Demna Gvasalia (Vetements & Balenciaga) was voted the most influential modefiguur of the year

The artistic director at Balenciaga and co-founder of the fashion label Vetements was by Business of Fashion named person of the year.

Demna Gvasalia © REUTERS

Demna Gvasalia studied at the Royal Academy for Fine Arts in Antwerp, so we can as a fashion statement a piece of the action of this honor. On the website of Business of Fashion is the read that he in the past year the most noticed and the most influential on the fashion.


This turbulent period in the world of fashion was designed by Demna Gvasalia.

“This turbulent period in the fashion world – and the world outside – was designed by Demna Gvasalia. Over the past twelve months has Georgian designer couture key given to streetwear and also a streetwear touch to his work at Balenciaga. He was without a doubt the most influential voice in the fashion of the past year.’


Gvasalia is one of the fathers of the avant-gardelabel Vetements, what fashion to its foundations do shake. What he on the catwalk shows runs contrary to what we accept as elegant, timeless and beautiful. Yet he is praised to the skies by the fashion press and bloggers. He puts the emphasis on the clothes, and stressed in interviews that he is the speed at which fashion designs are dated a problematic and ridiculous given. Himself he has cherished all his modeaankopen and he wears them for years.

A photo posted by VETEMENTS (@vetements_official) on 19 Feb 2016 at 4:06 PST


How his popularity itself declares? “We are just there at the right time. And the fashion world is also conscious of the fact that some of the things to remembrance. We may therefore such impact. Alone to dwell on the things and they, in question, allows for evolution in the sector’, according to Gvasalia in an interview with Knack Weekend.


This vicious circle spins around and around at a very high pace and kills all creativity.

The cut-throat fashion system may have little sympathy count of the designer. “The whole system is just broken. There is no more relationship between the creative vision and the commercial vision. This vicious circle spins around and around at a very high pace and kills all the creativity in the fashion sector’, he had it confirmed by Mumps.

Not only an interesting designer, but also a visionary. No wonder he was voted person of the year. And, in all likelihood, will also be in 2017, the influence of Gvasalia great stay.

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