Best Places For Shopping In Copenhagen.
Shopping in Copenhagen.
Seasoned travelers who have been to
Denmark before and visited its most legendary sites may just decide to indulge
in a bit of shopping during their next trip. If so, the place to head for is
Boasting a plethora of shops and boutiques, this dynamic
city offers both the art and antique connoisseur and clothes horse alike, the
experience of a lifetime.
Denmark isn’t famed for being the cheapest of countries to shop, though bargains
can always be found by the seasoned expert.
Its currency is the krone, which
currently has a conversion rate of around 7.43800 for every euro. This rate is
always changing, of course, so bring your currency converting app when you’re
shopping so you can compare the price of items to those back home.
districts to shop ‘til you drop include:
Shopping in Copenhagen.
This is arguably Copenhagen’s best known area
for shopping for antique and designer pieces of furniture. It extends from
Kastellet to Kongens Nytorv and is famed for its elegance and aristocratic
Look out for Queen Margrete’s Amalienborg castle while you’re there and
find stunning items by Royal Copenhagen and
designer pieces by Poul Henningsen or Arne Jacobsen.
Those after a
bargain should head for Ravnsborggade instead, which has gorgeous antique shops
with items that will undoubtedly steal your heart. For Royal Copenhagen at a
low price, visit the famed brand’s outlet show at Frederiksberg.
This street is, quite simply, one of the coolest, most happening streets in Copenhagen at the
moment. Featuring a host of hip cafés, the only caramel cookery in Copenhagen and a host of youthful bargain shops, it is a haven for the young
shopper who likes to create new trends.
If avante-garde brands are your scene,
try heading for the Latin Quarter along Larsbjørnsstræde, where young designers
tend to sell their wares.
Another trendy area is Vesterbro – head for Istegrade
for unique boutiques selling alternative items.
Hey, big spender! This is the street you’ve
been searching for since your plane touched down! Strøget is home to some of the world’s top designer
boutiques, including Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada and is one of the best places for shopping in Copenhagen.
buffs fear not; there are a plethora of more affordable shops as well,
including Companys Original ( a two-floor shop selling men’s and women’s
clothing), and renowned department stores such as Magasin and Illum.
behind Strøget is Læderstræde, where you will find gorgeous jewellery by local
The Grønnegade Quarter:
This area, comprising the streets
Grønnegade, Pilestræde and Kronprinsensgade, features popular fashion brands
such as Norse Store (famed for its laid back yet cool men’s clothing), Bruuns
Bazaar (featuring elegant clothing for men and women, as well as trendier styles
for younger buyers), and Wood Wood (featuring contemporary, cutting edge designs
for men and women).
you’re out and about, try to take home at least one item by a renowned Danish
Step into boutiques such as Stine Goya (situated close to King’s
Garden and designed in magnificent marble, colored glass and velvet), specializing in items made with vibrant prints and subtle hues alike. In
Krystalgade, you will find colorful knitwear and ultra feminine dresses by
groundbreaking designer, Henrik Vibskov. The décor is as dynamic as the fashion
so design lovers will have a field day in this gorgeous boutique.
also stocks items by other Danish designers, including Stine Goya and Bibi
Birger et Mikkelsen, located on Pilestræde 16, is famed for its modern clothing
items, jewellery and accessories. The brand makes beautiful faux fur items, as
well as stunning woollen jackets which can be dressed up or down. Leather
jackets, studs and unique prints are some of their best-selling items.
must-visit shop for fervent fashionistas is Mads Nørgaard on Amagertorv street.
The designer creates items for women and men alike.
Think sexy items for women
that show off their silhouette, and bold, rough items for men that highlight
Copenhagen is certainly a melting pot of national and
international designer boutique alike. Fashion, furniture and jewellery abound
and there are a host of
unique boutiques you likely won’t find back home –
regardless of the size of your budget, make sure to take at least one item home
Best Places For Shopping in
Copenhagen written by Anne Hall.
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