Hi! I’m Inna, founder of Footprints in the City. Welcome my little piece of the web. I am not one for writing lofty “about me” pages, but here are 25 random facts to get to know me a little better 🙂

  • I was born in Moscow, Russia.
  • I lived in Italy and Austria for a few months before I came to the states when I was 3.
  • I lived in Brooklyn pretty much my whole life.
  • I went to an all girls school for junior high and high school.
  • Growing up I wanted to be a singer, dancer and actress. My dream was to be on Broadway 🙂
  • I danced ballet for about 6 years (not gonna lie – I was not the best ballerina hehe)
  • I studied acting for a bit at Stella Adler in NYC.
  • I auditioned for American Idol a few times.
  • I lived in Thailand for almost 3 months (it was a semi honeymoon).
  • I studied abroad in Australia. I lived there for about 5-6 months and had the most amazing, life changing experience!!
  • I worked in retail during college. Stores included: Zara, Intermix and ADAM by Adam Lippes.
  • I had 8 internships! I interned in the entertainment industry and the fashion industry. Companies included: MTV, Columbia Pictures and Brooks Brothers.
  • During my junior year, I had 2 internships, a job, and full-time courses. It was an intense semester!
  • I graduated during the recession and had a tough time finding a job. This lead to me wanting to start a personal style blog in 2009/2010.
  • I had a few temp jobs during this time. I got to work for some amazing companies like Prada, Eli Tahari and Louis Vuitton.
  • I worked for Swarovski in 2011. I started off in the retail department and then moved on to the PR department.
  • I took 7 months off, in 2011-2012, to travel to Israel to learn more about my culture and religion. That’s where I met the love of my life J
  • I have been an eCommerce and Marketing manager for an amazing beauty brand for the past 2 years. I love what I do and hope to open my own online boutique some day soon.
  • I am OBSESSED with Asian skin care and beauty. It feels like candy land whenever I go to Korean Town in NY.
  • I have a tiny, ok small, ahh fine – HUGE addiction to shopping.
  • I have the biggest sweet tooth. I have tried to switch over to a healthier lifestyle, but cant give up my cakes and candies!!
  • I just moved to Tel Aviv to be with my love.
  • I am an only child.
  • I LOVE old school Disney movies. Some of my favorites are Anastasia, Thumbalina and Cinderella.
  • My favorite color is pink, if you couldn’t tell J

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy my blog! Please comment with some random facts about you so that I can get you know YOU better!