20 essential fashion shops you must visit in Marbella
If you like fashion, there’s no better place to go shopping than Marbella. The city has become one of the most important shopping areas in Spain. There’s no need to travel to Rome, Paris and Madrid; in the heart of the Costa del Sol, large companies have installed their finest establishments. Moreover you can find fashion shops offering a combination of good prices and designs with any colour you want. Don’t miss these ten shopping attractions that we recommend for you to spend a day buying clothes, renewing your wardrobe.
1. Louis Vuitton
This company is one of the most prestigious, especially in the world of accessories. Louis Vuitton bags are highly-desired in the fashion world. The fabric with which they are made is masterfully bound at each seam. This exclusive luxury brand has one of its stores in Marbella. A whole range of possibilities within your reach if you want a new bag or quality suitcase for those holidays you deserve.
2. Violeta by Mango
Marbella is one of the few Spanish cities has its own Violeta by Mango shop. This new fashion line, which came out on sale last February, has been a revolution among women with larger sizes. Although it doesn’t specialise in the “plus size” market, its clothes go up to size 52. Be sure to visit this establishment for youthful designs in any size.
This Italian brand has been installed in the heart of the Costa del Sol Both men and women have a selection of luxury fashion items to choose from in this brand. But not only that. Gucci also has a line of perfumes that have had a huge impact on the market since its launch. In addition, their accessories show an example of Milanese style and design. If you come to Marbella, you should definitely visit this unique store.
If what you are looking for is teen and casual clothing at a good price, stop by Stradivarius. Their prints and short-sleeved jackets are well-known. The style of this store goes well with denim and accessories. As a result, you can also find new bracelets every week. If you want something a little cheaper, you have to stop by.
Elegance, glamour and sensuality. Those are the three characteristics that define Escada, an ideal luxury shop for evening wear. If you have an event in mind, don’t forget to visit this store. Plunging necklines, dresses that fit your figure, fabrics of the highest quality and elegant designs. If you spend a few days in Marbella, come along, buy one of their suits or dresses and try it out for the first time in one of the many parties organised in the city. You can also combine it with one of their perfumes.
If you like British style, stop by Burberry. Their square patterns have become famous worldwide. This brand has a well-known menswear lines used by many large employers. Jackets are another of the strengths of this firms which has spread worldwide. A classic design on your clothes enjoyed by thousands of consumers and which has now set up one of its stores in Marbella.
The famous Lacoste crocodile also has made its home in Marbella. A broad range of colours cover the clothing offered by this firm, which is famous in particular for its polo shirts. It is a leading brand among golf enthusiasts and a hallmark for many athletes. It is also known in the world of tennis. If need some clothing in which you can do exercise or if you just want comfortable clothes, stop by this store.
If what you need is underwear or sleepwear, come to one of the most popular lingerie firms, Oysho. Here you will find a wide range of designs ranging from children’s pyjamas to the sexiest negligees. Lace, prints and transparencies are mixed with the sobriety of black and the fun of a wide range of colours. This shop is not to be missed if you need new sleepwear.
9. Gala perfumeries
Any dress, suit or jacket absolutely needs a good perfume to go with it. In Gala perfumeries, you can find a huge range of fragrances for both men and women. Favourites for the ladies include vanilla, caramel or berries while men tend to like an essence of wood, sandalwood or lemon. Every occasion has a perfume for every season of the year. Don’t hesitate to come to this facility and enjoy the variety it offers.
10. La Cañada shopping centre
The La Cañada shopping centre offers all kinds of shops, not just clothing, but for technology, home and entertainment. If you need to renew your wardrobe but you’re not sure exactly what you want, you can get plenty of ideas in these shops. Free parking is one of the factors which make access to the shopping area easy, and you can leave the car without any problem. If you come to Marbella, this centre is essential for all your shopping needs.
The clothes shop Moss offers garments aimed at the active, modern, feminine woman. It is in Marbella old town, on the well-known Calle del Peral. It is open mornings (10.00 a.m.- 2.00 p.m.) and afternoons (5.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.). It sells a wide range of styles for any occasion, from the chicest event to a casual, hip outfit for an evening with friends. The prices are competitive and will suit any pocket. The staff at Moss Marbella are there to help you choose what’s best for you.
12. Tatin Children’s Boutique
Tatin Children’s Boutique is a passion that has become a children’s fashion shop and a meeting point for mums and all those interested in the world of little ones, which seeks to unite sophistication with casual touches and accessible trends, national and international brands and in-house design. All visitors are welcome.
