On March 28th, a few hundred metres from your Hotel Doisy Etoile, the new Galeries Lafayette store opens on the legendary Avenue des Champs-Elysees. The impatience among shopping buffs is already palpable. Whether you want to enjoy all the fanfare of the inauguration or savour a quieter shopping experience when the excitement has calmed down a little, it’s certainly a new address to remember!
The Galeries Lafayette, now on the Champs-Elysees
Mystery hovered for some time over the plans to take over the premises of the former Virgin Megastore at 52 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, which has languished unoccupied for almost six years. Finally, the news came that delighted shoppers; the famous Galeries Lafayette department store would open a branch there. Within this magnificent Art Deco building more than 6,500 m² of space will be devoted entirely to fashion, from haute couture to ready-to-wear and the creations of young designers.
A new way of shopping
In these superb premises on the most beautiful avenue in the world, the Galeries have not only decided to offer the best fashion and latest trends but a whole new shopping experience. Within these venerable walls, ‘personal stylists’ and ‘style advisers’ await to guide you in your purchases and help you put together your own distinctive look. They will escort you through this new temple of fashion. This new concept in retail is just a few minutes away via Metro or a pleasant stroll from your Hotel Doisy Etoile, so why not succumb to temptation and treat yourself?
The Galeries Lafayette embodies the Parisian spirit of shopping. A true institution, it has now branched out onto the most magical avenue in Paris, giving it a new commercial cachet. Don’t miss this fabulous new store that will become, from the day of its opening, a must!
Hotel Doisy Etoile, a 4-star boutique hotel a few steps from Champs Elysées