I bet you already know that Paris is considered a shopping haven. The moment you hear about Paris, you can never take “shopping” out of the picture. Being one of the premiere shopping cities in the world, Paris is every shopper’s heaven here on earth. And because your Paris trip wouldn’t be complete without souvenirs to remind you of this majestic city, you can opt to shop at Paris’ wide range of stores which will make you love the city all the more.
If you’re into designer fashion and haute couture, you will most likely enjoy the shops found along the famous Triangle d’Or. It houses the finest haute couture shops such as Dior, Prada, Gucci, Chanel, Ferragamo, and a lot more. For your trendy finds, you can set foot towards the Champs Elysees and shop at Sephora, Zara, and the famous Louis Vuitton flagship store. Most of these shops are open from 10AM to 7PM, Monday through Saturday.
Fashion boutiques of world-renowned designers can also be found on Paris’ Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore and Avenue Montaigne in the 8th arrondissement including Gucci, Hermes, Yves Saint-Laurent and Christian Dior. There is also the Carrousel de Louvre, which is located under the Louvre museum that features a huge food court and a wide variety of boutiques. There are apartments located on the 7th street just in case you can’t get enough of shopping in Paris.
However, if you’re on the hunt for department stores, you can visit Bon Marche, Samaritaine, Printemps, and Bazar de l’Hotel de Ville (BHV). Besides offering a huge variety of items for sale, these shops are also part of Paris’ history.
Paris is part of every shopaholic’s must-shop-at places as this city offers a multitude of shopping malls, boutiques, department stores and designer shops that are sure to capture every shopper’s fancy.