The best holiday destinations for designer handbag shopping

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The best places in the world to visit for handbag shopping? From Paris to Berlin and New York to Dubai, here's where to go for a designer handbag holiday experience.

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Fancy merging your holiday with a bit of handbag shopping? We've rounded up 6 of the best designer bag shopping spots around the globe, from New York and Paris to Bangkok and Dubai.

L'Eclaireur, Paris

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40 rue de Sévigné, 75003
Armand Hadida opened his first L'Eclaireur boutique on the Champs Elysées back in 1980, curating the finest pieces from upcoming designers. He now owns 7 stores in Paris, with this women's branch stocking well-known designers including Celine, Lanvin, Givenchy, Balmain and Alexander McQueen, plus a few experimental newbies.

A Second Chance Resale, New York

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1109 Lexington Ave, New York
Touted as the best place in New York City to buy vintage designer handbags, A Second Chance Resale is run by a family with over 20 years experience in luxury goods. That means Chanel, Louis Vuitton and even Hermes Birkin and Kelly bags.

Das Neue Schwarz, Berlin

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Mulackstrasse 38, Berlin
Considered one of the best vintage stores in Berlin, Das Neue Schwarz goes heavy on the accessories, with big name labels like Raf Simons, Givenchy, Christian Dior and Dries Van Noten featuring regularly.

Gucci's Frida Giannini Concept Store, Florence

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73r - 81r, Florence
Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini designed her own concept store back in 2008, trumping even the floating glass staircase in the NYC Gucci store and Shaghai's golden glass facade. Frida's store takes its cue from the Art Deco era, with walls covered in bronze glass, smoked mirrors and marble throughout. It's the place for a shopping selfie.

Siam Paragon, Bangkok

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Siam BTS Station, Bangkok
Forget knock-offs, fakes and counterfeit handbags. Chanel, Hermes, Dior, Fendi, Balenciaga, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Saint Laurent and more all reside under one roof here. It's a very grand one-stop-shop for real deal luxury. Epic food hall too.

Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

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Al Barsha 1, Dubai
Dubai's Mall of the Emirates is huge. We're talking 2.5 million square feet massive. As well as high street brands you'll find Chanel, Mulberry, Balenciaga, Burberry, Celine, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Fendi, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Missoni, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Versace, Saint Laurent - you see why we love it?

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