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Shopping in Amsterdam

With everything from multi-storey department stores and exclusive boutiques to antiques and contemporary Dutch design, Amsterdam inspires even the most discerning shopper.

Amsterdam – a shopper’s dream 

A city reputed for its innovation and creativity, Amsterdam is home to many established and budding fashion talents. In addition to all the big brands, fashion chains (on Kalverstraat and Leidsestraat) and international designers, Amsterdam boasts numerous up-and-coming Dutch designers and independent shops. Each of Amsterdam's neighbourhoods offer different shopping opportunities, from the hip Nine Streets through the luxury boutiques in grand Oud Zuid to vintage delights around Waterlooplein, soak up the vibe of the area you’re in and don’t forget to do some people-watching!

Go shopping in Amsterdam

Top 10 concept stores

Shopping opportunities for unique and unusual items abound in every corner of Amsterdam, especially when it comes to design.

Amsterdam shops

Whether you're searching for the best souvenir, a unique vintage dress or the latest designer handbag, Amsterdam has the perfect shop for you.

I amsterdam Store

Shop for the latest in Dutch Design and get the inside scoop on what’s happening in the city at the I amsterdam Store.

Shopping areas

Negen straatjes Amsterdam
There are many places in and around the city to get your retail fix - with different areas offering different shopping experiences.

Opening hours

Amsterdam gift design shop store Marie-Charlotte Pezé
Plan your next shopping trip in Amsterdam with our helpful tips on when to go. In general, many stores are open 7 days a week.

Shopping inspiration

Dutch souvenirs

Don't forget to take home a small reminder of your trip to Amsterdam! But what's typically Dutch? Beyond clogs, flower bulbs and Delftware, the Nether...

Luxury shopping

No matter what you’re looking for, Amsterdam is a shopper’s paradise. For those with more discerning taste, the city has an excellent selection of lux...

Conscious shopping

When it comes to shopping in Amsterdam, sustainability and social consciousness are just as important as style. This cycle route is designed to guide ...

Fashionable Amsterdam

A city reputed for its innovation and creativity, Amsterdam is home to many established and budding fashion talents. From the club scene to the catwal...

Vintage shopping

Second-hand shopping puts the adventure back into shopping. Discovering that one special item you never knew you needed but can’t live without makes i...

Diamond stores

Amsterdam's history in the diamond industry goes back more than 400 years and the city still remains a top European destination for all things that sp...

Local markets

Amsterdam's markets abound with the vibrant colours, smells and sights that define this multicultural city, meaning open-air markets are one of the be...

Design in Amsterdam

Whether it’s art, furniture, fashion or architecture, Dutch Design is recognised and celebrated all around the world. Be inspired by the creator...