Champs Elysées, Paris
The Champs Elysees is a wide avenue lined with shops ranging from Virgin Records to Cartier. The closer you get to the Arch de Triumphe, the classier the shops get. Your credit card...don't leave the hotel without it!
What to buy: Nice women's and men's clothes, bath/beauty products, expensive lunches.
What to pay: $$$
Si vous avez beaucoup d'argent à dépenser, ou si vous avez simplement envie de rêver ("Ah si j'étais riche ... !" - penser que l'on est milliardaire ou star...), vous ne devez pas manquer d'aller à la galerie des Champs Elysées, sur le côté droit lorsque vous allez de la Place de la Concorde, vers l'Étoile.
Fondest Memory: If you have a lot of money to spend, or if you want merely to dream (" Ah if I was rich...!" - to think that one is multimillionaire or star...), you must not fail to go to the gallery of the Champs Elysée avenue, on the right side when you go from the Place de la Concorde, toward the etoile Place.
What to buy: Cette galerie commerciale, regroupe des boutiques dites "de luxe", plus spécialement orientés vers les touristes. Les véritables boutiques de luxe sont plus dans le XVIème arrondissement de Paris. Vous trouverez là beaucoup de souvenirs, de grandes marques, des foulards et des accessoires...
This commercial gallery, regroup some boutiques say " luxury ", more especially oriented toward the tourists. The real boutiques of luxury are more in the XVIth precinct of Paris. You will find there a lot of memories, of big marks, the scarfs and accessories...
What to pay: Many expansive
This tip is not about actually buying something, because I think that the prices are a bit high! This doesn´t however spoil the effect the street has. I am talking about the Avenue des Champs-Elysées.
Check out the car brands that are represented here. Where do you ever see a shop for cars next to a parfume boutique (or any other boutique for that matter, because you will find plenty)?
It´s worth walking this street while you´re on your way from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe.
What to buy: This depends on how fat your wallet is...
It is big! With a beautiful dome covering all those goodies, you will probably find anything you would want to buy.
What to pay: The price is a little over average, I guess. But I am frankly not so sure. (I got caught up in looking greedily at all those nice things.)
Looking for anything particular from Frames to Shoes. Everything is there at Champs Elyse...all the brands..Armani, Versace, Boss. All there ...some might not be on the main road...many could be inside lanes. But, all there.
What to buy: Anything you want. I wanted a pair of frames very badly & they have some awesome optical stores with 1000's of them. So, I had a good time.
What to pay: Upto You
Oooh! There were so many wonderful places to shop. I actually found one really great place on the Champs Elysees where I bought some very cute clothes at very reasonable prices. I also found a perfumery that had wonderful fragrances for sale near the Madeline. The prices were literally 2 times for what they would have been in the US. None the less, it was exciting to shop in a Parisian perfumerie.
What to buy: Clothes & fragrances!
What to pay: Moderate to a lot...
The LV store here is amazing, you get good service, the items are very nice and I believe its a great place to shop!!
What to pay: You should bring at least 1000 euros
Couldn't resist getting a picture of these HUGE Louis Vuitton bags! I don't think they would pass as hand luggage on most airlines though!
Shop till you drop on the Champs-Elysees. There are many large shops on this street, lots of cinemas, cafes and restaurants. You'll have no difficulty parting with your money here.