Our friends at Burel Manteigas believe in “re-creating the past, making it present, so that it might be forever.” The latest phase of their strategy is the opening of the new cool and convenient Burel Shop on Rua Serpa Pinto in the fashionable Chiado district of Lisbon.
Giorgio Armani aficiandos, rejoice! The Emporio Armani boutique on fashionable Avenida da Liberdade has reopened. The newly designed store consists of 452m2 space across two floors. So, there is plenty of room for fashionistas to browse the popular Italian designer’s current collections.
Here’s another great opportunity to be fashionable and support the Portuguese economy: Shoes Closet. This women’s footwear brand is designed in Portugal, made in Portugal, and sold in Portugal. The line blends creative contemporary design with traditional quality craftsmanship.
Merrell’s mantra for performance and style is “better, faster and more comfortable.” The American brand of outdoor clothing and footwear has become synonymous with functional and fashionable active wear. For outdoor adventurers in Portugal, there is a new Merrell mecca. The Merrell Portugal Flagship store is open on Rua do Ouro in the Baixa of Lisbon.
Following in the heels (Gucci heels) of Prada and Louis Vuitton, hot designer brand Gucci now has a shop on Lisbon’s street of luxury products, Avenida da Liberdade. Gucci groupies should go ga-ga over 200 square meters of space devoted to products from one of the world’s most recognizable and beloved brands.
Traditional art and crafts enthusiasts, and contemporary design aficionados, can finally shop together. In the Porto specialty store Lobo Taste, interior designer extraordinaire Paulo Lobo takes traditional products made in Portugal, and reinterprets them for modern times. This unique shop is located in the Palácio das Artes on Largo de S. Domingos.
In Lisbon, Fashion Clinic has two shops on the tres-fashionable Avenida da Liberdade. A shop for women is in the Tivoli Forum. A companion men’s shop is at No. 192. Not wanting to forget the stylistas in Porto,
As every one of our cool readers knows, Portugal Confidential IS everything cool in Portugal. SO, when we heard about Samadi House of Cool in the Baixa district of Lisbon, we just HAD to check it out.