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58m

Paris, France

Designers to look out for:

Michel Vivien, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Martin Margiela, Lanvin, Véronique Branquinho, Comme des Garçons, Repetto, Chie Mihara, Church's, Laurence Dacade, K Jacques, Kenzo, Acne. Remove: Comme des Garçons, Michel Vivien, Veronique Branquinho.

About the store:

Chic, roots, rock‘n’roll et voilà, declares Marion Rioufol, the founder of 58M, offering a succinct definition of her Central Paris boutique. Inside the luminous, zen-like space the contemporary mixes with the antique, the feminine with the sexy. Brother boutique 58mr offers a selection of formal and casual men’s shoes.

A.M.R.

Chiavari, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Chloé, Current Elliott, DSQUARED2, Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Stella McCartney, Moncler, Burberry, Saint Laurent, Valentino

About the store:

A.M.R. stands for the three sisters Alessandra, Maria Luisa and Rita Torre, who founded this simple and elegant boutique in the historical area of Chiavari, a charming coastal town near Genova.

A.N.G.E.L.O Vintage

Lugo di Ravenna, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Chanel Vintage, Hermès Vintage, Emilio Pucci Vintage, Givenchy Vintage, Missoni Vintage, Yohji Yamamoto Vintage, Gucci Vintage

About the store:

A.N.G.E.L.O. Vintage has grown from humble beginnings at a second-hand market stall into one of Europe’s most comprehensive archives of vintage fashion. Angelo Caroli, the owner, is considered a trailblazer in ethical fashion and has built the brand on his belief that the value of clothes lies far deeper than in their appearance.

Abersons

Tulsa, United States

Designers to look out for:

Jil Sander, Lanvin, Proenza Schouler, Narciso Rodriquez, The Row, Stella McCartney, Derek Lam, Jason Wu, Henry Cuir, Costume National, Agnona, Ralph Lauren Collection, Brunello Cucinelli, Massimo Alba, Rag and Bone, J Brand

About the store:

Aberson’s lofty aim is to dress its customers with restraint, in subtle fabrics and modern, simple shapes that enhance the person and how they are perceived in their daily life. The boutique’s highly edited collection strives to be relevant to the world and to its confident clientele.

Al Duca d'Aosta

Venezia, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Valentino, Givenchy, Bottega Veneta, Moncler, Alexander McQueen, Chloé, Salvatore Ferragamo, Dolce & Gabbana, Ermenegildo Zegna

About the store:

From a small bespoke shirt company established in 1902, Al Duca D’aosta has expanded into a six-store boutique behemoth with a presence in some of Italy’s most influential cities. Each store is aesthetically different but the strict attention to detail, quality and service remains at the heart of the company.

Alchemist

Miami, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alaïa, Givenchy, Rick Owens, Kenzo, Saint Laurent, Isabel Marant, Junya Watanabe, Ann Demeulemeester

About the store:

Alchemist represents the synergetic voice between fashion, art, design, architecture and lifestyle. Designed by the architect Rene Gonzalez, each space has been conceptualised to integrate its surroundings whilst still keeping the store’s modern spirit.

Amarcord Vintage Fashion

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alaïa, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Gucci, Givenchy, Armani, Missoni, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Roberta di Camerino, Roberto Cavalli, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, Versace, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferré, Krizia, Fiorucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Ungaro, Kenzo, Karl Lagerfeld, Bottega Veneta, Chloé, Céline, Thierry Mugler, Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake, Comme des Garçons, Rudi Gernreich, Pauline Trigere, Zhandra Rhodes, Vivienne Westwood, Balenciaga, Hermés

About the store:

Every piece in Amarcord’s two New York stores is handpicked by Patrizia Bordoni on annual pilgrimages to her native Italy. The result is a pantheon to upscale European vintage fashion, featuring legendary labels. Since the first store opened in 2000 Amarcord has been named Best Vintage Store by New York Magazine.

A'maree's

Newport Beach, United States

Designers to look out for:

Maison Martin Margiela, Lanvin, The Row, Sacai, Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe, Rick Owens, Yohji Yamamoto, Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Dosa, Lucien Pellat-Finet, Sofie D'Hoore, Bouchra Jarrar

About the store:

It would be easy to feel intimidated by this boutique, housed in a harbor-front modernist masterpiece and run by a trio of chic sisters, Dawn Klohs, Denise Schaefer and Apryl Schaefer. Instead, A’Maree’s implores you to ‘come as you are, have a cookie and leave feeling like a million bucks’. Maybe it’s something in the Californian air.

American Rag

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

BLK DNM, Canada Goose, Chapter, Comme des Garçons Play, Fiorentini + Baker, John Elliott + Co, Kris van Assche, LD Tuttle, Levi's Vintage, NSF, Obey, PRPS, Publish, Senso, Stampd, Swedish Hasbeens, Unif, Vivienne Westwood, Wildfox.

About the store:

American Rag prides itself on offering customers everything they need to live the good life with flair – and yes, flair can be bought. The boutiques, located in Newport Beach and Los Angeles, are widely recognised for their innovative collections and quality accessories.

