This fancy nicely decorated shop on Skólavörðustígur is probably not so much visited by the locals, but despite that it is a great destination for visitors to feast their eyes on some Icelandic designs.
Skólavörðustígur, 101 Reykjavik
Tel + 354 519 6000
Handknitting Association of Iceland
If you are looking for a beautiful (and authentic) Icelandic wool sweater or blanket, this is the spot. Also great if you are looking to buy some yarn to bring back home. This association was formed by a group of local women in 1977 as a means to supplement their income.
Skólavörðustígur 19, 101 Reykjavik (across the street from Geysir)
Tel +354 552 1890
Not a true farmers market, this boutique sells stylish clothing and accessories created by local designers that will fit in on every high street.
Hólmaslóð 2, 101 Reykjavik
Tel +354 552 1960
Iceland’s design wunderkind Guðmundur Jörundsson whose label, JÖR, has been the media’s darling since he came out with his own label and opend a store downtown.
Laugavegur 89, 101 Reykjavik
Tel +354 546 1303
Kolaportid – Reykjavik flea market
Where the locals shop, this flea market is a staple of local life in Reykjavik. Clothing, souvenirs, local foods, books both new and used and pretty much everything else you can think of. Great for a rainy morning and a stroll, coffee in hand.
Open weekends 11:00am – 5:00pm
Tryggvagötu 19, Reykjavik
Tel +354 562 5030.