Most people equate Paris with the ultraluxury industry, and for good reason-- it's the city that pretty much invented the notion of "haute couture", not to mention the term "ritzy" (after the famed Place Vendome hotel, currently undergoing a huge facelift). But for most of us, this posh world feels far out of reach. Surprisingly, though, and as Parisians know, it's still possible to get your hands on high-quality clothing, antiques, accessories and other items if you adapt a few smart strategies, and know where to head. Knowing that so many of us are working with tighter budgets these days, we've put together a fabulous new list of budget shops in Paris, packed with tips on how to make a steal. That vintage YSL jacket with a tiny error in the stitching might soon be yours, so read on.