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Compiled by Annet Kulyagina

Salon for elite few

Da Vinci salon presents a new jewelry collection from Adler

Konstantine Dudoladov is not only a gifted designer but also a perfect stylist. He knows how to please his guests, he can hardly ever call someone a clients. In ancient times we would call him by a French word coiffeur and all the nobles would come and ask for his attention. Now we call him a Stylist, but nobles and celebrities wouldn’t even notice the difference. He is always busy and wanted, because he knows what you need and want. Hairdressing, make up, manicure, pedicure, massage, sun booth, showroom and atelier services in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere and become one of the few.

Where to find:
4th Samotechny Pereulok, 9
A small basement with a clear roof
Tel: (459) 684-4455

Adler’s passion for diamonds reminds one of a distant and sweet summer dream. These pieces of design you could never confuse with any other. Their one and unique embodiment in perfect diamonds and rose gold are being sold at the most expensive streets all over the world. Franklin Adler’s company was founded in 1886 by his grand-father and is still a family business. ADLER has two workhouses in Geneva and Rome where most of the designers are Italian and as the owner says himself: “Italians breathe a fresh style and classical taste into our jewelry”. You can find them in Paris, London and New York and now they have come to stay in Moscow. DA VINCI salons have an exclusive right to represent Adler’s Jewelry in Russia starting this spring 2007.

Where to buy:
DA VINCI salon: TC “Svera”, New Arbat Str., 36 Tel.: (495) 290-7803/04
DA VINCI salon: TC “Smolenskii Passage”, Smolenskaya Square 3/5, Tel.: (495) 937-8089

Necklace in pink gold 18 kt set
with 40 pink sapphires 36.30 cts
and 3282 diamonds 18.19 cts

Khazana opens in Moscow trendy area!

A British approach to your wardrobe

This month marks Khazana’s third anniversary and what better way to celebrate that than with a new store. Anju Shahani, Khazana’s founder, and her husband Dinesh Shahani, have more in common than being just married to one another; both are in the apparel business. While Anju has Khazana, Dinesh is the Founder/CEO of Hong Kong-based 100+ store Sprandi brand. Khazana’s collection includes haute couture, eclectic womenswear, jewelry, and accessories. Originally, the Khazana collection was Indian-designed and manufactured but her recent collections have been extended to global fashion trends including those from France and Italy. The new Khazana store is now situated at the very fashionable Petrovka 30/7 building conveniently located a stone’s throw from Bar 30/7, Galleria and the La Maree restaurants. As one of the coolest night spot zones in downtown Moscow, Khazana’s collection fits right in, and is surely worth a visit!

Khazana. 30/7 Petrovka.
Tel.: (495) 981-2334.
Hours: 10.00 -22.00 7 Days a week, appointment recommended.

Whether male or female, young or old, in the workplace or based at home, you have to decide what to wear every day. It may be a cliché, but you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Thousands of stores and shops of Moscow… Has anybody faced a problem where to go and what to chose in this variety? For sure, any person living in this big city, with a constant lack of free time, stopps for some minutes to think and find the right direction. Recently a new service – shopping assistance – has appeared in Moscow. Now all you need is to find an imageconsultant who will give you a full consultation. Your private consultation, usually held at your consultant’s studio or your home, will give you the opportunity to explore every aspect of your personal appearance, covering topics which will be of the greatest interest or most helpful to you:

  • choosing and using colour – the shades that work for you
  • style, scale and proportion – so your clothes fit you and your lifestyle 
  • wardrobe management and…

Shopping Assistance – you get the thing fitting you perfectly, losing no time. There are many life and career changes which cause us to stop and take stock. Learning how to make the most of your appearance can profoundly change the way you feel about yourself. You’ll develop life-long skills to enable you to always look your best and you’ll get long-term value for money through more effective wardrobe planning and purchases that flatter you and fit your lifestyle.

BATYW. Tel.: 451-6917. Mobile: 8 (926) 525-9507.


Mariomi brand is a new and mysterious approach to industrial fashion; combining the idea of being an individual in a crowd with the idea of having a universe inside. Marina Shulyatyeva created the Autumn/Winter 2007/08 collection called Insul.In. A remarkable feature of Mariomi style is to let the person wearing the clothes feel attractive and express the energy hidden in the deepest corner of their urban soul. Insul is a Latin word for island, In is the prefix showing the direction. With putting them together, Marina Shulyatyeva shows us that while we all live in a flood of information and technology, what we need is just to seek deep within and find that Island.

This collection is made of warm, high-tech materials, but it gives a reflection of 1914, just to remind us of a time when modern history began and that we have so many chances to start our personal history with a beautiful and exquisite style.

Where to buy:
Showroom Moscow, Varshavskoye Shosse , 39, office 516
Boutiques: Moscow Sky Fashion, TC Akropol, 2d floor, Komsomolsky Prospect, 4

Girl’s dress made of silk with three layers

Man’s jacket made of genuine leather with laser print

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