Did you know that you don't have to throw away clothes, shoes or accessories immediately when they are broken? Meet the repair shop, it's a hip and trendy concept these days. If you want to join the trend, you have come to the right place. In this blog, you will discover repair shops that give your belongings a second life. That way they will last for years to come! Discover repair shops in Amsterdam and Flanders.

Amsterdam City Pass

Thanks to the Amsterdam City Pass, you can get your clothes repaired at a 40% discount. You can visit 30 different repair shops throughout the city. The city pass is for people with a low income or low assets living in Amsterdam. You need a city pass with a green dot if you want discounted clothing repairs.

Read the terms here!

HOIHOI is a professional repair service for luxury shoes, belts and designer handbags. If your favourite item is damaged then you have come to the right place! They offer a full digital service, where you can send photos of the item and get a no-obligation offer. After that, you can send the item or bring it to the workshop yourself. After it has been repaired, HOIHOI will send the bag or shoes back to you.

Discover HOIHOI!
De Steek

De Steek is a sewing café and shop in Amsterdam-West. You can learn to sew yourself there. You can follow workshops to repair your own clothes. The materials used are very ecological. The haberdashery is good quality and made with as little plastic as possible, the elastic is natural rubber and the stitching threads are organic cotton and recycled polyester. They also have a wide range of sustainable fabrics.

Discover De Steek!

For 30 years, Luc has been the proud owner of his own shoe repair shop Shoerecrafting in Bruges, where he repairs shoes using traditional craftsmanship. Your quality shoes will get a second life thanks to Luc. For him, quality, class and details are super important. The best of the best, that's what you can expect!

Discover Shoerecrafting!
Denim City

At Denim City, you can have your jeans adjusted and repaired. The shop is located in the Hallen in Amsterdam-West. So be sure to visit with your favourite jeans.

Discover Denim City!
United Repair Centre

The United Repair Centre is a collaboration between garment brands, consultancy groups, government agencies, NGOs and educational institutions striving to make garment repair the new norm. By working together, there is greater support to make repairs a reality.

More info here!

Now you know where to go to get your favourite items restored!

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