Who can think of returning home from Amsterdam tours without visiting the most celebrated shops of the place? The shopping scenes in Amsterdam can be in high and low styles and some of the po pular choices at the place should not be missed like the neighborhood in the Nine Streets, open-air markets, flea markets, etc. Listed below are some of the popular suggestions about places in Amsterdam that are worth exploring for tourists.
The Mint Mini Mall
Mint Mini Mall is one of the popular destinations in Amsterdam to get trendy accessories and well-made gifts. It is a Nine Streets boutique where a collection of wares contrasts with the appealing white décor of the place. Travelers are most likely to be stumbled across a mix of latest lifestyles, upcoming gadgets and designers, and also, leather bags, sunglasses which often makes the place a dream gift shop for every tourist.
The Frozen Fountain
There are no rules of minimalism in the Netherlands, and more playful and vivid designs steal the limelight at the place. For the same reason, this store which is mainly set for home accessories and furniture is the best place to snap up to explore the new Dutch look and spend a few hours. Even when Dutch stars are in huge attendance, you can find pieces by Hella Jongerius, Piet Hein Eek and Marcel Wanders. You can also spend your time on textiles, furniture and other objects that are from their limited edition.
This is one of the best places that is often recommended for all the tourists who look for things like clothing, jewelry and home decors that come with strong eco-credentials. It is about bringing ‘sukha’, the Sanskrit word meaning “joy of life” into the world of yours with a lot of indoor decors. The mantra of this place is slow fashion. It has a collection of handwoven Indian scarves and cotton shirts that are made by groups in Nepal. Many likeminded designers contribute things from utilitarian separates to desert boots to soy candles for Sukha.
Chocolátl is a famous chocolate gallery in Amsterdam where the custom-made shelves are put for revealing the exotic creations from all over the world. The owner of this place is on a one-man mission to boost the chocolate culture to the level of fine-wine appreciation. There is a “try before you buy” option available at this place which makes you try a heap of samples. Guidance is also given for tourists, as they offer “Chocolabs” which help customers in finding their taste profiles.
Hema is a popular Nethreland chain that has a wide range of kitchen essentials, stationery, and homewares that are mostly produced by local designers the prices of most are not as cheap as the dime store days of the chain. The top picks from this place are the patterned tea towels, cups and pastel plates. You can also get some gourmet snacks from this place including green tea, almond and white chocolates. Hema breakfast is a bit of an institution that is available at 10 am and it is a combination of a strong and freshly ground coffee, a strawberry jam and croissant, and an omelet that is filled with baguette.
The X Bank
This is a 700-square-meter retail space and a sleek industrial-chic concept store which occupies an ex-bank that is linked to a branch of the W hotel like the Colette and Dover Street Market. The two floors of the place have styled floors concealing a razor-sharp edit of fashion, and also interiors and art. The choice of what to buy is a good problem here. There are rare perfumes, books, and distilled liqueurs at this place.
This veteran book chain sets a high bar with the world-class newsstand and has vast collections of hippest magazines and cerebral journals. There are many nooks and crannies that heavy with design, literacy and science tomes inside this. Even though the Dutch, English and French books are rich in particular, books come in all languages at the place.
Hester Van Eeghen
Hester Van Eeghen is a serious dose of Dutch style and a thirty-year-old label that designs Dutch bags. It is relatively unsung abroad and its designs are among the best when it becomes to business. Van Eeghen started out making wallets in the city and it now offers an array of various styles of bags including totes and cross-body purses. The brand also manufactures a variety of shoes, gloves and other accessories. Hester Van Eeghen in Amsterdam is the main branch, and it is exclusively for bags. You can also find a shoe store on the same street as well as an outpost for men on Nieuwe Spiegelstraat, which is at a distance of approximately fifteen minutes away on foot.