Paris is often called the Mecca for Shopaholics. Paris is synonymous with quite a few things; food, art; beauty and most definitely shopping figure in that list! A trip to Paris is absolutely futile if one does not indulge in shopping. Here are few of the most sought after shopping places in Paris.
Louvre-Tuileries and Faubourg Saint-Honoré
Home to fashion giants like Versace, Hermes to Yves Saint-Laurent to great perfumers like Serge Lutens. Louvre Tuilereies is the epicenter of the fashion world. Check out the extravagant boutiques and the much modern trendy concept shops such as Colette here in Louvre- Tuileries and Fauborg Saint- Honore, both of which could be easily called the high-street of the fashion world.
Paris Departmental Stores
Galaries Lafayette and Printemps are two of the most famous departmental stores situated in the Boulevard Haussmann and decks up on everything from top notch designer clothing, gourmet food shops, consumer delights, jewelry to avant-garde art. Galarie Vivienne houses leading boutiques like Jean-Paul Gautlier, a few old book shops, the famous old toy stores of Paris etc.
The Marais quarter includes the various outlets selling fine arts or antiques on the Place de Vosges. The up and coming boutiques on Rue des Rosiers is a must visit when you are at the Marais. Jewelry shopping from boutiques on Rue des Francs-Bourgeois is also a mainstay when at the Marais.
Avenue Montaigne and Avenue des Champs- Elysees
Chanel, Luis Vuitton, Zara and many other giants of the fashion world feature at Avenue Montgaine and Avenue des Champs-Elysees. It is fast giving Sainte Horne a run for its money. No shopping expedition in Paris is complete without a visit to Avenue Montaigne and Avenue des Champs- Elysees
Paris Flea markets
The Saint- Quen flea market which is famously called ‘puces’ or ‘fleas’ are the city’s largest flea market that dates back to the 19th century. A flea market where once valuable masterpieces of art were believed to have been sold, it is not a very shocking affair to find antique furniture, curios, vintage clothes, shoes etc. It is a haven for collectors of curio and European furniture.
Travel to Paris and shop to your mind’s delight.
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