Anastasia Boutique

Laguna Beach, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rea di Barbara Bologna, Barbara i Gongini, Gareth Pugh, Issey Miyake, Jean-François Mimilla, Marc le Bihan, Maxxmaximus, Plein Sud, Rad by Rad Hourani, Rick Owens, Rick Owens Darkshadow, Rick Owens Lillies, Serienumerica, United Nud, Simone Rocha, Thamanyah, Vivienne Westwood Gold, Red, Anglomenia.

About the store:

Tucked away in the oceanside community of Laguna Beach, Anastasia offers Californian shoppers avant-garde, experimental labels mixed with fresh French cuisine at the boutique’s own café. This is a boutique ‘for people who enjoy the same sensitivity about what they wear and what they eat’.

Andreas Murkudis

Berlin, Germany

Designers to look out for:

Jil Sander, Kostas Murkudis, Isaac Reina, Nymphenburg Porzellan, Maison Martin Margiela, Felisi, Aspesi, Kolor, Marni, Marsell, Yamamoto, Lutz Huelle

About the store:

In Andreas Murkudis’s spacious Berlin boutique, a lucid atmosphere offers the perfect backdrop to a personal and exclusive selection of products, from fashion to fine glassware. The boutique never fails to surprise with its unusual mix and presentation, earning a place as a Farfetch 2013 SUPERSTORE nominee.

Angela's

Rye, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rag & Bone, Matthew Williamson, Veronica Beard

About the store:

Angela Guitard spent 20 years working in high-fashion and luxury retail before opening her eponymous boutique in the heart of Rye, New York. With its Veronica Beard blazers, revamped MiH denim and luxury items from Rachel Roy, Angela’s targets ‘women from 30 to 60 - and their daughters’.

Anita Hass

Hamburg, Germany

Designers to look out for:

Acne, Alexander Wang, Chloé, Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Isabel Marant, Kenzo, Lanvin, Marc by Marc Jacobs, MSGM, Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Victoria Beckham

About the store:

This established concept shop takes up three floors and several storefronts and offers an eclectic mix of contemporary high-end fashion from German designers and international brands, womenswear and shoes to sunglasses, handbags and iPhone covers.

ANSH46

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Designers to look out for:

Rick Owens, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Carven, Helmut Lang, Acne, Iro, Juun J, Marni, Moschino, MSGM, Buscemi, KTZ, Off White, Boris Bidjan

About the store:

The oblique name has a simple explanation: it stands for Another Shop and 46 is the telephone country code for Sweden. The boutique’s founders, Wouter Leenders and Kelly Erentreich, visited Stockholm and were inspired by the city’s conceptual atmosphere. Their store offers a host of small labels that you won’t find anywhere else.

Apartment Number 9

Chicago, United States

Designers to look out for:

Maison Martin Margiela, Paul Smith, John Elliot + Co., Rag & Bone, A.P.C., Band of Outsiders, FABRIC, BRAND & CO, Miansai, Wings + Horns, Thom Browne

About the store:

Apartment Number 9 stocks beautifully designed and carefully crafted garments and objects for men. Emphasis is placed upon an overall aesthetic rather than specific brands and each piece is selected based upon the store's dedication to quality and craftsmanship. The décor combines raw materials like cedar wood and concrete with neutral white walls to create a balanced low-key space, so the focus always remains on the the products stocked.

Apropos The Concept Store

Cologne, Germany

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Chloé, Jimmy Choo, Stella McCartney, Missoni, The Row, Jason Wu, Altuzarra, Haider Ackermann

About the store:

With their uniquely creative interiors and exclusive designer offerings, the Apropos stores in Cologne, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Munich are the manifestation of a visionary fashion and lifestyle concept conceived by the business partners Klaus Ritzenhöfer and Daniel Riedo.

Arropame

Bizkaia, Spain

Designers to look out for:

Kenzo, Carven, Robert Clergerie, Golden Goose, J Brand, Faith Connexion, Current Elliott, Forte Forte, Equipment, Irie Wash, UKE

About the store:

Elena Mendiola prides herself on having created not only a shelter for fashion, but also a space to communicate with customers in new and innovative ways, with music and art exhibitions staged throughout the year. But perhaps most effective of all is the boutique’s own debut label: its eponymous wine.

Atelier

Koeln, Germany

Designers to look out for:

Acne, Rick Owens DRKSHDW, Damir Doma Silent, A.P.C., Aesop, MM6, The Last Conspiracy, Avelon, Comme des garcons perfumes, Uniforms for the dedicated, V Ave Shoe Repair, Mad et Len, Henrik Vibskov

About the store:

Located on a small side street close to the bustling shopping promenades of Neumarkt and Ehrenstraße, Atelier Cologne showcases a meticulously curated selection of clothing, fragrance and print. Constantly on the look out for “what makes life beautiful”, their innovative combination of established labels along with the lesser well known provides the perfect assortment for even the most discerning of aesthetes.

August Pfueller

Frankfurt, Germany

Designers to look out for:

Chloé, Saint Laurent Paris, Balenciaga, Valentino, Alexander Wang, Stella McCartney, Moncler, 11 By Boris Bidjan Saberi, Thom Krom

About the store:

Opened by Louise Pfueller who named the store after her grandson, August Pfueller has been a Frankfurt shopping mainstay for over 135 years. Originally opened as a swimwear and knitted materials shop, it now stocks a plethora of luxury brands that are housed in a contemporary and bright space, amongst the opulence of the famous Goethestraße.

