paris

On a belle parfumerie française

Roaming the crooked streets of the Marais on a recent trip to Paris, I stumbled across the most adorable little boutique with a lipstick-red façade. Tucked on the sleepy Place du Marché Sainte Catherine, Marie Antoinette is filled with rare perfumes and wonderful scents. For an original gift, these treasures are far more interesting than anything you can pick up duty free or in a Parisian department store. Just as charming is the store’s owner, Antonio de Figueiredo, a passionate man who loves perfume and loves what he does. His store is all about a return to authenticity, elegant products ...