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Paris shopping: christening gown and other nice linens

Mar 20th, 2015, 07:16 AM
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Paris shopping: christening gown and other nice linens

During my trip to Paris in June, I'd like to pick up a really nice infant's christening gown. Can anyone give me some ideas for shops?
Also, any other ideas on stores which sell fabrics, I would be interested in also as I plan on sewing some quilts with fabric brought during my trip: again high quality fabrics preferable.
Thank!!
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Mar 20th, 2015, 10:13 AM
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Many years ago we bought my daughter's outfit, gown and bonnet, in an upscale dept. store. Forgotten the name and when I just looked, it didn't pop up. I would start there and then proceed to the smaller shops which would be more expensive.
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Mar 20th, 2015, 10:17 AM
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Yes, I knew I could start at the larger dept stores for the gown, just hoping someone might have an insider's view.
Thanks for your reply, though!
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Mar 20th, 2015, 02:15 PM
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Try Bonpoint, Tartine et Chocolat, and there are some upscale infants' clothing stores around rue du Dragon in the 6th.
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Mar 20th, 2015, 04:11 PM
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La Chateleine on ave Victor Hugo is very elegant. Beautiful things for infants. There used to be one on Blvd St Germain, but I think it's closed.
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Mar 20th, 2015, 07:49 PM
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There are many fabrics stores clustered around the base of Sacre Coeur on the east side. Some of the fabric stores sell packages of small precut squares specifically for quilts.
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Mar 21st, 2015, 09:47 AM
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Great! Thank you all so very much, this gives me lots of places to look!
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Jan 30th, 2017, 01:21 AM
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Hey,

Whats your budget? I bought a really lovely christening dress one for my last girl. Lily heritage[/URL] are pretty competitive and they have a huge range. I'm sure they deliver to Paris too. Or you could try m&s also - although they didn't have a massive range to choose from. Hope this helps!
https://lilyheritage.co.uk
https://lilyheritage.co.uk/baby-girls/christening


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Jan 30th, 2017, 01:42 AM
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Most of the fabric stores clustered around Marche St Pierre do not sell "coupons" (fabric swatches).

There are "merceries" which might sell you fabric swatches for 1 or 2 EU. There's one across the street from Marche St Pierre.

BHV has packages of pre-cut cotton, on the order of Liberty of London prints.

Le Petit Pan on rue Francois Miron has pre-cut swatches of brightly-colored cotton.
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Jan 30th, 2017, 01:59 AM
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