Gasthuis­molen­steeg/harten­straat/reestraat

LUXE City Guides - Amsterdam - - Shopping Itineraries -

Saunter left up Sin­gel and on, on like the wind 200m to Gasthuis­molen­steeg, turn left and size up rare and vin­tage peeper pleasers at op­ti­cal shop-cum-mu­seum Bril­mu­seum at #7 / 020 421 2414 / bril­mu­se­u­mam­s­ter­dam.nl. Cross the bridge to fash­ion­able Sky / Heren­gracht 228 / 020 320 0081 / sky­fash­ion.nl / for must-have gal style from Hu­manoid, A.P.C, Isabel Marant and own-brand She Rebel, then exit right and on the cor­ner is Sir Max / Harten­straat 2 / 020 707 6588 / sir­max.nl / for trig, tailored guy­wear. Suited? Exit right into Harten­straat for Am­ster-damma-mama Ex­ota #10 and #13 / 020 344 9380 / ex­ota. com / chanelling 50s fash­ion with pop colours, polka dots and prints for men, women and sprogs too. Fol­low your nose to the Scream­ing Beans at #12 / 020 626 0966 / scream­ing­beans. nl / for the best java jolt in town, then Joot book­store at #15 / 020 688 1783 / joot.nl / is small but well edited, Kleikollek­tief at #19 / 020 622 5727 / has top ce­ram­ics, and DR Wo­nen #27 / 020 489 2808 / will solve any furny and dé­cor emer­gen­cies. Cross for Mclen­nan’s Pure Silk at #22 / 020 622 7693 / pure silk.nl / who will cus­tom make smooth-as cush­ion and bed cov­ers, cur­tains or scarves, adorable jew­ellery ate­lier #28 BLGK Edelsme­den / 020 624 8154 / blgk.nl / with enough gold, sil­ver, pearls and stones to keep a smile on your dial, and #30 Eddy’s Prints / 020 625 7766 / with water­colour nudes and hand­printed canal scenes by lo­cal artist Eddy Varekamp that make easy-to-carry sou­venirs. Mi­auw Suites (see Ac­com.) is on the cor­ner at #34-36; on the other cnr Pina / Keiz­ers­gracht 233 / 020 320 8225 / pina-am­s­ter­dam.nl / stocks la­dy­wear from Pa­trizia Pepe, Paul & Joe, L’autre Chose, etc. Exit left onto Keiz­ers­gracht to find at #241 the shop­pable show­room of the area’s on­line store / 9straat­jeson­line.com, then re­trace to the bridge and cross to en­ter Reestraat, on the left cnr at #1 is De Wel­daad (see Adv. Shop.) in­te­rior and dé­cor shop with C.19th furny and dec­o­ra­tive pieces + an­tiques de la France, the Am­s­ter­dam Watch Com­pany at #3 / 020 389 2789 / awco.nl / has a cov­etable col­lec­tion of time­pieces, and MK Jew­elry at #9 / 020 427 0727 / mk-jew­elry. nl / has bauble­li­cious bling in rose, yel­low and white gold. Across at #16 Annliz / 06 5362 4303 / annliz.com / has adorable togs for tots, and Bus­sia #28-30 / 020 627 8794 / bus­sia.nl / serves del­ish Ital­ian in de­mure sur­rounds. Swing left into Prin­sen­gracht for Envy #381 (see Rest./smart) or #411 Vyne / 020 344 6408 / vyne.nl / for a well-earned gar­gle, with 360 Volt be­tween at #397 / 020 810 0101 / 360volt.com / for mint con­di­tion vin­tage in­dus­trial light­ing. Last stop, lovelies – Reprise at #419 / 020 625 9903 / Thu-sat / is piled high with heir­loom qual­ity an­tique linen, crock­ery and cut­lery. Time to rest your lalls – how’s that drink at Vyne sound?

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Netherlands

© PressReader. All rights reserved.