People have many objectives for traveling. Be it food, natural landscapes, cityscapes and/or experiences, etc. And then there are some who travel for to find the best shopping spots around the world. If you are one of those, read on!
New York – The Big Apple
New York City has made it to the top of the list and for good reason. The city is famous for its department stores, boutique shops, high-fashion and outlet centers. Fifth Avenue is famous for keeping pace with the latest happenings in the market and is also home for 24-hour flagship Apple Store.
Tokyo – The Fashion Capital in the Eastern Hemisphere
Tokyo is synonymous with high energy shopping, especially the Shinjuku neighborhood. If you are a fashionista, Takeshita Dori in Harajuku is the place for you to visit to see kitschy statement pieces and fantastical clothing.
Moscow – The Shopping Mecca
If you haven’t been to Moscow, it would be surprising to know that Russia’s capital is the fashion mecca and filled with expensive and glamorous boutiques that sells everything between haute couture to Soviet vintage clothing.
Paris – The Fashion Capital of the World
Paris is embedded with everything from flea markets and high-fashion stores and everything in between. Champs-Elysees is a do-not-miss shopping street in the City of Lights because the street lined with every high-end fashion you cannot even think of.
Dubai – The City of Gold
The Dubai literally holds the Dubai Shopping Festivals annually during the month of January. The 25th edition of the famed festivity will come to a close on the 2nd of February. The Dubai Mall is the World’s Largest Shopping Mall, in terms of square feet, with 1200 retail outlets, 160 F&B outlets and even a indoor ski resort.
Milan – The Quadrilateral of Fashion
When you think of Milan, what are the first things that come into your mind? If you are a fashionista, it would be Versace, Armani and Missoni — all the world-famous Italian designers have flagship stores in Milan. One of the oldest shopping malls in the World is situated in Milan, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and is home to brands such as Prada, Louis Vuitton and Gucci.
Hong Kong – Paris of the East
Hong Kong has a history and heritage of being a cross-roads of international trade, and so is it any surprise that this city is on the list. Going with the present times, Hong Kong offers everything from plush malls and classy boutiques to funky markets and eclectic stores.
Vienna – The City of Dreams
Vienna was home to Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud, which is where the city gets its name from. This romantic European city on the banks of Danube boasts loads of charm for the shopper in you. The city is filled with pedestrian friendly zones with shops that sell luxurious goods, works of art and antiques.
London – High-end and Royal Shopping Experience
Looking for High-end luxurious brands and a regal shopping experience? Head to Bond Street, the historic shopping of London’s West End, which has been the go-to for Londoners since the 18th Century. Mulberry and Burberry have their flagship stores here while also housing world’s finest art and antique stores, fashion boutiques, and, especially, up-market jewelers such as Cartier, Tiffany, Asprey, etc.
Los Angeles – City of Angels
LA’s Rodeo Drive is arguably the most expensive 3 blocks of retail outlets in the world. This is where the stars from Hollywood go shopping and with stores like Coco Chanel, Cartier and Yves Saint Laurent…. do you need any other reason come to LA?