New and iconic boutiques and stores to shop at in Paris right now.
Paris is the city known for the food, the wine, the art, spectacular sightseeing and of course fashion. It is undeniably the fashion capital of the world.
If you have an upcoming trip planned for Paris, and you’re planning to do more than sightsee, Paris has no shortage of places to shop. You’ll find haute couture, flagship stores, chain stores, department stores and even vintage stores that are truly incomparable.
These are the best luxury shopping locations not to miss.
For Indoor Shopping:
The New Samaritaine
This very well-known department store first opened in 1869, becoming a famous landmark for shopping. Designed with a stunning art Nouveau façade, the doors shut in 2005 and re-opened, revamped in 2021 and has once again become a luxury shopping hub for Paris.
The entire building has been perfectly restored and includes some of Europe’s most luxurious brands including Balenciaga, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Stella McCartney and more.
Both Indoor and Outdoor – Dedicated Shopping:
Stretching from the 8th Arrondissement to the 9th, this famous tree-lined boulevard has been filmed in many television shows and movies. It’s where you will find well-known department stores Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. Just the architecture alone is enough to make it one of Pari’s best walks.
Hausmann was an architect who spent over two decades revitalising Paris and creating the stunning city it is today.
You will find big brands selling the latest and greatest in fashion, as well as homeware stores, children’s apparel, menswear, shoes, bags, and jewellery.
If you find the size and amount of shopping a little overwhelming, there are plenty of spots to sit and eat, enjoy a coffee, or a glass of French wine, and pari’s oldest and most elegant restaurant Cafe De La Paix is close by.
Rue Saint Honore and Rue Faubourg Saint Honore
Home to brands like Versace, Christian Dior, Gurlaine, Christian Louboutin and Moynat Paris, and many more, this is one of the more exclusive shopping streets in Paris.
You may need a full day there if you wish to fit in a visit to all the stores especially if you find yourself walking straight onto Rue due Faubourg Saint Honore.
Rue due Faubourg Saint Honore is where you’ll find brands like Givenchy, Burberry, Balmain, Miu Miu and Hermes. You may even spot the French president at the Le Palace de Elysee, or at a coffee shop which is also located here.
The Most Iconic Every Day Outdoor Shopping:
St Germaine des Pres
This street is comprised of quintessential Paris charm, and where you’ll find the most perfectly restored and well-maintained historical buildings of Paris.
The neighbourhood is filled with old Parisian history and can easily be walked, as it not only has some of the best shops, but there are also cafes, restaurants, and wine bars. All neatly placed close to the Seine.
It also joins with Boulevard St Germaine, where the legendary Café de Flore is located, along with Gucci, Armani, Moncler, Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren and more.
Iconic Sightseeing + Luxury Shopping:
The Champs-Elysees and Triangle D’or
Located in the 8th Arrondissement, the avenue stretches about a mile long, all the way from the Arc de Triomphe to Place de La Concorde, making it the most iconic location to shop at, as there are plenty of fantastic places you can sightsee along the way.
This is where the Louis Vuitton flagship store is located which has been listed as a historical landmark since 1914 and at the time of its opening, was one of the largest Louis Vuitton stores in the world.
When you arrive at Triangle D’or, you’ll find this is a trio of streets that split directly off the famed avenue. They are, Avenue Montaigne, Avenue George V and Rue Francois 1er and here you’ll find Laurent, Chanel, Gucci, Prada, Valentino and Hermes. Expect to que as these stores are busy every day and every night.