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The girly décor of the Spanish shoe shop Pretty Ballerinas is truly eye catching: golden mirror and chandelier, pink shelves and leopard patterns, and amidst all this, brightly coloured ballerina flats, whimsical accessories and beauty products. The Spanish brand’s first German store – located near Checkpoint Charlie – packs a pretty punch in a small space.
Friedrichstraße 81, Mitte
Opening in the Blackriver Store in Friedrichshain, this is the Bavarian sports and streetwear label bleed’s first incursion into the capital. The label stands for ecological and fair trade clothing made of vegan materials like hemp, recycled polyester and cork, be they hoodies, sweaters, dresses or accessories. Scruffy eco fashion is so passé!
Boxhagener Straße 14, Friedrichshain
Wolfgang Joop is making his mark in West Berlin with the opening of his two storey Wunderkind Boutique. In the 120 square metre space, many of his drawings and sketches, his current collection, as well as exclusive unique pieces await couture devotees. The upper floor’s private salon promises a particularly intimate atmosphere.
Kurfürstendamm 46, Charlottenburg
Whether it’s Bircher, blueberry or sports muesli, over 45 different kinds of muesli await customers in mymuesli’s overflowing shop, which promises plenty of variety in Berlin breakfasting, and all in organic quality. There’s even a bespoke city muesli blend for Berlin. Good to know: you can sample the cereal for free!
Schlossstraße 26, Steglitz
The first Reisenthel store worldwide has found a home in Berlin’s concept mall, BIKINI BERLIN. Pale floors, lots of light and glossy white furniture set the shopping stage for handbags, rucksacks and business bags. Over 90 square metres, the luggage specialist presents staples such as the carry bag as well as special editions and trendy patterns. Our shopping tip: the exclusive Berlin limited edition.
Budapester Straße 38-50/ Bikini Berlin, Tiergarten
This place is a must for all DIY disciples. The Da Wanda Snuggery combines a shop, a creative space, a cinema and a café… all under one roof. The soft lighting, sleek furnishing and cool wall colours don’t distract from the numerous handmade products on offer. We recommend trying out the free creative workshops.
Windscheidstraße 19, Charlottenburg
Steeped in tradition, the accessory designer Codello opened its first Berlin store in the brand new Mall of Berlin, presenting its latest collections of handkerchiefs, scarves and bags, all made with a real love for detail. Whether silk, viscose, wool or cashmere, this generous selection is sure to capture the hearts of both men and women.
Leipziger Platz 12/ Mall of Berlin, Mitte
PHOTOS WUNDERKIND/GREGOR HOHENBERG/ MY MUESLI/VIKTOR STRASSE