From Iceland — Grapevine’s Best Of 2016: Best Shop To Pick Up Local Fashion

Grapevine’s Best Of 2016: Best Shop To Pick Up Local Fashion

Published September 28, 2016

Grapevine’s Best Of 2016: Best Shop To Pick Up Local Fashion

Reykjavík is a relatively small city, but even so, sometimes you need a bit of local advice to find what you’re looking for, whether it’s a good people-watching spot, somewhere to see some contemporary art, or the best place to catch an Icelandic movie. Don’t worry, friends—we’ve got you covered via our Best of Reykjavík 2016 series. Here are some of our favourite spots in Reykjavík, for all kinds of super-fun days and nights out. Enjoy! And if you try our list, you can let us know what you thought of the selections via

Best Shop To Pick Up Local Fashion

kiosk2Winner: KIOSK
Laugavegur 65
KIOSK has a filtered selection of clothing by the best local designers. The cash register is manned by a rotation of the designers themselves. They’ll not only know where the inspiration for the clothing originated—chances are, they designed some of it. KIOSK is the rite-of-passage boutique for 101 fashionistas. If you’re a person who likes to take home something unique when you travel, this is the place. You’ll get a garment, a story and probably a Facebook friend. Take your time and find a hidden gem.

jorRunner up: Jör
Laugavegur 89
Jör is one of the most popular design stores in Iceland. Their clothing can be seen on the streets of Reykjavík or the red carpets of Hollywood. It’s a must-visit for fashionistas and fans of fine clothing. You’ll get compliments on anything you buy.

Photo by Art Bicnick

Runner up: Steinunn
Grandagarður 17
STEiNUNN boutique is tucked away on Grandi, next door to Valdís ice cream store. . It’s owner, Steinunn Sigurðardóttir, is a renowned designer who takes inspiration for her line of unique and stylish womenswear from nature. Here you’re sure to find a one-of-a-kind piece of distinctively Icelandic fashion.

Previous Winners:
2015: Kiosk
2014: Kiosk
2013: Kiosk
2012: Kiosk
2011: Kiosk

Read more of our Best of 2016 lists here.

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