Tag: Shopping

Twin-Set Simona Barbieri Palma store

If in your girliest moments you’ve ever imagined your dream closet, it would look a lot like this.Twin-Set is a beautifully feminine boutique in Palma.

Veritas Supermarkets Mallorca

Fresh bread; choice fruit and vegetables; tasty ingredients and sweet, safe beauty products; you’ll find them all at Veritas, the go-to shop for organic.

Farinelli men & women’s boutique Palma

Classic Italian style comes courtesy of Farinelli – the Palma boutique doing clothing for men and women that bestows a sense of quality.

Prestigious jewellery store in Palma

Nicolás Joyeros. The finest jewellery imbued with sensuality and good taste, all wrapped up in decades of Mallorca heritage.

Superb-quality ecological Mallorcan wines

You love nature, admire equestrian excellence and like wine. Then you’ll adore Es Fangar – the huge eco finca straddling Manacor and Felanitx.

From the Jura to Palma: Watches of Switzerland

Swiss watches are the best in the world, and the place to find them in Mallorca is Watches of Switzerland; a haven of luxury on Carrer Constitució.

Modern-day plan to save the magic of Son Moragues

An irresistible tale of history, fable and age-old farming traditions, Son Moragues is a 700 year-old estate in Valldemossa being preserved for the future.

Foodie paradise MOS Espai Gastronòmic

It’s the only project of its kind in the whole of the Balearic Islands: it’s MOS Espai Gastronòmic; the Palma hub waking people up to the love of food.

Ribes & Casals boasts a huge store in central Palma

“If you can’t find it here, you can’t find it anywhere,” say many of their customers, about the 84-year-old textile retailers. Find out more.

Passion for the artisan

A deep love of traditional locally sourced handicrafts and antiques forms the foundation of the unique online shop, Sabellar.

Sebastián Pons: From couture to the campo

After nearly a decade spent out of the fashion spotlight, Mallorcan designer Sebastián Pons returns with a new line of gender-fluid designs, Muchache.

A spirit of openness at Openstudio79

There is something immediately inspiring and energising about the Openstudio79 creative space, full of beautiful, handmade objects that sparks one’s inner artist.

El Fornet de la Soca, a fairytale bakery

Set on the rediscovery of Mallorca’s baking heritage, Tomeu Arbona’s El Fornet de la Soca combines ancient ingredients with the island’s traditional recipes.

Island gems by Jouells

Jouells is the new company for hand-made jewellery that reinvents the typical Mallorcan ‘botón de oro y plata’ to offer unique one-of-a-kind pieces.

Meet Sybilla

Fascinating designer Sybilla – who has just opened a brand new space in Palma – talks to Soledad Bescos about her life and passions.

Gallery Red Opens in Palma

Gallery Red has officially raised the bar in art and design in the Balearic Islands. Check out the photos from its glamorous opening night.

A”TROPIC-O” paradise at Rialto Living

Visit Rialto Living to see the latest work by Danish born, Mallorca based artist, Katrin Kirk. She uses steel mesh to create captivating & colourful art.

Living ‘slow design’

A new movement making an impact is Slow Design, inspired by the Slow Food- and Slow City-movements – it is more than a choice, it’s a way of life.

The island’s organic ketchup

Two young men, Llorenç Pons and Alejandro Arranz, produce the first completely natural ketchup from the iconic Mallorcan ‘ramellet’ tomato. Find out more.

The story of Mallorcan designer Rosa Esteva

Cortana gowns designed by Mallorcan Rosa Esteva have graced brides like Sofia Wellesley and Queen Letizia. Meet the award-winning Spanish fashionista.

Úrsula Mascaró of Pretty Ballerinas

Celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Kate Moss and Princess Letizia wear her Pretty Ballerinas shoes. Soledad Bescós meets Úrsula Mascaró.

Angel Schlesser Fashion Designer

Spanish fashion designer Ángel Schlesser, known for him minimalism, elegance & functional designs for the professional, sophisticated women.

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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