Top 10 fashion capitals of the world
The city’s streets produce haute couture, are continuously innovating fashion in its true sense. The amount of time and attention given to fashion at these places makes them the most fashion conscious cities.
With fashion weeks being held every season and the long list of celebrity clients, these fashionable cities are the World’s best.
Let’s take a look at the top ten fashion capitals of the world:
The first city to begin the ‘Fashion Week’ tradition, that too long back in 1943, New York is truly the top fashion capital. NYC is on the list of everybody who is in the fashion industry.
With boutiques for high end shoppers at Fifth Avenue or affordable shopping at Brooklyn or the Lower East Side for knick knacks, NYC stands tall in the fashion world.
Standing close to NYC, Paris is known for its effortless style. A century long relationship with fashion and giving the world ‘Haute Couture’ the Paris fashion week are said to be the favorite of international couturiers.
Everything about fashion in Paris is purely art.
Anywhere you go in London, you’ll witness fashion. It’s like the streets have their own fashion show running. From stylish scarves to hats to jackets, the city is full of fashionable people.
The royalty of the British can be seen in their fashion sense.
Home to the entertainment industry, Hollywood, LA has high fashion quotient. Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica and South Bay give just a glimpse into this high fashion capital city.
The quirky architecture and the flavorful sense of style, the people of Barcelona enjoy a mix of the old world charm with the modern fashion. Spanish senoritas like their style a little polished with a touch of bohemian.
Medieval, baroque, neoclassic is what Rome is all about and this influences the fashion of this city. Italy has given the world a host of legendary designers and prime shopping districts.
Berlin is in true sense an artist’s destination. With art in every aspect, you’ll find refreshing takes on fashion here. The fashion week in Berlin was first held in 2007 and since then Berlin is being counted as a fashion metropolis of international standing.
The designers of Tokyo have put their fashion on a global map but it is the eccentric street fashion that is highly inspirational. The insatiable thirst of the people of Japan for fashion keeps the Japanese designers on their toes and the fashion there is always evolving. ‘Kawaii’ (cute) is still ruling the trend there for women fashion.
The city of lights is truly emerging as a major fashion hub. Singapore has become one of Asia’s leading fashion destinations. Far East Plaza is a street full of eclectic shops that boast of high fashion.
Sydney is the capital of Australia but Melbourne is its fashion capital. The country is known for its acceptance of wide influences and it can be seen at the fashion week here. The fashion here is modern, practical and very relaxed. Fashion students and emerging designers also get their due here at Melbourne fashion week.