Russian, visionary and inspiring fashion notes by a storyteller!
Text: Christina Zikou
Stylist, fashion director at Tatler Russia and creative consultant at Allure Russia, Anya Ziourova knows how to make a sartorial statement, whether it’s working with celebrities like Diane Kruger, Katy Perry and Camilla Belle or putting together her own ensembles. Her understated, chic and spontaneous style approach serves as an inspiration for all the fashionistas, who like to tell a story via their outfits.
The Russian beauty that began her career in the offices of American Vogue, has contributed to various magazines such as Muse and Vanity Fair Spain and collaborated with a diverse group of international photographers, including Patrick Demarchelier, Regan Cameron and Arthur Elgort. Riccardo Tisci, Nicolas Ghesquière, Olivier Rousteing, Hedi Slimane, Raf Simons and Anthony Vaccarello are featured in her favorite designers’ list, which is getting bigger when it comes to her beloved finishing touches with Gaia Repossi jewelry or Givenchy accessories.
The secret of a successful fashion stylist like herself is “Working imagination, ability to explain and inspire other people to contribute to your vision or understand and contribute to another artist’s vision, as working in fashion is essentially a team work”, the fashion-forward piano player and former ballet dancer unveils. As to the piece of advice given to aspiring stylists and editors, she sums up in three words: “Just do it”. But do it with style, I dare add…
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