Autograph

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Dries Van Noten, Paul Smith, Julius, Neil Barrett, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Rick Owens, Vivienne Westwood, Juun J, KTZ, Versus, Linda Farrow

About the store:

Autograph’s eclectic collection is as unique as the old cinema in which it is housed. Despite Carl Lester’s self-confessed penchant for Dries Van Noten, his boutique in England’s second city offers a huge range of exciting names and new designer talent to dress and accessorise customers from head to toe.

b Store

London, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

b store, Opening Ceremony, Toga Pulla, Underground, Ksubi, Markus Lupfer

About the store:

B Store began life on London’s Conduit Street, but is now an online-only boutique offering simple, modern footwear for customers who are looking for a strong, uncomplicated aesthetic over branded luxury. The store is owned by José Neves, the founder of farfetch.com.

Babylon Bus Men

Prato, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Comme des Garçons, Duvetica, Marsèll, Paul Smith, Faliero Sarti, Kenzo, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Roberta Collina

About the store:

Bob Marley’s 1978 album Babylon by Bus was the soundtrack to Gianni Ruggeri and Sauro Mazzoni’s lives during the launch of their boutique. Since then, Ruggeri has been joined by a wife and daughters, who help him to build unique collections based on his own personal taste.

Babylon Bus Women

Prato, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Carven, 3.1 Philip Lim, Diane Von Furstenburg, Faliero Sarti, Forte Forte, Giorgio Brato, James Perse, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Nina Ricci, Repetto, Sacai Luck

About the store:

Bob Marley’s 1978 album Babylon by Bus was the soundtrack to Gianni Ruggeri and Sauro Mazzoni’s lives during the launch of their boutique. Since then, Ruggeri has been joined by a wife and daughters, who help him to build unique collections based on his own personal taste.

Bagheera

Rome, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Valentino, Acne, Alexander Wang, Dries Van Noten, Givenchy, Jil Sander, Chloe, Moschino, Proenzo Schouler, Marni

About the store:

Bagheera is a bright and airy boutique with a linear design, located in Rome’s exclusive Parioli neighbourhood. It can boast an A-list clientele to equal its sleek designer edit.

Banner

Milan, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Marc by Marc Jacobs, Junya Watanabe, Christopher Kane, Moncler Gamme Rouge, Opening Ceremony, Current Elliot, Faliero Sarti, Kenzo, Roberta Collina, Aspesi, Edwin, John Sheep, Barena

About the store:

Banner is located in the middle of Milan’s golden fashion triangle and is dedicated to new international talent and cutting-edge labels. Shoppers come here to pick up limited editions and experimental pieces, as well as for the boutique’s collaborations with designers and contemporary artists.

Barrow

Bologna, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Balmain, Neil Barrett, Kenzo, Marcelo Burlon County of Milan, Acne, BLK Denim, Louis Leeman, Patchy Cake, Nuur, Giorgio Brato, Alexander Wang, Joshua Sanders, Edwin

About the store:

Product knowledge and a wealth of experience in personal image consultancy has made Barrow an international shopping destination for high-profile clientele for over forty years. Named after the northernmost city in US, Barrow stocks a multitude of exclusive products, tailor made garments and prestigious fashion lines, in a warm and homely space.

Beckley

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

3.1 Phillip Lim, 10 Crosby by Derek Lam, Opening Ceremony, Theyskens Theory, Stuart Weitzman

About the store:

Melissa Akkaway took inspiration from her family’s old menswear business when she opened Beckley, a women’s clothing and accessories boutique with a rich heritage and unique history. Her client services include a lounge area and bar to guarantee the ultimate shopping experience.

Bella Bag

Atlanta, United States

Designers to look out for:

Chanel Vintage, Hermes Vintage, Balenciaga Vintage, Prada Vintage, Gucci Vintage, Goyard Vintage, Bottega Veneta Vintage, Givenchy Vintage

About the store:

Offering the most luxurious selection of vintage and pre-loved contemporary bags, Bella Bag has provided unmatched service and expertise since CEO Cassandra Connors launched her online business in 2005. A bricks and mortar store has been open since 2012, located among the classic luxury stores of downtown Buckhead, it showcases the meticulously authenticated products in a sophisticated, feminine space.

Benesch

Augsburg, Germany

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Kenzo, MSGM, Victoria Victoria Beckham, DSQUARED2, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Moncler, Current Elliott, J Brand, Marni, Mary Katranzou, McQ by Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Victoria Beckham Denim

About the store:

The four Benesch boutiques offer a uniquely international roster of luxury labels. Rosemarie Benesch, the founder, is passionate and uncompromising in her approach to buying, selecting only the most relevant, high-quality pieces. An in-house tailoring service completes the Benesch experience.

Bernard

London, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Carven, Rick Owens, Maison Martin Margiela, Vanessa Bruno, Alexander McQueen, Helmut Lang, Alexander Wang, Mary Katrantzou, Kenzo, Missoni, Moncler S, Peter Pilotto, Rick Owens

About the store:

The boutique has built up a client list that reads like a fashion who’s who based not only on a collection of colourful showpieces and its provocative point of view, but also on the honesty of its staff. This is a spiritual home for brave, directional dressers.

