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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

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

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

Yuan Fang

Yuan Fang takes Global Blue shopping in Paris

Global Blue and SHOP magazine’s Chinese editor shares her favourite shopping hotspots in Paris

Street Style

Paris Fashion Week street style autumn/winter 2015

Paris Fashion Week Street Style accessories

Take a look at the best street-style accessories spotted at PFW AW15

Paris Fashion Week autumn/winter 2015/16 street style

Paris Fashion Week Street Style AW15

All the best looks from the street-style crowds at Paris Fashion Week AW15


Paul Smith, Berluti, Issey Miyake, SS16

Paris Men’s Fashion Week SS16 trends

Seven of the best menswear trends for SS16 as seen at Paris Men’s Fashion Week

Tiffany, Harmony, Ring, De Beers, Rose, Engagement, Ring, Caress, Harry Winston, Winston Blossom, Ring, Tiffany, Soleste Ring

14 of the best classic engagement rings

The best engagement rings from Chanel, Tiffany and De Beers


Louis Vuitton Mini Trunk bag, spring/summer 2015

In Profile: the new Louis Vuitton

Harriet Quick finds out how Nicolas Ghesquière has reinvented this iconic French fashion h...

Burberry Prorsum spring/summer 2015

Trend report: Luxury sneakers

On the catwalks and on the streets, stilettos are steadily being replaced by sneakers as f...

City Guides

Tour de France

Top summer 2015 events in Paris

The festivals, events and sales not to miss in Paris this summer

Repetto, Paris

Top 5 shoe boutiques in Paris

Global Blue’s insider guide to the best places to shop for shoes in Paris, including top boutiques such as Repetto and Christian Louboutin

Sonia Rykiel new store Monaco SS15

French Riviera: 6 stores for your summer shopping

We look at some of the best stores in this beautiful region