Saint-Germain des Prés, Sèvres-Babylone, rue de Rennes: an eclectic mix

Ready-to-wear and designer boutiques: Saint-Germain, or in other words, the essence of Parisian shopping.

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For a shopping spree in the heart of Paris, not-to-be-missed districts are Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Sèvres-Babylone and rue de Rennes. Haute couture and ready-to-wear: everything is there!

On rue de Rennes, there is a line-up of major brands including Etam, H&M and Kookaï.

At the bottom of the road, on boulevard Saint-Germain and in neighbouring streets, the window displays of grand couturiers vie with one another: Giorgio Armani, Christian Dior, and also Ralph Lauren, A.P.C., Carven, Vicomte A., and finally, for bags, Jérôme Dreyfuss. The designer Karl Lagerfeld has a shop at 194 boulevard Saint Germain.

In 2013, the chocolate and sweet maker Meert (originating from Lille), well-known for its inimitable vanilla waffle, has opened a shop in the 6th arrondissement. The first Parisian shop of La Tarte Tropézienne, founded in Saint-Tropez, has also opened on rue Montfaucon.

The district also has a variety of brands with shops like Station JAGVI, Caroll, Havaianas, Ice Watch...

Bonpoint - Vintage

Stock outlets
42 rue de l'Université, Paris, 75007

Dressing children from 0-16 years old from head to toe. High-quality clothing with up to 30% off.

Comptoir des Cotonniers

Children's fashion | Women's fashion
12 place Saint-Sulpice, Paris, 75006

Timelessness, simplicity and a few key trends: that is the recipe for this brand that dresses mothers and their daughters. With......

Conran Shop

Concept stores, multi-brands
117 rue du Bac, Paris, 75007

The Parisian boutique of Sir Terence Conran can be found in a former Bon Marché depot designed by Gustave Eiffel. In this temple......


Women's fashion
6 rue des Quatre Vents, Paris, 75006

Inspired by nature, the Young South Korean designer Ekjo adds harmony and sleek to her creations. Her styles are imbued with......


174 boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, 75006

Created in 1950 on the Riviera, Façonnable offers chic sportswear with simple designs and hues inspired by the landscapes of the......

Jamin Puech

Leatherwear and other bags
43 rue Madame, Paris, 75006

For almost twenty years, Isabelle Puech and Benoit Jamin have created wildlly original bags and valuable accessories. The duo......

La Clef des marques

Stock outlets
122-126 boulevard Raspail, Paris, 75006

This vast discount store offers a wide selection of brands of clothing for men, women and children, all at low prices.

La Fée maraboutée

Women's fashion
12 rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris, 75006

This shop sells collections with simple cuts and feminine detailing. A delight to wear no matter what the season is!

L'Artisan parfumeur

Cosmetics, perfume
24 boulevard Raspail, Paris, 75007

L’Artisan Parfumeur is a perfume company, opened in 1976 in Paris. Several people work to create unique fragrances, in the pure......

Le Mouton à cinq pattes

Stock outlets
8 rue Saint-Placide, Paris, 75006

Created in 1960, the Mouton à cinq pattes is a true Parisian institute. You can find cut-label clothing for men, women and some......