MOSCOW — Alyona Akhmadullina says she had "inter-galactic athletes" in mind when she came up with her fall collection.
How fitting. Akhmadullina, 29, looks like something of an intergalactic athlete herself: Standing 5 feet, 7 inches and weighing 108 pounds, Russia's leading designer — now on the cusp of a multimillion-dollar, global push that will include flagships and advertising — is taut, spare and almost robotic.
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