In keeping with tradition, the facades of Parisian department stores (Printemps Haussmann, Galeries Lafayette, BHV 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
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
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
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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