All posts tagged: folklore

Ulyana Sergeenko’s SS 2015 Folk Bags

Privet Matryoshkas it has been a long time since I’ve made a post about a Russian designer who doubles as a street style star! So here it is, just for you! Well Ulyana Sergeenko never fails to impress me with her vivid imagination, that often draws inspiration from the places she’s traveled to, and distant echoes of the soviet era. Haute Couture and Ulyana do share something in common and that is that they both have a love for folklore. Remember her SS 2013 handbag collection? I was so inspired by her SS 2013 collection that since I was not able to covet one of the Russian themed folk handbags, I decided to make my own..which ended up to be a lot of work, but an enjoyable project nonetheless. 

Irna Vodolazova In Elle Russia’s Folklore Inspired Spread

The look of confidence when true love prevails She stills herself, hearing the faint canter of a horse in the distance; a sound that appears to grow louder with her own rhythmic heart beat, now thundering away in her chest. She’s confident her heroic (and trust me Matryoshka’s in this tale the hero’s dashingly handsome) Bogatyr has come to save her from a life with a brutish Slavic rogue.