For almost seven decades, Ukraine’s identity was stifled by the Soviet Union and even after its fall, was commonly referred to as “Little Russia.”
Yet slowly, Ukraine is making a name for itself in the fashion industry and garnering recognition for its innovative surge of creativity. One measure of the country’s success is the September announcement that it would launch its own edition of Vogue, the magazine’s 20th. The first issue of Vogue Ukraine, March 2013, hits newsstands this week.
We sat down with Vogue Ukraine editor-in-chief Masha Tsukanova for her first ever English-language interview about the magazine.