Did I say KGB?! Oops, I meant LBD. Little Black Dress. Damn these abbreviations. For once, can’t we just post pretty dresses and not go into geopolitics? Yes we can!*
* I’m so sorry.
Here is a slideshow of 15 Russian designers re-imagining Coco Chanel’s iconic Little Black Dress for their spring-summer 2019 collections at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia in Moscow. To learn more about the historic significance of LBD you’d have to take my Fashion Icons class at the Academy of Art University in San Francisconline. Click away!
This LBD-4-EVER edition is brought to you by these featured Russian designers: Yasya Minochkina, Bella Potemkina, Sakina K, SNEZHANA, Pirosmani, Alexander Arutyunov, KETIone, Kruzhok, Elena Souprun, #MariaIllyshina, Bakhtin, Roman Uvarov, Dinara Murasova, Yulia Kosyak and YAKUBoWITCH.