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Av. des Champs-élysées & LE TRIANGLE D'OR

By far the one of the most famous shopping streets in the world, the Champs-Élysées spans a little over a mile long. Lined with international chains as well as designer boutiques this expensive shopping street is a sight to see! Just east of Champs-Élysées is Le Triangle d'Or. Formed by Avenue Montaigne, Av. George V, & Rue François 1er and here you will find the finest Haute Couture. 

Location: (8th arrondissement) Shop along Av. des Champs-´Elysées from the Franklin D Roosevelt round-about to the Arc de Triomphe. Also along Avenue Montaigne, Av. George V, & Rue François 1er as well as the streets inside the triangle.  

Size: huge (>150)

Looking to spend: $$$-$$$$

Tip: very touristy, food is very expensive in this area

Rue Saint-Honoré

Rue Saint-Honoré turns into Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. This shopping street is long and less as touristy than the Champs-Élysées. You will find French labels such as Chanel, Hermes, Christian Louboutin, Giveinchy, as well as well know Italian, English and other international designers. Mixed in with the designer labels are smaller lesser known designers that you can only find in Paris and few selection locations!

Location: (1st arrondissement) on Rue Saint-Honoré/Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré from Avenue del Opéra to about Rue de Miromesnil. For more shopping check out the side streets.

Size: huge (>150)

Looking to Spend: $$$$

Rue De Rivioli & Le Forum Des Halles

One of the longest streets in Paris, this shopping district is right next to the famous Louvre museum. Most of the shopping is concentrated in Les Halles from Rue de l'Amiral de Coligny to Rue des Archives. Here you will find a mix of international chain stores like H&M, and Gap, as well as some European chains such as Mango, and C&A. Just blocks away is one of the most visited shopping malls in all of France, Le Forum des Halles. Just recently redesigned, this mall is one architectural beauty! 

Location: (1st arrondissement) on Rue de Rivioli from Rue de l'Amiral de Coligny to Rue des Archives, as well as side streets. Head up Rue du Pont Neuf until it dead ends into Le Forum des Halles.

Size: huge (>150)

Looking to Spend: $$-$$$$

Boulevard Haussmann & Passage du Havre

Boulevard Haussmann is not so much known for the street shopping but for the two famous department stores, the Galeries Lafayette and Au Printemps. Along the boulevard surrounding these two department stores are more international chains to visit! Within a stones throw of Au Printemps is the mall Passage Du Havre. In the mall you will find more international chains as well as European chains!

Location: (8th & 9th arrondissements) on Boulevard Haussmann sit both Galeries Lafayette & Au Printemps. Go up Rue du Havre from Boulevard Haussmann and Passage Du Havre will be quickly on your right on Rue Saint Lazare.  

Size: large (50-150)

Looking to spend: $$ 

Rue des Francs-Bourgeois & Rue des Rosiers

Paralleling Rue de Rivoli is Rue des Rosiers and Rue des Francs-Bourgeois. Though there is shopping all throughout Le Marais neighborhood these two streets have the highest concentration of boutiques, unique stores and eateries. Here you will find clothing and alteration stores that have been there for over 20 years as well as home furnishing, gift, and beauty boutiques. There is endless shopping in this neighborhood, and the best part is that there is more local and small chains than large ands it's WAY less touristy!  

Location: (4th arrondissement) large concentration on Rue des Fracs-Bourgeois & Rue des Rosiers from Rue Vieille de Temple to about Rue de Turenne. These streets are just to give a suggestion where to start shopping, there is shopping on most streets in this area. 

Size: huge (<150)

Looking to spend: $$-$$$$

saint-Germain-des-PrÉs (+)

On the same side of the Seine river as the Eiffel Tower, this shopping district sits in the 6th arrondissement very close to the Latin Quarter. There is a lot of shopping to be had in this district whether you are looking for designer boutiques, international chains, small chains or locally owned boutiques Saint-Germain-des-Prés has it all! Rue du Four has one of the largest concentration of stores but make sure to weave in and out of the whole district for there are many unique boutiques on smaller streets you won't want to miss! Walk over to Rue du Bac, which parallels Boulevard Rasail for unique shoes stores and home furnishing stores! 

Location: (6th arrondissement)outlined by Boulevard Saint-Germain, Rue de Rennes & Boulevard Raspail. High concentration of shops on Rue du Four/Rue de Sévres and streets branching off Rue du Four/Sévres. Rue du Bac from Saint-Germain for a couple blocks. 

