After you have discovered and admired the artwork and the architecture of the Museum of Art and Industry La Piscine in Roubaix, you also can enter the museum shop.
Here you can buy a selection of beautiful art books, postcards, T-shirts, scarf’s and tourist books on the region.
What to buy: an art book on the regional painters
What to pay: depends how much you want to buy
McArthurGlen and á l'usine are two very big Shopping centres in Roubaix.
McArthurGlen has 57 shops with 90 big brands at reduced prices. Here you can find all kind of big brands like Donaldson, Lacoste, Mexx, Reebok, Cacharel, Lafuma, . .
a'l'usine has 80 shops with more then 200 big brands, like Levi's, Adidas, Lacoste, Naf Naf, . . (www.lusine.fr)
In these shopping centres there are also some places to eat something.
No problem to spend a few hours at both places.
What to buy: clothing
What to pay: less then average