Shopping in Barcelona: A fashion stylist's guide

(CNN)Whether you’re looking for big-brand fashion, one-off designer pieces or vintage finds, Barcelona is one of Europe’s greatest shopping cities.

And Barcelona-based fashion consultant, artist and social media star Blanca Miró Scrimieri (@blancamiro) is one of Spain’s hottest street-style gurus.
CNN Travel caught up with her to get her shopping guide to the city. Here are Scrimieri’s tips, in her words.

Clothes

    Si algún estudiante de moda nos pidiese resumir este oficio en una sola palabra, no sería desfile, ni lujo, ni fiestas, ni celebrities. Sería: trabajo. (Y ojeras, nervios, pruebas, repetición, horas y horas y horas. Y el PLACER de ver feliz a una clienta). #teresahelbig

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    The most quirky shops are around El Born and Las Ramblas. The secret is to walk with no hurry and discover little shops and tiny streets that you never expected.
    Paseo de Gracia is where you will find the best luxury shops such as Chanel, Prada, Santa Eulalia (which is the best multi-brand store here), Saint Laurent, Miu Miu and so on. We also have more affordable ones like Mango and Zara.
    A very popular department store in the city is El Corte Inglés. You will find loads of brands. Another one is L’illa with loads of shops inside and also places to have breakfast or lunch.
    For haute couture you have Le Swing (see below) or Teresa Helbig.
    Santa Eulalia, Passeig de Gràcia, 93 Barcelona; +34 932 150 674
    El Corte Inglés, Plaça de Catalunya, 14 Barcelona; +34 933 06 38 00
    Teresa Helbig, Carrer de Mallorca, 184, 08036 Barcelona; +34 934 51 55 44
    L’illa Diagonal, Avinguda Diagonal, 557, 08029 Barcelona; +34 934 44 00 00

    Vintage

    Carmen wears jacket by @ysl bag by @jgalliano and sunglasses by @sheriffcherry #leswingvintage #blowbyleswing #bornebarcelona #vintagebarcelona #contemporaryvintage #luxury #fashion #www.leswingvintage.com #ysl #galliano #sherrifcherry

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    The best chain of vintage shops in Barcelona is called Le Swing Vintage and Le Blow.
    They’ve also opened a new one called Casa Le Swing where you can find vintage furniture, clothes, fashion books (not vintage) and international magazines.
    For me it’s the coolest shop here, very fun to see, to shop and to visit.
    Le Swing Vintage, Rec 16 08003 Barcelona; +34 933 101 449
    Blow by Le Swing Vintage, Carrer del Bonaire, 6, 08003 Barcelona, Spain; +34 933 02 36 98
    Casa Le Swing, Bruc 148 08037 Barcelona, +34 931 389 049

    Accessories

    GIRLS🚺🎪 @mango #mangoxprimaverasound @luciacuesta_ 🌟🍤@helenacuesta 🌟🍤@vansitbon 🌟🍤

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    I’m crazy with sunglasses and handbags. I have a huge collection of both and it keeps growing faster and faster.
    For sunglasses you have a very cool shop called La Toscana or Kaleos. For handbags, Santa Eulalia always has the newest ones from Balenciaga, Loewe and Chloe.
    Another shop where you will find good ones is Jean Pierre Bua, very good selection.
    For jewels, which I really love, you have the best jeweler in Barcelona, her name is Montse Esteve. They sell at her own space and also online at Colette and Moda Operando. You must see what she does.
    Óptica Toscana, C/ Provença, 247, 08008 Barcelona, +34 934 67 59 78
    Kaleos Eyehunters, Carrer de Muntaner, 242, 08021 Barcelona, +34 932 00 74 78
    Montse Esteve SL, Carrer de Ganduxer, 29, 08021 Barcelona, +34 932 40 41 11
    Jean Pierre Bua, Avinguda Diagonal, 469, 08036 Barcelona; +34 934 39 71 00

    Shoes

    Magic feet 🔮🦋 📸 @josefinaandres x @voguespain 🌟 @miumiu @pacorabanne

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    Shoes for me are the most important thing in an outfit. The first thing I look at when I meet someone is the shoes. My eyes unintentionally go directly there.
    I have a lot of sneakers — Adidas, Vans, Converse. I love the classic ones but I also have shoes like Dr Martens boots, Balenciaga, Anya Hindmarch, Gucci… a bit of everything!
    It depends on the day you feel like wearing ones or others. If you want to buy some just walk around Barcelona and go to every shop you find. You never know what you’re going to see.

