Azerbaijan is a country of ancient history, a unique example of culture and art. The famous Azerbaijani carpet holds an important place in this rich heritage.

Azerbaijan was an ancient centre of carpet weaving in the IV-Ill millennium BC. There are six regional carpet schools in Azerbaijan - Shirvan, Quba, Ganja, Gazakh, Baku, Karabakh: each of them is distinguished by its origin- ality and unique ornaments.
This art form, beloved by the Azerbaijani people, has been carefully passed down from generation to generation for centuries.

Magnificent Azerbaijani carpets and rugs are the precious pearls of all major museums around the world such as – the Hermitage in St. ,sHis collections were presented on the catwalks of New York, Paris, Milan, Dubai, Beirut, Bucharest, Florence, Tehran, Istanbul. Among the stars who chose dresses by Rufat are Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Lil Kim, Paula Abdul and otthers All 21 dresses of the presented "Sumakh by AFFAIR" Haute Couture collection are the real art pieces based on the most famous Azerbaijani carpets - Chelabi, Khanlig, Achma-yumma, Nalbeki-gul patterns.

Rufat Ismayil, who was twice awarded as the Best Designer of the Year in 2019, collected all historical and art information about famous carpets kept at the Azerbaijan State Carpet Museum for a long time, as well as studied the depths of all patterns and carefully used them in his collection.

The "Sumakh by AFFFAIR" Haute Couture collection is an ode to the ancients Azerbaijani carpets, the ode to the brave Azerbaijani people and their great history, the ode to the long awaited Karabakh Victory.




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May 30, 2022
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