The Crossed Swords of Meissen Porcelain

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How to tell the markings on your Meissen porcelain: Keen porcelain collectors will have heard of Meissen, the first ever porcelain manufacturer to be have set up in Germany in 1710. In 2010, Meissen celebrates 300 years of porcelain in Germany. If you’re looking to start up a porcelain collection or are keen to add […]

Designer Outlet Shopping in Germany

Designer outlet shopping in Germany

Designer Outlet Shopping in Germany is Expanding! Designer Outlet shopping may have been slow in arriving in Germany, but it has arrived!  Whilst the Italians, French and English are very familiar with outlet shopping and visitors to these countries fanatically seek out the designer outlets, the concept is relatively new in Germany. However, from the […]

Shopping in Frankfurt – Germany

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Where to shop in Frankfurt depends very much on what you’re after. In this city of skyscrapers, the shopping offer is as varied as its cityscape. From the exclusive designer boutiques of Goethestrasse to the department stores on the Zeil or the upmarket shops on Schillerstrasse selling porcelain and household goods, Frankfurt has something for […]