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. 

Yohji Yamamoto

Haute couture, luxury
25 rue du Louvre, Paris, 75001

Japanese couturier Yohji Yamamoto has been creating very graphic collections since 1971, mixing feminine and masculine codes.......

BookOff Quatre Septembre

Bookshops, CDs, photographic and computer equipment
11 rue Monsigny, Paris, 75002

A paradise for anyone into Japanese culture: a huge choice of affordably-priced books, manga, DVDs, J-pop, video games, etc.......

Boutique Serge Blanco

Men's fashion | Sportswear
36 bis avenue de l'Opéra, Paris, 75002

Menswear collection from the famous rugby player, Serge Blanco.


Art de vivre
4 rue de la Paix, Paris, 75002

Art, nature and colour. Since 1878, Daum has brought the dreams of artists to life through colours. From the masters of Art......


Gastronomy (caterers, confectioners, etc.)
24-26 place de la Madeleine, Paris, 75008

Fauchon, the luxury food brand: catering, cake and pastry making, baking, delicatessen, confectionery, wine, champagne and......


31 rue de la Chaussée d’Antin, Paris, 75009

André shoe shops claim to offer the best value for money footwear. All styles for all purposes.


Children's fashion
15 rue Tronchet, Paris, 75008

Since 1972, Catimini makes colourful, varied clothing, with outfits specially adapted to children's activities and needs.

La Colline Skincare

Cosmetics, perfume
24 avenue de l’Opéra, Paris, 75001

The brand has become a reference for cellular biology in 15 years, Swiss signature, Parisian institute, and sleek packaging......

Melvita Paris Opéra

Cosmetics, perfume
1 rue Auber, Paris, 75009

This French cosmetics brand decided to open Abeille et Fleur, an establishment combining a shop and two treatment rooms in the......


Haute couture, luxury
23 place Vendôme, Paris, 75002

Since 1847, Cartier has stood out as the master of French watches and jewellery. Inventor of the wristwatch, this great brand......