Fashion is an art form that is influenced by everywhere in the world. For fashionistas, this makes traveling even more enjoyable. Traveling and shopping go hand-in-hand, but knowing where to go, especially for fashion inspiration, is difficult. So, here are some places every fashionista should visit.
Everybody has heard of Paris Fashion Week and that is exactly why Paris is at the top of the list of places that every fashionista should go. Paris has also given the world so many luxury brands, so where better to go before high end fashion than Paris? Those who love French brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, and Dior will adore Paris. But the city has much more to offer than just good shops. Its atmosphere and architecture is absolutely breathtaking. So inspiration for your next outfit is everywhere to be found. From the streets to the high rise buildings, Paris is both chic and comfortable.
This city is for the fashionista who loves history. London has been a place known for innovative fashion since Victorian times. Queen Victoria influenced fashion all around the world during her majesty’s reign In London, there are loads of museums to visit that show the exquisite gowns worn by royals through the years. If you are looking for something more modern to shop for, London is the place to go to for a good coat. London’s weather is always chilly, so the city is bound to have some of the best coat-makers in the world. London was also the capital for punk rock music in the 70s, meaning that it’s bound to have some grungy fashion inspiration as well. If you’re looking for structured and essential clothing pieces, London is the place to go.
Milan is known for its shopping district that has a great mix of high-end and affordable shops. The streetwear in Milan is unlike anywhere else in the world. Milan is actually influenced by other EUropean cities but brings its own twist with world renowned brands like Dolce and Gabbana, Prada, Gucci, and Valentino. Any fashionista looking for a good handbag will go to Milan. Luxurious handbags are found in every shop and on every street corner. So, if you’re looking for clothes that are a mixture of class and practicality, then go shopping in Milan.
The home of another iconic fashion week, New York, is a dream for fashionistas who love style with a bit of an edge. New York fashion is forward-thinking and exciting all year round, with designers like Calvin Klein and Michael Kors influencing every season. Tourists who come to New York for shopping tend to stick to Fifth Avenue, but shops with great prices are all around New York – you just have to look for them. New York also offers over 5 000 showrooms with clothes of every style, color, and cut you can think of. So, if you want statement pieces and edgy looks, hop on a plane to New York.
With all this traveling it’s easy to forget about the lovely fashions offered right at your doorstep. So don’t forget to find inspiration from your very own hometown because good fashion can be found anywhere. Once you’re done looking at home, these other cities are great destinations for a fashion-lover.