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Archive / Hello Glasses boutiques in Kyiv are hosting a major sample sale of Ukrainian brands’ eyewear and clothes. Visitors will have a unique chance to buy an exclusive pair of new shades or wear by Ksenia Schnaider, Zirochka Ukraine, Paskal, Yulia Efimtchuk+ with up to 80% discount.

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Book.vosk designer duo from Kyiv believe that every girl has her favorite book, as well as a favorite clutch bag. This is why they decided to create every girl’s favorite book-clutch and even started Book.vosk project on Kickstarter to promote their cute creations around the world.

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Looking for the perfect gift for him? «Destinations» rounded up the list of fun, useful and cute Christmas gifts for men in your life.

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The Western world takes veganism very seriously and every city has an exciting array of animal-free foods. Lviv still has a long way to go, but here is our selection of vegan food shops in the city.

Anyone who has visited Florence is doomed to search the perfection in everything around till the end of life. This can be compared with an obsession, similar to love, which is also called a heart disease.

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Lviv is known as a tourist mecca of Ukraine. Travelers always want to bring home some little keepsakes that would remind us of the memories associated with this beautiful city once they are back home. We all want to be original and get something really special and unique. In oder to avoid cheap knick knacks from tourist traps, «Destinations» rounded up best souvenir ideas from Lviv.

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The motanka doll is one of the most ancient handmade items in Ukrainian household. Initially fashioned as a domestic symbol of fertility and household guardians, these dolls played an important role in the everyday life of Ukrainians in the old days. While still in use today, the tradition has become more concerned with style and décor than anything ritualistic.

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We gathered some of the chicest fall/winter outfits from up-and-coming Ukrainian designers to get you inspired for the season ahead.

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Travelers always want to bring home some little keepsakes that would remind us of the memories associated with the visited places once we are back home. We all want to be original and get something really special and unique in a gift store, but very often get stuck buying cheap knick knacks from tourist traps. «Destinations» handpicked most interesting and unusual souvenirs to bring back home from Kyiv.

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On October 15th and 16th, Kontraktova Square in Kyiv hosted the «Searching for Made in Ukraine» second pop-up fashion market. All the visitors had a chance to explore and shop for Ukrainian fashion brands’ fall/winter collections, enjoy delicious food from the best street food vendors and listen to hip live bands’ performances.

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On October 20th, 2016 Kyiv Passage hosted the presentation of «Soul Searching» virtual reality format art project and new collection by iconic brand BVLGARI. The «Soul Searching» project was created by Ukrainian artist Oksana Levchenya-Konstantinovska. 

Creative tandem of Ukrainian publisher Inna Katiushchenko and artist Elena Onufriv presented Couture de Fleur "Medici Gardens” new collection at Ukrainian Fashion Week.

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You may have seen those extremely chunky knits by Ukrainian artist Anna Mo in leading interior design and fashion editorials as well as on endless Instagram and Facebook newsfeed. Anna Mo’s blankets and pillow cases look like they have been knitted by giants.

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On October 20th, Passage in Kyiv will host Oksana Levchenya-Konstantynovska «Soul Searching» virtual reality art-project. Guests of the event will have a chance to explore the mesmerizing world of human body cells which reminds of abstract art masterpieces.

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The history of celebration Halloween in Ukraine is rather scarce. Halloween costume business is not really an industry yet. Comparing to stores in the US and Europe, which offer costumes for kids and adults, plus plenty of creepy decor for Halloween parties, shops in Ukraine propose a limited number of outfits, typically offering a choice between witch and vampire.

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When setting out on a shoe shopping expedition in Kiev, you'll typically be spoilt for choice. With Soviet-era austerity now a thing of the past, you can now choose from a super long list of shoe stores in Kiev as well as hit quite a number of Ukrainian on-line shoe shops. 

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The trend of individual tailoring has finally reached Kyiv. «Indposhyv» in Kyiv offers everything from made-to-measure suits to the simple trousers alterations.

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Dates of October 12th to October 18th are marked red in every fashionista’s diary in Ukraine. This is the time for Spring/Summer 2017 Ukrainian fashion week, the single most important event of Ukrainian fashion. Ukrainian Fashion Week presents new campaign for Spring-Summer 2017 season.

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«Kotopotam» is a unique workshop owned by Iryna Pihal and Volodymyr Zhuravkin, where children’s drawings are turned into super cute and creative plush toys. In case your child has an imaginary friend and a drawing of it, Kotopotam will make a real cool toy out of it.

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Ukraine has been in the forefront of international thought a lot recently, but its reach has extended far beyond the front page—whether you were aware or not, the Ukrainian influence has fully arrived in our closets. «Destinations» rounded up top 3 shops to stock up on Ukrainian fashionable pieces.

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