Sofia Tchkonia – who established the BENEXT Art and Fashion Foundation while acting as its Creative Director – divides her time between France and Georgia, looking for new and fruitful partnerships between the worlds of fashion and art.

Organizer of the BENEXT International Art and Fashion Festival and Fashion Design Contest, as well as the author of the “Icons and Muses”, “Legends of Fashion” and “Muse” projects.

Expert in the world of  fashion. Born in Georgia, studied in Germany,  USA and France, living in Paris.

Author of documentary project “Icons and Muses”, and “Legends of Fashion” whose heroes are famous fashion designers, writers, artists.

Among the interviewees are founder of the fashion house Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Berge, couturier Madame Carven, perfumer Serge Lutens, designer Rick Owens, Claude Montana, Michele Lamy, Jean Paul Goude, Betty Catroux, Herve Leger, ORLANE – artist and other iconic characters of 20th-21st Century.

Film about the legendary editor in chief of the French magazine «Vogue» in the 50s, a biographer of Coco Chanel and president of the Academy Goncourt Madame Charles – Roux was featured in the international festival ASVOFF  founded by Diane Pernet, in Centre Pompidou.

Founder of the art and fashion foundation which helps talents from around the globe.

Creative director and producer of the International  Art & Fashion Festival and the contest of fashion designers.

Founder of the creative agency and BE NEXT Paris.

Cooperates with leading international media – Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, L’Officiel, Dazed and Confused, ID Magazine, Marie Claire, Elle, Interview.

Creative director of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi.