Fashion is a huge part of today’s world. Fashion styles are constantly changing to compete with designers, fashion icons, and cities. Fashion gurus would travel to the ends of the earth to get the latest trends. Wouldn’t it be great to travel the world just to visit the top fashion destinations? You may already know some of the places on this list, but once you read through the whole list, you will want to visit all of them. Dress your best and check out the best travel destinations for fashion lovers.
1. New York City, New York
It is no secret that New York City is at the top of this list. NYC is one of the best cities in the world to visit, especially if you love fashion. The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is held each year in NYC, and it cannot be missed. With television shows like Gossip Girl and Sex and the City, NYC has defined great fashion trends for everyone to enjoy.
2. Milan, Italy
Right behind NYC is Milan, which is one of Europe’s best cities for fashion. The Middle Ages and Renaissance era were some of the best periods for fashion and luxury fabric. During the late 19th century, Milan started to rise higher up on the fashion food chain. This fashion city is known for its simplistic and natural fashion designs. In 2009, the Global Language Monitor named Milan the “Fashion Capital of the World”.
3. Tokyo, Japan
Japan has been thriving in the fashion industry for years. Japan is seen as the twin sister of NYC not just because of the similar architectural designs, but because of the fashion. Tokyo is the home to great fashion brands like Rei Kawakubo. It is out with the boring suits and in with the stylish clothing.
4. Copenhagen, Denmark
This fashion capital of Denmark has been slowly creeping its way into the fashion world. You can walk around the streets of Copenhagen and immediately notice fashion icons strutting their style on the street, like a runaway. Each day spent in Copenhagen is another day to fall in love with the quirky and unique fashion styles.
5. London, England
The country that gave the world great music and fashion icons needed to be on this list. Fashion icons like the Kate Middleton, Twiggy, and Kate Moss are a large part of London’s fashion scene. You can see their styles have been copied and reproduced all over the world. People want to wear the designs and prints that these women courageously wear every day.
6. São Paolo, Brazil
The world should thank Brazil for being the birthplace of the Victoria Secret’s Angels Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio, as well as a top fashion city. From top models to amazing fashion designers, the city of São Paolo stands out in the crowd.
7. Athens, Greece
Although the decline of this country’s economic and financial status has hit very low in the past 10 years, the fashion industry is still thriving. Athens has given the world gladiator sandals and Greek Goddess attire that has lived on for centuries.
8. Melbourne, Australia
For years, Melbourne has been known for its great beaches and tasty BBQ but don’t forget their awesome fashion style. The creativity of this city has contributed to creating the most unique fashion styles in the world.
9. Moscow, Russia
Hidden underneath the heavy fur coats the Russians wear in the winter are some of the best fashion designers in the country. Fur coats are a top fashion statement to wear, and the Russians wear them well.
10. Paris, France
Haute Couture originated in the mid-19th century and quickly became a huge part of the fashion world. The best fashion shows in the world revolve around the Haute Couture fashion style. Clothing designs are not the only thing that France is famous for; make-up is a huge part of Paris’ culture.
11. Berlin, Germany
The Germans can take credit for their part in many historical events, including fashion history. In 1836, the German entrepreneur Valentin Manheimer started a textile company that became the world’s first off the rack clothing store.
12. Rome, Italy
There is no escaping the fashion industry in Italy. Although Milan is the “fashion capital”, Rome has been inching its way up to that position for quite some time. The street fashion is beautiful to admire. Shopping in Rome for the biggest designers in the world is a breeze when you hit the streets parallel to Via del Corso (located near The Spanish Steps).
13. Los Angeles, California
Heading to the west coast of the USA, Los Angeles is a great place for fashion lovers to visit. The biggest celebrities in the world live or work in LA, and their fashion styles are iconic. The best award shows and music festivals cater to the most elite group of people and dress them in the most fabulous fashion designs. If your wallet can take a hit, go on a shopping trip on Rodeo Dr. in Beverly Hills.
14. Barcelona, Spain
In between fighting two World Wars, Barcelona slowly climbed up the ladder of high fashion and has remained there ever since. One of the best fashion designers to come out of Barcelona is Cristóbal Balenciaga during the late 1920’s. You can immerse yourself in the fashion districts of Barcelona and admire the beautifully made clothing.
15. Seoul, South Korea
The streets of Seoul are lined with hip designer shops. Although this fashion city does not lean towards Haute Couture, the unique fashion styles of this city have captured much attention.
16. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This country is a staple of beauty, elegance, and fashion. The simplicity of this city’s fashion style has even become a part of their famous aeroplane design. The Vogue Fashion Show, Dubai experience has been presented in Dubai for three years in a row. If Vogue thinks this city is a fashion icon, then you should visit.
17. Miami, Florida
Florida is known for its hot summers and mild winters. Most of the summer, beaches are flooded with crowds of people. The swimsuits that can be seen on the beaches of Miami are a great staple for the city’s fashion industry.