Things to do in Paris
The long line down the sidewalk in front of this Latin Quarter bakery says it all: Boulanger de Monge is a local favorite. Fastidious bread bakers are in full view of throngs of spectators outside through the front window, making for a show while people wait to get in.
Located on a street that’s considered prime territory for hunting down kitten heels, stilettos, and wedges, Louboutin offers leopard-print pumps that are prey truly worth stalking.
Since 1997, well-heeled travelers have shopped this boutique in the Marché Serpette for labels like Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Moynat, Chanel, and Goyard.
Parisiennes flock to his diminutive shop on a little street behind the Palais Royal for ultra-feminine sandals.
Mona is a fashion-forward women’s designer clothing boutique. Located on Rue Bonaparte in the heart of the Sixth Arrondissement, Mona sits at the base of an ancient stone building on the corner of pedestrian-only Rue Visconti.
Founded by sisters Katia and Vanessa Sanchez, Des Petits Hauts (which translates to “The Little Tops”) is an ultra-feminine clothing boutique with multiple locations in Paris, Lyon, and Orleans.
Swedish wine writer and author Britt Karlsson, a Paris resident since 1990, organizes 20 tours annually to wine regions in France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Germany, and Austria.
Paris-based Thai-American designer, writer, and DJ Pring Pichayanund Chinadahporn (known simply as Pring), began her eponymous shoe and accessories brand in 2007 at her high-end boutique in the heart of the Marais.