Bernardelli

Mantova, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe, Valentino, Maison Martin Margiela, Lanvin, Issey Miyake, Emilio Pucci, Giuseppe Zanotti Design, Junya Watanabe, Mary Katrantzou, Moncler, Moschino, Saint Laurent, Sofie D'Hoore, Stuart Weitzman, Shourouk

About the store:

Mantova was a centre of the Italian Renaissance; now it’s at the heart of another art form. The small northern city is home to one of the longest standing fashion boutiques in the country, where Bruna Casella and Stefano Gozzoli, the husband-and-wife team behind Bernadelli, aim to nurture new and emerging designers.

Biedermann En Vogue

Lindau, Germany

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander, Lanvin, Alberta Feretti, Etro, Chloé, Jimmy Choo, Aida Barni, Fay

About the store:

For over 40 years, tourists and local fashion-lovers alike have been drawn to Biedermann en Vogue, the boutique founded by Wolfgang Biedermann in the historic heart of Lindau Island. Housed in a medieval building, the idyllic south German location surrounded by Lake Constance is the perfect atmospheric backdrop for the stylish offer that was later on expanded with on-trend womenswear by Wolfgang’s wife Marit Anita.

Biffi

Milan, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Stella McCartney, Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe, Moncler, Pucci, Alexander Wang, Acne Studios, Christopher Kane, Current/Elliott, Ermanno Scervino, Fausto Puglisi, Fendi, Gienchi, MSGM, Peter Pilotto, Stella McCartney

About the store:

With five boutiques across Italy and an international reputation for retail success, Biffi’s collections are closely scrutinised by fellow boutique owners: if Biffi has it, people must be buying it. The brand has become a byword for both elegance and avant-garde fashion.

Biondini Paris

Paris, France

Designers to look out for:

Giuseppe Zanotti Design, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Chloe, Gianvitto Rossi, Sergio Rossi, Valentino Garavani, Gianmarco Lorenzi Collector, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Casadei, Charlotte Olympia

About the store:

Shoe lovers need look no further than Biondini Paris' trio of boutiques on the Champs Élysées, featuring one of the most exciting collections of high-end, and sky-high, shoes in the city. The store buys only the most glamorous styles from the true greats of shoe design.

Birba's

Pordenone, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Marni, Stella McCartney, Dries Van Noten, Kenzo, Moschino, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Lanvin, Forte Forte, MSGM, Sacai, Stella Jean, Alexander McQueen

About the store:

Instead of trying to be different, Birba’s prides itself on being a unique store. With their 4 boutiques in the Northern Italian town of Pordenone, they’ve been able to express a luxurious yet simple fashion philosophy that showcases their exclusive products.

Black Celebration

Nicosia, Cyprus

Designers to look out for:

Julius, In Aisce, Marc Le Bihan, Forme d Expression, Lost and Found, Guidi, Stephan Schmeider, Tsatsas

About the store:

In Black Celebration’s custom interior, a hand-picked selection of items celebrates the undeclared beauty that waits patiently to be discovered. Here, arts and craftsmanship combine, creating an atmosphere that’s about more than solely fashion, it's about discovery.

Bonvicini

Montecatini Terme, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Lanvin, Fendi, Burberry, Giorgio Armani, Tod's, Alexander McQueen, Balmain, Brunello Cucinelli, Charlotte Olympia, Chiara Ferragni, Dsquared2, Givenchy, Herve Leger, Philippe Model, Proenza Schouler

About the store:

Bonvicini boasts a team of 35 personal shopping staff and dedicated brand corners for Armani, Brioni, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana and Pinko. The family fashion business, founded in the late 1960s, is now a spacious boutique showcasing international designers.

Boutique Antonia

Riccione, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Dolce & Gabbana, Maison Martin Margiela, Gianvito Rossi, Junya Watanabe, Salvatore Ferragamo, Philipp Plein, Gianluca Capannolo, Ann Demeulemeester, Mary Katratzou, Moschino, P.A.R.O.S.H, Repetto, Roberto Cavalli, Santoni

About the store:

In the famous Italian seaside town of Riccione, Antonia is a boutique frequented by famous faces, from football players to DJs. But the early 20th-century palace, fitted out with glass and steel, is also a place where locals have come for years thanks to owner Antonia Manaresi’s enduring style.

Boutique Mantovani

Carate Brianza, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Dior, Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Givenchy , Balmain, Fendi, D2, Moncler, Mary Katrantzou, Brunello Cucinelli, Etro, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors, Thom Browne, Valentino, Valentino Garavani, Chloè, Kenzo, Ermanno Scervino, Comme de Garcon, , Marc Jacobs, Juun J, Jimmy Choo, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang.

About the store:

What started as a small tailor’s shop is now a thriving multibrand luxury business with three outposts in Italy. The boutiques offer their customers a personal service, the latest trends and valuable wardrobe advice.

