The nine sweetest shops in the world
You do not have to be a fan of the candy or Willy Bonka to stay ojiplático in a store that we are going to teach you next. And is that the spaces dedicated to the sale and exhibition of sweets and trinkets are becoming more sophisticated and daring. Why not? Tremendously fun.
We bring you a selection of the most curious, crazy and fun candy shops on the planet.
Méert, in Lille (France)
We started with a retro style, a decoration imported directly from the past and that could be the stage of any historical film. This candy shop in the city of Lille is housed in an 18th-century building and retains all the splendor and decorations planned for it by the architect César Benvignat in 1839. Beautifully ornamented wood moldings, vintage colors and old urns they remind us of those of the apothecaries of yore.
Where? In 27 rue Esquermoise, Lille, Fracia
Candylicious, in Singapore
It looks like the title of a Beyoncé hit, but Candylicious is actually a megastore dedicated to candy freaks, a paradise for those who have no problems with sugar and the place where you can find more than five thousand brands related to this world So sweet But also the decoration will leave you breathless: walls of giant exhibitors with all kinds of candy and two huge trees made of sweet at the entrance.
Where? 26 Sentosa Gateway, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapor
Candylawa, in Saudi Arabia
A real paradise for lovers of the most famous novel of Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, you just have to see the photographs to think that we are seeing the Willy Wonka factory. In addition, this shop has sections specialized in lollipops or colored clouds, to give some examples and wishing there is a room where you experiment with chewing gums that include a complete meal of three dishes.
Where? In Panorama Mall, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
SugarSin in London
The sisters of Swedish origin Anna Nilsson and Josefin were inspired by one of the most famous children’s characters of their country to create this precious candy shop: Pippi Longstocks.
Where? In 70 Long Acre, London
Schimpff’s Confectionery, in Indiana, United States
We return to vintage aesthetics. We are talking about one of the oldest and most beautiful candy shops in the country. But the best thing is that they not only preserve the aesthetics of dozens of years, but also continue to make sweets artisan, as was done before and respecting traditions. An amazing place.
Where? In 347 Spring St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130, United States
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Happy Pills in Zaragoza, Spain
Yes, sometimes with a spoonful of sugar all the bitterness of life disappears. Or so, Mary Poppins said. Maybe that’s why Happy Pills is inspired by a pharmacy where you can get the dose you need to cure your ills.
Where? In the Puerto Venecia Shopping Center, Zaragoza, Spain
Sugarfina, in Beverly Hills, California
In this magical store of Beverly Hills, you will find sweets and goodies that cannot be bought anywhere else in the United States: up to 125 varieties of sweets and all served and ordered in beautiful boxes bento style.
Where? In 9495 South Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California
It looks like a stand design cosmetic or a luxury brand, but we are really talking about a minimalist candy store and special sea. A place where you can taste sweet tooth-flavored sweets or sushi sweets. Weird, weird, weird and different.
Where? Daimaru Tokyo, 1 Chome-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo
Candyfreaks, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Another candy store that is out of the ordinary, not only for its transgressive aesthetics and totally out of the tone of the candy stores, but also for its repertoire of organic sweets, an ideal solution for people with food intolerances, vegans, etc.
Where? In Nieuwe Hoogstraat 4A, 1011 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands