France has haute couture, Italy has alta moda
, and the UK has menswear tailoring. It seems a handful of European countries, where all of the fashion capitals are located, have their own specialties when it comes to making clothes. Unbeknownst to many, Spain is part of that handful as well. But what does this county specialize in? High street fashion. Labels that are just below the luxury line, mass-produced and spread throughout the world. They offer high fashion to those who can't afford designer labels. And some of them, particularly the most popular ones, fit specific types of fashionistas find out which one fits you!
Zara For The Chic Girl
If there's one brand that leads them all when it comes to staying on top of the runway trends, it's Zara! A little on the more expensive side in the whole grand scheme of things, this Spanish high street label never fails to introduce high fashion to a wider consumer audience. From French designer brands
and Saint Laurent Paris
to Italian favorites
, Zara is able to capture styles of these big names and put a more affordable price tag on them. That's what the chicest girl on the street has worn a thing or two of theirs!
Mango For The Grown-Up Girl
For Mango, a mature and elegant look is always front and center. This isn't to say that this brand is fir for a particular age, far from it! In fact, Mango can go as streetwise as those brands and retailers in London
! However, with every collection they do, they always highlight a sophisticated sense. It's the type of label that a woman of substance would sport! Girlbosses who run their own companies, women in the corporate world who prefer to look sleek and subtle, as well as confident seductresses who know that looking sexy doesn't mean bearing it all!
Source: Mango Facebook Page
Stradivarius For The Cool Girl
What a cool girl looks like differ from person to person. But you have to admit: there's already a general idea of what she wears. A 'cool girl' is one that's girly but isn't afraid to go head-to-head with boys without sacrificing her love for pretty things. She has a confidence that her being a girl was, is, and will never be a hindrance in her life. This is exactly the type of girl that Stradivarius fits! She's one to wear skirts, no matter the length, as often as a pair of jeans. She's not afraid to work pastels but also has an affinity for black. And above all else, she's in touch with her femininity unlike any other!
Source: Stradivarius Facebook Page
For The Laid-Back Girl
The thing about brands like Zara, Mango, and the like is that, even though they're mass-produced, their styles often stay within tailored and tight looks. Pieces that can take a toll on your body in more ways than one. Fortunately, there's Pulll&Bear. You can probably tell from the name that comfort is the ultimate strong point of this brand. This isn't to say that they don't trot out tailored clothes every once and a while, they do! However, the most popular styles from this label are leisurewear, knitwear, cashmere pieces, and the like. Not to mention the casual looks for every day too!
Oysho For The Fitness Junkie
Part of why Spain is considered one of the sexiest nations out there is because a good percentage of the population are into fitness. And the women who are part of that percentage have relied on Oyshow for their sportswear needs. From elastic separates to oversized casual wear, it's all bout the fitness lifestyle from this high street brand. You'll see many Spanish fashionistas sporting their pieces in the gyms in Barcelona
, fitness clubs in Madrid, or even those exercising along the beaches of Ibiza
! Comfy, functional, and fashionable, what's not to love about this sportswear brand?
Finally, there's Bimba y Lola. Just one look at what they offer in any of their stores and you'll already get a good sense of who their customer is. The brand is well-known for trotting out outrageous styles, ranging from wild colors and eye-popping prints to cooky silhouettes that no ordinary eye would understand at first glance. It's all about individuality for Bimba y Lola, embracing the avant-garde side of fashion but making it more approachable and easier for everyday life. Because what woman won't want a little touch of crazy and cooky in this mundane world?
Source: Bimba y Lola Facebook Page
Spain is the home of prominent high street fashion brands and that's not necessarily a bad thing. Because of their affordable prices and approachable styles, the world is wearing their clothes more than the designer luxury labels. And each one fits a certain type of fashionista!
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