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Small is also beautiful, a St. Petersburg designer tells us

By Astrid Wendlandt
Small is also beautiful, a St. Petersburg designer tells us
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – Few people outside Russia have heard of fashion designer Tatyana Parfionova. That’s because, unlike her peers, she is not interested in being an international celebrity and conquering the world. For her, the mission of a designer is “to create an emotion and share it”. Many artists would identify with that. And like all artists, Parfionova is driven by inspiration and creativity. Yves Saint Laurent used to say: “Fashion is not really an art but it needs an artist to exist.”

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