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The fifth season of Azerbaijan Fashion Week is scheduled for May 23-27 in Baku.

The fashion shows will be held at city's best venues, including the Stone Chronicle Museum and Icherisheher, Trend Life reported.

The large-scale event will feature grandiose events with participation of foreign and Azerbaijani designers, who continue to conquer the fashion industry. AFW aims to increase interest in country's national values among foreign guests.

The last season was highly appreciated by such international publications as VOGUE, Elle, Buro 24/7, L'officiel, TheNewYorkPost and others.

Azerbaijan Fashion Council, a new organization that will bring together fashion industry leaders, as well as representatives of the financial sector, potential investors and producers of light industry goods will be also presented as part of the event.

The permanent partner of the fashion week, Collezione Italia Baku, will present the project Design Week, which will be attended by the designers of the interior, applied arts and others.

AFW showroom will be opened where guests will get a chance to buy trendy fashion style clothes presented at the shows. A number of afterparties will be held in Pasifico Lounge & Dining, Eleven, Floor Two, MAYA Mexican Restaurant & Bar, LaVida Tequila Bar, organized by VKLYBE.TV.

The event will be supported by Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Administration of “Icherisheher” State Historical-Architectural Reserve.

Azerbaijan Fashion Week is held twice a year in November and May. More than 40 designers from Azerbaijan, Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, France and Spain participated in last two seasons.

The main purpose of the Week is to popularize growing fashion industry in Azerbaijan and give an opportunity to young and talented designers to show their work to the world. It's a place that gathers local and international buyers, press and fashion critics together.Read more at:blue formal dresses