French Flavor in The Big Apple: Shopping Tres Chic

When we read the other day that Ladurée opened for the first time in New York more than one was a wonderful surprise. Today I want to share the best addresses of French boutiques in the Big Apple.

Pierre Hardy, in the West Village, 30 Jane Street. An old garage converted by the architecture Studio of David Mann’s MR Architecture + Decor where to find the best bags of leather and shoes worthy of a Museum.

Pull-in, in the 259 Bowery, Lower East Side. This French brand is dedicated to young people, surfers and skaters will find different details. His collection of swimsuits and colorful super underwear make it special.

Minimalism comes from the hand of A.P.C. Specials, in the West Village, 92 Perry Street. Limited editions Jessica Ogden, Jean Touitou, & Fine Fabric Care by A.P.C. + Aesop. Casual wear in a place where wood is protagonist.

In Soho, Agnes B., 50 Howard Street. A gallery where to find designs from author, very marked French flair in a charming boutique.

Something more French Chanel? No, impossible. This image is of her boutique in the Soho, 139 Spring Street. Designed by the architect Peter Marino. You can find their collections of ready-to-wear, perfume, handbags, sunglasses, and chic accessories.

Isabel Marant, in the same neighborhood of Soho, in the 469 Broome Street. The architect Nicolas Andre has been commissioned to decorate this shop very great dimensions. The entire line of the French designer is present.

Zadig & Voltaire, the 153 Mercer Street, in the Meatpacking District, 831 Washington Street. Cashmere, their tops of cotton and all their accessories in one of the most leading firms.

Comptoir des Cotonniers, with three boutiques in the city (Soho, Upper West Side and West Village). The most Parisian touch, best prepared costumes, all with that neglected care air so characteristic of the firm.