15 Beautiful Gifts to Bring Back from Paris

Of course, there are sweet macarons, tricolor aprons, and small Eiffel Towers. What if we put some thought into bringing back unique souvenirs from your trip to Paris? Always inspired, the Do It Team exclusively reveals 15 of its best and tasteful gift ideas that stand out, perfect for packing in your suitcase before leaving the City of Light.



The Pyramidions by Jade Genin

In the Génin family, chocolate is a passion! Jade, the daughter, has entered the arena of indulgence and unveils her first collections in this boutique dressed in white and gold. We melt for her irresistibly delicious treats, such as the adorable Pyramidions embracing ganaches in a feast of flavors (€16 for a box of 15 pieces).

Jade Genin, 33 Avenue de l'Opéra, Paris 2nd.


An Officine Universelle Buly Comb

Exploring this delicately charming boutique is sure to fill you with tasteful gift ideas. Among the discoveries to be made at Officine Universelle Buly, we spotted a beautiful tortoiseshell-effect comb (€65, customizable with initials for an additional €5) to style your hair with as much grace as Catherine Deneuve. Q.E.D.

Officine Universelle Buly, 45 Rue de Saintonge, Paris 3rd. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm.


Kerzon's Room Fragrances

We love everything about Kerzon! The home fragrance shop offers notably Parisian scents (€39) such as Parc Monceau, Place des Vosges, and Jardin du Luxembourg... to spritz in your living room and feel like you're in Paris.

Kerzon, 68 Rue de Turenne, Paris 3rd. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11 am to 7:30 pm.


The Glamorous Treasures of Crazy Horse

Whether or not you've booked an evening at the Crazy (you'd be wrong to miss out, the show is always a great idea), take your time in the boutique across from the venue or online now! Grab a signature wig (€490), a mouth t-shirt (€35), a sexy red kimono (€150), or a keychain (€15).

Crazy Horse, 12 Avenue George V, Paris 8th. Boutique open Sunday to Friday from 6 pm to 11 pm, Saturday from 6 pm to 1:30 am.


The Fluffy Robe from The Ritz

It's incredibly soft, the apricot color gives a healthy glow, and most importantly, it's embroidered with the iconic navy blue of the Ritz. In other words: the bathrobe from the chicest hotel in Paris (€250) is a must-have from the hotel's boutique, ensuring you'll never want to part with it.

Ritz, 15 Place Vendôme, Paris 1st. Boutique open every day from 10 am to 7 pm.

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The Enchanting Shortbreads by Arnaud Larher

Warning, this contains highly addictive shortbread cookies. Our favorite pastry chef, Arnaud Larher, offers in a charming tin box his 'Sablés Sortilèges' with buckwheat, half covered with a thin layer of hazelnut gianduja coated in milk chocolate, and the other half with salted butter caramel coated in dark chocolate. We can't get enough of them...

Arnaud Larher, 53 Rue Caulaincourt, Paris 18th. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm.


The Do It In Paris City Guide

It's THE book to gift to Paris lovers. The Do It Team has curated a best-of selection of its 450 favorite addresses, organized by neighborhood, ranging from delicious restaurants and coffee shops to trendy concept stores, and beloved museums to secret gardens in the capital. You can pick up the Do It In Paris city guide at L'Ecume des Pages (174 Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris 6th), Galignani (224 Rue de Rivoli, Paris 1st), in the Marais on the 1st floor of Comme un Roman (39 Rue de Bretagne, Paris 3rd), or at the chic Delamain bookstore (155 Rue Saint-Honoré, Paris 1st), and Librairie des Abbesses (30 Rue Yvonne le Tac, Paris 18th).


A Beautiful Bottle Acquired at Taillevent

At Les Caves de Taillevent, a highly curated and disruptive selection unfolds, comprising about a thousand references with impeccable traceability. Under the expert guidance of Paul Robineau, choose a reliable gem wrapped in an elegant bottle-green bag. Success guaranteed.

Les Caves de Taillevent, 228 Rue Saint-Honoré, Paris 8th. Open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 7:30 pm.

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Christophe Louie's Chocolate Panettone

After working in the kitchens of Jules Verne, Dalloyau, and Le Meurice, pastry chef Christophe Louie has elevated panettone to the heights of haute cuisine. We're enchanted by its cocoa madness, with a soft crumb that captures real pieces of chocolate sourced from chocolatier Nicolas Berger (Cuba Noir 65% and Madagascar Lait 40%), and topped with Piedmont hazelnuts (€44, 1 kg).

Christophe Louie, 12 Rue Dupetit-Thouars, Paris 3rd. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm.

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Tea from Conservatoire des Hémisphères

On Rue du Bac, the charming boutique of Conservatoire des Hémisphères offers exceptional teas and absolutely addictive blends in a wooden setting reminiscent of tea counters of yesteryear. Among our favorite blends: the Bolero tea, a gentle green tea with notes of raspberry and pomegranate (€18.50 per box).

Conservatoire des Hémisphères, 96 Rue du Bac, Paris 7th. Open Monday to Friday from 11 am to 7:30 pm, Saturday from 10 am, and Sunday until 6:30 pm.


An Intellectual Gift by Gallimard

The iconic publishing house Gallimard offers in its gallery elegant stationery pieces featuring inspiring quotes from great authors. If you've already fallen for the literary agenda (€18.50), you'll also adore the tote bag (€22.90), pencil case (€16.90), and pocket notebook (€9.90).

Galerie Gallimard, 30 Rue de l'Université, Paris 7th. Open Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm.

© Francesca Mantovani - Gallimard


Paris-Made Jam

Made in Paris, incredibly beautiful, and utterly addictive, the jars from Confiture Parisienne (starting at €6.50) add a touch of elegance to our breakfasts. Among the enticing recipes: chestnut pear, peach verbena, or blackcurrant jasmine, not to mention the insane spreads (pistachio, hazelnut, peanut...).

Confiture Parisienne, 17 Avenue Daumesnil, Paris 12th. Open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:30 am to 7 pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 6:30 pm, and Saturdays from 11 am to 7 pm.


A Marin Montagut Cushion

In addition to his adorable Paris-themed tableware, beloved illustrator Marin Montagut offers a beautiful Jardin du Luxembourg cushion in his boutique in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Tip top: it features a pink velvet back.

Marin Montagut, 48 Rue Madame, Paris 6th. Open Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm.

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A Marble Cake from L'Épicerie du Bristol

Bringing back to deserving friends a marble cake from a palace is a gift that leaves a lasting impression. Head to L'Épicerie - Ateliers du Bristol to grab a divine marble cake (€85 whole, €49 half) with vanilla ganache and chocolate coating, featuring a marble-effect design as chic as it is delightful! A heavenly dessert perfectly packaged for easy transport.

L'Épicerie - Ateliers du Bristol, 114 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris 8th. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm.


The Recipe Book from Angelina

When Angelina, the most chic and iconic tea salon in Paris, releases its recipe book filled with stunning photos, we dream of gifting it to our BFF who's addicted to Mont-Blanc. It's the art of bringing back a bit of that utterly Parisian refinement, available at all FNAC stores and bookshops.


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