On 27.05.2018. first ever and  historic Haute Couture fashion show was held on Makarska’s breakwater in production of academic product designer Olya Sookie accompanied by several hundred spectators.

Breakwater was transformed in to a unique fashion runway, shrouded in wonderfull natural scenery, which emphasized the ambiental concepts of the show itself.

„In cooperation with Tourist Board of Makarska, we decided to create something quite spectacular and uncommon in this community and judging by the response we got from spectators we have delivered on our promises, to bring a dash of international fashion scene here to Makarska.“ – says Olja.

Event started at nine in the evening with a short video produced by Boris Luetić from BitPit Productions, and kicked off a new and exciting chapter of Nephilim.

Show was officially opened by Klara, dance member of Crowd Control group from Split. Her spectacular performance put a spell on audience and showcased new custom made Nephilim dancing costume designed specially for this occasion.

Following Klara, runway was taken over by stunning models that left everyone present, breathless. Fluttering dresses, futuristic makeup and carefully contrived music background, emphasize and contribute to very name Nephilim – the fallen angels. As a true treat at the end, our most sucessfull model Kristina Šalinović took a walk on the runway and enchanted everyone present. Every girl was greeted by thundering applause as the walk out, one by one, and yet ovations of the crowd during défilé felt amazing and unexpected.

„I am very happy and proud of the final result. Efforts of the entire Olya Sookie team really paid off, especially when we saw delighted faces of our audience. There were quite a few tourists pressent at the show. You could see, they were charmed and surprised to see this type of event taking place in Makarska. It was another one of the many goals that we set before us, to show the world that we are a wonderful tourist destination, offering fun and unique content for everyone to enjoy.“ – states Olja

Creative team that we gathered for this event is made up of young and talented people from all over Dalmatia. It was a wonderfull opportunity to see them work together and showcase what they are capable of.

Many have recognized this event and supported it. Entire event was sponsored by Tourist Board of Makarska, Apfel company, MG Balloon, BitPit and Keune Croatia that provided gift packs for all models. A special thank you goes to Hotel Osejava that opened its doors and provided space for organizers, models, hair and makeup artists and everyone involved in this event. We are grateful that they tolerated us and all the glitter we left on the floor.

We have given it some serious thought about turning this event in to a long lasting tradition, and highly successful realization of this event has made us even more motivated and determined to make next years event even greater. Already we are planning next year’s spectacle, so dont be sad if you missed us this year, there will be plenty more chances to enjoy the magic of Olya Sookie Fashion Event!

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