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Please share your favorite Paris and London souvenir/product websites ...

Old Oct 12th, 2003, 09:46 AM
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Please share your favorite Paris and London souvenir/product websites ...

I have just returned from an incredible 10 day trip to London & Paris! As I travelled home, I regrettably thought about things I wish I had bought. We limited shopping so we could spend most of our 3.5 days in each city sightseeing. Now, I am sorry I didn't shop more and would like to buy some momentos online. I conducted a search here but didn't come up with much.
That leads to my question of what websites do you visit to buy things online that remind you of your Paris/London visits?

Thanks & I will report on my trip soon!!
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 10:26 AM
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Fragonard is produced in Eze but does have a shop in Paris:

http://www.fragonard.com/en_index.htm

This should be an interesting thread. Good idea but I wonder how many things can also be bought in the US such as L'Occitane. Anyone find a site for Eiffel handbags?
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 10:33 AM
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I began by asking myself which shops in tourist places I have liked, then I looked for web sites.

You would enjoy the London Transport Museum gift page at http://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/cgi-bin/sh...AA483817484303
On the left the panel for shopping is good at posters, models and dolls. To my kind the models are the best buys, but tastes differ. E bay UK, at http://pages.ebay.co.uk/index.html, then London Transport, gives a wider if stranger range of goods.

Then the National Trust at http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/shopping/ has pages of interest: I think of the heading Gifts for the Home, then Linens, Mugs and Mats, Storage, and Teapots

English Heritage keep an online shop at http://www.english-heritageshop.co.uk/
I like the goods in Ancestral Homes (no, they won t sell you a castle) and Celtic

I wish you happy memories.

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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 12:31 PM
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For Paris, there is the National Museum boutique: http://boutique.louvre.fr/en/accueil.asp

Oliviers & Co. has good olive oil products: http://www.oliviersandco.com/

Here are two sites with a variety of French things: www.pierredeux.com and www.frenchinspirations.com
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 01:27 PM
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That is so funny- I did the same thing. First, I spent all of my money on my trip (I took my adult daughter for her first trip to Europe -visiting London and Paris). Second, my suitcase was full and heavy. After I returned, I went to the World Showcase at Epcot, living only 45 minutes from the Disney complex, and bought items for gifts at the English and French pavilions! Go to the BBC site and to http://frenchcountryliving.com/. Happy shopping!
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 01:37 PM
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For British food product,it is interesing to check:http://shopping.guardian.co.uk/food.
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 02:52 PM
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When I was in Paris this summer I forgot to buy the Tour of France t-shirt for my son.Does anybody know a shopping site that sell specials event t-Shirts?
Also I bought a great poster for my son from the Museum D'Orsay, but unfortunately the poster somehow got lost in the mail, and he received instead an empty tube..Again anyone knows the museum shopping webb?
Merci,Grazie,
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 02:57 PM
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Kismet, here is the museum shop site..that stinks that the poster was lost! Hope this helps, Scarlett

http://www.musee-orsay.fr:8081/ORSAY...x?OpenDocument

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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 05:54 PM
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I love Cadbury chocolates and wish I would have brought more back from London. On the way back to the states, I purchased a package of Cadbury Chocolate covered nuts at Gatwick. Well, my husband and I had eaten over half of it by the time we got home. Dumb me only bought 1! Is there any way I can order more of these??
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 06:14 PM
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HArrod's has a website
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 06:29 PM
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Thanks Scarlett!! I will check the site..
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Old Oct 12th, 2003, 10:37 PM
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Kismet, the site I posted for Musees Nationaux is good for Orsay also.
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Old Oct 13th, 2003, 03:53 AM
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These are great suggestions and I will give them a try. Does anyone have any idea on how I would get one of those All London red souvenir books that you see at all the tourist spots - I always pick one up to supplement my photos? How about small London watercolors or prints? So sad today as back to work I go!
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Old Oct 13th, 2003, 06:51 AM
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It has little to do with London or Paris, but I drool over the beautiful Norwegian sweaters sold online at http://www.sweater.no/
 
Old Oct 13th, 2003, 08:17 AM
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www.lespritprovence.com
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Old Oct 13th, 2003, 12:51 PM
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Here are some for Britain. Good luck with the Cadbury; I agree it is much better than in the U.S.

britishfood.com/home.html
britsabroad.co.uk/
classicengland.co.uk/
ukgoods.com/cgi-bin/quikstore.cgi?store=BBC&category=
Biscuits&search=yes
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Old Oct 13th, 2003, 01:01 PM
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Brunello, olive oil, balsamic vinegar
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Old Oct 13th, 2003, 01:02 PM
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I enjoyed some foreign things from the places in Las Vegas. Found a wonderful Venetian glass ring at "The Venetian", and some French items that did not say "Las Vegas" from Paris....
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Old Oct 13th, 2003, 02:35 PM
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Grandmere, thanks for the webbsite..I love the recipes!! merci bien Grandmama!!

LVSue, I can get through the museum webbsite, maybe the address is too long?
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Old Oct 13th, 2003, 03:10 PM
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This summer I was surprised to see a Oliviers & Co in Grand Central Station in NYC!!!!! They had everything including soap and handlotion.
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