There are five major shopping centers in Managua where you can find stores such as Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Chanel, Swatch, Guess, and some local stores that sell high-end merchandise. You will find almost every popular brand of clothes here in Managua. The price of clothes imported into Nicaragua is a little more expensive in Managua than in Panama or Miami, but it is cheaper than shopping in San Jose, Costa Rica, or in El Salvador. We have very competitive prices here in Managua.
There are also a lot of stores here in Nicaragua that sell knock-offs, where, for example, one pair of Levi’s jeans costs only US $10. It is obviously a knock-off, but that is what ordinary people buy. You can go to a real Levi’s store and pay $30 to $40 for a pair of jeans.
Nicaragua has anything that your pocket can afford. You can choose between going to a knock-off store or to a store that sells the more expensive brands.