    Furniture

    @florsbarcelo y @luzioconceptstore Os deasemaos Feliz Sant Jordi 2017!!

    A post shared by Taller Barcelo (@florsbarcelo) on

    The best for vintage furniture is Casa Le Swing (see above for address). For modern, you can go to Luzio, a beautiful huge shop in my neighborhood.
    Luzio Concept Store, Carrer de Ferran Agulló, 16-18, 08021 Barcelona; +34 932 09 41 23

    Art and design

    New artwork by Lidia Masllorens, 188 x 190 cm, 2017. #galeriamiquelalzueta #miquelalzueta #fineart #finefurniture #interiordesign #interior #design #contemporaryart #artgallery #Barcelona #artist #newarrival #LidiaMasllorens

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    For art and design I would go to Galeria Miquel Alzueta — stunning pieces of art. Also Santa Monica, Palacio de la Virreina.
    For museums I would go to Museo Picasso or Fundació Joan Miró.
    Galeria Miquel Alzueta, Carrer de Sèneca, 9-11, 08006 Barcelona; +34 932 38 97 50
    Virreina Palace, La Rambla, 99, 08001 Barcelona; +34 933 16 10 00
    Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, La Rambla, 7, 08002 Barcelona; +34 935 67 11 10
    Museu Picasso, Carrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona
    Fundació Joan Miró, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona; +34 934 43 94 70

    Books

    Oh! Es el ☀️ eso que asoma por nuestra puerta! Aquí seguimos con lluvia, nubes, viento o lo que nos echen… Pero como nos alegra un pequeño rayo!! 😄

    A post shared by Loring.art (@loring.art) on

    For book shops I would go to Loring Art, Casa Le Swing, a very known one is Fnac but a very typical one is Gustavo Gili.
    Loring Art, Calle Floridablanca, 65-67 1º1ª, 08015 Barcelona
    Editorial Gustavo Gili, Via Laietana, 47, 08003 Barcelona; +34 933 22 81 61

    Markets

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    For food you have La Boqueria in Las Ramblas, a must-visit and you will find all the typical food from Spain [such] as jamón Ibérico, fruit juices, paella and so on.
    For clothes markets we don’t have a lot here, but we have a furniture and decor one which is called Mercat dels Encants.
    La Boqueria, La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona; +34 933 18 25 84
    Mercat dels Encants, Carrer de los Castillejos, 158, 08013 Barcelona; +34 932 46 30 30

    Food and drink

    A post shared by Marc (@marctallo) on

    A gourmet shop in Barcelona is Aspic. There is the best food and wine and they also have a new terrace where you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    A very cool shop of only beer is BeerStore Barcelona and you can also go to visit Antiga Fábrica Estrella Damm, very emblematic of Barcelona and they also do music events.
    Aspic, Av. de Pau Casals, 24, 08021 Barcelona
    BeerStore Barcelona, Carrer de Provença, 495, 08025 Barcelona; +34 931 16 87 14
    Old Factory Estrella Damm, 08025, Carrer del Rosselló, 515, 08025 Barcelona; +34 902 30 01 25

    Beauty

    Hay personas que tienen un estilo y personalidad únicos e inigualables. Entre esas pocas personas, destaca una de nuestras 🔝 #torogirl @blancamiro ¡Le adoramos y estamos encantados de que sea una #torolover desde hace tiempo! #salontoro #musa #hairstyle #haircare #haircut #labelmspain #paucasals17 #paseodegracia63 #calvet54 #perfecthair

