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...

Les Ateliers de la Maille

Women's fashion
17 bis rue Bonaparte, Paris, 75006

Their chic, simple and colourful collections are "nature to wear". Les Ateliers de la Maille try to use the best natural......

Mademoiselle Bio

Cosmetics, perfume
126 boulevard Raspail, Paris, 75006

Dedicated to biological hygiene and cosmetic products, this place of well-being offers more than 1,000 references for women, men,......

Maison Margiela

Haute couture, luxury | Women's fashion | Men's fashion
13 rue de Grenelle, Paris, 75007

This minimalist boutique and avant-garde approach of this Belgian designer is reflected in the collections for men and women.......

Marie Puce

Children's fashion
60 rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris, 75006

Loose, comfortable clothing, sleek, colorful fabrics, with checkered or flower designs: the Marie Puce collections - for babies,......

Moon Young Hee

Women's fashion
19 quai Malaquais, Paris, 75006

In her workshop, Korean Moon Young Hee creates very feminine clothes that speaks volumes. The dresses are available as folds,......

Pain de sucre

Women's fashion
16 rue des Canettes, Paris, 75006

Wellness and escape are the watchwords of Pain de Sucre collections, including swimwear in island colours to highlight feminine......

Paul & Joe

Women's fashion | Men's fashion
64 rue des Saints Pères, Paris, 75007

Sophie Alobu's style is in her image: flamboyant and anticonformist. From ready-to-wear collections (for men, women and children)......

Ralph Lauren

Haute couture, luxury
173 boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, 75006

Emblem of American fashion drawing inspiration from 'made in the USA' symbols, Ralph Lauren impresses with its discreet and......


15 rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris, 75006

Created from the finest crystal materials including Venetian glass, enamel and pearl, the Satellite jewellery lines derive their......


Concept stores, multi-brands
26 boulevard Raspail, Paris, 75007

Alvar Aalto, Charles and Ray Eames, Arne Jacobsen, Tsé-Tsé or Isamu Noguchi: Sentou selects the best in design. In this boutique......