Moscow Shopping

Moscow has rapidly established itself as a centre of fashion, with its own unique style and a growing number of young designers making their name internationally. While Moscow is best known for its expensive boutiques, featuring both foreign and Russian labels, the city now has an increasing number of homegrown high-street chains.

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Boutique “Chapurin Couture” 21, Savinnskaya Embankment; 6/3, Ulitsa Kuznetsky Most; 3, Krasnaya Ploschad, GUM Boutique selling clothing designed by the internationally famous Russian designer, Igor Chapurin, with lines of men's, women's, children's and ski clothing as well as interior design.
Boutique “Arsenicum Showroom” 3 Teatralny Proezd, Bldg. 3 Showroom for the label of rising star Dmitry Loginov, known for his classically simple suits and dresses with edgy and unusual details.
Boutique “Denis Simachev” 12, Stoleshnikov Pereulok, Bldg. 2; 2, Ulitsa Petrovka, TSUM; 56-66th km of MKAD, Crocus City Mall Garish and playful, Denis Simachev's designs combine traditional Soviet and Russian motifs with modern street wear to create utterly original outfits.
Boutique “Concept Store No.1” 10/2, Nikolskaya Ulitsa Concept store from Russian designer Alena Akhmadullina, whose classy, feminine designs are popular in Europe and with Russian socialites.
Boutique "Buckle" 27/47 Arbat ul The boutique displays casual wear collection by Lyudmila Mezentsevaya, called "Vereteno".
Mantram 11 Kuznetsky most This small boutique features Russian clothes and interior designs influenced by the mystic East.
Valentin Yudashkin Boutique 19 Kutuzovsky Avenue Boutique of the best-known Russian fashion designer Valentin Yudashkin, whose classy clothes are on display at the Louvre and the Met, as well as the State History Museum in Moscow.
Vassa & Co. 2/5 Novy Arbat ul The largest outlet of this Russian designer is at the corner of ul Novy Arbat. Vassa was trained in New York City and her designs reflect a classical and classy sense of style.
Podium 14 Kuznetsky most This ‘concept store’ has six storeys of high fashion and design. It offers very edgy, exotic and expensive clothes.
Sport “Bosco Sport” Domodedovo Airport; 3, Krasnaya Ploschad, GUM; 28/35, Novinsky Bulvar, Bldg. 1 An offshoot of Russia's largest fashion house, responsible for kitting out the national Olympic Team in stylish, modern sportswear.
Chain Store “Lillies” 33, Ulitsa Zemlyanoy Val; 2, Ploschad Kievskogo Vokzala Russian chain store offering low-cost lines for women by Russian designers. Classic and elegant clothes at reasonable prices.
Chain Store “So French” 33, Ulitsa Zemlyanoy Val; 2, Ploschad Kievskogo Vokzala Budget retail chain from well-known Russian designer Sultana Frantsuzova, renowned for her romantic and feminine designs.
Fur “Ekaterina Furs” 14/1, Bolshaya Dorogomilovskaya Ulitsa; 39, Kantemirovskaya Ulitsa; 7/5, Ulitsa Bolshaya Dmitrovka Respectable chain of boutiques offering a wide variety of furs, both classical designs and up-to-the-minute fashions.
Supermarket “Sedmoy Kontinent” Different locations! Convenient up-market supermarket chain with many 24 hour locations in Moscow and across Russia. Offering delivery on groceries and other items.
Supermarket “Azbuka Vkusa” Different locations! Supermarket chain with a number of 24 hour locations across the Moscow metro area; offering delivery services, organic food, and deluxe products.
Supermarket “Perekrestok” Different locations! Mid-price Russian chain of supermarkets with a number of locations across Moscow and other cities. Selection frequently includes discount items.
Delicatessen “Globus Gourmet” 48, Kutuzovsky Prospekt; 112, Leningradskoe Shosse; 2, Ulitsa Bolshaya Yakimanka Gourmet grocery store chain with great interior design selling upscale items for special occasions and everyday needs at reasonable prices.
Delicatessen “Eliseevskiy” 14, Tverskaya Ulitsa Famous grocery store in central Moscow, in operation since the late 19th century. Select delicacies in a gorgeous interior.
Delicatessen “Gastronom №1” 3, Krasnaya Ploschad, GUM Exquisitely decorated grocery store located in the GUM shopping centre, offering an assortment of groceries, ready-made foods, and pastries.
Wine and Liquor “Aromatny Mir” Different locations! Wine and spirits supermarket with many locations across Moscow and Russia, large selection of moderately priced wines and spirits.
Wine and Liquor “Kauffman Private Collection” 22, Kutuzovsky Prospekt; 3, Ulitsa Kuznetsky Most; 27, Ulitsa Ostozhenka, Bldg. 1 Upscale wine and spirits boutique offering a carefully selected portfolio of the highest quality wines from one of Russia's top importers.
A Korkunov 13/16 ul Bolshaya Lubyanka This candy company was founded in 1997, but the shop’s interior feels like an old-fashioned confectioner. The shop offers seductive line of handmade chocolates – 15 kinds of filled candies and two types of bars.
Krasny Oktyabr Store 16 Bersenevskaya embankment Confectionary store selling chocolate by the oldest Moscow chocolate fabric "Krasny Oktyabr". Even though the fabric doesn't exist any more, the shop still operates on site.
"Chai-Kofe" (Tea-Coffee) 19 Myasnitskaya ul Tea and coffee store decorated in the style of Chinese pagoda. It offers coffee beans from Italy, Brazil, Costa Rica and Kenya, and tea leaves from China, India and South Africa.
