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Design in Louvre & Les Halles

L'Exception

Over 400 different French designers come together under one roof at this light-filled concept store, which showcases rotating collections of men's and women's fashion along with accessories including lingerie and sw…
Food & Drinks in Louvre & Les Halles

Legrand Filles & Fils

Tucked inside Galerie Vivienne since 1880, Legrand sells fine wine and all the accoutrements: corkscrews, tasting glasses, decanters etc. It also has a fancy wine bar, école du vin (wine school; courses from €60 for…
Fashion & Accessories in Louvre & Les Halles

Didier Ludot

In the rag trade since 1975, collector Didier Ludot sells the city’s finest couture creations of yesteryear, hosts exhibitions and has published a book portraying the evolution of the little black dress.
Mall in Louvre & Les Halles

Carrousel du Louvre

The Carrousel du Louvre is a shopping centre containing over 30 shops (Apple, L'Occitane, Pylones) and a food court with more than a dozen eateries. It runs underground from the Grande Pyramide to the Arc de Triomph…
Department Store in Louvre & Les Halles

La Samaritaine

One of Paris' four big department stores, the 10-storey La Samaritaine is finally emerging from its much contested and drawn-out 14-year overhaul. Pritzker Prize–winning Japanese firm Sanaa has preserved much of the…
Homewares in Louvre & Les Halles

E Dehillerin

Founded in 1820, this extraordinary two-level store – more like an old-fashioned warehouse than a shiny, chic boutique – carries an incredible selection of professional-quality matériel de cuisine (kitchenware). Pou…
Mall in Louvre & Les Halles

Passage des Panoramas

Built in 1800, this is the oldest covered arcade in Paris and the first to be lit by gas (1817). It’s a bit faded now, but retains a real 19th-century charm with several outstanding eateries, a theatre from where sp…
Perfume in Louvre & Les Halles

Nose

Come to this concept shop for a personal perfume diagnosis, after which the knowledgable staff (English spoken) will be able to narrow down a selection of fragrances that suit you best. You could easily spend over a…
Shopping Centre in Louvre & Les Halles

Galerie Véro Dodat

For a quick taste of 19th-century Paris, it's hard to beat this shopping arcade, which opened in 1826 and retains its original skylights, ceiling murals, Corinthian columns and gas globe lamps (now electric). Bijou …
Fashion & Accessories in Louvre & Les Halles

Room Service

‘Atelier Vintage’ (Vintage Workshop) is the thrust of this chic boutique that reinvents vintage pieces as new. Scarves, headpieces, sequins, bangles and beads casually strung up to be admired…the place oozes the fem…