KATYA ZOL

Mongolian fashion designer Katya Zol endeavors to bring an excitement and modern aesthetic to the global scene, while employing the fine craftsmanship of Mongolian traditional costumes and raw materials, such as wool, cashmere, leather and felt. One of the most successful international designers based in Mongolia, Katya strives to capture the distinctive and exotic culture of native land with her innovative design approach. Fashion designer Katya Zol was born in Mongolia and began to Sew from a very young age. Her original designs immediately caught the attention of family, locals and other seasoned Mongolian designers. In 2010 Katya collaborated in designing for an exhibition in Malaysia and was then invited to present the designs to the queen of Malaysia and her court. Inspired and elated Katya knew in her heart that she was on the right path. Katya’s designs grew as did her following. Soon, Katya’s creations were in demand across international borders. In early 2012, Katya was invited by the Mongolian Arts and Culture Council to be the first Mongolian fashion designer to present her collection in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Then, in October 2012, Katya was honored to have been requested to present her collection at the launch of Fashion One Television. Her creations were seen internationally by millions which then spurred Cosmopolitan Magazine to do a feature article and photo spread on her evening dress designs two months later. The reaction was tremendous and Katya was invited to present her collection for the first time in New York. In February 2013 and September 2013 The Collections by Katya Zol were presented offsite in New York during fashion week to a welcoming audience of buyers, media and consumers alike. As a result, Katya launched a fashion based Mongolian TV Show and achieved instant celebrity status attracting the attention of the Mongolian Ministry of Economic Development and the President himself. Also in 2013, Katya presented her cashmere creations in Dubai, and the United Arab Emirates, for “The Fashion Me Show” which featured the designs of notable young international designers. Now, Designs by Katya Zol epitomize Mongolia's modern lifestyle. "Through my fashion collections, which come from my heart and soul, I hope to bring joy to people. I love to expose and share with the rest of the world my imagination, passion for my culture and it's artistry, perseverance, determination and aspiration for quality and refinement," says Katya. “Being accepted by IMG to participate at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in an honor that I take very seriously as a realization of my life long dream.”

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