LISBON FASHION & DESIGN
A perfectly tailored preview of the A-list world of Portugal’s fashion elite: from the pioneer of Portuguese artistic fashion, Ana Salazar, to the extrovert concept store of flamboyant Madeiran-born designer Fátima Lopes. Immerse in the fairytale world of extravagant new designers, Storytailors, located inside Embaixada LX, the palace-turned-concept store and take the time to browse through its collection of stores from local designers and creators. End your tour at Mude, the Museum of Design and Fashion, located in a former bank building in central downtown: an inspiring combination of Francisco Capelo’s personal art and fashion collections alongside temporary design exhibits. Stylish enough for you?
Up to 4 hours
On request with a minimum
of 12 hrs notice
VINTAGE & ALTERNATIVE BOUTIQUES
Step back in time and embrace the bygone art of living with this insight into Chiado’s generations of craftsmanship: from the legendary candle store, Casa das Vellas Loreto, founded in 1789, to the embroidered household linens of Teresa Alecrim and exquisite handmade leather gloves of world-renowned Luvaria Ulisses. Nearby, catch your breath over a bica at one of A Brasileira’s coveted outdoor tables, where the statue of Portuguese poet and writer Fernando Pessoa provides a classic photo opportunity. Then head to the highly successful A Vida Portuguesa, a paradise for those craving Portuguese traditions. Select from genuine, thought-provoking products that celebrate a centuries-old Iberian lifestyle: handmade woven blankets, eau de cologne, colorfully wrapped soaps (including Oprah’s favorite allnatural Claus Porto soap), china swallows, waxes, candies, embroidered boxes, cook books, liquors, teas, chocolates, whimsical Bordalo Pinheiro plates, ceramics and much more, all beautifully presented in the atmospheric surrounds of a former 19th century soap factory. Authentic shopping at its immersive best.
Up to 4 hours
On request with a minimum of 12hrs
notice depending on stores’ hours