Russian Fashion Week
takes place around this time each year in Russia's capital city of Moscow, and it rivals its international counterparts for absurd proportions and avant garde couture. Have a look at some of the coolest and craziest looks from this year's Russian runways. 

Similar trends can be observed between runways worldwide, but the way the designers choose to employ creative elements such as pattern mixing, voluminous silhouettes and animal-inspired pieces is distinct to each location. Take a look at the gallery for more looks.

What fashion week would you most want to attend? New York, Paris, Tokyo, Milan, Russia? Others?

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