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Soviet Fashion Exhibition
May 31, 2012 14:13

The unique exhibition “Fashion behind the Iron Curtain” has been recently opened in the Russian capital and is now taking place at the State Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno.This event was organized as a part of the great project "The History of Costume and Fashion from Catherine II to the present day" that started in 2005.
Today, guests can see fascinating costumes, shoes and accessories from the wardrobe of Soviet actresses and ballet dancers. 
The exhibition illustrates the evolution of Russian fashion in the era of the “Iron Curtain” and shows that Russian women always were elegant, gracious and stylish in spite of the political or economical situation.
We invite you to undertake a virtual tour to the world of fashion of the last century. Have a look at elegant dresses, gloves and hats worn by famous Soviet personalities from 1920 to 1990. The most part of the collection belongs to the famous fashion historian and
collector Alexander Vasilyev.

Clothes and accessories 








Soviet fashion magazines

 Beautiful Soviet models

We recommend you to come and see all these exhibits so that to experience the atmosphere of the previous epoch. Combine this cultural visit with a stroll in the 16th-century estate and one of the most beautiful Moscow parks.

Address: 1, Dolskaya str.
Exhibition entry fee: 200 rubles, 50 rubles for taking photographs.

Natalia Semicheva.
All photos are provided by the author
 © Natalia Semicheva 2012.

Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Russian culture Russian fashion Soviet Russia Moscow exhibitions  

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