Vintage folk costumes take center stage at Kiev fashion week

Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:25pm EDT
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KIEV - A collection of traditional Ukrainian costumes, borrowed from museums and private collections, was among the  highlights of fashion week in Kiev.

Male and female models pranced down the runway in the costumes dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries and from various regions of the country.

The show that was part of a cultural project called "Vytoky" (The Roots) to inspire local designers and raise awareness about traditional fashion.