Fashion, Shopping

Coco Chanel, a Mythic Fashion Icon ?

– Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (1883-1971). – Fashion designer, was credited with liberating women from the constraints of the corseted silhouette. – Famous for the jersey suit, the concept of the little black dress, and the tweed suit. – In 1920, she launched her first perfume, Chanel N° 5, become one of the best-selling fragrances of […]

Address, Department store, Shopping

Paris’ First Department Store ?

– The oldest department store and the only one of the Rive Gauche. – Founded in 1852, by Aristide Boucicaut and his wife Marguerite with a new culture of commerce that included fixed prices, lower margins, home delivery, item exchange, mail order, promotional periods and sales, a commercial model that would soon be copied around […]

Avenue, Fashion, Shopping

Famous Avenues in Paris for Shopping ?

The fashion houses have been traditionally situated since the 17th century in the quarter around the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré: No. 14: Dominique Sirop No. 22: Lanvin. No. 24: Hermès, No. 59: Pierre Cardin. Now the Avenue Montaigne is considered more important than rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, stores specialising in high fashion, such as […]

Abc, Address, Bar, Café, Hotel, Restaurant, Shopping

Share our Best Addresses in Paris ?

HOTELS: Hôtel de Crillon, one of the oldest luxury hotels in the world, located at the foot of the Champs-Élysées, 10 place de la Concorde, 75008. Amour, funky rooms individually decorated by Parisian avant-garde artists, close to Montmartre, 8 rue Navarin, 75009. Hotel d’Aubusson, a 17th-century town house in the historical district of Saint Germain Des […]

Department store, Shopping

A Department Store in Paris ?

Galeries Lafayette interior 40, boulevard Haussmann in the IXe arrondissement, Paris

Department store, Shopping

Le Printemps and Galeries Lafayette in Paris ?

Located in the IXe arrondissement, le Printemps is one of the 2 department stores, boulevard Haussmann : Printemps at 64, boulevard Haussmann, Art Nouveau stained-glass cupola, shopping, Ladurée Patisserie and Café Be by Alain Ducasse Galeries Lafayette, at 40, boulevard Haussmann, glass and steel dome, and Art Nouveau staircases, shopping, Lafayette Café

Department store, Shopping

Galeries Lafayette, Paris ?

Galeries Lafayette is a French department store company. It is located at 40, boulevard Haussmann, in the IXe arrondissement, near another famous department store, Le Printemps. Stations on Paris metro: Chaussee d’Antin La Fayette, Havre-Caumartin, Opéra, Madeleine, Saint-Lazare, and RER – Auber.