Lisbon is famous for its fantastic shopping opportunities. The city centre is host to an array of different shops, from low-cost clothing options to vintage shops, but better known are Lisbon’s designer boutiques. But begin your holiday first by finding a great Lisbon apartment.
The city is renowned for offering tourists streets of globally-recognised designer labels. Travellers can find this high-end shopping experience scattered throughout the city, but in particular Avenida Da Liberdade offers tourists Louis Vuitton, Dolce and Gabbana, Armani, Escada and Prada. Alternatively, Rua Garrett offers Hugo Boss and Hermes as well as many more.
Designer Ana Salazar
While this fantastic European city offers globally recognised designer labels, it also offers designer creations from traditional Portuguese designers such as Ana Salazar, who is one of Portugal’s leading designers creating elegant and stylish designs for both men and women. Salazar has three boutiques in Lisbon including a shop on Rua do Carmo that offers tourists the opportunity to purchase one of her famous original designs.
Other designer shops within the city’s centre can be found in Bairro Alto’s Rua Do Norte, this area of the city offers tourists high quality alternative pieces, for example Sneakers Delight offers an array of colourful sneakers which cannot be purchased in any other city. Lisbon has nothing to envy Milan when it comes to designer labels it seems.
More impressive however are the traditional shops located around the city centre which offer unique and specialist items which you would not be able to find anywhere else. In particular Lisbon’s Chapelaria Azevedo Rua was founded over 120 years ago and continues to produce some of the finest manufactured hats. Tourists can personalise and treasure these classic items as they will quickly become an invest. Travellers can also enjoy purchasing a pair of gloves created by the established Luvaria Ulissess Company. Located on Rua do Carmo Luvaria Ulissess was founded in 1925 and remains a leading Portuguese glove designer.
There is no doubt that Lisbon is a shopper’s dream. The city centre hosts a variety of different shops, from globally-renowned designers to local, traditional companies offering quality products which cannot be found elsewhere. There are very few other cities in the world that compare favourably to Lisbon’s eclectic assortment of shops.