Looking back over all my photos, I realise I never posted as intended about rue Vavin in the 6th arrondissement.
Rue Vavin can be found adjacent to the Jardin du Luxembourg. The street is a mecca for shoppers of children's wear. Many well known French children's wear brands can be found in this single street.
Unlike the craft shopping itinerary I posted, this children's wear list can be covered in one short stroll. Within walking distance is the flagship Bonpoint store I posted about previously. I would suggest including this in the same outing - and you can enjoy a stroll through the beautiful Jardin du Luxembourg on the way to rue Vavin.
Then you can ponder, like I did, about who lives or once lived here inside the perimeter of the garden: