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The Domestic Botanist – Studio and clothing store

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Visiting Marije at The Domestic Botanist I find owner Marije Hellwich in her shop, just about to head out the door to buy some new yarn. The designer says that she finds it hard to close up shop when she needs to head out for a few minutes. “You never know which potential client might end up being in front …

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5x vintage clothing in Utrecht

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I’m incredibly proud of my fur coat and handbag. Why? Because they both once belonged to one of my grandmas. They’re unique items, that you won’t see on anyone else. Do you also enjoy wearing clothes that might not be found in everyone’s closet? Explore Utrecht is here to share our favorite vintage clothing shops in Utrecht’s city centre! Vintage …

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Rood & Bloem – located at the Springweg

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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 …

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Shopping in Amersfoort

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Apparently the period we are now in is called high summer, but after the last weeks we can all confirm that the Dutch weather sometimes has different ideas about that than we do. I’m happy I didn’t train too hard for a bikini body this year… But there’s nothing more annoying than people who complain, so don’t worry, I’m not …

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Soulstores tips for special stores in Utrecht

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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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Oudegracht: The Board Games Boulevard

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Board games have a special kind of magic that can transfer you to a whole other world, so step into the Utrecht own portal to the dimension of board games: the Oudegracht! Alongside this historic canal there’s four different board game stores, all offering their own experience and specializations. The Joker Oudegracht 230 A We start out with the most …

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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

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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

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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

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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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