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Sustainable Fashion: It has never been so important

  As the world faces unprecedented times in the wake of the global pandemic, for many it is a time…
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Uždaras mados verslo vakaras Lietuvos mados elitui

(text in Lithuanian) Pavasaris Lietuvoje žada dar neregėtų mados renginių. Vienas jų -  uždaras ir jau dabar “elitiniu” vadinamas mados…
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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 outside the UK. Will the…
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Go East: The Emergence of New Fashion Capitals

by Ieva Zu, Founder & Editor, Fashion Bloc Interesting things are happening in the fashion industry. You may still be…
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Is Gender Neutral the Future of Luxury Fashion?

The evolution of fashion is both mesmerising and intriguing. More than just fancy fabrics or comfy trainers being worn by…
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Marta Jakubowski, who did you invite to your catwalk show?

Marta Jakubowski London Fashion Week AW18 Catwalk Show ‘Do you know the designer?’ – asks a…
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Lithuania tried to ban Jesus from wearing jeans

Robert Kalinkin SS13 Advertisement After more than five years since it all started, Lithuanian fashion designer…
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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 must say that men's…
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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 unexpected events happened in…
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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 University’s School of Art celebrated 10 years of their MA…
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Polish designer Klaudia Markiewicz takes Brooklyn by storm

Klaudia Markiewicz Contact presentation at Fashion Week Brooklyn Last week, Polish designer Klaudia Markiewicz with her…
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LFW finale: Georgian twins, emerging talents and American Tommy

London Fashion Week SS18 has celebrated a grand finale on Tuesday, with the Tommy Hilfiger London Fashion Week celebrity-studded TommyNow…
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Has Soviet fashion hype eaten Eastern Europe?

by Ieva Zu Yesterday I finally dedicated the time and read an exhaustingly lengthy Opinion piece on my favourite fashion…
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Top 3 Fashion Designers to watch at MBFW Tbilisi

by Viktorija Martinenaite MBFW Tbilisi poster featuring Situationist Since the launch in 2015 MBFW Tbilisi, each…
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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 provocative stories and I would like 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 invited key fashion and technology players to London’s…
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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 International Fashion Showcase. Today is the last…
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International fashion business course by Fashion Bloc will help designers learn from the industry leaders

On the 22-24 February 2017, an international selection of emerging fashion brands, fashion entrepreneurs and emerging talents will share a…
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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 new era for Ukrainian designers. Newcomers…
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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 Eastern European designer brands. …
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Greenery on Fashion Bloc: Pantone Colour of the Year

Say Goodbye to the Rose Quartz people, that pale rose full of romance, the favourite of girly girls and flamboyant…
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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 is somehow nice to…
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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 Director Demna Gvasalia was announced a person of the…
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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 great fashion conference for…
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Hello Romania: Flesh and Glitter at Bucharest Fashion Week

Bucharest Fashion Week must be the last fashion week on the calendar for SS17, just over a month till the…
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The Future of Fashion by Li Edelkoort

On Wednesday we introduced a fashion icon Reda Mickeviciute, a Lithuanian fashion photographer with an inspirational sense of style. Today…
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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 is definitely not the only Russian…
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Top Ukrainian Designers from Dnepr Fashion Weekend

Last month I travelled to Ukraine to explore Eastern European fashion (you can check my adventures in this article). I…
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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 season uniting a variety of womenswear, menswear and childrenswear designers…
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Overview: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia SS17

By Evgeniya Ratnikova and Ieva Zu Once a regional Fashion Week, today Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia is an international fashion…
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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 Europe, Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Central Europe (!)…
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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 Deathtraps - Make Factories Safe!' letter campaign.…
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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 9/11? You might have seen it live,…
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SUCCESS STORIES: HOW LITHUANIAN DESIGNER CONQUERS EUROPE

A Contemporary fashion brand D.Efect and their Creative Director Egle Ziemyte were busy expanding their European scope. Amsterdam and Milan,…
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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 minds that have met, have started their…
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VERY YOUNG AND VERY TALENTED: MEET ANNA K

by Viktorija Martinenaite Young and beautiful. Ukrainian fashion designer's shows and showrooms have been presented in London, Paris, Milan and New York, she…
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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 contemporary designer brand D.efect. The Autumn-Winter…
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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 enjoying the summer and every minute…
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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 brand ‘for the babes by the babes', as they say.…
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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 disappointed, angry, and helpless.…
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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 backed by a Venture Capital firm. It is…
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AS SEEN ON THE GUARDIAN

by Ieva Zu I wrote about ‘Eastern Bloc’ aesthetics (or, more accurately, that there is no such thing), I wrote…
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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 entirely related to fashion, but voting in EU Referendum should…
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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 indeed a hidden fashion gem…
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A DANGEROUS WORLD OF GOSHA RUBCHINSKIY

by Ieva Zu Without a question, a 32-year-old Gosha Rubchinskiy (гоша рубчинский) is the most popular Russian fashion designer internationally. As he…
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JEWELLERY THAT SMELLS LIKE CHOCOLATE? TADAM!

