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Fashion Designer Masha Reva Returns To Making Art

The Odessa-born artist and fashion designer bears the famous last name of her father, the accomplished architect and sculptor Mikhail Reva. However, her breakout...

The Bessarabian Night Before Christmas

What is the first thing you need to know about the Christmas feast in Bessarabia? Despite the region’s multiculturalism, Bessarabian Christmas is mostly an...
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Taste of Bessarabia

The Bessarabia region is home to various different kinds of local cuisine created at the intersection of various different cultures in this region that...

Ukrainian Fashion Bonanza Dispatch #6: Sunglasses and More Glitter

This is the sixth in a series of fashion show dispatches by Maria Romanenko and the fourth from Ukrainian Fashion Week, which began on...
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How Odessa Brought Football to the Tsarist Empire

Ever since Tsarist times, Odessa has been famed as a capital of comedy, commerce, criminality and cosmopolitanism, but it is also the place where...

“Mayovka” in Odessa

A bit of history. Where to go. What to cook. It is the first day of May. The weather is neither hot nor cold – the perfect...

Remigration To Odessa, Five Stories

By Yuliya Sushenko, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop The news headlines are full of discouraging statistics: every year, an enormous number of...

Celebrities Wear Fashion From Ukrainian Designers

Without a doubt, Ukrainian fashion and its designers are getting more and more attention worldwide. Celebrities start recognizing the talents of Ukrainian fashion designers. Only...

Atelier1 Aims To Break Down Stereotypes

Atelier1, one of the most interesting concept stores in Ukraine, is located in a Kyiv bunker built when the Soviet Union was expecting World...

Making Folk Culture Fashionable Again

Tetyana Solovey wears many hats. She’s the editor of Vogue Ukraine, a fashion writer and a part-time PR agent for the Ivan Honchar Museum...