Make like an artist and get inspired.
Our “dress code” is shifting and these days it seems anything goes. When fashion is the leading form of expression, judgment has been banned and individuals are being praised for dressing for themselves, becoming beacons of inspiration. In this Issue I have the pleasure of interviewing a talented womenswear designer, among many, from the architectural and cultural country of Ukraine. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes, intricate detail and architectural inspirations at every corner. What intrigued me was the reality that the common details and knowledge of the evolving fashion eras were not accessible to the unwavering and innovative creatives of a country like Ukraine. At that moment it became clear to me that we are fortunate enough to indulge and thrive in the most prosperous and privileged nation, as some may say the world’s premier fashion destination. We are at the helm of the fashion industry