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    For beauty you must go to Salón Toro, the best hairdresser here. The place is just beautiful. They are located in Paseo De Gracia, you have to go in through the Guess store. They also sell very good products.
    Salón Toro, Paseo De Gracia, 63, 08007 Barcelona; +34 93 317 08 22

    Neighborhoods

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    Normally tourists go to where the shops and museums are, for example El Born or Barrio Gótico.
    If you go to El Born, taste the best croissants at La Hofmann, visit La Comercial for the coolest and funniest home decor stuff, Etnia for sunglasses (they just opened a seventh floor space which is amazing), Teresa Carles for the most healthy natural juices, Flax&Kale to have lunch and Limited Editions for the limited edition sneakers of all brands.
    Hofmann Pastisseria, Carrer dels Flassaders, 44, 08003 Barcelona; +34 932 68 82 21
    Etnia, Carrer de l’Espasería 1-3, 08003 Barcelona; + 34 930186614
    Teresa Carles, Carrer de Jovellanos, 2, 08001 Barcelona; +34 933 17 18 29
    Flax&Kale, Carrer dels Tallers, 74B, 08001 Barcelona; +34 933 17 56 64
    Limited Editions, Carrer de Rera Palau, 7, 08003 Barcelona; +34 933 02 23 56

    The perfect weekend

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    If I was a tourist for a weekend in Barcelona (knowing it as a citizen), first of all, I would book a room in the best hotel for me, which is Margot House. They only have five rooms and it’s located in the middle of Paseo de Gracia.
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    Another one — bigger — is a boutique hotel called Cotton House but I prefer the first one, you feel like home.
    Maybe a good breakfast somewhere like Brunch & Cake or Milk Bar & Bistro and then a visit through the places I just said, a bit of museums, some shopping and a very important thing: lunch and dinner.
    For lunch you can go to Boca Grande, for tapas go to Ciudad Condal — so good — and for Mediterranean food, Lio de 4 and Coure.
    If you’re a fan of Japanese you should go to my favorite one, El Parco. If you try it you will come again to Barcelona just to eat it again. You can choose lunch or dinner there, I prefer dinner.
    For dinner also there’s Marea Alta: from there you can see the sea, you will eat very good shellfish, or also at Bar Cañete, very fun one.
    And finally for the views and best rice or paella you have Terraza Martinez.
    Margot House, Paseo de Gracia 46, 08007 Barcelona; +34 932 72 00 76
    Cotton House, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 670, 08010 Barcelona; +34 934 50 50 45
    Brunch & Cake, Carrer d’Enric Granados, 19, 08007 Barcelona; +34 932 37 87 65
    Milk Bar & Bistro, Carrer d’en Gignàs, 21, 08002 Barcelona; +34 932 68 09 22
    Parco Restaurant, Paseo de Gracia, 119, 08008 Barcelona; +34 932 38 78 22
    Boca Grande, Passatge de la Concepció, 12, 08008 Barcelona; +34 934 67 51 49
    Ciudad Condal, Rambla de Catalunya, 18, 08007 Barcelona; +34 933 18 19 97
    Lio de 4, Carrer de Mandri, 22, 08022 Barcelona; +34 936 81 71 63
    Coure, PJ Marimon 20, 08021 Barcelona; +34 932 00 75 32
    Marea Alta, Avenida de las Drassanes, 6-8, Piso 24, 08001 Barcelona; +34 936 31 35 90
    Bar Cañete, Carrer de la Unió, 17, 08001 Barcelona; +34 932 70 34 58
    Martínez, Ctra. de Miramar, 38, 08038 Barcelona; +34 931 06 60 52
    Interview has been edited for length and clarity.

    Barcelona-based style guru Blanca Miró Scrimieri.

    (CNN)Whether you’re looking for big-brand fashion, one-off designer pieces or vintage finds, Barcelona is one of Europe’s greatest shopping cities.

