Designer Valentin Yudashkin has brought a contemporary Russian aesthetic to the wider world of fashion. Yudashkin is the only Russian designer to be honoured with membership in the exclusive Syndicate of High Fashion in Paris. Today he creates both luxurious haute couture and ready-to-wear lines that are shown at Fashion Week in New York, Milan and London as well as Paris. His fashions are in the collections of the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the California Museum of Fashion and other prominent public and private collections. Lavishly illustrated, this book presents the many facets of Yudashkin's beautiful work. Photographed with care and with many close-up details and also includes runway photographs and images from magazines.