When thinking about Aalst, the first thing that comes to mind is probably carnaval. But did you know that Aalst has so much more to offer? There are also plenty of sustainable shops for example. From local and social gift shops to sustainable streetwear to zero-waste shops, Aalst has it all! Are you planning a shopping trip to Aalst? Then make sure to visit these 4 hotspots!

Discover local and sustainable presents and decoration

1. Fonetik

Are you searching for a present for your friend? Do not look further, because you will for sure find something at Fonetik. This concept store sells gifts, unique decorations and original accessories. The concept is very clear: Fonetik offers original and sustainable products. An example of this is the ethical, ecological and circular period-proof underwear of Miokoo. In short, the products of Fonetik make the world more sustainable, piece by piece.

Is it someone’s birthday soon or do you want to treat yourself? Make sure to visit Fonetik! Small disclaimer: you will probably fall in love once you enter the store.

Sustainable skater boy-vibes streetwear

2. Freedom

Do you also like to scream the lyrics of Sk8er Boi by Avril Lavigne? Completely immerse yourself in this chill millennial vibe in Freedom. This shop with skate shop allure offers streetwear for men and women. You can find both casual and outdoor clothes, and of course they are always sustainable.


Are you also curious about their assortment? Then make sure to visit Freedom!

Go completely packaging-free in this zero-waste supermarket

3. OHNE

Are you looking for a place in Aalst where you can do environmentally conscious and zero waste shopping? Then you are at the right place at OHNE in Aalst. You can find a broad assortment of organic food like nuts and seeds, meat-substitutes and dairy products, but also natural cosmetics and household products.

For their assortment of biological fruit and vegetables they work mainly with local farmers, which makes the store even more sustainable. Bring your box, glass jar, bottle and/or bag and fill them with the products of their store.

Do you want to help reduce waste? Shop at OHNE's packaging-free store and eat sustainable food!

Find the best products for your skin and mother nature

4. Clothilde

Do you also think there is nothing better than taking a moment of me-time and treating yourself? Your skin deserves as much love as mother nature and they know this at Clothilde, where they offer natural care products. You can find make-up, mouth-,hair-,and hand care products, deodorant, accessories, perfume and food supplements.

You can find everything you need in your daily life or during your me-time there. Are you sold? Then make sure to visit Clothilde. The owner Chloé will be happy to help you with your search for a product that meets your needs.

Would you like to get to know the brands even better? Then sign up for one of the workshops. You are guaranteed to learn a lot and have a fun and enjoyable evening. As you can see, shopping at Clothilde brings nothing but benefits: a healthier skin and body without straining our nature!

Do you want to discover more shops in your area? Then make sure to check our shopping guide!

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