Hi everyone! I'm new to the forums and learning SO MUCH from you all so far! I was hoping some of you could give me a bit of advice on where I should purchase my next Chanel. Since my birthday is coming up next month, DH has already told me that my gift will be a new bag, so of course I've been perusing these forums and doing some research on styles and prices. Today, however, DH told me that since my birthday is so close to V-day and since we have a customer in France he would like to meet, it looks like we'll be going to spend a few days in Paris to celebrate as well! My question now is: should I purchase my bag here in the States or should I wait to go to Paris to buy it? I've heard that French brands are slightly less expensive in France, and there is also the VAT return. However, does anyone know if the weak dollar / strong euro will negate any discount there might be? Also, there is the added possibility that I will be going to Hong Kong shortly as well - are the prices there much different? Finally, if there is not much difference in price, where would I find the best selection of styles? I've heard Hong Kong gets a much different selection than the rest of the world. Please advise! Thank you all in advance for your help!