Vita Kin

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Vita Kin
Віта Кін
Born
Vita Kin

(1969-11-25) 25 November 1969 (age 51)
NationalityUkrainian
Citizenship Ukraine
Occupationfashion designer, photographer
Notable work
embroidered dresses
Styleboho style
Spouse(s)Roman Kindrachuk[1][2]
AwardsBest Fashion Awards
Elle Style Awards
Websitehttps://www.vitakin.com/

Vita Kin (Ukrainian: Віта Кін; 25 November 1969) is a Ukrainian fashion designer and photographer. Author of embroidered dresses, founder of the Vita Kin brand.[3][4][5]

Biography[change | change source]

Vita Kin was born in Kyiv, Ukraine.

She has been engaged in advertising and fashion photography since 2010. Her work has often been seen in fashion magazines in Ukraine.[6]

In 2008, Kin launched her own clothing brand Vita Kin for Kindom, which specialized in dresses for the 70s.[7] This brand worked until 2013.

In 2013, the designer created the Vyshyvanka by Vita Kin brand[8], which is based on outfits inspired by the Ukrainian national costume, Vyshyvanka.[9] The first collections were released under the motto "Chic Nationale".[10][11]

During Paris Fashion Week 2015, Ukrainian fashion designer Vita Kin was featured in Vogue magazine[12] and in Harper's Bazaar for introducing vyshyvankas as modern Bohemian style designs[13][14]

In April 2015, a Vita Kin collection of embroidered dresses was noted by The Guardian, which quotes the designer as saying that "she can’t stand politics, and she doesn’t want her clothing in any way associated with it".[15]

Also in 2015, The Wall Street Journal named embroidered shirts from Vita kin the most popular summer dresses of 2015.[16] In September, Vita became "The Best Newscomer of 2015" of the Best Fashion Awards.[17][18] In November 2015, Kin became “The Best Womenswear Designer in Ukraine” of the Elle Style Awards.[19][20]

In February 2018, Vita Kin was included in the Top 20 Ukrainian innovators according to Focus magazine.[21]

In the spring of 2018, Vita Kin presented a joint collection with the Eres brand.[22] In 2019, Vita presented a new collection of dresses.[23][24]

In December 2019, Vita Kin collaborated with Amanda Brooks to create a collection of table linens.[25][26]

Recognition[change | change source]

Personal life[change | change source]

Since 1999, Vita Kin is married to Roman Kindrachuk, co-owner of Radioaktive Film production.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Питьевые заметки: секретные бары Гонконга и Японии". Vogue UA. 2019-09-29.
  2. "19 лет вместе: Вита Кин и Роман Киндрачук отмечают годовщину свадьбы". JetSetter.ua. 2018-06-08.
  3. "Vita Kin, the It label of the summer". The Telegraph. 2015-07-27.
  4. "Vita Kin and the rise and rise of folk fashion". The Telegraph. 2016-09-11.
  5. "Красиво жить: дизайнер Вита Кин о вызове, перфекционизме, хобби и красоте". Vogue UA. 2018-02-24.
  6. "Вита Кин". BESTIN.UA. 2012-03-13.
  7. "Журнал: интервью с Витой Кин" (in Russian). Vogue UA. 2016-02-23.
  8. Nadia Kreidie (2015-08-26). "Vyshyvanka by Vita Kin". Vogue Italia.
  9. Toma Istomina (2018-05-11). "Top places for vyshyvanka shopping in Kyiv". KyivPost.
  10. "#ChicNationale: вышиванки Vita Kin покоряют мир" (in Russian). Vogue UA. 2017-11-26.
  11. "Интервью Виты Кин для Playing Fashion". BESTIN.UA. 2014-08-19.
  12. Liana Satenstein (Apr 28, 2015). "Your Favorite Bohemian Garb Is Actually Traditional Ukrainian Costume". Vogue. Retrieved 2015-04-28.
  13. Tara Lamont-Djite (Apr 14, 2015). "We're Obsessed:Vita Kin Introduces The Perfect Bohemia". Harper's Bazaar. Retrieved 2015-04-14..
  14. "DESIGNERS TO WATCH: Vyshyvankas by Vita Kin – Traditional Ukrainian Chic". Fashion For Fashionlovers. May 14, 2015. Archived from the original on May 29, 2015. Retrieved May 14, 2015.
  15. Morwenna Ferrier (2019-04-29). "In the face of the ongoing conflict, Ukrainian fashion is having a moment". The Guardian.
  16. "Copycat Shopping for Your Friends' Style: Still Taboo?". The Wall Street Journal. 2015-07-17.
  17. "Победители шестой премии BEST FASHION AWARDS". BESTIN.UA. 2015-09-09.
  18. "Названы победители Best Fashion Awards". Vogue UA. 2015-09-10.
  19. "Elle Style Awards: Стильные гости мероприятия". 2015-11-06.
  20. "Гости церемонии Elle Style Awards". ELLE.
  21. "Питательная среда. Топ-20 украинских инноваторов". Focus magazine. 2018-02-26.
  22. "Идеальное путешествие: совместная коллекция Eres и Vita Kin". Vogue UA. 2018-02-03.
  23. "Кочевая звезда: интервью с дизайнером Витой Кин". Vogue UA. 2019-06-28.
  24. "5 украинских брендов, о которых говорят во всем мире". Vogue UA. 2019-08-24.
  25. Elise Taylor (2019-12-02). "Amanda Brooks and Vita Kin's New Linens Will Turn Any Holiday Table Into a Festive Affair". Vogue.
  26. "Amanda Brooks and Vita Kin have collaborated on a range of glorious table linens". House & Garden.

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