Vintage Boutique in Saint Paul de Vence

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Vintage Boutique in Saint Paul de Vence

Searching hidden gems…that’s what I love to do. Last September, I found a vintage boutique in Saint Paul de Vence, in the South of France, just 20 minutes from Nice. I’ve been in this village many times, but this address was new for me. In the main street of Saint Paul de Vence, the Rue Grande, where you find many galleries and little boutiques, I discovered the sign of this boutique. The boutique was hidden in a courtyard and it really surprised me with the unique pieces of the well known brands such as Hermes, Chanel, Dior, Lacroix, Louis Vuitton.

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Caprice Vintage Shop

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 Caprice Vintage Shop

In the novel that I’m writing, the main character discovers a beautiful garment in a vintage shop. The beauty of vintage is the story behind of the garment or the accessory. Who wore it? What’s the story behind of the pieces?

Two years ago, I visited this cute shop for the very first time. The photos in this article are from that visit in September. In a narrow street in the old town of Nice (they could not find a better location in my opinion), between the old pastel-colored houses, I passed by a original and excellent vintage shop that caught my attention immediately: Caprice Vintage Shop. The window was decorated with an old piece of furniture and a mannequin was wearing an ocherous suit.

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