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.
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.
Linke Souvenirs has been a Cologne tradition for several decades, having delighted thousands of visitors with an impressive selection of mementos and souvenirs. Originally established in the year 1933, it carries an elaborate display of innovative German and Cologne souvenirs across various categories. Though their classic items are always popular, Linke also sells up Zwilling and Solingen steel items. Shoppers will also be delighted to find an exhaustive collection of authentic Swiss Army knives, along with handcrafted beer mugs, cuckoo wall clocks and beautifully painted statues and other keepsakes.
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.
This well organized, brightly lit shop has recently opened in the Hauptbahnhof. 7th Main Street is new to Cologne, but has been in business since 1972. A large variety of tops are available in cotton, knit, and good quality synthetic fabrics. Reputable brands such as Levi's, Tom Tailor, Esprit, More & More, Miss Sixty and QC are stocked. Women's clothing is located to the left, men's to the right. The styles follow the latest trends and the new collections by the established labels. The sales assistants are friendly and helpful. Take a look at the old cash register as you pay.
Il noto sellaio Emil Charles Hermès iniziò la sua carriera nel 1837 con la produzione di equipaggiamenti per fantini e cavalli. Dopo l'introduzione dell'automobile, Hermès si orientò su valigie e borse da viaggio, mantenendo però le tipiche cuciture da sellaio che divennero ben presto il suo marchio di fabbrica. Un'ondata di vendite a livello mondiale interessò la borsa 'Birkin', dopo la sua apparizione nella serie TV 'Sex and the City'. Ma anche il carré, la grande sciarpa di seta stampata a mano secondo metodi tradizionali, ha infine ottenuto la sua fama.
Located inside the Hauptbahnhof station, this location of Rewe provides convenience on the go. If you are waiting to board a train or returning from a journey, at REWE Togo you can take a much deserved break and satiate your appetite. From baked goods like croissants, muffins, pies to lunch specials like sandwiches, wraps and rolls; everything is stocked neatly in their carefully organized store. It is here that you can buy items for your pantry and also pick up fresh vegetables, fruits and more. The store is open 24 hours.
Located in the main train station of Cologne, Le Crobag is a bakery that is generally quite full catering to scores of weary travelers arriving and departing from the station. This lovely store will draw you in with its attractive window display showing their well-risen and perfectly baked goodies such as cheese, butter, chocolate and many other croissants, various kinds of coffees, as well as hot chocolate and fresh fruit smoothies, salads and pasta dishes, in addition to yummy baguettes that come in delicious flavors. Those with a sweet tooth can go for one of their double chocolate muffins or brownies.