This solid, two storey brick building is an important monument in Alicante. Essentially a market place which sells food products, it was constructed in early 20th century. The architectural style is unique and reflects Valencian Modernism among other styles.
The female designer with roots in the north-west of Spain is hailed as an icon of the spanish fashion scene. In 1985, she opened her first store in Antwerp, several others in Japan followed suit. It was not until 10 years later that she actually set up shop in her home country, too. The label bears her own name for a good reason, as her collections are always a reflection of her personality. Garcia designs classical and casual fashion for men and women that is admired for its understated elegance.
The successful Italian fashion house uses top quality fabrics, a mixture of tradition and high-tech and the creativity of its young staff. Founded in 1951 by Achille Maramotti, it now produces many new collections each year and is certainly among the most high-class Italian labels . Even big names in the fashion world like Karl Lagerfeld and Dolce&Gabbana have already worked for the fashion house.
Hip fashion for little money - this is what the worldwide known Spanish fashion label stands for. Founded in 1975 in A Coruña, today there are stores on all five continents. The corporation's trendscouts pursue the latest looks by Chanel, Gucci or Dolce & Gabbana on international exhibitions or directly on the streets. Only shortly after the garments for women, men and children can be found in stores all around the world - for affordable prices
In Spanish, the word 'desigual' means unequal or different. These two terms also describe perfectly the collection of the fashion label that was founded by the Swiss Thomas Meyer in 1984. Desigual's creations are colourful, figured and eye-catching. Every single one of the pieces emanates optimism, joy and power. The facility of the stores is just the same way - so shopping turns into a pleasuring adventure.