V. Szervita tér 3.
+36 20 383 5984
The name refers to the address, which is a renowned one: this fine art nouveau building was once built for a bank, and is loved especially because of the large golden mosaic on the top. The shop is devoted to three Hungarian designers: 1975 (casual clothes line), AGNESKOVACS (leather bags) and Zwana (modular jewellery).
VIII. Baross utca 3.
(Speakerphone No. 14)
+36 30 949 4286
Very near Kálvin tér you’ll find this designers’ co-op of two fashion designers, Zsófi and Emese, and four graphic designers: Gergő, Dániel, and the two brothers Richárd and Krisztián. This is a combination of a shop and an atelier, where customers can enjoy watching the hectic activities of the hosts.
Paloma really is a secret, even for most Budapestians. It is a cross between a Covent Garden-like shopping area and an incubator house for emerging Hungarian fashion brands, located in downtown Budapest, and hosts more than 50 up-andcoming talented designers.
V. Aulich utca 8.
2nd Fl., door 2, bell 38
This quiet fashion showroom is on the second floor of an apartment building that also houses Café Liberté (on the ground floor). They represent four brands, and the people behind those brands take turns to keep the shop open.
VI. Andrássy út 20.
+36 30 253 0193
Upstairs from the chic Café Callas, you’ll find the showroom of designer Sarolta Kiss. Her slogan is ‘Simple. Pure. Spontaneous’ and she also agrees with Mies van der Rohe: ‘Less is more’. She prefers a lot of white combined with a little black, and next to seasonal collections she also has about 120 permanent items, as well as a lovely maternity wear collection.