Why was there always a shortage of fashionable clothing in the USSR? What was the typical career path for a Soviet fashion designer? Who had power and influence in the socialist fashion industry? HSE Associate Professor Yulia Papushina examined these questions by reconstructing the everyday life of the Perm Fashion House during the late socialism era. Her study is the first to look into the recent history of clothing design and manufacturing in Russian provinces.
Like so many of us — stuck inside, looking for any way to inject a little novelty into the monotony of our day-to-day lives — former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg appears to be experimenting with new looks w
I don't begrudge anyone a bit of happiness right now. If there is something that can offer you an escape, or something that can make the stale air in your home feel momentarily a bit fresher, by all means, indulge in it. This isn't a time for judgment; it is a time for compassion and empathy. More "
In a less spectacular fashion than oil, international natural gas prices have fallen. The explanation goes far beyond low demand related to the COVID-19 pandemic or demand in general. It relies on a much larger and more complicated array of factors that include supply and demand and oil pricing.