Shopping in Brussels is a never ending experience with plenty of large shopping centres, small boutiques and amazing chocolatiers. Being the capital of Belgium, it is the essence of the country's retail industry with a huge variety on offer in antiques, tapestries, lace, Christmas markets, fashion boutiques, Swaroski crystals, etc. Whether you choose to shop in Upper Town or Lower Town (or both!), the number of stores available to visitors and locals does not cease to amaze and entice.
HEMA ( Visit Site )
This is a two floored shopping centre which sells a wide range of products at very reasonable prices. Items include, home ware such as kitchen utensils, clothing such as underwear and many more random accessories.Address: Rue Neuve 13, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Stores also located at Avenue de la Toison d'Or, Chaussée de Jette, Anderlecht - Westland Shopping Centre,
Chaussée de Wavre, Chaussée de Boondael, Avenue Charles Quint, Uccle - Chaussée d'Alsemberg and
Chaussée de Waterloo.
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Galeria Inno ( Visit Site )
This is the city of Brussels' main shopping centre and it is the largest branch in the whole of Belgium. It has a staggering five floors of all the brands you can imagine. Shops include, clothing, home furnishings, lingerie, swimming gear, accessories, jewellery, perfumery, leather goods and food outlets. The mall has many high street fashion brands and well known franchise outlets available all under one roof.Address: Rue Neuve, 111-123, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Stores also located at Louise, Woulwe and Bascule.
Boutique de Tintin ( Visit Site )Highlights: merchandise related to cartoon character TinTin which includes clothes, rugs, toys, prints and lots more. Also available are Tintin comics translated into 50 languages.
Dandoy ( Visit Page )Highlights: handmade biscuits, pain a la grecque, almond breads and numerous tasty varieties of macroons.
Stores also located at Rue de la Madeleine, Place Stéphanie, Gare du Midi, Rue de l'Eglise,
Shopping Watermael, place Keym and Passage de Linthout.
Kartell ( Visit Site )Highlights: Modern styled plastic furnishing designs.
Pierre Gauthier ( Visit Site )Highlights: Fashion boutique of designer Pierre Gauthier
Jean PaulKnott ( Visit Site )Highlights: Fashion boutique of designer Jean PaulKnott
The Fashion Outlet ( Visit Site )Highlights: Factory outlet shop of top brands. Clothing wear for men, women & children available at discount prices
Des Habits Et MoiAddress: rue Simonis, 53, 1050 Elsene, Brussels, Belgium
Martin Margiela Bxl ( Visit Page )Highlights: fragrances, avant garde clothing wear, women's wear, men's wear, bags, shoes, accessories and jewellery
Art & InfluencesHighlights: Stocks a wide range of modern and different styled dining room items.
Chine Collection ( Visit Site )Highlights: Upmarket high street chain featuring clothes designed by Guillaume.
Punto y Coma ( Visit Site )Highlights: Hi-tech peripherals.