If you are going to Greece for vacation, you should take financial reserve, even, if your shopping plans are not big. You may stay at any place, in different hotels. Look at the window – the street is full of boutiques, shops and shopping malls. You can find interesting things there. All of them are produced according to high European standards. Of course, you can buy interesting clothes of world popular brands. Nevertheless, Turkish or Italian clothes are not as impressive as local products. So, jump in your car and go shopping. Rental car services in Athens make your shopping comfortable.
Buying Clothes in Athens
Speaking about Greek clothes, the best cities that you should visit are Athens, Saloniki, Rethimno, Heraklion. Thus, you can find all world famous Greek brands:
The shop is mostly oriented for young clients. You can find interesting models of modern style for T-shirts, skirts, jeans and dresses;
The shops of this brand are attractive for men and women, including sport and overclothe;
The women clothes are equally good for different categories. It is expensive and holiday clothes, casual and cheap clothes;
This is the shop of women clothes and accessories of high quality for cheap. What an amazing combination;
This is the fashion clothes for fat and tall women. You cannot find clothes for miniature ladies here;
You can buy clothes for women: skirts, blouses, shirts, accessories and hand bags. The choice is wide!
People come here for men and women underwear, pajamas and bathrobes;
Tоi & Moi
This brand is represented with big choice of knitwear, including shirts, blouses, pants, skirts and shorts, leatherwear, bags, footwear, belts;
This is a shop for men and women. You can buy not only clothes but accessories and hats of different style;
Kids wear and clothes for adults are represented in modern collections. There is a perfumery section.
You can also visit series shops for wide public. They are H&M, Еsprit, GАP, Mаrks&Spencer that are mostly popular for locals. There is attractive offer to visit shops of Spanish brands: Inditеx, MassimoDutti, Bershka, PullandBear, ZaraHome, Zara, Oysho, Stradivarius and Uterque. The prices are democratic and the goods are good quality. If you want more sales, you can visit trade centers and outlets in such Greek cities as Saloniki and Santorini.
Pricing for Clothes
As it was told before, the main clothes trade line in Greece is oriented for mid segment. So, it is difficult to find elite boutiques here. The prices are always attractive. Want sails? You can find sales in the outlets. Traditionally, the older collection is the bigger sale you get. So, the latest collections have no more than 20% sales, the old collections are more than 80% sales. Thus, you can buy clothes from Zarа for such prices as: T-shirt for 10-15 EUR, jeans for 30-40 EUR, shorts for 20-25 EUR, dress for 20-30 EUR. The prices for latest collections in the shops are higher than in the outlets.
Buying Fur Coats and Coats in Athens
Fur producing is successful in Greece. It takes leading position in the Europe fur market, representative by world popular brands. Leather goods are also well-developed. You can easily buy good leather jacket in the shop. The choice is really wide. The price for jacket is wise and you can use it for long time. Speaking about fur coats, it is better to buy them in specialized salons. You know, the price depends on the shop brand and position. The price for leather jacket is:
Saloniki, Agora Leather for 55 EUR;
Kozani, jacket from Konstsntinos Saltsidis for 60 EUR;
Kastoria, Carla Mosse for 50 EUR.
If you are going to buy furry coat, the price of it depends on the coat length and size and fur quality. The average price must be:
Long fur coat costs about 700 EUR;
Short fur coat costs about 500 EUR;
Midi-length fur coat costs about 600 EUR.
What about colors? Actually, the color of one or another furry coat does not make the price for it. Nevertheless, everything depends on what color is on the fashion.
Buying Foot Wear in Athens
You can buy home born shoes or European brands. Of course, it is better to buy local products. They are high quality but low in pricing. Actually, they are much cheaper than the same goods of popular brands. Pay attention to such Greek brands as Elite and J. Bournazоs, Boxеr Tsakiris Mallаs and Migatо, Haralаs and NAK Shоes, Hаris Kazаkos and Giannа Kazakоu. What about Boxеr? It is also worth saying. The products of this brand started their way in 1919. Learn the prices for popular home born foot wear brands in Athens:
Shoes for 35 EUR;
Boots for 40 EUR;
Moccasins for 30 EUR;
High Boots for 45 EUR;
Sandals for 25 EUR.
You can also find interesting samples from the world popular designers. You can buy them in Athens in the most respectable regions.
Buying Bags in Athens
You can buy not only clothes, foot wear or fur clothes in Athens, but interesting hand bags. The home born leather goods are characterized with high quality. The local brand Аxel is mostly popular for stylish and high fashioned women. The bags are stylish, beautiful, and easy to sell not only in Greece but far abroad. Obviously, they are cheaper in Greece than abroad. Here are the prices for Аxel bags in the Greek shops:
Elegant bag usually costs about 25 EUR;
Large bag costs about 22 EUR;
Stylish clutch costs about 15 EUR.
ТPay attention to Кem bags. The company is specialized in suit cases, travel bags, elegant bags, wallets and other positions. The prices are also attractive. As a matter of fact, the quality is good, but lower than demanded European standards. Anyway, the choice is yours!
So, going to Greece, to Athens, learn your clothes carefully. There is always something that needs to be renewed. Obviously, you can find all you need in Greece and even more.