Our St Petersburg boutiques presented here give you the chance to turn on the Russian style.
Every day is always a good day for shopping in St Petersburg, and if during your visit you are up for high-quality shopping, you have plenty of choices. From local fashion designers to international brand ones, you'll definitely find something special that suits your taste in fashion. And, if by any chance you come during the St Petersburg Fashion week (we got one too) you'll also have a great insight into the emerging Russian fashion industry.
If you're looking for advice on where to shop in St Petersburg, then don’t look further! Here you can find a selective list of five chic and affordable St Petersburg fashion boutiques set in charming local area where actual Petersburgers go for shopping. However, when shopping in St Petersburg don’t expect anything to the equivalent of Rodeo Drives in Beverly Hills, Fifth Avenues in New York, or Bond street and Mayfair in London, just to name a few. If you have such expectations, you might be a little disappointed.
Shopping in the beautiful Russia's Northern Capital can be fun and inspirational, and the St Petersburg boutiques we recommend on this page can add value to your wardrobe. Of course, there are more Russian boutiques to explore, but we roundup with a list of five only as we deem you won't have enough time to cover all, unless you leave here like us. Happy shopping!
Below a list of high fashion St Petersburg boutiques for the savvy shopper who knows what they want.
Address: Bolshoy Prospect, 55/6| St Petersburg 197101, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 448-33-15
Ianis Chamalidy has two shops in St Petersburg – the flagship boutique on Bolshoy Prospect, and another at Nevsky Prospect, 114-116. They provide brand collections for both men and women that ensure elegance and originality based on beautifully cut fabrics and minimalism of form. To complete outfits they have a wide selection of bags and accessories ranging from bracelets and quirky brooches, through to fetishes, scarves and hats.
Address: Embankment River Moyka, 73| St Petersburg 190000, Russia | Phone (+7) 800 250-19-07
"Original Department Store"
Originating in the early 1900s the Trading House building was the first multi-storey store in Russia. A sewing factory was established after the October Revolution, and from 2009-2014 the building was reconstructed and the original tower and steeple (29 metres in height) make it an architectural feature of St Petersburg. Today, Au Pont Rouge is a department store carrying men’s, ladies’ and children’s wear. Designer clothes and shoes, as well as more reasonably priced items offer shoppers a great selection. Beauty products and souvenirs along with lots of other departments make this an iconic place to shop.
Address: Bolshoy Prospect, 28/1| St Petersburg 197198, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 405-82-05
"Russian Designers Only"
Moda New was instigated in 2002 as an outlet for Russian fashion by Russian designers. Ladies of all ages will find that perfect outfit at Moda New. Quality garments and beautiful accessories for all lifestyles can be found here and considering they’re designer clothes with personality, the prices are mostly affordable. The boutique is small but beautifully formed and the staff offer personal friendly service whether you’re shopping for a ‘special occasion’ outfit, or just an everyday item.
Address: Nevsky Prospect, 36| St Petersburg 191186, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 324-32-29
Babochka offer discerning fashionistas the choice of four boutique stores in St Petersburg, three of which are on Nevsky Prospect. The Concept Store is at 152 Nevsky, the Gallery is next door at 153 Nevsky, and a further boutique is at 36 Nevsky. Babochka is the place to shop for the leading brands, Valentino, Fendi, Armani, Ermenegildo Zegna etc. Elegantly stylish, the stores offer the latest in fashion and style for both men and women. Prices are not for the faint-hearted.
Address: Nevsky Pr., 114-116| St Petersburg 191025, Russia | Phone (+7) 812 449-02-80
"St Petersburg's Brand of Women's Clothing"
Swank, with five shops in St Petersburg, offers its own unique St Petersburg brand of women’s clothing. This is a shop for ladies wanting stylish basic clothing items made in St Petersburg, by Russian designers. The clothes are made using beautiful natural fabrics from Italian sources and while basic wardrobe items, they are at the same time trendy. Mix and match from the different styles to create your own perfect image. The bright shop interior is most inviting.
Written by Davide C.