    And Barcelona-based fashion consultant, artist and social media star Blanca Miró Scrimieri (@blancamiro) is one of Spain’s hottest street-style gurus.
    CNN Travel caught up with her to get her shopping guide to the city. Here are Scrimieri’s tips, in her words.

    Clothes

      Si algún estudiante de moda nos pidiese resumir este oficio en una sola palabra, no sería desfile, ni lujo, ni fiestas, ni celebrities. Sería: trabajo. (Y ojeras, nervios, pruebas, repetición, horas y horas y horas. Y el PLACER de ver feliz a una clienta). #teresahelbig

      A post shared by T E R E S A H E L B I G (@teresahelbig) on

      The most quirky shops are around El Born and Las Ramblas. The secret is to walk with no hurry and discover little shops and tiny streets that you never expected.
      Paseo de Gracia is where you will find the best luxury shops such as Chanel, Prada, Santa Eulalia (which is the best multi-brand store here), Saint Laurent, Miu Miu and so on. We also have more affordable ones like Mango and Zara.
      A very popular department store in the city is El Corte Inglés. You will find loads of brands. Another one is L’illa with loads of shops inside and also places to have breakfast or lunch.
      For haute couture you have Le Swing (see below) or Teresa Helbig.
      Santa Eulalia, Passeig de Gràcia, 93 Barcelona; +34 932 150 674
      El Corte Inglés, Plaça de Catalunya, 14 Barcelona; +34 933 06 38 00
      Teresa Helbig, Carrer de Mallorca, 184, 08036 Barcelona; +34 934 51 55 44
      L’illa Diagonal, Avinguda Diagonal, 557, 08029 Barcelona; +34 934 44 00 00

      Vintage

      Carmen wears jacket by @ysl bag by @jgalliano and sunglasses by @sheriffcherry #leswingvintage #blowbyleswing #bornebarcelona #vintagebarcelona #contemporaryvintage #luxury #fashion #www.leswingvintage.com #ysl #galliano #sherrifcherry

      A post shared by Le Swing, Blow & Casa Le Swing (@leswingvintage) on

      The best chain of vintage shops in Barcelona is called Le Swing Vintage and Le Blow.
      They’ve also opened a new one called Casa Le Swing where you can find vintage furniture, clothes, fashion books (not vintage) and international magazines.
      For me it’s the coolest shop here, very fun to see, to shop and to visit.
      Le Swing Vintage, Rec 16 08003 Barcelona; +34 933 101 449
      Blow by Le Swing Vintage, Carrer del Bonaire, 6, 08003 Barcelona, Spain; +34 933 02 36 98
      Casa Le Swing, Bruc 148 08037 Barcelona, +34 931 389 049

      Accessories

      GIRLS🚺🎪 @mango #mangoxprimaverasound @luciacuesta_ 🌟🍤@helenacuesta 🌟🍤@vansitbon 🌟🍤

      A post shared by Blanca Miró Scrimieri (@blancamiro) on

      I’m crazy with sunglasses and handbags. I have a huge collection of both and it keeps growing faster and faster.
      For sunglasses you have a very cool shop called La Toscana or Kaleos. For handbags, Santa Eulalia always has the newest ones from Balenciaga, Loewe and Chloe.
      Another shop where you will find good ones is Jean Pierre Bua, very good selection.
      For jewels, which I really love, you have the best jeweler in Barcelona, her name is Montse Esteve. They sell at her own space and also online at Colette and Moda Operando. You must see what she does.
      Óptica Toscana, C/ Provença, 247, 08008 Barcelona, +34 934 67 59 78
      Kaleos Eyehunters, Carrer de Muntaner, 242, 08021 Barcelona, +34 932 00 74 78
      Montse Esteve SL, Carrer de Ganduxer, 29, 08021 Barcelona, +34 932 40 41 11
      Jean Pierre Bua, Avinguda Diagonal, 469, 08036 Barcelona; +34 934 39 71 00

      Shoes

      Magic feet 🔮🦋 📸 @josefinaandres x @voguespain 🌟 @miumiu @pacorabanne

      A post shared by Blanca Miró Scrimieri (@blancamiro) on

      Shoes for me are the most important thing in an outfit. The first thing I look at when I meet someone is the shoes. My eyes unintentionally go directly there.
      I have a lot of sneakers — Adidas, Vans, Converse. I love the classic ones but I also have shoes like Dr Martens boots, Balenciaga, Anya Hindmarch, Gucci… a bit of everything!
      It depends on the day you feel like wearing ones or others. If you want to buy some just walk around Barcelona and go to every shop you find. You never know what you’re going to see.

