Vintage Shopping in Paris: Some of the Best Spots in the Fashion Capital

Vintage Shopping in Paris: Some of the Best Spots in the Fashion Capital

With Paris the world’s fashion capital, once home to venerated designers including Coco Chanel, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent, where better to embark on a vintage shopping spree? You may even find timeless treasures crafted by these very designers. The question is, with so many consignment and vintage shops, referred to as dépôt–vente by the locals, where to go vintage shopping in Paris? Allow me to share my favorite addresses. ... Read More

Made in Paris Fashion: Discovering the City’s Dedicated Designers

Made in Paris Fashion: Discovering the City’s Dedicated Designers

Paris is undoubtedly the fashion capital of the world. To observe the never-ending catwalk along the streets of the rive droite’s Marais and the left bank’s Saint Germain is to be reminded of just how stylish the city’s residents are. It’s no wonder that iconic French designers including Christian Dior, Coco Chanel, Hubert de Givenchy and Yves Saint Laurent found their muse in Paris’ ethereal beauty, dressing some of the most haute Parisiennes. Modern-day designers followed suit, inspired by the elegance of the city and the casually composed attitude towards fashion that is so characteristically French. ... Read More

Shopping near the Eiffel Tower on Rue Saint-Dominique

Shopping near the Eiffel Tower on Rue Saint-Dominique

The rue Saint-Dominique stretches from the Esplanade des Invalides in the east to the Champ de Mars in the west, connecting some of the most famous landmarks in the city. They say it’s the journey that counts, not the destination, and this street is much more than a way to get from the Eiffel Tower to the Pont Alexandre III. With plenty of boutiques and a great view on most of the street, you’ll love shopping near the Eiffel Tower on rue Saint-Dominique. ... Read More

The Summer Sales have Arrived in Paris!

The Summer Sales have Arrived in Paris!

It’s that time of year again! The Summer Sales have arrived in Paris, offering you the chance to obtain that enviable Parisian wardrobe of elegance and sophistication at a huge discount. From now until August 4th 2015, the entire city becomes awash with posters and signs, all proclaiming the magnificent SOLDES! We’ll even recommend some of the best places to shop, no matter your budget. ... Read More

Four Paris Vintage Stores you Can Visit in an Afternoon

Four Paris Vintage Stores you Can Visit in an Afternoon

Whether you’re dreaming of stepping back in time to 1920s Paris at Midnight or just love the look of earlier eras, Paris is a dream for vintage shopping. Check out our itinerary for four great vintage shops you can visit on one afternoon in the Marais! ... Read More

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