Baiba Ladiga

Baiba Ladiga – Kobayashi is a conceptual fashion designer, illustrator and stylist who graduated the Latvian Academy of Art in 2004 and for more than 15 years works in the fashion industry. Seven years lived in Shanghai, of which five years taught fashion design in international Raffles Design Institute, as well as worked as a stylist for photo shoots for international print media and as a costume designer video and full-length films. Over the last five years Baiba is working in professional fashion illustrations scene and teaches a fashion illustration courses. Her illustrations have been exhibited in exhibitions in Los Angeles, Shanghai and London.

For years Baiba Ladiga created conceptual fashion collections, which took part in various fashion shows. In 2014 she created her first ready to wear collection for her recently created clothing and accessories brand Baiba Ladiga. It gained international recognition in the media – Vogue (Italy, Bulgaria and China), Elle (Italy and Poland), Marie Claire (Poland) and others. Baiba Ladiga collections presented in Holland, Iceland, Germany, China, England, Poland, France, showrooms in Shanghai, Tokyo and Paris. Some of the collections were funded by the State Culture Capital Foundation’s financial support. The brand’s current export markets are Japan and the European Union.

Focus to slow fashion and Brand Baiba Ladiga has a futuristic vision of fashion. It is characterized by geometric and architectural shape and minimalist mix. The designer’s love of Asian culture visible in the clothing and accessories lines. The brand’s focus towards slow fashion is becoming increasingly dominant. It supports zero waste approach. Baiba Ladiga costumes are accessories are worn in a by style icon Lily Gatins.

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