Most of St. Moritz's shops line either side of the steeply inclined via Maistra, and most of the horrendously upscale ones vie with one another for proximity to the town's most spectacularly expensive hotel, Badrutt's Palace (tel. 081/837-10-00), near the corner of via Serlas. On its premises, you'll find boutiques for Versace, Prada, Jil Sander, Bulgari, and Louis Vuitton, as well as enough upscale shops for watches and jewelry to outfit a prosperous royal court. But if it's well-designed sports equipment you're looking for, or relatively durable clothing that will shelter you from the fierce Engadine weather, head for any of the following shops: Boom Sports, via Tegiatscha 5 (tel. 081/832-22-22;; Corviglia Sports, via Maistra 21 (tel. 081/833-44-77;; and Ender Sport, via Maistra 26 (tel. 081/833-35-36;

The region produces lots of folkloric crafts that could commemorate your stay in the Engadine. The town's main outlet for all sorts of woodcarvings, including depictions of gnarled native Engadiners in Swiss costumes and some handcrafted furniture, is Ettlin, via Rosatsch 7 (tel. 081/832-17-07; More broad-based in its folkloric inventories, with ceramics, glassware, textiles, and wrought iron, is the souvenir-and-artifacts shop Lüthi, via dal Bagn 54 (tel. 081/833-42-36).

The town's largest jeweler, and the one that saturates the high-season market with more advertising campaigns than any other in town, is Bucherer, via Maistra 17 (tel. 081/833-31-03). Finally, the town's largest emporium for chocolates is Merkur, via Serlas 26 (tel. 081/833-57-26).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.