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Those looking for the latest trends must absolutely go for a walk in the area of Chueca (calle Almirante, calle Piamonte, etc). We also recommend the beginning of calle Fuencarral (from number 1 to 60 ) where you’ll find beautiful fashion stores (Custo, Diesel, Puma, Levistore, Nac...).


24 Fab, fabulous outfits for rent

Should you need the perfect outfit for a very special occasion, you know, one you will wear only once and on which you do not want to spend huge amounts, this is the perfect place to visit. 
24 Fab is a shop in Salamanca where you may rent an outfit, hat and accessoires for just a week-end. Gowns galore, but also beautiful jacquets or elegant shirt/skirt outfits. Benedetta, Elie Saab, Ungaro, Vivienne Westwood or Clergerie are among the brands you will find, and the designs are for all possible tastes. The shop takes care of the dry-cleaning which garanties impecable clothes. Prices range from 69 to 195 euros for the week-end. An excellent address!

New consignment at Le Comptoir Madrid !

For those of you who are not yet familiar with Le Comptoir Madrid, it is THE most interesting seond-hand shop in town. 
You will find pieces of clothes by Isabel Marant, Vanessa Bruno, Maje, Chanel, Sandro, Marc Jacobs and many more! 
The shop just got new deliveries for the spring-summer season, so if you're a shopaholic keen on extraordinary bargains, you must absolutely pay this Chueca boutique regular visits.



The most famous fashion designers are all distributed by this huge, and very “chic” fashion shop (J.P. Gaultier, Prada, DKNY, Versace, Miu Miu, Chloé, etc.).



This store only offers top-of-the-range brands and very fashionable clothes. Not to be missed.



Zara’s most dangerous competitor has 5 mega-stores in Madrid. The H&M success story is driven by their trendy clothes designs and their very cheap prices (the underwear section is great!).



The temple of super affordable British fashion is finally in Madrid. You gotta do a bit of rummaging but believe me from time to time it is worth it!



This famous British fashion chain known for its youthful reasonably priced clothes has a shop in Madrid. Check out their collections and designer collaborations.



From now on the upmarket trendy basics of HM are also available in the capital. COS (Collection Of Style) offers collections that reinvent classics and basics at accessible prices. 
The space accomodates the collections for men, women and children of the brand which is known for its quality in relation to textiles, finishes and cut. 
A good example of up to date design coupled with functionality and aestheticism.



Scotch and Soda

The Dutch brand Scotch and Soda has a store in the barrio of Chueca. This line of clothing, which will remind you of Abercrombie and Fitch, is based on basics for men and women such as check shirts, parkas, casual trousers. Their leather bags are also very nice.


Enfant Terrible, A nice shopping store

This new space with many different brands is worth a detour. Situated in the heart of Salamanca, it is packed with lovely acessories, objects and clothes. Amongst our favourites, don't miss the jewelry (earrings and bracelets), which are original and at affordable prices. Some of the clothes are just as original and the hats really nice. But you can also admire various pictures or try an electric bike while having a coffee with something sweet. You will soon find out why you can't leave empty handed.