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1ère Arrondissement

Sainte Chapelle

Text: Emily Ruck Keene Image: Luciano Guelfi I’d been past this place so many times on my bike and wondered at the long lines of predominantly Asian and American tourists standing outside, but never once… Read more

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

Astier de Villatte

Text: Aran Cravey Image: Yoon Viak Studio Beyond the basic plate/bowl/cup trio of everyday tableware, I’m a mere Simpleton when it comes to the subject of ceramics. The finer points of teapots and terrines are… Read more

E. Dehillerin

Text: Carly DeFilippo Image: Kevin Walsh If E. Dehillerin is not the most practical place to shop for kitchen equipment in Paris, it’s certainly the most nostalgic.  The vintage, forest-green storefront spans the corner of… Read more

Manouche – gypsy jazz venues in Paris

Text: Nick Forrester Image: Ricardo Although you’re unlikely to see any of the grey flannel suits and pencil moustaches that one might associate with the Parisian Jazz scene there are a number of cafes and… Read more

Hotel Thérèse

Text: Susie Hollands Image: Hotel Thérèse Hotel Thérèse is situated in a fabulous quartier of Paris in a typical building from the 18th century looking onto one that is even more exquisite. This 3 star… Read more

Michel Cluizel Chocolate

Text: Boris Petrovic Image: Robyn Lee Like all fine chocolate artisans serious about their craft, Michel Cluizel has his own series of ‘Premier cru’ tablets, meaning that these chocolates come from a single cocoa bean… 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

Pierre Hardy

Shoe designer Pierre Hardy has achieved something incredible, his shoes are sexy and comfortable, the mark of a genius! This former accessories designer for Hermès has a sense of the elegant without being stuffy and… Read more

Serge Lutens

Stroll into the wonderful Palais Royal, a few steps from the Louvre but quite off the tourist beat; in the Galerie de Valvois running down one side is Les Salons du Palais Royal. Here you… Read more

François-Truffaut Cinema Library

The François-Truffaut cinema library in the Forum des Halles, is part of the architectural project “avenue du Cinéma” which also includes the redesigned Forum des Images cinema. The centre is part of the network of… Read more

Goyard

Goyard, THE place for travel bags, older than LV, rarer and more desirable. You can’t get much higher than this when it comes to class: try a suitcase that unfolds into a food and water… Read more

Musée du Louvre

The Louvre. Need we really say more? Get there early to avoid the queue or even better, head to the nocturnes Wednesday and Friday nights. Read more

Christopher Robin

Ever wondered where Catherine Deneuve comes to have her hair coloured?  You can try and get that essential blonde colour with Christophe. Colorist and creator for the laboratories of L’Oreal Paris, Christophe Robin develops colors… Read more

IUNX Perfumes

You’re unlikely to bump into someone with the same scent while you’re shopping here. Created and conceptualized by father and daughter Francis and Olivia Giacobetti, IUNX carries a wide variety of high range, exotic as… Read more

Jean-Paul Hevin – Chocolatier

One of Paris’ top chocolatiers, JP Hevin’s signature store on the rue Saint Honoré, also has a sophisticated Salon de Thé, which is great for a lunch entre copînes, it’s not too expensive. With additional boutiques… 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

Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle

  Self confessed sybarite, Frédéric Malle is the son of the creator of Dior perfumes. He grew up appreciating the good things in life and is now one of the ‘new generation’ of master perfumiers,… Read more

Chantal Thomass

French lingerie with a twist, Chantal Thomass‘ lingerie is hip and seductive with intricate and unique designs. Each piece of lingerie has its own personality. If you’re looking for something to match your corset and… Read more

Vide Greniers and Brocantes in Paris

This is a type of French garage sale (or car boot/jumble sale if you’re British)– the phrase vide grenier means”attic clearance”.  Read more

Paris Libraries

Image: Matthew Black My world expanded somewhat when I found out about Paris’s libraries. And all for free. There are even specialist Libraries in different arrondissement – 1er Music, 4eme Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, History of… Read more

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