If you’re a fan of all things retro then Flamingos Vintage Kilo is the place for you. As the name suggests, most of the clothes there are sold by the kilo, with the price varying according to the type of clothing. They have a great selection of vintage denim wear, including trousers, shorts and skirts, as well as the usual retro dresses and in-your-face patterned shirts.
Organised twice a year, once in winter and once in summer, 080 Barcelona Fashion is the Catalan capital’s official fashion week. A relatively recent project, the first edition was launched in 2008 but has rapidly established itself as a serious event in the Spanish fashion calendar. Drawing on the region’s history as a textile powerhouse during the Industrial era, 080 Barcelona Fashion aims to put Catalan design back in the limelight, showcasing work by established couturiers as well as up-and-coming designers from the local design schools.
Ever wondered what it might look like if your favorite brand decided to create its own hotel? Well the Casa Camper is just that: one of only two worldwide (the other being in Berlin) it was designed by international shoe company Camper. The brand were guided by the principle that sometimes less is more – the décor is minimalist but without compromising on quality or comfort. Located in the heart of the edgy Raval neighbourhood, this is the perfect starting point from which to explore Barcelona’s cool underground scene.
Casa Camper, Carrer d’Elisabets, 11, Barcelona, Spain, +34 933 426 280