Photo by Melissa Leighty

From humble beginnings, the espadrille, a traditional peasant's shoe, has become a fashion icon. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Fill your stockings with some unique, local gifts this year. more

Nov 26, 2015 6:35 PM THINGS TO DO


Photo compliments of IFIL.

The weather’s getting cooler and it’s time to freshen up the wardrobe. Here are some ways to do it without the annual seasonal shop. more

Oct 5, 2015 2:22 PM IN THE CITY

The 16th edition of Barcelona’s biannual fashion week was inaugurated yesterday by Mango, as the label showcased its new collection for next year’s colder months. more

Jun 30, 2015 4:11 PM In the City

Move over Inditex, there’s plenty of creative talent on Barcelona’s fashion stage to outclass the global giants. more

Feb 1, 2015 4:51 PM IN THE CITY

Fashion is an integral part of Barcelona industry and Catalans have developed their own discerning eye for cut and colour more

Dec 1, 2013 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

The Vintage Shopper: Mercat dels Encants

If you're looking for some vintage-wear, this historic Barcelona market is a great place to head, as our guest blogger Hannah Thomson explains more

Nov 19, 2013 10:00 AM Guest blogger

El Rastro de La Virgen

Photo by Hannah Thomson

The Vintage Shopper: On the Trail of La Virgen

Hannah Thomson invites us to try another of Barcelona's monthly second-hand markets, this one located at the heart of the Raval more

Nov 5, 2013 11:36 AM Guest blogger

Vintage shopping on Carrer de Riera Baixa

Photo by Hannah Thomson

The Vintage Shopper: Carrer de Riera Baixa

Looking for some vintage fashion in Barcelona? Blogger Hannah Thomson recommends heading to this city centre street for a fine choice of outlets more

Oct 18, 2013 12:00 AM Guest blogger 1 Comments

The art of handcrafting footwear. more

Jan 31, 2013 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

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Photo by Nazli Gürkas

Some insider tips on the search for this season's best accessories more

Nov 5, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Market fashion

Photo by Samantha Alzuria

Breathe new life into old clothes with a few simple and inexpensive modifications more

Oct 2, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Juliana Tamayo explores Barcelona's shops to find out what the city has on offer for the summer season more

Jul 31, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Juliana Tamayo took to the streets of Barcelona to check out what locals and visitors were wearing during these hot summer days more

Jun 26, 2012 11:20 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

Nicola Reid visited the exhibition ‘Dressing the Body’, which invites visitors to observe the manipulation of our outer appearances and see, from five centuries’ worth of historical examples, the absurdity of being a slave to the body and fashion more

May 31, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Juila Weems

Photo by Carlos Felix

Julia Weems is the director of the Fashion department at the Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona—Nicola Reid spoke to her about the school, sustainable fashion, and her earliest style experiences more

Apr 30, 2012 2:10 PM IN THE CITY

Stroll with a hat

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This month, the Eighth Barcelona ‘Stroll with a Hat’ takes place on Rambla Catalunya. The organisers want to bring back headwear as a style essential and give hat lovers the chance to show off their most striking items in public more

Mar 30, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

In a fast-changing industry, fashion blogs are a dynamic way for fashionistas, both professionals and amateurs, to keep up with the pace. Nicola Reid identifies four fashion blogs which use Barcelona as a platform for their online fashion chronicles more

Mar 1, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

British designer and creator Aby Mackie is helping to develop Barcelona’s vintage fashion scene. At her Barcelona studio, she talked to Nicola Reid about the allure of second-hand clothing and why she advocates a sustainable lifestyle more

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Barcelona welcomes ASVOFF later this month, the international fashion film festival created by designer and film-maker Diane Pernet more

Jan 1, 2012 2:42 PM IN THE CITY

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