Location: Paris
Notable Businesses: Zadig & Voltaire, Merci, Ozo, Les Jardins du Marais

Hands down, Le Marais is the epicenter of effortless style. Following post-WWII restorations, the Marais became home to myriad galleries, fashion houses, and restaurants. The hotel at Les Jardins du Marais combines beautiful gardens with an Art Deco twist. Considered the fashion capital of the fashion capital, the Marais has a mixture of high and low-end fashion shops. Definitely check out Merci, a concept store that takes displays to the next level, utilizing great merchandising, diverse products, and successfully integrating a café, bookstore, and floral shop. To top it off, profits go towards a children's charity in Madagascar.