Shopping in Fuencarral



Madrid is full of shopping streets where you can find incredible stores and clothes.

Many of my friends from other countries living in Madrid have asked me if I could advice them on where to go and what stores to shop in, I though it would be a great way to start shopping lists in order to help people that are in Madrid only for a few days or even living in the city but don’t really have time to go around looking for the perfect stores.

I decided to start with Fuencarral a pedestrian street known for it’s boutiques and urban style.

Since it’s a big street I will be posting two lists, I’m will start from Gran Vía to Calle de Augusto Figueroa.


Urban Jungle

Sneakers heaven! If you are a sneakers fan like me you’ll love this store, you will find the coolest and trendiest sneakers in Madrid, from the latest Yeeze Boots to a Nike Classic Cortés.


Maje

If you like a mix of a girly/sport style this is a “must stop”, this French prêt-à -porter store has a perfect balance of clothes you’ll find your dream biker and at the same time the perfect cocktail dress, from a white Victorian shirt to a classic pantsuit.


Pimpkie

This French fast fashion store was my favorite one when I was 13 years old and went to France for the first time, I remember with my French friends buying the coolest clothes there. It had been a few years since a last visited that store but I have to say that I found at least three sweaters, two jackets and four shirts that I wanted to buy; meaning: They’re still doing it right! And their prices are the best!


Calvin Klein

Classic never goes out style, especially when the 90’s are back. I remember when I was a kid, all I wanted was to wear a Calvin Klein sports bra or top and jeans, off course I never even tried to share that feeling with my mom cause I already knew the answer, all I had was the classic CK Jeans white T-shirt and underwear, now I’m happy that I can try all those 90’s trends at an adequate age, although I’m pretty sure I will never wear that sports bra by it self.


El Ganso

Four years ago I came to Madrid for the first time to visit my sister, she told me and my now husband, we had to go to El Ganso and we did and we both love it now! I love how they transformed classic into contemporary fashion, last year I had the chance to interview one of the founders and he told me the story of how El Ganso was born, two Spanish brothers living in London, they realized the didn’t had a brand in Spain where you could fins classic clothes witn a lost of style like the did in London, then the idea was born, years later they have stores in more than 10 countries.


Birkenstock

My favorite sandals in the world and the only ones I enjoy wearing, even though is autumn and we are mainly freezing you have to do a pit stop to Birkenstock to make you wish list for spring-summer!