in Athens. A mega store filled with popular brand names in clothing, shoes, accessories and household goods with 35 to 70% discount. More information on www.mcarthur-
(+30) 210 6630840
The Mall Athens 200 shops within a shop, the Village cinema complex, restaurants and cafés and a super market, all wrapped up in a futuristic design with a roof garden offering an amazing view. Andrea Papandreou 35, Marousi
(+30) 210 6300000-003 www.themallathens.gr
KEEP IN MIND › Pay a visit to the New Benaki Museum (Pireos 138); its Greek handmade jewellery is a delight. › Buy a small figurine in the gift shop of the Cycladic Art Museum (Vasilissis Sofias & Irodotou 1). › Clothes and accessories by Ioanna Kourbela and Zeus + Dione rate among the most elegant examples of Greek design. › Try to do your shopping in the morning.
› You will come across all the major international brands on Voukourestiou str.
› Shopping centres Attica (Panepistimiou 9, Athens city centre) and Golden Hall (Kifissias Avenue 37A, Maroussi) sport the widest variety of shops
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Greek natural cosmetics brand that has gone global. You can find natural products on the ground floor, place your personal cosmetic orders on the first floor, or head to the basement for facial and body treatment. Ask for the head massage – it’ll make you forget all your problems.
Solonos 26, Kolonaki
› If you have time to kill, have a look at the interesting markets of Kifissia (northern suburbs) and Glyfada (southern suburbs).
(+30) 210 3640560
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Mastic is a unique natural product that can be found only on the Greek island of Chios. The brand’s collaboration with Korres has developed exceptional products such as the mastic conditioner with mastic oil and provitamins.
Long waiting list and famous customers. French manicure, pedicure, relaxing massage, facial cleansing, make up, healing massage. There’s also a hair salon.
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Panepistimiou 6 & Kriezotou
(+30) 210 3632750
Teta Ethnikis Antistaseos 84, Chalandri
(+30) 210 6722053-072
All the latest fragrances, plus all the alternative collections that set global trends: Murad, make up for ever, Sephora Products, Priorities, Strivectin, ΟΡΙ.
Ermou 24, Syntagma (+30) 210 3313167 Milioni 2, Kolonaki (+30) 210 3612666 The Mall Athens, Marousi (+30) 210 6300125
HAIR SALONS D. Frank
Hair cuts, coiffures, flashes, colours, everything a classical hair salon offers, as well as lots of surprises. Fragiskos is still the top Scissorhands. Sina 50 &
(+30) 210 3603297
Georgios Doudesis’ s professionalism and modern aesthetics changed the world view of Athenian hair salons forever. Every now and then he collaborates with eponymous magazines and works for movies, theatres and TV series. Voukourestiou 39, Kolonaki (+30) 210 3629970
Vangelis Hatzis The most luxurious service. Slightly specialised in natural-looking blonde colours. But don’t even think of turning up without an appointment.
Kifisias 196, Psichiko
(+30) 210 6747011
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