SN Postcard: Spring in Paris

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Paris in the spring... there's nothing quite like it. Whether you're looking to sip a glass of wine at one of the cutest cafes, enjoy a walk along the Seine, or hit some of the chicest stores, as Audrey Hepburn once said “Paris is always a good idea,” and we couldn’t agree more. Team SN has put together the ultimate guide to Paris in the spring below. Keep reading to see our top picks!


The Hoxton Paris, located in the 2nd arrondissement, this chic hotel is filled with Parisian flair and is walking distance from the Louvre, Jardin des Tuileries, and pretty streets of Les Marias. Whether you stay here or not, a drink in the hotel lobby is a must! 

Hotel Costes, located in the center of Paris, this Team SN favorite screams elegance and glamor. Enjoy a martini in their cozy restaurant while you await your dinner, it's truly magical.

Ritz Paris, located in the center of Paris and just steps away from Rue St Honoré, this chic stay is perfect for a romantic getaway. Overlooking the rooftops of Paris or their charming Grand Jardin, the details and décor are unmatched. 

Hôtel Particulier Montmartre, is perfect for a private getaway. The most private and smallest of all Parisian hotels, this haven of greenery used to belong to the Hermes family. Whether you plan a weekend getaway or stop in at its cocktail bar le Très Particulier, this hidden gem is more than worth a stop by.

Drink & Dine


  • Cafe de Flore for the gram and celeb hunting

  • Le Bonaparte for a burger and the sidewalk seating

  • La Coupole for seafood and Indian lamb curry—trust us

  • Ellsworth for cozy vibes and incredible fried chicken

  • Ferdi for Kim Kardashian's favorite burger joint in Paris

  • LouLou for the chicest terrace, just steps away from the Louvre and Jardin des Tuileries

  • Ober Mamma for modern yet classic Italian

  • Chez Janou for delicious food and an authentic environment

  • Chez l'Ami Louis for "the world's most famous bistro"

  • L'Avenue for a Paris classic, upscale dining, and people watching

  • Rue Paul Bert Bistro for a classic Parisian bistro

  • L'As du Fallafel for fast falafels while store hopping around Le Marais


  • Ralph's for a cup of coffee on the cutest patio

  • Marcel for a quick cocktail

  • Buddha Bar for an after-dinner drink and romantic atmosphere

  • Hotel Costes for a date night martini

  • Ritz Paris for bubbles and bourbon in the iconic Bar Hemingway

  • Hôtel de Crillon for creative cocktails in a jaw-dropping venue

  • The Hoxton for a drink with the girls

  • Giraffe for a glass of champagne and rooftop views of the Eiffel Tower

  • Le Bibliotheque for a cozy library bar in one of the capital's most exclusive addresses

  • Hôtel Particulier for a spritz in their dreamy garden


Paris can be overwhelming. There is so much to see and do! Here's our Paris checklist: 

  • The Louvre for the Mona Lisa IRL

  • Jardin du Palais Royal for a morning coffee stroll or lunch time picnic

  • Tuileries Garden for sun tanning and people watching

  • Eiffel Tower, well just because, duh

  • Arc de Triomphe to snap your latest Instagram

  • Montmarte for the cutest hillside where you'll find the Moulin Rouge and the Sacré-Cœur Church

  • Le Marais for the best shopping—don’t miss the store Merci

  • Musée de YSL for the couturier's body of work on the legendary premises of his former haute couture house

  • Palais Galleria for the history of fashion

  • Musée de Picasso for the works of Pablo Picasso and stunning architecture

  • Palais De Tokyo for cool contemporary art

  • Musée Rodin for gorgeous sculpture gardens and the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin

  • The Seine for a summer stroll


Rue St Honore for upscale boutiques, great restaurants, and some of the city’s best luxury hotels right in the heart of Paris.

Saint Germain for one of the best shopping areas in the city! You'll find amazing cafes, brasseries, bars, galleries, antique stores, street markets, Jardin du Luxembourg, shops, and the upscale department store, Le Bon Marché.

Le Marias for the best boutiques and galleris. Known as the fashionable area in Paris, you'll stumble upon delicious crepes and amazing shopping, what more could you ask for? Merci and The Broken Arm Concept Store are two of our favorite shops!


Keep it classic. Parisian chic is a thing and the weather in spring can really go either way, so pack lots of layers. Jeans, tees, and jackets will be your best friend!

Here's what you'll need to fit in: 

  • A chic blazer 

  • A classic trench coat

  • An everyday button-up 

  • A pair of trousers or denim

  • A pair of loafers