SHOES & AC­CES­SORIES

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Marc Cain

A world­wide pre­mium brand for women’s fash­ion with its own pro­duc­tion fa­cil­ity in Ger­many. Marc Cain ef­fort­lessly com­bines aes­thet­ics and in­no­va­tion in de­sign and ma­te­ri­als, mak­ing a dec­la­ra­tion of love to women. www.marc- cain.com. Friedrich­str. 61. See web­site for more lo­ca­tions. T: 030.20077219. U Stadt­mitte. E3

Marc O’Polo

For nearly five decades, Marc O’Polo has stayed true to its phi­los­o­phy of au­then­tic­ity, cre­at­ing ca­sual, wear­able life­style cloth­ing with an up­scale feel. From wom­enswear and menswear to chil­dren’s cloth­ing and home ac­ces­sories, a visit to a Marc O’Polo bou­tique has plenty in store. www.marc- o- polo.de. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 220 (check web­site for other lo­ca­tions). T: 030.88923901. U Kur­fürs­ten­damm, U Uh­land­straße. C4

One Green Ele­phant

This Ja­panese, Euro­pean- de­signed brand brings in­no­va­tive fash­ion for women and men. De­signed as an ever-last­ing go-to brand, they cre­ate high­qual­ity gar­ments that are af­ford­able and trendy. www.one­greenele­phant.com. Mall of Ber­lin. Leipziger Platz 12. T: 030.20216742. U Mohren­straße. E3

Max­Mara

One of the old­est and most pres­ti­gious Ital­ian fash­ion houses, known for its qual­ity crafts­man­ship and ready-to-wear cloth­ing. www.max­mara.com. Friedrich­str. 184, T: 030.20074945. U Stadt­mitte. E3; Kur­fürs­ten­damm 178. T: 030.8852545. U Ade­nauer­platz. B4

Michael Son­tag

The Ber­lin de­signer sets him­self apart with his mas­ter­ful drap­ing tech­niques, cre­at­ing sim­ple yet flat­ter­ing fem­i­nine sil­hou­ettes out of flow­ing fab­rics with equal mea­sures of el­e­gance and sex ap­peal. www.michael­son­tag.com. Muskauer Str. 41. U Gör­l­itzer Bahn­hof. G4

Pa­trick Hell­mann

Among the most suc­cess­ful lux­ury brands in the fash­ion world, Pa­trick Hell­mann stands for time­less­ness, el­e­gant de­signs, qual­ity ma­te­ri­als, and ex­trav­a­gant de­tails. There are also clothes by Giorgio Armani, Chris­tian Dior, and Dolce & Gab­bana. www.pa­trick-hell­mann.com. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 190–192. T: 030.88487711. U Ade­nauer­platz, U Uh­land­straße. B4

Strell­son

This Swiss com­pany creates fash­ion for men who are on their way up or, as they say, for young men with big plans. Con­cen­trat­ing on clar­ity, the Strell­son phi­los­o­phy is based on clear cuts and top qual­ity for their suits and other ur­ban wears, as well as trans­par­ent val­ues and work at­ti­tudes. www.strell­son.com. Münzstr. 8. T: 030.24724042. U Wein­meis­ter­straße. F2

UNIQLO

Orig­i­nally a chain of road­side stores in sub­ur­ban Ja­pan, this brand quickly be­came an Asian sen­sa­tion and has now ex­panded to trendy ur­ban hubs around the globe. Their Ber­lin flag­ship store has three floors of qual­ity ba­sics and fash­ion for women, men, and chil­dren. www.uniqlo.com. Tauentzien­str. 7. T: 030 29028260. U Wit­ten­berg­platz. C4; Leipziger Platz 16. S+U Pots­damer Platz. E3

Worm­land

This men’s bou­tique car­ries the best Ger­man and Ac­cord­ing to the prin­ci­ples of an­thro­pos­o­phy, the body has a re­mark­able abil­ity to heal it­self. The Weleda brand of nat­u­ral cos­met­ics has fully em­braced this spir­i­tual con­cept by cre­at­ing skin and health­care prod­ucts that sup­port our in­nate restora­tive char­ac­ter­is­tics. All of the or­ganic in­gre­di­ents are grown in the Weleda bio­dy­namic gar­dens, where bal­anced soils and non- chem­i­cal fer­til­iz­ers pro­vide the purest plants, flow­ers, and fruits that pro­vide the ba­sis for hair and skin prod­ucts and over-the-counter holis­tic reme­dies. If you're look­ing to es­tab­lish your per­sonal har­mony with the nat­u­ral world around you, the Weleda store is a good place to start. Choose from al­mond mois­tur­iz­ers, wild rose lo­tions, cal­en­dula tooth­pastes, and the brand's fa­mous preg­nancy oil (prized for its abil­ity to re­duce stretch marks), all dis­played on shelves sup­ported by birch trunks, pro­vid­ing a vir­tual for­est in which to shop. Brun­nen­str. 5. www.weleda.de in­ter­na­tional brands, cater­ing to a de­mand­ing man and of­fer­ing a va­ri­ety of styles, from classy to ca­sual, from busi­ness to sporty. Brands in­clude Calvin Klein, Black Kaviar, Lee Jeans, and Hugo Boss. www.worm­land.de. Mall of Ber­lin. Di­rect en­trance from Voßs­traße. T: 030.229088200. U Mohren­straße. E3

AIGNER

The Mu­nich la­bel is one of Ger­many’s most im­por­tant leather ac­ces­sory brands, com­bin­ing tra­di­tion and in­no­va­tion with lux­ury clas­sics. Choose be­tween hand­bags, belts, and lux­ury travel lug­gage, as well as gift items such as corkscrews, keyrings and backgam­mon boxes. www.aign­er­mu­nich.com. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 50. T: 030.88683638. U Uh­land­straße. B4

bagatt Mi­lano

Bagatt epit­o­mizes the ap­pre­ci­a­tion for beauty for which Italy is known. With its core phi­los­o­phy of fine Ital­ian crafts­man­ship, bagatt Mi­lano ap­plies the high­est qual­ity stan­dards to its col­lec­tion of shoes, hand­bags and ac­ces­sories. Browse the shelves for con­tem­po­rary, com­fort­able looks for ev­ery­day wear or el­e­gant heels. Email: bagat­tber­lino@gmail.com. Bikini Ber­lin: Bu­dapester Str. 38– 50. T:030 25759777. S+U Zool­o­gis­cher Garten. C4

Buf­falo Boots

One of the most fa­mous shoe brands in Europe. www.buf­falo- shop.de. See web­site for more lo­ca­tions. Kantstr. 31. S Sav­i­gny­platz. B4; Rosen­thaler Str. 46. U Wein­meis­ter­straße. E2

Falke Flag­ship Store

This leg­wear shop caters to both men and women with all kinds of socks, stock­ings, tights, knee- highs, and any­thing that will keep your legs warm. They also have a good se­lec­tion of sports ac­ces­sories and knitwear, as well as de­light­ful kids’ socks. www.falke.com. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 36. T: 030.88553565. U Uh­land­straße. B4

MCM

Mode Cre­ation Mu­nich crafts lux­ury leather goods, hand­bags, ap­parel, footwear, and ac­ces­sories. www.mcm­world­wide.com. Quartier 206, Friedrich­str. 71. T: 030.20946500. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3; Kur­fürs­ten­damm 186. T: 030.8811104. U Uh­land­straße. B4; Rosen­thaler Str. 38. T: 030.28493793. U Wein­meis­ter­straße. F2

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