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Fashion

“Decostumization”: Undressing The Soviet Past

In the 1980’s a group of Odessa artists set about debunking the Soviet ideology. Now, one of them continues the project and finds it...

Natalya Piro: Face of Ukrainian Fashion Week

The fact that Odessa is home to some of the the most beautiful girls in the world is no secret. Yet even by the...

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...

Ukrainian Fashion Bonanza Dispatch 7: Space and Sequins

It’s a wrap for the Ukrainian fashion season. This is the seventh and final in a series of fashion show dispatches by Maria Romanenko...

On Dafna May: Ukraine’s Newest Young Design Star

This September’s Mercedes Benz Kiev Fashion Days featured the world premiere of exciting new Ukrainian designer Dafna Mayberg. It is a widely accepted belief, that...

L.A.P.T.I: Bringing Odessa to heel

The popular L.A.P.T.I Odessan shoe start-up has stepped out on to the runway of New-York Fashion Week. The Odessa born shoe brand entered the...

Kyiv Fashion Dispatch: Number 3

This is the third in a series of dispatches by Maria Romanenko from Kiev Fashion Days. Each day, she will publish an account of...

W8Less: A Warm-Hearted Family Business

While Ukraine is facing a crisis that manifests itself in many aspects of life, there are still people who feel responsible for the ones...

Kiev Fashion Days Dispatch: Day 1

This is the first of a series of dispatches by Maria Romanenko from Kiev Fashion Days. Each day, she will publish an account of...

Ukrainian Fashion Comes To Washington D.C.

A pathbreaking fashion runway showing of seven designers came to Washington D.C.  featuring seven Ukrainian designers on November 30. A slightly different version of...