Birmingham's Lyudviga Couture shows the best that Russia has to offer in fashion and style.
Birmingham's Lyudviga Couture recently showed off the latest collections in women's fashion during a special event titled 'From Russia With Style.' Owner Lyudviga Shneyders, who opened the specialty clothing boutique at 105 Townsend St. in 2011, hosted patrons for appetizers, signature cocktails and wine during an informal modeling of couture and ready to wear designs. Learn more about the event and what's coming next at the boutique at http://www.lyudvigacouture.com. Birmigham Patch reader Lyudviga Shneyders uploaded the photos for this gallery. Do you have photos you'd like to share with the community ? Upload them directly to our Pics and Clips gallery, or email them to Editor Art Aisner at email@example.com.
The Townsend Street boutique received more than 1,000 votes for their "Let It Snow"-inspired window decor.
Adding even more holiday cheer to a downtown already decked out for the holidays, on Friday the Birmingham Principal Shopping District named Lyudviga Couture the winner of its 2012 Storefront Decorating Contest. The specialty clothing boutique, which opened at 105 Townsend in 2011, received more than 1,000 votes during the PSD's contest, which asked downtown retailers to dress up their windows using "Let It Snow" as their inspiration. In total, 24 downtown stores participated in the contest — brought back this year after a two-year hiatus. More than 3,000 votes were submitted at the PSD's Facebook page, Enjoy Birmingham NOW. "Our goal is to get stores excited about creating great windows," the PSD's executive director, John Heiney, said. "…