Quartier 206, chic Berlin’s most exclusive department store, houses top-tier international fashion houses, cosmetics counters, jewellery stores and gourmet restaurants. The tastemaker brands on offer in the elegant marble-lined boutiques include Acne, Armani, Maison Martin Margiela, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu, Ralph Lauren, Costume National, Jimmy Choo, Tom Ford, Van Cleef & Arpels and hundreds of other similarly sophisticated brands. Located moments away from Checkpoint Charlie and other historic sites, Quartier 206 is a destination in itself.
Quartier 206, Friedrichstrasse 71, 10117 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2094 6800
The gourmet food court at KaDeWe is a cherished canteen for Berlin’s fashionable set and the equally delectable array of designer brands attires the city. Chanel, Armani, D&G Gucci, Boss, Philip Treacy and Seven For All Mankind are just a few of the choice brands presented in this palatial six-floor shopping paradise.
KaDeWe, Tauentzienstrasse 21-24, 10789 Berlin, +49 (0)30 21210
The glittering gold and glass Galeries Lafayette building in Berlin with its geometric exterior is widely considered a marvel of 1990s architecture. Agent Provocateur, Agnès B, Alberto Fermani, Barbour, Bottega Veneta, Bulgari, Calvin Klein, Closed, Diesel, DKNY, Ella Moss, Emilio Pucci, Falke, Fendi, Furla and countless other alluring international labels line the interior.
Galeries Lafayette, Friedrichstrasse 76-78, 10117 Berlin, +49 (0)30 209480
Peek & Cloppenburg
The Berlin branches of the historic Peek & Cloppenburg store, originally launched in Düsseldorf, bring grown-up glamour to Germany’s burgeoning fashion market. The handsome Charlottenburg branch has a strikingly modern interior which frames the selection of big-name brands available. Helmut Lang, Acne, Unconditional, Levi’s Vintage, Dsquared2, Givenchy and Comme des Garçons are a few of the labels housed in the convenient and airy store.
Peek & Cloppenburg, Tauentzienstrasse 19, 10789 Berlin, +49 (0)30 212900
Galeria Kaufhof is the reliable yet exciting main source of necessities for Berliners. This mainstay German department store is the fifth largest retailer in the world. Located in Alexanderplatz, the city’s centre, Berlin’s flagship Galeria Kaufhof offers a vital range of homeware, tantalising food and on-trend clothes for everyone. Smart brands such as Gerry Weber, Vero Moda, Esprit, Marc O’Polo and Unisa provide for customers of all ages, shapes and sizes.
Galeria Kaufhof, Alexanderplatz 9, 10178 Berlin, +49 (0)30 247430