It's a known fact, that fashion industry in Russia right now in its very infancy. Historically, a lot of economical and political factors made its existence barely possible. But since the Iron Curtain fell, a new generation were born, generation from what the tens of worth-to-know self-made designers came. Being raised on the western culture achievements, although still living in the ruins of the Soviet Union, formed their original vision.
Still, the puberty of Russian fashion industry and lack of information about it formed its curtain image in the international scene - almost nobody in the European market considers to have a look at the young DIY Russian brands.