Aleksandre Akhalkatsishvili One of the winners of Be Next Fashion Designer contest hails from Tbilisi, Georgia

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Aleksandre Akhalkatsishvili – 29 years old fashion designer, is based in Tbilisi, Georgia.He studied Fashion Design BA and Masters at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. His experience includes attending  workshops in Fashion Design in Berlin, Germany. Currently he works at Fashion House Materia, making seasonal collections for its premium line MAT

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