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Soviet Style ’86: Russian Fashion from the Year of Chernobyl

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From the year of the worst nuclear reactor accident in history, the Chernobyl disaster of 1986, comes this wonderful magazine: Журнал мод (roughly translates to “Fashion Magazine”.    Here’s a peek inside a rarely seen world of style and elegance within the domain of the Soviet Union.  Enjoy.

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  • Sonia Свиридова

    It’s not Ukrainian Fashion magazine, you silly twats. See the cover: Москва means Moscow not Kiev.

    • Yeoman Lowbrow

      Take deep a deep breath. Relax. I promise it’s going to be okay.

      • Sonia Свиридова

        You are the best! Sorry (( I didn’t mean to sound so harsh.

        • Yeoman Lowbrow

          Hey no problem! Thanks for the kind words. 🙂

  • njguy54

    Looks like standard 80s fashions… though I’m assuming those overcoats and big sweaters were lead-lined.

  • Freakanatcha

    Anything you can dig up from the USSR and the cold war Eastern Bloc is greatly appreciated.