Men’s concept store Soto presents a great mix of German and international designs, allowing you to shop the best collections in one place. The store predominantly carries clothes, yet its selection of footwear from brands such as Nike, Adidas, Converse and Yeezy make the store a place of pilgrimage for sportswear and street-style fans. Soto also offers a selection of exclusive and hard-to-find names including Norse Projects and Thom Browne, so if you are looking for rarer items be sure to put the store on your list.
Soto, Torstrasse 72, 10119 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2576 2070
If it’s sneakers you are looking for, make a beeline to Overkill. A one-stop shop for all things streetwear in Berlin, it carries a wide range of trainers from the most prestigious international names. With more than 500 sneakers on offer, a carefully curated edit of fashion and Berlin’s largest inventory of graffiti gear, it is widely regarded as one of the best shopping addresses in the city. The store also hosts limited-edition shoe releases, ideal for those wanting rarer shoe finds.
Overkill, Köpenicker Strasse 195A, 10997 Berlin, +49 (0)30 6107 6633
The fact that No 74 is a unique project curated by Adidas should put it on your radar when shoe shopping in Berlin. Despite its low-profile status, the store is popular among discerning Berliners and in-the-know streetwear lovers. Offering top Adidas products, as well as collaborative projects such as Stella McCartney and Y-3 footwear, it is a great place to shop for limited editions and cool streetwear items.
No 74, Torstrasse 74, 10119 Berlin, +49 (0)30 5306 2513
Synonymous with exclusive premium and limited-edition sneakers, Solebox is a sneaker store with a difference. Alongside its impressive selection of timeless classic trainers and the newest cult collections, the store also has the Solebot, a robot that hands out the desired pair automatically to customers. Latest models to arrive at the store include the Asics Tiger and Reebok Pump Supreme.
Solebox, Nürnberger Strasse 14, 10789 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2360 7121
Located in a former art gallery, Civilist has kept its chic minimalist interior, but the art has been replaced by the coolest streetwear finds. Part skate store, part streetwear boutique, Civilist is an excellent place for enthusiasts to come together and shop for the best clothes and accessories. Next door, in another renovated shop, is a space dedicated entirely to the Nike SB collection and select skate brands.
Civilist, Brunnenstrasse 13, 10119 Berlin, +49 (0)30 8561 0715