Lotta Volkova was born in Vladivostok and studied art, photography and fashion at Central Saint Martins, London. In 2004 she started her menswear label, Lotta Skeletrix, quickly gaining popularity. Volkova then went back to St Petersburg for few months before moving to Paris in 2007 to work as a stylist. She has worked for a number of publications including but not limited to Dazed & Confused Japan, Tokion and Harper's Bazaar Russia.
In styling brands such as Vetements and Gosha Rubchinskiy, as well as consulting for Balenciaga, Volkova is recognised for having brought underground style to the forefront of the fashion conversation.