Champs Elysees is used to be like the shopping capital of Paris. This is where all the branded goods are. This is where the streets will leave deep scars on your swipe cards. But nowadays it is still touristy but not so much of selection anymore.
For this is where the infamous Louis Vuitton is located.
This is the arch enemy of all men, the symbol of pure evil.
This is the HQ of all LV stores, the great grandmother of all over-priced handbags.
Being our very first time there, it was quite an experience. Although we don't have the pictures to prove it, the place was actually packed with Asians. It was so crowded inside that at some point, it felt like I was in one of those Penang tourist shops which sell the famous biscuits. LV knows the Asians are suckers for their handbags & they do not pull any punches in hiring mostly Asian salesgirls.
Oh, Nee has this theory about the popularity of LV as compared to the other brands. LV has managed to place itself as an expensive brand, but one that you can afford if you worked hard & saved enough. It's something like a branded AirAsia. Now everyone can LV.
Ok. That was intense. We (I) need to take a break.
Now of course, LV wasn't the only thing at Champs Elysees. There were other shops as well, selling normal things like branded chocolates. But this is chocolate is everywhere in Paris. This is just one of them.
When I stepped inside, there were so many varieties of chocolates that I started losing my photographic sense.Now, I'm a self-confessed chocolate lover, but I do watch my intake levels as too much chocolates can cause volcanic erruptions on my face. And Parisian choc is REALLY Good. Not the sweet till your face all bunch up in middle. And they are so prettily presented.