Paris Shopping: a 3 Day Trip (help needed)

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  1. Lightbringer

    Lightbringer Senior member

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    Yeah, definitely Charvet! And make sure to walk right past the ties and pocket squares, and go upstairs and buy a pair of pajamas. They are outrageously expensive, but they're the best in the world, and you're worth it.

    Would I be stoned for insanity if I confessed that one of my darkest inner desires of my heart of hearts was to have a grey silk dressing gown? My friends think I am deluded.
     


  2. Lightbringer

    Lightbringer Senior member

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    You bet; I should have my travel booked in the next week or so, let's coordinate on PM.

    I'll PM you my details in a bit [​IMG]
     


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    Any recommended street wear places? The SW&D forum doesn't have any threads on Paris.
     


  4. Lightbringer

    Lightbringer Senior member

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    Any recommended street wear places? The SW&D forum doesn't have any threads on Paris.

    Colette is said to be the place to go, but it was disappointingly small when I went.
     


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    IndianBoyz Senior member

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    Paris has great Chinese food.
     


  6. bapelolol

    bapelolol Senior member

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    TBH Colette is a bit overrated
     


  7. Lightbringer

    Lightbringer Senior member

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    TBH Colette is a bit overrated

    Grossly. I was so disappointed after going there. Such a walk too!
     


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    Grossly. I was so disappointed after going there. Such a walk too!
    Forget the walk, at that point you're like three doors down from Brunello Cucinelli, Goyard, and maybe a block from Place Vendome. I think Waterman is right around there, too, but not 100% sure about that. Also, IIRC, A.P.C. is about a 10 minute walk from Arny's, for your SW&D needs.
     


  9. Lightbringer

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    Forget the walk, at that point you're like three doors down from Brunello Cucinelli, Goyard, and maybe a block from Place Vendome. I think Waterman is right around there, too, but not 100% sure about that.

    Also, IIRC, A.P.C. is about a 10 minute walk from Arny's, for your SW&D needs.


    You had me at Brunello. I notice that it's often sold in gianfranco ferre stores in Paris though. Is it worthwhile to pop by a dedicated Brunello store?
     


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    You had me at Brunello. I notice that it's often sold in gianfranco ferre stores in Paris though. Is it worthwhile to pop by a dedicated Brunello store?
    Only if you enjoy fondling lots and lots of unbelievably nice garments. [​IMG] If you're going to Charvet, you might as well go to B.C. If I remember, there are tons of cool stores in the area. Colette may be small and "disappointing", but it's fun to walk through. They have lots of cool stuff you don't see every day. I think there are a bunch of ancient stationery stores on that block, too.
     


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    What about Aubercy for button boots [​IMG] or do they not have their own shop?

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    Any recommended street wear places? The SW&D forum doesn't have any threads on Paris.
    L'Eclaireur, Colette etc. or just stroll le Marais
     


  13. Northampton Novice

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    Surprised Marc Guyot has not been mentioned yet.
     


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    I'd try to visit Atlan (http://www.altanbottier.com/) if i were going to Paris. Permanent Style did a write up about them a while back. If i remember correctly, they do MTO shoes for €350.
     


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    As others have mentioned, Arny's, Charvet, and J.M. Weston are all great stops. I also found some fun items at the department store Galeries Lafayette. Good shopping and people watching on Rue Faubourg St. Honore. Take a walk to the back of Berluti to see the shoes being hand polished.
     


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