kaizo Hair studio in Shoreditch opened their door to...


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THIS IS NOT A PRESS RELEASE

by Ieva Zu This is not going to be an ordinary press release; potentially...


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RAMUNE PIEKAUTAITE: ICONIC LITHUANIAN DESIGNER

Ramune Piekautaite is one of the best known designers in Lithuania. Her own...


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TOP 5 FROM LONDON FASHION WEEK

It’s over – fashion crowd left for another city. London is fashion week no...


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MERCEDES-BENZ PRAGUE FW: FASHION BLOC TOP 3 IN PICTURES

Some Fashion Weeks around Europe take place even before the major four (NY,...


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STREET STYLE AT KIEV FASHION DAYS

It has been a while since I praised Ukrainian fashion. This is the time of the...


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FASHION BLOC TALKS FASHION WITH AMAZON CTO WERNER VOGELS

What do you get when you put on a dress, a lipstick, and cycle to the afterwork...


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HOW TO FIND EASTERN EUROPE ON A FASHION MAP

by Ieva Zu I have started my collaboration with The Huffington Post today. I...


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FEMALE POWER: FASHION BLOC HELPING AFRICAN WOMEN

by Ieva Zu The Fashion Bloc poster on the left is not an ordinary commercial....


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DESIGNER TO WATCH: ELOSHI

Text: Mariam Bezhuashvili @FashionGalactic Georgian based fashion designer, Lela...


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FASHION MAPPING: BLOSSOMING GEORGIA

Georgia is a transcontinental country based on the verge of Europe and Asia....


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WHAT IS IT ACTUALLY LIKE TO RUN A START-UP AND A BABY?

by Ieva Zu If I was featured on ‘Stylist’ column Work/Life this is how it...