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First lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended presentation of "From Tradition to Future. Azerbaijan Glamour" project by Heydar Aliyev Foundation - PHOTOS

01 June 2014 [21:14] - TODAY.AZ
A presentation of From Tradition to Future. Azerbaijan Glamour Project has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center.

Azerbaijani First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice-President of the Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva participated in the event.

The project is aimed at supporting Azerbaijan’s national values and traditions by integrating local ornaments into the world of fashion and thus promoting synthesis between the European and Oriental cultures.

Speakers at the event expressed gratitude to Azerbaijani First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva.

Following the speeches, a film reflecting the philosophy of Italian fashion designer Renato Balestra was demonstrated.

Then the new collection of Renato Balestra was presented.

Over 40 samples of garments were presented at Renato Balestra’s fashion show.
Worldwide famous model Irina Shayk also was on the podium.

The garments were displayed feature traditional designs used in the Azerbaijani national costume and carpet patterns along with elements of fire and pomegranate.

Inspired by the Oriental flavor, the Italian designer succeeded in incorporating the Azerbaijani motifs into the European fashion.


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