All posts by Ksenia Dubenko

Traveler & candlelight lover from Moscow

THINX Underwear: Feminism, Grapefruit and Corporate Issues

Miki Agrawal created Thinx in order to help women live a normal life during the "week of shame". With the help of bold grapefruit campaigns she has built an image of taboo-busting brand, standing up for women's rights. Yet, her employees feel suppressed...

/ March 27, 2017

#EmbraceAmbition Campaign: “Ambition” Is Not A Dirty Word

Women are often regarded as homemakers: mothers and wives. However, this is just one part of femininity. Stars of many industries, featured in PSA by The Tory Burch Foundation reveal the second one: ambition. #EmbraceAmbition deals with stigma around ambition in women.

/ March 21, 2017

Pocket Money Slavery Or Pitfalls Of Chineese Modeling Industry

An average nightclub in Asia looks different from what we often see in Europe and US. Bram describes them as luxurious places with blinding lasers and neon lights. Chinese clubbers don`t dance: they sit at the tables and enjoy drinking games.

/ March 16, 2017

#Ganjagirls: How Weed Models Take Over Instagram

Hashtag #ganjagirls features more than a million pictures of women posing with weed or smoking it. Get ready to discover more about the most popular girls of cannabis community.

/ March 14, 2017

Le Kilt: Turning Granny`s Kilt Business Into Sustainable Brand

Recently we`ve told you about the rebellious fashion stylist, who has altered fashion industry in just a few seasons. Here is another name, that you need to know. Meet Samantha McCoach, fashion designer and the founder of Le Kilt, finding inspiration in punk rock femmes.

/ March 13, 2017

TAGWALK: How Alexandra Van Houtte Builds The First Fashion Search Engine

Alexandra Van Houtte is a former Vogue assistant. One day she decided to stop wasting her time and energy and created TAGWALK -  The World`s First Fashion Search Engine.

/ February 28, 2017

Sociology Of Vape: An Insight Into Vape Culture In Russia

Vaping trend, originated in USA, has quickly spread around many countries, including Russia. Vaping turned into something more than just a demand for nicotine. It has brought a fresh meaning to smoking culture: brand new rules, norms, attributes and even slang.

/ February 24, 2017

Roskomnadzor-chan: Erotic Anime Superhero Helps Federal Government Agency

Anime character in menacing poses, called “Roskomnadzor-chan”, helps federal government agency to improve its public image among Internet users.

/ February 17, 2017

Meet Simone Giertz, The Inventor And “Queen of Shitty Robots”

Just like Khaleesi - mother of dragons, surrounded herself with powerful mysterious creatures, Simone Giertz created an army of weird-operating (read: shitty) robots. Simone proudly holds title “Queen of Shitty Robots” and hopes she will never get a Darwin Award.

/ February 16, 2017