Career

In career section of the blog readers can find articles related to professional side of fashion and beauty world. Here I talk to designers, models, make-up artists and magazine editors to get insights about these glamorous industries. For example, one can read about inspiration for a designer collection or development of a new make-up line. Also, I try to find out how to establish yourself and grow within each of the industry. My main aim is to get as much details and interesting stories as possible. So that I can help those who want to progress as a fashion or beauty professional.

Interviews

Manley | Interview With a Fashion Designer

Hi guys, today I’d like to share with you my exclusive interview with Emma Manley – creative director and designer at Manley. Manley is an Irish fashion brand that reflects edgy and contemporary femininity.  Delicate structures are juxtaposed with strong contemporary silhouettes, giving way to an aesthetic that is hard and soft, powerful and preciously delicate at once. Quality of fabric and production is at the absolute core of all Manley products. Materials are sourced from the world’s finest luxury houses and innovative manufacturing methods of laser cutting are fused with time-honoured, hand-sewn and embellished detailing. I met Emma Manley at Unfold launch party at Institute of Contemporary Arts during London Fashion Week. Bright colours and perfect finishing of Emma Manley Spring Summer 2016 collection caught my eyes, so I decided to introduce myself to Emma and interview her for Yukova fashion blog.

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WE ARE ISLANDERS | Interview With a Fashion Designer

Hi guys, today I’d like to share with you my interview with Rosie O’Reilly – creative director, designer and artist of WE ARE ISLANDERS. WE ARE ISLANDERS is a fashion brand based in Dublin. They use traditional fabrics, but add a contemporary twist to them. Produced locally using only sustainable materials, this fashion label refuses to compromise on style and quality while remaining dedicated to better practice. During SS16 London Fashion Week I had an opportunity to meet some talented Irish fashion designers at Institute of Contemporary Arts. Salmon leather and incredible print of We ARE ISLANDERS Spring Summer 2016 collection caught my eyes. So, I decided to stop by and talk to a designer…

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Xu Zhi | Interview With a Fashion Designer

Hi guys, today I’d like to share with you my exclusive interview with a fashion designer Xu Zhi which I managed to organise during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2016. Xu Zhi is an independent young designer brand. After gaining academic experience at Central Saint Martins, the founder and designer Xuzhi Chen worked in a number of emerging designers’ studios, including Craig Green and J.W. Anderson. In 2014, Xuzhi Chen established his London studio and has now launched his ready to wear collection.

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Mish London Nightwear

Hi Guys, today I’d like to share with you my interview with an owner and creative director of Mish London – Zara Mishon. Mish London is a cotton nightwear brand recently launched in London. Enjoy! Yukova: Could you tell a bit more about the creation of Mish London? ZM: An idea for Mish London came about at the very end of last year around Christmas where I was faced with my constant struggle of finding new pyjamas. A very long time ago I gave up wearing pyjama sets due to my constant struggle of finding either just some pyjama bottoms that I like in the right pattern, a nice good quality material and a nice print, or the perfect set of pyjamas. Every shop offers many pyjama sets, however this faced me with the dilemma of buying a set of pyjamas just to buy some bottoms that I liked or vice versa which forever…

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