Daria for Style.com | Kazakhstan’s Coolest Designs, as Shot by Adam Katz Sinding


In her recent material published on style.com, Daria Shapovaova tells about her trip to Kazakhstan and shows pictures made by Adam Katz Sinding in her favorite place in the country – the Big Almaty Lake.

Daria Shapovalova


“My recent trip to Kazakhstan was short and intense. I was there for 36 hours to attend Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Almaty, a main fashion event in Central Asia. It was launched one year ago, and since then, I’ve seen great progress among the local designers. The main market still remains the same: local stores in Almaty and Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. Some designers are reaping the benefits of the economic boom in Azerbaijan, and a few are selling in Russia.Daria Shapovalova

It’s interesting to see how this young breed of Kazakh designers is developing. This season I discovered Tolegen Batentayev, a trained architect who made a move to the fashion industry…


Daria Shapovalova