Moscow is rapidly establishing itself as a center of fashion with its own unique style and a growing number of new stores. Shopping now is one of the main attractions in Russian capital. Most of the malls in the city impress not only with the range of high-end brands, but also with splendid design and architecture. So it is definitely worth to pay a visit. Haute Living finds out the best places to go shopping in Moscow.
1 Tretyakovsky Proezd
Tretyakovsky Proezd is home to the Moscow boutiques of the world’s most expensive brands. Tretyakovsky Proezd has everything from the most expensive cars in the world, Bentley and Ferrari, to luxury fashion boutiques Bvlgari, Ralph Lauren, Chopard, Armani, Prada, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Baccarat and more.
2 Globus Gourmet
If you want to go for grocery shopping, then Globus Gourmet is the best choice. Globus Gourmet is chain of grocery stores of ultra premium class with 6 luxury stores. Gourmet grocery store chain with great interior design selling upscale items for It offers delivery services, organic food, deluxe products and the ready-made meals of a quality that is normally associated with a menu from a upscale restaurant. There are more than 12,000 brands presented in stores including Hediard, Fauchon and Fortnum & Mason.
3 Barvikha Luxury Village
Barvikha Luxury Village is located in the countryside, half an hour from Moscow. In Barvikha Luxury Village the main fashion brands are represented — Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, Roberto Cavalli, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Chloe, Marni, Brioni, Kiton, Ermenegildo Zegna, Loro Piana, Ralph Lauren, Tod’s, jewelery — Chopard, Tiffany & Co., de Grisogono, Graff, Bvlgari and cars — Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini.
4 GUM Dapartment Store
The GUM building was erected in 1890. Ever since it has been a part of Russian history. GUM boasts an elegantly decorated interior, comprising of three parallel arcades and roofed by a glass ceiling. It offers designer shopping like few before will have experienced. Often called a department store, GUM is also home to a large array of individual shops.
5 TSUM Department Store
TSUM is another department store in the center of Moscow with the history. Built in 1909 it was the first department store in Russia aimed at middle-class shoppers. Nowadays it filled with exclusive designer labels and luxury items.
Petrovka street, 2, www.tsum.ru/en