The boutiques of the major designers are mainly located on avenue Montaigne (Yves Saint-Laurent and Christian Dior), Faubourg Saint-Honoré (Hermès and Gucci), la place de la Madeleine, Saint-Sulpice, or Sèvres-Babylone areas, the area surrounded by rue de Grenelle, rue du Cherche-Midi, and rue des Saints-Pères (Versace, Sonia Rykiel). The younger set should visit the Halles neighborhood (Agnès B, Claudie Pierlot), la Place des Victoires, (Kenzo) or the boutiques of the Marais (Ventilo, Et Vous).
Carrousel du Louvre, a pedestrian mall located under the Louvre museum, features stores such as André Courrèges and Lalique in addition to a variety of boutiques and a gigantic food court. For perfumes and cosmetics, there are many tax-free boutiques in the Opéra area. Souvenir shops are located near major tourist sites, especially under the arcades of the rue de Rivoli. For gastronomic products, the two great gourmet food shops of Paris, Hédiard and Fauchon, are located on place de la Madeleine. The Lafayette Gourmet is located above the Galeries Lafayette department store on boulevard Haussmann.
The most famous and the most spectacular of Parisian department stores.
The Printemps store is one of the most prestigious department stores in the French capital.
La Vallee Village
La Vallee Village is a unique outlet shopping village where a hundred leading ready-to-wear, table ware and luxury labels offer their previous season’s collections.
Le Bon Marché
The city’s oldest department store, opened in 1848.