      Furniture

      @florsbarcelo y @luzioconceptstore Os deasemaos Feliz Sant Jordi 2017!!

      A post shared by Taller Barcelo (@florsbarcelo) on

      The best for vintage furniture is Casa Le Swing (see above for address). For modern, you can go to Luzio, a beautiful huge shop in my neighborhood.
      Luzio Concept Store, Carrer de Ferran Agulló, 16-18, 08021 Barcelona; +34 932 09 41 23

      Art and design

      New artwork by Lidia Masllorens, 188 x 190 cm, 2017. #galeriamiquelalzueta #miquelalzueta #fineart #finefurniture #interiordesign #interior #design #contemporaryart #artgallery #Barcelona #artist #newarrival #LidiaMasllorens

      A post shared by Galeria Miquel Alzueta (@miquelalzueta_gallery) on

      For art and design I would go to Galeria Miquel Alzueta — stunning pieces of art. Also Santa Monica, Palacio de la Virreina.
      For museums I would go to Museo Picasso or Fundació Joan Miró.
      Galeria Miquel Alzueta, Carrer de Sèneca, 9-11, 08006 Barcelona; +34 932 38 97 50
      Virreina Palace, La Rambla, 99, 08001 Barcelona; +34 933 16 10 00
      Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, La Rambla, 7, 08002 Barcelona; +34 935 67 11 10
      Museu Picasso, Carrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona
      Fundació Joan Miró, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona; +34 934 43 94 70

      Books

      Oh! Es el ☀️ eso que asoma por nuestra puerta! Aquí seguimos con lluvia, nubes, viento o lo que nos echen… Pero como nos alegra un pequeño rayo!! 😄

      A post shared by Loring.art (@loring.art) on

      For book shops I would go to Loring Art, Casa Le Swing, a very known one is Fnac but a very typical one is Gustavo Gili.
      Loring Art, Calle Floridablanca, 65-67 1º1ª, 08015 Barcelona
      Editorial Gustavo Gili, Via Laietana, 47, 08003 Barcelona; +34 933 22 81 61

      Markets

      A post shared by Sérgio Veloso (@sergiosveloso) on

      For food you have La Boqueria in Las Ramblas, a must-visit and you will find all the typical food from Spain [such] as jamón Ibérico, fruit juices, paella and so on.
      For clothes markets we don’t have a lot here, but we have a furniture and decor one which is called Mercat dels Encants.
      La Boqueria, La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona; +34 933 18 25 84
      Mercat dels Encants, Carrer de los Castillejos, 158, 08013 Barcelona; +34 932 46 30 30

      Food and drink

      A post shared by Marc (@marctallo) on

      A gourmet shop in Barcelona is Aspic. There is the best food and wine and they also have a new terrace where you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner.
      A very cool shop of only beer is BeerStore Barcelona and you can also go to visit Antiga Fábrica Estrella Damm, very emblematic of Barcelona and they also do music events.
      Aspic, Av. de Pau Casals, 24, 08021 Barcelona
      BeerStore Barcelona, Carrer de Provença, 495, 08025 Barcelona; +34 931 16 87 14
      Old Factory Estrella Damm, 08025, Carrer del Rosselló, 515, 08025 Barcelona; +34 902 30 01 25

      Beauty

      Hay personas que tienen un estilo y personalidad únicos e inigualables. Entre esas pocas personas, destaca una de nuestras 🔝 #torogirl @blancamiro ¡Le adoramos y estamos encantados de que sea una #torolover desde hace tiempo! #salontoro #musa #hairstyle #haircare #haircut #labelmspain #paucasals17 #paseodegracia63 #calvet54 #perfecthair

