Are you planning a shopping trip to Amsterdam soon? With COSH you’ll discover many cool, sustainable shops throughout Amsterdam! The cozy streets of the center of Amsterdam are packed with great shopping addresses. For example, go shopping in the atmospheric Haarlemmerstraat or discover unique boutiques in the 9 streets of Amsterdam. With this sustainable shopping guide for Amsterdam-Centre you can put together your own shopping route!
Sustainable fashion stores in the Haarlemmerstraat / Haarlemmerdijk
At BrandMission in Amsterdam you’ll find a wide range of sustainable fashion brands with a unique story. Discover a carefully selected range of garments made from natural fabrics such as organic cotton, wool and hemp. Or discover the stories behind the makers and learn how your new garment is made.
Would you like new items in your wardrobe, but don't want to buy? Go to clothing swap shop The Swapshop in Amsterdam! Here you can hand in old clothes and swap them for second-hand clothes from other swappers! The store is located in the cozy Haarlemmerdijk in the center of Amsterdam; the ideal sustainable location to add to your next shopping trip!
Six and Sons
When you are in the Haarlemmerstraat, be sure to visit the original concept store Six and Sons. Reopened in 2019 by Ilona and Leon, Six and Sons is now a place for brands to tell their sustainable story. There is also a special cocoa bar where you can taste raw cocoa and organic tea, and discover different superfoods!
Looking for beautiful preloved clothing from quality brands? Studio Onrust is a boutique with a luxurious appearance and offers a wide collection of second-hand clothing. Owner Marit selects all items with care and only chooses good quality or quality brands. Think of brands such as Max Mara, Ralph Lauren and Barbour. In addition, you can also find beautiful sustainable interior items here!
If you're looking for a new outfit, your chances of success at Tally-Ho are very high! At this spacious store on the cozy Haarlemmerplein in Amsterdam you’ll find a mix of dozens of sustainable and less sustainable brands for women. Owner Barbara is systematically making the store more sustainable, so the sustainable range is increasing!
Amsterdam jewelry designer Iris Nijenhuis makes unique jewelry from textiles. Her innovative designs are modular, which means that the different pieces of textile are put together like a puzzle, without fasteners such as glue. The pieces of textile are cut with a laser cutter and then put together by Iris herself. The entire design and production process takes place in her atelier in Amsterdam-Centrum. Would you like to visit the studio? Then make an appointment first.
Sustainable shopping in the 9 streets
Laura Dols has been a famous name in the Amsterdam vintage world for more than 45 years. The shop in the 9 Straatjes is full of unique vintage finds from almost all decades, from 1900 to the present. Laura Dols specializes in glitter and glamour: from items from the 1950s and evening and cocktail dresses imported from Hollywood to unique evening wear for men. Is a vintage item not your size? The seamstress makes every dress suitable for you.
Elements of Freedom
Looking for a beautiful sustainable elegant blouse, flowy dress or warm sweater? Or just a whole new feminine outfit? Then be sure to visit the Elements of Freedom flagship store in the heart of Amsterdam. Here you’ll find clothes with the most beautiful expressive and colorful motifs, a feast for the eyes!
Step into King Louie's store in the 9 Streets of Amsterdam and find a colorful and feminine outfit! King Louie has been around since the 1980s and that vintage inspiration can still be seen in the new collections. The colors and prints are given a romantic, modern and contemporary look, but also a timeless look! The clothing is also produced ethically and ecologically responsible.
At Kath-a-Porter you’ll find quality pre-loved brand items and reworked vintage clothing. Owner Kathleen selects preloved collections in contemporary color stories every month, so that there is always a beautiful 'new' preloved collection in the store. You can try the Kath-a-porter collections in the basement of OU. boutique, located in the cozy neighborhood the 9 streets in the center of Amsterdam.
Looking for a nice new (leather) handbag? One of high quality that is also stylish, ethically and ecologically produced? Then take a look at the MYoMY store in the cozy 9 streets of Amsterdam. At MYoMY you can find both high-quality leather bags and vegan bags made of apple leather.
Looking for sustainable lingerie? Then be sure to visit The Lingerist in the heart of Amsterdam. In this beautiful boutique you will find the unique lingerie, all ethically and sustainably produced! In addition, The Lingerist also ensures that the underwear is sexy, affordable and available in a variety of sizes and styles. Well worth a visit!
Green Sneaker Store
Looking for a new pair of vegan sneakers? At Green Sneaker Store in Amsterdam you can be sure that you’ll find a unique and eco-responsible shoe. The store is a flagship store of the brand ACBC and is located in the 9 Straatjes in the center of Amsterdam. ACBC stands for: ANYTHING CAN BE CHANGED. The brand wants to make the shoe industry more sustainable with their innovative shoes made from recycled and bio-based materials.
Tailors of Amsterdam
For an inspiring story about traditional craftsmanship, you can contact Tailors of Amsterdam. When you enter, you first imagine yourself in a small vintage paradise with quality vintage clothing that owner Atilla Kiliç has collected over the years during his travels around the world. In the back of the shop, Atilla and his sons work with great love and attention on clothing repairs and tailoring of clothing. With small solutions they know how to breathe new life into your old clothes.
