The Daria Zhiliaeva Graduate Collection is Sculptural

 - May 29, 2014
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Entitled "The Hostess of the Copper Mountain", Daria Zhiliaeva's graduate collection explores themes of masculinity and femininity with its sculptural garments. The collection features both masculine and feminine undertones with its range of sculptural garments.

A painterly textile print covers dresses, ruffled tops and printed skirts while patent is the material of choice for black and white coats that feature voluminous shoulder elements.

The Saint-Petersburg, Russia native first studied fine art and fashion at the Stieglitz Art and Design Academy and continued her education at the Parisian fashion school Atelier Chardon Savard. More recently, the designer graduated from the Polimoda Fashion School Institute of Design and Marketing in Florence, Italy where she learned to perfect her skills in voluminous construction.