Svitlana Bevza (Ukrainian: Світлана Бевза; 9 September 1982) is a Ukrainian fashion designer based in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Svitlana Bevza was born in Kyiv, Ukraine.
She graduated in Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics and Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design.
Since 2006, respecting the schedule of international fashion industry, BEVZA brand demonstrates seasonal collections within Ukrainian Fashion Week twice a year. Since 2007 pret-a-porter collections of the brand are also presented in multi-brand boutiques in the United States, United Kingdom, China, as well as in a prestigious Milan showroom, and surely in numerous boutiques all over Ukraine. The second line of the brand named BEVZA LIGHT started in 2009.
Since 2011 designer of the brand Svitlana Bevza has been creating 4 full collections per year.
In 2013, Svitlana Bevza and Liliya Litkovskaya presented the art project within Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days. In this year, Svitlana won the award "The Best Womenswear Designer of 2013" of Best Fashion Awards.
In fall 2017, she was presented at Tbilisi Fashion Week. Also, in 2017, Bevza presented debut collection in New York Fashion Week. This season, Svitlana Bevza focused on showing the rough political situation in Ukraine in a pared-back way, titling the collection "Realitics" — a mash-up of reality and politics.
In February 2018, Svitlana presented "Faux Reality" collection within New York Fashion Week. This is second ever in New York.
In April 2018, Svitlana Bevza gave birth to a daughter. Also, she presented Bevza Spring 2019 Ready-to-Wear Collection in New York.
In November 2018, she won the award for "Best Womenswear Designer" in Ukraine from the Elle Style Awards.
In 2019, she presented Bevza Fall 2019 Ready-to-Wear Collection and Bevza Spring 2020 Ready-to-Wear Collection within New York Fashion Week. In this year, Svitlana won the award "The Best Womenswear Designer of 2019" of Best Fashion Awards.
Minimalism, aristocratism, simplicity, sensuality, accuracy are brand identity of BEVZA. Accents are made in perfect strict cut, clear sharp lines and simple forms, comfort and individuality. Among very brightly colored, enriched by plenty of details collections of most designers in Ukraine, BEVZA was a first brand that reminded strict, accurate cocktail dresses as ‘must have' in every wardrobe. BEVZA is famous and wanted in Ukraine for it's dresses, especially for it's ‘little white dress', which is modified and shown in every collection.
In May 2019, Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner wore one of the BEVZA designer’s white jumpsuits to wed Joe Jonas at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. On top of that, the clothes have wound up on Emily Ratajkowski and Gigi Hadid, among other models and glitterati types.