Moscow hosted the grand opening of Russian Fashion Week

October 16 grand opening of Russian Fashion Week in the Russian Museum of Decorative-Applied and Folk Art.RFW Opening took place in a reception format, in which the first Russian museum of fashion was presented.At the opening ceremony, and RFW Russian Fashion Museum made by the Minister of Culture Alexander Avdeyev, chairman of the Committee on Culture of the State Duma Grigory Ivliev, general producer of Russian Fashion Week Alexander Shumsky, fashion designer Vyacheslav Zaitsev, the museum's director and curator Margarita Barzhanova Fashion Museum Russian Vladimir Semenov.Margarita Barzhanova opened the gala evening, reading out an official request from the Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov, who congratulated all the participants with the beginning of the Russian Fashion Week and the opening of Russian Fashion Museum.He expressed hope that "the forces of modern Russian designers existing collection will be updated on a regular basis that will preserve the best examples of high art for future gene

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Alexander Avdeyev in his welcoming speech congratulated the audience with the beginning of the next Russian Fashion Week and particularly stressed the need for public fashion museum for Moscow: "In all the capitals of the world have such a museum where people come to learn about the history of the national costume, to see how the developed andcreated fashion. We also have something to be proud of, the Russian fashion big and rich history. "According to the Minister, this museum has to bear educational function."Young talented designers will come here for inspiration, to see how to create fashion of the past" - said Avdeev, and continued: "I believe that in addition to collections of XV-XX centuries in the Russian Museum fashion must be presented and costumes by modern couturierFor example, Vyacheslav Zaitsev. "

At the end of the official part was Vyacheslav Zaitsev donated to the Russian Museum fashion their classic models.The opening of Russian Fashion Week attracted more than six hundred of representatives of business, cultural and fashion elite.