All streets that make up this alternative fashion center form a lively area, which is full of people walking around the whole day. This is an unmissable stop for tourists in Seville.
Fuencarral Street, as well as other surrounding streets, makes up a lively neighborhood with a bohemian atmosphere. Its narrow paths will make us think in the famous Camden Town in London. Here we can find eccentric beauty salons, local tattoo and piercing shops, as well as records and books of all kinds.
Some of the most outstanding shopping areas
The main street for these kinds of shops, as already mentioned, is Fuencarral Street. This is a true center of modernity, design, and underground in Madrid. However, it is good to keep in mind that many surrounding streets offer a wide range of similar goods and services.
Here we will find stores like: Skunkfunk, Energie, Miss Sixty and Desigual, among many others, as well as plenty of independent designers shops that specialize in vintage clothing, fetish, gothic and hippie revival.
At number 42 we have Divina Providencia, a modern shoe store with lots of very bold designs made in Spain. .
At number 45, we find the mythical G.I. Joe Surplus, a store that sells all kinds of military items from more than 85 countries for fans of this style.
At number 75, le Chat Bleu is located. This is a store with very colorful clothes and nice accessories.
At number 7 we find Tambury y Hereza, which is a store that has over 20 years of experience in the women’s market.
In Augusto Figueroa 15, we’ll find Milkmisas store. This store specializes in men´s and women´s shirts, suits, ties and Spanish and Italian fabrics.
Rara Avis Store, is located in the number 40 Palma Street – Malasaña. This is a shop specializing in all branches of alternative cultures: Punk, Postpunk, Psychobilly, Gothic, Batcave, Rock´n´Roll, Deathrock, Horrorpunk and New Wave. There you will also find a large section of music (CDs and vinyls) along with fashion products including clothes, bags, shoes, shirts and dyes.
Touch me is located in Colon street number 5. This is a clothing store specialized in gothic, Cyberdark, rock, gothic lolita, visual and fetish. Touch me is famous for its great collection of corsets. They also offer accessories such as wristbands and gloves. They have self-made pieces as well as imported ones.
On the same street you’ll find Jocomola, the second brand of the designer Sybila; very colorful and carefree designs.
A stroll through the Fuencarral market it is also worth it, especially Plazita Serrano. Plazita Serrano is a store that offers clothing and accessories from independent Argentine designers but that also offers national clothing brands offering limited editions.
Experts say that Fuencarral is not as cool as before, and that now they must move beyond a few streets to go to places that bring together urban fashion: we are talking about the Triball area, which is located 500 meters from Fuencarral. Triball is full of shops of this kind in streets like Ballesta, Corredera Baja de San Pablo and Desengaño, as well as in Plaza de San Ildefonso. Those who run businesses in this area say that retro and vintage style dominate the market.
If you are visiting Madrid and are crazy about fashion, you’ll love strolling through these areas. Sure you’ll find something for you; find apartment accommodation in Madrid here!