6 must-do’s for vintage lovers in Amsterdam

History is everywhere in Amsterdam, so it shouldn’t be a big surprise that the city is a prime spot for lovers of all things vintage. But where do you start if you’re looking to dive right in? We’ve selected 6 of our favourite vintage hotspots to shop, eat, drink, and sleep at.

1. Check out the Local Goods Weekend Market

On weekends, start your day by strolling through the Local Goods Market in the former tram depot De Hallen. Grab a breakfast bite at one of the delicious food stalls and get to know Amsterdam’s newest brands and products. You’ll find locally designed clothes, art, gadgets and lots of vintage goodies. Hannie Dankbaar Passage

2. Finally find that flapper dress at Laura Dols

Head to this vintage clothing boutique for all things glam and fabulous. From 1920s beaded dresses to movie star worthy fur coats and accessories, Laura Dols has it all. Brides-to-be, take note: the store has a separate location showcasing vintage wedding dresses, by appointment only. Wolvenstraat 7

3. Discover new vintage at I Love Vintage

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In love with vintage styles, but not quite loving the idea of wearing something that’s been pre-worn? Check out I Love Vintage for “vintage inspired” dresses, skirts and tops. The shop also carries a range of vintage accessories to complete your look. Prinsengracht 201

4. Check the time at Amsterdam Watch Company

Looking for a truly special timepiece? You’re in luck! The Amsterdam Watch Company is your go-to spot for exclusive vintage watches. Find their shop in the heart of the Nine Streets, Amsterdam’s eclectic boutique shopping district. Reestraat 3

5. Have a cosy dinner at Coffee & Coconuts

Coffee & Coconuts is one of Amsterdam’s newest hotspots – and for good reason! Housed in a former 1920s art deco cinema building, this coffee place/lunch room/restaurant/living room is full of grandeur, yet somehow still cosy. Ceintuurbaan 282

6. Wind down at The Pulitzer

We’re admittedly biased, but The Pulitzer is a hotel unlike any other in Amsterdam. It is set in 25 interlinked canal houses built in the Golden Age of the Dutch merchant-explorers. Vintage touches throughout the hotel and bar make this the perfect spot to end a successful vintage shopping day. Feel like a splurge? Book the Music Collector’s Suite and enjoy the vast collection of LP records and the vintage record player. Prinsengracht 315 – 331