Alexander Terekhov is one of the leading Russian fashion designers. He is the one and only Russian designer who presented his collections during New York Fashion Week from 2006 to 2009. He is distinguished by a signature style and by ability to foresee the upcoming fashion trends. And although they regularly appear in the Russian Vogue, Alexander’s clothes sell especially well outside Russia.
Characteristics of the Alexander Terekhov collection:
- For women who like to feel elegant and beautiful
- Minimalistic looks
- Use of luxurious Italian fabrics
Alexander Terekhov was born in 1980 in the town of Vyazniki in the Vladimirskiy region. He created his first piece of clothing, a dress for his mother, when he was only six years old. Later he attended an art school in his native town Vyazniki, where he gained the knowledge and skills of drawing. Terekhov entered the department of Custome Design at the Institute of Fashion and Design in 1997. During his second year in the Institute in 1999, Alexander participated in the Russian Silhouette contest, winning one of the prizes. This prize enabled him to get an internship in Paris at the Yves Saint Laurent fashion house.
With the basic knowledge of how to create a collection, Alexander Terekhov took part in Moscow Fashion Week with his debut collection Elf’s Corporation. His second collection was presented at Olympus Fashion Week in New York in 2006. In 2007, Terekhov was nominated as one of the 10 Best Young Designers by Style.com
In 2010 Alexander became Chief designer of Alexander Terekhov Atelier Moscow brand.
Alexander was awarded The Designer of The Year Prize by GQ magazine Russia in 2011.
Currently, the designer is producing the women’s and the men’s lines named respectively Alexander Terekhov and Terekhov Men. The second line, presented by the brand Terekhov Girl is oriented at the middle price range for younger women and girls. There is also a children’s line called Terekhov Kids. The designer is making his own accessories collection including shoes, belts and eyewear.
Alexander Terekhov debuted in a theatre project in 2018. He created costumes for staging of Handel’s “Triumph of Time and Truth” at the Moscow Academic Theatre.
Alexander Terekhov Atelier Moscow is a brand of RUSMODA company. RUSMODA, headed by Oxana Lavrentieva, is one of the biggest companies with their own production in Russian fashion industry. The gems of the production line are the Alexander Terekhov brand collections. Among the famous clients of the brand are: Adriana Lima, Irina Shayk, Bianca Brandolini, Natasha Poly, Tina Kunaky, Shiva Safai and many others.