Are you a fashion connoisseur who loves shopping around a city? If yes, then we have some interesting places where you can have a shopping experience of a lifetime. Here they are:
The biggest fashion capital in the world, Paris has plenty of stores and ateliers of big brands who sell everything from apparels and accessories to jewelry and lifestyle products. The city is home to many upmarket French and global brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Gucci and H & M. So if you are snobby about your sartorial choice then French is the go-to place to satisfy your high-brow taste.
Besides, there are discounted shops on the streets of Paris that sell exquisitely-stitched clothing with custom patches of famous brands. So whether you are a preppy fashionista or a trad fashion lover, you will find something in this city.
2.New York City
New York City is a tourist attraction and is a favorite place for fashion buffs who travel this city every year to experience the aura of style which is in the air of this city. New York is famous for its Fifth Avenue which is a hotspot for shoppers who want to buy the best apparels of the world’s top-class companies. It is a hustle-bustle area that is home to many global apparel manufacturers like Calvin Klein, DKNY, Estee Lauder and Ralph Lauren to name a few.
Don’t visit this place in a hurry because you will end up running out time since there are so many brands to browse through the apparels of your choice. Come here only when you have ample time at hand and this place will not disappoint you.
Italy is known for its succulent foods and supercars but it is also a place of interest for thousands of fashion aficionados who come to the many cities of this country to buy the best clothes and Milan is one of them. The city has stores of manufacturers of fast-fashion apparels that include Armani, Versace, Gucci and Prada.
Interestingly, Milan also has one of the oldest shopping malls known as Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II which was built in 1877. It houses some of the famous fashion brands and labels. And of course, you can have the mouthwatering Italian delicacies when you get tired out after a long shopping spree.
London is another hub for fashion labels that cater to people of every age and taste. The Oxford Street in London is a thoroughfare where you will find every upmarket apparel and accessories brands that are on your list. There are stores of British companies like Burberry, Alexander McQueen Stella McCartney and Mayfair to name a few. Gucci, Prada, Victoria’s Secret and Forever 21 are some other notable mentions of foreign fashion houses that are operating in this city.
Being one of the most expensive cities in the world, the price can be a turn-off to you if you have a limited budget. But since you are coming all over to this fashion capital to buy the best apparels, the other stuff on your shopping list can make up for it.
Dubai can be an excellent spot for the extravagant impulse buyer who can’t resist the glitz and glamour of a shopping arena. The city is famous for The Dubai Shopping Mall that houses hundreds of apparel businesses, eateries and recreational services. Built on a sprawling area of 13 million square feet, it is one of largest shopping malls in the world.
The other highlight of the city is the Mall of Emirates which has stores of many global clothing companies and boutiques of world’s famous designers. It also houses the stores of antiques and souvenirs for art lovers who want to own stuff that has high artistic value. The mall is also famous for its 22-screen cinema where you can unwind after a long shopping trip.
Tokyo is one city in Asia that looks as modern and lively as any other fashion capitals in Europe and North America. The high-rise building and neon lights keep flashing till midnight to welcome the tourists who visit this city to buy the best clothes and accessories.
Apart from its own Japanese brands (including the Uniqlo), the city is home to the world’s most exclusive businesses that include the likes of Louis Vuitton, Prada, Stella McCartney, Christian Dior and Gucci.
However, the high point of shopping in Tokyo is the Isetan department store. Located in Shinjuku, the store is situated in a large building which is home to many top-rated brands that only sell the hottest fashion apparels and it also has secondary markets where you can find similar clothes with custom made patches of famous companies.
Besides, the building has many food shops where you can find delicious Japanese delicacies to satiate your hunger pangs. It is also home to one of the best French eateries that sell the best macaroons and pastries in the town. So you can have a memorable shopping binge with some fine foods.
Tokyo is one of the cheapest cities to travel which means you can travel this city without denting a hole in your pocket.
Known as the best Asian Shopping City, Hong Kong is a favorite of both the preppy guys who only wear the high-end trendy apparels and a trad who loves traditional clothing. Hong Kong can complement the taste of both these breed of people.
For the patrons of upmarket fashion brands, the city has plenty of shopping arenas where they can find the stores of world’s top apparel manufacturers. The multistory buildings in the districts of Central, Soho and Admiralty have the presence of world’s most popular apparel labels.
But if you are traveling on a budget then you can find excellent clothing items at economical rates in street shops located at Ladies Market, Jade Market and Temple Street Market. There are also many open-air markets where you can find the best clothes at cheap rates.
Besides, you can find roadside vendors who sell attractive jewelry and ornaments that look beautiful and classy. And there are antique shops where you can find rare trinkets and artifacts that you can buy as souvenirs to cherish the memories of your trip.
Shopping can be an enriching experience if you are at the right place. For a fashion nerd, shopping is the ultimate joy in a travel. So if you are a fashion nerd then these are some of the cities where you can get the most pleasurable experience of your life.