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Calle Larios has most of the city’s top boutiques, though many are familiar international brands. For unusual eyewear, stop at the head of the street at Federoptícos, Plaza de la Constitucíon, 12 (tel. 95-221-11-54), for frames made in Andalucía with intricate inlaid wood designs on the bows. The shop also carries folding reading glasses on a chain from an Andalucían designer. Calle Nueva, which runs parallel to Calle Larios, is lined with good, less expensive shops. If you’re searching for a fan or beautiful embroidered shawl, check the offerings at charmingly old-fashioned Ceylon, Calle Nueva, 2 (tel. 95-222-98-91). For more hip Spanish fashion, Piel de Toro, Calle Nueva, 27 (tel. 95-221-12-20; www.pieldetoro.com), carries preppy-style clothing for men and women with a playful embroidered bull logo. Sherry drinkers are probably more familiar with the iconic silhouette of the Osborne bull. Near the Museo Carmen Thyssen, the Toro Store, Calle Compañia, 2 (tel. 95-125-35-39; www.tiendastoro.com), has managed to affix the bull to everything from T-shirts and baseball caps to golf balls and espresso cups. The shop is owned by the Osborne family, and you can also buy their sherries and brandy. The clerk will likely offer you a glass while you peruse the merchandise. A rather sweet Málaga tradition is to create porcelain flowers as a way to enjoy their blooming season year round. Rincón de la Biznaga, Calle Granada, 53 (tel. 95-222-68-18), is run by folks who continue this craft. The new Muelle Uno is also lined with shops, including {re}union creadores, Local 1.B (tel. 62-960-94-04), which features the work of contemporary craftspeople. Their jewelry and bags are particularly striking. A number of craftspeople set up outdoor booths along the Muelle on Sundays.


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