A trip in time: the route of vintage shops in the heart of Madrid

A trip in time: the route of vintage shops in the heart of Madrid

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Apart from having unique neighbourhoods such as La Latina or Fuencarral and art spaces of international calibre such as the Prado Museum or the Reina Sofia amongst others, Madrid is the home of national fashion. A place of very different styles and where are based irresistible events such as the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid. Definitely Madrid fashion… is fashion for everyone.

Although to go shopping in Madrid is always an experience, there is an ideal route for those who are looking for authentic clothes, a well known name at a good price…

we are referring to the route of vintage shops that the city offers you. If you are thinking of renovating your wardrobe, take advantage of a weekend break at your Petit Palace hotel in Madrid, continue reading and today we will give you the names of those that can not be excluded from your shopping list for your autumn wardrobe.

  1. The Storage: Imagine for a moment that you are in a shop from the 60’s… something like that is The Storage, a charming shop located near to the heart of the La Latina neighbourhood, which has as the main course, mountains of different types of well known makes of jeans from all over the world of excellent quality. Their selection of belts and bags are famous throughout the city.
  1. La Mona Checa: Although many feel an attraction for ancient cameras, la Mona Checa is a temple to fashion ” of other times”. Near to the previous shop, their knitwear and checked coats are outstanding, although not as comparable as their section of evening wear.
  1. Biba Vintage: Another of the jewels of Velarde street. However much more than a vintage shop in the centre of Madrid, Biba VIntage is a type of fashion museum with nothing less than clothes from the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s. Apart from being a permanent shop with unique and original vintage jewels, the shop is also an art centre with exhibitions of photographs from the past.
  1. Alphaville Vintage: Our last stop is at one of the vintage shops with the best brand image in the capital. Alphaville Vintage has an ample selection of styles from past decades and it is also a temple for lovers of cowboy boots and official basketball shirts.
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