One of my most popular article request I receive is, “can you write a piece on the best places to go vintage luxury shopping in Paris?” One of my absolute favorite things to do is go designer thrift shopping in Paris! With Paris being one of the fashion capitals of the world, it should come to no surprise that France is home to some of the best places for vintage luxury shopping in the world.
Over the years, I’ve been able to find some unbelievable deals on vintage luxury bags and accessories shopping in Paris. I’ve found Celine bags for under €500, Dior scarves for under €100, and even Hermes Sandals priced at €50. While these have been my best finds over the years, no doubt in my mind that you will be able to score some good deals as well. Let’s go ahead and dive into the 5 best places to go Vintage shopping for luxury goods in Paris! Plus, with the EURO and the USD being equal now is the best time to go luxury vintage shopping in Paris!
Opulence Vintage in Paris: Rare Luxury Bags
One of the most popular places to go luxury vintage shopping in Paris is Opulence Vintage! In fact, it’s so popular, they have 3 different locations around the city! Opulence is not only popular amongst tourist, you will often find Parisians also shopping here! Expect to find a range of high-end brands all the way to mid-tier brands. What I love about Opulence Vintage is how you are able to find super rare bags that haven’t been seen in years! Opulence Vintage curates specialty luxury bags that can’t be found anywhere else in Paris!
I highly recommend that you check out Opulence Vintage if you are looking for super rare bags and accessories!
Address: 107 Rue Reaumur, 3 rue Jean du Bellay, and showroom by appointment
Depot Vente Luxe Paris: Great Vintage Deals
One of the places I went luxury vintage shopping the most was called Depot Vente Luxe Paris. Lucky for me, this place which to be close to the apartment we had in the 16th Arrondissement (aka close to the Eiffel Tower), which means I spent a lot of time shopping here for good Vintage Shopping deals!
Depot Vente Luxe Paris has a website, and social channels, but let me tell you first hand they don’t post everything on these channels! When you go shopping in store, expect to find discounted deals on all your luxury favorites, such as Chanel (Both bags and tons of clothing), Hermes accessories, Dior bags and accessories, Louis Vuitton, Celine, Cartier, and many, many other brands! Keep in mind, like most things in Paris, this shop is small, the owner is lovely, and with a little bit of digging and some time you will find some great gems at this 25-year-old vintage boutique!
Address: 14 Rue de la Tour, 75116 Paris, France
Monogram Paris: Luxury Bags and Shoes
Another popular place that I could spend hours luxury vintage shopping in Paris is called Monogram Paris located in the 8th Arrondissement. Monogram Paris is filled with hundreds of luxury bags and a great deal of shoes!
So if you are looking specifically for a vintage designer bag in Paris, then I highly recommend checking out Monogram Paris! Expect to find vintage bag brands that include Chanel, Hermes, Celine, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Goyard and more all at a discounted price!
There won’t be much digging needed at this clean, minimalist store. All the bags and accessories are evenly spaced out and you can easily see exactly what is available for sale. The best part of Monogram Paris, is that even if you can’t go visit Paris, they do ship worldwide! On their website they have a great selection of Vintage luxury bags, in store they have even more! So make sure you check out Monogram Paris for great designer vintage bags in Paris!
Address: 6 Rue de la Tremoille, 75008 Paris, France
La Marelle Paris: Clothes & Accessories
If you are looking to go vintage shopping for designer clothes and accessories in Paris, look no further because La Marelle Paris is the perfect place for you! I like to call this place my little hidden gem, the reason for this because they don’t have a big website or social media presence. I’ve seen some of the most incredible deals on vintage Chanel clothes, accessories and even bags at this adorable shop. Tucked away in Galerie Vivienne this vintage shop is full of designers from around the world! Not to mention, they are extremely price competitive.
Address: 25 Gal Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
Cornerluxe Paris: Hermes Bags
Calling all Hermes Lovers, if you are looking for a Vintage Hermes bag then Cornerluxe Paris is the place for you. Here you are able to find “affordable” Hermes bags, that will have a slight markup, but not nearly the type of markup you will see on the US preloved market. Even if you are thinking about purchasing a Hermes bag in store, you should definitely check out this preloved shop in Paris.
In addition to Hermes bags, there are ample amounts of jewelry such as Cartier, Chaumet, Rolex Watches, and more! To get a taste of what Cornerluxe Paris has to offer, definitely pop on over to their website, and “pre-shop” before you arrive to Paris! This is easily one of my favorite places to go vintage luxury shopping in Paris!
Addresses: 3 Locations: 45, avenue Bosquet 75007 Paris; 6, place Moro-Giafferi 75014 Paris; 84, avenue Mozart 75016 Paris
VAT Tax Refund on Vintage Luxury Shopping
When shopping for Vintage luxury goods in Paris, you qualify for the VAT Tax refund. The VAT Tax refund is a tax that locals pay that as a tourist you don’t have to pay. If you want to read in more detail about the VAT Tax process, check out this article. However, in short, when you purchase something over 100 Euros you qualify for a refund that is around 12%.
When you are going Vintage shopping in Paris, as long as it’s not antique shopping in the streets, the shops will be able to process the VAT Tax refund for you. Since a majority of these vintage shops only work with locals, they typically don’t process many VAT TAX refunds – so make sure you ask them to process the paperwork for you!
Recap on Where to Go Vintage Luxury Shopping in Paris
Well there you have it, the ultimate guide on where to go Vintage Luxury Shopping in Paris! In my opinion, I definitely think it’s worth going vintage shopping in Paris! It’s such a unique experience, and you will be able to see clothes, bags, and accessories that haven’t been for sale in years! Think of it like a fashion history lesson. With a little bit of luck, you’ll be able to find your dream luxury bag or accessory at a discounted price. The best places to go vintage luxury shopping in Paris are: Depot Vente Luxe Paris, Monogram Paris: Vintage Luxury Shopping in Paris, La Marelle Paris, Opulence Vintage, and Cornerluxe Paris.
The best part about Vintage luxury shopping in Paris, is there are always new and exciting preloved luxury shops popping up! Did you know there were all these incredible places to go, vintage luxury shopping and thrift shopping in Paris?
Sincerely Petite in Paris,