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Homewares in Meshchansky & Basmanny

Naivno? Ochen!

These folks do a great service selling souvenirs – cups, plates and T-shirts – themed on inspired and whimsical drawings produced by children with special needs. Proceeds go to charities that help them. It's a big d…
Homewares in Presnya

Dom Farfora

The ‘house of china’ sells the world’s most famous brands of fine china, including Russia’s own Imperatorsky farforovy zavod (imperial china factory). Designs are tasteful, traditional, whimsical and wonderful, and …
Department Store in Tverskoy & Novoslobodsky

TsUM

TsUM stands for Tsentralny Universalny Magazin (Central Department Store). Built in 1909 as the Scottish-owned Muir & Merrilees, it was the first department store aimed at middle-class shoppers. These days it’s …