Discover Benelux, Issue 33, September 2016

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Photo: © Merijn Roubroeks

The Nine Streets: a shopper’s paradise Known to locals as ‘De Negen Straatjes’ (The Nine Streets), this attractive area is the best place to shop in style. TEXT: ANNA VILLELEGER | PHOTO: AMSTERDAM MARKETING

DO NOT MISS: Marlies Dekkers: Shop for iconic lingerie creations by Dutch lingerie designer Marlies Dekkers, famed for pioneering the ‘innerwear as outerwear’ trend.

Scotch & Soda: Amsterdam-based global fashion brand Scotch & Soda seeks inspiration from across the globe for their high-quality and fashion pieces, rich in detail.

Berenstraat 18 - 1016GH

Huidenstraat 3 - 1016ER

Otentic Perfumes: Looking for a new fragrance? Stand out from the crowd with this innovative boutique’s new generation of perfumes.

Filippa K: For clean, contemporary fashion, make sure you check out this hip and environmentally friendly Scandinavian fashion brand.

Keizersgracht 233 - 1016EA

Wolvenstraat 6 - 1016EP

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From vintage boutiques and gift shops to up-and-coming designers and wellestablished fashion brands, you will find it all amid these nine cobbled side streets connecting the city’s main canals between Leidsegracht and Raadhuisstraat. Art lovers will delight in this area’s fantastic galleries, while foodies will be spoiled for choice with great places to eat and drink.