Mikhail  Panteleev
Mikhail was born and raised in Moscow, and comes from a long line of famous painters.

He studied at the Moscow Academy of Art, Art Textile College and Moscow Textile Academy, where he started to make his first garments.

In 1991 and 1992 he won the Air France Fashion Contest held in France.

In 1995 he won the Slava Zaitsev fashion contest in Moscow.

In March 1995 his first runway marked the first ever fashion show staged in the Grand Kremlin Palace.

In 1996 he was invited to present his "Panteleev Collection" in Osaka, Japan, where he was discovered by Yohji Yamamoto and invited to work in his atelier in Tokyo.

In Tokyo he worked for three and a half years on the top women's wear line "Yohji Yamamoto Femmes". While working there he designed jewelry for the movie "BROTHER" directed by Takeshi Kitano.

In 2000 he founded his own brand "volga volga" with his wife and modelist Shiori Kurushima. He directs their Tokyo-based atelier.
2000年、公私共にパートナーである来嶋しおりとvolga volga 設立。現在に至る