amsterdam shopping guide

eastern docklands

If you want to see—and shop—the most offbeat part of town, head to this developing waterfront area, which consists of man-made islands dotted with a handful of stores in old shipping warehouses.

sissy-boy homeland

Kick off your tour with a stop at Sissy-Boy Homeland, one of the largest branches of the popular Dutch Sissy-Boy clothing chain, which is beloved for its broken-in cargos, earthy leather sandals, and printed gauze tunics.
KNSM-Laan 19, 31-20-419-15-59

Products: Denim, Women's Clothing, Accessories, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique

keet in huis

Visit neighbor Keet in huis for loads of kid-themed trinkets that appeal equally to adults.
KNSM-Laan 297, 31-20-419-59-58, keetinhuis.nl for more information

Products: Bags, Accessories, Books/Stationery, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique

90 square meters

90 Square Meters devotes its cube-ish space to graffiti murals and his-and-hers urban-style clothing, most of which dangles from suspended steel chains.
Levantplein 52, 31-20-419-25-25 90sqm.com for more information

Products: Denim, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Accessories
Type of Store: Boutique

extra small

Wind up at the appropriately named Extra Small, a pod like retailer that stocks the most popular picks from lines like Paul Smith Women and D&G—exclusively in petite sizes.
C. Van Eesterenlaan 5-11, 31-20-419-10-08, extrasmall.nl for more information

Products: Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique