The spring-summer exhibition "Fashion Week Kyrgyzstan 2022" was organized by the Association of Fashion Designers of Kyrgyzstan with the support of the Swiss Government's GTEX program and the ITC International Trade Center.
The inaugural event of Fashion Week was "The Next Fashion," a competition for new designers. This is the national round of "Russian Silhouette," the world's largest international competition for emerging designers. "The Next Fashion" is widely regarded as the best professional stepping stone for budding designers in the CIS and elsewhere.
Students from Osh State University's Faculty of Arts' Design, Textile, and Costume Arts competed successfully and were awarded prizes. They also got a ticket to the "Russian Silhouette," the world's greatest international competition for young designers.
The top prize went to Aizirek Nurkanova, a fourth-year student who entered the "Combination" collection. Akinai Kushbakova, a senior lecturer in the Department of Design, is its director.
Kyzburak Sovetbek kyzy, a fourth-year student from the “Altern” collection and Urkiya Baktybek kyzy from collection "Bargegche" received first place under the direction of Adina Abdyzhapar kyzy, a teacher at the Department of Design.