During the dark days of Communism, three Soviet companies were the sole marketers of beauty products. Those days are long gone, as a historical affinity for luxury and glamour combined with a rapidly rising middle class put Russia squarely in beauty’s spotlight.
Russia, with a landmass almost twice the size of the U.S., has always been a country that ignites the imagination.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)