5x December Shopping

5x December Shopping

Time for some serious shopping...

Winter is coming, meaning that the most wonderful time of the year is coming as well. And thát means that it’s time for some serious shopping. Serious business that can give some serious stress. Therefore: ten tips that can’t go wrong.

For her: La Perla


Made for women, best given by men. Or by women. As long as it ends up in someone’s bedroom. The new autumn-winter collections contains beautiful silk sleep garments in a dusty old pink and neve-out-of-style with delicate details in black and white, among other. Long story short: you never go wrong with La Perla.

Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat 55, laperla.com

For him: Van Gils


Made for the modern man. Did you know Van Gils is one of the best places in Amsterdam to find suit accessories? And you can create your own shirt – long sleeves, short shirt, initials on the chest, whatever you prefer.

Van Baerlestraat 74, vangils.eu/nl

For everybody: Premsela Books


When in doubt, buy a book. Robert Premsela is a very well-known bookshop at the Van Baerlestraat specialized in artbooks. At Premsela you will find most of the latest art publications from leading publishers and curators around the world. And many monographs that you thought you could never find as well. In addition, the store has a significant literature department and hundreds of art books on offer, permanently.

Van Baerlestraat 78, premsela.nl

For the mini: Petit Bateau


The French brand le Petit Bateau has been a mother’s favourite for many, many years. Not that surprising: the quality of the fabrics stays beautiful even after many baby pits and even more washes. Next to that, the brand creates the best baby holiday gifts every year.

Van Baerlestraat 6, petit-bateau.com

 For the Home: Riviera Maison


In 1948 Jacques and Dini Teunissen opened up a flower shop on the Overtoom in Amsterdam. That was the beginning of the exclusive brand Rivièra Maison as the Netherlands known so well nowadays. The Rivièra Maison flagship store is situated in the Museum Quarter, just a stone away from where the flower shop used to be. During Christmas season it’s you one-stop-shop for all your holiday gifts.

Van Baerlestraat 2-4, rivieramaison.com