18th Arrondissement (Pigalle)
18th Arrondissement (Pigalle) Travel Guide
More like a city unto itself than a flea market, this vast expanse—really a series of many markets accommodating a whopping 2,500 dealers—could easily take up an entire day.
Le Corbusier designed the facade of the building which now houses Spree, an art gallery and high fashion boutique hybrid which stocks everything from women's clothing by Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, and Maison Martin Margiela to vintage mid-century furniture and books.
A combination clothing boutique and art gallery, Spree is the brainchild of fashion designer Roberta Oprandi and visual artist Bruno Hadjadj.
The 2007 winner of the Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Française de la Ville de Paris (the best baguette in Paris contest), Arnaud Delmontel’s namesake boulangerie (bakery) frequently has a line of customers extending out the front door.