A guide to the New East
Eastern Bloc style
25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall a new Cold War cool is on the rise. Fashion designers, film makers and photographers are looking east — to brutalist buildings and Iron Curtain imagery, to post-Soviet kids and their style, their creativity, their struggle for identity and freedom. In this special report we ask, how has Eastern Bloc style suddenly become so timely?
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Curator of the project: Anastasiia Fedorova

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