Shopping in Europe, The Fashion Hub


Shopping in Europe, The Fashion Hub

Spring is believed to be the shopping season, when everyone starts to prepare for upcoming summers, retailers fill up their rows with new stock, put the winter stock on sale, shoppers brushing off their winter laziness ready to stroll those busy high streets. All sorts of major shopping activity happens during these months. Europe is the fashion capital of the world, many big names of the fashion industry have their roots in Europe including Dior, Versace, Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton etc. European people in general are envied for their dressing taste globally, so even though all the big brands have their retail shops all over the world, people still like to travel to Europe just to get a hint of what’s popular on European streets. Following are the most prominent of them all:


London: Well, this one should be obvious, London not only offers up to par shopping streets like Oxford Street with Self Ridges and many other big boutiques, Knights Bridge with Harrods and Harvey Nichols and Regent Street with mid-priced fashion stores, but also its Street Markets and shopping malls are a delightful experience in their own. Most famous among them are Westfield (White city) which used to be largest urban shopping centre in Europe, until the new Westfield opened just outside the Olympic park. This is now the new terminal for shopaholics since it opened in 2012, housing everything from big brands to mid-range shops also very awesome cafes and restaurants. It also boasts a gallery where you can eat sitting by the great view over the Olympic Park. Checkout this chic 2 bedroom apartment in regent Park area the ideal location for exploring London’s principal destinations for your stay while you shop around the town.

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Milan: Another discernible choice of fashionistas; also known as the ‘Fashion Capital’ of the world. Milan is home to many Big names in Design including Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Versace, Prada etc. Most famous shopping places include Piazza del Duomo, Corso Buenos Aires the biggest shopping street in Europe and one of the leading shopping districts in the world Quadrilatero della Moda, also ranked as the sixth most expensive shopping streets in the world.


Paris: Internationally known as ‘Capital of Style’. Many significant names in fashion like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior and YSL have their origins in Paris. Triangle d’Or is the place where you’ll find all these big names along with many others. Other famous shopping centres are Printemps and Galeries Lafayette. Let alone shopping, people come here just to take in the beauty and grandeur of these Malls. Boulevard Saint Germain is another favorite shopping street of casual shoppers. Checkout this elegant apartment located in the heart of a bustling district, between Boulevard Saint-Michel and the sidewalks of Boulevard Saint Germain.


Copenhagen: The Fashion week of Copenhagen has given this city a reputation in fashion which doesn’t stand behind any other big fashion centers like Paris or London. You’ll find all the latest style and trendy boutiques in Strøget street; the longest pedestrian street in Europe. The Malls include ILLUM, Magasin du Nord and Field’s which is the largest shopping and entertainment centre in Scandinavia.


Barcelona: A very unique experience in shopping where people not only embrace the high fashion wear but also take pride in their local Spanish designs as well. The most famous 5 km shopping street stretches from Ramblas, Plaça de Catalunya, Passeig de Gràcia, up to Avenue Diagonal. Everything you’re looking for you’ll find it here along with some fantastic Spanish cuisine options. Check out this Apartment Perfect for Large groups just one block from Plaza Catalunya.
Red Apple Apartments offer the best range of apartments in all of these cities providing you comfort of a home while you explore around these prestigious shopping Districts.

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