Heilsuhúsið is the oldest and best health-food store in Reykjavík. You'll find a great variety of vitamins as well as natural and organic food at Heilsuhúsið. Wheather you prefer to eat macrobiotic or organic, or simply follow a healthy diet, this is the right place to go.
‘Wise Men's Clothing', is what the name really means, which is ironic, for Spaksmannsspjarir is an exclusively women's boutique. Enigma may well be the theme of these designs, for they have mystically deep hues and imperial cuts. Not all can carry off the almost ethereal look, but they do have much to select from. Strong, deep materials moulded into feminine works of grace and teamed with just the right accessories: every creation is in a class of its own.
Kirsuberjatréð (The Cherry Tree) is one of the few craft galleries to offer contemporary Icelandic fashion design as well as the traditional mixture of ornaments and functional items. The clothes, while clearly designer wear, are also highly wearable, made out of unexpected materials and bold colors. In addition to the clothes, Kirsuberjatréð's collection consists of baskets, ceramics, copper sculptures, fish skin items, paper crafts, contemporary jewelery, felt items and various other designs. All the articles are unique, elegant and smart.
Ófeigur is a goldsmith and jewellery designer who has a shop and gallery, named Ófeigur (the name means 'not likely to die'), in gallery street Skólavörðustígur. The shop offers hand-made, exclusive-design jewelery by six well-known artists and designers, and the gallery room upstairs holds frequent exhibitions of varied art. In addition to the shop and the gallery there is a kind of a sculpture yard behind the house, where contemporary progressive sculptures are displayed.
Dead is Jon Audarson's own clothing line. It is all about T-shirts with prints of skulls on it. Metallica and Placebo are its fans. If you are into rock-n-roll you might find very interesting stuff here. “He who fears death cannot enjoy life" is the Dead's philosophy. All the art carry this message; in essence though it can be lost on people not in the know. Iceland's rock bands, Mínus and Singapore Sling, both support the Dead concept, often sporting them on stage.
When in mood for splurging on clothes, head to JÖR by Guðmundur Jörundsson, a designer men's store that offers a variety of sophisticated clothing. Get the perfect gentleman's look as you pick up exclusive and unique styles from this store. One of the best designers in the city, Guðmundur Jörundsson knows his job very well and his eclectic clothing styles reflect the same. A spacious and attractively laid out store awaits shoppers at Laugavegur street!
Tölvutek is one of the biggest distributors of computers and software in the entire country. Acting as a major distributor of famous brands, the outlet at Hallarmúli, like its other outlets, sells products of brands like Inter-Tech, Brother, Point of View, Acer, Seagate, AG Neovo and Silicon Power. Browse through their collections of school computers, laptops, keyboards, sound equipment, cables, wires and more.
Hans Petersen is a household name in Iceland, almost as clearly related to photography as the camera itself. Hans Petersen focuses primarily on films, developing pictures, frames and photo albums. However, you can also buy amateur cameras for most purposes. The Hans Petersen company has prided itself in being modern and offering services of the best quality. You can therefore for instance get your photos developed on paper or have them on CD-rom or a diskette.
Vero Moda is the kind of shop where mother and daughter can go and shop together. Their line ranges from very classic and conservative to hip and trendy. When looking for something smart and not too expensive this is a good place to go. Vero Moda has a shortcoming though; one can always expect to meet someone at work or at a party wearing the same dress!
Steinar Waage is a basic shoeshop where you will find what you are looking for. The variety is great. Slippers for old ladies, casual streetwear, stylish boots, sexy stilettoes and more. They are also fair in determining their prices.
Ride wild and free with a good variety of clothing and gear found at Ástund. Helmets, whips, books, bags, rugs, saddles; there's everything under one roof. It's a great place for the seasoned rider as well as the hesitant novice to brush up on their riding. Being devoted horse-lovers themselves, they have a breeding section too, where you can watch the beautiful horses being cared for and put through their paces. The staff is extremely warm and forthcoming and a welcome interlude from the hours of manic browsing.