Malta Designer at Serbia Fashion Week
On Friday 25th November, Maltese designer Rosemarie Abela showcased at Serbia Fashion Week. This opportunity was made possible as part of an ongoing collaboration between Malta Fashion Week and Serbia Fashion Week. A designer from Malta is selected and gifted the opportunity to participate in Serbia fashion Week. This year, designer Rosemarie Abela presented La Cupola.
Serbia fashion week is visited each year by over 35,000 guests, this year it hosted over 60 designers from 20 different countries from different parts of the world. It is also frequented by high profile journalists, fashion week organisers and designers; this year, it also hosted Patricia Gucci.
Rosemarie began her career in 2014 and debuted at Malta Fashion Week that same year. She had just finished earning an undergraduate degree in fashion design from Polimoda. Her first collection impressed judges and journalists and earned her the best designer award at Malta Fashion Awards. At Serbia Fashion Week 2017 Rosemarie was included within the main lineup
as a solo show, she presented 15 pieces. Her work was received favourably by both journalists, fashion industry experts and other designers.
This year the collaboration between Malta Fashion Week and Serbia fashion week was extended to also include the selection of model for the face of the campaign. Model Amy Zahra was chosen to front the campaign of Serbia Fashion Week which was also shot by Maltese photographer Kurt Paris.
The culmination of the week was the Serbia Fashion Awards at which Malta Fashion Week executive producer Mr Adrian Mizzi was asked to present the award for best Serbian female collection together with Patricia Gucci.
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