Kym Ellery plays tour guide in Paris

If you were Kym Ellery and happened to find yourself in Paris, where would you go?

Wonder no more! No need to use your ‘magination. No need to consult your W.W.K.E.D bracelet. We went ahead and asked the . E L L E R Y . Creative Director slash Founder, and purveyor of fine structure-luxe fashun, all about her home away from home.

The gal who’s all about structure gives you the best structures to visit in the most French of the world’s fashion capitals:

Your top must-see places are…

Musee d’Art Moderne

Address: 11 Avenue du President Wilson, 75116 Paris

Phone: 01 53 67 40 00

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Wednesday 10am-6pm, Thursday 10am-10pm, Friday to Sunday 10am-6pm

The Angelina Tearoom

Address: 226 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

Phone: 01 42 60 82 00


Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 7:30am-7pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:30am-7pm

Kym says: Angelina’s for hot chocolate!

Chateau de Versailles

Address: Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

Phone: 01 30 83 78 00


Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9am-5:30pm

Kym says:  The palace grounds at Versailles and
Sacre Coeur are two of my
favourite places to get inspired. 

Maisons de Victor Hugo

Address: 6 Place des Vosges, 75004 Paris

Phone: 01 42 72 10 16


Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm

Kym says: Victor Hugo’s garden in Le Marais is a must see. I love Le Marais but more for the art scene. There are some great art
galleries in the area and I love picking up the odd book, print, zine or
even an ironic set of pillowcases.

Basilique du Sacre Coeur

Address: 35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre 75018 Paris, France

Phone: 01 53 41 89 00


Opening Hours: Able to walk up anytime but the Basilique is open to the public on Sunday to Saturday 6am-10:30pm

Place des Vosges

Address: Place des Vosges 75004 Paris


Opening Hours: Public

Maison Martin Margiela

Address: 23, rue de Montpensier 75001 Paris

Phone: +33 1 40 15 07 55



Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday: 11am – 7pm

Kym says: I love all of the Maison Martin Margiela stores.

Any exhibitions?

Musee des Arts Decoratifs

Address: 107, rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris

Phone: 01 44 55 57 50



Opening Hours: Tuesday to Wednesday 11am-6pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-6pm

Kym says: I love what Musee des Arts decoratifs curates.


Address: 17, rue de Sevres 75006 Paris

Phone: 01 42 22 80 83


Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10:30am-7pm

Kym says: I love the Hermes store in Saint-Germain-des-Pres; it’s built on a site that used to be an old swimming pool.

Where are the best places to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner?

Cafe Charlot

Address: 38 Rue de Bretagne 75003 Paris

Phone: 01 44 54 03 30


Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 7am-2am

Kym says: I recommend getting breakfast from your local bakery, lunch at Cafe Charlot in Le Marais and dinner at Entrecote in St Germain.

Le Relais de l’Entrecote

Address: 20 Rue Saint-Benoit 75006 Paris

Phone: 01 45 49 16 00



Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 12-2:30pm, 7pm-11:30pm

BONUS. Top tips for living like a local.

.Hang in the 10th.

.Get a scooter.

.Drink wine at lunchtime.

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