Fathom Favorites : Paris Shops



Indulge your Parisian fantasies at this locally loved department store famous for its combination of marquee brands, concept shops, pop-ups, lunch spots, enormous beauty department, and fantastic selection of French lifestyle staples. Housed in a stunning, 160-year-old Parisian landmark in the trendy fourth arrondissement — one of the most sought-after shopping districts — BHV operates like its own ecosystem, reflecting the best of the neighborhood. Le Perchoir, the rooftop bar, offers incredible views of the Panthéon, Hotel de Ville, Eiffel Tower, and sunset against the Parisian skyline. [PARTNER PROMOTION]

52 Rue de Rivoli
75004 Paris

2. Muriel Grateau

Muriel Grateau

A beautiful, spare space full of exquisite linen napkins, minimalist ceramics, and strong, statement-making crystal jewelry.

37 Rue de Beaune
Paris, 75007

3. Fauchon


Stop by the iconic Fauchon to stock up on serious chocolates, teas, pâtés, Champagne, and light, airy, colorful, ganache-filled macarons. Packages are gorgeously wrapped in signature black, pink, and gold.

30 Pl. de la Madeleine
Paris, 75008

4. Jamini


Beautiful scarves, notebooks, bags, jewelry, textiles, and pillows — all Indian-made with a Parisian twist. Strike up a conversation wth the lovely founder Usha Bora if she's in town. The boutique has another outpost in the 9th on Rue Notre Dame de Lorette.


10 Rue du Château d'Eau
Paris, 75010

5. Inès de la Fressange

Inès de la Fressange

A chic bazaar from the French fashion icon. Fall in love with the wicker hanging lights and rustic furniture, as well as the clothes, housewares, books, and other stylish Parisian essentials.

24 Rue de Grenelle
Paris, 75007

6. Buly 1803

Buly 1803

Enter the luxurious fragrance shop and be transported back two centuries. The interiors evoke old apothecaries, with glass jars lining the dark shelves, a vintage scale on the marble countertop, gorgeous faded blue-green tiles on the floor. Pick up hand cream, soaps, perfume, and candles that come in a cute box that customers can select.

6 Rue Bonaparte
Paris, 75006

7. La Maison Plisson

La Maison Plisson

A modern grocery packed with fresh produce, fine meats, and artisanal items. After selecting fresh ingredients for dinner, sit back and relax at the cafe.

93 Blvd. Beaumarchais
Paris, 75003

8. Cire Trudon

Cire Trudon

Open since 1643, the candle store and world's oldest wax factory is a delight to the senses. When you're done marveling at the stacks upon stacks of candles of different sizes and scents, pick up a few travel-sized candles for souvenirs.

78 Rue de Seine
Paris, 75006

9. Spree


A concept shop and exhibition space where vintage furniture and international art set the scene for of-the-moment designer clothing and accessories. Each visit yields unexpected delight.


16 Rue la Vieuville
Paris, 75018

10. Odorantes


Modern floral artistry in the hands of a former makeup artist results in dramatic bouquets laden with fresh cut blooms and romance. Particularly popular with those who prefer la vie en rose

9 Rue Madame
Paris, 75006

11. French Trotters

French Trotters

A remedy to the Goldilocks-esque fatigue brought on by sparse designer studios and mega department stores. This multi-lable, multi-level shop mixes clothing and accessories for men, women, and children from France's finest with smart home objects and exclusive products from around the world.

128 Rue Vieille du Temple
Paris, 75003

12. The Broken Arm

The Broken Arm

A little bit of everything for men and women living the thoughtfully arranged, artfully untucked, well-caffeinated life. Design magazines, insidery labels, and a curated cafe are just the start.

12 Rue Perrée
Paris, 75003

13. Nose


Any mademoiselle worth her Number Five will expound on the importance of having a signature scent, but it's the pros at this 1,880-square-foot perfume mecca that will actually help you hone a fragrance to call your own.

20 Rue Bachaumont
Paris, 75002

14. Astier de Villatte

Astier de Villatte

A dreamy hideaway for home decor enthusiasts with delicate dispositions. Pick up vintage-ish ceramics, Cire Trudon candles, dainty silverware, and a journal to keep track of it all. Remember to use inside voices.


173 Rue Saint-Honore
Paris, 75001

15. Beauty Monop

Beauty Monop

Make-up, skincare, and grooming junkies unite at Monoprix's beauty-focused destination for only-in-France products worth smuggling back.

64 Rue Oberkampf
Paris, 75011

16. Le Bon Marche

Le Bon Marche

Drawing locals and tourists alike with it's designer collections, fine housewears, and gifts, the legendary department store keeps shoppers close with the epic Grande Epicerie next door.


24 Rue de Sèvres
Paris, 75007

17. Shakespeare and Company

Shakespeare and Company

Make like Ernest Hemingway and get lit at this legendary bookshop. Opened in 1951 as a tribute to the original (which closed permanently during the Occupation), the treasure trove of the written word has and always will be a meeting place for bespectacled bohemian culture.


37 Rue de la Bucherie
Paris, 75005

18. A.P.C. Surplus

A.P.C. Surplus

A quintessential French brand known for clothing and objects with timeless appeal, the outlet offers half-off of last season's men's and women's collections. 

20 Rue de Andre del Sarte
Paris, 75018

19. Deyrolle


Unless you are in the market for a full-size zebra or artfully executed mongoose tableau, treat this legendary taxidermy shop as you would a museum. 


46 Rue du Bac
Paris, 75007

20. OFR


Feeling bookish? Rummage the racks, stacks, and shelves of books and periodicals and find local fashion tomes, international photography fanzines, and the wild world of art and culture publications in between.

20 Rue Dupetit-Thouars
Paris, 75003

21. Merci


Be charmed by three-story concept shop stocking covetable housewares, clothing, gifts, and flowers. Fall in love with the library cafe over an afternoon cup of tea.

111 Boulevard Beaumarchais
Paris, 75003

22. Thanx God I'm a V.I.P.

Thanx God I'm a V.I.P.

Designer vintage from stylist Sylvie Chateigner and her sister Amnaye. Download their podcasts even if you can't make it to the store. 


12 Rue de Lancry
Paris, 75010

23. E. Dehillerin

E. Dehillerin

Chefs and foodies flock to this old-fashioned and no-frills cooking emporium that sells everything for a well-stocked fantasy kitchen: baking supplies, cooking equipment, knives, plates, and, best of all, an endless array of cooper pots and pans. Avoid shopper overwhelm: Plan ahead with their online catalogs.

18 Rue Coquillière
Paris, 75001