Shopping in Paris and Milan

If there is one thing that all in love with vintage fashion likes to do when traveling is encountering thrift shops and get rare parts for a fair price. If you plan to do the European tour and want to enjoy also to do shopping in Paris or Milan, we made a short list of second hands you should be aware of these two fashion capitals.
In Paris, the thrift stores are also called “friperies” and it is noteworthy that there are a lot of thrift stores in town and we cite here only a few, so it is worth researching other places that can be found there.
Mamie Blue: Specializing in vintage clothing from 20 years to 60 years for men and women, Mamie Blue still does hair and makeup, clothes and produces clothes restores customer request.
Address: Mamie Blue, 69 rue de Rochechouart, 75009 Paris, France
Thanks God I’m Vip: For those looking for a more upscale thrift store, there is the TGV created by by Sylvie Chateigner. She was partying with that name and it was always one of the most well dressed in vintage clothing. Sylvie was selling parts in your House until they decided to open the business in 2008. The location is super tidy and hardly looks like a thrift store. Here at Microedu you can get more different models and styles.
Address: 12 Rue de Courts, 75010 Paris, France
Free “P” Star: The store has three units, but the main is in the Rue de Rivoli, number 20, next to Metro Saint Paul, in the Marais. The store has a tangle of secondhand parts between dresses, bags, jackets and many other garments.
Address: 20 rue de Rivoli, 75004 Paris, France
Kilo Shop: The concept of the Kilo Shop is selling clothes by weight. Shirts, dresses, jackets, everything is sold by the pound. As a self-service, you choose the product, weigh and take home. The store also has units in other countries such as Greece, Japan and the Netherlands.
Address: 125 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France
Kiliwatch Paris: This is one of the most famous Paris flea markets. The shop has 600 m2, sells as well as vintage items unearthed around the world, some new parts new that can be identified by the label.
Address: 64 Rue Tiquetonne 75002, Paris, France
In times of crisis, Italy becomes a very expensive place to visit. But if you can’t wait to get to know the city and dreams of doing shopping in Milan, tips of the thrift shops to give that good saved.
Madame Pauline: The Alessandro Di Lorenzo is seen as a sophisticated place with French taste in Milan, because it has a boutique atmosphere. To your selection contains handbags, jewelry, dresses and accessories that date back to the 20th century and which are mined through a lot of historical research.
Address: Foro Buonaparte 74, Milan
Vintage Delirium by Franco Jacassi: This is one of the most famous and frequenting thrift stores for artists such as Madonna and designers like Karl Lagerfeld. By be, in thrift store you can find pieces of 80 R$ and R$ 10000 reais.
Address: Via Sacchi, Milan 3
Cavalli e Nastri: Classic Jumble of Milan, the Cavalli and Nastri you can find Chanel pieces or Missoni in great condition and ready to use with that vintage flair that we all seek.
Address: via Brera 2, Milan | via Gian Giacomo Mora 3 | via Gian Giacomo Mora 12
Vintage Human: Located in the Centre of Milan, close to Piazza del Duomo, the human is a Vintage independent humanitarian organization seeks to contribute to the development of disadvantaged people in developing countries through long-term humanitarian programmes. By having this concept, the clothes are much cheaper than the famous thrift shops.
Address: Via Cappellari, 3
Vintage Mania: With products from luxury brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel, the Vintage Craze also has a special section for old jewelry, especially those of the Victorian Era.
Address, Via F.lli Bronzetti 11, Milan
A valid tip is that many European cities perform the famous flea market (also known asthe flea market in Portugal or Flea Market in English). This is an outdoor fair in which several merchants gather to sell antique goods, used or new – but, with artisanal-, as well as the famous Benedito Calixto fair in São Paulo and the Largo da Ordem in Curitiba.
The original term is “Marché aux puces” of Saint-Ouen, a large outdoor Bazaar in Paris and that was many years ago for selling old clothes, often infested by fleas.
When you come to visit these countries, stay tuned the dates of when these fairs will take place in these cities to pan a few rarities too.

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