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13 gift shops in Utrecht not to miss

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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.

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5 best places to shop for a great outfit in Utrecht

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Yeah, I’m sure you’ve noticed that the new collection is already on display in the stores. Beautiful soft and bright colors such as, pink and bright yellow. And comfy texture like silk and cotton. Is it time for new outfits? Or do you want to spoil yourself with a beautiful item? Make sure you check out the following stores in …

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Exploring the Vredenburgkwartier

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After the Domkwartier and the Universiteitskwartier, we’re going to go through some of my favourite spots in the Vredenburgkwartier. The Vredenburgkwartier is the beating heart of Utrecht’s city centre. On the Vredenburg square, you can find a market three times a week. In the nearby Tivoli Vredenburg there is something new to do every day. The new Hoog Catharijne mall shines as the …

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Exploring Utrecht – discovering the Stadhuiskwartier

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This week I’m taking you guys along to my favourite places in the Stadhuiskwartier. You can do some amazing shopping in this neighbourhood. You’ll not only find the most trendy boutiques and home decor stores in the whole city, but also lots of cafés and restaurants. Culture and sights are also well represented in the Stadhuiskwartier, from theaters to film …

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Design shoppen at Puha Shop Utrecht

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Do you like unique products that place a lot of worth on sustainable materials and craftsmanship? Then Puha Shop is the place for you. The shop offers a podium to about 70 different up-and-coming and talented designers, and can be found on the bustling Voorstraat in the center of Utrecht. What can you buy there? A whole bunch of cool …

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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 …

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Shopping at Atelier Ohlala

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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 …

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

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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 fashionunited.nl pointed out that “market share for menswear is currently growing faster than that of women’s clothes, which …

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