Floral Boutiques: A Pretty Map to Illustrate Georgianna Lane’s “Paris in Bloom”

Floral Boutiques: A Pretty Map to Illustrate Georgianna Lane’s “Paris in Bloom”

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Carol Gillott’s “Floral Paris” map

Have you seen Carol Gillott’s illustrated maps of Paris? As an ex-New York artist living in Paris, she started drawing Paris street maps to get out of the studio. Quite a hit, these monthly maps-cum- sketch letters are sent out to subscribers world-wide via her Etsy shop. One of our favorite recent maps depicts the “floral Paris” of Georgianna Lane’s beautiful new book, Paris in Bloom. Just released this spring, the book takes readers on a flower-filled journey in the French capital. It’s a visual feast combining photography and personal recommendations (think best flower markets and a guide to spring blooms). Carol’s map illustrates Lane’s recommendations found in the index at the back of the book. Below, we’ve shared some of these addresses for fine Paris florists. Enjoy!

Paris in Bloom by photographer and author Georgianna Lane

Moulié Fleurs8 Place du Palais Bourbon, 75007 Paris. As described in Paris in Bloom, “A legendary shop on the elegant Place du Palais Bourbon, Moulié carries on a tradition of floral excellence and classic design with exquisite displays.”

Moulié Fleurs. Photo: Carol Gillott

Au Nom de la Rose: Created in 1991, this florist now has 17 boutiques throughout Paris (a total of 55 in France’s biggest cities, and an additional 32 around the world). Specializing in roses, the brand’s mission is to support the producers of ancient rose varietals and garden roses. Beautiful floral compositions are also available online.

Au nom de la Rose. Photo: Carol Gillott

Flower.fr, boutique at 14 Rue des Saints-Pères in the 6th arrondissement. To quote Paris in Bloom: “Here you’ll experience the most arresting street displays of intricately designed window shelves and a seasonal arrangement in front of the adjacent teal doors.”

Flower.fr, boutique on Rue des Saints-Père. Photo: Carol Gillott

 Anaïs, 52 Rue Montorgueil, 75002. As described in Paris in Bloom, “The most enjoyable feature of this shop is the colorful displays that pour out onto rue Montorgueil. All types of flowers are available in all seasons.”

Anaïs florist. Photo: Carol Gillott

Order Paris in Bloom on Amazon here.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Thank you so much for this wonderful article! I absolutely adore Carol’s map of the flower shops in my book and am really thrilled to see both featured here on Bonjour Paris. Merci beaucoup!! Georgianna

  2. Anais in Montorgueil : I agree with you ! One nice address ! . No fuss just nice flowers, lasting long, VERY nice welcome and service, generous with herbs and ferns to complete your flower choice for a nice bouquet ! So yes it is MY flower shop in my Montorgueil village.

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