Greater Reykjavík shopping

Top Choice Concept Store in Old Reykjavík


Formally the recording studio of Icelandic musician Jónsi, best known as the Sigur Rós frontman, this concept store feels like walking through an immersive exhibition. Perfumes, Icelandic herbs, hand-crafted soap ba…
Top Choice Clothing in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur

66° North

Iceland’s premier outdoor-clothing company began by making all-weather wear for Arctic fishermen. This metamorphosed into costly, fashionable streetwear: jackets, fleeces, hats and gloves. Friendly staff can explain…
Top Choice Clothing in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur


This is where Reykjavík goes high fashion, with labels such as Marc Jacobs and Vivienne Westwood. But we really enjoy its Scandinavian designers (including Kron by KronKron) and the offering of silk dresses, knit ca…
Top Choice Market in Old Reykjavík

Kolaportið Flea Market

Kolaportið is a Reykjavík institution. Weekends see a huge industrial building by the harbour filled with a vast tumble of secondhand clothes, old toys and cheap imports. A food section sells traditional eats like r…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Old Reykjavík


Talented designers show their works at this long-running women’s art-and-design collective. Highlights include the bracelets and purses made from soft, supple, brightly coloured fish-skin leather, music boxes made f…
Top Choice Clothing in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur

Handknitting Association of Iceland

Traditional handmade hats, socks and sweaters are sold at this knitting collective. You can also buy yarn, needles and knitting patterns and do it yourself. The association's smaller branch sells made-up items only.
Top Choice Shoes in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur


Kron sells its own outlandishly wonderful handmade shoes with all the flair you'd expect of an Icelandic label. Colours are bright; textures are cool; and they're even wearable (those practical Icelanders!).
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur


Local designers create unique handmade porcelain items, women's and kids' clothing, paintings and cards. It's in a large renovated gallery that beautifully showcases the creative Icelandic crafts.
Top Choice Cosmetics in Hafnarfjörður

Sóley Organics

Sóley brings together powerful, organic Icelandic herbs and generations of expertise to create bath and beauty products that are used in many upscale hotels and spas. This is their main shop, but you'll also find th…
Top Choice Clothing in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur


One of the city's best bets for traditional Icelandic clothing and unique modern designs. Geysir's menswear store boasts an elegant selection of sweaters and other clothes, blankets, shoes and bags.