who: jewelry designer behind Atelier Q.
what’s on your mind: my upcoming visit to Paris to Modamont exhibition.
why did you decide to launch your own jewelry brand and what’s the best thing about it: making jewelry has always been my hobby, but when I moved to New York I decided to make it my business. I do what I really want to do, that’s best thing about it.
location: Moscow, Brownie cafe.
who: fashionista, co-owner of 12Storeez.
what’s on your mind: always thinking about something good, but mostly just dreaming.
what’s inspires you when you work on 12Storeez: photography, fashionable girls on the city streets, street style…
location: Moscow, Coffeemania at Nikitskaya.
who: Porta9.ru creative director, thekateshop.com owner, blogger.
what’s on your mind: which picture to post in our Porta9 instagram account.
what’s the most exciting about opening Porta9 store: feeling that we are bringing something completely new to Moscow! New shoes, new trends, new spring.
location: Moscow, Good Enough Coffee.
who: co-owner of Haggis Pub&Kitchen and Zotman Pizza Pie.
what’s on your mind: my two daughters all the time.
if you could open any cafe/restaurant in any city, where and what would it be: 100% it would be London, something small and tasty with good wine selection.
location: Moscow, Haggis Pub&Kitchen.
who: Fancy Crew founder.
what’s on your mind: Fancy birthday, business planing, best friends’ wedding.
what do you think is the most interesting part of working on your own store: it takes a while from the first time you see the garment on a trade show till it becomes one’s garment. When I see that the selection I’ve made is appreciated by our clients I understand that everything I’ve done so far was worth the effort.
location: Saxon + Parole, Moscow.
who: co-owner of IZBA rouge.
what’s in your mind: I do love my job a lot, but to be honest I would really like to have some rest near the sea now.
what inspires you the most when working on Isba rouge: feedbacks from our happy clients. I guess this inspires me the most. For me it is an indicator that our clothing brings pleasure like a good therapy.
location: Moscow, Coffeemania at Pokrovka street.
who: sales director of a russian fashion brand and a fashion blogger.
what’s on your mind: 90% of my wakefulness time is full with fashion. So my mind is buzzing with words like «collaborations», «runway shows», «fashion shoots» and etc. And I’m constantly thinking about a remote island somewhere in Indian ocean and Aperol Spritz in my hand.
how do you see yourself in 10 years: married, with kids, on a yacht and always smiling. And of course I’m a CEO of a popular fashion brand.
location: Moscow, Ugolek.
who: founder of Organic Religion.
what’s on your mind: I want to achieve all my goals this year and succeed in all parts of my life.
what’s your favorite detox ingredient: my favorite detox ingredient is celery, it has a huge amount of powerful antioxidants in it.
location: Moscow, Healthy Space.
Who: PR specialist and blogger.
What’s on your mind: I love summer! I think it’s an amazing season. And I really enjoy spending it in Moscow.
What’s your favorite place in Moscow: I’m a terrible sweet tooth, for me the best places in Moscow are confectioneries and different sweet-oriented cafes! One of my favorites is Upside Down Cake, it is close to my home. And it the closest future they will open Maglolia Bakery (famous cafe chain from New York) in Moscow. It will open its doors on the corner of Rozhdestvenka and Kuznetsky most streets. Magnolia are famous by their cupcakes and other desserts. By the way this cafe was often visited by «Sex an the City» heroines.
location: Moscow, Respublica cafe
who: co-owner & coffee brand-chef of «GOOD ENOUGH» coffee shop.
what’s on you mind: I’m so happy I changed my profession 3,5 years ago. Now coffee is my life, love and favorite work. And now I often think about creating my own family and children. I think that way I’ll be totally happy.
what’s the most exciting thing about owning a coffee shop and what’s the hardest one: it’s very hard to work every day, but it’s all about guests and tastes. Every day I see new people, interesting and unique ones. One of the most exciting thing is to brew good coffee for them, find new coffee tastes and share it with my guests.