6 Russian Fashion Designer Boutiques To Visit In Moscow

Get your fashion fix the Russian way.

From traditional folk clothing worn centuries ago to contemporary attire being strutted today, fashion has always been an important part of the Russian lifestyle. Here are six Russian designers that have helped establish the country’s coveted style with a modern flair and where to find their boutiques next time you visit Moscow.

LES’

Maly Kislovsky lane 9, building 1, Moscow, Russia

LES' by Lesia Paramonova
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Founded by Lesia Paramonova, LES’ was built on the idea of creating a new, fairytale-like reality via dreamy floral prints and intricate embroidery. Each collection is heavily inspired by nature, as the brand’s name – “forest” in Russian – suggests. LES’ designs allow the wearer to step into a world unknown and enjoy life in a magically different way.

Valentin Yudashkin

Kutuzovskiy prospect, 19, Moscow, Russia

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Valentin Yudashkin is known as the first post-Soviet designer to internationally popularize contemporary Russian fashion. Throughout the years, he has maintained traditional Russian influences in each of his collections, from 1991 Fabergé egg-styled Haute Couture, to Spring 2019 Prêt-àPorter with new-Russian princess vibes. Today, Yudashkin remains as the pillar of Russian fashion, within the country and beyond.

Chapurin

Bolshoy Savvinsky lane 12с6, Moscow, Russia

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Igor Chapurin opened a boutique in the center of Moscow in 1998, establishing House Chapurin as a Haute Couture brand that would soon expand to Prêt-à-Porter fashion and accessories as well. Often referred to as the “Russian Armani,” the brand combines comfort and style to create clean-cut sophistication through its clothing.

Kira Plastinina

Orekhovy Boulevard, 14, building 3, Moscow, Russia

Kira Plastinina
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Kira Plastinina features bright and youthful designs, making it exceptionally unique in the fashion world today. The brand strives to provide stylish clothing for a young adult audience to achieve comfort and confidence. Kira Plastinina offers feminine charm in an accessible way, proving that fashion is not just for the rich and famous.

Vilshenko

Ul. Petrovka 2, Moscow, Russia

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The Vilshenko brand is all about combining traditional Russian influences with modern feminine aesthetics. Founder, Olga Vilshenko, uses inspiration from Russian folklore and traditions to create unique designs for all. These cultural influences can be observed through each collection’s use of floral patterns and modest styles.

RUBAN

2 Petrovka, Moscow, Russia, 125009

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RUBAN was launched by two sisters in 2010 and has gained much international popularity since then. Their designs typically center around delicate fabrics and textures to create a unified signature style. RUBAN’s casually chic fashion is suitable for just about any occasion.

Meghan St. Pierre

Content Editor Associate

Meghan is a native of South Florida who loves nature and landscape photography. Her favorite travel activities are getting lost in new cities and trying local desserts. She has been to 22 countries, and her favorites have been Sweden and Denmark so far.

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