On February 24th, Russia released a entire-scale invasion of Ukraine, influencing an monumental amount of money of men and women, including gifted Ukrainian designers. We would like to share the story of RIOTDIVISION, a Kyiv-dependent techwear brand, which is now completely running to support the Ukrainian army and persons in need to have all through wartime.
Oleg Moroz, the founder and the chief designer of RIOTDIVISION is now serving in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. A different part of the staff is volunteering in Kyiv and its location to get ready foods for folks who don’t have the suggests to exist.
They also gave absent all their stock outfits for navy desires for the duration of the initially times of Russian aggression. Their new collection of belts was all made use of for soldiers’ rifles. The group doesn’t have time to advertise on their own and maintain their manufacturer alive as they are assisting the full state to gain the war.
RIOTDIVISION has progressed from a mono-solution model of balaclava hoodies to an independent philosophy that speaks about Modularity. Adaptation. Symbiosis. Singularity. Curiosity. The riot of the brand name is against the program and substance attachments.
The brand finds its mission in endless experiments with variety, transformation and modularity to access the greatest consolation for the consumers. Another challenge of the brand name is durability, which is consistently examined with the new strategies of crash assessments.
Because 2017 RIOTDIVISION has been offered globally. It was exhibited in Find Berlin. In 2019 it was introduced through Pitti Uomo in Florence and Paris showroom Dice. In 2019 It introduced a womenswear line and opened a flagship store in Kyiv.
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