Daria Razumikhina

Daria Razumikhina

Daria Razumikhina


WWW www.razumikhina.com

Short Biography

The designer Daria Razumikhina trained at Central St Martins, London (1995-1998) and launched RAZU MIKHINA label in 1999.

Daria is Russian and was born in Moscow in 1965. She studied at Moscow State University and has a PhD in Linguistics (1991). She worked as an interpreter and journalist for foreign TV channels and newspapers before going to London to study Fashion Design. She was admitted to Central St Martins to study Fashion Print. After returning to Russia in 1998 she created her own label Razu Mikhina, her surname split in two. Her  first  show  was  held  in  Moscow  in  January  1999. Daria stages her  shows  in Moscow  and  other countries.

Razu Mikhina’s fashion collections mix different shapes, colors and moods creating an eclectic urban style. Daria calls it ETNOFUTURISM. Oriental influences are merged with traditional slavic ornaments. Lace, ribbons, hand embroidery and applique used in folk costumes, unique prints and traditional craftsmanship all combine with contemporary proportions to create a sophisticated exotic post-folk look.

   

“My clothes are for intelligent, sophisticated women of all ages who want something different and strongly individual”, says the designer, Daria Razumikhina.

Razu Mikhina exhibited at: Pret-a-Porter Paris (Atmoshere sector), WHO’S NEXT and INDIGO (Paris), at London Designer’s Exhibition (London), WHITE (Milan), JFW International Fashion Fair (Tokyo).
From 2000 to 2006 Razu Mikhina collaborated with: the show  room  Glenos  based  in  Milan,  French  PRagent Girault-Totem and Italian MLInz.
Stockists have included: Barneys NY, SAKS, Takashimaya NY (USA), 2Link and Cavalli&Nastri (Milan), Joyce and Lane Crawford ​ (Hong Kong), Liberty and Browns (London), Victoire (Paris), The Bay (Canada), Barneys Japan, Aquagirl, Epoca, Isetan, Shiseido The Ginza (Japan), OFF&CO (Germany), Podium and Tsvetnoy (Moscow) and many others.
Daria has collaborated with numerous brands and companies. Daria designed an iGoogle theme and Cоса Сola light can. She was head designer of the Moscow silk print factory Red Rose, collaborated with a Dutch brand ETIKA, a French brand MOHANJEET, with Russian coat producer Donatto, the Japanese knit brand JKB, worked as costume designer for the Russian film Oxygen, and dressed the participants for the Russian contest “Miss Russia” in 2006. In 2010 Daria opened a monobrand boutique in Moscow and an online shop. From 2014 Daria is working on Montenegro style clothing line for Duckley European Art Community. 

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