See how a Russian it-girl styles her H&M favourites

Writer and artist Sasha Mikhalkova keeps it cool and casual.

The grandchild of legendary director Nikita Mikhalkov, Sasha Mikhalkova is Russian film royalty. This far in her career, she has however chosen a different path: writing for Miroslava Duma’s online magazine Buro 24/7 and now trying her wings as a painter. But it is a budding style icon Sasha Mikhalkova who caught our eye. With her casual mix of menswear and a playful girl vibe (we love the way she styles this quilted Kenzo x H&M dress!), we expect her to make waves on the international street style scene soon enough. 

We asked Sasha to style her current H&M favourites, and Adam Katz Sinding flew to Moscow to capture the result. 

WHO IS YOUR FAVOURITE DESIGNER?
”Gosha Rubchinskiy.”

WHO IS YOUR STYLE ICON?
”Dustin Hoffman in the film The Graduate.”

WHAT IS YOUR SIGNATURE STYLE?
”Vintage Levi’s with some men's clothes, stolen from my dad or my friends.”

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD?
”Bread.”

WHAT IS YOUR GO-TO LOOK?
”A worker’s shirt and trousers. I work with oil paint, and this makes me feel the most comfortable.”

WHY IS FASHION IMPORTANT?
”Fashion allows you to play. People love to play.”

IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN HISTORY, WHAT FASHION ERA WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE IN?
”Japan, in the 1930s.”

WHAT ITEM WOULD YOU NEVER PART FROM?
”A plain pencil.”

WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD?
”I wanted to become a Husky dog.”

WHAT IS YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE?
”Cheap champagne.”

WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO MEET?
”Georgy Ivanov (a famous Russian writer and poet).”

WHAT DO YOU NEED RIGHT NOW?
”Daylight, for still lifes. I do not have enough time for that.”

WHAT IS YOUR LATEST BEAUTY DISCOVERY?
”That soap is, in fact, all you need.”

SASHA MIKHALKOVA 

WHAT: Writer and painter

LOCATION: Moscow, Russia

INSTAGRAM: @sashamikhalkova 

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