Founder, Marfa Journal
As the founder of Marfa Journal, Gordienko has developed her Central Saint Martins graduation project into a full-time creative pursuit.
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.
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
The owners of one of Russia’s biggest luxury retail groups also have a controlling stoke in Moscow’s GUM department store.
CEO and Founder, Fashion Tech Lab & 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.
Model & Businesswoman, Naked Heart Foundation
Nicknamed 'Supernova', the Russian supermodel and philanthropist has been a muse for Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs, a regular Vogue cover girl, and scored lucrative cosmetics contracts and campaigns.
Founder, Kuznetsky Most 20
Her Moscow concept store was the first in Russia to stock brands including JW Anderson, Lemaire and Yeezy.
The filmmaker turned actress casts a unique influence over the Russian fashion industry and is close with Vetements and Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia and super-stylist Lotta Volkova.
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