Discover Batignolles–Paris’ New Hippest Neighborhood

Discover Batignolles–Paris’ New Hippest Neighborhood

Paris is known for setting trends, but where do the Parisian trendsetters flock? To the oh-so-cool Batignolles neighborhood in the 17th arrondissement, of course! Take a walk with us around this fascinating part of the city. ... Read More

What to Pack for Paris in the Spring

What to Pack for Paris in the Spring

So you’ve booked your trip to the French capital, and rented a fabulous holiday apartment from Paris Perfect. But what to pack for Paris in the spring? Deciding on the perfect capsule wardrobe and kit to cope with all eventualities is a tricky travel dilemma. When it comes to what to pack for Paris in the spring, here are our five top tips. ... 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

The Best-Kept Parisian Shopping And Style Secrets

The Best-Kept Parisian Shopping And Style Secrets

As Maria Callas, the influential opera singer said: “Paris dictates fashion to the whole world.” We know Paris is one of the best cities in the world for fashion, but where to begin? With so many incredible stores, how do you maximize your shopping time? We enlisted some of Paris’s top fashion experts on our tours, helping to uncover the city’s best-kept shopping secrets. ... 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

Rue Saint-Dominique: One Of The Best Shopping Streets In Paris

Rue Saint-Dominique: One Of The Best Shopping Streets In Paris

Have you been to Rue Saint-Dominique yet? If not, it should be on your radar. Set in the heart of the très chic 7th arrondissement, the bustling street has become one of the best shopping districts in Paris. Frequented by fashion people and food bloggers alike, there’s a marvelous array of flower shops, boutiques, bakeries, cafés and restaurants. ... Read More

The Best of Rue Montorgeuil – Historic Market Street in the Center of Paris!

The Best of Rue Montorgeuil – Historic Market Street in the Center of Paris!

Unique shopping, varied dining options, great food stores and a rich history – rue Montorgeuil has it all! Come take a little tour around this central market street located near the Louvre and Centre Pompidou. Be sure to bookmark this convenient list for your future trip to Paris; we promise it’ll come in handy! ... 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

A L’Étoile d’Or: The Most Famous Candy Store in Paris!

A L’Étoile d’Or: The Most Famous Candy Store in Paris!

At the foot of Montmatre, down the road from the Moulin Rouge, there’s a little gem that all foodies will love. A L’Etoile d’Or is the most famous candy store in Paris, and the second you step inside this cozy store you’ll see why! Find out some of the specialties you’ll want to be sure to try on your next trip to Paris. ... Read More

The Best of Rue Saint Dominique – The Hottest Street in the 7th!

The Best of Rue Saint Dominique – The Hottest Street in the 7th!

It’s no secret that we absolutely LOVE the 7th arrondissement—most of our rentals are there! It’s the perfect mix of elegance, tradition and style that makes Paris so memorable. We’ve already discussed how awesome the neighboring Rue Cler is for food, but now it’s time to discover why Rue Saint Dominique is worth exploring too! ... Read More

Astier de Villatte Ceramics – The Beauty of Imperfection

Astier de Villatte Ceramics – The Beauty of Imperfection

Every single piece in this incredible ceramics shop is handmade in France using techniques that are largely forgotten. Their designs reflect the beauty of imperfection and honor traditions of the past, and as a result, every plate, vase and cup is truly unique: a work of art to fill your everyday life with elegance. ... 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

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