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Brands of Barcelona: Desigual and Custo Barcelona

Brands of Barcelona: Desigual and Custo Barcelona

We've talked before about unique brands that have emerged in cities such as Barcelona, London, etc. The Catalan capital is characterized by a very active creative fertility and as such it deserves more space in our blog on brands, what make us re-direct our attention to Barcelona in order to talk about two very well-known fashion brands that have catapulted the fashion scene in this city; they are Custo Barcelona and Desigual. more ...

Christmas markets in Barcelona 2015

Christmas markets in Barcelona 2015

At Christmas there are many things to do in Barcelona. Make sure that you go for a wander through the colourful and bustling Christmas markets in Barcelona where you can find some original gift ideas or get what you need to eat or decorate the house... more ...

The Shopping Night Barcelona 2012

The Shopping Night Barcelona 2012

During Barcelona Shopping Night 2012, all the shops on the Passeig de Gràcia, one of the city’s swankiest shopping streets, will be open until 1 am; giving you the chance to browse to your heart’s content and do your bit for the Spanish economy. After its success in the past two years, 2012 will be the Barcelona Shopping Night’s third edition. more ...

Vintage shops in Barcelona

Vintage shops in Barcelona

We all know vintage is cool. Whether your clothes are actually from the sixties or not, it’s all about creating timeless looks that feature a mix of styles, fabrics and decades. Barcelona, indisputably, is also cool. Ergo, in Barcelona, vintage shops come ten a penny (although the clothes might cost a little more than that). Here’s our guide. more ...

The best shopping outlets in Barcelona

The best shopping outlets in Barcelona

In times of crisis, we have to tighten our belts a little and change our shopping habits in line what we can afford. However, that doesn’t mean that we have to completely forget about shopping for new clothes. There are many outlets in Barcelona where you can find clothes from last season, as well as stock and samples at scandalously low prices. more ...

Markets in Barcelona, beyond the famous Boqueria Market

Markets in Barcelona, beyond the famous Boqueria Market

One of the main things that tourists look for when they come to Barcelona is the Boqueria Market, famous for its polychromatic range of colours distributed throughout its multiple fruit and vegetable stalls, as well as for the freshness of the products on sale, whether it’s meat, fish, fruit juices, or nuts etc. However, the variety of the markets in Barcelona is not limited to just this one. There are other very popular markets in Barcelona that tourists don’t know about. Thus, here is a little guide of the best markets in Barcelona. more ...

Barcelona Fashion White Night until midnight on the 2nd of December

Barcelona Fashion White Night until midnight on the 2nd of December

As mentioned previously, Barcelona wanted to celebrate its own Fashion Night Out thus, the first Barcelona Fashion White Night has been organised. The event was initially organised to be held on the 4th of November on Barcelona’s major high street, however given that Christmas is fast approaching it was decided that the date be moved to the beginning of the festive season. more ...

Fancy dress shops for Halloween in Barcelona

Fancy dress shops for Halloween in Barcelona

Halloween is just around the corner, and it is a holiday that is celebrated on the 31st of October all over the world whether you call it the “Day of the Dead” in South America or “All Saints Day” in Spain. The internationalisation of the American culture has led to the expansion of their traditions of this event, thus today many countries celebrate Halloween as if we were in the United States as well. more ...

Shopping Night Out in Barcelona: shops open all night on the 4th of November

Shopping Night Out in Barcelona: shops open all night on the 4th of November

For those of you who just couldn’t get enough of Fashion’s Night Out last month celebrated in Madrid, we bring you good tidings! Because, Shopping Night Out will be taking place in Barcelona on the 4th of November, or what is their version of the Fashion’s Night Out that is being celebrated in cities all over the world such as Madrid, London, and New York, promoted by Vogue magazine. more ...

Special edition of Munich for the Sitges International Fantasy Film Festival

Special edition of Munich for the Sitges International Fantasy Film Festival

Do you remember our first edition of Brands of…..? We talked about brands in Barcelona and we mentioned two popular brands of shoes in this exciting city, Munichs and Maians. The first brand will be holding a special event in honour of the Sitges International Fantasy Film Festival and will be kicking off on the 7th of October and not only collaborating and sponsoring the event, but celebrating with a special edition. more ...

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