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    Default Matrioshka Russian dolls for Vogue Russia

    FORGET Kate Moss, Agyness Deyn and Claudia Schiffer, the bodies that designers wanted to dress for Russian Vogue's 10th anniversary were shaped a little differently. To celebrate the magazine's momentous birthday, some of fashion's biggest names including Giles Deacon, Ralph Lauren and Miuccia Prada were asked to design a dress for a matrioshka - a traditional Russian doll - that will be auctioned for charity at a super-chic party on November 20.

    The designers' sketches were realised by Russian craftsmen, who hand-painted the 50 centimetre dolls. "Every matrioshka is unique and a piece of art in itself," said Aliona Doletskaya, Russian Vogue's editor-in-chief. "Installation, sculpture, objet d'art - you can call it however you wish."

    Our favourites? The tongue-in-cheek references to the designers' current collections such as the blunt-cut wigged YSL doll, the all-in-lace Prada doll, and the über-minimalist doll from Maison Martin Margiela. For more information go to RUSSIA. 10 YEARS IN VOGUE.

    Designed by Nina Donis

    Designed by Yves Saint Laurent

    Designed by Giorgio Armani

    Designed by Dolce & Gabbana

    Designed by Stella McCartney

    Designed by Roberto Cavalli

    Designed by Versace

    Designed by Marc Jacobs

    Designed by Emilio Pucci

    Designed by Gucci

    Top designers dress Rissian dolls for Russian Vogue's 10th Anniversary ( UK)

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    I love these. I remember them from when I was little.

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    Cuteeeee. I like the Versace one.

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