Barcelona has lots to offer and do, and also the passionate shopper could easily spend various days in each quarter of town to explore all the wonderful small shops and boutiques. Sales just started on the first of August and it´s a good excuse to spend some of your holiday money on some special finds. There are the popuplar spanish brands and chain stores like Zara, Mango, Massimo Dutti and the well known shopping miles around La Rambla and Portal de Angel, but we want to tell you about 10 of our favorite shops to make unique finds and have the ultimate shopping experience in town!
The Outpost is a men’s boutique specialized in accessories and few clothes. The owner Pep used to work in Milan and the carefully selected items from shoes over bags, sunglasses and even hats and helmets will satisfy the wants of any trendy shopper.
A mini chain of five boutique stores offering clothes and home decor of top designers like Alexander McQueen or Givenchy and luxury brands like Mariage tea from Paris.
The Italian designer Eleonora creates and carefully handcrafts unique shoes by combining the finest and nicest leathers, all coming from Italy. Visit her in her studio on Rambla Catalunya and order your custom made shoes, ballerinas and boots for surprisingly affordable prices.
Santa Eulalia remains Barcelona’s prime destination for luxury label cloth on Passeig de Gràcia. It´s the cities oldest design house who used to create haute couture collections, giving the shop it´s name. Tailoring and shirt making for men are still available.
Soft, handcrafted handbags and shoes made in Barcelona of top quality leather make this brand to one of the leaders on the national scene.
The gourmet shop with it´s original Art Deco storefront offers an exquisite selection of cheeses, cold cuts, cava, chocolate, turron, canned gourmet goods and many other delicacies ranging from affordable options to Azerbaijani Caviar for 6000 € the kilo.
French-born owner Ricard Commeleran who trained in fine art designes elegant and simple home decor items with a clean aesthetic like wooden bowls, cotton pillows, hand-woven bottle holders or objects made of paper.
This shop is a treat for the senses and is dedicated to toiletrie, cosmetics, and rare designer parfums – like Claus Porto soaps and Keims moisturisers or exotic hand creams from Tokyo Milk.
Most days in Barcelona are sunny – so you will need at least one pair (or two) of stylish sunglasses. At Wild Vintage you will find unused vintage shades dating from 1950 to 1990 of designers like YSL, Dior, Cazal and many more.
A store with colourful, contemporary and decorative art and design products from all around the world and made by young and creative designers. This fresh and exciting shop is as well a gallery for international art exhibitions.
And if you want to spend a relaxed day of designer clothing shopping with all year long reduced prices – head out to La Roca Village, an outlet village with more than 100 shops.