The smell of new clothes, the shine of the shimmer, the warmth of the soft faux-fur coat, those five-inch stilettos paired with that LBD, those studded glittery boots, that silk scarf and what not! When we talk about shopping, there is a never ending list that appears in our mind. Once you step into the realm of fashion and swear to the stores to be the first one to shop the latest collection, there’s no turning back. Once shopping becomes your BFF, you just cannot replace it something else.
Shopping is an art form of its own, where an eye for distinctive style separates the serious connoisseurs from the window shoppers. So if you’re ready to swipe your cards and splurge your money this season, we have shortlisted some of the best shopping destinations for you.
This place has some serious addiction to shopping. With a 24hour shopping facility, you can shop till you drop. Bursting with shops of a dizzying array of types and sizes, from LED-fish-scale-studded luxury department stores to towering all-nighter shopping malls to trendy street carts, this place is perfect for a shopping spree. While foreign luxury goods tend to get a hefty mark-up, local boutiques tend to be cheap and chic. Koreans come under the ‘trendsetters’ section as well, making Seoul a perfect destination for fashion lovers. Apart from being able to shop all day long, Seoul is unbeatable for good value and prices are reasonable for the latest trends in fashion as well. Those of you looking for that catwalk look and wacky styles, it is a must-visit.
When in Milan, there’s nothing else you can think about other than fashion. Being one of the fashion capitals of the world, the Italians take their style and looks very seriously. Home to many of fashion’s biggest names such as Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and Versace, it’s little wonder this beautiful city is full of glamorous locals and shops that cater to them. The interwoven pedestrian streets are lined with jewellers, boutiques and lifestyle showrooms that make for great window shopping. It is also home to one of the world’s oldest shopping mall, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, housing Prada, Louis Vuitton and Gucci. If you are a true fashion lover and want to shop in a luxurious environment, Milan is the one-stop destination.
Dream shopping destination of almost all the shoppers and fashion lovers. London city has some kind of charm in itself that it automatically attracts shopaholics worldwide. And not just charm, shopping in London is something that should be on the wishlist of every shopaholic. From Oxford Street, with famous department stores such as John Lewis and bargain fashion like Topshop; to elegant Regent Street’s mid-priced fashion outlets; to Bond Street and Mayfair, with big names like Burberry and Tiffany & Co.; to Carnaby Street’s independent brands; to Camden’s set of alternative fashion shops; and Notting Hill’s vintage and antique offerings, London is a shopper’s paradise.