A list for shoppers looking for something more artistic and locally-designed. Essentially, not your typical souvenir.
In addition to Belgrade as a home to numerous contemporary art galleries, don’t miss out on its concept stores and local boutiques where you can find one-of-a-kind gems to bring home for as souvenir or interior décor.
Makadam Concept Store
Kosančićev venac 20, Beograd 11000, Serbia
For high-quality fashion accessories and home accessories, head over to Makadam Concept Store where you can find uniquely designed items made by Serbian artists. Makadam curates products solely made by local artisans, with stories and ideas that beautifully represent Serbian culture. Every accessory you see in the store live up to the shop’s slogan, “Handmade in Serbia.”
Gospodar Jevremova 38, Beograd 11000, Serbia
In 2015, Blatobran Gallery was established by ten Serbaian ceramic artists aimed to showcase all the wondrous pieces that can be produced by clay. Many artworks here celebrate Serbia’s traditional utilitarian value and the power of collaboration between creatives. Some artists to look out for: Lana Tikveša, Aleksandar Vac, Minja Đurđević, Tatjana Parađanin, Marija Milin, Jovana Čavorović…and many more.
Jane Doe Vintage Shop
Kapetan-Mišina 17, Beograd 110000, Serbia
Founded in 2008, Jane Doe Vintage Shop has made a name for itself as the first vintage shop in Serbia with its first boutique in the Dorćol neighborhood. It carries notable items from 80s kitsch to 90s vogue. The store is warm and welcoming, adorned with vintage magazines, gadgets and artworks. Since its first shop, Jane Doe has opened an additional boutique with handmade fashion items designed by Serbian artists. Stylish fans can find everything from clothing, jewelry, belts, hats to home décor.
Šmizla Vintage & Design Store
Zmaja od Noćaja 14, Beograd 11000, Serbia
Šmizla Vintage and Design is another retro hotspot made for thrifty shoppers that also love old-school fashion. Situated in Old Town, Šmizla has been in business for two decades but make sure to stop by simply for its vast collection of shades. The shop carries sunglasses uniquely made by Serbian designers for all genders. The fashion pieces span from jazzy 1920s to 70s glitter glam. Furthermore, you can also sift through vinyl, signage, random knick knacks and toys.