Barcelona has developed its own style becoming the fourth most creative city in the world. It is the city of design and creativity, a reference in architecture, culture and fashion. The Museum of Design DHUB was inaugurated this year near the refurbished “Mercat dels Encants” flee market. But, in this post, we will focus on Barcelona fashion.

Barcelona a wonderful city for fashion shopping

Barcelona a wonderful city for fashion shopping

Brands as Armand Basi, Custo, Sita Murt or Pertegaz have Catalan origins. Famous Catalan designers collaborated in international fashion shows such as Paris Fashion Week, for example: Josep Abril, Txell Miras or Silvia Presas. Barcelona has hosted several important fashion appointments as Bridal Week, the 080 Fashion, Bread & Butter or The Brandery.

The leading appointments in 2015 are:

080 Barcelona Fashion (2nd – 5th February)

Bridal Week with his famous Gaudí Novias Fashion Show (5th – 8th May)

Denim by Première Vision (27th – 28th May and 18th – 19th November)

Novice local designers have their retail shops at the trendy neighbourhoods of El Born, and recently El Raval.

An example of new fashion ateliers in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona

An example of new fashion ateliers in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona

There you will enjoy the bohemian atmosphere of artists with a needle, painters, musicians and places to taste avant-garde cuisine. For lovers of haute-couture brands, your neighbourhood is the Eixample, don’t miss the boulevards as Passeig de Gràcia, Rambla de Catalunya and Avinguda Diagonal.

Barcelona encourages local and sustainable fashion. Initiatives such as “Associació Moda Sostenible Barcelona” strengthen sustainable fashion in Barcelona. Check out their designers and retailers.

Ask us for a Shopping Tour to visit all these fashion places. A “tailored tour” will be designed for you, with a specialized guide and in any language you like. Book it now and enjoy Winter Sales in January and February.

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