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David Komakhidze (Georgian: დავით კომახიძე) known as David Koma (stylized as DΛVID KOMΛ) is a Georgian fashion designer based in London, UK. He graduated in 2009 with a distinction in MA Fashion from Central Saint Martins after studying and completing his BA in Fashion Womenswear in 2007.
David was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. Koma has a younger brother and sister. His parents live in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
He showcased his first collection at the age of 15 after studying Fine Art in Saint Petersburg. He, for his SS11 collection at London Fashion Week, received a BFC Newgen Catwalk sponsorship.
Improving from the exhibition, he will show on-schedule at London Fashion Week. His graduate collection of sculptural, body-conscious dresses embellished with metal tubes and multicoloured chains won the Harrods Design Award. Koma was the Vauxhall Fashion Scout’s Merit Award winner 2009.
In December 2013, House of Thierry Mugler announced that David Koma is the new artistic director. He replaced Nicola Formichetti, who left the company in April 2013 to work for the Italian brand Diesel.
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