Although best known for its stylish childrenswear, from velour bodysuits to mini-me pea coats, the French brand also has a range of womenswear that should not be missed. Stock up on cable-knit sweaters and crew-neck T-shirts, along with other effortlessly chic separates.
Petit Bateau, 50 rue d’Antibes, 06400 Cannes, +33 (0)4 9338 0582
Savvy runway imitations have made this Spanish brand one of the world’s most successful fashion retailers. Creating sleek pieces in on-trend cuts, shades and materials season after season, Zara is the perfect place to stock up on basics and accessories that complement any wardrobe.
Zara, 9 rue d’Antibes, 06400 Cannes, +33 (0)4 9259 2800
Tactile cowl neck sweaters, gauzy skirts and loosely belted outerwear make it simple to be informal in style. Max Mara’s Weekend collection relies on soft, natural fibres in flowing, figure-flattering shapes to create casualwear that is as chic as it is cosy.
Weekend by Max Mara, 96 rue d’Antibes, 06400 Cannes, +33 (0)4 9339 4370
Blending Tokyo with Paris, east with west, Kenzo’s distinctive patterned sweaters, tunics and tops, inspired by everything from 19th-century botanical sketches to the marbles at Versailles, liven up the label’s slim-cut trousers and flared skirts. Punchy patterns carry over to accessories such as wallets and iPhone covers.
Kenzo, 65 rue d’Antibes, 06400 Cannes, +33 (0)4 9399 5454
Embodying the refined Swiss style that has given the brand’s luxury leather goods worldwide fame, the quilted leather jackets and crêpe wool dresses of Bally’s womenswear collection recall an alpine holiday. Accessorise with winter boots or timelessly elegant pumps and the robust Moritz bag.
Bally, 38 rue d’Antibes, 06400 Cannes, +33 (0)4 9299 6020