Size: huge (<150) (includes near side streets)

Looking to spend: $$$-$$$$

Rue de Passy

Right across the Seine river from the Eiffel Tower and just down the street from the Trocadéro, Rue de Passy and its connecting streets are lined with international and European chains. Big names like MAC Cosmetics, Zara, and Swatch call this street home. Check out the large department store called Francks et Fils as well as the Galerie Passy Plaza (a large mall).

Location: (16th arrondissment) on Rue de Passy, from Balneario Oceano Reta round-about to Rue de la Pompe/Rue de Boulaknvilliers

Size: large (50-150)

Looking to spend: $$-$$$

Rue Du Commerce

Want the big names as well as a mix of small chains and local boutiques without the crowds? Rue du Commerce is your street! With only about 6 city blocks and the Commerce metro stop on the southern end of the shopping district, you can have a great afternoon shopping while avoiding the crowds of tourists! The stores are more heavily weighted towards the well known international chains but mixed in are some great small and local stores!

Location: (15th arrondissement) on Rue du Commerce from Boulevard Garibaldi to Rue des Entrepreneurs

Size: large (50-150) 

Looking to spend: $$-$$$ 

Rue Beaurepaire & Rue de Marseille

Just a quick 10 minute walk from Paris Est train station, these two streets are up and coming in the shopping districts of Paris. Not very well known, so few tourists are crowding the street. This shopping district hosts well known French stores as well as lesser known designers and local boutiques. There are quite a few unique mens clothing stores in this area so its a great spot for guy to pick up some fashionable french style clothes! 

Location: (10th arrondissement) on Rue Beaurepaire & Rue de Marseille from Canal St. Martin junction

Size: medium (20-50)

Looking to spend: $$-$$$

Rue de Bretagne (+)

Rue de Bretagne is the main shopping street but not the only one. This shopping district is a web of shopping streets that have endless local and French designer boutiques! Rue de Poitou, Rue Vieille du Temple, & Rue de Turenne are some of the large more concentrated streets but don't stop there! This shopping area is large so wear comfortable walking shoes and make sure to weave in and out the many streets to find the best hidden gems! Check out the Paris shopping map for more directions!

Location: (3rd arrondissement) in Enfants-Rouges. Main street Rue de Bretagne, also walk down Boulevard Beaumarchais for more shopping!  **look at Paris map for more details

Size: huge (>150)

Looking to spend: $$-$$$


Bercy Village

A bit out of the way, but definitely worth a visit is Bercy Village. This little shopping area used to be a wine merchant district and the old warehouses have been converted into little shops. Here you will find many home decor stores as well as art galleries and mixed in are some really unique local boutiques and very few chain stores! Though this shopping district is out of the way it is easily accessible via the metro. Trains 14 and 6 stop at the Bercy train station and it is a short walk from there. 

Location: (12th arrondissement) in Bercy right off the Seine river

Size: medium (20-50)

Looking to spend: $$$

Rue Saint-Domonique

Not only is there great shopping on this street but there are some of the best bakeries in Paris.. Rue Saint-Domonique is another shopping district that has a nice mix of few international stores, a bit more French chains and a couple local boutiques. This shopping district is in the 7th arrondissement which is one of the most expensive areas in Paris, and as you walk along Rue Saint-Domonique you will find out why! 

Location: on Rue Saint-Domonique from Avenue Bosquet to Boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg

Size: medium (20-50)

Looking to spend: $$$ 

Rue Étienne Marcel (+)

Along Rue Étienne Marcel, Rue Tiquetonne, & Rue Montmartre is a great mix of local, chain, and small designers. On Rue Tiquetone you will find an amazing selection of vintage boutiques with the laid back vibe, and Rue Montmartre is lined with boutiques for both men and women. If you are looking for more main stream stores Rue Étienne Marcel is your street in this shopping district. For more shopping, from Rue Tiquetonne head up the small side streets blocked off from traffic!

Location: (1st & 2nd arrondissement) from where Rue Étienne Marcel, Rue Tiquetonne, & Rue Montmartre all intersect to Rue de Turbigo

Size: large (50-150)

Looking to spend: $$-$$$

Rue de Charonne

In the 11th arrondissement is Rue de Charonne. Just up a ways from the busy shopping street Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine is are great little area where French designers and small local boutiques line the street. From about Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine to about Avenue Ledru Rollin is a good little collection of stores. Not only are there chic women's boutiques, there are great stores for men whether casual wear or more formal, as well as home decor and toy stores for the kids. With the many cafe's this area is a great spot to grab a bite to eat as well!

Location: on Rue de Charonne from about Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine to about Avenue Ledru Rollin

Size: medium (20-50)

Looking to spend: $$-$$$