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  • 1. Galeries Lafayette

    Most of you are too young to remember this, but back in the twentieth century it was customary for department stores to consist of – departments. If you were looking for, say, men’s trousers, all...

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  • 2. Le Forum des Halles

    there is construction going on all around and inside the Forum, but shops are open until 20H http://www.forumdeshalles.com/W/do/centre/horaires The entries to the shopping place is many, I will count...

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  • 3. Les Puces - Flea Markets

    there are several but the main ones are An up and comer that I visit recently is at La Bastille, where they have renovated many old buildings around it to make room for artists shops; the marché de...

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  • 4. Monoprix

    My favorite place to shop while abroad is the grocery store or supermarche. From picking up bottled water, to snacks and local foods and drinks, we always find something to buy at the local grocer....

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  • 5. Champs Elysées

    shopping your hearts contents all over the big avenue;then head over to the Port de Suffren for Maxim's the nice boat of Pierre Cardin to have some wine, chocolates, and foie gras for the bigger guys...

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  • 6. Souvenirs

    Ok, you already know it, you can find everything in Paris. The only problem is to have enough money to pay! With so many tourists there are many souvenir shops everywhere around the main touristic...

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  • 7. Samaritaine

    La Samaritaine was and will be an institution in Paris, known to shoppers and visitors alike for years. It was founded by Ernest Cognacq and his wife Louise Jay in 1869. Several adjacent buildings...

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  • 8. Printemps

    The two department stores Au Printemps and the Galeries Lafayette are both on the same street, Boulevard Haussmann. They are both in large historic buildings with Art Deco cupolas. And they both sell...

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  • 9. Sephora

    Sephora is a very special place in Paris for me for the simple reason that I always found myself here to purchase my mother a perfume unique to Paris. Back in the late 1990's Sephora was just...

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  • 10. Passages

    Located in one of the beautiful passages in the 2nd arrondissement, Passage Choiseul, is a papeterie called Lavrut, where I picked up some "moleskine" notebooks, the kind Hemingway used, for Mr....

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  • 11. Shakespeare & Company

    I love book shops but.....Hannah spent an hour in here she kept disappearing with some books and reappearing with different books whilst I stood about getting in peoples way. there are thousands of...

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  • 12. Carrousel du Louvre

    This is an underground shopping center where you can get advance tickets for the Louvre and also go through security to enter the museum. There are 45 shops and restaurants on two levels. The shops...

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  • 13. Franprix

    When my batteries died in Montmartre (due to the cold weather), I was frantic to find a photo shop! We decided to hunt for a Leader-Price or a Franprix, when luckily we spied a Kodak sign as we came...

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  • 14. Bon Marché

    “For my part I believe that the Tower will possess its own beauty.” — Gustave Eiffel, his response to critics of his Tower in a February 1887 interview with the newspaper Le Temps Although Le Bon...

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  • 15. Street Markets

    SPAM does not necessarily mean the same in French as in English. Though French computer-users may know the English word SPAM meaning unwanted junk e-mails, in French the letters S.P.A.M. are also used...

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  • 16. La Valee Village

    If you like Outlets I will indicate you to La Villée Village, it's a "unique outlet shopping village" it's located only 30 minutes from the center of Paris, and a 5 minutes from the Disney Park. I...

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  • 17. Tati

    I went to Paris to shop for ladies clothes, shoes and accessories. Now, Paris is known for it's high end shops but as most of us can't afford to pop into Chanel or Dior luckily there are plenty of...

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  • 18. Louis Vuitton

    Louis Vuitton, one of many French prestige brands known worldwide, was created in 1854. It's one of the world's leading international luxury fashion houses. Luggage is still made by hand. "The woven...

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  • 19. Second Hand

    After an afternoon of record hunting CROCO DISC turned out to be our last stop. What a pleasant surprise to be welcomed in this loaded shop. It may look like a worn dusty shop, but the knowlegeable...

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  • 20. Bazaar Hotel de Ville

    store is been remodeled, maybe a name change but the same owners of the Galerie Lafayette will be grand in coming. It will be more grand with better quality while the prices down, and it will have a...

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  • 21. Rue de Rivoli

    I spend a lot of time around Palais Royale, it's one of my favorite places in Paris to wander after Montmartre of course. Here under the arches of the Palais Royale along Rue du Rivoli are the many...

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  • 22. Sales

    Normally the image you think of when you think of Parisians is that they are well dressed. The vast majority are quite well dressed, no doubt about it. I did see some stores while walking around that...

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  • 23. Shoes

    Update since 2009. I thought about changing the photos, but these shoes are still in style here in Paris. This is a nice store, but the sales people leave a lot to be desired. I bought two pairs of...

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  • 24. Les bouquinistes

    The French word bouquin is an informal word for a book. The more common and more serious word is livre. So if you are reading a livre it sounds important and edifying, whereas reading a bouquin is...

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  • 25. Fauchon

    When I'm in Paris I usually stay in the area around La Madeleine so that I entered already in the past at Fauchon by curiosity and again this year after they renovated the premises. Personally if...

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Where to start. First off, there are normally only two sale seasons per year in French stores, Winter, beginning after the holidays and summer, beginning at the end of June. ("Solde" is the...

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