Paris is one of the best cities in the world for shopping, you’ll find luxury stores as well as unique and reasonable boutiques. Each neighborhood in the city has a different shopping vibe.
I’ve gathered together all of my favorite neighborhoods and stores that you should not miss during your stay in Paris. With these insider tips you’ll find all the best spots, from the iconic shopping destinations to specialty boutiques Parisian love.
This is your guide for an amazing shopping experience in Paris!
DEPARTMENT STORES PARIS
Discover your Paris chic at Printemps for a fantastic shopping experience.Plan a visit to one of the most famous Parisian department stores.
Printemps department stores carry a wide range of designer brand names and luxury fashions. This is one of my fav places in Paris on a rainy day ….less crowded …and easier to shop than Galerie Lafayette!
During the Christmas season, the front windows are decorated by famous decorators and animated characters attracting millions of visitors each year.
Another great spot is the très chic Le Bon Marché department store, with its amazing clothing and accessories and excellent food store La Grande Épicerie. You won’t see as many tourists in this sleek Paris department store.You’re more likely to be surrounded by stylish Parisiennes as they shop for French chic pieces.
Do not miss La Grande Épicerie, a spectacular emporium dedicated to the art of food. This is where you go to pick up gourmet food gifts.
Address: 64 Boulevard Haussmann 75009 Paris
Metro: Chaussée-d’Antin La Fayette or Havre-Caumartin
Web site: www.printemps.com
Le Bon Marché
Address: 24 rue de Sèvres 75007 Paris
Web site: www.lebonmarche.com
LUXURY SHOPPING PARIS- Rue Saint Honoré
If you love luxury fashion, this area definitely has some of the best designer shopping in Paris.On the street you’ll find upscale boutiques, great restaurants and some of the city’s best luxury hotels.
Rue Saint-Honoré is located near some of Paris’ most popular tourist attractions like the Louvre Museum, Place Vendome.
Read more about Ultimate Guide to Luxury Shopping in Paris-Rue Saint Honoré
LUXURY SHOPPING PARIS-Place Vendome
If you’re looking to do some luxury shopping or just window shopping head to Place Vendôme.
The world’s great jewelry brands have turned into Place Vendôme and the nearby Rue de la Paix with window displays filled with sparkling diamonds and precious pieces.
Flagships from renowned fashion houses and accessory makers, including Cartier, Boucheron, Chanel, Van Cleef & Arpels and Chaumet all stand on the square.
Vendôme is often used as backdrops for fashion shoots or Instagram posts so do not miss out to stop by .
From the Opera Garnier or the Rue St. Honoré shopping area, take Rue de la Paix south to the Vendôme.
The best metro stops are: Pyramides or Opera .
SECOND-HAND SHOPS / THRIFTING SHOPPING
Many beautiful things can be said about Paris – and they’ve indeed been said! – one rather unfortunate aspect is that it’s a pricey place to shop. But the hidden truth is, Paris is a treasure chest of inexpensive yet stylish clothing, with thrift stores found in various small streets and hidden corners.
Here is a list of the best Paris thrift stores. These 6 shops are where you will find the most fashionable items that are available at the lowest prices.
OUTLET MALLS NEAR PARIS- La Vallé Village
La Vallée Village outlet mall near EuroDisney has more than 110 boutiques.Chic brands at heavily reduced prices with names like Armani, Baccarat, Celine, Givenchy, Gucci, Golden Goose, Jimmy Choo, Lalique, Loewe, Longchamp, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Valentino and Versace.
The Village operates a daily shuttle to and from the Disney® hotels, and its regular and direct Shopping Express® coach runs between central Paris and the Village. You should also stop at the near by Sephora store for brands like Yves Saint Laurent and Estée Lauder.
My Favorite Paris Shopping Neighborhood- Le Marais
If your style is more independent boutiques, Le Marais is the perfect spot for you.
Le Marais is one of the coolest and most popular neighborhoods in Paris.
It’s famous for old-world charm, narrow cobblestone streets, hidden courtyards & charming gardens, a vibrant Jewish community, and a thriving gallery & cafe culture.
In addition to finding the best places to eat, you’ll see a large variety of vintage shops here.The variety of shops here is amazing, there’s so much to find. Whether you’re on a tight budget or looking for something unique (or both!)you will not be disappointed.
The rue des Francs Bourgeois and rue Vieille du Temple are two of the main shopping streets. You can also head to rue de Bretagne for more local and unique boutiques. There are also a large variety of shoe stores and other accessories – think beautiful French lingerie and jewelry.
The Best metro stops are: Saint-Paul and Hotel-de Ville
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