Housed in the former Tagesspiegel newspaper building, this top-notch concept store is Berlin’s most celebrated emporium of good taste. The former printing-machine and packaging halls are painted a brilliant and arresting white. The clothing ranges from high-fashion collections by Dries Van Noten, Gentryporto- fino, Maison Margiela, and Yohji Yamamoto to leather goods by Isaac Reina and Céline and beauty products by Aesop and Escentric Molecules.
The city’s first concept mall, Bikini Berlin is nestled in a landmark modernist building in Charlottenburg and offers a striking assortment of design products from all over the world. Don’t miss the pop-up shops on the ground level or the Gestalten Pavilion on the mid-level roof terrace.
This fashion showroom in Kreuzberg is at the cutting edge of style. Converted from a former locksmith’s shop, it carries brands such as Acne Studios, Helmut Lang, Our Legacy, Raf Simons, Satisfy, and Phillip Lim, to name a few.
This high-end store stocks a daring hodgepodge of established and emerging labels including Givenchy, Lanvin, Vetements, and even Yeezy. But be sure to check out their eclectic selection of rare fashion and photography books.
It takes time to find the perfect frames, and at Lunettes you won’t feel pressured. Both locations offer stellar selections of dead-stock vintage glasses, as well as options from their own line.
Known for its uniquely European aesthetic built around minimal pieces, this made-in-Germany label carries contemporary men’s fashion and streetwear. All fabrics are carefully chosen, and each garment is handcrafted by local manufacturers.
HvE head designer Bent Angelo Jensen’s collections are sophisticated when necessary but never stale.
Most of this vintage furniture shop’s twentieth-century treasures are imported from France and other far-flung locales. Recently found: a pristine Harry Bertoia Diamond lounge chair.
The world’s first Leica store not only stocks the entire range of Leica products, but also used equipment and vintage rarities.