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In Russia, luxury had been officially banned and had not been exhibited in public for over seventy years of communist regime. In the late 90s the Western media had relentlessly showsn excessive shopping habits of the new rich Russians and lavishly decorated stores filled with luxury items. Disturbing the bottom, with accents of Dostoevsky's Crime squads of bodyguards, armored cars and armed guards at the entrance of the temples of luxury shopping has only made their foolish spending even more entertaining for the West.
|Type of Research:||Article|
|Additional Information (Publicly available):|
Bringing together historians, philosophers, actors, photographers and various writers and artists, this issue features articles about the luxury fashion houses and jewelLery, kitsch, the shared energy, savings and games money, counterfeiting and the sacred, accumulation, inventions, etc...
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||Russia, luxury, fashion, Vogue, market|
|Publisher/Broadcaster/Company:||Editions du CNRS|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > London College of Fashion|
|Digital Object Identifier:||ISBN: 9782271069016|
|Projects or Series:||Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)|
|Deposited By:||Prerna Bhatt|
|Deposited On:||26 Jan 2012 11:23|
|Last Modified:||08 Feb 2012 10:39|