Beauty Shops in Paris Guaranteed to become your French Favorites

Beauty Shops in Paris Guaranteed to become your French Favorites

Paris has been called the capital of many things: romance, fashion, food… and we’d like to add one more specialty to the list: beauty. And more specifically, beauty shops. Beauty products are definitely having a moment right now (take a look at the #shelfie hashtag on Instagram if you need proof) and the beauty shops in Paris are stepping up to the plate. ... Read More

Guide to Les Grands Magasins: Discovering the Marvelous Department Stores in Paris

Guide to Les Grands Magasins: Discovering the Marvelous Department Stores in Paris

Paris may be famous for the Notre-Dame Cathedral, but shopping is also a spiritual experience in this super-chic city. The department stores in Paris are some of the world’s most beautiful, rivaling the Eiffel Tower as alluring attractions. The big three legendary monuments to shopping are Le Bon Marché, Printemps and Galeries Lafayette. All feature fabulous fashion, beauty buys, homewares and accessories. It’s not just retail therapy on offer, though – heritage history, cultural events, pop-ups and destination dining tempt you to linger. ... Read More

Shopping near the Eiffel Tower on Rue Saint-Dominique

Shopping near the Eiffel Tower on Rue Saint-Dominique

The rue Saint-Dominique stretches from the Esplanade des Invalides in the east to the Champ de Mars in the west, connecting some of the most famous landmarks in the city. They say it’s the journey that counts, not the destination, and this street is much more than a way to get from the Eiffel Tower to the Pont Alexandre III. With plenty of boutiques and a great view on most of the street, you’ll love shopping near the Eiffel Tower on rue Saint-Dominique. ... Read More

The Best Places to Buy French Beauty Products in Paris

The Best Places to Buy French Beauty Products in Paris

It’s no secret that the beauty of French women is a thing of legend. They seem to have mastered the art of aging gracefully. So rather than envy their genetics, which we can’t copy, we turned to what we could copy–their skincare routines. To help you look like a French woman for years to come, we’ve rounded up the best places to buy French beauty products in Paris. ... Read More

Soldes in France: Guide to Shopping the Biannual Sales in Paris

Soldes in France: Guide to Shopping the Biannual Sales in Paris

Everybody likes a good deal when shopping, right? And if it’s while shopping in Paris, even better. Say hello to the sales, known as les soldes! … Read on for our guide to help you make the most out of the sales in Paris! ... Read More

The Best Stores to Buy French Food Souvenirs in Paris

The Best Stores to Buy French Food Souvenirs in Paris

One of the main reasons people travel to France is the food. While we’d all love to bring home a personal French chef to recreate all our favorite French dishes, fortunately we can at least bring home some of the ingredients they’d use to stock our own kitchens. Want to keep the taste of France in your home cooked meals after you’ve bid au revoir to the City of Light? Here are the best stores to buy French food souvenirs in Paris. ... Read More

Why I Love the 7th Arrondissement of Paris! If You Feel the Same, Join the Club!

Why I Love the 7th Arrondissement of Paris! If You Feel the Same, Join the Club!

We had an exceptional response from our first fractional offer — the lovely Cairanne apartment. Many of the buyers know the 7th arrondissement of Paris, as they’ve stayed there and love it as I do. One interested couple asked what I personally love about life in this neighborhood, in the heart of the Left Bank. Explaining why is easy. ... Read More

Where To Shop For Candles In Paris

Where To Shop For Candles In Paris

To the untrained nose, candle shopping in Paris might seem like a no-brainer. But with so many diverse and intoxicating scents to sniff, from honeyed tobacco to Mexican orange blossom, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Here’s a handful of our top recommendations, so you can come up smelling of roses (or maybe lavender – whatever your preference). ... Read More

Lorette & Jasmin: Vintage Designer Shopping

Lorette & Jasmin: Vintage Designer Shopping

Looking to find a really special designer piece while in Paris? Look no further than Lorette & Jasmin, an alluring consignment store (dépôt vente in French) in the heart of the chic 16th arrondissement. At Paris Perfect, we also have a host of guided shopping tours for those that want a more expert-led option. Specializing in high-quality second-hand clothes, this is the place to find a real bargain. ... Read More

Five Christmas Gift Ideas From Paris

Five Christmas Gift Ideas From Paris

Starting to write your Christmas shopping list? Gone are the days when two turtle doves or a partridge in a pear tree would have sufficed for festive gifting. Originality is everything in gift-giving this holiday season (think monogrammed velvet slippers and personalized perfumes). But if you’re in Paris, you’re in luck – it’s the best city to discover unique treasures and custom gifts, unavailable back home. ... Read More

Incredible Savings At The Winter Sales In Paris

Incredible Savings At The Winter Sales In Paris

It’s that time of year again! Yes, it’s already time to start planning your Paris trip to take advantage of the amazing winter sales (or soldes in French) from January 10th to February 20th, 2018. Snag the latest French fashion must-have items, statement accessories, and stylish homewares with steep discounts of up to 70% off the original prices. Pack your travel bag and bring an empty suitcase – you’ll need it. ... Read More

Affordable Shopping In Paris

Affordable Shopping In Paris

Chic, high-end and enviably couture: ‘affordable’ isn’t something that springs to mind when thinking about shopping in Paris. However, you may be pleasantly surprised. We’ve handpicked some stores where you can get voguish brands year-round at a fraction of the price. Whether you’re searching for the best designer consignment stores, discounted beauty products, or simply clothing that won’t break the bank, we’ve got every option covered. ... Read More

The Finest Discounted Beauty Products At City Pharma

The Finest Discounted Beauty Products At City Pharma

Looking to bring home some of the finest French beauty products but don’t want to break the bank? Then you have to visit City Pharma, the only discount parapharmacy in Paris. A parapharmacy is a wonderful hybrid: a regular pharmacy, beauty and homeopathy store, all rolled into one. It’s where French women buy the bulk of their fabulous hair and skin care products, alongside regular painkillers and prescriptions. ... Read More

Summer Sales in Paris Are Almost Here!

Summer Sales in Paris Are Almost Here!

A twice-a-year event, Les Soldes is an event not to be missed: Summer Sales in Paris are the perfect opportunity to make the trip to the City of Light for everything from luxe scarves, handbags and shoes to artwork and rare books. Les Soldes is a fantastic time to visit! Even if you’re just in the mood for bargain-hunting or people-watching, everyone finds something to enjoy during Les Soldes. ... Read More

5 Charming Craft Stores to Discover in Paris!

5 Charming Craft Stores to Discover in Paris!

Antique buttons, delicate fabrics and luscious wools – Paris has so many amazing craft stores to explore! If you love picking up little creative treasures as unique souvenirs while you travel, you’ll absolutely love these locations. Here are 5 of our favorite craft stores in Paris in which to spend an inspiring afternoon! ... Read More

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