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Sneaker Shopping City Guide: The 21 Best Sneaker Shops in Amsterdam

June 9, 2023 1:27 PM
Sneaker Shopping City Guide: The 21 Best Sneaker Shops in Amsterdam

When we're on holiday, it's almost irresistible to go on a shopping spree. This is especially true for sneakerheads and streetwear lovers, we always want to check out what the local market has to offer, don't we? So we collected the best sneaker (and clothing) shops in Amsterdam to make this as easy as possible for you. So if you're a sneakerhead in Amsterdam, this is THE list you need to see the best stores!

Note: The stores are not in a particular order

1. Solebox

Solebox is a sneaker store originating from Berlin. They have multiple stores in Germany and also one in Amsterdam, Brussels, and Barcelona. The store in Amsterdam is especially worth checking out because of its laboratory-themed interior. It's definitely one of the most unique sneaker shops out there.

Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 240, 1012 RR Amsterdam
Opening hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 11am-6pm, Sunday - Monday: 12pm - 6pm
Instagram: @solebox


2. Oqium

Oqium is a hip basketball boutique with stores in Rotterdam and Amsterdam. They mostly specialize in basketball stuff. In the store, you'll find many different Nike Air Jordans together with other basketball shoes. Besides shoes, they also sell clothes including official NBA gear.

Address: Keizersgracht 300, 1016 EW Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday - Sunday: 12pm - 6pm
Instagram: @oqium


3. Patta

Patta is an Amsterdam-based brand, known for its intriguing collaborations with the likes of Converse, Clarks, Vans, Asics, Parra, and Nike. Luckily for you, one of their 3 stores is in their hometown, Amsterdam. Here they offer apparel and shoes from, obviously Patta, but also Parra, New Balance, Travis x Jordan, Nike, and many more. So it's definitely worth checking out if you're nearby.

Address: Zeedijk 67, 1012 AS Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday - Tuesday: 12pm - 6pm, Sunday: 1pm - 5pm
Instagram: @patta_nl


4. 2nd Culture

2nd Culture is one of the stores that you 100% can't miss as a sneaker or streetwear enthusiast. This resell store offers a wide variety of sneakers, clothing, and accessories from brands like Nike, Supreme, Stussy, Off-White, Bape, and many more!

Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 304, 1012 RV Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday - Sunday: 12:30pm - 6pm
Instagram: @2ndcultureamsterdam

2nd Culture

5. Baskèts

The next sneaker shop in Amsterdam on our list is Baskèts. This store curates various labels like Arcteryx, Arte, Stussy, Olaf, New Balance, Nike, Dr. Martens, their own Baskèts brand, and many many more. If besides sneakers, you're also into streetwear and contemporary fashion, then Baskèts is THE store for you.

Addresses: Elandsgracht 57, 1016 TN Amsterdam & Gerard Doustraat 96, 1072 VX Amsterdam
Address (sneakers only): Elandsgracht 55, 1016 TN Amsterdam
Opening hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm, Sunday - Monday: 12pm - 6pm
Instagram: @basketsstores


6. Chaptr One

The next entry on our list is a resell and consignment store called Chaptr One. Here you'll find grails that you won't find at many other places, think about Travis Scott x Jordan, Union LA x Jordan, AM1 x Atmos, AM1 x Parra, various Off-White and Supreme models, and much more! So if you're looking for truly special stuff, this is the place to go.

Address: Singel 417, 1012 WP Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday - Tuesday: closed, Wednesday - Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
Instagram: @chaptrone

Chaptr One

7. Size?

Size? is one of those stores that you just want to go into whenever you walk past because of how nice it looks. You also never know when you'll find amazing deals on products from Nike, Carhartt, New Balance, Stussy, and more!

Address: Kalverstraat 128, 1012 PK Amsterdam
Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 7pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm, Monday: 11am - 7pm
Instagram: @size_020_amsterdam


8. Maha

The next entrant on our list is Maha or Maha Amsterdam. This store caters to an audience that is still sometimes left out or seen as less important in the sneaker and streetwear game, women. Yes, that's right, Maha is a women's exclusive store where they sell a large variety of brands like Dr. Martens, Arcteryx, Daily Paper, The New Originals, Jordan and more!

Address: Vijzelstraat 129, 1017HJ Amsterdam
Opening hours: Sunday - Monday: 1pm - 6pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 10:30am - 6pm
Instagram: @maha_amsterdam


9. Hyp3

If you're looking for the best-stocked resell store in Amsterdam then look no further, your destination is Hyp3. This store offers a high-end shopping experience and you'll find the most exclusive and sought-after sneakers like collaborations between Jordan and the likes of Dior, Trophy Room, Off-White, or Travis Scott.

Address: Cornelis Schuytstraat 15, 1071 JC, Amsterdam
Opening hours: Sunday - Monday: 11am - 6pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Instagram: @hyp3amsterdam


10. Ben G

Ben G, is one of the best-known skate stores in Amsterdam. If you're doing a sneaker tour in Amsterdam then you need to visit this store. The store spans 3 floors and curates various brands like Parra, Stussy, Nike SB, Obey, HUF, and many more!

Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 142, 1012 SH Amsterdam
Opening hours: Sunday - Monday: 1pm - 6pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 11am - 6pm
Instagram: @ben.g.skateboardshop

Ben G

11. New Balance

The next store on our list is New Balance. The sports giant has made enormous steps in popularity in the past 2-3 years. This doesn't seem to be slowing down with new models like the 990v6, older ones like the 2002r, or collaborations with the likes of Patta. In the New Balance Amsterdam store, you'll find all the most popular NB sneakers and more!

Address: Leidsestraat 30, 1017 PB Amsterdam
Opening hours: Sunday - Wednesday: 10am - 6pm, Thursday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Instagram: @newbalance


12. Foot Locker

One of the most known and recognized sneaker stores in the world is arguably Foot Locker. The Foot Locker in de Kalverstraat, Amsterdam is one of the company's flagship stores and houses a 'House of Hoops' area, which is a special area with basketball clothes and shoes. The store has also been renovated recently so it's definitely worth stopping by!

Address: Kalverstraat 100 - 106, 1012 PK Amsterdam
Opening hours: Sunday - Monday: 11am - 7pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 7pm, Thursday: 10am - 9pm
Instagram: @footlockereu


13. Snipes

If we're talking about sneaker stores, then we can't forget Snipes. This store is located right outside of Amsterdam Centraal Station, in the gorgeous Victoria Hotel building. Just for the location it's worth visiting! Besides the nice location, you'll also be able to shop for a wide range of sneakers and apparel!

Address: Damrak 6, 1012 LG Amsterdam
Opening hours: Sunday - Monday: 11am - 7pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 7pm, Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Instagram: @snipes_netherlands


14. adidas Brand Center

The brand with the 3 stripes recently opened its new brand center in the heart of Amsterdam. The store houses everything from adidas that you can imagine like football kits, sneakers, or apparel.

Address: Kalverstraat 87, 1012 PA Amsterdam
Opening hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 7pm, Sunday: 11am - 7pm, Monday: 12pm - 7pm
Instagram: @adidas


15. Pirri Amsterdam

Pirri is a well-known sneaker shop in Rotterdam, but has also recently opened a second branch in Amsterdam. They are known for their rare and exclusive sneaker collection, with a wide range of well-known brands such as Nike, Jordan Brand, adidas, New Balance and more. In addition, they have their own clothing line, including T-shirts and hoodies.

Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 262B, Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm
Instagram: @pirri

Pirri sneakerwinkel in Amsterdam

16. Mokum Vintage

At Mokum Vintage, you can buy products and also bring items you want to sell or swap. This vintage shop is all about quality, good fabrics and unique pieces especially for you and a better planet.

Address: Rozengracht 25, 1016 LR Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday: 1pm - 7pm, Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 7pm, Saturday: 11am - 6pm, Sunday: 12am - 6pm
Instagram: @mockum_vintage

Mokum Vintage store in Amsterdam
Mokum Vintage

17. Stüssy

Who doesn't know Stüssy? At the brand, you shop the best streetwear. From iconic graphic designs to high-quality materials, Stüssy continues to set the standard for those looking for the best and trendiest streetwear.

Address: Zeedijk 22, 1012 AZ Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm, Saturday: 11am - 7pm, Sunday: 1pm - 6pm
Instagram: @stussy

Stüssy Amsterdam

18. Dukes Cupboard

Dukes Cupboard is a well-known vintage store from London, which can now also be found in the Dutch capital. Dukes Cupboard's collection includes classic items from Stüssy, Supreme and Stone Island, as well as vintage graphic t-shirts and football kits.

Address: Zeedijk 31, 1012 AZ Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday - Friday: 12am - 7pm
Instagram: @dukescupboard_ams

Dukes Cupboard
Dukes Cupboard

19. Carhartt

In De 9 Straatje you will find one of Carhartt's three shops, offering high-quality clothing for men and women. This shop is known for its durable and stylish collections, where functionality and fashion go hand in hand.

Address: Hartenstraat 18, 1016 CB Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday: 12pm - 6pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm, Sunday: 12pm - 6pm
Instagram: @carharttwip_nld


20. De Bijenkorf

De Bijenkorf is a shop where you can score the best pairs, from reseller: The Edit LDN, among others, as well as boots by Timberland. And that's not all; you can also discover the finest garments here.

Address: Dam 1, 1012 JS Amsterdam
Opening hours: Monday: 11am - 9pm, Tuesday - Saturdat: 10am - 9pm, Sunday: 10am -8pm
Instagram: @debijenkorf

De Bijenkorf
De Bijenkorf

21. Snipes

Last but not least, de tweede locatie van Snipes op de Kalverstraat. Deze winkel is in maart 2024 geopend en is daarom zeker de moeite waard om een keer te gaan bezoeken. Lees hier meer >>

Address: Kalverstraat 48-52, Amsterdam
Opening hours: Sunday - Monday: 11:00 - 19:00, Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 19:00, Thursday: 10:00 - 21:00
Instagram: @snipes_netherlands


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