One of Belgium's most vibrant markets, this multicultural affair encompasses cheap designer rip-offs, second-hand gear, food stalls and more along the riverside in the centre of town.
Dries Van Noten's beautiful Antwerp flagship store is located in a distinctive, 19th-century, domed triangular building in the heart of St Andries. It's worth a pilgrimage even if you're just window shopping.
Operating since the 16th century, this is the city’s oldest ‘antique’ flea market, selling everything by auction (in fast Dutch). Brocante (bric-a-brac) traders have taken over Kloosterstraat and Oever (south of St-…
Many a Sunday in Antwerp is spent trawling through the brocante Rommelmarkt, near the river.
You can see similar polishers at work along with a much more cursory (but free) diamond introduction at this place which is essentially a friendly, zero-pressure lure to get visitors into a diamond salesroom.
Mustard makers since 1790, this museumlike shop also sells jams and spices.
Walloon specialities such as pèkèt, chocolate, Liège syrup (dense jam made of apples or pears), Aubel cider, Trappist beers, salt meats and Herve cheese can be found at the Office of Walloon Products.…
In striking contrast to all the contemporary boutiques nearby, Boon is a traditional old-world glove shop established in 1884. Come and get hand fitted or just gawp at the exquisite interior.