Kiss company was founded in 1998 by Irina Seliuta and her friend – Lilia Kiselenko. Irina and Lilia studied together in university and then worked on “Nevskaya Manufactura” – famous state company in Saint Petersburg. The week before the crisis of 1998 the friends started their own business. Today “Kisselenko” brand is known not only in Russia, but also in Europe, Japan and Arabic countries.
Irina’s daughter – Maria follows in her mother’s footsteps. She studied International Design Business Management in Finland and currently works in Kiss company as Executive Director. Maria helps to organize fashion shows, mother and daughter represent “Kisselenko” brand together at trade shows: they participated 3 times in Who’s Next international trade show in Paris. Irina hopes that someday Maria will help to improve current situation in Russian fashion industry.