Barcelona is a city full of creativity, where you can find stunning architecture, talented artists and inventive designers. If you plan to go on a shopping trip during your visit to the city, dare to venture off the familiar path and explore some of the best local brands.
Colmillo de Morsa
Colmillo de Morsa is a clothing brand created by Elisabet Vallecillo and Javier Blanco, that combines tradition and innovation. The brand uses natural and organic fabrics to create their Nordic inspired pieces, which are handmade in Barcelona.
Colmillo de Morsa has two stores in Barcelona: one in Carrer de Vic, 15, and the other at Carrer dels Flassaders, 12.
Founded in 2001, Vaho is a brand that creates colorful, original bags made out of discarded materials. At Vaho you can find purses, briefcases, wallets, tote bags, backpacks and waist bags, made out of items like old posters and seat belts.
You can find Vaho at Carrer de Ferran, 43 and Carrer del Bonsuccés, 13.
Rebel Root is a clothing company that practices Ethical Fashion, ensuring that their entire production chain respects and defends human rights and protects the environment. The brand offers a unique collection of clothes and accessories for men and women that can be found only on the Rebel Root website.
Imanol Ossa Design Art
Imanol Ossa is a designer that creates extraordinary pieces out of unusual materials. The artist has created unique items like lamps out of piano keys and a machine washer drum, and jewelry made out of Playmobil and cutlery.
Imanol Ossa’s studio is located at Carrer Peu de la Creu, 24, inside the Raval neighborhood.
Created by sculptors Samuel Nualart and Dolça Teruel, Pinzat offers unique products inspired by New York city’s graffiti scene. Using materials like discarded truck canvases, buckles and Ykk zippers, the artists create robust handmade products, each of them presenting a one of a kind design by national and international artists.
Pinzat is located at Carrer de Grunyi, 7.
Founded in 1984, Desigual quickly grew into an international brand, with more than 40 stores around the world. This clothing brand is famous for its use of strong colors and the combination of various types of fabric in one single outfit.
There are fifteen Desigual stores in Barcelona. The ones closest to the center are at Plaza Catalunya 9, Las Ramblas 136-140, and Passeig de Gràcia 45.