Suddenly, we were 23 again, getting ready for a night of endless opportunities!
Twenty scrolls deep into Lena Perminova’s Instagram, I decided that, no matter what happened, I would go for a Power Barbie look that involved a very short skirt paired with a boxy blazer A tad on the risqué side but still in charge, Then Monday came along, bringing on a 80-degree heat wave that forced me to rethink my strategy.
My friend came over with a huge Chanel Boy bag in tow.
Sensing that this was the piece of the puzzle I had been missing all along, I bribed her into lending it to me.
I assume that part of their eagerness had something to do with the potential sartorial opportunities, because they spared no time before delving into an outfit-planning discussion worthy of a Kardashian stylist.
Tight black gear was pulled out of the backs of closets, Louboutins were dusted off after years of hiatus..
They aren’t seen as mouldable, unlike Russian women.
If you wind up marrying one of them, you’re marrying more than just an individual – in the eyes of your Western friends, you’re marrying a system, an entire way of life.
The already questionable chiffon and silk concoction was topped off by an old blazer with sheer sleeves that made me feel even more like the bottom of a Victoria’s Secret bargain bin.A few weeks ago, a reader requested that I write a post on the dos and don’ts of dating Russian men.A reader’s wishes is normally my command, and yet this particular one presented a bit of a dilemma.Albeit having spent the initial sixteen years of my life on Russian turf, I have probably dated a total of 1.5 Russian guys in my post-high school life.This is in no way an act of rebellion – trust me, there is nothing I would love more than to bring home a man who would be able to deliberate the (grim) future of Putin’s reign at a Khorosh family dinner.