Margreeth Olsthoorn

Calling Margreeth Olsthoorn just a shop owner doesn’t do her justice. She’s a true city icon who is known far beyond Rotterdam. For over 25 years her high-end fashion store, for both men and women, defines the city’s unique and progressive style. The collection is completely based on quality and individuality, with brands such as…

Wereldwinkel

Visiting the Wereldwinkel (world store) is like taking a trip around the world. From original kids gifts, books and accessories to delicious and honest food products, what they all have in common is that they embrace other cultures. And the best part: it’s all made with respect for people and the environment. The producers, such…

Evernow

If you appreciate a colourful and eclectic living space then you must visit Evernow at Het Industriegebouw. This beautiful store and maker space is filled with beautiful items such as candles, cards and tableware. They also sell plants for your own urban jungle. And for those trendy urbanites in town, Evernow has the chicest handmade…

Alexanderhoeve

Walking past the shop of Cor and Tonia de Graaf, you can catch the mouth-watering smell of roasted nuts. Step inside to discover a rich assortment of national traditionally-made cheeses such as Boerenkaas (farmer’s cheese) from Krimpenerwaard, “Gouda cheese” from The Groene Hart, and cheese from North Holland. Great foreign cheeses and matching wines are…

Mijn Tante

From a baggage chest of the Holland America Line to a beautiful 1950s suitcase set in old blue, you will find it all at Mijn Tante (my aunt). But do not expect a hodgepodge of old furniture, all items have been carefully selected and are interspersed with contemporary items. Like small paintings made by local…

Mirror Mirror on the Wall…

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Chirstmas experience at Hudson’s Bay! The popular department store, Hudson’s Bay, offers an assortment of fashion, beauty, lifestyle and home, designed by exclusive brands and popular designers. From Tuesday 27 November to Thursday 27 December, they will surprise guests with a magic mirror on the shop floor. Through the advanced…

Vermeyden Delicatessen

Rotterdam-West’s top deli, established more than 100 years ago with a Royal warrant of appointment, and a reputation as a trusted supplier of local and imported delicacies. For quality breads, cheeses, meats, luxury olive oils, vinegar, coffee, tea, and wine. It’s all available in the shop annex and lunchroom. Vermeyden delicatessen also sells filled rolls…

Home Stock

This brand-new mini warehouse is like a candy store. It’s an explosion of coloured and printed homeware, including a pink couch, golden tables, flower frames, cute candles, palm-tree wallpaper and plenty more. Fans of the trendy bohemian lifestyle will adore it. Whether you’re after something for your own home, an off-beat present or just inspiration, you’ll…