Design Competition "Fur Magic"


Design Competition "Fur Magic"
V Ukrainian Competition for Young Designers "Fur Magic", organized by the Ukrainian Association of Furriers was held as part of the 1st International Exhibition of fur and fur garments FUR EXPO Ukraine. Chairman of the Jury: The President of the Ukrainian Association of Furriers, Igor Zvarych. Honorary Member of the Jury: the president of Media Holding EFM (Canada) Coral Kanca. Jury: The well-known socialite, designer and member of the expert group BEST FASHION AWARDS, the first Ukrainian prize in the field of fashion, the owner of the brand DS'FURS, Olga Alenova. Distinguished Technologist, Head of  production department of the company DS'FURS, Oksana Getman. The famous designer, Marina Asaulyuk. Director of "TISHUTROLUKS" Galina Darchin.

The competition was attended by the following designers: Elena Lysenko (Lena LYS), Viktor Antonenko, Lidia Ruban, Yulia Tkachenko, Liudmyla Byts (fur factory ANT), Gregory Lavruk (TYKAFURLUX), Marina Yaroslavska, Alena Tsymbal.

  • 1st place -  designer Gregory Lavruk (TYKAFURLUX)
  • 2nd  place - designer Lydia Ruban (fur factory ANT)
  • 3rd  place - designer Viktor Antonenko (fur factory ANT)
  • 4th  place - the designer with the most creative collection, Alain Tsymbal

For the first time in the competition "Magiya Hutra" designers Lena LYS, Marina Yaroslavska, Yulia Tkachenko, Liudmila Byts and Alena Tsymbal  showed their collections, which  fascinated and delighted the audience in their own way.

Fifth All-Ukrainian designers contest "Fur Magic"

In October 2011 Ukrainian Association of Furriers supported by IFTF carries out Ukrainian contest of designers "Magiya Hutra" aimed of finding and supporting local designers and development of design art in the fur industry. IFTF organizes an annual international competition of young designers REMIX as a part of  International Exhibition MIFUR in Milan. Only winners of national competitions can participate in this event. Only Ukrainian Association of Furriers has an exclusive right to recommend the national competition winner for the competition in Milan. The jury which consists of well-known Ukrainian fur garments designers, experts in the field of fashion and representatives of the fur business elite chooses the winner. Skills, creativity, technical performance of the product and its marketability will be estimated. For four years Ukrainian designers have become REMIX Diplomants and have been awarded with International Certificates of Achievements. In 2010, designers Anastasia Leonova from Ivano-Frankivsk ("Tykafurlux") and Yulia Tkachenko of Cherkassy ("ANT") represented Ukraine in Milan.