The debut of her namesake bridal collection was held during New York’s Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Week. The introduction of Katya’s couture bridal collection allows for her edgy and dynamic forms to be joined with the traditional concept of bridal wear. All the while expressing her signature ‘Beautiful Garbage’ concept that consists of embedding fabrics such as gauzes, chiffons and silks with an assortment of materials including torn paper, bits of fur, pieces of aluminum, strands of cotton, feathers and fringes.
In September 2011, Katya made her Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week debut in which she presented her Spring/Summer 2012 Collection in The Box at Lincoln Center. She made her Lincoln Center runway show debut the following year showcasing her Spring/Summer 2013 collection in The Studio and held her presence ever since.
Katya has been featured in such publications as Russian Vogue, Collezioni, Nylon Magazine, Paris Match, VESTAL, L’Officiel, YRB, Fault Magazine, Soma Magazine, Relapse Magazine and Le Figaro. She has also dressed celebrities such as Iggy Azalea and Carrie Underwood.
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