Fashion & Shopping tips for May 2024, in Paris and the Ile-de-France region

Published by Audrey de Sortiraparis · Published on April 17th, 2024 at 05:57 p.m.
Fashion may be a luxury, but it's not inaccessible! From major vintage events, to free couture exhibitions, to stylish events in unusual or iconic locations, this guide takes you through the capital to bring you the best fashion & shopping hotspots for May 2024!

Paris, Capital of Fashion. The birthplace of emblematic Maisons de Couture, it is also the setting for Fashion Weeks and the world's most sought-after trend-setting events. Parisian style is constantly imitated, never equalled, and rightly so! It's an influence that you too can be a part of!

The City of Light is bursting with creativity. From unusual spots to iconic addresses, new concepts are popping up every day on the Parisian landscape. Friperies, garage sales, flea markets, free exhibitions & workshops, shows, meetings and exclusive tours open up a whole new world of possibilities for trend-setters and those in search of fashion and shopping bargains.

Paris is a veritable playground of style! By following this guide, you'll discover pop-up stores nestled in palaces, sublime exhibitions in prestigious sales houses, ultra-hot creative workshops in the heart of department stores, visits to emblematiccouture ateliers, and many other free or low-cost surprises.

The guide will also cover the must-seefashion events on the Parisian scene, such as the major dress-vacances and vintage events, as well as the permanent "must-know" addresses!

This guide is updated as we make new discoveries.

The must-have fashion & shopping tips for May 2024 :

Le Center Tree Festival, un weekend de nature et de jeux à  ParisLe Center Tree Festival, un weekend de nature et de jeux à  ParisLe Center Tree Festival, un weekend de nature et de jeux à  ParisLe Center Tree Festival, un weekend de nature et de jeux à  Paris Center Tree Festival by Center Parcs: weekend of creative workshops and XXL games at the Jardin d'Acclimatation
Center Parcs is launching its first European "Center Tree Festival" from May 31 to June 2, 2024, at the Jardin d'Acclimatation in Paris. The event brings together nature and creativity in the heart of an ephemeral urban garden, with a host of free workshops and XXL games for the whole family! [Read more]

Campagne TissusLolieShop Campagne TissusLolieShop Campagne TissusLolieShop Campagne TissusLolieShop TissusLolieShop: Ali Baba's Cave for sustainable fabrics at affordable prices
Sponsored - TissusLolieShop offers a wide range of sustainable fabrics at affordable prices, starting at 1€ per meter. From June 1 to 30, 2024, TissusLolieShop invites you to an incredible end-of-series and end-of-roll liquidation at its Bobigny warehouse. An opportunity not to be missed! [Read more]

brocantes à parisbrocantes à parisbrocantes à parisbrocantes à paris Flea markets and garage sales in Paris on the weekend of May 25-26, 2024
Are you interested in flea markets, garage sales and ephemeral markets in Paris? Then check out the list of bargain-hunting opportunities on the weekend of May 25-26, 2024 in Paris! [Read more]

Visuel Paris - Crédit municipal - mont de piétéVisuel Paris - Crédit municipal - mont de piétéVisuel Paris - Crédit municipal - mont de piétéVisuel Paris - Crédit municipal - mont de piété Exhibition and auction of Hermès, Chanel and Louis Vuitton luxury bags, jewelry and scarves
Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, ...Fashion's iconic bags and accessories are invited to the Crédit Municipal de Paris on May 24 and 25, 2024, for a free exhibition prior to their auction. [Read more]

La Terrasse panoramique du Printemps 7e CielLa Terrasse panoramique du Printemps 7e CielLa Terrasse panoramique du Printemps 7e CielLa Terrasse panoramique du Printemps 7e Ciel Printemps Haussmann: free fashion shows on the department store terrace this Saturday!
Printemps Haussmann is taking you on a wave of style with an exclusive invitation: experience the shows as if you were there on the front row! This Saturday, May 18, 2024, the temple of fashion opens its doors to you for two free "Beachwear" shows that will set the 7th Heaven terrace ablaze! [Read more]

