Lako Bukia After graduating school in Tbilisi, Bukia was immediately offered a place at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts and graduated from the Fashion Design and Textile faculty. Her first fashion show, called “Mushroom,” held in Tbilisi in 2008, received high praise and she got invited to take part in Kiev Fashion Week of young designers in spring of 2009. Her collection was also presented at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in 2008 and published in the issue of Oasis, a famous American fashion magazine. Bukia is known for using self-made prints in her collections. And for her Spring 2017 collection she used images of post-Soviet buildings and countryside landscapes in Georgia as prints on pantsuits, dresses and cropped jackets.