Ulyana Sergeenko: Trendy 2017 Spring Couture Styles from a ‘Russian Mafia’

Famous for her collection of military-styled designs; undying love for antiques, vintage clothes and accessories, Ulyana Sergeenko has been a force to reckon with in the fashion industry.

Ulyana was born on 30 August, 1979.

The fashion designer studied at a specialized humanitarian school in Kazakhstan before getting a degree from the Faculty of Philology in St. Petersburg State University.

Popularly known as the “Russian Mafia,” Ulyana has worked with fashion heavyweights such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino, Dior, Chanel and Givenchy.

Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian

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are a few of Ulyana’s celebrity clients.

The Russian fashion icon was motivated to start her own fashion house in 2011 after her collaborations with renowned designers were featured in their collections without due recognition given for her contributions.

Beyonce sampled Ulyana’s design in her music video Haunted.