Kent State to Host International Fashion Designer Olga Barinova

Olga Barinova fashion line model wearing her line clothing.The Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation at Kent State’s College of Business Administration, in collaboration with the Kent State Fashion School, will host fashion designer Olga Barinova as a guest speaker on Thursday, September 7.

The presentation will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 115 in the College of Business Administration, located at 475 Terrace Drive in Kent, Ohio. The event is free and open to the public.

During the presentation, Barinova will discuss how she created and maintains international fashion brands Roseville and SELF MADE – two distinctive brands based in Russia. According to company materials, Roseville, founded in 2014, offers “feminine clothes, combining eponymous silhouettes from the past with contemporary attitude to design and details.” The brand was nominated for “Designer of the Year” by Glamour Magazine in 2016 and has been featured in Vogue, Bazaar, Elle, Glamour and

SELF MADE is branded as a “high-quality product at an affordable price” offering trendy and contemporary “wearable outfits.”

Previously, Barinova worked as marketing director for Russian luxury apparel brands Alexander Terekhov and Vilshenko and managed marketing strategies of French fashion brands American Retro and IRO in Russia.

Kent State College of Business Administration Kent State University's College of Business Administration is among the fewer than 1% of business schools worldwide to receive dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting. 

The Kent State College of Business Administration is ranked as a top business college in Ohio by U.S. News and World Report and ranked 45th among the top undergraduate business schools in the U.S. in 2016 by Bloomberg Businessweek based on an employer survey of how well schools prepared students for jobs. In addition, the College is ranked as one of the nation’s Best Business Schools by Princeton Review and is ranked Tier One for both MBA and Executive MBA programs in North America by CEO Magazine.

The College is committed to sustainability as an Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) advanced signatory and is recognized by the Sales Education Foundation as a top university for professional sales education.

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POSTED: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 2:07pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 2:08pm