Fashion designer Nickolay Teryuhin hails from a remote part of northern Russia. As a child, he developed a great interest in the history and people of this region, and discovered authentic folk costumes in antique chests. This sparked his passion for traditional Russian styles of dress, the cuts, colours, and textiles of which he has since integrated in the contemporary fashion collections found in this volume. From patchwork and folk denim, to patterns from Kargopol and indigenous inspirations, Teryuhin’s garments reflect a wide range of traditional costumes, as well as the pride that comes in bringing his own narrative of Russian couture to the international fashion world.
This is a remarkable opportunity to meet a fashion designer Nikolay Teryuhin. He knows all the secrets of folk Northern Russian costumes. The creator of more than 80 amazing collections carries on the traditions of the Northern pattern, cut and textile. With great elegance Teryuhin combines the culture of folk clothes with his own ideas, and as a result enriches the world of fashion.
His creative work and a lot of wonderful fashion interpretations, from integration of folk into denim to traditional couture collections, provide a fascinating insight into the culture of the Russian costume and give a great esthetic pleasure. The national costume has always been an infinite source of inspiration for fashion designers. Creativity of the master offers quite a new viewpoint on a tradition. The aim of this volume is to tell you about the fashion art of Nikolay Teryuhin.