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Lisbon Shopping Gems

Seek the sunshine capital of Lisbon and drop your cool cat shades for these little shopping dens of utter style, authenticity and effortlessly classic Lisboan chill. An eclectic menagerie of pick-n-mix finds, this guide is full of beautiful tiles, stylish children’s books, vintage treasures and interior design dens. Perfect places in which to pick up a present for you, a present for someone else, a present for you… you get the idea.

Step out your front door after a fabulous breakfast at the boutique guesthouse Casa Amora or from the little design hotel Casa Fortunato, and immediately immerse yourself in all things true Lisboan living. Avoiding the tourists and those international shopping hubs where you could be in just any city - this is your guide to Lisbon shopping, the White Line way.

A Vida Portuguesa

R. Anchieta 11
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Created by journalist Catarina Portas, A Vida Portuguesa sells traditional Portuguese products given a contemporary makeover.

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Pick up retro-style soaps, interior design objects, furniture, and any sort of ephemera, created by Portas’ trusted team of designers. This shop is ground zero for any and all souvenier shopping. 

Loja Quer

Rua da Escola Politécnica 82A

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A haven for all things beautiful children’s gifts, Loja Quer’s white, art gallery-esque interior is awash in colour, creativity and design – as books, toys and pastel-coloured rocking horses line the walls in a space that is both intimate and inspiring.

Vintage Department

Rua da Escola Politécnica, 46
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Founded on a love of beautiful things, Vintage Department is an interior design shop that holds a unique collection of pieces brought together in an unexpected yet careful way. 

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From Eames to less well-known mid-century designers – when the benchmark is beautiful, no-one is ruled out, all settled together in a design-led harmony.

CASA PAU-BRASIL

Rua da Escola Politécnica 42
pau-brasil.com

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A high-end concept store-cum-immersive art gallery housed in one of Lisbon’s beautiful ancient mansions, Casa Pau-Brasil is both a movement and a manifesto – an ode to the ‘new world’ Brasil as discovered by ships sent out from Lisbon’s very shores. Casa Pau-Brasil houses 17 Brazilian brands, from furniture to cosmetics.

Maison NUNO GAMA

Rua de O Século 171
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A favourite for men’s shopping in all of Lisbon, Nuno Gama is a world of tasselled chandeliers and catwalk-like spaces.

An intimate vibe full of strong design and effortless, grown-up cool, it sees colourful blue twists on brogues and well-tailored yet fun approaches to suits, shirts and shorts. You’ll be taking something home, that’s for sure.

Embaixada

Praça do Príncipe Real 26
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A shopping gallery that’s flourished within an 1800s Moorish-style palace, it’s been said Embaixada is one of the world’s most unusual and beautiful ‘shopping centres’.

Fully restored, walk its grand entrance to a leafy courtyard before entering a store area that showcases everything from up-and-coming Portuguese designers to bath products.

Pelcor

Rua D. Pedro V, nº16, Pátio do Tijolo
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One of the few MoMA-approved destinations in Lisbon, Pelcor offers award-winning cork design pieces, decor, and collectables meant to excite the hearts (and eyes) of design lovers.

YOYO Objects

Rua do Arco à São Mamede, 87A

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An eclectic tribute to those vintage & 20th century furniture finds that are set to simply make your home purr, YOYO Objects is an eclectic bastion of Lisbon design, full of ‘eternal objects’ that will always effortlessly withstand the passing of time, and any changing of your interiors.

SOLAR Antiques

Rua D. Pedro V 70
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Lisbon’s most ancient antiques store, Solar Antiques is all about the one thing (well, we really mean one of the things) that Lisbon does best: tiles, tiles, tiles. 

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Holding the world’s largest inventory of original antique tiles, from 15th century up to the 1930’s, this is a must-stop shop for anyone wishing to delve into a true Lisbon life: all tile + style.

EDITOR'S JOURNAL EDIT

If Portugal's Lisbon is very much on your travel agenda (as it should be) then be sure to peek in our travel journal at our Lisbon Design Guide, full of further under-the-radar hotspots from shopping, to galleries, to markets, and check out sweeping architectural masterpiece MAAT Lisbon while you're at it - the new museum of art + technology on the gently lapping waterfront. 

For another pesonalised shopping guide you could also peek at our style guide to ZURICH, VIENNA & NEW YORK - so you can always shop in style.

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