Marché vintageMarché vintageMarché vintageMarché vintage Mini Market, the place to find vintage fashion from the 60s to the 2000s, is back in Paris!
La REcyclerie invites you to a vintage and eco-responsible shopping spree on the weekend of May 18-19, 2024! The Mini Market is back in Paris' 18th arrondissement, for a new edition with Ogre Vintage, the trendy second-hand brand. A cool event that takes you back to the 60s and 2000s without getting old! [Read more]

Cadeaux Fête des MèresCadeaux Fête des MèresCadeaux Fête des MèresCadeaux Fête des Mères Mother's Day 2024 in Paris: our top 10 affordable gifts under €65
Mother's Day is just around the corner and you're short of gift ideas? Check out our top 10 gifts under €65 to give Mom and shop in Paris ahead of Sunday, May 26, 2024! [Read more]

Nouvelle vente au kilo solidaire Emmaüs Alternatives à la Halle des Blancs ManteauxNouvelle vente au kilo solidaire Emmaüs Alternatives à la Halle des Blancs ManteauxNouvelle vente au kilo solidaire Emmaüs Alternatives à la Halle des Blancs ManteauxNouvelle vente au kilo solidaire Emmaüs Alternatives à la Halle des Blancs Manteaux Second-hand: Emmaüs Alternatives launches a new sale by the kilo in Paris!
Solidarity shopping returns to Paris with a new edition of the Emmaüs Alternatives kilo sale on Friday May 3, Saturday May 4 and Sunday May 5, 2024. Head for the Halle des Blancs Manteaux to find clothes & accessories for the whole family! [Read more]

La Galerie Dior, nouveau parcours d'exposition 2023 - image00081La Galerie Dior, nouveau parcours d'exposition 2023 - image00081La Galerie Dior, nouveau parcours d'exposition 2023 - image00081La Galerie Dior, nouveau parcours d'exposition 2023 - image00081 LVMH Cultural Olympiad: exhibitions at Berluti, Dior, Guerlain, Louis Vuitton and La Samaritaine
In anticipation of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, LVMH is launching its Cultural Olympiad, a series of exhibitions combining art, sport and fashion at 7 of its iconic addresses. Berluti, Dior, Guerlain, Louis Vuitton and La Samaritaine are all getting in on the Games action! [Read more]

La Braderie solidaire ADM, les boutiques à Guyancourt - les photosLa Braderie solidaire ADM, les boutiques à Guyancourt - les photosLa Braderie solidaire ADM, les boutiques à Guyancourt - les photosLa Braderie solidaire ADM, les boutiques à Guyancourt - les photos Braderie solidaire ADM in Guyancourt, selling new at knock-down prices as well as second-hand goods (78)
In Guyancourt in the Yvelines, near the Place du Marché, you'll find a solidarity store offering new goods for three times less, as well as second-hand goods for even less. From clothes to crockery, household linen and even cellophane, you'll find it all. For 3 months, until June, a second adjacent store is also offering furniture and other large-volume items. Chairs for €5, shelves and other beds still wrapped at bargain prices, how about that? [Read more]

La Malle Courrier : l'exposition gratuite de la Maison Louis Vuitton qui invite au voyageLa Malle Courrier : l'exposition gratuite de la Maison Louis Vuitton qui invite au voyageLa Malle Courrier : l'exposition gratuite de la Maison Louis Vuitton qui invite au voyageLa Malle Courrier : l'exposition gratuite de la Maison Louis Vuitton qui invite au voyage La Malle Courrier: the free exhibition at Maison Louis Vuitton in Asnières - next dates
Louis Vuitton invites you to discover its new free exhibition, in the heart of the Galerie-musée de la Maison d'Asnières, from May 25 to 26, 2024. Immerse yourself in the world of the legendary "Malle Courrier" and discover the secrets of this emblematic creation, a blend of savoir-faire, travel and adventure! [Read more]

