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Paris Shopping
Introduction:
Shopping; Best shopping streets are: traditional: avenue Montaigne, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, avenue des Champs-Elysees, trendy: rue Bonaparte and surroundings
 
(46) Baccarat; Shopping: Interior; Baccarat was established in 1764, caters not only to the presidents of France but also Kings and Emirs, the beautiful and elegant table-ware is upstairs, glass bijoux downstairs on the very left side; Tel: +33-1-4265 3626; Fax: +33-1-4265 0664; 11 place de la Madeleine; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-6.30pm; Metro: Madleine; website: www.baccarat.fr Baccerat (c) H. Stelzenberger

 (47) Balmain, Pierre; Shopping: Fashion; Balmain was founded in 1945, pret-a-porter deluxe is nowadays designed by Oscar de la Renta with evening dresses, ball dresses and fur coats, also boutique homme, Haute Couture 2nd floor; Tel: +33-1-4720 5758; Fax: +33-1-4723 4011; 44 rue Francois 1er (Boutique Ivoire); 75008 Paris 8e 35 rue Francois 1er (Buro de style), 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: George V; website: no website available yet
 
 

Berluti (c) Elegant-Lifestyle (48) Berluti Shoes; Shopping: Clothing;  +33-1-4359 5110;  +33-1-4289 5792; 26 rue Marbeuf; 75008 Paris 8e; Since 1895, the Berlutis offer shoes for the chevalier (gentleman) with a unique cut and patina for clients such as Andy Warhol or James de Rothschild, pret-a-chausser shoes are 3800, 4200 or 5000 FF, made-to-measure shoes are 15000 FF and take about one month; Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Franklin-Roosevelt / Alma Marceau; website: www.berluti.com

 (49) Bon Marche, Au; Shopping: Department Store; Au Bon Marche is the first department store in Paris and for many the foremost, designed by Gustav Eiffel and opened in 1852, it has an opulent food hall and after extensive renovation is tres chic again; Tel: +33-1-4439 8000; 22 rue de Sevre; 75007 Paris 7e ; Open: Mon-Sat 9.30am-7pm, Sat -8pm; Metro: Sevres-Babylone; website: www.bonmarche.fr

 (50) Cadolle, Alice; Shopping: Lingerie; The brassiere (bra) was invented here by Hermine Cadolle, since 1889, this is the traditional lingerie shop in Paris and has never gone out of style, made-to-measure available on the third floor by appointment only, Coco Chanel's haute couture house is in the same road; Tel: +33-1-4260 9494; Fax: +33-1-4927 9230; 14 rue Cambon; 75001 Paris 1er ; Open: Shop: Mon-Sat 9.30am-1pm, 2.00-6.30pm, made-to-measure with appointment: Mon-Fri, closed August; Metro: Madleine / Concorde; e-mail: cadollestudio@cadolle.com; website: www.cadolle.com

 (51) Cardin, Pierre; Shopping: Fashion; Pierre Cardin's fashion is as unique modern French as Jean-Michele Jarr's music - both a hint of futurism you will not find anywhere else in the world; Tel: +33-1-4266 9225; Fax: +33-1-4266 0451; 59 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Miromesnil; website: www.pierrecardin.com
 
 

Caron (c) Elegant-Lifestyle (52) Caron; Shopping: Perfume; Founded in 1904, the perfume is drawn from a glass and decanted into beautiful bottles in a charming interior - we prefer the perfume French Cancan; Tel: +33-1-4723 4082; Fax: +33-1-4723 6701; 34 avenue Montaigne; 75008 Paris 8e 90 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-6.30pm; Metro: Franklin-Roosevelt / Alma Marceau; website: no website available yet

 
(53) Cartier; Shopping: Jewelry; Without any doubt, Cartier is one of the most excusive jewelers in the world, it is also famous for the must-de-cartier pen and lighter range; Tel: +33-1-4455 3250; Fax: +33-1-4455 3255; 7 place Vendome; 75001 Paris 1er 13 rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris 2e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-6.30pm; Metro: Opera / Tuileries; website: www.cartier.com Cartier (c) Elegant-Lifestyle

