Tell us about your journey from fashion editor and stylist to fashion designer.
I studied fashion design in university and then scored an internship at L’Officiel Russia, eventually becoming an editor at the magazine. In the following nine years I worked as a stylist with then debutante models Sasha Pivovarova and Sasha Luss, took important part in launching Russian editions of Tatler and Dazed Issue Zero.
Why it was important for you to use the Soviet influence as an inspiration?
It is more Soviet modernism aesthetic inspires me, but not the USSR as it is as many people think.
What is your favorite time of the day?
Every hour of it.
Window or aisle seat?
What is the superpower you would like to have?
What is the biggest learning experience you have had?
That everything depends on good people surrounding you.
Introvert or extrovert?
Introvert pretending to be extravert.