At what point did Russian folk costume become detached from the folk and subjected to the trends of ever-changing fashion? Why did the Empress ordered sarafans and what was considered to be “Russian dress” during her rule? Was there any fashion in Russian villages and why was it directed by men? How were Russian dresses received and though of in Paris? why did Hollywood starts order kokoshnik-s?

Find out the answers to this and many more questions in conversation with artist and historian Andrei Borovsky.