Int'l, local designers to join 1st Azerbaijan Fashion Week season (Azer News)

More than 25 designers will participate in a runaway and showcase their collections in designer showrooms and Pop Up stores from May 11 to 14. The catwalk shows will be held at Nizami Genjevi Ballroom of Fairmont Baku Hotel while showrooms and Pop Up stores will be set over the second floor of the Hotels Business Centre.

The first season will welcome 5 local designers and more than 20 international designers from Georgia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, Latvia and France.

In four days the audience will see the collections of brands such as Georges Mak (France), Sevincy(Turkey), Libas Couture (Azerbaijan), Diana Kvariani (Georgia), Julia Aysina (Ukraine), Nadit (Azerbaijan), Tamara Lamanukayeva (Kazakhstan), Salle de Mode ( Georgia), Ainur Turisbek (Kazakhstan), Alexandre Delima (France), AristocratKids (Latvia), Orkhan Sultan (Russia), Tako Mekvabidze (Georgia), Gunel Behbudova (Azerbaijan), Maria Shosheva (Russia), Fee Dan (Azerbaijan), Leonid Zherebtsov (Kazakhstan), Nino Babukhadia (Georgia), Hakkan Akkaya (Turkey), Datuna Sulikahvili (Georgia), Kira Plastinina (Russia), Menzer Hajiyeva (Azerbaijan), Tatyana Meparidze (Georgia), Fakhriya Khalafova (Azerbaijan), Anuka Keburia (Georgia)

Make up services will be provided by M.A.C Cosmetics. M.A.C make-up artists have a wide backstage and fashion collaborations experience on the main Fashion Weeks all over the world.

M.A.C has a wide geographical presence of its stores in Russia and CIS region, since 2013 the brand has already opened 4 stores in Azerbaijan.

The famous French brand Ambassade dela Beaute which was presented to the local market in 2010 and has beauty centers in New York, Milano, Paris, Hong Kong, Riga and Moscow will take over the hairstyling services at Azerbaijan Fashion Week.

For press enquiries please contact Sayad Ibrahimli, Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers 0099 412 565 48480099 412 565 4848,|

The first big international fashion project, featuring young local and international talents in an exclusive show focused on creating the opportunities for the talented designers. With a support of L’Officiel Azerbaijan, the Fashion Week will be held twice in a year- May and November. The first event will take place in the iconic building and the new symbol of Baku city-Flame Towers

Every season, Azerbaijan Fashion Week will be attended by foreign experts of fashion-industry, including buyers of the biggest fashion-retail networks and fashion boutiques, representatives of glossy local as well as international publications and PR agencies.

On the highest part of the city of Baku, Azerbaijan’s vibrant capital lies Fairmont Baku, located in the northernmost tower of the three comprising the Flame Towers complex. Designed by HOK International in the shape and essence of a flame – an apt symbol for this historic land of fire- the building is one of the most extraordinary and innovative constructions of modern times and is itself the tallest building in Azerbaijan.

The 36-storey Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers features 318 rooms suites and apartments, over 2,500 sq. m. of multi-use meeting space, a 3,500 sq. m. spa facility – ESPA at Fairmont Baku, located over two floors – and several restaurants, bars and lounges. With breathtaking views over Baku, the Caspian Sea and the UNESCO World Heritage site of the ancient Inner City, Fairmont Baku Flame Towers is swiftly becoming the place to stay and be seen.