Box Boutique

London, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Chrissie Morris, Aperlai, Ruthie Davis, Crisian & McCaffrey, Giacomorelli, Aruna Seth, Nialaya, Anna-Karin Karllson, Chanel Vintage, Shourouk

About the store:

This eccentric Central London boutique sits on the edge of sophisticated Mayfair and quirky Soho and captures the essence of both, with its playful aesthetic and quality merchandise. It is a must-visit for the discerning, confident shopper looking for shoes and accessories.

Browns

London, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Christopher Kane, Dries Van Noten, Lanvin, Chloe, Giambattista Valli, Junya Watanabe, Jason Wu, Stella McCartney, The Row

About the store:

Joan Burstein, the founder of this influential boutique, is credited with launching the careers of designers as diverse as John Galliano and Rei Kawakubo. The family-run boutique is housed in several interconnected townhouses in Central London and is still considered a pioneer in groundbreaking international fashion.

Bugatti Uomo

Udine, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Moncler Gamme Bleu, Moncler W, Golden Goose, MSGM, Sacai, Paul Smith, MP Massimo Piombo, Boglioli, Cruciani, Drumohr, Salvatore Piccolo, Alden, John Lobb, Tricker's, Baracuta, Barena, Duvetica, Edwin, Kai-Aakmann, Kitsune Tee, Stutterheim

About the store:

At the foot of the Alps, not far from its partner boutique Bugatti Donna, lies Bugatti Uomo. This enchanting boutique’s warm interior blends sophistication with modernity while its offering of international and Italian brands guarantees a unique shopping experience.

Bungalow-Gallery

Stuttgart, Germany

Designers to look out for:

Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Maison Martin Margiela, Lanvin, Alexander Wang, Acne, Helmut Lang, Dolce & Gabbana, Lacoste Live, The White Briefs, Moncler

About the store:

The compound name refers to the store’s sister spaces. Bungalow, spread over two vast floors, is dedicated to menswear, while Bel Etage, located in the eponymous gallery, offers multibrand womenswear. Between them, the spaces have become a hub of fashion, architecture and interior design.

By George

Austin, United States

Designers to look out for:

Dosa, Lanvin, Maiyet, The Row, Zero Maria Cornejo, Marni, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, Sun, R13, Givenchy, Rick Owens, Carven, Preen, Proenza Schouler, Chloé, Dries Van Noten

About the store:

Comprising of two stores, the flagship in downtown Lamar and a second in the South Congress (SoCo) district, By George with its expansive collections has become a celebrated shopping destination in Austin. Founded by Katy Culmo, customers are treated to her artistic vision at the high-end womenswear flagship, and similarly at SoCo visitors can enjoy unique pieces in an upbeat, casual environment, whilst the same aesthetic principles have made MenByGeorge a buzzword among the fashion forward male.

Capitol

Charlotte, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rodarte, Christopher Kane, Chloe, Givenchy, Lanvin, Marni, Peter Pilotto, Proenza Shouler, Sacai, The Row

About the store:

The collection at this North Carolina boutique may be geared towards the modern shopper, offering luxe labels such as Alexander McQueen, Givenchy and Lanvin, but the shopping experience is a throwback to the days of old-school customer service, with personal attention and expert opinions.

Capsule By Eso

Lyon, France

Designers to look out for:

Givenchy, Vivienne Westwood, Pierre Balmain, Paul & Joe, Moschino, Acne, Diesel Black Gold

About the store:

Lyon, once renowned for its silk industry, is steeped in fashion history and this menswear boutique is an unusual and refreshing reminder of that. The interior is decked out in sombre tones with splashes of colour and a selection of luxury labels.

Case Study

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Unholy Matrimony, Silent by Damir Doma, Rick Owens DRKSHDW, Vivienne Westwood, Rick Owens, Issey Miyake

About the store:

This 2,100 sq ft space is not only filled with racks of clothes to make you stand out from the crowd, but it is also the headquarters of Unholy Matrimony, the avant-garde menswear line by Case Study co-founder Brett Westfall, and a gallery space for local artists.

Celestine Eleven

London, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Meadham Kirchoff, J.W. Anderson, Chalayan, Dr Jackson’s, Nude, Alexandra Soveral, Damir Doma, Etre Cecile, Blk Dnm, Raquel Allegra.

About the store:

This utilitarian yet elegant space sells a lifestyle along with high-fashion, offering in-store interactive collaborations with key brands, workshops and personalised by-appointment alternative therapies. This holistic approach to retail is a welcome relief amid the bustle of East London’s Shoreditch.

Chalk

Evanston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rosie Assoulin, Delpozo, Chloé, The Row, Roland Mouret, Hellessy, Sonia Rykiel, Carven, Golden Goose, Maison Michel, Martin Grant

About the store:

Established with the modern woman in mind, Chalk offers an impeccable and freshly edited range of beautifully designed apparel and accessories with an unexpected twist. Tucked away near the city’s fashionable boutique row, visitors can expect a warm welcome as they shop for one of a kind pieces in this hidden gem.

Changing Room

Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Chloé, Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Marni, Moncler, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Tod's, Helmut Lang, Haider Ackermann, Red Valentino.

