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Shopping in Spain: Clothes and complements

fuencarral market

Spain is a homeland of INDITEX – one of the biggest cloth companies in the world. It consists of brands like: ZARA, Pull and Beer, Massimo Dutti, Oysho, Bershka, Stradivarius or ZARA HOME. Even thought you can find these shops all around the world – in 74 countries, the prices in Spain are a little bit lower than in the other countries. During the sales time the prices fall and are very  very attractive. You can find these shops in every commercial center or main street of bigger city.

So, if you want to buy something more extraordinary, you should go to Desigual. In this shop prices are higher, but the clothes are not usual. If you like very colorful clothes in an ethnical style and you want to stay out in the crowd this is the shop for you. It offers collection to women, mem and children.

If you look for something really smart and elegant, you should go to the one of the most expensive places in Madrid – Serrano Street, which is situated in the center of Madrid, close to Plaza Colón and Goya Street in the district of Salamanca. There you can find shops from the best designers: Prada, Louis Vouitton, Manolo Blahnik, Gucci, Cartier or Chanel. This is the most elagant district of the capital, with the best shops and the highest prices.


If you would like to buy some unique and extraordinary cloths the best direction in Madrid is to go to Malasana and Chueca. This two parts of Madrid are famous from their alternative spirit. There you will find the famous Mercado de Fuencarral which is place with a lot of interesting shop. Apart from it, there are many small shops of still unknown designer, vintage shops, shops which offer clothes made to messure and small boutiques…

When we talk about fashion in Spain, we can omit mentioning the elegance of Spanish men. Their clothes come from the best designers, very often they wear suit or elegant shirt and shiny shoes. They look smart everyday, no matter how hot it is. So, if you are a man and you visit Spain, you should invest in buying moccasins the typical Spanish shoes, made from leather which will make you look more handsome 🙂

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