Just like Paris, Cannes is another lap of luxury in France. Glamour, opulence, and excess are the names of the game in this beautiful coastal city. You've seen it during the famous Cannes Film Festival
, right? How the celebrities and supermodels are all dressed to the nines. Well, that same sort of glamour is part of the city's DNA. Though Cannes is not exactly a 'fashion capital' like Paris, there are still a ton of amazing places to shop here. Here are a few that will really give you that Mediterranean gloss that you've seen online or on TV!
La Croisette Boulevard
Just like how Beverly Hills has Rodeo Drive and New York has Fifth Avenue, La Croisette Boulevard is a prominent road in Cannes that's all about luxury. French designer brands
, Italian luxury labels
, jewelry stores
and more have set up shop here, offering the best of the best for the world's elite who frequently visit the coastal city. Amidst the five-star hotels and foodie hotspots, flagship stores and boutiques keep this famous area bustling. And every May, La Croisette Boulevard hosts the highly anticipated and uber glamorous Cannes Film Festival. So shopping—or even just going—here really is a must!
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Le Grand Bazar
Although there are a ton of great stores along La Croisette Boulevard, Le Grand Bazar is probably one of the finest for all sorts of designer finds. Big names like Victoria Beckham
and Isabel Marant
, as well as luxury labels like Loewe
, all offering their finest items to those lucky enough to afford it here. If you're lucky, you might even catch a celebrity or two perusing the store's amazing collection. When you see those big stars working their fashion A-game on the streets of Cannes, there's a big chance they got what they're wearing from here!
Source: Le Grand Bazar Instagram Page
Le Shop 17
Another place to satisfy your designer cravings? Le Shop 17! The hottest names in fashion are available here: Balmain
, and more! While they sell apparel here, it's the accessories that really steal the show. The most glorious bags, the best sunglasses, designer footwear
, and more are all for the taking. After all, in a city like Cannes, your accessories are just as important as what you're wearing. Even when you're at the beach, how you style up your resortwear looks makes all the difference. And if you want the best of the best, Le Shop 17 has everything you need!
Source: Le Shop 17
As far as French designer labels
go, it's always those in Paris that often get the most attention. After all, that city is the 'fashion capital of the world.' But that doesn't mean that those coming from other parts of France are any less fabulous! Case in point: Chacok! Founder Arlette Decock opened her first boutique and Nice and has been a leading voice for fashion in Côte d’Azur. Today, here shop in Cannes, located along Rue du Commandant André, offers the finest resortwear for that luxurious Mediterranean wardrobe. You won't go wrong shopping here!
Source: Chacok Facebook Page
If, in Paris, a style staple
must-have is a little black dress, here in Cannes, it's a cocktail dress or an evening gown. The Cannes Film Festival is only one of a myriad of glamorous events the coastal city hosts year after year. There are evening balls, elegant yacht parties, and social soirees that the cream of the crop go to every once and a while. So you'll need the appropriate outfits for such. Now, if you can't afford designer duds from the stores along La Croisette Boulevard, shopping at MyAnnika is your best bet. This bricks-and-mortar store, first opened in 2013, is all about satisfying your sparkle and glossy needs.
Source: MyAnnika Facebook Page
If you can afford it, shopping is practically a pasttime in Cannes. And stay on top of your fashion A-game here, you'll need the best of the best to dress you up! A myriad of designer stores and boutiques await you in this glossy coastal city!
Don't worry, everything you buy from these noteworthy Cannes shopping districts and stores will probably fit in your big closet in your luxury home