Paris Travel Guide
For toys, including extraordinary stuffed animals, miniature soldiers, and the best Easter decorations around, there's nothing like L'Oiseau de Paradis.
One of the city’s best markets, the Marché d’Aligre—located behind the Bastille between the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine and the Rue de Charenton—stands out compared to Paris’s other outdoor markets because its lively, personable vibe makes it feel like a village within a village.
Esteemed luggage manufacturer Goyard has been in business on the rue Saint-Honoré since 1853. Window displays of colorful totes catch the eyes of people passing by this brown storefront, marked with malletier (trunk maker).
The city's aristocratic Marais district hosts this ritzy repository for designer shoes, handbags, and jewelry owned by stylist and fashion consultant Valery Duboucheron.
L’Habilleur may stock last year’s designs, but legions of shoppers don’t seem to mind since the store offers serious discounts (around 40% to 60% less than original prices).
The 20-year-old family-run company, Cecile and Jeanne, opened a boutique in the Charles de Gaulle airport in 2005. Located in terminal 2, near gate 2F, travelers can find that last minute gift from Paris.
Sylvie Chateigner opened this Paris vintage shop with an ironic name between the Place de la République and the Canal St.-Martin in 1994.