About the store:

Nick and Carole Florry have turned their backgrounds in fashion and architecture into this eclectic and visually enticing womenswear boutique in the heart of affluent Kent. The stock is sourced from London, Milan and Paris and is exclusive to the store.

Charme

Vigo, Spain

Designers to look out for:

Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Loro Piana, Brioni, Tod’s, Moncler, Hogan, Church’s, Incotex, PT01

About the store:

Charme recently hosted a made-to-measure tailoring gathering in Madrid, in a mark of just how seriously this store takes its menswear. Its collections are a reflection of current street style and of the tastes of its loyal - and fashionable - customers.

Choses de Femme

Bilbao, Spain

Designers to look out for:

Jimmy Choo, Gianvito Rossi, Church’s, Tod’s, Hogan

About the store:

In minimalist white and black with touches of red, Choses de Femme mirrors the exclusive area in Bilbao where it’s located. Stocking the latest trends and designer labels, this sophisticated womenswear boutique remains true to its philosophy - to showcase global fashion to the world in a centralised single boutique.

CHUCKiES New York

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Lanvin, Marni, Stella McCartney, Valentino Garavani

About the store:

‘It’s not about what we have,’ Ritch Erani, the owner of this legendary shoe salon, once said. ‘It’s about what we don’t have, what we’ve edited out for you.’ The boutique is renowned for its vision and knack for picking up the hottest runway trends.

Coccodrillo

Antwerp, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Lanvin, Church’s, Gianvito Rossi, Tabitha Simmons, Nicholas Kirkwood, Ann Demeulemeester, A.F.Vandevorst, Maison Martin Margiela, Max Verre, Visvim

About the store:

Martin Margiela’s shoe line was one of the first labels that Geert Bruloot and Eddy Michiels bought - just before the young Belgian designer began at Jean Paul Gaultier. The pair’s eye for unique, unknown talent has turned their shoe store into a haven for creativity and interesting design.

Concept Seasons

Sheffield, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Acne, Diane Von Furstenberg, Anya Hindmarch, By Malene Birger, Isabel Marant Etoile, Rupert Sanderson, Markus Lupfer, Sophie Hulme.

About the store:

Fraser and Helen Rowlin, the husband and wife team behind Concept Seasons, learned their trade in London and wanted to take the energy and diversity they found there back to the North of England. Now with a second shop in Leeds, they pride themselves on bringing a bit of northern charm to high-end shopping.

Concept Store Riga

Riga, Latvia

Designers to look out for:

Victoria Beckham, Roland Mouret, Rick Owens, Helmut Lang, Carven, MSGM, Olympia Le-Tan, Alexander Wang, MAWI, Balmain, Pierre Hardy, Max Verre

About the store:

This mother-daughter project has established itself as a portal into the world of international fashion for Latvian customers. Dana Skaraine is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and has an eye for the fresh and trendy, while her mother brings an element of chic to their collections.

Cottage Miami

Miami Beach, United States

Designers to look out for:

Band of Outsiders, Michael Bastian, Rag and Bone, Surface to Air, Saturdays Surf NYC, Officine Generale, Todd Snyder, Stubbs and Wootton, Folk, Wings and Horns.

About the store:

Cottage Miami, housed in a converted garage, is dedicated to the traditional lifestyle of Miami gents, seamlessly blending Northeast prep fashion with Miami beach culture. The whitewashed and distressed wooden backdrop is finished off by sisal rugs and a canoe suspended from the ceiling, while the store’s vintage bureau cash wrap doubles as a bar serving craft beers.

Cube Menswear

Gent, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Dsquared², Givenchy, Lanvin, Neil Barrett, Ermanno Scervino

About the store:

‘Fashion fades, style remains’ is the mantra here. Guy Mortier has turned a 19th-century mansion into a lavish yet elegant boutique, decked out in stained oak, leather and brass and seducing customers with a collection that focuses on both function and luxury.

Cuccuini

Livorno, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Ash, Giuseppe Zanotti, Stuart Weitzman, Tory Burch, Bottega Veneta, Charlotte Olympia, Christopher Kane, Current/Elliott, Fendi, Giambattista Valli, Gienchi, Lanvin, Marc Jacobs, Moncler, Philippe Audibert, Rick Owens, Samantha Sung, 3.1 Philip Lim

About the store:

Gianni Cuccuini and Gabriella Billi’s original boutique was dedicated to accessories. A few years later they added a selection of emerging international clothes labels to their shelves. Their choices proved to be intuitively brilliant, firmly establishing Cuccuini on the scene.

Cumini

Udine, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Lanvin, Burberry, Moncler Gamme Bleu, Gamme Rouge, Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, Valentino Garavani, Fendi, Givenchy, Sergio Rossi, Missoni, Emilio Pucci, Ermanno Scervino, Faliero Sarti, Yves Salomon, Fausto Puglisi, P.A.R.O.S.H, Stella Jean, Vionnet

About the store:

Cumini is a family-run business with over a century‘s experience and knowledge of fashion. The boutique’s original spirit remains present in the emphasis on cool hunting and trendsetting, a characteristic they’ve upheld. Consistent with a dedication to research in the field of form design and home furnishings, Cumini’s interior breathes sleekness and modernity, dotted here and there with eye-catching showpieces.

