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Eileen Jan 15th, 1999 01:49 AM

FRANKFURT: Can I find Prada, Gucci, Chanel over there?
 
My parents & I will be leaving for Frankfurt very soon. I look forward to doing a lot of shopping so I would like to know if I can find my favorite brands in Frankfurt? I am interested in Prada, Gucci, Chanel, Fendi, Salvatore Ferragamo. <BR> <BR>I am also in the lookout for some Belgian Stroopwafels. Can I find them in Frankfurt? <BR> <BR>Please help.

Trina Jan 15th, 1999 02:25 AM

I don't know about the wafels, but you'll have no problem finding your favorite brands in some of the same places you'd find them back home, i.e. department stores & boutiques. But given the prices Germans charge for items like these, you'll probably save money by purchasing stateside. <BR>

Lee Jan 15th, 1999 04:50 AM

Eileen: Somehow, "Eileen" and "stroopwafels" seem familiar. <BR> <BR>When you get into Frankfurt, and if I remember correctly, you will be in center city, just look for the Hauptwache. This is the main shopping district and I believe that you'll find everything that you were seeking. <BR> <BR>Have a good trip! <BR>

Rob Jan 15th, 1999 09:27 AM

Yes! I believe the "nicer" shops are on and around the Goethestrasse (not 100% sure), but very close to the Hauptwache area. And keep in mind that you can get the VAT bakc (usually around 10%) on anything you buy.

Eileen Jan 16th, 1999 07:06 AM

Trina and Rob: "Thank you" <BR> <BR>Lee: Yes, "Eileen" and "stroopwafels" sound familiar because you've answered my questions before. I just wanted to refresh my memory before I depart for Frankfurt. Thank you for all your help! <BR>


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