While Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann is undoubtedly a temple of shopping, it also offers a full overview of the wonders of the city! It is an excellent place to spend a Sunday as the store is open from 11am to 8pm, all year round.
Sunday shopping at Galeries Lafayette
As the city partly takes its Sunday break, Galeries Lafayette is in full swing! It’s time for you to stock up on the French products you love, fish for the ultimate item you would like to bring back home or get a nice meal and enjoy a view of the Paris skyline. It’s all in one: this is the place to be, to shop, eat and dream.
Self-Care Sunday at the beauty department
The 400m² Beauty Department is located just under the beautiful dome. You will find all the iconic make-up and beauty brands. It’s an excellent opportunity to stock up on exclusive French products or treat yourself to a beauty stop at one of the Galeries Lafayettes’s makeup bars and nail bars such as the Chanel Beauty Salon. Professional beauty therapists will show you the best beauty rituals.
Trendy Sunday at the fashion department
This incredible space showcases the biggest names in both French and international fashion industries as well as Galeries Lafayette’s private-label collections for women, men and children.
Galeries Lafayette’s Woman’s fashion space is the world’s largest fashion collection: 15 000 m² displaying an exhaustive collection of 320 French and international brands. One can also discover the Galeries Lafayette’s Laboratories, a space dedicated to the exceptional in the world of fashion luxury goods.
When it comes to Paris and fashion, men are not left aside. The men’s fashion section has been revamped and Galeries Lafayette launched an impressive Galeries Lafayette Homme with four floors dedicated to men’s clothing, accessories, and grooming products. There are 500 fashion brands to choose from – 80 of which are exclusive to the store.
Children also have their own special fashion space with children designer’s clothes, ready-to-wear and shoes (for 0 to 16 years). Edgy parents can find some unique cutting-edge items at the Designer Lab. Launched a couple of years ago, the Lab is a signature program focusing on growing local fashion talents.
The huge toy section located on the 5th floor of the Cupola building is children’s heaven and parent’s inspiration: wooden toys, creative, educational as well as building games (Lego etc.), all types of costumes and a large selection of books in the children’s library. On the 4th floor, Galeries Lafayette also hosts a Disney Store where children can attend their own events such as story tellers, drawing classes, shows and meet some of their favorite Disney, Marvel or Star Wars characters.
Last but not least, Galeries Lafayette has a nursery located in the childcare department where parents and mums-to-be can take a break. It is equipped with facilities such as changing tables, a micro-wave and feeding chair. While enjoying the view of the opera house, relax and let the kids run around!
The home department: Home Sweet Home
The Design and Home space has been totally redesigned in the style of a large house showing all the latest trends in interior design. Through dedicated spaces and windows, one can stroll and choose out of 190 different brands illustrating the French Art de Vivre at its best with inspirational design, lighting, household linens, furniture & interiors products.
The 3rd floor stages French Art de Vivre with welcoming dining tables, innovative and traditional kitchenware, tableware and cutlery. “Galerie des Grandes Tables”, Heritage Gallery both invite the visitors to discover the world of the Chefs and immerse into the French tradition of cooking. There is also a space dedicated to a guest that will change every 6 weeks.
The “Galerie des senteurs” offers a large selection of organic candles « Go For Good ». Go For Good is the store’s sustainability project. Launched in 2018, Go for Good promotes brands which have positive environmental impact, local produced products and social development.
Gourmet Sunday at Galeries Lafayette’s food market
Galeries Lafayette houses some of the most beautiful gastronomic houses as well as an incredible wine cellar. Galeries Lafayette Gourmet offers its customers the best Paris can offer and presents a unique concept of offering a food market where one can do grocery shopping mixed with gourmet food restaurants making Lafayette Gourmet a paradise for food lovers.
This is the perfect opportunity to try one of the tasting bars and awaken your taste buds, after which, you will know exactly what Parisian flavor you wish to take back home! Discover the different
French specialties, regions and traditions through a tasteful gastronomic journey at Lafayette Gourmet. As we all know, food and wine are almost inseparable which is why a stop by La Cave might prove useful to pick up the cru you wish to bring back home.
Discover the variety of the culinary offer at Galeries Lafayette.
Culture Sunday at Galeries Lafayette
La Galeries des Galeries
The “Galerie des Galeries” is an exhibition space devoted to art, contemporary fashion and design. It has always been embedded in the store’s DNA to forge a stronger link between culture and commerce. In doing so, Galeries Lafayette has devoted resources and floor space to exhibitions and events to entertain their shoppers. The Galerie des Galeries was born.
Its aim is to show talents of today and tomorrow through exhibitions that are often linked to the events in store. The venue hosts four exhibitions a year and visitors are invited to step into this exclusive space and get an insight into creation through personalized tours tailored for each one of the exhibitions. It is located on the first floor and is open from 11am to 7pm.
The history of Galeries Lafayette
Galeries Lafayette is not just a department store, it is a work of art. Its incredible architecture is a symbol of the Art Nouveau era in Paris.