Luxury Shopping Around the World
So you’ve decided you’ve had enough of those winter blues and it’s time to take a luxury trip across the world. But where will you go?
Here at Vertis Aviation, we’ve collated a list of the top luxury shopping locations around the world. Whether you want to relax and unwind or you need a bit of retail therapy, These luxury locations will cover all your needs.
As one of the world’s fashion capitals, Milan is home to some of Italy’s most renowned designer brands as well as a wealth of independent boutiques and international stores.
Via Montenapoleone is an essential destination for luxury shopping in Milan. Many big designer brands, from Gucci to Prada to Valentino can be found on what is considered the key shopping street in Milan. Offering the latest ready-to-wear trends and designer clothes, it is also a top location for some of the best Italian leather products. Via Montenapoleone is an irresistible place to indulge in some luxury leather accessories from world class Italian designers.
Corso Venezia is one of Milan’s most exclusive and elegant avenues. Alongside beautiful palaces, gardens and parks, the street is also home to Italian fashion and international luxury brands. With brands such as Henry Cotton’s, Burberry and Stone Island, the street is a must visit for anyone wishing to invest in practical yet stylish clothing this Winter.
Part of the charm of the exclusive shopping experience in Amsterdam is the lovely neighbourhoods you’ll discover along the way. While a couple of high-end department stores are right in the centre, you’ll often need to wander past the tourist hotspots to discover amazing shops tucked in between more residential streets.
Named after the 17th-century poet and playwright Pieter Cornelisz Hooft, the P.C Hoodtstraat has been an exclusive shopping destination since the 1970s. This street is one of the first stops for big-name designers like Hugo Boss, D&G, Ralph Lauren, Hermes, Gucci and more, alongside high-end jewellers.
Once you’ve finished exploring P.C. Hooftstraat, you can wander over to the Van Baerlestraat. Here, there are a number of renowned Dutch fashion designers like Pauw, The People of the Labyrinths and Fred de la Bretoniere which is known for its elegant boots and handbags.
From the Van Baerlestraat, head deeper into Amsterdam down the lovely Willemsparkweg. There, you can visit Edha Interieur who offer a wide range of distinctive, beautiful and exclusive furniture and lighting. The Willemsparkweg also has a variety of tempting cafes and restaurants if you want to have a spot of lunch and rest your feet.
As a major haute couture destination, there’s no better place to do your luxury shopping. Whether you’re more of a classic Chanel and Louis Vuitton lover or you’re looking for more cutting-edge, young brands, designer shopping in Paris is beyond compare.
Avenue Montaigne is considered one of the best fashion streets in the world. This particular area of Paris is famous for its wide range of top-class luxury stores. You can find Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton.
Le Marais is possibly the trendiest district and is one of the oldest and most inspiring in the whole of Paris. Le Marais is one of the popular shopping areas in Paris due to the wide variety of fashion and interior design stores situated there. Some of the trendiest and most inspiring designers include Merci, Isabel Marant and Florian Denicourt.
The world’s top designers and fashion houses have staked their claims to the City’s most luxurious stretches, particularly along Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue and 57th Street and more recently downtown, in SoHo and Nolita. New York has the world’s largest Dolce & Gabbana outlet and the original Tory Burch store.
New York’s vintage shops may cache one of a kind, thrifty finds, and its iconic department stores remain amazing. Its luxury brands truly offer a shopping experience like no other.
In Miami, shopping is a sport, which makes it a perfect place to do your luxury shopping as a lot of high-end brands offer the ultimate five-star treatment! If you want to pay to play in the big leagues, then shopping in Miami is the city for you.
Developer Stanley Whitman opened Florida’s first high-end shopping centre in 1965 and the Bal Harbour Shops have been one of the country’s leading luxury retail centres ever since. It’s also one of the exclusive spots that many famous European brands chose to open their first stores outside of New York. The current store names include the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Prada and Versace.
The Design District has become a glamorous international luxury shopping destination in just a few short years. The Design District is a work in progress but don’t let that stop you from shopping some of the world’s most desired luxury brands. The high-end fashion brands are flocking to the area for its innovative art, design and construction. Today, you can find stores like Marni, Cartier, Dior Homme and Prada. Around 100 new stores have plans to open over the next two years.
Whatever you’re looking for this winter, London is packed with luxury shops just waiting to be explored. Work your way through large designer shops and department stores, explore exclusive shopping streets and wander around world-famous jewellery shops.
Harrods was established in 1849 as a humble grocery store. Today, Harrods has seven floors and 330 departments dedicated to the most luxurious products in food, fashion, homeware and technology. It has something for everyone, including you!
London’s famous Bond Street is revered throughout the world for its wealth of elegant stores, exclusive brands, designer fashion, luxury goods, fine jewels, art and antiques. Bond Street is in the heart of historic Mayfair, in London’s popular West End, it has become a haven for gracious living. Home of some of the world’s most prestigious retailers including Burberry, Chanel, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren, Bond Street offers an unrivalled mix of history, traditional elegance and modern luxury.
The Village at Westfield London offers over 40 luxury brands, from Louis Vuitton to Prada and Mulberry, all under one roof. The environment is visually stimulating and makes The Village a stylish shopping experience for luxury lovers like yourself! Service is paramount at The Village, with a dedicated multi-lingual team ready to meet your needs. Services include personal chauffeurs, hands-free shopping and valet parking.
These are just a few places you can get to with Vertis Aviation that we think are perfect for luxury shopping. Ditch that winter depression and spice things up in one of these locations!
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