What to Wear for Comfort in Amsterdam

Packing for Amsterdam when you’ve never visited may not be as easy as you think. One thing to keep in mind is that the Dutch are very fashionable, however, compared to other Europeans, they prefer a more casual style. They’ll wear jeans to work, sneakers or boots all year round, and being a bit laid back when going out.

For women, on a casual day out in the fall/spring, boots, blouse/t-shirt, and a light leather jacket. In the summer you’ll see more dresses without the layering. For men, they’re more polished with fitting clothes when compared to the US. They’ll have white shirts, jeans, and polished shoes at work but be more casual but stylish over the weekend.

Street fashion, on the other hand, has a wide range. From eclectic to functional with women going for vintage clothes and quirky dresses bearing Dutch or Belgian brand names. You’ll also have … Read More