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

The 2016 Holiday Window Displays Have Arrived!

The 2016 Holiday Window Displays Have Arrived!

One of the best parts of spending the holiday season in Paris are the festive decorations all throughout the city, and that includes department store window displays. Sparkling, animated and magical, they bring out the inner child in everybody: You can’t help but smile! Here’s a look at some of the best windows of 2016! ... Read More

These French Fashion Brands Will Make You Feel as Chic as a Parisian!

These French Fashion Brands Will Make You Feel as Chic as a Parisian!

If you adore the understated yet slightly edgy style of the Parisians and you want to know how they achieve that certain “something,” then this list was made for you! We’ve found six of the coolest, mid-range, French fashion brands that will make you feel très chic on your next trip to the world’s most fashionable city! ... Read More

5 Super Cool Concept Shops to Visit in Paris

5 Super Cool Concept Shops to Visit in Paris

As a fashion capital of the world, Paris is known for its exclusive collection of shopping venues. You may already know about the designer boutiques and historic department stores, but have you checked out the amazing array of concept stores? Here are 5 of the trendiest and most well-curated fashion & lifestyle boutiques in Paris! ... Read More

A Quirky Home Décor Boutique in the Heart of the Marais

A Quirky Home Décor Boutique in the Heart of the Marais

From antique magnifying glasses to gilded picture frames and taxidermied butterflies, De Bouche à Oreille is a veritable cabinet of curiosities. This small treasure chest of a shop on a quiet street in the Marais district is the perfect place to shop for a truly unique home décor piece that will easily fit in your suitcase! ... Read More

The Best Designer Shopping Streets in Paris

The Best Designer Shopping Streets in Paris

As a major fashion capital of the world, there’s no better place than Paris to shop for designer duds. Whether you’re more of a classic Chanel and Louis Vuitton lover or you’re looking for more avant-garde brands, Paris has multiple neighborhoods filled with luxury boutiques. This list covers all the best streets and quartiers in Paris for designer shopping! ... Read More

Two Parisian Clothing Shops That Won’t Break the Bank!

Two Parisian Clothing Shops That Won’t Break the Bank!

The haute couture fashion scene in Paris can be intimidating for some, and downright unattainable for others, but fortunately, the Parisian look can still be obtained on a budget, if you know where to look. These two affordable women’s clothing shops will make your closet dreams come true – and they won’t cost you an arm and a leg! ... Read More

Finding Hidden Treasure at the Best Parisian Flea Markets!

Finding Hidden Treasure at the Best Parisian Flea Markets!

The key to creating a warm, inviting environment is to add just the right amount of antique décor pieces. We feel the combination of modern amenities and old-world details is what defines the Paris Perfect look. Follow Madelyn around the two best flea markets in Paris as she searches for one-of-a-kind treasures to finish off our newest rental properties! ... Read More

Finding the Perfect Parisian Décor for La Place Dauphine

Finding the Perfect Parisian Décor for La Place Dauphine

Our brand new flagship location, La Place Dauphine, is almost ready for its grand opening. Now that the tricky renovation work is completed, it’s time for the fun part – decorating! Follow along on Paris Perfect founder Maddy’s design journey, from shopping for the perfect chairs to selecting the right finishing touches to achieve that quintessential Paris Perfect look! ... Read More

How to Get to Paris’ Largest Flea Market – An Insider’s Guide

How to Get to Paris’ Largest Flea Market – An Insider’s Guide

If you love digging for secondhand trinkets or shopping for gorgeous French antiques from bygone eras, then you must visit the Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen, or Les Puces, for short. Since it’s the largest flea market in the world, it can be a bit tricky to navigate, so be sure to bookmark these expert tips! ... Read More

Shopping on a Rainy Day in Paris in the Galerie Vivienne

Shopping on a Rainy Day in Paris in the Galerie Vivienne

Sheltered from rainy weather and lined with gorgeous tile mosaic floors, the Galerie Vivienne is a must-see in Paris. It also has some wonderful shops, from clothing to books, home decor and gifts. Take a peek inside this 19th century covered passage and you’ll see why it’s still the perfect rainy day activity, even after 200 years! ... Read More

A Terrific New Tea Emporium Just Opened on Rue Cler!

A Terrific New Tea Emporium Just Opened on Rue Cler!

The famous market street, Rue Cler, already has individual shops dedicated to honey, chocolate and even whipped cream, so it was about time they made room for tea! Mariage Frères is arguably the finest and oldest tea brand in France, and perusing their shop is an exciting sensory experience. Come have a peek inside this fascinating tea emporium! ... Read More

The Most Anticipated Shopping Event of the New Year is Here!

The Most Anticipated Shopping Event of the New Year is Here!

From January 6th to February 16th, 2016, all of Paris is on sale! Score discounted high-end goods or save beaucoup bucks at lower-end shops! The longer the sale goes, the better the discounts get, so hurry into the boutiques and department stores of Paris and shop before all the good stock is gone! ... Read More

Flying Back to the US – What Do I Bring For The Family?

Flying Back to the US – What Do I Bring For The Family?

This week, Madelyn is flying into the US to attend a conference and visit her kids. She packed every square inch of her suitcase with gifts for her family, most of them unique and a little unexpected! Find out what a seasoned lover of Paris brings back – you may even get a few ideas for your own souvenir shopping! ... Read More

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