It’s rumored that the Wintour tyranny is heading to an end. And that the next in line for the Vogue US throne is Aliona Doletskaya, Vogue Russia editor in-chief.
With the latest celebrity wave hitting the Vogue US shore and all fashion crowds turning to Vogue Japan or China, or Russia, it doesn’t surprise me one bit. However, it would be also interesting to note that fashion, in general, is headed for Asia and Eastern Europe. Why? Because les nouveaux east-european riches love tags. More a product is tagged, more they get recognition. Socially and otherwise. So Vogue Russia is leading the fash-pack in Vogue’s land now.
Their December Issue, with (a strange-looking) Naomi Campbell on the cover is pretty impressive. And pretty un-original. I remember seeing a similar pose, but I can’t remember exactly who was wearing that white fur cap. I think it was one of the supers…Do you remember who was the first doing this Vogue Russia December 2008 –like picture? (click thumbnails to see larger images) (photos via tfs)