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Shopping in Paris

From designer clothing to antique furniture, books, and fine jewelry, Paris is known the world-over as a place where quality and elegance come first. A true shopper's paradise, Paris offers the very best in fashion, design, gourmet shopping, and more. Here you'll find info and advice on Paris department stores, shopping centers, boutiques, and flea markets.
  1. Paris Concept Stores (8)
  2. Paris Department Stores (6)
  3. Paris Farmers' Markets (21)
  4. Paris Gourmet Food Shops (11)

Best Paris Shopping Districts
A guide to the best Paris shopping districts, including the chic Faubourg Saint Honore, the Haussmann department stores district, the Marais, and Saint-Germain des Pres.

What Stores and Shops are Open on Sunday in Paris?
Looking to find out which major stores and shops are open on Sunday in Paris? Find a list of Paris stores and shops that remain open on Sundays, including shopping centers, department stores and food markets.

Summer and Winter Sales in Paris
Parisian insider Linda Nyirenda's guide to navigating summer and winter sales in Paris, France, including tips on how to make the best finds during Paris sales season.

Paris Sales Tips - Readers Share Their Paris Annual Sales Tips
Readers of About.com Paris Travel share their tips and tricks for getting the best deals and handling the crowds during annual summer and winter sales in Paris.

Top Shopping Centers in Paris
A concise and handy guide to the top shopping malls and centers in Paris, from the Carrousel du Louvre to the Quatre Temps shopping center at La Defense on the city's west edge.

Best Paris Christmas Shopping Destinations
Looking to bring back that special gift from Paris for the holiday season? Several Parisian boutiques and department stores are excellent choices for Christmas and holiday shopping-- whether you're hunting for gourmet goodies, clothes, jewelry, books, or decorative items. And if you can make it to one of the temporary Christmas markets, you're...

Paris Christmas Markets
A guide to annual Christmas markets in Paris, France, where mulled wine, gingerbread, toys and other traditional treats, in addition to pure holiday ambiance, await.

Best Perfume Shops in Paris
Are you a fragrance fan? This guide to the best fragrance and perfume shops in Paris will sate your desire for unique scents, from classics like Fragonard and Guerlain to newer stars in scents like Serge Lutens.

Guide to Gift Shopping in Paris
Check out our complete guide to finding the perfect gift in Paris for a loved one who couldn't make the trip with you-- and no, we're not directing you to shops peddling Eiffel Towers trapped in a snow globe!

The Carrousel du Louvre Shopping Center
The Carrousel du Louvre shopping center is located in the Louvre Palace next to the famous museum and just below the celebrated glass pyramid. Featuring nearly 40 shops and a gourmet food court, the Carrousel du Louvre is open 7 days a week.

Seine-Side Booksellers in Paris
Green metal book stands have long flanked the banks of the Seine River in Paris, France-- a real treat to browse on a long amble through the city center. Learn more about Paris' traditional Seine-side booksellers.

Readers' Favorite Places to Shop in Paris
Readers of About.com Paris Travel weigh in on their favorite spots for shopping in Paris.

Three Paris Shopping Secrets
Want to learn how to crack the fashion secrets so well-kept by Parisians? About France for Visitors Guide Kelby Carr gives precious tips on how to navigate Paris sales, locate the best places for discount designer, and more.

Colette Concept Shop in Paris
Colette has asserted itself as Paris' hottest concept store thanks to an eclectic and edgy mix. Locals, tourists and the global glitterati flock to Colette to browse trends in men and women's fashion, electronics and design, books and music, or beauty products. Find information on Colette in Paris here.

Kiliwatch Vintage Concept Shop in Paris
Situated in the heart of the trendy Rue Montorgueil neighborhood in the center of the city, Kiliwatch is a local temple for the discerning vintage fashion fan. Kiliwatch also offers some new clothing, and has an onsite fashion bookshop.

Forum des Halles Mall in Paris
Located in the very center of the city, the Forum des Halles shopping center is an ideal if you're looking for major brands in women's and men's fashion and electronics, and there are also two cinemas at the center.

Suite 114 Boutique in Paris
This relative newcomer to the Paris concept boutique scene is degrees less pretentious than Colette, but offers the same attention to promising new designers and fresh ideas in fashion. Price tags are too steep for most of us, but going here for a little inspiration can still be worth the trek to a quiet corner of west Paris, just around the...

La Défense Quatre Temps Shopping Center
The Carrousel du Louvre shopping center is located in the Louvre Palace next to the famous museum and just below the celebrated glass pyramid. Featuring nearly 40 shops and a gourmet food court, the Carrousel du Louvre is open 7 days a week.

The Budget-Minded Traveler: Cheap Shopping in Paris
Looking to take away a piece of France's renowned fashion culture, but on a limited budget? Check out our list of ideas for cheap shopping in the city of light, including budget shops in Paris, specialized discount designer outlets, flea markets, vintage stores, and more.

Best Bookshops in Paris
Looking to buy a good copy of Hemingway's "A Memorable Feast" or another English or French language book while in Paris? Here's About.com Paris Travel's lists of the best bookshops in Paris, France.

Navigating Paris' Best Flea Markets
Taking a long, leisurely stroll around Paris flea markets, some dating to the medieval period, is pleasant whether you're actually looking to find a special item or just enjoy browsing and admiring. Read our complete guide to "Les Puces" in Paris, complete with pictures of the city's best markets, and bookmark for future reference.

Satellite: Unique Designer Costume Jewelry
Satellite's intimate boutiques displaying their unique, elaborately-designed, and surprisingly modern costume jewelry collections are always full. Not budget-breaking, either.

Guide to Paris Flea Markets
A colorful guide to Paris' main flea markets and their highlights.

Time Out Paris Guide to Shopping
British travel guide Time Out's Paris Shopping Guide. Colorful and straightforward tips.

Food Markets in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris
A list of open-air food markets in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times.

Food Markets in the 2nd Arrondissement of Paris
A list of open-air food markets in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, France, including opening days and times.

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