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The winners of the Best Fashion Awards 2019

On November 19, 2019 the annual event which was called the most expected in Ukraine was held.

BEST FASHION AWARDS is the only professional ceremony of awards in Ukraine, established in 2010. It is one of the most prestigious and expected fashion event in Ukraine.

BFA identifies the leaders of Ukrainian fashion and praises their achievements in the development of fashion industry.

TV presenters Kateryna Osadcha and Yuriy Gorbunov have become the hosts of this year BFA ceremony.

The destiny of official awards is decided by a specially assigned group of 35 experts: fashion journalists, fashion critics, buyers and leaders of public opinion. (find the list of BEST FASHION AWARDS experts here:http://bfa.fashion.com.ua/#about).

This year the sacrament of calculation of votes has been entrusted to a law office “Alekseev, Boyarchukov and Partners”. It will keep results of BFA in secret until the public announcement during the Ceremony.

We take our pleasure to present the list of the winners of the Awards:

Best women’s clothing designer

Nominees:
  • ARTEMKLIMCHUK — Artem Klimchuk
  • BEVZA — Svitlana Bevza
  • BOBKOVA — Christina Bobkova
  • ELENA BURENINA — Elena Burenina
  • FROLOV — Ivan Frolov
  • FLOW the Label — Viktoriia Balanyuk
  • Lake Studio — Olesya Kononova / Anastasiya Ryabokon
  • Litkovskaya — Lilya Litkovska
  • PRZHONSKAYA — Helen Przhonskaya
  • SIX. — Julia Bohdan
  • the COAT by Katya Silchenko — Katya Silchenko

Winner: BEVZA — Svitlana Bevza


Svitlana Bevza
Svitlana Bevza

The Award was handed by the TV host and the founder of “Charity weekend” project, UN Goodwill Ambassador Maria Yefrosinina.

Best men’s clothing designer

Nominees:
ARTEMKLIMCHUK — Artem Klimchuk
FROLOV — Ivan Frolov
IDOL. — Serge Smolin
SONYA MONINA — Sonya Monina

Winner: ARTEMKLIMCHUK — Artem Klimchuk

Artem Klimchuk
Artem Klimchuk

The Award was handed by Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar actor, screenwriter, and film director, Merited Artist of Autonomous Republic of Crimea Akhtem Seitablayev.

Best accessories designer

Nominees:
  • GUNIA PROJECT — Natalia Kamenska, Maria Gavryliuk
  • GUZEMA FINE JEWELRY — Valeriya Guzema
  • Lake Studio — Olesya Kononova / Anastasiya Ryabokon
  • LITKOVSKAYA — Lilya Litkovska
  • RUSLAN BAGINSKIY — Ruslan Baginskiy

Winner: RUSLAN BAGINSKIY — Ruslan Baginskiy

Ruslan BaginskiyRuslan Baginskiy
Ruslan BaginskiyRuslan Baginskiy and his team

The Award was handed by Editor-in-chief of ELLE Ukraine Sonua Zabouga and Ukrainian footballer, Ukraine national football team coach Oleksandr Shovkovskiy.

The discovery of the year

Nominees:
  • DAFNA MAY — Dafna Mayberg
  • GUNIA PROJECT — Natalia Kamenska, Maria Gavryliuk
  • JARDIN EXOTIQUE — Lida Arfush
  • ROUSSIN — Sofia Rousinovich
  • YELIZAVETTA VOLOSOVSKA — Yelizavetta Volosovska

Winner: DAFNA MAY — Dafna Mayberg

Dafna Mayberg
Dafna Mayberg

The Award was handed by singer and songwriter, winner of Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Jamala.

The breakthrough of the year

Nominees:
  • BEVZA — Svitlana Bevza
  • FLOW the Label — Viktoriia Balanyuk
  • GASANOVA — Elvira Gasanova
  • KSENIASCHNAIDER — Ksenia Schnaider and Anton Schnaider
  • LITKOVSKAYA — Lilya Litkovska
  • RUSLAN BAGINSKIY — Ruslan Baginskiy

Winner: KSENIASCHNAIDER — Ksenia Schnaider and Anton Schnaider

Ksenia Schnaider and Anton Schnaider
Ksenia Schnaider and Anton Schnaider

The Award was handed by People's Artist of Ukraine Tina Karol and the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba.

Best fashion performance

Nominees:
  • FROLOV — Ivan Frolov
  • JARDIN EXOTIQUE — Lida Arfush
  • JEAN GRITSFELDT — Jean Gritsfeldt
  • Lake Studio — Olesya Kononova / Anastasiya Ryabokon
  • LITKOVSKAYA — Lilya Litkovska

Winner: FROLOV — Ivan Frolov

Ivan Frolov
Ivan Frolov

The Award was handed by festival director of Odessa IFF Jylia Sinkevych.

SUSTAINABLE fashion

In 2018, the Best Fashion Awards Organizing Committee launched a special prize to award Ukrainian fashion brands working on SUSTAINABLE fashion. DHL Express Ukraine was the initiator of the SUSTAINABLE fashion award and the partner.
DHL Express Ukraine is one of the leaders in logistics services. Today it actively cooperates with Ukrainian designers and not only implements sustainable technologies into the logistics of its company, but also supports the promotion of this trend among designers in Ukraine. Organizers with enthusiasm congratulate Ukrainian clothing brands, who have chosen their philosophy "ethical design and ethical production".

Nominees:
  • ARTEMKLIMCHUK — Artem Klimchuk
  • KSENIASCHNAIDER — Ksenia Schnaider and Anton Schnaider
  • ROUSSIN — Sofia Rousinovich
  • ZAHARA — Lida Zaharchenko

Winner: KSENIASCHNAIDER — Ksenia Schnaider and Anton Schnaider

Ksenia Schnaider, Anton Schnaider, Vadym Sydoruk
Ksenia Schnaider, Anton Schnaider, Vadym Sydoruk

The Award was handed by frontwoman of The HARDKISS Julia Sanina and General Manager of DHL Express Ukraine Vadym Sydoruk.

Special Prize «Cruelty-free fashion» from humanistic movement UAnimals

Winner: DZHUS — Iryna Dzhus

Iryna Dzhus
Iryna Dzhus

The Award was handed by founder of the humanistic movement UAnimals, partner of the agency Gres Todorchuk, organizer of the All-Ukrainian March for Animals Rights Alexander Todorchuk.

There is also nomination “Inspiration” the destiny of which is determined by designers-participants of Ukrainian Fashion Week.

Winner: Ulyana Boyko.

Ulyana Boyko
Ulyana Boyko

The Award was handed by cofounder and Head of the organizing committee Iryna Danylevska and publisher of ZEFIR.UA Irina Turbaievska.

Official partners of Best Fashion Awards:
  • the leading floristic company of Ukraine LoraShen,
  • DHL Express Ukraine (initiator and partner of the “SUSTAINABLE fashion” prize),
  • brand #1 in the world among hair styling products TRESemmé,
  • Freedom Finance Ukraine Investment Company (Partner of “The breakthrough of the year” prize),
  • Beauty Partner of the event Mary Kay,
  • extraordinary brand Finlandia Vodka,
  • partner of the event VODA UA,
  • partner of the event OSCAR Dry Clean Studio.
2019 WINNERS