The fashionists gained military views in war-torn Ukraine

In the war-torn eastern part of Ukraine, the appearance of the army is the rage of this season, fatigue and the Soviet kingdom for those who are Russian-backed insurgents in the broken crucible dress is necessary.

With the international brands such as Zara and Levi withdrawing from the de facto Donetsk capital of the fighter, it has created valuable space for local designers who have provided the clothes in boutiques to reflect the bleakness of everyday life Realistic clothes.

27-year-old designer Yulia Morozova said that the most popular female costume in her industrial city was a number called “small lumps”, what she said was a symbol of Ukraine east.

Long black gray robe shining, and homemade Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) flag of the blue and red patterns decorated with translucent scarf.

Two Eagles – Two Czars and Putin’s Russian symbol is also a locally designed evening Cheap Long Gown Dress.

In the war in the EU backyard, which began in 2014, more than 10,000 lives have been taken – most of them are lost by high shelling or high numbers of landmines.

These days, the conflict has been calm to the low intensity of the battle, in which regular tricks are sometimes broken, but will eventually disappear.

Some of the southeastern regions of the former Soviet republic are still firmly divided – while Kiev called Russia’s control.

Dress up “young republic”

Clothes inevitably reflect this reality, the military appearance and old-fashioned Russian standby character similar, such as the design of nested dolls in the large advertising on the street.

Morozova’s more striking piece of clothing is called the “young republic”, which overlaps with white embroidery and has a full-size sleeve of the Donetsk flag.

“We all live in a young republic – it just starts to grow,” Morozova explained to the spectators that the local designer’s special outdoor exhibition was created.

“Because we were all born in the Soviet Union, another piece of clothes was designed by hammers and sickles,” she said.

The war is reflected in the design

Not everyone is happy to change the global brand through fashion “a la Russe”.

Former language student Yelena – now unemployed, unwilling to retaliate against pro-Russian rebels – out of a large Donetsk shopping center without a single purchase.

“These military, pseudo-patriotism, these nested dolls design, embroidery” La Ross “- no one is high quality material, I do not like any one,” the 27-year-old said.

“Lack of demand and war, just pushing good clothes from Donetsk.”

There have been nearly a million people living in the bustling city today by local enterprises and a large number of cheap stores from Turkey and China to sell out of the store.

Tatyana Protchenko designer said that two years ago the conflict almost every day in the request of life, her latest style of inspiration came.

“It was spring, the trees were blooming, the outdoor was warm and beautiful, but the shells exploded and people were dying,” Protchenko recalls.

“This war has had a profound impact on my collection.”

Why wear camouflage?

But she insists that her design is not to promote war.

“The idea is that despite the fighting, Donetsk’s women are still subtle and feminine.

But shopper Yelena questioned why women wear uniforms, or wear political Russian flag, as well as during the war, two self-proclaimed southeastern self-defense.

She said, “You need this dress to disguise or express your patriotism on the battlefield.

“But why do young women wear camouflage how can she wear a flag-like suit to help her country?”

She shook her with suspicion.

“I think these things should be left to politicians and soldiers.”

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