The 5 best Fashion shops for women
1) Valentine Gauthier
A great place to browse for items to add to your wardrobe. The French designer Valentine Gauthier sells her own collections, which she makes in her own workshop. The style is feminine, urban and elegant, and she uses natural and pure fabrics only.
Soeur is the brainchild of Domitille and Angélique Brion and caters to young women between the ages of 10 and 18 years, who are not quite a girl anymore and not yet a woman. Their designs strike a perfect balance between childhood and adulthood and include a line of chic and timeless basics in soft hues.
3) Andrea Crews
The store of the artists’ collective Andrea Crews is the perfect place to go if you need some joie de vivre to cheer you up. This kingdom of eccentricity sells madcap designs with crazy patterns in flashy colours. The brand is a pioneer in terms of upcycling and likes to overturn the conventions of fashion.
4) Maison Standards
This boutique presents a selection of timeless and clean-cut clothing pieces in subtle colours. Silk or jeans shirts, cashmere sweaters, cotton sweats, woolen stoles: this place is all about everyday essentials. The boutique-cum-showroom is located in a beautiful alley nearby the Bastille square and is the perfect place to stock up on reasonably priced basics.
The young designer Morgane Sézalory creates clothes and accessories that are timeless, poetic and feminine all at once with attention to detail and comfort and a keen sense of what is fashionable. Her elegant designs can be worn every day. See her whole collection as well as a selection of decorative items in her pretty shop, called ‘L’Appartement’.
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