- Gustavia, the capital of St. Barts, is crammed with stores selling couture and prêt-a-porter. Many of the luxury brands are here: Bulgari, Cartier, Giorgio Armani, Louis Vuitton, and Hermès.
- St-Jean, St. Barts, has several small shopping plazas along the main road leading toward Lorient: Les Galeries du Commerce, La Villa Creole, La Sodexa, and L'Espace Neptune, each filled with boutiques selling the stylishly casual St. Barts clothing we covet: flirty, sexy kurtas and dresses; slouchy jersey separates; gold and silver sandals or bejeweled flip-flops.
- La Ligne St. Barth, Lorient, St. Barts (tel. 590/27-82-63), produces skincare, scents, and cosmetic products made with extracts from Caribbean flowers and seeds. The company laboratory/shop on Route de Salines in Lorient often offers slightly damaged products at deep discounts.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.