All posts tagged: Christmas

January 7th Is Orthodox Christmas And A Time For Ded Moroz & Yolka

Merry Christmas 13 days have passed since Christmas was celebrated on December 25th, and now it’s Christmas all over again! The date of January 7th is when Christmas takes place on the Eastern Orthodox calendar, and when Russian, and Ukrainian Orthodox Christians get to celebrate the holiday. In Russia December 25th is not a holiday and individuals still have to work.

Happy Holidays: The Christmas Scene In Russia & The Ukraine

Christmas fair in Alexandrovskiy Garden in St. Petersburg, December 14, 2010. Privet Festive Matryoshka’s!!! Imagine how beautiful this time of year is when Christmas lights shine brightly on Russian and Ukrainian streets. Think of the snow on the ground setting a picture perfect scene, reminiscent of a holiday card. I would like to wish all of you who are celebrating today a Merry Christmas! I hope you all enjoy your day, and to mark this special occasion I’m including beautiful images from both Russia and the Ukraine around this joyous time of year. (I’ll also be wishing my Orthodox Matryoshka’s a Merry christmas come January 7th).  + Hoping these pictures put you in the holiday mood in case it hasn’t reached you yet!

Victoria Bonya’s Holiday Looks + A Glimpse Of Winter In Monaco

Victoria Bonya has put up this look of herself standing beside a Christmas tree in a full length textured coat, a grey turtle neck and black leather boots for a winter chic approved style. This looks suits her well, and it’s nice she’s opted for a more subtle make-up look, making this a perfect transitional look from day to night. Anyway, what I love seeing are the festive images she’s been posting on her Instagram page. I’ve included the few pics I’ve found to be