Amsterdam is the perfect place to score unique fashion items. In addition to big chain stores that display the latest trends, there are special little boutiques for every budget. Check below where to go for the best shops.
- Shop the latest trends in the city center.
- Score unique new and vintage clothes.
- Be inspired by international designers.
Center: From Dam square, you can walk directly to the most famous shopping street in Holland: Kalverstraat. Leidsestraat and Nieuwendijk are also located in the center. When it’s raining, there are shopping malls like Magna Plaza behind Dam square or department store De Bijenkorf. Also check out X Bank on Spuistraat, where many designers show their wares.
Jordaan: This eternally cosy ‘people’s neighbourhood’ harbours countless small designer shops, ranging from alternative to exclusive. If you have sophisticated tastes, the Jordaan is definitely the place to visit. You will be spoiled for choice!
Zuid: Amsterdam-Zuid has chic shopping streets like the PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat and Beethovenstraat. Here you will find a wide selection of international top brands. If you have deep pockets, you can fill your wardrobe to bursting here.
Haarlemmerstraat & Haarlemmerdijk: One of Holland's best shopping streets is within walking distance from Amsterdam Central Station. Distributed over a distance of about 1 kilometer you will find special restaurants, trendy bars and some 250 specialist stores. No big chains here, but authentic shops with a highly specialized and varied selection of goods!
Must-haves in De Pijp: The little stores in and around Gerard Doustraat sell all kinds of great items and gifts. To die for! In shops like Anna & Nina, Charlie + Mary, Cottoncake, Felice Home of Brands, All The Luck in the World, and Things I Like, Things I Love, you will find a carefully curated collection of clothes, jewelry, home accessories and art with unique Amsterdam design.