Wear it well. Buying into fashion at women's clothing shops in Lisbon

A lot goes into cultivating your own distinctive image, and clothes are a major component. Whether you’re after a smart sophisticated look or a shabby-chic hand-me-down appearance, a professional executive profile or a casual, come as you are guise, what you wear is what you are. Fortunately, the range of women’s clothing shops in Lisbon is vast and eclectic, with something suitable to fit every size and shape. For authentic fashion made in Portugal, browse the clothing at TMcollection. Created by designer Teresa Martins, the apparel is crafted from 100% natural fabrics. 

At Kolovrat79 the emphasis is very much on making a unique fashion statement. The clothing here is individually styled and handcrafted to produce an exclusive image. The variation of the female form is fully understood at Dama de Copas, where bras and lingerie are made according to body type rather than the whims of the advertising industry. Hats always make an attractive fashion accessory and at A Fábrica dos Chapéus there are dozens of different styles of headwear to choose from. Serious fashionistas on the other hand should head for Fashion Clinic where celebrated designer names like Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent highlight the clothing offer. Respected Portuguese boutique Os Nicos has been trading for 40 years and is known for its mature and more sobering fashion range. If vintage is your thing however, the second hand clobber stocked at Ás de Espadas will take you back decades. One of the smallest stores in the city, Luvaria Ulisses is also Portugal’s loveliest glove shop, where each pair is carefully handcrafted and presented with impeccable service. For upmarket fashion options, take a look inside Pinko, which specializes in creating perfect mix and match clothing combinations. And for that very special occasion, there’s only one place to shop for bridalwear – Rosa Clará. Besides wedding gowns, this stylish boutique also offers a range of stunning cocktail dresses.  



Synonymous with wedding gowns and cocktail dresses, Spanish fashion brand Rosa Clará is well established in this competitive niche market. Partnering with haute couture designers of such eminence as Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld and Zuhair...  Read More



Pinko's flagship Lisbon store complements its existing premises in Porto, the country's second city, and affords the contemporary fashion brand, known for its singular Italian spirit, a high profile presence in the Portuguese capital. Described...  Read More



If the glove fits! Customers will find a pair to suit every occasion at this authentic art deco boutique, a dinky, pocket-sized boutique situated in the heart of Chiado. Hand crafted from the softest leather, there are dozens of styles in...  Read More



Curated vintage clothing and retro accessories from the 1940s through to the '80s bedeck the "Ace of Spades". With an interior resembling someone's spare room or an attic perhaps, the setting is suitably ad hoc and crammed with previously worn...  Read More



Trading since 1977, this is a favourite with locals and anyone looking for practical, more mature fashion. That said, this is still a boutique known for its colour and flair, especially when the summer collections are in. Here you'll find...  Read More



Question. Where do fashion victims shop? Answer. The Fashion Clinic, of course. This is the only multibrand luxury store in Lisbon offering men and women's clothing. For the ladies, Fashion Clinic means be able to browse under one roof for a...  Read More

Bairro Alto/Principe Real


A lovely accessory to any women's apparel is a hat. It can top off a frock, dress, jacket and even jeans and T-shirt. At the "Hat Factory" the range is quirky and eclectic. Browse the boutique for berets, beanies and backerboy styles. How about...  Read More



The "Lady, or Queen of Hearts" bra and lingerie store has over 100 bras of different sizes available, with band sizes from 28 to 46 and cup sizes from A to K. Customers are invited for a bra fitting when expert staff determine the correct size...  Read More

Bairro Alto/Principe Real


Unique handmade apparel is the stock in trade of Lidija Kolovrat. Regarded as one of Portugal's most innovative artists, Kolovrat, who is originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is also a prominent fashion designer celebrated. Working mostly...  Read More



TMcollection celebrates the timeless woman and her desire to reflect who she is and the way they she lives. Such is the underlying philosophy of this fashion boutique, whose collections embody the free-spirited and independent nature of the...  Read More


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