      A post shared by Salón TORO | Hair Salon (@salontoro) on

      For beauty you must go to Salón Toro, the best hairdresser here. The place is just beautiful. They are located in Paseo De Gracia, you have to go in through the Guess store. They also sell very good products.
      Salón Toro, Paseo De Gracia, 63, 08007 Barcelona; +34 93 317 08 22

      Neighborhoods

      A post shared by Barcelona Travel Magazine (@barcelona_barcelona) on

      Normally tourists go to where the shops and museums are, for example El Born or Barrio Gótico.
      If you go to El Born, taste the best croissants at La Hofmann, visit La Comercial for the coolest and funniest home decor stuff, Etnia for sunglasses (they just opened a seventh floor space which is amazing), Teresa Carles for the most healthy natural juices, Flax&Kale to have lunch and Limited Editions for the limited edition sneakers of all brands.
      Hofmann Pastisseria, Carrer dels Flassaders, 44, 08003 Barcelona; +34 932 68 82 21
      Etnia, Carrer de l’Espasería 1-3, 08003 Barcelona; + 34 930186614
      Teresa Carles, Carrer de Jovellanos, 2, 08001 Barcelona; +34 933 17 18 29
      Flax&Kale, Carrer dels Tallers, 74B, 08001 Barcelona; +34 933 17 56 64
      Limited Editions, Carrer de Rera Palau, 7, 08003 Barcelona; +34 933 02 23 56

      The perfect weekend

      A post shared by Hotel Margot House (@margothousebarcelona) on

      If I was a tourist for a weekend in Barcelona (knowing it as a citizen), first of all, I would book a room in the best hotel for me, which is Margot House. They only have five rooms and it’s located in the middle of Paseo de Gracia.
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      Another one — bigger — is a boutique hotel called Cotton House but I prefer the first one, you feel like home.
      Maybe a good breakfast somewhere like Brunch & Cake or Milk Bar & Bistro and then a visit through the places I just said, a bit of museums, some shopping and a very important thing: lunch and dinner.
      For lunch you can go to Boca Grande, for tapas go to Ciudad Condal — so good — and for Mediterranean food, Lio de 4 and Coure.
      If you’re a fan of Japanese you should go to my favorite one, El Parco. If you try it you will come again to Barcelona just to eat it again. You can choose lunch or dinner there, I prefer dinner.
      For dinner also there’s Marea Alta: from there you can see the sea, you will eat very good shellfish, or also at Bar Cañete, very fun one.
      And finally for the views and best rice or paella you have Terraza Martinez.
      Margot House, Paseo de Gracia 46, 08007 Barcelona; +34 932 72 00 76
      Cotton House, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 670, 08010 Barcelona; +34 934 50 50 45
      Brunch & Cake, Carrer d’Enric Granados, 19, 08007 Barcelona; +34 932 37 87 65
      Milk Bar & Bistro, Carrer d’en Gignàs, 21, 08002 Barcelona; +34 932 68 09 22
      Parco Restaurant, Paseo de Gracia, 119, 08008 Barcelona; +34 932 38 78 22
      Boca Grande, Passatge de la Concepció, 12, 08008 Barcelona; +34 934 67 51 49
      Ciudad Condal, Rambla de Catalunya, 18, 08007 Barcelona; +34 933 18 19 97
      Lio de 4, Carrer de Mandri, 22, 08022 Barcelona; +34 936 81 71 63
      Coure, PJ Marimon 20, 08021 Barcelona; +34 932 00 75 32
      Marea Alta, Avenida de las Drassanes, 6-8, Piso 24, 08001 Barcelona; +34 936 31 35 90
      Bar Cañete, Carrer de la Unió, 17, 08001 Barcelona; +34 932 70 34 58
      Martínez, Ctra. de Miramar, 38, 08038 Barcelona; +34 931 06 60 52
      Interview has been edited for length and clarity.

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