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Anthropologie Jumps On Russian Ornament Bandwagon

via anthropologie.com And of course, its all cute and stuff. Their description: This little felted babushka smiles in cozy contentment from the boughs of your tree. They also added these “Kiev” dolls as well as these adorable lounge pants: I think…

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"Provincial School" Ivan Maximov / Иван Максимов – Russian Animation Master

via youtube.com This guy is an absolute master. I don’t just look at his animations, I stare mesmerized (and listen, his use of sound is perfect) at his work. He is so weird, provocative and deeply intellectual. I would check em all out, especiall…

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Tell me about your Matryoshka | The Russian Store Blog

via therussianstore.com Saw this and giggled a little. I am sure this has nothing to do with my designing Matryoshkas right now. Or going crazy…

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WANT – Russian Inspired Karelia Coat from Anthropologie

via anthropologie.com This is a stunning piece. It’s well designed, has interesting colors and goes with just about anything. And the collar is faux fur! I love just about anything Anthropologie does these days and their catalogs are stunning. See…

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Russian Criminal Tattoo Shirts from MiR1 on Etsy

via etsy.com An odd and interesting shop I came across. I believe this was listed under “Weird Finds” on their site. Interesting and creative for sure. But would I wear em? Probably. Some of the other highlights: Check out their Esty shop for many…

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Stuff I LOVE – Altoids Smalls SMIPLY MINT & All Altiods Ads & Creative Tin Uses

via tatteredcoat.com

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Magazine covers used to be SO much better – The Erté Years of Harper’s BAZAAR

via harpersbazaar.com Found this while googling some Russian tea. So glad that I did. Then found more work by the amazing Romain de Tirtoff, who called himself Erté. According to the Bazaar website: “He born in St. Petersburg and moved to Paris in…

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