Amsterdam is fast becoming a hotbed of innovative design, with some of the coolest contemporary menswear brands popping up in the Dutch capital. From high-end sneakers to luxury sportswear, Dutch design is having a moment.
While a trip to Amsterdam might not be on the cards anytime soon, you can get a taste for the city by filling your basket with clothing from the coolest Amsterdam-based menswear brands. Happy shopping!
Ulex Kostense & Karin Kostense founded WAHTS with the goal of merging luxury menswear with functional sportswear. The result is an offering of truly versatile staples that includes jersey jackets, shorts, crew neck sweatshirts, T-shirts and polo shirts. For WAHTS, comfort and functionality are just as important as aesthetics. Its technical clothing will take you effortlessly from the gym to dinner.
Filling Pieces has built up a cult following thanks to its sleek leather sneakers that occupy the space between streetwear and high-end fashion. Its low top and high top trainers are characterised by chunky soles and minimalist colourways. Opt for one of its fresh takes on versatile plain black or white sneakers, or choose a pair with a subtle hint of colour.
Delikatessen is your go-to brand for effortless and well-tailored men's shirts, trousers and jackets. Its garments are made to stand the test of time: designs are kept understated to transcend trends and its organic and recycled fabrics are durable enough to last years of wear.
ETQ Amsterdam creates minimalist sneakers that speak for themselves without any need for aggressive branding. Timeless silhouettes and premium materials result in luxury men's trainers that will look just as good worn with your favourite denim jeans as with a sharp tailored suit.