A small selection of addresses taken from the SS16 edition of the Gogo Paris guide, by Gogo City Guides.
Bleu de Paname
This young Paris based brand is already a fixture at Dover Street Market. In this their first flagship, browse their Made in France collections of traditional French workwear made (though Japanese denim) such as gabardines, moleskins or cord, plus some carefully selected vintage pieces.
68 rue Saint-Honoré, 1st | www.bleudepaname. com | 11am–7.30pm. Closed Sun, Mon.
The emblematic French designer and contemporary arts patron opened her first boutique here back in 1975. Today you’ll find the whole empire devoted to chic basics, across women’s fashion, menswear and kidswear.
3, 4, 6 rue du Jour, 1st | agnesb.com | 10.30am (10am Sat)–7.30pm Closed Sun.
Choose a model from the classic- with-a-twist collection then select the leather, colour and lining to create your perfect bag. Everything is made by hand in the basement workshop. 11 rue de la Sourdière, 1st | www.lacontrie.com | 11am–7pm. Closed Sat, Sun.
The music label famous for launching bands like The Klaxons, Hot Chip or Boys Noize also designs French preppy-luxe fashion for boys and girls. 52 rue de Richelieu, 1st (+ branches) | www.kitsune.fr | 11am–7.30pm. Closed Sun.
A first store for the Paris it-girl who took the fashion world by storm with her limited-edition embroidered clutches, with bookish themes, and who has since branched out into equally nostalgic prêt-à- porter collections.
Passage des 2 Pavillons, 1st | www. olympialetan.com | 11am–7pm. Closed Sun.
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Illustration : t-shirt from the Kitsuné Tee line.