Olga Vainshtein is senior researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow. She has taught courses on fashion studies in Moscow, at the University of Michigan and Stockholm University. She has written for The Fashion History Reader and Men’s Fashion Reader and the journals Fashion Theory and Fashion, Style & Popular Culture. She is the author of the book Dandy: Fashion, Literature, Life Style (2006, 2012) and the editor of Smells and Perfumes in the History of Culture (in two volumes, 2003, 2010). Olga Vainshtein is the member of editorial boards of the journals Fashion Theory: Journal on Dress, Body and Culture; Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion; International Journal of Fashion Studies and Russian version of Fashion Theory.