Every Woman in Paris Owns These 8 Design Pieces—Do You?

When it comes to , the  have a leg up on most of us. Groomed from centuries of rich design history, from the Versailles palace to iconic designers from Charlotte Perriand to , Parisians have, in large part, grown up surrounded by the beauty of Les arts décoratifs.

But there is another reason the French seem to have a knack for decorating and effortlessly mixing styles and periods—they cherish quality pieces and pass them down for generations, so it's not uncommon in France to inherit an iconic piece of or a prized antique and to incorporate it into a modern-day apartment in a whole new way.

To top it all off, Parisians are often graced with apartments rich in architectural features: Marble fireplaces, herringbone floors, and large French doors that look out onto Juliet balconies are all staples of . If you're looking to infuse your home with the decorating style, we handpicked an eight-piece Paris capsule décor collection to get you started. Trust us—we see these pieces in every French apartment.