Shopping in Paris | Le Marais

Shopping in Paris

Le Marais

My boyfriend and I have created a yearly tradition to visit Paris in the springtime and have just returned from our third trip together. There are some neighborhoods that we always revisit, and of course, found some new spots to add to our growing list of favorite Parisian hotspots. I will not pretend to be an expert on this sprawling city, but I would like to share some spots that I love to visit in one neighborhood in Paris; Le Marais, located just North of the Notre-Dame cathedral. With hundreds of shops and restaurants, there are so many for us to see, but here are a few of our must-visits on every yearly trip!

Le Peloton Cafe

This is a favorite for when we need a friendly atmosphere and a great coffee! This location organizes bike tours through the city but also serves breakfast and coffee all day.

French Trotters

Back in 2016, this was the first shop where I encountered Byredo, and French Trotters continues to introduce me to new and exciting brands. This time we discovered Overrose candles by purchasing “Valkiria” which smells simply amazing.

Le Caféothèque

This might be my favorite coffee house in Paris! They make excellent baked goods and the best latte in town, but I am sure there are lots of competitors yet to be discovered! Do you have a favorite Parisian coffee stop?

APC

A lot of online retailers carry the APC line now, but the shops are still a must stop for high-quality Parisian-inspired basics. Some of my favorites are the clean-cut jeans and spring coats.

Suncoo

Suncoo is one of my favorite affordable Parisian brands; this shop carries plenty of fresh prints and fun staples to liven up your outfits.

IRO

Unlike Suncoo, IRO tends to be a tad more expensive. But, they have some fun summer pieces and slouchy styles to entertain a Cali-girl meets Parisian vibe; think lots of denim, plenty of ruffles, and black lace!

Aux Merveilleux

This pâtisserie makes meringues with chocolate shavings as well as these awesome sweetbreads with chocolate (I can’t figure out what they are called, let me know if you know!?). There is always a line to get one of these specialty items, but the line goes quickly due to the simple menu. The best part is the fresh bakery scent as you walk by!

Café de la Poste

Sometimes you need a place for a quick espresso between shops, and we tried this cozy corner during our last trip. As is always the case in Paris, the pastries were fantastic!

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  1. April 11, 2018 / 4:55 pm

    I would absolutely love to return to Paris! I haven’t been since I was 17 (over 10 years ago!) and it would be great to visit as an adult. Thanks for sharing these lovely places! xo, Brittany Nicole | http://www.theblistblog.com

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