Christmas window displays 2020 at the big department stores

Christmas window displays at the big department stores are works of art, ever more inventive and surprising

Vitrine de Noël 2020, Galeries Lafayette, Paris

In keeping with tradition, the facades of Parisian department stores (Printemps HaussmannGaleries LafayetteBHV MARAIS, Bon Marché Rive Gauche) are adorned with the most stunning festive decorations.

Shop windows also put on a show with amazing theatre sets featuring animated figures and magical decor in an interactive world … great fun to watch! Enchanting universes, devised and created by gifted artists and designers, are still a source of wonder for both children and grown-ups

Christmas window displays at Galeries Lafayette

Vitrine de Noël 2020 des Galeries Lafayette, Paris

The Christmas window displays at Galeries Lafayette take you on a trip around the globe in the footsteps of the young adventuress Celeste and her hybrid plane. Along the way: 11 tableaux evoking distant imaginary countries populated by fantastic creatures that she discovered. Don't be surprised to meet a dancing star flower, a magic fir tree, Russian dolls, as well as polar bears,mischievous monkeys and a giant panther! A world full of enchantment imagined by the Belgian illustrator Tom Schamp. Under the department store’s majestic dome, you’ll find the huge Christmas tree decorated on the theme of the little explorer’s many stopovers and the gifts she brought back from her amazing journey.

From October 18, 2020

Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann - 40 boulevard Haussmann, Paris 9th

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Christmas window displays at Printemps Haussmann Department Store

Vitrine de Noël 2020 Printemps Haussmann Paris

This year, the Christmas window displays at Printemps Haussmann are on the theme ‘Let’s share Christmas’. Colourful scenes with upcycled decoration by the illustrator Beax feature nine families celebrating Christmas Day, each in their own way.  The four animated window displays, always popular with visitors, showcase some 65 miniature figures enjoying a wonderful Christmas, on a cruise, in a chalet, on snowy slopes or on the Paris rooftops.

From November 12, 2020

Printemps Paris Haussmann - 64 boulevard Haussmann, Paris 9th

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Christmas window displays at BHV Marais

Vitrine Noël BHV 2020

For the festive season, the BHV Marais celebrates Christmas in Italian style. The festive programme includes exceptional Italian products to discover from the world of fashion, gastronomy and the arts and crafts; plus, lavish, and colourful scenography and window displays featuring the famous wooden puppet Pinocchio for the pleasure of kids and grown-ups.

From November 12, 2020

BHV Marais - 52 rue de Rivoli, Paris 4th

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Christmas window displays at Bon Marché Rive Gauche

The Bon Marché Rive Gauche flaunts its finest decorations and invites kids and grown-ups to discover its animated window displays. This year, the fir trees, kings of the forests, are being honoured and adorned with snow and gold.

Inside the store, poetically decorated trees: embroidered flowers inspired by Japanese gardens, golden, black and white whorls in 1930s style, a cozy bird house populated with enchanting birds … are certain to enthral onlookers!

From November 28, 2020

Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche - 24 rue de Sèvres, Paris 7th

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