The world is in a phase right now, yes we understand but thank goodness there is some kind of opening up around the world and that’s some good relieve right, well we would like to remind you of the greatness that exists out there, before the COVID-19 most of us have some favorite destinations were we go on long journeys to get our favorite designer outfits. Truth be told, most of us are really keen on the designer frenzy and that’s no fault of ours, it is who we are and what we best suit in. We have carefully curated some of the best fashion destinations where you can actually have all of your favorite designers stocked and whilst you are the time of your life on vacation, or trying to rake in some business deal, your shopping route would be very accessible and we dare say cheaper You love shopping. And you understand that a shopping holiday is not just about finding good deals though that’s important too. No, shopping is an art form of its own, where an eye for distinctive style separates the serious connoisseurs from the window shoppers.
If you’re serious about shopping, this list is for you. We’ve picked the best shopping destinations in the world now it’s up to you to explore them.
1. New York City, USA
New York City is hands-down the best all-round shopping destination in the world. You can find every major fashion and retail outlet in NYC, along with thousands of boutique, vintage and hard-to-find shops that simply do not exist anywhere else. There are malls like Time Warner Centre, boutiques in SoHo, high-end brands on Fifth Avenue, pop-up shops in Bryant Park and Union Square, and flea markets in Brooklyn. You just need to get over there and start shopping! Also known as the Big Apple, this city never sleeps, so even at odd times, you are sure to get yourself some of the best of the best all throughout your stay.
2. Paris, France
Paris is the world’s fashion capital, for a good reason. With a focus on designer labels, the city is home to high-end fashion labels such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Yves Saint Laurent. Paris’ Golden Triangle. If you’re looking to save a Euro or two, head to Paris in January or August for the biennial sales and you’re sure to nab a bargain. Parisians are known to be one of the most stylish people in the worlds so you are getting nothing but the very best fashion items you can ever think of.
3. Milan, Italy
Italians are serious about style and their shopping capital, Milan, is one of the most fashionable cities in the world. Home to luxury fashion houses like Prada, Valentino, Armani, Versace, Dolce & Gabana and much more, the main shopping area is known as the Fashion Quadrangle. But Milan isn’t only about the price tags. The city also boasts wonderful Christmas markets, bazaars and excellent sales during January-February and July-September. Italy is one destination that can give you a lot of inspiration on how to look even when you are about shopping as their long age buildings are really designed artistically.
4. London, United Kingdom
Let’s be honest. London is one of the best cities in the world and has some of the best famous department stores such as John Lewis and bargain fashion like Topshop to elegant Regent Street’s mid-priced fashion outlets; to Bond Street and Mayfair, with big names like Burberry and Tiffany & Co to Carnaby Street’s independent brands; to Camden’s set of alternative fashion shops and Notting-Hill’s vintage and antique offerings, London is a shopper’s paradise. You want a very cool cozy environment where you intend to have some sort of relaxation while you are having your shopping then London is your best bet.
5. Hong Kong, China
Bargain hunters and high-end fashion lovers, Hong Kong is your city. Millions of people around Asia and the world flock to this tiny island every year to pick up a great deal or find something unique. Fantastic markets such as Jade Market, Temple Street Night Market and the Ladies Market are renowned, Kowloon’s Nathan Road is a major retail strip with everything from massive department stores to local goods, and Times Square is a must-see. Many people also travel to Hong Kong to have clothes specially made, and there are many quality tailors throughout the city.
6. Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is the other top shopping city in Asia. Over the years, Bangkok has become home to innumerable shopping complexes and rambling markets, and the vibrant south-east Asian city has everything you might want. The largest and most well-known department store, MBK, boasts more than 2,000 stores with a huge variety of products and price points. Chinatown is also a must, with super cheap goods and a much more traditional feel. The sixth-largest mall in the world, aptly named Central World, is a must for international-branded clothes and sportswear and Chatuchuck Market is one of the biggest markets in the world, with more than 15,000 booths divided into 27 sections. And, like Hong Kong, there are many quality tailors available for the savvy shopper who knows what they want.
7. Los Angeles, USA
And lastly, there’s Los Angeles. Head to The Grove for a shopping treat, as you explore the city’s outdoor shopping complex. Designed to look like a small town, it’s a friendly place to find some amazing fashion and specialty stores. Rodeo Drive, of course, is one of the most famous streets in the world and, while you’re not celebrity spotting, you might also fancy a spot of high-end fashion shopping. Armani, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior and others grace this elegant street. If you’re looking for a more relaxed market atmosphere, the Farmers’ Market is an incredible place to give your taste buds a treat, or if you need to sate your celebrity curiosity a little further, try the fashion strip on Melrose Avenue.