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33 Perfect Things For Anyone Who Dreams Of Going To Paris

We'll always have (this picture of) Paris.

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1. An embossed stainless steel cuff featuring the Paris metro system.

Promising review: "Love these! I have purchased London and Paris and never wear them without someone commenting on how beautiful they are. As a girl who loves loves to travel, they remind me of past journeys and inspire me to undertake more. Great idea and quality product." —Tina

Get it from The Grommet for $45 (available in nine cities).

3. A cookbook filled with simple but classic recipes so you can enjoy some authentic French fare right at home.

Promising review: "What she can cook in that tiny Parisian kitchen is amazing. The recipes are well written, easy to follow, and if she can cook them in her little oven and cooktop, then there's no excuse for anyone! Love the originality of the recipes and suggested substitutions of ingredients. The frites de legumes are a genius alternative to your standard french fries and much healthier, too. Well worth the purchase, a really beautiful book that you can lose yourself in!" —Kitchen Queen

Get it from Amazon for $19.70.


4. A petite trinket dish shaped liked the Paris skyline.

Promising review: "Got my new trinket dish today, my choice was the Paris design. The size is perfect for my rings and bracelets. Nice quality and lovely design, thinking about getting New York and London next." —Purple27

Get it from Anthropologie for $14.

7. A window poster that'll give you a prime view of the City of Light. It's almost like you're actually there! (Almost.)


10. Some green tea to sip on while contemplating the meaning life. How very French!

The tea company is based is Paris, so you know it's legit.

Promising review: "Wow — I took a chance on this after trying another Palais tea at a restaurant and wondering what the rest were like. This one is a lovely, sweet, subtle flavor that tastes like rose candies and figs. Perfume-y but not at all flowery or offensive, more like rosewater. I don't add sugar to tea and definitely wouldn't to this one — it's sweet enough as is." —Cornell Gal

Get a box from Amazon for $13.29 (if you prefer black tea, you can find some from the same brand here.)

11. A classic striped shirt that's a staple in French wardrobes (and should be in yours, too). It's très chic.

Wear it with black cigarette pants for a Parisian look.

Promising review: "This top is a classic design that will last for ages. It is true to size and very soft. It is perfect for that in-between season of winter to spring. The style is appropriate for all ages." —Aubiebean

Get it from L.L.Bean for $29.95 (available in sizes XS-3X and six colors).


14. A coloring book to keep your hands busy while you daydream about the Galeries Lafayette.

Promising review: "This is the cutest coloring book I've ever seen. It's a great way to ease some stress and relax. When I scan through the pages it's like I'm actually in Paris. I leave the book out as decoration, because it's so cute. There are so many details per page that this book will last extremely long. Perfect adult coloring book! The pictures make me happy." —M. Ochala

Get it from Amazon for $9.19.

15. A set of made-in-Provence shea butter hand creams for an affordable and luxurious treat.

Promising review: "Best hand-cream on the market. The scent is very subtle but appealing, even to frangrance-sensitive noses. The cream absorbs very quickly into the skin and does not leave a greasy residue." —Lynne F.

Get a set of three from Amazon for $14.24.


16. A crêpe maker so you can try your hand making the tasty French pastry from scratch. Don't forget Nutella.

Promising review: "After five weeks in France, my husband and I were highly interested in continuing our access to warm, fresh crepes. We bought this crepe griddle and are very pleased. It's easy, heats evenly, and makes consistently great crepes." —Dana Quinn

Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

19. A wall calendar featuring charming photos from various arrondissements.


20. A bar of artisanal French soap to make you feel like a royal bathing in the Palace of Versailles.

Promising review: "It's a generously large bar, a lovely pale pink color with flecks of rose petals, and a delicious scent with rich, creamy lather. As an unexpected bonus, as it sits out, it subtly scents the whole bathroom with its lovely, pure rose fragrance — the most elegant room freshener ever. I've rarely purchased the fancier brands of soaps before, but the long-lasting French-milled quality plus the sheer pleasure of using such a fine soap make it a worthwhile, yet affordable luxury. Will surely purchase again. Looking forward to trying the lavender scent next." —Lady Diva

Get a bar from Amazon for $4.74+ (available in three sizes and 33 scents).

22. A LEGO set of the Louvre that'll actually teach you a few things about the museum as you're putting it together.

Promising review: "My boyfriend and I put this together during a date night. We were able to complete it in a few hours and were impressed with how it looks. Instruction book was detailed and easy to follow. The instructions also include pictures of the Louvre and background information which was a fun addition to look at as we were putting in together. Have put it on display and plan to buy others." —ArikaNP

Get it from Amazon for $48.92.


26. A shower curtain to make any bathroom more interessant.

Promising review: "I so love this shower curtain, they could not ship it fast enough for me. It's totally different but in a good way — so vibrant and spectacular. Forget reading magazines in the bathroom! Go from dull and boring to WOW!" —Morticia88Addams

Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $24.99.

27. A pretty belted dress that'll make you say, "Oh là là!"

Promising review: "The image is clear, crisp, and stunning. Tower was centered in both top and bottom. Fits nicely. Soft fabric. Love it!" —squishypiranha

Get it from ModCloth for $79.99 (available in sizes XS-4X).


28. A popular French film for people who appreciate a quirky heroine and awesome cinematography.

Promising review: "There is no way you can watch this movie and not be smiling by the end. It's simply not possible. Many have described the storyline, so I won't bother, but I will say that every American filmmaker should study this movie. It is perfect across the board; impeccable directing, great storyline, fantastic cinematography and design, a charming and beautiful soundtrack. But, what makes this movie really stand out is the performances. This should be shown to film students as a superb study in well developed characters, and the entire cast is outstanding, but particularly Audrey Tautou. This is the movie that made the world fall in love with her, and for good reason. I don't think a character (or actress), could be more charming or endearing, and Tautou plays it to perfection. This is a French film with English subtitles, but for goodness sake, have an open mind, and just watch it. I promise it is worth it." —K. Johnson

Get it from Amazon for $7.24+.

29. A set of notebooks inspired by the best-selling book Paris in Color.,

Promising review: "They are lightweight, so easy to toss in my bag and go. Durable. Giftable. The Paris versions are really pretty and go with the Paris in Color hardcover book that I also have. My favorite is the red cover." —Rachel W

Get a set of three from Amazon for $12.93 or from World Market for $12.95. Get the book from Amazon for $11.57.

30. A bottle of gentle cleansing water that's a French pharmacy must-have.

Promising review: "The first time I purchased this product was in Paris, and I'm so glad to be able to get it from Amazon! It is the ABSOLUTE BEST makeup remover EVER made. You can use it on the face and around the eyes without any irritation to the eyes at all. It's extremely hard to find a makeup remover that can take off long-wearing makeup with ease and remove mascara, too! Worth every penny!" —Lisa Estes

Get it from Amazon for $14.90.


32. A reversible comforter set so you can feel like you're waking up in a chic apartment in Saint Germain.

Promising review: "Always wanted a Paris-themed set for my room, but they were always for little girls and pink. This set is for an adult. It is very pretty and modern. Really makes my room pop. Love it!" —Linda G

Get a 7 piece set from Amazon for $59.99+.