The Top 10 Shops in Lisbon’s Chiado

Ourivesaria Aliança, Lisbon

OURIVESARIA ALIANÇA

Chiado is Lisbon’s most popular shopping area. While the luxury labels are located on Avenida da Liberdade and the more alternative choices are found in Bairro Alto and Príncipe Real, it is in Chiado that everyone finds their favorite international brands. Next to H&M, Nike, Zara, Levi’s, Foot Locker and other famous names are local business you should check out. Below are the ten best.

A VIDA PORTUGUESA
It’s the shop everyone says you should not miss in Lisbon. Filled with nostalgia, it offers irresistible retro products that make classic Portuguese gifts.

ANA SALAZAR
One of Portugal’s first major fashion designers has her main boutique here, filled with her latest creations in clothing and accessories.

OURIVESARIA ALIANÇA
UPDATE: THIS SHOP HAS CLOSED
Even if you have no intentions of buying the silver and gold available here, be sure to visit this shop for the jewel that is the interior. In true Louis XV style, it is one of Lisbon’s most beautiful shops.

BERTRAND
It’s officially the world’s oldest bookstore, as confirmed by a Guinness World Records certificate on a wall. In business since 1732, there are periodicals and English-language books in addition to the latest Portuguese best-sellers.

LUVARIA ULISSES
A probable record holder for “world’s smallest shop”, enter one at a time for a trip to the 1920s and exclusive perfectly-fitted hand-made gloves.

PAPO D’ANJO
UPDATE: THIS SHOP HAS CLOSED
It was here that this now-international brand was born. Created by an American, this children’s fashion label is for those looking for quality classic European styles, all beautifully handmade in Lisbon. You can now find it in the world’s biggest department stores, but this is the original shop.

PARIS EM LISBOA
During Portugal’s monarchy days, this shop had the privilege of providing the linen for the royal palace.

VOA
UPDATE: THIS SHOP HAS CLOSED
This attractive shop tempts you into buying quality products for the home, almost all “Made in Portugal.” Those include fragrances, textiles and ceramics.

STORYTAILORS
This fairytale of a shop presents the collections of a duo of fashion designers who are arguably the country’s most creative, and the creativity is reflected in the décor of the boutique.

VISTA ALEGRE
There are several Vista Alegre shops around Lisbon, but the Chiado branch is the most beautiful, looking almost like a museum of the famous Portuguese porcelain that has decorated royal palaces in Europe and the White House in the United States.

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