Drama and elegance, courtesy of Russia-St. Petersburg, in particular---inspires evening gown designer and Hollywood celeb fav Red Carpet go-to fashion source, Pamela Roland...who enchants with these sneak peak sketches that offer a romantic glimpse of her upcoming Fall 2013 runway show....(above....and below).
That slice of Europe also serves as inspiration for Misha Nonoo's collection---in particular "War and Peace"...featuring close with military influences....or to quote the press release:
“Think Edie Campbell takes a weekend trip to Russia to visit descendants of the Russian Romanov’s for a carefree weekend filled with Fabergé egg hunts and caviar. ”
Rita Vinieris sweeping elegant gowns are inspired by the iconic American architect Louis Kahn...a master of 20th century Modernism.