The 4 best made-to-measure boutiques in Paris

1) La Fabrique Générale

Have the hat of your dreams made in this lovely shop cum workshop, in a former mirror factory. Looking for a panama or a fedora, then choose the shape, the colour and the ribbon. They also regularly host workshops so you can learn how to fashion hats yourself with traditional machinery.

Hats from La Cerise Sur Le Chapeau

2) JLR

This shop is the perfect place to find a gift for the man in your life. Choose a shirt, the shape of the collar, the colour or pattern, a traditional shirt or something more modern. Finally, as the height of luxury, have his initials embroidered in the font of your choice.

tailored shirts at JLR Paris

3) Lin & Cie

This tiny shop is ideally suited if you’re looking for a customised gift for a newborn. You can have the baby’s name embroidered on all kinds of objects made of linen, poplin or Liberty fabric including toiletry bags, cushions, satchels and onesies. What’s more you can even add a fun illustration like a Vespa or a guitar.

customised pillow by Line & Cie

4) Ex Nihilo

This magnificent perfumery sells eight exclusive fragrances that have been created by eight of the best ‘noses’ in the world. After having chosen your favourite you can add a personal touch to it to make it even more sublime. May rose, jasmine, vanilla… Choose from three different scents for each fragrance. The store’s accommodating staff will help you make a selection.

Ex Nihilo store in Paris

352 rue Saint-Honoré

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