Munich Avant Garde Fashion & Streetwear Shopping Guide
Munich is not well-known as one of the major fashion cities in the world. Besides luxury department stores right in the city center and the major flagship stores from commercial luxury fashion brands in the city’s notorious Maximilianstraße, there are quite a few remarkable unique stores and brands in town that offer Avant Garde Fashion and Streetwear fans, as well as Vintage and Denim heads nice shopping opportunities. Read on this Munich Avant Garde Fashion & Streetwear Shopping guide about our city of origin.
Werkstatt:München – Artisanal Avant Garde Jewelry from Munich
Werkstatt:München is well-known around the world among high-end Avant Garde Jewelry and Fashion lovers. The Werkstatt:München Store, Workshop and Showroom is an absolute highlight to visit in Munich. Located in one of Munich’s most beautiful districts, the “Glockenbach Viertel”, you will find their venue well hidden in a London-type backyard.
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Ralf’s Fine Garments
Ralf’s Fine Garments is basically located next door on the same street to the entrance to the Werkstatt:München workshop. At Ralf’s you will find a broad selection vintage and denim pieces such as Hats, Leather Goods and Leather Jackets, Backpacks and Bags, Jewelry and Footwear. Even pocket knifes, sunglasses and whiskey you will find.
Statement – The Denim Store
Just a short walk across the street from Ralf’s Fine Garments, located right next door to the Munich Red Wing Shoe Store, you will find Statement – The Denim Store. Denim in its puristic form is the passion of the owners of Statement. As authentic denim lovers, they wanted to create a shop where everyone – no matter how big or heavy or how big the budget – can find perfect jeans. Statement stocks pieces from brands such as Double RL, Edwin Jeans, KOBASHI STUDIO, Iron Heart, Simmons Bilt, Pendleton, Baracuta, Ten C.
Another hidden gem within the same district as Werkstatt:München, Ralf’s Fine Garments and Statement is a store named Gasoline Alley. The store is owned and run by an ex motorcycle racing professional. The interior reflects the glamorous 50s and 60s, when cafe racers used to conquer the streets. Multiple original cafe racers are parked in the store, an orange retro spigot coil is placed next to the entrance door. If you are into motorcycling and denim / vintage clothing, this is the place to be and you will find items from brands such as Red Wing Boots, Aero Leathers, Davida Helmets, Pike Brothers.
Again, in walking distance from Gasoline Alley, into the direction of Munich’s Viktualienmarkt and City Center, you will find Leder Zingaro in a calm side street from the main shopping road. Here you will find plenty of leather jackets, used ones and new ones, sometimes including great opportunities for Matchless and Belstaff Jackets.
If you head further towards one of the most central squares in Munich – the Odeonsplatz – on the road that lays in front if it, you will find ster/eo MUC with two seperated stores, one for men, one for women. The menswear store offers a selection of brands such as A.B.C.L., Deus EX Machina, Baracuta, Giorgio Brato, Hannes Roether, King Baby, Officine Creative, Red Wing Boots, Ten C and many more.
Directions to Munich Avant Garde Fashion & Streetwear Stores
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