MOURET CHAPELIER (Hats)
Address: 20, rue des Marchands, 84000 Avignon.
Open every day except Sundays & Monday mornings.
The only hat maker to be classified as a National Monument in France
because of its Louis XVI decor. Founded in 1860, its speciality is "Couvre-chef
OPHITE (Ladies' Fashion Boutique)
Address: 44, Avenue Edouard VII, 64200, Biarritz
Interesting small boutique with a knack in blending classy fashion
for all ages in plain styles as well as some very bright & colourful
designs. Also some accessories.
CATHERINE MARTINEAU (Fashion, accessories, decoration)
Address: 42, rue Vieille du Temple, 75004, Paris.
Tel.: (33)(1)42724232 or (33)(6)60864232
Opening hours: 11:00 till late at night.
A minuscule shop founded one and a half years ago offering entirely
original (and unique items for most of them!), jewelry, fashion accessories
and decoration objects. Warm welcome. English spoken. Credit cards OK.
CATHERINE MEMIMI (House Linen)
Address: 34, rue Saint-Sulpice, 75006, Paris
Opening hours: 10:30~19:30
Closed on Sundays.
An elegant shop offering linen and clothes made of natural fibers.
ENTRÉE DES FOURNISSEURS/Maison d'Entrayes (Buttons,
Address: 8, rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75004, Paris.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday: 10:30~19:00
Monday: 14:30 ~19:00
Enormous shop at the back of an inner courtyard. Thousands of buttons,
kilometers of ribbon, accessories, etc.
Heavens for the do-it-yourself clothing maniacs or for designers or
simply for collectors! Warm and very professional welcome. Will look for
"impossible items" for you!
JACK GOMME (Bags)
Address: 6, rue Montmartre, 75001, Paris
Fairlu well known brand in Japan. Minuscule boutiquw near Les Halles
in one or the better Parisien envitonments. Interesting cloth bags in plain
colour combinations for all ages. Warm welcome.
Address: 3, Place des Victoires, 75001, Paris
Opening hours: 09:30~19:00. Closed sundays.
My favourite Kenzo boutique in Paris! Huge! Both ladies & Men fashion.
Ask for "Christophe"!
LA BOUTIQUE A CHAPEAUX (Hats)
Address: 109, rue de Courcelles, 75017, Paris
Opening hours: 10:00~19:00. Closed on Sundays & Mondays and last
3 weeks of August.
Hats have been sold and rented here since 1954 and come in a wide array
of shapes, sizes and materials. The atelier can be found at the back.
MONIC (Jewelry, accessories)
Address: 5, rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75004, Paris
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 10:00~19:00 . Sunday: 14:30~19:00
Opened in 1946, this shop offers a great variety of originally designed
baroque jewelry and accessories conceived from various materials in own
atelier. Amber is particularly interesting. Very attractive prices. Warm
PAUL & JOE (Fashion)
Address: 46, rue Etienne -Marcel, 75002, Paris
Tel.: (33)(1) 40280334
Fairly well known fashion clithing company in Japan. Small cute boutique.
Very interesting designs for all ages. Good colours. nice staff.
ROSELYS(ARTISANAT & ART DE FRANCE-FRENCH CRAFT
Address: 6, rue de Sévigné, 75004, Paris
Very good original French craft & accessories from artists from
all over the country. Extremely warm welcome!
Address: 91, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris.
Closed on Sundays.
Manager: ms. Mériem Guénache.
Office: Tel.: (33)(1)42121717
Their third shop in Paris. The company is already represented in 6
countries and definitely on the way up and quite known in Japan. We just
happened to visit it on the 1st of April 2000, the very day they opened!
Elegant casual for young and older ladies using basic soft plain colours:
sand, stone, soft greys, etc. as well as a few prints all in fairly straight
loose garments. P.R. is very capably looked after by Ms. Mériem
Guénache, a grand elegant lady originally from a Berber family.
Very warm and professional welcome.
Address: 17, rue de Tournon, 75006 Paris
Closed on Sundays.
Opened in October 1999 in a street of a recent fame in the Saint-Germain
district, it has the merit and courage to offer a single item, light ladies'
sweaters in three different collar shapes and three different sleeves sizes.
All this in 10 basic colours. The idea is to choose the colour of the
fabric according to your lipstick. A bright idea!
Orders through the internet welcome.