AFTER '89

 Paulina Plizga, C Peekaboo 2012, courtesy of Paulina Plizga

Paulina Plizga, C Peekaboo 2012, courtesy of Paulina Plizga

Over the past twenty-eight years (after the fall of communism), an impressive fashion scene has been developing in Poland, and the second part of Chrysalis book and on the Polish Fashion Stories/AFTER '89 section tell stories of some of the most influential figures of this period and new generation of fashion creatives;  designers, fashion photographers, models, stylists, artists who are successful in Poland and abroad.  We see more Polish designers, fashion photographers, models, stylists, make up artists and graphic designers who work on international projects, sell their products across the globe and are present on London Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week or New York Fashion Week. 

 

ANJA RUBIK

More than a supermodel. Anja Rubik is a creative institution in her own right

GOSIA BACZYŃSKA

Nicknamed the ‘Tsarina of Polish Fashion’, Gosia Baczyńska is recognised as one of Warsaw’s most important contemporary female designers

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HENRYK TOMASZEWSKI

Henryk Tomaszewski’s poster designs were given a new lease of life as part of Comme des Garçons.