Imparfaite Fair : big brocante de vêtements vintage, bar à Levi's 501, espace kids ... Imparfaite Fair : big brocante de vêtements vintage, bar à Levi's 501, espace kids ... Imparfaite Fair : big brocante de vêtements vintage, bar à Levi's 501, espace kids ... Imparfaite Fair : big brocante de vêtements vintage, bar à Levi's 501, espace kids ... Shopping tip: a huge sale of luxury clothes from €5 in Paris!
The Piou Piou Fripe braderie returns on Saturday, May 18, 2024 with a selection of 400 luxury and premium pieces at unbeatable prices! Head to the Compil store, in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, to get your hands on stylish bargains (clothing and jewelry) starting at 5€! [Read more]

Fashion Faux Parr : l'exposition photo gratuite du célèbre photographe de mode Martin Parr, à Paris - image00020Fashion Faux Parr : l'exposition photo gratuite du célèbre photographe de mode Martin Parr, à Paris - image00020Fashion Faux Parr : l'exposition photo gratuite du célèbre photographe de mode Martin Parr, à Paris - image00020Fashion Faux Parr : l'exposition photo gratuite du célèbre photographe de mode Martin Parr, à Paris - image00020 Fashion Faux Parr: Martin Parr's free photo exhibition in an Île Saint-Louis gallery
Fashion through the singular eyes of Martin Parr is what awaits you until May 26, 2024 at Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière. Head to the Île Saint-Louis to discover a free exhibition retracing 25 years of fashion photography imbued with the artist's realistic, kitsch and arch-color aesthetic. [Read more]

Figure Libre. Stéphane Ashpool - exposition mode à la Galerie du 19M - image00003Figure Libre. Stéphane Ashpool - exposition mode à la Galerie du 19M - image00003Figure Libre. Stéphane Ashpool - exposition mode à la Galerie du 19M - image00003Figure Libre. Stéphane Ashpool - exposition mode à la Galerie du 19M - image00003 Figure Libre. Stéphane Ashpool: the designer's free fashion & sports exhibition at Galerie du 19M
Galerie du 19M reveals the new era of sports fashion with the free exhibition: "Figure Libre. Stéphane Ashpool". From March 27 to June 16, 2024, the designer unveils his couture-streetwear universe in a dialogue of fashion, music, photos and video, at the heart of the Manufacture de Mode Chanel art gallery. [Read more]

Liminal Objects : la nouvelle exposition mode gratuite au Bicolore, Maison du Danemark à ParisLiminal Objects : la nouvelle exposition mode gratuite au Bicolore, Maison du Danemark à ParisLiminal Objects : la nouvelle exposition mode gratuite au Bicolore, Maison du Danemark à ParisLiminal Objects : la nouvelle exposition mode gratuite au Bicolore, Maison du Danemark à Paris Liminal Objects: the new free fashion exhibition at Bicolore, Maison du Danemark in Paris
Le Bicolore, the contemporary art platform of the Maison du Danemark, is set to host a free fashion exhibition that shakes up codes while celebrating recycling, upcycling and artisanal manufacturing. From March 22 to May 19, 2024, head to the institution, located in the heart of the Champs-Élysées, to discover the works of eight designers from Nordic countries who are redefining the fashion landscape. [Read more]

Beaugrenelle au printemps : tyrolienne, chasse aux oeufs, visite des toits végétalisés, friperie ...Beaugrenelle au printemps : tyrolienne, chasse aux oeufs, visite des toits végétalisés, friperie ...Beaugrenelle au printemps : tyrolienne, chasse aux oeufs, visite des toits végétalisés, friperie ...Beaugrenelle au printemps : tyrolienne, chasse aux oeufs, visite des toits végétalisés, friperie ... Beaugrenelle celebrates spring: zip-line, green roof tour, thrift shop ...
Beaugrenelle Paris welcomes spring with Green in the City, a free immersive experience under the sign of nature, to be discovered from March 21 to May 5, 2024. The program includes a series of fun and educational activities designed to raise visitors' awareness of ecology and responsible consumption. The highlight? A zip-line suspended right in the heart of the store, for a George of the Jungle experience! [Read more]

