Thursday, 30 April 2009

Aliona Doletskaya: boss of fashion

Aliona Doletskya, if not the main but one of the main actress on the Russian fashion industry stage who besides played her part perfectly and with chic.
Aliona Doletskaya is an editor-in-chief of Vogue Russian from the very beginning till today. The fact that the only nation that read magazine is Russian and that Russian women had and have the best sense of luxury products helped her to form and improve our tastes. Every month she gives us new ideas and inform us what is going on in the world of fashion every russian girl who is dreaming about high fashion has to buy this Bible every month. And at the same time Vogue Russia is the only magazine in Russia which target group is not limited by one age group but everyone who is interested in Fashion could find something useful and interesting according to its taste.

Chanel is in love with Russia

Karl Lagerfeld has never been to Russia. But that hasn´t stopped him from lauvnching a Russian collection entitled Paris-Moscow. The first glimpse of the collection was had at the premiere of a film about the great Coco CHanel, and her love affair with Russia. The doyenne of fshion once had a fling with Prince Dimitry Romanov, was friends with Igor Stravinsky and SErgei Diagilev. A descendant of the prince Kutuzov was her personal secretary. At the show in Paris, Russian models Sasha Pivovarova, Vlada Roslyakova, Tanya Diagilyeva and twenty more Russian beauties took to the catwalk. There were high-heels shaped like onion domes, head dresses wrought from plaited blonde hair and decorated with pearls, muffs and coats with fur trimming and gold embroidery, hand bags in the form of Faberge eggs....The models were suddenly transformed into haughty aristocratic maidens or emperors of all Russia. " I would have been utterly content t live in monarchy", confessed Karl. And Karl Lagerfeld has created his own kingdom in the land of Chanel, and rules it with absolute grace. His collection combines the best Russia has to offer- folklore and tradition; the bling of Russian orthodoxy and beauty of its women - in a way only a foreigner to Russia could. "It can be very different from reality, but that is the charm of it", says the designer.

Dior` s show in Moscow in 1959

It is an iteresting fact that Dior came to close USSR in 1959 to make a show and some fotoshoots. And I always ask myself what was the motivation to do this for Dior and USSR goverment to allow this event to happen?

Vogue British, "To Russia with love"

Leaving Russia but still loving it Natalia Vodianova shoed her "patria" so vivid and colourful in fotoshooting for Vogue British, May 2008.
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