Across the street from the elegant Bolshoi Theater, there is the Третьяковский Проезд (Tretiakovskii Passage). To the left: Ralph Lauren Polo (blue awnings), to the right: Armani (off-white awnings).
Mr. Wonderful thought that the "Historic Toilet" sign was hilarious, until I pointed out that at Harrod's in London there is a similar facility with posh Edwardian frills.
I picked up some French face cream at Артиколи (Artikoli)
And was relieved to read that only the first floor Louis Vuitton boutique was closed for reconstruction, while the ones on the 2nd and 3rd floors were open for business.