LISBON'S GREAT SHAKE-UP
With rich contrasts of time and culture, Portugal's capital cuts a stylish figure.
Misha Pinkhasov for Vogue Portugal, June 2017
Lisbon is having a moment. Once the epicenter of a global empire, this forgotten city is tearing back to life, with tastemakers drawn to its high style and hidden secrets.
Christian Louboutin is a long-time fan. Philippe Starck Visits often. Valentino too. The city appears in ad campaigns for David Beckham an Net-A-Porter. in 2015, the Aga Khan announced his move to Lisbon. Luxury e-commerce site Mr. Porter named Lisbon one of its six cities to live in this year. In 2018, Lisbon will host Condé Nast’s International Luxury Conference.
"Why Lisbon?” most people asked when I moved here from Paris three years ago. Most Portuguese people, that is. e Por- tuguese are a modest bunch. Nobody asks this question about Paris – Paris is obvious. But ask Parisians about Lisbon and their response is unanimous: “Lisbon is marvelous.”
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