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

Cire Trudon – The Oldest Candlemaker in Paris

Cire Trudon – The Oldest Candlemaker in Paris

Almost 400 years ago, a little candle company was established in Paris on Rue Saint Honoré, providing candles to the royal court and parishes throughout the city. Cire Trudon now specializes in scented candles: thoughtfully formulated aromas that will transport you to a different time and place, each with its own personality and narrative. ... Read More

Les Soldes 2017: It’s Winter Sale Season in Paris!

Les Soldes 2017: It’s Winter Sale Season in Paris!

The Winter Sales are coming! From January 11th to February 21st, 2017, get ready to score the best deals of the New Year in the grand department stores and trendy boutiques of Paris. Combine the discounts with low-season airfare and apartment rates, and you could be living the shopaholic’s dream like a true Parisian! ... Read More

Buly 1803: The Most Unique Beauty Boutique in Paris!

Buly 1803: The Most Unique Beauty Boutique in Paris!

Rooted in a once-famous 19th century cosmetics brand, this beautifully styled boutique offers some of the most unique and interesting fragrances, natural oils and beauty products in Paris. Not only is the packaging delightfully antique, they also have an in-house calligrapher who labels all the products—you’ve never seen a store quite like this! ... Read More

Find the Perfect Piece of Parisian Art at Carré d’Artistes

Find the Perfect Piece of Parisian Art at Carré d’Artistes

Everyone wants to remember their trip to Paris. Whether you’re watching the Eiffel Tower light up the night sky for the first time or visiting your favorite haunts, each stay is unique, and each one deserves its own memento. In a city famed for its artistic heritage, a handpicked piece of art makes for the perfect souvenir! ... Read More

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