You may not think of Montenegro as a renowned spot for luxury good shopping, but between us, the destination is becoming more prominent on the fashion scene, with shoppers now able to purchase luxury items, the latest haute couture and ready-to-wear trends straight from the runway, alongside the local designs and boutique fashions of the Montenegrin fashion world.
Montenegrins do love to dress well and keep up with the latest trends, so don’t fret, you can find everything you’re looking for, both in the cities and in the coastal towns of this charming country.
Haute couture and luxury shopping
Admire the latest haute couture fresh from high fashion atelier; sample luxury jewellery items from brands such as Bvlgari; delight in a pair of Louboutin shoes – all under one roof. When it comes to full-throttle luxury shopping in Montenegro though, there’s one place that really stands out from the crowd – Porto Montenegro in Tivat.
Tivat shopping – Shop luxury without the crowds
Porto Montenegro caters to a niche luxury shopping clientele in search of the latest designer couture, perfumes, and other luxury items and accessories.
The Fashion Gallery houses high-end designer brands such as Balenciaga, Jimmy Choo, Neil Barrett, Zanotti, Dolce & Gabbana, Kenzo, Philipp Plein, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, D2, Moncler, Roberto Cavalli, Tory Burch, Fendi and many others. The designs of forever-adored Alexander McQueen can also be found amidst the collections, which are always on the brink of classic and edgy, especially when it comes to the luxury dresses.
Heidi Klein offers high-end beachwear, sun hats, kaftans, sun lotion and flip-flops, from brands such as St. Barth, Havaianas, Lenny, Cool Change and Cloe Cassandro, making it an ideal place to update your beach attire or select an outfit for a cruise party or sailing excursion.
Vibrant colors, traditional and classic graphics, designs with sharp contrasts of chic swimsuits and nautical motifs are made from the finest fabrics, with elegant lining and refined style. Nothing says it’s summer in full swing than when you see models of this brand perfect for staying on the beach, pool or a yacht: with its bikinis and hats, slippers and maxi, midi and mini dress. Walking on the beach is now a real enjoyment with light caftans and other fast-dry materials that have UPF 50+.
Then there’s Max Mara, which never requires a special introduction – a true representation of understated luxury, elegance and empowering femininity.
Luxury Montenegro – Shop luxury local designers
If you’re one of those people who simply can’t resist a unique and fresh flair, in Montenegro you can find a number of quirky local boutiques who sell amazing designer items, ranging from luxury clothing to shoes, as well as accessories. On the other hand, some cities, such as Herceg Novi old town, are filled with jewelry and art galleries, so if this is something you like to purchase, don’t hesitate to pay a visit to this coastal gem., it really is worth exploring.
The most popular Montenegro high fashion shopping hubs
Check out these cities if you’re in for some quality designer shopping, you might be surprised with items you find.
Budva – The Queen of the Coast
In Budva Old Town, you can find designer boutiques offering a selection of luxury clothing brands, alongside perfume stores, a waterfront promenade and exclusive shopping plaza.
If you’re on the hunt for luxury souvenirs, here are some general tips: look famous Montenegrin Vranac wines, since they really fall into the category of great luxury gifts. You can also find plenty of gift shops specialising in luxury jewellery, crystals and shells, which also make for a unique gift with local charm.
Kotor – a touch of Venetian republic
In Kotor, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping. Lose yourself in the historic surroundings and burrow into the many workshops and boutique spaces filled with luxurious crafts, ornaments, lanterns, furniture and more. Italian items take precedence (due to the old Venetian merchant traditions) but we also see influences from the East, with Persian and Turkish pop-up boutiques. Alongside the bits and pieces, luxury Italian brands and the likes of and Versace and Valentino are also tucked away in the boutiques.
Podgorica – The mall capital
Though situated a short drive from the coast, this is not off-putting for fashionistas in Montenegro. Podgorica is the shopping capital, with two large shopping malls – The Mall of Montenegro and Delta City – featuring prominent urban and commercial stores such as Zara and Nike, alongside more high-end fashion stores, where you can enjoy a diverse shopping experience.
However, out of all the shopping destinations, Porto Montenegro is an epicentre for fashionistas in search of luxury designer goods positioned on the doorstep of a world-class marina village.
The Porto Montenegro luxury shopping experience is accompanied by numerous dining opportunities to break up your day. It’s an ideal location to stop off on a cruise of the Mediterranean, and your boat will also be in good hands while you browse, thanks to our platinum-rated marina service.