Alexandra Ilyashov, Daily Front Row

Alexandra Ilyashov

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New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Alexandra:

Meet Jormi, the Artist Putting Her Hand-Painted Touch On Zadig & Voltaire

The Daily chatted with both Jormi and Zadig & Voltaire creative director Cecilia Brönström to find out more about their exciting partnership! → Read More

Zadig & Voltaire's Chic Creative Director Shares Her NYC Little Black Book

The hip brand has returned to NYC this season. Creative director Cecilia Bönström explains why she’s jazzed to be back in town → Read More

Stuart Emmrich's Plan to Make More Relevant

Stuart Emmrich spent 16 years at The New York Times, then decamped to L.A. for a few months. Next stop? Editor of → Read More

Krystal Bick Explains the Process Behind Her Old Hollywood Shoots

Influencers Krystal Bick and Igee Okafor ingeniously channel iconic film scenes, lensed by Grant Legan, to make social media gold → Read More

Socialyte's Beca Alexander and Becca Bahrke on NYC vs LA Influencers

Socialyte's Beca Alexander and Becca Bahrke reak down some key contrasts between influencer business and pleasure on the two coasts → Read More

Fohr's James Nord on Leveling the Playing Field in the Industry of Influence

James Nord set out to better connect brands and influencers. The result? Fohr, a tech platform for influencer data and discovery → Read More

Influencer Agent Idalia Salsamendi Dishes Crucial Industry Advice

Former model-manager-turned-influencer-guru Idalia Salsamendi shares the advice that has helped build careers for the likes of Chriselle Lim → Read More

Winnie Harlow: "[Vitiligo] Is Not the Only Thing About Me"

"I happen to have vitiligo [...] but I’m also not a spokesperson for it just because you want me to be, or just because I have a skin condition." → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Stefano Tonchi on His Next Chapter

After three decades in media, nine years of which were spent helming W, you’d think Stefano Tonchi would chill out this summer. Think again. He’s been busy doing his homework to launch his own consulting business. → Read More

Stefano Tonchi Reflects On His Proudest Moments In Print

When it comes to cross-pollinating fashion, art, and Hollywood, few people do it quite like Stefano Tonchi, much less in his impeccably suited manner. → Read More

The Adorable Story Behind Winnie Harlow's Name

After a big break, starring roles in major campaigns, and a memorable moment in Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” music video, Winnie Harlow is the model to watch. → Read More

Florals and Humor — How Rob Vargas Is Changing GQ for 2018

Since nabbing the design director spot at GQ this spring, Rob Vargas has been subtly reenvisioning how a men’s magazine can look in 2018. → Read More

How WSJ. Magazine is Thriving in a Tenuous Print Landscape

WSJ. has been around for a decade, and to celebrate, the title unfurled five epic covers of 10 supermodels, for its September issue. → Read More

Giuseppe Zanotti on His Christian Cowan Collab, Designing for Beyoncé

The celebrated shoe designer needed to make sure Queen Bey's heels not only looked good, but that they could withstand a full dance performance. → Read More

Pepsi's VP of Hydration, Olga Osminkina, on How to Never Fail

Meet Olga Osminkina, PepsiCo’s VP of Hydration and the marketing exec behind some of the hottest beverages in town. Here’s how this prolific branding maven turned LIFEWTR into a serious force in the fashion world. → Read More

3 Young Artists Making a Splash With LIFEWTR

LIFEWTR enlisted three young talents—high school art student Luis Gonzalez, a cartoonist known simply as KRIVVY, and street artist David Lee. → Read More

DVF Casts Non-Models In Diverse and Grounded New Ad Campaign

Diane von Furstenberg is once again eschewing tradition, this time when it comes to her latest ad campaign. The designer will be trickling out her Spring ’18 campaign, photographed by Oliver Hadlee Pearch, monthly. The first images were just unveiled, and the second and third “chapters” roll out in March and April. → Read More

GQ's New Creative Director, Will Welch, on the Advantages of Staying Put

Will Welch is the consummate Gentleman: He’s spent more than a decade in various roles at the Condé Nast glossy and even served as launch EIC of GQ Style. Now, Welch is expanding his reach at GQ proper. Over eggs at The Odeon, he fills us in. → Read More

Kristina O'Neill's Success at WSJ. Goes Way Beyond the Newsstand

It’s been five years since Kristina O’Neill unveiled her first issue of WSJ., and the mag is simultaneously celebrating another big milestone—its 10th anniversary. O’Neill fills us in on her successful tenure at The Wall Street Journal’s very chic sister pub. What are some highlights from your stint at WSJ. so far? Five years flew by! I remember putting the first one together like it was… → Read More

These 14 Innovators Are Pushing Boundaries in Fashion and Beauty

From designer Heron Preston to Allure editor-in-chief Michelle Lee, meet the most innovative individuals in fashion and beauty in 2018. → Read More