Paris

Paris Travel Guide

More than just a bookstore, Taschen is a global publisher and multi-unit, culturally focused bookshop. In 1980, then eighteen-year old Benedikt Taschen opened his first store in Cologne and has since branched out with locations everywhere from Beverly Hills to Hong Kong.

Merci is the creation of Marie-France and Bernard Cohen, who founded the children’s couture clothing brand Bonpoint.

Head baker Basile Kasir utilizes stone-ground organic flour and forms each loaf by hand at Moulin de la Vierge, a popular boulangerie in the Ile de France region.

A collection of excellent shops along the galleries that enclose the garden behind the palace itself: Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, the glove maker Mary Beyer, Rick Owens, the king of vintage couture Didier Ludot, and the accessories genius Pierre Hardy, who also designs for Balenciaga and Hermè

This shiny white store brings together for the first time chic women’s wear, accessories, and shoe collections, all selected by the owner, Maria Luisa Poumaillou.

An Art Deco Pullman car, Madame de Pompadour’s writing table, and the bronze bed of 19th-century prostitute Valtesse de La Bigne are just a few of the nearly 6,000 artifacts housed in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts), which first opened in 1905 in the Marsan wing of the L