The talk will be hosted by the famous editor and journalist Aliona Doletskaya. She will interview onstage Diana Vishneva, the Mariinsky Ballet prima, and Tatiana Parfionova, the founder of the Tatiana Parfionova Fashion House. They will explore the ways art influences fashion, and fashion fuels art. The candid conversation will be conducted in Russian with simultaneous interpretation in English. A Q&A session will follow.

THE HOST

Aliona Doletskaya – Russian journalist and translator, holds a Ph.D. in philology and served as the first editor-in-chief of Interview Russia and VOUGE Russia.

THE GUESTS

Diana Vishneva – prima of the Mariinsky Ballet and of the American Ballet Theater

Tatiana Parfionova – an accomplished designer and stylist, founder of the haute couture house “Tatiana Parfionova” at Nevsky Prospekt 51, St. Petersburg, Russia