Plaques et Pots is a shop near Les Halles that is well worth a visit. You can find those famous blue and white enamel house numbers, replica street signs and signs like “toilette”, “chiens méchants”, etc.
Plaques et Pots
12, rue de la Ferronnerie, 75001
Métro Châtelet-Les Halles
I have never been to Au Petite Bonheur La Chance, but after reading this short article in the Financial Times – How To Spend It (!), I can’t wait to visit. Wish You Were Here states “If you’re addicted to all things old, domestic and French, this shop on narrow rue St. Paul is the equivalent of mainlining your entire stash.” It’s in the Marais – walking distance from home base.
Au Petite Bonheur La Chance
13, rue Saint Paul, 75004
Métro Saint Paul
And then there’s BHV. The hardware section, in the basement of the department store Bazar de l’Hôtel de Ville, is the best hardware store in the world.
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