Where THE GUIDE­LINES

Where Berlin - - SHOPPING -

This di­rec­tory, grouped by cat­e­gory, is a com­pen­dium of es­tab­lish­ments rec­om­mended by the ed­i­tors of Where Mag­a­zine and in­cludes reg­u­lar ad­ver­tis­ers. Ev­ery ef­fort is made to pro­vide ac­cu­rate and up­dated in­for­ma­tion. How­ever, in­for­ma­tion may be sub­ject to last minute changes, so it is al­ways ad­vis­able to call ahead.

IN­DEX TO ABBREVIATIONS T: Tele­phone num­ber S: Above-ground train sys­tem U: Un­der­ground

MAP LO­CA­TIONS Note that the ref­er­ence bolded at the end of each list­ing (A1, B5, etc.) refers to the co­or­di­nates on the street maps on pages 72-73.

OPEN­ING HOURS Open­ing hours may vary so it’s best to call ahead. Shops are open Mon–Sat only, and Sun­day shop­ping is only pos­si­ble on some Sun­days of the year. This month, th­ese are: 7 De­cem­ber and 21 De­cem­ber. Gro­ceries can be bought on Sun­days at ma­jor train sta­tions (Haupt­bahn­hof, Friedrich­straße, or Ost­bahn­hof ). Shop­ping malls are open 10am–8pm and smaller stores only un­til 6pm.

TOURIST IN­FOR­MA­TION VisitBer­lin is the of­fi­cial source of in­for­ma­tion on the city. Call T: 030 25002333 for spe­cific Berlin in­for­ma­tion, or go to www.visitber­lin.de for de­tails on all in­for­ma­tion cen­ters, events and sights.

Tourist Info Points: Neues Kran­zler Eck – Kur­fürs­ten­damm 22, Mon–Sat 9:30am–8pm. Bran­den­burg Gate – Pariser Platz, daily 9:30am–6pm (un­til 7pm in sum­mer). Haupt­bahn­hof – Europaplatz 1, Level 0, daily 8am–9pm. TV Tower Alexan­der­platz – Panora­mastr. 1a, daily 10am–4pm.

fa­mous for its bags, of­ten in­spired by vin­tage themes. Find it at Ga­leries Lafayette, Friedrich­str. 76-78, or on­line on www.coach.com.

Eti­enne Aigner The Mu­nich la­bel is one of Ger­many’s most im­por­tant leather ac­ces­sory brands, com­bin­ing tra­di­tion and in­no­va­tion with lux­ury clas­sics. Choose be­tween hand­bags, belts, and lux­ury travel lug­gage, as well as gift items such as leatheren­cased cig­a­rette lighters, corkscrews, keyrings and backgam­mon boxes. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 50. T: 030.88683638. U Uh­land­straße. B4

Falke Flag­ship Store This leg­wear shop caters to both men and women with all kinds of socks, stock­ings, tights, knee- highs, and any­thing that will keep your legs warm. They also have a good se­lec­tion of sports ac­ces­sories and knitwear, as well as de­light­ful kids’ socks. www.falke.com. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 36. T: 030.88553565. U Uh­land­straße. B4

ic! Berlin This is the only ic! show­room in Europe and where it all be­gan over 10 years ago. Th­ese de­signer glasses are made to last, with a ge­nius, screw­less spring-hinge clip. Flex­i­ble and feather-light, they are also a real plea­sure to wear. www.ic- berlin.de. Max- Beer-Str. 17. T: 030.24727200. U Wein­meis­ter­stra ße. F2 MCM Mode Cre­ation Mu­nich, or MCM, crafts lux­ury leather goods, hand­bags, ap­parel, footwear, and ac­ces­sories for the world’s most sea­soned trav­el­ers. www.mcm­world­wide.com. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 186. T: 030.8811104. U Uh­land­straße. B4 Mul­berry The Bri­tish ac­ces­sory la­bel is syn­ony­mous with time­less el­e­gance. Fa­mous for their top qual­ity leather, Mul­berry car­ries ev­ery­thing from bags and belts to shoes and clothes. www.mul­berry.com. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 184. T: 030.23257450. U Ade­nauer­platz. E3

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