Saint Laurent Babylone, la librairie-galerie d'art de la maison de luxe à Paris - image00019Saint Laurent Babylone, la librairie-galerie d'art de la maison de luxe à Paris - image00019Saint Laurent Babylone, la librairie-galerie d'art de la maison de luxe à Paris - image00019Saint Laurent Babylone, la librairie-galerie d'art de la maison de luxe à Paris - image00019 Saint Laurent Babylone: the Maison Saint Laurent bookshop and art gallery in Paris
Maison Saint Laurent inaugurates its own bookshop-gallery in the 7th arrondissement of Paris: Saint Laurent Babylone. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, the new hybrid cultural haunt for art and fashion lovers organizes monthly exhibitions, book signings and DJ sets, among shelves stocked with fine art books and a cutting-edge selection of magazines and vinyl. [Read more]

Le Spa pour sacs de Collector Square au Bon Marché - image00004Le Spa pour sacs de Collector Square au Bon Marché - image00004Le Spa pour sacs de Collector Square au Bon Marché - image00004Le Spa pour sacs de Collector Square au Bon Marché - image00004 Le Bon Marché and Collector Square buy back your luxury items (bags, jewelry, watches, etc.).
Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche is now offering Collector Square to buy back your luxury items. To take advantage of the service, visit the corner of the online platform for luxury and second-hand accessories, to drop off watches, bags and small leather goods, and perhaps even benefit from advantages in the department store. [Read more]

Louis Vuitton: une série gratuite sur Nicolas Ghesquière, directeur artistique depuis 10 ansLouis Vuitton: une série gratuite sur Nicolas Ghesquière, directeur artistique depuis 10 ansLouis Vuitton: une série gratuite sur Nicolas Ghesquière, directeur artistique depuis 10 ansLouis Vuitton: une série gratuite sur Nicolas Ghesquière, directeur artistique depuis 10 ans Louis Vuitton: a free series on Nicolas Ghesquière, the House's iconic artistic director
In the constellation of fashion greats, Nicolas Ghesquière shines, the visionary artistic director behind the Louis Vuitton Femme style revolution. The series "Nicolas Ghesquière: Shaping Fashion", offers an exclusive insight into his inspiring career, his secrets and his successes, free to discover on YouTube. [Read more]

Grande Braderie de la beauté : un déstockage de pharmacie spécial cosmétiques à ParisGrande Braderie de la beauté : un déstockage de pharmacie spécial cosmétiques à ParisGrande Braderie de la beauté : un déstockage de pharmacie spécial cosmétiques à ParisGrande Braderie de la beauté : un déstockage de pharmacie spécial cosmétiques à Paris Grande Braderie de la beauté: drugstore clearance sale for natural cosmetics in Paris
This weekend, beauty product lovers have a date with the Grande Braderie "Privé by l'Armoire à Beauté"! On May 25 and 26, 2024, head to the 11th arrondissement of Paris to shop over 150 natural cosmetics products, from skin care to body care to hair care, priced from just €1! A chance to discover new brands and treat yourself to quality products at irresistible prices. [Read more]

Le glasswalk des Galeries Lafayette, le spot photo Le glasswalk des Galeries Lafayette, le spot photo Le glasswalk des Galeries Lafayette, le spot photo Le glasswalk des Galeries Lafayette, le spot photo The Glasswalk at Galeries Lafayette Haussmann, the hot photo spot under the store's Cupola
Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann unveils the Glasswalk, a 9-metre-long glass walkway on the 3rd floor of the Coupole store, suspended 16 metres above the ground. Perfect for an unforgettable shot, this spot offers a unique perspective on 120 years of history. A must for lovers of architecture and quality Instagram spots! [Read more]

Créatures : le restaurant éphémère sur la terrasse des Galeries Lafayette, les photosCréatures : le restaurant éphémère sur la terrasse des Galeries Lafayette, les photosCréatures : le restaurant éphémère sur la terrasse des Galeries Lafayette, les photosCréatures : le restaurant éphémère sur la terrasse des Galeries Lafayette, les photos Galeries Lafayette Haussmann: Attend a fashion show in the heart of the department store
Paris has not stolen its reputation as a fashion capital, and Galeries Lafayette wants to remind you of it! Every Friday, the Boulevard Haussmann department store invites you to attend a fashion show to keep up with the latest trends. It's show time! [Read more]

Permanent fashion & shopping addresses :

