It’s without a doubt that Paris is number one on our list, everyone who knows and loves Paris will always associate it with luxury. The beautiful city is home to the Eiffel Tower, fine dining and of course Paris fashion week. For those inspired by Parisian chic, Paris is one of the greatest cities when it comes to luxury shopping. With so many brands such as Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors and Chanel available in the French capital, you are absolutely spoilt for choice.
The West End of London is known as a historic area, but with Mayfair, St James’s and Piccadilly the West End has become the most luxurious part of the city. The area has over two thirds of the top 100 celebrated luxury brands, eighteen luxury five star hotels and 23 Michelin star restaurants with 31 stars awarded between them. As well as this the West End of London also offers an exclusive experience of fashion lovers, with over 300 shops Oxford street is Europe’s busiest shopping street. Once a year models from all over the world get together for a London Fashion Week, a vibrant celebration of fashion.
Located in the extravagant United Arab Emirates, Dubai is easily one of the best places to visit, the luxurious city is full of enormous shopping centres and tall buildings. The city that was once just desert has become a luxury tourist attraction where people live and visit. The shopping centre in Dubai itself is a tourist attraction, as well as brands to shop in, the mall is famous for holding fashion shows, music concerts and movie premiers.
The Burj Khalifa is known as the worlds tallest building and it also happens to be in the city, as well as the glamorous side of Dubai there is also cultural places to visit and this is very apparent as you will see typical Arabian culture.
The Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur is a perfect place to visit for the 21st century fashionista. With luxurious shopping malls such as the Pavilion KL that house international brands such as Jimmy Choo, Yves Saint Laurent and Diane Von Fürstenberg Kuala Lumpur provides such a great shopping experience. At night the city becomes vibrant and lively with countless bars, pubs and clubs as well as the exclusive rooftop establishments in elegant five-star hotels. It’s without a doubt safe to say that there is no shortage of things to do in Kuala Lumpar.
Berlin is a go to place for a luxury experiences, with high – class hotels, culinary delights and luxury shopping in the German capital. Although Berlin is rich in small designers and unique boutiques, the city’s best department stores take pride in luxury, convenience and glamour. When it comes to hotels there are plenty of options available everything from old school luxury to the new trendy hotels favoured by celebrities.
For those that don’t know Singapore was once dubbed as the most boring city in Asia, but today Singapore is a modern, thriving and well-travelled city. Renowned for its shopping malls, exquisite restaurants and outstanding beauty. For shopaholics and fashionistas Singapore should definitely be on your bucket list, with high and large shopping malls that are full of sunlight they are completely different from any other.
The Italian city of Milan has a long history with fashion and is known as one of the most important fashion capitals alongside Paris, New York and London. Quadrilatero della Moda, Corso Como and The Brera District have repeatedly been described as the best luxury shopping destinations in Milan, with stores by different Italian designers such as Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, Valentino and Versace. With each street offering different types of luxury, there’s something for everyone.
Central, one the most famous shopping centres in the city is among Hong Kong’s business district. As well as smaller market boutique shops there is an impressive number of designer boutiques and high-end department stores such as Hugo Boss, Chanel, Calvin Klein, Cartier and Ralph Lauren. The stores are located in a series of buildings including Alexandra House, which is well known big shopping mall with all kinds of word fashion brands. Hong Kong’s food scene is even more reason to visit the city, with 61 Michelin-starred restaurants the choices are endless.
While visiting Istanbul it really is worth doing luxury shopping, fashionistas will definitely love the Turkish city for offering fine Turkish jewellery and lavish silks. Some of the top fashion houses in the world and biggest brands such as Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld and Miu Miu are represented in Istanbul’s shopping scene. As well as luxury shopping there is also the option to dine like royalty, with over a hundred 5 star restaurants you have no excuse to eat poorly on vacation.
Last but definitely not least is New York, the big apple that never sleeps. The city where people’s dreams come true New York is definitely on everyone’s wish list. The glamourous city has a global reputation of one of the best places to go shopping, from overflowing thrift shops to designer boutiques. 5th Avenue in Manhattan is considered as the best and most expensive shopping streets in the world, with designer brands such as Gucci and Juicy Couture to high street favourites like Gap and Forever 21 there’s something for every fashionista.