Shopping in Paris
Collected by Sara Tucker
19 Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 75001 Paris, France
That signature red sole, a regular on fashion runways, is the mark of a Parisian cabinetmaker’s son who dropped out of school at age 12 and went on to design the most coveted shoes in the world. You can find them, along with a men’s collection,...
24 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris, France
True to its 180-year-old business model, Hermès still makes its leather bags by hand in France, each one crafted from start to finish by a single artisan—the Birkin starts at $12,000 and can run upwards of $200,000. Of its three Paris...
18-20 Rue Coquillière, 75001 Paris, France
At first glance, this cookware emporium feels like a dusty relic. But dig a little deeper, especially in the basement, and you’ll find just about anything you could need for the kitchen, along with plenty of treasures you don’t—duck press, anyone?...
75009 Paris, France
Galeries Lafayette Haussmann is worth a visit if only to stand under its magnificent glass dome. The family business has survived as a one-stop-shopping hub for five generations, thanks to steady innovation and an emphasis on high fashion and...
24 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, France
A five-level emporium specializing in French luxury brands (Louis Vuitton, Dior, Chanel), Le Bon Marché traces its origins to a stall run by a hatmaker’s son and his wife in 1852. The beauty department is under an Art Deco glass ceiling; the third...
64 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris, France
Le Printemps is chockablock with luxury brands and hip enough for the young French couples who flock to its bridal and baby registries. The Boulevard Haussmann flagship store is an Art Nouveau wonder (its facade is a registered monument), and the...
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