Spanish clothing giant Cortefiel’s brand of practical elegance appeals to discerning urban men, so it comes as no surprise that it is the second largest fashion retailer in Spain. Stock up on wardrobe essentials, as well as leather jackets and paisley scarves, for both basic and bold looks.
Cortefiel, Calle de Goya 29, 28001 Madrid, +34 91 577 5440
Loro Piana’s knitwear, blazers and scarves are characterised by ultra-fine cashmere and merino wool fabrics, manufactured for generations at the family textile mill in the Italian Alps. With a keen eye for handsome details, the label delivers timeless elegance.
Loro Piana, Calle de José Ortega y Gasset 16, 28006 Madrid, +34 91 781 9393
Italian style-maker Diesel has set the sartorial pace for much of Europe, specialising in casual pieces with plenty of dash. Diesel jeans have become a wardrobe staple for young urbanites, along with its signature chunky boots, messenger bags and statement outwear.
Diesel, Calle de Serrano 14, 28001 Madrid, +34 91 431 3166
Exceptionally handsome shoes, crafted from the finest leather and finished by hand, attract Madrid’s most dashing dressers to this legendary provider of luxury Italian style. Large and small leather goods, belts, ties, timepieces and other well-made accessories live up to Ferragamo’s stellar reputation.
Salvatore Ferragamo, Calle de Serrano 36, 28001 Madrid, +34 91 781 6820
Polo shirts and slim cardigans in preppy stripes and retro pieces in primary colours belie Bally’s Swiss heritage. The oversized weekend bags and structured leather jackets, plus the artful array of shoes, are in step with Madrid’s modern fashion vibe.
Bally, Calle de Hermosilla 11, 28001 Madrid, +34 91 435 8205