Shopping in Amsterdam

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In the 17th century, Amsterdam was known as “the warehouse of the world,” and it’s still a great place for a good buy. Forget the global c... Read More

In the 17th century, Amsterdam was known as “the warehouse of the world,” and it’s still a great place for a good buy. Forget the global chains: for the best shopping in Amsterdam, explore Dutch brands, or discover the many cute concept and craft-based stores that the city has to offer. The Frozen Fountain specializes in Dutch design and furniture, while Fred de la Bretoniere is the place to go for stylish bags and shoes at good prices.

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  • & Klevering Centraal

    A unique collection of high-end fragrances and skincare from top brands including Creed, Diptyque, Acqua di Parma, Fornasetti Profumi, and many more.... Read More

  • COPA Football Store

    The 'football' in question here is of course soccer, and this is the place to go for a vintage-style team shirt, soccer-themed T-shirt or other (often... Read More

  • De Bijenkorf

    This stylish luxury department store is a real city institution. It features a well curated selection of quality brands in fashion, cosmetics, household... Read More

  • De Winkel van Nijntje

    Nijntje' (pronounced 'nine-cher') is the Dutch name of Miffy and Fred Bruna's adorable white cartoon bunny. At Miffy's store, you'll find great gifts... Read More

  • Denham Flagship Store

    The complete offering of the high-end denim and clothing brand is showcased here, plus the exclusive Private Wardrobe concept – offering customers... Read More

  • Fred de la Bretoniere

    Dutch designer Fred de la Bretoniere's shoes and bags are good quality (they are still made in Europe, sometimes in the Netherlands), practical and... Read More

  • Gild Atelier

    One-off pieces with a cool, geometric look by designer Sophie Teppema. Read More

  • Hema

    Cheap and cheerful, the much-loved Dutch chainstore Hema stocks just about everything: Kids' toys, make-up, clothing, kitchen ware, food and wine, and... Read More

  • Jacob Hooy

    Jacob Hooy opened his herb and spice business back in 1743, and it's still going strong today. Not much has changed since then, the interior contains... Read More

  • Marlies Dekkers

    Combining style, comfort and sex appeal, it's no wonder Dutch designer Marlies Dekkers' lingerie is so often imitated. Nonetheless, you can get the real... Read More

  • PGC Hajenius

    The first Hajenius cigar store opened in Amsterdam in 1826, and the current shop, a beautiful Art Deco monument, has been open (and remains largely... Read More

  • Pols Potten

    From sofas to beakers, Pols Potten offers a cool collection of interior goodies by Dutch designers. There are plenty of portable and affordable souvenir... Read More

  • Puccini Bomboni

    Puccini ranks in National Geographic's list of the world's top ten chocolatiers. The handmade bonbons are perfectly balanced and feature some unusual... Read More

  • Shoebaloo

    High-end fashion shoes for men and women, showcased in a stunning Space Odyssey-inspired store (there are two other branches in town, but this one is... Read More

  • The American Book Center

    Be warned: time just flies by in the American Book Center, and with five floors of English-language books on every conceivable subject, it's almost... Read More

  • The Frozen Fountain

    Amsterdam's best design store, with owner Cok de Rooy's excellent personal selection of the best Dutch and international furniture and home accessories.... Read More

  • Van Gils

    Founded in 1948, top-notch Dutch menswear brand Van Gils makes stylish business suits, shirts, separates and accessories in addition to more casual... Read More

  • Van Ravenstein

    Van Ravenstein stocks a well-curated selection of high-end women's fashion, with an emphasis on Belgian designers like Dries Van Noten and Ann... Read More

  • Vroom & Dreesmann

    A popular mid-range department store chain, V&D has a wide fashion and home offerings selection including its own labels. It's in-store food court, La... Read More

  • Young Designers United

    Young Dutch fashion brands are collected under one roof in this store. It's a great place for finding original items at very reasonable prices. Read More

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