Comfort and style go hand in hand at REDNIB in Bonn. This massive store has housed a very popular brand in the neighborhood for a longtime and certainly clicked with youngsters. Although, their collection is not just limited to the young and restless. They also have stuff for kids as well. From tee shirts, to pants, sweatshirts, sweaters, hoodies, jackets etc are all a part of their collection. Comfortable and casual clothing here will definitely appeal to anyone.
Established in 1900, Vollmar&Söhne is all about bringing you some elite and fine goods, antiques and jewelry in silver and other materials. The store has been a major part of the developmental stages of the city and has since its foundation produced and distributed some of the best fine porcelain tea vessels to other utensils etc. The business, which was started by William Vollmar, is now owned by his great great great grandson, meaning his fourth generation of family.
Located close to the city center, Atelier is a fashion boutique specializing in designs which mix contemporary styles and timeless fashions. The store offers a wide selection of accessories and clothes for both men and women by established and up-and-coming fashion designers. Not only that, the store is also used as a venue for art exhibitions and installations as well as for readings and other functions. All in all, this is a place that all fashion and art buffs must visit, whether to shop or simply to take in the beautiful artwork.
Located in an impressive building, Imhoff Chocolate Museum is a fantastic museum where visitors can learn about the history of chocolate mainly from the time of ancient Maya and Aztec cultures. Visitors are taken through the history of cocoa beans from various countries, the crushing and processing of the beans and finally the main product. Visitors also get to sample these sweet treats which are simply tasty and delightful. There is a grand cafe and a lovely chocolate shop where visitors can sample various chocolate delights and even purchase some.
The giant 4711 sign is probably one of the first things you'll see when you arrive at Cologne Hauptbahnhof or while you're strolling through Ehrenfeld. 4711 is indeed the original eau de cologne, and a trademark of the city. The company was founded in 1792 and this unique shop is exclusively dedicated to fragrances. The House of 4711 has an elegant atmosphere and the friendly sales assistants are very knowledgeable. Perfumes are available in all kinds of bottles and forms. The store also has a unique exhibit showing historical items from the company's long history. After you've made your purchase take a moment outside and look up at the shop's Glockenspiel, which plays music and has figurines move every hour.
Cologne's Roman past remains constantly present. Just by making a shopping trip along the Hohe Strasse, which runs down from the Kölner Dom to the business center of the city, you are walking in the footsteps of the ancient Romans. The modern-day Hohe Strasse follows the course of the former Roman main street, the cardo maximus. More recently, the Hohe Strasse was the first completely pedestrianized roadway in Germany.
Body Gear is a high-end boutique Einkaufpassage off of Sternstrasse. Here, men and women will find chic fashion, high-end brands and unique pants, shirts and sweaters generally not found elsewhere. In winter, nice coats and jackets are on sale, in summer, exclusive swimwear from Joop or Versace. Smart accessories like bags, caps and socks are of course also available. Despite the expensive brand names, the prices are fair.
If you love antiques, then Antik Breuer is among the best of its kind in Cologne. Owned by Rudolf Bree who inherited this business from his step-father, this family-run establishment has vintage furniture and estate jewelry. These include porcelain, chandeliers, rare items, light fixtures and classic wooden appointments. Spread across two floors, it also has a huge storage area with good second hand furniture that are very affordable.
The Kaiserpassage, opened in 2009, right on the historic square, is a popular shopping destination. Besides offering the regular International brands, the shopping centre also houses a number of posh boutiques, galleries, restaurants and services. The Kaiserpassage is bright and cheery, allowing in plenty of natural light and excellent views onto the square and the famous Poppelsdorf Castle. Step in for a luxurious shopping experience, that successfully captures the best of both the historic city and modern features.
Find one of a kind brilliant pieces of clothing, shoes, accessories and everything for women at Coccinelle in Bonn. Their clothing is different, unique and each individual piece is reasonably priced after thorough checking and evaluation. If you are lucky, you can get your hands on some designer pieces along at attractive prices. They also take clothing that is well maintained, ironed and without any defects. You can bring in your items and they evaluate to see if it fits the bill.
Established in 1991, Seitensprung is a well-stocked shop featuring a wide-ranging variety of antiques. However, lamps and fashion jewelry are the forte of this store. They occasionally also have a small selection of home decor items and furniture. The antiques belong to different styles and eras. They could belong from the 1920s to the 1970s, be in the art deco, industrial design, bauhaus or art nouveau style or even a chic retro design. The selection of goods is quite well-thought out, and the place is a haven for anyone who is into antiques.