D'Aniello

Naples, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Givenchy, Kenzo, Saint Laurent, Moncler, Lanvin, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Giuseppe Zanotti and Burberry, Alexander McQueen, Forte Forte, Giacomorelli, Maison Martin Margiela, Neil Barrett, Raf Simons, Valentino, Moschino, Missoni, Roberto Cavalli, Reed Krakoff

About the store:

Luigi d’Aniello was a master of the traditional craft of tailoring. His values, with added elements of innovation and research attuned to the times and trends of today, have turned his boutique into a fashion reference point where promising brands converge with craftsmanship.

Dante 5 Men

Bari, Italy

Designers to look out for:

DSQUARED2, Golden Goose, Band of Outsiders, Neil Barrett, Dacute

About the store:

Dante 5 has become a mecca for the well-dressed thanks to its close ties to Anna Dello Russo, the renowned style icon, and its high-voltage collections. It is a hotbed for every season’s must-have pieces from the biggest labels.

Dante 5 Women

Bari, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Balmain, Chloé, Stella McCartney, Mary Katranzou

About the store:

Dante 5 has become a mecca for the well-dressed thanks to its close ties to Anna Dello Russo, the renowned style icon, and its high-voltage collections. It is a hotbed for every season’s must-have pieces from the biggest labels.

Dany May

Antwerp, Belgium

Designers to look out for:

Jimmy Choo, Balmain, Roberto Cavalli, Dsquared, Barbara Bui, Herve Leger, Philipp Plein, Blumarine, Ermanno Scervino

About the store:

Located in the dynamic fashion city of Antwerp, multi-brand boutique Dany-May is always hot on the trail in search of new designers from across the globe. Uniting established labels with upcoming designers, this contemporary and light shopping space caters to a discerning clientele.

David Lawrence

Bellevue, United States

Designers to look out for:

Versace, Versace Collection, Herve Leger, DSquared2, Sand, Viktor & Rolf,

About the store:

Step inside this Washington State boutique and it’s easy to forget that you’re in the land of khaki, flannel and polar fleece. The clothes tags here read like the credits from a GQ or Vogue fashion shoot, with no shortage of Italian labels.

Davinci

Varese, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Hervé Léger, Brian Atwood, Marc Jacobs, Roland Mouret, Ermanno Scervino, Faliero Sarti, Fausto Puglisi, Christopher Kane, Diane Von Furstenberg, Gareth Pugh, Fendi, Hermes Vintage, Nina Ricci, Rick Owens, Stuart Weitzman, Sophia Webster

About the store:

Housed in a magnificent former monastery, Davinci’s classical external architecture is a perfect reflection of the collection inside, where natural light and colour guide the customer through the elegant space and emphasise the refined selection of clothing, shoes and accessories.

Decades

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Chanel, Hermès, Saint Laurent, Dior, Alaïa, Biba

About the store:

Housed in an iconic Art Deco building on Melrose, Decades is an illustrious vintage and luxury boutique. Co-owners Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos’ carefully curated edit of authentic treasures and future collectibles has A-listers all over the world snatching up their rare finds.

Degli Effetti Men

Rome, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Givenchy, Lanvin, Damir Doma, Marni, Rick Owens, Ann Demeulemeester, Issey Miyake, Maison Martin Margiela, Marc Jacobs, Marsell, Yohji Yamamoto, Neil Barrett, Lost and Found, Kolor

About the store:

‘The boundary between fashion and art is imperceptible,’ says Massimo Degli Effetti, the owner. ‘But while art can work alone, the fashion designer is the starting point of a long journey.’ Together with his assistant, Effetti seeks out the unusual, with an eye for counter-current styles that defy convention.

Degli Effetti Women

Rome, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Mantu, Moncler Gamme Rouge, Yohji Yamamoto, Superfine, Ann Demeulemeester, Chrome Hearts, Gareth Pugh, Givenchy, Haider Ackermann, Issey Miyake, Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, Marsell, Rick Owens, Courreges, Neil Barrett

About the store:

‘The boundary between fashion and art is imperceptible,’ says Massimo Degli Effetti, the owner. ‘But while art can work alone, the fashion designer is the starting point of a long journey.’ Together with his assistant, Effetti seeks out the unusual, with an eye for counter-current styles that defy convention.

Del Rosa Al Amarillo

Santander, Spain

Designers to look out for:

Stella McCartney, Alexander Wang, Isabel Marant, Nina Ricci, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Kenzo, Giuseppe Zanotti, Moncler, Iro, Gianvito Rossi

About the store:

With a name that translates as ‘from pink to yellow’, Del Rosa Al Amarillo is a glamorous shopping spot in the Spanish seaside town of Santander. The stylish boutique aims to address the needs of the contemporary woman with seasonal trends and exclusive pieces.

Dell'oglio

Palermo, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Stella McCartney, Tory Burch, Moncler, Givenchy, Dsquared2, Alexander McQueen, Brunello Cuccinelli, Faliero Sarti, Kenzo, MSGM, Michael Kors, Proenza Schouler, Santoni, Marco Bologna, J Brand, Herno

About the store:

The current owner of this long-established family boutique is the great-grandson of the founder, Santi Dell’Oglio, who made his name advising the nobility of the day on their choice of shirts, gloves and fabrics. The store now offers a modern collection of luxe designers, but its dedication to high-class service remains.

