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Dolly Rocker

Two fash­ion designer moms had the great idea of trans­form­ing sec­ond-hand clothes and new ma­te­ri­als into col­or­ful one- offs for kids. There are toys, dé­cor, booties, and the ever- popular trousers with ad­justable legs that grow as the child does. Gärt­ner­str. 25. T: 030.54719606. U Frank­furter Tor, U Sa­marit­er­straße. H3

Finkid

The phi­los­o­phy of this Finnish brand is un­re­stricted free­dom of move­ment and the plea­sure of dis­cov­ery. Their sim­ple de­sign and func­tion­al­ity sup­ports this prin­ci­ple. Char­ac­ter­is­tic of their style is the funny pointed hat jacket

As­sem­bled Lego mod­els sur­round the en­tirety of this flag­ship store. There is also an in­ter­ac­tive play area, a pick-a- brick wall where you can se­lect in­di­vid­ual Lego bricks from a di­verse range of colors and shapes, and Lego ed­u­ca­tion classes. www.lego.com. Tauentzien­str. 20. T: 030.21016222. U Wit­ten­berg­platz. C4

Steiff Ga­lerie in Ber­lin

Founded in 1880 by Mar­garete Steiff, this stuffed an­i­mal com­pany has de­vel­oped into an in­ter­na­tional brand of qual­ity cud­dles. In 1902 she cre­ated a bear for U.S. pres­i­dent Theodore “Teddy” Roo­sevelt; since then our kids’ cud­dly bears are called teddy bears. www.steiff.de. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 38– 39. T: 030.88625006. U Uh­land­straße. B4

De­part­mentstore Quartier 206

This multi- brand store in­side the Quartier 206 luxury mall car­ries se­lected men’s and women’s fash­ion, beauty prod­ucts, books, art, and flow­ers. www.dsq206.com. Friedrich­str. 71. T: 030.20946500. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3

Her­rlich

Ger­many’s first con­cept store for men’s presents. From an old fash­ioned brush and blade shav­ing set to a minia­ture espresso ma­chine for en route, you’ll find fun and cre­ative gift ideas rather than just socks. www.her­rlich- ber­lin.de. Bergmannstr. 2. T: 030.7845395. U Gneise­naus­traße. E5

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