Nolasco’s designs have been worn by Puerto Rican celebrities such as Miss Universe 1993 Dayanara Torres, singer-songwriter Kany Garcia, and actors America Ferrera and Katie Lowes. She is an alum of Drexel University and has shown her designs at New York and Paris fashion weeks. To see some of her designs, click on over to her website or Instagram, or visit her San Juan boutique.
305-313 De Diego Ave., San Juan, Puerto Rico 00921, +1 7877232897
Designer Lisa Cappalli studied at Parsons School of Design in New York City, and has a boutique store in Old San Juan, the capital’s historic district. Her feminine creations, as she describes them have been featured in Caras, Imagen, and El Nuevo Dia. Check out her work, which includes bridals looks, at the online store and on Instagram.
206 O’Donnell Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901, +1 7872896565
Monsieur is a menswear boutique that carries brands such as Cole Haan and Vicomte A. The store has been dressing men since 1976, and introduced several brands to the Puerto Rican market. Stop by Monsieur in Condado in person or shop online.
1126 Ashford Ave., San, Juan, Puerto Rico 00907, +1 7877220918
This womenswear boutique in the Condado area of San Juan offers resort wear and contemporary clothing, bathing suits, and accessories. Take a look at their clothing on Instagram, and check out their online store or their bricks-and-mortar boutique. If you stop by this store, then you’re already in the Condado area, which has a beautiful beach, so a swimsuit purchase would be a perfect buy in order to make the most of the great weather.
1300 Ashford Ave., San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907, +1 7877220010
Shoppers can find Luca in Old San Juan at Calle de la Cruz. The pieces available are curated by Laura Lugo, designer and boutique founder. The boutique has been open since 2013 and also stocks home goods.
255 Cruz Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901, +1 7877253512
This brand is named after Nono Maldonado himself, a Puerto Rico native. Maldonado designs menswear, womenswear and furniture. He’s an alumnus of Fordham University and previously worked at Bloomingdales. Nowadays, Maldonado is one of Puerto Rico’s most well-known fashion designers. Scroll through Instagram pictures and visit the boutique’s website to find out more.
112 Ashford Ave., San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907, +1 7876754510