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Hotel Duc De Saint-Simon has an elegant vibe that feels classically Parisian.

Hotel Duc De Saint-Simon has an elegant vibe that feels classically Parisian.

Fashionistas heading to Paris for a shopping spree, take note: Oyster.com has paired up with Lucky Magazine to tell you not only where to stay on your next trip, but where to shop. We’ve selected chic Parisian hotels to suit every style, and paired them up with some of Lucky’s favorite boutiques.

Where to go if you wear…

Elegant vintage pieces

Stay: Hotel Duc De Saint-Simon
If your closet is full of refined vintage finds, this historic hotel — where Lauren Bacall reportedly stays while in the city — is an elegant option. Rooms are decorated in rich fabrics and antique furniture (even the keys are antique), and include perks such as flat-screen TVs, large bathrooms (by European standards), and plush bathrobes.

Shop: Chez Sarah
Lucky Says…
Upon arriving at Les Puces de Saint-Ouen (a must-hit, 17-acre, Saturday-to-Monday antiques and flea market), I zip straight to my friend Sarah Rozenbaum’s whimsical little stall of vintage treasures. Her collection (’30s feathered stoles, patterned A-line dresses from the ’50s) never ever disappoints. 27 rue Lecuyer (18th arr.), Saint-Ouen, 33-6-0801-8089, chezsarah.fr

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Rose City may best be known for its lush natural surroundings and eco-centric personality, but that doesn’t mean fashion-forward visitors should stow their credit cards for a rainy day (although, this is the Pacific Northwest we’re talking about, so I suppose you could do so). Along with our friends at Lucky Magazine, we’ve found all the best places to shop (and sleep) in Portland, no matter what your personal style. From hipsters to socialites, we’ve got you covered on the chicest boutiques both to rest your head and shop ’til you drop.

If your style is avant-garde…

Shop: The underground scene in Portland is alive and well. Having grown up from its days of grunge and grit, the avant-garde Portlander is now a sophisticated (but still off-beat) animal. Machus, for example, features unisex staples for those daring enough to sport the androgynous look. Ensembles are completed by Solestruck’s sky-high platforms, which are often embellished with spikes or sparkles.

Hotel Monaco Portland

Hotel Monaco Portland

Stay: If  you’re style exudes the artistic quirk and over-the-top charm of the avant-garde, you’ll fit right in at the Hotel Monaco Portland. Set in a historic 1912 building, this top-notch downtown locale has a bevy of (off-beat) freebies for guests to enjoy, including an evening cocktail hour where guests can actually paint their dream ensemble for free with brushes, canvases, and easels that the hotel sets up in the lobby. Hotel Monaco also showcases local art, has bright, whimsical decor, and even loans out the house goldfish for the lonely traveler. Shopping for him (or her) will most likely prove more difficult.
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The whimsical English design at the Crosby Street Hotel is a good fit for celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, who checked in this week.

The Crosby Street Hotel has whimsical, English-influenced style.

Fashionistas heading to New York City for a shopping spree, take note: Oyster.com has paired up with Lucky Magazine to tell you not only where to stay on your next trip, but where to shop. We’ve selected chic New York City hotels to suit every style, and paired them up with some of Lucky’s favorite boutiques.

Where to go if you wear…

Eclectic boutique finds

Stay: Crosby Street Hotel, SoHo
If your closet is full of funky, colorful, one-of-a-kind finds, you’ll likely dig the Crosby Street Hotel’s whimsical English style. This U.K. import is sophisticated yet comfortable.

Shop: Babel Fair
Lucky Says…
Every six weeks, Kiang embarks on a global pilgrimage and brings back treasures like Peruvian oil vials, Spanish-print pants, Korean denimwear. 260 Elizabeth St., 646-360-3685, babelfair.com

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The super-chic Jen Ford, Fashion News and Features Director at shopping bible Lucky, packed her bags and hopped across the pond to find the most fabulous shops some of London‘s neighborhoods have to offer. (After, of course, she spilled her fave NYC hotels to us.) Ford explored two very different areas: Mayfair, “a borough of fancy boutiques and High Street finds,” as well as the up-and-coming Shoreditch ‘hood near London’s East End. But what would a proper shopping trip to London be without having a proper place to rest your head? Not a lot whole lot. So we teamed up with the editors at luckymag.com to find six chic spots to wind down after a whirlwind day of perusing London’s best stores.

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