His red solessadly now copied by everyone elsemake people want to kick up their heels; his Paris boutiques, with their lipstick-red velvet shoe...more
Founded in 1643, Cire Trudon is the oldest operating candlemaker in France. The official supplier to Versailles under Louis XIV survived the Revolution and...more
L'art de vivre was practically invented in France, so it's not surprising the country has some of the best, and best-known, lifestyle stores. Colette is an ad...more
Just outside of town, Cogolin has been famous for pipemaking for several centuries. The craft has a long tradition here due to the high-quality briar...more
In the 1990s, this medieval village 10 miles east of Tournus in southern Burgundy was semi-abandoned and filled with empty storefronts. To revitalize their...more
The unassuming Dary's bijouterie attracts not only scores of fashionable clients (who snap up everything from bone pendants to jet collars) but magpie starlets...more
Back in 1975, Didier Ludot virtually invented the market for vintage in Paris with his eponymous shop in the Palais Royal. Despite his reputation as the...more
The name is English and the new boutique looks distinctly Zen, yet the Different Company is the summit of France's perfume-making tradition. In 2000, France's...more
Since 1820, this higgledy-piggledy store under the shadow of the Bourse's dome has been a cook's heaven for pro chefs or Sunday dabblers, with racks of copper...more
The days of true flea-market finds may be long gone, yet aficionados will not be disappointed by the depth and range of Paris's markets, and certainly will be...more
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