Many come to Chamonix for the mountains, some for the views but more and more to get kitted out with all the best technical labels from around the world setting up their flagship stores here.

A lovely walk on predominantly pedestrian roads with lots of places to stop and refresh.

Here are our favourite shops:


Concept shop & Interior design

Fresh Air
Coopérative des tendances!
The one, the only and the best concept store around. Christina, Matt and Sam visit all the shows and travel around the world to find the best ‘stuff’ Limited series of everything from jewellery to fashion, teck to homeware. Books to music. A lovely space with great staff – I defy anyone to not find something they really want in this shop. Wallets at the ready… All you need is fresh air! 

The Manifacture
Decoration & tailor-made tailoring workshop, ideal if you want to personalize your interior.

Rêves d'Hiver
A little cocoon in the heart of Chamonix, you will find the latest trendy jewelry but also decoration, each designer is carefully selected by the manager.

Cocktail Scandinave
A great interior design shop that blends a cool mountain look with scandinavian functionality. 

Alp Chic
A true son of the valley with a love of 60’s and 70’s pop art. Charlie is a reference in funky design, colourful, fun objects to liven up any home… wonderful place for gifts. 

Galerie photo

Mario Colonel
Mountains are his passion and you can see this shining through his work. This gallery is not to be missed if for nothing else but to admire the rarely seen images of our mountains and beyond.
Stunning pictures, sculptures and works of art of Mario and friends.

Sports shops

Sanglard Sports is THE ski shop for the latest looks and best gear in town. Very slick professional and friendly staff with the best boot fitters in the Valley – If you have a problem with your skis, feet or just want to look the best on the slopes this is the place to go.

Balmat Sports
A great family ski shop the way they used to be. Friendly, great value and the best shop in Les Houches.

The biggest and the best – A huge shop that can kit you out with everything from every sport practiced in the mountains. If they dont have it no one will… 


Bo Aime
A cute little shop filled to the brim with lovely designer gear carefully selected by Stéphanie.

Small boutique with a wide choice of high & casual clothing, shoes, and accessories. You will find plenty of different brands of small designers there, let yourself be guided by Marie's advice. Be careful, it's common to go in for "just" a shoes and to leave with a complete outfit, you will love it!

If I won the lottery this would be my first stop – Cashmere, cashmere and more cashmere in all shapes and sizes and the widest range of colours possible.

Planet Boots
A specialist boot fitter with an excellent reputation and the largest range of boots.


We are at your disposal throughout your stay to help you to organize, do not hesitate to contact our concierge service

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