My Moda, My Style: It’s The Accessories


I love Russian fashion, and the Czarina’s who put a face to Russia’s style scene, yes I know I show favouritism to Elena Perminova and Miroslava Duma on a weekly basis. So for some relief from the Czarina’s, I thought I’d dedicate a little post to the three accessories I personally love to add to my own outfits when I’m in my own “it needs something elegant doesn’t it? sort of mood“.

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Elena Perminova’s Mixing Chanel & H&M

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I love this accessories only snap-shot from Elena Perminova’s instagram page, she’s mixing the high end and low end fashion once again. Elena’s noticeably wearing the sweater from Isabel Marant’s collaboration with H&M, with a Chanel bag (possibly the embossed metallic Continue reading “Elena Perminova’s Mixing Chanel & H&M”

Valentin Yudashkin Accessories Hot & On The Shelf


Well Matryoshka’s these photo’s are from the official Valentin Yudashkin store, and since I’m fond of his items and the look of the way accessories are often displayed, I thought you might enjoy this short and sweet post.

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Ushanka’s Are Just Made For Winter Street Style

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Who could resist this well known Russian winter staple? Ushanka’s- Shapka’s are perfect for adding sophistication to winter wardrobes, + a bit of extra fun! Here are some (women & men) street style looks that have been spiced up by the wearer adding an Ushanka. + also included the wrong Faux Pas way to wear one.
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Yarose Shulzhenko Calling All Shoe Addicts


Yarose Shulzhenko’s footwear creations deserve more attention. The Ukrainian designer’s shoes possess sex appeal, from the material to colour variations and details he incorporates in each pair to make them into a unique fashion accessory, for the woman who chooses to wear them. Below are just a few picks of Yarose Shulzhenko’s shoe creations. Warning: This post may send shoe addicts into a compulsive shopping spree, proceed with caution.

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Mikhailov Gallery “Russian Ballet Inspired Jewelry”


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Guests who attended Vogue’s fashion night out were dazzled by the Mikhailov Gallery, showcasing jewelry with a traditional Russian twist. Of course, one of Russia’s renowned traditions is the Russian ballet.  The collection featured images of The Mariinsky Theatre prima ballerina Ulyana Lopatkina wearing the elegant and opulent gems.  The rings, earrings and chains were inspired by the silhouttes of the ballerina’s tutu’s. Continue reading “Mikhailov Gallery “Russian Ballet Inspired Jewelry””

Alexander Terekhov For Coccinelle


Alexander’s creations are admired by both Hollywood stars and Russian jet-setters alike. Alexander is notably known for creating dresses considered to be both refined, and elegant. As of April 2012, Alexander Terekhov has decided to team up and have a partnership with the Italian brand Coccinelle, to design a line of purses.
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