at these new stores in amsterdam you want to shop till you drop
Not only when it comes to hotspots, restaurants and cafés has a lot happened in 2017 in Amsterdam, but also when it comes to shopping addresses the city has really improved! Time for an overview with the best new stores in Amsterdam, because a lot of shopping hotspots has opened the past couple of months. Both for clothing and fun accessories, to musthaves in your home or stores especially for men. To help you with your shopping in Amsterdam in the new year we’ve made up a list with the best new stores of Amsterdam that have opened in 2017! Enjoy and happy shopping.
7 x the best new stores in amsterdam of 2017
Essentiel Antwerp: YES, we no longer have to go all the way to Antwerpen to score the best items b Essentiel Antwerp. They have two stores now in Amsterdam! The most beautiful clothing can be found here and I would just love to have all of the shoes in my wardrobe. And a plus for the men: the location on the Utrechtsestraat also sells the men’s collection. So you’ll easily get your lover with you without whining ;-).
Hartenstraat 8 & Utrechtsestraat 145, Amsterdam – essentiel-antwerp.com
PLUK Berenstraat: We already were a fan of the location in the Reestraat but the new PLUK in the Berenstraat that’s just around the corner of the office of Your Little Black Book has become our favourite. This is the entire team’s go to whenever we’re looking for a great gift!
Berenstraat 19, Amsterdam – pluk-amsterdam.com
Wen Amsterdam: They already had a location near Hoofddorpplein, but since this year they’ve opened a second store in the Maasstraat. At Wen Amsterdam you can find almost anything. From great fashion items to funny musthaves and (living) accessories. It’s also a great spot to get gifts for your friends. The book by YourLBB Wanderlust is also for sale there. Nice!
Maasstraat 117 – Facebook page
Gekaapt Amsterdam: This used to be an online only shop and they’ve had a pop-up store, but since this year Gekaapt Amsterdam has a location to stay at the Kinkerstraat. In this new store in Amsterdam they also sell their collection Vegan Lane, of which all the products are made in a vegan way. Gekaapt Amsterdam has brought success to many starting brands and focuses on sustainability. And it’s also a store with so many great items. So that’s a win-win situation! Kinkerstraat 320, Amsterdam – gekaapt.nl
Miuse: One of the best concept stores in the Nine Streets is Miuse. They’ve always got the best musthaves here and the most unique clothes. Miuse gives beginning artists a stage, because in the store you can see several art works by upcoming talent.
Runstraat 25, Amsterdam – miuse.nl
The Backstage: 2017 has been the year of the avocado. After the successful opening of the very first avocado restaurant in the world, The Avocado Show, the same owners have also opened an avocado store. The Backstage is the newest store in Amsterdam where you have to go to for all your avocado cravings. Not only can you get the best ripe avocados, but here you can also learn to spot the difference between ripe and unripe avocados. To just walk in for a cup of coffee is also not a problem by the way!
Daniel Stalpertstraat 76, Amsterdam
Dubbelleven Amsterdam: The first store by Martine Ruskus, that buys old furniture and pimps them. Her creations have been sold at multiple spots but since this year she’s opened her own store in the West of Amsterdam! And you can buy other things besides furniture at Dubbelleven Amsterdam, like accessories inside your home, jewelry and clothes.
Wichersstraat 81, Amsterdam – dubbelleven.info
More shopping tips?
Not done shopping after these tips? Check out these lists below!
- The best concept stores of Amsterdam
- The fashion stores in Amsterdam you’ll want to have on your radar
- The best sustainable stores in Amsterdam
- You’ll want to know these vintage stores in Amserdam
- You’ll want to take your lover shopping with you at these stores
- Score the best furniture at these vintage stores in Amsterdam
Have fun shopping at the best new 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
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
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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- Amsterdam Tips -
- To do -
Amsterdam Light festival
Sail along the light artworks in the city center of Amsterdam, during Amsterdam light festival.Book a tour >>
(Private) Canal Cruise
Make a boat tour and enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival from the water during a cruise on the canals.Tickets from € 16,- >>
- Stay -
This trendy hotel with a rooftop, restaurant and club is located in hot and happening Amsterdam East.Check the rates >>
This lifestyle hotel is located on Herengracht in the Canal District and also loved by locals.Check the rates >>
- Deals -
Tulips at Keukenhof
One of the most Instagrammable places in Holland during this season!Get that Insta-photo >>
Visit the number one photography museum of Amsterdam for exhibits about contemporary photography.Get tickets for € 12,50 >>