Most of the Belgrade designers are doing such an awesome work. Young entrepreneurs that are offering fashion world one completely new look. Belgrade Designers mostly into funky clothes, shoes, beautiful dresses and jewellery. Some of the Belgrade Designers made it international. Fashion Week in Belgrade is held 2 times a year. There are quite unique peaces of art over there. Much creativity is what you will find in Belgrade FASHION. Not everyone will go along your taste but make sure to give it a credit for everyones who done a hard work.
How to Choose a right Designer in Belgrade for your Brand?
Look for designers whose work is what you are seeking for. It sounds obvious but alot of Brands make a mistake and spend time searching on a wrong way. Some designers are natural born talents. At the same time they might be so bad in running their social media platforms. As well they could be crapy in making their content. The best way is to dig deep. To go around and visit fashion events, talk to locals and hand with the right people. Look for the chemistry with a designer. Follow your gut feeling.
Where do Local Designers hang around?
Most of the Local designers are hanging around at the old and almost abounded Mall located in the City Center, Cumicevo Sokace design district. This mall is located in the one of the nicest spots in town, easy accessible from the most accommodations and popular restaurants in Belgrade.
Mall is located in the passage, just behind Terazije street and the facility of the Dom Omladine, just a few minutes walk from the main square. Exact address is Cumiceva Street passage. Products are unique, and prices goes from affordable to expensive. Shops are pretty small but cozy. Most of Belgrade designers that has shops there, you can meet in person, and chat about their produces or collaboration.
Local Designers chosen this place because of a good rental deals. As well as its location. There will be hard to find a spot for a parking though. Cumicevo Sokace Mall is walking distance from any major Down Town spot.
Showrooms and Concept stores
Beside Cumicevo Sokace district, there are local creative places where you can find designers selling bags, shoes, shirts, hats, home decor and souvenirs. There are tours that are run by Still in Belgrade. Still in Belgrade can take you around and introduce you to a young and creative entrepreneurs. What ever you are looking for you will find while doing a shopping in Belgrade.
Belgrade has a strongly build Mainstream and Alternative scene. Places like 20/44 are declared by Guardian as one of the best clubs in the world. Benakiba Comedy Club on weekends and places located at Cetinska Old Beer Factory.
Belgrade is an unique city. Mix of East and the West. Crossroads of cultures. People of Belgrade are passionate about fashion. Girls are taking special care of being pretty in any occasion. Even if the go to a market to buy groceries during the day. If you are into Mainstream here are some of the popular Designers in Belgrade:
- Milica Opacic – She describes her style as “glam rock” with a bit of French charm in it. She owns a studio in Belgrade where all of here magic is being created. She says that she finds inspiration in simple every day things that surround her, sometimes it can even be just a material or it’s texture that gives her ideas for her clothing line. She has shown incredible talent even as a young girl, it all started from creating a formal dress. In her clothing line she combines different colors and styles, different forms and trends, with a mush-have authentic details that put accent on female shape and sexipille. Currently, she is cooperating with a fashion house Mona famous for high quality leather materials and accessories. She is also founder and main designer for the Mo Premiere brand. Her studio is based in the heart of the city, in Dorcol neighbourhood.
- Darko Kostic – his first big appearance in fashion world was on first Belgrade Fashion Week, held in 1999., and ever since he has been permanent participant in this event. He has achieved great successes in Serbia, but some of his collections has became popular world wide. His studio is also located in the city centre, also in Dorcol neighbourhood. His creations are unique, inspired with delicate female body, presenting a “romantic women soul” as he says, and they require hours and hours of manual work. Mostly he uses gentle pastel tones, where silver and white tones dominate. The motifs represented by his creations are floral, and dresses, blouses and skirts decorated with handmade flowers give the impression of a modern fairytale. His clothing lines leave the impression of strength and rebellion as fashion criticisms has described it.
- Ines Jankovic – mostly known for designing wedding dresses, selected sports equipment, leather jackets and has her own line of jewelry. Her fashion style can be described as classic but with certain additions. In her clothing lines it’s all about details that make classical look unique. Ines participated in the Belgrade Fashion Week several times. For her clothing line, she uses silk supplied by high-tech factories mostly from Japan and Italy. All motifs and textiles are hand-designed by her. Leather used in her designs mostly comes from Serbia and is usually in several colours like blue, green, red or black. It is used for her motorcycle leather jackets after which she is specially known for.
- Biljana Tipsarevic – one of the most successful Serbian designers. Her first appearance in fashion industry started with her fashion blog “My packing list” where she wrote about newest fashion trends but also gave many advises on a “must-have in your closet”. After she graduated fashion design in Belgrade in 2012. her career as a designer has started on a growing path. Ever since she made a great success in Serbia, but also in other European countries. She owns a fashion studio for last several years in the centre of Belgrade. Her style is recognizable and unique, it’s elegant, gorgeous and seductive. About her art she says: ““It’s a total exploration of viewing an evening gown in another context, but still being relatable to modern, young women.”