The owner of the Brocante Saint Michel has a lifelong passion for antiques and collectibles. He recounts stories from his childhood, where he would already be the first to dig through second-hand goods at garage sales or root around in the attic to find the old and dusty treasures. This love of items from yesteryear has only grown through his life and culminates now in the running of this fantastic store, which perfectly captures the feel of a flea market and showcases vintage and antique collectibles to a tee.
One of the many enjoyable things about shopping at Brocante Saint Michel is there is no item within the store that has not been thoroughly researched. Many items come into the store that does not fall under the owner’s particular area of expertise, but this is soon rectified! The stories behind the items are diligently uncovered, which makes for a richer shopping experience, for both collectors and casual shoppers alike. Whenever visitors ask a question in this store, they are always made to feel as though the staff has all the time in the world for them, and the shared thrill of collecting near-lost treasures is often felt.
With close to 5000 square feet to fill, Brocante Saint Michel has plenty of items to suit all tastes. The exhibition space has a warehouse feel to it, though care is taken in the displaying of the items to make it easy for shoppers to navigate and intuitive for collectors to head to areas of highest interest to them. Visitors will find a wide choice of lighting from the 70s, Art Deco objects, textiles, vinyl collections, books, jewelry, paintings, tableware, haberdashery, Breton costumes, and so much more.
Brocante Saint Michel has something within its walls for everybody, whatever the taste or budget may be. Should the desired items be too large to fit in your car, the store offers a delivery service throughout France and further afield, so there is no reason not to shop to your heart’s content here!