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LVMH Prize Finalist: Vika Gazinskaya
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Growing up in Moscow, Vika Gazinskaya had little to no exposure to fashion. “There were no glossy magazines, no TV programs, nothing,” she said. So when Mattel opened its Russian business in the early Nineties, Gazinskaya unleashed her creativity onto a Barbie doll. “My mother couldn’t afford to buy clothes for it, so I used every single piece of fabric I could find in my house,” the designer recalled.  For More

This is gorgeous. Best of luck. The subtle feminine/rocker touches make me swoon. I may not ever wear it, but it’d sure look good hanging in my closet! Actually that skirt is totally something I would wear. And try on with multiple different outfits. 

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LVMH Prize Finalist: Vika Gazinskaya

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Growing up in Moscow, Vika Gazinskaya had little to no exposure to fashion. “There were no glossy magazines, no TV programs, nothing,” she said. So when Mattel opened its Russian business in the early Nineties, Gazinskaya unleashed her creativity onto a Barbie doll. “My mother couldn’t afford to buy clothes for it, so I used every single piece of fabric I could find in my house,” the designer recalled.  For More

This is gorgeous. Best of luck. The subtle feminine/rocker touches make me swoon. I may not ever wear it, but it’d sure look good hanging in my closet! Actually that skirt is totally something I would wear. And try on with multiple different outfits. 

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