Founder & Chief Executive, Aizel
The retailer launched her eponymous boutique at the age of 25 and developed it into one of Russia’s first online marketplaces for fashion and luxury goods.
Vice President, Mercury Group, Chief Operating Officer, Tsum
The vice president of Mercury Group and chief operating officer of Tsum has led the department store through the recession.
Founder, Marfa Journal
As the founder of Marfa Journal, Gordienko has developed her Central Saint Martins graduation project into a full-time creative pursuit.
The discerning VP of Russia’s biggest luxury goods group TsUM (Mercury) was responsible for introducing high-end brands to her native country.
He is lauded as one of Russia’s most creative talents of recent years, with his brand taking the flashy aesthetics of post-Soviet culture and reforming them with modern tailoring.
The much-photographed editor started at American Vogue in accessories and has helped launched Tatler and Allure in her native Russia.
Editor-in-Chief, Harper’s Bazaar Russia
She was editor-in-chief of four publications before turning 30 and is now leading Russia’s oldest fashion magazine.
Founder, Garage Magazine
Following Vice’s acquisition of Garage in July 2016, she has emerged as a powerful behind-the-scenes player connecting fashion with the media empire as it sets its sights on the industry.
Editor-in-Chief, Elle Russia
The one-time stylist is emerging as an influential voice in her native Russia.
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.
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