Fashion is a cosmopolitan industry. It changes with topography and time. While there are many influential cities in fashion, some are breaking cultural barriers and notions. In a few years, we may see unthinkable places putting up fashion stores and getting recognition.
7 Stylish Cities every Fashion lover should visit
The land of Royals, London, has made a name for itself in fashion. The UK capital has some well-known fashion designers such as Burberry, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Craig Green, and others that have started their fashion designing business from London city. The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world’s leading museum holding many of the UK’s national collections in fashion, textiles, Asian art and design, jewelry, glass, etc.
Don’t miss the world-famous Harrods for luxury products in fashion. Portobello Road is one of the world’s largest antique markets, and Oxford Street has over 300 fashion stores, including Selfridges, to shop your heart out. Nail paint lovers can get the best brands of gel nail kit. London is one of the best world’s fashion
Paris has been the prime influencer in the fashion world for several years. It remains the foremost destination for style-savvy travelers. The Museum of Fashion and Textiles (Musée de la Mode et du Textile) in the Louvre showcases the costume history from the French Regency to the present.
Late September and early October are when the French capital Paris attracts you to must-visit Paris Fashion Week. During this time, well-known Parisian brands like Chanel, Christian Dior, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent put up the bulk of their products from luxury handbags, shoes, fragrances, accessories, ready-to-wear. Printemps and Galeries Lafayette are upmarket French department stores housing renowned fashion labels. The 17th-century architecture of Château de Versailles is gorgeous, and the vintage Hermes scarves, wine, and baguettes complete your fashion trip.
4. New York
New York is a big, bright, vibrant city and fashion lovers’ destination for brands the world looks up to. Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Betsey Johnson are NY-born fashion labels. Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade are headquartered here. New York is the host to over 75 fashion weeks, and trade shows each year.
Fifth Avenue is New York’s best shopping address. Brooklyn is the place to shop for vintage goods, and SoHo presents world-class designer stores and independent boutiques. New York is famous for hip-hop street style fashion. Visit museums and The Costume Institute that showcases seven centuries of fashion and accessories for men, women, and children.
The International Fashion Week, Dubai in November 2021 superbly reflects Dubai’s fast-growing status as an international hub for fashion and retail experience. The Dubai Mall is the largest in the world for shopping, leisure, and entertainment. BurJuman is one of the oldest malls in Dubai, with a mix of luxury and fashion stores. Dubai city is brimming with budding fashion designers who bring innovative fashion trends for the globetrotter.
Don’t miss a tour of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building with a breath-taking 360-degree view of Dubai on the observation deck.
Tokyo is growing in cult and street fashion. It is home to the youthful luxury fashion label Comme des Garçons (apparel, hoodies, T-shirts). Harajuku houses diverse boutiques in colorful streetwear and youth fashion. Shibuya Neighborhood is a popular shopping and entertainment area to buy “kimono” and high-end luxury brands for your wardrobe and people-watching.
The pulsating nightlife bars and clubs position Tokyo as a shopper’s paradise. Giant video screens, neon advertisements make Tokyo a famous shopping street.