Haussmann-Opéra, the heart of Parisian shopping

Haussmann-Saint-Lazare-Opéra: historic shopping district of Paris

Uniqlo © OTCP - Stéphanie Rivoal

The Haussmann-Saint-Lazare-Opéra district is a leading urban commercial centre, the veritable commercial heart of the capital. It is home to major department stores, and new shops regularly open here.

Founded in 1912, Galeries Lafayette showcases the latest fashion trends on it three floors, the big luxury brands, menswear departments (Lafayette Homme) and a fifth floor devoted to children. Opposite the historic building is its home decor store, Lafayette Maison, where you can buy tableware products, furniture, lights and household linen.

A few steps away, the Printemps department store also puts the accent on luxury. It has numerous accessory and upscale fashion brands: Alexander McQueen, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Red Valentino … The ground floor of Printemps menswear department is a new high-end timepiece space featuring such famous brands as Bell & Ross, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, etc.

Rue Scribe also remains an important shopping street for fashionistas, with the unisex Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo, the women’s wear shop Maje and, Eric Bompard, the specialist in jumpers and clothes in cashmere.

A few steps away, the new shopping gallery at the Saint-Lazare train station, called St.Lazare Paris, houses numerous brands including Kickers shoes, Petit Bateau and Guess brands and skincare and beauty brands Lush and L’Occitane. This is also where Muji has opened its new concept Muji to Go devoted to travel.

Apple Store Opéra

Bookshops, CDs, photographic and computer equipment
12 rue Halévy, Paris, 75009

This gigantic Apple Store will delight fans of iPods, iPhones, iPads and iBooks. You can find all these products here with......

Bernardaud

Art de vivre
11 rue Royale, Paris, 75008

Since 1863, the famous Limoges porcelain house which was accquired by Léonard Bernardaud at the end of the 19th century, has......

Boucheron

Jewellery | Cosmetics, perfume
26 place Vendôme, Paris, 75001

Boucheron opened in 1893 and was the first jewellers to open on Place Vendôme. In 2008 it celebrated its 150th anniversary. Huge......

Chanel

Haute couture, luxury
31 rue Cambon, Paris, 75001

Step foot into the boutique on Rue Cambon and learn a bit about the history of fashion. Created by Coco Chanel between 1910 and......

Cyrillus

Jewellery | Haute couture, luxury | Children's fashion | Women's fashion | Men's fashion
19 rue Auber, Paris, 75009

This label has head-to-toe fashion for all the family, with chic clothes that are easy to wear. It has recently extended its......

Diesel

Women's fashion | Men's fashion
38 avenue de l'Opéra, Paris, 75002

Claiming a quirky and unusual style, especially with pre-worn jeans, the Italian brand (now thirty) always looks to seel to young......

Hartford

Children's fashion | Women's fashion | Men's fashion
2 rue Vide Gousset, Paris, 75002

The Hartford style? Smart casual sweaters, plaid shirts, vests and jeans that compose a look that is both modern and nonchalant.......

IKKS General Store

Children's fashion | Women's fashion | Men's fashion
3 rue d'Argout, Paris, 75002

Modern, urban, and favouring originality without neglecting the comfort, the IKKS style is in all of their collections (the first......

Karine Arabian

Footwear | Leatherwear and other bags
4 rue Papillon, Paris, 75009

From accesories to beautiful materials, a classical chic look with a rock'n'roll twist: bags, shoes and jewellery made by Karine......

La Marelle

Stock outlets
21 Galerie Vivienne, Paris, 75002

Consignment of luxury brands, clothing and accessories. End-of-season clothing (Gaultier, Yamamoto, Dries Van Noten ...) at low......