About Vingil

 

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Hello! Vingil - it is me Xenia Kigaeva. I`m a designer from Kostroma, Russia, now living and working in Moscow.

Graduated from Kostroma State University of Technology in “Costume Design”.

I have experience working with leather and fur, and have created role-playing and theatrical costumes.

Currently, I`m creating exclusive custom-made apparel and accessories, and I am involved in several major art-projects. 

My achievements:

- Golden prize-winner of VVC (All-Russia Exhibition Centre) in 2008 for Black Gold collection ;

- Grand-Prix on XXIVth International Contest of Young Designers “Exersis”, 2008, (coauthor) in “Chernoezoloto” (“Black Gold”) collection;

- 2nd place for poster "Colour of Wind" in the International Contest of Design Projects “Perspectiva” (“Perspective”), 2008, nominated for “Student Design Works in Art for Fashion Industry Advertising”;

- XVII International fest “Textile Saloon” (2009) finalist in Ivanovo with “CheRRRnika” (“BluebeRRRy”) collection;

- Contest “Kremlin stars FUR-2009” laureate in “New Life for Old Wear;

- Graduate work with excellence for “Vintage” collection in 2009.

- 3rd place on International Contest of Young Designers "The Admiralty Needle`12" in Pret-a-Porter Diffussion nomination for Moroshka ("Cloudberry") outwear collection