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72 rue des Martyrs Paris 75018A great collection of 1950s-1970s furniture, barware, lamps and hundreds of key chains, mostly brand-specific, logo-emblazoned and iconic models.
40 blvd Haussmann Paris 75009Galeries Lafayette spreads through three buildings on Boulevard Haussmann: The main Coupole building is the store’s fashion central, with affordable designs alongside upscale goods—and free fashion shows every Friday afternoon—as well as an enormous children’s concept store. Home decor is in Lafayette Maison and menswear in Lafayette Homme.
Darga & Lansberg Galerie
36 rue de Seine, Paris 75006 Métro: MabillonModern and contemporary paintings and drawings.
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.
4 rue Jacob Paris 6th 11 rue de l'Echaudé Paris 75006 Métro: Saint-Germain-des-PrésFrench luxury handbags never go out of style, but for women who prefer a more individual statement, the bags here are fabulous, clever, versatile and durable. Dreyfuss knows what features women want in a bag, and his best-seller, the Billy, has expandable sides, a zip pocket for cell phones, inside compartments and two sets of straps to be worn in any possible configuration. The collection also includes wallets, sunglasses, leggings and cropped jackets in soft stretch leather. Menswear is located down the street at 1 rue Jacob (tel. 01.43.54.70.93) and a smaller boutique can be found at 127 Galerie de Valois (tel. 01.42.60.38.76).
5 place de la République Paris 75003A luxurious range of 100 percent organic beauty products and perfumes in retro glass bottles and stylish packaging.
40 rue de Sévigné Paris 75003Armand and Martine Hadida's "concept store" mixes high fashion with design, art and contemporary furniture by such hot names as Philippe Starck and the team of Garouste and Bonetti. "This is not just a shop, it's an experience," boasts Arne Quinze, the store's avant-garde designer, who, among other things, embedded the walls with 147 video screens projecting subliminal black-and-white images. The clothes include select pieces from Lanvin, Balmain, Dries Van Noten and Junya Watanabe, alongside collector items from China and other exotic corners of the world.
35 rue Bonaparte Paris 75006A lovely bookshop decorated like a private apartment, with polished parquet floors and comfy sofas for browsers, run by the Paris publisher of photography, art, fashion and design books, some of them beautiful coffee-table tomes wrapped in silk or packaged in Goyard trunks. The gift selection includes cashmere throws and scented candles, including one with the aroma of leather bindings and bookshelves.
40, Bld Haussman, 75007 Paris 21, rue Marbeuf, 75008 ParisUltra-upmarket children’s clothing, mostly in subdued shades of ivory and beige, along with solid-silver rattles and gold jewelry for tiny tots. Well known for giant plush polar bears in the window displays.
75 quai de la Gare Paris 75013 Métro: Quai de la GareContemporary furniture, light fixtures and decorative objects.
146-148 Galerie de Valois, Palais Royal Paris 1stCorto Moltedo, the trendy flagship store showcasing the luxury bag line launched by American-Italian designer Gabrielecorto Moltedo, is the latest haven of Palais Royal hip. Moltedo describes his aesthetic as "pop-luxe" chic, combining the best of ancestral Italian craftsmanship (his parents were owners of Bottega Veneta) with exotic skins, sumptuous leathers and vibrant colors. More reasonably priced travel accessories include funky laptop cases shaped like giant cassette tapes.
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.