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Quartier 206, Berlin

Quartier 206, Berlin

Friedrichstrasse (French Street) has always been one of the premiere shopping streets in Berlin, even during the days of DDR (Socialist East Germany) when it was a members-only club for proletariat elite. The street has since been revitalized and is now open to all, providing they don't mind paying top-Euro for the imported Italian and French designer stuff. The latter is offered in rich supply at the individual boutiques making up the elegant Art Deco fashion and lifestyle department store, called Quartier 206, conveniently located next to the Galeries Lafayettes upscale French supermarket in Friedrichstrasse.

A play on black-white marble intersected by skylights, Quartier 206 sets luxury fashion against a background of world-class architecture designed by the celebrated New York firm I.M. Pei, Cobb, Freed & Partners (creators of Louvre Pyramid), and is one of the top-notch shopping locations in Berlin. Exclusive boutiques of Quartier 206 invite professional shoppers and fashion groupies to spend hours wandering through this par excellence venue of three interlinked street blocks, browsing through a phenomenal range of international designer couture, including the likes of Etro, YSL, Gucci, and Valentino. Not limited to just fashion, accessories, cosmetics and jewelry, the store features several home designers, flowers, arts, books, and a full-service restaurant.

Tip:
Make sure to stop by the designer outlet in the basement, called %, where seasonal merchandise is sold at great discounts.

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Sight Name: Quartier 206
Sight Location: Berlin, Germany
Sight Type: Shopping
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