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Fashion shopping in Paris

If you are fashion shopping in Paris Galeries LaFayette must be your first stop. It is one of the most famous department stores in the world and offers a unique shopping experience with an incomparable selection of the most famous names in fashion, beauty and accessories. What's more, Hello Paris customers receive a 10% discount* on their purchases here so it really is worth a visit.

Since its creation in 1895, Galeries LaFayette expresses what is in the air through a constantly renewed selection of brands from the basic to the prestigious, totally French and wildly international. This scintillating fashion is at the very centre of the Galeries LaFayette’s vision in all departments : women, men, children, beauty or accessories but also home and gourmet. There is no better place to go fashion shopping in Paris than Galeries LaFayette. For Christmas they have a special Kingdom of Toys on the 5th floor and another Gift Boutique full of inexpensive gift shopping ideas.


There are two stores in Paris. The most famous one is Blvd. Haussmann and the other is at Montparnasse. The flagship store at Haussmann in Paris with 68,000 m2 over 3 buildings offers the best of creation to over 80,000 visitors per day. While you are there you can see the spectacular "Coupole" (Dome) and browse through 7 floors of women's and men's fashion.

It is right in the centre of Paris at 40, Boulevard Hausmann (behind Opera), 75009 Paris. The nearest Metro is Chausee D'Antin La Fayette.

The departments

The Haussmann store has the largest lingerie area in the world with over 3000 m2 to browse. The Layette Maison is a revolution in home decoration and the ladies fashion department is the largest dressing room in the world with 350 brands, half of them being foreign. The most recent concepts are the 2000 m2 of de luxe fashion put in place by Bruno Moinard and the 3200 m2 shoe fashion by Patrick Jouin.

The world's biggest shoe department

A 3,200 m2 shoes and boots section has opened in the store's lower ground level. This sumptuous space dedicated to women's footwear offers an innovative lineup of 150 brands, 75 of them exclusive. The selection runs the gamut, from affordable to luxury and from sneakers to accessories, with the display divided into five main themes: fashion, contemporary, urban, luxury and up-market.

Fashion Shows

The weekly fashion show presents the latest fashion trends in a private lounge called "Salon Opéra" on the 7th floor. Fashion shows take place every Friday at 3pm, from March to October, except August. Reservations are required by calling +33 1 4282 3025 or email

Customer Services

The store offers the following shopping services to its customers:-
Reception and information desk
VIP services
Lafayette Conseil Mode & Beauté personal shopping
Fashion makeover service
Tax free refund service
Home delivery service (France and abroad)
Ticket office
Foreign exchange office
Fashion Shopping in Paris

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday : 09:30 am to 07:30 pm
Late night opening every Thursday until 9 pm
Closed on Sunday

Shopping discount terms and conditions*

Hello Paris customers receive a 10% Galeries LaFayette discount coupon with their ticket delivery. Alternatively it will be printed on a Hello Paris ticket wallet. Present this ticket wallet and your foreign passport (i.e. not French) at the Welcome Desk to exchange for your coupon. Your coupon must be presented to the cashier together with your passport before you pay. The discount is not refundable once payment is made and cannot be accumulated with other discounts. The discount does not apply to services, food & beverages, books, CDs and items marked with a red dot. This discount is valid for purchases until December 31, 2014.