Paris is a must-see for every fashion and luxury lover. Here are some of our favorite places to shop, sleep, and eat in the City of Lights. We’ll try to constantly update the list.
WHAT TO SEE
Saint-Germain-des-Prés is full of cultural history, surrounded by Latin Quarter (the 5th arrondissement of Paris), beautiful Jardin du Luxembourg and the Left Bank of the Seine. This is a vibrant area, full of art and fashion. Here you can find many luxury boutiques, galleries and Café de Flore, the most iconic coffee house in Paris.
Located in the 3rd and 4th arrondissement, this area is full with concept stores, boutique bars and high-end galleries. It’s known for night-life, edgy art and fashion.
THE street for fashion lovers. Runs through 1st and 8th arrondissement. Here you can find concept stores, major brands and designer boutiques. This is also where style bloggers and the magazine editors do their shopping as it’s so centrally located and few steps from the Jardin des Tuileries, where many fashion week runway shows take place. You can find Rue Cambon, where the original Chanel boutique is located, just off the main thoroughfare.
Coco Chanel’s Apartment
31 Rue Cambon, the most iconic address for Chanel. Apartment tours are only by special appointment, but you can visit the retail store in the ground floor where you will find all of the Chanel classics – the beige and black two-tone pumps, No. 5 scent and the quilted 2.55 bag.
Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris
The museum has an archive of over 5000 YSL garments. Museum also exhibits designer’s sketches and working tools. A must visit for all style lovers to get a glimpse into designer’s life and work.
Le Grand Musée du Parfum
Museum is set within the 19th century mansion and walks a visitor through sensory journey of French perfume history.
Le Musée du Parfum Fragonard
Another perfume museum worth visiting that offers a free tour. Through the tour, you discover the manufacturing techniques and history of the precious elixirs and in the end, you can test your nose with an olfactory game.
WHAT TO DO
Dior Institut au Plaza Athénée
If you want a spa experience of haute couture standards, then this is a place to be. You will experience spa in an environment of tranquil luxury. The spa menu is developed by the Dior beauty team.
Ritz Club Paris
The spa at exclusive Ritz Hotel which is the perfect place for “luxury for yourself”. Fashionistas come here to unwind after a hectic day of fashion shows. Entrance area of the spa is in the beige-and-black colour scheme, complemented with Chanel beauty products on the shelves as The Ritz pays homage to Coco Chanel. Besides pampering sessions, you can relax next to the beautiful club’s pool.
WHERE TO STAY
One of the most iconic hotels on the world, overlooking the Place Vendôme. It is most known to once be a private residence of Coco Chanel.
WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK
Ralph’s is located above the Ralph Lauren’s flagship store on Saint-Germain boulevard. The atmosphere here is amazing and the little courtyard is stunning. The most adorable thing is the sweet touch of caramel popcorn that arrives with your cup of coffee.
The perfect destination for post-shopping the designer boutiques on avenue Montaigne. The atmosphere is warm and the view on all the designer boutiques is stunning – you can for sure rest your eyes.
French luxury bakery and sweets maker house. Come here for the most famous macaroons.