Are you going shopping for a day sometime soon? Then take a different approach: ignore the large retail chains and go for vintage! In Alkmaar you will find more and more of the nice, unique and artisan shops of passionate small entrepreneurs who give used items new life. Vintageroute-alkmaar has put together a nice (and free) vintage route! Follow them on Facebook and Instagram.
At BLÓM, the city jungle of Alkmaar, you will find lots of plants, fresh cut flowers, earthenware and vintage clothing. This botanical ‘candy shop’ is decorated with vintage furniture, some of which is also for sale. Be amazed by this green and flowery opulence.
BLÓM | Korte Vondelstraat 6
Always wanted to see a goldsmith at work? Then step into the cosy workshop of Cécile, located on the most beautiful canal in Alkmaar. Here she creates her own collections, she recycles old gold and silver and she sells vintage jewellery.
Cécile Kühne – Edelsmid | Oudegracht 215
A store full of surprises. Vintage and retro in the field of toys, collection and home decoration and, among others, model cars.
Cadeau & Verzamelwinkel | Vrouwenstraat 12
Sustainable design items, beautiful vintage leather bags, nostalgic toys, jewellery, books on art and culture, temporary exhibitions by artists and photographers from Alkmaar and the surrounding area; it can all be found at lijnb. Come and take a look, you are heartily welcome!
Lijnb | Ritsevoort 10
At KUUQS you will find beautiful vintage items for your interior, your collection or to give as a gift; 70s ceramics and glass, crockery, lamps and decorative items. In addition, they sell handmade jewellery with the reuse of old materials, made by goldsmith Anneke Dekker.
KUUQS | Hof van Sonoy 6
The ReShare Store is a second-hand clothing store from the Salvation Army. They sell beautiful second-hand and vintage clothing at a low price. Everyone is welcome: people who have little to spend, those who are looking for something unique or prefer to buy second-hand for the sake of the environment.
ReShare Store | Achterstraat 36
Just outside the Old City, on one of Alkmaar's most beautiful canals, lies a hidden gem, Vintage No. 5. Here you will find beautiful Designers Vintage, second-hand women's clothing, shoes and bags from famous designers for a fraction of the new price. Vintage No. 5 also has a small men's department.
Vitage No 5 | Luttik Oudorp 82
Soulstore Hand-Picked is a New Age Store with a large vintage section at the back of the store. In addition to crockery, home accessories, lighting and small furniture, you will also find a wide collection of vinyl. In short, a magical shop full of vintage finds!
Soulstore Hand-Picked | Fnidsen 54
Go back in time for just a moment. It looks like a fairy tale. A museum shop with elements from 1700. Vintage gifts, traditional Dutch products, fresh waffles or poffertjes. This is the place in the Oude Stad (the older part of the city) to have coffee with award-winning apple pie.
Sweets & Antiques | Hekelstraat 8
Concept Store sells and rents industrial design and vintage gems for your interior or promotional purposes. They also make custom shop interiors and furniture in their workshop. Tip: a B&B with its own entrance and garden is located behind this store.
Concept Store | Hekelstraat 25
Soepp is an organic and vegetarian restaurant in a vintage store. Everything you see is for sale. Even the vintage Soepp dresses. Soepp also has three apartments in a vintage style, so you can enjoy what Soepp has to offer day and night.
SOEPP | Hekelstraat 31
At Pinocchio you will find a second-hand (brand) of ladies, gentlemen, baby and children's clothing including shoes, bags and maternity wear! Also top quality (wooden) toys. Thanks to their intake policy, Pinocchio guarantees good, fashionable items at affordable prices.
Pinokkio | Huisbrouwerstraat 2
Boom has been the specialist for clogs, ropes, brushes and a range of household items for almost 200 years. They sell quality products that last a long time. Firma Boom combines the good old with the good new.
Firma Boom | Huigbrouwerstraat 3
For the past 12 years, Evelien has had an antique and flea market shop in Alkmaar. You can find everything there, such as silver and gold jewellery, photo frames, candlesticks, hats, cutlery, crockery, crystal chandeliers, antique christening dresses and much more ...
Antiek en brocante Evelien | Krebbesteeg 1
At Ojdå you will find a fine combination of new home furnishings, jewellery, gifts, furniture and, above all, a lot of vintage. You can come here for nice West-Germany vases, rattan furniture, Danish chairs, beautiful crockery, coffee tables, cupboards, plants and much more!
Ojdå | Breedstraat 44