Traditional Crafts “Russian Gift” 3, Krasnaya Ploschad, GUM; 9A, Ulitsa Zorge, Bldg. 2 Cultural centre selling a huge selection of Russian traditional handcrafts, including nesting dolls, lacquer boxes, national costumes, and samovars. Cultural programs and tours.
Traditional Crafts “Gusevskoy Crystal” 4, Ulitsa Ilyinka Store selling the products of the Gusevsky Crystal factory, which has been creating crystal items for Russia's leaders since 1756
Traditional Crafts “Gorizont Factory Store” 12, 2nd Kozhevnichesky Pereulok Store selling the products of the Gorizont Factory, which manufactures traditional Russian woollen items like banya (sauna) hats and valenki felt shoes.
Traditional Crafts “Imperial Porcelain” 9, Kutozovksy Prospekt; 5, Ulitsa Petrovka One of the only producers of quality porcelain in the world, with a long history and a huge range of exquisite porcelain products.
Handmade Gifts „Buro Nahodok” 7/9, Smolensky Bulvar, Bldg. 1 Store selling fun and creative hand-made gifts and souvenirs at low prices. Some items feature Soviet-style logos, making for a quirky alternative to more traditional Russian souvenirs.
Handmade Gifts “Galereyka” 21/5, Ulitsa Kuznetsky Most Cute store selling hand-made gifts and household items made from hand-rolled wool and felt, and offering classes on wool rolling.
Jewelry “Vladimir Mikhailov” 10, Nikolskaya Ulitsa; 16/2, Tverskaya Ulitsa Salons selling intricate and expensive jewelry designed by Mikhailov, who takes his inspiration from Russian Orthodox themes and artifacts.
Traditional Crafts “Vologda Linen” 6, Komsomolskaya Ploschad; 1, Taganskaya Ulitsa; 4, Ulitsa Ilyinka Moscow stores selling products made from Vologda region linens, including intricate lace items, tablecloths, napkins, and clothing.
Art Gallery “Kovcheg Gallery” 12, Ulitsa Nemchinova Art gallery specializing in twentieth century and early Soviet art and featuring cultural programmes with contemporary artists.
Art Gallery “Winzavod” 1, 4-th Syromyatnicheskiy Pereulok, Bldg. 6 Former wine-bottling plant that hosts a number of Moscow's top contemporary art galleries, artists' studios, a cafe, and an art supply store.
Art Gallery “M’ARS” 5, Pushkarev Pereulok A contemporary art centre that showcases and sells a wide selection of works by contemporary Russian artists in a large exhibition space with cafe and club.
Antique “Antikvar na Myasnitskoy” 13, Myasnitskaya Ulitsa, Bldg. 3 Bookstore and antique store selling a variety of rare and antiquarian books as well as antiques from fine metals, porcelain, and other items.
Books “Moskovskiy Dom Knigi” 8, Ulitsa Novy Arbat Moscow's "House of the Book" is the city's biggest bookshop, stocking over 200,000 titles, including special departments for technical and academic literature.
Books “Moskovskiy Dom Inostrannoy Knigi” 18/7, Ulitsa Kuznetsky Most This famous English-language bookshop in the heart of Moscow has been a bookseller’s for over a century, and has recently been rebranded the “House of Foreign Book”.
Books “Biblio Globus” 6/3, Ulitsa Myasnitskaya, Bldg. 1, A huge, centrally located bookstore that offer a wide selection of Russian literature, academic publications, antiquarian books, and English-language literature under one roof.
Books “Bookhunter” 9 Krivokolenny Pereulok, Bldg. 1 Specialist English-language bookshop stocking EFL teaching resources as well as a good selection of fiction and history at reasonable prices.
Bookstore "Anglia" 6/11 Vorotnikovsky lane One of the oldest English-language bookshops in Moscow. It offers a vast selection of contemporary literature and reference books. It also sells used books, which benefits local children’s charity.
Bookstore "Shakespeare and Co" 5/7 1st Novokuznetsky lane, Zamoskvorechie A small bookstore located in the basement of an apartment block. It offers the best selection of used books in Moscow.
GUM 3 Krasnaya Square Big shopping-mall with some of the stores featuring fashionable Western brands.
Izmaylovo Market Izmaylovo, Izmailovsky Park This shopping mall, also known as Vernisazh market, offers art, handmade crafts, antiques, Soviet paraphernalia and other souvenirs.
Ministerstvo Podarkov 12/27 Maly Gnezdnikovsky lane A network of artists’ cooperatives introducing quirky, clever souvenirs, uniquely Russian gifts like artist-designed tapki (slippers) and hand-woven linens.
Atrium 22 ul Zemlyanoy Val, Kitay Gorod This new shopping arcade offers 3 stories of useful shops, including clothing and accessories, sporting goods, toys and luggage. The mall contains a large Arbat Prestige store (a cosmetics boutique), a massive children's play centre and a lot of places to eat.
Actor Gallery 16/2 Tverskaya ul This shopping centre located in the heart of one of Moscow's busiest shopping streets houses upscale but not exclusive stores, like Ecco, Levi's, Swatch and the like.
Evropeyskiy Shopping Center 1 Kievskaya Square At the time of construction this was the largest urban shopping centre in the world. Besides the hundreds of shops and restaurants, the shopping mall features an ice-skating rink, a movie theatre and a supermarket.
Nautilus 25 Nikolskaya ul An oddly-shaped, four-storey building with bright interior featuring a range of glamorous boutiques, including a trendy luxury spa on the top floor.
Petrovsky Passage 10 Petrovka ul A luxurious, light-filled arcade on Moscow's premier shopping strip introducing a range of expensive stores like La Perla, Max Mara, Bosco and others.

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