Founder, Marfa Journal
As the founder of Marfa Journal, Gordienko has developed her Central Saint Martins graduation project into a full-time creative pursuit.
Vice President, TsUM (Mercury)
The discerning VP of Russia’s biggest luxury goods group was responsible for introducing high-end brands to her native country.
The much-photographed editor started at American Vogue in accessories and has helped launched Tatler and Allure in her native Russia.
Editor-in-Chief, Garage Magazine
The Russian-American heiress, arts supporter, and fashion editor is at the helm of the progressive art-meets-fashion tome Garage.
TV-host & Writer
As a career broadcaster, she edited L’Officiel Russia for a decade, launched a PR agency, and now has a burgeoning digital presence.
Designer, Gosha Rubchinskiy
His gritty approach to fashion design has made him a poster child for post-Soviet youth culture.
General Manager, Babochka
Her family’s stores and monobrand boutiques for Chanel, Fendi, Giorgio Armani and Valentino lead the St Petersburg fashion retail sector.
Chief Executive, JamilCo
Chief executive of one of Russia’s leading distributors of high fashion, whose clients include Salvatore Ferregamo, Sonia Rykiel and Burberry.
Owners, Mercury Retail Group
Hailed as the ‘czars of Russian retail’, the business duo brought brands like Gucci and Brioni to their native country.
The stylist of the moment, Volkova has been integral to the creative visions of Vetements, Sies Marjan and the newly reborn Balenciaga.
Owners, Bosco di Ciliegi
Owners of one of Russia’s biggest luxury retail groups, they also own a controlling stoke in Moscow’s GUM department store.
Founder, Buro 24/7
Her publishing empire now stretches across Russia and 10 other countries in Eurasia, making her one of the region’s most influential fashion entrepreneurs.
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