Shopping in Mykonos will be a pleasure to those with enough money to spend as there are simply a lot of places to shop in the Greek island! Whether you are a jewellery lover or a wine enthusiast, an art collector, or simply one looking for souvenirs to bring home, there are a lot of shopping options in Mykonos.
For those who fancy glittering and shimmering pieces, Mykonos has got a number of shops to serve you with your interest. Among these are Gofas, Ilias Lalaounis, Marquise, and Naomi F in Mykonos Town.
Gofas is one of the most popular names among jewellers in Mykonos. It has been in the island for five decades already, and has thus been a trusted name for premium and exclusive jewellery brands. Ilias Lalaounis on the other hand is known for its classic Greek jewellery designs, including 3000 pieces designed by Lalounis who was an ace jeweler in Mykonos.
Marquise is a family-run business established in the 1930s. It is one of the island’s high-end jewellery shops Its jewellery pieces stand out for its archaic designs, which include handcrafted bracelets and necklaces set in 18 and 22 karat gold.
A Mykonian local, Naomi F is one of the island’s pride jewelers. She has a degree in fashion design from Veloudakis, Athens. Her jewellery pieces are distinct for its unique feminine tones.
Wine lovers should head to Cava Stamboulis. This family-run liquor store established in 1980 is located in Ano Mera in Mykonos Town. This shop is known to be among the top distributors of wine and other liquor beverages in many hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, and bars in Mykonos. Aside from local wine, Cava Stamboulis also has a collection of many popular Greek and international wine labels.
Mykonos will not disappoint art lovers either with its various shops catering to this specific market. Elizas, Minima, Pinelies, and Rarity are four of the many art galleries in the island.
Elizas is located in Mykonos Town’s Mavrogeni Street. Aside from art work, it also sells a variety of hand crafted items as well as jewellery. Minima on the other hand is a two-floor building in Goumenio Square. It was founded in 1997 to showcase the contemporary Greek’s art pieces.As it welcomes foreign artists too, this gallery serves as a platform for budding artists to showcase their works too. Rarity Gallery in Kalogera Street also showcases the work of contemporary artists from Greece and other parts of the world. Its main objects are sculptures and paintings, which make it great for those looking for something to hang on their walls.
For those who want to furnish their homes with creative decors, Pinelies should be the shop for you. For almost decades, the shop has already decorated many of the houses, restaurants, stores, and villas in the island. It has a good range of interesting art work pieces, metal creations, and crafty furniture pieces. The imported art pieces from China are just a few of the popular items offered in this shop.
Shopping in Mykonos will surely be a worthwhile experience!