RUSSIAN FABRICS – THE WORLD TREND
In today’s world, the primary factors that determine the fashion in the fabric industry are the global exhibitions such as Premier Vision (Paris, New York), Texworld (Paris) and Munich Fabric Start (Munich). Yet, the Russian exhibition “Interfabric” conquers the world under its own brand. Three Russian samples of the same brand were included in the WGSN Company’s review of the major trends of 2018/19. WGSN Company is the leader in forecasting the world’s fashion tendencies. SOLSTUDIO is a domestic brand of a Russian textile company, which won the competition during the Premier Vision in February. The diversity of concepts of SOLSTUDIO is immense. From the most topical, in the coming season stylized animal sketches from the collection “Animals of the summer”-2019 to the headscarf of Modigliani’s drawings (for Modigliani’s exhibition, Sutin and the other legends of Montparnasse” in the museum of Faberge in Saint Petersburg). The products of Solstudio are both simultaneous and unique at the same time. The calendar of fabrics for 2018 with the printings of our faithful four-legged friends – the dogs of different breeds. Creative faience tiles of the own design. Unique clamps-butterflies for the headscarves. SOLSTUDIO willingly shares its experience and success in creativity with the colleagues by performing studio workshops for the professionals annually. The company’s experts display the complete analysis regarding the seasonal development of printing on fabrics, the research of auditorium’s brands and modern tendencies to the professional society. The interest for the workshop is constantly rising and as a result, it has collected a record number of visitors by December 2017. SOLSTUDIO was born 16 years ago under the simple and expressive title the “Studio of fabric “Salt”. In fact, now the company provides the full range of services in regards of its portfolio: printing on all kinds of fabrics, creation and sales of textile design, the proposal of fabrics for tailoring as well as it has been already mentioned, produces analysis, developing textile collections for over twenty countries, presenting coloring forecasts, surveys of textile issues development and fashion styles. Among its partners SOLSTUDIO has manufacturers from the USA, China, Russia, Japan, Italy, France, Austria, Germany, England, Turkey, South Africa, Korea and Poland. In addition, SOLSTUDIO produces its own “RADICAL CHIC“ brand of textile accessories, which has found its buyers not only in 18 Russian cities but also abroad. Furthermore, the “RADICAL CHIC” brand received the prize of the International channel Fashion TV in the nomination “The best accessories of 2015”. However, as they say, it is better to see once than to hear one hundred times. You will be able to get this chance in Expocenter from March 20th to March 23rd at the “Interfabric” exhibition. The ‘INTERFABRIC-2018 Spring’ is the fourth International exhibition of fabrics and textile materials, the largest professional exhibition for manufacturers of clothing, textile materials, fittings and accessories in Russia. It is organized by the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Chamber of Commerce and Industry. More than 10 000 professionals visit the event annually. Traditionally, in the framework of the Exhibition a Trend Forum (Textile Expert Forum) will take place – a professional ground for discussing up-to-date tendencies and streams in style and design of the textile materials for the coming season. SOLSTUDIO has already been the desired participant of “Interfabric” in 2017. The founder of the Solstudio Textile Design and the brand of “Radical Chic” accessories Alexandra Kaloshina made a welcome speech to the participants and guests on the opening ceremony of the Exhibition. According to her estimation “The Textile Expert Forum was one of the brightest events of the Interfabric-2017.Autumn.” As always, the current spring marathon of “Interfabric” is dedicated to the most substantial congress and exhibition event of the industry the “Russian Textile Week-2018”, which also includes events such as the International forum of light industry “Legpromforum-2018” and the Ceremony of National industrial award “Golden Spindle – 2017”. It also needs to be mentioned that in 2015 SOLSTUDIO with its brand of accessories “Radical Chic” was recognized as a winner of the National award in fashion industry “Golden Spindle – 2015” in the nomination for “Accessories”. Obviously, in our country the conditions for disclosing the potential of native manufacturers and supporting of actively developing brands have been already created. The example of SOLSTUDIO has illustrated that Russians abroad can also be competitive.