MOSCOW: ''I dress according to my mood,'' said Ksenia, 16, who was dressed in a multicolored shirt, leggings and sneakers. ''And today I am in the best, happiest mood.'' Ksenia said she would like to become a clothing designer and make ''happy, colorful clothing all the time.''
MOSCOW: ''I dream big. I want to have my own brand, build a family empire" like Trump and Hilton, said Denis Andrievskiy, 20. He was dressed in ripped jeans and sunglasses as he walked in the center of Moscow around 9:30pm. Denis said he started producing leather bags and wants to next produce clothing under the name Andrievskiy Design. He is currently outsourcing the work to Ukraine, where he said labor is cheaper and leather better than in Moscow. However, he is considering moving it to Moscow due to the political instability. I asked if he was afraid of failure. He said a bit, "but what is the point of life if you live in fear?"
MOSCOW: Dasha, 21, was crossing a foot bridge in the center of Moscow as she listened to music on her phone. She was dressed in a large summer hat, a blue flower-patterned dress and turquoise converse sneakers. Dasha said she grew up in Tver town and studies economics at a university in Moscow. She said she has two more years of study and works part-time while finishing up her education. Her brother is also studying in Moscow, she said.