Shopping like a French
Everybody knows that city is the Paris of shopping besides being the city of love! Let’s see which are the most ‘French’ objects to buy and where to go shopping for them in Paris.
Shopping for French objects in Paris
- Hats and berets
Besides being one of the most famous French explanations, chapeau is as French calls hats and berets. It is one of the best-known symbols of this nation and that it’s why here you can surely find the best. The finest French brands are very expensive but you can find classic models of hats that are less expensive and equally beautiful!
If you are not into classics, you can go for asymmetrical and colorful hats in many textures.
Take a look at the windows of the Marguerite Atelier Boutique, at 14 avenue Corbére.
If you want to buy 100% French lingerie, go straight to Le Marais district. At 137 rue Vieille du Temple, you can go shopping in Le slip français, a landmark for fashion victims who pay attention to underwear. Le slip français also sell socks, t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, and accessories that make your home outfits chic, comfortable but elegant.
- Vintage books, prints, magazines
If you are looking for something 100% Parisian as a tiny souvenir, take a walk along the banks of the Seine. You will find many kiosks, known as bouquinistes, who sell old Parisian books and magazines, tote bags, ancient postcards, iconic prints. These kinds of objects usually are very fascinating, the perfect gift to amaze your friends. Postcards, prints, and vintage books stand immediately out, whether is their collocation at home.
An alternative to the kiosks is the historic Shakespeare & Company bookshop, at rue 37 de la Bucherie. It is the institution for people from all over the world into vintage books in English.