Shopping à la Parisienne
The golden triangle of fashion in Paris is enclosed within three very elegant streets.
Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, lined with the boutiques of Chanel (the main store is located at the nearby Rue Cambon) and Yves Saint Laurent, Avenue Montaigne (Céline, Chloé, Dior) and Avenue George V (Armani, Hermès, Jean-Paul Gaultier).
The Champs Elyseés boulevard is another major tourist shopping destination.
For those in search of chic modern luxury, we recommend Karl Lagerfeld’s first concept store, in Saint-Germain.
Haut Marais neighborhood, is filled with contemporary art designers and galleries, niche and artisan shops that keep opening up.
Many up-and-coming fashion designers have settled close to Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, in the arcades of Montpensier, Beaujolais and Valois.
Among the favorite shops of born-and-bred Parisians are: APC 38 rue Madame, basic but evergreen clothing. Galeries Lafayette 40 boulevard Haussmann.
Furniture and home decor: Astier de Villatte 173 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 17th and 18th century-inspired handmade tiles