Musée de Montmartre
12 rue Cortot Paris 75018 Métro: AnversA small museum—installed in a charming garden house whose former tenants included Renoir, Dufy, Valadon and Utrillo—documenting the history of the hilltop village of Montmartre and its role in the artistic life of 19th-century Paris. Closed Mon.
10 rue Charlot Paris 75003Dominique Picquier, who trained as an architect but reinvented herself as a textile designer, creates beautiful floral and vegetal prints as well as purses, evening bags and carry-ons in the season's best-selling fabrics.
128 rue Vieille du Temple Paris 3rdThis beautiful store in the upper Marais is for devotees of timeless French chic, with a handpicked collection of exclusively French fashion brands—menswear, womenswear and a superb housewares collection. There are also books and hard-to-find European cosmetics brands.
Maison Européenne de la Photographie
5-7 rue de Fourcy Paris 75004 Métro: Saint PaulFrance’s national photography museum, with multiple temporary exhibits. Closed Mon and Tues.
Huilerie Artisanale J. Leblanc
12 rue Jacob Paris 75006The Paris shop of a family-run oil mill in southern Burgundy, which has been producing intensely aromatic flavoring oils since 1878. Favorites of many chefs, the oils include hazelnut, walnut, pistachio, pecan, almond, pine nut and grape seed as well as the more familiar olive, sunflower, sesame, peanut and corn and other oils.
43 bd Haussmann 75009 ParisAn online Japanese boutique run by Carol and Xavier Negiar, who spent many years in Japan mastering the art of preparing green teas. The shop also stocks traditional bowls, cups and whisks, and offers Saturday tea ceremony classes.
Musée des Arts décoratifs
107 rue de Rivoli Paris 75001 Métro: Tuileries.A fashion and fabric museum that is part of the semi-private museum group Les Arts Décoratifs, installed in a wing of the Louvre.
16 blvd des Capucines Paris 75009Really useful home equipment, from feather dusters to shopping carts, and great foldup, ecologically friendly shopping bags to tuck into purse or pocket and unfold when needed.
Darga & Lansberg Galerie
36 rue de Seine, Paris 75006 Métro: MabillonModern and contemporary paintings and drawings.
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.
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).
Musée National Jean-Jacques Henner
43 ave de Villiers Paris 75017 Métro: MalesherbesHenner (1829-1905) was one of the most appreciated painters of his generation. The museum's mansion was bought by Marie Henner, the widow of Henner's nephew, and donated to the state to house the artist's work. Although Henner never lived here, he sometimes dined with the original proprietor, Guillaume Dubufe, a fellow society painter who would have shared the same lifestyle and eclectic taste. Closed Tues.