Stockholm shopping is famous for its glass art. It comes in elegant styles as well as contemporary outlandish designs. Swedish designers are also making their mark in the fashion world. They’re becoming well-known throughout Europe and their names are starting to appear at big department stores.
Gallerian is the largest mall in the city and enjoys a convenient central location. It’s known for great Swedish fashion as well as international brands like Esprit and United Colors of Benetton. They carry everything from hand made toys to interior design accessories. You’ll enjoy Stockholm shopping in this mall amidst its beautiful interior design.
If you’re looking for exclusive and upscale items, you’ll want to do your Stockholm shopping at the Sturegallerian. Here’s where you’ll be able to purchase only the finest in couture. There’s also a good selection of restaurants to choose from.
If on the other hand you prefer to stick to your budget, then don’t miss the Quality Outlet for your Stockholm shopping. It’s said to be the biggest outlet and the first to have been built in the Nordic countries. It’s the ideal place to find great buys at 30 to 60% off.
The most popular Stockholm shopping venue is the Christmas Market in Gamba Stan. More than a location, it’s an event that only takes place toward the end of the year. It has been around since 1914 and continues to delight crowds with its unique merchandise. You can buy ornaments, trees, collectibles, cookies, jams and other treats of the season.
During the weekends however, locals as well as visitors get to browse through hundreds of stalls at the Street Market. It’s located off Hornstulls Strand. They stock everything from trendy clothing to costume jewelry.
And another favorite haunt for Stockholm shopping is the indoor flea market known as Hotorgshallen. It houses an array of tea houses and specialty shops where tourists can purchase textiles, handicrafts, regional sweets and more.
If you love crystal, you’ll enjoy visiting Nordiska Kristall. This exclusive establishment is the perfect place to buy names like Orrefors and Kosta Boda. They feature an exquisite selection of decanters, wine goblets and home decorative pieces.
Tip: There’s a gallery exhibiting glass art including one of a kind signature pieces. It’s a must see.
For those who appreciate authentic crafts, you won’t want to leave without checking Design Torget. They carry handicrafts made by the best 200 people in the city. But before these items are displayed for the public to buy, they have to pass inspection by a panel of experts. It’s the perfect place for Stockholm shopping.
If you come across a lovely home that looks like a country cottage, you’ll know you’re at Solgarden. It’s the ideal place for Stockholm shopping for fine linens. They only stock the most elegant lace and embroideries, luxury bathroom accessories and tablecloths that are like works of art.
Vintage clothing aficionados will enjoy Sivletto. It’s tucked away in a quiet street corner and sells American clothing of the 1950s. It’s a lot of fun.