Paul Prouté S.A.
74 rue de Seine, Paris 75006 Métro: MabillonFounded more than 125 years ago and now run by the fourth generation of the Prouté family, this lovely Left Bank gallery offers prints and drawings from the 16th to the 20th century.
8 rue Saint-Roch 75001 Métro: TuileriesHIP—for Homo Inventit Paradisium, or Man Invents Paradise—is a sleek new art, design, jewelry and garden concept store with a fusion restaurant near the Tuileries Gardens. It stocks exclusive limited editions and unique glass pieces by Czech architect and designer Borek Sipek, along with Alessi and Driade kitchen utensils, Mark Brazier-Jones furniture, contemporary sculpture, avant-garde jewelry and rare orchids.
4 rue de Bretonvilliers, Paris 75004 Métro: Sully-Morland and 11 rue Bonaparte, Paris 75006 Métro: St. Germain des PrésAs well as his original gallery on the Left Bank, Art Deco and Art Modernes pecialist Dutko has also opened a big new space on the Ile Saint Louis, both designed by star architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. On the roster: Pierre Chareau, Paul Dupré-Lafon, Jean-Michel Frank, Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, Marino Marini.
Jugetsudo By Maruyama Nori
95 rue de Seine Paris 75006A small Japanese tea salon and boutique beautifully designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and run by the 150-year-old Tokyo firm Maruyama Nori, with a long counter for sipping tea with pastries, a selection of teas, traditional teapots and porcelain cups, and bamboo everywhere. Saturday tea ceremonies downstairs.
16 rue Elzévir 75003 Paris Métro Saint-PaulThe most beautiful confiserie-pâtisserie in Paris, and the first Paris offshoot of the exquisite Meert pâtisserie and tea salon in Lille, founded in 1761. Meert’s fame centers on its unique version of the gaufre, a delicate waffle native to the old region of Flanders, treasured for its sublime cream center perfumed with Madagascar vanilla. The boutique also carries chocolates and jams and, on Saturdays only, delicious pastries.
38 rue Madame, 8th 112 rue Vieille du Temple, 3rd 12 rue d'Alger, 1stCool and casual unisex fashion for young hipsters—dark denims, cords, tee shirts, knits—an international label launched in 1988 by French designer Jean Touitou.
5 ave du Docteur Arnold Netter Paris 75012Specialized in the art of le gateau, with kitchen accessories for professional and amateur dessert and pastry chefs, including silicone Eiffel Tower cake molds.
Galerie Martin-Caille Matignon
75 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré Métro: MiromesnilJust across the street from the Hôtel Bristol, American-born gallery owner Janet Greenberg specializes in the work of French 20th-century Impressionist Max-Agostini (1914–1997)—light-dappled, color-infused paintings of parks, gardens, still lifes and landscapes. The gallery also shows works by Provençal artist Pierre Cornu (1895–1996) and German artist Franz Priking (1929–1979).
3 rue Las Cases Paris 75007 Métro: SolférinoA showcase for the sophisticated furniture, lamps and accessories of star architect and designer India Mahdavi.
Musée de l’Orangerie
Jardin des Tuileries Paris 75001 Métro: Concorde.The beautifully renovated museum in the Tuileries Gardens is famed for its spectacular series of Monet’s Water Lilies and the Walter-Guillaume collection of late 19th- and early 20th-century art, including works by Cézanne, Renoir, Matisse and Derain. Closed Tues.
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin
76 rue de Turenne, Paris 75003 Métro: St-Sébastien-FroissartOne of the city’s hottest contemporary galleries, showing works by Sophie Calle, Maurizioo Cattelan, Wim Delvoye, Takashi Murakami and Jean-Michel Othoniel.
Musée National du Moyen Age–Musée Cluny
6 place Paul-Painlevé Paris 75005 Métro: Cluny-La Sorbonne.A wonderful museum of medieval history and art, including the renowned Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, housed in a resplendent 15th-century residence built on top of immense early Roman baths.