Ekaterina Kulinicheva is a journalist and art historian focusing on the interrelations between sport and fashion. She graduated from the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Stroganovka and RSUH with a master's degree in the history and theory of fashion. Kulinicheva worked as a sport columnist at Sport-Express, Gazeta.ru, Snob, Meduza, Afisha, Esquire. She is a permanent contributor for the research-based journal Fashion Theory.
Linor Goralik is a poet, writer, and scholar, whose area of interest includes identity issues and transgression through the way we dress. She is a lecturer at the Higher School of Economics and the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences and a regular contributor to Teoriya mody.
Olga Vainshtein, PhD in Philology, is a leading research fellow at the Institute of Higher Humanitarian Research at RSUH, editorial board member and regular contributor to the magazine Teoriya Mody (Fashion Theory). Author of the bestselling book Dandy: Fashion, Literature, Lifestyle («Денди: мода, литература, стиль жизни»). Compiling editor of the two-volume Smells and Aromas in a Cultural Context («Ароматы и запахи в истории культуры»). Editorial board member of the international academic journals Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture; Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion; International Journal of Fashion Studies.
Oksana Zaporozhets, Candidate in Sociology, Leading Researcher in Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, researcher of urban everyday life, co-editor of the book Micro Urbanism. The City in Detail, 2015.
Tatyana Dashkova, Doctoral Candidate in Philology, docent at the RSUH (Russian State University for the Humanities) Graduate School of European Cultures. Expert in the Soviet visual culture, author of the book Body–Ideology–Cinema («Телесность –Идеология – Кинематограф») (Moscow: New Literary Observer, 2013).
Yulia Demidenko is an historian, art historian and curator; leading research fellow at the State Russian Museum.