Known as the fashion capital of the world; home to iconic brands such as Chanel and Louis Vuitton, Paris is an ideal city to go vintage shopping. Whether you’re looking to pick up some cheap finds in a thrift store, Macklemore style, or hunt down a vintage Chanel item, you won’t be short of options in Paris. Read on to discover some of INSIDR’s top vintage shop picks… 


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LE MARCHE NOIR 

Photo credit: Le Marché Noir 

Photo credit: Le Marché Noir 

Thrift shopping has been given a facelift at Le Marché Noir. Selling vintage pieces from around the world, you can be sure to pick up a unique item from their eclectic and colourful collection. The store is worth a visit in itself, their rustic, African inspired decor and tea room for you to enjoy refreshments whilst you shop.  

18 rue Perrée,3rd arrondissement, open everyday from 8am- 10pm 

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THANX GOD I’M A V.I.P

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Photo credit: Thanx God i'm a VIP 

This boutique is one of the most iconic shops in Paris. Spread over two floors, it’s a treasure trover dedicated to quality vintage clothing. Their collection is diverse, so there is something for all tastes and budgets, from rare high end brand names, to tickets at bargain prices! 

12 rue de Lancry, 10th arrondissement, open Monday to Saturday 2pm-8pm and closed on Sunday 

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KILO STORE  

This well known vintage store comes with a twist, you pay for your findings by weight! Each item has a colour tag which corresponds to the price of that item when you pay for it. You are guaranteed to find some real retro gems in this place, and the chance to pick up a real bargain- if it doesn’t weigh too much!

69-71 rue de la Verrerie, 4th arrondissement/ 125 Boulevard Saint Germain, Marais store is open Sunday + Monday 2pm-7pm, Tuesday- Friday 11am- 7:30pm, Saturday 11am-7:45pm, St Germain store open 11am- 8pm and Sunday 1pm- 7:45pm

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MARCHE AUX PUCES DE SAINT-OUEN

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Photo credit: alucaround.com

Marche aux Puces is the biggest flea market in Europe, covering 7 hectares, which is full of vintage stalls and boutiques for you to rummage around for some guaranteed interesting and unique finds!

Avenue de la Porte de Clignancourt, 18th arrondissement, open Saturday:9am- 6pm/ Sunday: 10am- 6pm/ Monday: 10am- 5pm

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STUDIO W 

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Photo credit: harpersbazaar.com.hk

If you’re looking for luxury big brand names such as Chanel and Dior, Studio W is the place for you! Unlike many of the other vintage stores in Paris which sell a range of items, this little gem is dedicated to vintage designer clothes. It is quite the shopping experience to look through their selection of items from true icons of fashion! 

21 rue du Pont aux Choux, 3rd arrondissement, open Thursday- Saturday 1pm- 7:30pm


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