There are a number of reasons why more and more is being required of shops, especially inBarcelona. It may be because the competition is keener, the clientele poorer (at least in this country), or because your partner finds shopping incredibly boring, but the truth is that the stores have to reinvent themselves and customers are looking for yet another incentive. Today we’re giving you a list of shops where you won’t mind (much anyway) spending some dough. Olokuti, Calle Astúries, 38 (Gracia neighborhood, Metro: Fontana) Olokuti is one of those charming, beloved shops. Above all, for its philosophy: fair trade. But also for the quality of its products and a special atmosphere it exudes. It is located on the ground floor of an old building in Gracia and preserves the original layout of the rooms and antique tiles. They have clothing, bags, wallets, picture frames, toys and baby clothes, necklaces and earrings, books, music, and a section of green technology (please forgive me for leaving out tons of other objects since I´m not taking inventory there). Sounds great, but there is also another incentive that makes it unique: it has a fairly large courtyard with trees and a garden where you can enjoy a cup of tea, a juice or even the ice cream that they sell. In addition, they often host cultural activities such as exhibitions or concerts in this courtyard. The cuina d´en Garriga, Calle Consell de Cent, 308 (Metro: Diagonal) This place is like shopping in the past, with the exception of the prices, of course. It seems a bit like...
Designer shops in Barcelona
Yoga Studio is one of the most complete centres in the Catalan capital. Spaces to share and study this millenary science and philosophy.
To treat your health and body, nothing better than a good spa treatment, and that´s what Aqua Diagonal Wellness Centre offers.
Flotarium is a different and unique experience to defeat the effects of stress. A watery source of health and relaxation which cannot be missed.
It´s a project that unites commercial and cultural activity with headquarters in Barcelona and Bamako.
Librería Xoroi is a place dedicated exclusively to books about psychology and psychoanalysis.
Alibri is one of the most important language bookshops in Barcelona, with 127,000 books and over 1,500 sq metres.
Altaïr is the biggest travel bookshop in Europe. You can buy books, share stories and enjoy a cultural space.
L´Illa Diagonal is a big shopping centre in Barcelona that has two hotels inside it, a gym, more than 170 shops of all types of brands and up to two schools.