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Les Soldes 2014 summer

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Les Soldes 2014 summer

I am looking to buy my fiancé a present while we are in paris; and to my luck the "sales" will be happening on our visit.

Can anyone tell me what name brands are sold? I'm looking for Chanel, LV, chloe, jimmy choo high end things to get a good deal on.

Also how much are they marked down? Is it worth it!

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1. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

Certain things can be marked down 50% on the very first day. However, the most generally appealing items will not be marked down that much. During the sales periods, it pays not to have majority tastes.

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2. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

I don't believe that Chanel or LV have any markdowns at all. My understanding is that Dior has a private sale in an offsite location, and you must be invited to it -- invitations generally go to regular customers. Hermes has an offsite sale but they don't advertise. I have no idea about Jimmy Choo or Chloe

But many other brands do have sales. I know Longchamps was having one. The department stores have sales.

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3. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

Longchamp reduces selected items only, some season's stuff usually from what I've seen.

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4. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

LV is the only brand that never reduces their prices. As Tracie mentioned, the Hermès sale is public, but not in their boutiques.

"Doing" the sales in the individual boutiques can be complicated. Saint Laurent, for example, has no signs to indicate the sales. They just tell the customers who come in and start to look around. And to be very honest, they have private sales for valued clients in the weeks before the sales season, so often there is nothing left before the official sales begin.

The easiest for visitors is to head to the Department Stores. Le Bon Marché is a good one to start with. The first days, brands like Chanel and Gucci actually have security ropes, and their stuff tends to go in the first few days. But other brands (Choo, Chloe, Dior) will have merchandise available until the very last moment when prices may be 30% off of 30% off.

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5. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

When do the sales start?? I'm hoping I can catch them!

Last year when we were in Barcelona in mid-July, it seemed like there were "Soldes" signs nearly everywhere!

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6. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

this year's summer sales will start on Wednesday June 25th and end Tuesday July 29th

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7. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

Sweet! I'll be there for them...unfortunately it will be at the tail-end of the sale events but maybe I'll catch a few bargains. Thanks!

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8. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

prices will be at their lowest

at the very end of sales last year (as usually) we found some things at BHV department store and in boutiques in St-Germain

http://www.bhv.fr/magasins/bhv-paris/

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9. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

Where are the best bargains for purses? Designer would be ideal but mainly looking for funky and trendy - even a local (but popular) designer would be cool.

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10. Re: Les Soldes 2014 summer

large department stores like Bon Marché (near Sèvres Babylone metro station), Galeries Lafayette, BHV.. have sections with different brands of purses, and there are specialised brand-name boutiques

Can have a look at some websites to get ideas, perhaps check Vanessa Bruno, Isabel Marant, Jérôme Dreyfuss, Longchamp, Lancaster, Lancel...