Sales in Paris from 9 January to 12 February 2013

Courtesy- Paris Info

Courtesy- Paris Info

Apart from art and architecture Paris is also famous for its incredibly fabulous sales. And now is the time for the Winter sales 2013. Starting from 9th January till 12th February, this is the perfect time in Paris to find top brands at much reduced price tags! With a metro station opposite, an RER station within five minute’s walk, private underground parking and a reliable taxi and chauffeur service, it’s easy to travel Fraser Suites Paris would be a perfect location for the shopping Diva in you!  And here’s the “Not to be Missed Shopping Areas List”!

Boutiques in the Golden Triangle

From Porte Maillot to George-V, avenue Montaigne and the rond-point des Champs-Élysées, Paris offers the best in haute couture and ready-to-wear luxury fashion. This is the place for prestigious labels: Louis Vuitton, Dior, Hugo Boss, Chanel, Kenzo and Ralph Lauren.

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Photo Courtesy – Paris Info

In 2012, the American brands Banana Republic and Levi’s opened their flagship on the Champs-Elysées. Ten years after closing in France, Marks & Spencer has returned; the shop at number 100 on the avenue sells women’s fashion wear, lingerie, and has a small food department. Newest arrivals: the MAC make-up brand (end 2012), offers the services of some 40 professional make-up artists, and the soon-to-open jeweller’s Tiffany’s. Finally, Manoush, known for its Orient-printed fabrics, has opened a new boutique on avenue Montaigne.

Haussmann-Opéra, the heart of Parisian shopping

The Haussmann-Saint-Lazare-Opéra district is a leading urban commercial centre, the veritable commercial heart of the capital. It is home to major department stores, and new shops regularly open here.

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Photo Courtesy – Paris Info

Founded in 1912, Galeries Lafayette showcases the latest fashion trends on it three floors, the big luxury brands, menswear departments (Lafayette Homme) and a fifth floor devoted to children. Opposite the historic building is its home decor store, Lafayette Maison, where you can buy tableware products, furniture, lights and household linen. A few steps away, the Printemps department store also puts the accent on luxury. It has numerous accessory and upscale fashion brands: Alexander McQueen, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Red Valentino … In 2012, the ground floor of Printemps menswear department opened a new high-end timepiece space featuring such famous brands as Bell & Ross, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, etc.

Rue Scribe also remains an important shopping street for fashionistas, with the unisex Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo, the women’s wear shop Maje and, Eric Bompard, the specialist in jumpers and clothes in cashmere.

A few steps away, the new shopping gallery, opened at the beginning of 2012 at the Saint-Lazare train station, houses numerous brands including Kickers shoes, the Petit Bateau and Guess brands and skincare and beauty brands Lush and L’Occitane. This is also where Muji has opened its new concept Muji to Go devoted to travel.

Palais-Royal, trendy, chic and cutting-edge

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The area between the Louvre and Opéra, the Palais-Royal and the district around rue Saint-Honoré are classic shopping spots. Vintage haute couture at Didier Ludot, the doyen of the place, with his famous little black dresses, luxury windows at Marc Jacobs, Rick Owens and Stella McCartney. For trendy jeans, the dream venue remains Acne Studios. The gardens of the Palais-Royal are bordered with the Montpensier and Valois galleries, which are full of renowned craftsmen and designers. Dresses are colourful at Jérôme L’Huillier. François Hénin, the proprietor of Jovoy perfumes, has chosen rue de Castiglione to give a new showcase to his extraordinary perfumes. As for shoe fans, they rush to Pierre Hardy, Jimmy Choo or Christian Louboutin and his new men’s boutique. Trendy brands such as Maje, or Kitsuné with its clothes and accessories, have also chosen this district to show off their collections.

Saint-Germain des Prés, Sèvres-Babylone, rue de Rennes: an eclectic mix

For a shopping spree in the heart of Paris, not-to-be-missed districts are Saint-Germain-des-

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Prés, Sèvres-Babylone and rue de Rennes. Haute couture and ready-to-wear: everything is there! On rue de Rennes, there is a line-up of major brands including Etam, H&M and Kookaï. At the bottom of the road, on boulevard Saint-Germain and in neighbouring streets, the window displays of grand couturiers vie with one another: Giorgio Armani, Sonia Rykiel, Christian Dior, and also Ralph Lauren, A.P.C., Carven, Vicomte A., and finally, for bags, Jérôme Dreyfuss. Among the new arrivals, in June, the women’s ready-to-wear brand Caroll opened its new concept, a boutique with a chic and relaxed atmosphere. In spring 2012, Kenzo opened its colourfully-decorated concept store. After a shop in the Marais, the Brazilian brand of flip-flops Havaïnas opened a second Parisian boutique during the summer, in rue de Rennes. Ice Watch, the Belgian brand of trendy plastic watches, also chose this street for its first shop. Finally, Edward.Edward, the concept store of the Weill brand, presents its ‘haute couture’ ready-to-wear collections. In February 2013, it will be the turn of Karl Lagerfeld to open his first concept store, at 194 boulevard Saint-Germain.

Marais, hip fashion wear

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The trendy design and fashion-designer boutiques in the district have given the Marais its avant-garde reputation. It is a pleasant place to stroll around. Several main streets such as the rue des Rosiers are pedestrianized whilst the rue des Francs-Bourgeois and rue du Temple are closed to motorized traffic on Sunday. The Marais is full of fashion shops: COS, Erotokritos, Matières à réflexion, etc.

The rock and trendy clothes brand The Kooples has opened a new concept, The Kooples Sport, near to Place des Vosges. Finally, another new arrival Suite.341 is a concept store in rue de Rosiers that presents the collections of Maje, Sandro and Claudie Pierlot. Skincare and perfume shops have sprung up in the district: after the cosmetics brand Kiehl’s and make-up brand MAC, the Italian perfume maker Acqua di Parma opened its only boutique in France, in autumn 2012, in rue des Francs-Bourgeois. Also in the same street are perfume makers’ shops Diptyque, Guerlain and Jo Malone.

In recent years especially, the Haut Marais has seen the arrival of major ready-to-wear fashion brands, including Sandro and the designer Stella Cadente, on boulevard Beaumarchais. The fair-trade concept store Merci sells clothes, decorative objects and has two catering areas. The Bonton brand, specializing in clothes for children, has opened a concept store especially devoted to kids: gifts, accessories, fashion, as well as a hairdresser.

The choice in the 17th arrondissement

The area between Porte Maillot and Parc Monceau is a pleasant place to shop. It has everything: ready-to-wear, shoes, culture, delicatessen shops … Rue de Courcelles is home to Paul & Joe Sister, Loft Design By, Sandro, Maje, Les Petites, and Eric Bompard. Nodus is the place to go for colourful and original shirts. On rue de la Condamine, Baptiste de Almeida has created a concept store offering vintage dresses, bespoke ready to wear, lessons in sewing and model-making. Boulevard Pereire has the first concept store for future mothers. Named Firmaman, the shop offers clothes, accessories, books and gifts for mothers and their new babies. At French Touche, you’ll find second-hand craft objects and accessories. At Porte Maillot, the shopping mall of the Palais des Congrès has some 80 shops open 7 days a week.

Rue de Passy, classic and casual

The rue de Passy in the 16th arrondissement is one of the area’s busiest shopping streets. It has a shopping centre, Passy Plaza, with 26 shops, and the Franck & Fils department store. Big brands are here: Gap, H&M and even Okaïdi. There is also Lacoste Femme, a NikeWomen Store, women’s ready-to-wear brand Maje and shoe and dance footwear specialist Repetto. New arrivals are the Spanish brand El Ganso, a ‘preppy chic’ brand of clothing, and Isabelle Marant, who opened a 3-floor shop in a sumptuous private mansion on avenue Victor Hugo, in September 2012.

Montmartre, strolling and shopping

Around Montmartre and Sacré-Cœur, there are lots of opportunities to take a break from shopping. At the beginning of 2012, shoes, jewellery and handbags from the boutique Mademoiselle Montmartre. Sabre specializes in atypical tableware: cups, plates, cutlery … in a variety of vibrant colours and patterns. Jewellery and accessory fans will find much to please them at designer Emmanuelle Zysman, at Corpus Christi, and at La Petite Maroquinerie, on rue Houdon. A little further away, Tienda Esquipulas takes visitors to South America with masks, voto offerings and waxed canvases in fiery colours.

