Keeping my eyes peeled for new and interesting Parisian things, I happily discovered a brand new one while strolling along the Rue p Paradis (10th district). My attention was got by mild and audio emanating from the entrance of quantity 14. I thought it must be a celebration, but further nosing about paid off effectively, for I'd discovered a new looking gem from high-fashion Vente Presse (super sales reserved to the press people), which fundamentally means anywhere you will get your practical haute couture at an enormous discount - usually by invitation, and just if you know the best people...and four young men did: Levon, Arthur, Micha and John started using their Vente Presse entry to obtain hold of high-fashion goods you have probably never imagined to be able to afford and are now actually creating them available to you! The store is named Les Copains D'abord ('Friends First'), following the concept of a tune by popular French performer and composer Georges Brassens. Robin des Toits Parisiens
Les Copains D'abord presents catwalk fashion at 60-80% discount, spanning the whole apparel and item range. Number 14 Rue de Paradis are their start-up premises, and therefore are bare and basic on the other hand to the delightful style goodies exhibited within - but décor is the past point on the mind when riffling through the beautiful array of haute couture!A few of the brands I saw included: Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen (England), Atsuro Tayama (Japan), D&H, Armani and Versace (Italy), and the list goes on and on...Les Copains intends to obtain new premises, so do contact them before dropping by to make sure they're however there (or to discover wherever they have moved to) at 06 63 08 70 50. Their current address is 14, Rue delaware Paradis, 75010 Paris
Misia's wonderful store offers another of those genuinely Parisian shopping experience. Operated by the owner - the eponymous artist and craftswoman Misia - and located Rue du Bac in the 7th region, the store offers numerous unique and individualized style goods and knick-knacks, from leather wallets and vacation sacks to clothes, hats, connections, jewelry and containers. Misia himself reaches your support, adorning things with names, styles or slogans in lovely inks and paints. I saw quite fantastic containers examining'Je vaux de l'or'(I'm worth gold), and'Je ne suis pas difficile, je me contente du meilleur'(I'm not difficult, I'm rather content with the best).A beautiful and helpful environment pervades Misia's shop as she bustles about pressing up her projects for the boutique's large clientele, occasionally ending to supply candy to visiting children.
Misia does her maximum to own individualized purchases ready within two days, and talks good English. Costs are rather affordable for these unique designs: passport slots and other pockets vary from 10 to 20 euros, vacation bags from 50 to 80 euros, and customized T-shirts for approximately 50 euros.Attention all chocolate and chocolate fans! You're set for a treat whenever you walk across the Boulevard St. Germain. At number 108, nearby the crossroads of the busy Boulevard St. Michel, stay the magical shop-front windows of Patrick Roger - Chocolatier.
If you have ever read Joanne Harris's Chocolat or observed the film with Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp, you'll appreciate seeing the actual McCoy. Roger's finely-crafted, impressive and prize-winning chocolate statues are price the journey alone, but no real matter what your candy and candy preferences are, you're certain to find something to meet your palate amongst the wide variety of hand-made special projects - from marzipan creatures to nougats, jams, fresh fruit jellies and caramels, all house produced by Roger and his family - the quinces are also picked from their own garden!But also for folks who don't have a lovely enamel, you'll however enjoy the art of Roger's candy sculptures, which attained him the desirable merit of'Meilleur ouvrier delaware France'(France's Most useful Craftsman) three years ago.