It’s easy to look fashionable in this unusually MILD autumn thanks to styles FROM local designers which are not only beautiful but practical too. Want to be one of those in vogue? Let us tell you how
Leather dresses are big this autumn, turning any housewife into a sophisticated and polished lady on the move. Logic Clothes, a local brand from Ukraine, takes the leather dress and adds an element of environmental-friendliness with the use of eco-leather. It’s one of the season’s bestsellers at the Vsi. Svoi store on Khreshchatyk and is an eyecatcher for anyone wanting to stand out.
How much: 1 600 UAH
Find it in: Vsi.Svoi Store (Khreshchatyk 27)
Logic Clothes Concept Store (Khreshchatyk 46)
No longer a tawdry cliché to wear leopard print, the plisse skirt in animal print by US brand Proenza Schouler hits two big trends at once; especially in the fabulous midi length so popular at the moment.
How much: 22 480 UAH
Find it in: Helen Marlen Mandarin (Basseina 6)
Retro silk scarves are a hot accessory this season. They can be worn circled around a ponytail or more classically hugging the neck. If you don’t have a vintage option in your wardrobe, a Ukrainian brand called Dolya can help, with a wide selection of original prints.
How much: 950 UAH
Find it in: Dolya Showroom (Kozhemiatska 12g)
Logomania is still on the fashion radar of many, where the bigger the brand name on your favourite T the better. And you’re certain to get noticed by fashion insiders with this piece from Helmut Lang.
How much: 5 160 UAH
Find it in: Helen
Marlen Mandarin (Basseina 6)
Capes are a definite must this A/W season: not only are they cosy but magical too. In a cape,
its wearer can portray vibes of strong superhero or beautiful princess. Not only that, a plethora of colours and materials are up for grabs. Ienki Ienki, a Ukrainian brand specialising in outerwear and known worldwide, is championing the puffa scarf/cape idea this season.
How much: 24 250 UAH
Find it in: Asthik (Lesi Ukrainky 7a)
TSUM (Khreshchatyk 38)
Ienki Ienki Showroom (Staronavodnytska 31)