Les boutiques de déstockage à Paris : le guide ultimeLes boutiques de déstockage à Paris : le guide ultimeLes boutiques de déstockage à Paris : le guide ultimeLes boutiques de déstockage à Paris : le guide ultime Good shopping plan : the destockage stores in Paris
Stock clearance stores in Paris are the best way to make good deals during your shopping sessions. If you want to buy beautiful pieces of brands at a reduced price, it's here! [Read more]

Le 7e Ciel, espace vintage et friperie du PrintempsLe 7e Ciel, espace vintage et friperie du PrintempsLe 7e Ciel, espace vintage et friperie du PrintempsLe 7e Ciel, espace vintage et friperie du Printemps The best thrift shops in Paris
Fans of second-hand and vintage clothing will tell you: when it comes to shopping, there's nothing better than thrift stores! As there are so many bargain addresses in Paris, we've assembled the crème de la crème for you. [Read more]

Rétro, friperie - image00009Rétro, friperie - image00009Rétro, friperie - image00009Rétro, friperie - image00009 Retro, the coolest thrift shop in Paris' Les Halles district: fashion tips and events
Welcome to Retro: the temple of second-hand clothing in Paris's 2nd arrondissement! This 125m2 thrift store offers men, women and children trendy, quality pieces at totally affordable prices. And the best part? Its monthly events combining shopping, flash tattoos and DJ sets. [Read more]

Episode - friperie - image00029Episode - friperie - image00029Episode - friperie - image00029Episode - friperie - image00029 Episode, the huge thrift shop for vintage nuggets in Paris' Les Halles district
From Paris to Amsterdam, Episode thrift stores are havens of vintage and second-hand, where each piece tells a story of style and originality. Head for the huge Parisian boutique in the Halles district, to explore decades of fashion and be seduced by timeless elegance at affordable prices! [Read more]

Les Sales VoleursLes Sales VoleursLes Sales VoleursLes Sales Voleurs Les Sales Voleurs, a new thrift shop with a heist feel in Paris' 20th arrondissement
A hidden thrift shop has arrived in Paris' 20th arrondissement! This new second-hand hot spot is sure to cause a stir in the capital, with its concept of unbeatable prices and weekly price reductions! Whether you're looking for clothes, linen or accessories, you'll be in for a treat! [Read more]

Le Village Popincourt : le royaume de la seconde main mode et déco dans le 11ème à ParisLe Village Popincourt : le royaume de la seconde main mode et déco dans le 11ème à ParisLe Village Popincourt : le royaume de la seconde main mode et déco dans le 11ème à ParisLe Village Popincourt : le royaume de la seconde main mode et déco dans le 11ème à Paris The Village Popincourt : the kingdom of second hand fashion and decoration in the 11th district of Paris
Popincourt Village is the new destination for second hand and vintage in Paris! Nestled in the 11th arrondissement of the capital, the 100% eco-friendly fashion spot brings together beautiful, eco-friendly stalls where you can find ultra-stylish pieces, vintage luxury, children's items and home decor at low prices! [Read more]

Boutique gratuiteBoutique gratuiteBoutique gratuiteBoutique gratuite La Boutique Sans Argent, the free store in Paris
La Boutique Sans Argent is the place to go for responsible shopping! Located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, this bargain den offers a wide variety of free items awaiting a second life. An eco-responsible approach, which also encourages customers to drop off donations of all kinds to fill the shelves and thus participate in this virtuous circle of solidarity, fighting against waste! [Read more]

Monogram s'expose chez Kith en attendant l'ouverture du 1er concept store dédié à la seconde main Monogram s'expose chez Kith en attendant l'ouverture du 1er concept store dédié à la seconde main Monogram s'expose chez Kith en attendant l'ouverture du 1er concept store dédié à la seconde main Monogram s'expose chez Kith en attendant l'ouverture du 1er concept store dédié à la seconde main Monogram: the concept store of the famous second-hand luxury platform in Paris
Luxury and vintage, the perfect marriage for second-hand enthusiasts in search of it-bags and other iconic pieces, now has its own temple: Monogram Lab. From authentication to customization, the couture concept store offers a wide range of services dedicated to your favorite items. [Read more]

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From May 1st, 2024 to May 31th, 2024

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