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Exceptional souvenirs

Publish date: 11 November 2020

The Public Health Agency of Sweden advises against any non-essential visits to shops and shopping malls due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Use a facemask if the shop is crowded, keep your distance and visit the shop alone if possible. Read more here.

Do you already have all the Dala horses, Viking helmets and cute moose figurines you need? Why not bring a contemporary design classic home? These Stockholm- themed souvenirs are modern mementos that combine style with great memories of your visit.

Stockholm 1978, perfume. Vilhelm Parfumerie. Inspired by the scent of a summer night in Stockholm, this lush perfume is a blend of lemon, almond, and patchouli. Does it smell of Stockholm? You ´ll have to book your next trip and find out.

Parfumes from Vilhelm Parfumerie is found at NK, Hamngatan 18- 20, Stockholm

Scarf Stockholm, Svenskt Tenn. The print was initially shown as a cushion in the studio of Swedish Tenn at the 1939 New York World's Fair and can be found on many of the design items at Svenskt Tenn, a must-visit shop for classically Swedish interior design.

Svenskt Tenn, Strandvägen 5, Stockholm

Nobel porcelain, dinnerware. Almost more famous than the Nobel-prize winners themselves. The star of the annual Nobel dinner is its tableware created by Karin Björquist and Gunnar Cyrén for the 90th Nobel anniversary.

Nobel dinnerware can be found at Rörstrand and Ittala flagship store, Kungsgatan 1, Stockholm

Stockholm coaster, put your hot beverages on something really cool. The gift shop at the Modern Museum of contemporary art offers a variety of beautiful design objects. Like this brass coaster from Men at Work.

The Modern Museum is located at Skeppsholmen in Stockholm.

Nordic Light, candleholder. A truly modern design icon that combines Scandinavian design with practicality by designer Jonas Grundell. Unfold and shape the arms as you like and create new shapes.

The candleholder can be found at Cervera, Sveavägen 24-26, Stockholm

Coffee, Stockholm blend. Bring some of the Swedish fika home with you. The taste and design of this roast are inspired by urban life in Stockholm and the people that live here. The roast is described as an “in between” type, just like the Swedish word “lagom” which means the very same.

The Stockholm coffee blend from Zoegas can be found in most good local food stores. 

Trays with the Sergels Torg pattern, Bring home the pattern that covers the lower half of Sergels Torg in central Stockholm. Sold in Designtorget shops, among other places.

Candy, Pärlan's is a 50’s styled place that makes the best soft caramels in town and packages them beautifully. Don’t miss the one with vanilla and sea salt! Many Swedes´ favorite candy is licorice and you´ll find all kinds at the stylish store Lakritsroten.

Clogs, Swedish clogs have become a hot item again. Go for a classic model with the Moheda brand (sold in most department stores) or a modern variation from Swedish Hasbeens.

Swedish Perfume, What makes Byredo unique is its simplicity and the relatively few ingredients they use. All the fragrances are unisex. In the shop, you will find perfumes, candles and body products, some of them made exclusively for the store.