The Best Home Project Store in the World? BHV!

The Best Home Project Store in the World? BHV!

Janel Laban
Jan 26, 2011
  • Location: Paris, France and online
  • Website: bhv.fr

Store History

Yesterday I was in Paris, which on its own is pretty fantastic. To make it even more memorable, I spent the afternoon at what I now consider to be, without a doubt, one of the greatest stores for DIY home designers and decorators ever. I'd read about it before and thought of it like some mythical decor nirvana, but nothing prepared me for the wonder that is located on the Rue de Rivoli — BHV. Here is a peek inside:

BHV stands for Bazar de l'Hôtel de Ville. It is located across from the Hôtel de Ville and is the second oldest department store in Paris. This store has seemingly everything, from clothing, toys and perfume to furniture, books and crepe pans, but it is the all encompassing home project "etages" (floors) that really pulled me in...