Above: Artist exhibit by Leandro Erlich at Le Bon Marché in Paris

At a time when department stores everywhere are reeling from the challenge of online shopping,Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche(24 Rue de Sèvres, 7th arrondissement), owned by luxury conglomerate LVMH, is thriving. This can be explained by a number of factors, but it is chiefly because shopping here is such an enjoyable and profoundly Parisian experience.

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Above: Artist exhibit by Leandro Erlich at Le Bon Marché in Paris

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