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Shopping in France

From old-fashioned Parisian department stores steeped in history to the chic new boutiques of the French Riviera, shopping in France is an experience like no other. With Global Blue Tax Free services you can make big savings of up to 12% on your designer purchases when you spend over €175.


Video Guides

Louis Vuitton autumn/winter 2014

Louis Vuitton AW16 menswear show live stream

Watch the live Louis Vuitton AW16 menswear show here

Eiffel tower

Davé Cheung’s guide to the best shopping districts in Paris

The Chinese restaurateur reveals his three favourite shopping areas in the fashion capital

Street Style

Veronika Heilbrunner floral embroidered slip dress

Top Paris Haute Couture Street Style SS16

The best outfits from Paris Haute Couture Week SS16

Paris Fashion Week spring/summer 2016 accessories

Top Paris SS16 Street Style accessories

The most-wanted Paris Fashion Week SS16 street-style accessories


Elie Saab Bridal

Elie Saab launches bridalwear

The Lebanese haute couture fashion house debuts a 25-piece bridal collection

SS16: Valentino, Chloe, Louis Vuitton

Best designer handbags of 2016 so far

Discover the history of must-have handbags and this season’s most desirable pieces


Moynat's train scarf by Pharrell Williams

In focus: Moynat luggage

The heritage trunk maker has a rich and varied history and still makes on-trend bags to th...

Être Cécile co-founders Jemma Dyas, Kyle Robinson and Yasmin Sewell

Exclusive interview: Être Cécile

Hot young Paris brand Être Cécile creates fun fashion with a rebellious edge. Here we meet...

City Guides

Le Jules Verne, Paris

Top bistros in Paris

Five of the best classic bistros in Paris

The interior of La Pâtisserie des Rêves

5 best patisseries on rue du Bac in Paris

The rue du Bac area of Paris is home to some of the best pâtisseries and chocolatiers in the city

department stores

Best tax-free shopping department stores

10 of the best tax-free shopping department stores

Patrick Roger Paris boutique Madeleine

The top 5 specialist stores in Paris

These five stores just do one thing – but they do it seriously well