Situated inside Paleet, the notoriously beautiful shopping arcade in Karl Johan, YME Universe has something for everyone: from Marni and Maison Margiela for the lovers of all things classic, to Adidas sneakers for street style enthusiasts. Oh, and lately they launched a series of striking contemporary art posters, in case your walls were feeling a bit left out.
PALEET, Karl Johans gt. 39, Oslo, Norway, +47 22 42 28 22
To say that Mustang Sally’s concept is “fresh” would be an understatement – and yet, at the same time, completely accurate. There really is no other place in Oslo where you can buy relaxed floral dresses, jeans and T-shirts… while also shopping for gorgeous flower bouquets and ceramic pots for your plants. The whole atmosphere is one of green living and sustainability; here you can literally stop and smell the roses, after all.
Vogts gate 48, Oslo, Norway, +47 913 60 602
Exactly as its name suggests, this urban menswear boutique in Grünerløkka never sleeps. Not only is it open on Sundays (a rarity for Oslo), but Insomnia AS also offers a selection of the most “woke” brands in men’s fashion. From Norway’s very own Johnny Love to Scandinavian powerhouses like Mads Nørgaard and cool European must-haves like Rivieras, Insomnia AS promises to cure fashion-conscious men from sartorial boredom.
Thv. Meyersgate 50, Oslo, Norway, +47 23 23 02 72
Tom Wood is an excellent example of a Norwegian brand going global. Founded in 2013 by Mona Jensen, the downtown-Oslo headquartered jewelry, eyewear and clothing brand can also be found in prestigious shops all over Japan, the USA and in selected shops all around Europe. Tom Wood pieces are everlasting wardrobe staples; functional, often unisex, and Scandinavian to the core.
Kirkegata 20 (entrance from Prinsens gt), Oslo, Norway, +47 91 90 62 26