fbpx // code in Secondary language

Interior & Gifts Shops

13 gift shops in Utrecht not to miss

Header beste cadeauwinkels eng

Looking for the perfect gift but don’t know where to go? Here are some good shops where you can buy a great gift so you won’t disappoint anyone. It will also limit your last-minute shopping stress, so you have some time left to enjoy a cup of coffee at some awesome spot in the city.

Read More »

The nicest interior shops in Utrecht

Header Interieur winkels Utrecht ENG

Utrecht boasts a number of beautiful interior shops. With this list I’m showing you which ones you need to check out, and I’ll review a few of them too. The perfect excuse to take advantage of the lovely, hip stores in the city. Here are my favourite shops for nice items to pimp your house.

Read More »

Studio Jux Twijnstraat | good for the buyer and maker

Studio Jux Sustainable Shopping Explore Utrecht header-1

Located at the Twijnstraat, close to Ledig Erf you will find Studio Jux. I was a fan of the shop straight away: cloths in the store are from excellent quality. The style is minimalistic and the fabrics are simple but with nice patterns. The name ‘Jux’ has been chosen very carefully, it means ‘fun’ in German. The cloths are not only nice to buy and wear but also …

Read More »

De Utrechtse Boekenbar, located at the Westerkade

De Boekenbar Utrecht Explore Utrecht-1

De Utrechtse Boekenbar: spot for coffee and inspiring cultural events Utrecht loves books. The Dom city has presented itself as a candidate for the title of City of Literature. The city already has a ton of book shops and several gorgeous libraries. But until recently, one thing was still missing: a book bar. This changed in November 2017, when the Utrecht …

Read More »

Bij Daan: a shop that offers an experience

I recently visited the shop ‘Bij Daan’ in De Bilt. As soon as I stepped into the store I felt like I’d entered and oasis of calm and immediately felt completely zen. The spacious interior, but definitely the beautiful products as well, made the store feel like a complete experience. A shop full of knick knacks, each and every one …

Read More »

Kraak en Maak: a creative breeding ground disguised as a shop

Kraak en Maak Explore Utrecht 1

I sit down with Laura Stassen and Saskia Korver in the ‘Kraak en Maak’ shop. These two creative entrepreneurs sell their creations in this multifaceted shop on the Donkerstraat. Writer Laura from ‘Zin & VerZin’ sells her own poems and old school typewriters. Saskia sells her own handmade bags and accessories under brand name ‘SAK’. Apart from that, several creatives …

Read More »

Shopping at Atelier Ohlala

Atelier Ohlala Explore Utrecht 7

Atelier Ohlala is located in the heart of Utrecht, in a building on the Kintgenshaven, on an inconspicuous side street off Neude. It’s obviously a beautiful building, but it’s hidden, so it’s easy to walk right past the boutique. Which is a shame, since Atelier Ohlala’s collection is full of beautiful things to feast your eyes on. They really have …

Read More »

Rood & Bloem – located at the Springweg

Rood en Bloem Springweg Explore Utrecht 11

Greedy! That’s what you feel like when visiting Rood & Bloem. Everywhere you look, there’s cute items that you’d like to buy immediately. Rood & Bloem sells gorgeous interior design items, jewelry, bags and small tidbits, plants and amazing flowers. The owner, Carolien, handpicks all the products, plants and flowers herself, with utmost care. Only the things she likes and wants to …

Read More »