Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

1001 & 1 Seife
Everyone likes to smell nice and there are a thousand and one different flavours and scents to treat yourself to in this pungent store.
14 oz
Quality and individuality reign at this fashionable Berlin store. 
Absinth Depot
Even the joys of wine and champagne can grow dull for the true pleasure-seeker, so in order to keep things fresh and exciting why not bring home a bottle or two of absinthe?
Andreas Murkudis
Get ready to feel post-modern with this minimalist, concept designer boutique that makes shopping an artistic experience. 
Bazar Noir
Concept store Bazar Noir is the go-to spot for rare and hard to find pieces, from tables to light fixtures.
Berliner Teesalon
If there is one thing the British thought they could do better than the Germans, it was tea, but this little shop doesn't care for that, offering a fantastic selection of teas.
Bleibgrün
The smart streets around the Ku'Damm in West Berlin and Friedrichstrasse will satisfy even the most devoted label-hound with the ranges of international brands. For something a little different head to the funkier boutiques in Mitte.
Bless
Fashion meets art with contemporary designs that are pushing fashion boundaries. 
Bürgelhaus
Cara Tonga
Where horticulture becomes an art form, the fantastic flower arrangements are favoured by a design crowd.
Chelsea Farmer’s Club
Chic, British inspired fashion specialising in menswear for the sophisticated gentlemen. Come in, browse and have a Gin 'n' Tonic. 
Claudia Skoda
High End knitwear from a celebrated German Designer. 
Deco Arts
Unique antiques and collectables with European origins, you could find a one of a kind piece of history in Deco Arts. 
Digalittledeeper
MBerlin has a great tradition of music so it's definitely worth finding a store to take home a circular souvenir or two.
Dopo Domani
Clean, modern interior design that is classic and sophisticated, a visit to Dopo Domani is worth it if even just to admire the work that goes in to creating their famous showrooms. 
Dudes Factory in Berlin’s Mitte district
Set in the Mitte district of Berlin, Dudes Factory is a one-off. With a new artist creating new, bespoke products every month, it never runs out of ideas.
Dussmann
Dussmann offers an extensive product range that is unique in Germany: books, DVDs, pop and jazz CDs and the largest classical department in the world.
Fassbender & Rausch
Chocolates in every shape and form adorn the walls of Fassbender & Rausch.
Fingers
Aside from the various flea markets where bargain hunters can pick up vintage clothing and antique jewellery, there are a few dedicated shops in Mitte and Schöneberg selling all sort of knick-knacks.
Fiona Bennett
Elegant designer hats lovingly made by Fiona Bennett, a pioneer in couture hat design. 
Fishbelly
Flea Markets
Berlin is famous for its well-stocked flea markets which sell anything from vintage clothing and retro furnishings to old audio equipment and antique jewellery. Snap up a bargain!
Freak Out
Berlin has one of the best club scenes in the world so take home a record or two to remind yourself just how much fun you had here.
Galeries Lafayette
Glanzstücke
Bling is the thing so be sure to pick up some vintage and costume jewellery before you leave the tarmac and head home.
Herr von Eden
2010 champions the return of smart dressing and it's high-time men invested time and money in the way they look. Head into one of Berlin's slick menswear stores to get suited and booted.
Holly
Fair trade, simple designer clothing housed in a 1950s inspired boutique. 
Hut Up
Bags, jewellery and elegant dresses, all lovingly hand made from felt. 
Jil Sander
Minimalist high-end fashion from German born Jil Sander, a now world famous designer specialising in formal attire for men and women. 
Kakao
Kaufhaus des Westens
A spectacle of a department store analogous to Harrod's in its finery. A different class of shopping.
Killerbeast
One of a kind ‘out there’ fashion created from second hand items. 
Kochlust
Want to learn how to whip up a feast of food from all over the world? Then Kochlust is the place to go with cookbooks from every corner of the globe sold within. There is even a kitchen to practice in...
KPM Galerie
Fine and distinguished porcelain given the seal of approval by Friedrich II in 1763.
Kramari
Retro furniture ranging from 20s-70s in style, that's been restored to its former glory using original materials only. 
Kunst-Schule
Glorious designer homeware.
Lala
Soft and feminine, Lala’s knitwear and accessories adorn the shelves of celebrites.
Lunettes Selection
A boutique sunglasses shop in Berlin, Lunettes Selection sells rare, vintage and designer shades, and can create specialised lenses to boot.
Mane Lange Korsetts
There a few things sexier than a snug corset and at Mane Lange Korsetts you can get one tailor made for your body. Book ahead.
Marga Schoeller Bücherstube
Bookworms rejoice! Berlin is home to some wonderful bookstores, and we can't wait to bury our head between some musty-smelling pages in the city that loves to read between the lines.

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