Every women wish to be a good shopper to feel the beauty of big shopping, but not shopping online. It is time to learn TOP European cities that are most attractive for shopping. You know, they are considered to be shopping paradise. Traditionally, spring is favorable time to start shopping. Just chose the shopping route and be ready to buy lux brands for attractive prices.
SHOPPING IN LONDON
The Globe Shopper City Index shows that London takes leading position in shopping among the rest of European cities. London takes the same position as New York or Tokyo. The shopping malls are so huge that you can live there and shop at the same time. They are built on the principle of the city of shopping. There are special departments for rich ladies that come to shop here from all over the world. The infrastructure of London malls makes you to stay there for the whole day, besides, if you came to London not only for touristic attractions.
Places to Shop
The center of London fashion life is Oxford Street and huge shopping malls Liberty, Selfridges. The respectable Chic Outlet Shopping Village is a big city where you can go shopping here and there for a week, including visiting restaurants.
SHOPPOING IN PARIS
This is the world popular city of boutiques that takes the 5th position in the rate of the Globe Shopper City Index. The men and women shopping looks like the piece of art here. The fashion week is the international event. The shops working hours are 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. The most of shops are closed on Sundays.
Places to Shop
The big shopping malls Le Bon Marche, Merci, Emporio Armani, Galerie Lafayette are worth visiting. The street Faubourg Saint-Honore, square Place de la Madeleine are also worth visiting because you can find the lux brands boutique here. La Vallee Village offers to buy the last season sales for 50%. If you are interested in cheap but antique goods, you should go to the world popular Les Puces de Saint-Ouen that boasts with antique variety.
SHOPPING IN VIENNE
The Vienne shops are considered to be the most attractive by pricing to buy clothes and accessories. It is said that Vienne welcomes you with the best shopping in Europe. You can find all lux brands for low price. They are lower than in the shops of London or Paris. The most of shops are closed at 5 p.m.
Places to Shop
One of the biggest shoeshops in Europe is Humanic. Never miss visiting a lot of respectable shops in Kaerntnerstrasse, Graben and Rotturmgasse, huge shopping malls Gerngross, Steffl and Naschmarkt – the market of antique goods.
SHOPPING IN MADRID AND BARCELONA
The Spanish capital takes the 2nd position in the world to be attractive for shopping. The third place is taken by Barcelona. You can see many interesting shops and boutiques in Madrid. Locals know everything about style and fashion. All Hollywood stars come to Madrid for shopping tour.
Places to Shop
Pay attention to the shops of local brands Custo, Zara, Mango, Pull and Bear, Stradivarius, Massimo Dutti, Desigual, Bershka in Barcelona. The clothes must be 10-20% cheaper there.
SHOPPING IN MILAN
Never miss you chance to visit Milan – popular European center of fashion. This place makes you to realize that Italian shopping is really worth your attention. You can find the shops with pret-a-porte collections and democratic goods for attractive prices. What a great place!
Places to Shop
Quadrilatero della Moda is popular place in the center of Milan where you can buy unique design clothes. Never miss visiting impressive Italian outlets. This is your chance to buy branded clothes for big sale about 60%. Pay your special attention to Il Salvagente, Serravalle Designer Outlet.
EUROPEAN SHOPPING PLACES YOU SHOULD KNOW
Of course, the rest of European capitals are also attractive for shopping. The level of service and choice of goods is not big but worthy. The prices are lower. So, let Berlin, Lisbon and Amsterdam to be in your shopping list. The cheapest shopping is in Prague and Budapest.
Never miss visiting:
Berlin (Germany) – shopping malls KaDeWe, Galerie Lafayette, Alexa offer the wide choice of clothes, accessories for democratic price.
Lisbon (Portugal) – traditional places for Portuguese shopping are El Corte Ingles, Centro Vasco da Gama, Centro Colombo. You should hire a car in Lisbon and continue your tour. Are you surprised? There is an opinion that Lisbon is not a paradise for shopaholics. Nevertheless, the local shopping is not bad. You can buy brand collections for attractive prices, not cheap, but attractive. It is said that assortment for men is wider that for women. The quality of goods, especially shoes, is perfect. There is nothing better than Portuguese shoes.
What brands are popular? Pay attention to Zara, H&M, Mango, Burberry, Ermenegildo Zegna, Massimo Dutti, Portuguese brands Dom Coletto, Lanidor, Salsa. What is more, there is a good choice of attractive proposals for youth from creative local designers. You can go shopping in boutiques, shopping malls like Colombo, Vasco da Gama, El Corte Ingles, Atrium Saldanha or outlet Freeport. The prices in malls are lower than in the local boutiques. You can find something really special and original in Lisbon.
Amsterdam – shopping malls Magna Plaza and Kalvertoren, shops Maison de Bonneterie, V&D, Bijenkorf;
Stockholm – shopping mall Globen, Stadium, shops Indiska, offering about 70% sale for winter clothes and 20% for brand clothes;
Helsinki – shopping malls Socos, Stockmann, Kamppi with the big sales of 50% for winter clothes, interior items, antique goods and lots of interesting shops in the design District;
Prague – shopping malls all over the city, Paris Street, Republic Square;
Budapest – shopping mall Arena Plaza, Campona, Premier Outlets Center, Westend City Center, trade district in Vaci Street;
You can check this list and add something yours. So, one way or another, the best European shopping is near at hand! These places are really worth your attention during the shopping season.