Visiting Amsterdam and don’t feel like shopping at the mainstream shops like H&M and Zara? Then the “9 Straatjes” (9 little streets) are for you.
Visiting Amsterdam and don’t feel like shopping at the mainstream shops like H&M and
Zara? Then the “9 Straatjes” is something for you. 9 picturesque shopping alleys in the
middle of Amsterdam is the ideal neighbourhood to get to know Amsterdam in all its
variety and richness of shopping. This area provides the beautiful architectural style of
Amsterdam, but also offers specialized and authentic shops. Are you interested in fashion, shoes & bags, vintage, antiques and housewares, then definitely go and check out the 9 straatjes!
The small and busy streets with canals on all sides let you experience an unique cosy atmosphere. The shops have a wide range of various clothing and accessories. You’ll never have to worry that your friends back home are wearing the same thing! One of my favourite shops to visit is Beadies, which is located in the Huidenstraat, it is an amazing crafts shop with beads and charms. If you fancy yourself a gypsy, hipster or world's best mothers-day-present-giver, this is the place to be!
Whether your want to be originally dress or are looking for fashion items, the 9 Straatjes provides various vintage and regular clothing stores. Spiegelbeeld, also located in the Huidenstraat, is one of the vintage shops in these streets; it has designer clothing with a small price tag. Laura Dols, located in the Wolvenstraat, is also one of the more popular vintage shops and is specialized in fifties clothing. Here you can find unique dresses, hats, shoes, bags and accessories. They are especially famous for their broad collection in evening and party wear for both ladies and gentleman.
he 9 Straatjes offer many different kinds of shops and are surrounded by many places for coffee and cakes whenever you need to take a break from hauling around your goodies.
Read more: Chill and eat like a local in Amsterdam: De Foodhallen
Read more: Escape the city and check out Amsterdamse' Bos (Woods)
Read more: Amsterdam best places to drink coffee
Amsterdam community Forum
Festivals: Top 5 Festivals for your next Eurotrip
Amsterdam: Top 5 Waterfront Canal hangouts
Thailand: Mainland Must-do's and Western Island Wonders
What To Do In Amsterdam: An Expat's Top Picks