• Ronen Chen

    Shopping Cities on the Rise

    For our list of the top shopping cities, we sought out urban neighborhoods, some emerging and others longer established, where you can still find homegrown items that impart a true sense of place.

  • Yewn

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - Central District, Hong Kong

    Some of Hong Kong's best shops and restaurants lie in its bustling Central District, near Victoria Harbour. Artisans at heritage jeweler Yewn toil away making delicate brooches, bangles, and earrings.

  • Chic By Accident

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - Colonia Roma, Mexico City

    West of Mexico City's historic center, Colonia Roma is proving a fulcrum for creative endeavors. Chic by Accident offers fine glassware and cutlery, along with contemporary tables, chairs, and sofas.

  • Charlie Paloma

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - HaTachana, Tel Aviv

    Tel Aviv's HaTachana is comprised of Jaffa's former train station and a set of surrounding buildings. Popular Israeli women's wear designer Charlie Paloma has a boutique in the station.

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    Shopping Cities on the Rise - La Candelaria, Bogotá

    Artists, designers, and restaurateurs flock to Bogotá's historic La Candelaria neighborhood to open galleries, design shops, and trendy cafés amid newly restored colonial buildings.

  • Flickr/Gustavo Minas

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires

    Design hotels and quaint boutiques have sprung up in Buenos Aires' Palermo Hollywood. Housed inside an old livestock market, the Mercado de las Pulgas is a critical shopping point for antiques gurus.

  • Super

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - Monti, Rome

    Monti in Rome draws shop owners eager to leave their creative marks. Unisex clothing boutique Super specializes in casual apparel by designers like La Fabrique and Majaco.

  • Flickr/mapp : : tokyo

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - Nakameguro, Tokyo

    Fashion showrooms and artists' studios populate the bosky streets and river banks of Nakameguro, a trendy neighborhood in south central Tokyo, where hipsters flock to shop and be seen.

  • Art Star

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - Northern Liberties, Philadelphia

    Close to Philadelphia's early American independence-era attractions is Northern Liberties. Art Star sells works by local artists along with fine stationery and animal-themed coffee mugs and plates.

  • Kiliwatch

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - Rue Tiquetonne, Paris

    Fashion matters in Paris, and nowhere is this more evident than in the 2nd Arrondissement along Rue Tiquetonne. Kiliwatch offers vintage wear, like Italian leather boots and 1940s sailor uniforms.

  • visitlondonimages/britianonview

    Shopping Cities on the Rise - Shoreditch, London

    Shoreditch in London has proved an ideal location for young artists and fashion professionals. Thursdays are when Spitalfields Market sets up stalls selling furniture, art, jewelry, and crafts.

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