Paris reputation as a world capital of fashion is firmly established.
Essential step of fashion shows, the city also houses all of the greatest French and international haute couture, ready-to-wear and jewelery headquarters.
In short, the luxury signs are not lacking, especially on the Triangle d’Or, which welcomes among others Christian Louboutin, Louis Vuitton and Dior shops. Enjoy the walk in this area to visit the Galliera Palace, Paris Fashion Museum, built in the 19th century. Its collections, more than 100,000 pieces of clothing and accessories, are among the richest in the world and reflect the codes of clothing and dress habits of France from the eighteenth century to the present day. To make the most of your walk your luxury travel agent Ultimate Paris Guide has the perfect fashion expert to assist you in this universe.
In the Louvre museum area discover the charming Galeries du Palais-Royal or visit the Museum of Fashion and Textile, which is attached to the Museum of the Arts Déco. You will discover exceptional pieces of textile since the fourteenth century and fashion since the seventeenth century, and creations of 20th century couturiers such as Dior, Chanel, Paco Rabanne, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Lacroix… At Opera, take a look at the luxury watch palace, the Swiss giant Bucherer! Then discover the elegant boutiques on Faubourg-Saint-Honoré & Place Vendôme, many jewelers are waiting for you. You can also enter the very charming Village Royal (also called cité Berryer). This small passageway, created in 1725, has the air of a village, even if you still find brands like Dior. To enjoy the atmosphere, you can sit at the terrace of the villageOn Boulevard Haussmann, follow the advice of one of our private personal shopper at the Galeries Lafayette, a century-old department store symbolizing the French art of living and where all the big names are present.
In the Marais, you can also stop by the BHV’s designer and high-end hardware and light fittings, then at the Sonia Rykiel boutique, known for its mesh and striped patterns, or at the Italian brand Max Mara. For tea lovers, do not miss Mariage Frères, the world’s leading luxury brand in the world of tea.
On the left bank, many shopping arteries will satisfy you for sure! Especially towards Saint-Germain-des-Près: boulevard Saint-Germain, boutiques of Saint-Germain market, rue de Buci, rue des Saints-Pères, Place Saint-Sulpice… Go to rue de Sèvres with one of the most famous Hermès boutique, located in the old “Lutetia” swimming pool built in 1935 and registered with the Historic Monuments. Make a stop for a select and high end shopping at the Bon Marché, thanks to our luxury personal shopper advices where you will find all you would need: ready-to-wear, shoes, beauty products and fashion accessories during your Parisian stay !
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