The annual winter sales start in Paris TODAY. Now is the time to make your plan of attack or risk losing out on the best deals or your favorite pair of shoes. To get started, take a look at what Amy Thomas had to say in her article on the Girls Guide to Paris site a while back. And don’t forget: pretty much everything is on sale during les soldes, not just clothes. It’s also a great time to buy housewares such as Gien porcelain, Jacquard Français linens, or any other French souvenirs you might have been eyeing.