Purchase History: The Oldest Shops in Paris
By Lily Heise for Frommer’s
Paris is one of the world’s top shopping destinations. The city prides itself on its elegant boutiques dedicated to everything from high fashion to gastronomy. But few French brands that are rich in history are still located at their original locations. Only a handful of old-school shops have managed to survive revolutions, urbanization, and globalization as well as the ups and downs of the marketplace. Travel back a century—or three—at these time capsules of retail. Discover the full article here.