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Russia: Orthodox women get their own Burkini style swimwear in Moscow shop01:43

Russia: Orthodox women get their own Burkini style swimwear in Moscow shop

Russian Federation, Moscow
September 28, 2016 at 14:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

A Moscow clothes store, 'Baryshnya-Krestyanka' (Mistress into Maid), showed off its range of modest swim wear for religious women, on Wednesday. The swim wear compromises of a shower cap, a sleeved top and long bottoms.

Evgeniya Karuzina, the shop's co-founder, said that "our shop initially was founded as a specialised store for decent orthodox women," however, that soon changed and "now our client-base has grown and grown more varied" with only 30 percent of the customers identifying as religious.

The shop also retails dresses for weddings, baptisms and other events in the life of the Orthodox Church, all items are made in Moscow from natural fabrics.

Russia: Orthodox women get their own Burkini style swimwear in Moscow shop01:43
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A Moscow clothes store, 'Baryshnya-Krestyanka' (Mistress into Maid), showed off its range of modest swim wear for religious women, on Wednesday. The swim wear compromises of a shower cap, a sleeved top and long bottoms.

Evgeniya Karuzina, the shop's co-founder, said that "our shop initially was founded as a specialised store for decent orthodox women," however, that soon changed and "now our client-base has grown and grown more varied" with only 30 percent of the customers identifying as religious.

The shop also retails dresses for weddings, baptisms and other events in the life of the Orthodox Church, all items are made in Moscow from natural fabrics.

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