"I don't think too much about clothing in self-isolation, but for some business calls, I am trying to look the way I did in everyday life. Black rolling or a basic T-shirt are perfect choices for me. And of course, a hairstyle is very important to look fresh." — Lado Bokuchava, creative director, Materiel
Why Georgian Fashion Is One Of The New Global Trendsetters While socially distancing, I had time to reflect on the fashion map I’ve covered for years. One point particularly stood out. Tbilisi, Georgia. It made me wonder how many media mentions it takes to crown a place a Fashion Capital for good?! In 2016 the press first declared Tbilisi “just might be the fashion capital of Eastern Europe”. Since, the New York Times put its style focus on Georgia, ELLE magazine gave Georgia a 360-degree editorial, and High Snobeity suggested Tbilisi was “the next fashion hotspot”, Yahoo! figured out “why the fashion industry loved Tbilisi”, Marie Claire “confirmed” Tbilisi as “one of...
"...The flowers do fade, and wanton fields,
To wayward winter reckoning yields,
A honey tongue, a heart of gall,
Is fancy’s spring, but sorrow’s fall..."
-Excerpt from The Nymph's Reply to the Shephard by Sir Walter Ralegh