From kaleidoscopic kaftans to gladiators and cowboy boots, fringed-detailing to heavy embellishment, Ibiza’s style is a fusion of laidback and decadent tastes. On an island famed for its free-spirit and encouragement of self-expression, these influences have certainly rubbed off when it comes to fashion. In the more rustic parts of the White Isle, elegant bohemian styles can be found while in the super-luxe night-time venues, drama abounds with bedazzled, futuristic outfits.
Drawing in people from all over the globe for its vibe, it’s of no wonder that Ibiza is, as a result, such a melting pot of fashion inspiration. A happening music scene, breath-taking natural landscape and a history of hedonism set the stage for style to go as far as it wants. And, the island’s shopping districts certainly don’t cut any corners when it comes to supplying trend-setters with everything they could want and desire.
There are stores on tap to cater to every style and budget. Through the romantic passageways of the Old Town, a medley of both eccentric and curated specialist boutiques can be found where one-off pieces can be discovered from the likes of Mikayla’s Boutique and World Family Ibiza. Further out into the centre, large, high-street labels such as Zara, Mango and Bershka make sure that your favourite go-to stores are on hand for trusted essentials and quick purchases. The assortment of vibrant and bustling markets all across island help in showcasing the crafts and unique designs of the locals. Whether you’re looking for gorgeous handmade leather bags or statement pieces of jewellery, the weekly markets play host to mesmerising works of all sorts.
Exclusive, luxury goods are neither an afterthought. In the glamorous, downtown postcodes of Ibiza, labels to the tune of Gucci, Dior and Dolce & Gabbana can be shopped at overlooking the distant sights of the sea. With many designer brands known to create pop-up stores on the island, there’s always surprise in a season when it comes to fashion and always something exciting to discover. For those who love the entertainment scene, clothing also comes made by brands of renowned music events and cherished hotspots. From Pike’s collection of fine-jewellery and leather jackets to merchandise from Pacha and Ushuaia, your stay on the White Isle can be remembered forever.
And of course, inclusion is the name of a game on Ibiza, every age and gender is invited to shop; a fantastic selection of kids-wear awaits in the majority of stores. So, for those who revel in wearing stunning garments to those needing a last-minute party outfit, the island of magic and beauty has its own treasure-trove of fashion waiting to be enjoyed.