Shanghai is a modern, vibrant, and wealthy city with a serious shopping addiction. The Shanghainese have a reputation for being glamorous, fashionable lovers of luxury goods. Who could blame them, though, with such a diversity of department stores, malls, antique markets, and cool vintage shops? From the old-world markets to gleaming new malls, there nearly endless shopping options. These are the neighborhoods you should visit.Old French Concession
The tree-lined avenues of the old French quarter of the city still offer an air of chic refinement that’s a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai. Here you can browse boutiques, unique and funky vintage stores, and curiosity shops like Madame Mao’s Dowry. It’s also the neighborhood to buy local Shanghai-designed clothing.