The Mono Concept Store boasts of designer labels from Germany, France, Netherlands and other Scandinavian countries. It stocks merchandise of brands like Scotch and Soda, Second Female, Frank Wright, Herschel, Rascals, Wesc and Loreak Mendian. It is particularly popular for its trendy men's and women's apparel at reasonable prices. Besides sweatshirts, formal shirts, jeans, trousers and sneakers, one can also shop for jewelry crafted by native designers and funky accessories from lesser-known labels.
This name will not only ring a bell with skaters. The shop has clothes for people who can afford a certain luxury and wish to be up to date with fashion. Creative tailors such as Paul Smith and Commes de Garçons see to it that a good range of products guarantees something for everyone, but the place's own label offers many a favourite garment for both men and women. Apart from stylish clothes for the young and the young at heart, accessories such as individual bags by Freitag are available.
Frau Vogel is the place where you should head to for some funny and funky memorabilia to take back for friends and family, and give them a good laugh. The store stocks all sort of collectibles that have practical usage as well; most of them come with a clever quote or pattern too. One can find a range of gift items such as egg cozies, soft toys, games, toy cars, bags, notebooks, bicycle bells, mugs and several other articles that are bound to interest everyone.
Jil Sander, the globally renowned clothing brand, is a popular and revered one in Hamburg. The interior of this exclusive store is decorated in a minimalist yet masterly fashion, with plenty of granite, sandstone, and glass providing the backdrop for Sander's latest collections. The store features Sander's designs for men and women as well as a range of accessories. Albeit expensive, the exclusivity and latest trends ensure that you remain at the top of your fashion game.
This really neat shop presents you with creative pieces of fashion. The clothes here can be very stylish and a bit funny at the same time, and are available at fair prices. There are designers like Steinadel, Ingrid Wüst and Blutkarpfen, which the depertment store regular has probably never heard of. Those who have, however, know that both men and women can expect anything apart from an ordinary choice of clothing here. For those who wish to purchase additional accessories, there is a range of bags and purses on display, the original design of which might raise a smile.
The worldwide popularity of Harry Potter has shown that children's books are far from extinct. A few years ago, children's literature seemed threatened by Gameboys, Tamagotchis and other computer games, but a good story will never lose its charm. Kibula in Uhlenhorst has a good selection of picture books for toddlers as well as more advanced works for teenagers. The advice is excellent, which is a good thing bearing in mind that thousands of different children's books are published every year.
For some people, comics and cartoons are art. The kind of art which they would like to display on their walls. Galerie Cels specializes in posters, postcards, prints and oil-paintings from cartoon productions. Among them are not only scenes and characters from the classic Walt Disney, Flintstones, Batman and Pink Panther strips, but also more modern figures like the beautifully drawn Japanese Mangas. Carl Barks' pictures are especially worth mentioning, as they are appreciated by many comic fans all over. At the Galerie Cels you can also purchase oil-paintings by Barks.
This loft-like store at Mühlenkamp is proud of that it's becoming increasingly popular. It offers timeless high quality fashion classics by young German and international designers. Names like Pancaldi now, Oxyde, Diapositive and Federica are only known among insiders so far, so you are only paying for good quality and not for the name. Apart from a large choice of clothes, the two managing sisters Gaby and Petra Velser also sell elegant fashionable accessories such as silk scarves. You can also take a break and have a drink whilst contemplating the next purchase. It is unlikely that you will leave here without a 'June' shopping bag.
More and more people choose Buddhism as their religious denomination in Germany these days, and even more people are interested in Buddhist philosophy and their rituals. The crouching Buddha, a relaxing cup of tea and the typical joss-stick scents are particularly popular. The people of Tibet are known to be very religious. Unfortunately, the people is not yet independent from China. The products you can get at Tibetan Lama Art are all connected with Tibet and Lhasa, the Tibetan capital, despite the fact that the Dalai Lama himself lives in his Indian exile...
If you don't like trainers with super high soles or screaming colours, but prefer a sophisticated Hanseatic understatement, and if you would rather wear classy garments instead of seasonal trendy things, the collections of Jil Sander are likely to appeal to you. And what might keep you from buying her fashion elsewhere makes it all the more attractive at Second Affair, as prices are very moderate here - despite the fact that the pieces are often brand new and come straight from the factory. Second-hand garments, among them many tempting timeless classics, are also waiting for new owners. In addition to clothes, the shop offers all the necessary accessories and a fine choice of shoes and bags. If you feel like spending a little more money after you've made your bargain here, you might like to take a look at the also moderately priced jewellery on display.