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Shopping in Amsterdam

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Street Style

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Accessories

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Accessories

Take a look at our pick of the best ways to add that special detail to any outfit, st...

Amsterdam Fashion Week spring/summer 2014 Street Style

Amsterdam Fashion Week SS14 Street Style: the best accessories

We got up close and personal with the attendees at the new-season spring/summer showc...

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Best dressed

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Best dressed

Get some inspiration for your summer wardrobe with our pick of the best-dressed show ...

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Outerwear

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Outerwear

Looking for a stylish cover-up or coat to keep off the summer chill? Look no further,...


Jelly Belly factory, Fairfield, California

7 of the world’s best candy shops

We have selected seven of the best sweet shops across the globe

Joost Doeswijk and Elza Wandler

Our Amsterdam favourites: Joost Doeswijk and Elza Wandler

Go shopping in Amsterdam with Joost Doeswijk and Elza Wandler, founders of the Atelier de ...


black sheep road amsterdam

In store at the Black Sheep Road corner

We get the lowdown on what makes this concept store so unique


Exploring the Nine Streets district in Amsterdam

How the area became a hub for fashion, lifestyle and eating out

City Guides

Chloë Sterk

10 questions with Dutch blogger Fashionista Chloë

We speak to Chloë Sterk, writer of the Fashionista Chloë blog

Bas Kosters

My Amsterdam favourites: Bas Kosters

Amsterdam shopping tips from local designer Bas Kosters

Amsterdam Light Festival
Watch the city light up. From 27 November to 18 January the Amsterdam Light Festival takes place. The extensive programme sees the city centre and its canals transformed with a series of light sculptures, projections and installations by contemporary artists. This year’s theme, A Bright City, gives Amsterdam an instant festive makeover  

What to see and do in Amsterdam this winter

We run down the 7 best events to soak up the yuletide atmosphere

Take a bike ride
An extensive network of cycle paths makes Amsterdam the most bicycle-friendly capital in the world. Join the city’s proud cycling culture and explore Amsterdam’s sights on two wheels. For beginners, there are biking tours just north of the capital

Top 7 things to do in Amsterdam

The ultimate guide to the best museums, galleries and attractions in Amsterdam

Chanel 2.55 handbag

Chanel marks 60 years of the 2.55 bag

The Tassenmuseum Hendrikje celebrates 60 years of the French labelʼs iconic signature handbag