Duurzame mode winkels in de Binnenstad van Amsterdam
At Eerlijk Waar! everyone can find a well-fitting, durable jeans! As a MUD jeans flagship store, a large number of different MUD jeans models and sizes are in stock here. Whether you are short or tall, whether you have full calves or buttocks, owners Jean-Pierre and Simone are happy to help you in the search for the MUD jeans fit that suits you.
Did you know that Amsterdam is one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the world? A perfect example of this is the 100% vegan store VEGA-LIFE in the heart of Amsterdam! Everything in this store is completely vegan and cruelty-free. Here you’ll find a wide range of vegan clothing, shoes, accessories, shower products, cosmetics, food, vitamins and even pet food for dogs and cats! In addition, attention is also paid to the working conditions of the people who make the products and the composition of the ingredients (for example, whether it is organic or fair trade).
Studio Roem is a makers atelier full of beautiful leather goods: locally and handmade by Anne Kistemaker and Jeroen Greven. Together they started the brand and studio in 2014, to bring the craftsmanship back to the center of Amsterdam! Whether you're looking for a new handbag, laptop sleeve, glasses case, wallet, passport cover or notebook, you're guaranteed to find a beautiful leather creation here. Do you want to see the products in real life? Please first make an appointment to visit the studio.
At Rambler Studios Amsterdam on the Zeedijk, young talents get to work creatively designing, making and selling upcycled clothing. “Rambler studios empowers young Ramblers to design their own life through street fashion.” The studio is led by a team of Rambler Creative Coaches and Lifestyle Coaches with a focus on fashion design and social youth work. Would you like to visit the studio or even participate in the studio? Please contact them first or make an appointment.
Do you allow yourself some luxury while sleeping? Discover Le Nap: a Dutch brand based in Amsterdam that makes sustainable sleepwear from 100% Tencel Lyocell. All products are made in Portugal under ethical conditions. Please note: Le Nap does not have a physical store in the center of Amsterdam. Would you like to see the nightwear in real life? Please contact them first and make an appointment.
Sustainable shopping in De Jordaan
Do you want to make something new or make your wardrobe more sustainable, without having to buy? At the clothing library LENA Fashion Library you can rent clothes from a high-quality collection of emerging designers, sustainable labels and the most beautiful vintage items. At LENA you rent clothes without a subscription: each item of clothing costs a number of credits per day and you only pay for the days that you borrow something. So you are not tied to anything! Do you fall in love with an item? With the 'try before you buy' system you can also buy items!
Looking for a beautiful, honest gift with a special story? Crafted Stories is a social impact store where you pop in for a good cup of fair trade coffee or handmade gift items. The store also has a collection of beautiful second-hand clothing, selected with care and attention by (former) addicts who are following a reintegration process. The combination of the shop and learning/work trajectories for people with a disadvantage in the labor market represents new encounters, hope and a new beginning.
At Reverse Studio Amsterdam you’ll find pre-loved clothing from quality brands. All clothing in the store is carefully selected by Berit and her team. You’ll find high-end brands such as Acne Studios, Dries van Noten, Filippa K, Stella McCartney and See by Chloé. Giving this high fashion a second life also makes the prices more accessible to a wider audience. The store is located in the cozy streets of the Jordaan, in the center of Amsterdam.
Are you looking for quality essentials for your wardrobe? Then the Capsule Studio store in Amsterdam-Centre is the place for you! Here you’ll find their iconic power suits! In classic colors such as white and sand, but also in more pastel or bold colors such as light pink and burgundy. All clothing is made from organic materials or deadstock and they are absolutely made to last, quality is the starting point! In addition, they are ethically produced in Portugal and Poland.
Sustainable fashion stores at the Weteringschans in Amsterdam
At Khipu you’ll find a wonderful range of Fair Trade clothing and lifestyle products from Peru. In addition, Khipu is recognized by the government as a fully Peruvian store and they have their own Fair Trade Peru label. This way you can be sure that everything in this store is made ethically and with respect for the community! There is a range of women's, men's and children's clothing made of high-quality materials such as baby alpaca wool and pima cotton.
Zwartjes van 1883
Looking for a pair of timeless quality shoes? Then you have come to the right place at Zwartjes van 1883. This shoe store for men is located in the Utrechtsestraat in the center of Amsterdam and has a wide range of leather shoes that are ethically produced in Europe. The shoes are, just like their design, timeless and durable. The shop also arranges shoe repairs, from local shoemakers or the original factory, when they need a facelift.
Looking for timeless, quality clothing for your wardrobe? Then you have come to the right place at Teym in Amsterdam. Teym is a brand that attaches great importance to high-quality materials, high-quality production methods, fair wages and European production. The idea is that thanks to Teym's clothing you can buy less, but better. In Teym's store you can try the timeless basics first to make sure you are making a good purchase.
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