13. El Corte Inglés Puerto Banús
One of the best known large departments stores in Spain, with branches all over the country. It is a fabulous shop consisting of six spacious floors with lots of parking spaces. Getting there by bus is easy, since it stops in the car park on the ground floor on the way to and from San Pedro de Alcántara, Marbella and Fuengirola, and there is a taxi rank right outside the main entrance.
- Basement 2 – offers haberdashery articles, fabrics and home furnishings.
- Basement 1 – has sports material and clothing, toys, shoe repair workshops, photocopying services, a dry cleaner, cutters, customer services, post office, garage repairs and a florist.
- Ground floor – cafes and Starbucks, perfumery and cosmetics, footwear, bags, jewellery, photography, chemist, opticians and newspapers and magazines. This is also where the Hipercor supermarket is located, offering a large area dedicated to electronics, toys, pet products, home and garden furniture, domestic appliances and clothing.
- First floor – latest men’s, women’s and children’s fashion collections, hair salon, articles for babies and a nursing room.
- Second floor – electrical appliances such as computers and televisions, as well as crockery and cutlery, articles for the home, clothing, furniture, luggage, books and stationery. The Champagne Bar, where you can enjoy some Moët Chandon and an excellent selection of gourmet sandwiches after a hard day’s shopping.
14. Ambrosia Gourmet Market
Ambrosia’s aim is to provide something from times gone by, which is why customers can taste and learn about different foods from different countries while buying products and drinks.
There are 14 different areas offering Iberian specialities such as meat, fish and baked goods. There will also be national and international delicatessens offering Japanese sushi, Thai food and Iberian ham and cheese. There is also a brewery with seating inside and outside that offers food and cocktails.
This will be a great place for meeting up with friends and enjoying shopping for food again. Events, such as show cooking, themed conferences, art exhibitions, live music, children’s activities and family events, regional produce, carefree markets and recipe competitions will be held now and again.
15. Christian Dior
This boutique designs and makes some of the most highly desired haute couture in the world, as well as ready-to-wear fashion, men’s clothing and accessories. Dior’s clothes have been used in many films.
16. Plaza del Mar Shopping Centre
If you take a walk along Marbella’s promenade, you will come across the Plaza del Mar Leisure and Shopping Centre. Beautifully designed, this centre offers good leisure and shopping facilities.
If you like taking care of yourself, the Plaza del Mar is home to one of the best gyms and wellness centres in Marbella, the O2 Centre. Here you can keep fit, take a dance class, do pilates and exercise during your holiday. To complete its personal care services, there is a hairdresser and beauty salon called Punto y Glamour.
If you want to eat out and enjoy Asian cuisine, try the Japanese restaurant Ta-Kumi or the buffet at Wong Gang. There is something for all tastes and if you prefer Spanish cuisine, Cervecería Cruz Blanca is a great option for tapas and the restaurants Casa Rentero and La Navilla are also good options.
17. The Jeans Factory Outlet
El Jeans Factory Outlet offers outlet prices all year round in on jumpers, polo shirts, vests, sandals, socks, underwear, suits, tracksuits, push-up jeans, belts, cut-offs and party dresses.
Factory Jeans is a family company with many years’ experience in the fashion industry and shops in Holland and Alicante, in addition to the shop in Marbella. It buys all its clothing directly from shops with excess stock, as well as liquidations throughout Europe, which is how its prices are so economical. All its articles are new and it receives new collections each week.
18. Jbrown Taller de Piel
With over 25 years’ experience dedicated to making artisanal articles based on its own designs, it makes a wide range of articles from bags and accessories to top quality delicate formal garments, such as trousers, skirts, shirts and waistcoats…
19. Marks & Spencer
Marks & Spencer is a leading brand on the UK market and its shop in Marbella is a point of reference for all Brits who come on holiday. It is located on the top floor of the La Cañada Shopping Centre near the Cinesa 3D cinema. It has large premises with women’s, children’s, lingerie and gifts sections, and a small supermarket selling British products, which is worth visiting.
20. Joyería Arte
An excellent jewellery shop which is perfect if you are looking for a gift or want to spoil yourself. This shop’s calling card is the variety of products, their quality and amazing prices, as well as the unbeatable service, since its staff are committed to providing as complete and personalised a service as possible.
So now you know, in the heart of the Costa del Sol you have shops for all tastes and prices within your reach. An ideal place to go shopping and give you a treat for those holidays.
Both hotels are found in an exceptional zone in central Marbella and right on the beach, just steps from the old area of town, full of shops and restaurants with terraces.