Category: Paris Shopping

December 9, 2009

Paris Shopping – 2010 Winter Sales

Filed under: Paris Shopping - 09 Dec 2009

The date that dedicated Paris fashion shoppers have been holding their breath for – January 6, 2010 is the start of Paris’ famous winter sales.

Starting from January 6th, and for five whole weeks,  it’s Paris sale time and …

October 25, 2009

Paris Shopping – Paris Vintage Shopping

Filed under: Paris Shopping - 25 Oct 2009

Informed collectors and amateur lovers of things vintage and beautiful will be heading for the Salon du Vintage’s fourth event in Paris this November. Those who love vintage clothing and accessories will enjoy this fair and from …

October 14, 2009

A 34,500 Square-Feet Reason to visit Paris

Filed under: Paris Shopping - 14 Oct 2009

Galeries Lafayette, the famous domed grand magasin on Boulevard Haussman, has just inaugurated its new 34,500 square feet women’s shoes department, giving shoe addicts yet another reason to come to Paris.

The new footwear department “the world’s largest, according …

July 9, 2009

The End of an Era for Christian Lacroix's Haute Couture

Filed under: Paris Shopping - 09 Jul 2009

It’s sad to hear that Christian Lacroix’s business is facing closure after 22 years of delighting fashionistas with his very creative haute couture.  His recent Paris show is the last for a while unless he can find new …

May 3, 2009

Paris Designer Outlets | La Vallée Village

Filed under: Paris Shopping - 03 May 2009

Update from La Vallée Village – Paris

Get more savings out of your Designer Outlet shopping:  Chic Outlet Shopping outlets throughout Europe have entered into an alliance with Europcar which will give shoppers an additional saving of 10% on …

January 20, 2009

What type of Fashion Victim are you? Paris Shopping

Filed under: France,Paris Shopping - 20 Jan 2009

Well, when it comes fashion shopping, much of the pleasure comes from feasting your eyes on lots of different designer styles, seeing what’s on sale and then narrowing your choices down to the best buys and what you …

January 13, 2009

Where to shop in Paris?

Filed under: France,Paris Shopping - 13 Jan 2009

The French tourist authorities suggest that where you go to shop depends somewhat on the type of fashion victim you are.  If you acknowledge that you’re a fashion victim and need help in determining what type of victim you are:

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January 11, 2009

Soldes by Paris – Paris Sales

Filed under: France,Paris Shopping - 11 Jan 2009

Well the January 2009 sales in Paris is in top gear.  At boutiques and large department stores one can find the season’s collection at discounted prices.  As mentioned in previous blogs, the sales seasons in France are regulated …

August 3, 2008

Paris Shopping – Les Grands Magasins of Paris, France

Filed under: France,Paris Shopping - 03 Aug 2008

If shopping is your passion, a visit to the grand department stores of Paris is a must. Parisiens are très chic and there are some really nice designer stuff to be had in the shops.  However, outside of the sales period, haute couture is pretty outrageously priced, and one daren’t even walk into those expensive boutiques along rue du Faubourg St-Honoré and avenue Montaigne in the 8th arrondissement as everything looks so precious. In the department stores you can look to your heart’s content and not feel out of place.