KSENIASCHNAIDER and Kyiv concept store BASEMNT presented the FRAGMENT collaboration. It is a joint capsule collection of jeans inspired by the artistic avant-garde of the 20th century, «whose goal was to break with everything old and create a new system of values and a new society»
According to the team, they designed the jeans even before the full-scale russian invasion of Ukraine, but delayed the release for obvious reasons.
«The name FRAGMENT came about after the beginning of a full-scale war and is dedicated to the crack inside every heart. It is a black stain on the canvas of life. It’s a fragment that will remain in the memory forever, — the KSENIASCHNAIDER team and the BASEMNT team explain the intention. — But it is a fragment on the zebra of life, and it is always followed by a white stripe, and every model’s detail reminds us of that».
The models from the collaboration are presented in four variants. Each pair is made in double collage technique and combines denim material of two colors namely black with white, white with black, blue with white and gray with white.
All the jeans were complemented with a green patch with the inscription «JEANS» on the back of the waistband. on the back of the waistband. These are the first KSENIASCHNAIDER models where the word «JEANS» on the back is written in Ukrainian.
The team will donate part of the profits from the sale of the capsule to the «proven charity foundation by BASEMNT partners», which supports the Ukrainian military and civilians.
The brand KSENIASCHNAIDER presented a collaboration with Ukrainian designer Dariia Bila in July. They released a charity limited-edition capsule of items in patchwork technique.
We told you more about the joint models in our article.