4.23.2009

Paris: Habitat




































































This store posed the greatest temptation for my sister and I while in Paris. We wanted to bring back every well-designed wooden toy, Missoni-esque coverlet, polka dotted shower curtain, swiss flag clock, and colorful decal. The prices were very reasonable making it even more difficult to narrow down our choices (painfully necessary). Consider it a "must-stop" in Paris.

We enjoyed the location in the Les Halles Shopping Center because 1) it wasn't crowded due to it's slightly off-the-beaten-path location 2) it was a larger store and 3) the floor plan made it easy to navigate. In addition, you'll find Muji next door to this location making it a 2-for-1 :) Next time I'll bring a larger duffle bag...

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9 comments:

edith said...

Oh yes, Habitat. It's an awesome store! They have stores in Germany as well, I loved them when I lived in Germany. I am going in August to visit so I will get my fix. :)

.caroline armelle. said...

habitat is one of my favorites as well.
i used to frequent the les halles location too, because i'd go to class right by there every morning... and yes.. muji!! and zara of course!

the girls of gt said...

You have to take me with you next time! Please! :)

suzanne said...

Oh how I miss Habitat. And Muji too. :(

martha said...

Ooh...like anthropologie Parisian style!

Nora said...

WOW. I love this store. The next time I go overseas (read: years), this will definitely be a must visit place.

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dena said...

I live at Habitat in England. Okay, sometimes I dream of moving in and just not leaving. It is a wonderful place. Slowly my own home is becoming Habitat and my bank account is running on empty. Oh, and Muji. And Zara. And Monsoon.

Caroline said...

Looks amazing! I love all the wooden toys.

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