114 ave de Champs Elysées Paris 75008The flagship shop for IKKS (the pronunciation of the letter X in French)—first launched in 1987 as a junior line, IKKS now has 230 outlets worldwide for its cool and casual urban attire for men, women, boys and girls.
26 ave Matignon Paris 75008 Métro: Franklin D. RooseveltOld Masters, Impressionists, modern works and sculpture—the impressive list of artists at this gallery run by Daniel Malingue and his daughter ranges from Bonnard and Braque to Van Dongen and Vlaminck, and includes Chagall, Matisse, Klee, Picasso, Miró and Renoir.
Galerie du Passage
20-26 Galerie Vero-Dodat, Paris 75001 Métro: LouvreWell-known dealer Pierre Passebon opened his two-story gallery in the beautiful covered passage Véro-Dodat in 1991, specializing in late 19th-century, 20th-century and contemporary furnishings and objets d'art, and also contemporary photography.
18 rue Monttessuy Paris 75007Custom-made perfumes can be created in this perfumers’ workshop formerly reserved only for professionals.
La Chaise Longue
20 rue des Francs-Bourgeois Paris 75003A chain of shops carrying an eclectic mix of humorous home deco items, quirky tablewear, toys, gadgets and gifts, with six other locations in Paris and others scattered throughout France.
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.
Pâtisserie des Rêves
93 rue du Bac Paris 75007Philippe Conticini, the chef of the most buzzed-about pastry shop in town, claims to be on a mission to "reach people's souls through their taste buds."
Musée du Luxembourg
19 rue de Vaugirard Paris 75006 Métro: OdéonA small museum in the Luxembourg Gardens, now used only for temporary exhibits.
Antoine & Lili
95 quai de Valmy; 87 rue de Seine; 17 rue du Jour Paris 75010; 75006; 75001One of the first fashion hot spots along the Canal Saint Martin: three adjacent stores with crayon-colored facades—hot pink for womenswear, canary yellow for kitsch home decor, lime green for kids’ clothes, toys and gifts. Now branched out into Saint Germain des Prés and the old Les Halles areas.
Musée National de la Marine
17 place du Trocadéro Paris 75016 Métro: Trocadéro.France’s impressive maritime museum, with superb scale models of historic galleys and ships from the 17th century to the present day. and remnants of the ornately gilded royal vessel of Louis XIV.
Atelier du Bracelet Parisien
28 place du Marché Saint Honoré Paris 75001A small shop specialized in watchbands and small leather goods in a large range of skins, styles and colors, both ready-to-wear and custom-made.
Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie
La Cité des sciences et de l'industrie 30 avenue Corentin Cariou 75019 Paris FRANCEOrdinary subjects become passionate ones as it takes you through a journey to create great moments with your children, friends and grandparents. Packed with pop-up and permanent exhibitions, you will have endless hours of fun!