Shopping in Paris Must Visit Places

For reasons that may get away from a good number of us, Parisians seem to make faultless fashion sense appear like a walk in the park. It’s no surprise that Paris remains the reigning center of all things couture. After museums and monuments, shopping in Paris attracts millions of visitors each year.

If you are visiting Paris or planning a trip, you must make a list of all the places you intend to visit and make sure you take a camera along to capture memorable moments. As for shopping, whilst the city is packed with amazing places to go shopping, the top Paris shopping areas listed in this guide will surely satisfy discount hunters, window shoppers, fashionable divas, and fashion victims alike.


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    Louvre-Tuileries and Faubourg Saint-Honoré
    Faubourg Saint Honore region is the heart beat of Paris designers and fashion artists. A fraction of the Louvre Tuileries district and a few blocks away from the Opera Garnier and the Paris department shops block on Boulevard Haussmann, the Saint Honore’s designer region is home to world renowned designers such as Hermes, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, and also houses stylish concept shops such as Colette for after shopping unwinding.

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    Paris Department Stores District – Boulevard Haussmann
    Paris’s famous departmental shops are known the world over. Galeries Lafayette and Printemps departmental shops on the Boulevard Haussmann rule the Belle Epoque, concentrating on upscale smart collections for men and women, home design, epicurean food shopping, jewelry, and even hardware, in a maze of fun for customers.

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    The Marais
    The famous Marais quarter is the main destination for shoppers around the world with an eye for the exclusive and finely made items, not to mention lovers of antiques and art. Try art objects or antiques shopping at the des Vosges, jewelry shopping at boutiques such as satellites in the des Francs Bourgeois, or explore the designer boutiques featuring novice and renowned designers in the des Rosiers.

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    Les Halles and de Rivoli
    Once the locus of “the courage of Paris”, this open-air chow marketplace is a very huge area around Chatelet les-Halles, curved into the main shopping district in the twentieth century. At metropolis Les Halles is a humongous subversive mall, where the global fashion brands reign. In the Montorgueil area, there are unique up to date boutiques abound, including designer Barbara Bui and a young cutting edge designers.

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    Saint Germain des Pres
    The once synonymous place with well-known intellectuals who hang around in the local cafe, St Germain des Pres has acquired more than a few shades of elegancy and has now developed into the ideal place of BCBG [yuppies]. Paco Rabanne Sonia Rykiel also owns a boutique at this juncture, and the renowned departmental store Le Bon Marche, including an epicure market that all the food junkies have to definitely visit.

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