All that Glimmers is Gold – My Christmas Wishlist

Every year, I draw up a wishlist for Christmas, and eagerly wait for Christmas to arrive.  Since I’m Russian, I have to wait until January 7th to see what Santa has in store. But If you’re still looking for a gift for that special someone, here are some of my picks…       They’re golden. The Cambridge Satchel is a sartorial staple for…
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Handbag Reviews – Red Carpet Collection & Modalu London Olivia

On my way home from work, I passed  by Town Shoes and if you know me, I can’t resist a placard that says, “up to 50% off.”  I picked up two gorgeous bags; a clutch from the Red Carpet Collection and a cross body bag named Olivia from Modalu London. I have always obsessed over the eponymous McQueen knuckle duster…
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Drama Dahling – VEUX Magazine DEC 2011

This fashion editorial has been months in the making and I’m so excited to share with you my second fashion story for VEUX Magazine’s December 2011 issue. In the fall, I was growing obsessed with the 1940s, and this is my homage to the dramatic decade. I styled and directed the shoot. Photography by Dasha Nagorodnyuk, makeup and hair by Alyssa Caron.…
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Manitobah Mukluks

Last week at the Bata Shoe Museum, guests and the media got a taste of tradition. From authentic Aboriginal food to modernized authentic footwear. The pow wow celebrated Manitobah Mukluks, a Canadian footwear company made in Canada by First Nations people. The event was hosted by Waneek Horn-Miller, a Canadian Olympian and Mohawk. With her hair done up in victory…
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Grace Kelly

I have been dying to see TIFF’s newest exhibition, Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess.  They recently held a contest to win two tickets to a Michael Kors fashion show in NYC! I decided to enter the style challenge to embody Grace Kelly’s style. This look is Grace-inspired because it emulates her timeless elegance.  My dress is by Breeyn…
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Marni for H&M

The dust has barely settled on Versace’s collection for H&M and already, another italian fashion brand, Marni, has been officially announced as the next designer collaboration.   The spring collection is due in stores March 8.  I like Marni’s evocative prints and knitwear, but the teaser above doesn’t give much away.  I really hope a printed sleeveless shift dress will be designed, though…
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