Destination Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil

Designers to look out for:

Cris Barros, Lenny Niemeyer, Martha Medeiros, Mixed, Osklen and Patricia Viera.

About the store:

Destination Brazil is a pioneering online boutique featuring an edit of the best in Brazilian fashion design. From beachwear collections from Rio de Janeiro to the country's most cutting-edge ready-to-wear, the boutique features pieces that represent Brazil's unique fashion aesthetic in a season when a trip to Brazil is the hottest travel ticket around.

Di Pierro

Taranto, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Stella McCartney, Marni, DSQUARED2, Neil Barrett, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, Santoni, Kenzo, MSGM, Officine Creative, Alexander Wang, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Golden Goose, Comme des Garçons, Phlippe Plein, Lardini, Carven, Les Hommes, McQ by Alexander McQueen, Philippe Model, Moschino

About the store:

This historic boutique strives to remain current with a collection of functional, versatile pieces that reflect the needs of its customers. It has its own development team that researches new-generation materials and keeps up-to-date with the most interesting emerging labels.

Diverse

London, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Acne, Kenzo, Isabel Marant, Carven, Sophie Hulme, MSGM, McQ by Alexander McQueen, Forte Forte, Helmut Lang, Saint Laurent.

About the store:

This family-run boutique in Islington aims not only to offer an eclectic mix of international women’s labels, but also to simplify the search for original, exciting fashion. Its relaxed, friendly atmosphere has made it a North London favourite for decades.

Divo

Pisa, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Gucci, Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Fendi , Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang, Burberry, Marc Jacobs, DSQUARED2, Moschino, Brunello Cucinelli, Chloe, Faliero Sarti, Forte Forte, Roberto Cavalli, Maison Martin Margiela, Moncler

About the store:

The innovative interiors of the three Divo boutiques are as much of a draw as the clothes, which are displayed suspended on rails between transparent dividers and surrounded by hi-tech light effects and projections. Lesser labels might have struggled, but Divo’s international luxe collection more than holds its own.

D'NA

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Designers to look out for:

Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Haider Ackerman, Acne Studios, Marni, Rodarte, Wadha Al Hajri, Prabal Gurung, Ohne Titel, Giambattista Valli, Reem Al Kanhal, Jason Wu, Sophie Theallet, Rosie Assoulin, ADEAM, TOME, Delpozo, Creatures of the Wind, Lulwa Al Amin, Verdura, Gripoix, Eddie Borgo, Delfina Delettrez, Tom Binns, Joomi Lim

About the store:

Unlike any other retail concept in the Middle East, D’NA creates a dialogue between global and regional talents. The boutique’s two locations in Riyadh and Doha seamlessly bridge East and West through a shared appreciation for fashion, art and design, aiming to help their customer cultivate an individual style.

Dolci Follie

London, United Kingdom

Designers to look out for:

Bordelle, Chantal Thomass, Dirty Pretty Things, Fleur of England, Gilda & Pearl, I. D. Sarrieri, Kriss Soonik, Lascivious, Made by Niki, Max Holliday, Mimi Holliday, Nichole de Carle, Paolita, Parah.

About the store:

This luxury lingerie shop was founded by Simona Walters, a trained accountant and self-confessed lingerie addict whose hand-picked and breathtaking range of international and exclusive designers offers everything you need to feel flirty and fabulous.

Dolci Trame

Siena, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Cacharel, Rick Owens, Sacai, Ann Demeulemeester, Carven, Diane Von Furstenberg, Faliero Sarti, Forte Forte, Givenchy, Goti, Haider Ackermann, Herno, Jil Sander, Reed Krakoff, Sacai Luck, See by Chloe, Kenzo

About the store:

Dolci Trame, whose name translates as ‘sweet wefts’, is housed in the shell of one of the oldest churches in the picturesque Tuscan city of Siena. The boutique features many of the more directional members of the fashion pack, their work set against a pared-down, stone-wall interior.

Donne Concept store

Cagliari, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Sergio Rossi, Lanvin, MSGM, Emanuele Bicocchi, Fendi, Equipment, Givenchy, Golden Goose Deluxe, Marni Edition, Repetto, Stella McCartney, Giorgio Armani, Drome, Dolce & Gabbana, Chloe, Belstaff

About the store:

Awaken your senses at this sophisticated lifestyle boutique, which sells products ranging from fashion, cosmetics and accessories to rare perfumes and fresh flowers. The brand philosophy is to give the customer an experience that will delight by steering them away from everything that is expected and imposed.

Doshaburi

Barcelona, Spain

Designers to look out for:

Ann Demeulemeester, Bernhard Willhelm, Bless,Rick Owens, Jeremy Scott, Cristophe Lemaire, Kriss van Asche, Individuals Sentiments, Chalayan

About the store:

The name means ‘torrential rain that purifies the soul’; the boutique hopes to have a similarly lofty effect on its customers. Doshaburi’s Japanese founder and owner has an eye for conceptual, individualistic pieces that sit in dramatic contrast to the surrounding aesthetic of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter.