Looking for more tips on how to shop in Paris like a local? Be sure to get our 2019 INSIDR Paris Shopping Guide! Don’t know where to shop in Paris for new clothing, souvenirs to take home or luxurious cosmetics? Our INSIDR guide includes everything you need to know about shopping in Paris. Bring your wallet fully stuffed and your suitcase extra light!
SHOPPING FOR CLOTHING IN PARIS
Looking for the latest clothing trends to bring home on your next trip to Paris? Whether you’re searching for luxury goods, trendy clothing or vintage outfits, our guides below cover all the top tips to shopping for clothing in shops in Paris, France. Be sure to check out the fashion laboratories on the 1st floor of the beautiful Galeries Lafayette where you can walk amidst the luxury labels and the best new design talents for inspiration for your own outfits, even if you can’t purchase anything! If you prefer vintage and affordable shopping in Paris, consider taking the time to visit the Kilo Store- a neat concept to vintage shopping. You pay for each item by weight, as each piece of clothing or accessory has a color tag which corresponds to the price. Wherever you prefer to shop, scroll through our local guides to shopping for clothing in the French capital.
SHOPPING FOR SOUVENIRS IN PARIS
On your next trip to Paris, avoid the trinket shops and bring back a true artisan French souvenirs, not a metal Tour Eiffel. One of the best places you can buy souvenirs and best places to shop in Paris is in grocery stores, located on nearly every street corner! In Parisian grocery stores you can purchase French cookies, jams and even soaps. For a more unique souvenir shopping experience, head to Bazartherapy near Canal Saint Martin to pick out cute notebooks, stuffed animals and so much more! If you’re still stumped for ideas of what to bring back home from Paris, check out the third guide below titled Original Made in France Gifts for ideas, further gift guidance and further assistance on where to buy the best souvenirs in Paris.
SHOPPING FOR COSMETICS IN PARIS
You also don’t need to spend a fortune on French cosmetics when shopping in Paris! Be sure to check out our guides to learn about the best French creams, makeup brands and products and shampoos that also make some of the best gifts from Paris! If you really want to treat yourself to something special in Paris, we recommend purchasing an artisan perfume from a Parisian perfume shop.