Shops in Paris

Most of the shops in the Marais district are at least gay-friendly. Especially on Rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie and its side streets you'll find several shops for underwear, clubwear and streetwear.

Important note: Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, many places are closed or opening hours may have changed. Please check the websites and Facebook pages of the respective venues for the latest information.

Update March 2021: Bars, cafes and restaurants must remain closed until further notice.

Reopened; daily 10:00 – 18:00
Gay and lesbian bookstore with a long tradition.
Moved here to the 11th arrondissement in 2020 because of exploding rents in the Marais.
@ 37 Rue Saint-Ambroise
Paris 75011
Metro: Rue Saint-Maur, Saint-Ambroise

BMC
Gay sex shop.
@ 21 Rue des Lombards
Paris 75004
Metro: Châtelet, Hôtel de Ville

Small gay sex shop near Forum des Halles.
In the basement small cruising area 'Le Boxx' (admission from 10 €, busiest between approx. 16:00 and 18:00).
@ 2 Rue de la Cossonnerie
Paris 75001
Metro: Les Halles

French gay sex shop chain. Magazines, toys and leather gear.
@ 16 Rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie
Paris 75004
Metro: Hôtel de Ville, Saint-Paul

The department store for men: clothes, shoes, accessories and perfumes.
At the edge of the Marais quarter and very gay frequented.
@ 36 Rue de la Verrerie
Paris 75004
Metro: Hôtel de Ville

Wide selection of underwear for men.
@ 8 Rue de Moussy
Paris 75004
Metro: Hôtel de Ville

Rex
Small shop for leather, rubber and other fetish gear, incl. tailor-made.
@ 42 Rue du Poitou
Paris 75003
Metro: Rambuteau, Saint-Sébastien – Froissart

Fetish gear, leather and rubber, SM equipment, toys.
@ 8 Square Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie
Paris 75004
Metro: Hôtel de Ville