MADRID Gay Shopping
No trip to Madrid would be complete without a visit to some of its finest stores, markets and independent boutiques.
Limón 24;, Malasaña – Conde Duque, Mon-Sat 10-21
Grupo Sportivo is a collection of three stores in Madrid’s trendy Malasaña – Conde Duque barrio. Handsome boys shopping for the latest in fashion is what you will find in these stores. For a younger, more sporty collection, head to its aptly named Sportivo sister store around the corner, and for limited edition footwear, trainer specialist Duke round off this cool trio on the next block.
Infantas 19; 28004 Madrid, Chueca, Mon-Thu 10-22. Fri-Sat 10-01. Sun 16-22
Isolee combines shopping and food in a way that will leave you speechless. Their highly polished store in the Chueca district has some of the best coffee in the city, an eclectic mix of items, from clothes to lifestyle items, bagels and Sushi.
Fuencarral 2; 28013 Madrid, Chueca, Mon-Sat 10:30-21. Sun 11-21.
El Ganso is a family owned Spanish brand that is adored by gay hipster boys and fashion conscious city types looking for that dapper look. Their store in Chueca has a great selection of preppy jumpers, leather goods, hats and more.
Ribera de Curtidores; 28005 Madrid, La Latina, Sundays 08-14
El Rasto is the titleholder of EUropes largets market and is home to hundreds of stalls selling antiques and souvenirs. Go with an open mind and a willingness to haggle and search out some truly authentic treasures. A great way to spend a Sunday.