Shopping in Paris

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For serious wallets known is the 8th arrondissement and especially avenue Montaigne (Dior, Ungaro, Nina Ricci, Louis Vuitton, Guy Laroche,), the Rue du Faubourg Saint Honore (Lanvin, Louis Ferraud, Azzaro, Pierre Cardin, Lancome, Hermes - aaach, I just want a scarf-a scarf ). In the Rue Royale and the Place Vendôme jewelers meet famous houses: Cartier, Boucheron, Van Cliff & Arpel etc. Here we will make the practice of window shopping or rather will follow the most vivid description of French «leche-vitrines», ie lick, slurp , the windows, unless you read our site he Croesus with Private Island and rush. 
If you are tired of those mainstream markets and want a little more alternative shopping then you will move in three areas. First the Marais , where among Jewish shops selling kosher food will find boutiques and special kinky more options. You can wander around the following streets: rue des Francs Bourgeois, rue de Turenne, rue des Rosiers, rue Vieille du Temple, rue du Poitou, Place de Vosges (where you will find the Issey Miyake).

Large shopping center in the center of Paris is Les Halles. Forum des Halles Old was the central food market of Paris.Zola described it as the belly of Paris. 1971 shattered because of the traffic problems that cause and moved to the suburbs and replaced by a commercial and entertainment center Forum. It occupies a large area above and below the earth. Groundwater levels 2 and 3 are various shops, including the FNAC, which will serve you during your stay in Paristo buy advance tickets for Museums and thus avoid endless queues, and various boutiques, cafes and restaurants.Above ground there are gardens, squares, trellises and buildings of metal and glass housing the Pavilion des Arts and the Maison de la Poesie. At Les Halles there metro and RER.
Approximately the same location, ie relatively close, there superstore with homeware, only if you want to refresh your household effects or want to make a gift. Not that it has not and clothing, but Paris would not be my first choice or even the second. Quote the site for gallomatheis the forum. Others if they begin to suspect that the French will be somewhat unfair to them all. Besides, I wrote in the introduction as a reason for not visiting Paris is the lack of knowledge of foreign languages ​​Parisians. The superstructure of colonialism still alive and well. BHV Rivoli

Another cute neighborhood shopping is the Saint Germain des Pres. Besides a very good football team this region and has extremely inexperienced roads shops. The rue du Four is most famous for clothing and jewelry, while small verticals, such as rue Princesse, rue des Cannettes, and rue Guisarde, which is essentially the sidewalks because it is too narrow, filled bistros, cafes and cute little restaurants. Also worth a visit is the covered market of Saint Germain des Pres which is roofed and erstwhile was the food market area. Restored and became a part of boutiques and another kept food stores and also created cafes and restaurants. There is a swimming pool there. The market is in blocks defined by rue Clement, rue Mabillon, rue Lobineau and rue Felibien. To site it's not surprising that it is only in French: Les Boutiques du Marché Saint-Germain-des-Prés à Paris

For expensive purchases this region will not disappoint you:
Christian Dior , sixteen Rue de lAbbaye. Christian Lacroix , 2 Place Saint Sulpice. Yves Saint Laurent femmes, the 6th Place Saint Sulpice Hommes, on the 12th Place Saint Sulpice Cacharel , 64 Rue Bonaparte Diane von Fürstenberg , 81 Rue des Saintes Père Prada , the 6th Rue de Grenelle If you love the cashmere you will find very interesting the Boutique Eric Bompard , twenty-six Rue Vavin
For occasion clothes or clothes vintage Le Mouton à Cinq pâtes 138 Boulevard Saint Germain des Près eight Rue Saint Placide eighteen Rue Saint Placide apply all three addresses.

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Photo: Crysty R.W. 
Story: Crysty R. W.