Amsterdam-Zuid is known as the chicest district of Amsterdam, but this part of the city is so much more than that! In the hip and trendy De Pijp district, you'll find many quality vintage shops for women, men and children. Amsterdam-Zuid also offers many more sustainable addresses with fair trade fashion. Here are 8 sustainable hotspots to check out on your next shopping trip to Amsterdam-Zuid!
Since the 70s, De Ruilhoek has been the place for second-hand brand and designer clothing for women and men in Amsterdam-Zuid. The collection is strictly curated for quality, so you can always find the best items here. From the latest collections of Arket to a vintage pair of Gaultier jeans: you just might find it at De Ruilhoek!
Selling your own clothes at De Ruilhoek? When you bring in clothes, you get half of the selling price.
For unique vintage items and upcycled clothes, ENSÔ Vintage is the place to be. Liseth and Andrea opened their shop/atelier in 2020 to reshape the fashion industry and give new life to clothes. The shop in the cosy neighbourhood of De Pijp is filled with beautifully curated vintage items in earth tones from Italy and Spain. You will also find designer items from Max Mara, Celine and Balenciaga.
To give their vintage items a more modern look, ENSÔ Vintage also upcycled garments. Truly one-of-a-kind pieces, to be cherished for a long time!
Looking for sustainable items in stylish and bold colours? At WhatTheF you can find cheerful prints and pronounced mono colours from ethical fashion brands! At the beginning of 2021 Sophie and Inge started their webshop and in November they opened their beautiful and cosy shop at Roelof Hartstraat.
Stop by WhatTheF and upgrade your sustainable wardrobe with fun and colourful clothes!
At vintage shop Second Life in the lively De Pijp district, you will find high-end vintage items for both men and women. Despite the high quality and many designer gems, the selection has a nice price range. The vintage items are carefully curated mainly in Italy, but the most beautiful vintage shoes, bags, accessories and jackets are also sought out worldwide. The range is updated every fortnight, so it's definitely worth visiting regularly!
Do you like bohemian vintage from the 70s? Then go to vintage paradise Indianaweg in Amsterdam-Zuid! Sisters Dėbra and Romy have been owners since 2014 and have been curating and handpicking the most beautiful vintage collections with love ever since. Think knitted jumpers, kimonos, glittery dresses, comfy dungarees, and bohemian/hippie items like long swinging dresses and embroidered jackets. The place to be for one-of-a-kind pieces!
Ziggy + Lucy
Would you like to make more sustainable choices for your children? Then choose quality second-hand children's clothes. At Ziggy + Lucy in De Pijp, you will find second-hand quality brands such as Gray Label and Mini Rodini. All second-hand children's clothes that come in are carefully sorted by owner Dora. The range consists of preloved clothes for babies and children from 0-12 years, shoes, accessories and wooden toys.
Zwartjes van 1883
Looking for quality and timeless shoes? Then drop by Zwartjes van 1883, located in the shopping center on Gelderlandplein in Amsterdam-Zuid. The shoes, like their design, are timeless and durable. You wouldn't be the first customer to walk in the same pair of Zwartjes van 1883 shoes after 20 years! The shop also arranges shoe repairs, at local shoemakers or the original factory, if they are in need of a refurbishment.
Innovative and comfortable bras: the Soft Revolt brand was founded with the idea of developing an underwired bra that provides support everywhere (even for large cup sizes), is very comfortable and also emphasises your femininity. In addition, the bras are produced ethically in Europe according to zero waste principles, as no fabric is left over as the bras are knitted to size. You can try on the bras at Soft Revolt's head office in Amsterdam-Zuid. All you need to do is make an appointment!
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