Best Shopping

From all the shops and stores in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best offerings. We deliver a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Stockholm shopping on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Best Shopping list for Stockholm. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

The One

"The" stands for Total Home Experience, a concept Stockholmers have been quick to embrace. The One was founded by a Swede, but before the Stockholm launch in 2005 the stores were only found in Middle Eastern countries such as Kuwait and Bahrain....  Read More

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Svenskt Tenn ("Swedish Pewter") has actively promoted Swedish furniture design since 1924. Many of their objects, such as those designed by Josef Frank, are now modern design classics. The company has an unrivalled reputation for elegant home...  Read More

Life is Too Short Not to Wear Beautiful Things
Photo courtesy of Salim Virji

With its gorgeous clothes, accessories and shoes, the boutique known to Stockholmers simply as "Life" gets away with what could be Northern Europe's most pretentious name. Everything is highly desirable: shoes by Beatrix Ong (the new Jimmy Choo...  Read More

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Stockholm's only rockabilly boutique has been doing remarkably well since its launch in October 2005, selling everything '50s and restyling customers into Elvis or Doris Day in hairdresser Missy's little boudoir. It's nothing short of a time...  Read More

Located at Stockholm's poshest area Östermalm, Saluhall, meaning "market hall" in English, is not your everyday food court – the gorgeous red-brick mansion provides a Harrod's or Saks Fifth Avenue experience of market dinning. The color,...  Read More

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Stockholm's first design market opened in 2005 by the waterfront on Söder and was immediately hailed as a great initiative. Young Stockholmers love the eclectic London-style mix of vintage and new fashion, record shops, a critically acclaimed...  Read More


Stureplan Square is dominated by Sturegallerian, an upscale shopping mall where Stockholm's it-girls shop till they drop at The Showroom, Dry Lake and Monroe. It's not just women's wear: Slipsgossen has an array of luxury ties; tailor Eric...  Read More

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Nitty Gritty

A trendy, all-in-one boutique for fashion-conscious men, Stockholm classic Nitty Gritty is always up-to-date. Books, furniture, interior objects, fashion (Miu Miu, Duffer of St. George, Prada Sport) – there's even a hairdresser to ensure your...  Read More

Birger Jarlspassagen

Blink and you'll miss it: the passageway between Birger Jarlsgatan and Norrmalmstorg is the city's tiniest mall – and definitely the coolest. Ex-top-model Efva Attling designs modern jewelry for the likes of Britney Spears and Madonna,...  Read More


This six-story department store is your one-stop destination for shopping, dinning, people-watching or even history observing. Founded in 1902, Nordiska Kompaniet, or NK as the locals call it, is the most prestigious department store in...  Read More


Meet Tracy You Xiaoying

Tracy You Xiaoying is a bilingual journalist based in the United Kingdom. She writes culture, travel and lifestyle articles about China and Britain in English and Chinese.

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