None
The interior of Gekaapt, which carries sustainable and vegan goods
Gekaapt

Dutch Goods: 4 Hip Concept Shops in Amsterdam

By Andrew Harper

The Hideaway Report | June 20, 2018

Subscribe for Access

With the opening of numerous small, curated concept stores by young, mostly female shopkeepers, Amsterdam has become one of the most interesting shopping destinations in Europe. Such places sell an eclectic array of goods — everything from clothing, shoes and accessories to housewares, home linens, candles, cosmetics, jewelry and art. Here are four that we found particularly worthwhile.

Essentiel Antwerp

The interior of Essentiel Antwerp Essentiel

An Antwerp-based husband-and-wife design team create stylish, beautifully made ready-to-wear clothing for men and women.

Essentiel Antwerp
Utrechtsestraat 145. Tel. (31) 20-330-2065

Pluk Berenstraat

Home items on display at Pluk Berenstraat Pluk Berenstraat

This is a charming spot with a unique selection of housewares, accessories, candles and dishes. It’s a great place to shop for gifts.

Pluk Berenstraat
Reestraat 19. Tel. (31) 20-363-5977

Gekaapt

The interior of Gekaapt, which carries sustainable and vegan goods Gekaapt

This shop is the place to go green in Amsterdam, since everything it sells is made according to vegan principles, with an emphasis on sustainability and a low impact on the environment. Products include clothing, housewares, accessories, picture frames and jewelry, invariably from small producers.

Gekaapt
Kinkerstraat 320. Tel. (31) 61-459-3229

.wen

Interior of .wen .wen

Hugely popular among younger Amsterdam women, this hip store carries a range of clothing, shoes and accessories that shoppers definitely won’t find anywhere else.

.wen
Hoofddorpweg 10. Tel. (31) 20-669-5152

With the opening of numerous small, curated concept stores by young, mostly female shopkeepers, Amsterdam has become one of the most interesting shopping destinations in Europe. Such places sell an eclectic array of goods — everything from clothing, shoes and accessories to housewares, home linens, candles, cosmetics, jewelry and art. Here are four that we found particularly worthwhile.

Essentiel Antwerp

The interior of Essentiel Antwerp Essentiel

An Antwerp-based husband-and-wife design team create stylish, beautifully made ready-to-wear clothing for men and women.

Essentiel Antwerp
Utrechtsestraat 145. Tel. (31) 20-330-2065

Pluk Berenstraat

Home items on display at Pluk Berenstraat Pluk Berenstraat

This is a charming spot with a unique selection of housewares, accessories, candles and dishes. It’s a great place to shop for gifts.

Pluk Berenstraat
Reestraat 19. Tel. (31) 20-363-5977

Gekaapt

The interior of Gekaapt, which carries sustainable and vegan goods Gekaapt

This shop is the place to go green in Amsterdam, since everything it sells is made according to vegan principles, with an emphasis on sustainability and a low impact on the environment. Products include clothing, housewares, accessories, picture frames and jewelry, invariably from small producers.

Gekaapt
Kinkerstraat 320. Tel. (31) 61-459-3229

.wen

Interior of .wen .wen

Hugely popular among younger Amsterdam women, this hip store carries a range of clothing, shoes and accessories that shoppers definitely won’t find anywhere else.

.wen
Hoofddorpweg 10. Tel. (31) 20-669-5152

 Sneak Peek

This article appeared in The Hideaway Report, a monthly newsletters exclusively for members.

Learn About Membership
Andrew Harper Photo Our editors write under the Andrew Harper byline so they can travel the world anonymously to give you the unvarnished truth about luxury hotels. Hotels have no idea who they are, so they are treated exactly as you might be.

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK

Please share your thoughts on the topic at hand.
comments powered by Disqus
Contact a Travel Advisor
Andrew Harper members have access to travel advisors at our partner Andrew Harper Travel. Learn More
Call Andrew Harper Travel:
1 (800) 375-4685
OPEN M-F 8AM-6PM CST

Follow Us

SIGN UP FOR TRAVEL NEWS