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The XII Valencia Fashion Week (VFW), the more austere since her inauguration, has been held from 15 to 18 February. With a reduced budget of 200,000 euros, has drawn over 25,000 attendees, representing a record in this Winter edition of the famous runaway.
This has been ensured in a press communicate from the Fashion Week Association, who believe that this fact “confirms the positioning of the runway and endorsed as one of the most important platforms of spanish designers, specializing in presentations of local designers and emerging artist on the national scene “
The parade of Gabriel Segui opened on Wednesday the current edition with the assistance of eminent personalities from political, business and social, closed on Friday, by Higinio Mateu. Saturday, became the day of solidarity with four names as protagonists and the revenue from the sale of tickets to the benefit of NGOs. In total, 38 artists raised their collections to the whole runway.
The promoters of the event say that, “despite the institutional cuts, this issue is growing in the number of participating designers, collaborating firms and number of media, maintaining consolidated the event as one of the strongest alternative design has to to present their collections to national level. ”
Thus, more than 25,000 participants have followed in the Agora (Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias de Valencia) and the Off runway (celebrated in the Umbracle) the evolution of the parades, with incalculable people who have passed through the city. As for media, over 300 journalists were accredited.
Print and Pattern were there and actually saw and documented some of the parades, our favorite was Dragomir Krasimirov, a new designer, who presented a very minimal collection that showed that sometimes less is more. All the photos taken by us are form his catwalk.