FC Zenit To Participate At Aurora Fashion Week

FC Zenit To Participate At Aurora Fashion Week


Privet Matryoshka’s, It’s that time of year again in Saint Petersburg!! Aurora Fashion Week has kicked off today and will last from April 9th until the 11th. Every year AFW allows Russian and international designers the opportunity to show off their work, this year the designers will be presenting designs from their fall/winter 2014/15 season collections. Continue reading “FC Zenit To Participate At Aurora Fashion Week”

Happy Holidays: The Christmas Scene In Russia & The Ukraine

01-xmas-in-st-petersburgChristmas fair in Alexandrovskiy Garden in St. Petersburg, December 14, 2010.

Privet Festive Matryoshka’s!!! Imagine how beautiful this time of year is when Christmas lights shine brightly on Russian and Ukrainian streets. Think of the snow on the ground setting a picture perfect scene, reminiscent of a holiday card. I would like to wish all of you who are celebrating today a Merry Christmas! I hope you all enjoy your day, and to mark this special occasion I’m including beautiful images from both Russia and the Ukraine around this joyous time of year. (I’ll also be wishing my Orthodox Matryoshka’s a Merry christmas come January 7th).  + Hoping these pictures put you in the holiday mood in case it hasn’t reached you yet!

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Yana Raskovalova’s The Queen Of Russian Jewellers


Yana Raskovalova is a Russian Jeweller, her designs look pretty and unique. She’s a designer who has a thing for Cameo’s (ode to the past), and loves to make tassels. Yana often uses materials like gold, precious and semi-precious gemstones, ivory, bone, wood, Florentine mosaic, shell, coral and agate cameos in her work. Yana also has quite a few collections some of which are titled “Scent of a Continue reading “Yana Raskovalova’s The Queen Of Russian Jewellers”

Street Style Red Vs Winter In Saint Petersburg


Imagine landscape’s cast in snow, tree’s too! Clearly white has asserted itself as the dominant colour within winter’s realm. Now ask yourself how does one remind winter there are other colours, bold and just as brave as this harsh season’s wintry whites. To stand out amongst the picturesque scene hurled by winter- the girl of Saint Petersburg transformed herself into the character of little red riding hood- Continue reading “Street Style Red Vs Winter In Saint Petersburg”