Apr 5, 2024
Where to Shop in Deia
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Where to Shop in Deia
Apr 5, 2024
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Where to Shop in Deia
Apr 5, 2024
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Where to Shop in Deia
Apr 5, 2024
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Where to Shop in Deia
Apr 5, 2024
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Where to Shop in Deia
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Objects on display at Joy Made by Hand (Top image: Datura)
D

eia, the tiny village set between the Tramuntana mountains and the Mediterranean sea, has reached near legendary status by this point. It is on everyone’s to-do list when they come to Mallorca and for locals, a special place to visit in the off-season, whether for a cosy meal, hike or off-season shopping. As a tourist destination, Deia started as a quiet escape for artists and celebrities in the late 1950s-60s, a place where one could be removed from the crowds yet find a small and welcoming community in town. Over the years, its reputation has grown widely, and while it can become very saturated during peak summer months and the low-key vibe has been taken over by expensive real estate and Instagram-selfies, Deia still manages to retain a sense of authenticity and effortless style. This is thanks to its local residents who keep things grounded and share their talent and creativity with the rest of us. A few favourite spots that must be explored when in Deia are the following. 

JOY, Made by Hand

An appreciation of the handmade is the focus of this gem of a shop with locations in Deia and Esporles. Joy Made by Hand features a mix of clothing, accessories, scents, textiles and small objects from Mallorca, Spain and around the world. Straw hats from Colombia, Alpaca blankets and scarves sourced from Peru, dresses by Cecilia Sörensen. Their mission is to preserve craftsmanship, handmade and ancient ancestral techniques by selecting unique handmade pieces. 

@joymadebyhand

Interior view of Obsolete in Deia
Ceramics on display at Gres Gallery

Datura
Datura is a sustainable fashion brand that is based between New York and Mallorca, where each piece is made locally with organic fabrics. Founded by Mallorcan-born Stefania Borras, who worked for leading fashion brands before starting Datura, the concept is to keep control over process and manufacturing, creating a slow-fashion brand that is also elegant, sexy and beautifully designed. Their inviting shop on the main road of Deia is a perfect venue to experience the collections, including Terra, a fabulous striped fabric that was hand woven in the Pla of Mallorca, washed with fresh mountain water and hand sewn.
@daturastudioisla


Obsolete
Obsolete is a family-run business with several showrooms in Mallorca, including Valldemossa and Palma. The shops have a focus on handmade and custom furniture, objects and ethical fashion sourced from Mallorca and around the world - including India, Morocco and Indonesia. In addition, they find excellent second-hand pieces from glass jars to antique wooden tables. You can create your own rustic lifestyle in their Deia shop – where you can tap into their distinctive style, including a stunning array of gorgeous Kaftans and textiles, jewellery, furniture and more.
@obsolete_mallorca

Gres Gallery

A peaceful refuge from the busy streets of Deia, (the shop is just near the bus stop), Gres Gallery is both gallery and studio for Dora Alzamora Good, as well as her mom, Grace Alzamora, and her aunt, Mariana. Good was born in Deia into a family of creatives, her grandmother was also a sculptor, but worked and travelled around the world before coming back to live. All three are incredibly talented and successful ceramic artists and together they have created Gres Gallery as a showroom to exhibit their work. Minimal colour tones of white, brown, grey and black mix with mottled, textured surfaces on ancient-like forms, each vessel and object is a work of art. 

@doragood_ceramics

Deia Brownstone
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