If you are interested in traveling and fashion, then merely wandering around fashionable cities will spark a new style in you and inspire new creative ideas. Here are 5 of the most fashionable cities in the world, which each have their own distinctive characteristics that will seriously upgrade your wardrobe and put a dent in your wallet.
New York City
There truly is nothing like New York City in so many respects. And that’s exactly why it was named the top fashion capital globally in 2014. It is the epitome of everything to do with fashion, from street vendors to Fashion Week, which is the absolute biggest fashion event in history, it will surely satisfy your fashion cravings. Some of the major destinations in New York City include Barneys, Bloomingdales, Soho with both upscale designers and more affordable street fashion, Madison avenue with many high-end small boutiques, and Williamsburg full of local vintage shops.
London lost its spot in first place for the ultimate fashion capital to New York. It was the Top Fashion Capital, holding this place for many years, mainly due to Kate Moss being from London. However, it still reigns in fashion with the most popular shopping destinations such as Camden Markets, Brick Lane Market, Harrods, Oxford Street, King’s Road and Bond Street, all of these shopping areas with both popular designers and local unique boutiques.
Tokyo fashion is a place where every style meets. Its culture, as well as it’s subculture is mind-blowing and it is among the most incredible places for fashion in the entire world, mainly in regard to its street style and Kawaii culture. All of the higher end fashion shops of Tokyo are located in Shibuya, the vintage haven in Koenji, the high fashion stores in Aoyama, and Shimokitazawa also has super cool vintage items.
Paris is the founder of haute couture. This city is where the effortlessly chic look, the quality fabrics, and the Breton stripe. Paris streets are filled with one-of-a-kind vintage shops and allows shoppers to feel the fashion history all throughout. Some of the major shopping spots in Paris include Saint Honore, Marais, Avenue Montaigne, Champs-Elysées, Rue de la Paix and Saint Germain des Prés.
Milan without a doubt is a place where haute couture has no shortage. Fashion makes it from the catwalks to clothing racks in just a few weeks. Different from many fashionable cities, the boutiques of Milan are all found in one square, the Quadrilatero d’Oro which is Italian for golden rectangle. How fitting.