Both Haarlem and Amsterdam are great places to shop. Besides the fashionshops like H&M and Zara you will find also plenty of small independent shops. Especially in Haarlem you will find hidden gems all on walking distance. Interior, sustainable fashion and second hand designer clothing. It’s all there.

If you are into vintage, you might like to visit the IJ-hallen. The biggest fleamarket in Europe, in the North part of Amsterdam. Only one weekend a Month, so check the dates on the website.