Marseille "luxe" by Les Marseillaises
Shopping in the footsteps of bloggers
Here in Marseille, we have sunshine, sea, Pastis… and lots of great shops!
Well known clothing brands, accessories, refined concept stores, starred Chefs and terraces with
panoramic views and much more. The second largest town in France can hold its head high when comparing itself to the Capital, let us prove it!
103 rue Paradis, 13006 Marseille
The new hip boutique in Marseille
Hidden behind the shop front of a former butcher’s, this multi-store opened by Charlotte Brunet and the photographer Olivier Amsellem, offers a specially selected collection by French and International designers. People rush here to buy something for one of the town’s programmed artistic events .
425 rue Paradis, 13008 Marseille - 91 rue Paradis, 13006 Marseille - Les Terrasses du Port, 9 quai du Lazaret, 13002 Marseille
Top brands found side by side
A short walk from Jogging, we can find designers from the entire planet in the Pom boutique’s selection developed with finesse by sisters Caroline and Sophie Baron. The sisters have also just opened their 3rd shop called the Terrasses du Port.
67 rue Paradis, 13006 Marseille
Avant gardism serving luxury
The two fashion designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon – founders of the hip New York fashion temple, Opening Ceremony – have breathed new life into the Kenzo fashion house. With their first collection featuring a tiger’s head in 2011, the Japanese brand have found their "Jungle Jap" attitude from their beginnings! Even the hardest to please fashionistas will find exactly what they want here!
21 Rue Grignan, 13006 Marseille
Elegance and refinement
We will extend the discovery of luxury boutiques in the rue Grignan with Emporio Armani. Elegant and refined, the boutique is home to the entire Emporio Armani men’s and women’s collections, lingerie, the Armani Jeans line and the sport collection EA7 along with numerous accessories (watches, glasses, jewellery).
19 rue Grignan, 13006 Marseille
Picasso, Miró, Léger... A vision of modern art
In 1916, the famous sculptor, Jules Cantini, donated this mansion from the XVII century and his art collection to the town. The Cantini museum was born! The museum has since been extended and restored but you can still admire the stairs of the era and the permanent collection which retains some of the most beautiful works of some of the best known painters of the XX century.
24 rue Grignan, 13006 Marseille
160 years of worldwide success
Opposite the Cantini Museum, fans of the luxury brand with the iconic monogram - Louis Vuitton – could indulge themselves by buying a brand classic or an item from the latest collection by Nicolas Ghesquière.
21 rue Sainte, 13006 Marseille
300 m2 of designer fashion in the town centre
If you are looking for THE pair of jeans, THE pair of sneakers, THE piece of jewellery and why not something formal too? This shop is not one to be missed. At Allan Joseph, luxury is laid back and that’s just the way we like it!
31-33 Cours d’Estienne d’Orves, 13001 Marseille
One of the first French concept-stores
We have to say, we love Agnès B. A hallmark, a minimalist universe and that famous press stud cardigan, the brands perpetual best-seller. The boutique in Marseille, is huge and has an area reserved as an art gallery that constantly holds exhibitions from new street-art artists.
30 Cours Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves, 13001 Marseille
Some top luxury brands in an historic site
Situated on the pleasant Square called place du Cours d’Estienne d’Orves, the luxury multi-brand Rive Neuve is rather unique in Marseille. This boutique, established in the former Royal Arsenal, is bathed in sunlight and tastefully decorated and where we can find collections from some of France and Italy’s most famous fashion designers. There is also a large choice of accessories.
Les Trois Forts
36 boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille
The haute-couture version of Mediterranean cuisine!
On the top floor of the Sofitel hotel in Marseille Vieux-Port, the Les Trois Forts restaurant has a breathtaking view and a renowned Chef - Dominique Frérard - Maître Cuisinier de France and member of the French Culinary Academy. Here we can try some unexpected combinations that feature in Mediterranean cuisine and a selection of some of the best French wines. Not forgetting the new bar with its panoramic terrace, where everyone in Marseille wants a seat.
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