Shopping Tips

Shopping Tips

In Paris over the last several years I have learned how to “put myself together.” The saleswomen as well as my good Parisian friend, Sabine, have taken me in hand and taught me important...

Twice a year the Parisian streets fill with a frenzy of shoppers looking to update their wardrobes with the latest fashion trends. This nationwide state-regulated event, otherwise known as les soldes (the sales), occurs...
The boutique at the Musée Picasso

With its boutique-lined streets and elegant department stores, Paris is truly a shopping mecca. Among designer stores and historic markets, museum shops can easily get overlooked, but there are several that are worth exploring. Note...
Grand Musée du Parfum

The highly anticipated new perfume museum opens on December 22 in Paris and it’s as elegant as its setting on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Just across from Le Bristol, the museum occupies the historic mansion...
The rue Vieille-du-Temple and the Picasso Museum

North of the historic Marais district, the third arrondissement (Haut Marais) entices visitors with its tangle of streets, non-touristic charm and fashionable addresses. Once a manufacturing hub, this now uber-trendy neighborhood first made its mark on the...

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...