Arguably the best way to look forward to your holiday travels is to begin shopping for them. As vacation gets closer, your days at work consist of filling up your online shopping carts with vacation essentials and must-buys (Don’t worry, your boss is probably doing the same thing).
However, if you’re traveling to any of these 20 cities, voted the 20 best cities for shopping in our World’s Best Awards, there’s an added pressure to look the part.
While you’ll be doing much of your shopping while there (remember to leave room in your suitcase!) what you take with you is especially important. Fashion capitals in their own right, these cities will have you trotting through the world’s most exquisite markets, shopping malls, independent boutiques, and department stores.
We've rounded up the one item you’ll want to take with you to the shopping city of your choosing. Oh, and a parting thought? They all make for lustworthy gift ideas.