Hey Everyone! Can you believe that traditional Ukrainian garb has made it onto this years Summer fashion trends list? That’s right you heard me correctly (err read me I mean) Ukrainian folk lore is taking over this years summer style scene. Think long loose shift dresses with embroidery on light weight fabrics, and the accessories that accompany this trend include everything and anything that’s bold, along with loose blouses. Pair this trendy look off with chandelier earrings, large hats, to shoes that match with the same embroidered details, like colours (reds, blues, and whites) that match the dress. You’ll notice that one of the pioneers of kickstarting this trend is designer Vita Kin- and the majority of these dresses in the post are by her. However on an unrelated note, A lot of this scream peasant girl to me…and reminds me of fields full of sunflowers. Too Cute!
Privet Matryoshka’s!! I’ve decided today is a good day to write a fashion profile dedicated to Ukraine’s own Yasya Minochkina. The fashion designer was born and raised in the Ukraine, honing her talents, and skills at two of the most respected schools in the fashion industry: Central Saint Martins and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
It’s been rare of me so far to have a post on anything Ukrainian related, today’s post is about a designer from the Ukraine who deserves some recognition. In ways her work reminds me of Ulyana Sergeenko, and of Yulia Yanina’s,(her work ethic) + something else unidentifiable with other designers, making this designer distinct.
Yarose Shulzhenko’s footwear creations deserve more attention. The Ukrainian designer’s shoes possess sex appeal, from the material to colour variations and details he incorporates in each pair to make them into a unique fashion accessory, for the woman who chooses to wear them. Below are just a few picks of Yarose Shulzhenko’s shoe creations. Warning: This post may send shoe addicts into a compulsive shopping spree, proceed with caution.