The Best Perfume Shops in Paris

The Best Perfume Shops in Paris

Since the 18th century Paris has been the world center of perfume trade and creation. These perfume shops cherish this legacy and take the century-old tradition to new heights. Whether you are looking for a unique fragrance for yourself or want to treat yourself to a sensory shopping experience, this list of independent perfumeries will help you find your way.



  1. Sens Unique

    Choosing a perfume that best suits you is a tough business to go at alone but, when in Paris, you needn't go too far for some personalized counsel. At Sens Unique, choosing a scent no longer involves the current trend of…

    13 Rue du Roi de Sicile, 75004 Paris

  2. Maison Francis Kurkdjian

    Perfume is an intangible yet essential part of any outfit, a concept that French-Armenian perfumer Francis Kurkdjian understands all too well. It's no surprise that his brand Maison Francis Kurkdjian, launched in 2009, offers…

    5, rue d´Alger, 75001 Paris

  3. L'Artisan Parfumeur

    For those on the prowl for the quintessential Parisian scent, L'Artisan Parfumeur ranks high on the list of unique perfume houses in the capital. Created in 1976 by perfumer Jean Laporte, their fragrances revolve around nature and…

    167 boulevard Saint Germain, 75006 Paris

  4. Nose

    Choosing a scent has always been a daunting task - that is, until Nose came along. Over the course of two and a half years, seven of the most important names in the perfume world (including Nicolas Cloutier, Silvio Levi, Mark…

    20, rue Bachaumont, 75002 Paris

  5. Editions de Parfums - Frédéric Malle

    Born into a family with impressive roots in the perfume industry, Frédéric Malle is no stranger to the world of fragrance. His maternal grandfather, Serge Heftler, was the founder of Christian Dior Parfums, and his mother was…

    21 Rue du Mont Thabor, 75001 Paris

  6. Etat Libre d´Orange

    Etat Libre d'Orange exceeds everything you might expect from a typical perfume shop. Established in 2006, this fragrance house in the Marais is anything but conventional. Etienne de Swardt, former LVMH executive and creator of…

    69, rue des Archives, 75003 Paris

  7. Marie Antoinette

    For those who like to please their olfactory nerves, Marie Antoinette should be a stop on the next trip to the Marais. This charming perfume shop is located in the 4th arrondissement, across from Place du Marche Saint Catherine…

    5, rue d'Omesson, 75004 Paris