WATCH | How Berlin Fashion Week stood in solidarity with Ukraine

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Simple cuts with a strong message - the collection by Ukrainian designer Jean Gritsfeldt sends a clear signal.

Because of the war in his home country, he could not show his designs in person at Berlin Fashion Week. Instead, he addressed attendees via video message from Kyiv.

"Today is not the time to talk about fashion, but through fashion," the designer said in the video.

"Today, we will not show the new season. Today, we do not show new looks. Because, when you sit in a bomb shelter, or dugout, or basement, nobody cares about what you wear."

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About his collection, Jean said in an interview that he wants to use feelings like "love, kindness, independence, freedom, [and] light" as a "defence".

Because of uncertainty as to whether he, along with his designs, would be able to leave Kyiv, Jean created a new plan, getting volunteers from Berlin to put together his pieces while he coordinated the projects via video chats from Ukraine.

Watch the video above to see how Jean Gritsfeldt curated his Berlin Fashion Week collection from Kyiv and the powerful message that it has sent.

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