Criminal authorities now wear Brioni, chains with a thickness of a finger and use VertuKommersant
Bad guys have always been popular in Russia and are surrounded
The next criminal fashion splash came during the postwar in
Young street teensRIA Novosti
They became hooligans, wore caps with short peaks, lowered their boot-tops, and wore white scarfs and fake gold teeth. They had a popular song called “Wearing a cap on the side and a golden tooth.” Songs of the criminal world during that period had
Criminal songs with the same sound were sung by the new homeless children. Street kids even from rich families wore bell-bottomed pants tucked into the boots, soldier's blouses and quilted jackets, and sailor shirts.
They smoked cigarettes called Belomorkanal. The criminal world was as attractive as the world of heroes of Thomas Mayne Reid or Louis Henri Boussenard; risks, hunts, fights, scorning, hatred and not listening to the authority was part of the game.
A special type of dress was associated with the criminals’ gait: they bent forward while walking with hands in pockets and spoke with a typical criminal slang.
In 1990 after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the country experienced a boom in the number of gangs and a scramble for power, and it became a fashion. During
Leaders of organized criminal gangs liked wearing club crimson or maroon jackets. They fancied dark shirts with dark ties, and also wore massive gold chains and huge rings.
The leather jackets became the symbol of the 1990sEast News/AFP
This fashion surprised a lot of people abroad, where these “new Russians” were unmistakably noticed.
They wore a combination of big gold chains and a huge Orthodox cross, with shorts and slippers. Since they knew nothing about fashion, they chose to wear on the principle “the more expensive the better.” By then in
The love for jewelry distinguished ordinary members of the gangs. The truth is they were supposed to wear massive silver jewelry that blended with the popular ones in their midst, and in case of a fight, matching tracksuits, trainers and short haircuts.
“Bulls,” as they were called in the criminal hierarchy, were serious guys. Inspired by Van Damme and Stallone, they spent hours in the gym and doing martial arts.
Since physical strength brought together a huge number of boys across the country that are not related to the mafia, they were supported by "bulls," they shaved all their hair, walked around the city in the training wear and a leather jacket with a cap. This was called “
At present criminal authorities have long been legalized, they have become businessmen and respected people. Now they wear Brioni, Versace and other luxury brands; they are fond of expensive, antique watches and jewelry, such as Breguet and Piaget, drive executive cars and live in luxurious mansions.
Ordinary “bulls” still prefer silver chains and rings, but in place of
There should be expensive watches and jewelryLori/Legion Media
The improved image of the hoodlums is that now they prefer to wear products of Adidas, textile caps
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