Meet our very good friends from Lithuania – Tadam! Jewellery. A unique fashion jewellery brand of good looking, sweet smelling, gold…
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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: My name is Irina…
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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 referred to as Brexit, referring…
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THREE LITHUANIAN RTW DESIGNERS TO KNOW

by Viktorija Martinenaite Many people around the world admire Lithuanian designers because of their expressive, charming and unconventional creativity and…
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KAZAUKA: AN ENGINEER-TURNED-DESIGNER

Unique designer fashion made in Europe – this is what all of the designers represented by Fashion Bloc stand for.…
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FIVE MINUTES WITH AGNIJA GRIGULE

Text: Viktorija Martinenaite After joining the fashion blogging industry in 2010 on lookbook and tumblr, today, the 21-year-old blogger Agnija Grigule is the…
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TOP FASHION MODELS FROM EASTERN EUROPE

With fashion weeks travelling around the world this and next month and London Fashion Week sparkling in the city already,…
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YOUNG GEORGIAN MODELS PRAISED BY VOGUE

There was quite a lot of great fashion and beauty, of course, going on around Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi (MBFWT) that took…
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HERVE LEGER LOVES TBILISI FASHION

Mercedes-Benz Tbilisi Fashion Week has just ended with international media and famous guests talking about how good is Georgian fashion,…
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POLISH FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER REDISCOVERS HERSELF IN LONDON

With the referendum for Britain to exit the European Union approaching, UK media is tireless of pointing fingers, giving facts…
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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 eight years ago; it was one of my…
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FASHION REVOLUTION: WHO MADE YOUR CLOTHES?

by Ieva Zu #Whomademyclothes? 18-24 April the initiative called Fashion Revolution calls all fashion consumers, designers, manufacturers and distributors to join forces…
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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 fashion, though, is always…
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NEW FASHION HYPE: WHAT IS EASTERN BLOC AESTHETICS?

by Ieva Zu ‘Fashion comes from Eastern Europe’ - the newest trend that has been picked up by major fashion…
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LAURA THEISS: KNITTED FASHION REIMAGINED

Text: Viktorija Martinenaite Meet Laura Theis, a Lithuanian-born designer who made knitwear fashionable again. Laura graduated from London Central Saint Martins and…
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TOP 5 DESIGNERS FROM LITHUANIAN FASHION WEEKEND

Text: Laura Gedvilaite The annual Lithuanian fashion festival "Fashion Infection" took place in Vilnius Contemporary Art Centre on 18-19 of March. Among…
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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 the Maison Margiela’s menswear collection…
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MY FASHION PICKS AT INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOWCASE

by Ieva Zu This year International Fashion Showcase (IFS) at London Fashion Week, discovering and promoting young fashion talents from…
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INTERNATIONAL FASHION AT LONDON FASHION WEEK

London Fashion Week will be welcoming its 5th season of International Fashion Showcase, IFS16 ,this month. Sommerset House will become…
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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 things and end up making…
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ULYANA SERGEENKO HAUTE COUTURE SS16: WHEN PARIS MEETS RUSSIA

Kazakhstan-born, Russian-based couturier and street-style star Ulyana Sergeenko showed her Haute Couture SS16 luxurious collection in Paris on Wednesday. It…
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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 a model at the age of 14. She is…
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SPECIAL PROJECT: UKRAINIAN DESIGNERS HELPING ORPHAN CHILDREN

Anton Belinskiy, one of the pioneering contemporary Ukrainian designers, is on the news once again. We introduced Belinskiyalongside Anna K as…
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HOW VIKE BECAME A LEADING FASHION MANUFACTURER

Since the early days of her childhood Lithuanian Viktorija Ceplike recall herself being involved in her family business. Back then,…
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INSPIRATION: TOP FASHION MODELS HUMANITARIANS

If you are good with Eastern European names, you can always spot Eastern European fashion models amongst the Top 50/…
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HAUTE COUTURE DESIGNERS BEYOND CHANEL: FROM SYRIA TO KAZAKHSTAN

French Christian Dior, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier; Italian Schiaparelli, Giambattista Valli, Atelier Versace; Lebanese Ellie Saab and Zuhair Murad –…
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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 swimwear brand Makara. Besides running a successful swimwear and surfwear brand she is…
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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 Serbian chic. Who else is Serbian?…
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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 it, or all playing together trying to…
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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 Poland with a population of 700.000+…
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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 three years ago Ukrainian fashion week…
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THIS IS NOT A PRESS RELEASE

by Ieva Zu This is not going to be an ordinary press release; potentially breaking some PR rules (but following…
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RAMUNE PIEKAUTAITE: ICONIC LITHUANIAN DESIGNER

Ramune Piekautaite is one of the best known designers in Lithuania. Her own name fashion house has been a leading name…
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TOP 5 FROM LONDON FASHION WEEK

It’s over – fashion crowd left for another city. London is fashion week no more. And it was spectacular –…
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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, London, Milan, and Paris) hit the catwalks.…
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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 party hosted by…
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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 will be blogging about fashion, arts…
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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. First of all, you can…
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DESIGNER TO WATCH: ELOSHI

Text: Mariam Bezhuashvili @FashionGalactic Georgian based fashion designer, Lela Eloshvili, whose clothes speak volumes of her sense of fashion, creativity…
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FASHION MAPPING: BLOSSOMING GEORGIA

Georgia is a transcontinental country based on the verge of Europe and Asia. Exotic and attractive, rich in nature and…
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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 would look like WORK LIFE:…
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Sustainable Fashion: It has never been so important

  As the world faces unprecedented times in the wake of the global pandemic, for many it is a time…
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Uždaras mados verslo vakaras Lietuvos mados elitui

(text in Lithuanian) Pavasaris Lietuvoje žada dar neregėtų mados renginių. Vienas jų -  uždaras ir jau dabar “elitiniu” vadinamas mados…
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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 outside the UK. Will the…
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Go East: The Emergence of New Fashion Capitals

by Ieva Zu, Founder & Editor, Fashion Bloc Interesting things are happening in the fashion industry. You may still be…
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