The brand Grinko was born from the imagination of the visionary designer Anglo- Russian Sergei Grinko, by the imaginative spirit, innovative and evocative of its international life experiences.
After his studies in eastern Russia, Grinko graduated from the prestigious Central St. Martins and began his career at Thierry Mugler and continues his career between London and Dubai.
In 2008, after meeting with the lawyer and business partner Filippo Cocchetti, the brand Grinko is established in Italy.
In 2010 Diane Pernet crowns Sergei Grinko as best emerging designer in the competition at Riga, following this success, the brand debuted on the Milan catwalks with the AW 11/12 collection.
Since then Grinko is a fixed presence in the official calendar of Milan Fashion Week and this season was no different,
The AOFM graduate team was honoured return for a sixth season backstage with designer Grinko .
Grinko the opening show of the AW17 Milan fashion week calendar so all eyes was on him to set the tone for the coming week.
The pressure was on……
The graduate team met or the steps of the the stunning Piazza Del Duomo a venue we are no stranger to…
The graduate team were then whisked backstage to set up and tackle 32 beautiful male and female models.
The makeup look had a glamour grunge feel beautifully dewy skin with bronzed cheeks and eyes, and a naturally glossed lip, complementing grinkos collection perfectly.
This seasons collection was all about love and the importance of family but also has Grinkos signature Ellangance and sprinkles of Italian sophistication chic pieces and some androgynous aesthetics the collection was all about that luxe grunge edge. Talk about multicultural!
2 hours in and it was time to get the models dressed, the lights went down and the first model took to the runway.
Milan fashion week was underway a perfect start to AOFM MFW AW17 calendar.