7 great concept stores in Amsterdam for men
Amsterdam has several great concept stores but let’s be honest: most of them are aimed at the female visitor. So what about the men? I’ve asked around and my male friends came up with some really nice suggestions. Shops with nice, trendy and cool stuff like clothing, (home)accessories or other things. Therefore a short list with 7 cool concept stores in Amsterdam for men! (and indirectly for women so they can shop a good gift for men ;-))
these are the best concept stores in amsterdam for men
A concept store for fashion lovers! Here you go to upgrade your wardrobe. But you can also buy art here, books and personal care products. Extra nice: while you’re shopping here, you can enjoy a juice from Juice Brothers, coffee from Stooker and tea from Crusio.
Haarlemmerdijk 20, Amsterdam, www.aboutlifestyle.nl
>> Six and Sons
This two floor large concept store sells really cool vintage items, (men) clothing, tableware and old maps. And while you’re here… make sure you order a nice cup of coffee!
Click here for more info and photos of Six and Sons >>>.
>> Les Deux Frères
Les Deux Frères is located at no less than 2 locations in town: at the Rozengracht and on the Gasthuismolensteeg. Both shops sell beautiful men clothing that come with some great accessories. Good to know about the brands they sell: you won’t easily find them somewhere els in town. So if you want to be sure to buy something unique, go here!
Click here for more info and photos of Les Deux Frères >>>.
>> Property Of …
The store probably reminds you of a bar from the twenties: very stylish and somewhat upscale. But what you can buy at Property Of… are beautiful bags and accessories that perfectly suit you if you like urban lifestyle items.
Click here for more info and photos of Property Of … >>>.
Hutspot must ring a bell! This concept store, both at the Van Wou as Rozengracht, sells trendy, industrial and vintage stuff. From furniture and home accessories to eyewear and magazines. There is plenty to see and you’ll always find something to like.
Click here for more info and photos of Hutspot >>>.
>> Concrete Matter
You’ll find Concrete Matter at the Haarlemmerbuurt where they sell globes, flasks, travel guides, pens and classic razors. This concept store makes you feel like you’re a world traveler, surrounded by antique furniture and vintage products.
Click here for more info and photos of Concrete Matter >>>.
>> Tenue de Nîmes
The two men of Tenue de Nîmes started there store as a denim shop. Nowadays you can go to them for several clothing, shoes, scarves, bags an other accessories. All of ready good quality.
Click here for mor info and photos of Tenue de Nîmes >>>.
Well men, enjoy shopping at these concept stores in Amsterdam!
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
Let’s get social
I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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Anne de Buck