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?