Shopping isn’t something you do in Paris; it’s a state of mind. And while it’s fast-changing and unpredictable, Paris proves time and time again that it is the dominant force in the fashion world. From authentic vintage treasures to elegant couture ateliers, there’s a ton of cobblestone ground to cover if you’re lucky enough to land in Paris for a day of shopping.
Sure, we’re all familiar with the usual suspects that reign supreme. Avenue Montaigne boasts a number of the high-end luxury labels like Céline, Chanel, Dior, and Lanvin. While most of these staples are shoppable stateside, it’s in your best interest to have an in-store experience. But where do you go when you want to bring something home to give you serious bragging rights? Here’s my list of the most unlikely places to shop—the true treasure troves!