The Local's Stockholm shopping guide: Kungsholmen
The Local · 13 Aug 2009, 12:06
Published: 13 Aug 2009 12:06 GMT+02:00
The island to the west of the city centre, Kungsholmen is a popular place to live. The area is quiet and not the first place to recommend for shopping, but nevertheless if you find yourself in this district and want to do some shopping there are a variety of options to choose from.
International designers have set up shop in the area, for example old-photography-studio-turned-store Beneath on Kronobergsgatan, with a selection of street fashion including designs from New Zealander Karen Walker. If you’re looking for merchandise from typical Swedish designers such as Bea Szenfelt and Ulrika Sandström, Few on Fridhemsgatan offers shoes, bags, jeans and such from Swedish designers while also offering a few international brands such as LA-label Teenage Millionaire.
On Hantverkargatan one can find unique, moderately sized vintage and secondhand stores that mix new, trendy pieces with classic ones for their collections. 59 Vintage Store and Katitzi, to name a few, have a range of secondhand clothing along with brands like Stylein and La Principessa. For general shopping the mall
Västermalmsgallerian on St Eriksgatan has everything from mainstream clothing stores H&M, Saks, Indiska and more to shops for interior design, health and beauty, books, and electronics.
Shopping in Kungsholmen