Fashionistas from all walks of earth swarm the busy Tel Aviv streets year round on a hunt for fierce fashion. While the less versed travelers are drawn to big shopping malls and smaller markets that test out their haggling skills, the real magic takes place inside the city’s boutiques, which house cutting edge Israeli and international designers. From the hip Showroom on Rothschild Boulevard to designer digs on Dizengoff, shopping in Tel Aviv has never been so popular. That’s why we’ve come up with a personalized style guide to the best fashion boutiques in Tel Aviv to fulfill your shopaholic needs. Leave the cash at home, this trip will need some serious platinum.
Designer boutique shopping in Tel Aviv
The gorgeous building housing Numéro 13 is more than 100 years old, housed in two apartments connected by a shared patio, showering the space with light. Elise, the shop’s owner and a respected figure in the local retail world, also owns Boutique Elise, located just down the street. The huge space gives way to a curated mix (there’s even a hairdresser in one of the open spaces).The wares are dripping with European chic and artful taste, but expect to spend a pretty shekel.
It’s a known fact that the turnover rate of shops on Shenkin street is incredibly high, but no matter what’s happening on this hip street, one boutique shop has managed to stand the test of time. Perhaps it is due to Scorcher’s dynamic collection, which includes international and Israeli brands like R13, HTC, Cotton Citizen, Campomaggi and Fineparis, or maybe it’s the teamwork of the mother-daughter duo that runs the place, or possibly the fact that every time you pass by and peak in, its windows have been organized into a different masterpiece. No matter the reason, the super chic boutique has handpicked the best brands in the world for over 20 years and shows no signs of slowing down. Swing by, admire the window displays and pick up your stylish piece of Scorcher today.
As Israel’s first online retailer, Belle & Sue broke boundaries entering the market six years ago. Today this sister duo has opened a chic storefront on Shenkin Street. Belle & Sue regularly hosts highly popular sample sales and stocks colorful brands like Mara Hoffman and Jeffrey Campbell. Here you’ll find cheerful and colorful bucket bags by State alongside a large selection of Cheap Monday denim and clothing. In addition to women's and men's clothing, Belle & Sue offers a gorgeous summer smattering of tableware by NYC-based lifestyle line ODEME. Pop into Bell & Sue for the latest fashion and cute household accessories.
“How many people have you met today? What do they know about you? Most of them don’t know a thing. But everyone saw what you were wearing.” This is the inspiration behind Story fashion boutiques. Each of the seven shops scattered across Tel Aviv has a individual personality to it, yet there is one constant: carefully chosen brands that showcase cutting edge fashion from around the world. At Story, they travel the world to find clothes, shoes and accessories that create people who stretch and refine the language of fashion, invent new dialects and use it to convey their own unique message. With new brands like Nudie Jeans, Melissa, Fornarina and Bloch, unravel the story behind every scarf, pair of jeans, piece of leather and accessory.
CEO and founder Ilan Levy founded Showroom Tel Aviv just one year ago, yet the store has the reputation of a long running establishment. As the former CEO and owner of fashion chain Tag Woman, Levy knows a thing or two about fashion. Responsible for establishing and branding companies in Israel and abroad, Levy created Showroom Tel Aviv to insure his lasting influence on Israeli fashion culture. Showroom has unique and special contracts with many fashion companies acting as the sole dealer in Israel for many in-demand brands. Stop by Showroom for a stylish wardrobe update.
After graduating from Istituto Marangoni in Milan and gaining work experience in both Milan and London, Rachel decided to bring her talents back to Israel and open this stunning store. This decision stemmed from a desire to combine an European sense and passion for quality with her local Middle Eastern heritage. Located in the old city of Jaffa, the studio stands in what used to be the family's metal recycling factory. Consistently paying attention to the smallest of details, Common Raven's accessories and jewelry are all made from recycled metals that are taken from the factory and cast into individual hand-made works of art. Common Raven is the perfect place to pick up a unique piece of recycled jewelry.
Offering a good mix of both Israeli and European designers, Banker has clothes for many occasions. Featuring two full floors of designer items in a chic ambiance, fashionable ladies have no problem getting lost in here for an entire afternoon. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable, so don’t be shy to reach out for some friendly assistance. With premium denim brands such as Religion and American Vintage, premium brands from Los Angeles to Paris and an expertly selected collection of vintage accessories makes, it’s no wonder Banker is the leading Tel Aviv boutique.
Razili is one of Israel’s most unique stores because it has been instrumental in pushing independent fashion design from Tel Aviv to the rest of the country. Alongside young and new Israeli designers, Razili also manages to feature a variety of well-known worldwide designers, sure to impress. The Razili customer is guaranteed an exceptional shopping experience as clothes, bags, shoes and jewelry can all be found in this special boutique. Come discover the newest Israeli designers and appreciate the well-known international ones in this charming boutique. Rumor has it that when the Rolling Stones last performed in Israel, they were sporting Razili suits. Stay tuned...
Urban fashion, vintage style, accessories, daytime and evening wear, the list is neverending at Precious fashion boutique. The boutique offers an exclusive selection of leading fashion brands such as Solana, Jeffrey Campbell, Melissa, Ben Simon, Lee Jean, Cheap Monday, and so many more. All of the brands are individually chosen to form a perfect combination of European and Israeli designers. Alongside a collection of fashionable shoes and apparel, you’ll find the hottest accessories like designer sunglasses, purses and tote bags. Treat yourself to some retail therapy; we all deserve a little something precious in our lives.
The Verner Boutique brings us top designers and brands. Some are based in Israel, while others are internationally recognized such as: Acne Studios, Alexander Wang, Martin Margiela, Mansur Gavriel, Comme de Garcons, Ole Johnson and more. Today, the boutique is located in the heart of Tel Aviv on Yehuda Halevi Street, just steps from the famous Rothschild Blvd. Step onto the sleek concrete floor of this fashion paradise and prepare to find current, one of a kind pieces that are not available anywhere else.