Fashion, Lifestyle, Russia

Shopping Post-Soviet Aesthetic

Not long ago Calvert Journal wrote about how this “post-Soviet aesthetic” trend became popular among mainstream brands and gave a ticket to international fashion scene to such brands as Gosha Rubchinsky and Demna Gvasalia.  Simultaneously enticing and repulsive for many Russians and Ukrainians who lived through the times, they intrigue foreigners and […]


Mexican Soup with Chicken and Red Beans

This soup feels very rich in taste, it is warming and filling. The lime/coriander combination gives it this familiar delicious flavor of Mexican cuisine, once you start cooking.

Fashion, Russia

Goddesscode. Russian Instagram Brands

I believe it all started with Alexander Terekhov, who after his little triumphs abroad, came back to Russia to dress local celebrities and after this established a hallmark of all his collections: elegant feminine dresses. Somewhere around 2010. Then came the Western sanctions of 2014, that in my opinion, helped […]

Design, Lifestyle

First steps: moodboard

In A Circle’s blog Moodboard The first thing I did when I came up with the name of this blog, is to find imagery that would set the mood of my blog, help design the logo and define a color palette. There is no border or rule of how to […]


On Disruption

When I was writing my thesis a few years ago, at the very beginning I dared to add the word “Disruption” while formulating my topic, which was about Innovation. I wanted to write something that included this catchy word. This word was everywhere. All the startups wanted to be disruptive, […]

Fashion, Lifestyle

Creative Socks Companies overview

Novelty socks are not going anywhere. The trend that has taken over the streets last year, has just developed: in size, quality and offering. Instead of bright pop motifs, come sophisticated muted patterns. The cropped pants are still in, supporting the demonstration of the creative patterns of the socks. I have […]