213 rue Saint-Honoré
*Update : On 12/20/17, Colette closed its doors for the final time. RIP Colette 1997-2017
Arguably the hottest store in Paris right now. Colette features both upcoming and established designer brands. This three level fashion lover’s paradise “offers a never ending assortment of fashion, high-tech, arts, streets, beauty, and waters”. Brands include Raf Simons, Moncler Gamme Bleu, Ron Dorff,Thom Browne, J.W. Anderson, Off-White, Gucci, and many more.
111 Boulevard Beaumarchais
Created with the mission of “bringing the best of the worlds of fashion, design, and lifestyle products” under one location in Paris, Merci is a beautiful space that features the most talented young designers. The proceeds of Merci go towards an endowment fund “paying for educational projects and development in south-west Madagascar. Brands include Brooks, Rains, Save Khaki, Vetra,, Alternative, and many more.
52, rue de Richelieu
Founded by former Daft Punk manager Gildas Loaëc and Japanese architect Masaya Kuroki, Maison Kitsune combines the worlds of music and fashion into a fun and truly unique brand. Established in 2002, Maison Kitsune quickly became a force in the fashion and streetwear worlds. Their clothes feature fun graphics, bold and classic colors, and are made with high attention to detail. They have stores all over the world including Paris, New York, Tokyo, and Hong Kong.
7 rue Henry Monnier
Since its founding in 2008, Pigalle has gained a cult following in the streetwear world. Their collections are always unique; featuring pastels, bold color blocking, and innovative design. Pigalle has also collaborated with NikeLab, creating a collection that “reimages traditional basketball silhouettes through the use of layers, mixed proportions, and pop colors”.
Bleu de Paname
68 Rue Saint Honoré
With a focus on workwear and utilitarian fashion, Bleu de Paname creates high quality clothes that are both fashion forward and functional. Their collections consists of pieces you can wear day to night, from work to the party.
39 rue Madame
A streetwear fan favorite, A.P.C is most known for its raw-denim selvage jeans. A.P.C focuses on minimalist clothes made from great fabric cut in a tailored slim fit. A.P.C has stores in many international locations including Antwerp, Berlin, Kobe, London, Osaka, San Francisco,New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne, and Signapore.
The Broken Arm
12 Rue Perrée
Possibly the future of lifestyle stores, The Broken Arm is a café, restaurant, and retail space all in one. The store features luxury classics such as Prada, Comme des Garcons, Raf Simons, Gosha Rubchinsky, and Lemaire. Designed with a focus on “how customers feel inside the place”, the store definitely gives off a chill and refreshing vibe. This store is definitely worth a detour during your trip to Paris.