By Audrey L. Photos by Audrey L. Posted Nov 13, 2022 8:43 PM
As Christmas 2022 draws the tip of its nose, it’s time to think about your decorative theme this year! Rather red and gold, or blue and silver? Take out the boxes of baubles and garlands, sort through and complete your selection by going to the magical Christmas decoration shops that have been dug up for you in the capital!
The situation is serious ! Christmas is early this year, like every year, and you’re not ready? Wait, wait, we’re rewinding… In Paris, everything begins with the inauguration of the Department Store Christmas windows, animated and ever more magical paintings to the delight of families. Another unmissable event, that of the illuminations of the main streets of the capital which sparkle with a thousand lights throughout the end-of-year holiday period.
Paris then changes into an enchanting landscape where magic pours into hearts at every street corner. A delicious and captivating smell with notes of cinnamon that emanates from traditional Christmas markets or some tea-time beautiful Parisian palaces, pop ups inspiring for gift ideas that are springing up everywhere, or even the sweet melody of the season’s magical shows and concerts.
So now the capital is preparing to celebrate Christmas with great fanfare, but what about you? Did you elect the log that will make you melt on New Year’s Eve, spotted gifts to offer to your loved ones in the early morning and chose the colorful theme of decorations your home this year? On this subject, Paris is home to nugget stalls to stock up on Christmas decorations for the fir and the house!
From unmissable spots to more confidential shops, discover our favorite addresses for Christmas decorations in the capital :
The trendiest: Le Printemps
The Palme d’Or for creativity is awarded to the historic store on Boulevard Haussmann. Unbeatable, Printemps is once again reissuing its famous busts of personalities such as Queen Elizabeth, Elton John and Grace Jones, real collector’s items that are snapping up at top speed.
The funniest: Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche
This prize goes unquestionably to the Grand Magasin de la rive gauche! For Christmas 2022, Santa Claus at Le Bon Marché sometimes dresses up as a biker, sometimes as a footballer, so that everyone can identify and have a Christmas ball “in his image”!
The most confidential addresses
La Maison du Roy, the kingdom of Christmas decorations on the Grands Boulevards, in Paris
La Maison du Roy, this charming shop combining antiques and 18th century style decorations, is the ideal Parisian address to find your most beautiful Christmas decorations! Inside, the handmade balls, like real works of art, stand alongside textile treasures and other refined objects, in a Christmas Kingdom scenography. [Lire la suite]
Once upon a time, the unusual Parisian shop that sells Christmas decorations all year round!
Once upon a time…, the half-fantasy, half-Christmas Parisian boutique welcomes you all year round in the heart of the Marais. Inside, elven figurines meet Santa Clauses of all kinds in a bountiful profusion of festive decorations and wonder. [Lire la suite]
And it’s gone for one christmas shopping So Parisian!
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