Witte de Withstraat is known for its artistic, multicultural atmosphere and dynamic nightlife. Sometimes referred to as the ‘Axis of Art’, it runs from Museumpark to the Maritime Museum and is lined in galleries, avant-garde fashion boutiques and art cafés.
It takes a strong-willed woman to resist the appeal of Betsy Palmer’s shop window. From rubber boots to minimalist Mary Janes: every shoe by Betsy is a work of art that cannot be found in any ‘ordinary’ shoe shop.
Rotterdam’s own Marlies Dekkers is a famous designer, known internationally for her trendsetting lingerie.The Marlies Dekkers flagship store is located on the Witte de Withstraat in a former bank building.Popular, Museumkwartier
Ababa is a cultural treasure house where high quality art is sold in a new, un-gallery-like fashion.Design, Museumkwartier
Those in the know come to Rotterdam from all over to visit this famous fashion shop. Her style is avant-garde, raw and slightly punk, with sober, classical elements. She sells brands like Maison Martin Margiela, Henrik Vibskov, Acne and Avelon, combined with new labels that she’s enthusiastic about, like Rotterdam’s own jewellery brand The Boyscouts.Popular, Do-like-a-local, Museumkwartier
From exclusive shoes by brands like Nike and Adidas to rising stars that almost no one has heard of yet: Seventyfive is the perfect place for the true sneaker snob.
Klein Beginnen is a great baby store in Rotterdam, with contemporary products of high quality. Here you will find everything for the pregnant woman, the baby and also for totlers.