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Tag Archives: Shoppen

Minre: boutique and coffee bar

Your feet might hurt, your legs are tired and you are thirsty but you still have not found a nice outfit for the party next weekend. ‘Minre Boutique & Coffee’ has cleverly anticipated this situation. At Minre, on the Minrebroederstraat 23, you can drink coffee and shop. Marieke (26) opened her business on 15 September. “I wanted to have my …

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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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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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Favorites of..Emma

Ons Utrecht _ Expat Versie _ Emma

I am a Brit from London and married to a Dutch guy born in Japan, hello! Having lived in Utrecht since 2004 my Dutch is pretty good but still not fluent so I enjoy sitting between two worlds, balancing life as an expat with that of an integrated “buitenlander”. I chose Utrecht as a place to live because of its …

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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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Vollers 386 – Fashion & Lifestyle Store at the Oudegracht

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Vollers 386 a fashion & Lifestyle store, located on the Oudegracht, offers an expensive collection. At Vollers 386 you can shop clothes, interior items, jewelry and presents. The lovely owner will help you pick out something but you have to decide on the goodies that you are going to buy. This very hard choice is all up to you. Good …

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Fashion at Public Image Labels | Schoutenstraat

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Located on the Schoutenstraat you will find several nice stores, one of them is Public Image Labels. P.I.L. Fashion has a beautiful and collection for women and men. The shop has been refurbished last year and so there was more space for nice items. The interior is very surprising with tropical wallpaper and a buhda statue. The building is gorgeous on its own, …

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