Name: Marina Solomatnikova
Major: MFA Fashion Design
Birthplace: Revda, Russia
Materials: silk and suede
Inspiration: Recipient of Russia’s Couturier of the Year Award in 2004 and the Russian Silhouette Award in 2003, Marina was inspired by Georgia O’Keefe’s paintings and interpreted the tough and fragile multi-layered landscapes by incorporating pleats and trapunto quilting throughout her collection.
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