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Photo Courtesy – Paris Info

For original gifts, go to Gift Code, rue Dancourt, for its fantasy objects, stationery and jewellery. Ready-to-wear stores are plentiful: Ba&sh, Kookaï, Sandro and Karl Marc John, rue des Abbesses; Maje and Les Petites, rue des Martyrs. Montmartre also has arty and craft venues like the concept store Spree, which mixes clothes, design furniture and an art gallery, in rue La Vieuville. With its vintage boutiques, cafes and delightful delicatessen shops, this main shopping street is a must. At Lulu et Brindille, parents can find soft toys and decorative objects for 0-3 year-olds. For chocolate lovers, the Maison Georges Larnicol opened a little Chocolate Museum, in May 2012, in rue Steinkerque. Among its original chocolate creations is a giant Eiffel Tower!

Martyrs/Pigalle, the bobo area on the up …

Village atmosphere, bobo spirit and vintage boutiques … So-Pi (for south of Pigalle) is Paris’s up-and-coming district. The popular rue des Martyrs links the 9th arrondissement and Montmartre; and accounts for several renowned vintage shops like Zac & Sam, for men, Chezelle and Chiffon & Basile. Shoe and handbag designer Karine Arabian has her historic shop in this district. The boutique L’Œuf sells costume jewellery, women’s clothing and products of the brand South Pigalle. In October 2012, optician and fashion designer Marc Le Bihan and jewellery designer Jean-François Mimilla opened their new space featuring eyewear, accessories and hand-made clothing. A few hundred metres away, close to Madeleine, La Chaise Longue remains an ideal place for gift ideas. The Martyrs and Pigalle district has many renowned local shops. The bakery-patisserie-caterer DelmonTel is famous for its baguette and its gourmet creations; Causse is a grocer and also makes soups, salads and sandwiches.

During the sales period, let’s enjoy the package:  Soldes by Paris

At Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs Elysées:

Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs Elysées

Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs Elysées

Executive Suite: 376 sqft/35 sqm with an equipped kitchen. This Suite overlooks the quiet patio. Free Wifi. Tea & coffee making facilities, Individual Air conditioning and laptop safe are available. Work desk with lamp. Separate bathroom with hair dryer.

  buffet breakfasts.

  Late check out at 2.00 PM.

Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs Elysées

Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs Elysées

All cancellations made 48 hours prior arrival are free. For cancellations made after, charges shall apply: – 1 night for stays between 1 to 3 nights – 2 nights for stays between 4 and 6 nights – 5 nights for stays between 7 and 29 nights.

A valid credit card is required to guarantee the booking in case of No show.

From 249 euro per night, per suite without city tax

Also enjoy the sales time near “Les 4 temps” shopping mall; and benefit from the Tax Free from our partners: Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, La Vallée Village

At Fraser Suites Harmonie Paris La Défense

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Fraser Suites Harmonie Paris La Défense

Deluxe Suite: 409 sqft /38 sqm, double or twin room. Separate and fully equipped kitchen. Free Wifi.

Fraser Suites Paris

Fraser Suites Harmonie Paris La Défense

Comprehensive Home Entertainment System : Satellite television with movie channel / DVD player / Hi-fi stereo / CD player. • Work desk • Wireless Broadband • Direct dial telephone • Iron and ironing board • Laptop safe box in apartment • Air-conditioning with individually controlled Thermostats. Separate fully equipped kitchen with : • Cooker, hob and hood • Microwave oven • Dishwasher • Refrigerator • Kettle • Toaster • Coffee machine. Bathroom with luxury amenities and Hair Dryer.

  buffet breakfasts.

  Late check out at 2.00 PM.

All cancellations made 48 hours prior arrival are free. For cancellations made after, charges shall apply: – 1 night for stays between 1 to 3 nights – 2 nights for stays between 4 and 6 nights – 5 nights for stays between 7 and 29 nights.

A valid credit card is required to guarantee the booking in case of No show.

From 169 euro per night, per suite without city tax

Fraser Suites Harmonie

Fraser Suites Harmonie Paris La Défense

Also enjoy the sales time near “Les 4 temps” shopping mall; and benefit from the Tax Free from our partners: Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, La Vallée Village

For more information, please contact

Sales.paris@frasershospitality.com or +33 1 55 23 26 00

 

 

 

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