It’s binge night for fashionistas and shop-aholics! It’s the one night of the year in Portugal to celebrate all that is fashion and fun…at discount prices. It’s Vogue Fashion’s Night Out Lisbon 2016, set for 15 September. So grab your credit card, your shopping bag, some fashionable friends and meet us on the streets of Lisbon.
Über-popular footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and Portuguese hotelier Pestana join forces to launch a lifestyle hotel in Lisbon. The Pestana CR7 Lisboa is ideally located in the Baixa area of the city, just a few steps away from riverfront Terreiro do Paço and the trendy Chiado neighborhood.
It’s hard to find a place that is cool and trendy, with innovative cuisine and presentation, while at the same time very laid-back, casual with substantial, home-style food. Well, we think we’ve found it. In Lisbon, Taberna Moderna on Rua dos Bacalhoeiros (between Baixa and Alfama) is that place.
It’s morning in Lisbon. You need a coffee, and something fresh and delicious to get you started in your day. Where’s the cool place for hot bread, croissants and pastries? At Fabrica Lisboa, on Rua da Madelena in the Baixa. Handmade, still warm from the oven, goodness delivered to the table. Add a high-quality espresso from...
Cool, boutique, design hotels are springing up all over Portugal. In this case, a “beautique hotel” has sprouted at Praça da Figueira (“fig tree”), in the Baixa district of Lisbon and grown eight stories high. The Beautique Hotel Figueira is a four star hotel offering guests a unique ambiance, as well as a comfortable and restful experience.
They say, one person’s junk is another person’s treasure. And, this adage has never been more true for items currently on exhibit at Lisbon’s Museum of Design and Fashion. Treasures from the Flea Market is an assemblage of unique pieces found at flea markets, and now on display as art.
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.
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.