 (54) Chanel; Shopping: Fashion; Founded by Coco Chanel in 1915, rue Cambon is not only the address for pret-a-porter, but next door is also haute couture and the former townhouse of Coco Chanel; Tel: +33-1-4286 2800; Fax: +33-1-4703 4361; 31 rue Cambon; 75001 Paris 1er 40 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Madleine / Opera; website: www.chanel.com
 
 

(55) Charvet; Shopping: Clothing; Probably the only shirtmaker in the world with 400 different shades of white, the most famous client was the incarnation of style: the Duke of Windsor, ready-to-wear or made-to-measure shirts gentlemen and ladies; Tel: +33-1-4260 3070; Fax: +33-1-4296 2707; 28 place Vendome; 75001 Paris 1er ; Open: Mon-Sat 9.45am-6.45pm; Metro: Opera / Tuileries; website: no website available yet Charvet (c) Elegant-Lifestyle

 (56) Chaumet; Shopping: Jewelry; Chaumet is the jeweler who caters to the old French establishment and also has a number of royal warrants, located at the venerable place Vendome; Tel: +33-1-4477 2400; Fax: +33-1-4260 4144; 12 place Vendome; 75001 Paris 1er 56 rue Francois 1er, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon-Sat 10.30am-6.30pm; Metro: Opera / Tuileries; website: no website available yet

 (57) Christofle; Shopping: Interior; Founded in 1830, it is the leading name in French silver cutlery, today there is a whole range of table ware available, including silver ware, crystal and porcelain; Tel: +33-1-5527 9900; Fax: +33-1-5527 9922; 9 rue Royale; 75008 Paris 8e 24 rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris 2e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Concorde / Madleine; e-mail: information@christofle.com; website: www.christofle.com
 
 

(58) Creed; Shopping: Perfume; The house of Creed, Perfumer, was founded in 1760 in London and moved to Paris in 1854, Creed has quite an impressive client list including George III, George IV, Queen Victoria as well as Empress Sissi of Austria, our favourite perfume for gentlemen: Royal Imperial Leather - many crowned heads have made the same choice; Tel: +33-1-4720 5802; Fax: +33-1-4720 7132; 38 avenue Pierre-1er-des-Serbie; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon 2.30am-7pm, Tue-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Alma Marceau; website: no website available yet Creed (c) Creed

 (59) Debauve & Gallais, Chocolats; Shopping: Food; Founded in 1800, Debauve & Gallais chocolates were purveyed for the Kings of France, these days they are sought after world-wide for their taste but also to enhance your heath and well-being, the shop interior is of grand style; Tel: +33-1-4548 5467; 30 rue des Saints Peres; 75007 Paris 7e 33 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris 2e; Open: Mon-Sat 9am-7pm (not Mon in Jul & Aug); Metro: St. Germain-Des-Pres; website: no website available yet

 (60) Dior, Christian; Shopping: Fashion; Founded in 1946, this large flagship store offers all Dior has on offer: handbags, ties, sunglasses, dresses, suits, shoes, interior goods and make-up (including make-up service); Tel: +33-1-4073 5400; Fax: +33-1-4073 5795; 26-32 avenue Montaigne; 75008 Paris 8e 46 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, or 16-18 rue de l'Abbaye, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Franklin-Roosevelt / Alma Marceau; website: www.dior.com

 (61) Dupont, S.T.; Shopping: Accessories; Dupont was founded in 1872, this is the place for the famous pens as well as briquet lacquer de chine (Chinese lacquer lighters) are available here (from EUR 400, silver from EUR 220) as well as a whole range of other accessories, you can engrave your initials on your lighter here; Tel: +33-1-5391 3000; Fax: +33-1-5391 3080; 58 avenue Montaigne; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Metro: Franklin-Roosevelt; website: www.st-dupont.com

 (62) Fauchon; Shopping: Food; Fauchon is not only one shop but three with delicacies not only from all over France but from the whole world, one shop is for fresh fruits and vegetables, another for cake and bread and the third for other food and drinks - ideal for a souvenir; Tel: +33-1-4742 6011; 26-30 place de la Madeleine; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon-Sat 9.40am-7pm; Metro: Madleine; website: no website available yet

