When it comes to shopping, anyone can enter a high-street store or large mall. But only the most elite can enjoy (and afford) the world’s most exclusive boutique shops.
To help you discover these unique shopping destinations, we’ve uncovered the top 20 most exclusive boutiques from around the world.
The World’s Most Exclusive Boutique Shops
1. House of Bijan, Beverly Hills
Located on Rodeo Drive, the House of Bijan is often described as the world’s most expensive store for men. You’ll need an appointment to visit, but once you gain access you’ll discover an opulent interior that mirrors the clothing and accessories on offer.
2. Bourdon House, London
In Mayfair, Alfred Dunhill’s Bourdon House is a Georgian mansion that’s home to an exclusive menswear brand that’s all about high quality and excellent craftsmanship.
3. Versace, Rome
When in Rome, you’ll want to visit Versace’s store, which contains everything from accessories and watches to eyewear and clothing.
As the most expensive fashion store in New York, Oscar de la Renta is the place to go for a VIP shopping experience.
5. Louis Vuitton, Paris
An architectural feat as well as an elite shopping experience, this Louis Vuitton store is a must-visit if you’re a fan of this world-famous designer.
6. Loewe, Barcelona
Quintessentially Spanish, despite being part of the French LVMH group, this high-end store is the most prestigious fashion house in Spain.
7. Ulysse Nardin, New York
Situated within the Ritz Hotel, this store plays homage to the exceptional craftsmanship of the Swiss watch manufacturer.
8. Harry Winston, Beverley Hills
A competitor of the above, Harry Winston’s is found on Rodeo Drive and is where you’ll discover some of the finest Swiss timepieces and jewelry known to man.
9. Carine Gilson, Paris
Every item is handmade from Calais lace and Lyon silk in this boutique lingerie shop, which is why prices start at around $300 for a simple thong.
10. Elizabeth Charles, San Francisco
In this multi-brand boutique, you’ll only find the world’s most exclusive accessories and top-end clothing from brands like Nicholas Kirkwood and Maison Kitsune.
11. Giorgio Armani, New York
Situated on 5th Avenue, Giorgio Armani specializes in men’s accessories, footwear, and apparel, with the average customer receipt being $2,881.
12. Chanel, Paris
Devoted to the brand’s most exclusive lines, this Montaigne Avenue store in Paris is a must-visit for Chanel lovers.
13. Loro Piana, Boston
Specializing in luxury goods, Loro Piana also offers made-to-measure services for the ultimate boutique experience.
14. Lanvin, Paris
An enticing experience for all luxury shoppers, Lanvin is located on the prestigious rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, which is worth a visit in itself.
15. Akris, New York
Specializing in lavish goods for women, Akris is a Swiss brand whose items can take years to produce due to the careful selection of materials.
16. Miller Harris, London
Have a perfumed designed just for you at this boutique shop in London, while also enjoying a day with renowned perfumer, Lyn Harris.
17. Brunello Cucinelli, New York
Boasting premier designs for both men and women, Brunello Cucinelli specializes in the use of cashmere, which he handpicks himself.
18. Blake, Chicago
With sophisticated labels, you’ll find accessories, shoes, and apparel at this minimalistic, modern women’s store.
19. Hostem, London
Looking for something edgy that stands out from the crowd? Then head to Hostem were you’ll find some of the world’s most unique brands.
20. Moda Operandi, Worldwide
Not got time to go to all of these places? Then bring an indulgent shopping experience to you with ModaOperandi.com, where you can even order the latest runway looks from Prabal Gurung.
Where Will Your Luxury Shopping Trip Take You?
With a vast array of exclusive boutique shops available from New York to London, where will your next shopping experience take you?