Shopping Tips

Shopping Tips

We are pleased to present our annual gift guide: a hand-picked selection of designer treats, jewelry, home goods, and gourmet specialties. Made in France!

With the opening of a new boutique on the Right Bank, the French luxury brand Verbreuil is expanding its retail presence in Paris. Located just off of rue Saint-Honoré, the new shop is nestled...

Tis the season! Have you been making your list, checking it twice? Escape the chilly temperatures and warm up in the winter wonderland that is Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. This year’s decorations are arctic-themed: it's...
Holiday decorations at Le Bon Marché

It's the most wonderful time of year in Paris. You can smell the roasting chestnuts and hot mulled wine as you stroll down the Champs-Élysées. Colorful lights are strung above the cobblestone streets and storefronts come alive...

As winter makes its appearance in Paris, the holiday mood slowly settles in. Ornamental lights begin to illuminate quiet streets and annual Christmas markets line the bustling boulevards, soon to be followed by the smell of...
Chaumet's Joséphine Collection

The first arrondissement on the Seine's Right Bank is the very heart of Paris, France. It is the city's most singularly elegant and sophisticated district, which embraces the Louvre, the Palais Royal, the Tuileries...

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year: Galeries Lafayette reveals its much-anticipated holiday decorations. On Sunday, with a theme of ‘An Amazing Arctic Christmas,’ a crew feverishly began transforming the legendary Haussmann...
Paris interior design

The charm of Parisian interior design is as romantic as it is chic and as skillfully mixed as it is casual. The French are imbued with a deep sense of history and have created...

Inspired by Queen Isabelle of Hungary's famous elixir of youth, the refreshing spritz lotion is made with grape extracts and clarifying ingredients which give skin an immediate burst of radiance. Fans include Cara Delevingne, Sarah...
Author Ines de la Fressange

Looking for shopping tips and insider addresses in Paris? Lucky for us, fashion icon Ines de la Fressange—the 1980s runway model who later became the face of Chanel—generously shares her recommendations in a little...
Designer Kasia Dietz

Several years ago, I left behind my earthly possessions and traveled the world. One of the greatest challenges in this journey of 13 months and 5 continents (and a total of 32 countries) was what to...

I was first introduced to the renowned institution Deyrolle in Adam Gopnik’s book Paris to the Moon and added this unusual menagerie of taxidermied animals to my bucket list. While en vacances in Paris,...