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Hendrick’s will be opening a temporary “Pop-up Store” in Madrid

Hendrick’s will be opening a temporary “Pop-up Store” in Madrid

Are you one of those that really likes Hendrick’s? Do you drool every time you think of the delicious cocktail made from this sweet liqueur finished off with a wedge of cucumber? Regardless of the answer, the one thing that is certain is that Hendrick’s has a large number of followers who adore this unusual gin that will be arriving in Madrid on the 13th of December to open a bar or “Pop up Store”. This store will be open for a short time only, until the 23rd of December to be more precise, 11 days following it being opened. 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 ...

Shopping in Buenos Aires

Shopping in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the most cosmopolitan capital in South America, given that there has been a constant flow of European immigration throughout history, their idiosyncrasy thus owed to the Spanish, Italians, Germans, and a combination of other nationalities. Shopping in Buenos Aires is very attractive and all kinds of exclusive brands and surprising antiquities, as well as woollen and leather articles on their streets and markets are on offer. Prices vary making shopping for all kinds of bags perfect, and what you find will depend on what street you wander down. more ...

Milan brands: Campari, Ramazzotti and Amaretto Disaronno

Milan brands: Campari, Ramazzotti and Amaretto Disaronno

In the world of liqueurs, if there is one country that stands out amongst the rest then it is Italy. In general, out of all those countries that have brought a little elegance and distinction, this country has made the biggest contribution with their undisputable inventiveness and competitiveness. Many of the liqueurs that we drink on a regular basis today originate from Italy and of course Milan, where 3 of the most well-known and traditional Italian drinks and brands were born. We are referring to Campari, Ramazzotti and Amareto Disaronno. more ...

5 British gift ideas

5 British gift ideas

Are you lucky enough to be in London this Christmas? Would you like to to take something back for your loved ones and looking for some ideas? Well, you’ve come to the right place because here are so fabulous British gift ideas, just guaranteed to please. Whether you’re looking for some festive food, some typical British sweet treats, or something a bit more ´up market` we’ve got just the thing for you so you have no excuse whatsoever to return from your holidays empty handed, or with the habitual pair of Christmas socks donning Rudolph the red nose reindeer (shameful, truly)… So, check out our following suggestions which may be of interest to you; more ...

Seville brands: La Cartuja and Asunción Peña

Seville brands: La Cartuja and Asunción Peña

Seville is not just about parties, drinking, and tapas. Seville has generated a solid base of culture associated with Andalusia that goes beyond this superficial and party image that the Andalusians have in general. This verifiable fact is demonstrated in the various brands that have been born and spread around Seville, whether its promoting the typical image of Andalusia and maybe something really kitsch, or alternatively manufacturing quality products that have a place in the most elite markets for their beauty, distinction, and of course their quality. In our previous post about brands in Andalusia, we mentioned some brands that are dedicated to quality material and to producing an unrivalled product in all of the peninsula, on par with famous brands amongst young and modern ones such as Camper. more ...

Shopping on the Costa Brava

Shopping on the Costa Brava

The Costa Brava comprises a large variety of inner and coastal towns and regions with an interesting cultural and gastronomic inheritance fruit of the wealth of its land and seas. On this strip of Catalan coast you can always find all kinds of shops and markets where you can buy all types of articles and products from leather goods, and food to clothes and jewellery. 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 ...

Major shopping deals on Black Friday in New York – Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Shopping

Major shopping deals on Black Friday in New York – Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Shopping

New York will be celebrating Black Friday to kick off the Thanksgiving shopping Holiday Weekend, which comprises stores offering major sales to lure lucky shoppers in the Big Apple this season. This special shopping holiday will be taking place the day after the American Thanksgiving celebration, the 26th of November to be more precise, and shopping fanatics in this exciting city can enjoy some great deals in what has been dubbed one of the busiest retail shopping days of the year. 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 ...

Our top 3 vintage shops in Berlin

Our top 3 vintage shops in Berlin

Vintage is in, and before the new trends made their way onto the market, for many it was merely a case of looking back and reusing, and reinterpreting fashion from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Thanks to the initiative of vintage fans this trend has found a slot on the most commercial markets in the most modern cities of the moment. more ...

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