Saturday, February 07, 1998

Russian Anniversaries

STARTING OUT THE brisk Feb. 7th evening I celebrated the birthdays and anniversary of Anya and Vanya Eliashevich. Anya, you may recall, designed my (if I may say so myself) stunning dress for the 3rd Annual WWWAC Holiday Party and all of the Russian Web Girls' parties dresses. Other talented friends present were Alona Makeeva (RWG art director) and her friend Tony, an American filmmaker who's lived in Moscow for the last 3 years and produced many commercials told me of an experience with the lead Mountain Dew girl. He was filming her in an Orange Crush commercial when she was 14 years old and apparently cried during the entire shoot -- she was having a bad day due to late night party doings ... 

(Appeared originally in @The Scene in the @NY newsletter)