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Nina Garcia's 10 Global Boutiques

Laduree Paris Charity Lynne

By Charity Lynne

Ladurée, Paris. Sit out on the terrace overlooking the beautiful Champs-Elysées Avenue.

1 | K. Jacques // Saint-Tropez. What started in 1933 as a small shop specializing in made-to-measure shoes has grown into a French Riviera staple. Throw on a pair of jeans, a white T-shirt and a pair of the store’s signature sandals for a look that is très chic. 25 rue Allard

2 | Seedhouse // New York City. For nearly 20 years, this appointment-only showroom has been the go-to for fashion insiders. Find antiques, home décor and oodles of goodies from established and up-and-coming designers. 487 W. 22nd St.

3 | Ladurée // Paris. Sit out on the terrace overlooking the beautiful Champs-Elysées Avenue while snacking on the world-famous macaroons. The restaurant, open 365 days a year, also serves breakfast through dinner for nearly 3,000 people a day. 75 Avenue des Champs-Elysees

4 | De Vera // New York City. Art and architecture student Federico de Vera opened his store on Crosby in 2003, and it has become a go-to destination for immaculate Italian glass and rare treasures from around the world. 1 Crosby St.

5 | 100% Capri // Capri. The name says it all. Proprietor Tony Aiello captures the essence of the island with fine linens and apparel for the whole family. Find effortlessly elegant pieces in the finest linen, all made in Italy. 29 via Fuorlovado

6 | Abdulla // Istanbul. The store’s founder wanted to carry products indigenous to Turkey. Nestled in the midst of the Grand Bazaar, find organic olive oil, honey, pomegranate syrup and the most luxurious towels and linens in natural fabrics. 25 Ali Baba Türbe Sk.

7 | A.P.C. // Paris. The company’s raw denim has developed a bit of a cult following around the world. But the store offers more than jeans. Expect hip clothes and well-made basics for men, women and children. 112 rue Vieille du Temple

8 | Maxfield // Los Angeles. Devoted to the avant-garde, the store prides itself on carrying the unexpected in both fashion and furnishings. And while a vintage Hermès may set you back a bit, the visual merchandising of the store is worth a trip. 8825 Melrose Ave.

9 | Alaïa // Paris. This quintessential French designer has been on the scene since the early ’80s. Ring the doorbell at his Marais showroom to gain access to breathtaking haute couture, evening gowns and rows of stunning shoes set against works of art by Julian Schnabel. 7 rue de Moussy

10 | G. Lorenzi // Milan. Find any utility tool you will ever need—from bone salad servers to handmade knives to straight razors. Make sure to peruse the “pièces uniques” corner, featuring antiques housed in what was the original grinding room. 9 via Montenapoleone

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