158 blvd Haussmann Paris 75008 Métro: MiromesnilThe exquisitely decorated mansion of 19th-century magnate Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, whose private collection of mostly 18th-century furniture and art also includes Italian Renaissance masterworks by Mantegna and Botticelli. Open daily.
8 rue Elzévir Paris 3rd Métro: St-Paul, Rambuteau or Chemin VertA remarkable collection of 18th-century furnishings and art assembled by the founder of the Samaritaine department store, now housed in a 16th-century mansion in the Marais. Closed Mon.
62 Rue de Lille Paris 75007 Métro: Solférino.The renowned national museum housed in a Belle Epoque railroad station brilliantly transformed by architect Gae Aulenti, focused on Western art from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century, including the Impressionists, Manet, Van Gogh and Gauguin. Closed Mon.
127 ave des Champs Elysées Paris 75008The flagship store for the venerable French leather goods company known for its luggage and handbags, including a great-looking line named for French actress Isabelle Adjani.
2 ave Matignon Paris 75008 Métro: Franklin D. RooseveltStéphane Custot and Waring Hopkins specialize in 19th- and 20th-century paintings, drawings and sculpture, including Impressionists and Nabis—Monet, Pisssarro, Sisley, Bonnard, Denis—and such modern and contemporary artists as Picasso, Matisse, Calder Magritte, Warhol and Hockney.
Georges & Co.
138 quai de Jemmapes 75010 ParisThe lustrous shop on the boutique-lined rue du Bac is devoted to the highest-quality contemporary materials manufactured in France and Europe for correspondence, diary-keeping, calligraphy, announcements, invitations and anything else that involves writing by hand. There’s an “ink bar” with refillable bottles in a rainbow of colors, a section for deluxe leather goods—notebooks, diaries, agendas, address books—and a tempting array of pens, elegant paper and envelopes in various weights and colors.
Axis Strategy Consultants
59, avenue Victor Hugo 75016 ParisAXIS Strategy Consultants are a French regulated Courtier d’Assurance that specialize in retirement planning for expatriates. We also offer Assurance Vie based solutions for succession planning and reducing exposure to wealth tax in France
Senteurs de Fée
2 rue des Haudriettes Paris 75003A tiny olfactory haven filled with an aromatic range of room perfumes, scented candles, bath salts and body creams, all made with essential oils.
77, rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré Paris 75008Founded in 1968 by Bernard Steinitz, who now works together with his son Benjamin, one of the city’s best known galleries for top-level 17th- and 18th-century furniture and objets d’art, including exceptional carved wood panelling.
62 rue de Sèvres Paris 75007Marie and Alain Quatrehomme stock about 200 perfectly-ripened cheeses in their bright and busy Left Bank shop, where the staff is particularly friendly and helpful.
37 avenue Daumesnil Paris 75012Former Hermès designer and craftsman Serge Amoruso custom-makes handbags, suitcases, briefcases, wallets, watchbands and other luxury leather goods in rare and exotic skins and colors.
98 rue du Fbg St-Honoré Paris 75008 Métro: Champs-Elysées–ClemenceauFounder Jacques Perrin and his son Philippe specialize in exceptional late 17th- to early 19th-century French furniture, painting, sculpture and decorative objects, displayed in a beautiful three-story mansion on the Place Beauvau.