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Shopping in Haarlem

Haarlem is a fantastic shopping location. The inner city is reserved for pedestrians and the streets are lined with fashion, jewellery, and antiques shops, as well as exclusive boutiques, international retail chains, and specialty shops. Did you know Haarlem was awarded the title ‘ Holland’s Best Shopping City’ multiple times?

  • There is a reason Haarlem was elected ‘Holland’s Best Shopping City’ several times.
  • Shopping pleasure every day of the week, including Sunday.
  • Wander through the car-free inner city at your own pace, there is so much to see.
The historic inner city is surrounded by canals and city moats. The big shopping streets with the most popular retail chains in Haarlem are Grote Houtstraat, Barteljorisstraat, and Zijlstraat. There is much more to discover, of course.

Gouden Straatjes

The area of the seven Gouden Straatjes (Golden Alleys) around Grote Markt are a definite must-see if you are going on a shopping spree in Haarlem. They include Schagchelstraat, Anegang, Gierstraat and Koningstraat. Featuring special façade plaques and monumental buildings, many stories are hidden in the Gouden Straatjes. There are hundreds of shops here specialising in artisanal products or unique fashion, curiosity and design concepts. Experience the atmosphere and try delicacies like chocolate, coffee, wines, and specialty produce. Haarlem also boasts countless lunchrooms where you can sit down to enjoy the view and your purchases.

Sustainable, original or design

Are you looking for sustainable and fairtrade products? Visit the NYHAVN concept store where you will find plenty of inspiration while enjoying a cup of good coffee, a glass of fresh juice and other delicacies. NYHAVN sells second-hand furniture and fair fashion from both established labels and young designers. Modern design rubs shoulders with vintage and the store also sells local products.

Fashion stores abound; there is a wide variety of them in Haarlem. Revert 95 is the store to visit for streetwear, while Suitsupply sells great suits. Design is the focus at StudioLM and Trade Studio, you could also go to Kloffie on Kruisstraat for a completely individual outfit.

Mix & match

How to combine design and budget, or different fashion styles, into a beautiful whole? Olivia & Kate is happy to assist you. They collect the best must-haves of the moment every week. Complete your lifestyle with throw cushions, jewellery, accessories, photo frames, and much more.

If you like browsing through great cooking and kitchen stores, Dille & Kamille offers natural simplicity, with must-have basics and great accessories for your kitchen, dining table, and garden.

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