Crazy Cool Collabs: Vika Gazinskaya x & Other Stories

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by Leandra Medine
May 10, 2014
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In the event you are one to frequent street style blogs, there is a near 0% chance that you have not, at some point, come upon either Vika Gazinskaya herself, or a garment that she has produced. Most typically, you will see said garments flourishing on (or is it off) the shoulders of one Anya Ziourova, or Miroslava Duma. You may alternatively be familiar with a hand-painted, green chiffon dotted blouse that I wear with the conviction of a Hepburn.

Her designs are impeccable, price point incredible high — though not without reason. If you’re lucky enough to find yourself proprietor (whether temporarily or permanently) to one of her garments, you will learn that similarly to, say, Katie Ermilio or Rosie Assoulin, these are clothes that breathe new life into the body of their wearers. And, really, can you put a price point on that?

Don’t roll your eyes at me just yet! There is news. It is mostly good though vaguely bad. What do you want to hear first?

Okay, I’ll start with the good: Gazinskaya has finally released a collection of her characteristically whimsical and devastatingly feminine dresses and blouses, some replete with endearingly kitschy polka dots, others with larger drawn on stripes for Stockholm-based, affordable fashion brand, & Other Stories. The price point runs a range from 30 euros to 200 euros, which pales in spectacular comparison to her regular price point, teetering the line of multi-mille if you know what I’m saying.

Alas, though. Now for the bad news: while she was digitally stocked at Colette’s e-shop earlier this week, the clothes sold out faster than tickets to a Taylor Swift concert at MetLife Stadium. And the thing about & Other Stories’ website is that they don’t ship to the United States.

So, here’s my advice: find a friend who resides in any of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden or the U.K., let them  know you’re expecting a delivery at their residence then hightail it on over to collect your purchase, come back and send a photo of your spoils.

Or, you know, just marvel in the pretty pictures photographed here of the best collab-o-lab of all time ever and think to yourself: if there’s a will, there’s way.

Also, happy weekend. Bye!

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  • GapToothedGirl

    I likke these colorfull dresses!
    Nice post.
    Love, Gap.
    http://www.gaptoothedgirl.com

  • Whitney V

    Loved this collab and love always always & Other Stories, I’m very lucky to live in London and indulge in shopping at this store all-the-time.. I’m in love with their shoes, dresses, and jewellery!! But I heard it is going to NYC, is that right?! If that’s the case, you got lucky!!

    http://www.whitneyswonderland.com

  • AliciaLStacey

    colorfull dresses!

    http://num.to/7759-8485-9373

  • Kate Wilson
  • http://rightternes.com/ RightTernes

    Dying, those prints are amazing.

  • myFashionSalvation

    Where do I sign up for the United States shipping petition?! :*

  • http://mafaldadotzero.blogspot.fr/ Mafalda

    That collection is absolutely divine, I love the beautiful blouses!

    Mafalda ❤
    http://mafaldadotzero.blogspot.fr

  • Layla D

    Everything is beautiful – love all the colour!!

    Layla xx

    http://www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

  • Reese

    so effing obsessed.

    hotmessinhighheels.wordpress.com

  • gina
  • Greer

    Oh my god this website is amazing, why would you put me through this hell of finding my favourite online store ever and they don’t even ship to me!!?!?

  • http://www.thebrokecurator.com The Broke Curator

    Hum, can’t find it on &OS website tho. Maybe it’s all gone over there too. Oh welp.

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    The curated aggregation of the best luxury designer fashion on sale on http://www.thebrokecurator.com

  • Lavinia E
  • Malena

    I love a good unique print. The top Miroslava Duma is wearing is so cool.

    X Malena

    http://www.Fashioncontainer.com

  • http://www.addictedtofashion.nl/ Chris

    I Love the colorful collection, nice post!

    X Chris

    addictedtofashion.nl

  • Bee

    That off the shoulder red dress!!!

  • maria

    It’s in stores on thursday. Can’t wait to try the blue dress…so cute.

  • contentnet

    Must have!

  • Stylein

    Gorgeous pieces!

    Check out our new style site: http://www.stylein.co/.

  • http://lascompulsivas.blogspot.com.ar/ Paula Coronel
  • anne

    These clothes rock!!! love how the color makes it pop. I really enjoy reading your posts and given that you have such a passion for fashion, i hope you can take the time to check out our online store Style Closet which features Australian Clothing Brands. Cheers and keep your wonderful posts coming! :)

    http://stylecloset.com.au

  • girlinmenswear

    &OtherStories are on a serious role at the moment. It’s one amazing collaboration after the next…apparently September has a collab with Lykke Li in store for us too – cannot wait.
    http://www.girlinmenswear.com

  • Tracy

    These outfits are fabulous! Great dresses!

    http://fashion-soup.com/

  • intelligently-sexy

    nice collab ,interesting…http://intelligently-sexy.centerblog.net

  • elizabeth

    I pray every day that & Other Stories will start shipping to the US. Got addicted while living in London and I just can’t shake it.

  • LiberalGilt

    cHICK LOOKS LIKE A DUDE

  • Isabelle

    Whaaat they ship to my country but it´s sold out?? Nooo :(

  • http://www.trulavina.com Tru’ Lavina

    Awww love the red one! Could have sent it to my home UK address! Sold out! Gutted! Great post!

    http://www.trulavina.com

  • http://www.wearinla.com WearInLA

    i love the way you write – seriously genius!

  • Irina Strugovets

    I was lucky to buy a wonderful pair of polka dot shoes and Dandelion white dress. Quality and design are impeccable!!!!

    http://www.godsaveshoes.com

  • Can

    If anyone is still looking for that beautifull red dress, just saw it on eBay in 34, 36 and 38

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