Anna & Anatole: From Georgia & Ukraine to Broome Street1 CommentRead more
Years ago, the art of tattoos brought together Anna and Anatole. Today, Anatole is a Lead Artist at the renowned Bang Bang tattoo parlor. On the surface, the two lead a progressive lifestyle, seemingly detached from their conservative Eastern European heritage. However, their shared roots have served as common ground for building a modern life together in New York City.
Maksim: From Ukraine to SoHo2 CommentsRead more
Maksim Chmerkovskiy is best known for his impressive dance skills and leading role on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. However, it’s his passion for life that has lead him to win over the hearts of millions of Americans. Originally from Ukraine, Maks arrived in New York City at a young age with only his talent, dedication, and family support. Since then, he has established himself as one of the best ballroom dancers in the world, a successful entrepreneur, and one of the most adored men on television.
Esmond: From Ukraine to Gramercy ParkNo CommentsRead more
Esmond’s a member of a rare breed of humans that you’ll only encounter in New York City. He’s the guy who unapologetically chases his curiosities and lives everyday passionately pursuing his love for music. Although classically trained, he branches out into all genres and is excited about the possibilities when mixing various styles. To put his words into action he recently launched the music collective called The Players House.
Stella: From Russia to Brighton BeachNo CommentsRead more
Stella is a Brooklyn beach babe with a cosmopolitan edge. Her personal style reflects a combination of her European roots and her urban upbringing. Now she’s taking on the fashion industry to launch her own line of customized apparel that blends a masculine aesthetic with a sentimental touch.
Nicole on Fashion, Dancing, and NYC CuisineNo CommentsRead more
Nicole is an international competitive ballroom dancer, a graduate from Hofstra University, and a fashion designer for two new labels. Her love of fashion began in her early years of rummaging for vintage treasures in her own mother’s closet. As a professional dancer, she developed a unique taste for form flattering pieces and contrasting colors. Today, Nicole combines all of these influences to pull together looks that balance European glam with modern Americana trends.
Nicole: From Ukraine to Greenwich VillageNo CommentsRead more
Nicole is likely to be the most ambitious fashionista in the entire New York metropolitan area. She is an international competitive ballroom dancer, a graduate from Hofstra University, and a fashion designer for two new labels. Nicole’s love of fashion began in her early years of rummaging for vintage treasures in her own mother’s closet. As a professional dancer, she developed a unique taste for form-flattering pieces and contrasting colors. Today she combines all of these influences to pull together looks that balance European glam with modern Americana trends.
Marina: From Ukraine to Columbus CircleNo CommentsRead more
Marina is the classic city girl; she is driven, successful, and fashionable. As a model New Yorker she is always on the run, but never with a strand of her flawless hair out of place. Somehow she balances a career in finance with everything else New York City has to offer, reaffirming that woman can truly have it all.