On 24th September, 2008 in the beautiful interiors of Polonia Palace Hotel in Warsaw took place a glamorous gala, attended by guests from the world of fashion, media, art and clothing industry, as well as MSKPU fans.
This event was fully dedicated to MSKPU graduates, who presented their diploma collection during this magical evening. The audience rewarded every show and designer with a rousing applause. The fashion show part was followed by a banquet which lasted until late evening. Among guests were: designer Maciej Zień, famous set designer Zofia de Ines, designer Viola Spiechowicz, designer and stylist Marek Witt, stylist Adrian Grajcar, recognizable and loved soccer player Roger Guerreiro who arrived with his fiancée, and many more representatives of the clothing industry in Poland.
The event was hosted by Joanna Horodyńska – a person with a unique charisma. The gala was assited by: VH1 television, iRunway, iPortfolio portal, Fashion Magazine, Rynek Mody, Przemysł Mody, Kobiety.pl and the Young Designers Foundation YPDF. DJ Łukasz Rudnicki, who co-operates with Polish designers organizing fashion shows, provided a magical music frame. The author of extraordinary hair styles was the hair stylist and hairdresser Tomek Bożek, while makeup and gifts for the guests were funded by Rouge Bunny Rouge.
Clothing Design diplomas
Sylwia Błaszczyk – Milkshake collection
Sylwia Błaszczyk debuted in Szczecin in March 2007 and was granted a distinction during the Gryf Fashion Show IV, Debut contest
Juliya Chabanenko – Red Planet collection
YOUNG POLISH DESIGNERS FOUNDATION AWARD, RYNEK MODY AWARD, FASHION MAGAZINE AWARD
Chief designer at clothing company Bialcon.
Anna Kałuża – Silken Mystery collection
She is the finalist of the Gryf Fashion Show.
Currently she is Chief Designer at www.organiclinergie.com in Paris.
Agnieszka Kozłowska – Creation of a Woman collection
Chief Designer at Kapexim
Weronika Kucharska – Candy collection
She is a finalist of the Golden Thread 2008 contest and the Gryf Fashion Award. She started her career at Atelier Maciej Zień, while designing and producing clothes for the NUANCE calendar and designing promotional clothes for the X-BOX brand.
Ursula Ray – L’art. Vivat collection
YOUNG POLISH DESIGNERS FOUNDATION AWARD, KOBIETY.PL AWARD. She presented her works at the Billioneurobab fair and semi finals of the Off Fashion contest
Joanna Sielska – Teleranek collection
YOUNG POLISH DESIGNERS FOUNDATION AWARD
Magdalena Zawadzka – Urban chic collection
RYNEK MODY AWARD, MACIEJ ZIEŃ AWARD, KOBIETY.PL AWARD
Finalist of the Golden Thread 2008, Jeans Design 2007 and semifinalist of Off Fashion 2007. Inspiration comes from street fashion, surrealism and architecture.
Costume Design Diplomas
Marta Dąbrowska – costume design – costumes for Abe Kobo stories
MACIEJ ZIEŃ AWARD, RUNWAY AWARD, KOBIETY.PL AWARD
Katarzyna Konieczka – costume design – costumes for the “Cela” film
KOBIETY.PL AWARD, IRUNWAY AWARD
Sonia Miętkiewicz – costume design – costumes for the opera “Love For Three Oranges”
Finalist of the MUCC Look contest in Paris, semifinalist of the Oscars in Fashion contest. She has co-operated with Atelier Bizzare, designed and created costumes for the NUANCE calendar. She is an intern at the Grand Theatre.
Paulina Zatorska – costume design – costumes for the opera “The Pearl Fishers”
She works as a costume designer. She prepared costumes for the cabaret show on A. Waligórski’s creative work, for “The Warsaw Nocturne” and for the show “In Search of (not) Lost Time”.