5 rue Froissart Paris 75003Quirky, retro-style clothes for kids and infants by American-born, long-time Parisienne Elisabeth Relin. Great bold graphic tee shirts with motifs ranging from snapping crocodiles to electric guitars.
Bastien de Almeida
46 rue La Condamine Paris 17thIn Paris's Batignolles trendy district, a shop carrying stunning American vintage fashion as well as specialized books and DVDs. It even offers sewing classes. Closed Sun-Mon.
Musée Gustave Moreau
14 rue de La Rochefoucauld Paris 75009 Métro: TrinitéA small museum in the former home of the 19th-century Symbolist artist. Closed Tues.
19 boulevard des Invalides Paris 75007 Métro: Varenne.Displayed in a former private mansion, its gardens and chapel, a major collection of sculpture, sketches, engravings and paintings by Auguste Rodin, along with works by his student Camille Claudel and paintings and sculpture from the artist’s own eclectic collection. Closed Mon.
Maison de Balzac
47 rue Raynouard Paris 75016 Métro: Passy19th-century author Honoré de Balzac's home from 1840-47, displaying original manuscripts and memorabilia.
Nature et Découvertes
Carrousel du Louvre, 99 rue de Rivoli Paris 75001Interactive calendars, magnetic puzzles, inflatable globes and build-your-own catamaran sets should help you keep the children occupied!
6 rue de Tournon Paris 75006Beautiful and expensive childrenswear, accessories and fragrances in the huge flagship shop of this international label launched in Paris in 1975 by Marie-France and Bernard Cohen. Installed in a 17th-century private mansion surrounding a courtyard garden, the shop includes a life-sized log cabin playhouse and a chic café-restaurant downstairs.
Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido
Palais Royal, 142 galerie de Valois 25 rue de Valois Paris 75001Intoxicating fragrances and luxury cosmetics by master perfumer Serge Lutens, in an enchanting Palais Royal boutique.
12 rue Bonaparte, Paris 75006 Métro: St. Germain des Prés20th-century furniture and decorative arts from the 1940s to the 1970s in a gallery designed by Ettore Sottsass, with works by Sottsass, Arad, André Arbus, Jacques Adnet, Pierre Cardin, Joe Colombo, Gabriella Crespi and Michel Boyer.
4 rue de Castiglione Paris 1st Métro: Tuileries, ConcordeJovoy is dedicated to rare, exclusive and limited-edition fragrances made in small quantities by artisanal perfumers with a very selective distribution. Carrying some 60 small producers, Jovoy is possibly the largest independent purveyor in the world. Along with the perfumes of Maison Jovoy, founded in Paris in 1923 by Blanche Arvoy, the shop carries other vintage brands, contemporary labels, beautifully packaged home fragrances and scented candles.
107Rivoli – Les Arts Décoratifs
107 rue de Rivoli Paris 1st Métro: Palais Royal - Musée du LouvreBooks, jewelry, fashion accessories, toys, tableware and art objects selected for their craftsmanship and relevance to contemporary design and decoration. One of the city's top museum shops, it also includes an excellent selection of books on art and design.
111 blvd Beaumarchais Paris 75003A four-story boutique complex in the upper Marais that includes a florist shop, used bookstore, designer and vintage clothing for men, women and children, accessories, kitchenware, design furniture and flea market finds—and a restaurant. Designers including Stella McCartney and Paul Smith offer customized versions of items from their collections at more accessible prices, and profits go to a charity for disadvantaged children.