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Last night COS hosted an in-store cocktail party to celebrate the launch of the first COS location in Russia at the AFIMALL in Moscow.

2 Nov, 2018
Left to Right: Yasmina Muratovich, Varvara Protasova, Varvara Protasova Images courtesy COS

Guests from the creative worlds of fashion, art and design were invited to browse the Autumn Winter 18 collection and explore the new store which follows the COS aesthetic of considered, functional design, combining natural elements such as a local Dagestan limestone façade.

Moscow’s Voda bar served bergamot negroni, sake yudzu and pink fizz cocktails while guests enjoyed a selection of canapes including tuna tartare with avocado and caramelized chilli, Far Eastern scallop and matcha with apricot petit four, accompanied by a dj set from Kate Shilonosova also known as KATE NV.

Attendees included:
Yasmina Muratovich, model
Angelica Timanina, Olympic champion
Anna Khudoyan, stylist, model
Varvara Protasova, model
Liza Aminova, artist
Tatyana Arno, Spletnik Editor-in-Chief
Sergey Nebotov, architect
Alexey Novoselov, MMOMA
Asya Zalogina, Naked Heart Foundation
Caterine Boti, model
Ilyana Erdneeva, GLAMOUR Editor-in-Chief
Julia Kvin, TV host
Dilyara Minrakhmanova, OUTLAW
Katya Gousset, stylist

Spanning 540 square metres across one floor, the new store holds womenswear, menswear and childrenswear and will officially open to the public today (2 November).



Throughout the last decade London-based COS has remained true to its philosophy; to offer high-quality fashion collections comprised of wardrobe staples as well as reinvented classics, in keeping with the brand ethos of modern, timeless, functional and tactile design. COS uses traditional methods and new techniques to form understated collections made to last. Committed to both timeless design and innovation, COS has supported the arts since the launch of the brand through collaborations with established and emerging artists, galleries and creative studios. COS has worked on projects with The Serpentine Galleries, Salone del Mobile, The Guggenheim New York, Frieze London and New York, Design Miami/, Opening Ceremony and Mr Porter and with artists such as Snarkitecture, Sou Fujimoto, Studio Swine, The Donald Judd Foundation and AFSO / ANDRÉ FU.



Afimall has a qualitative audience which is relevant for the brand. The mall has great development potential and already shows high rates of growth in attendance by 30% or more over the past year. Afimall is a unique project, located between the skyscrapers in the business center of Moscow City. Its total area is 283,182 square meters. The mall includes six above ground levels and three underground levels. The huge glass dome of the shopping center reflects the beauty of the towers of Moscow City. In its central part there is an unusual dancing fountain, which turns on every half an hour. The mall is interesting for visit in all kind of weather and it is comfortable for meetings with friends and business partners.

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