The best tips for shopping in Amsterdam
Stylish Amsterdam offers ample opportunities for great shopping. The relaxed lifestyle of the city has become the inspiration for a new generation of designers whose street and denim clothing stores have earned worldwide recognition. Let’s discover some great shopping places in this city with LookStyler!
“9 streets” District
It is the most famous and attractive place for shopping in Amsterdam. In the “9 streets” quarters you can often find something truly unusual. Here is located a fairly well-known store Van Ravenstein, where you can find the collections of the well-known Belgian fashion designers — Dries van Noten, Martin Margiela, Dirk Bikkembergs, and Ann Demeulemeester. One more epic boutique in the 9 streets — Razzmatazz, where you will find clothes from the iconic designers Vivienne Westwood and Dexter Wong.
Luxury shopping in a P.C. Hooftstraat
This small shopping street with a charming architecture is located in the famous Museum Quarter of Amsterdam. The neighbors of P.C. Hooftstraat are the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk. This is where the stores of famous luxury brands are located, including Chanel, Prada, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, and Jimmy Choo. In recent years, it has been called one of the world’s best exclusive shopping streets due to its architecture and relaxed atmosphere.
The city of a diamonds
Amsterdam has a rich history of a diamond trading and today offers some of the world’s rarest and most sophisticated diamond jewelry. Coster Diamonds is the world’s oldest diamond plant. Next door is the Diamond Museum, which organizes various excursions and masterclasses. Gassan Diamonds is another luxury store in the city center with a rich history where you can order exclusive pieces.
Unique boutiques of local designers
For a true Amsterdam shopping day, you should go to the boutiques of lesser-known designers. There are fashion boutiques of stylish and exclusive high-quality clothing by local designers such as Pauw, Claudia Sträter, Supertrash, and Won Hundred. In January and July each year, Mercedes-Benz Amsterdam Fashion Week shows the collections of promising designers, so the viewers can get an idea of what to expect in the local stores.