“Renaissance Drama” is the Latest Inspired Collection by Designer Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar

evgenia6Returning for the third time to Couture Fashion Week, designer Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar will present her latest collection entitled “Renaissance Drama” at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 7, 2013. The fashion show will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue, in the heart of the Big Apple’s Fashion District. Music for the show will be by award-winning musician and composer Serge Khrichenko.

A native of Moscow, Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar received a B.A. in Fine Art and Design from Moscow Art College, and went on to serve for five years as the Resident Set and Costume Designer for the Moscow Chamber Forms Theater. There, she designed numerous productions, which were staged in Moscow, Los Angeles and Washington DC. In 1991 Ms. Luzhina-Salazar moved to the USA where she continues to exhibit her extensive experience in Art and Theatrical Set and Costumes Designs.

Ms. Luzhina-Salazar’s most recent accolade was Maryland Fashion Awards 2012 – Winner High Fashion Designer. She also received the Helen Hayes Award 2010: Outstanding Production for Youth – Winner, and was a nominee for the National Silver Archer Award in Public Relations 2011.

As a costume designer for the last 30 years, Ms. Luzhina-Salazar has worked for different theaters in Russia and the USA creating costumes for over 50 plays. Over the past six years she has produced her own fashion show event entitled “Passion Runway” which has been presented in Washington DC at the Russian Embassy, the Sylvan Theater Stage at the Washington Monument, the First Annual Model Contest, and the Officer’s Club, as well as in Virginia at the Synectic Theater and in Chicago at the Convention Center.

Ms. Luzhina-Salazar has participated in Couture Fashion Week New York, Spring Collection 2012 and 2013, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, Virginia Fashion Week Evening Wear & Couture Collections 2012, in the Selden Arcade/D’Art Center in Norfolk, and in the 7th Annual Maryland Fashion Showcase 2011 and 2012.

Ms. Luzhina-Salazar’s designs have won critical acclaim in both local and national newspapers, on radio and television.

Visit the designer’s website for more information: http://www.luzhina.com/

Theatrically Inspired Designs by Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar to be Shown at Couture Fashion Week New York

 

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Accomplished fashion and costume designer and artist Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar will make her debut at Couture Fashion Week in New York City at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2011. fashion show will be held in the legendary Grand Ballroom of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria hotel.

A native of Moscow, Russia, Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar received a B.A. in Fine Art and Design from Moscow Art College in 1980. Following graduation, Ms. Luzhina-Salazar served as Resident Set and Costume Designer for the Moscow Chamber Forms Theater. While there, she designed numerous productions which were staged in Los Angeles and Moscow. In 1991, Ms. Luzhina-Salazar moved to the United States where she has continued her career in art and theatrical set and costume design.

Ms. Luzhina-Salazar’s experience includes co-founding and working as a set-costume designer for the Stanislavsky Theater Studio and serving as a resident set and costume designer for several theaters including the Moscow Chambers Forms Theater (Russia), The Heliotrope Theater (CA, USA), The Hallam Theater of Prince George’s Community College (MD), Classika-Synetic Theater (VA), The Stanislavsky Theater Production Studio (DC), Open Theater (MD), Silk Road Dance Company (MD), The Prince George’s Children Theater, and the Teen Performance Ensemble (MD).

Her most recent accolade was receiving the Helen Hayes Award 2010: Outstanding Production for Youth. She was also recently chosen to participate in attend the 7th Annual Maryland Fashion Week Showcase, August 2011.

The inspiration for Ms. Luzhina-Salazar’s latest collection to be shown at Couture Fashion Week in New York is the “kokoshnik”, a traditional Russian women’s headdress. The kokoshnik has been worn along with the serafan dress for centuries, and is now most often seen in Russian folk costumes. One of the costumes worn by the character of Princess Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars saga (the “Gold Travel Costume”), was based on the Russian national costume with the kokoshnik.

Visit the designer’s website for more information: http://www.luzhina.com/