From its prestigious Fashion Week to its haute couture houses, Paris influences the fashion world every season, on a global scale.
Paris is “the capital of fashion.” As such, it’s important to discuss the locations that attract millions of shoppers to the city each year. So let’s dive into a few of Paris’s essential shopping areas.
Le Triangle d’Or
Bordered by the Champs-Elysées, George-V and Montaigne avenues, the Golden Triangle offers the very best in fashion. It’s a city within a city.
From luxury ready-to-wear to haute couture, you’ll find the fashion houses that have made – and continue to make – the finest international ready-to-wear. We’re talking about Ralph Lauren, Guerlain, Gucci, Versace, Chanel, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, etc.
Large, fast-fashion, ready-to-wear brands like ZARA and H&M have also taken up residence there to satisfy the thousands of potential customers that pack the capital’s prestigious avenues on a daily basis.
Avoid the huge weekend crowds by waiting for weekdays to shop here. It will take a full day to see all the shops.
A beautiful neighborhood to explore, Le Marais is a trendy district. It’s a haven for lovers of vintage clothing, unique pieces and artisan shops. It’s full of specialty shops with unique products for all kinds of budgets. This is the place to discover new trends!
Explore the rue des Rosiers by foot, taking a coffee break on a terrace between two shops. For big label lovers, you’ll find names like Sandro, Supreme, Adidas, etc. Le Marais is also a very romantic district of Paris, ideal for a picturesque shopping session.
Le Boulevard Haussmann
Welcoming the City of Light’s major shops, such as Galeries Lafayette, Boulevard Haussmann is a real crossroads of shopping and luxury. Find menswear, as well as trendy women’s fashion, on countless well-curated shelves.
Whether you’re looking for fashion, decoration or luxury accessories, the shops on Boulevard Haussmann offer a comprehensive selection. Browse department stores like Le Printemps or the Saint-Lazare Paris gallery for products from brands like Red Valentino, Prada, Uniqlo, and even Eric Bompard.
Saint-Germain des Prés
A must-see in the Parisian shopping world, the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district is home to big-name boutiques like Karl Lagerfeld and Giorgio Armani. Walk the rue de Rennes to visit Zara or Gap. The rue du Dragon also has independent brands that are sure to carry extraordinary products.
Why not also take a trip to the Meert chocolate factory or the Pâtisserie des Rêves? These are excellent gourmet spots.
Rue de Passy and Beaugrenelle
In the heart of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, discover rue Passy and the Passy Plaza, a seductive gallery with brands like Ekyog, Okaïdi and Lacoste. With its 26 stores, this shopping mall provides a space to shop responsibly for quality products.
On Victor Hugo Avenue, find Isabelle Marant’s store offering all things fashion across more than three floors.
Visit Paris and shop at the same time: it can be done!
If you’re afraid of not being able to enjoy the capital while shopping, rest assured – you’ll have time. Indeed, if you stay for 3 days or less, you can visit the most beautiful places in Paris while browsing your favorite shops with just a bus pass.
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