Made on the Riviera

Be inspired by stylish shops along the French Riviera.

by Lanie Goodman

Marinette
Once a tiny local family-run store, this quintessential label for homewares and decoration is now an internationally-known store and has just opened a fourth beach boutique in the maze of tiny streets behind the port. A treasure trove for yacht owners, there’s everything from their trademark sorbet-coloured striped cushions, champagne glasses and outdoor furniture to sarongs, creamy soft linens and original waterproof table settings.

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Rondini
No shopping spree is complete without a stop at the tiny family-run handcrafted leather sandal shop, where the likes of supermodels and film stars have been coming for generations since 1927. For their 90-year celebration, the must-have is the latest model ‘Les Seychelles’ in four sunny shades. Other cool styles also cater to men and kids.

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La Chemise Tropézienne
No need to drag yourself to the same designer boutiques found in every city when you can scoop up beautifully cut hand-printed men shirts, made in Saint-Tropez, in the softest shades of beachy blue, sand and white, as well as splashy pinks or reds. Check out the women’s pastel floral cover-ups, perfect for an on-the-beach festive occasion.

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For more on where to shop in the French Riviera, visit our Across France page.