If you are keen on fashion, you will feel completely at home in Arnhem! Arnhem is one the leading fashion cities in the Netherlands. The ArtEZ Institute for the Arts is located in Arnhem and plays a major role in attracting and developing talented fashion designers. Visit the stores of leading fashion designers such as Humanoid, TrixenRees, Sjaak Hullekes and Arnhem Coming Soon in Arnhem city centre.
Shopping in Arnhem city centre It’s easy to find your way around the shops in Arnhem. The main shopping streets are full of charm and are grouped closely together in the city centre. There is a majestic arcade in the classy Musis Quarter (Musiskwartier), narrow streets and we can recommend a brief pause to admire its magnificent square. In the Alleys Quarter (Stegenkwartier) and the 7 little streets (7straatjes) just behind the main shopping street in the city centre, you’ll find plenty of charming shops. The narrow streets are delightful and the attractive stores offer all kinds of unique products. . The 7straatjes in Arnhem encompass the following seven streets: Arke Noachstraat, Bentinckstraat, Eiland, Kerkstraat, Pastoorstraat, Wielakkerstraat and the Zwanenstraat.
The shops are open for late night shopping on Thursdays and are open on Sundays. On Sundays most stores in the city centre are open from noon until 5.00 or 6.00 p.m. More information is available at binnenstadarnhem.nl.
The neighbourhood of Klarendal is walking distance from Arnhem's central shopping area and home to numerous fashion designers. You can purchase the latest fashions directly from the designers here, as well as some truly unique accessories. If you are looking for something eye-catching for your interior or the latest design, then you’ll be intrigued by the stories the designers in the Fashion Quarter have to tell and the products they sell. They are open for business from Thursday to Saturday and sell bags, hats, vintage, green fashion, accessories and design. You can also watch some of the designers at work in their studios. All relevant information can be found at modekwartier.nl It goes without saying that there are plenty of cafés and restaurants in the fashion quarter, such as Caspar, ‘Goed’ and Hotel Modez, where the hotel rooms have been fitted out by creative designers. Download the city guide Arnhem. Here you will find fun tips for a great day out, including a shopping route and a historic city walk through Arnhem city centre. To sum up, all the ingredients for a fantastic day’s shopping in Arnhem.
Something for everyone
Stroll past the stalls selling fresh vegetables, fish, flowers and cheese. Others offer clothing, toys, bags or sweets. At Arnhem's markets there is truly something for everyone. In Arnhem, it is market day on virtually every day of the week.
Tuesday 7.30 a.m.-1.00 p.m. Presikhaaf shopping centre (food and non-food) 7.30 a.m.-1.00 p.m. Elderhof shopping centre (food and non-food) 7.30 a.m.-3.00 p.m. Jansplaats and Jansplein (food and non-food as well in the summer)
Wednesday 7.30 a.m.-1.00 p.m. De Drieslag shopping centre (food and non-food)
Friday 7.30 a.m.-1.00 p.m. Kerkplein (food and non-food and flea market)
Saturday 9.00 a.m.-5.00 p.m. Kerkplein (food and non-food) 9.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. Geitenkamp shopping centre (food and non-food)
Art market On every last Saturday of the month in the months April to October, there is an art market on the Jansplein from 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Artists from all over the country take part in the Arnhem art market. The range and diversity of art forms on display is huge. There is everything, from paintings to sculptures, from stained-glass to photography, from textiles to glass work, from ceramics to jewellery and everything in between.