Some department stores are not only places where we can shop, but also real tourist attractions. Shopping can be combined with sightseeing, so both the fashion fan and the art lover will find something for themselves there. Which world department stores are worth considering for your next trip? We suggest you!
Macy’s – New York
Macy’s department store on the New York skyline can be seen from afar. Its large star logo towers over the roof of the building and beckons you to visit. However, the stores will not stock luxury brands. The department store targets well-known brands, such as Esprit, Guess and Calvin Klein.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II – Milan
A trip to Milan cannot be complete without a visit to this place. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is called the salon of Milan and the commercial temple of the city. The place is captivated by the architecture of Giuseppe Mengoni and the view of the cathedral and Piazza Del Duomo.
Galleria Lafayette – Paris
Paris is the capital of fashion – so it’s no surprise that the world’s most luxurious gallery is located here. The ten-story building attracts with its architecture, and the stores with clothes from top designers only encourage you to visit.
Harrods – London
Harrods department store is housed in a historic building that dates back to 1905. It is a shopping landmark of London – it houses more than 300 luxury boutiques. Interestingly, there is a specific dress code at the department store. Those wearing beach shorts, flip-flops or an Iroquois hairstyle may have trouble shopping.
KaDeWe – Berlin
KaDeWe is a luxury department store that was established in 1907 to provide quality goods to the upper class. On six floors, you’ll find boutiques of the world’s most expensive brands, stores for interior design items, and tailoring, beauty, hairdressing and bridal services. All at the highest level!
Century 21 – New York
This place is worth a visit if only for the abundance of bargain prices on world-famous brands. End-of-collections of many more expensive companies, such as Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Hanes, Helmut Lang, are sold here. You can stock up on some really bargain gems at Century 21!
Dmagazine Outlet, Via Manzoni 44 – Milan
This time a suggestion for outlet fans. This Milanese department store is like an island of treasures – you can find here practically all the world’s brands and some exclusive boutiques. The price range is quite large, but we guarantee that you will certainly find something bargain for yourself.
Fashion Museum of the City of Paris – Paris
This is a must-visit place for any fashion fan. The department store, actually a museum, houses collections from the 18th century to the present day. 100’s of thousands of clothes, accessories and add-ons can make anyone’s eyes pop.
Debenhams – London
Debenhams is a favorite shopping place for all British people. There you can buy clothes and accessories, as well as household appliances, white goods and even furniture. The history of this department store chain dates back as far as the 18th century. It can be found exclusively in the UK and Ireland.
Kookai Stock – Paris
A place on the map of Paris where you will get the most fashionable clothes from past collections at a really bargain price. Discounts go up to 70%, and the friendly and knowledgeable staff makes sure you get a quality shopping experience.
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