Gunel Behbudova - Winner of Festival of Young Fashion Designers.- Participant in the international exhibition of Applied Arts held in Paris.- Winner of the ``Fashion Designer of 2014” in Baku.- Participant in the ``Baku Fashion Night`` event.- Member of the jury of 23th Republic Festival of Fashion in Belarus.- Participant in the ``Azerbaijan Fashion Week``.- Participant of the EXSPO exhibition in Milan.
Gunel Behbudova was born on April 3, 1988 in Baku, Azerbaijan. From the early age she was interested of drawing and crafts. In 2010, Gunel graduated from the Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts with a degree in Fashion Design. In the same year Gunel became a member of the prestigious industry association for the arts in Azerbaijan – the Union of Artists, and later, in 2012, she was rewarded with the Presidential Scholarship from the Union.
In 2010, Gunel also opened her exclusive boutique of eveningwear “Fashion Mystery” in Baku, which featured her haute couture clothing line as well as the pret-a-porte line. Gunel also designs exclusive footwear as well as accessories and jewelry. For her line of wedding dresses, in 2014, she opened her specialized boutique “Bridal Couture”.
Gunel regularly takes part in exhibitions and fashion shows held not only in Azerbaijan but also abroad in the countries of the former Soviet Union and Europe.
These include the following:
Most recently, on 25th of January of 2016, Gunel directed a show of her mother – and – child spring-summer 2016 collection as well as a show of her childrenwear autumn-winter 2016-2017.
August, 2015 – show of the eveningwear and swimwear collection spring-autumn 2015 in collaboration with the famous Low Deep.
May- September, 2015 – participant of the EXSPO exhibition in Milan
May, 2015 – participant in the “Azerbaijan Fashion Week”
May, 2015 – member of the jury of 23th Republic Festival of Fashion in Belarus.
September, 2014 – the collection of Gunel Behbudova presented by the participants of the “Miss World” contest held in Azerbaijan.
September, 2014 – participant in the “Baku Fashion Night” event
2014 – Winner of the “Fashion Designer of 2014” in Baku.
October, 2013 – rewarded the honorable diploma of International Azerbaijani-Georgian Festival
January, 2013 – participant in the international exhibition of Applied Arts held in Paris.
2009 – winner of Festival of Young Fashion Designers.