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Nadja Solovieva

Fabric that Inspires

PRESENTED ON OCT 28, 2013
IN TOKYO @ JAPAN GREAT CREATIVE WEEK

Nadja Solovieva, an award winning fashion designer from London, talks about what gives her her inspiration. Some of it comes from Japan, but it also comes from the fur patterns found on endangered animals such as bengal tigers and lemurs.

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