AVD is environmentally conscious and approaches commercial design with ecological sustainability in mind, respecting the blue economy, which is the ocean. Seashells are sourced from beaches and shores left by the tides as waste and only then are they harvested. This project helps the SIDS by providing jobs. Anastasia also collaborates on ocean sustainable issues through the WATO organization at the United Nations.
Anastasia Vitkina is known for the unexpected. The wide-ranging spectrum of her work spanning from home and fashion accessories to residential and furniture design, is a testament to her unique talents and versatility. She collaborates with and enlists the various industries’ leading artisans and fashion brands to create grand residential interiors for a global celebrity clientele from the art world, business, and entertainment. She searches the world over for rich, modern materials to create one-of-a-kind, sumptuous pieces, all telling a story. Anastasia was raised in Moscow and moved to Manhattan in 1999 where she attended Parson School of Design and New York School of Interior Design.
Anastasia Vitkina Design evening bags possess the originality and superior craftsmanship of the prominent design houses with her use of rare materials and a skilled artisan’s attention to detail. Since childhood, Anastasia has been captivated by the beauty, elegance, and mystery of the sea world-qualities most attractive for a woman. Her evening bags are a reflection of this fascination: a woman and all her mystery elegantly held within mother of pearl, private and safe.