On the buzzy Gran Vía, top brands vie for your spending power. Don't miss the new megastore by trendy Spanish label Desigual (Plaza Callao). Wander into the small streets branching off on either side to discover shops boasting work by Spanish designers such as Dolores Promesas (22 Calle Desengaño).
In Las Rozas Village, just 40 minutes by bus from the city centre, you'll find over 100 top labels from outlet stores offering clothes at unbeatable prices (lasrozasvillage.com).
The Chueca neighbourhood has dozens of small quirky shops with cool fashion items and gifts. Ecomanía (4 Calle Belen), for instance, has beautiful tableware made of recycled glass, jewellery made from used Nespresso capsules and clothes woven from organic fibres. Follows a list of more shops in these neighbourhood:
Es Collection: Calle Hortaleza, 54 (Chueca Station)
Sr. Leather:Calle Pelayo, 7 (Chueca Station)
XXX Madrid: Calle San Marcos, 10 (Chueca Station)
Diesel: Calle de Fuencarral, 19 (Chueca or Gran Vía Station)
Abercrombie & Fitch: Plaza del Marqués de Salamanca, 5 (Nuñez de Muñoz Station)