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Winners of the Best Fashion Awards 2017

The eighth BEST FASHION AWARDS Ceremony took place on 14th November in Regent Hill. The host of this year's Ceremony was Valentyna Khamayko - TV presenter of the program "Snidanok with 1 + 1. Weekend". The BFA award is determined by voting of a group of 30 experts based on the results of the two-season collections. The expert group includes well-known fashion journalists, critics, buyers and opinion leaders.

This year, the protocols of Award`s experts and the counting of votes were processed by the law firm "Alekseev, Boyarchukov and Partners". It keeps the results of the voting in secret - until they are announced from the stage during the Ceremony.

Winners of Best Fashion Awards:

Best Fashion Awards 2017 winners
Best Fashion Awards 2017 winners

The Best Womenswear Designer

Nominees:
  1. ARTEMKLIMCHUK - Artem Klimchuk
  2. BEVZA - Svitlana Bevza
  3. ELENAREVA - Elena Reva
  4. LAKE studio - Olesya Kononova, Anastasiia Ryabokon
  5. LITKOVSKAYA - Lilia Litkovskaya
  6. POUSTOVIT - Lilia Pustovit

Winner: ELENAREVA - Elena Reva

Elena Reva
Elena Reva

The award was presented by TV presenter, public figure, founder of the charity project Charity weekend Masha Efrosinina.

The Best Menswear Designer

Nominees:
  • DASTISH FANTASTISH - Volodymyr Demchynskyi
  • FROLOV - Ivan Frolov
  • IDоL. - Serge Smolin
  • Jean GRITSFELDT - Jean Gritsfeldt
  • PODOLYAN - Volodymyr Podolyan
  • sasha.kanevski - Olexander Kanevski
  • VIKTORANISIMOV - Victor Anisimov

Winner sasha.kanevski - Olexander Kanevski

Dmytro Yevenko, Olexander Kanevski
Dmytro Yevenko, Olexander Kanevski

The award was presented by actor, theater and film director, screenwriter Akhtem Seitablayev

The Best Accessories Designer

Nominees:
  • Ali SAULIDI - Ali Saulidi
  • COVER # 1 - Tetiana Nemchenko
  • LAKE studio - Olesya Kononova, Anastasiia Ryabokon
  • RUSLAN BAGINSKIY - Ruslan Baginskiy
  • MARSALA - Mariia Masliy
  • the COAT by Katya Silchenko - Katya Silchenko
  • Yana CHERVINSKA - Yana Chervinska

Winner: RUSLAN BAGINSKIY - Ruslan Baginsky

Ruslan Baginsky (right)
Ruslan Baginsky (right)

The award was presented by Oksana Levchenya-Konstantynivska, Ukrainian artist, winner of the LONDON ART BIENNALE award for outstanding skill

"The Discovery of the Year"

Nominees:
  • DRAG & DROP - Juliіa Grazhdan
  • DZHUS - Irina DZHUS
  • LABEL One - Oksana Berg
  • Marianna SENCHINA - Marianna Senchina
  • NADIA YURKIV - Nadia Yurkiv
  • RUSLAN BAGINSKIY - Ruslan Baginskiy
  • the COAT by Katya Silchenko - Katya Silchenko

Winner: the COAT by Katya Silchenko - Katya Silchenko

The award was presented by Sonya Zabuga, editor-in-chief of ELLE Ukraine, and Anna Bubnova (British Council in Ukraine).

The British Council in Ukraine has already become a traditional partner of the Opening of the Year Award. The winner of this award will have the opportunity to participate in the program, organized by British Council together with Ukrainian Fashion Week, in February 2018 during London Fashion Week.

"The Breakthrough of the Year"

Nominees:
  • Ienki Ienki - the founder of the brand Dmytro Yevenko
  • PASKAL - Juliia Pascal
  • RUSLAN BAGINSKIY - Ruslan Baginskiy
  • the COAT by Katya Silchenko - Katya Silchenko

Winner: Ienki Ienki - the founder of the brand Dmitry Evenko

The award was presented by singer, winner of the Eurovision 2016 JAMALA.

"The Best Fashion Performance"

Nominees:
  • ARTEMKLIMCHUK - Artem Klimchuk
  • FROLOV - Ivan Frolov
  • Jean GRITSFELDT - Jean Gritsfeldt
  • LAKE studio - Olesya Kononova, Anastasiia Ryabokon
  • sasha.kanevski - Olexander Kanevskyi

Winner: FROLOV - Ivan Frolov

The award was presented by composer, pianist and singer Dmytro Shurov

The ceremony also presents the "Inspiration" award, the fate of which is decided by the designers themselves.

Winner: Polina Nenya

Polina Nenya
Polina Nenya

The award was presented by Iryna Turbayevska, publisher of the online magazine ZEFIR.UA

"Business Breakthrough"

In 2017, the organizing committee of the Best Fashion Awards launched a special award that will be given to unique commercially successful projects implemented in Ukraine.

Winner: Andre Tan

The award was presented by Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitchko

Andre Tan, Vitaliy Klitchko
Andre Tan, Vitaliy Klitchko
2017 WINNERS