 (63) Gaultier, Jean-Paul; Shopping: Fashion; Since 1976, Jean-Paul Gaultier offers his unique established avant-garde style, now including haute couture as well as interior design (latter in rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine); Tel: +33-1-4286 0505; 6 rue Vivienne; 75002 Paris 2e 30 rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine, 75012 Paris 12e; Open: Mon&Sat 11am-7.30pm, Thu-Fri 10.30am-7.30pm; Metro: Bourse (2nd address: Bastille); website: www.jpgaultier.fr
 
 

Givenchy (c) Elegant-Lifestyle (64) Givenchy, Hubert de; Shopping: Fashion; Since Hubert de Givenchy founded his fashion house the style has changed a lot and is much more trendy, a range of accessories is also available; Tel: +33-1-4431 5125; Fax: +33-1-4720 4496; 3 avenue George V; 75008 Paris 8e 28 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Alma Marceau; website: www.givenchy.com

 (65) Guerlain, Institut de Beaute; Shopping: Perfume; Founded in 1828, Guerlain is not only one of the oldest perfume houses, but also offers first class beauty treatment, the interior at the Champs-Elysees address boasts antique elegance, especially upstairs; Tel: +33-1-4562 5257; Fax: +33-1-4074 0991; 68 avenue des Champs-Elysees; 75008 Paris 8e 58 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Institut de Beaute: Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.45pm, Boutique Guerlain: Mon-Sat 10.30am-8pm; Metro: Franklin-Roosevelt; website: www.guerlain.com

 (66) Hediard; Shopping: Food; Founded in 1854, Hediard offers the world's finest foods in a mouth-watering and eye-catching display, you can even get your own personal blended coffee created and roasted; Tel: +33-1-4312 8877; 21 place de la Madeleine; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon-Sat 9am-11pm; Metro: Madleine; website: www.hediard.fr
 
 

(67) Hermes; Shopping: Fashion; Here at the Hermes main store you not only find the silk scarf or tie you have been looking for years, but also the whole leather range including all equestrian luxury items, private museum upstairs; Tel: +33-1-4017 4717; Fax: +33-1-4017 4718; 24 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon 10.15am-1pm, 2.15-6.30pm, Tue-Sat 10.15am-6.30pm; Metro: Madleine / Concorde; website: www.hermes.com Hermes (c) Elegant-Lifestyle

 
Lacroix (c) Elegant-Lifestyle (68) Lacroix, Christian; Shopping: Fashion; Christian Lacroix founded his own brand in 1987, he stands out of the crowd by using a combination of strong colours and beautiful embroidery; Tel: +33-1-4720 6895; Fax: +33-1-4720 0931; 26 avenue Montaigne; 75008 Paris 8e 73 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Franklin-Roosevelt; website: www.christian-lacroix.fr

 
(69) Lafayette, Galeries; Shopping: Department Store; Built in 1912, Galeries Lafayette is the legendary Paris department store, fashion shows at 11am on Wednesdays and in the summer at 11am on Fridays; Tel: +33-1-4282 3456; 40 boulevard Haussmann; 75009 Paris 9e ; Open: Mon-Sat 9.30am-7pm, Thu -9pm; Metro: Chaussee d'Antin; e-mail: welcome@galerieslafayette.com; website: www.galerieslafayette.com Lafayette (c) Lafayette

 (70) Lancome, Institut; Shopping: Perfume; Institute Lancome is an ideal place to have a beauty or health treatment: from a make-up for a special occasion to a beauty treatment for hours with different choices of massages; Tel: +33-1-4265 3074; Fax: +33-1-4265 3142; 29 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat -7pm; Metro: Concorde / Madleine; e-mail: institut@lancome.com; website: www.lancome.com
 
 

(71) Louis Vuitton; Shopping: Accessories; At Louis Vuitton it all started with the world-famous LV-initialled travel goods, but the range of leather accessories has grown considerably since then as well as the fashion collection by designer Marc Jacobs; Tel: +33-1-4549 6230; 101 avenue des Champs-Elysees; 75008 Paris 8e 54 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-8pm; Metro: George V; website: www.vuitton.com Louis Vuitton (c) Elegant-Lifestyle

