Barcelona Guide: Online Shopping

What is a cool detail to take to a dinner party?

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Olive oil! It's the latest gift! People in Barcelona expect you to dress up a little and bring a detail when invited to a dinner party. Why not? They will probably get out of their way to please you! ...and if they are fashionistas they will expect originality and a half hour delay! Bcn Fashionistas pick Pepa Olive Oil, award winning taste of extra virgi[...]

Zara at your size

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The days of us buying fashion online and guessing what size we should pick are once and forever OVER! This new free service called bodi.me proposes to measure you online and then determines the size you should pick in tons of online fashion shops, including Spain's most successful high-street brand: ZARA. I couldn't remember where I put my tape measure b[...]

Welcome to Brulev Atelier Bcn

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Fashionistas sneak into Xavi and Patty's atelier (their last names are spelled in their joint brand- Brulev) and invite them to show and sell exclusively their one of a kind handbag collection on our website. They are fun, cool, crazy, with amazing talent! We each left with a new iphone snake cover and handbag and might return for the ipad snake cover and th[...]

Interview: Be Melina

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Meet Melina and you'll want to Be Melina, wearing everything she wears and buying everything she sells. She's one to follow, a definite Barcelona trend setter. We meet in her office on Calle Mandri, where she stocks, photographs and creates to-die-for accessories and clothes. But this is not where the magic happens: Melina is a hyper-creative, constantly tos[...]

Xmas Gifts Online

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I'm last minute Christmas shopping today... online! Here the websites I found with lots great fashion and design gifts ideas that will deliver to Barcelona before the 24th of December. Start London: Nice selection of quality accessories from 10 GBP to 600 GBP and a very cool British brand in general. Nice feature on Comme des garçons wallets. Order by the[...]