You can say that Amsterdam knows how to spoil its visitors! Between its bucolic architecture, its canals, and its hundreds of shops, a weekend in the Dutch capital is not enough to discover all the treasures. Like London, Brussels or Berlin, Amsterdam is also the ideal place for all fans of second-hand clothes, antiques, treasures or finds of all kinds, the paradise of people who like to dress with taste and in a unique style. Moreover you can find the best vintage in Amsterdam. Here are 4 addresses of shopping in Amsterdam where you will find wonders at very reasonable prices!
It is impossible not to mention this huge Amsterdam market, although it is not necessarily the most interesting in the city. Too many people, too touristy, it still offers a nice ride and a friendly family atmosphere. Vintage clothes, vinyl, old pans and old postcards are laid on the floor, waiting patiently to find purchaser. Search, you never know, you might find the rare pearl.
The Noorderkerk Flea Market
Located in the district of Joordan, at the foot of the church Noorderkerk that gave it its name, this market is much more interesting than the previous one, because less tourist and busy in a way that wants to be more racy and sought after. If you like vintage clothes, fashion accessories, old paintings or if you just want a cool object to bring back from your trip, this is the perfect shopping address in Amsterdam. Attention, you can easily spend hours!
So yes, for this one, it will either be necessary, or have luck and fall at the right time to get there. The fleas of IJ Hallen take place every first weekend of the month, on the other side of the canal. You can go there for free by ferry, you need to pay the entrance fee (reduced) and walk in what is the largest flea market in the Netherlands (chauvinists even say “Europe”!) If you are looking for a shopping address in Amsterdam to find the rare vintage trinket this is the place to go: it’s just huge!
Originally an online store , I Love Vintage quickly opened a store at the 201 Canal Prinsengracht, to meet the demand of its many followers. Here, you find retro chic clothes, straight out of the 50s or 60s, shoes and fashion accessories. Located a little away from the busy streets, it is also an opportunity to enjoy a bucolic stroll to perfection on the edge of the canal.
Jutka and Riska are two passionate sisters of fashion. Their shops in Antwerp, Haarlem and Amsterdam were created in their image: both funny and chic, girly and comfortable. Here, you will want to touch everything and at the same time, you admire silently the amazing selection that combines oldies and modern clothes with a certain taste. Quality and precious materials are at the rendezvous, all at quite reasonable prices. Before you go, take a look at their online store to get an idea of what they offer. After the visit, go back and fall in love with all those pieces that are so popular in the shop! This shopping address in Amsterdam will not disappoint!