 (72) Paco Rabanne; Shopping: Fashion; Paco Rabanne still stuns with his metal look - unique and sexy, however, it goes without saying that quality has its price, but this exclusivity is still worth it; Tel: +33-1-4548 8226; Fax: +33-1-4548 8226; 83 rue des Saints-Peres; 75006 Paris 6e 7 Rue du Cherche Midi, 75006 Paris 6e; Open: Mon 11am-7pm, Tue-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: St. Germain-Des-Pres; website: www.pacorabanne.com

 (73) Printemps, Au; Shopping: Department Store; Au Printemps was built lavishly in 1923 with a magnificent stained glass dome, has one of the world's largest perfume selections in the beauty department, domed restaurant, fashion shows on Tuesdays at 10am, also Fridays 10am in the summer; Tel: +33-1-4282 5000; 64 boulevard Haussmann; 75009 Paris 9e ; Open: Mon-Sat 9.30am-7pm, Thu -10pm; Metro: Havre-Caumartin; e-mail: infos@printemps.com; website: www.printemps.com

 (74) Sabbia Rosa; Shopping: Lingerie; The lingerie from Sabbia Rosa is hip - lots of dark pink and roses, superb silk under-dresses (slips) in a huge range of patterns, Madonna, Claudia Schiffer, Naomoi Campbell and Catherine Deneuve are clients; Tel: +33-1-4548 8837; Fax: +33-1-4548 7316; 71-73 rue des Saints Peres; 75006 Paris 6e ; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Sevres-Babylon; website: www.sabbiarosa.com

 (75) Scherrer, Jean Louis; Shopping: Fashion; Founded in 1962 by Jean-Louis Scherrer, this fashion house has a firm place in the French fashion world, including Haute Couture, and it might be that Scherrer is your style as well - just try it out; Tel: +33-1-5659 9841; Fax: +33-1-4225 5962; 51 avenue Montaigne; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Metro: Franklin-Roosevelt; website: no website available yet

 (76) Sevres Porcelain; Shopping: Interior; The place for rare Sevres porcelain, the brainchild of the Marquise de Pompadour in order to earn some poket money ot build new country houses - only a couple of thousand pieces are produced per year that is why it is so exclusive; Tel: +33-1-4703 4020; 4 place Andre-Malraux; 75001 Paris 1er ; Open: Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Metro: Palais-Royale; website: no website available yet

 (77) Ungaro, Emanuel; Shopping: Fashion; Emanuel Ungaro founded his fashion house in 1965 and this is his main store with a huge choice of refreshingly sexy designs for the Ungaro women, and the shop is definitely always worth-while to have a look; Tel: +33-1-5357 0022; Fax: +33-1-4723 8231; 2 avenue Montaigne; 75008 Paris 8e ; Open: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat -6.30pm; Metro: Alma Marceau; website: no website available yet
 

(78) Van Cleef and Arpels; Shopping: Jewelry; French jeweler Van Cleef and Arpels has been selling jewels to the rich and famous since the 1920s, Van Cleef and Arpels' invisible gem setting has been one of the greatest inventions in modern day jewelery, the place Vendome shop is a beauty itself; Tel: +33-1-5345 4545; 22 place Vendome; 75001 Paris 1er ; Open: Mon-Sat 10am-6.30pm; Metro: Opera / Tuileries; website: no website available yet Van Cleef and Arpels (c) Elegant-Lifestyle

 (79) Yves Saint Laurent; Shopping: Fashion; Yves Saint Laurent is currently receiving a big rejuvenation boost from Gucci's Tom Ford and is getting more trendy by the day, however, we are sad to see the more traditional bespoke Haute Couture, which was still done by YSL himself, to be stopped in 2002; Tel: +33-1-4265 7459; Fax: +33-1-4265 2316; 38 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore; 75008 Paris 8e, 75008 Paris 8e; Open: Mon 11am-7pm, Tue-Sat 10.30am-7pm; Metro: Madleine / Concorde; website: www.ysl.com
 

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