Shopping in Paris? Don’t Miss The Best Vintage Shops Paris Has to Offer
This week designer fashion will inundate Paris for Paris Fashion Week. If you are jetting off to the city of lights for the fashion extravaganza you will surely be feeling the need for some shopping in Paris. Despite all the new glamour of fashion seasons to come, there is nothing like a coveted vintage find. If you love vintage as much as we do then these vintage shops Paris has to offer are musts on your shopping adventures.
Shopping for vintage can err on the painful side. The daunting racks upon racks of clothing can feel overwhelming to even the most seasoned shopper. But when you unearth that one-of-a-kind treasure the pleasure is oh so worth the pain. If you love hunting for vintage then you know that when you visit a store brimming with fashion relics your job is so much easier. Factor in Paris’ affinity for chic fashion and striking gold at one of these vintage shops Paris is almost a guarantee!
LES 3 MARCHES DE CATHERINE B
Can’t endure the Birkin waiting list? Looking for a jacket by Karl the younger? Catherine B is your go-to gal for vintage fashion, watches, bags and shoes from Chanel to Hermès.
1 rue Guisarde, 6th ème, catherine-b.com
THANX GOD I’M A VIP
A treasure chest for all things vintage organized by color and in artful displays, shopping at THANX GOD I’M A V.I.P (also known as TGV) is a truly inspirational experience. TVG is the story of an encounter between a unique fashion perspective and a generous love for music and celebration. TGV night outs are regular meeting spots for the French Touch house music artists and many up and coming fashion designers. After dark, music and fashion lovers express their creativity and inspiration, in the same space and under the same roof. Another must on your vintage shops Paris tour!
12 Rue de Lancry, thanxgod.com
Run by a delightful team of fashion experts, Pretty Box is a must on your vintage shops Paris tour! With unique finds and stylists on hand, you are sure to find a vintage treasure!
46 Rue de Saintonge, prettybox.fr
LA MODE VINTAGE
La Mode Vintage is a fashion concept store and trendy vintage shop Paris that brings together collections of top designers. Beautifully curated and filled with high-end rare finds!
12 Rue Rochebrune, la-mode-vintage.com
Looking for more great shopping in Paris? Check out Lh’s Design Lover’s Guide to Paris
“If you take sustainability seriously, be responsible, get used!” This is Episode’s slogan. Episode’s employees visit donated clothing recycling centers explaining to their staff how to separate the ever changing vintage fashion from usable clothes. Goods are selected and then shipped to Episode’s warehouses where they are prepared for Episode’s network of shops across Europe. Ever piece is washed, repaired if necessary or even made into something new to get the most out every donation!
12 Rue Tiquetonne, episode.eu
Since 1996, the Kiliwatch Paris team has been offering a selection of exceptional known designer vintage pieces and emerging labels, valuing the know-how and textile heritage.
64 Rue Tiquetonne, kiliwatch.paris
Half vintage, half second-hand, this store has an eclectic mix of old and new. Be prepared to dig a little within the shop, which can sometimes hide some real treasures among its seemingly endless rows of hangers.
61 Rue de la Verrerie, facebook.com/pagefreepstar
Words by Anna Bimba
Did we miss your favorite spot for shopping vintage in Paris? Or perhaps you have a favorite spot for vintage in another city? Let us know in the comments section below!