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5 cute kids’ stores in Utrecht

With a little one of almost one and a half years at home and a babyboom in my friend group, I’m currently totally into kids’ gifts. Although I buy a lot online, I sometimes get the urge to take a peek in the cute kids’ stores in Utrecht. I usually discover something cute on every shelf, so a shop owner …

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Soulstores tips for special stores in Utrecht

Soulstores is an online magazine about special shops and brands focusing on skill, the maker behind the product, sustainable production, and a conscious way of life. Specially for Explore Utrecht, Soulstores’ founder Talita Kalloe has selected the most beautiful Soul Stores in Utrecht.  Oeben’s Mercantile – where denim and Italian men’s fashion come together  You can’t put Oeben’s in a corner. …

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Men’s fashion on the rise, also in Utrecht!

Recently Natasja Derwort, founder of the stylish handbag label, Trut, selected five of the most fabulous women’s fashion boutiques in the city for ExploreUtrecht. That’s great, of course, but what is the outlook for men’s fashion in Utrecht? An article published on pointed out that “market share for menswear is currently growing faster than that of women’s clothes, which …

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Surprise yourself with all things lovely during the LIVStores fashion weeks

Have you always dreamed of having a beautiful designer item in your closet? Is one of your new year’s resolutions to enrich your wardrobe with beautiful, high-quality clothing? The recently opened LIVStores, located on Twijnstraat, is featuring designers and their unique collections for a few weeks. Together with these designers, LIVStores has set up a unique introductory campaign. In the coming …

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LIVStores – directly from the studio to the shop

Last week Twijnstraat became home to a new clothing store: LIVStores. This isn’t a standard store like the ones you can find in a lot of shopping streets, but a gem among boutiques. During our visit to LIVStores, we went from one surprise to another. There were so many beautiful things hanging on the racks – more than we expected. …

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Fashion Essentials at BERN | Schoutenstraat

Attention, shoppers! Utrecht is a great place to shop ’till you drop! The city has many boutiques, vintage shops, concept stores, gift shops or interior design stores to choose from. In this blog, I’ll share with you my favorite shopping streets and my best-kept secret: BERN in the Schoutenstraat. Those boots are made for walking! Shopping is ‘retail therapy’ and …

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Momentize – a life-like gift for yourself

A few weeks ago, I was invited by Marc, Manager of Restaurant LE:EN, to attend this cool blogger event that he organized together with a gift company, called Momentize. With an office at the water tower in the Heuveloord neighborhood in Utrecht, Momentize focuses on creating original and personalized mementos. And what can be more original and personal than a …

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Image Wear – Urban fashion Utrecht style

With four stores in the city, Image Wear is an important name in Utrecht’s fashion scene. They offer a wide selection of fashion brands for both men and women, such as Kenzo, Paul Smith, American Vintage, Goosecraft and Supertrash. But behind these international brands is a local fashion player. Image Wear is originated in Utrecht, and proud of it! The name “Image” …

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De Hardebollenstraat is back in business!

Who doesn’t know the Hardebollenstraat in the centre? Three years ago, this was the most famous prostitution street of Utrecht, but the windows were closed because human trafficking was a big problem in the area. Then things died down and the street was lifeless for a long time. But … there’s good news! The municipality has bought the buildings and given them a very …

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5 great spots for Fair Fashion shopping in Utrecht

What does ‘fair and fashionable’ really mean? The Square1magazine can tell you all about it! I’m Anjolieke from and in this blog I would like to share my five favorite spots in Utrecht, where you can buy fabulous Fair Fashion items. I believe that Fair Fashion doesn’t have to be boring and expensive. There are enough choices out there for everyone …

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