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.
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.
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.
Since being signed on as a Prada exclusive for Spring 2017, Grikaite has appeared in the brand’s campaigns, and various Vogue editions.
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.
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