You probably don’t need that new dress or that new pair of sneakers but, let’s be honest, shopping is not always about what you need. Shopping on holiday is extra-thrilling, as you discover local fashion and pieces you wouldn’t find at home. So, when in Toulouse, why not splurge on something special? We went ahead and rounded up the best fashion boutiques in the city you need to know about.
A sample of the great designs from Soulery boutique | Courtesy of Soulery boutique
For 30 years now, Soulery has been a reference for men who have high standards when it comes to style. In this impressive store dedicated to elegance, you will get to choose from a wide and excellent selection of costumes, shirts, shoes and much more from high-end brands. If you want more, they have an e-boutique as well.
Located in the Saint Georges neighborhood, L’atelier showcases beautiful designs that will make you feel fashionable and comfortable at the same time. The décor here changes according to the season, so each time you come back you’ll discover a new environment where you can renew your wardrobe!
Three generations have served at the head of Orly Place Wilson and built a legacy of elegance and dedication, vowing to serve men who take great care of themselves. Whether you need a tailored suit or a more casual look, you’ll be blown away by the impeccable pieces displayed in this beautiful and impressive store. Without a doubt, Sandrine Benyahia, the leading force behind the boutique, is keeping intact the tradition of excellence started by her grandparents 50 years ago.
Men will certainly appreciate Neiwa, a concept store that displays a well-curated selection of menswear, accessories and original shoes. Sensitive to environmental causes and corporate responsibility, the brand has adopted eco-responsible policies, therefore all the items you see in the shop are produced within the European Union. You should have a look at their online outlet too.
Casual look from Neiwa store ｜Courtesy of Neiwa store
For fans of street fashion, this place is for you! Unlike other streetwear shops, ZEST distinguishes itself by showcasing young and independent brands, such as Hope & Done, or Wasted Paris. All the brands use natural, high-quality fabrics, ensuring you can enjoy wearing their pieces many times over.
Ladies, what about spicing things up during your stay in Toulouse? Go to La Clef des Charmes for gorgeous, sexy lingerie. The great thing about this shop is that women of all shapes and sizes can find an ensemble that will make them feel beautiful and desirable. If you’d like to take it a little further, then cosmetics, such as body lotions, and accessories, such as nipple tassels, are also available.
Pioneer of street footwear culture in Toulouse, Kolector by Les 2 Zèbres will delight all sneaker lovers. Iconic shoes, such as the legendary Stan Smith or Steve Jobs’ New Balance, can be found. Although the store is known for its collection of classics, the newest collections from the coolest brands are also available. There are two additional boutiques on Rue des Tourneurs and Rue des Arts if you want to try (and buy) more pairs. Make some room in your suitcase because you’re going back home with a new pair of shoes.
Give an original twist to your look with one of Chez Lydie‘s designs. You will have to discipline yourself to stay within your budget in this boutique, specializing in chic and wax-printed clothes. Every piece is unique, guaranteed to make you stand out from the crowd looking flawless in colorful outfits.
This incredible store will become without a doubt the headquarters of every fashionista coming to Toulouse. You will be in total awe of their newest collections, from acclaimed designers such Alaïa, Valentino, Loewe, Balenciaga, Céline and many more. Be prepared to feel dizzy with the amount of fabulous to be found here—leaving your credit card with a trusted friend immune to compulsive shopping might be a smart move. All items can also be purchased from their online store.
Would you like some stunning jewelry and beautiful accessories? If so, go promptly to Les Pipelettes. In this charming boutique, you’ll find beautiful, well-crafted pieces that will enhance your overall look.