Your Style Is Your Story: Indira Mersiyanova, Prolific Artist And Painter

Indira Mersiyanova Night Gazelle 1

  Indira Mersiyanova is a young painter from Moscow. With a professional education in art and design, Indira’s work straddles the boundary between classical and contemporary, often leaning one way or the other based on her mood and personal circumstances. In fact,… Continue Reading

The Artists Behind the Accessories: A City in Watercolor with Ksenia Selianko

Kiev

  My family left Kiev to come to the U.S. when I was only 5 years old. I remember seeing old photos and hearing fond recollections of my parent’s childhoods wandering the city’s various neighborhoods. It’s a place I’ve always… Continue Reading

The Artists Behind the Accessories: Into the Wild with Bylgja Lind Pétursdóttir

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  Because of my past career and background in finance, I read a lot about the financial crisis that almost wiped out Iceland’s entire economy. Not long after the collapse, though, the country was back on the path to recovery… Continue Reading

The Artists Behind the Accessories: Being Human in Lviv with Serhiy Fedynyak

Serhiy Fedynyak

  I’ve always wanted to go to Lviv.   I’ve read a lot about the city’s history – good, bad, and often controversial. Nevertheless, Lviv is, without a doubt, the arts and culture capital of modern-day Ukraine. It’s a place… Continue Reading

Your Style Is Your Story: Maria Cossutta, Artisanal Jewelry Maker

  Maria Cossutta is an artisanal jewelry maker based in Monaco. Originally from Belarus, Maria lived in Dubai for 10 years working as a model before making her way to the French Riviera. Her beautiful, hand-made jewelry immediately caught our… Continue Reading

Creating a Sartorial Memento, Part II – The Production

R. Culturi Packaging

  The drive from Monaco to Como, Italy is absolutely beautiful, passing along the seaboard of Liguria and heading north at Genoa, past Milan, towards the foot of the Alps in Lombardy. It’s a drive that Aneta and I have… Continue Reading

Creating a Sartorial Memento, Part I – The Design

Reflections scarf sketch 2

  I remember the very first design draft we ever received. It looked like a tablecloth pattern.   This wasn’t because the artist wasn’t talented but because we didn’t provide any clear guidance or creative direction as to what we… Continue Reading

Before It’s a Scarf or Pocket Square, It’s Just a Rough Draft

Wave of Modernity scarf in progress

  The truth is, in the beginning, I had a very faint idea of what I was doing. I reached out to a bunch of artists whose work I admired to see if they would be willing to work with… Continue Reading

What is R. Culturi?

R. Culturi Logo White on Black

  R. Culturi is not only an accessories brand but also a mission to discover and share art and culture from around the world. Culture both unites people and pushes them apart. Culture nurtures individuality but can also hold one back… Continue Reading