The Soviet cultural references giving way to her own vision of Americana, Ulyana Sergeenko’s haute couture spring 2013 collection channeled everything from Scarlett O’Hara to Huckleberry Finn. Delving into the great American story book gave Sergeenko plenty of room for drama and whimsy, in her world where embroidery embellishes everything from romantic blouses to sunglasses, where a purposefully frayed straw hat and slingshot add boyish…
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Though the occasional bare leg or open-toed shoe could be seen braving the outdoors at Milan fashion week yesterday, the insistant snow kept most people rugged up and shielded by umbrellas. But no matter how cold the weather, there’s always opportunity to see some vibrant accessories and interesting outfits. After the break, a selection of street style shots from around yesterday’s shows.
If there’s one thing Ulyana Sergeenko’s couture collections do well, it’s replicating something folkish and traditional – replicated with a dose of sex appeal. Last time it was all inspired by her homeland of Russia, but for spring 2013 she was looking across the seas (and decades) to old America.
View all the detailed photos of the Ulyana Sergeenko haute couture spring 2013 showing at Paris fashion week. Read the article to see the full gallery.
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Ulyana Sergeenko has turned herself into a designer, couturier, and front row fixture. But outside the shows she’s also a magnet for street style photographers, a role she’s cultivated with practiced poses and eye-catching ensembles. This one – full skirted and with a queue of buttons down the back – is no doubt one of her own creations.
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The fall 2012 haute couture runways explored a number of trends - one of which was distinctively primal. From feathers to fur to insects, animal-inspired references crept, flew and fluttered their way into many creations.
View all the catwalk photos of the Ulyana Sergeenko haute couture autumn 2012 showing at Paris fashion week. Read the article to see the full gallery.
The notion of see-through street style has grown exponentially in popularity as sheer clothing has become more and more an accepted style. This outfit doesn’t take daring to extreme levels, but brings a unique mix of sporty sheer mesh and a vintage silhouette to the street. With a personal style that always turns heads, it’s no wonder Ulyana Sergeenko’s own designs are so celebrated.
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Ever wondered what would Red Riding Hood wear if she lived in the present times? Would her cape still be red or would she wear a revealing lace dress? To save us from making hypothetical presumptions, Russian designer Ulyana Sergeenko gives us her modern-retro version of the fairytale character. Except, this one is far more confident, daring and isn’t afraid to face her own fears.…
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