We get it. Paris is outrageously expensive and to fantasize about going out on a shopping spree in the French capital is nothing short of a fool’s paradise. Well, at least for us commoners. The eclectic high street along Champs Elysees houses iconic shops like the Louis Vuitton Maison, Pierre Herme, Gucci to Cartier, boasting of setting the zeitgeist of every fashion trend of the season. But don’t worry, we’re not extravagant tourists anymore. We are travellers – strolling around Paris for the Renaissance culture and its gorgeous history.
While walking around Paris, I chanced upon some legendary shops I hadn’t researched before. And then there were some I just had to tick off my bucket list. Here is a list of 5 iconic Parisian stores you cannot miss while you’re there.