Shopping in République and Oberkampf

The best of the boutiques in a buzzing neighbourhood that just keeps getting better
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By Time Out editors |
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The streets around the Rue Oberkampf and the Place de la République offer some of Paris's best shopping for vintage clothing, offbeat boutiques and high-end food shops. Discover our pick of great local shopping destinations below.

The best shopping around République and Oberkampf

Shopping, Music and entertainment

Fargo Store

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Fargo, with its wooden windows and neon lights wouldn’t look out of place in San Francisco. It’s got a USA feel inside too (despites being a stone’s throw from the Canal Saint-Martin), with collections that cover ‘country’ music and all its forms (rock, pop, folk and new-wave)...

Shopping, Vintage shops

Bis Boutique Solidaire

icon-location-pin Le Marais

It might look swanky, but Bis, opened in Boulevard du Temple in early 2012, offers reasonably priced used clothing in a chic and contemporary setting (despite its airy, New York loft style interior, this is a second hand store)...

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Shopping, Boutiques

Le Centre Commercial

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The idea of a commerical centre might not appeal to fans of concept boutiques, but don’t speak too soon – Centre Commerical in the Rue de Marseille (alongside APC, Maje and Claudie Pierlot) will thrill fans of quality fashion...

Shopping, Bookshops

Ofr.

icon-location-pin Le Marais

Adored by fans of fashion and contemporary arts magazines, Ofr. bookshop stocks fanzines, arty postcards, boutique publications and fashion accessories. You can find everything from the latest issue of Love to the best street style shots of Facehunter, but Ofr. is also an independent publishing house...

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Shopping, Off licences

Jeanne A

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Creamy risottos from Piémont, oils from Beaujolais, chocolates by Pierre Marcolini, olives from M. Casanova and charcuterie from Bobosse and Conquet: the window of Jeanne A is enough to make you drool...

Jacques Genin

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Voted the 'best chocolatier in the world' by critic Mort Rosenblum, Jacques Génin's creations could previously only be tasted in top restaurants. But now his impressive boutique allows you to taste sur place or take a bag home...

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Omaya vintage

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The sort of shop you wished you could keep a jealously guarded secret – but Omaya vintage is well known. Opened by two brothers in 2010, it attracts its share of obsessive fahionistas...

Antoine et Lili

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Antoine et Lili's fuchsia-pink, custard-yellow and apple-green shopfronts are a new raver's dream. The bobo designer's clothes, often in wraparound styles, adapt to all sizes and shapes...

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Shopping, Toys and games

Lulu Berlu

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Get ready to travel back in time to a land where all your childhood heroes live on, including Astroboy, Goldorak, the Knights of the Zodiac, all the characters of 'Dragon Ball Z', the Gremlins and GI Joe...

Shopping, Vintage shops

La Petite Fripe

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A firm favourite among Parisian vintage lovers, who are drawn to the jolly red frontage and little iron chairs set out on the pavement. Once inside, it’s hard to know where to start...

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