Shop 'til you drop in Belgium
a list of places
Brussels - Dansaert DistrictAntoine Dansaertstraat 74, 1000 City of Brussels, Belgium | 02 512 30 36The Hip and Fashionable Dansaert Street is the perfect starting location for your shopping trip in Brussels. First stop is Stijl, a store that showcases the best in Belgian design.
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Brussels - Galeries Saint-Hubert1000 City of Brussels, Belgium | 02 512 21 16Galeries Royales Saint Hubert is a covered 14th century passageway, roofed in glass, stung with an Italian Renaissance architectural influence. Upscale, it still boasts its original inscribed motto “Omnibus Omnia”—or “Everything for everyone”. Accordingly, find furniture shops, leather goods, bookstores, cafes, shoemakers and well-established design royalty together with authentic cafés and restaurants.
The area of the Avenue Louise and Boulevard de Waterloo is Brussel’s answer to the Champs-Elysées, boasting big luxury brands and upscale Belgian design. Blow the budget at Chanel, Cartier, Bulgari or Diana von Furstenberg.
For a complete overview of shops, restaurants & bars in the Louise area: www.brusselscreativity.com/en/brussels/louise
The ‘MEIR’ is the most important commercial shopping street of Antwerp and houses large mainstream international clothing and shoe labels. This large street houses the gloriously renovated ‘Stadsfeestzaal’ (the city reception hall) hosting a central champagne bar and several specialty shops.
Get the Antwerp Fashion Map (2 Euros), available at:
Antwerp Tourist Office
Grote Markt 13
This the neighbourhood around the ModeNatie -Fashion Nation-, known as ‘the heart of Belgian fashion’ since Dries Van Noten (Michele Obama has been spotted in his designs!) opened his Modepaleis -Fashion Palace- in the Nationalestraat. Ever since different designers and stores that pursue an avant-garde profile have settled down here. The Kammenstraat, a side-street of the Nationalestraat, is the place to be for everyone looking for stores offering the latest in streetwear.
For several years, THE SOUTH (Het Zuid) is the most trendy district of Antwerp. You'll find numerous special restaurants, bars, galleries, design stores and concept stores. The Kloosterstraat is the place to go to discover vintage and antique furniture, and also houses the concept store RA featuring the latest upcoming designers.
- total distance: 30 miles (48 km)