All over the world, sales have just started. If you’re planning to combine shopping with a city tour in the next few weeks, know that the cities below offer cut prices that few can resist. If you love tourism and shopping is one of your passions, don’t miss our recommendations for the best sales:
Between Oxford Street and Soho, all fashion victims gather to take advantage of reduced prices of up to 80% of their initial value! London does not have a center, so each district reveals its treasures, and attracts a specific audience. Oxford Street, the capital’s hippest street is taken over by fashionistas. If you decide to go shopping in London, however, forget about Harrod’s.
There are three streets that you cannot miss when passing through Madrid: Serrano, Atlantico, and Princesa. Luxury boutiques can be found in the Salamanca district, whose epicenter is Calle Serrano (Serrano Street). Versace, Channel, Hermès, Roberto Verino, Yves Saint Laurent are based in the “Milla de Oro”. This luxurious street is the commercial nerve center of Madrid. Calle Princesa (Princess Street) is ideal for those who want to shop in Madrid without spending a fortune. Here you can find all kinds of stores with discounts of up to 70%. Lovers of bohemian style will enjoy a stroll through Chueca.
If you’re a shopaholic, you won’t know where to look if you’re in the Big Apple. Beyond shopping for classic Levis and Converse sneakers, there are many neighborhoods worth visiting: The Village, Soho, Nolita, and Chelsea.
Choosing between the stunning stylish boutiques of Fifth Avenue, Union Square, the Shoe Temple, modern Soho stores or the colorful storefronts of Chinatown won’t be easy.
Although less known than Milan when it comes to fashion, Rome is a magical city for lovers of major Italian brands. Plaza Mignanelli and the very famous Via Condotti, one of the commercial arteries of the world, have all the ready-to-wear and haute couture stores: Armani, Gucci, Missoni, Bulgari, Dolce & Gabbana, and Versace.
Remember that the best place to shop is between Via del Corso, Via della Croce and Via del Babuino, near Piazza di Spagna. You will find much more affordable prices there.
If strolling along Miami Beach is already spectacular, there is something to be amazed at when you see the gigantic shopping centers in the center. If you are looking for American products in “Aventura Mal”, you will find big brands: JC Penney, DKNY or Sears.
If on the contrary you are looking for something more chic, you will have to go to the Bal Harbor Mall where the haute couture Chanel, Dolce Gabanna, Emporio Armany etc … Miami Beach direction is the Lincoln Road Mall, a popular shopping center.
The city of Buenos Aires has a reputation for bringing together some of South America’s best stores and malls, Abasto. The designers and young creators are them, in the areas of Palermo Hollywood and Palermo Soho. If, on the contrary, you are a lover of luxury and prefer designer clothes, your ideal place is Galerías Pacífico.
If you are looking for big brands and popular chains, Portaferrissa and Portal del Angel are some of the main streets in Barcelona. And if, on the contrary, you are looking for something out of the ordinary, head to the Gothic Quarter and more specifically to Avignon Street with its boutiques of young designers. In the Born district, you can find original and alternative clothes. Don’t forget about Paseo de Gracia, a meeting point for fashion victims. Here, you will need to plan a well-filled wallet …
Discover shops with different styles in the city of canals. Stop in Nieuwentijk and Leidsestraat is where you can find the famous Shoebaloo or Paul Warmer shoes and “concept stores” like Spoiled or Raak. Don’t forget PC Hoofstraat, the most luxurious street in Amsterdam, where Prada and Louis Vuitton are located.
If you want to discover original products, go to the nine streets district, “9 straatjes”, located between the main canals (Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht).
The Japanese capital is a great place to shop for electronics, but you can’t help but wander the streets looking for clothes, shoes, or other merchandise. Asakusabashi is the biggest place to buy toys and especially typical Japanese dolls. Akihabara Street, near Chuodori, has more than 250 stores to see, try and buy the latest electronic gadgets on the market, while Bakurocho is the district specifically dedicated to clothing.
If you are looking for a place to meet all your desires in Paris, head to the Opera district. You will quickly arrive at Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. On the other hand, if you prefer to find small shops and modern clothes, you will have to go to the Marais district and stroll along the rue des Francs-Bourgeois. Finally, if you want to satisfy your thirst for luxury, even just window shopping, head to Avenue Montaigne where you’ll find big names such as Prada, Hermès, and Louis Vuitton.