September 17, 2023 3 min read



Paris is known for its remarkable sightseeing, boutique hotels and great restaurants, but if you’re planning a weekend in here, you must also take some time to do the mandatory shop. With some of the most sophisticated department stores and delightful hidden boutiques, we shortlist our top areas for where to shop in Paris.


1. Le Marais

This fashionable Marais district in the 4th arrondissement is arguably one of the hippest neighbourhoods in the city and stands a treasure trove of independent boutiques, concept stores and luxury stores. These storied Parisian streets are for serious shoppers only.

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French multi-brand beauty store focusing on clean beauty products.
Address: 51 rue de Saiyonge, 75003
An independent concept boutique with a well-curated edit of upcoming and international designers. Plus, this most generous of stores gives a decent chunk of its profits to charity.
Address: 111 Boulevard Beaumarchais Paris 75003


2. Louvre & Tuileries District

Lying in the heart of Paris in the 1st arrondissement, this Saint-Honoré fashion district is not only home to the Louvre and picturesque Tuileries garden, but world class shopping too. Studded with flagship stores of some of the biggest fashion houses in the world (from Hermes to Saint Laurent), you’ll also find upscale vintage shops, jewellery and art lining the arcades of the Palais Royal.

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Maison Stephane Chapelle 
The timeless floral boutique and design studio of Stephane Chapelle, full of lush seasonal foliage.
Address: 29 Rue De Richelieu, 75001

White Bird 
The Parisian home for fine jewellery designers and contemporary artisans with displays amongst bird cages and glass cubes. 
Address: 38 Rue du Mont Thabor, 75001


3. Saint Germain

This beloved neighbourhood is best for art, antiques and a landmark for fashion boutiques. Wander up the rue Bonparte from the Seine and any interior lover will be drooling. 

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Le Bon Marche 
The Crown jewel of the St Germain shopping experience, Le Bon Marche is the one-stop-shop for everything and anything.
Address: 24 rue de Sèvres 75006
Making a name for itself as Paris's coolest family store, this store is for stylish in-the-know parents with a selection of children's and women's clothing, homeware and accessories.
Address: Concept Store, 81 rue du Cherche-Midi


4. Champs Elysees

Deemed the ‘most beautiful boulevard in the world’, the Champs Elysees is the most expensive shopping street in Paris and where the Arc de Triomphe is located. This prestigious avenue is lined with luxurious boutiques that cater to the discerning shopper from Louis Vuitton to Chanel.

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Pierre Hermé
An icon spot to visit where famous French pastry chef, shares this new concept store with the famous perfume brand L'Occitane. Majestic macaroons and Isfahan’s are presented on a huge oval counter where visitors can buy to take away, or eat in with a cup of tea.
Address: 86, Avenue des Champs-Elysées

Galeries Lafayette
The iconic Parisian department store balances a mix of emerging and established labels.
Address: 40 Boulevard Haussmann



5. Rue de Rivoli

Home to both trendy boutiques and major fashion houses, this fashion Mecca is one of the most famous streets in the city stretching through most of the 1st and 4th arrondissements. Named after  Napoleon's victory over Austria at the Battle of Rivoli in 1797, the classic arches frame both shops, cafes and chic hotels.

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Le BHV Marais
A famous department store over 7 levels offering everything you could want under one roof
Address: 52 rue de Rivoli, Paris 

Librairie Galignani
A beautiful old-money bookstore with art and fashion hardbacks
Address: 224 rue de Rivoli, Paris

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