Fashion & Shopping
Being Spain's third largest city, it offers something for everybody from a shopping point of view. Whether you are looking for cheap bargains or designer high-end treats, there is something for everybody in Valencia.
Valencia is a city that is famed for its fashion and design scene, ensuring that is awash with boutiques. Throughout the city centre you will find shopping opportunities to suit all tastes. If you are a lover of the well-established international labels, Valencia plays host to many of the major fashion houses. If you interested in supporting up and coming new designers, you will find much of their work showcased in Valencia - both at Valencia Fashion Week and in the shops around town. If you are a fan of artisan products and traditional design, the leather goods and porcelain shops in the city centre will not disappoint.
Design in Valencia
Loewe in Valencia
Two of Valencia's most well-known designers are Francis Montesinos and Alex Vidal - as you walk around the boutiques of Valencia you will be able to see their work. Some of the newer designers who are making names for themselves on the international sartorial stage are the likes of Tonuca, Noelia Navarro, Dolores Cortés, Alejandro Sáez de la Torre and Higino Mateu. And if you are a fan of jewellery, you will be aware of the work of Valencia's own Vicente Garcia - named by Vogue as one of the top twenty jewellers in the world.
Hermes in Valencia
If you are a fan of well-known and well-established labels, you will be able to find a large amount of these on sale in Valencia. Look out for labels including Escada, Loewe, Bulgari, Emporio Armani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Louis Vuitton, Hermés, Roberto Cavalli, Farrutx, Carolina Herrera, Roberto Verino and Pomellato for jewellery, and the Valencia-based Lladró company for porcelain.