Things to do in Paris
Just a few hundred feet downhill from Sacré Coeur, in the Abbesse quarter, a more authentic kind of charm is still alive.
Situated at the foot of Montmartre, this iron-and-glass Baltard-style structure was a 19th-century marketplace before it was converted into a cultural center in 1986.
The first thing that will draw your attention to Boucherie Becquerel on Rue St. Antoine is the aroma of roasting chicken.
Founded ten years ago by master pefumer Frederick Malle, this perfumerie on Rue du Mont-Thabor keep its emphasis on the fragrance. Malle is the grandson of Dior Perfumes founder Serge Heftler and packages each of his 17 fragrances with a biography and picture of its designer.
From the exterior, this flagship location of designer Isabel Marant’s boutique looks more like a weathered British pub than haute-fashion epicenter.
Located in Le Marais, Lieu Commun offers hipster clothing basics, such as track jackets from Misericordia, jackets made from organic Peruvian cotton, and sneakers from Veja. The neighborhood favorite also sells homeware gadgets and furnishings.
Frustrated with the lack of stylish but practical children’s clothing in Paris, stay-at-home mom Daniéle Tellinge began designing her own garments in the 1970’s. Her first catalog was two pages long, and Cyrillus (considered Paris’s answer to J.
Housed in a five-story limestone hôtel particulier dating back to the 17th century, the 13,000-square-foot flagship, with its Versailles-style parquet floors, took four years to complete.