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There is nothing better than having something personalized! Imagine coming to Paris and creating that perfect one-of-a-kind item to bring home. We have found three very unique spots where you can do just that. Our first, and most luxurious, personalized item comes from Francis Kurkdjian, whose bespoke perfumes are more than enough to seduce your nostrils. Their collection of perfumes use the purest and rarest essential oils and their attention to every detail produces a rarely matched level of sophistication and elegance. Not enough to tempt you? Maison Francis Kurkdjian also offers......

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The marchés aux puces, or flea markets, of Paris are the perfect place for antiques-lovers and treasure hunters. Here you can find everything you need from that perfect set of chairs for your living room to that funky piece of jewellery that will pull your outfit together. The marchés aux puces are full of treasures; you just have to be patient enough to uncover them. There are two flea markets in Paris that the Savoir Faire team loves to visit. The Puces de St-Ouen is considered to be the world’s largest flea market and is the......

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While strolling down rue du Cherche Midi a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a magical wonderland of children’s home furnishings, accessories, toys and more. Serendipity is defined as “the gift for stumbling upon happy coincidences” and that is exactly what occurred on that late summer day as I explored this boutique of children’s wonders. The shop name is derived from a Persian fairy tale ‘The Three Princes of Serendip’ whose heroes were endowed with the gift to bring about these happy coincidences....

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August in Paris might seem like a pretty strange place. Everything is quiet and many of the boutiques, restaurants and shops in your area might have signs in the window informing customers that they will be closed for the entire month. Most of Paris has left to find sunshine and beaches. But what about those of us who are still in the city? Last week we posted our picks for dining in Paris during August, and really, what do you do in Paris besides eat anyway? For those of you who would......

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It is truly the most exciting and highly anticipated time of the year. A time when all of Paris goes on sale and Parisians elbow and push and take off work to get that flat screen TV or that pair of shoes before it is out of stock. As Les Soldes only happen twice a year (once at the end of June and again in mid-January), it is worth scouting out and taking the time for some good planning before heading out on your shopping spree. Here are our three “Dos and......

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Summer is here and the sales are near and if you are planning a trip to the City of Lights, you want to make sure that you pack to fit in with Paris styles. Here are some current fashion trends we have picked up to help you feel like a Parisian this summer. Jumpsuits & Maxi Dresses Jumpsuits are perfect for Paris picnicking in the sun as you don’t have to worry about accidentally showing too much when you stand up, or sitting in uncomfortable awkward positions. Both jumpsuits and maxi dresses......

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Welcome to the official blog of Savoir Faire Paris! As Paris’ ultimate English-speaking personal concierge service, we aim to simplify the lives of our clients through a wide range of services from personalized trip itineraries and event planning to errand running, restaurant reservations and help navigating the French administration system. Our expert team of Paris insiders know the City of Lights like the backs if their hands and, therefore, provide our clients with the best recommendations and most efficient services. With this blog, we hope to share some of this insider knowledge......

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