A Fairtrade shop, El Martin has a collection of ethical items from all over the world, including Düsseldorf-made Fairtrade chocolate. Everything from Fairtrade clothing to world music is sold here with heart.
El Martin, Nordstrasse 94, 40477 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 989 4500
Established in 1902 near Düsseldorf, Strauss Innovation is a respected name in fashion and housewares, both traditional and classically styled. Strauss Innovation provides quality goods which will last. The popular branch on Nordstrasse is a good place to scout for a German-themed gift.
Strauss Innovation, Nordstrasse 13, 40477 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 4919 69401
A small, stylish boutique showcasing the best in emerging craftsmanship, Fräulein RheinFach, launched in March 2012, sells one-of-a-kind presents, clothing and small objets d’art, mostly from local creators. Head down a little alleyway off Nordstrasse to find the store and experience local artistry.
Fräulein RheinFach, Nordstrasse 6, 40477 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 4166 8111
An excellent place to buy a Düsseldorf souvenir print, SoulGoods allows visitors to choose from over 300 customisable T-shirt designs. All T-shirts are Fairtrade and ethically sourced and are available in many sizes for women, men and children. SoulGoods also has a good range of unisex shoulder bags, some with Rheinish prints.
SoulGoods, Nordstrasse 6, 40477 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 2394 2914
Bijou Brigitte, which has recently celebrated 50 years in business, specialises in playful, fun costume jewellery and accessories. This Hamburg-based brand has opened shops worldwide to a great reception. Bijou Brigitte is a good place to buy a pair of sunglasses, a fashionable bag, a wallet or a cocktail ring.
Bijou Brigitte, Goebenstrasse 1A, Nordstrasse, 40477 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 491 1311