Your Brand Mentor Anastasia Gurskaya is an experienced Assistant buyer at Al Tayer Group, Dubai.
Following her departure from TSUM Russia in Moscow, Anastasia is now responsible for buying and allocating more than 90 Designer and Evening wear brands with Womenswear for Harvey Nichols Dubai, Bloomingdales Dubai & E-com, Bloomingdales Kuwait & E-com.
She holds a broad range of experience; both in wholesale and buying. Anastasia has 3-years of experience in Designer Womenswear, Buying and has worked at Rainbowwave Showroom in London with brands; such as Peter Pilotto, Gabriella Hearst, Jonathan Simkhai.
Whilst working as a team finding and curating young brands and talent, she worked closely with the international stylist, influencer and ex-creative director of TSUM Moscow - Natasha Goldenberg. Her team were amongst the first worldwide to buy Khaite, starting from their very first season. They were also the first to discover Jacquemus, Cecilie Bahnsen, Peter Do and Casablanca and bought them to Russia.
“Having been able to work both in the UK and Russia, partnering and working a lot with Italians, French and Americans, I am able to compare the cultural differences in terms of work culture, business approach and communications. It is vital to understand those to gain success and I am happy to help people/companies/brands on that journey” Anastasia Gurskaya