This Christmas in Paris Galeries Lafayette is glistening with its most lovely Christmas tree ever and window show. I’m tremendous excited to share with you the whole lot that’s happening right here within the french capitals high division retailer as a result of I do know so lots of you’d usually be right here proper now to buy, wander and soak up all of the festivities within the French capital.
As you will have seen from my Insta tales I’ve been posting rather a lot concerning the rooftop at Galeries Lafayette as a result of it’s severely certainly one of my most favourite areas in Paris to take pictures and little movies of the scenic views! What’s extra, is it’s free-for-all so you may bookmark this on your subsequent journey to Paris in 2021 or past!
Extra on the glory of the tree lighting right here!
So guess what guys this yr the glass stroll remains to be right here. it’s again and in residing coloration. When you haven’t had the expertise of attempting out the glass stroll, which is that this form of catwalk manufactured from glass lifted above the bottom. It’s completely wonderful to expertise in particular person with the huge Christmas tree within the background.
You’re gonna wish to do that in your subsequent journey to Paris too. It’s one thing that you are able to do with the children. It appears sort of daunting however it’s really actually actually enjoyable ( and makes cool finish of yr household pictures!)
SHOPPING AT A DISTANCE
This yr now we have seen so any surprising change due to Covid but additionally some attention-grabbing “pivots” relating to the companies which have been in a position to keep open and so in an effort to “come to you” Galeries Lafayette has determined to supply a brand new service for lots of worldwide readers who usually come to Paris for the vacations and do a variety of Christmas procuring; procuring at a distance with a private shopper.
procuring at a distance offers you your personal private shopper and also you’ll be capable of store all of the gadgets in retailer and on the web site through a stay video.
I assumed this was simply an ingenious thought as a result of you realize what a variety of us proper now nonetheless wish to really feel the vacation chair and one of many issues that makes Christmas thrilling is the chance to to buy and to present ourselves issues that we’ve been ready to do all yr lengthy so we are able to nonetheless do that with the non-public procuring service at Galeries Lafayette.
Earlier this yr I attended a chat with Dame Vivienne Westwood and I assumed it was simply an unimaginable alternative to study extra about sustainability and trend (and truly this occurred proper at the beginning that’s happening proper now within the trend business particularly with Covid) we are able to really save the planet in small ways in which add up. I’m so excited to see that Galeries Lafayette had already created this sustainability venture which GO FOR GOOD :
Concentrate on native, sustainable manufacturers or manufacturers that have an effect for each women and men on the forefront. There’s an instore part inside the principle retailer, over by Homme ( the lads’s retailer) and Connoisseur (the meals retailer)
When you’re a full-fledged foodie then the following time you’re right here you need to cease into Galeries Lafayette Maison Connoisseur! Simply getting into to the handful of high pastry manufacturers like L’eclair de Genie, Pierre Hermes, and the very best bread and sandwiches from Chez Meunier.
There are some inhouse eating places (closed for now)
For contemporary native produce go downstairs.
Additionally to say a bit coucou to the butchers, cheese and fish mongers but additionally cease up on the very best European meals ( they’ve an ideal collection of Italian produce too!)
And may we discuss concerning the wine part! If you’re invited to a celebration whereas right here and undecided what to deliver, try the part right here. I like to get a bottle of Lilet for my cocktails to go together with my cheese platter today.
Not impressed but, go upstairs to a extra auspicious wine and champagne cellar by Duclot, maintain our breaths my dears and take within the vastness of the french artwork de vivre! Champagne for each style and price range.
Exterior this yr there are Christmas stalls set as much as purchase scorching chocolate, crepes, and waffles…
When you’re wanting ahead to extra Christmas in Paris and procuring let me know within the feedback!
Galeries Lafayette INSTAGRAM
GALERIES LAFAYETTE Deal with
40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris
Galeries Lafayette ROOFTOP
Galeries Lafayette Rooftop, 25 Rue de la Chaussée d’Antin, 75009 Paris
Map it right here: https://goo.gl/maps/4LXHELons3BvRN8
Photographs by Harsha @harsha000