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Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Words: Tiffany Tang Image: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra Situated in the Louvre’s 19th-century Rohan and Marsan wings is the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, a museum of decorative art and design that houses over 150,000 objects, showcasing collections… Read more

Vee Hair

Words: Jill Pope Images: Hotze Eisma You would think, in a city teeming with immaculately groomed people, that good hair salons would be easy to find in Paris. Why is it then, that if I… Read more

Paris’ 20 Best Vintage Clothing Shops

Text: Meg Gagnard Our vintage clothing post has long been one of our readers’ favourites. We decided it needed an update, so we called on urban explorer Meg Gagnard of De Quelle planète es-tu? to update… Read more

Le Rocketship

Text: Anne Ditmeyer Image: Le Rocketship Part design boutique, part coffee bar, the location is prime in the 9th arrondissement, around the corner from Hotel Amour, a block from rue des Martyrs, and just a… Read more

The Gaîté Lyrique

Text: Aidan Mac Guill Image: Gaîté Lyrique The Théâtre de la Gaîté Lyrique first opened in its current location on the rue Papin in 1862. That incarnation was itself a reconstruction of the original Théâtre… Read more

La Conserverie

Text: Sarah Moriarty Image: La Conserverie The eclectic bar-restaurant, La Conserverie, at 35 bis rue du Sentier in the second arrondissement, serves some of the best cocktails in the city. This is big praise for… Read more

Point Ephémère

Text: Will Best If you allow yourself to meander down the Canal St Martin, you’ll stumble upon the industrial arts hub (plus restaurant plus bar) Point Ephémère.  Once a factory, Point Ephémère now boasts performance spaces, 5… Read more

Forum des Images

Text: David Britain   Although its location inside Forum des Halles is not the most desirable, Forum des Images is the gem of this underground maze. Nowhere else will you find such an enormously varied… Read more

Cité de la Mode et du Design

Text: Anna Bromwich  Perched on Quai D’Austerlitz on the old industrial banks of the Seine is a 21st century Emerald City. The Cité de la Mode et du Design is a converted storehouse wrapped in… Read more

Chez Jeannette

This very tatty old bar once frequented students from L’Ecole internationale de théâtre Jacques Lecoq next door. After a big revamp it became one of the right bank hang-outs for the arty-fashion-gay crowd. The bar… Read more

La Briciola

Words: Daniel Scheffler In the epicenter of Parisian trendiness comes a truly unashamed Italian bistro offering freshness and understated simplicity. Dark rocket leaves, many tomatoes and shavings of parmesan cover an eclectic plate of Southern Italy.… Read more

Rose Bakery

Words: Daniel Scheffler Image: Flickr With sanctuaries like these, the trick is to keep breathing. The light knight has saved me to a place beyond. Some of the best coffee in Paris, the darkest chocolate… Read more

Breakfast in America

A 50s diner, no big deal – but a 50s diner in the midst of Paris offers a surreal, Lynch-like experience. Brunch Transatlantic style (pancakes, bacon, eggs, a “Bottomless Mug O’Joe”…) is served at all… Read more

Depot Vente du 17e

Text: Ana Lee Luxury depot vente (second hand shop) in the 17th above Parc Monceau. Here you’ll find last season’s Chloe bags, Dior ties (at 40 euros), and exceptional vintage Chanel jewelry. Used designer clothing… Read more

Guilo-Guilo

Text: Ana Lee Exceptional Japanese cuisine in the heart of Montmartre, the Guilo-Guilo is held by renowned Kyoto chef Eiichi Edakuni. Unique menu composed of little dishes (tempura de figues, sashimi de thon rouge sauce… Read more

Andy Wahloo

Text: Ana Lee A Marais stalwart, from what appears to be an oriental épicerie on the outside, inside you’ll find an eccentric bar and eclectic mix of pop art and Moroccan deco. Wahloo also includes… Read more

Le "Mini Palais" au Grand Palais

Image: Grand Palais This restaurant sits slinking under the colonnades of Le Grand Palais when. With its contemporary décor and cuisine, by triple starred Eric Frechon and Stéfane d’Aboville, it’s a hit with those searching for… Read more

The Nouveau Casino

Text: Jayson Harsin Nestled in the briar patch of branchitude at 114 rue Oberkampf is a former 1930s cabaret. The building later became an artist atelier. Then in 2001 it opened as home to what… Read more

Ecole National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts

The Ecole des beaux-arts is Paris’ prestigious Fine Arts academy. At the end of their period of study, students receive a diploma (diplôme national supérieur d’arts plastiques), after presenting their work to a jury largely… Read more

La Perle

Image: Aisling Chin-Yee Celebrate your Marais purchases with a stiff drink at La Perle. A Parisian classic, the bar spills out onto the street on balmy summer evenings – after all these years it’s still a place… Read more

Cinéma au Clair de Lune

Image: Guillaume Mangeret So it seems that the streets have emptied out during the month of August and you can’t find anything to do? Everyone knows Parisians love their films en plein air and so… Read more

Fauchon

Fauchon is one of the best shops to browse for jams, mustards, fine teas and other gourmet treats.  They also have a great cave à vins with helpful staff, a bakery, and a salon de the/restaurant.… Read more

L’Eclaireur

After his original flagship store opened on the Champs Elysées in 1982, Armand Hadida has created quite a fashion empire around Paris. Now you can find a varied ‘en point’ collection of international designers all around… Read more

Little Italy

Image: Little Italy It’s not large but this Italian café next to busy rue Montorgueil offers a haven for anyone starved of decent Italian food, which isn’t as easy to come by as you’d think… Read more

Chez Carmen

A mythic “after” bar for night-owls. Carmen presides over this boisterous and eclectic mix – woe betide anyone who tries to change the music! Part living room part dive bar, this is somewhere where you… Read more

Covered passages of Paris – 2nd arrondissement

Covered passages can be found peppered through the 1st, 2nd, and 9th arrondissements, but if you’re not on the lookout, you can easily miss these beautiful shopping walkways that are perfectly preserved snapshots of Parisian… Read more

Madame André

In this tiny shop you can buy sexy underwear, high-priced one-off items by trendy French designers and glam-trash jewelry by London duo Tatty-Devine.  More of an NYC or London vibe than Paris.  Madame André’s husband Monsieur… Read more

Spree

A small concept store on La Butte Montmartre, Spree stocks APC, Isabelle Marant, Cacharel and Commes des Garçons.  Nice selection. Good accessories – bags, shoes, belts and jewellery. 16, rue la Vieuville, 18th Ph. 01 42… Read more

Moda – designer shoes and bag outlet

You have a passion for shoes and handbags. What, really? Well you’re not the only one in this town. MODA is a clandestine chausseure operation. The exterior windows are stacked high with shoe boxes; the owner… Read more

Erotokritos

Image: Erotokritos Greek-Cypriot designer Erotokritos makes some of the best clothes in Paris. After capturing the Paris Trentaine style he launched a men’s label. Erotokritos studied fine art and textile design in San Francisco and… Read more

Planète Mars

Planète Mars was the scene of many escapades as it is situated right next to the original Vingt Paris Galerie at 25, rue Keller. Efix and Cedric brought their punk sensibilities to this superior pick… Read more

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