Berlin is this hilarious place where a tacky discounter with a hot Angebot for plastic flip-flops can sometimes be located literally a few steps away from a concept store. This divergence is definitely among top 5 characteristics of this fabulous city – the city that inspires all different kinds of creative thinkers – many brilliant designers among them!
For our new shopping guide we have focussed on those stores with a especially contemporary concept that combines cutting-edge fashion with other products such as interior design, accessories, beauty products and more. Enjoy our selection of concept stores below!
Combining luxury fashion retail with creative lifestyle concepts, the Voo Store is your all-in-one solution to get hip with alternative clothing ideas as well as innovative books, magazines, stationery and items for home.
Voo Store, Oranienstraße 24, 10999 Berlin – Kreuzberg
Open: Mo – Sat: 10:00 – 20:00
photo: Voo Store
This retail classic is dedicated to fashion, and they select their pieces from a rich variety of brands including Dr. Martens or Helmut Lang. The intention is to ”create a bridge between fashion forward designer brands and select avant-garde labels.”
Temporary Showroom, Kastanienallee 36A, 10435 Berlin – Prenzlauer Berg
Open: Mo – Sat: 11:00 – 19:00
photo: Temporary Showroom
Argot Life Store
The holistic offer of this shop features clothes, accessories, cosmetics, and a plethora of lifestyle items, including me-time necessities like candles or chocolate. The owners collectively describe them as ”essential products for life”.
Argot Life Store, Brunnenstraße 25B, 10119 Berlin-Mitte
Open: Tue – Sat: 11:00 – 19:00
photo: Argot Life Store
This positive energy hub is a female empowering environment where you can sit back, chill out with awesome music, have your nails adorned with some next level nail art, and… shop cool designer brands like FILA, Daily Paper, or WOMAN.BERLIN – not limited to girl apparel.
Isla Berlin, Inselstraße 13, 10179 Berlin-Mitte
Open: Tue-Sat 10-20h
photo: Isla Berlin
What makes this store stand out is its collection of clothing, accessories and stationary from independent Berliner labels with a focus on handcraft and upcycling. Australian fashion desinger and Shio’s owner Kate Pinkstone breaths new life into second hand garments and creates her own summer and winter collection every year.
Shio, Weichselstraße 59, 12045 Berlin – Neukölln
Open: Mo-Sa 13:00 -19:00
Baerck presents a unique take on current fashion and interior designs through showcasing an exquisite selection of both Berlin and international designers. Its owners have been keenly observing and contributing to the Mitte shop scene since 2005.
Baerck, Mulackstraße 12, 10119 Berlin-Mitte
Open: Mo – Sat, 11:00 – 19:00
The Store at Soho House
Soho House, located in a building with a very rich and intriguing history, is a private members’ club for people in the creative industries, but also offers a few features available to the general public, like its Store – a collection of innovative pieces of furniture, fashion, arts and books, where you can even get brunch.
Soho House, Torstraße 1, 10119 Berlin-Mitte
Open: Mo – Sat, 10:00 – 19:00
photo: The Stores
KONK, located in a little side street off Auguststraße, is a fashion concept store highlighting local independent designers, like Hanna Pordzik, Nico Sutor, Anntian and Idamari. The beautiful white interior is also often turned into an event venue.
KONK, Kleine Hamburger Straße 15, 10117 Berlin-Mitte
Open: Mo – Fr, 12:00 – 19:00
Superconscious specializes in mostly upcoming street wear brands from different styles while maintaining a similar aesthetic and a down to earth approach. Among their priorities are a moderate price point and preference to fair production.
Superconscious, Weinbergsweg 22, 10119 Berlin-Mitte
Open: Mo – Sat, 11:00 – 20:00
The Chrome Store offers bright, clear and also efficient vintage. Trendy, high end, structured and sportswear touch. Also some hot Berlin based designers that you won’t find anywhere else.
The Chrome, Lenaustrasse 10 – 12047 Berlin – Neukölln
Open: Mon – Fri: 11:00 – 20:00 – Sat: 11:00 – 19:00
photo: Chrome Store
This spot is probably the most exclusive one on our list, offering creations from Miu Miu, Christian Louboutin or Balenciaga and other luxurious brands. There’s also a selection of splendid art and beauty products.
The Corner, Französische Straße 40, 10117 Berlin-Mitte
Open: Mo-Fr, 10:30 – 19:30, Sat: 10:00 – 19:00
photo: The Corner Berlin
The Bikini Berlin is a concept shopping mall next to the zoo in West Berlin. It’s not focused on mainstream brands and high-street fashion, but on local designers and brands as well as a selection of renowned contemporary international labels. Our favorite shop inside is LNFA in the first floor, mainly for its selection of local designers which is actually quite rare for Berlin.
Bikini Berlin, Budapester Str. 38-50, 10787 Berlin-Schöneberg
Open: Mo – Sat: 9:00 – 20:30h