Lingerie designer and fine artist. 

July 2022 (London, UK): Took part in the graduate LCF Class of 2022 Fashion Show as a designer (organised by UAL LCF) with 2 outfits which consisted of 4 garments (two knickers, a fitted corset with boning and a bra) inspired by fantasy literature. All pieces are sewn and decorated by hand.

June 2018 (Cyprus): Took part in the Graduate Fashion Show as a designer (organised by Studio 8 School of Art & Design) with 2 outfits which consisted of 4 garments (two dresses, 2 meters long cape with fake fur and a jacket with couture sleeve structure) based on a historical concept. All pieces are sewn and decorated by hand. 

March 2015 – June 2018 (Cyprus): Took part in 9 art exhibitions overall (paintings, digital art, installations) and worked as a freelance portrait artist. 


Sept 2019 – July 2022: BA (Hons) Fashion Contour 2:1 at University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion

Highlights: Graduate Fashion Show

Sept 2018 – June 2019: UAL accredited Foundation Diploma in Fashion Promotion specialist pathway at Ravensbourne University London

Sept 2017 – June 2018: Higher National Diploma course in Fashion & Textiles at Studio 8 School of Art & Design (completed Year 1) (Limassol, Cyprus)

Highlights: Graduate Fashion Show

Sept 2012 – June 2018: The Heritage Private School (Limassol, Cyprus)

Highlights: A Level Fine Art (A*) with Certificate of Excellence; IGCSE Fine Art (A*)

Sept 2007 – May 2012: School 1239 (Moscow, Russia)


2023: Digital artist working for a singer (Illustrating song covers, editing photos and creating lyric videos)

Feb 2020: Quality control of factory stock at Aura Lingerie, London. 

Feb 2019: Backstage assistant at Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week. 

March 2015 – June 2018: Freelance artist (in Cyprus). 

Portrait commissions using acrylic paints on cotton canvas and digital art. Mainly portraiture.


• (Sep 2020) Central Saint Martins Certificate of Attendance: Fashion Manufacturing (Online Short Course)

• (Aug 2020) Adobe Certified Associate in Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator CC

• (Apr 2020) Business of Fashion (BoF) Education: Fashion History (tutor Colin McDowell)

• (Apr 2020) Business of Fashion (BoF) Education: Digital Marketing (tutor Drew Elliott)

• (Dec 2019) Adobe Certified Associate in Print & Digital Publication using Adobe InDesign

• (June 2018) Certificate of Excellence for (A*) A Level Fine Art an A* IGCSE Fine Art


• Painting using acrylic paints (strength in portraiture and expressionistic big-scale paintings); drawing using pencils and watercolours; life drawing; installations

• Hand-painting on fabric

• Fashion Illustration

• Digital art using Ipad Pro (Procreate, Sketchbook apps)

• Fashion design development and concept creation, mood boards

• Garment manufacture and machine sewing, pattern cutting and construction

• Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator

• Branding, marketing, styling, fashion promotion and fashion media (including creating invitations, press releases, shoot plans)


(Alumna) UAL Student Lingerie Society member, Arts Active, Remember Nature

Interest in musicals, Renaissance and contemporary art

Inspired by music and nature


Milana Kovalskaya (Lana Graven)

Currently based in London, UK.


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