Modernizing folkloric fashion, the Russian Elle November 2012 Issue features an editorial ode to cultural couture.

Model Irina Vodolazova plays the role of Russian doll in this phenomenal take on the opulence of the country's fashion. With a booming luxury goods market, Russian style has been more prominent as it evolves to make for tasteful exuberance. Stylist Daria Anichkina captures the DNA of this diverse style by outfitting Vodolazova in luxurious furs, traditional headpieces and a color palette that oozed with rich opulence.

Poetically captured by photographer Asa Tallgard, this piece depicts a luxe chalet as the background. The folkloric garment story stands out in this set making for a visually lavish editorial piece. This Russian Elle November 2012 story defines a novel aesthetic of a cultural vanguard.