Andreas Murkudis is a chic boutique for the fashion forward in Berlin. It features trendy clothing for men and women as well as an array of home decor, accessories, jewelry and unique gift items. The collection boasts top international brands like Jil Sander, Guidi and Giorgio Brato. A purchase guarantees a stylish addition to your wardrobe.
Kurfürstendamm dates back to the 16th Century when Electoral Prince Joachim II constructed a path connecting his palace on Unter den Linden with his hunting lodge in Grunewald forest. In the late 19th Century, Bismarck transformed the simple street into a prestigious boulevard lined by stunning town houses. Destroyed during World War II and rebuilt in the ensuing decades, 'Ku'damm,' as Berliners affectionately call it, is still a symbol of wealth and prosperity.
This branch of the famous Parisian department store adds a touch of Mediterranean elegance to the German capital. Situated on Friedrichstraße, eastern Berlin's premier shopping street, the store offers the latest fashions from designers like Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Cardin. The design of the building, with its sunlit interior and glass roof, is stunning, another reason for a visit. The food hall in the basement is in the same league as KaDeWe's legendary food department and is a great place to come and sample a couple of fresh oysters.
Located on Grunerstraße in Mitte Berlin, the Alexa Shopping Center is spread over 50,000 square meters (538,196 square feet) and five, spacious floors. Boasting 180 shops and businesses, the shopping center is home to international labels like Zara, Esprit, Tommy Hillfiger, Mango and Vero Moda, to name a few. Apart from this, there are bookstores, art stores and even services to be found here. You can drop your kids at Kindercity, the popular playpen, where they can have as much fun as you do when you shop. After your shopping spree, you can sit for hours at the food court which is full of great options such as Thaipan, Aida, Papa Asada and popular fast food joints like McDonald's and Subway.
Etro is synonymous with grandeur and this brand boasts the latest fashions in lavish designs and fetching styles. It is, in fact, a known name when it comes to a company that progressively manufactures clothes, accessories, shoes, perfumes and home furnishings. Even though paisley print is what Etro is most popular for, you won't be put off by the stripes, blocks and other chic designs defining the apparel and accessories here. It provides the perfect niche experience in shopping for fashionable wear for both men and women.
o21 Schöne Schuhe is a shoe boutique that stocks some of the most stylish designs that will make women go weak at the knees. Different collections such as FLY Summer Collection, Cafe Noir, KMB Winter Collection and Felmini are stocked here, consisting of an eclectic mix of dainty Mary Jane style shoes, classic pumps and ballerina flats to grungy ankle and knee length boots. The collection here is limited and gets sold out pretty quickly, so make sure you arrive early in the season.
Known for her distinctly androgynous and minimalist designs, impeccable tailoring, and ingenious use of fabric, Esther Perbandt has made a name for herself amongst women of substance and style. The aesthetic behind each design is a reflection of the designer's own sense of style, creating a collection that defies definition in terms of gender. Subtle hues and clean lines characterize a collection which is composed of both clothing and accessories. Inspired by the city, empowered by experience and enriched by an artistic bent of mind, Esther Perbandt is a fashion label for those who want to make a statement. The Esther Perbandt studio in Berlin also offers custom tailoring services.
At Red Wing Shoes, you will find rugged, rough and tough American style boots that were originally made for the robust worker but have since become a style statement. The store is on the wishlist of many, but the exorbitant prices make sure they stay put on the list. However, the price is well worth the quality as the shoes will last you a lifetime and come with excellent post-purchase services. In addition to Red Wing, they also stock collections from other brands such as Stetson, Filson, Hestra and Tanner.Â
Trüffelschwein is a specialty men's boutique that stocks the merchandise of niche labels alongside those of famous European ones. Here, one can find apparel and accessories from the world's fashion capitals and also try products of upcoming designers. Expert buyers choose garments that ooze style and confidence without appearing vulgar. Shop for navy jackets, smart blazers, trousers and polished shoes for a business look. It also sells holiday attire with Hawaiian-style shirts, floral shorts, torn denims and t-shirts with wild, graphic prints. Accessories such as iPad covers and credit card holders made of soft leather perfectly complement the outfits. Check their website for details on frequent sales.
Adidas Originals Store Berlin is a branch of the world-famous sportswear manufacturer. As Adidas is a German company, this outlet is one of the best places to shop for its original merchandise. This store is situated in a modern building with a polished glass façade and attractive visual merchandising. The German passion for sports is reflected in the sheer variety of sports clothing and accessories for the entire family. Men can shop for thick hoodies, polo shirts, training jackets, striped shorts, graphic t-shirts and track pants. The women's collection has fancier items such as tank tops in vivid pink hues and blouses with elaborate floral patterns. The children's section sells t-shirts with logos of popular football teams and colorful sneakers. Customers can easily find the products as they are categorized according to the particular games.
The American label, Urban Outfitters has its presence in over 37 international stores, apart from the 180 stores in United States and Canada.The Philadelphia-based label has been quite a success the world over. Located in Mitte Berlin, on Weinmeisterstrasse, Urban Outfitters is where you will find a range of urban-chic, funky apparel for men and women. Apart from this, they also offer accessories like jewelry, watches, beauty products, bags among others. Exceedingly popular with the youth, Urban Outfitters makes for a pleasant shopping experience.
Liebeskind Berlin is a world renowned brand for women accessories with multiple stores across the globe. The brand offers its signature uber chic design, superior quality and extreme comfort in all of their products. The store houses a collection of belts, handbags, sling bags, clutches, pouches, shoulder bags and shoes. Choose from the plethora of options and stay ahead on the fashion charts.